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Featured Home for Sale - 254 Porter Street, Melrose MA

254 Porter Street, Melrose MA

Featured Home for Sale - 254 Porter Street, Melrose MA

"I'VE ALWAYS LOVED THAT HOUSE!!" If you've driven Porter Street you've seen this house and said those words! Lovingly cared for and maintained by the same owners for 28 years, this house is waiting for you to make it home. Set back from the road on an oversized lot, the wrap around farmer’s porch leads you into the foyer where beautiful hardwood floors, tons of natural light and an open, airy layout take you through the living and dining rooms and into the kitchen and den. Special highlights include beamed ceilings, charming gas-fueled fireplace, Dutch door leading to the farmer's porch from the eat-in kitchen with its granite countertops, stainless steel appliances and a great view of the huge backyard & Bellevue golf course. Perfect for gatherings & entertaining! A half bath completes the 1st floor. Two stairways to the 2nd floor bring you to a large foyer and 5 - yes 5 - bedrooms and 2 full baths! The location and curb appeal are bar none!! These gems don't come on the market often!

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Kim Perrotti - The Kim Perrotti Team - RE/MAX Leading Edge 

Kim Perrotti

781.254.5527

KimPerrotti@remax.net

 

Featured Home for Sale - 135 Porter Street, Melrose MA

135 Porter Street, Melrose MA

Featured Home for Sale - 135 Porter Street, Melrose MA

STEP RIGHT INTO THE PAGES OF A MAGAZINE!! Prepare to love every inch of this stunning Colonial on Melrose's East Side near Bellevue; filled with character and charm from the beautiful wainscotting, chair rails, crown moldings and pocket doors to the stained glass windows, built-in china cabinets, architectural columns and gleaming hardwood floors. Easy living on the 1st floor with formal living & dining rooms, updated kitchen with breakfast nook, center island, granite countertops and SS appliances leading into the gorgeous 28 x20 fireplaced family room ~ entertainment space at it's finest! Full bath completes this floor. Second floor boasts 3 ample bedrooms and another full bath. Bonus room in basement to make your own and a full walkup attic. Farmer's porch and corner lot make this home as enjoyable on the exterior as it is on the interior. New roof 2017, freshly painted and central air! Great neighborhood and super walkable to all things Melrose! Do not miss out on this beauty!

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Kim Perrotti - The Kim Perrotti Team - RE/MAX Leading Edge 

Kim Perrotti

781.254.5527

KimPerrotti@remax.net

 

Melrose MA Real Estate Market Report - April 2018

The Kim Perrotti Team is pleased to provide the Melrose Real Estate Market Report to the Community. Melrose inventory is still low, and buyers are motivated! If you're thinking of putting your home on the market in the future, please give us a call. Proper preparation can increase your bottom line and assure you don’t leave money on the table. We have innovative and proven strategies to help our clients sell for top dollar. Schedule your free consultation and let us show you why more seller’s choose the Kim Perrotti Team to list their home.

Call us today at 781-254-5527

Save the date for our FREE community shredding event on May 19th from 9:00am to 12:00pm, at the City Hall Parking Lot, 562 Main Street, Melrose, MA. Brought to you by The Kim Perrotti Team.

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FREE Community Shredding Event

Please join us for a FREE community shredding event, brought to you by The Kim Perrotti Team! Saturday, May 19th from 9:00am-12:00pm, at the Melrose City Hall parking lot. It's a great time to clear out your old files, and safely dispose of your old paperwork! 

Free shredding event - The Kim Perrotti Team - RE/MAX Leading Edge

 

Featured Condo for Sale - 55 Sacramento St, Unit 7, Cambridge MA

55 Sacramento St - Unit 7, Cambridge MA

Featured Condo for Sale - 55 Sacramento St, Unit 7, Cambridge MA

LOCATION AND STYLE in sought after Agassiz neighborhood of Cambridge! Nestled between Harvard and Porter Squares, on a gorgeous tree-lined street, this gracious 1st-floor condominium combines old world charm with modern style and convenience. The oversized windows, high ceilings and classic woodwork bring you back to yesteryear and the open concept kitchen/dining and living room lends itself to the needs of today's lifestyle. Updated kitchen with granite counters and newer appliances, in-unit laundry room (the only unit w/ this grandfathered luxury!), refreshed bath and hardwood floors throughout the living, dining and bedrooms. Living room can be used as 3rd bedroom if needed! Located on a wide, one-way street making it quieter than its counterparts and parking has never been a problem - even in record 2015 snowfall! Leave the car at home anyway ~ super-walkable location convenient to coffee shops, restaurants, grocery stores, public transportation and the green spaces of Harvard! 

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Lauren Maguire - The Kim Perrotti Team - RE/MAX Leading Edge 

Lauren Maguire

617.750.5263

LaurenMaguire@remax.net

 

Why Getting Pre-Approved Should Be Your First Step

getting preapproved first stepIn many markets across the country, the amount of buyers searching for their dream homes greatly outnumbers the amount of homes for sale. This has led to a competitive marketplace where buyers often need to stand out. One way to show you are serious about buying your dream home is to get pre-qualified or pre-approved for a mortgage before starting your search.

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Melrose MA Real Estate Market Report - March 2018

Melrose inventory is still low! Buyers are out there and motivated! If you're thinking of putting your home on the market in the future, please give us a call - 781-254-5527. Let us help you with the best strategy to get the most money for your home! 

Save the date for our FREE community shredding event on May 19th from 9:00am to 12:00pm, at the City Hall Parking Lot, 562 Main Street, Melrose, MA. Sponsored by The Kim Perrotti Team.

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melrose ma real estate market report - march 2018

 

Thinking of Selling Your House? Pick the Right Agent to Help You!

Today, more and more sellers are stepping back, taking a look at the advice real estate professionals give them, and asking themselves whether they can trust that advice. And that is exactly what they should do.

The most important question you can ask when you are choosing a real estate agent is whether you feel you can trust them. You must know that they’re giving you great advice, and that they’re going to be able to help you accomplish your family’s goals. You must trust your listing agent enough to allow them to:

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What is Private Mortgage Insurance (PMI)?

What is PMIWhen it comes to buying a home, whether it is your first time or your fifth, it is always important to know all the facts. With the large number of mortgage programs available that allow buyers to purchase homes with down payments below 20%, you can never have too much information about Private Mortgage Insurance (PMI).

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Are You Aware of How Much Equity You Have in Your Home? You May Be Surprised!

are you aware of how much equity you have in your homeCoreLogic’s latest Equity Report revealed that 675,000 US homeowners regained positive equity in their homes in 2017. This is great news for the country, as 95.1% of all mortgaged properties are now in a positive equity situation.

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Melrose MA Real Estate Market Report - March 2018

With spring around the corner and the days getting longer, now is the the perfect time to do a thorough cleaning and catch up on some common household chores:

 • Schedule routine heating, ventilation and air conditioning maintenance
 • Inspect, clean and repair your roof
 • Clean out your gutters
 • Fertilize the lawn
 • Check smoke and carbon monoxide detectors
 • Clean the dryer vent
 • Check the washing machine hoses
 • Check outside faucets

If you're thinking of putting your home on the market in the future and need some advice on more extensive and important maintenance items, please give us a call - 781-254-5527. We're always happy to help!

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7 Factors to Consider When Choosing A Home to Retire In

7 Factors to Consider When Choosing A Home to Retire InAs more and more baby boomers enter retirement age, the question of whether or not to sell their homes and move will become a hot topic. In today’s housing market climate, with low available inventory in the starter and trade-up home categories, it makes sense to evaluate your home’s ability to adapt to your needs in retirement.

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