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Posted on 09/16/2021
Another Property Sold - 49 Laurel Park 49, Northampton, MA 01060
THE LOWEST PRICED PROPERTY IN NORTHAMPTON!!! This absolutely adorable Laurel Park home (officially a condo) features many updates, new appliances/heating system and a fabulous wrap around porch. Laurel Park, comprised of over 100 eclectic cottages on 29 acres of land, offers year-round cultural, artistic and social events. A loop trail running through the Laurel Park woods, "Nine Acre Woods" is used by residents for exercise and walking dogs. There is also a path leading to the Fitzgerald Lake conservation area. You cannot beat the low purchase price, reasonable HOA fees (only $180/mo) and Northampton living in a beautiful...
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Posted on 09/16/2021
Another Property Sold - 49 Laurel Park 49, Northampton, MA 01060
THE LOWEST PRICED PROPERTY IN NORTHAMPTON!!! This absolutely adorable Laurel Park home (officially a condo) features many updates, new appliances/heating system and a fabulous wrap around porch. Laurel Park, comprised of over 100 eclectic cottages on 29 acres of land, offers year-round cultural, artistic and social events. A loop trail running through the Laurel Park woods, "Nine Acre Woods" is used by residents for exercise and walking dogs. There is also a path leading to the Fitzgerald Lake conservation area. You cannot beat the low purchase price, reasonable HOA fees (only $180/mo) and Northampton living in a beautiful...
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Posted on 09/14/2021
Video Tour - 64 Hawley St B, Northampton, MA 01060
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 closet, and the in-unit laundry is tucked...
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Posted on 09/14/2021
64 Hawley St B, Northampton, MA 01060 is now new to the market!
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 closet, and the in-unit laundry is tucked...
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Posted on 09/12/2021
New Small & Tiny House Plans Can Meet ADA Accessibility Standards
Image by Anna Armbrust from Pixabay The conventional thinking that accessible homes require significant square footage to accommodate wheelchairs and walkers runs contrary to small and tiny house floor plans. Many of these affordable new construction houses are ideally suited for people with physical limitations. Modestly-sized home plans reduce the amount of space people have to navigate. When...
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Posted on 09/11/2021
Another Property Sold - 162 Buckland Road, Ashfield, MA 01330
Live and play on Ashfield Lake! This Ashfield Lake gem is a must-see. Close proximity to Ashfield Lake beach with swimming, fishing, and boating, and parks with tennis courts, ball fields, swings, and play structure. Also close to the center of Ashfield - post office, library, gas, groceries, hardware store and restaurants. Newer construction with beautiful lake views. The property features deck for outside enjoyment, open floor plan, gas fireplace, walk-out basement… Built as an energy efficient home with certified HERS rating… This Ashfield Lake gem is quite a catch - don’t let it get away! All offers to be in by 5pm on Tuesday, May...
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Posted on 09/09/2021
Another Property Sold - 1 Conway Rd, Williamsburg, MA 01096
Charming remodeled Little Red School House, 1st time on the market in 40 years. The sellers have meticulously remodeled, updated & made this home special. The open Post & Beam home has a 1 bedroom loft, full bath, dramatic exposed brick fireplace w/ Goshen stone hearth, antique Soapstone sink, Ashfield Schist counters, 7 vintage Milk Glass pendent lighting, pine floors throughout, custom cabinets & iron work. Additional features incl. NEW septic (2021), HE Buderus furnace, Artisan well, central vac, large storage attic, roof 9 years old, garage only 1, sm home office, 1st floor laundry & a detached oversized 2+ car garage w/...
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Posted on 09/08/2021
Another Property Sold - 46 Morin Dr, Easthampton, MA 01027
This sweet Ranch style home in the sought after Plains area of Easthampton is not to be missed. Home features three bedrooms, one full bath with skylight, hardwood flooring thoughout, and large side entry mudroom with double closet. Enjoy the mature fruit trees (apples and pears) in one of the largest yards on Morin Dr. This would make the perfect home for someone looking to age in place or just starting out. First Showing is at the public open house, Sunday July 11th from 11-1PM and then on Monday from 4:30-6:30PM. Highest and best by July 13th @...
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Posted on 09/05/2021
How Real Estate Investments Makes Money
Photo by Steve Buissinne via Pixabay While real estate has ups and downs, it has generally been a good long-term investment. Owning a home is one way of investing, but to really take advantage, you can buy property that you won’t necessarily occupy but will make you some money. How Real Estate Makes Money There are two basic...
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Posted on 09/03/2021
Another Property Sold - 655 Reeds Bridge Rd, Conway, MA 01341
Highest & Best by 1:00 6/29/21 This Contemporary post & beam home w/ 24X24 horse barn nestles seamlessly into its 15 acres. Sellers have spent hours carving out trails into the hillside, planting perennial gardens & fruit trees. Follow the new Goshen stone walkway to a beautiful patio & Koi pond w/waterfall. As you enter the foyer, you first catch a glimpse of the wood beams, kitchen, & an open floor plan. The dining room features a spacious sitting area, bank of windows, views of a 2nd stone patio, sprawling back lawn & French doors to private office or craft room. Step into the living room w/dramatic beamed...
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Posted on 08/29/2021
Heating Ideas for Luxury Bathrooms
Photo by banksy07 via Pixabay Adding some extra warmth to your bathrooms boosts your home value while also ensuring that you’ll have a well-heated and comfortable environment for bathing and showering during winter. With these heating options, you can warm up your bathrooms as needed without having to turn up your thermostat, causing your furnace to run more...
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Posted on 08/22/2021
Types of New Construction Home Foundations
Image by bluebudgie from Pixabay One of the things you need to decide upon when planning a new home is the type of foundation you want. For some, it's an easy choice if you live in an area where your preferred choice is the best type of foundation for the recommended construction methods. Before getting too excited about...
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