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Cozy Habits to Help You Through a Long Winter

Winter seems to feel really long by the time February rolls around when we’re all bundled up and often stuck inside, and even the gym loses its luster. But the life coaches at Wisebread.com, a blogging site for the active but thrifty, suggest six life-care rituals to help get you through the long winter. Best of all? They’re free. Embrace the harvest. The luscious... (more)

Wood Flooring Trends to Watch

When it comes to trends in flooring for the year ahead, what’s old will be new as vintage and retro looks take center stage in the hardwood flooring arena.  Here are their top five hardwood trends to watch: Wide plank hardwood floors. Featuring planks that are five or even seven inches wide, this look works well with both modern and rustic decor. Added perk?... (more)

Having a Party? Prep the Plumbing

If you’re getting ready to host a house full of people, you’re likely focusing on a zillion details, from food to home staging, music and more. But have you thought about your pipes? Here are some recommendations for party hosts and guests to help avoid common plumbing mishaps and help ensure everyone has a great time…   Be mindful of... (more)

58 Beacon Street, Arlington

Located on a quiet side street in one of E. Arlington’s most sought after neighborhoods is this tastefully renovated & well kept 6 RM, 2 BR condo. The bright & cheerful unit offers an elegant kitchen w/mounted pot rack, butcher block center island, gas cooking, newly added pantry, cbnts, grnte cntrs, wine fridge, as well as pendant & recessed... (more)

7 Things Every Homeowner Should Do Once a Year

When you bought your house, there were a million things you needed to do. Then real life set in, and those driveway pavers you always meant to replace are still staring you in the face. Stay on top of your home maintenance to-dos by making sure you tackle each of the following once a year. Clean your gutters. Old Frisbees. Dead leaves. Dead rodents. Nasty stuff... (more)

NEW TO MARKET! 72 Cedar Street - Unit 2, Waltham

Located in South Waltham, this large 3 bed, 2 full bath townhouse style condo lives like a single family with its spacious layout & private setting. The remodeled eat-in kitchen boasts contemporary design cabinets, quartz countertops, SS appliances including a gas stove w/hood, built-in wine rack, pantry, and leads to the open concept dining/living room area... (more)

Why You Should Sell Your Home during the Holidays

Despite the fact that most shy away from listing their home during the holidays, it’s actually a great time to sell your home. Below are reasons you should deck your halls—and then sell them. Time Off – The holidays are a great time to sell! There can be people relocating before the New Year, or people who have time off to shop for a home. Weather – It can be... (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)

Tips for Taking Stress out of Holiday Socials

By Barbara Pronin Most of us like to socialize with friends and neighbors during the holiday season. But with shopping, wrapping and family gatherings heading up many to-do lists, it may not be easy to find time to socialize without throwing a big, glitzy party. The consumer editors at Better Homes and Gardens Magazine suggest simple party ideas guaranteed to... (more)

21 Harlow Street, Arlington

This E. Arlington 2 family has loads of potential! Unit #1 is a Philly style with 6 rooms, 3 bedrooms, and 1 bath with 2 of the bedrooms located on the second floor. Unit #2 is bi-level with 8 rooms, 4 bedrooms, and 1.5 baths with 1 bedroom & half bath down, and 3 beds 1 full bath upstairs. Features for this home include eat-in kitchens, formal dining rooms,... (more)

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