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Posted on 08/10/2020
How to Create a Greener Home in 6 Easy Steps
Photo by Free-Photos via Pixabay Making your home a little more green won’t take much time or effort, but the results will pay off for years to come. You’ll consume fewer products, be exposed to fewer chemicals and even spend less money every month. Incorporate one or more of these easy green ideas into your home routine to...
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Posted on 08/09/2020
192 Manet Ave, Quincy, MA 02169 now has a new price of $535,000!
OH Sun 6-8pm I hear it all the time; PICTURES DON'T DO IT JUSTICE - MUST SEE One of a kind Turn-key Direct Waterfront Cottage with Water Rights & Full Boston Skyline View 10 miles from downtown Boston! This unique wooded hillside sanctuary featuring 180 degree water views was restored to create a refined Craftsman retreat with custom built-ins throughout for cozy yet efficient living. Brand new heating system, CAIR ducts in place. Best "work from home" spot ever. Even better to relax and get on the water! Enjoy the twinkle of city lights on the horizon with nothing but beachfront in the foreground. Watch stunning sunrises, captivating...
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Posted on 08/03/2020
Starting from Scratch: How to Find the Capital for Your First Investment Property
Photo by Jonathan Rolande via Pixabay Dipping your toes in the real estate investing waters can feel intimidating--especially when it comes to making a large up-front investment. Although there are ways to get started in real estate with lower up-front costs (low- or no-down payment VA and FHA loans, for instance), it's smart to have some savings to...
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Posted on 08/03/2020
20 Prescott St #1, Somerville, MA 02142 is now new to the market!
Direct entry two bedroom floor thru unit with one parking spot located in prime Somerville location of Prospect Hill includes an outdoor deck and community garden on the property! Great flow on this first floor apartment featuring a newly renovated kitchen with stainless steel appliances including a dishwasher. The spacious eat in kitchen also has a pantry. Gracious living room with a coat closet really let's the sun shine in amidst comfortable charm characteristic of this neighborhood. Hardwood flooring throughout. Laundry on-site. Walk-ability Score for this neighborhood is 90/100. Transit Score 55 - MBTA Porter Station on red line is...
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Posted on 07/29/2020
192 Manet Ave, Quincy, MA 02169 is now new to the market!
One of a kind Turn-key Direct Waterfront Cottage with Water Rights & Full Boston Skyline View just 10 miles from downtown Boston! This unique wooded hillside sanctuary featuring 180 degree water views was restored to create a refined Craftsman retreat with custom built-ins throughout for cozy yet efficient living. Brand new heating system, CAIR ducts in place. Best "work from home" spot ever. Even better to relax and get on the water! Enjoy the twinkle of city lights on the horizon with nothing but beachfront in the foreground. Watch stunning sunrises, captivating moon-rises and breathtaking sunsets without leaving your couch but keep...
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Posted on 07/28/2020
138 Chestnut Ave #1, Boston, MA 02130 is now new to the market!
Look no further than this direct entry architect/owner designed one bedroom of grand proportion offering a great south facing layout in a beautiful & artfully renovated Victorian. Fantastic location on a tree lined street in Jamaica Plain just blocks from Stony Brook T, SW Corridor Park & Little City Feed near Centre St thoroughfare, the Brewery Complex & Famer’s Market! The character filled parlor living room is accented by a bay window & mounted stereo speakers. An adjacent chef inspired eat-in-kitchen with a slight industrial flair features soapstone counters, stainless steel appliances including a Thermador gas stove,...
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Posted on 07/27/2020
How to Maintain an Energy-Efficient Bathroom
Photo by 영훈 박 via Pixabay Your bathroom can be a considerable source of energy use in your home. The Department of Energy states that water heating accounts for up to 18 percent of energy bills, which is the second largest expense in your home after heating and cooling. Showers and baths aren’t the only reasons for high...
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Posted on 07/25/2020
Boston, MA Real Estate Market Update
Click here to view Boston, MA blog post which has information on the constantly changing market...
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Posted on 07/20/2020
Execute a Property Selling Plan
If you intend to sell your home, you should develop a plan. That way, you can identify any potential home selling hurdles and take steps to address such issues before they escalate. Now, let's take a look at three tips to help you execute a house selling plan to perfection. 1. Establish a Timeline You know you want to...
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Posted on 07/18/2020
7 O St #1, Boston, MA 02127 is now new to the market!
Pet friendly first floor unit has a great layout with private outdoor space in premiere City Point neighborhood of South Boston! This charming two bedroom is a stone's throw to castle island, beaches, parks plus restaurants/shops/bars & new dog park! Adjacent to the dining area is a fully equipped galley style kitchen with a dishwasher/disposal plus a pass thru to the living room. The cozy living area features a bay window, built-ins and a wood burning fireplace. Smaller but efficient 2nd bedrooms is ideal for a home office offering direct access to a private rear deck and yard area just for you. In unit laundry & hardwood...
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Posted on 07/16/2020
12 Flagstaff Hill Terrace, Canton, MA 02021 is now new to the market!
Looking for a great house to rent? Well, this lovingly maintained 3BD/2BA with attached garage & CAIR is IT! Located at the private end of a wooded residential cul de sac, this serene yet modern ranch style home offers all you need including a spacious screened in porch & yard. Enter into the fire-placed living room which sets the stage for charming characteristics you'll find throughout this well proportioned & versatile home. The addition boasts a sun room amidst a backdrop of greenery featuring cathedral ceilings & skylights. Pass thru the adjacent dining alcove to the fully equipped kitchen including gas cooking,...
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Posted on 07/13/2020
How to Choose a Real Estate Agent to Sell Your Home
If you're getting ready to put your house on the market, your mind is probably flooded with dozens of unanswerable questions. Much of your uncertainty may revolve around the marketability of your home and how quickly a qualified buyer will come along. Although there are factors over which you have little control, there are several things you can do...
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