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Posted by Millers River Real Estate on 3/15/2019

When many people think of the local library, they recall the strict institution of bygone days. They imagine the librarian who doesn’t allow speaking, and the only thing that they have are books, so why go—especially now with books so readily available online? The simple answer is fun and the connections that you can make there. 

Long gone are the days of the strict institution 

Today's libraries have so much more to offer users. If you are new to a neighborhood, it should be one of the first places that you find and check out. In addition to the traditional books, they also offer movies, music, computer and internet usage, and printing and faxing services—to name a few.

During tax time the library can be one of your go-to places for finding the forms necessary for filing, and sometimes assistance in learning which ones you may need. When you are new to an area, libraries provide invaluable information about the area and keep you posted on upcoming events. Local publications such as the city update paper and local parenting magazine, usually found for free at the library, often contain announcements ranging from local events to road closures and even services provided by doctors and other trusted local professionals in the area. Knowing about local services makes the neighborhood feel less strange and gives you a little more comfort. 

Connections that can last a lifetime 

One of the best endeavors that contemporary libraries undertake is to provide classes and programs for the community. These can range from storytimes and playgroups to yoga and meditation to arts and crafts classes, and so much more. Of course, there are also book clubs and GED classes hosted, along with various technology classes available as well. In these environments, you can connect with folks that may have similar interests and desires, or people who have greater knowledge in something that you may want to grow in yourself. These are the types of connections that may very well last far longer than your participation in whatever class or program you started in. 

Find your local library today

If you might be one of those people that couldn't think of the library without hearing “Shhhhhh!” maybe it is time to give it a try again. You may find that you can’t live without it once you do. So find your local library and see what they have available for you!




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Posted by Millers River Real Estate on 3/14/2019


39 Neilson Road, New Salem, MA 01355

Single-Family

$42,525
Price

3
Rooms
1
Beds
1
Baths
PRICE REDUCTION! HUD Home. FHA Case #251-484717. Sold "AS IS" by electronic bid only. Property available 3-13-2019. Bids due daily by 11:59 PM Central Time until sold. Insured with escrow for repair. Eligible for FHA 203K. Cozy house in a quiet, rural area almost across the street from the entrance to "The Bear's Den Reservation" with its scenic waterfall, gorge and hiking/fishing area. One bedroom, many upgrades and renovations over the years. Cleared and level yard, two storage sheds, paved parking area. An affordable opportunity to live in popular New Salem.
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Posted by Millers River Real Estate on 3/12/2019


366 Exchange Street, Athol, MA 01331

Multi-Family

$179,000
Price

2
Units
2,792
Approx. GLA
Exceptional two family home, owner-occupied for generations, now seeks a new owner. Excellent condition throughout with updates and upgrades over the years. First floor has been owner-occupied for decades and is spacious and inviting with a fairly new kitchen remodel. Second floor unit has been rented in the past and is presently vacant. Fireplace in each unit, large rooms, great condition. Separate utilities (heat, electric, hot water) for each unit. Newer roof, replacement windows, vinyl sided. Great opportunity for a homeowner to live in one unit and receive income from the other. Centrally located and very close to the Cass Meadow North Conservation Area. Appliances for each unit convey.
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Tags: Athol   Real Estate   Multi-Family   01331  
Categories: New Homes  


Posted by Millers River Real Estate on 3/8/2019

Let's face it – homebuyers often face intense pressure. In many instances, dozens of homebuyers may compete for the same residence. And if you don't act quickly, you risk missing out on your dream house to a rival homebuyer.

Believe it or not, it sometimes can be beneficial to take a wait and see approach to buying a house. Some of the key reasons for homebuyers to consider deploying a wait and see approach include:

1. You can determine exactly what you want in your dream house.

Differentiating between must-haves and wants can be tough, particularly for homebuyers who are shopping for residences for the first time. Fortunately, if you take a slow, gradual approach to homebuying, you can view a variety of residences and narrow your search accordingly.

Oftentimes, homebuyers can benefit from attending open houses and getting a firsthand look at myriad residences. Each open house provides an opportunity to analyze a home, review its pros and cons and determine whether a residence is right for you. As such, homebuyers can attend many open houses to better understand what they want from a dream residence.

2. You can get your finances in order.

Although you know you want to buy a house, getting your finances in order may prove to be hassle. Luckily, homebuyers who implement a wait and see approach can find a mortgage that matches their finances perfectly.

Ideally, a homebuyer should meet with several banks and credit unions and explore all of the mortgage options at his or her disposal. During each meeting with a mortgage lender, a homebuyer can receive expert insights into many mortgage options.

A homebuyer may want to get pre-approved for a mortgage as well. If a homebuyer embarks on a search for the right mortgage today, this individual can move closer to entering the housing market with a budget in hand and simplifying his or her home search.

3. You can find the perfect real estate agent.

Ultimately, the real estate agent that you select may dictate the success of your quest to find your dream residence. If you allocate the necessary time and resources to hire a hardworking and experienced real estate agent, you should have no trouble streamlining your home search. On the other hand, if you rush to hire the first real estate agent that you meet, you risk making the wrong choice.

When it comes to finding the perfect real estate agent, it pays to be patient. By spending some time learning about various real estate agents in your area, you can select a top-notch housing market professional to guide you along the homebuying journey.

Lastly, don't forget to select a real estate agent who is available to respond to any homebuying concerns and questions, at any time. With this housing market professional at your side, you can boost your chances of discovering your ideal residence.

There is no need to rush to find your dream home. Instead, take a wait and see approach to buying a house, and you may reap the benefits of your decision for years to come.




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Posted by Millers River Real Estate on 3/1/2019

This Single-Family in Orange, MA recently sold for $145,000. This Victorian style home was sold by Office Orange - Millers River Real Estate.


32 Coombs Avenue, Orange, MA 01364

Single-Family

$157,000
Price
$145,000
Sale Price

7
Rooms
4
Beds
2
Baths
Great four-bedroom home in good condition, well maintained and updated. Newer kitchen and baths, wood floors, walk-out to a deck overlooking a large backyard. Systems updated. Quiet residential area. See Firm Remarks regarding offer process.

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Categories: Sold Homes