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Posted on 11/28/2022
Trading houses: How to buy & sell homes at the same time
House trading is a type of real estate transaction both...
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Posted on 11/21/2022
How to design a small house for optimal space
Living in a tiny home or studio apartment? Smaller...
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Posted on 11/14/2022
Danvers, MA Real Estate Market Update 11/14/2022
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Posted on 11/14/2022
Luckiest feng shui plants to have at home
Feng shui principles have long been included in interior design to promote the best possible flow of energy in a space. While feng shui applies to furniture placement and layouts, there are also feng shui plants. Some plants are considered especially beneficial because they're thought to bring good fortune to your home. If you're interested in adding feng...
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Posted on 11/07/2022
Seaside gardens: Coastal landscape design ideas
For homeowners living in a coastal landscape, it might seem difficult to plan and maintain a garden. With the salty air, strong winds and variable humidity, the conditions prove difficult for many popular plants. However, there are more options for coastal gardens than you might realize. Whether you’re on the west coast, east coast or somewhere in between,...
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Posted on 10/31/2022
4 Plants that repel bugs from your garden
There are few greater pest control solutions than a garden full of plants that repel bugs - naturally. Many plants like mosquito-warding citronella grass have scents or other features that bugs can’t stand, encouraging them to give your garden a wide berth. Not only can these plants keep you more comfortable, they can help protect your other plants...
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Posted on 10/30/2022
Beverly, MA Real Estate Market Update 10/30/2022
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Posted on 10/28/2022
Another Property Rented - 12 Cliff Street 1, Beverly, MA 01915
The lower level of this two-family has been beautifully renovated inside and out. This 1 bedroom unit has granite counters in the fully applianced kitchen, including a washer/dryer off the bedroom. The entry living room has a large expanse of glass with exceptional water views of river boat traffic, harbor and bridge and incredible sunsets views. The living room opens to the kitchen and den area which could also serve as an in-home office space. Huge private covered patio entrance overlooks the fenced landscaped yard. Street parking only (**SEE EXCEPTION) . Conveniently located only a short distance to a public parking garage, commuter...
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Posted on 10/24/2022
3 Trending plants to have in your living room
Plants in the living room have been a steadfast interior design trend over the last several years. With this trend's enduring appeal, it's helpful to know more about the most popular plants featured in professional designs. Here are some of the most popular trending plants to have in your space: Monstera deliciosa Monstera deliciosa, sometimes called the Swiss...
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Posted on 10/21/2022
12 Cliff Street 1, Beverly, MA 01915 now has a new price of $2,100!
The lower level of this two-family has been beautifully renovated inside and out. This 1 bedroom unit has granite counters in the fully applianced kitchen, including a washer/dryer off the bedroom. The entry living room has a large expanse of glass with exceptional water views of river boat traffic, harbor and bridge and incredible sunsets views. The living room opens to the kitchen and den area which could also serve as an in-home office space. Huge private covered patio entrance overlooks the fenced landscaped yard. Street parking only (**SEE EXCEPTION) . Conveniently located only a short distance to a public parking garage, commuter...
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Posted on 10/17/2022
What home and business owners should know about personal tangible property taxes
Personal tangible property is a tax term referring to physical property used in running your commercial or rental business. While general property taxes concern the actual land and buildings, personal tangible property taxes are related to equipment, furnishings, vehicles and more. If you own a business or rental property, it's important to understand how these taxes work. Here...
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Posted on 10/17/2022
The Top Exterior Design Trends to Know
Whether you’re remodeling or building a brand new home, staying up to date on the latest trends can be an enormous source of inspiration. While not every trend will be perfect for you, knowing what’s popular can help you find the best possible options for your own home. Here are the biggest trends in exterior design to know...
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