Lisa Courtney | North Attleboro Real Estate, Attleboro Real Estate, Plainville Real Estate


This Single-Family in Norton, MA recently sold for $425,000. This Colonial style home was sold by Lisa Courtney - BHHS Pinnacle Realty.


7 Gaffney Farm Drive, Norton, MA 02766

Single-Family

$395,000
Price
$425,000
Sale Price

9
Rooms
4
Beds
2/1
Full/Half Baths
Nice colonial in Norton under $400K!!! This sale is contingent on lien holders approval of short sale but will be well worth the wait. Very large front to back family room with propane fireplace, nice office with sliders offers lots of natural light, large kitchen, dining room and half bath w/ laundry complete the first floor. Upstairs you will find a large master with master bath and walk-in closet and 3 additional bedrooms. The basement is finished and will make a great play room or man cave. The water heater was replaced 1.5 years ago, the septic system was replaced in 2004. This home is in need of cosmetic updates, new carpet and fresh paint.. this is a fantastic home in a great neighborhood for under $400K for someone who is willing to be patient with the short sale proceess.

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Furthermore, conduct face-to-face meetings with lenders. These meetings will allow you to learn about a wide range of mortgage options and will make it easy for you to make an informed decision.

2. Ask Plenty of Questions

When it comes to getting a mortgage for the first time, there is no need to leave anything to chance. Instead, ask plenty of questions as you consult with assorted lenders, and you can gain the insights you need to pick a lender that matches or exceeds your expectations.

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A first-time homebuyer who asks lots of questions may be able to avoid potential financial pitfalls down the line too. In fact, this homebuyer should have no trouble selecting a great lender who can fulfill his or her mortgage needs for years to come.

3. Consult with a Real Estate Agent

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Dogs are a man’s best friends, but the mess they bring into your home? Not so much. Learn how you can have a clean house and a lovable pup at the end of each day. Here are ten tips below to get the best of both worlds. 

1. Groom regularly. Keep less fur off your floors and furniture by brushing your dog on a regular schedule. Ideally, this would be a few times a week. Eliminate even more clean up by brushing out your pup outside when possible.

2. Sweep floors in high traffic areas with a microfiber cloth broom each day. The microfiber cloth will grab onto fur and dirt alike and can be reused. It’s also a quick and simple habit to develop and one you can easily delegate as a chore for the kids.

3. Dust often. Stay on top of fur build up by dusting a few areas of the home each night with a microfiber cloth. By just doing a room or two at a time it becomes a less overwhelming task and easier to do regularly. You can even keep a cloth stored away in each room to make the chore even simpler.

4. Vacuum furniture and drapes as well as carpeting. When you have a furry friend your vacuum is going to be working a lot harder around the house. You’ll want to vacuum drapes, furniture, and carpets frequently to stay on top of hair build up. Just as with dusting, you can do a few rooms at a time throughout the week to break up the tediousness of doing the whole house at once.

5. Lint brushes are your new best friend. You might as well fill a handbasket full of them the next time you’re at the store because you’ll never have too many. Store them where they can easily be on hand in closets, bathrooms, the mudroom and your family's’ vehicles. Where there is fur, there’s a way so be prepared to keep clothes fur free when leaving the house.

6. Take care of stains ASAP. Make cleaning up pet stains a no-brainer by putting together an easy to grab bucket filled with cleaning supplies that are made for the job. Be sure to include a pair of rubber gloves, a roll of paper towels, a microfiber cloth and your preferred cleaning solution.

And a bonus for the extra meticulous: wipe paws down with a microfiber cloth after walks. Microfiber clothes are wonderful multitaskers for household cleaners and now you can add “paw wipes” to the list. Before you let your dog run loose around the house after a walk gently wipe their paws with a dry microfiber cloth to catch any loose debris they could track inside.

We love our dogs. They are cute, funny and oh so loving. The messes that come with them, however, aren’t always so welcome. You can easily keep your home spick and span with a little preparation and a regular cleaning schedule. At the end of the day, you can admire your handiwork while curled up on the couch with your pooch.



221 Lowden ST, Pawtucket RI, 02860

Rental

$1,400
Price

4
Beds Total
7
Numberof Rooms
2
Baths
Huge townhouse style apartment for rent. 4 bedrooms and 2 full baths. There is a large eating area off of kitchen, which comes with a refrigerator, built in microwave , electric stove and dishwasher. There are 2 bedrooms, a full bath, livingroom that has french doors out onto a enclosed covered porch and kitchen on the first floor. Upstairs there are 2 more bedrooms and a full bath. This is a located in a nice are and will make a great home for a family.
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221 Lowden Streer, Pawtucket, RI 02860

Rental

$1,400
Price

7
Rooms
4
Beds
2
Baths
Huge townhouse style apartment for rent. 4 bedrooms, 2 full baths. The first floor consists of 2 bedrooms, full bathroom, kitchen with large eat in area ; with built in microwave, dishwasher, refrigerator and electric stove, family room with french doors that open to a enclosed covered porch. The 2nd floor includes 2 bedrooms and 1 full bath. Great commuter location. 2 off street parking spots ..this is a great place to call home! Call for your private showing today!
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