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Posted on 08/09/2020
Can You Find Your Dream Home in a Single Day?
The amount of time it takes to find the perfect residence varies from buyer to buyer. In some instances, a buyer may fall in love with the first residence that he or she views in person. Or, in other cases, a buyer may need to attend several home showings and open house events before he or she finds the...
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Posted on 08/02/2020
How to Expedite the Home Selling Journey
The home selling journey may prove to be long and arduous, particularly for those who fail to plan ahead. Fortunately, there are many things you can do to expedite the house selling cycle and quickly achieve your desired results. Let's take a look at three tips to help you accelerate the home selling journey. 1. Understand Your Target Audience...
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Posted on 07/26/2020
Community is Everything: How to Vet Your Future Neighbors
Photo by PixaBay via Pexels Even if you find the perfect home on the ideal property, if you do not jibe with your neighbors, your homeownership experience could be in jeopardy. Thankfully, there are ways to make sure that your neighbors and you will get along well before committing to buy. All you have to do is follow...
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Posted on 07/19/2020
Increase Your Home's Value with Flooring
Flooring is a significant part of your home interior decor. It bears the brunt of your daily activities and is always the first surface to reflect wear and tear. With that in mind, consider installing high-end flooring that is durable, lasts longer, and of course, makes your home more appealing. Luxurious flooring can boost your home value tremendously...
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Posted on 07/12/2020
Constructing Your Own Pergola
Photo by marcdenning via Pixabay Adding square footage of living space to your home is always a sound investment. Not only does it give you and your family more space to play, but it adds resale value, too -- even if the square footage you add is outdoors. A well-designed and constructed pergola does both. It provides shade...
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Posted on 07/07/2020
Sources of Funding for Home Buyers
Photo by TheDigitalWay via Pixabay Looking to buy your first home? Unless you have a couple hundred thousand in the bank, a rich family member or a winning lottery ticket, you’re going to have to borrow money. TV ads suggest it’s as easy as clicking your phone, and in some cases it might be, but you should know...
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Posted on 06/28/2020
DIY Attractive and Functional Basement Flooring Options
Picture by PIRO4D via Pixabay Flooring can add to the function of your newly finished basement, or it can take it away. Installing the wrong type of flooring material in a below-grade space could leave you open to costly water damage or even the growth of mold and bacteria. Even the best-built basements are sometimes prone to invasion...
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Posted on 06/26/2020
Another Property Sold - 34 Cummings Ave, Weymouth, MA 02190
Charming Cape Cod Style Home in Pretty Cul-de-Sac Neighborhood. White Picket Fence encloses the front yard and Full Privacy Fencing surrounds the backyard-a fantastic area where you can entertain, garden, and play! Features include a Double Wide Cement Driveway, New Furnace November 2018, Deck leading to the backyard with Dry Deck underneath for storage, and Gutter Helmets. Neat, clean, and spacious Full Basement with French Drain System to keep everything dry. This home has a Freshly Painted Interior and a Nicely Landscaped Exterior which includes a beautiful Draping Variegated Willow Tree. Hardwood Floors underneath Living Room and 2...
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Posted on 06/21/2020
Know Your Zone
Photo by Brooke Cagle on Unsplash Zoning laws have been in place in the United States for many years. They serve communities in a number of ways. As a home buyer, it is important to know and understand the zoning laws that cover any property you consider purchasing. Structures Generally, residential zonings laws indicate what kind of structures...
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Posted on 06/14/2020
Create a One-of-a-Kind Bathroom Vanity
Photo by Zbysiu Rodak on Unsplash Antiques can bring a unique feel and vibe to almost any decor. But what happens when your antique piece doesn't exactly work in the room it was designed for? If that is the case, it may be time to upcycle it for use in a different room. Below you will find out...
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Posted on 06/13/2020
Another Property Sold - 2 Janet Rd #9, Easton, MA 02375
PLAY WHERE YOU LIVE! Enjoy swimming, tennis, a game of basketball, or just a long walk when you live at picturesque Easton Crossing, also featuring a dog park, clubhouse, fitness center, and lots of green space to enjoy. This END UNIT is light and bright with a beautifully open first floor plan while upstairs features two spacious bedrooms, full bath, and laundry closet. This home has Brand New Flooring throughout and a freshly painted interior. Much to see and enjoy, make your appointment...
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Posted on 06/07/2020
Should You Buy a Vacation Residence?
Buying a vacation home may prove to be a great investment. It enables you to spend time at a terrific location at your convenience – all without having to worry about hotel or motel costs. Plus, a vacation home can be tailored to your individual needs. You can decorate your vacation house however you would like, and ultimately, find...
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