Wendy Butler | ERA Key Realty


This Single-Family in Southborough, MA recently sold for $613,000. This Colonial style home was sold by Wendy Butler - ERA Key Realty Services - Distinctive Group.


8 Bigelow Rd., Southborough, MA 01772

Single-Family

$624,900
Price
$613,000
Sale Price

9
Rooms
4
Beds
2/1
Full/Half Baths
Don't miss out on this warm, inviting and lovingly maintained one owner colonial set back majestically from the road on a lusciously landscaped lot in sought after Southboro location near the Westboro line. Light bright kitchen with breakfast bar and stainless appliances that opens to the spacious family room with slider to deck. Formal dining room off kitchen and a front to back fire placed formal living room ideal for more intimate evenings. Hardwoods throughout first level plus custom crown moldings. Four bedrooms upstairs include a king size master suite with walk in closet and private bath. Future expansion possibility off master. Finished lower level playroom and mudroom great for keeping organized. Dine on the deck and enjoy the in-ground gunite pool along with all of natures beauty that surrounds you. This home is in a great neighborhood setting (yet serene and private) ideal for everyday living as well as entertaining. A commuters dream near routes 9, Mass Pike and downtown.

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Many laws govern land ownership, and it is vital to know about the processes and rights of landowners so that you can avoid the risk of partaking in an illegal sale or getting involved in a scam. Before you can transfer the rights to a property, it is critical to know some facts about land titles.

What is a ‘Land Title’?

A land title is a formal document that shows what rights a person or group of people have over a piece of property. A land title is generally used to prove ownership of the property. It can also help a potential buyer to know what exactly is going on with their land such as the usage rights, natural resource rights, easements, existing liens and other rights that may not be obvious at a glance. If a property title does not bear the name of the seller, there is a chance that it may belong to another party.

Most local courthouses keep property records of a county and record all forms of land transfers that happen in that region. Whenever there is a dispute over a piece of land, a land title will provide clarity regarding ownership and other usage rights.

When considering land titles, here are some essential facts to know:

A Title is Not the Same as a Deed

A deed is a document that is used to transfer a land title from one person to another. The deed states all the terms of the land transfer and all the people involved. The local country office must have a notarized copy of a deed agreement before the title can reflect the changes in ownership. 

A Title Proves Ownership

During a legal argument, the key document that the court refers to when determining the real ownership of a property is the land title. The absence of a title means that the court will not acknowledge any contract or deed related to the property.

Property Owners Should Secure Their Land Titles

If you lose your original land title, it will cause a lot of complications for you in the future. It is best to store land titles and other property ownership documents in a safe place like a bank safety deposit box or fireproof home safe. Having quick access to your land title will help to make land negotiations easier.

Title Searches Help to Reveal Potential Problems

During a title search, the investigator will peruse many years of documentation to make sure that everything is right with the property. A title search can protect a potential buyer from paying the wrong party for a property, buying a property with unresolved tax payments or liens that can invalidate land ownership transactions.

If you’re looking to purchase land in your area, talk to your real estate agent about the best property for your needs.


If you want to achieve the best-possible results during the home selling journey, you should be open to negotiating with a homebuyer. Because if you communicate with a property buyer, you may increase your chances of enjoying a quick, successful home selling experience.

There is no need to stress about a home negotiation. Now, let's take a look at three tips to help you handle a negotiation with a homebuyer.

1. Consider the Buyer's Perspective

Both a home seller and homebuyer share a common goal: to reach an agreement on a house sale. If you analyze both sides of a home negotiation, you may be better equipped than ever before to come to terms with a buyer.

Ultimately, it may be beneficial to make small sacrifices to ensure you and a buyer can find common ground during a negotiation. If you are willing to work with a buyer, you may find that a buyer will work with you too. And as a result, you and a buyer could reach an agreement that satisfies the needs of both parties.

2. Evaluate Your Options

A home negotiation can be stressful, but there is no need to let stress get the best of you. Instead, you should try to stay calm and consider your options as you navigate a negotiation. That way, you can make informed home selling decisions.

Oftentimes, it is helpful to review housing market data as you negotiate with a homebuyer. Information about the prices of recently sold houses in your area that are similar to your own, for example, may help you explain why you want a certain price for your residence.

You also should be unafraid to walk away from a home negotiation. If you feel you cannot find common ground with a buyer, you can continue to promote your residence to prospective buyers until you receive an offer to purchase that matches your expectations.

3. Work with a Real Estate Agent

There is no need to enter a home negotiation on your own. Lucky for you, real estate agents are available in cities and towns nationwide, and these housing market professionals can negotiate with a buyer on your behalf.

During a home negotiation, a real estate agent will do whatever it takes to help you achieve the optimal results. He or she will keep you up to date throughout a home negotiation. Plus, a real estate agent is happy to provide recommendations about whether to accept, reject or counter a buyer's offer to purchase your house.

Let's not forget about the assistance a real estate agent provides after you accept an offer to purchase, either. At this point, a real estate agent will help you prepare for a home closing. He or she will respond to any of your home closing concerns or questions as well.

Be ready to negotiate with a homebuyer – use the aforementioned tips, and you can prepare for a home negotiation and boost the likelihood of getting the best price for your residence.


This Condo in Hudson, MA recently sold for $322,000. This Townhouse style home was sold by Wendy Butler - ERA Key Realty Services - Distinctive Group.


125 Chapin Road, Hudson, MA 01749

Condo

$320,000
Price
$322,000
Sale Price

6
Rooms
3
Beds
2/1
Full/Half Baths
So immaculate as well as spacious three bedroom, two and a half bath townhouse end unit with abundant hardwood flooring, lots of natural light, central air and plenty of storage. Current owners have beautifully maintained as well as updated much of this wonderful home. The ceramic tiled kitchen has a bounty of cabinetry and opens to the formal dining area that flows perfectly into the living room with its french wood doors out to the deck. Both bedrooms on second floor have their own bath. Third bedroom on upper level is loft style. Nicely finished basement which adds even more room to this already generously sized town home. Not far from all the wonderful amenities that sought after Hudson has to offer as well as an ideal commuters dream to routes 290 and 495.

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This Condo in Clinton, MA recently sold for $232,000. This Townhouse,Half-Duplex style home was sold by Wendy Butler - ERA Key Realty Services - Distinctive Group.


765 High St, Clinton, MA 01510

Condo

$235,000
Price
$232,000
Sale Price

4
Rooms
2
Beds
1/1
Full/Half Baths
Welcome to River View Meadows. This wonderful property is surrounded by acres of wooded privacy and features 5 townhouse style duplexes with only one common wall. Small complex with only 10 units and low condo fees. Open concept kitchen has granite counters, breakfast bar and access to a patio. On the first floor you will also find a half bath with full sized washer and dryer. Your master bedroom has plenty of room for a king sized bed and large dual closets. The second bedroom is over sized and also has a large closet. One car garage plus 2 paved parking spaces directly in front of the unit. PLEASE READ BYLAWS regarding rules and allowed alterations to individual units. Move in condition. Centrally located to Rt 2, Rt 117, Rt 70 and Rt 62. Quick closing possible.

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