Posted by Philip Dennesen on 11/12/2019

This Single-Family in Beverly, MA recently sold for $440,000. This Cape style home was sold by Philip Dennesen - KELLER WILLIAMS REALTY.


9 East Garfield Ave, Beverly, MA 01915

Ryal Side

Single-Family

$449,900
Price
$440,000
Sale Price

6
Rooms
3
Beds
2
Baths
** Quintessential Cape Style Home** Plenty of Space in this modern cape built in 1974 with full rear dormer and good ceiling heights. The finished walk out basement brings a total of 1,795 Sq Ft of Living Area. Plus an enclosed sun porch overlooking a scenic back yard that offers plenty of room for entertaining or some ball playing. The large eat in kitchen has slider to a balcony that is a perfect place for your gas grille plus seasonal water views on the Danvers River. Eight total rooms including the sun room and"walk out" finished basement with 3 or 4 bedrooms depending upon use of the den. Ideal location on quiet non-through street in Beverly's desirable Ryal Side Neighborhood...Great Condition throughout with brand new heating system in 2018, oil tank, hot water heater and roof all recent. A perfect home!

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Posted by Philip Dennesen on 11/8/2019

Purchasing a home should be fun, memorable process. However, many homebuyers struggle with fears as they embark on the process of acquiring their dream homes.

Some of the most common homebuying fears include:

1. I will pay too much for a house.

Overspending on a house is a common fear among homebuyers nationwide.

If you pay too much for a house, you may struggle to afford the monthly payments for the duration of your mortgage. Perhaps even worse, your house may lose value over time. And if you eventually decide to sell your home, you may be forced to accept less than what you initially paid for it.

Ultimately, an informed homebuyer will understand the differences between a buyer's market and a seller's one. He or she will be able to determine whether a home is affordably priced and proceed accordingly.

An informed homebuyer also will know the importance of getting pre-approved for a mortgage. With a mortgage in hand, this homebuyer will understand exactly how much that he or she can spend on a house.

2. I'll wait too long to submit an offer on a residence.

If a homebuyer is uncertain about buying a particular house and waits too long to submit an offer, he or she risks missing out on this residence altogether.

Fortunately, there is a simple way to avoid this problem.

A homebuyer who knows what he or she wants to find in a dream home can narrow a home search. Then, if the homebuyer discovers a home that matches or exceeds his or her expectations, this individual can submit an offer right away.

Don't forget to submit a competitive offer, i.e. one that accounts for the needs of both a homebuyer and home seller, as well. A competitive offer will stand out from other proposals and increase a property buyer's chances of securing his or her dream residence.

3. I'll buy a home that will fail to maintain its long-term value.

What you pay for a home today is unlikely to remain the same over the course of several weeks, months or years. But a homebuyer who employs an expert home inspector can learn about a house's strengths and weaknesses and ensure a property is a viable long-term investment.

A home inspector will conduct an assessment of a house after a property seller accepts a buyer's proposal. At this point, an inspector will examine a house's interior and exterior and identify any potential issues. Lastly, a home inspector will issue a report with his or her findings, and a homebuyer will have a final opportunity to modify or rescind an offer on a house.

For homebuyers, it is important to work with a trusted home inspector – you'll be glad you did. This home inspector will go above and beyond the call of duty to evaluate a house before you finalize a home purchase.

Working with an experienced real estate agent may benefit a homebuyer too. With a top-notch real estate agent at your side, you can get the support you need to acquire a first-rate home that will maintain its value both now and in the future.




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Posted by Philip Dennesen on 11/6/2019


23 Yale Ave, Wakefield, MA 01880

Multi-Family

$1,165,000
Price

3
Units
3,243
Approx. GLA
FIRST Showings at OPEN HOUSE Sat & Sunday Nov. 9th & 10th, 11-1pm Rare opportunity in Wakefield’s premier location “Yale Avenue” This is a classic mansard colonial with 3 Units that can be sold individually as condos.Great for owner occupied! This beautiful property is on the National Historic Register, built in 1863 has total original character of the era, while being totally modernized/in great condition. Amazing grounds of perennials & flowering trees, patio area in the rear that is great for grilling & entertaining. Features include gas heat, separate utilities, individual central AC, hardwood floors and more! So very close to Lake Quannapowitt, downtown, commuter rail, bus, library and shopping. Unit 1-MLS #: 72589332 is 6 Rm, 2 BR, 1 B, 1,418 Sq Ft, 2 car garage parking at $485,000: Unit 2-MLS #: 72589331 is 3 Rms, 1b, 1 BR, 674 Sq Ft, 2 Car parking- $299,900: Unit 3-MLS #: 72589329 is 6 Rm, 3BR, 1.5 B, in unit Laundry,1,348 Sq Ft, 2+Car Parking $379,000 Offers due Tuesday 6pm.
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November 09 at 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
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Posted by Philip Dennesen on 11/6/2019


23 Yale Ave, Wakefield, MA 01880

Multi-Family

$1,165,000
Price

3
Units
3,243
Approx. GLA
FIRST Showings at OPEN HOUSE Sat & Sunday Nov. 9th & 10th, 11-1pm Rare opportunity in Wakefield’s premier location “Yale Avenue” This is a classic mansard colonial with 3 Units that can be sold individually as condos.Great for owner occupied! This beautiful property is on the National Historic Register, built in 1863 has total original character of the era, while being totally modernized/in great condition. Amazing grounds of perennials & flowering trees, patio area in the rear that is great for grilling & entertaining. Features include gas heat, separate utilities, individual central AC, hardwood floors and more! So very close to Lake Quannapowitt, downtown, commuter rail, bus, library and shopping. Unit 1-MLS #: 72589332 is 6 Rm, 2 BR, 1 B, 1,418 Sq Ft, 2 car garage parking at $485,000: Unit 2-MLS #: 72589331 is 3 Rms, 1b, 1 BR, 674 Sq Ft, 2 Car parking- $299,900: Unit 3-MLS #: 72589329 is 6 Rm, 3BR, 1.5 B, in unit Laundry,1,348 Sq Ft, 2+Car Parking $379,000 Offers due Tuesday 6pm.
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November 09 at 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
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Posted by Philip Dennesen on 11/6/2019


23 Yale Ave, Wakefield, MA 01880

Multi-Family

$1,165,000
Price

3
Units
3,243
Approx. GLA
FIRST Showings at OPEN HOUSE Sat & Sunday Nov. 9th & 10th, 11-1pm Rare opportunity in Wakefield’s premier location “Yale Avenue” This is a classic mansard colonial with 3 Units that can be sold individually as condos.Great for owner occupied! This beautiful property is on the National Historic Register, built in 1863 has total original character of the era, while being totally modernized/in great condition. Amazing grounds of perennials & flowering trees, patio area in the rear that is great for grilling & entertaining. Features include gas heat, separate utilities, individual central AC, hardwood floors and more! So very close to Lake Quannapowitt, downtown, commuter rail, bus, library and shopping. Unit 1-MLS #: 72589332 is 6 Rm, 2 BR, 1 B, 1,418 Sq Ft, 2 car garage parking at $485,000: Unit 2-MLS #: 72589331 is 3 Rms, 1b, 1 BR, 674 Sq Ft, 2 Car parking- $299,900: Unit 3-MLS #: 72589329 is 6 Rm, 3BR, 1.5 B, in unit Laundry,1,348 Sq Ft, 2+Car Parking $379,000 Offers due Tuesday 6pm.
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November 09 at 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
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