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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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Featured Home for Sale - 8 Church Street, Melrose, MA

8 Church Street, Melrose, MA

Featured Home for Sale - 8 Church Street, Melrose, MA - The Kim Perrotti Team

WE LOVE THIS HOUSE and so will you! So much to enjoy in this 6 room, 3 bedroom 1.5 bath colonial located on a huge corner lot. Sunlight, classic woodwork and hardwood floors run through this sturdy New England home. Step into the front foyer and follow the easy flow of the first floor as it takes you through a nice size living room, classic dining room ~ don't miss the built-in china hutch! ~ eat-in kitchen and 1st-floor bath with laundry at your convenience. The second floor offers 3 bedrooms with newer wall to wall carpeting and a refreshed 2nd-floor bath with skylight. The basement has a finished family room with newer carpeting, tons of closet space and an additional utility room for added storage. Head out to the backyard where you can garden to your heart's content, take a dip in the pool or invite family and friends over for a cookout on your natural gas connected grill! End each night by rocking on your farmer's porch. 2 zone central air. Church St is ready and waiting for you!! 

8 Church Street, Melrose, MA

View OPEN HOUSE schedule & more details about this home here - 8 Church Street, Melrose, MA

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

Jay Morneault

781.254.2614

JayMorneault@remax.net

 

Featured Home for Sale - 17 Myrtle Ave, Wakefield, MA

17 Myrtle Avenue, Wakefield, MA

Featured Home for Sale - 17 Myrtle Avenue, Wakefield, MA
CHARMING DUTCH COLONIAL! 
Located in the Greenwood area of Wakefield

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LOCATED IN THE GREENWOOD AREA OF WAKEFIELD ~ 6 room, 3bedroom 2 bath Dutch Colonial. Loaded with charm and beautiful parquet hardwood floors this charming home is ready for you! The 1st floor welcomes you with a large fireplaced living room, formal dining room with gorgeous built-ins, 3/4 bath with shower and recently refreshed kitchen; stainless steel appliances and granite countertops for the chef! The 2nd floor is complete with master bedroom, 2 additional good sized bedrooms and a refreshed full bath. Unfinished basement perfect for storage. Head outside to the HUGE level backyard. The possibilities are endless for gardening, entertaining or just relaxing on the deck! Located within walking distance of the commuter rail and a hop, skip and a jump to major highways, Lake Quannapowitt and all the local restaurants and stores of downtown Wakefield and Melrose! Check out our virtual tour and stop by for a visit ASAP ~ 17 Myrtle Avenue will not be available long! 

View OPEN HOUSE schedule & more details about this home here - 17 Myrtle Avenue, Wakefield, MA

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

Jay Morneault

781.254.2614

JayMorneault@remax.net

 

Should I Stay or Should I Sell?

Should I stay or should I sell - The Kim Perrotti Team - RE/MAX Leading EdgeDeciding whether to stay in your current home or look for a new one is tough. So tough in fact, that there is a reality TV show about it!

If you’re struggling to make that decision, here are some tips that can help:

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Melrose MA Real Estate Market Report - February 2018

Are you considering selling your home in 2018? Want to make sure you are poised to capitalize on this seller’s market? We can help! 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

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Featured Home for Sale - 62 Sycamore Road, Melrose, MA

62 Sycamore Road, Melrose, MA

Featured Home for Sale - 62 Sycamore Road, Melrose, MA - The Kim Perrotti Team - RE/MAX Leading Edge
LOVINGLY MAINTAINED and GREAT LOCATION
East side Classic Center Entrance Colonial!

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Located on a quiet side street, this 8 room/3 bedroom/2.5 bath is waiting for you to move in and put your feet up! The 1st floor welcomes you to a smart living room, classic dining room and easy flow kitchen/family room. Convenient office and full bath round out the 1st floor. The 2nd floor offers 3 great sized bedrooms and full bath with jetted tub. Gorgeous hardwood floors throughout! Bonus room in the partially finished basement with cedar closet and half bath is perfect as a game room, crafting area or "your choice'"; separate laundry and storage room. New roof and gutters in 2016. Enjoy the upcoming spring blooms on the deck overlooking the professionally landscaped yard; extra storage in the under-deck sheds. B-dry basement system and built-in air conditioners. Close to Mt Hood, major highways and all downtown Melrose has to offer! Check it all out on our virtual tour. See MLS for updates. 

View OPEN HOUSE schedule & more details about this home here - 62 Sycamore Road, Melrose, MA

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

Kim Perrotti

781.254.5527

KimPerrotti@remax.net

 

Featured Home for Sale - 264 Upham Street, Melrose, MA

264 Upham Street, Melrose, MA

Featured Home for Sale - 264 Upham Street, Melrose, MA
MELROSE COLONIAL UNDER $5OO,OOO
Located in the sought after east side!

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Sure this house needs updating but the price makes it worth it! Be sure to bring your vision and creativity when you visit this deceivingly spacious home. The first floor has tons of potential with a huge fireplaced living room, family room, open concept kitchen/dining area and bath with shower. The second floor offers 3 bedrooms, a 2nd bath and a bonus room for a nursery, office or sitting room! Hardwood floors under most of the carpeting. The huge, level and fenced-in backyard offers a great deck and lends itself to endless possibilities for Spring gardening and entertaining family and friends! Farmer's porch for warm summer nights and a 1 car garage at the end of the driveway. Heating system and oil tank are less than 10 years old. Close to Route 1 for local commuters, the Melrose Common and bustling downtown Melrose! Take our virtual tour BUT this house definitely needs to be seen in person! 

View OPEN HOUSE schedule & more details about this home here - 264 Upham Street, Melrose, MA

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

Jay Morneault

781.254.2614

JayMorneault@remax.net

 

Thinking of Selling? Now is the perfect time!

thinking of selling now is the perfect timeIt is common knowledge that a great number of homes sell during the spring-buying season. For that reason, many homeowners hold off on putting their homes on the market until then. The question is whether or not that will be a good strategy this year.

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