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Posted on 04/10/2021
Another Property Sold - 67 Norwood Ave Unit 17, Newton, MA 02459
Rare Newton Center one bedroom, one bathroom condominium overlooking Crystal Lake. This end unit comes with an eat-in kitchen that has been renovated with top-of- the- line stainless steel appliances, maple cabinets and honed granite counter tops. The cozy living room with hardwood floors overlooks Crystal Lake with stunning water views. The bathroom has been updated with marble...
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Posted on 04/05/2021
1870 Commonwealth Ave #2, Brighton, MA 02135 is now on the market
Large or small, we do them all. Located just up the street from the vibrant Cleveland Circle section of Brighton on the Brookline line. This bright and spiffy 1 bedroom condo is set on a high first floor in a classicly designed 1930's era building. Exposed brick, large bay windows, and hardwood flooring are just some of the...
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Posted on 04/05/2021
Tips for Homebuyers: Make the Most of Your Time and Resources
Let's face it – most homebuyers have limited time and resources at their disposal. As such, it is crucial for buyers to do everything possible to optimize their time and resources throughout the property buying journey. Because if a buyer maximizes his or her time and resources, this individual can boost the likelihood of enjoying a successful homebuying experience....
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Posted on 04/03/2021
60 Spring Park Ave Unit #1, Jamaica Plain, MA 02130 is now on the market
Absolutely love this 2 bedroom condominium in the Pond Side section of J.P.⁣ ⁣ Beautifully updated and bathed in natural light while maintaining the gorgeous character of a New a England Victorian era home. ⁣ ⁣ The front hallway leads to a large living room with high ceilings, bathed in natural sunlight. ⁣ ⁣ The large formal dining...
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Posted on 03/29/2021
The Appraisal & Its Impact on the Home's Sale
Image by Free-Photos from Pixabay As the home buying process nears the closing, both buyers and sellers need to prepare for the appraisal. This often the last step the lender requires before approving financing for the buyer, so it’s an important part of the home sale process. What is an Appraisal? An appraisal is an unbiased, professional evaluation...
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Posted on 03/22/2021
Top Ideas for Kitchen Renovations
Photo by Solomon Rodgers via Pixabay When you've been in the same home for a while, it is common to get an itch to switch things up a little bit. For many homeowners, this means renovating the kitchen. Renovation is a great way to not only add a little bit of style but also increase the value of...
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Posted on 03/16/2021
Another Property Sold - 1514 Beacon St 47-48, Brookline, MA 02446
The Stoneholm, designed at the turn of the century by renowned architect Arthur Hunnewell Bowditch in the Beaux-Arts style, is one of Brookline's important landmarks and is considered by historians to be without peer among Boston's finest pre-war apartment buildings. This 4th floor unit consists of 2,724 +/- square feet of living space with original, extraordinary architectural detail. There are eight rooms and three full bathrooms. Amenities include three fireplaces, central air, elevator, in-unit laundry, exclusive parking and basement storage. The Stoneholm is located on the carriage road side between Coolidge Corner and Washington...
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Posted on 03/15/2021
Sustainable Living in Every Room
Photo by Rovelyn Camato from Pexels Every room inside your home provides you with an opportunity to adopt a fresh, green lifestyle. When you focus on each individual room within your home, you can quickly create a sustainable space to live and grow. These tips can help you improve every room in your house until you have a...
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Posted on 03/08/2021
Does Your Home Listing Stand Out to Buyers?
A home listing presents a valuable opportunity. If you allocate time and resources to craft an engaging and informative listing, you could differentiate your house from the competition. Perhaps most important, your listing could help you speed up the home selling process. There are many things you can do to help your house listing stand out to buyers, such...
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Posted on 03/01/2021
How to Add Solar Lighting to Your Landscape
Image by Alexas_Fotos from Pixabay If you’re looking to light up your house or yard using a quick and easy DIY method, a variety of solar lights fit the bill. You can choose from many elegant styles, with no extension cords required. Solar lights can be mounted, placed into the ground on stakes, hang as lanterns or on...
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Posted on 02/27/2021
Another Property Sold - 1320 Commonwealth Ave, Newton, MA 02465
Unique & Large 11,237sf lot of land a short walk to Zervas Elementary. With over 170 feet of frontage along Commonwealth Avenue and a similar amount beyond the back yard on Fuller St, this home offers interesting possibilities for the creative builder or discerning homeowner. Originally built in 1950, this home has a fully updated granite and stainless kitchen that is open to the dining room. There is a step down sunroom with a door to a large deck overlooking the side yard. Full basement with all the hard work done, but you will need to replace the plaster and bath fixtures after water damage occurred years ago. There is plenty of room...
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Posted on 02/22/2021
Tips for Buying Raw Land
Image by Pexels from Pixabay Some of the best real estate investments are raw land purchases. The idea is to buy raw land in an up-and-coming neighborhood, sit on it, and then sell it to a developer who will do anything to get their hands on it. But while this sounds great, there are a few caveats that...
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