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Posted on 03/13/2021
566 Shore Road 10, Truro, MA 02652 is now new to the market!
Quintessential Cape Cod....Beach cottages remind us of times gone by when life was simple and carefree. This sweet beach cottage is no exception, but it comes with today's modern conveniences. During a major $65,000 renovation, the configuration of the cottage was changed and a loft was added to create a more open feeling to the living space. The scope of the work also included replacement of the older existing slider with a Pella slider with built-in blinds; replacement of the original asbestos shingles with new cedar shingles; updates to the bathroom; and the installation of a new split unit heat and A/C system. But, best of all are the...
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Posted on 03/07/2021
DIY: Improve Water Efficiency to Your Bathroom
Image by PublicDomainPictures from Pixabay Water efficiency is good for both the environment and your wallet. Changing habits, such as turning off the tap while brushing your teeth saves about 3,000 gallons a year. This is great, but if you want to take it a step further to conserve water, here are four DIY ways to bring better...
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Posted on 02/28/2021
Get Ready to List Your Residence
Listing a home may prove to be challenging, particularly for a first-time house seller. Fortunately, there are lots of things you can do to prepare for the housing market. Now, let's take a look at three tips to help you get ready to list your home. 1. Upgrade Your Home's Curb Appeal How your home looks to prospective buyers...
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Posted on 02/21/2021
Add a Windbreak to Your Terrace
Image by AlexandreZveiger from Shutterstock If you like the outdoors, spending time on the terrace or balcony at your home is a great way to enjoy the fresh air and spend time with family and friends. But sometimes windy weather or lack of privacy can create a challenge. Consider installing a windbreak to make your outdoor space more...
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Posted on 02/14/2021
How to Create a Pet Haven at Home
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 02/13/2021
Another Property Sold - 501 Commercial Street #u4c, Provincetown, MA 02657
An estate sale and priced to sell, this spacious east end waterfront 2br/2ba condominium was meticulously maintained by the same owner for 23 years. Whether you are waking up in the roomy en-suite master or sitting on your covered balcony you will enjoy unobstructed views of the Bay, Long Point and beyond. Even the guest bedroom offers water views! The building faces southeast offering you spectacular views of the morning sunrise and the fiery red sunsets reflecting in the windows of many homes and cottages along the Truro shoreline. The Ice House is a well-run association and offers an elevator, gated parking, staircase to the beach and is...
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Posted on 02/07/2021
Freelancers Need to be Prepared When Applying for Home Financing
Photo by 200 Degrees via Pixabay The gig economy has exploded over the past decade. Today, around 36% of the US workforce is freelancing and many more or self-employed small business owners. While being your own boss does afford you great freedom to set your hours and often work where you want, you may face extra scrutiny when...
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Posted on 01/31/2021
Five Tips for First-Time Homebuyers
Photo by ConvertKit on Unsplash Up to 9.2 million Americans will purchase their first home in 2020. Homeownership is a wonderful and sometimes overwhelming experience. It's exciting to have a place that you can personalize and call your own. However, owning a home can quickly become a burden if you don't plan carefully. Keep in mind these five...
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Posted on 01/24/2021
How Can You Get the Best Price for Your Residence?
Selling a home can be challenging, even for an individual who is laser-focused on getting the best price for his or her house. Fortunately, we're here to help you achieve the best-possible results during the home selling journey. Now, let's take a look at three tips to help you obtain the best price for your residence. 1. Study the...
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Posted on 01/17/2021
Selling This Home, Buying That One: Tips for Handling Financial Overlaps
Post Image by StartupStockPhotos from Pixabay Unless you're a first-time home shopper, you'll need to acquire your next home while selling your current home. How do buyers finesse this? When buyers are competing with each other for a tight inventory of available homes, the ones who are ready to come to the table fastest, not the ones with contingencies,...
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Posted on 01/10/2021
Delicious Coffee Dessert Recipes
Photo by Pixabay from Pexels You don’t have to worry about putting on a pot of coffee after dinner when you use these recipes. Make coffee part of your dessert for a delicious treat with just a touch of caffeine. Coffee & Whipped Cream Brownies A bit of instant coffee and some heavy whipping cream can spruce up...
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Posted on 01/05/2021
Another Property Sold - 19 Bangs Street, Provincetown, MA 02657
This gorgeous 3 bedroom, 2 1/2 bath home in the East End was professionally designed and totally rebuilt in 2016-17. Every exterior wall of the original antique home was removed and rebuilt and a new addition with two dormers was constructed over the kitchen to create a lovely master suite. The first floor was completely reconfigured to provide better flow between the living room and kitchen/dining area. French doors were added to provide access from the living room and the kitchen to a beautiful fenced back yard oasis complete with patio, '' forever lawn'', and garden area. The ceilings were vaulted to create a feeling of openness within...
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