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Posted by Granite Group Realtors on 5/25/2018

This Single-Family in Hanover, MA recently sold for $875,000. This Colonial style home was sold by - Granite Group Realtors.

24 Rose Hill Rd, Hanover, MA 02339


Sale Price

Full/Half Baths
Pristine, picturesque colonial sits prominently on peaceful cul de sac in one of Hanover's premier, sought after neighborhoods. Spacious kitchen where you can enjoy celebrations of everyday life boasts maple cabinets, granite counters, double oven and sinks,roomy island, great pantry, generously sized dining area.Expansive dining room with custom ceiling. Fabulous family room with gorgeous custom wood work over gas fireplace. Hardwoods throughout 1st floor. Split hardwood stairways lead to generously sized master suite with plenty of privacy, walk in closet plus additional double closets, gorgeous renovated master bath w/ separate sinks and spectacular tiled shower. Three other generously sized bedrooms. 2nd floor laundry with wet sink. Finished walk out lower level with full bath has huge potential for in-law, extended family or au pair suite. Three season room leads to backyard sanctuary w/ heated in-ground pool, lush plantings; the ideal spot for entertaining. Welcome to Hanover!

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Posted by Granite Group Realtors on 5/21/2018

12 Marion Street, Quincy, MA 02170

Wollaston Heights



Approx. GLA
Extra Large Wollaston Heights 2 family located just a 5 minute walk to new Red Line T station (in the process of being built) shopping and restaurants. Both units have high ceilings and good living space. Upper unit has 2 levels with Loft style BR and full bath. This all gas home has updated heating systems and roof. Located on a pretty side street surrounded by other beautiful homes. Shown by appointment only. For privacy- no interior photos.
Open House
No scheduled Open Houses

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Posted by Granite Group Realtors on 5/20/2018

If you have seen your latest credit score and feel like youíre less than financially fit, donít fret. Thereís plenty of reasons why people end up with bad credit. Thereís also plenty of things that you can do to amend and work with your bad credit. 

The Factors

Mortgage lenders look at a variety of factors when it comes to your credit and determining if youíre ready for a home loan. These include:

  • Age of credit
  • Payment history
  • Amount of credit debt

If you have opened new accounts frequently or ran up credit card balances without paying them down, these behaviors could negatively affect your credit score. 

Changing Your Habits

Just changing one of these bad habits can help your credit score in a positive way. This also means that a bad credit score doesnít equal not being able to get a home loan. Your home loan may just come at a higher price. 

What If Youíre Turned Down For A Loan?

You can ask your lender why youíre unable to get a loan. Some possible reasons that youíre getting rejected:

  • Missed credit card payments
  • Failure to pay a loan
  • Bankruptcy
  • Overdue taxes
  • Seeking a loan outside of what you can afford
  • Legal judgements
  • Collection agencies

If you have defaulted on a loan, missed payments or filed for bankruptcy, chances are that youíll have trouble securing a home loan. Other factors that can affect your credit score include negative legal judgements that have affected your credit, or having a collection agency after you. 

How To Fix It

If you have bad credit, itís not the end of the world. Itís possible that lenders can give you a loan if your credit score isnít too low. You could, however, face higher interest rates as a penalty for a low credit score. This is due to the fact that youíre more likely to default on a loan based on your risk factors. 

You can improve your credit score by:

Keeping existing accounts open

Refraining from opening new accounts

Trying not to approach too many lenders to find the right interest rate. Every time you get a credit check, it affects your score. 

Finding A Loan

Signs of bad credit can take awhile to disappear from your credit report. Sometimes, you have the opportunity to explain to lenders what these factors are in detail so you can secure the loan. There are even mortgage companies that assist you through the loan process to give you a boost in getting the loan.

FHA Loans

FHA loans are a great program option especially for people with bad credit. These loans offer low down payment options and have lower credit score standards. FHA loans have been helping people to secure their first homes since 1934.

If you have bad credit, the dream of home ownership is still possible. If youíre early in the process, get to work and keep that credit score up so that when you head out to apply for a loan, youíll be able to secure it.         

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Posted by Granite Group Realtors on 5/13/2018

This Single-Family in Quincy, MA recently sold for $430,000. This Cape style home was sold by - Granite Group Realtors.

392 Belmont St, Quincy, MA 02170



Sale Price

Holding out for character and charm? We don't think that's too much to ask either. That's why we fell in love with this 1940's Cape set near the top of Wollaston Hill with seasonal views of Furnace Brook Golf Course. Character and craftsmanship throughout this efficient floor plan. First floor living if needed and room to expand the second floor a bonus. Current owners appreciated having room for their piano and home office. So if you are also searching for a flexible floor plan come check out this smashing new listing! Walking distance to public transportation means you can leave the car in the garage. Systems have been updated along with the kitchen and bath, allowing you to cozy up by the fireplace and be happy your home search is over! Stop by one of the three open houses, everyone will have a chance to see this gem, offer deadline is Monday March 5th by 6pm.

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Posted by Granite Group Realtors on 5/13/2018

If you donít have a dedicated playroom space in your home, you may feel as though toys and children have taken over. Toys, games, stuffed animals, coloring books, and crayons may be all over the house if children donít have their own space to play. 

It doesnít have to be this way. There are a few options that you can use to let your kids have their space, and the adults have theirs. You donít need to move just to find a home that has an area for kids to play. Read on for some ideas to help you stay stylish yet kid-friendly in your home.    

Versatile Furniture

Buying furniture that has a couple of purposes can be handy when you have kids. A coffee table with storage drawers can turn into a great place to store board games. An ottoman that has a storage component built in is a fantastic place to fantastic place to keep stuffed animals or action figures. When you have kids, finding ways to keep your style but allow children to play freely can be done easily with these types of furniture.   

Turn An Ordinary Shed Into A Magical Place

No matter what part of the country you live in, you can buy a small outdoor storage shed and turn it into a playroom. You can install portable heaters or fans in the shed for comfort. This space can become your childís playroom detached from the house with all the comforts of home. You might even consider a treehouse, but that may afford slightly less storage or possibilities than a storage shed.    

Use The Corner Of A Room

Kids donít have to take up the whole of a room. Consider giving little ones a corner of a room dedicated to their stuff. A small chair with a bookshelf and a few baskets of toys is all they need for a play space without fuss. Depending on the size of the room, you can even put a toy chest there for the playroom effect without the space.   

Use Baskets

Baskets are the next best things to furniture that has hidden storage. Baskets look pretty, and the contents are colorful, fun toys. Thereís not too much wrong with this solution! You can even give the dog a basket for his toys.   

Find Ways To Incorporate Kids Into The Rooms Of Your Home

You can get creative when it comes to living with children. Chalkboard walls. Tiny furniture and more items are available to make your kids comfortable yet creative and keep your home stylish. Consider a chalkboard wall that allows kids to change their artwork on the daily.

With a little creativity, your kids can feel at home without a playroom and without taking over the whole house.  

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