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Posted on 08/15/2022
No Sun, No Problem: 5 Beautiful Shade-Loving Outdoor Plants
If you have a shaded yard or garden, it might seem hopeless to grow bright and colorful flowers and plants. However, there are plenty of vibrant plants that thrive in partial to full shade. Here is a guide to some of the best shade-loving outdoor plants to consider for your garden: Hosta Hostas are a staple of shady...
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Posted on 08/14/2022
Danvers, MA Real Estate Market Update 8/14/2022
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Posted on 08/08/2022
Small backyard ideas: 3 Stylish tips to try
Finding inspiration for small spaces can be difficult, especially when searching for backyard ideas. Whether you want to completely renovate your yard or give it a simple style makeover, it’s easy to feel constrained by a lack of square footage. However, just like when designing interior spaces, there are some great tricks to make the space feel larger...
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Posted on 08/03/2022
3 Repton Circle 3411, Watertown, MA 02472 is now new to the market!
Extraordinary 1 bedroom Penthouse/Top Floor unit of 760 sf. in a highly desirable and convenient location near the Charles River Greenway path, Arsenal Yards and the Arts Center. An open concept floor plan with an abundance of natural light filled space with floor to ceiling windows in the living room/dining area as well as the main bedroom with walk-in closet. This quiet top floor unit offers generous amenities that include a storage unit just across the hall from the unit, trash shoot, a deeded parking space just outside the building front entrance, excellent guest parking, beautifully landscaped grounds, snow removal, bike storage and a...
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Posted on 08/01/2022
Can Converting A Shed Into A Tiny Home Save You Money?
A growing number of homeowners invest in in-law apartments each year as a way to expand their square footage to accommodate family members. According to data from Freddie Mac, upwards of 1.4 million single-family homes include an in-law dwelling. Regardless of the reason to make the home improvement, property owners often spend the money knowing the additional living...
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Posted on 07/29/2022
Beverly, MA Real Estate Market Update 7/29/2022
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Posted on 07/25/2022
Hurricane-Proofing Your Windows: 3 Options to Consider
Hurricanes bring with them many potential hazards. Between flooding, strong winds and damage from debris, there are lots of things to prepare for. One major way you can prottect yourself and your home during a hurricane is by taking steps to prepare your windows. Here are 3 common ways to hurricane-proof the windows in your home: Hurricane Film...
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Posted on 07/18/2022
Budget-Friendly Basement Upgrades
There are plenty of ways to upgrade a basement without expensive renovations. Whether your basement is unfinished or fully furnished, you can make a noticeable difference with some simple and budget-friendly decor choices. Here are some tips for affordable and easy basement decor to refresh your space. Add Area Rugs for an Instant Comfort Upgrade Area rugs can...
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Posted on 07/14/2022
Danvers, MA Real Estate Market Update 7/14/2022
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Posted on 07/11/2022
How to lower your property taxes: Options for veterans with disabilities other than exemption
Many state governments offer property tax exemptions to qualified veterans with disabilities. However, since the amount of coverage and rules for eligibility vary from one state to the next, you may still need some extra help. Luckily, there are plenty of ways you can lower your property taxes in the event you have to pay them in full....
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Posted on 06/28/2022
Beverly, MA Real Estate Market Update 6/28/2022
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Posted on 06/27/2022
153 Holten Street 5, Danvers, MA 01923 now has a new price of $1,700!
Excellent condition 4 room, 1 bedroom third floor apartment in residential location conveniently located to major routes and town. Hardwood floors, newer stove and refrigerator. Updated FHW heating system. Light filled rooms and good-sized bedroom. Modern full bath. Excellent closet space. Off street parking and yard. $1,695 monthly plus heat and utilities paid by tenant. There is NO laundry in the building however there is a large laundromat 1/2 mile away. Good space for work at home use. First, last and security deposit equal to one month's rent required. NO SMOKING, NO PETS. Typical tenant stays long term in this well maintained 5-unit...
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