Archive for January, 2015

Homestead Funding – Fannie Mae’s HomeStyle Renovation Loan

Have you found a property that is right for you but it needs work?  Consider a Fannie Mae HomeStyle Renovation Loan. 

It can finance i to improve a property using the “after-improved appraisal value”.  There is just one mortgage and one closimg.

Loan Limits are 1 family $417,000      2 family  533,850    3 family   645,300      4 family   801,950

All renovations begin after closing.    You have 6 months to complete the renovations.  You can finance up to 6 months mortgage payments if home cannot be occupied.

Want more information – contact Chuck Hirbour at Homestead Funding –

office   978-251-8558     cell 978-835-2777  chirbour@homesteadfunding.com

There are a variety of loan options ut there to meet your needs.  This is just one of them.

Joan Parcewski    Woods Real Estate   joan@woodsre.com

978-376-3978        http://www.JoanParcewski.com   http://justforseniorsrealestate.com

 

It’s 2015 – What’s happening around the area this January?

In the hustle and bustle of our daily lives sometime we forget about what is happening around us – here are a few places to check out as we kick off 2015 – There is always something we can do that is different

American Textile Museum Lowell

American Textile Museum (Lowell) – Artist Textiles: Picasso to Warhol –  This display has been running since November 21st and will continue thru March 29th

Lowell Memorial Auditorium

Lowell Memorial Auditorium – Sesame Street Live – January 2nd through 4th with 5 shows!

Lowell Memorial Auditorium – Lowell Sun Charities Golden Gloves Charity Event – January 8th, 15th , 22nd. 29th 7pm

Weston Ski Track

Weston Ski Track Winter Trail Day – on Saturday, January 10th 9am to 2pm – is a national event designed to introduce everyone to the fun of being outside during the winter on cross-country skis or snowshoes.  You get a free snowshoeing trail pass, free snowshoe demos, and a free guided tour. Although some free snowshoes are available, they can only be used for 15-20 minutes per person in order to give everyone a chance to try them, but you can rent snowshoes and a pole at the regular rate of $13 ($7-$10 for kids & teens) if you want to spend a longer time on the trails.

Decordova Museum

Decordova Sculpture Park & Museum (Lincoln MA) – explore free on first Wednesday of the month – for individuals only – not intended for groups

 

Four Oaks Country Club in DracutBlizzard Blast, presented by Align Credit Union is a 4-6 mile Winter Obstacle Run that will be the only one of its kind in New England! Runners will be tested with a fun wintery obstacle course. There is “NO OFF SEASON this year, so grab your sneakers, gloves and winter hats as you look to take on the most exciting race of the year! – See more at: http://merrimackvalley.org/events/blizzard-blast#sthash.lei3Q7A9.dpuf – January 24th all day

Peak your interest – check around your town and surrounding towns – there are probably events hosted by your local library, local changes, restaurants and more.  Discover your local community!

Joan Parcewski     Woods Real Estate   http://www.JoanParcewski.com   c 978-376-3978  joan@woodsre.com

 

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