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Posted on 08/01/2021
Blueprints & Key Terms: How to Gain a Deeper Understanding of Your Renovation
When dealing with blueprints and contractor jargon, it can feel like you're trying to read another language. Rather than suffer misunderstandings and end up with a newly renovated space that doesn't meet your needs, it's important to close the communication gap. Here are some tips for understanding blueprints and contracting terms so you can get the best results....
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Posted on 07/28/2021
378 Common Street 378, Belmont, MA 02478 is now new to the market!
Welcome to 378 Common Street! This 3 level townhouse has all the feel of a single family! Upon entering the first level you are greeted by a fireplaced living room w/beamed ceilings, sunroom/home office, dining room w/beautiful custom cabinetry opening to an amazing kitchen w/cherry cabinets, granite tops, & expansive island w/sink and fully applianced with subzero fridge! 1st level also has a newer ½ bath and mudroom. The 2nd floor offers 3 bedrooms, incl. MBR fireplace, custom closet organizers & a remodeled full bath. The lower level has a lovely family room, home office, laundry room, and full bath w/steam shower. Features...
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Posted on 07/25/2021
Prepping Your Bathroom for Impromptu Showings
Photo by La Belle Galerie via Pixabay When your home is on the market, you can’t always anticipate when you’ll get a call from your real estate agent that a buyer wants to see it. Trying to keep your home in perfect condition can add stress to an already complex time, but if you practice these tips, your...
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Posted on 07/24/2021
Another Property Sold - 173 Brookside Parkway, Medford, MA 02155
Welcome to 173 Brookside Parkway! Amazing curb appeal in this lovely Nantucket style colonial with its white picket fence and farmer’s porch with beautiful gardens in front. All you need for comfortable living + a highly desirable location that simply cannot be beat! Sited on lovely side street tucked off Forest Street, you’ll find Medford Sq., buses, playground, Chevalier Theater & restaurants close, while you enjoy near instant access to Route 93 & Boston less than 6 miles away. As you enter there is an inviting living room which leads to a formal dining room. The modern kitchen offers maple cabinets, granite counter tops,...
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Posted on 07/20/2021
Another Property Sold - 254 Marked Tree Road, Needham, MA 02492
Bright and move-in ready this expanded 4 bedroom, 3 full bath Raised Ranch is close to Needham Center and backs up to Needham Forest. The open concept main floor with cathedral ceiling has a fireplaced living room, open concept dining room and thoughtfully designed kitchen with cherry cabinetry, granite counters and stainless steel appliances. There is also a large family room with custom built-ins, skylights, picture window and slider to the deck overlooking the private, professionally landscaped yard. Master suite with updated bath with double vanity and walk-in closet and 3 additional bedrooms share an updated full bath in the hall. The...
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Posted on 07/18/2021
Interior Design: Professional or DIY?
Photo by Koson via Shutterstock When you move into a new home, it is common to have the urge to redecorate completely. To find just the right pieces and perfect the design style you desire you may want to hire a professional. Employing an interior decorator to help you with your new home décor might be a great...
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Posted on 07/11/2021
Plant Catnip for More Than Just Cats
When you hear the word catnip, you probably think of the herb used in cat toys. Also called catmint, the catnip plant has many uses and helpful properties beyond exciting felines. Here are some reasons you might consider growing catnip in your garden: An Attractive Companion Plant One great way that growing catnip can benefit you and your...
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Posted on 07/09/2021
24 Linden Street, Arlington, MA 02476 now has a new price of $879,000!
This charming 1930 Tudor style home has been lovingly cared for by the same family for 40 years and is situated on one of Arlington's prettiest, highly sought after, tree-lined streets. The moment you walk through the door you will feel like this is home. With lots of period detail, including an old-fashioned telephone niche in the entryway, the 1st floor has a brick fireplace living room w/beamed ceilings, gumwood trim, formal dining room with built in cabinet, family room, half bath & spacious kitchen with peninsula, tiled backsplash & quartz counter tops. The 2nd floor has 3 bedrooms, hallway cedar closet & full bath. The 3rd...
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Posted on 07/04/2021
How to Buy a Dining Table
Photo by: Annie Gray via Unsplash In many homes, the dining table is the ideal get-together spot to share a meal, hold gatherings and talk about important topics. However, it’s not only for eating, clinking glasses or having family discussions. It’s one of the focal points of your house and should be carefully considered. If you're interested in...
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Posted on 07/02/2021
Another Property Sold - 8 Longmeadow Way, Acton, MA 01720
Fall in love with this spacious and beautiful Contemporary Colonial in highly sought-after Bellows Farm. Beautifully maintained and 100% move-in ready, this 9 room home features an open floor plan, vaulted ceilings, screened-in porch, granite kitchen with high-end updated appliances, beautiful hardwood floors, large family room w/gas FP. Lovely formal living room and dining room. Master suite w/walk-in closet and STUNNING updated bath with soaking tub, tiled shower, and radiant heat flooring. Two other roomy bedrooms with an updated bath on the second floor and a nice loft/office space. The finished basement has additional space for play,...
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Posted on 06/27/2021
Make Your Own Home Brew Houseplant Fertilizer
We often use dried eggshells as fertilizer in outdoor gardens. Their extremely high calcium content makes them an excellent way to add extra nutrients to the soil. When properly prepared, eggshells can make for great indoor plant fertilizer as well. Here we’ll go over how to use this common food waste to nourish your houseplants in 5 steps....
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Posted on 06/23/2021
24 Linden Street, Arlington, MA 02476 is now new to the market!
This charming 1930 Tudor style home has been lovingly cared for by the same family for 40 years and is situated on one of Arlington's prettiest, highly sought after, tree-lined streets. The moment you walk through the door you will feel like this is home. With lots of period detail, including an old-fashioned telephone niche in the entryway, the 1st floor has a brick fireplace living room w/beamed ceilings, gumwood trim, formal dining room with built in cabinet, family room, half bath & spacious kitchen with peninsula, tiled backsplash & quartz counter tops. The 2nd floor has 3 bedrooms, hallway cedar closet & full bath. The 3rd...
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