Open House Sunday – March 8th 2009

I was going to post this over the weekend, but other things got in the way. You know how it is. This report covers three open houses from Sunday, March 8th. As always, Interested in your impressions or any other info about those houses that you care to share in the comments. 29 Stowe Ave MLS# 2159033 – Zillow Page Ask $391,667 3 bedrooms – 2 bath Taxes $8,297 – Village Taxes: ??? I have to say that the wife and I ended up liking this house a lot more than we thought we would. The front of the house is odd-looking, the added on, second floor dormer really looks crudely tacked on. But it’s not quite as bad as the MLS picture makes it seem. This house obviously used to be a cap, now it’s a weird-looking colonial. The downstairs area is nice and spacious, although the layout could be better. The living room is vary large for a house this size and is set up nicely for a big screen TV. There’s even a big closet in the living room, probably left over from the conversion of part of this space from a bedroom. The kitchen is big, but there’s a good amount of wasted space. It’s pitched as “updated”, but it’s pretty cheaply done. The counters are faux granite laminate and the cabinets are Home Depot...

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