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Posted on 01/24/2021
Three Things You Can Do to Sell Your Home Quickly
If you're getting ready to put your house on the market, your mind is probably flooded with dozens of unanswerable questions. Much of your uncertainty may revolve around the marketability of your home and how quickly a qualified buyer will come along. Although there are factors over which you have little control, there are several things you can do...
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Posted on 01/17/2021
Know Your State: Weird Real Estate Laws
Photo by Gerd Altmann via Pixabay Only Two Toilet Per Building Many homes have two and a half or more bathrooms. If you want to move to Waldron Island in Washington, you’ll have to give up the idea of having a bathroom for every bedroom or even having that extra half bath. Waldron Island is very small and...
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Posted on 01/10/2021
Recipe: Carrot & Black Bean Soup
Photo by Bence Balla-Schottner on Unsplash Herbs, onions, celery and garlic infuse the carrots and beans in this soup with remarkable richness and character. This soup can be made with canned black beans, but we highly recommend using dry beans, cooked up with a clove of garlic and a dash of tamari. The beans will be splendid, filling...
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Posted on 01/03/2021
Outdoor Cooking: Creating a Stunning Outdoor Kitchen
Photo by Allison Gillett via Pixabay You can create a stunning outdoor kitchen using basic components and pulling things together over time. Entertaining outdoors has become so popular that supplies and materials for cooking are easy to come by in a variety of price points. Follow the steps below to make the most of the process. Foolproof Steps...
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Posted on 12/31/2020
Another Property Sold - 23 Indian Rd, Tyngsborough, MA 01879
Welcome to your new home in the Mascuppic Lake Neighborhood of historic Tyngsborough! As you open the front door & ascend the hrdwd stairs you'll enter into the open concept Kitchen/Dining w/ white cabinets, ss double oven. New lvt floor, granite counter, sink, faucet, dishwasher, w/peninsula installed in Oct 2020. Your tour continues into the front to back living rm w/ hardwood flrs, bay window, a stone fireplace where you can snuggle up next to the fire w/ your favorite book or drink. The 1st floor is complete w/ 1/2 bath & laundry. The upper level updates include: windows installed in Master & front bedroom hardwood flr in the...
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Posted on 12/31/2020
Another Property Sold - 23 Indian Road, Tyngsborough, MA 01879
Welcome to your new home in the Mascuppic Lake Neighborhood of historic Tyngsborough! As you open the front door & ascend the hrdwd stairs you'll enter into the open concept Kitchen/Dining w/ white cabinets, ss double oven. New lvt floor, granite counter, sink, faucet, dishwasher, w/peninsula installed in Oct 2020. Your tour continues into the front to back living rm w/ hardwood flrs, bay window, a stone fireplace where you can snuggle up next to the fire w/ your favorite book or drink. The 1st floor is complete w/ 1/2 bath & laundry. The upper level updates include: windows installed in Master & front bedroom hardwood flr in the...
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Posted on 12/27/2020
Residential Crime Prevention Begins With Awareness
While there's a lot to be said for the value of high-tech home security systems, there are many basic, inexpensive things you can do to safeguard your home from intruders. Keeping your home secure begins with awareness, good communication, and positive habits. Where does good communication come into play? One example is the need to have a trusted neighbor...
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Posted on 12/20/2020
Decorate for Energy Savings
Photo by Taylor Simpson on Unsplash Saving money with your décor can mean more than just finding a good deal on new couches. If you invest in decorative options that increase the efficiency of your home, you extend your savings. Proper insulation goes a long way but still, much of the energy loss in homes happens through the...
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Posted on 12/13/2020
Community Considerations: HOAs or Non-HOA
Photo by Curtis Adams from Pexels Homeowners associations (HOAs) exist to maintain the cleanliness and appeal of a community. Whether a home belongs to a HOA is a major consideration for home buyers. Some see it as a benefit, others a deal breaker. Here's what to consider before going with or without a HOA. Privacy If privacy is...
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Posted on 12/06/2020
Gardening DIY: How to Incorporate Concrete Pavers into Your Garden & Walkway
Image by Bronisław Dróżka from Pixabay For anyone who is intimidated by the idea of working with garden pavers, for those who may think they are tools only for professionals experienced in masonry, be assured that you too can beautify your garden and yard with these smooth finishing touches. Perfect for taming and refining wild, overgrown areas, concrete...
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Posted on 11/29/2020
Potential Reasons Your Home Hasn't Sold Quickly
Photo by Designecologist from Pexels It would not be realistic to expect your home to sell immediately (though some do), but a home that has been on the market for longer than average may have some underlying issues that are preventing the sale. Learning the most common reasons that a home fails to sell, even when others are...
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