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Posted on 01/23/2022
Factors to Consider Before You Buy a Condo
The process of finding the perfect condo is similar to finding any other type of home--with a few exceptions. Here are some of the key factors to consider when purchasing a condo: Your Budget How much can you afford to spend on a condo? Make sure you evaluate your budget to get a sense of whether you can...
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Posted on 01/22/2022
Another Property Sold - 733 Belmont St, Belmont, MA 02478
The best value in town! This longtime family home was lovingly cared for by the prior owners and is ready for a new family to start making lifelong memories. Ideally located between Vibrant Cushing & Waverley Squares this home features classic Mill work, hardwood floors & detail w/ 9 Rooms 3 Beds & 1.5 baths. The 1st level offers a welcoming front porch & foyer, beamed living room w/ fireplace, formal dining room, massive eat in kitchen and office/den. The 2nd level of living has 3 good sized bedrooms, a full bath and a large walk-in storage closet. The spacious partially finished lower level is perfect for future...
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Posted on 01/16/2022
4 Temporary Room Divider Tips for Rental Properties
Living in a rental property can limit your interior design options. Depending on the terms of your lease, it might prohibit you from renovation of any kind—even putting holes in the wall. For many, this can prove frustrating when wanting to divide up a space. Luckily, we’ve put together some simple and temporary room divider ideas that are...
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Posted on 01/12/2022
Video Tour - 57-59 Waverley St, Belmont, MA 02478
Well maintained Two-Family ideally located just blocks away from revitalized & vibrant Waverley & Cushing Squares! This 6-6 room 2-2 bedroom home features oak hardwood floors throughout w/ both units offering modern kitchens w/ updated appliances, formal dining rooms, ample living rooms, front sun/mud rooms & full hallway baths completing each level of living. Each unit has their own private back decks w/ covered areas overlooking a spacious back yard. Large Bonus walk up Expandable 3rd floor. Updates include: Natural Gas heating & tankless on demand hot water, 2 x 100 amp electric, Newer Roof, vinyl siding, PVC fence,...
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Posted on 01/12/2022
57-59 Waverley St, Belmont, MA 02478 is now new to the market!
Well maintained Two-Family ideally located just blocks away from revitalized & vibrant Waverley & Cushing Squares! This 6-6 room 2-2 bedroom home features oak hardwood floors throughout w/ both units offering modern kitchens w/ updated appliances, formal dining rooms, ample living rooms, front sun/mud rooms & full hallway baths completing each level of living. Each unit has their own private back decks w/ covered areas overlooking a spacious back yard. Large Bonus walk up Expandable 3rd floor. Updates include: Natural Gas heating & tankless on demand hot water, 2 x 100 amp electric, Newer Roof, vinyl siding, PVC fence,...
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Posted on 01/09/2022
DIY Guide: How to Make a Planter Bird Bath
Bird baths are a staple of garden decor that come with the added benefit of attracting local wildlife to your yard. One of the other great things about bird baths is how easy it is to craft them out of everyday items. While you can purchase pre-made bird baths at home and garden stores, choosing to DIY will...
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Posted on 01/07/2022
Video Tour - 4 Garden St, Belmont, MA 02478
Charming colonial ideally located between vibrant Belmont Center & Cushing Square. Featuring period detail, millwork & oak hardwood floors throughout. This sun filled home offers 8+ Rooms 3 beds & 1.5 Baths on a quiet tree lined side street. The 1st level of living offers a gracious entry foyer, living room with wood burning fireplace, a large Eat-in-Kitchen, formal dining room w/ wainscoting & crown molding, sun-room & a ½ bath. The 2nd level consists of a front to back master bedroom with an awesome covered porch, 2 additional good-sized bedrooms & a full hall bath. The exterior features a 1 car detached garage and...
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Posted on 01/07/2022
4 Garden St, Belmont, MA 02478 is now new to the market!
Charming colonial ideally located between vibrant Belmont Center & Cushing Square. Featuring period detail, millwork & oak hardwood floors throughout. This sun filled home offers 8+ Rooms 3 beds & 1.5 Baths on a quiet tree lined side street. The 1st level of living offers a gracious entry foyer, living room with wood burning fireplace, a large Eat-in-Kitchen, formal dining room w/ wainscoting & crown molding, sun-room & a ½ bath. The 2nd level consists of a front to back master bedroom with an awesome covered porch, 2 additional good-sized bedrooms & a full hall bath. The exterior features a 1 car detached garage and...
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Posted on 01/02/2022
The Benefits of Used Moving Boxes
Packing and moving your home requires a lot of supplies. The most important and heavily used supply is the humble cardboard box. While cardboard is a relatively inexpensive and widely available material, there are benefits to keeping your boxes when you’re finished. Choosing to reuse boxes either from a prior move or from somebody else can benefit you...
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Posted on 12/26/2021
New Construction Basement Benefits
Photo by Curtis Adams from Pexels When you start designing a new home, you need to decide which type of foundation you want: crawlspace, basement or a slab foundation. All three have pros and cons that you need to consider. Basements in particular have many advantages, but some important disadvantages to consider. Here we will go over both...
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Posted on 12/19/2021
What Does Flow Mean For Your Home's Design?
Photo by Pixabay from Pexels Your home's design has a significant impact on your lifestyle and overall enjoyment of the space. One major element of design that directly affects your comfort and daily life is the home's flow. What is Flow? A home's flow refers to the paths within the home that guide someone to specific areas. For...
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Posted on 12/17/2021
115 Summer St, Watertown, MA 02472 is now new to the market!
Opportunity Knocks! This Antique, circa 1865, attached two family home has been waiting for a savvy investor, developer and or homeowner to bring it back to its former glory. There's plenty of options here, Keep it as a 2 family or convert it to a single family home. Featuring 8 rooms 4 beds & 2 baths over two levels of living with approx. 2,200 sq. ft. Each Unit offers a formal living room/dining room combo, kitchen, 2 good sized bedrooms and 1 full bath. Ideally located near everything Vibrant Watertown has to offer, mere blocks to Watertown Square, close to public transportation, major highway access, Library, Charles River ,...
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