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10 Tips for Taking Care of Wood Furniture

Quality wood furniture can last a lifetime and is often a treasured heirloom, passed down through multiple generations. Still, even the highest quality wood is susceptible to scratches and abrasions if not properly cared for. When purchasing furniture, it’s always a good idea to ask for specific cleaning and care instructions. For furnishings already in your... (more)

Planning an Outdoor Makeover? 15 Popular Upgrades

Signs of spring (and summer!) are cropping up everywhere, and for homeowners, that means readying outdoor spaces for the season. Some, according to a Houzz.com report, are planning to renovate, as well. “Nearly half of outdoor renovators spend six or more hours a week in their yards, motivating them to invest in major features that transform the outdoors into... (more)

6 Kitchen Splurges Worth the Price

By Barbara Pronin A kitchen remodel can be expensive, and homeowners are justifiably careful about staying within budget. However, there are certain areas in every kitchen where a splurge may be worth the price in terms of efficiency, looks, and durability. HGTV suggests six areas where a few lavish touches are worth the extra expense: 1. Commercial-Grade Range... (more)

75 Green Street, Wakefield

If you are looking to get your foot into Wakefield then this could be your chance! This tastefully renovated well mantained ranch is move-in ready and just steps to the Greenwood Commuter Rail stop. The updated kitchen boasts GRANITE counters, SS applnes, over-sized ceramic tile flr, recessed lights, and opens into the formal DR w/original parquet HW flrs perfect... (more)

7 No-Cost Ways to Spruce Up Your Home This Spring

By Barbara Pronin Ready or not, spring is here, and with it comes the urge to open up your home to fresh breezes and sunshine. The trouble with that, as some homeowners lament, is that the furnishings may look a little tired. Before you replace a few big-ticket items, take a few tips from the editors of Home & Garden Magazine to spruce up your home without... (more)

167 Barbara Road, Waltham - Offered at $549,000

Classic New England Cape style home located in highly coveted Warrendale neighborhood. Situated on a corner lot just steps to the Fitzgerald Elementary School, this home features an oak cabinet kitchen w/gas cooking, SKYLIGHT, and opens nicely into the dining w/built-in hutch. The breezeway is off the kitchen and leads to the garage as well as both side &rear... (more)

Have You Sprung for Flood Insurance?

Homes in high-risk flood areas are not the only ones that need flood insurance. Approximately one in four of all flood disasters occur in areas with low to moderate risk of flooding. Floods can happen anywhere, anytime—not just near the coast, lakes and rivers. Torrential rain, snow melt and mudslides can all cause flood losses, reminding homeowners that generally,... (more)

42 Benton Road, Somerville $899,900

This massive Philly style 2 family is surely the one you have been waiting for! Located in Somerville’s desirable Spring Hill, this home has been family owned and maintained for over 70 years! The 1st flr set up is LR,DR,K w/ 2 beds down and 1 upper bed. The 2nd flr is LR,DR,K w/1 bed down, and 4 beds on the 3rd floor. 2nd flr kitchen is updated with CHERRY... (more)

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