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Posted on 05/31/2020
Clean These Spaces Before You Move In
Image by pascalhelmer from Pixabay You’ve spent months scouring home listings and viewing houses. Once you found your dream home, you signed the contracts and successfully closed. Congratulations! It’s time to get started on this next exciting chapter of your life. While you’re probably eager to move your belongings into your new home, it’s a good idea to...
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Posted on 05/24/2020
Easements & Right of Way
Photo by David McBee from Pexels At some point, you might come across the terms “easement” and “right of way.” These terms both imply another person or entity may have use of your property. As a homeowner or buyer in the market for a home, you’ll want to thoroughly understand both of these terms and how they can...
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Posted on 05/17/2020
Five Things First-Time Homebuyers Need to Keep in Mind
Photo by ConvertKit on Unsplash Up to 9.2 million Americans will purchase their first home in 2020. Homeownership is a wonderful and sometimes overwhelming experience. It's exciting to have a place that you can personalize and call your own. However, owning a home can quickly become a burden if you don't plan carefully. Keep in mind these five...
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Posted on 05/14/2020
Video Tour - 35 High Street, Newton, MA 02464
Lovingly restored spectacular 1880's Victorian with a wrap around porch in the Newton Upper Falls Historical District. Situated on over 16,000 square feet of land with landscaped perennial beds, including a pond with a water feature. The main house has period detail including stained glass windows, two working fireplaces, beautifully inlaid hardwood floors, and several bay windows. It has an open kitchen leading to a formal dining room, living room with working pocket doors, family room, and a sun room. It also has 6 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms, including a master with jacuzzi. All utilities have been updated, including central air conditioning...
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Posted on 05/14/2020
35 High Street, Newton, MA 02464 is now new to the market!
Lovingly restored spectacular 1880's Victorian with a wrap around porch in the Newton Upper Falls Historical District. Situated on over 16,000 square feet of land with landscaped perennial beds, including a pond with a water feature. The main house has period detail including stained glass windows, two working fireplaces, beautifully inlaid hardwood floors, and several bay windows. It has an open kitchen leading to a formal dining room, living room with working pocket doors, family room, and a sun room. It also has 6 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms, including a master with jacuzzi. All utilities have been updated, including central air conditioning...
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Posted on 05/10/2020
Spring Maintenance for Your HVAC System
Photo by Naveen Venkatesan on Unsplash With warmer weather on the way, it will soon be time to stop using your furnace and start using your central air conditioning. During this time of year, it’s important to take steps toward ensuring that your home’s HVAC system is in good condition. Spring maintenance reduces your risk of needing to...
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Posted on 05/08/2020
Another Property Sold - 15 Connors Pl, Westwood, MA 02090
Great condo alternative.Single family ranch on private dead end street, close to Washington Street. Fireplaced living room with hardwood floors, Cedar closet in onE of the bedrooms. The basement is semi-finished, but you can add your special touch for additional space. This one is easy to Show ,ON LOCKBOX *All offers must be submitted by the Buyer's agent via the RES.NET Agent Portal. If your offer is accepted, you agree to be responsible for an offer submission technology fee of $150.00. The fee will be included on the closing disclosure and paid at the closing of the transaction. To submit your buyer's offer, simply click the...
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Posted on 05/06/2020
Another Property Sold - 2 Roseglen Rd, Boston, MA 02136
Nice looking spacious Hyde Park Gambrel Colonial.This home sits on a corner lot with off street parking. It was rehabbed a couple years ago with granite counter tops and stainless steel appliances, updated electrical and plumbing. You will absolutely fall in love with the master bedroom. Cathedral ceilings and sky lights. Hardwood floors abound The basement is finished with laundry room and walk out basement. Seller says sell , will consider all offers Easy to...
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Posted on 05/03/2020
What is an REIT?
Image by OpenClipart-Vectors from Pixabay A Real Estate Investment Trust (REIT) is a specialty corporate entity that owns and operates real estate to generate a profit. Several types exist. An Equity REIT typically generates income by leasing and managing income-producing property. The type of property makes no difference -- commercial, multi-family residential, retail, office, industrial, or a mix...
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Posted on 04/26/2020
5 Types of Real Estate Zoning
Image by StockSnap from Pixabay A neighborhood is a neighborhood. And a business district is a business district, right? Unfortunately, it's not so cut and dry. There are actually nine major zoning types in most areas. And these can impact things like home use, home value, and property taxes. Zoning can change over time. Let's explore the five...
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Posted on 04/19/2020
Tips for Saving on Electricity Costs While you Travel
Photo by Clint Patterson via Unsplash It sounds like a great idea -- turn off your electricity entirely when you go on vacation and you'll dramatically slash your electric bills. While this works in theory, there are some considerations that make shutting everything down problematic for homeowners. Learning more about your options allows you to conserve energy wisely,...
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Posted on 04/12/2020
Refresh Your Pedestal Sink With a Colorful Skirt
Photo by Hédi Benyounes on Unsplash Dressing up your bathroom can not only make your house have more sales appeal but also can make your morning routine a little more cheerful. One way to dress up a pedestal sink and even add a pop of color to your bathroom pallet is by adding a colorful skirt. 1. Take...
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