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Posted on 05/09/2021
Are You Ready to Employ a Moving Company?
If you buy or sell a house, you may need to hire a moving company as well. That way, you can work with an expert moving company to ensure all of your personal belongings can safely make it to your new address. Ultimately, there are lots of things you can do to put yourself in the best position to...
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Posted on 05/02/2021
Mortgage Basics for First-Time Homebuyers
Image by Tumisu from Pixabay Financing a new home can seem overwhelming. For first-time homebuyers, the entire concept of obtaining a mortgage might seem especially daunting. There are many different lenders and many different types of mortgages available, so it's difficult to know which ones are best. Here we will go over the common mortgage types available to...
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Posted on 04/25/2021
How to Make the Best Impression on Home Buyers
Although all home buyers have different tastes, expectations, and preferences, there are several things you as a home seller can do to make your home more appealing. Three priorities worth keeping in mind are spaciousness (or, at least, the appearance of it), brightness, and cleanliness. Whether your home is a compact cottage or a large colonial, a feeling of...
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Posted on 04/23/2021
Another Property Sold - 1 Ellen Mary Lane, Wayland, MA 01778
This exceptional property is beautifully set in a coveted enclave abutting miles of conservation land and trails. Offering over 7,000 SF of living space, this elegant custom Colonial has been thoughtfully designed and built with the highest quality finishes throughout and is ideally suited for entertaining on any occasion. The magnificent grounds feature beautiful mature trees, sweeping lawns, fieldstone walls, and a large bluestone patio ideal for outdoor living. The formal rooms are well-proportioned providing a comfort and elegance rarely found today. The well-equipped kitchen with center island, fireplace, and large windowed breakfast...
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Posted on 04/21/2021
Another Property Rented - 10 Whitcomb St 1, Belmont, MA 02478
This pristine, Lead Paint Compliant, 1st floor 5 room 2 bedroom 1 bath apartment is located on a quiet tree lined street in the heart of Waverley Village. Just painted, period detail includes lovely hardwood floors,2 built-in hutches, bench seat on each side of fireplace, pantry; semi-modern kitchen & bath, screened back porch, front porch,1 car garage & 1 off street parking, updated steam by oil heating system, gas hot water heater, insulated windows, washer hookup in panty & dryer in basement, good closet space, basement storage. Just a short distance to Butler Elementary, Pequosette Park, vibrant Waverley Square & Cushing...
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Posted on 04/18/2021
Inheriting Property: What Are Your Options?
Image by Annalise Batista from Pixabay One of the basic things that people prepare for in their end of life planning is their property. A family home, for example, is often passed down to the couple's children or next of kin. Often, though, the people who inherit the property don't think about what they'll do with the home...
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Posted on 04/11/2021
Home Repair Insurance Coverage
Photo by: Caleb Woods via Unsplash Home repair insurance is an optional service agreement also known as a home warranty. It is put in place to save costs when there may be a need for repairs or replacement of any major system or household appliances. Often added as an incentive to sweeten a sale, a great home warranty...
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Posted on 04/08/2021
Video Tour - 13 Thomas St 13, Belmont, MA 02478
Like New! This 9 room 4 bed 2 bath 2 level town-house was expertly renovated of the highest quality in 2017 and is ideally located near Vibrant Belmont Center, Waverley & Cushing Squares & town field. The tastefully open 1st level features gleaming Mahogany floors, recessed lighting, open living & dining room with gas fireplace, high beamed ceilings & deep crown molding. Custom designer kitchen with breakfast bar peninsula, SS appliances, vent hood, & Quartz counters. An ultramodern full bath, 2 spacious bedrooms with great closet space, sun room & home office complete the 1st floor of living. The top level...
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Posted on 04/08/2021
13 Thomas St 13, Belmont, MA 02478 is now new to the market!
Like New! This 9 room 4 bed 2 bath 2 level town-house was expertly renovated of the highest quality in 2017 and is ideally located near Vibrant Belmont Center, Waverley & Cushing Squares & town field. The tastefully open 1st level features gleaming Mahogany floors, recessed lighting, open living & dining room with gas fireplace, high beamed ceilings & deep crown molding. Custom designer kitchen with breakfast bar peninsula, SS appliances, vent hood, & Quartz counters. An ultramodern full bath, 2 spacious bedrooms with great closet space, sun room & home office complete the 1st floor of living. The top level...
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Posted on 04/07/2021
Video Tour - 10 Whitcomb St 1, Belmont, MA 02478
This pristine, Lead Paint Compliant, 1st floor 5 room 2 bedroom 1 bath apartment is located on a quiet tree lined street in the heart of Waverley Village. Just painted, period detail includes lovely hardwood floors,2 built-in hutches, bench seat on each side of fireplace, pantry; semi-modern kitchen & bath, screened back porch, front porch,1 car garage & 1 off street parking, updated steam by oil heating system, gas hot water heater, insulated windows, washer hookup in panty & dryer in basement, good closet space, basement storage. Just a short distance to Butler Elementary, Pequosette Park, vibrant Waverley Square & Cushing...
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Posted on 04/07/2021
10 Whitcomb St 1, Belmont, MA 02478 is now new to the market!
This pristine, Lead Paint Compliant, 1st floor 5 room 2 bedroom 1 bath apartment is located on a quiet tree lined street in the heart of Waverley Village. Just painted, period detail includes lovely hardwood floors,2 built-in hutches, bench seat on each side of fireplace, pantry; semi-modern kitchen & bath, screened back porch, front porch,1 car garage & 1 off street parking, updated steam by oil heating system, gas hot water heater, insulated windows, washer hookup in panty & dryer in basement, good closet space, basement storage. Just a short distance to Butler Elementary, Pequosette Park, vibrant Waverley Square & Cushing...
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Posted on 04/04/2021
5 Things You Need To Know Before Flipping Houses for Profit
Photo by Stux via Pixabay Although popular reality television shows make house flipping seem like a relatively low-risk endeavor, nothing could be further from the truth. It would be more accurate to call the business of house flipping “high risk, high reward.” The risk factors involve losing substantial sums of money when a fix-and-flip runs over budget or...
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