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Posted on 01/13/2021
Home Upgrades Baby Boomers Seek
Photo by Sidekix Media on Unsplash Downsizing appears to be a common theme among Baby Boomers as they transition from family life and professional pursuits to retirement. Not all members of this generation are willing to give up the spacious and beautiful homes to which they've grown accustomed, however. As some downsize, others are on the hunt for...
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Posted on 01/06/2021
Questions to Consider Before You Invest in Home Improvements
Before you sell your home, you may want to invest in property upgrades. That way, you can enhance your residence both inside and out and boost your chances of enjoying a fast, profitable house selling experience. Ultimately, there are many questions to consider prior to investing in home improvements. These questions include: 1. Which home improvements should I prioritize?...
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Posted on 12/30/2020
Options for Investing in Real Estate
Image by mohamed Hassan from Pixabay When thinking about investments, the first rule is to diversify. This allows you to invest in a few different things that may vary in risk or pay off. One option for diversifying investments comes in the form of real estate. For many people, purchasing a home is one of the most expensive...
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Posted on 12/23/2020
Will Your House Impress Buyers?
As a home seller, it is important to do everything possible to ensure your house impresses buyers. If your residence makes a positive impression on buyers, you could speed up the house selling process. Plus, you may be better equipped than ever before to maximize your house sale earnings. Now, let's take a look at three tips to help...
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Posted on 12/22/2020
Another Property Sold - 47 Piehl Ave., Worcester, MA 01606
Beautifully maintained 2 bedroom 1 bath Ranch w/ 1 car garage situated on manicured lot on the Holden/ Worcester line. Great highway access just minutes to Rt.190 & Rt.290. This property has been lovingly cared for and has character & charm with updated modern amenities. Front door welcomes you into large & inviting living room w/ gorgeous hardwood floors and plenty of windows to allow in natural light. Renovated kitchen has freshly painted cabinets, breakfast bar, new corian counters, new flooring & stainless steel appliances and leads to enclosed back porch with easy access to large outdoor patio and private backyard. ...
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Posted on 12/16/2020
What is a Tax Lien ?
Photo by Gerd Altmann via Pixabay There are many fees and costs you’ll encounter as a homeowner. From closing costs that are due when first purchasing your home to your mortgage payment and property taxes, keeping up with these expenses is essential. But if you’re a homeowner that didn’t pay your property taxes, you’re at risk of losing...
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Posted on 12/12/2020
Another Property Sold - 13 Tanglewood Road, Paxton, MA 01612
This stunning, sun drenched, 3 bed 1 bath "L" Ranch with two car garage, is privately nestled in a picturesque, tranquil setting on one of Paxton's most desirable neighborhoods. Entertain in style with an ideal floor plan with spectacular upgrades of quartz in so many areas. Your kitchen boasts custom all wood cabinetry with exquisite quartz counters with backsplash, and stainless steel appliances. The adjacent dining room is open to light, built-in shelving, fireplace and open access to your living family room. This living room has a beautiful centered fireplace, gleaming hardwood floors, high end fixtures and finishes. Enjoy the...
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Posted on 12/09/2020
Why Is a Property Showing Important?
A home showing enables a property buyer to get an up-close look at a residence. After a showing, a property buyer can determine whether a house matches his or her expectations. And if a property buyer likes a house, he or she may be ready to take the next step in the homebuying journey. Ultimately, a showing is crucial...
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Posted on 12/02/2020
5 Steps for Effective Meal Planning
Photo by Vegan Liftz from Pexels Some people seem like born organizers, especially when it comes to meal planning. In reality, it's a skill you can cultivate. Let us show you how to do just that, in five doable steps. 1. Commit to the Effort Any goal — exercising more, learning a new language or planning meals —...
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Posted on 11/25/2020
Finding the Right Agent for Your Needs and Goals
If you've set a goal of buying your first home within the next year, there are several things you can begin doing now to set the stage for a positive experience. While it pays to familiarize yourself with everything from your credit score to mortgage options, choosing a good real estate agent will prove to be an invaluable advantage...
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Posted on 11/18/2020
Remote Home Buying Tips
Image by mohamed Hassan from Pixabay Too busy to buy that second home in Myrtle Beach? No time to fly down and walk through multiple properties to find the one that's right for your family? No problem. You, too, can enjoy the dream of homeownership when you buy your next property remotely. What Is Remote Home Buying? When...
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Posted on 11/11/2020
Rise Above the Home Selling Competition
The home selling market can be fierce, regardless of where you live. However, there are lots of things you can do to rise above the house selling competition, and these include: 1. Learn About the Local Housing Market Take a look at some of the available houses in your city or town – you will be glad you did....
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