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Advantages and Disadvantages of Borrowing Against Your Home
Posted on 08/21/2019
Advantages and Disadvantages of Borrowing Against Your Home
Borrowing against your home is called home equity. Home equity is the value of your property after deducting your remaining mortgage balance and is one of the sources of income for homeowners. After ultimately paying off your mortgage, it’s possible that the value of your property increases – which also increase your equity amount. If you live in...
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Common Home Selling Concerns, and How to Resolve Them
Posted on 08/14/2019
Common Home Selling Concerns, and How to Resolve Them
If you want to list your home, it generally is a good idea to address any house selling concerns right away. That way, you can alleviate these concerns before they slow down the home selling process or prevent you from accomplishing your desired home selling results. Now, let's take a look at three common home selling concerns, as well...
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Get Your Credit Score When Getting Ready to Buy a Home
Posted on 08/07/2019
Get Your Credit Score When Getting Ready to Buy a Home
It is a fact that people who plan carefully to own a home will run into fewer financial issues later. So, if you want to buy a property now or sometime in the future, your first step should be to check your credit. It is a good idea to review your credit reports and scores from time to...
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Another Property Sold - 23 Lincoln St, lynn, MA 01902
Posted on 08/01/2019
Another Property Sold - 23 Lincoln St, lynn, MA 01902
You've found the perfect family home,great for entertaining, the first floor features a welcoming living room with hardwood floors and a fireplace, a kitchen with granite counters and cherry cabinets, new stainless steel two-door refrigerator, full bath. On the second floor you will find a huge master bedroom with a walk-in closet and two additional closets, 2 additional bedrooms with good size closet space,wall-to-wall carpet throughout upstairs, a generous size bathroom with room to relax in the jacuzzi/spa, private yard, central heat and air. Addional full and finished living space in basement; Washer/dryer, above ground pool and swing...
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Another Property Sold - 10 Cedarcrest Lane, Haverhill, MA 01835
Posted on 07/31/2019
Another Property Sold - 10 Cedarcrest Lane, Haverhill, MA 01835
BRADFORD Gambrel Cape on low-traffic corner between 2 cul-de-sacs. Looking for location, versatility of space & options and overall quality then this fine home makes the grade. FULLY APPLIANCED eat-in Kitchen w/charming "Dutch Door" entry & recessed lighting. Formal Din rm w/2 Built-In Hutches leads to 3-season tile flr Sunroom (w/electric) overlooking an EXPANSIVE flat yard. Wood Fireplaced Living rm w/beamed ceiling, wainscoting & built-ins provides a uniquely stylized setting for elegant entertaining. 1st flr Den (varied options). 2 bedrms down and 3 bedrms up w/computer alcove. 1st flr Bath has walk-in tub/handicap rails. 2nd flr...
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Another Property Sold - 189 N Franklin St, Holbrook, MA 02343
Posted on 07/31/2019
Another Property Sold - 189 N Franklin St, Holbrook, MA 02343
Versatile & spacious best describe this custom home with a full in-law. The main home is a 2,700 sq ft custom gambrel that offers 4 2nd floor bedrooms all w/ gleaming hardwood floors & an upstairs master with walk-in closet. The 1st floor has an office, formal dining room, formal living room w/ fireplace, great room w/ wood stove and french doors to deck, expansive kitchen, and 1st-floor laundry. The 1,400 sq ft in-law boasts a living room with wood stove, sitting room, dining area, kitchen, and master bedroom w/ large walk-in closet and french doors to deck. The yard boasts an inground pool w/ a wrap around patio, a 3 car detached garage...
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Another Property Sold - 18 Walnut Rd, Somerville, MA 02145
Posted on 07/31/2019
Another Property Sold - 18 Walnut Rd, Somerville, MA 02145
This is the one & priced to sell. Huge Philly style 2 family home with over 3000 sq. ft. of actual living space. Terrific opportunity for owner occupied or wise investor. Unit 1 has 2 bedrooms, 1 bath, living room, dining room, eat in kitchen and 2 level living. Unit 2 has 5 bedrooms, 1.5 baths, living room, dining room, eat in kitchen, private outdoor porch and 2 level living. Additional outdoor area for grilling and entertaining. Paved driveway that fits 2 cars easily or 3 small cars. Unbelievable location...right off Broadway. A breeze to Boston, Sullivan Square, restaurants & shopping. New green line extension coming soon...
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637 Lagrange Street, Boston, MA 02132 is now new to the market!
Posted on 07/31/2019
637 Lagrange Street, Boston, MA 02132 is now new to the market!
Rarely offered a meticulously renovated single family home in West Roxbury. Eat in kitchen with granite counter tops, updated cabinets and appliances. Beautiful bamboo hardwood floors throughout. Enjoy 2 good size bedrooms with updated bathroom. Open living/dining room with hardwood floors and gas fireplace. Bonus sunroom that could be used as office or den. All new light fixtures and updated electrical. Gas heat & hot water. Washer/dryer in basement with additional storage. Relax or entertain in your own private backyard. Off street parking in driveway for 2 cars. Minutes to downtown Boston but the feel of the suburbs. Come see...
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