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Posted on 06/20/2021
Benefits of Working with a Real Estate Agent for New Construction
Photo by Gustavo Fring from Pexels Purchasing new construction might seem easier than buying an existing home, since you’re not working with a seller. However, a new construction purchase can come with its own complications that make the process challenging. Having a real estate agent at your side with buying new construction can ensure that this process goes...
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Posted on 06/19/2021
7 Chadwick Ct 7, Amherst, MA 01002 is now new to the market!
Opportunity knocks! Echo Hill, meticulously maintaied, 3 bedroom townhouse is end unit with plethora of upgrades: 2.5 BATHROOMS, +/- 500 square foot, finished, basement, family room w/ 2nd full bath/shower & laundry; oak floors, sconce lighting, MassSave blown-in insulation, added soffit vents, radon mitigation system, etc. Notable amongst condo courts is one vehicle, detached garage. The living room with dining area opens onto spacious, south facing patio for seasonal, outdoor living. Enjoy short walk across the street to popular Hampshire Athletic Club & to free PVTA buses that take you to Amherst Center & UMASS. ...
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Posted on 06/14/2021
Another Property Sold - 10 Carlisle Avenue, Montague, MA 01351
This wonderful home is in an excellent “on the hill” Turners Falls location with distant water views of the Connecticut River. It has an awesome oversized backyard with in-ground pool making your summer months nothing but fun and relaxing! The kitchen is open to the dining and family room area with sliding glass doors to the back deck. In addition there is a large living room, first floor bedroom, 1 1/2 baths and 2 additional bedrooms located on the second floor. There is a full basement with hang out room, laundry area, and Buderus heating system. This home also has an attached garage with carport that is ideal for storage. It is...
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Posted on 06/13/2021
How a Land Contract Differs from a Mortgage
Image by mohamed Hassan from Pixabay A land contract and a mortgage have a number of similarities. For example, you can use either option to purchase a home Both loans must be repaid on a monthly basis. Understanding the Differences A land contract is a legal agreement between a buyer and a seller. Rather than a traditional mortgage...
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Posted on 06/12/2021
Another Property Sold - 25 Laurel Hill, Leverett, MA 01054
This ideally sited Laurel Hill Contemporary enjoys panoramic-protected views on 4+ private acres abutting conservation land. Step out your door for direct access to nature. The open floor plan kitchen, dining- living room creates a great space for entertaining, with patio leading to secluded trails. Relish miles of views, free of buildings, from both screened porch & living room. A bedroom, full bath & pantry complete this floor. Above, the primary bedroom (w/en-suite bath & walk-in closet) takes your breath away with splendid views of sunsets from banks of windows & new deck. A third bedroom, tiled bath & loft office...
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Posted on 06/10/2021
Another Property Sold - 159 Munsell St, Belchertown, MA 01007
Picture postcard perfect! This one owner 2003, continuously updated Colonial, built on 2 open acres surrounded by tree perimeter, is pristine & so inviting. Sited in a neighborhood of newer homes in a rural setting, Munsell St. is strategically located just 10 minutes between Belchertown and Amherst Centers, including Amherst College and UMASS. This 1904 SF home features 3 bedrooms, 2.5 bathrooms & a 2 car garage. The open concept floor plan provides a circular flow between the living room, kitchen with dining area & deck access to backyd that adjoins formal dining room. Stylish 1/2 bath completes the main level. The spacious...
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Posted on 06/10/2021
Another Property Sold - 46 Mathews Rd, Deerfield, MA 01373
Love at first sight: regal & resplendent, this modern, Repro Saltbox Colonial w/ winter, mountain views is Queen of the Hill overlooking her private, 3-acre estate of fields suited for horse pasture & gardening protected by tree perimeter. Major routes & 5 Colleges are close by. 2-car attd garage & detd 2 stall horse barn provide multi-use space. Built in1994 & thoughtfully enlarged w/ MBR suite & mudrm/ pantry/storage wing, 2,960 SF house affords ample living area. Main floor features oak & tile floors; remodeled, country kitchen (painted cabs; soapst countertops; double sink; center island decked w/ tiger maple,...
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Posted on 06/10/2021
Another Property Sold - 1471 Northampton St, Holyoke, MA 01040
Winner! duplex style, two family residence in superb condition (like new) and with exceptional amenities is located in Oakdale area of Holyoke, a short drive to local shopping, parks, schools & colleges, at the nexus of I-91 & Rts. 5, 202 & 141. Enjoy SPACIOUS, 2990 SF or 1495 SF on each side (7 rms, 3 bedrms, 1.5 baths, basemt laundry, storage). Enter thru mudroom into expanded LR or into eat-in kitchen w/ abundance of maple cabinetry, plus half bath. Oak stairs takes you to 3 bedrooms (including MBR), full bath w/ tub/shower. Unique is den/office space apart from sleeping areas. Rare double wall construction & thermostat...
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Posted on 06/08/2021
250 South Street, Northampton, MA 01060 is now new to the market!
Exceptional: lovingly maintained & upgraded, 4340 SF, spacious & gracious Vintage Victorian close to downtown & Acadia Wildlife Refuge ("the Meadows") & bike path. Landscaped & protected by tree perimeter, the fenced-in, sideyard features an in-ground, gunite pool next to oversized 2-car garage w/ open floor above. From covered porch open to center hall elegance w/ parlors on either side, one with fireplace & grand stairway to 2nd floor, all decked out w/ distinctive fluted columns & artisan woodwork, hdwd floors. DR is quintessential, festive gathering space w/ coffered ceiling, wainscoting & pocket door....
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Posted on 06/06/2021
4 Ways to Add Boho Chic Style to Your Bedroom
If you’re looking for a design style to guide your next bedroom makeover, consider seeking inspiration from boho chic interiors. The boho chic style is fun, cozy and inviting—perfect for a bedroom. Besides, it’s easy to take the basic elements of the style and apply your own unique twist. Here are some things you’ll want in your boho...
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Posted on 06/01/2021
118 Hinckley St, Northampton, MA 01062 is now new to the market!
Your refuge! Sited far back from street on the hill, this lovely Contemporary enjoys both privacy surrounded by woods & vista to neighborhood below. Venues abound close by: in minutes you arrive in Florence Center/Look Park/CD Hospital or in Downtown Northampton or Smith College. Built in 1998, this 3 bedrm, 2.5 bath home w/ 2 car garage boasts 2261 SF w/ an additonal 600 SF, partially finished basement. Upon entry, the skylights bathe the east facing living room in natural light; in the afternoon retreat to west facing, enclosed, 3-season sun porch w/ deck access. Enjoy open concept family rm w/ fireplace and the updated, eat-in...
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Posted on 05/31/2021
Another Property Sold - 27 Greenleaves 728, Amherst, MA 01002
Gorgeous, top floor 2 bedroom 1.5 baths unit with garage. This unit includes natural maple engineered wood floors, HI MAC counter top and all appliances. Private balcony for your enjoyment. Lot's of natural light! All you have to do is move in! Single floor living at it's best. Close to bike path, restaurant, shopping, movies and UMASS. Age...
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