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Posted on 06/09/2024
Designing a small outdoor space: Ideas & tips to try
Are you struggling to find small outdoor space ideas?...
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Posted on 06/02/2024
Maintenance: Quick annual tasks for your home
Your home goes through a fair amount of wear and tear throughout the year, which can result in needing to repair or replace certain elements. However, performing annual maintenance tasks can help your home stay in excellent condition year after year. Here are a few tasks to complete throughout your year to keep your home fresh and rejuvenated:...
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Posted on 05/26/2024
Home safety: A basic guide to the different classes of fire extinguishers
A fire extinguisher is an essential safety tool to have...
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Posted on 05/19/2024
Best practices for following building codes during your remodel
When building a new home, architects need to follow strict...
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Posted on 06/14/2024
212-214 Hammond Street, Waltham, MA 02451 now has a new price of $1,230,000!
Stunning two-family home in the sought-after Highlands neighborhood. Spanning 2,976 sq. ft., this charming residence offers 6 bedrooms and 2 full baths. Perched atop a hill on a quiet tree-lined street, this home boasts high ceilings, exquisite millwork, and period details. The hardwood floors and formal dining rooms add elegance, while the eat-in kitchens provide convenience. The upstairs owner's unit features an updated kitchen and bath for modern comfort. Enormous partially finished 3rd flr with expansion potential. The property includes an oversized, professionally landscaped yard, perfect for outdoor activities. Enjoy ample parking in...
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Posted on 06/13/2024
96 Gainsborough St 301W, Boston, MA 02115 is now new to the market!
Experience urban elegance in this front-facing upper-floor studio condo in a classic Brownstone. Boasting an open floor plan, this 1-bedroom, 1-bath gem features impressive ceiling height, central AC, and beautiful hardwood floors. The space is bathed in natural light through large picture windows in both the bedroom area and living room, accentuated by recessed lighting and charming exposed brick.This professionally managed building offers 24-hour security, daily trash pickup, and the convenience of an elevator. Perfectly situated, you're just steps away from Back Bay, Prudential Center, Symphony Hall, Longwood Medical Center, MFA, Fenway...
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Posted on 06/12/2024
18 King St 2, Belmont, MA 02478 is now new to the market!
Sunny, well maintained 6 room 2 bedroom 1 bath apartment is located on a quiet tree lined street in the heart of Waverley Village. unit being painted when tenant vacates. Lots of period detail includes fieldstone fireplace, crown moldings, built in dining room hutch, chair rail, wainscoting, picture hanging moldings, oak floors, semi-modern kitchen includes stove, dishwasher, disposal & refrigerator & tiled bath with tub/shower combo, screened front & open back porch, bonus 13x10 home office. 1 car garage & 1 car behind it off street parking, steam by gas heat, gas hot water heater, insulated windows, full size washer &...
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Posted on 06/07/2024
Another Property Sold - 4 Ellery Rd, Waltham, MA 02453
Mint Gambrel-style colonial in sought-after Warrendale neighborhood. Set on a tranquil, tree-lined street, a perfect blend of elegance & comfort. Updated cherry cabinet kitchen featuring Silestone Quartz counters & stainless appliances. Entertain in style in the stunning cathedral ceiling lvrm w/ cozy wood stove, formal wood-burning fireplaced diningrm. The spacious first-floor primary bdrm & king-sized bdrms on the second floor provide ample space for family and guests. The lower level boasts a finished familyrm, workshop & storage. Additional features: Newer roof/windows, gas heat, ductless mini-splits, 200-amp electric....
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Posted on 06/05/2024
28 Parsons St, Newton, MA 02465 is now new to the market!
Pre-1900 COLONIAL LOCATED IN HEART OF COVETED NEWTONVILLE!. This home was converted into a 2 family & rebuilt after a fire. Currently 7-6 rms 2-3 bdrms 3.5 baths approx. 3,206. 1st floor unit is currently being occupied as an in law by family member. It is located in the MR 1 Zone which allows two unit development. LOTS OF OPTIONS. USE AS 2 FAMILY, TURN BACK INTO SINGLE FAMILY & ADD ADDITION TO HOME, BUILD A NEW SINGLE OR BUILD 2 TOWNHOMES. Existing house had a fire in 1978 and substantial repairs done Basement lower level being used by family member as separate unit, it is not a legal rental unit but part of 1st floor...
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Posted on 05/31/2024
24 Stewart Terrace, Belmont, MA 02478 is now new to the market!
Charming single-family home on the Cambridge line, nestled at the end of a quiet, tree-lined cul-de-sac. This 2,067 sq ft residence boasts 9 rooms, including 5 bedrooms and 2 baths. The inviting living room features a cozy fireplace, while the dining room opens through French doors to a large back deck, perfect for entertaining. The first floor includes 2 bedrooms w/ hardwood flrs on the main level. The walk-out unfinished basement offers great ceiling height and expansion potential. The large private backyard, surrounded by mature trees, provides a serene outdoor retreat. This home's prime location is near Fresh Pond, Parks, Golf, Trader...
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Posted on 05/31/2024
212-214 Hammond Street, Waltham, MA 02451 is now new to the market!
Stunning two-family home in the sought-after Highlands neighborhood. Spanning 2,976 sq. ft., this charming residence offers 6 bedrooms and 2 full baths. Perched atop a hill on a quiet tree-lined street, this home boasts high ceilings, exquisite millwork, and period details. The hardwood floors and formal dining rooms add elegance, while the eat-in kitchens provide convenience. The upstairs owner's unit features an updated kitchen and bath for modern comfort. Enormous partially finished 3rd flr with expansion potential. The property includes an oversized, professionally landscaped yard, perfect for outdoor activities. Enjoy ample parking in...
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Posted on 05/16/2024
Another Property Sold - 631 Pleasant St, Belmont, MA 02478
Rare opportunity to own an important & elegant historic home on exceptionally large, landscaped lot ,steps to Belmont Center, BHS, town pool, library, bus lines & commuter rail! Wellington Homestead (1808) built by distinguished descendent of one of town's founding families. Located in highly rated Winn Brook Elementary area (ranked #2 in MA) and perched on a hill with Boston views, it boasts 11+ rms, 5 bdrms, 4 frplcs and 2.5 bths. Unlike many period homes, the wealthy owners incorporated 8 to 8.5 ft ceilings, wide plank flrs & custom built-ins. 1st lvl features a family rm with beamed ceilings & built-ins, eat-in farmer's...
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