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Posted on 07/07/2020
What Does It Really Cost to Purchase a Home?
The cost of buying a house extends beyond a seller's initial asking price. In fact, there are many "hidden" costs that buyers need to consider as they decide whether to purchase a house, such as: 1. Closing Costs There are various closing costs that a buyer may encounter before he or she finalizes a house purchase, including survey, appraisal...
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Posted on 06/28/2020
What Defines a Successful Home Search?
A successful home search enables you to discover your dream residence at a budget-friendly price. However, conducting a successful house search may be difficult, particularly for individuals who fail to prepare for the homebuying journey. Lucky for you, there are many things you can do to prevent problems as you search for your ideal home. Now, let's take a...
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Posted on 06/21/2020
Finding the Right Agent for Your Needs and Goals
If you've set a goal of buying your first home within the next year, there are several things you can begin doing now to set the stage for a positive experience. While it pays to familiarize yourself with everything from your credit score to mortgage options, choosing a good real estate agent will prove to be an invaluable advantage...
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Posted on 06/14/2020
Another Property Sold - 16 Goulding Dr, Auburn, MA 01501
You'll love coming home to this Curb Appealing 3-4Br, 1.5 bath Cape! Cozy up to the inviting fireplace family room w/hardwoods that leads to a large open kitchen. The 1st floor offers multiple living options with 1st or 2nd floor master, formal dining or a 4th bedroom with 2 additional bedrooms on second floor, a really cute renovated full bath w/updated 1/2 bath in lower level, loads of sparkling hardwoods, new roof, new hot water tank, circuit breakers, Reeds Ferry Shed with a fantastic yard, Bonus the lower level has good ceiling height with potential to finish into a Family Room/Office/Playroom. Plus it's in a commuters dream...
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Posted on 06/14/2020
Looking For More Potential Buyers? Then Make Sure Your Listing Appeals to Pet Owners
Image by Pexels from Pixabay Does it seem like the world has really gone to the dogs lately? If you've answered yes, you're right. It has gone to the dogs -- and to the cats. According to a survey conducted by the American Pet Products Association, approximately 68 percent of American households have a pet. Millennials are especially...
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Posted on 06/11/2020
Another Property Sold - 174 Wallingford Ave, Athol, MA 01331
Welcome home to this exceptionally charming Colonial located in a quaint neighborhood of Athol. Boasting three bedrooms and two bathrooms, this home offers a spacious floor plan with immaculate touches and exquisite hardwood floors throughout. The first floor offers a generous living room with a grand bookcase and cozy fireplace. French doors lead into an additional room filled with windows, letting in immense amounts of sunlight. The kitchen consists of all new stainless steel appliances and leads right into the formal dining room, making it the perfect space for entertaining. Upstairs includes three spacious bedrooms, full bath with...
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Posted on 06/07/2020
Should You Rent Your Next Home?
Image by Andrian Valeanu from Pixabay Whether you’re renting or buying, transitioning into a new home can be a big step. From the moving costs to the costs associated with deposits, first and last months’ rent, and more, the whole process can be stressful and expensive. But before these worries pop into your mind, you may also be...
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Posted on 05/31/2020
How Much Time Do You Need to Create a Home Listing?
There is no surefire formula to craft the perfect home listing. Instead, a seller must allocate the necessary time and resources to ensure a listing hits the mark with buyers. If a seller fails to do so, this individual may struggle to stir up interest in his or her home. Perhaps worst of all, this seller's home may linger...
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Posted on 05/24/2020
3 DIY Projects for Your Outdoor Space
Photo by Pixabay from Pexels If you’re looking to add curb appeal or want to create a pleasant outdoor environment to enjoy your leisure time, investing in a good DIY project can help you to spruce up your outdoor space. 1. Install a Window Ledge A window ledge is a versatile project because it can serve a variety...
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Posted on 05/17/2020
Extending Your Offers: Sell While You Buy
Photo by DraganCFM via Shutterstock It’s always a quandary: can I buy my new home and sell my old house so that the timing of both matches? Well, yes! There are several ways to do this. Here’s a breakdown of how it can work. Buy a Home on a Contingency. Just what is a contingency? It’s an agreement...
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Posted on 05/10/2020
Benefits of Drip Irrigation
Photo by KML from Pexels When you have a garden, it is important to have a good watering system. If you are looking to have the best garden maintenance that you can, then drip irrigation systems are a nice choice to consider. How It Works Drip irrigation works by slowly applying water directly to the plant. It consists...
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Posted on 05/03/2020
Why It's Worth Your Time to Conduct an In-Depth Home Search
If you plan to conduct a house search, there is no reason to settle for inferior results. Instead, you should dedicate the necessary time and resources to conduct a comprehensive search for your dream house. Ultimately, there are many reasons why it pays to perform an in-depth home search. These include: 1. You can avoid the risk of buying...
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