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Posted on 02/21/2021
Steps to Take Immediately Following a Flood
Photo by Pete Linforth via Pixabay Floods can be devastating. Not only do they damage many of your personal belongings, but they can also lead to devastating problems with your home. The good news is, you can make the process easier by following a few steps in the immediate aftermath of a home flood. Contact Your Insurance Company...
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Posted on 02/14/2021
Tips for Handling Emergencies in the Home
Photo by Jan Mallander via Pixabay When you’re a new homeowner in a new community, you don’t always know how to handle unforeseen emergencies. Before that day arrives, take the time to learn your community so that a minor issue doesn’t become a major catastrophe. Handling Household Emergencies Whether it’s a burst pipe or a broken window, household...
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Posted on 02/07/2021
DIY: 4 Walkways to Boost Curb Appeal
Photo by Craig Tidball on Unsplash It's probably much easier and less expensive than you realize to improve your home's curb appeal. Simple fixes such as replacing rickety porch railings or giving trim a fresh, bright coat of paint go a long way toward making prospective home buyers smile. And when you create a welcoming pathway, that leads...
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Posted on 02/02/2021
Another Property Sold - 5 Country Ln, Billerica, MA 01821
Charming move-in condition 1749sf Bungalow. Fab location near Nutting Lake. Substantial 2003 addition included Family Rm, Porch, Deck, Master Suite, Garage & Basement. Fenced back yard with ample lawn & flower gardens. Welcoming large Foyer. Sunlight streams into the Living & Dining Rooms. A picture window provides distant views of the Lake. 1st Floor has mostly hardwood floors. The attractive kitchen has wood cabinets, stone tile countertops & comes fully applianced inc a garbage disposal. The family room has a built-in entertainment center (TV inc) & is wired for surround sound. French doors open to the 3 Season Porch...
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Posted on 01/31/2021
Selling Savvy to Today’s Smart Buyers
Image by wavebreakmedia from Shutterstock If you've owned your house for a long time and are putting it on the market, take time to consider how the buying and selling process has changed. Today’s buyers are both smart and cautious. They have access to more information than was possible a decade ago. Research shows that buyers begin shopping...
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Posted on 01/24/2021
Three Things You Can Do to Sell Your Home Quickly
If you're getting ready to put your house on the market, your mind is probably flooded with dozens of unanswerable questions. Much of your uncertainty may revolve around the marketability of your home and how quickly a qualified buyer will come along. Although there are factors over which you have little control, there are several things you can do...
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Posted on 01/17/2021
Know Your State: Weird Real Estate Laws
Photo by Gerd Altmann via Pixabay Only Two Toilet Per Building Many homes have two and a half or more bathrooms. If you want to move to Waldron Island in Washington, you’ll have to give up the idea of having a bathroom for every bedroom or even having that extra half bath. Waldron Island is very small and...
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Posted on 01/10/2021
Recipe: Carrot & Black Bean Soup
Photo by Bence Balla-Schottner on Unsplash Herbs, onions, celery and garlic infuse the carrots and beans in this soup with remarkable richness and character. This soup can be made with canned black beans, but we highly recommend using dry beans, cooked up with a clove of garlic and a dash of tamari. The beans will be splendid, filling...
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Posted on 01/03/2021
Outdoor Cooking: Creating a Stunning Outdoor Kitchen
Photo by Allison Gillett via Pixabay You can create a stunning outdoor kitchen using basic components and pulling things together over time. Entertaining outdoors has become so popular that supplies and materials for cooking are easy to come by in a variety of price points. Follow the steps below to make the most of the process. Foolproof Steps...
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Posted on 12/31/2020
Another Property Sold - 23 Indian Rd, Tyngsborough, MA 01879
Welcome to your new home in the Mascuppic Lake Neighborhood of historic Tyngsborough! As you open the front door & ascend the hrdwd stairs you'll enter into the open concept Kitchen/Dining w/ white cabinets, ss double oven. New lvt floor, granite counter, sink, faucet, dishwasher, w/peninsula installed in Oct 2020. Your tour continues into the front to back living rm w/ hardwood flrs, bay window, a stone fireplace where you can snuggle up next to the fire w/ your favorite book or drink. The 1st floor is complete w/ 1/2 bath & laundry. The upper level updates include: windows installed in Master & front bedroom hardwood flr in the...
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