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Posted on 10/25/2021
5 Tips for Choosing a Home Floor Plan
Photo by Karolina Grabowska from Pexels Before you can start building your dream home, you must decide on a floor plan. This can be an overwhelming process with so many options available. These five tips will help you narrow your choices down to choose one that is perfect for your needs. 1. Consider Your Lifestyle This is going...
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Posted on 10/21/2021
Beverly, MA Real Estate Market Update 10/21/2021
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Posted on 10/18/2021
Preparing for Your New Construction: A Quick How-To
Photo by Ketut Subiyanto from Pexels There is something enticing about building the home that you want rather than purchasing a property that only has some features you desire. When you invest in new residential construction, you can create the living space that you have always dreamed of having. Step 1: Choose a Builder The first step in...
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Posted on 10/11/2021
Real Estate Investment Basics
Image by 3D Animation Production Company from Pixabay You may hear someone say that you should get into real estate, but truthfully, it isn’t for everyone. While real estate investing can be a lucrative opportunity, if you don’t know what you’re facing, things can quickly get out of hand. Why Real Estate Investing? Ultimately, the goal is to...
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Posted on 10/08/2021
308 Essex A, Beverly, MA 01915 now has a new price of $1,750!
Perfectly located updated and modern 4 room, 2 bedroom townhouse apartment in owner occupied 2 family convenient to major routes, beach, YMCA, and downtown shopping and restaurants. Large fireplaced living room, galley kitchen with dining peninsula. The second floor has two bedrooms with full bath and laundry. Private enclosed patio and yard space with separate tenant parking area for 2 cars. Large locked storage area in the barn. NO PETS and NO SMOKING. Tenant to provide references and updated current credit...
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Posted on 10/06/2021
Danvers, MA Real Estate Market Update 10/6/2021
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Posted on 10/04/2021
3 Theme Ideas for Virtual Game Nights
If you’re looking for inspiration for your next virtual game night, try picking a specific theme. With the right preparation and details, a virtual theme party can be just as fun as an in-person one. Here are some ideas for throwing a fun party all while staying at home: Casino Night A virtual casino night with friends or...
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Posted on 09/28/2021
Another Property Sold - 19 Powderhouse Ct 19, Amesbury, MA 01913
Great first time buyer opportunity. Spacious sunny first level unit with oversized covered patio. Large living room, dining room combination, efficiently set up working fully applianced kitchen. Large master bedroom plus large second bedroom or office. Wall A/C in living room and bedrooms. Unbelievable yard with access to a beautiful Gardner Lake for canoe or kayaks and fishing. Enjoy the beauty and tranquility of nature that the Gardner Lake offers. FIRST SHOWINGS AT OPEN HOUSE SUNDAY 8/15, 12-1:30 pm. Seller to review all offers on Monday 8/16 at 7:00 PM, however the Seller reserves the right to accept any offer prior to that...
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Posted on 09/27/2021
Another Property Sold - 19 Bruce Lane, Wenham, MA 01984
Huge potential in this exceptional Wenham Cape near the Bessie Buker School. Situated on a level landscaped lot with attached garage. A spacious home of 8 rooms, 3 bedrooms, 2.5 baths plus office. Large fireplaced living room, spacious dining room, kitchen and first floor master bedroom with en-suite bath. The second floor has 2 good sized bedrooms and half bath plus office. Some updates done in the last few years including gutters, insulation, windows, and roof, 5 mini split A/C-heat units. 18'X18' patio overlooking the beautiful yard of mature plantings. Make this oversized Cape your dream home. Electric baseboard has been disconnected...
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Posted on 09/27/2021
What Type of Property Can You Buy From a Motivated Seller?
There are many reasons a homeowner might become a motivated seller, including financial situation, inheritance or life change. These types of sellers are highly coveted because of their unique situation and often come from a wide variety of property types. Here are some of the most common properties by motivated sellers. Distressed Property A distressed property is one...
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Posted on 09/21/2021
Video Tour - 3 Gordon Road, Beverly, MA 01915
1st showings at OPEN HOUSE Saturday & Sunday 9/25 & 9/26 ~~ 12-1:30 pm. GREAT OPPORTUNITY for a 1st time buyer to make this popular Raymond Farms area ranch your special home. Some updates will go a long way to make this a 2021 show place. A large fireplaced living room, dining room and eat-in kitchen with adjacent good sized family room with direct access to an outside deck entrance all makes for a central living space for entertaining everyone. 3 bedrooms, with half bath off the main bedroom plus full bath completes the package. This Gordon Road location is a great neighborhood and is situated on a 10,000 SF lot convenient to North...
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Posted on 09/21/2021
3 Gordon Road, Beverly, MA 01915 is now new to the market!
1st showings at OPEN HOUSE Saturday & Sunday 9/25 & 9/26 ~~ 12-1:30 pm. GREAT OPPORTUNITY for a 1st time buyer to make this popular Raymond Farms area ranch your special home. Some updates will go a long way to make this a 2021 show place. A large fireplaced living room, dining room and eat-in kitchen with adjacent good sized family room with direct access to an outside deck entrance all makes for a central living space for entertaining everyone. 3 bedrooms, with half bath off the main bedroom plus full bath completes the package. This Gordon Road location is a great neighborhood and is situated on a 10,000 SF lot convenient to North...
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