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Posted on 09/15/2021
Quick Tips for Winterizing Your Home
While your property may be well insulated, there are a few things you can do to elevate your home’s winter efficiency. By following these suggestions, you can save money on your energy bills, protect your home from the elements and keep your home warm all winter long. Check the Fireplace Your fireplace is a prime location for birds...
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Posted on 09/09/2021
159 Sycamore Drive, Holden, MA 01520 now has a new price of $549,900!
You will be welcomed into this custom built, meticulous ,one owner, four bedroom home with 2.5 baths, Country Frenchish kitchen cabinets and open floor plan allowing for entertaining and family gatherings in the fireplaced family room with french doors out to deck overlooking wooded backyard. The oversized dining room with hardwood flooring is perfect for hosting many occasions. The four bedrooms are generous in size and the master has a walk-in closet and 3/4 bath. No problem with storage in this home, as the basement is large and unfinished with many possibilities. The roof was replaced in 2018 and painted in 2017. This is a neighborhood...
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Posted on 09/08/2021
The Best Houseplants for a Low-Light Living Space
Keeping houseplants isn’t just for those with sunny homes. While the perfect south-facing window is many plant owners’ dream, lower light environments are just fine for many types of plants to thrive. Here we will go over some of the best low-light houseplants for your home. Snake Plant Snake plants are striking in appearance and extremely hardy. They...
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Posted on 09/01/2021
Pets: Creating Your Pets' New Favorite Spot
Photo by Ilona Krijgsman via Pixabay Whether you own a cat, dog, reptile, or another animal, these critters are members of the family. But with cramped spaces and home layouts that aren’t very focused on the comfort and safety of your pets, you may need to make some modifications to make your home more pet-friendly. And given how...
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Posted on 08/28/2021
Holden, MA Real Estate Market Update 8/28/2021
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Posted on 08/25/2021
How to Use VR to Sell Your Luxury Home
Image by Pexels from Pixabay Virtual reality (VR) may not be in every household in the country, but it's becoming more mainstream by the day. And contrary to popular belief, it's not just video game experts who want to get their hands on the latest technology. See how VR can inspire better offers from motivated buyers, leading to...
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Posted on 08/18/2021
7 Home Energy-Saving Projects You Can Easily DIY
Image by Gerd Altmann from Pixabay Going green at home doesn't have to cost thousands of dollars. There are plenty of easy changes homeowners can make to minimize their home's carbon footprint. From installing new storm windows to adjusting the temperature control on the hot-water heater, these DIY projects are can shave dollars off utility bills. The best...
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Posted on 08/12/2021
27 Vicksburg Circle, Holden, MA 01520 is now new to the market!
Welcome to this spotless ten room colonial with hardwoods, sunken family room and fireplace, four season office or breakfast nook overlooking above ground pool, deck and private backyard. . The maple cabinet kitchen has an island, granite counters and stainless steel appliances. The dining room has a bow window and custom built cabinetry with lots of storage.The front to back living room with fireplace is perfect for entertaining family and friends. There are many updates including new electrical panel, mini-splits, upgraded chimneys, newer appliances, pool heater, pellet stove, security system, gutter helmets and more. There is a...
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Posted on 08/11/2021
Preparing for Your New Construction: A Quick How-To
Photo by Ketut Subiyanto from Pexels There is something enticing about building the home that you want rather than purchasing a property that only has some features you desire. When you invest in new residential construction, you can create the living space that you have always dreamed of having. Step 1: Choose a Builder The first step in...
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Posted on 08/04/2021
What Can a Mesh Router Do for Your Home Security?
A mesh router is designed to provide more Wi-Fi coverage in a home, making it useful for residents who use their devices in every corner. By using multiple access points, you're getting signals from a number of directions that are then rebroadcast over different areas. A studio apartment is unlikely to need a mesh router unless it's located...
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Posted on 08/03/2021
Another Property Sold - 64 Greenwood Parkway, Holden, MA 01520
SINGLE FAMILY COLONIAL WITH IN-LAW APT.-AU PAIR APT.-HOME OFFICE-REMOTE LEARNING CENTER.All these and more are your choices in this custom built Sundin home with three yr. old addition.The main home has a library, fpcd. family room and eat-in kitchen with ss appliances. First fl. is already plumbed for a laundry room. The second floor has three bedrooms, bath, and an entrance to the apt. which has multiple purposes. A three yr. old third floor master suite with 8'x3' shower was added along with the in-law apt. The in-law bedroom could be a second floor master bedroom and the third floor could be reserved for guests. The quality in...
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Posted on 07/29/2021
Holden, MA Real Estate Market Update 7/29/2021
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