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Posted on 07/26/2021
House Flipping: 4 Costly Mistakes That Are Completely Avoidable
Image by Free-Photos from Pixabay The potentially high-profit world of house flipping typically gets ambitious entrepreneurs going on the offensive. House-flipping profits reportedly topped an average of $67,000 in 2020, proving that the ambitious can certainly earn a good living in the industry. But the other side of the coin doesn’t always trend in the news or social...
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Posted on 07/19/2021
Virtual Design: The Benefits and How It Can Help You
Photo by fauxels from Pexels Interior design changes allow you to give your entire home or certain parts of your home a makeover. However, knowing which kinds of changes to make or which styles to use can seem overwhelming. You might also have a hard time picturing how distinct design elements would look in your home. Virtual interior...
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Posted on 07/15/2021
Another Property Sold - 1870 Commonwealth Ave, Unit #2, Brighton, MA 02135
First floor 1 bedroom/1 bathroom condo in the heart of Cleveland Circle. This unit comes with newly-finished hardwood floors, high ceilings, excellent storage space and a kitchen with a fridge, stove, microwave and a disposal. The Commonwealth-facing condo is a terrific investment or owner occupant opportunity. This pet friendly building has 24-hour management and access to laundry in...
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Posted on 07/12/2021
How to Avoid Common New Home Construction Mistakes
Photo by Pixabay from Pexels New construction mistakes can be difficult for homeowners to avoid. After all, just what exactly do you know about fiberglass batts or blower tests? These are common industry terms, but not exactly everyday topics of conversation. Without overwhelming you with jargon or asking you to study up, we'll look at our top five...
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Posted on 07/05/2021
How to Stage an Appealing Open House
Photo by Milly Eaton via Pexels If you're like most people who are beginning the process of putting their homes up for sale, you're probably aware of the concept of home staging. Home staging is a strategy used to present your home in a good light to prospective buyers by creating a warm, welcoming environment. Typical home staging...
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Posted on 06/28/2021
Adding Outdoor Living Spaces to Your Home
Photo by Randy Fath on Unsplash Outdoor living areas give you opportunities to spend more time outside during the year. Instead of a traditional patio or deck, consider adding an elaborate outdoor living room, kitchen and dining area. These are a just a few ideas to think about including in your high-end outdoor living area, so you’ll have...
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Posted on 06/24/2021
Another Property Sold - 55 Farlow Rd, Newton, MA 02458
Farlow Hill: This beautiful English country home is filled with charm, elegance & natural light. The graceful entry takes you to a large sun drenched living room with fireplace. French doors open to a sunny office/playroom. A cozy den sits off the entrance hallway. The well-designed kitchen features a breakfast room that looks out on approximately 1/3 acre of mature trees and newer plantings. These views are shared by the adjacent formal dining room and by the expansive redesigned deck. A stunning curved staircase leads to the second floor which includes the main bedroom suite with private bath and walk in closet. The third floor has...
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Posted on 06/23/2021
65 Adams Ave, Newton, MA
Click on the image of this listing to watch the video tour! 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...
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Posted on 06/21/2021
Why Buy a Single Family Home
Image by ErikaWittlieb from Pixabay You have been in the same home for several years, but you want to move. You'll need to decide whether to rent or buy and if you decide to buy, what type of home you want. Condominiums, townhouses and single-family homes all have benefits, depending on where you are in life. Many people...
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Posted on 06/16/2021
65 Adams Ave, Newton, MA 02465 is now new to the market!
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 06/14/2021
Limitless Possibilities, or Limited Returns? The Pros & Cons of Investing In Vacant Land
Photo by Jahoo Clouseau from Pexels Purchasing an existing property isn’t the only way to invest in real estate. Undeveloped or vacant land is another type of real estate you can purchase for investment. Why invest in vacant land? There are definitely some advantages to this choice with some drawbacks as well. Here are some of the main...
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Posted on 06/07/2021
4 Ways to Improve Your WFH Routine with Better Technology
Photo by MART PRODUCTION from Pexels In any economic climate, the better you adapt to new technology the more successful you'll be. The good news is that embracing many of the new products and services on the market can also help you improve your productivity. Whether you were thrust into working from home (WFH) or you've always been...
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