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Posted on 01/22/2023
Tips to Consider Before Installing Your Driveway
Paved driveways are widely credited with increasing curb appeal and improving real estate values. However, dirt, gravel or driveways suffering from disrepair can negatively impact home sales. If you rank among homeowners who need a new driveway installation, these are things worth considering. What driveway material should you use? The best material for a driveway is driven by...
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Posted on 01/18/2023
Another Property Sold - 19 Baldwin Lane 19, Amherst, MA 01002
Quality and fine finishes combine to create a welcoming space in this meticulously maintained garden style condo.The open floor plan is perfect for entertaining! This end unit is a bright sunny space with newer hardwood floors, newer windows, fireplace in the living/dining area, updated kitchen with cherry cabinetry, stainless energy star appliances and quartz counters. The primary bedroom has ample closet space as well as an en suite bath. A second bedroom, a full bath, utility room with newer furnace and hot water tank & laundry complete the interior. Single level living at its finest! Added perks are a screened porch adjacent to a...
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Posted on 01/15/2023
Outdoor entertaining ideas: Simple ways to wow your guests
If you want to make great use of your outdoor living...
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Posted on 01/14/2023
Another Property Sold - 535 West St, Amherst, MA 01002
Welcome to this spacious ranch at the entrance to a large neighborhood. This beautiful home has been carefully maintained, and many updates have been thoughtfully applied over the years. The garage was converted into a den and office. You will be pleased to find a generous foyer that leads to an outside deck. The cheerful, open kitchen is spacious with a dining area. There is a highly sought-after partially finished basement. All the appliances are included in the sale of this home. Recent upgrades and improvements include a gas water heater, the exterior painted in 2020, the roof 30yr shingle in 2014, and Anderson windows in 2019. Steps to...
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Posted on 01/13/2023
Amherst, MA Real Estate Market Update 1/13/2023
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Posted on 01/08/2023
The freshest coffee bar ideas for your home
If you want to add style to your morning cup of coffee,...
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Posted on 01/01/2023
4 Colorful Outdoor Plants to Grow Indoors
If you've dreamt of having a lush and colorful garden but don't have the space or climate to support it, consider keeping houseplants instead. There are many varieties of outdoor plants you can grow inside your home as houseplants if you need or prefer. Here are some of the top garden favorites to grow indoors, no matter where...
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Posted on 12/29/2022
Northampton, MA Real Estate Market Update 12/29/2022
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Posted on 12/25/2022
Japandi Design Style: Understanding the Basics
Japandi is the name of a contemporary design trend combining elements from several styles. Mostly regarded as a mix of Japanese design and Scandinavian design, the Japandi style is modern and minimalist while staying cozy. If you’re interested in learning more about Japandi style, here are the basic elements to look for: Natural Materials Japandi style favors natural...
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Posted on 12/18/2022
Another Property Sold - 39 Webster Ct 39, Amherst, MA 01002
Ready, set, buy! This 2-bedroom, one bath, distinctive brick Townhouse touts both a 1-vehicle, detd carport & gas, hot water baseboard heat & hot water. Located in Echo Hill, the condo is tucked away in a private site in Webster Ct. but with quick access to the PVTA bus lines to Amherst Center & UMASS. The main level features an open concept living/dining area w/ oak floors & slider to enclosed, paved patio, superb for summer fun & a small garden. A north facing window brings light into the fully applianced, galley kitchen w/ eat-in counter and overhead ceiling light & fan. Three other such fixtures create comfort...
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Posted on 12/18/2022
How to figure out your homeowners insurance needs
After purchasing a property, protecting your space and...
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Posted on 12/13/2022
Amherst, MA Real Estate Market Update 12/13/2022
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