Hammond Residential Real Estate
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Posted on 10/15/2021
I really have the best clients!
“I had the pleasure of working with Michael over a 2-year period during the roller coaster of the pandemic. After deciding to downsize after 30 years in my Newton home I interviewed several brokers and selected Michael based on a personal reference, his stellar reputation and thorough preparation in his presentation of a meticulously researched and well-developed marketing plan...
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Posted on 10/11/2021
3 Keys to a Colorful Garden All Year
The dream flower garden is lush and colorful all the time. Unfortunately, it’s not a simple dream to achieve in reality. With so many plants all with different internal timers and environmental requirements, putting together a garden can be like a puzzle even for experienced gardeners. Luckily, there are ways you can plan and care for your garden...
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Posted on 10/04/2021
Tips for Building a Fence In Your Yard
Photo by Pixabay via Pexels A fence can really transform the look and feel of your home. From providing privacy to adding a unique element to your yard, these structures can bring many advantages. But if you want to build one of these for the first time, you may have a lot of questions before getting started. Understand...
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Posted on 10/01/2021
Another Property Sold - 26 Valley Spring Rd, Newton, MA 02458
Newton Corner: This extraordinary Contemporary home is a classic example of Modernist Architecture. Set on a beautifully landscaped lot with mature plantings and gardens, the property enjoys a peaceful and serene setting. The two level entry foyer leads to an impressive open concept living and dining room with fireplace and large windows overlooking the lovely rear yard. A custom crafted mahogany screened porch opens to a 30' rear deck. The well designed kitchen features a breakfast area with vaulted ceiling & skylight and has ample cabinetry & countertop space. A study, full bath, and laundry are also found on this level. The second...
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Posted on 09/27/2021
Affordable Ideas for Your Cross-Country Move
Moving is exciting and complicated, no matter how far away you’re going. It can also be an expensive process, even with careful budgeting. If you’re moving across the country, transportation, shipping and other aspects of your move can add up quickly. Luckily, there are inexpensive ways to move long distances. Here are some budget-friendly ideas for moving cross-country:...
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Posted on 09/20/2021
Building a Home? Here's How Much to Put Down
Photo by Karolina Grabowska from Pexels Most people who decide to build a new house plan on financing the construction via one of the multiple financing options available. However, the size of the down payment depends on what type of loan is taken out for the project. The following is a breakdown of what different loan programs commonly...
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Posted on 09/17/2021
1731 Beacon St. unit #811, Brookline, MA 02466 is now on market!
4 Rooms; 1 Bedroom; 1 Bathroom; 947 Square Feet; Garage Parking; Balcony $699,000 Fabulous 1 bed 1 bath with a den overlooking Washington Square. Highlights of this unit include an eat-in kitchen, a den/office that could be converted into a bedroom and a great balcony to enjoy the views. The deeded parking space is the closest spot in...
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Posted on 09/16/2021
Another Property Sold - 60 Crehore Dr, Newton, MA 02462
Storybook picture perfect Colonial with white picket fence, located in much desired Lower Falls neighborhood. Fall in love with the gracious front to back, fireplaced living room with atrium door opening to a perfect den. living room also opens to a gorgeous enclosed three season porch. Also, a well sized dining room and e.i.k with lovely built in breakfast area and custom floor to ceiling bookshelves. A full bathroom complete this floor. The second level boasts three well sized bedrooms, the master bedroom has abundant closet space. Walk-up access to attic from one of the bedrooms. Lower level has comfy partially finished...
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Posted on 09/13/2021
Ways to Always Get Your Perfect Bedroom
Bedrooms might seem like simple rooms to determine a layout for in your custom home. However, you can end up with bedrooms that don’t provide enough space or bedrooms with inconvenient layouts if you’re not careful. Keep the following tips in mind to make sure you have bedroom layouts that provide you and your family with comfort and...
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Posted on 09/06/2021
Here's What You Need to Know About Natural Stone Home Exteriors
Image by djedj from Pixabay If you’re looking to build a home and want an exterior that is both trendy and timeless, consider natural stone. Stone is one of the oldest building materials in human history and it is still being used in new construction today. There are many varieties of natural stone you can use for siding...
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Posted on 09/02/2021
Another Property Sold - 65 Adams Ave, Newton, MA 02465
Set on approximately 1/3 of an acre of well manicured level land in a choice West Newton neighborhood, this well built Cape style home offers over 3,700 square feet of finished space on three levels. The house is currently set up as a rental. With the potential for expansion and a little imagination, the property could be transformed into a gorgeous single family home. The first floor has a formal living room with fireplace and bay window, 2 bedrooms, a kitchen and dining room. The second floor features two finished rooms and a full and half bathroom. The lower level is finished and has a huge enclosed heated cabana room. The rear of the...
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Posted on 08/30/2021
5 Beautiful Hanging Plants for Your Porch
Image by Foto_und_Pinsel from Pixabay If you have a small porch but still want to decorate with plants, hanging baskets are your answer. They are easy to set up, easy to care for and are a great way to add color without taking up precious square footage. Here we will go over the 5 best plants for hanging...
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