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13 Tennyson Road, Reading, MA 01867 is now new to the market!
Posted on 12/12/2019
13 Tennyson Road, Reading, MA 01867 is now new to the market!
It's BIRCH MEADOW! It's POET'S CORNER! It's NOT your every-day CAPE. It has HARDWOOD FLOORING though-out, including the NEWER hardwood on the SECOND FLOOR. The cozy KITCHEN has a BRAND NEW STOVE and MICROWAVE and is OPEN to the BREAKFAST AREA and DINING ROOM. Off the dining room are both a DECK and SLIDERS to a SCREEN PORCH. The FIRST FLOOR bedroom has a DRESSING ROOM with small walk-in closet or could be used as an OFFICE. The SECOND FLOOR is DORMERED and has TWO SPACIOUS bedrooms and its own FULL BATH. Extensive excavation was done to the back yard to create an ALL-USABLE tiered yard with an IRRIGATION SYSTEM.The DETACHED TWO-CAR ...
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How to Deal with Identity Theft
Posted on 12/08/2019
How to Deal with Identity Theft
Photo by Brian A Jackson via Shutterstock Identity theft is an issue that has become more common since the digital age has bristled and bloomed. Many people are victims of phishing scams – an online predator steals your identity by impersonating a respectable institution and takes your sensitive information, financial information being stolen from non-secured sites, hacking or...
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Is A For Sale By Owner Approach Right For You?
Posted on 12/01/2019
Is A For Sale By Owner Approach Right For You?
Many sellers rely on agents to help them to deal with the task of selling their home. If you’re looking to buy or sell a home, a real estate agent isn’t required. There are many advantages and disadvantages to selling your home as a “For Sale By Owner” (FSBO). Read on to discover the good and bad of selling...
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Should You Reject a Homebuying Proposal?
Posted on 11/24/2019
Should You Reject a Homebuying Proposal?
In some instances, it may be beneficial to reject an offer to purchase your home. Because if a homebuying proposal fails to meet your expectations, you may want to wait for another offer to come your way. Reviewing a homebuying proposal and determining whether to reject this offer can be tricky. But we're here to help you evaluate an...
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Another Property Sold - 67 Lake Street, Middleton, MA 01949
Posted on 11/21/2019
Another Property Sold - 67 Lake Street, Middleton, MA 01949
It's a CUSTOM NANTUCKET COLONIAL situated on a KNOLL with VIEWS of the DANVERS RESERVOIR. Plan to sit out on the FARMERS PORCH next summer enjoying the breeze. Aim the remote at the GAS FIREPLACE on snowy winter nights. This FOUR YEAR YOUNG home has an OPEN and BRIGHT FLOOR PLAN,, perfect for ENTERTAINING. The WHITE KITCHEN has STAINLESS APPLIANCES, including a DOUBLE GAS OVEN and EXHAUST VENT, venting to the outside. Behind the sliding BARN DOOR is an EIGHT FOOT PANTRY. The WASHER/DRYER is conveniently located close to the FIRST FLOOR MASTER SUITE. The HALF BATH is off the MUD ROOM area, close to the back door. The LIVING ROOM, with...
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Ways You Can Enhance the Resale Value of Your Home
Posted on 11/17/2019
Ways You Can Enhance the Resale Value of Your Home
You don't need to invest tons of money in boosting the resale value of your home. All you need to improve the quality of your home is engaging in some specific renovations that will improve the overall worth of the house. You have to target the area that prospective buyers will see when inspecting the apartment. Here are...
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What Lenders Look for When Approving Your Loan
Posted on 11/10/2019
What Lenders Look for When Approving Your Loan
If you are looking to get a new loan, especially for a mortgage, a bank or your lending institution will review and approve or decline your application based on the information you provide. That said, there is certain information that prospective lenders consider carefully when they examine your application for a home loan. This article is all about...
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215 Bancroft Avenue, Reading, MA 01867 is now new to the market!
Posted on 11/05/2019
215 Bancroft Avenue, Reading, MA 01867 is now new to the market!
ATTENTION CONTRACTORS and buyers looking to BUILD your DREAM HOME. It's a TERRIFIC BIRCH MEADOW NEIGHBORHOOD. It's close to the parks, the YMCA and all three SCHOOLS, The LOT is LEVEL and FENCED. A cute bungalow and shed would need to be...
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Key Reasons to Trust a Home Inspection Report
Posted on 11/03/2019
Key Reasons to Trust a Home Inspection Report
A home inspection report may prove to be a difference-maker for a property buyer, and for good reason. With an inspection report in hand, a property buyer will need to decide whether to proceed with a home purchase or rescind a homebuying proposal. Therefore, a property buyer must allocate time and resources to review a home inspection report so...
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How Can You Anticipate and Overcome Homebuying Hurdles?
Posted on 10/27/2019
How Can You Anticipate and Overcome Homebuying Hurdles?
The homebuying process may prove to be challenging, particularly for individuals who fail to anticipate potential problems. Lucky for you, we're here to help you identify and address homebuying hurdles before they escalate. Now, let's take a look at three tips to ensure you can seamlessly anticipate and overcome homebuying hurdles. 1. Learn About the Housing Market The real...
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18 Carnation Circle #B, Reading, MA 01867 is now new to the market!
Posted on 10/24/2019
18 Carnation Circle #B, Reading, MA 01867 is now new to the market!
Can't find a SINGLE FAMILY all DONE OVER in your price range? Consider this TOWNHOUSE. You may be surprised. Updated and redesigned in the last few years, it lends itself to relaxed ENTERTAINING. The KITCHEN CABINETS are custom, with all LOWER DRAWERS. The ISLAND, with its FARMERS SINK, seats SIX comfortably. If you need a first floor BEDROOM and don't need an OVERSIZED DINING ROOM, this may work for you. A DOUBLE CLOSET has been added and it's steps to the FULL BATH. The LAUNDRY is also on the MAIN LEVEL. The SECOND FLOOR boasts TWO LARGE BEDROOMS, a LOFT, and NEW FULL BATH. The LOWER LEVEL has a FINISHED ROOM, two OVERSIZED...
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18 Carnation Circle #B, Reading, MA 01867 is now new to the market!
Posted on 10/23/2019
18 Carnation Circle #B, Reading, MA 01867 is now new to the market!
WELCOME to GREENHOUSE ACRES. It feels like a SINGLE FAMILY, with all the convenience of TOWNHOUSE living. This REGENCY-STYLE unit has been REMODELED and UPDATED over the past few years. The kitchen was gutted and redesigned with ENTERTAINING in mind. The ISLAND seats SIX comfortably Both FULL BATHS were also gutted and redesigned. All FLOORS and STAIRWAYS, except 2nd floor bathroom and LL are HARDWOOD. If you don't need the oversized DINING ROOM, it has the ability to be used as a bedroom, as a DOUBLE CLOSET has been added and the FULL BATH is steps away. The SECOND FLOOR MASTER BEDROOM has a WALK-IN CLOSET and its own LOFT, perfect...
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