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Posted on 05/23/2022
Choosing the Perfect Paint Color for Your Home
You have a lot of freedom in painting the rooms inside your home, but that doesn't make it easy to pick a color. Whether you are the type of person who lives peacefully among neutral tones or you have a vibrant personality that requires bold colors, you will want to use these tips to help you choose the...
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Posted on 05/19/2022
19 Buckingham Rd, Milton, MA 02186 is now new to the market!
Welcome to 19 Buckingham Road! Look no further for the completely turnkey colonial in one of Milton’s most sought-after neighborhoods. Newer kitchen with granite countertops, high end stainless steel JennAir appliances, quality soft close cabinets, subway tile backsplash, and a slider with direct access to your new, large maintenance-free composite deck and backyard. Add in two full baths, with the first-floor newer bathroom and a gorgeous new upstairs bathroom with marble floors, custom sliding glass enclosure, Kohler fixtures and custom closet. Not to mention three generously sized bedrooms, hardwood floors throughout, first floor laundry,...
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Posted on 05/16/2022
Tips for choosing your home security system
Home security systems can give homeowners peace of mind by deterring intruders or alerting them if someone tries to break in. Several kinds of security systems are available, which can make it hard to choose one for your home. The following tips can help you decide which kind of home security system you'll need for your specific home...
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Posted on 05/13/2022
0 Pine Gardens Way, Milton, MA 02186 is now new to the market!
Welcome to Pine Gardens! Custom new construction masterpiece by Milton's premier luxury builder in a highly sought after location on a picturesque cul de sac. This Modern French Country home features over 10' ceilings, Marvin windows and doors and fully finished basement with endless possibilities. Custom kitchen opens up to a sun drenched dining room and living room with a spectacular fireplace. Modern luxury living amenities throughout including high end appliances, custom built in cabinetry, dedicated home office, marble countertops, solid oak hardwood flooring, marble tile, Tesla car charging station, heated garage, state of the art AV...
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Posted on 05/09/2022
The 5 Secrets to Healthy Houseplants
Caring for houseplants involves more than watering them. Even the most “unkillable” plants will benefit from extra care and attention. If your plants are surviving but not thriving, here are some tips to take your plant care to the next level: Aerate the Soil Aerating the soil is a simple way to help your plants get more from...
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Posted on 05/02/2022
Understanding your supplemental tax bill
A supplemental tax bill is separate from your annual tax bill and may arrive at any time. But what exactly is a supplemental tax bill, and why do property owners pay them? Here is a guide to the key information to know about supplemental property taxes and the associated bills: Supplemental assessments A supplemental assessment is a change...
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Posted on 04/29/2022
Milton, MA Real Estate Market Update 4/29/2022
Click here to view Milton, MA blog post which has information on the constantly changing market...
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Posted on 04/25/2022
How to Make a Mini Trellis for Your Potted Plants
Many popular houseplants are climbers in nature. Even when living in containers, many plants benefit from having something to climb or something to support them when they get larger and heavier. While there are lots of options available on the market for supporting your houseplants, you can also make your own trellises from inexpensive materials. Here are some...
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Posted on 04/18/2022
Don't Forget to Notify These People & Providers When You Move
The part of moving most commonly forgotten is giving notice to the right places and people. If you feel you’re leaving something off of the list, it’s a good idea to go over who might need to know your new address or prepare for your moving schedule. To help you prepare, here is a list of who you...
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Posted on 04/14/2022
31 Messina Woods Drive, Braintree, MA 02184 is now new to the market!
Welcome to 31 Messina Woods Drive! Located in one of Braintree's most sought-after neighborhoods. This meticulously maintained oversized colonial has everything you are looking for. Perfect for entertaining, this home has a fully updated kitchen with double ovens, cook-top, massive island with waterfall countertops, a spacious living room, plus an In Law Suite in the finished basement, a resort style backyard with swimming pool and a fire pit provides a great setting for leisure and entertaining!. This home is a must see! showings begin at first open house Thursday April 14...
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Posted on 04/11/2022
Another Property Sold - 50 Williams St., Quincy, MA 02171
Location location location! 50 Williams St. is waking distance to Wollaston Beach, convenient to N. Quincy T station, easily accessible to the highway and is situated on a large lot. With a little bit of elbow grease, you can make this house shine. This home is a must see! - OPEN HOUSE Saturday February 12th 11:00 - 1:00 and Sunday February 13th 12:00 -...
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Posted on 04/11/2022
Get Your Kids Involved with These Home Improvement Projects
When raising children, the home is the epicenter. This is the place where you gather as a family, laugh and cry together while making memories that will last a lifetime. It's also a place to have fun, grow and learn. Home improvement projects that involve the entire household are great ways to do just that. Here are a...
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