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Posted on 01/24/2021
Extending Your Offers: Sell While You Buy
Photo by DraganCFM via Shutterstock It’s always a quandary: can I buy my new home and sell my old house so that the timing of both matches? Well, yes! There are several ways to do this. Here’s a breakdown of how it can work. Buy a Home on a Contingency. Just what is a contingency? It’s an agreement...
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Posted on 01/17/2021
Open Houses: What Buyers Need to Know
An open house may prove to be exceedingly important, particularly for a buyer who plans ahead and makes the most of this opportunity. Because if a buyer enters an open house with a plan in hand, he or she can gain the necessary insights to determine whether to set up a home showing or consider other residences. Now, let's...
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Posted on 01/12/2021
Video Tour - 9 Concord Ave #1, Belmont, MA 02478
PRICE IMPROVEMENT!!!! RARE OPPORTUNITY! PERFECT FOR LARGE OR EXTENDED FAMILY OR FOR IN LAW OR FOR AU PAIR! Sun Drenched, Enormous 2 level 11 room 4 bedroom 2 bath unit! 1st floor features formal living & dining rooms, large semi-mod European style kitchen, 2 bedrooms & full semi-modern bath. Bright Fully modern lower level features family room with wet bar, kitchenette with large peninsula bar, 2 good size bedrooms, modern full bath & a study. most rooms in lower level have at least one egress window. Modern Utilities include FHW by gas 2 zone baseboard heat, gas hot water. Rear Porch. 1 car garage parking Plus 2 additional...
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Posted on 01/12/2021
9 Concord Ave #1, Belmont, MA 02478 is now new to the market!
PRICE IMPROVEMENT!!!! RARE OPPORTUNITY! PERFECT FOR LARGE OR EXTENDED FAMILY OR FOR IN LAW OR FOR AU PAIR! Sun Drenched, Enormous 2 level 11 room 4 bedroom 2 bath unit! 1st floor features formal living & dining rooms, large semi-mod European style kitchen, 2 bedrooms & full semi-modern bath. Bright Fully modern lower level features family room with wet bar, kitchenette with large peninsula bar, 2 good size bedrooms, modern full bath & a study. most rooms in lower level have at least one egress window. Modern Utilities include FHW by gas 2 zone baseboard heat, gas hot water. Rear Porch. 1 car garage parking Plus 2 additional...
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Posted on 01/10/2021
Questions to Consider Before You Attend a Home Showing
A home showing represents a valuable opportunity for a property buyer. However, there may be instances in which a buyer is unsure about whether to attend a house showing. Lucky for you, we're here to help you weigh the pros and cons of scheduling a home showing. Now, let's take a look at three questions to consider before you...
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Posted on 01/08/2021
Video Tour - 19 King Street #19, Belmont, MA 02478
This pristine 2 level 6 room 2 bedroom 1 bath apartment is located on a quiet tree lined street in the heart of Waverley Village. Just painted, newer wall to wall carpet, semi-modern kitchen & bath, front & back porches, bonus 17 X 13 3rd floor home office, large attic storage area, 2 car off street parking, 4 year old gas heating system, 1 year old gas hot water heater, Just a short distance to Butler Elementary, Pequosette Park, vibrant Waverley Square & Cushing Sq. with lots of shopping & restraurants. Commuters Delight! Easy access to Boston, Cambridge & Rt128/95 "Americas Technology Highway", near #73 Harvard...
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Posted on 01/08/2021
19 King Street #19, Belmont, MA 02478 is now new to the market!
This pristine 2 level 6 room 2 bedroom 1 bath apartment is located on a quiet tree lined street in the heart of Waverley Village. Just painted, newer wall to wall carpet, semi-modern kitchen & bath, front & back porches, bonus 17 X 13 3rd floor home office, large attic storage area, 2 car off street parking, 4 year old gas heating system, 1 year old gas hot water heater, Just a short distance to Butler Elementary, Pequosette Park, vibrant Waverley Square & Cushing Sq. with lots of shopping & restraurants. Commuters Delight! Easy access to Boston, Cambridge & Rt128/95 "Americas Technology Highway", near #73 Harvard...
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Posted on 01/03/2021
Outdoor Lighting for Home Security
Photo by Malcolm Garret via Pexels No matter how safe your neighborhood is, it doesn’t hurt to take precautions against break-ins or thefts. Installing home security lighting is a highly effective way to deter intruders. This type of lighting also provides plenty of light for walkways and paths, making it safer for you and your family to walk...
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Posted on 12/31/2020
Another Property Sold - 261 Orchard Street, Belmont, MA 02478
NO CONTINGENCY OFFERS ARE DUE BY 4 PM ON 9/2/2020! OPPORTUNITY KNOCKS! Attention Builders, Developers, and or Buyers looking for a "Gut Rehab" or tear-down to build your Dream Home! This 7 Room 3 Bedroom 1.5 Bath Colonial is sited on a level 7,711 sq. ft. lot with a large private backyard. Ideally located on a desirable and quiet tree lined street in the sought after Common St. neighborhood with easy access to Belmont Center, Cushing Square, Waverley Square, Cambridge & Downtown. Existing home has a walk up unfinished attic and is located in the Single Family SR-C zoning district. Buyers to use their own due diligence. House is not...
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Posted on 12/31/2020
Another Property Sold - 261 Orchard Street, Belmont, MA 02478
NO CONTINGENCY OFFERS ARE DUE BY 4 PM ON 9/2/2020! OPPORTUNITY KNOCKS! Attention Builders, Developers, and or Buyers looking for a "Gut Rehab" or tear-down to build your Dream Home! This 7 Room 3 Bedroom 1.5 Bath Colonial is sited on a level 7,711 sq. ft. lot with a large private backyard. Ideally located on a desirable and quiet tree lined street in the sought after Common St. neighborhood with easy access to Belmont Center, Cushing Square, Waverley Square, Cambridge & Downtown. Existing home has a walk up unfinished attic and is located in the Single Family SR-C zoning district. Buyers to use their own due diligence. House is not...
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Posted on 12/27/2020
Improve the ROI of Your Home Upgrade
Image by Cristina Mantovani from Pixabay If you're getting ready to sell your home, you're likely looking for relatively affordable upgrades that will give your home the most pizzazz. Taking the time to spruce up your property is a smart idea, but it really pays to be strategic. Because while buyers should be able to recognize a home...
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Posted on 12/24/2020
Another Property Sold - 21 Phillips Circle, Waltham, MA 02452
MOVE RIGHT IN THIS PRISTINE 9 RM 4 BDRM 2 BATH SPLIT LEVEL IN SOUGHT AFTER PARKVIEW AREA. The upper level of this fine home features a mostly open floor plan ,livingrm with fireplace, bay window, oak floors;formal diningrm; semi-modern eat in kitch with door to lovely 3 seasons porch; master bedrm & 2 additional bedrms; good closet space & tiled full bath with tub & shower. The mostly finished lower level features a large family room with adjacent bar area, 4th bdrm or office; a full bath with shower stall; laundry/kitchenette & direct entry to a 1 car garage. Utilites include FHW by oil boiler & tankless water heater;...
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