http://www.maxrealestateexposure.com/ma-re/middlesex-county/framingham-ma-real-estate/ June 10, 2013Framingham MA Real EstateFramingham Massachusetts Real Estate & Community GuideThe following information is provided by top Framingham MA Realtor, Bill Gassett of RE/MAXExecutive Realty. If you have any questions o anything to do with the town and specificallyFramingham Real Estate, please get in touch as I have been selling in town for the last twenty sixyears!Framingham is located in Middlesex County, Massachusetts,20 miles west of Boston and 197 miles from New York City.Framingham is the largest Town in the Commonwealth ofMassachusetts.According to the United States Census Bureau, Framinghamhas a total area of 26.4 square miles and is bordered by:Southborough and Marlborough on the west; Sherborn andAshland on the south; Natick on the east; Wayland on thenortheast; and Sudbury on the north.South Framingham includes Downtown Framingham (thetown government seat), and the villages of Lokerville,Coburnville, and Salem End Road. North Framingham includes the villages of Pinefield, Nobscot,Ridgefield, Saxonville and Framingham Center.Downtown Framingham is urban with culturalamenities and direct access to public transportationincluding commuter rail service to Boston andWorcester. Framingham Centre is Framingham’shistoric area and home to Framingham StateUniversity.Nobscot in northwest Framingham is generallysuburban in character. The center of this community isNobscot Village, the area’s commercial core.Saxonville is a residential, commercial and artisticcommunity.Framingham has about 400 acres of land that hasbeen placed into public conservation including the Wittenborg Woods and the Morency Woods.The town also operates three public beaches including: Learned Beach, Saxonville Beach andWaushakum Beach.Framingham offers residents a blend of rural and urban qualities including excellent public services,well-respected public schools and a full-service community teaching hospital.Framingham MA Real EstateHousing in South Framingham mainly consists ofsingle family houses on lots of less than 0.5 acres.
North Framingham has large tracts of single-familyhousing on lots over 0.5 acres. The village ofSaxonville on the east side consists of many Victorianhomes and is undergoing an expansion of over sixhundred new homes. The village of Nobscot on thewest side has many homes valued above meanhousing prices for the region.What you will begin to notice while scoping out thecommunity as a place to live is the diversity ofhousing. You will find condominiums from well under a$100,000 to homes over one million dollars. The bulk of Framingham’s real estate happens to fallbetween the mid two hundred to mid four hundred thousand price range.While looking through the various neighborhoods in town you will see an abundance of slabranches. Many of these homes were built in the 1950′s through the 1970′s by a gentleman with thelast name Campanelli. These home became affectionately know as Campanelli Ranches. Most ofthese home were built without basements. These homes have been popular over the years withthe young professional first time buyer, as well as the older empty Nestor’s looking for one floorliving.You will also find some very nice executive homes as well in various neighborhoods scatteredthroughout the town. One of the attractive things about Framingham is you have a plethora ofgreat shopping and restaurants along Route 9 as well as a bustling town center where you canpick up the train to head to Boston. In a very short period of time you can be in the city whilemaintaining a suburban lifestyle as well.If you’re in the market to buy Real Estate in Framingham MA, you will find many residential optionsto choose from. Whether you’re looking for luxury and estate homes, single-family homes, townhomes or short sales. I am a top Framingham MA Realtor that can help you find exactly the typeof property you are looking for!Housing & Population StatisticsAs of 2011, Framingham’s population is 66,203 people. Since2000, it has had a population growth of -1.01 percent. Thereare 2,568 people per square mile (population density).The median age is 39.3. 47.33% of people are married and9.58% are divorced. The average household size is 2.44people. 43.12% of people are married with children and 52.98%have children and are single.Climate For Framingham MAThe town gets around 45 inches of rain and 48 inches ofsnowfall per year. The number of days with any measurableprecipitation is around 123. On average, there are 197 sunnydays per year with July highs around 84 degrees and Januarylows around 16 degrees.Economy
Framingham Massachusetts provides over 45,000jobs, ranks sixth among greater Boston communitiesin employment and represents 41% of employment inMetrowest, MA. Framingham’s businesses include:biotechnology, health care, retail and informationtechnology.The town is corporate headquarters to BoseCorporation, Staples, and TJX. Other major employersin Framingham include: Genzyme, Phillips Lifeline,ADESA, MetroWest Medical Center- Vanguard Healthand Cumberland/Gulf.Framingham’s unemployment rate is 5.70% with expected job growth at -0.07%. Future job growthover the next ten years is predicted to be 34.16%. The sales tax rate is 5.00%. and income tax is5.30%. Income per capita is $33,857, which includes all adults and children. The median householdincome is $65,784.Population by OccupationManagement, Business, and Financial Operations 18.13%Professional and Related Occupations 29.63%Service 17.08%Sales and Office 23.15%Farming, Fishing, and Forestry 0.12%Construction, Extraction, and Maintenance 5.65%Production, Transportation, and Material Moving 8.87%Framingham, MA Public SchoolsFramingham has thirteen public schools that are partof the public school district. The Framingham Publicschools include:Barberi Elementary SchoolBrophy Elementary SchoolDunning Elementary SchoolHemenway Elementary SchoolMcCarthy Elementary SchoolPotter Road Elementary SchoolStapleton Elementary SchoolWoodrow Wilson Elementary SchoolWalsh Middle School
