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Money-Saving Roofing Secrets Every Homeowner Should Know

Posted on: April 12, 2019 by in Boston
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Replacing an aging or damaged roof is an important step in providing crucial protection from the damage the elements can dish out — from heat, wind, and rain, to snow, sleet and hail. But homeowners may not realize that the type of roof shingle they choose can make a big difference, not only in the protection it offers to the home, but also in the cost of their homeowners’ insurance. Here are a few things homeowners should keep in mind when looking to save money with a new roof. Roof Continue Reading ...

Easy DIY Projects to Enhance Your Yard and Garden

Posted on: April 5, 2019 by in Blog, Boston
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Itching for summer to arrive, when you can get out and enjoy your yard? Why not plan a DIY project to improve your outdoor space, while encouraging everyone in the family to get outside and have fun together? Here are some projects to consider, and the prep work involved. Check your deck Does your existing deck need repair? Check for loose balusters, rocky railing or other issues needing attention. If you want to resurface your deck or build a new deck, measure the area and research how much Continue Reading ...

Questions To Ask During A Home Inspection

Posted on: March 27, 2019 by in Blog, Boston
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Proper inspection before buying any property is essential. A home inspection is even more important if you're buying a home for your family. You don't want to make the move and later discover that it was not worth it. Below are the questions to ask during a home inspection; 1. How Bad Is It? Buyer inspection is crucial to let you know the condition of the home. If a problem is a big problem, home inspectors going to let you know and are completely upfront with you. Home inspectors are 100% Continue Reading ...

Building a New Home? Protect Yourself Against Today’s Faster, Scarier Fires

Posted on: February 11, 2019 by in Blog, Boston
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If your new home is among the one million or so being built in the U.S. this year, congratulations! You’ll have the chance to customize it to your dream home preferences. One feature that should be at the top of your priority list is the best possible fire protection for yourself and your loved ones: home fire sprinklers. While choosing household systems may not be as fun as picking paint colors and carpeting, it’s even more important. And asking for fire sprinklers could literally save Continue Reading ...

Catch Home Buyers’ Attention with a Bathroom in an ‘Impossible’ Space

Posted on: January 18, 2019 by in Blog, Boston
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Add a bathroom to an 'impossible' space to catch home buyers' attention When it comes to real estate, you've probably heard kitchens and bathrooms typically sell houses. While you may not have enough money for a kitchen remodel, adding a bathroom can be a more affordable way to enhance your property and catch home buyers' attention. By adding another bathroom to your home, you immediately increase your chances of the property getting noticed. Technology makes it simple for buyers to search Continue Reading ...

Simple Bathroom Installations with Big Impact for 2019

Posted on: January 11, 2019 by in Blog, Boston
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Craving a more beautiful bathroom? Resolve to make this the year that you finally create the bathroom of your dreams, check our bathroom installation ideas. Fortunately, you don't need a major remodel. Consider these ideas for simple changes with big impact. With a little planning and effort, you'll add to your home's value and functionality, while getting the “Pinterest-worthy” bathroom you know will make you smile every day. Project 1: Fresh, eco-friendly style Transitional style is Continue Reading ...

Tips to Keep Holiday Spending from Breaking the Bank

Posted on: December 28, 2018 by in Blog, Boston
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Americans have lots to celebrate this holiday season, with unemployment rates at an all-time low and consumer confidence on the rise. According to The Annual Retail Sales Forecast for the Holiday Season from Deloitte, retailers have their sights on sales of more than $1.1 trillion. We all get caught up in the spirit of giving, yet the most wonderful time of year is also one of the most stressful financially. Holiday spending doesn't have to break the bank. A little planning can let you enjoy Continue Reading ...

Tips and Tactics for Buying a Home in a Seller’s Market

Posted on: December 11, 2018 by in Blog, Boston
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If you’ve been in the process of selling or buying a home this past year or even considering it, you know it’s been a seller’s market for the most part. Inventory of homes available for sale has been low, creating more demand than the market can supply. Couple that with low-interest rates, which make it a great time for prospective buyers to get more bang for their mortgage dollar, and you’ve got a marketplace in which buyers have been competing for nearly every listing. The forecast Continue Reading ...

5 Things Every Home Owner Should Do to Prepare Their House for Winter

Posted on: November 28, 2018 by in Blog, Boston
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1. The obvious have your heating system serviced and evaluated For home owner to ensure it is in good working order. Heating systems like to fail when you need them most. If your system is more than 20 years old it may be time to update it. Don’t get caught in the cold. 2. If you have a sump pump make sure it has a battery back-up to protect against power failure. If you do not have a sump pump get a portable pump. Even “dry” basements can take on water. 3. Get a generator. You do Continue Reading ...

‘Tis the Season to Get the Home Ready for Holiday Entertaining

Posted on: November 26, 2018 by in Blog, Boston
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Smart Tips to Prepare the Kitchen and Dining Room for Holiday Entertaining As the year winds down, social calendars fill up with merriment-filled gatherings among friends and family. When hosting a seasonal gathering at home, being proactive can help streamline tasks and reduce stress. From whipping up a feast to toasting in the New Year, here are five ideas for getting the heart of the home - the kitchen and dining spaces - ready for holiday entertaining. Simplify measurements Chopped Continue Reading ...