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Posted on 10/25/2021
5 Tips to Customize Your New Home
Image by TEENA COBB from Pixabay Building a custom new home allows you to create a home that’s well-suited to your needs and lifestyle. Floor plans, color choices and fixture options are just some of the ways that you can adjust a home to your liking. Here are five other major ways to make a custom home truly...
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Posted on 10/18/2021
Sandwich, MA Real Estate Market Update 10/18/2021
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Posted on 10/18/2021
Home Building Contracts: What You Should Know
When you decide to have a new home built, you’ll need to find a builder and sign a contract with them. Since home construction is a complex process, it’s important to make sure you understand your home building contract before signing it. What should you expect to see on one of these contracts? You should make sure your...
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Posted on 10/11/2021
3 Signs Your Home Need New Insulation
People who harbor a sneaking suspicion they're paying too much in heating and cooling expenses are often on to something. Under-insulated attics alone can reportedly increase utility bills by as much as 25 percent. If you identify any of the following telltale signs, consider new insulation. 1: Home Experiences Temperature Shifts Imagine sitting by an open window as...
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Posted on 10/08/2021
Mashpee, MA Real Estate Market Update 10/8/2021
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Posted on 10/06/2021
Video Tour - 36 Evergreen Drive, Barnstable, MA 02648
Let this be your new Cape Cod home. Tucked away down a rhododendren/azalea lined winding driveway, this property has an estate feel. Here you will find a 4 BR contemporary Cape with 3 car garages (OR oversize 1 car plus workshop built in 2020). Step in the front door to a cathedral ceiling LR with floor to ceiling fireplace, then to a large Family room with wood stove. The kitchen has custom cherry cabinets, granite counters and updated appliances. These living areas have beautiful hard (Southern Yellow ) pine floors. Completing the first floor is a BR with a full bath & laundry across hall. A solarium/ sun space offers additional...
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Posted on 10/06/2021
36 Evergreen Drive, Barnstable, MA 02648 is now new to the market!
Let this be your new Cape Cod home. Tucked away down a rhododendren/azalea lined winding driveway, this property has an estate feel. Here you will find a 4 BR contemporary Cape with 3 car garages (OR oversize 1 car plus workshop built in 2020). Step in the front door to a cathedral ceiling LR with floor to ceiling fireplace, then to a large Family room with wood stove. The kitchen has custom cherry cabinets, granite counters and updated appliances. These living areas have beautiful hard (Southern Yellow ) pine floors. Completing the first floor is a BR with a full bath & laundry across hall. A solarium/ sun space offers additional...
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Posted on 10/04/2021
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 09/27/2021
Barnstable, MA Real Estate Market Update 9/27/2021
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Posted on 09/27/2021
How To Choose Between French and Sliding Glass Doors
Choosing between French and sliding glass doors that lead to patios, decks and verandas often proves challenging. Although quality products can deliver exceptional functionality, expansive views and infuse a space with natural light, inherent differences exist. Differences Between Security Systems Matter Homeowners generally rank security among their top priorities when choosing exterior doors. Unfortunately, French and sliders do...
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Posted on 09/22/2021
16 Surrey Lane, Dennis, MA 02641 now has a new price of $1,499,999!
Enjoy life overlooking tranquil Bakers Pond in the upscale Windward neighborhood of East Dennis. This substantial (almost 4000 SF) Cape offers open Kitchen/family room overlooking the sun filled expansive deck and views to pond. For your family and friends there are 5 BR, including1st floor primary suite, plus guest suite (5th BR) over garage and over 2000 SF in finished walkout Lower level (not included in SF). This home has had significant updates since 2013-totally new kitchen with 6 burner Wolf gas range and venting hood (2019), deck with cable deck railing to enhance view (2020), basement finished 2020-not incl in SF, all baths...
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Posted on 09/21/2021
Video Tour - 462 Putnam Avenue, Barnstable, MA 02635
The magic of Cotuit at an affordable price! You will love living here with its small town Cape Cod charm when you move right in to this adorable 2 BR South of 28 Ranch. Steps to conservation walking trails, and Cotuit Kettleers Lowell field for baseball as well as nearby beaches for sunning and kayaking access. Just outside the village center-an easy bike for morning coffee at the 'Coop', then off to the Town Dock or Ropes Beach to enjoy the waterviews and activity at each location. This cutey offers hardwood floors, an open living room/dining room with real wood panelling and wainscotting as well as a beamed ceiling ! The eat in kitchen is...
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