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Posted on 11/21/2021
Neighborhood Amenities Every Private Community Needs
Photo by Engin Akyurt via Pixabay When you choose a private community, you likely do so because of some of the more visible amenities -- the pool, tennis courts and clubhouse are difficult to miss. Which amenities matter most to you -- and which are just nice additions? A look at some of the potential private community amenities...
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Posted on 11/14/2021
DIY Decor Made Easy With No-Sew Curtains & Cushions
If you need to give a space a style boost, switching up fabrics can be a great place to start. There are lots of DIY projects you can use to add new colors, textures and prints to any space. However, if you don’t have a sewing machine or sewing experience, the thought might seem daunting. Luckily there are...
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Posted on 11/08/2021
Another Property Sold - 137 Franklin St, Greenfield, MA 01301
Ready to just move into this Charming, quality built, 3 level Colonial loaded with character throughout and walking distance to downtown. The open front porch welcomes you into this home to enjoy the beautifully finished hardwood floors and stunning natural woodwork throughout. Spacious foyer with fireplace (could be an office) leads you into the large living room which is open to the dining room with built in hutch. Recently remodeled eat in kitchen with area for breakfast nook or pantry. First floor bath and laundry area off kitchen. The split staircase from the kitchen takes you back to the foyer or up to the the master bedroom which has...
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Posted on 11/07/2021
User-Friendly Smart Home Upgrades to Try
Photo by Porapak Apichodilok from Pexels You don't have to be a digital genius to implement smart technology into your home. In fact, the majority of devices on the market are designed to be installation-friendly. Making these additions to your home can make daily tasks easier, and can actually net you monetary returns. We'll look at five that...
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Posted on 10/31/2021
4 Important Tips for Finishing Basement Walls
There are many steps that go into “finishing” an unfinished basement. One of the biggest challenges is renovating the basement walls in order to create a living space. Whether you hire a contractor or do the work yourself, there are some key things to consider in your process. Here are some expert tips for finishing your basement walls....
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Posted on 10/26/2021
Another Property Sold - 64 Hawley St B, Northampton, MA 01060
Highest and best by 5:00 PM September 20th. Light filled, spacious, architect designed and remodeled downtown Condominium. This one bedroom, one and a half bath condo is located on the top floor with windows that wrap around and face the East, South and West, which means sun all day long! Off street parking and a 15' X 9' deck in back for the new owners enjoyment. The impressive kitchen with Stainless steel appliances include a 5 burner Viking gas stove, refrigerator and freezer have cabinet front panels to conceal their location making the kitchen flow seamlessly. Open living room with custom book shelves, HW flooring, walk-in storage...
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Posted on 10/24/2021
Young or Retired, Many Potential Home Sellers Stay Put
Image by Mudassar Iqbal from Pixabay Construction of affordable starter homes is failing to keep pace with the number of first-time house hunters. At the same time, more homeowners are resisting the siren song of selling to these potential buyers in order to move up or downsize. It's a trend called "rising tenure length." Owners are staying put....
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Posted on 10/18/2021
Video Tour - 183 Main St, Northampton, MA 01060
This high visibility Main St commercial location shows incredible rental history. The space once featured a successful jewelry store for 39 years, currently Tim's Used Book's. This high traffic store front sits prominently on Main Street between Pinch Pottery and the Haymarket café. Space enjoys 527 sqft plus a storage loft, high ceilings, South facing windows allow for plenty of light, and an open floor plan make it easy to design your next endeavor. On street parking, is near several municipal parking lots, and the parking garage. In unit controlled gas forced heat and central...
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Posted on 10/18/2021
183 Main St, Northampton, MA 01060 is now new to the market!
This high visibility Main St commercial location shows incredible rental history. The space once featured a successful jewelry store for 39 years, currently Tim's Used Book's. This high traffic store front sits prominently on Main Street between Pinch Pottery and the Haymarket café. Space enjoys 527 sqft plus a storage loft, high ceilings, South facing windows allow for plenty of light, and an open floor plan make it easy to design your next endeavor. On street parking, is near several municipal parking lots, and the parking garage. In unit controlled gas forced heat and central...
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Posted on 10/18/2021
Another Property Sold - 34 Pond Hill Rd, Goshen, MA 01096
Come live on lovely Hammond Pond! This two bedroom four season home is located on the corner of Pond Hill Rd and Beaver Ln. Large lot, Septic is only 13 years old, Roof 2008, newer Well Pump and Pressure Tank (APO). Enjoy fishing, swimming, and boating right from your backyard, this home has almost 100' of shoreline. Enjoy the Hammond Acer's community clubhouse, golf course, playground, and private beach. Yearly HOA fee is $695.00. Title V has passed. Come take a...
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Posted on 10/17/2021
Real Estate Investment Trusts: The Basics
Photo by Jason Lam from Pexels REITs, or Real Estate Investment Trusts, are a popular way to invest in real estate. An REIT is a company that invests and manages in investment properties, pooling the resources from a group of investors. This makes it possible for individuals to take part and benefit from real estate investment without having...
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Posted on 10/13/2021
Another Property Sold - 88 Hillcrest Drive, Northampton, MA 01062
One-owner home on coveted Hillcrest Drive in the heart of Florence: gleaming hardwood floors, newer granite kitchen and maple & cherry cabinets with dining space is an unbeatable gathering spot. Delightful formal dining room w/ chairrail. Inviting family room w/ sliders to spacious canopied deck and eye-catching & immaculate in-ground pool area-- plenty of space of entertaining. Large living room could be first floor bedroom or in-home office. Granite bathrooms, ample bedrooms, and master with walk-in. Two central air zones, 2 heat zones (only 7 years old), impeccable mechanicals (new furnace & condensers both floors), 1st...
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