Wednesday, May 22, 2013
Find out what homes in the area were sold recently, and for realtors - add your own recently sold listings!
Click on the photo to look at a photo gallery of homes that sold in local communities during the last week. In the market for a new home? Be sure to check out our House Hunt column on Fridays for open houses in your area. Norwood Address: 18 Brierwood Lane Address: 14 Sunset Ave. Address: 70 Ellis Ave.
A look at houses for sale in Norwood Weekend of May 24.
Be sure to check back with Patch each week with new open houses in Norwood.
Who knew that you were able to walk into a dealership for lunch. The Jeep Grill, 56 Boston-Providence Tpke. in Norwood, is a great place to go for lunch if you're looking for made-to-order meals for under $12. Patch stopped by and ordered the BBQ Meatloaf Panini which was packed with flavor for only $8. For the same price you can also order a Grilled Salmon Wrap, Cajun Chicken Wrap and much more. Visit their Facebook page to get a complete menu and find out why Jeep Grill was chosen to be the Patch Pick for Lunch. Do you know a restaurant that should be the next Patch Pick for Lunch? Tell us in the comments section or email Tamara Starr at Tamara.Starr@patch.com.
Tuesday, May 21, 2013
Data from the Warren Group shows a drop in foreclosures in Norwood and Massachusetts.
When it comes to foreclosures, Norwood and the state are enjoying a drastic decrease. According to new data from the Warren Group, foreclosure petitions for the state dropped 82.42 percent in March 2013 compared to 2012. Total year to date petitions also dropped 52.16 percent "Overall, we're seeing foreclosures drop all over the country, but Massachusetts is exceptional in its reduction. The Mortgage Bankers Association reports that we rank 48th in foreclosures started in the first quarter of 2013," said The Warren Group CEO Timothy M. Warren Jr. "Foreclosure prevention efforts combined with a booming real estate market are leading to fewer foreclosures." In Norwood, foreclosure petitions in March dropped by 80 percent from five in March …
Looking for a place to rent in Norwood? Check out our rental properties widget!
Need a place to stay in Norwood? Check out this rental property widget that shows what apartments are available in town. Click on the purple house icons for more information. If you're looking for a home, make sure to check our open houses information.
Monday, May 20, 2013
Through customer donations, and a company donation, Dunkin' Donuts has donated more than $667K to One Fund Boston.
Dunkin' Donuts customers across New England donated more than $467,000 to the One Fund Boston. While getting their cup of joe or donuts, customers deposited money at registers at more than 2,000 Dunkin' Donuts franchises in Massachusetts, Connecticut, Rhode Island, New Hampshire, New York and Maine, according to the Dunkin' Donuts' website. "I am so grateful to our franchisees, employees and guests who came together to support The One Fund Boston," wrote Nigel Travis, CEO of Dunkin' Donuts. "In addition, Dunkin’ Brands and The Dunkin’ Donuts & Baskin-Robbins Community Foundation together donated an additional $200,000 to the The One Fund Boston." During a week-long collection, the Canton-based company was able to raise money for those …
Sunday, May 19, 2013
Check out this week's featured home in Norwood, courtesy of AOL Real Estate.
This home at 619 Neponset St. is being marketed for $319,900. This listing is represented by a REALTOR. Description from AOL Real Estate: Convenient location for this pretty cape, set on dead end street, featuring four bedrooms and two full baths, formal dining room with built in hutch, large fireplace living room, updated eat in kitchen, with patio doors to deck, Three bedrooms on 2nd floor with full bath. Gleaming hardwood on 1st floor, replacement windows, Roof (2000) Water heater (2008) gas heat, large fenced back yard. Great commute, easy access to the highways! Property Features:
Patch Places has all of the info on local restaurants, salons, shops and more—make it yours!
When Patch launched in Norwood in November 2010, editors and contributors ventured to local businesses to collect information for our directory. The result: Patch Places. Patch Places is the spot to find descriptions, hours, accepted payment methods and more for spots around town. You can even see what your neighbors think of a business before you try it or write your own review. But local businesses get extra bonuses when they claim their free listing. Owners or managers can sign in and search for their business. Underneath the photos, there is a box with the question: Do you own or manage this location? Claim it! Just click Claim it! and a form will pop up asking for contact information and authorization to claim it. Within a few days, …
Friday, May 17, 2013
Photos and information in this article are uploaded by local realtors and Norwood Patch.
Realtors, this is your space. Upload photos of the houses you're showing this weekend and enter the property's details in the caption. Selling your Norwood place without a realtor? Consider yourself invited to add your photos and details into the mix. Please upload one photo per open house listing and include the following information in the captions of all photos: Click on the big green "Upload Photos & Videos" button to get started. If you have any trouble getting the message out, send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Thursday, May 16, 2013
I'm hoping to drive my old beater into the ground before we need to get another car, but I'm on the lookout. What's your next car going to be?
My wife and I drive a perfectly good 2002 Nissan Sentra with 127,318 miles on it. "Stella" has four wheels and gets us from Point A to Point B. We've reached the stage in the life of the car where we don't repair body damage (as you can tell from the accompanying photo). I'm ashamed for my Dad to see it. But hey, it's paid for. Even though I'd love to get 200K miles out of Stella, she has some mechanical problems, like a seized bolt that has left the transmission fluid unchangeable for about eight years. She could conk out any old day. So we've been on the lookout for our next car. I'm paying attention to car commercials, asking friends about their cars. You know the feeling. We're looking for something that gets good gas mileage, and is …