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Should I Invest in a REIT?
Posted on 02/23/2020
Should I Invest in a REIT?
Photo by Nattanan Kanchanaprat via PixabayWould you like to invest in real estate? To buy thousands of income-producing properties, from apartments to office buildings to industrial parks, all over the country or the world? It you’re wealthy, you might dispatch someone to travel far and wide and do just that, but even if you’re not rich you can...
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The Predicted Rise of Home Prices in 2020
Posted on 02/16/2020
The Predicted Rise of Home Prices in 2020
Image by Nattanan Kanchanaprat from Pixabay The housing market has posted relatively good numbers over the past few years, even if the average percentages aren't exactly sensational. You may already know that we saw a decrease in growth in 2019, with housing prices rising at 3.3% compared to 2018's rise of 5%. Given the state of the economy...
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Garden Storage: Build a Hose Container
Posted on 02/09/2020
Garden Storage: Build a Hose Container
Image by Victoria Farr from Pixabay With a little thought, creativity and some inexpensive odds and ends you can add charming accents to your home. Weekend projects provide a fun way to spend a few hours and being able to look at your finished project with satisfaction is even better if it serves a useful purpose beautifying your...
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4 Expenses New Homeowners Don't Think About Before Closing
Posted on 02/02/2020
4 Expenses New Homeowners Don't Think About Before Closing
Image by mohamed Hassan from Pixabay Purchasing a new home is an exciting and life-changing event. While you likely know that you'll need to be able to afford to pay your mortgage each month, there might be other expenses that you aren't as familiar with. 1. Maintenance Costs It makes sense that you'd need to include money to...
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Video Tour  - 3 Mohawk Dr, Framingham, MA 01701
Posted on 02/01/2020
Video Tour - 3 Mohawk Dr, Framingham, MA 01701
Location! Location! Location! Move right into this captivating home tucked into a double cul de sac neighborhood sited on a picturesque acre of land*Inviting fireplaced Living Room welcomes you home with streams of natural light from the large bay window and is open to the Dining Room offering a nice flow when entertaining*Cheerful white Kitchen has a peninsula for seating and a french door leading to an over-sized 2 tier deck*Enormous Master Suite (23X14) has a wall off organized closets and a new custom tiled shower in the updated Bath*2 additional generous sized Bedrooms*Refurbished main Bath has double sinks with granite...
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3 Mohawk Dr, Framingham, MA 01701 is now new to the market!
Posted on 02/01/2020
3 Mohawk Dr, Framingham, MA 01701 is now new to the market!
Location! Location! Location! Move right into this captivating home tucked into a double cul de sac neighborhood sited on a picturesque acre of land*Inviting fireplaced Living Room welcomes you home with streams of natural light from the large bay window and is open to the Dining Room offering a nice flow when entertaining*Cheerful white Kitchen has a peninsula for seating and a french door leading to an over-sized 2 tier deck*Enormous Master Suite (23X14) has a wall off organized closets and a new custom tiled shower in the updated Bath*2 additional generous sized Bedrooms*Refurbished main Bath has double sinks with granite...
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Tips for Selling Luxury Homes
Posted on 01/26/2020
Tips for Selling Luxury Homes
Image by Chris Goodwin from Pexels Your luxury home is a major investment, so it’s important to make sure that you’re approaching the selling process the right way. Selling a luxury home comes with certain challenges that you’re less likely to encounter with a non-luxury home. Luxury homes aren’t as numerous overall, so you’ll have to work harder...
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Floating Shelves Offer Your Space a Streamline Look
Posted on 01/19/2020
Floating Shelves Offer Your Space a Streamline Look
Photo by U.U. via Pixabay Floating shelves offer your space a more streamlined look. Your walls seem less cluttered, which allows your focus pieces to take center stage. Because floating shelves require less space than traditional shelves, you can put them anywhere all while maintaining your floor space below. They can be any length you choose -- within...
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Another Property Sold - 14 Tavitian Blvd, Marlborough, MA 01752
Posted on 01/14/2020
Another Property Sold - 14 Tavitian Blvd, Marlborough, MA 01752
Don't miss this amazing renovated mobile home in sought after Gulbankian's Park ready to move in and be enjoyed*Fabulous open floor plan for comfortable living boasts an updated cook's Kitchen with cabinets galore, stainless appliances, crown molding and plenty of granite counters opening to an expansive Dining Room that can easily accommodate a crowd for holidays and celebrations*Sundrenched Living Room*Enormous Master has a huge double closet plus there are 2 more generous sized bedrooms with ample closets*Sparkling updated Bathroom*Everything has been done*Roof 4 years young*Cedar siding*Andersen Replacement windows throughout bringing in...
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Get Ready to List Your Residence
Posted on 01/12/2020
Get Ready to List Your Residence
Listing a home may prove to be challenging, particularly for a first-time house seller. Fortunately, there are lots of things you can do to prepare for the housing market. Now, let's take a look at three tips to help you get ready to list your home. 1. Upgrade Your Home's Curb Appeal How your home looks to prospective buyers...
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Five Reasons Renters' Insurance is a Good Idea
Posted on 01/05/2020
Five Reasons Renters' Insurance is a Good Idea
Image by edar from Pixabay There are many reasons people choose to rent. There are fewer responsibilities, it doesn't take saving up a large down payment, maintenance is likely taken care of and there are no real estate taxes and no homeowners' insurance to pay. That doesn't mean, however, you shouldn't carry insurance. If you rent a home,...
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Starting from Scratch: How to Find the Capital for Your First Investment Property
Posted on 12/29/2019
Starting from Scratch: How to Find the Capital for Your First Investment Property
Photo by Jonathan Rolande via Pixabay Dipping your toes in the real estate investing waters can feel intimidating--especially when it comes to making a large up-front investment. Although there are ways to get started in real estate with lower up-front costs (low- or no-down payment VA and FHA loans, for instance), it's smart to have some savings to...
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