Julianne Krutka
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Posted by Julianne Krutka on 11/29/2017

This Mobile Home in Westfield, MA recently sold for $60,100. This style home was sold by Julianne Krutka - Park Square Realty.


9 John's Drive, Westfield, MA 01085

Mobile Home

$57,500
Price
$60,100
Sale Price

5
Rooms
2
Beds
2
Baths
Almost NEW! 2 Bedroom 2 Full bath oversized mobile home with new roof, new flooring, new furnace, new hotwater heater! MOVE in Ready!! Located on a lovely oversized lot in Hampden Village! Buyer must be age 55 or older and is required to obtain park approval upon accepted offer. Inground oil tank and septic system are the responsibility of the park. Lot fee is 379.00

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Posted by Julianne Krutka on 11/23/2017

When looking at new homes, home buyers with high expectations can sometimes feel disappointed with their options. In a world where wood paneling, blue bathtubs, and wallpaper in every room have been popular trends it can feel like a lot of houses on the market are eyesores.

An important factor to keep in mind, however, is what parts of the home are merely cosmetic and which are structurally important. If a home is in a neighborhood you love with all the structurally important systems in excellent shape you can still add it to the top of your list. Poor design choices, or lack thereof, can always be changed down the line. 

If you were hoping for a home with lots of character and detail but the neighborhoods you love are filled with ranches and builder grade homes don’t despair. There are plenty of style upgrades you can DIY yourself to give your home the luxe look you’re looking for. 

Ready to make a dramatic first impression? Wow guests with just a few of these simple upgrades. 

If your entrance opens up to a staircase you can create a drastic difference with just a small change. The newel post, that is the first main post of the stair railing, can be swapped out for something more ornate and classic. With plenty of options ranging from boxy posts with molding to something sleek topped with an ornate finial ball. Add more drama by choosing a contrasting color for the finial, newel cap, and railing from the main post and spindles.  

A large mirror placed in an entrance or along the length of a hallway never fails to make a statement. Place a pier mirror between windows to create more light and dimension to the room. Create a built-in look by adding molding and wainscotting painted to match the trim of the room. 

Add elegance by installing a ceiling medallion. Not just for the foyer they are also a great detail to add to your dining room, guest bedroom or home office. With a wide selection at your fingertips, you can pair one with a chandelier for a chic look or for a more modern flair coupled with a contemporary style pendant light.

For a truly classic look wall trim instantly makes any room look more luxe. Keep it simple with box shapes or opt for an art deco touch with more geometric shapes. Paired with other vintage elements wall trim brings a sense of refinement. If you’re aiming for a more effortless yet modern theme pair with a mix of mid-century modern and minimalist pieces.

When house shopping keeping an open mind as to what can be changed and what is imperative for a safe home makes all the difference in your shopping experience. Print out pictures for inspiration or create a board on Pinterest to keep the ideas flowing. As you look at each new house keep in mind how you can easily add these elements to create a more luxurious home with a quick weekend project.




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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
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