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Fisher Terrace
Holden
   
Total Units: 32
Total Affordable:
8
   

Applications are now being accepted on First Come First Serve basis. Fisher Terrace is located on the east side of Fisher Road in Holden, Massachusetts. The development is a 32-unit condominium development to be permitted in accordance with Massachusetts General Law 40B § 20-23. At least 25% (8) of the units shall be set aside and be designated as affordable units. The condominium units will be in duplex and triplex buildings and will be served by public water, public sewer, electric, telephone, cable TV and other telecommunication utilities.

Seven (7) unit remaining $152,900

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Tuckerdale
Millis, MA
   
Total Units: 16
Total Affordable:
4
   

Applications are now being accepted on First Come First Serve basis. The Development has 16 condominium townhouse units of which 4 units shall be designated as “Affordable Units” and will have 3 bedrooms and sold to eligible unit buyers at the initial sales price of $172,400

ONE (1) UNIT AVAILABLE

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Dunia Gardens
Northborough
   
Total Units: 28
Total Affordable:
7
   

Dunia Gardens located in the Town of Northborough on Hudson Street conveniently located near Route 20, Route 290 and the town center. There are 28 townhouses each with a two-car garage. Each home will have 3 bedrooms and 1 ½ baths. The property is serviced by town sewer and water.

Three (3) townhouse units remaining $175,500

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AFRA Terrace
West Boylston
   
Total Units: 52
Total Affordable:
13
   

A private developer, Afra Terrace, LLC (the “Developer”) and officials of the Town of West Boylston have collaborated to provide this affordable housing opportunity in West Boylston.  There will be a total of 52 three bedroom attached condominium units of which 13 shall be designated as “Affordable Units”.

This lottery will be for the three (3) remaining affordable units.  Ten (10) of the affordable units were sold in a previous lottery.

 

West Boylston is located in central Massachusetts. It is home to the historic Wachusett Reservoir and the locally famous "Old Stone Church." Formed in 1808, this community is now home to approximately 7,500 residents. West Boylston offers a range of services and activities for all ages and members of the community. This new development of townhomes is located on 35 beautiful acres abutting conservation land. This serene setting is the perfect place for these luxury townhomes. Each spacious unit includes three bedrooms, two and a half baths and a two car garage.

The site design is environmentally friendly. The condominium units will be in duplex and triplex buildings. The condominium units will be served by public water, public sewer, electric, telephone, cable TV and other telecommunication utilities.

The affordable 3 bedroom homes will be sold with a sales price of $199,300.

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The Residences at Middlewood
Wenham, MA
   
Total Units: 20
Total Affordable:
5
   

A private developer, Burley Street, LLC  and officials of the Town of  Wenham have collaborated to provide this affordable housing opportunity in Wenham.  The development will have 10 townhouse duplex condominiums for a total of 20 units of which 5 units are designated as affordable and sold to first time homebuyers with incomes at or below 80% of the area median income. 

 

The Residences at Middlewood is located off of Burley Street in Wenham.  Wenham is bordered by Beverly on the south, Danvers and Topsfield on the west, Hamilton on the north, and Manchester on the east. Wenham is 22 miles north of Boston. 

 

The Town of Wenham was originally settled in 1643 and, fortunately, has retained much of its unique historic character and tranquil rural scenery.  Wenham is justly proud of its historic past; its present responsible and responsive local government; a wealth of dedicated and able volunteers; its nearly 300 acres of parks, playgrounds and recreational lands; and its excellent regional school system.  A walk along Wenham's lovely main street provides a timeless picture of beautiful old homes, gardens and yards, punctuated by friendly faces, residents say, giving one a general sense of connection to all that is right about New England small town life. 

 

Three (3) condominiums units will have 2 bedrooms and 2.5 baths.  Two (2) condominium units will have 3 bedrooms and 2.5 baths.  The townhouse condominiums will have public water and private septic systems.

 

The two bedroom affordable Townhouse Condominiums will be sold at the initial sales price of $172,000.  The three bedroom affordable Townhouse Condominiums will be sold at the initial sales price of $191,000.  It is estimated that the total monthly cost of your mortgage payment including Principal, Interest, Real Estate Taxes, Private Mortgage Insurance (PMI), Hazard Insurance will be approximately $1,327 for a 2 bedroom unit and $1,473 for a 3 bedroom unit. This assumes a 30 year fixed rate mortgage at current rates with a 5% down payment.  You cannot rely on this estimated amount, this is only an estimate.

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Stonegate Landing
Dighton, MA
   
Total Units: 39
Total Affordable:
10
   

Stonegate Landing is situated on approximately 40.2 acres on the westerly side of Route 138, Somerset Avenue, near the Dighton Town Hall.  There are two entrances: one on Somerset Avenue, the other off of Center Street.  The Center Street entrance has a common area on Parcel 6 and will have a school bus turn-around and a gazebo.  Parcel 5 will be a common playground.

