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Posted on 04/05/2021
Why Should You Set Up a Home Showing?
For a buyer who is interested in learning more about a residence, it may be beneficial to set up a house showing. In fact, there are many reasons why now may be a good time to schedule a home showing, such as: 1. You can determine if a home is right for you. Many houses are available in cities...
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Posted on 03/29/2021
Making Flat-Pack Furniture Seem Built In
Photo by Melinda Nagy via Shutterstock Buying your first home is exciting, and your dream-book is full of magazine cutouts and interior design sketches. But many entry-level or starter homes do not come with the built-in shelving of your designer-inspired visions. What do you do on a budget? Use your imagination, a little ingenuity and flat-pack furnishings. What...
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Posted on 03/22/2021
Another Property Sold - Lot 6 Noble St, Dudley, MA 01571
***Delivery approximately 5 months from signed P&S***Farmers porch, deck, central air and tile in kitchen and baths in the base price. Pierpont Estates final phase now underway. 54 quality homes built by local reputable builder with established track record.--Generous allowances, the project has beautiful views of Pierpont Meadow Pond. Minutes to Route 395. ***FHA & VA WELCOME*** Offering a propane gas heat system*****HOME AND FLOOR PLAN SHOWN ARE SIMILAR TO BE BUILT AND SUBJECT TO CHANGE***.ONLY LOTS 6 AND 42 AVAILABLE AT THIS...
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Posted on 03/22/2021
Helpful Home Projects for Aging in Place
Photo by Pixabay from Pexels If you’re planning to stay in your new home for many years, incorporating certain features into your home's design can make for a smooth transition. While you might not necessarily need these kinds of features immediately, you'll likely find they add convenience to your space. What can you do to make sure your...
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Posted on 03/15/2021
Simplify Your Meal Prep with Kitchen Tools
Photo by Creatv Eight on Unsplash Time spent in the kitchen is almost always well worth the results at mealtime. But why spend more time in the apron than necessary when you could be spending time with the family or just relaxing. These five culinary accessories are designed to streamline the chef’s experience and help minimize food preparation...
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Posted on 03/08/2021
PMI and Down Payments
Image by Charles 🇵🇭 from Unsplash Part of buying a home is researching the market and your finances. Most lenders require you to put at least 20 percent down or pay private mortgage insurance (PMI). Since PMI is a cost that does not lower your interest rate or principal, it’s almost always better to save up that hefty...
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Posted on 03/04/2021
Another Property Sold - Lot 6 Noble St, Dudley, MA 01571
***Delivery approximately 5 months from signed P&S***Farmers porch, deck, central air and tile in kitchen and baths in the base price. Pierpont Estates final phase now underway. 54 quality homes built by local reputable builder with established track record.--Generous allowances, the project has beautiful views of Pierpont Meadow Pond. Minutes to Route 395. ***FHA & VA WELCOME*** Offering a propane gas heat system*****HOME AND FLOOR PLAN SHOWN ARE SIMILAR TO BE BUILT AND SUBJECT TO CHANGE***.ONLY LOTS 6 AND 42 AVAILABLE AT THIS...
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Posted on 03/01/2021
Maintenance Details That Can Impact a Home Sale
Photo by Quang Nguyen Vinh from Pexels As a responsible homeowner, home maintenance should be at the top of your list of important things to do. However, with a busy life and a lot to manage, certain home-maintenance tasks can be easily disregarded. While there are some things you may be able to get away with for a...
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Posted on 02/22/2021
Tips for Selecting a Home Security System
Image by Andrey_Popov from Shutterstock Burglary is one of the more common types of crimes in the US today. Every day, many homeowners wake up or get back from work to discover their homes robbed. Given the financial, psychological, and physical damage that can happen, protecting your home is always ideal. You don’t have to be a victim....
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Posted on 02/15/2021
DIY: Air Conditioning Unit Cover
Image by Deedster from Pixabay Lattice on a fence around your garden or as paneling alongside your porch or carport lends an ambiance that utilitarian wood structures can’t quite render: a romantic, charming frame to showcase outdoor features. Consider using your spare pieces of lattice to hide a large, whirring metal air conditioning unit. Get creative with shapes...
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Posted on 02/08/2021
Title Insurance: Do I Need It?
Photo by Mona Tootoonchinia via Pixabay When you purchase a home, your lender charges you for a title insurance policy. You are also given the option to buy your own title insurance policy. Depending on your agreement with the seller, the seller might purchase the buyer’s title insurance policy. Before a seller can sell his or her property,...
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Posted on 02/01/2021
House-Hunting for Extended-Family Households
Photo by cottonbro from Pexels Multi-generational homes have grown in popularity as the benefits of communal living become more recognized and celebrated. If you are searching for a home to share with both your children and parents, there are many options open to you. Single-family home with apartment: Some single-family homes have been built or renovated to include...
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