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Posted on 11/20/2020
Another Property Sold - 178 Stickney Road, Fitchburg, MA 01420
Location, Location, Location!! Country location in the city! Private setting. Large parcel with One level Stone/Stucco Home. Newer roof, furnace and electrical. Large eat in kitchen. Sliders to patio. Flexible floor plan. Pear and apple trees. Natures all around you in this spectacular setting with beautiful stone walls. With a little paint and other cosmetics this home will be the envy of all! Bring your ideas and your style to make this home your own. Second stone structure with garage and room above for office, storage or man town. Small mudroom at front entrance and large mudroom at posterior entrance. Close to highway access...
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Posted on 11/18/2020
Another Property Sold - 32 Catacunemaug Rd, Shirley, MA 01464
More Pics Uploaded!! Showings start Sept 30th. Come Visit the Open House Sat/Sun, Oct 3/4, 10:30 to 12:30! This 4 Bed, 2.5 Bath, Colonial with lovely Farmer's Porch has been well-maintained. Tiled Entry with Half Bath leads you to Living Rm, Dining Rm w/Hard Wood, & Tiled Kitchen with Bright Eating Area. Venture up Hard Wood stairs & hallway to Master with 3/4 Bath & Walk-in Closet, 3 good size Bedrooms with large Closets, and Full Bath. Basement includes Storage with Shelving and large Bonus Rm. Lot is .72 Acre with Irrigation System, White Vinyl Fencing, & Invisible Dog Fence. Large (flat) Back Yard with 2 Decks, Patio,...
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Posted on 11/18/2020
Selling? Consider These 4 Home Improvements
Photo by La Miko from Pexels If you're getting ready to sell your home, then you might suddenly find yourself faced with deciding which home improvements are the best to tackle. Though it can seem like a hassle -- and it's going to cost you some time and money -- the reality is that even a few improvements...
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Posted on 11/13/2020
Another Property Sold - 156 Yew Street, Douglas, MA 01516
Here is your opportunity to relax and enjoy this beautiful meticulously maintained ranch set back on 1.52 acres of wooded land surrounded by an Old New England Stone Wall, landscaped grounds, and a firepit. Side Entrance has a landscaped brick walkway leading to a TREK Deck. Inside you will enjoy Beautiful Hardwood Floors in the LR and DR with an open floor concept and vaulted ceiling. There are 3 Ceiling Fans in the LR, DR, and Kitchen, and French Doors leading from the DR to the Deck. There are 2, W-W Carpeted Bedrooms, 1 Laminate Flooring Bedroom, and 2 Full Bathrooms with tiled floors. For added convenience, there is a laundry chute...
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Posted on 11/11/2020
Should You Use a House Buying Checklist?
Regardless of when or where you search for a house, a home buying checklist is essential. With this checklist in hand, you can quickly and effortlessly discover a residence that suits you perfectly. Now, let's take a look at three factors to incorporate into your home buying checklist. 1. Your Home Buying Timeline Account for how much time is...
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Posted on 11/07/2020
Another Property Sold - 51 Autumn Lane, Dedham, MA 02026
Located at the end of a cul de sac, this charming Colonial in Dedham’s sought-after Oakdale neighborhood has been beautifully updated! Enter to find a classic living room with a fireplace and a dining room with a built-in china cabinet, both with hardwood floors. Just beyond is the renovated kitchen overlooking the yard, offering new cabinets, stainless steel appliances,  quartz countertops and tile floor to  make cooking a pleasure. Three  bedrooms with hardwood floors and an updated bath are on the second floor. With an inviting patio in the fenced-in backyard, this lovely home offers outdoor space for all. Join local block parties,...
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Posted on 11/04/2020
Tips for Choosing an Outdoor Heater
Image by Alessandro Lonati from Shutterstock The benefits of having an outdoor heater cannot be over-emphasized as it significantly impacts the amount of time you spend enjoying your outdoor space during colder weather. There are critical factors to consider when choosing the right outdoor heater. The Location of The Outdoor Heater To determine which type of outdoor heating...
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Posted on 10/28/2020
Winning a Bidding War
Image by Amy Hirschi from Unsplash Situations arise where prospective buyers find themselves in a bidding war with another buyer over the house they desire. Circumstances like this occur in a seller’s market where the demand for property is higher than the market can provide. It’s not uncommon to see multiple buyers vying over the same property in...
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Posted on 10/21/2020
Perform a Comprehensive Vacation Home Search
Finding the right vacation house is rarely simple. Dozens of quality vacation residences are available in cities and towns nationwide. Yet if you make even a single mistake during your search for the ideal vacation residence, you risk making a poor property buying decision. As you get set to begin a search for a vacation home, there are many...
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Posted on 10/14/2020
Luxury townhomes vs. Single Family Homes -- Key Differences for Homeowners
Photo by Ricarda Molck via Pixabay More and more communities are creating spaces for both individual homes and multifamily townhomes. Both styles offer lots of space, comfortable living and access to a neighborhood's amenities -- but there are some key differences that might make one style more suitable for you than another. Learning more about the differences between...
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Posted on 10/07/2020
How to Stage Your Home for You
Photo by p_kennedy123 via Pixabay You don't have to be an interior designer to bring color and life into a home when you put it on the market. And you certainly don't have to drop thousands of dollars to hire a professional stager, either. For most properties, a few staging basics can make all the difference between a...
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Posted on 10/01/2020
Another Property Sold - 159 Hodges St, Taunton, MA 02780
Beautifully done Farmers Porch Cape , in the Friedman school district, Crown molding, waines coating. corian counter tops, gas fireplace, , The upstairs has the Master Suite beautiful claw tub. All of the bedrooms come with ceiling fans installed for comfort.Finished basement with walk out to patio area. Above ground pool. Basketball area. Newer septic system. 5 minutes to rte 495. Don't missed this...
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