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Yes Please!
Posted on 01/22/2020
Yes Please!
— 1/14/20 — Inside Max Azria’s Newly Listed $5.9 Million Fisher Island Residence The family of Max Azria has listed the Florida vacation home of the late designer and founder of the fashion brand BCBG for $5.9 million. Listed by Jill Eber and Jill Hertzberg of The Jills Zeder Group from Coldwell Banker Residential Real Estate, Miami, the...
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SOLD! These Ideas Can Help Sell Your Home Faster
Posted on 01/18/2020
SOLD! These Ideas Can Help Sell Your Home Faster
Photo by Schluesseldienst via PixabaySelling? Ready to wow potential buyers with some high-impact touch-ups? Here are some top ideas to mesmerize home buyers—without spending a fortune on renovations. Dazzle Them at the Doorstep Many of today's home sales, and certainly most fast transactions, begin with online browsing. First, snap a photo of your home. Take it from the...
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How to Choose Your Perfect Neighborhood
Posted on 01/11/2020
How to Choose Your Perfect Neighborhood
Photo by Solis Images via Shutterstock While "the perfect neighborhood" means different things to different people, everyone can use the same process for narrowing down their options. Choosing the right neighborhood is an integral aspect of the buying process. You want an area that matches your needs for community, lifestyle, price range and more. If you're planning to...
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Video Tour  - 8 Pillings Pond Rd, Lynnfield, MA 01940
Posted on 01/06/2020
Video Tour - 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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8 Pillings Pond Rd, Lynnfield, MA 01940 is now new to the market!
Posted on 01/06/2020
8 Pillings Pond Rd, Lynnfield, MA 01940 is now new to the market!
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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Benefits of Being Part of a Neighorhood Community
Posted on 01/04/2020
Benefits of Being Part of a Neighorhood Community
Whether you've just moved into a new neighborhood or have lived there for decades, there are many advantages to maintaining friendly relations with neighbors. If, on the other hand, you adopt more of an isolated lifestyle, then the experience of home ownership may be a lot less fulfilling. Taking the time to have a friendly chat with your neighbors,...
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How to Avoid a Homebuying Dilemma
Posted on 12/28/2019
How to Avoid a Homebuying Dilemma
No one wants to face a homebuying dilemma. Yet problems may arise during the homebuying journey that make it tough for an individual to find and buy his or her dream residence. Lucky for you, we're here to help you prepare for potential homebuying dilemmas and ensure you can quickly address these issues. Now, let's take a look at...
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How to Enjoy a Rewarding Homebuying Experience
Posted on 12/21/2019
How to Enjoy a Rewarding Homebuying Experience
The ultimate goal of a home search is to find a residence that matches or exceeds your expectations. To enjoy a rewarding homebuying experience, you need to prepare accordingly. Now, let's take a look at three tips to help you reap the benefits of a successful homebuying experience. 1. Narrow Your House Search Think about where you want to...
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Timing is everything!
Posted on 12/18/2019
Timing is everything!
Holiday Bargain Hunt: How to Score the Best Deal of the Year During Its Last 2 Weeks Conventional wisdom is that spring and summer are the high seasons in real estate, when all the action happens. This is precisely why the holiday season, during the real estate industry’s slump, is the best time to press the court for acquisition....
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Getting Your Home Blackout Ready
Posted on 12/14/2019
Getting Your Home Blackout Ready
In a not-so-distant future, American homeowners may not have to worry about blackouts any longer. Tesla’s giant battery recently powered up Australia’s grid after a power outage in just milliseconds. And, with new, green technologies, constantly being pursued, it could be within reach to say goodbye to blackouts once and for all. However, we’re not quite there yet. And,...
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Condo Questions - How is the Property Managed?
Posted on 12/07/2019
Condo Questions - How is the Property Managed?
Image by Peggy und Marco Lachmann-Anke from Pixabay When inquiring about renting a home or condominium, you may not immediately be aware if the property is being self-managed by the owner or by a property manager or management firm that the owner has hired. There are some benefits and downsides to each. You should first ask who and...
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How a Housing Boom Impacts the Whole Community
Posted on 11/30/2019
How a Housing Boom Impacts the Whole Community
Photo by Gerd Altmann via Pixabay Booming housing markets are obviously bad news for buyers, especially if they're afraid they're about to buy smack dab in the middle of a bubble. However, there are also reasons why residents and even home sellers should fear housing booms as well. When a city or town undergoes rapid growth due to...
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