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Posted on 05/15/2021
Z-Wave Automation and Security: Is It Safe?
Image by Kiều Trường from Pixabay Z-wave automation is a new method you can use to connect multiple devices. The next logical question might be whether this is a safe thing to do. After all, hacking into one device could potentially be enough to hack into every device, since they're all on the same network. The good news...
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Posted on 05/10/2021
16 Park St W, Shrewsbury, MA 01545 is now new to the market!
Magnificent Sprawling Custom Ranch in Shrewsbury's prime Town Center! Offering a flexible floorplan w/5 bedrooms, 3 full baths and 2436 sq ft of one-level living, this home is truly a rare find. Situated on a quiet side street, yet close to parks, downtown dining and the public library. Gleaming hardwoods, updated baths & bedrooms and loads of easy flowing space to roam. The spacious and bright Living Room with center fireplace greets you at entrance. A 2008 expansive 800 sq ft addition was thoughtfully built to create the sun-filled Den/Office PLUS your Luxury Master Suite Wing complete with cathedral ceilings, granite &...
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Posted on 05/08/2021
Key Points for Designing Your New Home's Exterior
Photo by Pixabay from Pexels When you are building a custom home, think about more than the floor plan and interior design of your new property. Your outdoor living space is going to be just as much a part of your home as your indoor space, so you will want to be thoughtful and purposeful when designing your...
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Posted on 05/01/2021
Multi-Generational Living is a New Trend
Photo by Andrea Piacquadio from Pexels Housing priorities of young families and retired couples can vary. More and more households are combining by necessity or for the added convenience. When households combine, invariably, some adjustments will be necessary. However, the needs of young families with babies and toddlers are not really so different from the "aging in place"...
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Posted on 04/30/2021
Another Property Sold - 3 Phillips, Sudbury, MA 01776
New offer deadline- 3/14 6 PMBeautifully updated Colonial in million dollar "Great Woods" cul-de-sac neighborhood! Quick stroll to town pool, Haskell field & playground. Front to back living room with fireplace, dining room with wainscoting & open to kitchen. Updated kitchen with maple cabinets, large cherry island, granite counters, stainless steel appliances & pantry. Stunning cathedral ceiling family room w/ a new gas fireplace insert & access to the screened porch. Upstairs features - master suite with dressing area & full tiled bath, three other nice size bedrooms & guest bath w/ heated air/ jetted tub & tile...
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Posted on 04/24/2021
New Builds vs. Pre-Existing Construction: Who Wins and Who Falls Short
Photo by Expect Best from Pexels When you’re looking for a new home, should you purchase an existing one or have a brand new house built? Since this is a major decision, it’s important to learn more about the advantages of new construction vs. existing construction. Keep the following in mind, so you can compare the benefits of...
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Posted on 04/17/2021
5 Ways to Incorporate Bright Colors into Your Home (without overwhelming a room)
Photo by Ferenc Keresi via Pixabay Color can – and should – be used to decorate your home, but for most of us, too much bright color is more obnoxious than invigorating. Those screaming bright yellow walls may look amazing in the magazine spread, but you may not be prepared to live with that much color in your...
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Posted on 04/14/2021
Video Tour - 57 Brook St, Shrewsbury, MA 01545
Spectacular Colonial by Award Winning Builder in prime neighborhood location. Casually elegant 2-story foyer with inlay designed hardwoods, custom millwork & warm color palettes welcomes you at entrance. The designer-style Kitchen is the perfect gathering spot and hub of the home w/it/s 9' ceilings, decorator lighting, quality cabinetry & high-end appliances. Flow naturally into the adjoining sun-filled spacious Family Rm w/cathedral ceiling, skylights & gas fireplace. Glass sliders lead seamlessly into the 2018 Sunroom, your perfect light-filled escape w/custom stained wood ceilings for a warm glow. The elegant Dining Rm with...
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Posted on 04/14/2021
57 Brook St, Shrewsbury, MA 01545 is now new to the market!
Spectacular Colonial by Award Winning Builder in prime neighborhood location. Casually elegant 2-story foyer with inlay designed hardwoods, custom millwork & warm color palettes welcomes you at entrance. The designer-style Kitchen is the perfect gathering spot and hub of the home w/it/s 9' ceilings, decorator lighting, quality cabinetry & high-end appliances. Flow naturally into the adjoining sun-filled spacious Family Rm w/cathedral ceiling, skylights & gas fireplace. Glass sliders lead seamlessly into the 2018 Sunroom, your perfect light-filled escape w/custom stained wood ceilings for a warm glow. The elegant Dining Rm with...
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Posted on 04/10/2021
Add a Touch of Nostalgia by Using Vintage Tinware as Planters
Photo by Sabine van Erp via Pixabay There's a certain nostalgia associated with genuine vintage tins -- not the replicas you find at today's one-dollar stores. Genuine vintage tins had real purpose, usually multiple ones, in fact. They did double duty as tubs to wash both children and laundry. Or, sometimes, they held both lunch food and school...
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Posted on 04/03/2021
1031 Exchange Basics
Photo by Tima Miroshnichenko from Pexels “1031 exchange” or “like-kind exchange” are terms you may have encountered in the real estate world. While the name might make it sound like a tax form, it actually refers to an entire type of business transaction. If you are interested in buying or selling investment property, it’s important to understand what...
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Posted on 03/31/2021
Another Property Sold - 3 Greybert Ln, Worcester, MA 01602
Beautiful hard wood flooring throughout the entire house lays the foundation for this fantastic listing. In the great city of Worcester, this 3-Bedroom property is one you don't want to miss! Recently replaced siding and roofing make for a fantastic curb-side appeal. Spacious patio space behind the residence provides for the perfect outdoor dining area overlooking a sizable yard. The open concept design allows for a seamless transition between the kitchen and dining room, while also leading into a flexible living space. Currently utilized as a joint living room and play area, the large connected spaces can be converted into an office space,...
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