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Posted on 11/23/2020
Open Houses: Everything That Sellers Need to Know
An open house can have a significant impact on the property selling journey. As such, it is important for a property seller to allocate time and resources to prepare for an open house. If a seller plans for an open house, he or she may be able to boost the likelihood of a fast, profitable property selling experience. Now,...
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Posted on 11/16/2020
Avoid These Common Mortgage Mistakes
Image by Jan Vašek from Pixabay One of the biggest hurdles people face when looking for a home is applying for a mortgage. While applying for a mortgage is relatively straightforward, finding favorable terms might be more challenging. Many buyers are surprised by how broad the terms of a mortgage might be. With this in mind, it is...
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Posted on 11/09/2020
Use a Pallet to Build a Porch Swing
Image by Lars_Nissen_Photoart from Pixabay A porch swing lends wistful ambiance to your home. Below are a few options on how to construct your own porch swing from 3 wood pallets, which local stores may be able to give you free of charge. Upcycling materials keeps useful scraps out of landfills and saves money. In addition, your weekend...
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Posted on 11/05/2020
1514 Beacon St #47-48, Brookline, MA 02446 now has a new price of $1,925,000!
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 11/02/2020
3 Reasons to Buy a City Home
If you want to purchase a home, it may be beneficial to check out the residences available in a major city. In fact, there are many reasons to pursue a city house, and these include: 1. You can live near a variety of attractions and landmarks. Most cities provide quick, easy access to attractions and landmarks. And if you...
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Posted on 10/30/2020
Another Property Sold - 7 Norman Rd, Newton, MA 02461
Newton Highlands: Set on a corner lot with views of Crystal Lake, The Peabody-Williams House is historically significant. The building retains its original character and is an important example of Shingle style architecture. Wood carvings and cabinetry are the work of Andrew Lees. Displayed details include gracious rooms, high ceilings, 9 fireplaces, stained glass, and pocket doors. Many windows provide an abundance of natural light. The first floor features a grandiose entry hall with fireplace leading to a double parlor living room and an elegant dining room. The kitchen was renovated in the mid 1990's and has ample cabinet and counter...
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Posted on 10/29/2020
4 Coyne Rd #4, Newton, MA 02468 now has a new price of $1,525,000!
Waban! New construction Townhouse blends classic & historic styling with modern conveniences. Welcoming foyer leads to beautifully designed living area, ideal for entertaining & comfortable living. Center island kitchen feature high end cabinetry, commercial grade stainless steel appliances and quartz counter-tops. Living and dining area have built in mantel & bookcase, gas fireplace, large windows, and exterior access to exclusive use decks, patio, and yard. Second level has three bedrooms including a main bedroom with stunning bathroom and walk in closet. Attractively finished lower level with high ceiling and full bathroom....
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Posted on 10/29/2020
336 Newtonville Ave #1, Newton, MA 02460 now has a new price of $1,849,000!
This luxury new construction/gut renovation town-house incorporates elements of traditional design and modern amenities. Soaring ceilings, exquisite trim and detailing, high end kitchen and baths, and well-proportioned living areas are some of the admirable amenities. With over 5,300 sq ft of bright living space, this gorgeous home features a family room off the kitchen with fireplace, 20' vaulted ceiling, skylights, and access to rear deck & exclusive yard. Formal dining room with fireplace and bay window, living-room, and bedroom with full bath compliment the first floor. The second level is comprised of 3 bedrooms and 3 bathrooms,...
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Posted on 10/29/2020
336 Newtonville Ave #1, Newton, MA 02460 now has a new price of $1,849,000!
Built to extremely high standards and brimming with natural light, this new construction town-home incorporates extraordinary interior space and fine craftsmanship. Soaring ceilings, exquisite trim and detailing, hardwood flooring, high end kitchens and baths, well-proportioned living areas, 2 car garage, and an abundance of windows are some of the admirable amenities offered. Private deck, privacy screening, and beautiful landscape design complement this magnificent property. With over 5,300 square feet of living space, this impressive home features a family room with a 20' vaulted ceiling, skylights and fireplace, a formal dining room with...
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Posted on 10/29/2020
64 Fuller St #64, Newton, MA 02468 now has a new price of $1,499,000!
Waban! New construction Townhouse blends classic & historic styling with modern conveniences. Beautifully designed living areas, ideal for entertaining & comfortable living. Center island kitchen feature high end cabinetry, commercial grade stainless steel appliances and quartz counter-tops. Living and dining area have built in mantel & bookcase, gas fireplace, large windows, and exterior access to exclusive use decks, patio, and yard. Second level has three bedrooms including a main bedroom with stunning bathroom and walk in closet. Attractively finished lower level with high ceiling and full bathroom. Amenities include hardwood...
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Posted on 10/26/2020
Is Your Home's Initial Asking Price Realistic?
A home seller must consider the initial asking price of his or her residence closely. Because if a home seller sets an unrealistic initial asking price, he or she risks alienating potential buyers. Now, let's take a look at three tips to help you set a realistic initial asking price for your house. 1. Review the Local Housing Market...
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Posted on 10/19/2020
Town House or Single Family Home, Which is Right for Your Family ?
Photo by Ricarda Molck via Pixabay More and more communities are creating spaces for both individual homes and multifamily townhomes. Both styles offer lots of space, comfortable living and access to a neighborhood's amenities -- but there are some key differences that might make one style more suitable for you than another. Learning more about the differences between...
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