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Posted on 03/19/2021
285 Parker 1, Newton, MA 02459 is now new to the market!
Come appreciate this Accessible 1st Floor Condo and detached Carriage House with potential in law/au pair/office. Step into the beautifully renovated high ceilinged/bright open plan space, designed by the Architect Owner. Imagine cooking in the Entertainer’s Dream of a kitchen with Pantry, Soap Stone Countertops, Cork Floors, Island with Stove and oven. Master Bedroom Retreat includes a sundrenched Full Bath plus 2 bedrooms with gleaming wood floors, additional renovated full bath and laundry room complete this all on one level space. Walk across your attached deck to the Carriage House with office and half bath on the 1st floor. Upstairs,...
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Posted on 03/14/2021
What Defines a Successful House Search?
A successful home search enables you to discover your dream residence at a budget-friendly price. However, conducting a successful house search may be difficult, particularly for individuals who fail to prepare for the homebuying journey. Lucky for you, there are many things you can do to prevent problems as you search for your ideal home. Now, let's take a...
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Posted on 03/07/2021
Hardwoods Need a Facelift? Consider Bleaching
Post Photo by Pixabay via Pexels One of the benefits of hardwood floors is their durability. When they start to look worn, refinishing takes time, but is much less of a hassle than replacement. Yet sometimes, stains won't simply buff out of the surface of your hardwoods. If you’re dealing with tough stains, like juice or wine spills or...
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Posted on 02/28/2021
Considering a Reverse Mortgage? Read This Before You Apply
Photo by Alexander Mils from Pexels If your wealth is tied up in your home, how can you free up some cash? A reverse mortgage is available to homeowners with mostly or fully paid-off mortgages. The monthly payments, which come from the lender to you, are not counted as taxable income. But there are mortgage taxes, and interest...
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Posted on 02/21/2021
Get the Most Out of Your Property Inspection
A home inspection is a valuable opportunity for a property buyer. If a homebuyer knows how to plan for an inspection, he or she should have no trouble getting the most out of this opportunity. Now, let's take a look at three tips to help you get ready for a home inspection. 1. Hire an Expert Home Inspector Not...
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Posted on 02/19/2021
Video Tour - 11 Hawthorne Village #B, Franklin, MA 02038
Beautiful Townhome in Move-In Condition at desirable Hawthorne Village! This Renovated sun filled condo has so much to offer w/a Spacious, Flexible Floor Plan that’s great for entertaining & features many updates. Main Floor has a Foyer, Breakfast Dining Area open to the Kitchen which is adorned w/updated cabinetry, flooring & gorgeous granite countertops, an updated Half Bath, Office/Room, Living Room w/Fireplace, Cathedral Ceiling & slider leading to the deck overlooking the yard. Ascend to the 2nd Floor w/brand new carpeting, an open Loft space to accommodate a Family Room/Office, a Full Bathroom w/many updates, 2nd bedroom...
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Posted on 02/19/2021
11 Hawthorne Village #B, Franklin, MA 02038 is now new to the market!
Beautiful Townhome in Move-In Condition at desirable Hawthorne Village! This Renovated sun filled condo has so much to offer w/a Spacious, Flexible Floor Plan that’s great for entertaining & features many updates. Main Floor has a Foyer, Breakfast Dining Area open to the Kitchen which is adorned w/updated cabinetry, flooring & gorgeous granite countertops, an updated Half Bath, Office/Room, Living Room w/Fireplace, Cathedral Ceiling & slider leading to the deck overlooking the yard. Ascend to the 2nd Floor w/brand new carpeting, an open Loft space to accommodate a Family Room/Office, a Full Bathroom w/many updates, 2nd bedroom...
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Posted on 02/14/2021
Steps to Submitting an Offer
Photo by RawPixel via Pixabay You and your agent invested hours, days, weeks and even months searching for the right house. Time spent visiting open houses. But now all your efforts pay off. You’ve found the one. It’s the right size, the right neighborhood and within the budget parameters. This is the home of your dreams. It’s time...
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Posted on 02/07/2021
Property Inspections: Here's What Buyers Need to Know
A home inspection is one of the final stages of the property buying journey. If an inspection goes according to plan, a buyer may be able to seamlessly close on his or her dream residence. On the other hand, if problems are discovered during a house inspection, these issues may slow down or stop a home sale. For property...
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Posted on 01/31/2021
New Building Materials for Today's Homes
Photo by Peter Boccia on Unsplash Tired of the same old hardwood floors and vinyl siding? So are the designers of America's building materials. New, improved materials are becoming readily available every day. They're more sustainable and they last longer than materials of old. Not surprisingly, they look nice, too. Three of the best we've found so far...
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Posted on 01/30/2021
Another Property Sold - 93 Theresa Cir, Northbridge, MA 01588
*Back on market due to buyers home sale falling through* This CHARMING colonial in Whitinsville does not disappoint! The main level of the home is the perfect place to gather with friends and family; appliance packed kitchen, formal dining room, fireplaced living room, and an additional family room seamlessly flow together. The master bedroom boasts hardwood floors and a walk-in closet well suited for all your storage needs. The additional 3 bedrooms on the second level are a great size with hardwood floors and ample closet space. The mudroom provides the perfect spot to sit and enjoy the weather from the comfort of inside the house or on...
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