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Posted by St. Martin Team on 2/27/2020


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Floods can be devastating. Not only do they damage many of your personal belongings, but they can also lead to devastating problems with your home. The good news is, you can make the process easier by following a few steps in the immediate aftermath of a home flood.

Contact Your Insurance Company

 The first step is to notify the insurance company that you have experienced a flood. The sooner you call, the better. Flood damage may or may not be covered under your policy, but if it is, there is likely a process that you will have to follow to make sure that your claim is processed in a timely fashion. Your insurance company may require an assessor to come out. Even though they are likely to take pictures during the assessment, you should take your own immediately to document exactly how everything looked when the damage occurred. 

Find a Safe Place to Stay

If there is a significant amount of water in your home, it may not be safe to stay there until the restoration process is complete. If this is the case, find a safe place to stay until the cleaning process is finished. If the damage is minimal, make sure you protect yourself when in the space by wearing a surgical mask, boots and other protective clothing. Water damage can lead to mold and mildew, which can lead to respiratory problems. 

Contact a Cleanup Specialist

The final step is to call a cleanup specialist. Water damage can require special care to ensure that your home is properly restored. Your cleanup specialist will make an assessment of the damage, salvage what property they can, remove the water and disinfect the area so that you and your family will not suffer from mold-related issues. They will also inform you about possible repairs that need to be made as a result of the flood.

Don't let flood damage ruin your home, follow the steps above to get on top of the damage so that you can achieve the best results. 

 




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Posted by St. Martin Team on 2/24/2020

This Single-Family in Dunstable, MA recently sold for $634,900. This Colonial style home was sold by St. Martin Team - LAER Realty Partners.


4 Chapman Street, Dunstable, MA 01827

Single-Family

$634,900
Price
$634,900
Sale Price

8
Rooms
4
Beds
2/1
Full/Half Baths
Last home to be built at River's Edge! The construction under way! The Franklin floor plan is to be built on lot 1 at one of Dunstable's newer subdivisions. A brand-new 18-lot cul-de-sac neighborhood of quality-built homes by Bentley Building Corporation, beautifully set next to the Nashua River Rail Trail and close to the New Hampshire border for convenience to restaurants, entertainment and tax-free shopping. Groton-Dunstable regional school system. This lot features the Franklin model with a two car garage under. First floor is built with an open floor plan, great for entertaining, large eat-in kitchen, front to back family room with a fireplace, formal living and dining room. Master bedroom with private bath and walk-in closet plus 3 large bedrooms. House is up, easy to show.

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Posted by St. Martin Team on 2/21/2020


163 Westview Drive, Westford, MA 01886

Condo

$440,000
Price

7
Rooms
2
Beds
2
Baths
At the Heights ~ Contemporary condominium living at its best! This popular design offers a 1st floor bedroom (or home office) with full bath and 2 closets. Eat-in Kitchen features SS appliances, tile flooring, plenty of cabinets and a pantry. Hardwood floors are throughout the fire placed family room and dining room which create a sense of openness and expansive flow. The 4-season Sunroom will be a favorite, accessed from the living room or adjoining private deck. Perfect for quiet mornings or end of day relaxation. The upstairs Master Suite rises to a unique loft space with French doors that overlooks the open living space below. The master bath has cathedral ceiling and skylight. Possible expansion in the lower level with sliders to the outdoor patio. Central air, 1st floor laundry, 2 car garage. Prime community of homeowners invested in this always desirable neighborhood - offering excellent access to all of Westford's services, amenities and award winning school system.
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February 23 at 12:30 PM to 2:00 PM
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Location: 163 Westview Drive, Westford, MA 01886    Get Directions

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Posted by St. Martin Team on 2/20/2020


88 North Main, Westford, MA 01886

Rental

$1,595
Price

4
Rooms
1
Beds
1
Baths
Interior photos a little dark, but this 1 bedroom, second floor condo has plenty of natural light coming through the oversized insulated windows. Renovated condo with newer kitchen featuring maple cabinets, granite countertops, stainless steel appliances, newer carpeting in bedroom and HW flooring in main area features an open concept living area and high ceilings. Central A/C and coin op washer and dryer in basement for your convenience. Sunny office space has access to deck overlooking lightly wooded back yard. Tenant pays own utilities, assigned 2 off street tandem type parking spaces. The apartment advertised may no longer be available for rental.
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No scheduled Open Houses

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Posted by St. Martin Team on 2/20/2020

There is no right or wrong time to sell a home. However, it is important to remember that selling a home is a life-changing decision. And as such, the decision to sell a home should not be taken lightly.

If you are unsure about whether now is the right time to add your house to the real estate market, there is no need to stress. For those who understand all of their options, they can make an informed decision about selling a residence.

Meanwhile, if you ultimately decide to list your residence, there are several things you can do to boost the likelihood of enjoying a successful home selling experience. These include:

1. Analyze Your Home's Condition

The condition of your home can have far-flung effects on your home selling experience. If you allocate time and resources to analyze your house's condition, you may be able to identify problems that otherwise could slow down the home selling journey. Then, you can address these issues before they escalate.

Oftentimes, it helps to conduct a home inspection before you list your residence. This inspection will enable you to quickly identify any underlying problems with your residence and determine the best ways to correct these issues.

2. Learn About the Local Housing Market

The local housing market may impact how much a buyer is willing to pay for your residence. For example, if an abundance of high-quality residences is available, a buyer has no shortage of options at his or her disposal. In this instance, home sellers likely will need to do everything possible to stir up interest in their houses due to the sheer volume of properties available to buyers.

If you learn about the local housing market, you can determine whether a buyer's or seller's market is in place. For instance, if the number of homes exceeds the number of property buyers, the real estate market likely favors buyers. Or, if the number of homebuyers exceeds the number of top-notch homes available, the real estate market likely favors sellers.

Don't forget to review the prices of homes in your city or town that are comparable to your own, either. That way, you can use this housing market data to establish a competitive initial asking price for your residence.

3. Collaborate with a Real Estate Agent

A real estate agent is a home selling expert who can guide you along each stage of the property selling journey. As a result, a real estate agent will make it easy for you to sell your home and maximize your house sale earnings.

In addition, a real estate agent can provide helpful resources as you navigate the home selling journey. And if you ever have home selling concerns or queries, a real estate agent is prepared to respond to them.

Ready to list your residence? Take advantage of the aforementioned tips, and you could reap the benefits of a successful home selling experience.




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