Kathy Murray | Boston MA Listings. Real Estate


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If you're a first-time homebuyer and you've already started exploring available properties, you might think to yourself, "Why do I even need a buyer agent?" After all, you've been looking at homes for sale and the realtors who showed you the properties were very nice and helpful. But here's the deal: Those realtors are seller agents. They represent the home seller. They are legally, morally and ethically bound to get the best possible deal for the seller -- not for you as the buyer! This is just one of the reasons why first-time homebuyers can really benefit from working with a buyer's agent. Here are some more advantages.

Buyer Agents Work for You -- The Buyer

Once you're prequalified and your buyer agent understands the features you want in your first home, the agent will locate for-sale properties that fit your criteria. Not only that, but the buyer agent will coordinate and schedule showings of those properties for you. You don't have to do all of the legwork. And remember: As your representative, the buyer agent is out to find the best possible deal on a first-time home purchase for you.

Buyer Agents Are Great Negotiators

Every home sale and purchase is bound to hit a snag or two along the way. It's a lengthy process to buy or sell a home, and it's also a highly emotional transaction for buyers and sellers. It is, after all, the largest emotional and financial transaction that most people will make in their lifetime. Therefore, the negotiating skills of a buyer agent will be of great benefit to you as a homebuyer. If something starts to go wrong, they know how to negotiate a fix and they know professionals within their network who can help iron out problems -- from titling companies to real estate attorneys and even contractors to fix unexpected problems with the property.

Buyer Agents Are Property Experts

If you look at a home, do you know all the potential problem spots to examine to ensure that it won't have hidden costs? For example, can you tell if the plumbing is too old and will need major repairs within five years? Can you assess the age and functionality of the furnace, hot water heater and other features? Probably not -- but the buyer agent can because he or she has that experience.

Best of all, buyer agents don't charge any upfront or ongoing fees for their services. They split the commission with the seller agent who works for the home seller. For all these reasons and more, it makes great sense to put the expertise of a buyer agent to work for you!



41 Green Street, Medfield, MA 02052

Condo

$389,000
Price

5
Rooms
3
Beds
1/1
Full/Half Baths
Conveniently located on a quiet street only a short stroll from downtown Medfield and Hinkley Park, this remodeled 3 bedroom home is finally ready for its next owner after extensive updating. Light, bright & spacious, every room has been freshly painted and boasts beautiful new hardwood floors. A brand new eat-in kitchen features ample white cabinets, stainless appliances and gas cooking, and affords views of the private deck and expansive backyard. The living room offers an abundance of natural light and a beamed ceiling. Upstairs, gleaming new floors show off generous bedrooms. Both the powder & full bathroom have been remodeled as well. In addition, there is a large finished basement with a laundry room, ample storage and exterior access. Fabulous location steps from the park and swim pond, restaurants, shops & Starbucks. Why pay rent? Take advantage of low interest rates, no condo fee and love life in beautiful Medfield!
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36 W Mill Street, Medfield, MA 02052

Single-Family

$689,000
Price

8
Rooms
4
Beds
3
Baths
Searching for privacy? A home business? An in-law suite with its own entrance? One level, maintenance-free living? How about a place to store equipment or your boat? Proudly presenting this expansive, custom ranch designed with sunrise & sunset screened porches on 3 private acres. Set back 550' from the road, the property offers a large front and back lawn surrounded by woods and the peaceful sound of a bubbling brook. Young, stylish and updated, the home also boasts a new, oversized 2-car garage w/a full 2nd story loft framed for future space. The 2400' design offers the ideal floor plan featuring a gorgeous maple kitchen w/granite prep island, counter seating, breakfast alcove & walk-in pantry open to a spacious living/dining room w/gas fireplace & bar; en-suite master w/walk-in tile shower & walk-in closet; in-law suite w/sep entrance, den(or office), bedroom & full bath; 2 addit'l bedrooms w/a 3rd full bath; laundry rm and 64x36' lower level w/unlimited potential. This is the one!
Open House
Saturday
January 18 at 12:00 PM to 1:30 PM
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24 Maple Street, Medfield, MA 02052

Single-Family

$949,000
Price

9
Rooms
3
Beds
3/1
Full/Half Baths
TREMENDOUS VALUE! One of the largest of the DETACHED townhomes at Olde Village Square, this spectacular 3/4 BEDROOM Greek Revival represents the grand finale in this much-admired, award-winning community. Situated on a corner lot with a PRIVATE GATED COURTYARD and the only 3-CAR GARAGE available, the quality of construction and finishes are unparalleled: gorgeous CUSTOM cabinetry, THERMADOR appliances, TILE SHOWERS, CHERRY floors, STUNNING ARCHITECTURAL MILLWORK, top-of-the-line KOLBE windows, heavy, SOLID DOORS accented with Emtek and much more, curated by Unique Homes for the most discerning buyers. The open floor plan is filled with natural light ~ fabulous living/entertaining space ~ but there are also rooms where you can retreat in privacy: a well-appointed OFFICE & upper family room/LIBRARY where you can ready by the fire or relax on the balcony. Live in luxury on a charming, tree-lined street lit by gas lanterns reminiscent of Beacon Hill, a short stroll to vibrant downtown!
Open House
Sunday
January 19 at 1:00 PM to 2:30 PM
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24 Maple Street, Medfield, MA 02052

Condo

$949,000
Price

9
Rooms
3
Beds
3/1
Full/Half Baths
TREMENDOUS VALUE! One of the largest of the detached townhomes at Olde Village Square, this spectacular 3/4 bedroom Greek Revival represents the grand finale in this much-admired, award-winning community. Situated on a corner lot with a private gated courtyard and the only 3-CAR garage available, the quality of construction and finishes throughout are unparalleled, with gorgeous Kramer custom cabinetry, Thermador appliances, tiled bathrooms, cherry floors, stunning architectural millwork, top-of-the-line windows, heavy, solid doors accented and much more, curated by Unique Homes for the most discerning buyer. The open floor plan is filled with natural light~ fabulous living/entertaining space~ but there are also rooms where you can retreat in privacy -a well-appointed office & upper family room/library where you can read by the fire or relax on the balcony. Live in luxury on a charming, tree-lined street lit by gas lanterns, just short stroll from beautiful Medfield center.
Open House
Sunday
January 19 at 1:00 PM to 2:30 PM
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