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Reducing Your Waste to Nothing
Posted on 09/08/2019
Reducing Your Waste to Nothing
Post If living green is a new endeavor for you, reducing your waste output down to zero is an ambitious goal. However, it is a noble one. With some re-thinking and effort, you can make great strides in the quantity of trash you and your household produces. Put in some of these practices and what you add to landfills...
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Water, Water Everywhere
Posted on 09/01/2019
Water, Water Everywhere
For years, city planners worked to improve green spaces because of the known health benefits. That means more parks, trails, trees, and gardens grace municipalities across the country than before. But what about blue spaces? According to marine biologist, Wallace J. Nichols, blue space may have more profound implications than green space for emotional and physical wellness. What...
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Reasons You Shouldn’t Skip A Home Inspection
Posted on 08/25/2019
Reasons You Shouldn’t Skip A Home Inspection
It is always a beautiful and joyous feeling when you make an offer for a home, and the seller accepts it. However, you shouldn’t be in haste to pay the seller yet. Don’t be tempted to cut corners either by neglecting professional home inspection services all in a bid to reduce cost. Skipping home inspection should never be...
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Not Ready to Buy a Home – Take a Class
Posted on 08/18/2019
Not Ready to Buy a Home – Take a Class
Buying a home tops your long-range goals list, but are you ready? As a first-time buyer, you have loads of questions and concerns. After all, a home loan is an obligation for years into the future. You want to make savvy decisions and be comfortable that you’ve negotiated the best deal. On top of that, learning all about...
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Getting Your Kids on the Tidy Up Bandwagon
Posted on 08/11/2019
Getting Your Kids on the Tidy Up Bandwagon
No doubt about it, family life can be messy! With you working all week, the kids going to school, and the dog, well, doing dog things, it doesn’t take long for the house to end up a mess. You manage to finish the dinner dishes but when you take a look around at everything else you just want...
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Another Property Sold - 377 Washington St, Somerville, MA 02143
Posted on 08/10/2019
Another Property Sold - 377 Washington St, Somerville, MA 02143
Location Location and Location, between Harvard,Union & Inman Squares, minutes to walk to each. Older condition Single Family, does need a lot of work, possibility of (buyer to due, due diligent).. Large Kitchen with half bath on first, all older oak flooring and great size rooms. Second Floor is four large Bedrooms and a small room as office, in total 5 rm and full bath on 2nd floor. House sits on 7,000 sf of land between to commercial...
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4 Reasons You Should Change Your Home Filter Regularly
Posted on 08/04/2019
4 Reasons You Should Change Your Home Filter Regularly
Changing your air filters in your home can be a chore that is quickly forgotten and overlooked, but it is crucial to the overall health of your home. To keep your home air system functioning at its best, be sure to have your HVAC system checked, maintained, and changed regularly. Prevent Damage. By keeping your system up to...
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Tips and Tricks To Clean Out Any Bad House Smell
Posted on 07/28/2019
Tips and Tricks To Clean Out Any Bad House Smell
Have you ever walked into a room and wondered, "What is that smell?” Perhaps it's the kitchen trash, or maybe a clogged drain or the moldy-smelling washing machine. No matter what might be giving off that foul odor, there are tricks that you can use to bring a halt to it. Here are simple tricks to seek and...
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377 Washington St, Somerville, MA 02143 is now new to the market!
Posted on 07/26/2019
377 Washington St, Somerville, MA 02143 is now new to the market!
Location Location and Location, between Harvard,Union & Inman Squares, minutes to walk to each. Older condition Single Family, does need a lot of work, possibility of (buyer to due, due diligent).. Large Kitchen with half bath on first, all older oak flooring and great size rooms. Second Floor is four large Bedrooms and a small room as office, in total 5 rm and full bath on 2nd floor. House sits on 7,000 sf of land between to commercial...
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6 Ridiculously Easy Home Decorating Tips to Transform Your House into a Home
Posted on 07/21/2019
6 Ridiculously Easy Home Decorating Tips to Transform Your House into a Home
Your home is your haven, and as such, it deserves special treatment. Contrary to the erroneous idea that home décor takes up lots of cash and time, we have put together a few ridiculously easy home-décor tips that are sure to help you transform your house to the home it deserves to be. Employ bright colors. Bright colors...
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10 Allen Court #3, Somerville, MA 02143 now has a new price of $838,500!
Posted on 07/15/2019
10 Allen Court #3, Somerville, MA 02143 now has a new price of $838,500!
Last unit new construction, this is the 4th unit out of 4. Brand New Construction, this unit is largest in the building, large open space (living, Dining & Kitchen plus small space to use for Home Office. This floor has a 3/4 bath, large closets in Living room, storage behind 3/4 bath. Upper unit has two large bedrooms with plenty of closet space in each of the bedrooms, each bedroom has a full bath, This unit comes with two car parking in garage underneath. The building is off Park Street with easy access to Union Sq., Harvard Sq., Inman Sq., all a short walk. Easy access to downtown Boston, highways and all kinds of shops. ...
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Advantages of A Finished Basement
Posted on 07/14/2019
Advantages of A Finished Basement
A basement comes with many benefits, ranging from being a relaxation area to a quiet space where children can play, or other noisier activities like drum practice. A basement serves many purposes. To many, the additional living space is more than enough reason to finish it. To others, it can serve as an extra bedroom or living space...
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