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Posted on 09/19/2021
How to Tell If Your Home Needs New Insulation
People who harbor a sneaking suspicion they're paying too much in heating and cooling expenses are often on to something. Under-insulated attics alone can reportedly increase utility bills by as much as 25 percent. If you identify any of the following telltale signs, consider new insulation. 1: Home Experiences Temperature Shifts Imagine sitting by an open window as...
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Posted on 09/12/2021
Kitchen: How to Budget for Your Next Remodel
The kitchen is the heart of the home, and transforming your kitchen into the one that you have always wanted is likely a dream come true. While you will surely enjoy the hours you spend selecting new cabinets or choosing a stone for your countertop, you also will need to keep in mind your budget. These tips will...
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Posted on 09/05/2021
How to Invest in Your Home
Photo by Paul McGowan via Pixabay Already a homeowner? Planning to sell in a few years? Sometimes the most sensible investment on the table is the property you already own. Why Invest In Your Own Property? Some investors think of each residence as a sort of long-term flip: buy a home, live in it for a couple of...
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Posted on 08/29/2021
New Construction Mistakes to Avoid
Photo by George Becker from Pexels While it’s common for mistakes to occur during any project, new construction mistakes can be costly. These are complex projects involving a lot of details that homeowners might not be aware of. Learning more about new construction mistakes to avoid can help lower your risk of ending up with costly errors. Being...
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Posted on 08/22/2021
Common Loan Terms of the Jumbo Mortgage
Photo by Peggy und Marco Lachmann-Anke via Pixabay A jumbo mortgage refers to a high-priced loan, usually meant for a luxury property. And while this loan may have once been reserved for the millionaire investors of the world, it may not be as exclusive as you think. If you're interested in what it takes to apply, it helps...
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Posted on 08/15/2021
Lighten Up a Little: Three Tips to Increase Your Home's Natural Light
Photo by Free-Photos via Pixabay There's a lot of benefit to be had from increasing the amount of natural light that enters your home. Scientists have long linked natural daylight to improved mood and productivity. You just feel better when you regularly work or relax in a room filled with light from the sun. Sunlight helps regulate circadian...
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Posted on 08/09/2021
297 Ashland Ave 19, Southbridge, MA 01550 is now new to the market!
Affordable Lower level 1 bedroom 1 bath in Redstone Court complex with off street parking lot. Centrally located close to town facilities. Large living room open floor plan Clean coin operated laundry facility next door. Great opportunity to own instead of rent or great investment opportunity. Unit available immediately at back entrance Lower left...
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Posted on 08/08/2021
Natural Lighting: Skylights and Light Tubes
Image by PlusONE from Shutterstock The presence of natural light inside of your living space can have a tremendous impact on how you feel in your home. If you're interested in introducing more daylight into your space consider installing a skylight or light tube. What are skylights? A traditional skylight is a window set into the roof of...
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Posted on 08/01/2021
How to Choose the Right Plant for Your Bathroom
Most popular houseplants are native to tropical climates, which might make your bathroom seem like a perfect fit. While the warmth and humidity from baths and showers is perfect for many varieties of plant, there are some other factors that come into play. Here we will go over the key things to consider when deciding what plants to...
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Posted on 07/25/2021
Outdoor Entertaining: Unique Lighting for Your Perfect Outdoor Oasis
Photo by Ben Thijssen via Pixabay If you're like many modern homeowners, your ideal of an ideal outdoor living space is one that serves as a personal oasis. Perhaps you've cultivated a thriving culinary herb garden complete with classically inspired statuary or maybe you've carved out a serene space in the middle of a flowering thicket. Whatever type...
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Posted on 07/18/2021
Smart Lighting Systems: What They Are and How to Use Them
Photo by Pixabay via Pexels While ordinary light fixtures can certainly do the job, they lack the fun and pizzazz of smart lighting systems. You can’t order your basic lamp to illuminate the room in a dazzling purple hue well before you even arrive home, after all. Or turn it back off after leaving the house and realizing...
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Posted on 07/13/2021
Another Property Sold - 36 Ryan Rd, North Brookfield, MA 01535
Great Country Location! Nature lovers must see! Beautiful Young Center hall Colonial with 3 bdrm 2.5 baths including master bath! Front to back living room with fireplace sliders to deck & beautiful above ground pool open and ready for summer entertaining. Spacious kitchen with movable island! First floor office or family room or formal dining room. Master bedroom front to back with double vanity sink and walk in closet. Lower level room finished for game night or at home office! Walk out to big back yard. Open attic could be finished for additional space. Home is set back for desired privacy. Two car garage under. Paved...
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