 

The homes will have 2 bedrooms w/den, one (1) bath and a full basement.  Living area is approximately 1,080 to 1,144 square feet.  The gas range, built in microwave and dishwasher will be provided by the developer/builder.  Flooring will consist of wall to wall carpeting in all rooms except for the kitchen and bathrooms which will have vinyl flooring.  The development will be serviced with town water and sewer and will have underground phone, cable and electric. 

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Franklin Heights Estates
Franklin, MA
   
Total Units: 18
Total Affordable:
4
   

This lottery is for the 18 unit condominium building of which 4 of the units will be designated as affordable and sold to first time homebuyers with incomes at or below 80% of the area median income.  Each of the 4 units will have 2 bedrooms and 1 bathroom. 

  

Although located on a private road known as Shayne Drive, the primary entrance road to the development is called Trooper Paul Barry Way located off of Lincoln Street.  All roads within the development will remain private and will be maintained by the Condominium Association.

 

The affordable units will be sold at the initial sales prices $149,000 for a two (2) bedroom condominium unit. It is estimated that the total monthly cost of your mortgage payment including Principal, Interest, Real Estate Taxes, Private Mortgage Insurance (PMI), Hazard Insurance, condominium fees (approximately $150/mo) will be approximate $1,191.  This assumes a 30 year, 3.81% fixed interest rate with a 5% down payment.  You cannot rely on this estimated amount, this is only an estimate, your actual mortgage payment may be different based on your actual interest rate and other factors.  You should verify your actual mortgage payment with you lender and or accountant.

EIGHT (8) TOWNHOUSES REMAIN AVAILABLE

SIX (6) FLATS REMAIN AVAILABLE

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Maplewood Estates
Rockland
   
Total Units: 72
Total Affordable:
18
   

A private developer, Maple Realty Trust and officials of the Town of Rockland have collaborated to provide this affordable housing opportunity in Rockland.  The development has been approved for 72 single family homes of which 18 homes are designated as affordable and sold to first time homebuyers with incomes at or below 80% of the area median income. 

 

Six (6) of the affordable homes were sold as a result of previous lottery.  This lottery will be for the remaining twelve (12) affordable homes.  The affordable homes will be sold at sales prices of $203,250 for the (9) 3 bedroom homes and $220,750 for the (3) 4 bedroom homes.   All of the homes being offered will have an attached garage.

The Town of Rockland was first settled around 1673. It was formerly the northeast section of Abington. Population was 4,000 when incorporated under its present name.  Rockland derived its name geologically from its rocky nature. Rockland is approximately 20 miles from Boston; 8 miles from Brockton, and is bordered by the following towns: North by Weymouth and Hingham, South by Hanson, East by Norwell and Hanover; and West by Whitman and Abington.  Maplewood Estates is on Webster Street (Rt. 123) abutting the Hanover town line.

It is estimated that the total monthly cost of your mortgage payment including Principal, Interest, Real Estate Taxes, Private Mortgage Insurance (PMI), Homeowners Insurance will be approximate $1,473 for the 3 bedroom homes and $1,591 for the 4 bedroom homes.  This assumes a 30 year fixed rate mortgage at current rates of 4.06 % with a 5% down payment.  You cannot rely on this estimated amount, this is only an estimate.  Your actual mortgage payment may be different based on the actual interest rate and other factors. 

FOUR (4) SINGLE FAMILY HOMES REMAIN AVAILABLE

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Fox Run Farm
Medway, MA
   
Total Units: 12
Total Affordable:
4
   

A private developer, Fox Run Development Group, LLC and officials of the Town of Medway have collaborated to provide this affordable housing opportunity in Medway.  The development is situated on 3.23 acres of land off of Holliston Street in Medway and will consist of twelve (12) three (3) bedroom Single Family Homes.  Each home will have a two car garage.

 

Four (4) of the homes have been designated as affordable.  The initial sales price for the homes is $201,500.

 

The homes that will be built will be all two level, 1 ½ baths and a two car garage.  The homes will be approximately 2000 square feet.

Medway Public Schools are part of the Medway Public Schools school district.  Currently, there are four schools actively enrolling students in the district. The Burke-Memorial school provides pre-K, Kindergarten, 3rd and 4th grade education, the McGovern school educates 1st and 2nd grades students, Medway Middle School educates 5th–8th graders, and Medway High School. The High School is the newest of the four schools. The building was completed in 2003 and the school saw its first graduating class in 2005.  As of 2004 the high school had 771 students and 52 teachers, with a teacher/student ratio of 1:15.

It is estimated that the total monthly cost of your mortgage payment including Principal, Interest, Real Estate Taxes, Private Mortgage Insurance (PMI), Home Owners Insurance and Home Owners Association fee will be approximately $1,473.  This assumes a 30 year fixed rate mortgage at current rates with a 3% down payment.  You cannot rely on this estimated amount, this is only an estimate your actual mortgage payment maybe be different based on the actual interest rate and other factors.  You should verify your actual mortgage payment with your lender and or accountant.

