Jim & Mike Savas Team Blog

Posted on 02/25/2024
Make New Favorite Meals With Leftover Chili
Chili is a classic dish that’s easy to make in large quantities. Unfortunately, sometimes that turns into a large quantity of leftovers. Rather than eat the same chili every night for a week, try adding your leftover chili to other recipes to create new and exciting dishes. Here are some of the simplest and tastiest ways to use...
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Posted on 02/11/2024
Household Budget Tips: Where to Begin
The financial aspects of buying a home don't end with the purchase. Home ownership comes with its own ongoing fees and future expenses you'll need to prepare for. The best way to do so is to establish a balanced household budget. Here are some tips for how to get started: Set Your Goals Once you have a clear...
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Posted on 02/04/2024
What to Know About Sago Palms
Sago palms are a wishlist item for many plant collectors. Native to the warm regions of Japan and China, these striking plants can grow large indoors with the right care routine. If you're thinking about adding a sago palm to your indoor jungle, here are some facts you should know: Light Requirements Sago palms do best in bright...
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Posted on 02/02/2024
Another Property Sold - 53 Phoebe St 53, Methuen, MA 01844
Sought After Kington Unit in desirable Preserve at Emerald Pines built by Toll Brothers! Impeccable, Gloriously Sunny & Pristine End Unit Townhome offers privacy & tranquil woodland views! Inviting two-story foyer offers open view of gracious curved stairway, impressive 2-story dining room & great room beyond. Magnificent gourmet kitchen with walk in pantry & a large center island overlooks great room, slider to deck. Spacious tray ceiling primary bdrm suite boasts 2 large walk in closets, primary bath with luxurious shower, his & hers vanities.Other highlights include expansive loft that overlooks foyer & dining...
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Posted on 01/28/2024
3 Simple ways to streamline your living room
The living room is a central component of any home, but it can quickly become too busy Streamlining it can not only make it more attractive; it can make it more functional too. Try these three tips to both define the space and highlight its best features. Curb the collections Whether you collect books, vases, candles, etc., artful...
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Posted on 01/27/2024
Another Property Sold - 101 Ridge St, Arlington, MA 02474
Welcome to your new home in Arlington's coveted "Morningside" neighborhood! This custom contemporary, multi-level gem boasts 1,650 sq ft of sun-filled living space across 3 levels. Enjoy Boston skyline views from multiple rooms. The heart of this home is the vaulted ceiling open concept living room w/ a wood-burning fireplace & a slider leading to a deck. A formal dining room and a retro kitchen w/ a breakfast bar offer great cabinet and counter space. The lower level is a haven for relaxation, featuring a family room, a convenient half bath/laundry room, and a solarium w/ slider leading to a patio and another deck. With three bedrooms,...
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Posted on 01/21/2024
Your guide to understanding a seller’s market
Knowing whether you're in a buyer’s market or seller’s...
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Posted on 01/16/2024
631 Pleasant St, Belmont, MA 02478 is now new to the market!
Presenting the historic Wellington Homestead circa 1808 built by a distinguished descendent of one of our country's 1st settlers. Perched upon a hill overlooking Belmont Ctr. with Boston views. Offering 11+ rms, 5 bdrms, 4 frplces and 2.5 baths it was originally built in the Federal Style then in the early 19th century the original roof was replaced w/ a 2 story gable over the front door to make the home look like a Greek Temple (Revival) in honor of our country's new found independence. Unlike many homes of this period, the wealthy owners built the home with 8 to 8.6 ft ceilings, wide plank floors & Custom built-ins. 1st lvl features a...
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Posted on 01/14/2024
Decorating secrets: Designing a small living space
Designing a small living space can feel like a challenge. However, it's possible to add style, comfort and functionality to any space regardless of the square footage. If you're interested in ways to maximize the potential of your small spaces, here are some decorating tips to help: High & low One key strategy to designing a small living...
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Posted on 01/07/2024
How to place your carbon monoxide detectors & why
Carbon monoxide leaks are an emergency situation. Gas stoves, dryers, furnaces, wood-burning fireplaces and other gas or flame-ignited appliances are all potential sources of carbon monoxide leaks. Carbon monoxide poisoning causes headaches, nausea and other symptoms, which can turn into a life-threatening emergency with continued exposure to this gas. But don't fret. Carbon monoxide detectors can provide you...
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Posted on 12/31/2023
Home renovations: A guide to understanding home improement loans
Home improvements and renovations can be costly....
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