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How to Take an Old Painting and Make it Yours
Posted on 03/30/2020
How to Take an Old Painting and Make it Yours
Image by Juraj Varga from Pixabay If you're looking to get creative but to do so on a budget, then one fun activity to look at is upcycling an old painting and making it more personal to your style. By old paintings we mean those $2 thrift store oil paintings and popular prints you nabbed for cheap at...
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Is Your Offer to Purchase Good Enough?
Posted on 03/23/2020
Is Your Offer to Purchase Good Enough?
If you plan to submit an offer to purchase a home, there is no need to leave anything to chance. And in most instances, it is a good idea to put your best foot forward with your offer to purchase. That way, you can boost the likelihood of receiving an instant "Yes" from a seller and moving one step...
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Real Estate Reality and Covid-19 - MA updates, guidance, emergency orders
Posted on 03/16/2020
Real Estate Reality and Covid-19 - MA updates, guidance, emergency orders
Life in the midst of a pandemic is something I never imagined I would have to write about. Most of us have never experienced anything of this magnitude and realizing and accepting the seriousness of our current circumstances has been a challenge, logistically and emotionally. I want to express my feelings as I share your fears, anxiety, frustration...
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Tips on Keeping Your Physical and Financial Toolboxes Stocked After Purchasing a Home
Posted on 03/16/2020
Tips on Keeping Your Physical and Financial Toolboxes Stocked After Purchasing a Home
Photo by Davie Bicker via Pixabay There are plenty of maintenance concerns to think about when owning a home. Once you’ve completed your purchase and settled in comfortably, it’s important to remember that there will be no landlord to come around and fix those leaky faucets. You’ll need to either fix them yourself or pay to have a...
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Outdoor Banquet Style
Posted on 03/09/2020
Outdoor Banquet Style
Photo by Agung Pandit Wiguna from Pexels You see it in your favorite magazines -- or maybe on Pinterest. The ultimate outdoor dining and entertainment experience has elevated basic hosting to an art form, and you can use your existing set up to create a truly spectacular experience for your family and your guests. Follow the tips below...
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Rural Land: Developing Outside of the City
Posted on 03/02/2020
Rural Land: Developing Outside of the City
Photo by RTImages via Shutterstock Buying raw land with the intent to build can be exciting, but there are many things to consider before you make the purchase final. Building requirements: From soil type, building setback requirements, electrical accessibility, well drilling, sewer placement and everything in between, learn what needs to be done and planned before beginning the...
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What to Expect During the Homebuying Journey
Posted on 02/24/2020
What to Expect During the Homebuying Journey
The homebuying journey may prove to be long and complex, particularly for an individual who fails to plan ahead. Fortunately, there are lots of things that you can do to get ready to pursue your dream house, such as: 1. Make a Homebuying Budget A homebuying budget will give you a good idea about how much money you...
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Tips for Sellers: Plan for a House Showing
Posted on 02/17/2020
Tips for Sellers: Plan for a House Showing
As a home seller, it is crucial to do everything possible to prepare for a house showing. Yet determining the best ways to prep for a showing sometimes can be difficult. Fortunately, we're here to help you get ready for any showing, at any time. Now, let's take a look at three tips to help you plan for a...
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A Quick Guide to PMI
Posted on 02/10/2020
A Quick Guide to PMI
Photo by Gino Crescoli via Pixabay Private Mortgage Insurance (PMI) may be a common term in home buying, but not every home buyer understands exactly what it will mean for their finances. This short guide will give you the basics, so there are fewer surprises down the line. What Is PMI? PMI is a type of insurance that...
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Video Tour  - 251 Belknap Rd, Framingham, MA 01701
Posted on 02/05/2020
Video Tour - 251 Belknap Rd, Framingham, MA 01701
It's easy to fall in love with this exceptional New England home, hidden away at the end of a private drive, set on 6+ acres of land in a park like natural setting close to the Framingham Common Historic district. A modern great room addition with gas fireplace, a first floor master suite with a walk-in closet & soaking tub, in combination with a warm and inviting kitchen adjacent to a cozy sun room & a screened porch & a modern mud room, further enhance the charm & character of this unique antique property. Upstairs, 3 additional bedrooms & 2 full baths provide space for guests or a growing family. A bonus room offers potential for a 5th...
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How to Pay off Your Mortgage Fast
Posted on 02/02/2020
How to Pay off Your Mortgage Fast
Photo by ESB Professional via Shutterstock If the thought of getting a mortgage and being in that much debt is stopping you from buying a home, plan to pay it off. Here’s how you can do it in just five to 10 years. Live well below your means. If you can keep your mortgage payment to below twenty...
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Another Property Sold - 18 Sheffield Rd., Framingham, MA 01701
Posted on 01/28/2020
Another Property Sold - 18 Sheffield Rd., Framingham, MA 01701
Freshly painted 3 bedroom ranch with brand new wall to wall carpeting. New vanity and toilet in the main bathroom. Family room with recessed lighting and bay window facing the yard. A formal dining room with a large window also facing the bright backyard. The living room has a fireplace and large window facing a wooded front yard giving privacy. Comfortable 3 bedrooms. Older eat in kitchen with attractive ceramic tile flooring. There is storage space in a partial garage and the family room is behind it. Very large wooden deck with seating to enjoy the expansive yard. Tucked away in a development of ranches on a large corner lot near the...
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