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Posted on 05/10/2021
Supporting Local Business Can Help Improve the Real Estate Market
Photo by Vit Ducken via Pixabay There has been a lot of concern about the state of rural America and how it's being affected by large businesses. Big box stores like are said to destroy local businesses, causing an economic drought in small towns. But despite the statistics, there's a bigger picture to consider. We'll look at how...
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Posted on 05/03/2021
Tips to Help Relieve Stress When Moving Across the Country
Photo by Erika Wittlieb via Pixabay Have you ever made a move across the country? While this is a huge step, it can be extremely rewarding. Whether you’re moving for a job or you just want a fresh start, the whole process can be stressful and very expensive. However, there are some tips to consider that can help...
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Posted on 04/26/2021
How to Design an Indoor Pool
Photo by Pixabay from Pexels When you have an indoor pool, you don’t have to wait for the weather to cooperate in order to go swimming. Indoor pools offer a convenient way to swim for exercise or relaxation whenever you want. These pools can also add even more luxury to your home with the right features and design....
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Posted on 04/19/2021
Steps to Buying Your First Home
Photo by Roman Samborskyi via Shutterstock Buying your first home is exciting! And scary! But you don’t have to fear the process if you take the time to become fully prepared for homeownership. Below are the seven primary keys to preparing yourself and smoothing the process. How to Know You’re Ready Determine how much you can afford. The...
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Posted on 04/12/2021
Detecting and Correcting Water Leaks
Photo by Andrey_Popov via Shutterstock Is your house leaky? According to the EPA (US Environmental Protection Agency), household water leaks account for up to a trillion gallons of water wasted each year. According to their calculations, the average home leaks about ten thousand gallons annually or more than 90 gallons every single day. So how do you tell...
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Posted on 04/05/2021
Converting a 1031 Investment Into a Home
Photo by Karolina Grabowska from Pexels 1031 exchanges are special transactions in which one investment is effectively “swapped” for another. In real estate, this means selling one investment property for another of “like-kind.” This can be an effective and lucrative strategy because it can allow you to defer certain taxes as long as you abide by specific rules...
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Posted on 03/29/2021
Have You Fallen in Love With a Foreclosed Property? Here's What You Need to Know
Photo by Paul Brennan via Pixabay If you're like many prospective homeowners who've been looking at listings lately in preparation for moving forward with purchasing property, you've noticed listings for foreclosures. Some people in your position are attracted by the idea of saving money on foreclosures, while others may simply have fallen in love with a home that...
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Posted on 03/22/2021
How Much Should You Spend on a Smart House Device?
There is no set amount that a homeowner should spend on a smart house device. In fact, depending on the smart gadgets you purchase, you may wind up spending only a few dollars, or hundreds, on these devices. But if you understand how to shop for smart home gadgets, you may be better equipped than other property owners to...
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Posted on 03/15/2021
Effective Meal Planning for Home Chefs
Photo by Vegan Liftz from Pexels Some people seem like born organizers, especially when it comes to meal planning. In reality, it's a skill you can cultivate. Let us show you how to do just that, in five doable steps. 1. Commit to the Effort Any goal — exercising more, learning a new language or planning meals —...
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Posted on 03/08/2021
Spring Maintenance Tips for Your HVAC System
Photo by Naveen Venkatesan on Unsplash With warmer weather on the way, it will soon be time to stop using your furnace and start using your central air conditioning. During this time of year, it’s important to take steps toward ensuring that your home’s HVAC system is in good condition. Spring maintenance reduces your risk of needing to...
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Posted on 03/04/2021
Video Tour - 38 Alexander Rd., Hopkinton, MA 01748
Nestled on a corner lot in the desirable Charlesview neighborhood, this stunning 4BR 3.5 BA Colonial boasts custom eat-in kitchen w/quartz countertops, center island, & SS appliances. Spacious family rm w/vaulted ceiling features brick fireplace, custom mantle, & built-in bookshelves. Beautiful dining rm w/wainscoting provides great space for entertaining. Natural light fills front to back lvg rm w/oak pegged floors. Spacious mstr bdrm w/en suite offers custom dble vanity & his/her closets. W/D hookups conveniently located on 2nd level. Sunburst plantation shutters throughout. Lg deck offers wonderful views of wooded bckyd...
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Posted on 03/04/2021
38 Alexander Rd., Hopkinton, MA 01748 is now new to the market!
Nestled on a corner lot in the desirable Charlesview neighborhood, this stunning 4BR 3.5 BA Colonial boasts custom eat-in kitchen w/quartz countertops, center island, & SS appliances. Spacious family rm w/vaulted ceiling features brick fireplace, custom mantle, & built-in bookshelves. Beautiful dining rm w/wainscoting provides great space for entertaining. Natural light fills front to back lvg rm w/oak pegged floors. Spacious mstr bdrm w/en suite offers custom dble vanity & his/her closets. W/D hookups conveniently located on 2nd level. Sunburst plantation shutters throughout. Lg deck offers wonderful views of wooded bckyd...
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