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Posted on 04/12/2020
Finding Time For Home Repairs and Improvements
One of the most satisfying aspects of being a new homeowner is the process of "making it your own." That could include everything from painting walls and hanging pictures to replacing window treatments and assembling shelves. (Then, of course, there's the unpacking, furniture arranging, organizing, and room cleaning!) For some people, one of the biggest challenges in getting unpacked,...
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Posted on 04/05/2020
Tips on Choosing Home Security: DIY or Conventional
Photo by Pixaline via PixabayThe right home security system can make a profound difference for your peace of mind and make your home an unappealing target -- but do you have to go with a conventional (and expensive) alarm service? In the past, homeowners had few choices, but now, if you own a home and like to DIY...
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Posted on 03/29/2020
What to Avoid When Selling Your Home
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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Posted on 03/22/2020
Common House Selling Concerns, and How to Address Them
If you want to list your home, it generally is a good idea to address any house selling concerns right away. That way, you can alleviate these concerns before they slow down the home selling process or prevent you from accomplishing your desired home selling results. Now, let's take a look at three common home selling concerns, as well...
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Posted on 03/15/2020
What You Need To Know About Your Credit Score
When you want to buy a home, you know that good credit will be necessary. You may have heard some things about your credit score that just aren’t true. Read on to set the record straight on some of the most significant misconceptions about credit. Checking Your Credit Only Gives You Knowledge Checking your credit score or report will...
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Posted on 03/13/2020
Another Property Sold - 9 Maynard St, Westborough, MA 01581
OPEN HOUSE CANCELLED - OFFER ACCEPTED. Warmth & character exude in this beautiful custom built Saltbox sited on 1.16 acres. A truly unique property built by reputable local builder boasting many special features to include recently refinished wide plank flooring on both living levels, Pella windows,18th Century wood paneled, fireplaced Family Room, sunny Dining Room flows into charming Kitchen w/granite & stainless appliances (Viking 6 burner stove). Breakfast Room featuring a wood stove & wide plank flooring. Formal Living Room, mudroom & convenient main level laundry & full bath. 3 bright & sunny bedrooms plus a full bath upstairs (warmth...
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Posted on 03/08/2020
Should You Consult with Family Members Before You Buy a Home?
Let's face it – the mere thought of informing family members about your decision to pursue a new home may cause your blood pressure to rise. However, there are many reasons why it often is beneficial to notify family members about your decision to kick off a search for a new residence. These reasons include: 1. You can identify...
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Posted on 03/01/2020
Tips for Making Your Home Safe for Pets
Image by Irina from Unsplash Whether you have young pets or older ones, there are certain household hazards to be aware of. Puppies and kittens can get into trouble while exploring different parts of your home out of curiosity. Adult dogs and cats can also end up getting hurt or sick from common household dangers for pets. Keep...
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Posted on 02/23/2020
5 Creative Ways to Hide your AC You Won't Believe
Image by triosolution1 from Pixabay When it comes to hiding an AC, it's vital to maintain proper airflow. But you don't have to block airflow to remove an air conditioner from your line of sight. Check out these five creative ways to hide your AC. A Hanging Garden To make this project easy, pre-made lattice works just fine...
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Posted on 02/19/2020
91 Pheasant Landing Rd, Needham, MA 02492 is now new to the market!
Commanding the prime position on an idyllic cul de sac, this beautiful colonial is brimming with all the features on your wish list. A light filled two-story family room offers a warming gas fireplace, detailed millwork & sky-high windows. The family room opens to a sparkling white kitchen w/ center island, granite, new stainless equipment & breakfast room w/ access to a completely private deck. Formal living room w/ fireplace & holiday-ready dining room flank the cathedral-height foyer. A study adjoins the living room where french doors ensure a quiet place. Master suite w/ sitting room, double walk in closets & spa bath. Three add'tl BRs,...
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Posted on 02/16/2020
Identify Your Home's Strengths
A home seller who understands his or her residence's strengths may be better equipped than others to enjoy a successful property selling experience. Fortunately, there are many things you can do to identify your house's strengths before you list your residence. Now, let's take a look at three tips to help you identify your home's strengths. 1. Conduct a...
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Posted on 02/09/2020
Tips to Stay Dry When Moving in the Rain
Image by Matheus Bertelli from Pexels Often, you cannot choose the timing of your move. If the rainy season happens to be in full swing, moisture could become an added challenge to your relocation strategy. Even a drizzle could cause damage to your property but you can avoid issues if you are prepared. Below are tips on how...
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