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Posted on 11/28/2021
How to Find the Perfect Secondhand Furniture for Your Space
Many interior design styles call for furnishings that are vintage or well-worn. Apart from style, secondhand decor and furniture can be an inexpensive and practical alternative to purchasing brand new items. Regardless of whether you’re looking for the perfect piece for looks or for function, we’ve put together some tips for how to find and use secondhand decor...
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Posted on 11/23/2021
Another Property Sold - 19 Lambert Road, Belmont, MA 02478
Welcome home to 19 Lambert Road, a private sanctuary at the end of a quiet road on one of Belmont’s finest streets! Meticulously landscaped, with great curb appeal, and lovingly cared for by the original owners. An inviting two-story foyer with terracotta flooring is where the journey begins in this special contemporary home. Great flow with open floor plan perfect for today’s lifestyle. Need home office space? There are multiple areas perfect for your home office. The many skylights allow for lots of natural lighting and the wall of windows brings the beautiful backyard into your living area. The second floor offers three generous sized...
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Posted on 11/21/2021
Decorate with Antique Doorknobs
Image by savannaholson0 from Pixabay There are many people who are looking for new and inventive ways to decorate their home. In order to get the most out of this process, it is important to pay attention to detail. The doorknobs are a commonly overlooked source of decoration. One of the ways to add a little bit of...
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Posted on 11/20/2021
Another Property Sold - 36 Homer Rd, Arlington, MA 02476
The Best of the Best! New Home Under Construction in Poet's Corner neighborhood. This well designed and appointed New Home will not disappoint! Features a custom designed kitchen with Quartz counters, SS appliances, island, and dining area open to the Family room with gas fireplace. Formal dining room with custom millwork, formal living room for those quieter conversation. Master suite with walk-in closet and spa like bath. Junior suite on 3rd floor makes a perfect teenage or au-paire suite. Finished lower level suitable for many uses. Located in a well established neighborhood with school, parks and highway access just minutes away. This is...
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Posted on 11/17/2021
Another Property Sold - 151 Washington St, Arlington, MA 02474
Welcome to 151 Washington Street, a warm and inviting 1927 colonial-style three-bedroom, one-and-a-half bath home. The first floor features a large updated eat-in kitchen with granite countertops, stainless steel appliances, and a spacious pantry. There is a first floor bedroom and half-bath located off the kitchen area. The formal dining room has beautiful wainscot paneling and crown moldings, while the living room has a fireplace and is lined with windows to let in an abundance of natural light. The second level boasts two bedrooms and a newly renovated full bathroom. Beautiful hardwood floors and gumwood moldings throughout add to the...
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Posted on 11/15/2021
Another Property Sold - 77 Columbus Avenue 1, Somerville, MA 02143
Just two blocks above vibrant Union Square, and sited on a gorgeous leafy street dotted with colorful Victorians, this first floor duplex condo offers high ceilings and well-proportioned living spaces with exposed brick and rough hewn wood, creating a dynamite blend of Victorian elegance and rustic warmth. The main level features a generous primary bedroom, living room, as well as an eat-in kitchen and bathroom, both renovated in 2015. Abundant finished space with two large rooms in the lower level offers tremendous flexibility as a home office, guest suite, makerspace, or all three! The front porch is the perfect way to meet the neighbors,...
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Posted on 11/14/2021
Home Renovations: Will Your Homeowners Insurance Cover Them?
Your home insurance policy includes a specific type of coverage called "dwelling coverage." The amount of dwelling coverage that you have is based on your overall home value and the approximate cost to rebuild your home in the event of a total loss. When you renovate your home, you may increase its value — and if you don't...
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Posted on 11/07/2021
Home Entertainment: Ways to Choose Your Perfect Universal Remote
Having a home theater filled with tons of equipment, including a TV or projector, sound system, media player, streaming device and other gadgets means you probably have several remote controls to manage. Keeping track of these remotes and making sure you’re using the right one for each device can end up being an enormous challenge. Switching to a...
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Posted on 10/31/2021
Adding New Efficiency to Old Homes
Photo by Jessica Bryant from Pexels If you've recently purchased a home that was built long ago, prepare to make a few upgrades in the name of comfort. From upgrading windows and doors to replacing worn-out appliances, these are the improvements that easily pay for themselves over time. Best of all - they'll boost the way your vintage...
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Posted on 10/29/2021
Another Property Sold - 134 Eastwood Circuit, Boston, MA 02132
Welcome to 134 Eastwood Circuit. This sweet home has been in the same family for nearly 50 years! Solid and spacious home has been well maintained. You could be the next lucky owners to put down your roots and customize the space with this versatile floor plan. Expanded cape offers a generous size yard (see plot plan on document file). Great potential inside this 3 bedroom 2 bath home. This sun filled home offers a front to back living room with fireplace, a dining room, first floor family room or would work as a first floor bedroom with an adjacent private full bath. (see floor plan). Eat in kitchen has easy access to yard with patio...
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Posted on 10/24/2021
3 Ways to Move Cross-Country on a Budget
Moving is exciting and complicated, no matter how far away you’re going. It can also be an expensive process, even with careful budgeting. If you’re moving across the country, transportation, shipping and other aspects of your move can add up quickly. Luckily, there are inexpensive ways to move long distances. Here are some budget-friendly ideas for moving cross-country:...
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Posted on 10/17/2021
3 Container Gardening Mistakes to Avoid
Creating a container garden is more than just beautiful design. In order for your container garden to thrive and look its absolute best you need to make sure the plants are happy and healthy. Here we’ll go over some of the most common mistakes and problems in container gardening and how to avoid them. Combining Plants With Incompatible...
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