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Posted on 01/25/2021
5 Essential Pros & Cons of New Construction Homes
Image by Capri23auto from Pixabay It’s not unusual for homebuyers to enter the market with some preconceived notions about the differences between an existing home and new construction. These may be formed by talking to friends and loved ones about their successes and challenges. Others come from media sources, including the seemingly endless stream of reality home shows....
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Posted on 01/18/2021
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 01/18/2021
Small Home Improvement Projects to Tackle Before You List Your Home
Image by ErikaWittlieb from Pixabay Preparing to list your home is a process, that when done correctly, can help you to achieve the best possible price as well as aid you in selling your home more quickly. Before you sell your home, there are a few small home improvement projects that you will want to have completed before...
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Posted on 01/16/2021
Another Property Sold - 49 Standish Ave, Plymouth, MA 02360
They do not build them like this anymore! This home is ready for new owners to enjoy, move right into this spacious, well maintained 3 bedroom, 2 bath ranch home. Hardwood floors throughout, wood burning fireplace, most windows replaced in 2019. Generous sized bedrooms and large in eat in kitchen will impress you. Full basement has workshop area. The rest of the basement area is ready to finish for even more living space. This location cannot be beat, close to downtown Plymouth and Route 3. This home will delight you. PLEASE NOTE: There are 2 separate lots LOT#2 UAG NOT INCLUDED IN SALE please see attached PLOT PLAN and inquire with listing...
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Posted on 01/14/2021
Another Property Sold - 9 Westerly Dr, Bourne, MA 02532
Recently remodeled exterior and interior, this 3 bed, 2 bath Cape style property is a sparkling gem. Beautiful, clean white kitchen with stainless steel appliances . Open plan, light and bright living and dining area with cathedral ceiling and double sliding doors onto the deck. Two bedrooms and a full sized remodeled bathroom complete the first floor. On the second floor is an office area and an oversized bedroom plus another full bathroom. The basement is finished ( except for flooring) and walk out and adds lots of extra space. The yard is nicely manicured and has recently had an irrigation system installed. This is truly a super house,...
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Posted on 01/14/2021
Another Property Sold - 9 Westerly Drive, Bourne, MA 02532
Recently remodeled exterior and interior, this 3 bed, 2 bath Cape style property is a sparkling gem. Beautiful, clean white kitchen with stainless steel appliances . Open plan, light and bright living and dining area with cathedral ceiling and double sliding doors onto the deck. Two bedrooms and a full sized remodeled bathroom complete the first floor. On the second floor is an office area and an oversized bedroom plus another full bathroom. The basement is finished ( except for flooring) and walk out and adds lots of extra space. The yard is nicely manicured and has recently had an irrigation system installed. This is truly a super house,...
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Posted on 01/11/2021
How Should You Promote Your House to Buyers?
Promoting a house to potential buyers sometimes can be difficult. Fortunately, there are lots of things that you can do to stir up interest in your residence. Now, let's take a look at three tips to help you promote your residence to buyers. 1. Upgrade Your Home's Curb Appeal Amazing curb appeal is essential, particularly for a seller who...
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Posted on 01/04/2021
Set Your Priorities When Searching for a New Home
When you decide to make an offer on a home, your mind may be flooded with dozens of questions and concerns -- several of which may involve money matters, while others are about the condition of the house. However, if you've had the house professionally inspected and made sure your income is sufficient to absorb monthly expenses, than you've...
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Posted on 12/28/2020
Buying a Luxury Home When the Market is Favorable to Sellers
Image by Muntzir Mehdi from Pixabay A seller's market poses a challenge for any buyer - when there are more buyers competing for homes than there are homes in market, you have to be ready to move swiftly when you find a home you like. Since the inventory of luxury homes is usually small when compared with more...
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Posted on 12/22/2020
Another Property Sold - 505 Pleasant St, Hanson, MA 02341
Fantastic renovated ranch that's one level living. This home features a fireplaced living room, newly refinished hardwood floors, updated kitchen and open floor plan. This home was once a 3 bedroom and can easily be converted back. Full basement with workshop area, and walkout basement that could be finished. Nice size lot that is fenced and has gravel area that could used for boat or camper storage. Burrage Pond and Wildlife area is a very short distance away and is a wonderful area for taking the dog and enjoying nature with it's pond and many trails. All COVID and social distancing guidelines must be followed and masks worn at all...
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Posted on 12/21/2020
Tips for Saving Energy in Your Kitchen
Image by Milly Eaton from Pexels Cooking or baking, refrigerating food and running the dishwasher all contribute to the amount of energy your home uses overall. According to the U.S. Energy Information Administration, refrigerators use the highest amount of energy in household kitchens. While large appliances require more energy, lighting and other sources of energy, such as water...
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Posted on 12/19/2020
Another Property Sold - 55 Indian Ave, Plymouth, MA 02360
You will love where you live! Want new construction but do not want to wait, this is the home for you. This nearly new home has generous sized bedrooms, 2 1/2 baths with granite and tile. Laundry on the first floor. The kitchen features soft close drawers, granite counters and all stainless appliances. You will love the open concept living room kitchen area with sliders to the deck. The entire house is painted in neutral colors, great for decorating. You will have to do nothing but bring your clothes and furniture. This property is part of the Everson Tract West that is associated with Indian Bluffs a private beach. Buyer and agent to do...
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