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Posted on 10/19/2020
Buying a Luxury Home During a Seller's Market
Image by Muntzir Mehdi from Pixabay A seller's market poses a challenge for any buyer - when there are more buyers competing for homes than there are homes in market, you have to be ready to move swiftly when you find a home you like. Since the inventory of luxury homes is usually small when compared with more...
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Posted on 10/12/2020
Luxury Homes: Five Extreme Features
Photo by Tom Pottiger on Unsplash As home technology becomes more advanced and affordable, the extreme features of yesterday's luxury homes are becoming more and more standard. Here's an assembled a top-five features in today's luxury homes that will still take your breath away. Some are tech-based, others are designed more with ultimate homeowner comfort in mind. Regardless,...
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Posted on 10/07/2020
Brewster, MA Real Estate Market Update
Click here to view Brewster, MA blog post which has information on the constantly changing market...
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Posted on 10/07/2020
Another Property Sold - 196 Winslow Landing Road, Brewster, MA 02631
How do you spell Cape Cod Cottage Charm?? 196 Winslow Landing Road is how! Styling reminiscent of craftsman cottage with loads of windows, delightful front porch adding additional living space in that old fashioned drop in for a glass of lemonade and watch the world go by. Or anything from office space, spillover from the open kitchen living and dining space. Great to have. The feeling is casual but lends itself to dressing up for formal affairs. First floor bedroom and bath . Open floor plan with gas stove, gas heat and central A/C. You will be comfortable summer, fall, winter and spring, The second floor has two bedrooms with painted...
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Posted on 10/07/2020
Another Property Sold - 6 Colonial Way, Brewster, MA 02631
Sweet Cape design with loads of curb appeal and traditional colonial interior featuring wood floors, solid wood doors throughout, fireplace with expansive brick wall, built in book cases. First floor bedroom with private bath plus half bath/ Open kitchen, dining living area with sliders to deck. Second floor features two bedrooms sharing a semi private bath. The partially finished basement has a fireplace, sliders and separate entry door. Access to the garage is interior from the basement. The square footage from the assessors field card appears to have this lower finished level included in the overall square footage. A paved driveway and...
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Posted on 09/21/2020
5 Tips for Buying a Second Home
Image by Lena Lindell from Pixabay Having a second home gives you an opportunity to spend part of your time living in another area or bring in another source of income if you rent it out. Purchasing another home is a major investment that requires careful consideration. Before you begin looking into properties for sale, keep the following...
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Posted on 09/14/2020
DIY Ways to Bring Better Water Efficiency to Your Bathroom
Image by PublicDomainPictures from Pixabay Water efficiency is good for both the environment and your wallet. Changing habits, such as turning off the tap while brushing your teeth saves about 3,000 gallons a year. This is great, but if you want to take it a step further to conserve water, here are four DIY ways to bring better...
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Posted on 09/07/2020
Do This Before You Hire a Real Estate Agent
Image by StockSnap from Pixabay Whether you’re buying a house or selling a home, the smartest move you can make is to hire a real estate agent to represent your interests. But before you do, take these important steps so you can be best prepared for the next stages. Have An Idea Of What Kind Of House You...
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Posted on 09/01/2020
Another Property Sold - 41 King Phillip Road, Brewster, MA 02631
Classic Colonial style home convenient to the bike trail, Nickerson State Park, Linnell and Crosby Landind bay beaches. For travel to Orleans, its a breeze! Wood floors, granite kitchen counters, three season room and breakfast nook. The front to back living room has wood floors, fireplace and open dining room with bay window. The three season sun room is a welcome space and easily accessed from the kitchen. Exposed beams, tile and wood floors, carpeted landing on the top floor and a partially finished walk out basement round out the living space. Could be a great summer rental..use it part time, rent it a portion of the summer and shoulder...
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Posted on 09/01/2020
Another Property Sold - 25 Hayward Lane, Orleans, MA 02653
Enjoy Cape living at it's best in this remodeled full Cape home on an acre+ private yard with tennis court, expansive deck on a quiet cul de sac in one of East Orleans' most sought-after neighborhoods. The association path across the street gives deeded access to salt water.Amenities include an attached two car garage, upper level central air conditioning, central alarm system, and in-ground irrigation...
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Posted on 08/31/2020
Carrot & Black Bean Soup
Photo by Bence Balla-Schottner on Unsplash Herbs, onions, celery and garlic infuse the carrots and beans in this soup with remarkable richness and character. This soup can be made with canned black beans, but we highly recommend using dry beans, cooked up with a clove of garlic and a dash of tamari. The beans will be splendid, filling...
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Posted on 08/27/2020
Brewster, MA Real Estate Market Update
Click here to view Brewster, MA blog post which has information on the constantly changing market...
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