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Spring Cleaning This Year Takes on a Whole New Meaning
Posted on 03/31/2020
Spring Cleaning This Year Takes on a Whole New Meaning
Search Health & Wellness Spring Cleaning 2020 = Disinfecting SHARE 5 Tips to Help Keep Germs Out of Your Home Today SHARE The following is a guest post by Laura McHolm, Co-Founder of NorthStar Moving. Just a few short weeks ago, “spring cleaning” meant taking advantage of the longer days to dust off your home and make it...
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Want to Sell Your Home as Quickly as Possible? Here's How to Be Proactive About Making That Happen
Posted on 03/28/2020
Want to Sell Your Home as Quickly as Possible? Here's How to Be Proactive About Making That Happen
Image by mynemesis2011 from Pixabay If you're anticipating putting your home on the market soon and want to sell it as quickly as possible, you're probably thinking that the best way to accomplish this is to accept a major drop in price. Although it's true that price points can affect how quickly a property sells, you don't have...
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Another Property Rented - 8 Pillings Pond Rd, Lynnfield, MA 01940
Posted on 03/22/2020
Another Property Rented - 8 Pillings Pond Rd, Lynnfield, MA 01940
BRIGHT SPACIOUS LIVING in this contemporary home in sought-after Lynnfield. Tucked away in a peaceful and tranquil setting with pond views, this 3-bedroom home features cathedral ceilings, skylights, fireplaced living room, kitchen w/ granite countertops, SS appliances, double wall oven and center island with cooktop. First floor bath with laundry area and second floor bath with sauna and jacuzzi tub. Central AC, 2-car attached garage, and dry basement for storage. Backyard abuts conservation offering a private setting for outdoor enjoyment. Convenient access to major routes, park, schools, and Market Street - Lynnfield’s premier...
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Will Your Homebuying Strategy Work?
Posted on 03/21/2020
Will Your Homebuying Strategy Work?
Before you launch a home search, you should put together a property buying plan. That way, you will know exactly what you want to accomplish during the homebuying journey and can tailor your house search accordingly. There are many things you can do to ensure your homebuying plan will work perfectly, and these include: 1. Create Homebuying Goals You...
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Launch a Successful Homebuying Journey
Posted on 03/14/2020
Launch a Successful Homebuying Journey
The homebuying journey may be complicated, particularly for those who fail to plan for it. Fortunately, there are lots of things that you can do to boost your chances of enjoying a successful property buying experience. Now, let's take a look at three tips to help you start a successful homebuying journey. 1. Establish Criteria for Your Home Search...
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Should You Create a Home Selling Checklist?
Posted on 03/07/2020
Should You Create a Home Selling Checklist?
A home selling checklist is a must-have, regardless of whether you intend to list a single-family residence or a mansion. If you craft a home selling checklist today, you can prepare for the property selling journey. And as a result, you could boost the likelihood of enjoying a fast, profitable home selling experience. Now, let's take a look at...
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Another Property Sold - 65 Cutter Street, Melrose, MA 02176
Posted on 03/05/2020
Another Property Sold - 65 Cutter Street, Melrose, MA 02176
Welcome to your dream home! This newly renovated 3 bed, 2 full bath home is a fantastic mix of old and new and designer built! A stained glass window welcomes you and provides tons of light as you enter the beautiful foyer. This open floor plan home has a brand new kitchen with quartz counters, dual colored cabinets & stainless steel appliances. The kitchen opens up to a large dining area and living room with a wood burning fireplace. Gorgeous rich dark wood floors are found in living room, dining and bedrooms. Two brand new baths with all modern finishes and designer tile. A private laundry area. All electrical & plumbing have been...
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Choosing Rentals that Make Sense: 3 No-Nonsense Tips
Posted on 02/29/2020
Choosing Rentals that Make Sense: 3 No-Nonsense Tips
Photo by Photo Mix via Pixabay For many investors, purchasing a property to rent out just makes sense. But finding properties that'll help you meet your long-term goals can be tricky. Whether you're considering a turnkey property or a property to rehab and rent yourself, keeping these tips in mind will help you weed out low-performers while you're...
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Video Tour  - 24 Oak Leaf Way #24, Peabody, MA 01960
Posted on 02/28/2020
Video Tour - 24 Oak Leaf Way #24, Peabody, MA 01960
WELCOME TO STONEYBROOK! Rare offering of the Birch Model with three levels of spacious living. Kitchen and master bath remodeled in 2016! Fireplaced living room with sliders onto private deck. Perfect for enjoying your morning coffee. Cathedral ceilings let in plenty of natural light. Finished lower level room ideal for home office, family room or guest bedroom. Sliders lead out to a 2nd deck area. This beautiful townhouse is convenient to shopping, medical facilities and easy highway access yet tucked away in a peaceful setting. 1st showings at OH's Sat 2/29 & Sun 3/1 from...
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24 Oak Leaf Way #24, Peabody, MA 01960 is now new to the market!
Posted on 02/28/2020
24 Oak Leaf Way #24, Peabody, MA 01960 is now new to the market!
WELCOME TO STONEYBROOK! Rare offering of the Birch Model with three levels of spacious living. Kitchen and master bath remodeled in 2016! Fireplaced living room with sliders onto private deck. Perfect for enjoying your morning coffee. Cathedral ceilings let in plenty of natural light. Finished lower level room ideal for home office, family room or guest bedroom. Sliders lead out to a 2nd deck area. This beautiful townhouse is convenient to shopping, medical facilities and easy highway access yet tucked away in a peaceful setting. 1st showings at OH's Sat 2/29 & Sun 3/1 from...
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Helping Your Pets Adjust to Your New Home
Posted on 02/22/2020
Helping Your Pets Adjust to Your New Home
Image by Roberto Nickson from Unsplash When you move to a new home, your pets will need some time to get used to their new surroundings. Some pets adjust easily, while others might be more stressed about being in a different environment. Whether you have easygoing or anxious pets, you can help them adjust to your new home...
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It's a Chowder Kind of Day
Posted on 02/16/2020
It's a Chowder Kind of Day
Julia Child’s Favorite Fish Chowder Photo: Amy Traverso Julia Child’s Favorite Fish Chowder By all measures, Julia Child’s favorite fish chowder is a truly traditional fish chowder recipe. First, it’s made with fish, not clams, in the style of the oldest recorded recipes. It uses salt pork rather than bacon, also traditional. And common crackers and potatoes thicken the...
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