Julianne Krutka
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Posted by Julianne Krutka on 11/16/2017

Retirement living at it's finest and most affordable in Western MA! If you or someone you know is looking to downsize to single floor living, be sure they see this one! This 1983 single wide mobile home has been immaculately well kept and improved! And it's larger than the average 14X70 single wide with the added bump out space in the living room. The kitchen layout is perfect with the expansive dining area and the bow window allowing in lots of natural light. The rear bedroom is the larger of the two and with it's proximity to the full bath and double hall closet it makes for a really nice master suite! The front bedroom is perfect for that visiting guest or would make a great den or craft room! Hampden Village is a community for persons aged 55 or older and buyer is responsible for obtaining park approval upon accepted offer. The lot fee is 379..00/mo and includes water, trash pickup and use of community club house and heated inground pool!

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Posted by Julianne Krutka on 11/16/2017

Let's face it even though many great homes are available, securing your dream house at the best price can be extremely difficult due to the sheer volume of homebuyers. Lucky for you, we're here to help you stand out from the competition so you can purchase your ideal home at a price that matches your budget.

What does it take to differentiate yourself from the homebuying competition? Here are three tips to help homebuyers gain a competitive edge over rivals:

1. Submit a Competitive Offer

There is no time for hesitation in a highly competitive real estate market. Thus, if you see a home that you like, be ready to submit a competitive offer immediately.

With a competitive offer, you can improve your chances of securing your dream home in no time at all. This offer shows that you are serious about purchasing a residence something that may help your proposal stand out from others. Plus, a competitive offer will be based on housing market data and research, ensuring that your proposal will meet your needs as well as a home seller's.

Furthermore, if a home seller counters your initial offer, be ready to negotiate. Keep an open mind, and ultimately, you may be able to land your dream house quickly and effortlessly.

2. Get Pre-Approved for a Mortgage

Getting pre-approved for a mortgage enables you to establish realistic expectations before you begin your search for your perfect home.

Check out what various credit unions and banks have to offer prior to agreeing to mortgage terms. By doing so, you can find a mortgage that will correspond with your finances.

With a mortgage in hand, you can start your home search. Be sure to explore lots of houses that fall within your price range. And when you're ready to submit an offer, a home seller may be more likely to accept your proposal thanks in part to the fact that you have already secured financing.

3. Employ an Experienced Real Estate Agent

Real estate agents possess plenty of housing marketing knowledge and expertise. Therefore, they can help you streamline the process of securing the perfect residence.

Finding a real estate agent who understands the ins and outs of the housing market is paramount. This real estate professional will keep you informed about new houses in your area as they become available, set up home showings and even help you submit competitive offers on residences. In addition, if you're ever uncertain about how to proceed, your real estate agent can offer guidance and tips throughout the homebuying journey.

Perhaps best of all, your real estate agent will respond to your homebuying concerns and queries. He or she is happy to help you in any way possible and will ensure that you can differentiate yourself from the homebuying competition.

Hire an experienced real estate agent, and you can gain a competitive edge that is sure to serve you well in any housing market, at any time.




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Posted by Julianne Krutka on 11/14/2017


22 Hewitt Street, West Springfield, MA 01089

Single-Family

$217,500
Price

5
Rooms
2
Beds
1
Baths
Location, Location, Location! Sure this house needs some love, but you can't beat the location! Located on a dead end street off the upper part of Morgan Rd this single owner home sits on nearly an acre lot! The sunroom on the back of this house will provide you with a beautiful view of the wildlife that traverses this property! This home has a unique layout and at 1600+ sq ft there is plenty of room to spread out. Bring your ideas for making this home your own and build instant equity with your personal touches! This home features a super sized fireplaced living room, a spacious kitchen, two large bedrooms and a third room that could be another bedroom, or a dining room or an office, whichever you prefer! The massive basement could be finished and could potentially add at least another 1000sq ft of living space. And did I mention the sunroom that over looks this huge back yard? Sale includes updated Buderus Boiler!
Open House
No scheduled Open Houses

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Posted by Julianne Krutka on 11/14/2017


18 Fair Lane, Westfield, MA 01085

Mobile Home

$59,900
Price

4
Rooms
2
Beds
1
Baths
Retirement living at it's finest and most affordable in Western MA! If you or someone you know is looking to downsize to single floor living, be sure they see this one! This 1983 single wide mobile home has been immaculately well kept and improved! And it's larger than the average 14X70 single wide with the added bump out space in the living room. The kitchen layout is perfect with the expansive dining area and the bow window allowing in lots of natural light. The rear bedroom is the larger of the two and with it's proximity to the full bath and double hall closet it makes for a really nice master suite! The front bedroom is perfect for that visiting guest or would make a great den or craft room! Hampden Village is a community for persons aged 55 or older and buyer is responsible for obtaining park approval upon accepted offer. The lot fee is 379..00/mo and includes water, trash pickup and use of community club house and heated inground pool!
Open House
No scheduled Open Houses






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Posted by Julianne Krutka on 11/9/2017

Choosing the right home renovation crew can save you headaches. Make the right crew choice before you start upgrading one or more rooms at your house and you could avoid heated arguments with your teenage children or your spouse.

What to look for in a home renovation crew

The benefits are clear. But, picking the right house renovation firm isn't always easy,especially if you're dealing with renovation crews that have been taking advantage of unsuspecting homeowners for years. Dishonest home renovation crews have been taking advantage of trusting homeowners much longer than you have been thinking about upgrading your home.

It's important to familiarize yourself with signs that a home renovation crew is setting you up to be ripped off. As with other business dealings, think twice before you hire the first crew that approaches you or that you find online or in person.

Don't let emotion play too big a role in your choice. Workers who are part of a bad home renovation crew know how to awaken strong emotions inside of you, making it easy for you to believe what they tell you.

Another temptation to avoid getting pulled into is the temptation to take a crews' pricing at face value. Just because one or more members of a home renovation crew tells you that they will repair your roof or another part of your house at a huge discount, doesn't mean that you'll actually save huge on the services.

Get renovation work in detail and in writing

Good crews put their work and costs of their services in writing. They don't offer general prices on a broad range of work. Instead, they list out their work and costs in detail.

An example is providing pricing on new living room floor tiles separately from pricing to paint your dining room. You also won't have to ask home renovation crew members for their licenses. They will take the initiative to present you with their active licenses.

In addition to providing you with their active licenses, top home renovators offer a guarantee on their work. They might even run specials that allow you to get one or more services performed at your house free of charge. For example, some crews will conduct a thorough inspection of your entire house without charging you a cent.

Home renovation crews make or break your personal finances

When you choose the right home renovation crew, you increase the likelihood that work performed on your property will be top quality. You can reduce damages to your home. Choosing the right home renovation crew is also a good way to finish upgrades on time, if not ahead of schedule.

This saves you money. Yield enough money and time savings and you could be well positioned to cover another home renovation, adding more value to your home. On top of that, you could enjoy the beginnings of a long term relationship with talented,honest and experienced home renovators.