Home Tips

Oct. 1, 2016

Cheap Yet Chic: The Secret to a Stylish Home on a Shoestring Budget

So you have champagne taste and a wine box budget? Who doesn’t? The good news is that you can create the style and opulence of the high-end houses you see on the North Shore in a simple (and we do mean cheap) and creative way. 

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Aug. 2, 2016

Green Building Insulation Options For Massachusetts Real Estate

Building green means considering energy consumption and the different materials used in a property. Lowering the expense of heating and cooling a property decreases energy waste, saves money, and also results in a more comfortable home. Insulation is thus an important element of building green, but there is more to ...

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July 5, 2016

Basic Information On Massachusetts North Shore Rental Provisions

When buying a rental property or renting one yourself, it is helpful to be aware of the common provisions. As either a landlord or a tenant, you hold specific obligations. This article offers basic information on Massachusetts rental provisions.

Structures of Tenancy

Tenancy may be at-will or based on a ...

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June 28, 2016

Information On Condominium Insurance In Massachusetts

When buying a condominium, you may not think that you should buy condominium insurance. Condominium developments generally have a master insurance policy, but this does not give the protection that you may think. It is very important for you to understand what master insurance policies cover and the additional protection ...

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June 21, 2016

Common Home Renovation Missteps In Massachusetts North Shore

Home renovation jobs, minor or major, may be surprisingly complicated. TV shows make projects seem so simple that you may not fully realize what it will take to achieve your goals. Whether you DIY or hire a company, below are some common home renovation missteps in Massachusetts North Shore to ...

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June 14, 2016

Typical Siding Materials For Massachusetts Homes

There are various typical siding materials for Massachusetts homes. Each offers different features and can range in cost. This blog contains an introduction to a few common types of siding.

Vinyl Siding Material

Vinyl is a very popular siding material. It is manufactured from PVC and is therefore very durable ...

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May 17, 2016

Considerations For Flooring Materials For North Shore

There are many flooring alternatives available these days. Newer alternatives such as bamboo, and a large selection of hardwood, tile, and carpet, lend buyers the flexibility to include flooring as an integral part of the specific design of a space. Here are some considerations for flooring materials for North Shore ...

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May 10, 2016

Massachusetts North Shore Foreclosure Facts And Guidance For Homeowners

There can be some incorrect information on foreclosures. It is important for homeowners to understand the facts. This blog offers Massachusetts North Shore foreclosure facts and guidance for homeowners.

Misconceptions about Foreclosure

You Can Not Receive Assistance Until You Stop Paying

Home owners may apply for loan modification and other ...

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April 26, 2016

Massachusetts North Shore Basement Finishing Advice

Finishing a basement is an excellent way to increase living area and add to the value of real estate. It is sometimes simpler than an addition. This blog offers Massachusetts North Shore basement finishing advice.

Outline a Plan

First, decide on the intended use of the basement such as a ...

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March 29, 2016

Information On Picking A Contractor In Massachusetts North Shore

Whether you own a newer home or an older one, at some time you will need to select a contractor to complete repairs. There is information that you can gather to verify that the company you hire is competent, will perform quality work, and will meet your expectations. This blog ...

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