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Posted on 07/23/2021
Another Property Sold - 149 Dunn Rd, Ashburnham, MA 01430
**Open House 5/2/2021 from 12:00 - 2:00! ** Unique Customized Chalet/A-Frame Style home with Water and Dock access to SUNSET LAKE! The first floor offers an open floor plan with floor to ceiling windows, living room with a woodstove and dining area, kitchen and a main level bedroom and full bathroom. The second-floor loft master bedroom offers a tree view of SUNSET LAKE - interior balcony overlooks open first floor with natural light flooding through the wall of windows and tongue and groove wood cathedral ceiling. Basement has been partially finished. New Roof in 2020 and insulation was added, 2020 New Hot Water Heater, newer Front Vinyl...
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Posted on 07/22/2021
44 Crane Ave, Maynard, MA 01754 is now new to the market!
Fabulous Cape Style 4 bedroom home located in one of Maynard’s Desirable and Convenient Neighborhoods, close to the rail trail, shops (Maynard’s Crossing), restaurants, downtown, commuter rail (S. Acton or W. Concord), quick access to Rt. 117, 27 and 2. Front deck enters the kitchen offering indoor/outdoor entertaining. The first floor is amazing a spacious Kitchen with a wood burning Fireplace and updated with Stainless Appliances, Dining Room has a bow window overlooking the back yard and large enough to accommodate large gatherings, living room, two bedrooms and a full bath recently renovated with double sinks, tiled tub/shower, and...
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Posted on 07/21/2021
31 Lake Drive, East, Westminster, MA 01473 is now new to the market!
WATERFRONT on Partridge Pond – Enjoy the peace and tranquility of living on the water along with the recreation of Boating, Water Skiing/Tubing, Fishing, Swimming, Kayaking, and Canoeing, skating…Pick Blueberries on the pond’s edge. Cozy up with the high efficiency pellet stove that warms the entire house with a spectacular view overlooking the pond from the Living/Dining, Kitchen and Bedroom. Lower level has a finished room with a slider that walks out to the pond. Minutes to Westminster Country Club and close to Mt. Wachusett to enjoy Hiking, Skiing, Biking and more! Located about an hour from Boston making this property a perfect second...
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Posted on 07/18/2021
Decorating with Natural Elements
Photo by Jordan Whitt on Unsplash The outdoors has a unique and beautiful palette that can inspire and relax you. Whether you are a nature lover, or just enjoy its beauty from afar, you can bring that outdoor feeling into your home to brighten it up and give it a more earthy appeal. Looking for a few ways...
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Posted on 07/11/2021
Putting Finance First: Saving Tips For a New Home Purchase
Image by Nattanan Kanchanaprat from Pixabay Preparing to purchase a home? It’s time to get your finances in order. Although this is an exciting time, you’d be surprised to learn how much a new home purchase can leave you strapped for cash. Saving for your home can get you prepared to have money for your down payment and...
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Posted on 07/10/2021
17 Shore Rd, Gardner, MA 01440 is now new to the market!
WATERFRONT RANCH on Parker Pond built and owned by the same family for 68 years, privately located on a dead-end road. Enjoy the peacefulness of 200 ft. of pond frontage offering year-round recreation: canoeing, kayaking, fishing, cross country skiing and skating. This spacious and solid ranch has recently refinished hwd. flring, bathroom with tile shower/tub surround, lg. kitchen overlooking pond, two good size Bedrooms, mudroom and walk out basement for easy pond access. Oil tank 1 yr., hot water tank 2 yr., Bathroom Remodel 6 yrs., Roof and Chimney from Roof up 7 yrs., Furnace System 2000 - 10 yrs., Electric Panel 11 yrs. Shed is 18 x 14...
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Posted on 07/04/2021
Woodworking Crafts for a Personal Touch
If you have recently moved into a new home, one of the best ways to make it feel like yours is to add a few personal touches. Crafting in your new house can help you feel more comfortable and at ease, and you can always use the finished products as furniture, decorations or accent pieces in your house....
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Posted on 06/27/2021
New Home, New Neighbors: How to Get to Know Them
Photo by PixaBay via Pexels Even if you find the perfect home on the ideal property, if you do not jibe with your neighbors, your homeownership experience could be in jeopardy. Thankfully, there are ways to make sure that your neighbors and you will get along well before committing to buy. All you have to do is follow...
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Posted on 06/24/2021
Another Property Sold - 2126 W State Rd, Ashby, MA 01431
This beautiful 3-bedroom Colonial has everything you have been looking for! Privacy, fenced-in yard, inground pool, plenty of storage, a freshly painted interior, and so much more. Pride of ownership in this bright, spacious home shines through, inside and out. Updated eat-in kitchen features new flooring and countertops, plus a large pantry, movable kitchen island, and a bonus closet. Beautiful hardwood floors, pellet stove, and fresh paint make the living room cozy and inviting. Upstairs you will find ample space for privacy in the 3 bedrooms plus a full bath. Pull-down attic has plenty of storage and is fully insulated. Basement is...
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Posted on 06/20/2021
7 More Ways to Save Energy in Your Home
For years now, homeowners have been working to create energy-efficient living spaces. While there are many obvious ways to use less energy in your home — such as investing in energy-efficient appliances or replace your incandescent light bulbs with LED light bulbs - there are still some lesser-known ways that you may not know about. Here are 7...
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Posted on 06/17/2021
Another Property Sold - 54 Pleasant Street, Ayer, MA 01432
Colonial with Cobblestone Front Entrances “offering a Touch of New England” has been recently refreshed and renovated, located a short distance from the vibrant downtown. Kitchen with White Cabinetry, Solid Surface Counters and Stainless-Steel Appliance package. Dining and Living Rooms have Wood Floors with lots of Windows letting in natural light – great space. First flr. has a home office option or could be a bedroom. There is a double staircase to the second floor where you will find a Master Bedroom, Updated Full Bath, plus two additional bedrooms. Third floor has 2 unheated rms. which could be extra bedrooms, playroom or teenage...
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Posted on 06/13/2021
How Much To Put Down When Building a House
Photo by Karolina Grabowska from Pexels Most people who decide to build a new house plan on financing the construction via one of the multiple financing options available. However, the size of the down payment depends on what type of loan is taken out for the project. The following is a breakdown of what different loan programs commonly...
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