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Posted on 10/01/2022
Another Property Sold - 0 Whiffletree Avenue, Brewster, MA 02631
3 ACRES OF NATURAL BEAUTY OVERLOOKING QUIVETT CREEK. Build the home of your dreams here. This 3 acre property has been in the same family since 1977 and is unique in today's market. It offers total seclusion and privacy yet is close to Town and Brewster's fabulous Bay Beaches. Enjoy kayaking and fishing in Quivett Creek. There is also a possibility of a second dwelling on the property with Town approval Buyer agents are encouraged to verify all...
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Posted on 09/26/2022
5 Kitchen Trends to Avoid When Selling Your Home
Unfortunately, some trends do not keep their appeal long-term. If you’re designing your kitchen based on popular past trends, you might find yourself stuck with a dated aesthetic years later. Sometimes, dated kitchen features can even work against you when selling your home. If you’re putting your house on the market and considering some kitchen updates, here are...
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Posted on 09/19/2022
Tax term basics: Millage rate and more
Millage rates are just one of the many specialized tax terms property owners are likely to encounter. While it's often used interchangeably to mean "tax rate," millage rates have some key differences. Here is a guide to understanding millage rates and a few other important pieces of property tax terminology: Millage rates Millage rate has nothing to do...
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Posted on 09/14/2022
Brewster, MA Real Estate Market Update 9/14/2022
Click here to view Brewster, MA blog post which has information on the constantly changing market...
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Posted on 09/12/2022
Dinner parties: How to set the table
If you’re planning to entertain guests for dinner, the...
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Posted on 09/06/2022
Video Tour - 2539 Main Street, Brewster, MA 02631
What a little find! A true piece of ''Old Cape Cod'' nestled in a clearing on the north side of Main Street (Route 6A). This 3 bedroom (1 down and 2 up) cottage with an attached garage comes with history and a name; the property is and has always been known as ''The Lodge'' and once belonged to the owner of the now long gone ''Seapines Camp''. ''The Lodge'' enjoys deeded beach rights to the outstanding and coveted ''Seapines Neighborhood Association Beach: and everything Brewster is within easy reach. There are 3 additional parcels ''The Lodge'' all being sold together; your own summer sanctuary for reading, writing, and...
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Posted on 09/06/2022
Video Tour - 2539 Main Street, Brewster, MA 02631
What a little find! A true piece of ''Old Cape Cod'' nestled in a clearing on the north side of Main Street (Route 6A). This 3 bedroom (1 down and 2 up) cottage with an attached garage comes with history and a name; the property is and has always been known as ''The Lodge'' and once belonged to the owner of the now long gone ''Seapines Camp''. ''The Lodge'' enjoys deeded beach rights to the outstanding and coveted ''Seapines Neighborhood Association Beach: and everything Brewster is within easy reach. There are 3 additional parcels ''The Lodge'' all being sold together; your own summer sanctuary for reading, writing, and...
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Posted on 09/06/2022
2539 Main Street, Brewster, MA 02631 is now new to the market!
What a little find! A true piece of ''Old Cape Cod'' nestled in a clearing on the north side of Main Street (Route 6A). This 3 bedroom (1 down and 2 up) cottage with an attached garage comes with history and a name; the property is and has always been known as ''The Lodge'' and once belonged to the owner of the now long gone ''Seapines Camp''. ''The Lodge'' enjoys deeded beach rights to the outstanding and coveted ''Seapines Neighborhood Association Beach: and everything Brewster is within easy reach. There are 3 additional parcels ''The Lodge'' all being sold together; your own summer sanctuary for reading, writing, and...
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Posted on 09/05/2022
Renting vs Buying: Questions to Ask
How do you know if it’s better to buy or rent a home? With so much to consider, this big life decision may seem overwhelming. However, as long as you focus on some key questions, you can make the best choice. Here are the questions to ask yourself if you’re trying to decide between renting and buying: What’s...
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Posted on 08/29/2022
Property tax guide: Why millage rates matter
If you pay property taxes, you've likely encountered the term "millage rate." While the term is often used interchangeably with tax rates, there are some key differences to understand. To help you better navigate the world of property taxes, here is an overview of the basics of understanding millage rates: What does “millage” mean? Millage rate, also called...
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Posted on 08/22/2022
What Type of Property Can You Buy From a Motivated Seller?
There are many reasons a homeowner might become a motivated seller, including financial situation, inheritance or life change. These types of sellers are highly coveted because of their unique situation and often come from a wide variety of property types. Here are some of the most common properties by motivated sellers. Distressed Property A distressed property is one...
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Posted on 08/16/2022
35 Barberry Lane, Brewster, MA 02631 now has a new price of $2,880,000!
Relax and enjoy life! 5 bedrooms, 3.5 baths with plenty of social space for family/friends First floor primary suite is an oasis unto itself with walk in closet, study and direct access to the deck. Just minute from (800') of gorgeous sandy private beach on Cape Cod Bay, plus access to Myrick's Pond for canoeing and kayaking or just to wind along the foot paths and breathe in the soothing sounds of nature. Life is unstructured, peaceful and coveted at 'Kings Grant'. No place quite like it, where you can be apart from everything and be a part of everything all at the same time. Right in the heart of Brewster close to the famous Brewster...
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