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Posted by Millennium Realty on 1/18/2018

Buying a vacation home is a significant accomplishment that can also be a source a joy for you and your family for years to come. However, owning a second home is also a responsibility that you’ll need to be prepared to take on.

In this article, we’re going to talk about some things you should ask yourself before buying a vacation home. It will help you solidify whether or not you’re making the best decision so you can enjoy your time in your new home away from home.

What do you love about the area?

Most people who buy a vacation home do so because they’ve fallen in love with the area. Maybe it’s where you can practice your passion for skiing, or maybe it has all of your favorite restaurants and places to relax. Regardless of the reason, you’re going to want to make sure that this is truly the place for you.

How much time will you spend there?

If your plan for your vacation home is to spend a couple weeks a year there and leave it vacant the rest of the year, it might not be the best investment. You could be better off staying in a hotel those few weeks a year.

However, if you’re buying a home with the intention of renting it out when you’re not staying there, having a vacation home can be a source of income. On top of that, if the house is in an up-and-coming area, you could be building a lot of equity that you can later take advantage of if you choose to sell.

Do you know all of the costs?

Do you ever feel overwhelmed with all of the bills and taxes you need to pay for your house? The same will be true of your vacation home. And, if you aren’t there enough, you’ll also have to pay someone to maintain the house and property while you’re away. Some costs to consider: closing costs when you purchase, property taxes, home insurance, heat, electricity, landscaping, cleaning, and trash removal.

Are you aware of the rules?

If you’re planning on renting out your property, it would be awful to find out that there’s a clause in your contract or with the homeowner’s association saying that you can’t rent it out. Similarly, some small properties have rules against parking RVs in the driveway, having structures (like sheds) in the yard, and even prohibit you from working on vehicles in the driveway. Make sure you know all the rules before you agree to buy the home.

Are you prepared for emergencies?

Whether it’s a flood, fire, avalanche, or burglary, you’ll want to make sure you’re ready. Insurance may be able to protect against some of these but there’s always a risk of serious damage.





Posted by Millennium Realty on 1/11/2018

Believe it or not, all real estate agents are not created equal. But a home seller who goes the extra mile during his or her search for the right real estate agent should have no trouble hiring a diligent housing market professional to provide support along the home selling journey.

Ultimately, there are many reasons to employ a diligent real estate agent to assist you when you sell your house, including:

1. A diligent real estate agent will promote your house to the right groups of homebuyers.

Each home is unique, and as a home seller, it is important to showcase your house in a way that highlights its distinct attributes to the right groups of homebuyers. Because if you fail to do so, you may miss out on opportunities to stir up interest in your residence.

Fortunately, a diligent real estate agent will allocate the necessary time and resources to learn about your house's strengths and weaknesses. With this information, a diligent real estate agent will be able to promote your residence to interested homebuyers consistently.

A diligent real estate agent also will provide home interior and exterior improvement recommendations. That way, you can use these recommendations to transform your ordinary house into a stellar residence before you add it to the housing market.

2. A diligent real estate agent understands the ins and outs of the housing market.

The real estate market is a difficult place for a home seller to navigate on his or her own. Luckily, diligent real estate agents possess the skills and know-how needed to thrive in any housing market, at any time.

A diligent real estate agent can differentiate between a buyer's market and a seller's market and help you map out your home selling journey. By doing so, a diligent real estate agent will work with you to boost your chances of a quick home sale.

Furthermore, a diligent real estate agent wants to share his or her expertise with home sellers. This means if you ever have concerns or questions about selling your house, a diligent real estate agent is happy to listen and respond accordingly.

3. A diligent real estate agent won't settle for inferior results.

Typically, a real estate agent wants to help a home seller get the best price for his or her house. On the other hand, a diligent real estate agent will go above and beyond the call of duty to ensure that a home seller can optimize the value of his or her residence – without exception.

A diligent real estate agent will work with a home seller at each stage of the property selling cycle. And if this housing market professional ever has concerns, he or she is ready to provide honest, unbiased feedback to a home seller as well.

When it comes to selling your home, working with a diligent real estate agent is ideal. This housing market professional will do everything possible to help you generate interest in your house as soon as it reaches the real estate market.




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Posted by Millennium Realty on 1/4/2018

Ready to kick off your search for the perfect house? You may need to find an expert real estate agent first. By doing so, you can streamline the homebuying process and discover a house that meets or exceeds your expectations.

