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Posted on 01/17/2021
Landscaping for Your New Home
Photo by Matt Chen on Unsplash When you’re creating a landscaping plan for your home it is essential to design around the local climate and weather patterns. When you opt for plants that thrive in your area, you know they are well equipt to handle the seasonal changes specific to your location. This adaptation makes them easier to...
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Posted on 01/10/2021
Title Searches: How to Conduct Them & Why You Should
Photo by Gerd Altmann via Pixabay There are many title companies available to complete a title search for you. However, if you’re trying to reduce some of the costs associated with buying a property, you can complete a title search on your own and potentially save hundreds of dollars. 1. Identify the Property Start by gathering as much...
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Posted on 01/08/2021
Another Property Sold - 13 Westland Cir, West Boylston, MA 01583
Check out this beautifully maintained ranch in a great neighborhood. This home offers an updated kitchen with maple cabinets, an amazing open concept living area with beautiful hardwood floors, and a fireplace perfect for cold New England nights. The partially finished basement adds extra living space as well as plenty of storage. There is a workshop and separate laundry area. Outside you'll find a spacious fenced in back yard and patio area perfect for those summer BBQs! Awesome commuter location, with easy access to major routes 190,290,140, and minutes from the commuter rail. This home really is a must see!! Don't miss out on owning this...
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Posted on 01/03/2021
Good Faith Deposits
Photo by Clker-Free-Vector-Images via Pixabay When you purchase real estate, you must put down a good faith deposit. Several factors determine how much you will need to put down, but it could be as little as $100. In order to have a valid contract, the contract must have “consideration,” or something of value exchanged for the contract. The...
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Posted on 12/27/2020
3 Things to Know About Real Estate Zoning
Image by Arek Socha from Pixabay The regulations of real estate zoning have the potential to make or break a property, but not everyone is aware of these laws until they're confronted with the day-to-day realities of them. We'll look at the basics of zoning, and what investors and homeowners should keep in mind before making plans. There...
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Posted on 12/20/2020
Gather Around the Fire: How to Create a Fire Pit for Outdoor Gatherings
Photo by jamie410 via Pixabay A fire pit can elevate your yard into a truly enchanting entertainment area, liven up your space and even help enhance your curb appeal. While some home projects are not ideal for the DIY approach, you can make a striking firepit on your own in about a weekend. You'll need to gather some...
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Posted on 12/18/2020
Another Property Sold - 12 Knollwood Road, Paxton, MA 01612
Located in the Asnebumskit neighborhood of Paxton, this sunfilled, 3 bedroom ranch offers an updated kitchen with maple cabinets, Corian counters & stainless appliances. The remodeled bathroom features granite counters, double sinks, a new tub, toilet & radiant heat under the new tile floor. The living room has a barn board accent wall, ceiling beams & a fireplace to provide warmth on a cold winter night! There are hardwoods under the carpets and plantation shutters in some rooms. The basement is semi-finished (with a family room, office & laundry) and provides walk-out access to the fenced-in, 1/4 acre yard with shed. The...
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Posted on 12/17/2020
Another Property Sold - 34 Eastern Avenue #J, Webster, MA 01570
END UNIT townhome available for sale at The Townhouses at Eastern Avenue, a 20 unit complex! This PET-FRIENDLY condo is in move-in condition and features 2 bedrooms, 1.5 baths, a fully applianced kitchen with access to the rear deck & includes a finished basement that offers laundry & additional storage! Parking includes 2 deeded parking spaces in addition to plenty of visitor parking. Enjoy access to Bartlett High School's track, fields & tennis courts which abut the property. Minutes away from Webster Lake's Memorial Beach which offers boating, kayaking, swimming & fishing! Commuting is a breeze - the property is 1 mile to...
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Posted on 12/13/2020
Buying "Subject-to" Real Estate - What You Should Know
Image by Ricarda Mölck from Pixabay If you've heard people talk about "subject-to" real estate, you might be curious what that means and if it would be a good investment for you. Briefly, "subject-to" real estate means you're buying the property but the loan on that property stays in the name of the existing seller. You're making your...
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Posted on 12/10/2020
Another Property Sold - 61 Moore Avenue, Worcester, MA 01602
Tatnuck - 3312 sf Antique Colonial offers 5 bedrooms & 2 baths on 3 levels! Bring your vision for the future of this grand dame - it needs TLC. Features include a Fireplaced foyer; built-in window seats; pocket doors; slate & soapstone sink; pantry with butler's door; dual staircases; cedar closet; hardwoods under the carpets; crown moldings & period details. Newer boiler & oil tank; veranda, detached 2 car garage w/attached barn. Located on a 1/2 acre lot on a dead-end street. Realtor.com recently named 01602 the 8th hottest zip code in America, known for its historic homes & numerous colleges, hospitals &...
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Posted on 12/10/2020
Another Property Sold - Lot 0 Suomi Street, Paxton, MA 01612
REDUCED to $99,900! Build your dream home on this beautiful 6.69 acre lot located on Suomi Street, a lovely country road. The lot has 270 feet of frontage, with 200 feet on the left of 154 Suomi Street (starting at a stake to the far left of the house & ends further left by the flag before the huge oak tree) On the right of 154 Suomi there is an additional 70 feet of frontage (it begins at a flag by a large rock & it ends to the right of the garage - there are stakes) The buildable portion of the lot to construct a single family home is beyond the treeline behind the home on 154 Suomi - the driveway would be on the right by the...
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Posted on 12/06/2020
Create a DIY Storage Bench
Photo by Thijs van der Weide from Pexels You may be surprised to learn just how much a little DIY storage bench in your entryway can save you in time and money. Storage benches offer children a place to sit while they remove snowy or muddy shoes. That's less time spent mopping your kitchen or steam-cleaning the carpets....
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