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Posted on 11/29/2020
Are Your Green Home Improvements Welcomed in Your Neighborhood ?
Photo by Maria Godfrida via Pixabay For a homeowner who wants to make green improvements and renovations to their personal property, the Conditions, Covenants & Restrictions, or CC&Rs, of the local homeowner association can pose problems that cost time, money and freedom of choice. This is especially true for homeowners who wish to make structural or aesthetic changes...
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Posted on 11/22/2020
Another Property Sold - 75 Larkspur Dr, Amherst, MA 01002
The details and design in this meticulously maintained Amherst Woods Contemporary checks off all the boxes in your home search! The spacious open floor plan provides gathering spaces for great entertaining or cozy home time. The entry welcomes you, the updated kitchen, formal dining room & living space w/ fireplace & built-ins impress with fine finishes. The family room, first floor bedroom and bath and mud room with laundry complete the first level. The 2nd floor features the primary bedroom suite, a stunning Travertine tiled bath with double vanity, soaking tub and separate shower; another en-suite bedroom + 3/4 bath; & two...
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Posted on 11/22/2020
Marketing Your Home After Labor Day
Photo by Randy Fath on Unsplash Although spring and summer are real estate’s busiest selling seasons, don’t think you have to give up your plans to sell until next year after the Labor Day weekend. While conventional wisdom may indicate you should wait, September to December might be the right time to sell your home. Although families typically...
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Posted on 11/15/2020
Craving Small Town Life? Check out These Up-and-Coming Communities
Photo by Christian Heitz via Pexels Sometimes, small town life is just what you crave. If you’re considering a move and want a community with that feel, there are several in the East Coast that deliver it beautifully. From New York to Pennsylvania, here are some of the top small towns that you need to see for yourself....
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Posted on 11/14/2020
Another Property Sold - 38 Lessey St, Amherst, MA 01002
A love affair: inspired, quality renovation & expansion of mid-century modern, 4 bedroom, 3 full bath ranch with one car garage. Tucked away in garden oasis in the heart of Amherst Center, this property and grounds are in the Emily Dickinson Historic District, just around corner from the Homesteads. Perks include: 2014 roof; windows galore; cement-board siding; furnace & hot water heater. Inside delight in oak & cherry, gorgeous, galley kitchen with high efficiency SS appliances & pass thru bar; European lighting fixtures appoint all rooms. Cozy up to unique gas stove in LR as you peer outside. Just imagine: sit on rear...
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Posted on 11/14/2020
Another Property Sold - 221 Russell St, Sunderland, MA 01375
Move right into this pristine, 4 bedroom Cape with 2 full baths & one car garage on picturesque road with farm fields and Mt. Sugarloaf views. The almost one acre lot awaits gardeners! The 1568 SF comprise on the main level sporting oak floors, the living room with pellet stove, a separate dining room with overhead lighting, an eat-in kitchen with range and newer refrigerator, one bedroom/study and 3/4 bath with laundry. The newer wash machine is included in the sale. From the kitchen go out to the attractive, new deck, and enjoy the natural environs. The 2nd floor features a large primary bedroom with south facing skylight and...
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