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Posted on 09/16/2020
Eco-friendly Updates for Your Home
Photo by Layton Diament on Unsplash Large homes use a considerable amount of energy throughout the year, especially from heating and cooling. Making some upgrades to your home can significantly reduce your energy usage while also boosting the value of your home. If you’ve been thinking about making your home more energy-efficient, consider one or more of the...
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Posted on 09/09/2020
How to Select a Luxury Home Location
Image by Free-Photos from Pixabay If you are ready to move into a luxury home. You'll find options in most locations in any state you desire. Before you choose, especially if you plan on moving to another state, you should first tackle some other questions. Work Do you need to keep working to enjoy the lifestyle you have...
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Posted on 09/02/2020
5 Tips for Easier House Painting
Image by kitzcorner from Shutterstock Don’t underestimate the importance of a fresh coat of paint when it comes to preparing to sell your home. Apart from changing the look of your space, it also adds to the value of your house. Painting can make your home feel brand new and attract the attention of serious buyers. While painting...
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Posted on 08/26/2020
Six Savory Herbs to Spice up Your Favorite Dishes
Image by tookapic from Pixabay Nothing brings nature into the home like utilizing fresh herbs in culinary masterpieces to make them as special as those you’ll share them with. Sensational herbs can be grown with ease, as some of the most savory and flavorful ones are disease, pest and drought resistant. Furthermore, most herbs will even grow in...
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Posted on 08/19/2020
Give Your Residence an Exterior Makeover
If you want to help your house stand out to prospective buyers, it may be beneficial to give your residence an exterior makeover. Because if your home boasts outstanding curb appeal, your residence could stir up lots of interest from potential buyers as soon as it becomes available. Now, let's take a look at three tips to help you...
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Posted on 08/15/2020
Video Tour - 12 Hillview Ave #1, Boston, MA 02131
Just beautifully renovated 1st-floor unit. All rooms painted, hardwood floors refinished, new replacement windows throughout the unit. Kitchen has new appliances, new counter tops & refinished cabinets with pantry area. 2 generous size bedrooms, 1 bath with new vanity, mirror & lights. Huge living room and separate dining area with tons of windows. All windows have new blinds. There are 2 bonus areas. Mud room/office area at entrance & back hall leading to enclosed rear porch. House has a new roof. Basement has new washer/dryer exclusive to unit. Huge yard to enjoy your outdoor activities. 1 off street parking in...
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Posted on 08/15/2020
12 Hillview Ave #1, Boston, MA 02131 is now new to the market!
Just beautifully renovated 1st-floor unit. All rooms painted, hardwood floors refinished, new replacement windows throughout the unit. Kitchen has new appliances, new counter tops & refinished cabinets with pantry area. 2 generous size bedrooms, 1 bath with new vanity, mirror & lights. Huge living room and separate dining area with tons of windows. All windows have new blinds. There are 2 bonus areas. Mud room/office area at entrance & back hall leading to enclosed rear porch. House has a new roof. Basement has new washer/dryer exclusive to unit. Huge yard to enjoy your outdoor activities. 1 off street parking in...
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Posted on 08/12/2020
Probate: Methods of Holding Your Real Estate Title
Photo by Jonny Lindner via Pixabay When you purchase real estate, you need to decide how you want to hold the title. Many closing agents make an assumption, and that assumption may come back to bite you later in life. In most states, you may title real estate in five ways: sole ownership, joint tenancy with the right...
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Posted on 08/05/2020
Assessing Your Equity as a Home Seller
Image by Wokandapix from Pixabay The equity in your home plays a major role in how much profit you'll make off the sale, but it's not always simple to determine just how much of the home you own (even if you haven't refinanced). Here are a few tips to understand equity and how you can use it to...
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Posted on 07/29/2020
Make Your Outdoor Getaway Space Welcoming
Photo by Tod Franklin via Pixabay What makes you happy? Do you love to sit and read? Or are you more of a hang-out-with-friends kind of homeowner? Regardless of what moves you, there's a way to create space for it in your own backyard. Even better -- you can increase your home's resale value in the process. Use...
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Posted on 07/22/2020
How to Negotiate a Land Contract Vs. a Mortgage
Image by Shutterbug75 from Pixabay With a mortgage, a buyer is applying for financing to purchase the property in its entirety. They're relying on their credit and assets for approval before assuming responsibility of the full property. In a land contract, you're cutting out the need for a formal lender and relying on the seller to approve or...
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Posted on 07/15/2020
Can You Find Your Dream Home in a Single Day?
The amount of time it takes to find the perfect residence varies from buyer to buyer. In some instances, a buyer may fall in love with the first residence that he or she views in person. Or, in other cases, a buyer may need to attend several home showings and open house events before he or she finds the...
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