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 Enjoy Scenic Views of Muddy Cove Pond
 2121 Elm St. Dighton MA 02715

Offer at: $389,900 | 3 Bedrooms | 1.5 Bath | 2,272 S.F. Living Area

35 Glenwood Ave Westport

This lovely 10 room Gambrel Colonial is set in the heart of Dighton and features scenic views of Muddy Cove Pond with 3 bedrooms and 1.5 baths. The original home dates back to the mid to late 1700's and has been well maintained with many updates. The first floor features a mud room entry off the driveway that leads to a recently renovated kitchen, a large laundry and storage room, and a sunroom that leads to a flagstone patio that looks out at the yard and pond. You will also find a full bath, a charming foyer entry, and a living room, dining room and first floor bedroom all with exposed beams and hardwood floors. Upstairs you will discover 2 more bedrooms, a den, a half bath and a storage room. One of the bedrooms has an additional room that would make a great walk-in closet or home office. Schedule a tour today!


Thinking of Selling?

How Much is Your Home Worth?How Much is Your Home Worth? Maybe More Than You Think!
We analyze home values and determine market prices every day. Many online sites offer an automated valuation with the intent to obtain your contact information, which is then sold, and your phone starts ringing, or your email blows up with unwanted messages. This won't happen with us! We do not sell or share your contact information and you will get a detail home valuation delivered to your email with no obligation!


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Posted by Christopher Terry on September 28th, 2022 12:36 PM

Happy Labor Day


Kathy Salmon RE


New to Market & Open House
80 Bluff Ave Swansea MA 02777
Open House - Sunday, September 4th, 10:30 AM - Noon
Open House - Tuesday, September 6th, 5:30 - 7 PM

80 Bluff Ave Swansea MA 02777

Offered at $549,900 | 2 Family | 2 Bedrooms Each | One Car Garage | Waterfront

Rare find! Multi-family home on the waterfront in Swansea MA! This well-maintained home has been owned by multiple generations and is now coming on the market for the first time! The first floor features an open floor plan, with a recently renovated bathroom, mini-split air conditioning, stainless kitchen appliances, fresh paint, hardwood floors, two bedrooms and amazing water views. The second floor also features amazing water views with an open floor plan, an updated bathroom, hardwood floors, two bedrooms, also with a mini-split AC, access to a cover patio in the front of the house and a private deck off the back overlooking the water. The basement has a common area workshop/utility room and laundry room and a recreation room/family room with a full bath with the heat, electric and AC all tied to the first-floor unit. This home has a one car garage, multiple built-in storage nooks and a pull-down ladder to the attic for even more storage. Don't let this go without taking a tour!


Back on Market
35 Glenwood Ave. Westport MA 02790
Open House - Saturday, August 6th, 10AM - Noon

For Sale 35 Glenwood Ave Westport MA

Offer at: $379,900 | 2 Bedrooms | 1 Bath | 2 Car Garage | 1400 S.F. Living Area

35 Glenwood Ave Westport

Located at the end of a dead-end street this lovely ranch style home offers a two-car garage, a nice size yard and features a bright, open and spacious interior. Skylights and bay windows provide plenty of natural light in the bright and open living area with a door off the dining room the leads to the back yard. The bedrooms are at the end of a roomy hallway, and the den has built in shelving and a closet. Plus, the nice size mud room off the side entry and kitchen makes a great bonus space.


New to Market & Open House!
15 Berkmans St Worcester MA 01602
Open House - Saturday, September 3rd, 11 - 1
Open House - Sunday, September 4th, 11 - 115 Berkmans St Worcester MA15 Berkmans St Worcester

Situated on a quiet street, truly a must-see property. Each unit has two spacious bedrooms with potential to convert into three-bedroom units by utilizing one of the double parlors as a bedroom. This property offers kitchens areas with the ability to convert into eat-in style kitchens in all three units. Also, additional galley style kitchen areas with a sink and additional cabinetry/ counterspace. First and Second floor have been very well maintained. Third floor unit was completely renovated and very well kept. First and Second floor units are and will remain vacant will in order to accommodate for owner-occupants. Third floor is currently being occupied, but the tenant will be moving, and the unit will be delivered vacant upon closing. Property offers one driveway along the left side for off-street parking. There is large sized yard along the right side of the building allowing for the potential to add more off-street parking or simply use in addition with the private backyard.



