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Posted by TEAM Metrowest on 12/6/2017

Moving day can be stressful, particularly for those who need to transport many large, heavy items to a new house. Fortunately, we're here to help you simplify the moving process and enjoy an injury-free moving day.

Now, let's take a look at three safety tips to help you avoid moving day injuries.

1. Plan Ahead for Moving Day

You know that you need to vacate your current residence, and if you plan ahead as much as possible, you can minimize moving day risks.

Ultimately, it can be tough to try to move all of your belongings on your own. But if you ask family members and friends for support, you can get plenty of assistance as you get ready to transport your belongings to your new house.

You also should pick up the right moving day supplies. Items like furniture sliders, lifting straps and hand trucks often help speed up the moving process. Plus, these items are easy to find and ensure individuals can avoid putting too much pressure on the body when they move big items.

2. Use the Proper Lifting Techniques

When it comes to moving day, it pays to learn the proper lifting techniques.

For example, to lift moving boxes, you should always lift with the legs not the back. Bend the knees and keep the back straight, and you should have no trouble safely lifting moving boxes and other items.

In addition, use common sense on moving day you'll be glad you did. Although you may be tempted to try to move large items as quickly as possible, it is important to know your physical limitations. And if you don't feel comfortable moving a couch, big-screen TV or other heavy objects, you can always reach out to a friend or family member for extra help.

3. Clear All Walkways

It is important to keep all walkways clear on moving day. That way, you can avoid the risk of tripping and falling while you're moving items in and out of your house.

Furthermore, it is always better to err on the side of caution on moving day. If kids or pets are present, you should try to keep them in a safe area until all items are removed from your house.

Moving items can be tricky, particularly for those who need to vacate their current residences soon. If you need additional assistance on moving day, you should contact a moving company.

A moving company hires courteous, professionally trained staff who can help you take the guesswork out of relocating from one address to another. In fact, this business will pick up and relocate heavy items to your new address to eliminate the risk of moving day injuries.

Lastly, if you need help finding a moving company, you should collaborate with a real estate agent. This housing market professional can help you buy or sell a house, along with put you in touch with the best moving companies in your area.

Use the aforementioned tips, and you can limit the risk of injuries on moving day.




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Posted by TEAM Metrowest on 12/1/2017

This Single-Family in Medway, MA recently sold for $495,000. This Colonial style home was sold by TEAM Metrowest - CENTURY 21 Commonwealth.


9 Green Valley Rd, Medway, MA 02053

Single-Family

$469,900
Price
$495,000
Sale Price

8
Rooms
4
Beds
2/1
Full/Half Baths
A delightful center entrance Colonial majestically set upon an expansive, flat corner lot perfect for hosting a neighborhood football game or a family star gazing party. This 4-bedroom, 2.5-bathroom home has a 2-car garage- giving you over 1900 sq. ft. of comfortable living space, natural oak floors throughout most of the home, and a fabulous 3-season porch that allows you to enjoy the periodic changes of the great outdoors. Entertaining is easy with a well appointed kitchen, a comfortable dining room to accomodate extended family, a sizable family room, and a fireside study. The second floor is host to a generous Master Bedroom suite complete with a walk-in closet and remodeled Master Bath, 3 additional bedrooms with hardwood flooring and sufficient closet space plus an updated main bath. All of this situated in a convenient, friendly neighborhood with outstanding schools, close proximity to local shops and grocery stores, and minutes to major routes and the commuter rail.

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Posted by TEAM Metrowest on 11/30/2017


171 Water St., Framingham, MA 01701

Single-Family

$399,900
Price

7
Rooms
4
Beds
2
Baths
This house is one that feels like home the moment you lay eyes on it. Terrific curb appeal, lovingly maintained & neat as a pin, this home offers a floor plan that allows for a master bedroom to be on either floor. The kitchen/dining area is open to the family room addition with wood stove and sliders that allow for a full view of the back yard; cozy up to the warmth of the wood stove and watch the snow fall outdoors! There is also a spacious formal living room with fireplace and beautiful woodwork detail. Each floor offers good sized bedrooms and closets along with a full bathroom on each level. The huge walk out basement is ideal for storage and offers a large cedar closet. Newer heating system, oil tank, and a ductless air conditioning system and heat pump (on the first floor.). Sizable back yard & deck perfect for entertaining friends & family. This was the home to a family who adoringly raised five children throughout the years and is looking for its next new family.
Open House
Saturday
December 02 at 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM
Cannot make the Open Houses?
Location: 171 Water St., Framingham, MA 01701    Get Directions

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Posted by TEAM Metrowest on 11/29/2017


23 Crestview Drive, Westborough, MA 01581

Single-Family

$599,900
Price

8
Rooms
4
Beds
2/1
Full/Half Baths
Come see for yourself the incredible transformation this home has experienced! This like-new home will pamper you w/ its high end finishes & sensible lay-out. The stunning kitchen draws you in w/ the chic lighting, quartz c-tops, peninsula seating & all new stainless appliances. Open to the dining area, you won't miss any of the action! Cozy up to the fireplace in the over-sized living room offering views of the private back yard through the new slider that leads to a new rear deck stairs. Second floor has EVERYTHING you need - 4 bedrooms & 2 full baths, plus laundry! M bedroom has his/her WIC's & sliding barn door, plus full master bath w/ generously sized tile shower & double vanities. All NEW: Certain Teed vinyl siding, Harvey windows, ext. doors, roof on addition (existing roof relatively new,) dormers, garage door, landscaping, masonry front walk/stairs, central air, propane heating, plumbing/fixtures & upgraded electrical - new panel, fixtures. Ideal commuting location!
Open House
Saturday
December 02 at 1:00 PM to 2:30 PM
Cannot make the Open Houses?
Location: 23 Crestview Drive, Westborough, MA 01581    Get Directions

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Posted by TEAM Metrowest on 11/29/2017


171 Water St., Framingham, MA 01701

Single-Family

$419,900
Price

7
Rooms
4
Beds
2
Baths
This house is one that feels like home the moment you lay eyes on it. Terrific curb appeal, lovingly maintained & neat as a pin, this home offers a floor plan that allows for a master bedroom to be on either floor. The kitchen/dining area is open to the family room addition with wood stove and sliders that allow for a full view of the back yard; cozy up to the warmth of the wood stove and watch the snow fall outdoors! There is also a spacious formal living room with fireplace and beautiful woodwork detail. Each floor offers good sized bedrooms and closets along with a full bathroom on each level. The huge walk out basement is ideal for storage and offers a large cedar closet. Newer heating system, oil tank, and a ductless air conditioning system and heat pump (on the first floor.). Sizable back yard & deck perfect for entertaining friends & family. This was the home to a family who adoringly raised five children throughout the years and is looking for its next new family.
Open House
Saturday
December 02 at 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM
Cannot make the Open Houses?
Location: 171 Water St., Framingham, MA 01701    Get Directions

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