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Posted on 06/28/2022
Beverly, MA Real Estate Market Update 6/28/2022
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Posted on 06/27/2022
153 Holten Street 5, Danvers, MA 01923 now has a new price of $1,700!
Excellent condition 4 room, 1 bedroom third floor apartment in residential location conveniently located to major routes and town. Hardwood floors, newer stove and refrigerator. Updated FHW heating system. Light filled rooms and good-sized bedroom. Modern full bath. Excellent closet space. Off street parking and yard. $1,695 monthly plus heat and utilities paid by tenant. There is NO laundry in the building however there is a large laundromat 1/2 mile away. Good space for work at home use. First, last and security deposit equal to one month's rent required. NO SMOKING, NO PETS. Typical tenant stays long term in this well maintained 5-unit...
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Posted on 06/27/2022
The Best Plants for Your Front Door
Plants can be the key to curb appeal. In particular, plants arranged around the front door can have an enormous impact on first impressions and can not only help sell your home but impress your guests. With all the details of landscaping design and varieties of plants, it’s difficult to know what will make the biggest difference. To...
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Posted on 06/20/2022
Home Staging: How and Why to Find a Home Staging Professional
There are plenty of things you can do to potentially boost the profits of your home sale, such as tackling repairs and renovations. One thing you may also want to consider is hiring a professional to stage your home. What is Professional Staging? When a home is staged, a professional comes in and decorates/furnishes the home to make...
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Posted on 06/19/2022
Another Property Sold - 11 Colonial Road, Beverly, MA 01915
Get in line to see this spacious 7 room, 4 bedroom, 2.5 bath Ranch. Live there while you update the essentials or redo it all for the show piece it can become. Many outstanding features include a large fireplaced living room with dining area, eat-in kitchen with adjacent family room with wood stove plus access to a lg deck. Enjoy the great yard & garden area and attached greenhouse. Finished basement with second fireplaced family/game room with wet bar and half bath, laundry room and workshop. Bedroom 4 has an extension of 11'2" X 6'4" that could possibly become another bathroom, dressing area/walk in closet. Updated heating system, hot...
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Posted on 06/13/2022
Basic yard drainage methods & tips
If your yard is full of puddles, soggy soil and waterlogged plants, it’s time to invest in better yard drainage. Depending on the cause and severity of the issue, there are plenty of DIY options you can handle without spending a fortune. Understanding common causes leading to drainage problems and how they affect your yard will go a...
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Posted on 06/12/2022
Danvers, MA Real Estate Market Update 6/12/2022
Click here to view Danvers, MA blog post which has information on the constantly changing market...
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Posted on 06/08/2022
153 Holten Street 5, Danvers, MA 01923 is now new to the market!
Excellent condition 4 room, 1 bedroom third floor apartment in residential location conveniently located to major routes and town. Hardwood floors, newer stove and refrigerator. Updated FHW heating system. Light filled rooms and good-sized bedroom. Modern full bath. Excellent closet space. Off street parking and yard. $1,695 monthly plus heat and utilities paid by tenant. There is NO laundry in the building however there is a large laundromat 1/2 mile away. Good space for work at home use. First, last and security deposit equal to one month's rent required. NO SMOKING, NO PETS. Typical tenant stays long term in this well maintained 5-unit...
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Posted on 06/06/2022
The basics of making a budget for home expenses
Making a budget for home expenses is one of the first steps a new homeowner should take. While the extensive planning and budgeting for closing costs and buying the home might be over, your new financial life at home has just begun. To help you get started, here is a basic guide to creating a budget for your...
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Posted on 05/30/2022
Tips for budget-friendly floor projects
With so many DIY options available, it’s never been easier to tackle your home’s flooring projects. However, there are a few key items to remember, such as material cost and experience required for installation. Here are some ideas for cheap flooring ideas you can DIY: Paint your linoleum or laminate flooring It’s simple to dress up drab linoleum...
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Posted on 05/28/2022
Beverly, MA Real Estate Market Update 5/28/2022
Click here to view Beverly, MA blog post which has information on the constantly changing market...
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Posted on 05/23/2022
Conserve water with these gardening ideas
If you’re trying to find eco-friendly gardening ideas, the best place to start is with water conservation. Recycling and reducing your water use in the garden is simpler than you might think, too. Here are some ideas for DIY garden projects to help you save water: Go with ground covers Grass lawns are a major source of water...
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