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Posted on 08/01/2021
3 Tips for Designing a Retro Gaming Room
Image by Andrzej Rembowski from Pixabay With more of our daily lives spent at home, it’s the perfect time to set up a game room. If you have unused space in your home or want to enhance an existing game room, there are lots of things you can do to accomplish your design goals. If you want to...
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Posted on 07/25/2021
Voice-Controlled Devices You May Want to Consider
Photo by Andrey Bryzgalov via Shutterstock We’ve learned to use voice controls in our cars for hands-free calling, but what about in our homes? Alexa, Google Assistant, Echo and Siri are for more than simply using your voice to switch on the lights or control the temperature. Here are more ways to control your home with the sound...
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Posted on 07/18/2021
Many Potential Home Sellers Stay Put
Image by Mudassar Iqbal from Pixabay Construction of affordable starter homes is failing to keep pace with the number of first-time house hunters. At the same time, more homeowners are resisting the siren song of selling to these potential buyers in order to move up or downsize. It's a trend called "rising tenure length." Owners are staying put....
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Posted on 07/11/2021
Selling Your Home - A First Time Guide
Photo by Pexels via Pixabay If you do not know the process for selling a home it can raise your stress level some. It can also be a very unpleasant experience. During the process, you will have to endure a lot of opinions and suggestions that can either help you or end up hurting your efforts when the...
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Posted on 07/09/2021
Another Property Sold - 10 Dodge Ave, Worcester, MA 01606
SHOWINGS CANCELED, Offer accepted. Great commuter location on the North Side between the Burncoat and Greendale neighborhoods! Owners made many improvements over the years, roof, siding, windows on 2nd floor, hot water tank, circuit breakers & updated kit & bath on 1st floor. Interiors offer spacious front to back living/dining rooms plus an office, good size bedrooms, hardwoods, laundry hookups in basement for each unit w/storage area. Showings By Appointment Only Sat May 1st from 11-3, Sun May 2 from 11-3. This is NOT an Open House. Masks required & one showing at a...
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Posted on 07/04/2021
Your Quick Guide to New Construction Homes
Photo by Tima Miroshnichenko from Pexels As you're shopping for a home, you may be drawn to new construction homes. The idea of moving into a completely new place ready for you to make your own definitely has its appeal. But you may have some questions about going this route since it can be different from buying an...
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Posted on 06/27/2021
Invest in These Exterior Renovation Projects to Add Home Value
Before beginning any renovation project, it’s important to think about your return on investment. Changing your home can be costly, especially when those changes affect the exterior. Some projects are definitely more worth your time and money than others. Here we will go over some of the best exterior renovation tasks and projects to increase your home value....
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Posted on 06/20/2021
Should I rent or buy my next home?
Photo by Mohamed Hassan via Pixabay For years home ownership has been the American dream, but, according to the Pew Research Center, a higher percentage of us are renters than at any other time in the last 50 years. Is that a bad thing? Not necessarily. For many people renting may be the right choice. Every individual and...
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Posted on 06/13/2021
The Impact Home Improvement Projects Have on the Value of Your Home
Photo by bidvine via Pixabay Some home projects and improvements can't wait - a leaking hot water heater or a water damaged floor need to be replaced right away. Other, planned renovations and upgrades are optional. Consider not only your current needs, but the potential impact of any large planned upgrade on your home's value before you proceed....
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Posted on 06/08/2021
Another Property Sold - 50 Etre Drive, Worcester, MA 01604
SHOWINGS for Sunday are Canceled OFFER ACCEPTED! Curb appealing 3 Br, 2.5 bath Colonial in FLINT POND VILLAGE with a relaxing farmers porch to enjoy the neighborhood setting! The Open Floor plan flows from the attached Cathedral Family Room & Wet bar into the Renovated Kitchen & Dining Room perfect for post Covid Parties & If you're working from Home there's a first floor office/school room w/corner desks. Or escape to the Cathedral Master suite w/vaulted skylight bath & walk-in closet. There's also 2 spacious guest rooms and an updated sun-filled vaulted main bath. The fenced in yard offers a gardeners delight w/numerous...
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Posted on 06/06/2021
DIY: 4 Easy Bathroom Updates
Photo by Bonnie Kittle on Unsplash Tired of looking at a dated bathroom day after day but dread updating it knowing the average remodeled bathroom will set you back thousands of dollars? Even if you don’t have the budget for a complete makeover, there are several DIY ways you can update your bathroom. 1. Paint Tub & Tile...
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Posted on 05/30/2021
Average Costs for Remodeling a Home with Minor Upgrades
When you want to upgrade your home, you don’t have to do a bunch of big, costly changes. Minor upgrades allow you to give your home an updated appearance and improve its functionality while spending less money and time overall. Even though minor upgrades cost less than major ones, it’s still important to determine a budget. This can...
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