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Posted on 07/24/2021
Another Property Sold - 31 Trumbull Road, Northampton, MA 01060
This iconic building in downtown Northampton is a combination of commercial and residential units with leases in place. Potential to add more units on the just under one acre site. Well maintained and updated over the years. 41 lined parking spaces with potential for a few more. The separate bright and sunny offices could be combined to make one larger office, and it was previously used as an attorney office. The 3 residential units on 3rd floor have a separate entrance. Potential for more income with rental of parking spaces and open land for potential expansion. Well maintained and would be great for owner occupant or investment...
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Posted on 07/20/2021
Video Tour - 172 South Street, Chesterfield, MA 01012
Builder's own custom built cape style house on over 11 private, wooded acres is in move in condition. The wide pine floors throughout have just all been refinished. The large eat in kitchen has plenty of cabinets with a nice big pantry. Native stone fireplace in family room is located just off the kitchen. The rear deck goes the entire length of the house. Full basement has 2 finished rooms plus laundry. 3 nice sized bedrooms are upstairs and the master has 2 large walk in closets and en-suite bath with beautiful claw foot tub. Unique antique dressers repurposed as bathroom vanities in both 2nd floor baths. The open front porch spans...
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Posted on 07/20/2021
172 South Street, Chesterfield, MA 01012 is now new to the market!
Builder's own custom built cape style house on over 11 private, wooded acres is in move in condition. The wide pine floors throughout have just all been refinished. The large eat in kitchen has plenty of cabinets with a nice big pantry. Native stone fireplace in family room is located just off the kitchen. The rear deck goes the entire length of the house. Full basement has 2 finished rooms plus laundry. 3 nice sized bedrooms are upstairs and the master has 2 large walk in closets and en-suite bath with beautiful claw foot tub. Unique antique dressers repurposed as bathroom vanities in both 2nd floor baths. The open front porch spans...
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Posted on 07/19/2021
Why Going Green May Make Your HOA See Red
Photo by Maria Godfrida via Pixabay For a homeowner who wants to make green improvements and renovations to their personal property, the Conditions, Covenants & Restrictions, or CC&Rs, of the local homeowner association can pose problems that cost time, money and freedom of choice. This is especially true for homeowners who wish to make structural or aesthetic changes...
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Posted on 07/17/2021
Another Property Sold - 336 Haydenville Rd, Whately, MA 01093
What an opportunity! Located on a 3 acre site - a combination of open, sunny yard together with an abundance of woods as a border is this 3 family Cape style home. Unit A is a 6RM,2BR 1 Bath which has been completely renovated and offers an open floor plan including country kitchen,combo DR/LR, 2 bedrooms and a bath - perfect as an owner occupied dwelling. In addition the walk up attic would be ideal fro expansion. There are 2 one bedroom units each with a LR,Kitchen,bedroom and bath. Total rents per month equal $3465.00. Amenities are many and include an oversized 2 bay garage, chicken coop and an abundance of maple trees to tap! ...
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Posted on 07/12/2021
Northampton, MA Real Estate Market Update 7/12/2021
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Posted on 07/12/2021
Your Guide to Stone Siding Alternatives
Photo by eberhard grossgasteiger from Pexels Natural stone siding is not always the best choice. Depending on your budget and the climate where you live it might be wise to choose an alternative. But what if you have your heart set on the look of a stone house? There are lots of material options for home exteriors on...
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Posted on 07/06/2021
32 South Main, Deerfield, MA 01373 is now new to the market!
Live right in the village center and walk to everything in South Deerfield, restaurants and shops. Convenient to Routes 5 and I-91, yet on a quiet side street. Traditional style farmhouse has nice big lot with plenty of room to add a garage. Wide pine floors and beamed ceiling in the bright sunny living room. Large eat in kitchen opens up to a nice composite deck. The lot back up to a...
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Posted on 07/05/2021
Everything That Goes Into a Green Home
Photo by ready made from Pexels With all the talk of sustainability and environmental concerns, it's easy to think of these vague ideas as little more than a pie-in-the-sky dream. The nitty-gritty of green homes is often lost on those outside the industry, largely because the concepts are unique to each location and build. We'll look at just...
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Posted on 07/04/2021
2 Frances Way, Whately, MA 01093 is now new to the market!
One of only a few lots left at Pine Plains in south Whately awaits your custom house plans. This gorgeous neighborhood has mature trees and underground electric. Convenient to Routes 5 and I-91 yet quiet and private. Septic design has already been done and this lot is ready to build...
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Posted on 06/28/2021
Replace Your Toilet in 3 Simple Steps
Photo by Edgardo Lagmay on Unsplash Nothing dates a bathroom like an old toilet. Not only have toilets advanced significantly in the past 10-15 years. Older toilets often develop hard water stains and porcelain scratches that show their age. Fortunately, replacing a toilet is one of the most straightforward home improvement projects you can do. And it's relatively...
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Posted on 06/26/2021
Easthampton, MA Real Estate Market Update 6/26/2021
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