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Posted on 04/10/2021
Truro, MA Real Estate Market Update 4/10/2021
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Posted on 04/09/2021
Zoning Basics for Homeowners & Investors
Image by Arek Socha from Pixabay The regulations of real estate zoning have the potential to make or break a property, but not everyone is aware of these laws until they're confronted with the day-to-day realities of them. We'll look at the basics of zoning, and what investors and homeowners should keep in mind before making plans. There...
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Posted on 04/08/2021
Another Property Sold - 38 Fishermans Road, Truro, MA 02666
Water Views! Walk to Private Association Beach! Beautiful contemporary home with views of Cape Cod Bay from almost every room in the house. This lovely home is only 3 lots back from one of the nicest private association beaches in Town. Striking wide plank wood floors accentuate the sun-filled open living/dining/ kitchen area. Step down into the sunken living room highlighted by magnificent beams and windows that drape across the front of the home taking advantage of the views and sunsets that glisten over the Bay. Sliders open onto a large deck to appreciate the light ocean breezes off the water as you enjoy the outdoors. Another deck off...
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Posted on 04/02/2021
Your Guide to Living Green Roofs
Photo by Kaboompics .com from Pexels In building a sustainable home, every material decision matters. The choice of roof material and type can make an enormous difference both in your home’s energy efficiency and environmental impact. Because of the ever-growing demand for sustainable architecture and design, the number of options for sustainable roofing material continues to grow. One...
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Posted on 03/26/2021
Should You Finance with a Mortgage Lender? Pros & Cons
Photo by Helloquence on Unsplash When financing a home purchase, one of the most basic decisions to make is where to get your mortgage from. The basic options are whether you should go to a mortgage lender or not. Financing with a mortgage lender has both pros and cons. Pro: Many Loan Options If you go to a...
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Posted on 03/22/2021
Another Property Sold - 3 Amber Way, Truro, MA 02666
SHEARWATER! Enjoy privacy and mature landscape views from your custom designed home in North Truro's desirable Shearwater Community! Designed by Joseph Reilly based on an 1850's Wellfleet Farm House and built by Carlsoncraft, this reverse-design home features a spacious second level open concept living room with fireplace, dining room and granite kitchen. The second level also boasts vaulted ceilings and exposed beams restored from a vintage church, plus a large mahogany deck - ideal space for indoor and outdoor entertaining or just relaxing. Add a roof deck or widow's walk to enjoy potential water views! The first floor bedrooms...
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Posted on 03/19/2021
How to Simplify the Home Buying Process
Image by Karolina Grabowska from Pixabay Buying a home is a huge investment and the buying process can be very confusing—especially if you’re buying your first home. However, buying a home doesn't have to be challenging. By understanding a few key tips, the whole home buying process can run smoothly and efficiently. Understand Your Needs Even before you...
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Posted on 03/12/2021
How Real Estate Zoning Can Impact Your Home Purchase
Image by fancycrave1 from Pixabay Most home shoppers do not think about how the property they are considering is zoned. However, depending on certain circumstances, it may prove beneficial to check into zoning restrictions before you purchase a home. First, some homes are built in areas where there is mixed zoning — residential and commercial — which could...
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Posted on 03/10/2021
Truro, MA Real Estate Market Update 3/10/2021
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Posted on 03/05/2021
Should You Request a Property Showing?
Requesting a home showing usually is a great idea if you find a residence you may want to buy. In addition, there are many things you can do to get the most out of any house showing, at any time. Now, let's take a look at three tips to help you attend a home showing and determine if a...
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Posted on 03/03/2021
Another Property Sold - 5 Swale Way, Truro, MA 02666
This nicely renovated home is located in a private setting on 1.41 acres of beautifully manicured landscape and abuts conservation land. The open kitchen/living/ dining area is complimented with a vaulted ceiling and a wall of sliders that draws the sunlight in creating a bright/comfortable room for relaxing or entertaining. Granite counter tops, white kitchen cabinets and a farmer's sink is just what the cook ordered. Sliders open to an enormous deck that spans across the back of the house and is ideal for cookouts with family and friends or just kicking back to enjoy the serenity around you. A first floor master has sliders that open onto...
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Posted on 02/26/2021
Tips for House Sellers: How to Handle High-Pressure Situations
You might want to believe that the home selling journey will be fast and simple, but high-pressure situations may arise that cause you to panic. However, there is no need to let high-pressure home selling situations get the best of you. Because if you know how to handle these situations, you can boost the likelihood of enjoying a quick,...
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