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Tips for Paying Off a Mortgage Quickly
Posted on 02/23/2020
Tips for Paying Off a Mortgage Quickly
Image by mohamed Hassan from Pixabay One of the critical steps involved in looking for a home is the process of negotiating for a mortgage. Many people dread this process because they find out exactly how much money they are going to have to pay each month. At the same time, this is also an opportunity for people...
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Wooden Countertop Styles for Your Kitchen
Posted on 02/16/2020
Wooden Countertop Styles for Your Kitchen
Image by Photographee.eu from Shutterstock Having a beautiful home is wonderful, but having a beautiful home with an elegant and functional kitchen is fantastic. Updated kitchen décor and finishes are an on-trend way to create a warm gathering place for friends and family. A real wood countertop is a top option for perfecting the natural kitchen décor motif....
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24 Grant Ave, Belmont, MA 02478 now has a new price of $659,000!
Posted on 02/13/2020
24 Grant Ave, Belmont, MA 02478 now has a new price of $659,000!
Unique Offering! Here is your opportunity to get a single family in Belmont for under $700K. This property is also a great possible project for developers and or someone looking for a tear-down to build their new home. This Sunny 7 Room 3 Bedroom 1 Bath Civil War Era Colonial is sited on a level 5,262 sq. ft. lot with a large side yard & detached 2 car garage. Ideally located on a quiet street in the heart of Waverley Village. Property is located in the General Residential Zoning District (GR). A new single family or a gut rehab with additions of more then 30% living area are subject to Planning Board Design & Site Plan Approval. A Two...
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24 Grant Ave, Belmont, MA 02478 now has a new price of $659,000!
Posted on 02/13/2020
24 Grant Ave, Belmont, MA 02478 now has a new price of $659,000!
Unique Offering! Here is your opportunity to get a single family in Belmont for under $700K. Sunny 7 Room 3 Bedroom 1 Bath Civil War Era Colonial is sited on a level 5,262 sq. ft. lot with a large side yard & detached 2 car garage. Ideally located on a quiet street in the heart of Vibrant Waverley Village. Close to shops, restaurants, Public transport, commuter rail to downtown and easy major highway access. This property is also a great possible project for developers and or someone looking for a tear-down to build their new home. Property is located in the General Residential Zoning District (GR). A new single family or a gut reno/rehab...
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5 Mortgage Options to Consider
Posted on 02/09/2020
5 Mortgage Options to Consider
Image by StockSnap from Pixabay One of the most important factors of the home buying experience is the mortgage loan you undertake. With at least eight different types, there are five that are the most common. The following types of mortgage loans are the ones held by most homeowners in the United States. 1. Conventional Mortgage A conventional...
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Another Property Sold - 61 Johnswood Road, Boston, MA 02131
Posted on 02/07/2020
Another Property Sold - 61 Johnswood Road, Boston, MA 02131
Investors, Contractors, and Remodelers, this compact bungalow/cottage, with three bedrooms, a parlor, a dining room, kitchen, and basement for extra living space, may be the very opportunity you've been looking for, your next project! Additional features include a front porch and a backyard shed for storage. Whether remodeling and holding, renting for income, or reselling, this property is strategically located for buyers who wish to live in a major hub of activity. Easy access to public transportation and all major...
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3 Benefits of Painting Your Bathroom
Posted on 02/02/2020
3 Benefits of Painting Your Bathroom
Photo by Gregory Butler via Pixabay A bathroom renovation can feel like a murky undertaking for homeowners, especially if the room could use multiple upgrades. Questions of where to start and how much to spend are so overwhelming that it may seem easier to skip the whole process. If you want to start somewhere though, experts agree that...
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Video Tour  - 44 Worley St, Boston, MA 02132
Posted on 01/28/2020
Video Tour - 44 Worley St, Boston, MA 02132
Attention Builders, Developers, Investors and Savvy End Users! This Large Two Family on a level 9,200+ lot has been gutted to the studs and framed out (no wiring & plumbing) with plans in hand. This property was originally a Victorian Farmhouse circa 1880 featuring high ceilings, hardwood floors, replacement windows, brand new front porches, and a newer (12/18) gas furnace for the 1st floor. Located in an amazing neighborhood easy to downtown, major highway access, schools, Centre Street shops, restaurants & commuter rail. The rear yard is spectacular with an irrigation system and two car detached garage. Property will not qualify for...
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44 Worley St, Boston, MA 02132 is now new to the market!
Posted on 01/28/2020
44 Worley St, Boston, MA 02132 is now new to the market!
Attention Builders, Developers, Investors and Savvy End Users! This Large Two Family on a level 9,200+ lot has been gutted to the studs and framed out (no wiring & plumbing) with plans in hand. This property was originally a Victorian Farmhouse circa 1880 featuring high ceilings, hardwood floors, replacement windows, brand new front porches, and a newer (12/18) gas furnace for the 1st floor. Located in an amazing neighborhood easy to downtown, major highway access, schools, Centre Street shops, restaurants & commuter rail. The rear yard is spectacular with an irrigation system and two car detached garage. Property will not qualify for...
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Positives & Negatives of REIT Investing
Posted on 01/26/2020
Positives & Negatives of REIT Investing
Image by Mediamodifier from Pixabay Although most people think of real estate investments in terms of real property that they can see and touch, buy and sell, or rent and manage on their own, there is a popular form of real estate investment that is not as personal and interactive. In many ways, it is easier, featuring the...
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Research a Home Before You Visit it to Save Time
Posted on 01/19/2020
Research a Home Before You Visit it to Save Time
House hunting can be time-consuming. With so many houses currently on the market and so little time to spend visiting homes, it’s important to narrow down your search as much as possible before attending a showing. Fortunately, in today’s digital world, it’s possible to learn a great deal of important information right from your phone or computer. In today’s...
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Video Tour  - 53 Fuller Rd, Watertown, MA 02472
Posted on 01/16/2020
Video Tour - 53 Fuller Rd, Watertown, MA 02472
Pristine sun drenched two family in prime Victory Field/Lowell School Area. This 2,444 sq ft 6-6 room 3-3 bedroom features outstanding period detailing including fireplaces,outstanding mill-work, crown moldings, gum-wood trim, high ceilings. Both Units feature 18x12 living room with gum-wood trim, crown molding & wood burning fireplace, 13x12 formal dining room, semi-mod kitchen with breakfast area, semi-mod 8x5 tiled bath with tub and shower. The 3 Bedrooms measure 12x12, 12x12 and 11x10. Some Improvements include, vinyl siding, vinyl replacement windows, Gas heat & Hot water. Large walk up expandable attic. Lovely corner lot with ample...
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