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Posted on 09/13/2020
3 Reasons to Sell a City Home
If you own a city home but are ready to relocate, now may be a great time to list your residence. In fact, there are many reasons why an individual may choose to sell his or her city residence, and these include: 1. You want to downsize or upgrade. Although your city house likely has served you well for...
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Posted on 09/06/2020
What does Live-Work Space Mean?
Photo by Archi_Viz via Shutterstock Many urban areas promote the concept of working where you live, or living where you work, to simplify your life. But what does that mean when you’re buying real estate? The main difference is in zoning requirements and building codes. Those that are primarily zoned as residential offer fewer options for commercial enterprises....
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Posted on 09/02/2020
Video Tour - 39 Weybosset St, Weymouth, MA 02191
SOMETIMES YOU GET A SECOND CHANCE!! Due to Buyer Financing Issue, this Poolside Living, Oceanside Neighborhood Home Can Now Be Yours! With many updates and thoughtful design touches throughout, this beautifully renovated house is one you simply must see. An easy flow open floor plan was created and then further enhanced by incorporating the first level bedroom into the living space (easily converted back). A stunning gas fireplace was added and centrally located to be enjoyed from every room. And the kitchen? Wow! Open shelving, shiplap, and wood countertop with farmers style sink create an amazing look. Newer gas heat and C/A, all windows...
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Posted on 09/02/2020
39 Weybosset St, Weymouth, MA 02191 is now new to the market!
SOMETIMES YOU GET A SECOND CHANCE!! Due to Buyer Financing Issue, this Poolside Living, Oceanside Neighborhood Home Can Now Be Yours! With many updates and thoughtful design touches throughout, this beautifully renovated house is one you simply must see. An easy flow open floor plan was created and then further enhanced by incorporating the first level bedroom into the living space (easily converted back). A stunning gas fireplace was added and centrally located to be enjoyed from every room. And the kitchen? Wow! Open shelving, shiplap, and wood countertop with farmers style sink create an amazing look. Newer gas heat and C/A, all windows...
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Posted on 09/01/2020
Another Property Sold - 1 Marshall Drive, Plymouth, MA 02360
Beautiful Colonial with pond views is located in the highly desirable Ponds of Plymouth neighborhood. The kitchen is in the center of the home and opens to the cathedral ceiling family room that offers a wall of windows to let in the light and views, perfectly set up for entertaining and enjoying family. There are sliders that flow out to the large, private back deck for outdoor dining, to take a quick dip in the pool or sit and enjoy the pond views. A half bath, dining room and great size living room round off the first floor. Upstairs features a large master suite along with 2 spacious bedrooms with a full bath. The basement is ready to...
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Posted on 08/30/2020
Why Keep Your Home Market Ready ?
Photo by Agover via Pixabay You're not thinking of selling -- so why keep your home in market-ready shape? There are some excellent reasons for upgrading your home while you live there; keeping your house in good repair and in "ready to sell" condition benefits you in a variety of ways: Your own comfort: It's just more comfortable...
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Posted on 08/29/2020
Another Property Sold - 10 Canterbury Drive, Carver, MA 02330
This is the one you have been waiting for! Lovely home perfectly set in a fantastic neighborhood convenient to the schools, highway, and all the great things Carver has to offer! The spacious interior has a great layout with soaring cathedral ceilings and exposed beams, making it feel both open and cozy. The fireplaced living room features hardwood floors and large bay window, and opens to the eat-in kitchen with tile floors. Second floor boasts new carpeting in all three bedrooms and a pristine full bathroom. Finished lower level has a bonus family room, bedroom or office/den, and laundry room. Nearly an acre lot provides great space...
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Posted on 08/23/2020
How is a Land Contract Different than an Mortgage?
Image by mohamed Hassan from Pixabay A land contract and a mortgage have a number of similarities. For example, you can use either option to purchase a home Both loans must be repaid on a monthly basis. Understanding the Differences A land contract is a legal agreement between a buyer and a seller. Rather than a traditional mortgage...
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Posted on 08/16/2020
Steps to Buying Your First Home
Photo by Roman Samborskyi via Shutterstock Buying your first home is exciting! And scary! But you don’t have to fear the process if you take the time to become fully prepared for homeownership. Below are the seven primary keys to preparing yourself and smoothing the process. How to Know You’re Ready Determine how much you can afford. The...
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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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