Price Improvement!
23 Shore Dr. Mattapoisett MA

Home for Sale 23 Shore Dr Mattapoisett MALocation, Location. Location! If location is everything, then this home is for you!
Price Improvement! $1,100,000 | 2 Bedrooms | 2 Baths | 1797 s.f.

Located in Harbor Beach, a lovely seaside community in Mattapoisett MA. This private association includes 2 beaches and a boat ramp. Enjoy beautiful sunrises and spectacular water views from this contemporary style beach home. The main level features an open living area with vaulted ceilings, exposed beams, a wood burning stove with multiple sliders leading to the large deck, inviting guests and family to stay and enjoy the amazing views and all that this community has to offer. Also on the main level are two nice size bedrooms with sliders to the deck looking out at the water and a full bath. Upstairs you will find a foyer area overlooking the main level, a large family room with drop-down cots, a home office, a second full bath and access to the roof top deck where you will discover more amazing views. Other features include an outdoor shower, a storage room for your beach and fishing gear, a large, covered patio area and a mooring. Plus, this home is being offered furnished!


Thinking of Selling?

How Much is Your Home Worth?How Much is Your Home Worth? Maybe More Than You Think!
We analyze home values and determine market prices every day. Many online sites offer an automated valuation with the intent to obtain your contact information, which is then sold, and your phone starts ringing, or your email blows up with unwanted messages. This won't happen with us! We do not sell or share your contact information and you will get a detail home valuation delivered to your email with no obligation!


Thinking about buying a home or investment property?

Buying a new home?

Thinking about buying a home? 
Make sure you understand what the process entails!
Check out our list of 9 steps you need to know to be ready!


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Posted by Christopher Terry on September 2nd, 2022 9:09 PM

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New Listing & Open House!
35 Glenwood Ave. Westport MA 02790
Open House - Saturday, August 6th, 10AM - Noon

For Sale 35 Glenwood Ave Westport MA

Offer at: $379,900 | 2 Bedrooms | 1 Bath | 2 Car Garage | 1400 S.F. Living Area

35 Glenwood Ave Westport

Located at the end of a dead-end street this lovely ranch style home offers a two-car garage, a nice size yard and features a bright, open and spacious interior. Skylights and bay windows provide plenty of natural light in the bright and open living area with a door off the dining room the leads to the back yard. The bedrooms are at the end of a roomy hallway, and the den has built in shelving and a closet. Plus, the nice size mud room off the side entry and kitchen makes a great bonus space.

Additional Pictues 35 Glenwood Ave WestportAdditional Photos 35 Glenwood Ave Westport MA


Coming Soon!
2 Family Home with In-law on the Water in Swansea MA!

Waterfront for Sale in Swansea MA

 Unit 1 - 2 Bedroom, 1 Bath | Unit 2 - 2 Bedroom, 1 Bath | Efficiency Unit in Basement

Open house scheduled for Friday, August 12th, 6:00 - 7:00 PM and Saturday, August 13th, 10 AM - Noon

For additional details contact Chris at 774-930-4595.



Price Improvement & Open House!
23 Shore Dr. Mattapoisett MA
Open House - Sunday, August 14th, 11 - 1

Home for Sale 23 Shore Dr Mattapoisett MALocation, Location. Location! If location is everything, then this home is for you!
Price Improvement! $1,175,000 | 2 Bedrooms | 2 Baths | 1797 s.f.

Located in Harbor Beach, a lovely seaside community in Mattapoisett MA. This private association includes 2 beaches and a boat ramp. Enjoy beautiful sunrises and spectacular water views from this contemporary style beach home. The main level features an open living area with vaulted ceilings, exposed beams, a wood burning stove with multiple sliders leading to the large deck, inviting guests and family to stay and enjoy the amazing views and all that this community has to offer. Also on the main level are two nice size bedrooms with sliders to the deck looking out at the water and a full bath. Upstairs you will find a foyer area overlooking the main level, a large family room with drop-down cots, a home office, a second full bath and access to the roof top deck where you will discover more amazing views. Other features include an outdoor shower, a storage room for your beach and fishing gear, a large, covered patio area and a mooring. Plus, this home is being offered furnished!

