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News and Happenings for Franklin, MA

May 26, 2020

Franklin, MA a perennial Safest City

Franklin, MA has been named one of the nation’s safest cities in every annual Top 100 Safest Cities report published by NeighborhoodScout, the demographics and crime-trends […]
May 19, 2020

363 Oak St, Franklin, MA

363 Oak Street in Franklin, MA is a classic center hall colonial that gives you the space you need to work from home AND the location […]
May 18, 2020

Buying your first home

So you’re thinking about buying your first home – congratulations!  Owning your own home is a major step forward in life.  Buying that first home requires […]
March 1, 2020
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Plastic checkout bags banned in Franklin, MA

Starting July 1, 2020, the use of plastic checkout bags by retailers in Franklin, MA shall become illegal under a new town ordinance recently promulgated by […]
February 22, 2020
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Community Preservation Act may be in Franklin’s future

Franklin, MA Town Administrator Jamie Hellen recently made a presentation to the Franklin Town Council advocating that Franklin consider participating in the Massachusetts Community Preservation Act […]
February 6, 2020
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Franklin has its share of Top One Percenters

The Boston Globe recently reported on the number of million-dollar earners living in each Massachusetts city or town. For communities in I-495/I-95 region of the Commonwealth, […]
February 2, 2020

All-time high prices at Spruce Pond Village Condominiums

A price surge in 2019 has put the average sale price of condos at Spruce Pond Village in Franklin, MA at an all-time high! At $381,286, […]
February 2, 2020

Highwood condo prices at 14 year high

2019 saw the average sale price at the Highwood Condominiums in Franklin, MA rise 3.2% to hit a fourteen year high. 2019 was the seventh of […]
February 2, 2020
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Stone Ridge Condos’ average sale price dips fractionally in 2019

After seven straight years of gains, the average sale price of townhomes at the Stone Ridge Condominiums in Franklin, MA took a slight breather in 2019. […]
January 27, 2020

Prices soar at Franklin Crossing Condominiums in 2019

The average sale price of condos at Franklin Crossing soared 14.8% in 2019 to hit an all-time high, according to data maintained by the MLS serving […]
January 22, 2020
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Record high home prices as 2020 gets underway

The median sale price of single-family homes sold in Massachusetts hit a new record high in 2019, according to data maintained by MLS-PIN. The largest Multiple […]
December 8, 2019

Title 5 regulations in MA

Because so many Massachusetts residents encounter the arcane realm of septic systems and MA’s Title 5 regulations only when buying or selling a home, it’s helpful […]