 

ONE (1) SINGLE FAMILY HOME REMAINS AVAILABLE

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Cobbler's Knoll
Mendon, MA
   
Total Units: 39
Total Affordable:
10
   

A private developer, Cobbler’s Knoll, LLC and officials of the Town of Mendon have collaborated to provide this affordable housing opportunity in Mendon.  The development will have 39 single family homes of which ten (10) homes are designated as affordable and sold to first time homebuyers with incomes at or below 80% of the area median income. 

 

This lottery will be for the two (2) remaining affordable homes.  Eight (8) of the affordable homes were sold in a previous lottery. 

 

Cobbler’s Knoll is located off of Hartford Street in Mendon.  The homes will have 3 (three bedrooms, 2 ½ baths and two (2) car garages.  The master bath will have a shower and the hall bath will have a tub.  There will be a half bath on the first floor.  The homes will have well water and private septic systems.

 

The affordable Single Family Homes will be sold at the initial sales price of $212,700.  It is estimated that the total monthly cost of your mortgage payment including Principal, Interest, Real Estate Taxes, Private Mortgage Insurance (PMI), Hazard Insurance will be approximate $1,422 for the three bedroom homes.  This assumes a 30 year fixed rate mortgage at current rates with a 5% down payment.  You cannot rely on this estimated amount, this is only an estimate.  Your actual mortgage payment may be different based on the actual interest rate and other factors.  You should verify your actual mortgage payment with you lender and or accountant.  This monthly mortgage payment is pre-tax and does not include the tax advantage of home ownership.  To determine your net expense post tax you should consult with your accountant or tax advisor.

ONE (1) SINGLE FAMILY HOME REMAINS AVAILABLE

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248 Center Street
Bridgewater
   
Total Units: 7
Total Affordable:
2
   

The development includes seven (7) townhouse units of ownership in two buildings.  Units will have two (2) bedrooms with 1 ½ baths.  One building will have five (5) townhouse units and the other building will be a duplex having two townhouse units. One affordable unit will be located in the duplex building and another affordable unit, which will be the first available affordable unit, will be a middle unit located in the five unit building. On site parking will have two (2) dedicated parking spaces for each unit. 

 

The sales price for the affordable units is $154,500.

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Indian Pond
Kingston, MA
   
Total Units: 58
Total Affordable:
7
   

The development is situated on approximately 39.5 acres of land and will be developed on five development areas as shown on the master site plan.  Upon completion there will be 58 Townhouses and 22 Single Family Homes.  The affordable homes will have a variety of house styles and sizes. 

 

This lottery is for Phase I and Phase I-A only.  Additional lotteries will be held for subsequent phases at a future date. 

 

Phase I will consist of twenty-two (22) Single Family Homes situated on approximately 10.15acres of land.  Five (5) of the twenty-two (22) homes will be designated as affordable and will have three (3) bedrooms, 2 ½ baths and a two (2) car garage.  Homes will range in size from 1,847 square feet to 1,961 square feet and will be intermingled with the market rate homes in Phase I.  The single family homes will be sold at the initial sales price of $202,400.

 

 Phase I-A will consist of six (6) Duplexes situated on approximately 1.87 acres of which 2 units are designated as affordable.  The Duplex units will have three (3) bedrooms, 2 ½ baths and a two (2) car garage.  The affordable units will be intermingled with the Market Rate units. The affordable units will be sold at the initial sales price of $195,200.

 

The affordable Single Family Homes and affordable Duplex Units will be sold to first time homebuyers with incomes at or below 80% of the area median income. 

 

Indian Pond Estates is located on Country Club Way surrounding the exclusive, private Indian Pond Country Club and its magnificent 52,000 square foot clubhouse.  They are beautiful New England style homes which will compliment the exquisite Indian Pond Country Club.  Conveniently located, Indian Pond Estates is less than 1mile from the Kingston T station and Route 3.  The Single Family Homes in Phases I will be located on Country Club Way which is the road leading to the Club House.  The Duplex condominiums in Phase I-A will be located in the northwest corner of Indian Pond Estates. 

 

The affordable Single Family Homes will be sold at the initial sales price of $202,400 and the affordable Duplex Units will be sold at the initial sales price of $195,200.  It is estimated that the total monthly cost of your mortgage payment including Principal, Interest, Real Estate Taxes, Private Mortgage Insurance (PMI), Hazard Insurance will be approximate $1,404 for the single family homes affordable Duplex condominium units. This assumes a 30 year fixed rate mortgage at current rates with a 5% down payment.  You cannot rely on this estimated amount, this is only an estimate.  Your actual mortgage payment may be different based on the actual interest rate and other factors.  You should verify your actual mortgage payment with you lender and or accountant.  This monthly mortgage payment is pre-tax and does not include the tax advantage of home ownership.  To determine your net expense post tax you should consult with your accountant or tax advisor. 

APPLICATIONS ARE BEING ACCEPTED ON A FIRST-COME-FIRST-SERVE BASIS

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