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Old 10-18-2010, 12:43 PM
 
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I will be working in norwood and my husband in framingham. What would be good towns so that both our commutes are reasonable and we are also not too far from the city. So far i can think of natick coz dover/sherborn etc are too expensive and not sure about medfield, holliston etc. they seem to be far away from the city and seem a bit rural.
What are our chances of finding a new colonial (3bed/2bath with 2 car garage) in natick for about 500K? so far it seems impossible
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Old 10-18-2010, 01:30 PM
 
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Thanks for your reply, ya splits are not our style. All we saw in our price range were crappy 100 year old ranches/splits with no AC, no garage, not so great neighborhoods ....so depressing
Btw How do these people expect to attract any buyers without any pictures?
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Old 10-18-2010, 01:34 PM
 
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Sorry for previous post. It is under contract. What about Framingham? New construction there on Swift Rd for well under 500k.


86R Swift Rd, Framingham, MA 01702 | MLS# 71100704

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Old 10-18-2010, 01:37 PM
 
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We don't want Framingham, too much commute for me and not so stellar reputation.
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Old 10-18-2010, 01:45 PM
 
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There was one new one in Holliston for $529K. Holliston is lovely, but as you said it is a bit rural. Think you might have to do some compromising somewhere to get a new build though.
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Old 10-18-2010, 02:28 PM
 
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It would be very tough to find a new colonial of that size & price range in Natick. You can find a few in Holliston & Hopkinton.
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Old 10-18-2010, 02:37 PM
 
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I don't know if you're open to townhomes/condos but there are a few newer or completely remodeled condos of that size in towns like Needham that would put you a little closer to the city.
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Old 10-18-2010, 03:51 PM
 
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that's depressing!
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Old 10-18-2010, 04:56 PM
 
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I know. Just curious, have you thought about an older home that's renovated/well maintained? New construction prices are still pretty out of sight.
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Old 10-18-2010, 05:19 PM
 
Location: Massachusetts & Hilton Head, SC
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that's depressing!
Yes, it can be if you want a brand new home. The problem in the greater Boston area is that vacant land is scarce, so lots are very expensive.
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