Fuller Middle SchoolCameron Middle SchoolFramingham High SchoolColleges/Universities with over 2000 Students in or NearbyFramingham State CollegeWellesley CollegeMassachusetts Bay Community CollegeBabson CollegeBrandeis UniversityBentley UniversityMiddlesex Community CollegeEducational Statistics2 yr College Grad. 5.81%4 yr College Grad. 27.17%Graduate Degrees 20.19%High School Grads. 90.15%ParksBowditch FieldButterworth ParkWinch ParkCallahan State ParkCochituate State ParkDanforth ParkFramingham CommonCushing ParkLong Athletic ComplexHospitals/Medical Centers in or Nearby Framingham, MAMetrowest Medical CenterMarlborough HospitalMassachusetts General Hospital
Milford Regional Medical CenterNewton-Wellesley HospitalTransportation and Commuting StatisticsFramingham is located about halfway betweenWorcester and Boston. Rail and highway facilitiesconnect these major centers and other communities inthe Greater Boston Metro Area. The town is served byInterstate 90 and four state highways including: Route9, Route 30, Route 126 and Route 135. Framinghamis served by Logan International Airport, approximately25 miles away. The MBTA train runs right through thecenter of town for those who would rather not driveinto Boston.The average one-way commute takes 31 minutes.75% of commuters drive their own car alone, 12%carpool with others. and 5% take mass transit.Framingham MA RestaurantsFramingham has a ton of great restaurants with numerous choices along Route 9 as well as otherparts of town. Below is a sampling of some of the best known places to eat.The Aegean Restaurant – Greek styleLegal Seafood Framingham – SeafoodLacantina Italiana – ItalianJohn Harvards Brew House – Pub style foodThe Chicken Bone – Well known Framingham hang out – Pub foodBella Costa Ristorante – ItalianSamba West (formerly Chef Orient) – Chinese and Japanese fairBritish Beer Company – Wide variety of British/American fairAlcapulco’s – MexicanJoe’s American Bar & Grill – Wide variety of traditional fairAngry Ham’s garage – Pub style foodKen’s Steak House – Well known Steak HouseBill Gassett – Framingham Massachusetts RealtorIf you’re thinking about selling your home, investmentproperty, condominium or other Framingham MAReal Estate, allow me to help make the sale asmooth and pleasant experience.
When going about interviewing Realtors there shouldbe a number of important things you look for in theinterview including the agents past track record ofsuccess, statistical data such as list price to sale priceratios and average days on market, along with theircommunication and marketing skills. While putting aSOLD rider on your lawn is my #1 goal, I also expect tomake you feel like selling your home was pain freeexperience!I would welcome the opportunity to discuss why I am a well respected Realtor servicingFramingham Real Estate owners and how my clients homes become featured in the lime lightonline.There are no other Realtors in Framingham MA who are providing the level of online exposurefound here through social media integration or search engine optimized results! If you are planningon selling your home, internet marketing is one of my specialties. There are not many Realtors whodo what it takes to make your home seem like it is “featured” everywhere.Your property will be found in all the top places that most buyer’s would be searching forFramingham homes for sale, including this website which is highly indexed by Google and othersearch engines. The idea of great real estate marketing does not stop at putting a for sale sign inyour yard and listing on the Multiple Listing Service (MLS).We leave no stone unturned when it comes to marketing our clients homes and condominiums. Asfar as Real Estate advertising goes, you will find that I do things that other Realtors do not,including spending time on social media and search engine optimization. Seeing your homefeatured in Facebook, Google Plus, Linkedin and Twitter to name a few, are the norm not theexception.Additional things that help us stand out include exceptional photography from a high end camera,vivid descriptions describing all the best features of your home, along with a video tour that will befound in Youtube, Realtor.com, Zillow, Trulia, and MLS.If you are in the market to buy, you will find a variety of residential options to choose from to fityour lifestyle budget and needs. Whether you are looking to purchase an affordable in town villagecolonial or an executive home, let me be your guide to the Real Estate market as an educatedbuyer’s agent.A few of my accomplishments that I am proud of include:Graduated with B.S. in Marketing andManagement Northeastern UniversityBoston, MA. Active participant in theCooperative Education Program.Full time Realtor for past 26 years servicingMetrowest MA including Framingham.Member of National Association of Realtors &Greater Boston Real Estate Board.Prior to joining RE/MAX in 1996 was one of thetop agents in MA for the Prudential Real Estate.
Have been ranked one of the top 5 RE/MAXagents in Massachusetts each year, for twelveout of the past thirteen years.#1 agent at RE/MAX Executive Realty - a fiveoffice company with over 120 agents. RE/MAX Executive Realty is one of the largestRE/MAX company’s in Massachusetts with offices in Hopkinton, Holliston, Grafton, andFranklin.Elected to RE/MAX Hall of Fame.RE/MAX Lifetime Achievement award.Have been ranked as high as #19 RE/MAX agent in the United States.Featured in Who’s Who In Real Estate.In 2012 was the #1 RE/MAX Realtor in all of New England.I have been listing and selling homes in and around Metrowest Massachusetts for the last 26+years. Call or send me an email so we can discuss how I can best serve your Framingham MA RealEstate needs!Bill Gassett ~ Framingham MA RealtorRE/MAX Executive Realty77 Main Street, Hopkinton MA 01748Phone: 508.625.0191Fax: 508.435.5550Email: email@example.com