23 Shore Dr Picture CollageAdditional Photos of 23 Shore Dr Mattapoisett MA


Thinking of Selling?

How Much is Your Home Worth?How Much is Your Home Worth? Maybe More Than You Think!
We analyze home values and determine market prices every day. Many online sites offer an automated valuation with the intent to obtain your contact information, which is then sold, and your phone starts ringing, or your email blows up with unwanted messages. This won't happen with us! We do not sell or share your contact information and you will get a detail home valuation delivered to your email with no obligation!


Thinking about buying a home or investment property?

Buying a new home?

Thinking about buying a home? 
Make sure you understand what the process entails!
Check out our list of 9 steps you need to know to be ready!


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Posted by Christopher Terry on August 5th, 2022 1:54 PM

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New Listing!
23 Shore Dr. Mattapoisett MA
Open House - Saturday, July 23rd, 11 - 1

Home for Sale 23 Shore Dr Mattapoisett MALocation, Location. Location! If location is everything, then this home is for you!
$1,250,000 | 2 Bedrooms | 2 Baths | 1797 s.f.

Located in Harbor Beach, a lovely seaside community in Mattapoisett MA. This private association includes 2 beaches and a boat ramp. Enjoy beautiful sunrises and spectacular water views from this contemporary style beach home. The main level features an open living area with vaulted ceilings, exposed beams, a wood burning stove with multiple sliders leading to the large deck, inviting guests and family to stay and enjoy the amazing views and all that this community has to offer. Also on the main level are two nice size bedrooms with sliders to the deck looking out at the water and a full bath. Upstairs you will find a foyer area overlooking the main level, a large family room with drop-down cots, a home office, a second full bath and access to the roof top deck where you will discover more amazing views. Other features include an outdoor shower, a storage room for your beach and fishing gear, a large, covered patio area and a mooring. Plus, this home is being offered furnished!

23 Shore Dr Picture CollageAdditional Photos of 23 Shore Dr Mattapoisett MA


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Thinking of Selling?

How Much is Your Home Worth?How Much is Your Home Worth? Maybe More Than You Think!
We analyze home values and determine market prices every day. Many online sites offer an automated valuation with the intent to obtain your contact information, which is then sold, and your phone starts ringing, or your email blows up with unwanted messages. This won't happen with us! We do not sell or share your contact information and you will get a detail home valuation delivered to your email with no obligation!


Thinking about buying a home or investment property?

Buying a new home?

Thinking about buying a home? 
Make sure you understand what the process entails!
Check out our list of 9 steps you need to know to be ready!


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Posted by Christopher Terry on July 22nd, 2022 1:15 PM

MASS SAVE

Have you heard of MASS SAVE? 

Whether you have or haven't I'm sure you will be surprised at just how much money you could save through the Mass Save program. I've known about the program for years. In fact, I've used the program to help with the cost of replacing heating systems. But even though I've used it, I still didn't know about all the benefits the program offers.

Instead of detailing the benefits of the program here and all the ways it can be used or how it works, I thought it might be best to simply share the MASS SAVE website. There's a lot of information there but it is easy to navigate.

Visit: https://www.masssave.com/en/learn/residential and see for yourself.

Whether your home is new, old or somewhere in between, this program can help you save $$. Call me at 774-930-4595 if you have questions.

Oh, and feel free to share this blog post with your friends and family. They'll be glad you did!


Christopher Terry
EZ Home Search Real Estate

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Posted by Christopher Terry on July 15th, 2022 3:40 PM

Get a scary good deal on a new house!

 Have a friend or family member thinking about buying a new home? Lots of people think that now might not be a good time because it's not necessarily the "busy" real estate season. But as a buyer, that's not such a bad thing! October is a great month to be in the market to become a homeowner. 