However, selecting a real estate agent can be tricky, especially for first-time homebuyers. And if you make the incorrect choice, the risk increases that you may encounter problems as you conduct your search for the ideal residence.

We're here to take the guesswork out of finding the right real estate agent to guide you along the homebuying journey.

Now, let's take a look at four questions that every homebuyer needs to ask a real estate agent.

1. What is your real estate experience?

Learn about a real estate agent's housing market experience – you'll be glad you did. With this information at your disposal, you can find out how a real estate professional has helped past homebuyers achieve their goals.

Also, ask a real estate agent about how he or she deals with homebuying challenges. This will enable you to find out whether a real estate agent can help homebuyers through tough times, or if a real estate professional struggles when he or she is faced with homebuying hurdles.

2. How do you communicate with clients?

As a homebuyer, it is essential to find a real estate agent who is readily available. This real estate professional will keep in touch with you at each stage of the homebuying journey and ensure you can make informed decisions along the way.

A real estate agent who prioritizes communication will keep you informed about open houses and new residences as they reach the housing market. As such, this real estate agent may help you accelerate the process of going from homebuyer to homeowner.

3. Can you provide client references?

Typically, an experienced real estate agent will be able to provide client references at any time. If you get in touch with these references, you can gain firsthand insights into what it might be like if you select a particular real estate agent.

If a real estate agent cannot provide client references, this is a surefire red flag. In this scenario, you may want to consider other real estate agents who have proven they know how to deal with potential roadblocks on the homebuying journey.

4. Why should I hire you?

When it comes to finding the right real estate agent, it is important to understand how a real estate professional stands out from the crowd. By asking a real estate agent why you should hire him or her, you're sure to receive a unique response that gives you a better idea about what this real estate professional is all about.

Spend some time reviewing multiple real estate agents in your city and town. And if you use the aforementioned questions, you can boost your chances of hiring a real estate agent who can help you discover your dream residence quickly and effortlessly.




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Posted by Millennium Realty on 1/1/2018


7 Goss Pond Rd, Upton, MA 01568

Single-Family

$639,900
Price

9
Rooms
4
Beds
2/1
Full/Half Baths
Unequaled Curb appeal...and the interior won't disappoint! Two story foyer is accented by the rich glow of a graceful chandelier (Light-o-Lier equipped) and opens to a Granite Topped Center Isle Kitchen overlooking two story Family Room warmed by pellet stove and access to rear, custom, lit deck. Just steps away is a Family-Sized Dining Room, Inviting Living Room and Office Flanked by French Doors completing the first floor. The 2nd floor is comprised of a Stunning Master Suite with Sitting Area and Entertainment Center including Projector and 7 Channel Surround System, a custom designed California Closet Style Bedroom and two additional, well proportioned Bedrooms. Additionally, there a 2 Story, 540 SF Accessory Bldg. (with electric), providing 1st floor space for recreational vehicles or 2 additional autos AND full 2nd story offering unlimited potential - use your imagination PLUS an over-sized Storage Shed. Please see attached list for updates and additional amenities
Open House
No scheduled Open Houses

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Posted by Millennium Realty on 12/30/2017

This Single-Family in Southbridge, MA recently sold for $249,900. This Cape,Contemporary style home was sold by - Millennium Realty.


691 Guelphwood Rd, Southbridge, MA 01550

Single-Family

$249,900
Price
$249,900
Sale Price

5
Rooms
3
Beds
1
Baths
BEAUTIFUL, RUSTIC CAPE ON 11.2 ACRES! This home is perfect for the buyer who is looking for privacy but easy access to town. Close to shopping, restaurants, & major routes. The home is surrounded by woods, a babbling brook, & nature! Buyers will love the huge wrap around deck & fire pit. The interior of this home has a cabin feel with the soaring cathedral wood ceiling in the living room and wood stove, that will stay. There are plenty of contemporary elements such as recessed lighting, fully applianced kitchen with white cabinets and open floor plan. This home is perfect for entertaining, inside and out! There is a spacious full bath & convenient first floor bedroom/office. The 2nd level has an open balcony walkway that overlooks the living room. There are 2 good sized bedrooms with double closets & sliders that open onto a 2nd story balcony w/ gorgeous views. Lot has approx 572' of frontage on Guelphwood Rd. Land could possibly be subdivided or enjoyed as one lot.

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