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Posted by John Colby on 9/12/2017

This Condo in Athol, MA recently sold for $65,000. This Townhouse style home was sold by John Colby - Colby Realty.


837 Partridgeville Rd, Athol, MA 01331

Condo

$69,200
Price
$65,000
Sale Price

5
Rooms
3
Beds
1
Baths
Ready to move into ! ! ! The entire Condo project has been freshly painted on the exterior !.....This 3 Bedroom has Recently been updated with New Wall to Wall Carpeting and Freshly Painted Interior ! This unit is substantially larger than others in the overall complex by approxiamately 168 square feet !..1st floor is at ground level walkout !. 1st floor is Kitchen/Dining area and Living room. 2nd floor is 2 bedrooms plus Full Bath !






Tags: Athol   Real Estate   01331   condo  
Categories: Sold Homes  


Posted by John Colby on 9/3/2017

When you buy a home, you may wonder what the benefits of having your own realtor to represent you are. If you’re a first-time homebuyer, you probably will have a lot of questions. If you’re a second-time homebuyer you may still have a lot of questions! Buying a home can be a long, tedious process. It’s very helpful to know that you have a knowledgable realtor by your side to represent you and help you through the home buying process. If you’re looking to buy a home in a tough market, hiring your own realtor to represent you as a buyer is especially important. 


First, you should consider interviewing some prospective buyers agents in your area. Maybe you can get recommendations from friends and family as well. Learn what you can expect from a top realtor who will represent you as a buyer. 


Honesty Is The Best Policy


Your agent should be completely honest with you. While they can’t tell you what you personally want in a home, they should give you every last disclosure. No agent should put a home value or their own commission above their clients. This means that there’s strict documentation that realtors must follow including a code of ethics and standards for practice. A realtor must uphold these promises.  


Judging honesty in a realtor can be difficult. An honest real estate agent will help you through the home search process, for example. This is a good place to start. If the realtor points out some of the potential issues that you may have as a buyer in a home, you can see that honesty is one of their main policies.


Good Communicator


A realtor should be in frequent communication with you. Even if your home search isn’t active, they will check in, and see where you’re at in the process and if your needs have changed. 

Your realtor should alert you if offers have been made on properties that you’re interested in as well. Your buyer’s agent should reply to texts, e-mails, or calls within a short time frame of receiving them. Having a realtor that’s on top of things for you is important when it comes to buying a home since, without their help and information, the perfect home could slip through the cracks for you.                  


Knowledge Of Rules, Regulations, And Best Practices


Your buyer’s agent should have extensive knowledge of the real estate rules and regulations that are within your state. Each state has different practices when it comes to buying a home. Hiring a buyer’s agent is especially helpful if you are unfamiliar with a state or city. Your agent will be well-informed on all of your responsibilities as a buyer, as well as how and when you should complete these tasks and signings throughout the entire home buying process.





Posted by John Colby on 8/19/2017


3 Scout Rock Rd, Phillipston, MA 01331

Single-Family

$327,900
Price

7
Rooms
4
Beds
1
Baths
Price has been reduced and it is going to be pretty hot today..Why not take a look at this ? Make your own Memories Here ! Queen Lake has lots of History including the Queen Lake Girls Camp ! Come here and enjoy the Summer and Winter seasons ! This Owner says sell Now ! Price slashed ! Substantial Renovations at this Waterfront Cottage on the East Side of Queen Lake facing the Sunsets ! (Lots 24 & 25 on attached plan) ! This Prime location gives you the prevailing Westerly breezes and longer days of Sunshine . Great swimming and boat dock, Fantastic Exposure & 4 bedrooms make for many years of Enjoyment. Property has Tremendous recent Improvements including :Newer Roof, Updated Kitchen, New Windows, Updated wiring, Lots of Great Stonework and Landscaping ! Very seldom do properties on the East side of Queen Lake become available. Call us to schedule an appointment
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Categories: Price Change  


Posted by John Colby on 8/11/2017


9 S Royalston Rd, Royalston, MA 01368

Single-Family

$249,900
Price

8
Rooms
3
Beds
1
Baths
Wanna Get Away while you are at home ? This home has 2 Studios ! One spacious studio attached to the house and one detached Post & Beam Barn/Studio 24 ft by 20 ft in a Super Private Green Space just a short walk from the house ......The home has 3 bedrooms with a large Master on the 1st floor. The Natrual interior lighting is Bright, Airy & Inspirational. The Endearing and colorful painting scheme enhances the interesting features of this 1840 home that is walking distance to the Royalston Common . The generally level backyard is surrounded by stone walls and is quite a surprise as to it's Privacy !....
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Categories: New Homes  


Posted by John Colby on 7/26/2017

This Single-Family in Athol, MA recently sold for $190,000. This Cottage style home was sold by John Colby - Colby Realty.


322 Farnsworth Ave, Athol, MA 01331

Single-Family

$199,900
Price
$190,000
Sale Price

4
Rooms
2
Beds
1
Baths
At the Waters Edge you can hear the gentle waves overlapping the Shore at This Classic Waterfront Cottage overlooking White Pond ! Located only about 90 minutes drive from Boston...... This 2 bedroom has 160 feet of Waterfront and a a sizable barn/garage /workshop ! Enjoy yourself here as this kind of place seldom becomes available for sale . White pond is a quiet lake great for Swimming, Fishing & Boating and is just about 3 miles to the Quabbin Fishing Area #2 ! Property includes both sides of the dead end road !

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