 Many buyer's (and some sellers too) start there search by touring local open houses. Do you know someone that has thought about making a move? Here's two opportunities for this weekend! Consider sharing this newsletter with them. Who knows, one of these homes maybe just when they are looking for!

Swansea - Off Gardners Neck Rd

Great example of a Mid-Century Modern Contemporary Style Home!
One block from the water off Gardners Neck Rd!
Over 1700 s.f. on One Level
3 Bedrooms, 2 Baths
$379,900
CLICK HERE to TOUR!

Somerset - Corner Lot on Lafayette St

Well Maintained Ranch Home Located on a Corner Lot
Central AC
 Beautiful Hardwood Floors
 Partially Finished Basement
3 Bedrooms, 1 Bath, Large Garage 
$340,000
CLICK HERE to TOUR 

Taunton - No Open House This Weekend But Easy to Show!

Tucked away in a very private setting, this immaculate raised ranch has all
the amenities your are looking for!
3 Bedrooms, 2 Baths, Central Air, Hardwood Floors, Granite Tops
$479,999
CLICK HERE to TOUR 

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Posted by Christopher Terry on October 14th, 2021 9:17 AM

Spectacular Waterfront Home in Somerset MA

Sometimes the home of your dreams has been right there all along,  you just never thought to look!

That could be said about this stunning home just off of Lees River Ave in Somerset MA. Wake up to scenic views every morning all while enjoying the tasteful interior this home has to offer.

429 Enterprise Drive, Somerset MA

$729,900

4 Bedrooms | 3.5 Baths

Christopher Terry
774-930-4595
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Posted by Christopher Terry on August 25th, 2021 4:37 PM


Don't forget to factor in closing costs when considering a home sale or purchase. EZ Home Search is experienced at assisting both buyers and sellers when it comes to closings. E-mail or call me today at (508) 646-4777 if your needs include a professional REALTOR® ready for the business side of buying and selling.


Expected closing costs

There are certain basic expenses accompanying closing the sale of a house. These expenses are usually split between the buyer and seller, as directed in the sales contract. Many are conventional, but there are nuances to each, so you'll want a real estate expert in Massachusetts to help guide you through the transaction.


Costs pertaining to your loan to be paid at closing    (Click here for more information)

  • Points (optional)
  • Appraisal Fee
  • Credit Report
  • Interest Payment
  • Escrow Account

At closing, the following taxes are usually paid    (Click here for more information)

  • Property Taxes
  • Transfer Taxes and Recording Fees

Insurance fees due at closing    (Click here for more information)

  • Homeowners Insurance
  • Flood or Quake Insurance (optional)
  • Private Mortgage Insurance (PMI) (optional)
  • Title Insurance


Sellers: As we get through the details of your deal, I'll not only work to get the optimal sales price, but I'll also advocate for reduced closing costs. And once we've reached an agreement, I'll walk you through the closing costs so you know exactly what you're paying for.


Buyers: If you're buying a house in Bristol County, you will be given a "Good Faith Estimate" (GFE) of closing costs within three days of submitting your loan application. The estimate is based on the loan officer's prior experience and is required to be within a suitable range so you're not startled when you come to the closing table. I'll be willing to look at the GFE with you, answering your questions and highlighting any estimates that are uncertain.

Posted by Christopher Terry on July 17th, 2021 12:38 PM

Update: If you saw this post from earlier in the month and have an interest in what has been going on with the local real estate market then you might find this latest graphic update interesting:

Listing Inventory 2019 vs 2020

What a difference 3 weeks can make!

Inventory has fallen off by another 1000 homes in the state in only 3 weeks! Below is my post from earlier this month. Take a look and if you have thought about selling your home check out the seller section of our site for great information on how to prepare your home for sale, or just give me a call. I'll walk you though the process, from start to finish, all with no obligation! 

I've been thinking about how to best convey what is happening in the real estate market here in Massachusetts and on the South Coast without sounding like I'm begging you to sell your home. So, I thought I'd start with a few graphics.

What a Difference a Year Makes!

