News and Happenings for Franklin, MA

January 21, 2019
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Franklin Cultural District a milestone for Franklin, MA

The designation of an official cultural district in Franklin, MA was recently announced by the Massachusetts Cultural Council (MCC ).  The new Franklin Cultural District should […]
January 15, 2019
Stone Ridge Condos Franklin MA

Average sale price at Stone Ridge tops $300K in 2018

The average sale price of condos at Stone Ridge in Franklin, MA exceeded $300,000 in 2018.  This was only the second time in the history of […]
January 15, 2019
Chestnut Ridge Condos Franklin MA

Sale prices at Chestnut Ridge hit thirteen year high

For the second year in a row, the average annual sale price at the Chestnut Ridge Condos in Franklin, MA exceeded $400,000 in 2018.  At $417,956, […]
January 14, 2019

Highwood average sale price rises over eight percent in 2018

The average sale price of units at the Highwood Condos in Franklin, MA rose 8.1 percent in 2018 to $223,229. It was the highest annual average […]
January 11, 2019
Franklin Crossing Condos Franklin MA

Franklin Crossing remains a bargain after strong 2018

Condo sales were spirited at the Franklin Crossing Condominiums in Franklin, MA during 2018.  Ten Franklin Crossing units sold in 2018 on MLS-PIN, a sharp increase […]
January 9, 2019

Mortgage rate drop rescues MA real estate at end of 2018

A sharp decline in mortgage rates last November materially boosted what had been a flagging Massachusetts real estate market in the final quarter of 2018.  The […]
December 10, 2018

How to have your home pass the smoke/CO detector inspection

Massachusetts mandates that every home have working smoke detectors and carbon monoxide (CO) detectors.  The state requires that every home be inspected by the local fire […]
November 23, 2018

Outlook for real estate in 2019 after 2018’s market slowdown

The real estate market in Massachusetts weakened noticeably in the last quarter of 2018, mirroring the slowing pace of home sales in most regions of the […]
November 14, 2018

Kennedy Elementary commended for excellence

In 2018, the Commissioner of the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DESE) commended the John F. Kennedy Memorial Elementary School in Franklin, MA for […]
October 27, 2018

Franklin High a Top 50 School

Franklin High School ranked in the top 50 of all public high schools in Greater Boston in a recent survey released by Boston Magazine. In producing […]
October 21, 2018

Demand for homes cools while MA economy sizzles

The beleaguered Massachusetts home buyer finally got a break this fall after years of relentlessly low listing inventories and skyrocketing home prices: there has been a […]
October 7, 2018

MCAS scores at Franklin elementary schools exceed state average

The 2018 Massachusetts Comprehensive Assessment System (MCAS) exam results were recently published by the Massachusetts Department of Elementary and Secondary Education (DOE).  The good news for […]