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A Luxury Laundry Room? It Can Be Done!

“Luxury” and “laundry room” are two terms rarely found in the same sentence—until now. Laundry rooms are goin’ glam! Get in on the lackluster-to-luxe trend with these tips, fresh from the pros: Luxe laundry rooms take location into account, so take time to assess your existing space. Could laundry be completed more efficiently if... (more)

How Valuable Is a New Front Door?

Some home improvement projects are bankable for the seller—some, unfortunately, are a bust. A new front door is one of the projects that can yield a high return on investment. A steel door, specifically, costs an average of $1,230 to install, but may increase the home’s value by $1,252—a 101.8 percent return. A fiberglass door, too, may boost a home’s... (more)

395 Appleton Street, Arlington MA 02476

Ownership pride at its finest with this beautiful & well kept single family home located in highly coveted Arlington Heights, just minutes to the Dallin Elementary. The butlers pantry EIK boasts shaker style maple cabnts, GRANITE cntrs, newer applncs including a gas convection stove & 1 yr old fridge, recessed lights, and custom built-ins w/spice rack.... (more)

6 Quick Bathroom Cleaning Tips

Keeping your bathroom sanitary doesn’t have to be a chore. With the right cleaning techniques, you can enjoy a sparkling bathroom without spending all day cleaning. Here are six cleaning tips for a fresh bathroom: 1. Shine your mirror Your bathroom mirror can get pretty grimy. Thankfully, it’s easy to restore it to its former glory. Here’s how: Place rubbing... (more)

11 Nichols Avenue, Watertown

Extremely rare mixed-use 4 unit building including commercial space located in up and coming East Watertown! This home has been family owned and maintained for more than 40 years. All units are updated, in great condition, and have solid rental history. Unit#1 is a 5Rm, 2+Bed w/in-unit lndry and EIK w/pantry. Unit# 2 is a 4Rm, 2bed w/EIK and pantry. The larger... (more)

What You Need to Know about Solar Leases

With the rising cost of electricity, it’s no wonder we are seeing more creative ways to acquire energy through solar power. According to the Solar Energy Industries Association, 2015 was the biggest year yet in solar-use history, and the industry is set to more than double the amount of installed capacity in the United States in 2016. As expected, California... (more)

Converting the Attic? 3 Pointers

Attics are a long-standing feature in American homes, their use evolving as homeowner demands shift. Serving initially as storage space, many attics have become “bonus” rooms, housing everything from home offices to master suites. Considering converting your attic into a new, useable space? Keep these pointers in mind: • Many attics have no source... (more)

6 Essential Things to Look for in a New Home

Investing in real estate is one of the most financially sound things you can do, but buying a new home might feel intimidating when it is your first time. It is understandable that you’d want to make the best decision possible. Here are six things to look for that can help with your decision. Efficient HVAC System Heating and cooling count for a large percentage... (more)

5 Ways to Grow a Garden... Without a Garden

Apartments and condos rarely offer much opportunity to garden, even with balconies or patios. ApartmentTherapy.com recently rounded up container gardening tips that’ll help satisfy small-space green thumbs. Some are viable even in apartments with no outdoor space at all! 1. Ceramic Pots – Dwarf fruit trees, such as Calamondin Orange, Eureka Lemon, Improved Meyer,... (more)

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