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34 Cummings Ave, Weymouth, MA 02190 is now new to the market!
Posted on 01/18/2020
34 Cummings Ave, Weymouth, MA 02190 is now new to the market!
FRAMED WITH A WHITE PICKET FENCE, this home is situated in a great South Weymouth cul-de-sac neighborhood. Double wide driveway, newer furnace, and pretty fenced backyard with a beautiful, large Willow Tree that looks incredible when in full bloom! Awaiting your personal touches, the home is a good canvas on which you can "paint your own picture" of what HOME looks like for you. Full basement, neat and clean with a French drain to keep everything dry. Ideal location with easy access to most everywhere! No open houses, viewings by appointment only. Additional photos to...
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4 Common Home Seller Mistakes
Posted on 01/12/2020
4 Common Home Seller Mistakes
Photo by Mohamed Hassan via Pixabay If you're like many Americans, your home is your biggest asset. And if you're thinking of selling your home to use the profits for a new home, sending the kids off to college or simply adding it to a retirement fund, there are a few things you may want to avoid to...
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How Should You Approach a Homebuying Challenge?
Posted on 01/05/2020
How Should You Approach a Homebuying Challenge?
The homebuying journey is rarely problem-free. Fortunately, homebuyers who know how to address challenges throughout the property buying journey should have no trouble making their homeownership dreams come true. Now, let's take a look at three tips to help you develop an effective approach to address any homebuying challenges that come your way. 1. Be Diligent When it comes...
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Should You Buy an Old House?
Posted on 12/29/2019
Should You Buy an Old House?
Photo by Wulfman65 via Shutterstock When you’re thinking about purchasing a home, an old house versus that new one is something to ponder. If you’ve thought about buying an older home, consider each of these areas before making an offer. Have your agent write contingencies into your contract, and by all means, don’t forego an inspection. Consider HazMat...
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Create an Engaging House Listing
Posted on 12/22/2019
Create an Engaging House Listing
An engaging home listing can play a key role in your ability to sell your house. If your listing hits the mark with potential buyers, the likelihood increases that buyers will set up showings to view your residence. And as a result, it may be only a matter of time before you receive multiple offers to purchase your house....
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Avoid Tunnel Vision When Searching For a New Home
Posted on 12/15/2019
Avoid Tunnel Vision When Searching For a New Home
When buying a house, especially your first home, it's all too easy to make impulsive decisions and fail to "see the forest for the trees." Although it's impossible to ignore your emotional reactions to a house for sale, it's vital to look at the big picture and make sure there are no red flags being ignored or glossed over....
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How Can You Avoid Delays During the Homebuying Process?
Posted on 12/08/2019
How Can You Avoid Delays During the Homebuying Process?
Buying a house should be a fast, seamless process. However, problems sometimes may arise that prevent you from acquiring your dream house in a timely fashion. Ultimately, it is important to be proactive to minimize the risk of encountering time-consuming hurdles during the homebuying process. Fortunately, we're here to help you identify and address such problems before they can...
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Add a Touch of Nostalgia by Using Vintage Tinware as Planters
Posted on 12/01/2019
Add a Touch of Nostalgia by Using Vintage Tinware as Planters
Photo by Sabine van Erp via Pixabay There's a certain nostalgia associated with genuine vintage tins -- not the replicas you find at today's one-dollar stores. Genuine vintage tins had real purpose, usually multiple ones, in fact. They did double duty as tubs to wash both children and laundry. Or, sometimes, they held both lunch food and school...
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Master the Home Selling Journey
Posted on 11/24/2019
Master the Home Selling Journey
A home seller may encounter many challenges after he or she decides to list a residence. Fortunately, there are lots of things you can do to increase the likelihood of enjoying a seamless house selling experience. Now, let's take a look at three tips to help you master the home selling journey. 1. Conduct an In-Depth Home Evaluation Your...
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Finding Time Together as a Family
Posted on 11/17/2019
Finding Time Together as a Family
Something must give. You know you are running at top speed most days. Then you read an article or two about how when families do such and so together, it benefits each member. Benefits like improved mental health, better school and work performance, and greater communication. In theory, you agree wholeheartedly, but in the practical application you know...
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21 Ledgewood Dr, Canton, MA 02021 now has a new price of $529,900!
Posted on 11/13/2019
21 Ledgewood Dr, Canton, MA 02021 now has a new price of $529,900!
Seller is ready to move on-this is your opportunity to live in one of the best neighborhoods! Yes, there is updating to be done but the location is ideal and the renovation possibilities are endless. The space is here to do with as you wish, and although you are nicely tucked away from it all living here, the convenient access to everything you need is more than ideal. Highlights include the large back yard that includes a 20x40 in-ground swimming pool. roomy and bright enclosed back porch, the freshly stained oversized deck, and the finished lower level with 1/2 bath. Make this your dream...
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The Roles Your Real Estate Agent Plays in Selling Your Home
Posted on 11/10/2019
The Roles Your Real Estate Agent Plays in Selling Your Home
A real estate agent for a seller, often referred to as a seller's agent, performs many functions, including helping you organize your house for sale, set the right price, determine a selling strategy, and negotiate with buyers. This article covers the roles and responsibilities of a seller's agent and what qualities to look for, so you will know...
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