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Posted on 02/27/2021
Danvers, MA Real Estate Market Update 2/27/2021
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Posted on 02/22/2021
Alternative Funding: Crowdfunding for Down-Payments
Photo by Tumisu via Pixabay In an age where collaboration is on the rise, it’s not surprising that some are looking to find an alternative source of funding for their home or business purchase. Crowdfunding has been a successful way to fund various projects and business propositions, but it seems that some have found a way to make...
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Posted on 02/15/2021
Top Home Upgrades Baby Boomers Want
Photo by Sidekix Media on Unsplash Downsizing appears to be a common theme among Baby Boomers as they transition from family life and professional pursuits to retirement. Not all members of this generation are willing to give up the spacious and beautiful homes to which they've grown accustomed, however. As some downsize, others are on the hunt for...
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Posted on 02/11/2021
Beverly, MA Real Estate Market Update
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Posted on 02/09/2021
Video Tour - 22 Canter Brook Lane #22, Hamilton, MA 01982
Unique opportunity at The Village at Canter Brook Farm, a prestigious 55+ community. The 1st resale - better than new as the Seller, who now has a larger unit in the development, has already done $70k of upgrades and custom feature add-ons.The open main level enjoys a high vaulted ceiling fireplaced living room and dining room where natural light floods spacious rooms. 1st floor guest room with en suite bath plus a 2nd floor master suite with a spacious master bath and large den/office. Masterfully designed gourmet kitchen with upgraded appliances, cabinets and granite counters to wow your guests. A spacious screened porch and deck is...
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Posted on 02/09/2021
22 Canter Brook Lane #22, Hamilton, MA 01982 is now new to the market!
Unique opportunity at The Village at Canter Brook Farm, a prestigious 55+ community. The 1st resale - better than new as the Seller, who now has a larger unit in the development, has already done $70k of upgrades and custom feature add-ons.The open main level enjoys a high vaulted ceiling fireplaced living room and dining room where natural light floods spacious rooms. 1st floor guest room with en suite bath plus a 2nd floor master suite with a spacious master bath and large den/office. Masterfully designed gourmet kitchen with upgraded appliances, cabinets and granite counters to wow your guests. A spacious screened porch and deck is...
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Posted on 02/08/2021
Tips for Home Sellers: How to Set Yourself Up for Success
A successful home selling experience is not a guarantee. However, if you prepare for the house selling journey, you may be better equipped than others to reap the benefits of a quick, profitable home selling experience. Now, let's take a look at three tips so you can set yourself up to succeed during the house selling journey. 1. Identify...
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Posted on 02/01/2021
Will Your Residence Impress Buyers?
As a home seller, it is important to do everything possible to ensure your house impresses buyers. If your residence makes a positive impression on buyers, you could speed up the house selling process. Plus, you may be better equipped than ever before to maximize your house sale earnings. Now, let's take a look at three tips to help...
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Posted on 01/27/2021
Danvers, MA Real Estate Market Update
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Posted on 01/25/2021
Guidance for First-Time Homebuyers
Photo by Pixabay from Pexels Buying your first home is an exciting experience, but it can also be overwhelming when you don't know what to expect. Below are some tips to help first-time homebuyers navigate this process successfully. 1. Get pre-approved before you start shopping. Nothing is more upsetting than finding the home of your dreams, only to...
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Posted on 01/20/2021
153 Holten Street #3, Danvers, MA 01923 now has a new price of $1,425!
Excellent condition 3 room, 1 bedroom second floor apartment in residential location conveniently located to major routes and town. Shiny hardwood floors, newer stove and refrigerator. Updated FHW heating system. Light filled living room and good sized bedroom. Modern full bath. Excellent closet space. Off street parking and yard. $1,450 monthly plus heat and utilities paid by tenant. First, last and security deposit equal to one months rent required. NO SMOKING, NO PETS. Typical tenant stays long term in this well maintained 5 unit apartment house. Current and satisfactory credit report required to be provided by tenant with...
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Posted on 01/18/2021
Severe Weather Damage & Homeowners Insurance
Photo by Peter from Pexels When everyday people take out a homeowners' insurance policy, there is an expectation that you enjoy secure coverage in the event of a loss. That sigh of relief many people experience when signing off on a policy may be an illusion, to some extent. That’s because not every severe weather event is covered...
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