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3 Benefits of Buying a Home
Posted on 02/12/2020
3 Benefits of Buying a Home
Image by mohamed Hassan from Pixabay Buying a home can be one of the best decisions you’ll ever make. However, deciding if you should rent or buy your next home can be a very difficult decision. But once you understand the benefits of owning a home, you can have confidence as you move through the home-buying process. You...
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Pros and cons of HOAs
Posted on 02/05/2020
Pros and cons of HOAs
Photo by Bryan Clayton via Pixabay If you buy a townhouse or condo, you’ll find that you’re more than likely a member of a Homeowners Association, or HOA. What that means, in a nutshell, is that you, along with everyone else in your community, own the exterior of the buildings and the common areas. If your roof fails,...
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Is a Balloon Mortgage Right for You?
Posted on 01/29/2020
Is a Balloon Mortgage Right for You?
Image by Jojje from Shutterstock Many people own homes through a mortgage agreement. Traditional mortgages are primarily fully amortized or gradually paid off with regular payments over the lifetime of the loan. Each payment contributes to both the principal and the interest. A balloon mortgage is a short-term home loan with fixed-rate monthly payments that only take care...
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Video Tour  - 40 Congreve St #1, Boston, MA 02131
Posted on 01/29/2020
Video Tour - 40 Congreve St #1, Boston, MA 02131
Lovely spacious 2 bedroom, 1 bath in quite 3 family home in the desirable Peter's Hill Area. Freshly painted with gorgeous redone hardwood floors throughout. Replacement windows, new blinds & fixtures. Generous living room with tons of light. Separate dining room with built in hutch. Front & back porch for your enjoyment. Bonus room off the bedroom could be additional sitting area, office or work out room. Rent includes heat & hot water. Laundry in the basement and on street parking. Conveniently located within walking distance to major bus routes and commuter rail. Terrific street and...
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40 Congreve St #1, Boston, MA 02131 is now new to the market!
Posted on 01/29/2020
40 Congreve St #1, Boston, MA 02131 is now new to the market!
Lovely spacious 2 bedroom, 1 bath in quite 3 family home in the desirable Peter's Hill Area. Freshly painted with gorgeous redone hardwood floors throughout. Replacement windows, new blinds & fixtures. Generous living room with tons of light. Separate dining room with built in hutch. Front & back porch for your enjoyment. Bonus room off the bedroom could be additional sitting area, office or work out room. Rent includes heat & hot water. Laundry in the basement and on street parking. Conveniently located within walking distance to major bus routes and commuter rail. Terrific street and...
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100 Pearl Street #5, Chelsea, MA 02150 has an Open House on  Sunday, January 26, 2020 12:00 PM to 1:30 PM
Posted on 01/25/2020
100 Pearl Street #5, Chelsea, MA 02150 has an Open House on Sunday, January 26, 2020 12:00 PM to 1:30 PM
Rarely available unit at the Pearl Street Lofts located in the hip Chelsea Waterfront. Open sunny loft with a wall of windows and 650 sq. ft. of living space waiting for your personal touches. High ceilings, hardwood floors, washer/dryer in unit, gas heat & central air. Common roof deck with million $ water & city views. Artist Gallery in lobby. Professionally managed building. Minutes to Boston & Logan & don't forget about the new Silver Line. Shopping, Starbucks, new restaurants and theater all within walking distance. Come by part of the new Chelsea and all it has to...
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100 Pearl Street #5, Chelsea, MA 02150 has an Open House on  Saturday, January 25, 2020 12:00 PM to 1:30 PM
Posted on 01/25/2020
100 Pearl Street #5, Chelsea, MA 02150 has an Open House on Saturday, January 25, 2020 12:00 PM to 1:30 PM
Rarely available unit at the Pearl Street Lofts located in the hip Chelsea Waterfront. Open sunny loft with a wall of windows and 650 sq. ft. of living space waiting for your personal touches. High ceilings, hardwood floors, washer/dryer in unit, gas heat & central air. Common roof deck with million $ water & city views. Artist Gallery in lobby. Professionally managed building. Minutes to Boston & Logan & don't forget about the new Silver Line. Shopping, Starbucks, new restaurants and theater all within walking distance. Come by part of the new Chelsea and all it has to...
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Video Tour  - 100 Pearl Street #5, Chelsea, MA 02150
Posted on 01/23/2020
Video Tour - 100 Pearl Street #5, Chelsea, MA 02150
Rarely available unit at the Pearl Street Lofts located in the hip Chelsea Waterfront. Open sunny loft with a wall of windows and 650 sq. ft. of living space waiting for your personal touches. High ceilings, hardwood floors, washer/dryer in unit, gas heat & central air. Common roof deck with million $ water & city views. Artist Gallery in lobby. Professionally managed building. Minutes to Boston & Logan & don't forget about the new Silver Line. Shopping, Starbucks, new restaurants and theater all within walking distance. Come by part of the new Chelsea and all it has to...
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100 Pearl Street #5, Chelsea, MA 02150 is now new to the market!
Posted on 01/23/2020
100 Pearl Street #5, Chelsea, MA 02150 is now new to the market!
Rarely available unit at the Pearl Street Lofts located in the hip Chelsea Waterfront. Open sunny loft with a wall of windows and 650 sq. ft. of living space waiting for your personal touches. High ceilings, hardwood floors, washer/dryer in unit, gas heat & central air. Common roof deck with million $ water & city views. Artist Gallery in lobby. Professionally managed building. Minutes to Boston & Logan & don't forget about the new Silver Line. Shopping, Starbucks, new restaurants and theater all within walking distance. Come by part of the new Chelsea and all it has to...
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Transitional Bathroom Design
Posted on 01/22/2020
Transitional Bathroom Design
Photo by Андрей Постовой on Unsplash A transitional bathroom is a popular design trend that is a cross between modern and traditional. What are the key features of a transitional bathroom? A combination of two styles: A transitional bathroom can have different meanings to different people. Usually, it is a mixture of a recent era with the current...
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260 Tremont St #7, Melrose, MA 02176 has an Open House on  Sunday, January 19, 2020 12:00 PM to 1:30 PM
Posted on 01/17/2020
260 Tremont St #7, Melrose, MA 02176 has an Open House on Sunday, January 19, 2020 12:00 PM to 1:30 PM
Welcome to your new home at the Plaza Condominiums. This corner unit has an open floor plan consisting of living room/dining room combo with sliders to your large private balcony. There are 2 generous bedrooms with ample closets & 1 full bathroom. Gorgeous hardwood floors throughout. Lovely updated kitchen with new refrigerator and tons of cabinets. There is one assigned off-street deeded parking spot and a common laundry room for your convenience. Perfectly located it's just a hop, skip & a jump to the commuter rail, restaurants & shops. Come see for yourself and make an...
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260 Tremont St #7, Melrose, MA 02176 has an Open House on  Saturday, January 18, 2020 12:00 PM to 1:30 PM
Posted on 01/17/2020
260 Tremont St #7, Melrose, MA 02176 has an Open House on Saturday, January 18, 2020 12:00 PM to 1:30 PM
Welcome to your new home at the Plaza Condominiums. This corner unit has an open floor plan consisting of living room/dining room combo with sliders to your large private balcony. There are 2 generous bedrooms with ample closets & 1 full bathroom. Gorgeous hardwood floors throughout. Lovely updated kitchen with new refrigerator and tons of cabinets. There is one assigned off-street deeded parking spot and a common laundry room for your convenience. Perfectly located it's just a hop, skip & a jump to the commuter rail, restaurants & shops. Come see for yourself and make an...
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