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Posted on 07/22/2021
Another Property Sold - 38-40 Brazil St, Melrose, MA 02176
Duplex in the upcoming area of Oak Grove Melrose, great school system, condo potential, drawings available upon request, ready to be updated, new roof, great rental area, 2-minute walk to T, new roof, level yard, great investment, 2 separate...
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Posted on 07/20/2021
Beverly, MA Real Estate Market Update 7/20/2021
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Posted on 07/19/2021
The Best Air-Purifying Houseplants for Your Home
Houseplants have been trending for some time, but have exploded in popularity among homeowners wanting to bring a bit of nature indoors. Not only can the presence of plants help soothe anxiety and stress, they can also help purify the air in your home. If you are interested in adding a few new houseplants to your home in...
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Posted on 07/12/2021
How to Invest in Commercial Real Estate: 3 Things to Look For
Image by Mabel Amber from Pixabay Investing in commercial real estate can be an excellent source of passive income. It can also be one of the easier ways to get started in real estate investment because there are so many options. However, with the many types of commercial real estate investments, it's hard to determine what will be...
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Posted on 07/07/2021
19 Bruce Lane, Wenham, MA 01984 is now new to the market!
Huge potential in this exception 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 fire placed 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 07/05/2021
How Small & Tiny Homes Can Meet Accessibility Standards
Image by Anna Armbrust from Pixabay The conventional thinking that accessible homes require significant square footage to accommodate wheelchairs and walkers runs contrary to small and tiny house floor plans. Many of these affordable new construction houses are ideally suited for people with physical limitations. Modestly-sized home plans reduce the amount of space people have to navigate. When...
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Posted on 07/04/2021
Danvers, MA Real Estate Market Update 7/4/2021
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Posted on 06/28/2021
How Ambiance Smart Lights Can Change the Tones of the Room
Smart lighting is available in many shades, colors, shapes and fixture sizes, which makes it easier to blend them into your day-to-day. With this technology, you can control multiple lights in a single room with bluetooth-enabled bulbs and experiment with various combinations. What Is Ambient Lighting? Ambient lighting refers to the first layer of light in the room,...
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Posted on 06/23/2021
Another Property Sold - 10 Robb Rd, Beverly, MA 01915
Located in the cozy heart of North Beverly! This highly desirable, family-friendly neighborhood is safe, quiet, and expansive. Perfect for long walks and bike rides. Meticulously maintained throughout with beautiful open floor plan and numerous upgrades. These include renovated kitchen, window replacements, new floors, new stainless steel appliances and more. Versatile oversized family room in lower level. The back yard is a private oasis, completely enclosed with tall arborvitae trees and fencing. It has a wonderful deck and up-to-date in-ground pool, as well as newly added kid play area and yard space. Close to shopping areas, highway,...
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Posted on 06/21/2021
Pros & Cons of Buying an Older Home
Image by skeeze from Pixabay For those who embrace a sense of nostalgic charm, older homes have an undeniable allure. The yesteryear designs and attention to detail are often absent in new construction. As attractive as the idea of living in a glorious Victorian or period home may be, it’s also imperative that you take an extra-long look...
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Posted on 06/18/2021
Beverly, MA Real Estate Market Update 6/18/2021
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Posted on 06/16/2021
Another Property Sold - 1 Canter Brook Lane 1, Hamilton, MA 01982
Magnificent Canter Brook Farm is a prestigious 55+ community. This ORIGINAL MODEL UNIT with all the bells, whistles and upgrades imaginable added by the developer is again available as the owner is moving south to join family members. Nothing but the finest was included with the custom kitchen and adjacent breakfast room/sun room, dining room, cozy library off one side of the foyer entrance and powder room and laundry on the other side and fireplaced living room. Separate hall leads to the 1st fl.master suite with en-suite bath and walk-in closet. The 2nd floor offers large open family room, office, 2nd bedroom, and large full bath plus 2...
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