Lisa Bradley - Re/Max Vision



Posted by Lisa Bradley on 5/21/2019

An excellent way to estimate the market value of a property is by taking a look at the streets, clinics, offices, nearby homes, and other facilities in the area. A good neighborhood plays a vital role in determining the worth of your home and can have great benefits for homeowners as it supports a steady rise in capital values, while a poor location stagnates the investment values of homes it. Are you looking for a good neighborhood for your real estate investment? Here are some signs that define a great area:

Accessibility 

Locations that are very accessible and close to means of public transport are preferable. The advantage of living in an easily accessible place is connectivity. Connectivity means that you can get to the airport, hospital, train station, worship places, and your workplace within the shortest possible time. This factor makes it easier to deal with the daily routines of living. It also makes the neighborhood more livable.

Bordering Neighborhood 

A good neighborhood that is surrounded by an unhealthy one will be deemed unsuitable. Therefore, it is essential you consider the areas surrounding a community before you make your decision. The best residential buildings are located around prime areas and not places that are underdeveloped with downmarket profiles.

Great Opportunities for socializing 

You should consider a location that gives you ample opportunity to get out of your home and socialize with people. Therefore, a neighborhood with coffee shops, theatre, art galleries, and parks is an excellent area for socializing.

Reduced Crime Rates

An excellent location will have a lower crime rate. That is robbery, theft, burglaries, and other vices are relatively few. The low crime rates in any neighborhood can be due to the heavy presence of security forces, better security arrangements, and the class of people living in that area. You should always go for a city with a lower crime rate for your safety and that of your family. 

Presence of Retailers

A location with lots of retailers is the right place for business. Meaning that numerous potential consumers are living in the area. So, if you can see a lot of retail stores around, it indicates that the city is thriving. Also, the availability of convenience stores makes life easier and more enjoyable for residents.

Real estate investment requires proper planning and the location where you have your property has a remarkable effect on its market value. You should take note the qualities mentioned above before choosing a suitable neighborhood for your real estate investment.





Posted by Lisa Bradley on 5/17/2019


18 Birch Lane, Shrewsbury, MA 01545

Single-Family

$989,900
Price

10
Rooms
4
Beds
4/1
Full/Half Baths
Magnificent light-filled, brick colonial in Saxon Woods exudes quality throughout 3,800+ sq. ft. Set on a premier 1+ acre lot in Shrewsbury's prestigious north quadrant, this distinctive home features 10 RMs, 4 BR, 4.5 BA, 3-car attached garage and fenced yard. Grand 2-story foyer with 18-ft. ceiling anchors the thoughtfully implemented design. French doors open to lovely formal living/dining room. Top-of-the line kitchen is loaded with custom cabinetry, walk-in pantry, SS appliances, vented gas cooktop range w/ hood, granite counters and island. Massive vaulted, family room w/ wood-burning fireplace. Exquisite nature views from 17x17 deck. Library/office w/ full bath. Spectacular oversized master suite w/extended roof line for natural light and 2 walk-in closets! Ensuite w/ tiled shower, jacuzzi, and double vanity. 3 additional large BRs and uniquely designed bath w/ 2 separate vanities. LL w/ has office, full BA and 2 rooms. Reverse osmosis drinking water system. Easy comm. access.
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Posted by Lisa Bradley on 5/16/2019


3 Egret Circle, Shrewsbury, MA 01545

Single-Family

$514,900
Price

8
Rooms
4
Beds
2/1
Full/Half Baths
Meet the neighbors and ask why they chose to live in Ternberry Estates. Curb appeal galore, cul-de-sac neighborhood and commuter location are standard answers. This is one of the most desirable neighborhoods in Shrewsbury with lots of lawns, sidewalks, swingsets and children playing throughout. Terrific 4 Bedroom, 2.5 Bath Colonial, Oversized 1 Car garage with refreshed kitchen with beadboard, tile, granite counters, backsplash, Stainless Steel vented hood, dishwasher, and range; new first floor carpeting and fresh paint. During their ownership, these seller have replaced many windows throughout the house and in the basement; painted the exterior; installed a water filtration system and aluminum guards on gutters. Lovely fireplaced family room that leads into eat-in kitchen, slider, deck and a large level lot. Great sized LR/DR with open concept and updated granite first floor half bath. 2nd floor offers 4 bedrooms, good sized master with full bath and double closets.
Open House
Sunday
May 19 at 12:30 PM to 3:30 PM
Stop by to see this terrific home, yard and neighborhood.
Cannot make the Open Houses?
Location: 3 Egret Circle, Shrewsbury, MA 01545    Get Directions

