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Posted on 10/03/2022
Seasons: Maintaining Your Home's Exterior After Summer
As the relaxing days of backyard barbecues turn to thoughts of school and work mentality, your home needs to prepare for the change of seasons. Summer fun, sun and nature have a significant effect on a home’s exterior. Although end-of-summer maintenance items are not necessarily as labor intensive as many spring tasks, these are strategies that can reduce...
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Posted on 10/02/2022
Video Tour - 148 Westbrook Road, Whately, MA 01093
This is the one you've been waiting for! Custom built ranch with brand new detached accessory unit on over 1 acre. Fabulous back yard for entertaining with large deck overlooking the patio and heated in ground pool. Separate 26 x 26 detached garage with loft for storage plus an attached 2 car garage. Main house has open floor plan with stone fireplace w/ Vermont Castings WS insert to help with heating bills plus a pellet stove to warm the basement. Underground utilities & mature landscaping! The heated/cooled sunroom has vaulted ceilings with skylights and overlooks the pool area. The large primary BR has en-suite bath with large tiled...
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Posted on 10/02/2022
148 Westbrook Road, Whately, MA 01093 is now new to the market!
This is the one you've been waiting for! Custom built ranch with brand new detached accessory unit on over 1 acre. Fabulous back yard for entertaining with large deck overlooking the patio and heated in ground pool. Separate 26 x 26 detached garage with loft for storage plus an attached 2 car garage. Main house has open floor plan with stone fireplace w/ Vermont Castings WS insert to help with heating bills plus a pellet stove to warm the basement. Underground utilities & mature landscaping! The heated/cooled sunroom has vaulted ceilings with skylights and overlooks the pool area. The large primary BR has en-suite bath with large tiled...
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Posted on 10/01/2022
Another Property Sold - 18 Corticelli Street, Northampton, MA 01062
Opportunity is knocking! This cute Florence home within walking distance of the village center needs complete rehab! Active roof leaks and mold present in all rooms. This is not a project for amateurs thinking they can live in it while fixing it up! Easy to show! Offers will be reviewed on May 4th, no letters to seller or escalation clauses. Please review attached docs with information for bidders. Text Michael with appointment...
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Posted on 09/26/2022
Home improvement: Home upgrades that bring a household together
Regardless of your household structure, there's a good chance some quality time is bound to happen. Perhaps you fancy a few board games, potluck dinners or simply relaxing on the couch, but what if you could get a little more productive with your household's quality time? Here are a few popular projects for any household: The breakfast nook...
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Posted on 09/25/2022
Northampton, MA Real Estate Market Update 9/25/2022
Click here to view Northampton, MA blog post which has information on the constantly changing market...
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Posted on 09/23/2022
Another Property Sold - 91 State Street, Amherst, MA 01002
Quiet street in North Amherst is a very convenient location for this sweet ranch style home. Eat in kitchen opens up to the large deck. One acre lot has a huge side yard with plenty of space for kids, pets or a garden. 3 bedrooms on main floor. Partly finished basement has one room and laundry. Oil heat and in desirable North Amherst just minutes from the hip Mill District with shopping and...
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Posted on 09/22/2022
27 Foxglove Lane, Amherst, MA 01002 now has a new price of $725,000!
One owner passive solar custom Contemporary home on one of the largest lots in Amherst Woods at the end of a Cul-de-sac. You'll love the privacy in this home and the large windows that flood the living room and primary bedroom with sunlight. .The large south facing windows guarantee maximum sunlight even on the darkest winter days The kitchen features tons of Vartanian custom red birch cabinets with island seating, sub-zero fridge, double wall oven, work station and room for a big table. Living/dining room has built-in book cases on either side of the wood burning fireplace. Laundry room with half bath and a mud room complete the first...
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Posted on 09/19/2022
DIYs with paint for your home
If you want a creative project that won’t break your budget, consider DIYs with paint. Painting an entire room or house can take time and effort, but smaller projects can be accomplished in a single weekend. You can even make your own custom decor by upcycling items you already own. Here are some budget-friendly DIY ideas with paint...
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Posted on 09/15/2022
Video Tour - 161 South Street, Northampton, MA 01060
Hardwood floors, large windows, high ceilings, several decorative fireplaces and big rooms throughout this large 4 unit property located within walking distance of town. Plenty of off street parking. Baseboard electric heat in all units means no furnaces/boilers to maintain and tenants pay own utilities. In-unit private laundry hook up in the large first floor unit. All units currently vacant, so no bad tenants to inherit, you can start fresh with your own! . 2 large units with 2 BRs each and 2 smaller one BR units and all have 2 means of egress. Rents are estimated. Showings start at the open house Saturday 9/17...
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Posted on 09/15/2022
161 South Street, Northampton, MA 01060 is now new to the market!
Hardwood floors, large windows, high ceilings, several decorative fireplaces and big rooms throughout this large 4 unit property located within walking distance of town. Plenty of off street parking. Baseboard electric heat in all units means no furnaces/boilers to maintain and tenants pay own utilities. In-unit private laundry hook up in the large first floor unit. All units currently vacant, so no bad tenants to inherit, you can start fresh with your own! . 2 large units with 2 BRs each and 2 smaller one BR units and all have 2 means of egress. Rents are estimated. Showings start at the open house Saturday 9/17...
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Posted on 09/12/2022
How to Pack Your Book Collection for Maximum Efficiency
For many homeowners, a book collection is a point of pride and an important element in their interior decor. Books can hold emotional as well as functional significance and their presence in any room adds an important personal touch. However, when it comes time to move, an extensive book collection can be difficult to work with. Books are...
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