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Posted on 11/30/2020
Benefits of Vinyl Siding
Image by Marina Pousheva from Shutterstock One of the clear benefits of siding is to protect both the exterior and interior of the home. This protection is mainly against harsh elements. There are many siding options from which to choose, but the standard siding choice is vinyl siding. Homeowners looking to add this feature to their home will...
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Posted on 11/23/2020
Another Property Sold - 6 Alden Rd, Milton, MA 02186
A true once in a lifetime opportunity awaits. Boasting one of the largest parcels of land on a private way in East Milton, this 4 bed, 1.5 bath Colonial oasis sits on a glorious half acre lot. The classic front entrance welcomes you into a large foyer with hardwood floors and original woodwork throughout. You'll find the cheerful living room with a brick fireplace to your left and the sun filled dining room, complete with custom built-ins, to your right. Sip your morning coffee in the kitchen's cozy breakfast nook before you relax and admire your surroundings from the three season porch out back. Upstairs are 4 ample sized bedrooms and a...
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Posted on 11/23/2020
Milton, MA Real Estate Market Update
Click here to view Milton, MA blog post which has information on the constantly changing market...
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Posted on 11/23/2020
3 Factors to Consider Before You Buy a Smart Home Device
Smart home devices enable property owners to automate a wide range of everyday tasks – everything from cleaning each bedroom in a residence to securing a house against burglaries and other threats. Yet not all smart house gadgets are identical. And if a homeowner fails to plan ahead for smart home technology investments, they risk spending money on smart...
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Posted on 11/16/2020
Getting Along in a New City: Cost of Living
Image by Wellnhofer Designs from Shutterstock When you’re relocating you search for a property and learn the real estate market in your new area. Are you also looking at what the general cost of living is in your new city? The cost of living can be very different from state to state and city to city. Here are...
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Posted on 11/15/2020
Another Property Sold - 4 Robinwood Ave #6, Boston, MA 02130
Welcome to Robinwood - a wonderful opportunity to live just a few blocks from Jamaica Pond! A nice, quiet side street, just minutes away from public transportation, medical, shopping, restaurants, walking & biking trails! Sunny, bright, warm, and welcoming - this lovely , 2 bed 4 room unit, thoughtfully updated is sure to please. Kitchen boasts granite countertops, s/s appliances, an abundance of cabinet and counter space. Hardwood floors throughout; both bedrooms feature oversized windows with spacious closets. Bath is bright and serene. The flowing living-dining area leads to a charming private balcony. Managed by a professional...
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Posted on 11/12/2020
Another Property Sold - 6 Frothingham St, Milton, MA 02186
OPEN HOUSE CANCELLED. Here is your chance to land in one of Milton’s best locations close to Milton Academy, Glover Elementary and Pierce Middle Schools, Milton Library and peaceful Turner’s Pond. Exceptional neighborhood to explore and unwind in, this 4-bedroom, 2.5 bath home makes the most of every nook, corner, and curve inside and out. This one is as grounded as they come with a generously sized living room with built-in bookcases, high ceilings. The kitchen has already been opened up to lend a continued feeling of sunny spaciousness. A playroom or sitting room is close at hand with access to the bluestone terrace. The principal suite...
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Posted on 11/09/2020
Tips for Painting, Cleaning, and Organizing Your Home
There's no question about it: Being a homeowner can be a very satisfying and rewarding experience! However, enjoying that added privacy, control over your environment, and pride of ownership does not come without a price. When you go from being a renter to an owner, a lot of things change! In additional to being responsible for property maintenance,...
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Posted on 11/02/2020
How To Refinish Your Cabinets in Four Easy Steps
Photo by u_jup1hbno via Pixabay Paint is the magic elixir when it comes to inexpensive home makeovers. It rejuvenates space in a way few other things can do. Yet many homeowners have blinders on when it comes to the places they can paint. Namely, they only see the walls as a palette. Let's challenge that notion and remind...
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Posted on 10/26/2020
Floating Shelves - How to Optimize Floor Space while Saving Money
Photo by U.U. via Pixabay Floating shelves offer your space a more streamlined look. Your walls seem less cluttered, which allows your focus pieces to take center stage. Because floating shelves require less space than traditional shelves, you can put them anywhere all while maintaining your floor space below. They can be any length you choose -- within...
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Posted on 10/24/2020
Milton, MA Real Estate Market Update
Click here to view Milton, MA blog post which has information on the constantly changing market...
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Posted on 10/19/2020
Are You an Ambitious Buyer?
An ambitious homebuyer goes above and beyond the call of duty to find a great residence at an affordable price. As such, this individual is better equipped than others to streamline the homebuying journey. Anyone can become an ambitious homebuyer. Now, let's take a look at three tips to help you seamlessly discover your dream residence. 1. Create Homebuying...
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