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Posted on 01/04/2023
876 Western Ave 876, Lynn, MA 01905 is now new to the market!
Affordable Housing Guidelines apply!!! Welcome to Orchard Grove , Brand New Construction, 5 plus room Townhouses with 4 to choose from , Featuring High efficiency Fha X Gas Hydro Air systems, Central Air, Tankless Gas Hot Water , Main Living level has open floor plan with Large Living room, Dining area, 1/2 bath and Galley style Kitchen , Kitchen is white shaker style cabinets, Granite counters, and stainless steel appliances, recessed lights and hardwood plank flooring, Top level is 2 large bedrooms with ample closets, Full bath and laundry , Ground level has Bonus room/office with sliders leading to private patio, 1 car garage and...
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Posted on 01/04/2023
868 Western Ave 868, Lynn, MA 01905 is now new to the market!
Affordable Housing Guidelines apply!!! Welcome to Orchard Grove , Brand New Construction, 5 plus room Townhouses with 4 to choose from , Featuring High efficiency Fha X Gas Hydro Air systems, Central Air, Tankless Gas Hot Water , Main Living level has open floor plan with Large Living room, Dining area, 1/2 bath and Galley style Kitchen , Kitchen is white shaker style cabinets, Granite counters, and stainless steel appliances, recessed lights and hardwood plank flooring, Top level is 2 large bedrooms with ample closets, Full bath and laundry , Ground level has Bonus room/office with sliders leading to private patio, 1 car garage and...
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Posted on 01/01/2023
When do you need a permit to work on your house? Here are the basics
When do you need a permit to work on your house? Before...
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Posted on 12/25/2022
Soilless Gardening: How to Grow a Philodendron in Water
Growing plants in water is a fun and convenient way of bringing nature indoors. Many popular houseplants and herbs can sprout and live in water with the right nutrients. Heartleaf philodendrons are especially successful growing this way. Here is a basic guide for growing a philodendron in water: What You'll Need A clear vessel - Commonly used items...
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Posted on 12/25/2022
Another Property Sold - 15 Cowdrey Ave, Lynn, MA 01904
Ward 1 , Nestled in between Lynn Woods and Sluice Pond, 6 Room 3 Bedroom Colonial with 2 full baths . Sparkling refinished hardwood floors, First floor has Country Kitchen with new flooring , Formal dining room with twin built-in hutches, Open Living Room, and full bath with stand up shower, second level is 3 large bedrooms and additional full bath with tub and shower. Walk up attic for storage or potential for extending living space. Basement has high ceilings, FHA X Gas heating. 100 amp circuit Breakers, All on large lot with ample parking. Oversized Garage has room for work shop and large second level loft could easily be finished for...
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Posted on 12/23/2022
Another Property Sold - 78 Water St, Saugus, MA 01906
Recently fully renovated 3BD/2.5BA single-family home! Enter into a spacious living room that leads you directly into your stunning and updated kitchen. The kitchen showcases custom white shaker cabinets, stainless steel appliances, quartz countertops, large island and a dedicated dining room tucked off the back. Sliding glass doors letting in an abundance of natural light into the kitchen lead directly out to your large deck & fenced in backyard, making it the perfect entertaining space! Upstairs you will find the primary bedroom with custom double closets and en-suite bath. Two additional bedrooms with custom closets and full bath...
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Posted on 12/18/2022
5 Steps to a Finished Basement
More homeowners than ever are looking to finish their basements, particularly as they require additional living space, to make the most out of their home. A finished basement can be used as an entertainment area, a fitness room, a play room or an office. The options are endless; now all you need to do is get started. Follow...
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Posted on 12/11/2022
Outdoor decor: Tips & tricks for all seasons
No matter the size or shape of your yard or patio, it's...
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Posted on 12/09/2022
Another Property Sold - 2 Brackenbury St, Malden, MA 02148
Great location for this adorable bungalow , close to parks, schools, downtown, shopping, restaurants ,T station and only a few minutes from Boston. Don't miss this move in ready 6 plus room home with potential to expand in the partially finished attic. Hardwood floors through out. Eat-in Country Kitchen, Dining room nook , Large living room, with open layout to office or sitting area, 2 ample bedrooms and three season back porch. Walk up attic has not been used in years but could be a Master Suite or family room. Basement also offers wide open space and high ceilings for potential play room. Offers due Monday October 24 at 2...
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Posted on 12/04/2022
How To Build A Barn-Style Accent Door
This may sound counterintuitive, but some of the most eye-catching barn-style accent doors rank among the easiest DIY home improvement projects. And a few insider tips might help push the project along. For example, people who do not work in the construction trades rarely realize that many 10-inch wide boards run closer to 9.25 inches. That insider tip...
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Posted on 12/03/2022
Another Property Sold - 60 Pennybrook Rd, Lynn, MA 01905
Classic Colonial located near the entrance of Lynn Woods, Oversized 16,000 + square foot lot with plenty of room for all your outdoor needs , large Garden area, plenty of off street parking and nicely wooded for privacy. First Level has Eat-in Kitchen , formal dining room and open living room , Second level is 3 large bedrooms plus full bath, hardwood floors through out . The high ceilings and large rooms gives this home that special feel. Great area with easy access to schools, shopping , and all major highways. Easy access to and from...
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Posted on 11/27/2022
A beginner's guide to homeowners insurance: How much will it cost?
If you’re a first-time homebuyer working on a budget for your future plans, you might be wondering about homeowners insurance - how much will it cost, anyway? Unfortunately, the answer can get complicated, as it depends on several factors. To help you budget for your first home, here is a quick guide to what goes in to determining...
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