Cathy Lomasney - Specializing in the Real Estate Market in Billerica and Eastern Massachusetts



1 Chadwick St, Billerica, MA 01821

Single-Family

$539,000
Price

8
Rooms
3
Beds
1/1
Full/Half Baths
Yesteryear's charm meets today's conveniences! This home has been painstakingly updated over the last 12-14 yrs. Entering you'll notice the wide wood plank flr dining rm w/ crown molding; a great spot to host a dinner party. Perfect your culinary skills in the lrg kitchen w/ a dual fuel range/oven, granite counters, hrdwd flr, under cabinet light, & comm. grade refrig. Relax in the recessed lit liv rm by the custom built wood fireplace. As you ascend the stairs w/ custom window to the 2nd flr you'll have a view of the vinyl fenced yard. The bdrms offer you hrdwd flrs, updated windows, & recessed lighting. A Master bdrm oasis offers sitting area, cathedral. ceiling w/ skylight, & ceiling fan. The recently remodeled bath w/ tile flr, subway tile shower/soaking tub complete w/ a double vanity. Create your get away space such as a man cave, hobby room or playroom in the LL Family room. Your home is convenient to public transportation via the bus line or commuter rail, shopping, Rtes 495 &
Open House
Saturday
August 10 at 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM
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884 Boston Rd, Billerica, MA 01821

Commercial

$1,200
Price

1
Buildings
Commercial
Type of Comm.
11,300.00
Lot Size
Currently used as a Spa this 2nd Floor Unit with Elevator Located Near the Burlington Line Great for Professional Use or as a spa. Large Waiting Area with Reception Space. Several Offices or Exam Rooms & Kitchenette.
Open House
No scheduled Open Houses

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This Single-Family in Malden, MA recently sold for $490,000. This Colonial,Gambrel style home was sold by Cathy Lomasney - ERA Key Realty Services.


15 Cleveland St, Malden, MA 02148

Single-Family

$475,000
Price
$490,000
Sale Price

8
Rooms
4
Beds
1/1
Full/Half Baths
The front porch & entry welcome you into this turn of the century gambrel w/ many updates: vinyl windows, solar panels, 200 amps electrical, ½ bath & more; while maintaining the charm of yesteryear. As you enter, visualize yourself relaxing in the large living room w/ hardwood flr or hosting a dinner party in the adjoining dining room. The 1st flr is complete with an E-I kitchen w/ C/T flr, gas stove, & tall cabinetry which leads to the mud room & ½ bath w/ wainscoting. As you ascend the hardwood stairs you will arrive on the 2nd flr which offers you 4 bedrooms; all with hardwood flrs, period molding, & updated windows along w/ a full bath. Exit into the level vinyl fenced yard w/ storage shed & raised patio envision yourself enjoying the summer gatherings & creating memories! Your new home is convenient to shopping, restaurants, public transportation, Route 1, the beach; approx 4 miles away, & the Bike Trail; which takes you from Everett to Lynn & in the future to the coast.

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Do you keep tabs on your HVAC system regularly? For many people, the heating and cooling system in their homes is an out of sight out of mind item. Only when there is a problem with the system do people think about it. 


The important thing for you to remember is that you don’t need to wait for an issue to arise for you to take continual care of your HVAC system. You can take action to continually have a supply of efficient, uninterrupted heating and cooling. With the right maintenance, your system will also run more efficiently as well. Keep the tips in mind below and show your HVAC system some love. 


Keep Regular Maintenance Appointments


As with most other things that we own, a little tune up from time to time helps to keep things running smoothly. You can keep a checklist of the monthly and annual tasks that you should complete for your HVAC system. You could ask your oil or gas company for some advice on regular tasks that you should complete as well. These could include everything from clearing out leaves and grass to changing air filters. Doing these things will not only help your utility bills and HVAC system performance, but can also help you to ward off allergens that may cause bothersome symptoms right inside your home.


Tame The Trees


While it can be tempting to want to disguise your outdoor units with trees and shrubs, these can do some damage. You should make a habit to trim any nearby bushes to your units as well as clear away debris. Be sure that the system isn’t clogged with pollen, grass clippings, and dust. There should be at least a 2-foot clearing around the unit to prevent damage and airflow restriction.


Inspect Before Each Season


At the end of each season, you should make a point to inspect your HVAC system. See what the system looks like from the outside. Is the system doing its job as far as heating and cooling go on the inside of your home? Does the system sound extra labored while it’s running? If there doesn’t seem to be enough airflow or there is too much noise coming from the system, then you could have a problem with your system. You may need to call in a qualified professional to help you remove debris from your system, as leaves and branches can get into the coils of it, severely impairing the system‘s function. A professional can also help you to learn how to properly clean the HVAC system yourself.


With a little effort, you’ll save big in many ways just by paying close attention to your HVAC system.




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