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Posted on 10/18/2021
3 Keys to a Colorful Garden All Year
The dream flower garden is lush and colorful all the time. Unfortunately, it’s not a simple dream to achieve in reality. With so many plants all with different internal timers and environmental requirements, putting together a garden can be like a puzzle even for experienced gardeners. Luckily, there are ways you can plan and care for your garden...
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Posted on 10/11/2021
Pets: Why You Should Make Your Home Look Pet-Free Before a Showing
Image by Andreas Thurmayr from Pixabay When you set up an open house, it’s important to do all you can to let the prospective buyers envision themselves in that space. They need to be able to see it as their own and imagine all the possibilities it holds. But if signs of your pets are around every corner,...
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Posted on 10/04/2021
Houseplants: 5 Virtually Un-Killable Houseplants That Are Easy to Grow
If all it takes is one wrong look for your houseplants to turn brown and die, then you need something a bit more forgiving. Not all indoor plants are built the same, however. Some demand the perfect amount of light and water plus endless attention while others are happy being left alone. Wondering which won’t give you a...
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Posted on 09/27/2021
Milton, MA Real Estate Market Update 9/27/2021
Click here to view Milton, MA blog post which has information on the constantly changing market...
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Posted on 09/27/2021
Pros & Cons of "Subject-to" Real Estate Investment
Image by Gerd Altmann from Pixabay When you're considering buying real estate as an investment, it's a good idea to weigh the pros and cons. That's especially important with "subject-to" real estate, because there can be risks and rewards with this type of property that are different from traditional purchases. Here's what you should be considering, before you...
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Posted on 09/22/2021
Another Property Sold - 22 Seneca Lane, Sandwich, MA 02563
Only 2 lots remaining in the desirable Shawme Estates. Set in the most ideal location close to the Village, restaurants, the canal, beach and the bridge. This cul de sac is a commuters dream location. Have your dream home built on this .76 acre lot at the end of the cul de sac. The options are...
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Posted on 09/20/2021
Thinking of Building a New Home? Make Sure You Have These Documents
Image by Pexels from Pixabay Building a new home requires pouring a foundation, framing the walls, running wires and pipes and (eventually) finishing the interior trim. Throughout the process, there’s also a decent amount of paperwork to take care of. Here’s a guide to the documents you’ll need when building a home. Blueprints Blueprints are the documents that...
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Posted on 09/18/2021
Another Property Sold - 39 Bartlett Rd. TH-39, Hanover, MA 02339
2-BR Model w/ 1st Floor Master Ste on premier wooded lot with walk-out basement. Sconset Landing is a new luxury community nestled on 60 wooded acres featuring manicured grounds, swimming pool, clubhouse, and fitness room! Neighborhood is comprised of both Townhouse and Flat Style homes, privately arranged and situated in a peaceful wooded setting--tucked away yet very accessible to highway, shopping, restaurants, and so much more! Rarely available 1st Floor Master Suite Layouts are perfect for buyers looking for more single-floor living. Stunning interiors with top of the line amenities and meticulous craftsmanship by an Award-Winning...
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Posted on 09/15/2021
Another Property Sold - 1489 Main St 4, Hanson, MA 02341
New Construction. Almost complete. Ready for a July closing. This is the last unit available . This is a 6 unit complex close to the train station. . Beautiful and spacious 1380 square foot 4 room cape style duplex . 1 1/2 baths laundry on first floor. Large basement could be finished in the future for even more living...
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Posted on 09/13/2021
Living Walls: What They Are and Why You Should Consider One
Photo by Dayvison de Oliveira Silva from Pexels If you're still in the construction phase of your new dream home, or if you'd like to improve your existing home with a small project that gives you back more than just a monetary return, consider adding space for a living wall. A living wall not only gives you something...
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Posted on 09/06/2021
How to Decorate Sustainably
There's a lot of talk about sustainable home features such as solar panels or energy-efficient appliances. For those passionate about green living, there are many other ways to incorporate eco-friendly features into nearly every aspect of your home. In fact, there are many ways to use sustainable decor to create a house that is welcoming, beautiful and good...
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Posted on 08/31/2021
1016 Brook Road, Milton, MA 02186 now has a new price of $1,799,000!
A rare opportunity to purchase a luxurious completely remodeled and expanded home situated on a half acre in prime East Milton location. This fabulous home is a magnificent piece of art with custom millwork and built-ins throughout, high end fixtures and perfect layout which boasts 5 large bedrooms, 3 full baths, chef's kitchen, home office (workout room or nursery) and master suite with fireplace, massive walk in closet and sitting room. The kitchen is an entertainers dream with its open concept, Sub Zero refrigerator, Wolf range and Wolf double oven. House sits on flat picturesque lot and is walking distance to East Milton Square, Milton...
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