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Categories: Price Change  


Posted by Lisa Bradley on 5/15/2019


3 Egret Circle, Shrewsbury, MA 01545

Single-Family

$524,900
Price

8
Rooms
4
Beds
2/1
Full/Half Baths
Meet the neighbors and ask why they chose to live in Ternberry Estates. Curb appeal galore, cul-de-sac neighborhood and commuter location are standard answers. This is one of the most desirable neighborhoods in Shrewsbury with lots of lawns, sidewalks, swingsets and children playing throughout. Terrific 4 Bedroom, 2.5 Bath Colonial, Oversized 1 Car garage with refreshed kitchen with beadboard, tile, granite counters, backsplash, Stainless Steel vented hood, dishwasher, and range; new first floor carpeting and fresh paint. During their ownership, these seller have replaced many windows throughout the house and in the basement; painted the exterior; installed a water filtration system and aluminum guards on gutters. Lovely fireplaced family room that leads into eat-in kitchen, slider, deck and a large level lot. Great sized LR/DR with open concept and updated granite first floor half bath. 2nd floor offers 4 bedrooms, good sized master with full bath and double closets.
Open House
Sunday
May 19 at 12:30 PM to 3:30 PM
Stop by to see this terrific home, yard and neighborhood.
Cannot make the Open Houses?
Location: 3 Egret Circle, Shrewsbury, MA 01545    Get Directions

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Posted by Lisa Bradley on 5/14/2019

When selling your home, you want to be able to get the largest return for your investment. And buyers are looking for their next place to call home. They are looking for a place that they can see themselves living and creating a future. And oftentimes, itís very difficult for buyers to look beyond the cosmetics of a home, especially when viewing online. Therefore, if large investments are not in the cards for you or wonít bring a significant ROI, small home improvements are the way to go. These small improvements can take your home from blah to wow!

Letís take a look at some of the best small home improvements that will certainly provide you with a return.  

1. Fresh coat of paint: A fresh coat of paint can make the world of a difference in a home. It can instantly brighten up a space and make the home look and feel neweróan instant plus for any seller and buyer. But be sure to choose more neutral colors as not everyone will be a fan of bold colors.

2. Adding architectural touches: Architectural features like crown molding and a chair rail can add an elegant upgrade to any home. They can be fairly inexpensive and would only take a weekend to put up.

3. Update front door: Your front door is a large part of your curb appeal. And a homeís curb appeal can leave a substantial impression on buyers. You can go the inexpensive route and add a pop of color that compliments your homeís exterior and landscaping or purchase a new door if a coat of paint wonít do the trick.

4. Add a backsplash: Backsplashes donít have to break the bank to catch a buyerís eye. And there are so many options from subway tile to mosaic to antique tin.

5. New hardware: Updating the hardware in your kitchen and bathroom can make the world of a difference. Adding modern hardware to cabinet doors will add a refreshing, simple update.

6. Update fixtures: Replacing old, worn down bathroom and kitchen fixtures is a very simple home improvement. Although not the cheapest of these options, they will definitely make a big difference in those rooms.Think of a home built in the 90s that has brass fixtures. The home looks very outdated and therefore worth less in the eyes of a buyer. If you update these fixtures to pewter or brushed nickel, you are instantly bringing the spaces into the 21st century and catching the appeal of buyers.

The amount of time, effort, and money that you want to put back into your home is a decision that you alone can make. It may seem silly to put more money into the home you are trying to sell, but itís quite the opposite. Be smart about your updates and improvements. Try to think like a buyer and make updates that the majority will like and want.