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Posted by Afonso Real Estate on 7/8/2020

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Burglary is one of the more common types of crimes in the US today. Every day, many homeowners wake up or get back from work to discover their homes robbed. Given the financial, psychological, and physical damage that can happen, protecting your home is always ideal. You dont have to be a victim. Put a security system in place to protect your home.

A range of home security systems are available. Deciding on which one could be a daunting task. To save you time and stress, here are some tips on how to select a security monitoring system for your residence.

Survey your home.

The first thing you need to do is to survey your home and assess its security needs. Start by counting the doors, windows, and other entry points. Check the distance of the doors and windows from where you intend to install the controls. Knowing this is essential as it will help you know the coverage of the wireless system or the length of the wires needed.

Know where to place the controls.

Place the controls somewhere only you will have quick access to. Many people prefer the control pads close to the main door. But that's not a promising idea because others can easily find it. According to security experts, it is best to place the control pads in an area that guests will not have easy access. A good example is your bedroom. 

Consider the people who live with you.

If you intend to go with motion detectors, consider movement in your home during the night. If you have kids or older parents that move around at night or you have pets that pace the house at odd hours, it is highly likely that they might trigger the alarm and cause a disturbance. Triggering the alarm system that alerts the police department may cause them to respond to a false alarm from your home.

Research the Security company.

Reputation is key. Although there are security systems that you can install yourself, working with a licensed and trustworthy security company is an optimal consideration. They will recommend the perfect system for your home and even give you useful tips to protect better protect your home. 

Be sure to ask the following questions;

How long have they been operating?

What services do they offer?

Do they carry out background checks on their employees?

Do they lease or sell their security systems?

Do they offer a warranty?

Finding the perfect home security system is vital because it assures you that your home is well protected. To get more information about the types of home security systems available, and how installing one can help you gain peace of mind, ask your agent for a recommendation for a reputable security service.





Posted by Afonso Real Estate on 7/1/2020

This Single-Family in Milford, MA recently sold for $445,000. This Split Entry style home was sold by - Afonso Real Estate.


4 Nicholas Rd, Milford, MA 01757

Single-Family

$440,000
Price
$445,000
Sale Price

9
Rooms
5
Beds
3
Baths
Neighborhood cul-de-sac location~ Spacious Georgian Split ~ three bedrooms, two baths on the first level has Family room AND living room AND dining room AND eat in kitchen AND lower level with additional bathroom,, office/bedroom with cedar closet, AND separate workshop! Floor to ceiling stone fireplace for cozy nights, oak hardwoods stairs, fenced in yard.

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Posted by Afonso Real Estate on 7/1/2020

This Condo in Hopedale, MA recently sold for $265,000. This style home was sold by - Afonso Real Estate.


163 Laurelwood, Hopedale, MA 01747

Condo

$254,900
Price
$265,000
Sale Price

5
Rooms
2
Beds
2/1
Full/Half Baths
This beautifully maintained Amherst style condo is move-in ready. This property features a light-filled, eat-in kitchen with Plantation Shutters, Corian counters, and a tiled backsplash. A spacious living room with slider leading out to the larger sized Trex deck overlooking the private wooded back. The 2nd floor boasts 2 large bedrooms with plenty of closet space. The bath has a double sink vanity with granite countertops and updated cabinetry. Enjoy the nicely finished walkout lower level with a full bath. Perfect for guests/teen suite the possibilities are endless. Come see for your self!!

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Posted by Afonso Real Estate on 7/1/2020

For those who are on the lookout for a great house, it may be beneficial to explore homes in small towns. In fact, there are many reasons to pursue a small town residence, and these include:

1. You can avoid the hustle and bustle of big city living.

Purchasing a house in the city may prove to be difficult. In many instances, competition for houses near city attractions and landmarks is fierce. Also, owning a home in the city may require you to pay high costs for taxes, parking and more.

Comparatively, small town living often provides a breath of fresh air, particularly for those who want to avoid the hustle and bustle of a big city. Small town homes are available in a variety of sizes and styles. Perhaps best of all, purchasing a small town house typically won't force you to break your budget.

2. You can live close to loved ones.

If family members and friends live in a small town, it may be beneficial to join them. And if you kick off a search for a home in the small town of your choice, you can live near loved ones.

Of course, prior to starting a small town home search, you may want to learn about the local housing market. If you possess housing market data and insights, you can tailor your property buying strategy accordingly.

3. You can find a superior house at a budget-friendly price.

Small town homes may be more affordable than their big city counterparts. Therefore, a buyer who wants to find the best value for a home may want to narrow his or her house search to properties in small towns.

When it comes to searching for a small town home, there are lots of exceptional options available across the United States. As such, determining exactly where to pursue a small town home sometimes can be challenging.

Thankfully, hiring a real estate agent is a viable option for all buyers, at all times. A real estate agent can teach a buyer about the housing market in any small town. By doing so, this housing market professional can help a buyer take the guesswork out of finding and purchasing a small town residence.

A real estate agent is happy to provide plenty of assistance at each stage of the property buying journey. He or she will set up small town home showings and keep a buyer up to date about properties that match this individual's criteria. Plus, if a buyer finds his or her ideal small town residence, a real estate agent will help this individual submit a competitive offer to purchase.

For those who want to pursue a small town residence, there is no reason to work alone. If you hire a real estate agent today, you can receive extensive support as you conduct a search for a home in the small town of your choice.




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Posted by Afonso Real Estate on 6/29/2020

This Condo in Milford, MA recently sold for $280,222. This Townhouse style home was sold by - Afonso Real Estate.


14 Country Club Lane, Milford, MA 01757

Condo

$269,900
Price
$280,222
Sale Price

5
Rooms
2
Beds
2/1
Full/Half Baths
If you have ever wanted to live in the highly desirable Milford Country Club, this is the condo you have been waiting for. This particular unit is very private and one of the most secluded in the whole complex. This is what is called a large L unit. Both master bedroom and guest bedroom have full private baths. Fireplaced living room, large dining room and eat-in kitchen all leading out onto a covered deck for great summertime entertaining. Beautiful sunset views from the living room and covered deck. Close to Rte. 140, Rte. 495, Rte.16, and MA Pike. Condo fee includes 9 hole, par 3 golf course, putting green, swimming pool, and enclosed tennis court. All potential buyers must sign Covid-19 Disclosure prior to showing. This can be downloaded from MLS by a buyers agent. Must be turned in at the time of showing. All offers will be submitted to the seller on Monday, May 11 at 5 pm.






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