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Posted on 12/04/2022
Quick Safety Tips to Deter Intruders
No matter how safe your neighborhood is, it's still important to protect it from break-ins. How can you deter intruders from coming into your yard and attempting to break into your home? The following safety tips can help you discourage intruders from targeting your home. Keep Valuable Items Out of View Intruders sometimes target houses when they can...
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Posted on 11/27/2022
Considering Granite Countertops? Here's What You Should Know
Your kitchen counter is one of the most heavily used surfaces in the home. Everything from food preparation to working from home can happen in the kitchen, and the countertop material plays a major role in those activities and the overall look and feel of the kitchen. Granite has been a popular choice for decades. However, there are...
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Posted on 11/20/2022
What to Do Before You Buy a Fixer-Upper
When choosing a home, many potential buyers opt for a fixer-upper. Fixer-uppers can be fulfilling projects and potentially save money compared to buying a move-in ready home. However, it can also be an incredible amount of work that requires ample preparation. If you’re thinking of going for a fixer-upper, here are the most important things to do first:...
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Posted on 11/06/2022
Epipremnum Aureum & Philodendron: What Pet Owners Should Know About These Popular Houseplants
Unfortunately, plants and pets can't always coexist. Many plants have toxic qualities that can harm both animals and humans if ingested. Some of the most popular houseplants, such as epipremnum aureum or pothos, can pose a risk to cats and dogs if not kept well out of reach. To help you choose the best houseplants for your home,...
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Posted on 10/30/2022
What Affects Your Home's Value?
The difference between home price and home value causes confusion for many buyers and sellers. Both price and value are a combination of many variables that are constantly changing. Understanding what can affect home value will help you understand and navigate the market. Here are the key factors that go into determining a home’s value: Comps “Comp” is...
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Posted on 10/23/2022
What you should know about mortgages & student loans
It's common for homeowners to have both mortgage and...
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Posted on 10/16/2022
Backyard landscaping ideas for a low-maintenance home
Even for experienced gardeners, it can be easy to spend too much time keeping up with your backyard. Landscaping ideas can inspire but also inhibit - how can you find time to take care of such a stylish outdoor space? Luckily, there are plenty of ways to create a low-maintenance landscape without it feeling lazy. With the right...
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Posted on 10/16/2022
Casual dinner party menu ideas you'll love
Whether you’re hosting or attending, it never hurts to have...
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Posted on 10/14/2022
Another Property Sold - 156 East Road, Westminster, MA 01473
Tranquility abounds in this unique property set 1100 ft. above sea level with over 14 acres of land, abutting the Leominster State Forest and Mid-state Trail, not to mention a 5 minute drive to Mt. Wachusett. Peaceful setting with a floor plan that was built for entertaining in mind. The front porch leads to the captivating two story foyer and winding stairwell. French doors lead to in-home office with built-ins, come across to the gorgeous living room with expansive windows,2nd fl. balcony and gorgeous fireplace. Picture yourself hosting a wonderful family or friend affair in the gourmet kitchen with propane gas cooking,granite...
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Posted on 10/09/2022
How to get your household ready for home renovations with 5 easy tips
Home renovations are just a part of being a homeowner. While some homeowners may be completely content with the aesthetic and functionality of their home, many often need to renovate to keep areas maintained or update them. And, with many tutorials and services readily available at our fingertips, we're very likely to start DIY renovations of our own....
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Posted on 10/03/2022
Another Property Sold - 42 Oak Street, Grafton, MA 01519
Young split level with location relevant to the best of both worlds!! Great access to MA Pike, highways, stores, schools ,T-station, university~ but yet, you will find yourself in your home that is set back from the road in a private country setting. The floor plan is open with center island kitchen, fully-applianced, propane gas for cooking with lovely dining area with sliding doors to back deck and private yard with shed. Living Room has lovely Bay window and the first floor is complete with updated laminate wood floors. Living Room and dining area can be separated by bio-fold French doors. Large 1st floor Main bedroom with nice lighting...
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