Today, there are only 4361 single family homes on the market in all of Massachusetts! 5 years ago, at this time, we had over 11,200.  And inventory is down over 50% from this time last year. In addition, this data tool includes homes that are in a "contingency" status when calculating on market inventory. So, when you factor in that a percentage of the listed inventory is "continent" then far last than 4361 homes are actually available. Until last week, inventory in Massachusetts had not fallen below 5,000 homes since records started being kept.

"That's interesting but what's happening locally?" Well, I'm glad you asked! Let's see.

It's not any better for home buyer's looking throughout Bristol County with inventory down over 57% from last year. 

"What about Fall River?" Thanks for asking! Let's see...

You have to feel for these families trying to find a place to call home when in the entire city there are only 37 homes to consider. That's homes, some of which are "contingent", at all prices points! Challenging to say the least, especially when you are on a budget!

"Is there any good news if you are a home buyer?" Yes, yes there is! 30 year mortgage interest rates hit a new record low last week! When borrowing money at these incredibly low rates, even when factoring in the home price increases, it's still can be cheaper to buy a home this year than it was a year ago!

So, I'm not begging you to list your home for sale.  But the market is starving for inventory, so if you have a property that you have considered selling I can't imagine a better market than now! 

Check out the seller section of our site for great information on how to prepare your home for sale, or just give me a call. I'll walk you though the process, from start to finish, all with no obligation! 


 Christopher Terry
 EZ Home Search Real Estate
 www.ezhomesearch.net
 chris@ezhomesearch.net
 508-646-4777

P.S. I know there is a tendency to set this aside, but don't wait! The unique market conditions that we are seeing won't last forever! Call 508-646-4777 or email me today! 

Posted by Christopher Terry on December 30th, 2020 10:40 AM

May Sellers: Don’t Wait—You Can Still Tackle A Home Sale During a Pandemic

The coronavirus may have transformed life as we know it, but the business of buying and selling homes? That’s still going strong.

It’s true that selling a home looks very different during COVID-19 than it does in normal times. However, that doesn’t mean that sellers need to wait until the pandemic has passed in order to sell their home and move on to their next one. 

In fact, according to a HomeLight survey of top real estate agents shortly after the pandemic struck in March 2020, more than 60 percent of agents still characterized their local housing markets as sellers’ markets.

So how do you tackle a home sale during a pandemic? Here are some selling tips to help you during the coronavirus.

Get creative with virtual showings and tours. 

While in-person showings are greatly reduced due to concerns about spreading the virus, video tours and virtual walk-throughs can give potential buyers the information they need to either move forward or look elsewhere. 

Invest in a video tour by hiring a real estate video company. Ensure that the company you work with takes safety precautions, like having any videographers wear a mask, gloves, and booties while they’re in your home. 

If you’d rather not have someone else in your home, work with your agent to record your own video on your phone—it’s not ideal, but it’s certainly permissible in this environment! Buyers want to be able to tour homes during coronavirus from the safety of their devices, so anything you can do to make that easier will help you immensely. 

Ask your agent to carefully screen buyers. 

Sight-unseen home purchases are occurring, but they’re still very few and far between. Most buyers will still want to see your home in person before making an offer. 

The difference now is that most agents are screening buyers very carefully before granting any in-person showing requests. This could mean requiring that buyers be pre-qualified for the amount of the mortgage they’d need, and have a pre-approval letter or proof of funds they can show you, as well as having buyers do a “preliminary showing” by driving or walking by the home and exploring the surrounding neighborhood or environs.

Take safety precautions at all times. 

Exercise social distancing from your agent and anyone else you need to engage with during the process at all times. This may mean doing things a bit differently, like driving in a separate car from your agent while looking for your own new home.

If you’re allowing people into your home for a showing, do whatever you can to reduce the need for them to touch anything: turn on all lights, open all doors, and ask that buyers wear gloves, masks, and booties. You or your agent should disinfect everything before and after the showing, and wear your own protective gear if you’ll be on the property while anyone else is.

Selling your home during coronavirus will be different, but it can absolutely be done. By working with a great real estate agent and taking the right precautions, you’ll be placing a “Sold” sign in your yard in no time. 



Posted by Christopher Terry on May 18th, 2020 5:21 PM

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