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Posted on 06/13/2021
5 Tips to Remember Before Flipping Houses
Photo by Stux via Pixabay Although popular reality television shows make house flipping seem like a relatively low-risk endeavor, nothing could be further from the truth. It would be more accurate to call the business of house flipping “high risk, high reward.” The risk factors involve losing substantial sums of money when a fix-and-flip runs over budget or...
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Posted on 06/10/2021
Another Property Sold - 7 Winter St., Braintree, MA 02184
Beautifully updated New England home with connected in-law suite on corner lot. Open living space with refinished hardwood flooring, recessed lighting, fireplace, two skylights, and adjoining dining area. Kitchen is stunning with Quartzite countertops, beverage refrigerator, stainless steel appliances, and open bar shelving. The 3 upstairs bedrooms are spacious with ample storage and an updated bathroom. Connected in-law or home office space with separate entrance has been completely updated as well with full eat-in kitchen and full-size in-unit laundry. Level lot with walk-out finished lower level and plenty of driveway parking in addition...
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Posted on 06/06/2021
Ditch the Baby Gates: How to Keep Pets Out of Certain Rooms
Image by gabriele gabi from Pixabay Upon moving into a new home, it’s important to keep your pets out of certain rooms as they get used to their new space. While you could use baby gates for that purpose, they are often cumbersome to have put up all over the house. Instead, use any or all of these...
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Posted on 05/30/2021
Want to Go Eco-Friendly? Check Out These New Technologies for Your New Home
Photo by Vivint Solar from Pexels Home automation is not only convenient for you, but it’s also one of the most eco-friendly things you can do. Putting things in your home on autopilot can help you stop wasting energy on heating or cooling the home when you’re not actually in it or forgetting to turn off lights when...
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Posted on 05/23/2021
Ideas for Minor Bathroom Remodeling Projects
Photo by Christian Mackie on Unsplash Fixing up your bathroom can add considerable value to your home, which is important to keep in mind if you plan on selling in the near future. If you would rather avoid having to make major changes to your bathroom, there are several minor remodeling projects to consider instead. The following remodeling...
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Posted on 05/16/2021
Smart Home Gadgets to Help Lower Your Utility Bills
Photo by Halfpoint via Shutterstock When it comes to conserving energy, homeowners wanting to go green often spare no expense. Here are a few ways to upgrade your home without lightening your wallet. Smart Thermostat A powerful method to control your power use while saving money on your air conditioning bills in the summer and heating bills each...
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Posted on 05/13/2021
39 Idyl Wilde Circle, Marshfield, MA 02050 is now new to the market!
LOOKING FOR YOUR FOREVER HOME? Located in an established Marshfield Hills neighborhood and the Eames Way School district, this quintessential Cape Cod is the perfect place to enjoy family and friends and create wonderful memories! Ample first floor living space plus an oversized deck accessible from both the Dining Room and Kitchen is perfect for relaxing, indoor/outdoor dining and enjoying nature! 3 bedrooms upstairs with a master bedroom suite that includes a sauna and French doors to a Juliet balcony to enjoy a peek of the ocean! First floor office/family room is light and bright w/bay windows and bookcases. Generous size living room w/...
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Posted on 05/09/2021
Get the Best Price for Your Residence
No two houses are exactly the same. Much in the same vein, there is no one-size-fits-all solution to ensure a home seller can get the best price for his or her residence. However, there are several things that a seller can do to boost the likelihood of enjoying a profitable house selling experience, such as: 1. Improve Your Home's...
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Posted on 05/02/2021
New Construction Mistakes to Avoid
Photo by Pixabay from Pexels New construction mistakes can be difficult for homeowners to avoid. After all, just what exactly do you know about fiberglass batts or blower tests? These are common industry terms, but not exactly everyday topics of conversation. Without overwhelming you with jargon or asking you to study up, we'll look at our top five...
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Posted on 04/25/2021
Pros and Cons of Reverse Mortgages
Photo by 3D Animation Production Company via PixabayIf you’re retired, own your own home and have trouble making ends meet, a reverse mortgage may seem like the answer to prayers. You get to stay in your house and you’ll have some extra cash to see you through. Before you run to the nearest lender, however, consider the downside...
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Posted on 04/18/2021
Why (and Why Not) to Finance with a Credit Union
Image by Pete Linforth from Pixabay Property buyers today may think of a credit union as an alternative form of lending and ultimately meant for people who don't fit the stereotypical borrower. But this assumption may a little unfair once you learn the facts. Credit unions present several unique opportunities that you simply won't find anywhere else. We'll...
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Posted on 04/11/2021
Quick Tips for Keeping Your Pets Happy While You House Hunt
Photo by Samson Katt from Pexels Before finding your perfect house, you’ll undoubtedly visit at least 10 different properties for a good look around. If you’re navigating through a seller’s market, that number could increase considerably. All the while, your pet is likely waiting impatiently for things to return to normal, so they can enjoy having you home...
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