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Posted on 08/03/2020
Steps to Take to Protect Your Home When a Hurricane is Headed Your Way
Photo by WikiImages via Pixabay Hurricanes can cause damage that ranges from minor to catastrophic, but there are ways to protect your home. If you have a hurricane headed to your area, start preparing your house for it ahead of time. Use the following hurricane preparation tips to make sure your home is well-protected from these storms. Clean...
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Posted on 08/02/2020
Another Property Rented - 10 Montclair Ave, Kingston, MA 02364
Positively beautiful 2 bedroom 2 full bath unit on a cul de sac The unit features sunny living room with a beautiful bay window. There is a front to back dining/kitchen with stainless appliances.Tons of natural woodwork and hardwood floors throughout the first floor, as well as newer energy saving windows. A full bathroom with walk in shower and laundry off of the kitchen and an additional room which is ideal for an office or guest bedroom. There are two generous bedrooms upstairs with a full bath. Both bathrooms have been recently updated. Finished basement adds lot of space for hanging out or storage. This must-see has central AC and a...
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Posted on 07/27/2020
Retirement Communities: Pros, Cons, & Home Values
Image by 47shadesofgray from Pixabay Thinking of buying your next home in a 55+ community? You'll likely want to know the pros and cons, and whether the restriction makes your property hard to sell or bequeath in your will. Here are the key points to know. The Upside: Worry-Free Maintenance These communities are designed for low-maintenance ownership. Over-55...
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Posted on 07/20/2020
Condo vs. Townhouse: What's the Difference?
Photo by Pixabay via Pexels When it comes to home ownership, you have many options beyond buying a single-family home. A condominium and a townhouse are two such options. Before you consider making one of these your permanent home, it's important to understand the differences between them. Condo Ownership When you purchase a condo, you own the entire...
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Posted on 07/18/2020
Cotuit, MA Real Estate Market Update
Click here to view Cotuit, MA blog post which has information on the constantly changing market...
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Posted on 07/18/2020
Another Property Sold - 11 Vesper Dr, Bourne, MA 02559
Perfect in Pocasset! MOVE RIGHT INTO,this Energy Efficient home.Everything is done & done right.The exterior of this home has curb appeal that shows pride in ownership,the impressive granite walkway & stairs to the front entrance bring you to home sweet home.This home has all the upgrades you want and the living space you need.A spacious 1st floor living room w/fireplace has new carpeting,Italian tile floors throughout the dining room and kitchen.The heart of this home is the open concept kitchen/ family room area.The kitchen is a chefs dream,maple cabinets with custom features to make the chef's life easier.Off of the kitchen you...
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Posted on 07/13/2020
How to Negotiate in a Seller's Market
Post Photo by Mohamed Hassan via PixabayIt's easy to believe you don't have much leverage if you're getting ready to buy in a seller's market. Unfortunately, that sense of frustration can result in desperation, which can ultimately lead to overpaying on a home. Before you accept your fate, consider how you may have more power than you think. Start...
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Posted on 07/07/2020
Video Tour - 41 Headlands Dr, Plymouth, MA 02360
If you are lucky to be over 55 you can live here! Long Pond Village is a quaint community nestled off of Long Pond Rd, this small village is close to the highway and the Sagamore Bridge but, you feel a world away. This manufactured home shows like an upscale model home in a planned community. On on end or the unit you will enjoy a spacious Master Bedroom with a luxurious en suite bath, the 2nd bedroom at the opposite end of the home is a generous size with a large full bath just steps away. The kitchen is a chef's delight! The custom cabinets and Santa Cedilia Granite are just a few of the features that set this kitchen apart from standard...
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Posted on 07/07/2020
41 Headlands Dr, Plymouth, MA 02360 is now new to the market!
If you are lucky to be over 55 you can live here! Long Pond Village is a quaint community nestled off of Long Pond Rd, this small village is close to the highway and the Sagamore Bridge but, you feel a world away. This manufactured home shows like an upscale model home in a planned community. On on end or the unit you will enjoy a spacious Master Bedroom with a luxurious en suite bath, the 2nd bedroom at the opposite end of the home is a generous size with a large full bath just steps away. The kitchen is a chef's delight! The custom cabinets and Santa Cedilia Granite are just a few of the features that set this kitchen apart from standard...
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Posted on 07/07/2020
62 Bourne Neck Drive, Buzzards Bay, MA 02532 now has a new price of $379,900!
Move right into this totally renovated home on desirable Taylors Point! This is not a ''flip'' you will notice the attention to detail and meticulous work done on this home to make it shine. All new kitchen, including cabinets, quartzite counters, flooring, lighting, and stainless-steel appliances. Both full bathrooms have new fixtures and flooring. The entire upstairs has new flooring throughout and a fresh coat of paint. the walk out lower level is the perfect place to hang out and extra space for your overnight guests. Brand new roof and electrical service. Newer heating system and hot water tank. Nothing to do but relax on the deck and...
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Posted on 07/07/2020
What to Consider When You Evaluate Different Offers for Your Home
Image by Free-Photos from Pixabay Whether it is a seller's market or you just have an appealing home, you could end up with multiple offers -- how can you decide which offer is best? Your agent is an excellent source of information and can help widdle through unqualified buyers, but if you still have to choose between multiple...
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Posted on 07/03/2020
Another Property Sold - 38 Nantucket Avenue, South Yarmouth, MA 02664
Charming , Charming, thru-out.. Put your Rockers right out on the porch ,or sun yourself on the deck ovelooking the fenced yard..Perfect for your pups!! Nice size family room plus separate laundry room.First floor master and 2 additional bedrooms topside with adjoining half bath.. Space to gather in the kitchen with cathedral ceiling and a window seat and stools on the center island all open to the dining room..Notice the Board ceilings thru out even in the living room with fireplace..Hardwood floors New roof to be installed..Large Private yard and just a half mile or so to Parkers River Beach and the Skipper Restaurant ..Where the...
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