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Posted on 10/19/2020
Factors to Consider Before You Buy a Second Home
The decision to purchase a second home may be one of the biggest choices you will make in your lifetime. As such, it is important to consider all of the factors associated with a house purchase before you embark on a quest to acquire a second residence. Now, let's take a look at three key factors to evaluate as...
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Posted on 10/12/2020
How to Accent Your Luxury Home with Landscape Lighting
Photo by Muffin from Pexels When you have a luxury home with impressive architectural features and landscaping, don’t let nighttime prevent you from showing it off. Landscape lighting provides a convenient way to draw attention to certain features of your home and yard when it’s dark out. This type of lighting can improve your home’s curb appeal while...
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Posted on 10/11/2020
Beverly, MA Real Estate Market Update
Click here to view Beverly, MA blog post which has information on the constantly changing market...
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Posted on 10/08/2020
Video Tour - 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 wine cooler refrigerator and 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 with could also serve as an in home office space. Huge private covered patio entrance overlooks the fenced landscaped yard. Street parking only. Conveniently located only a short distance to a public parking garage,...
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Posted on 10/08/2020
12 Cliff Street #1, Beverly, MA 01915 is now new to the market!
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 wine cooler refrigerator and 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 with could also serve as an in home office space. Huge private covered patio entrance overlooks the fenced landscaped yard. Street parking only. Conveniently located only a short distance to a public parking garage,...
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Posted on 10/05/2020
What Defines a Successful Property Search?
A successful home search enables you to discover your dream residence at a budget-friendly price. However, conducting a successful house search may be difficult, particularly for individuals who fail to prepare for the homebuying journey. Lucky for you, there are many things you can do to prevent problems as you search for your ideal home. Now, let's take a...
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Posted on 09/28/2020
Reduce Water Consumption in Your Home
Photo by PublicDomainPictures via Pixabay Are you overpaying for water? You could be, if your home is not running as efficiently as it could, or if you have undiagnosed leaks or damage. Cutting your water consumption can help you save money every month, and in many cases, you won't have to change your habits at all. Try one...
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Posted on 09/26/2020
Danvers, MA Real Estate Market Update
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Posted on 09/21/2020
Drawbacks of Financing Your Mortgage through a Credit Union
Image by Burst from Pexels Buying a home is an exciting time. As you start to comb through listings and decide you’re ready to take the plunge to purchase, you’ll want to pursue getting pre-approved for a mortgage. This way, you'll know how much you're approved for and can shop for homes within your price range. Additionally, having...
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Posted on 09/14/2020
Remote Home Buying
Image by congerdesign from Pixabay If you're looking to buy a new home, there's no reason you should be limited by your geographic area. In today's digital world, buying a home in another city, another state or even in another country has never been easier or more convenient. Additionally, when you buy a home remotely, you're not limited...
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Posted on 09/10/2020
Beverly, MA Real Estate Market Update
Click here to view Beverly, MA blog post which has information on the constantly changing market...
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Posted on 09/07/2020
3 Types of Accessible Home Designs for Active Aging
Photo by Victor Rodriguez on Unsplash It's no secret that people are living longer and maintaining more active lifestyles as they age. While the ultimate goal is to stay agile and able, we all know that at some point, we may not be able to do what we once could. Accessible home can help us continue to live...
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