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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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Posted on 02/19/2021
Should You Buy or Sell First?
Photo by Mohamed Hassan via Pixabay You’ve decided to sell your home to upgrade or even downsize, but you don’t know whether you should start looking and buy first or wait to sell first. The best-case scenario is to do both, but that takes a lot of planning. If you are sure your credit is good enough to...
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Posted on 02/12/2021
Who Are ‘Flipsters’ & Are They Good For Property Values?
Image by JayMantri from Pixabay Reality TV shows captured the entrepreneurial imaginations of everyday people that anyone with cash and determination can turn a profit remodeling blighted homes. While profitable home-flipping tends to be more difficult than celebrities make it seem, one niche group appears to have a secret recipe for success — Flipsters. The term “Flipster” is...
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Posted on 02/07/2021
Truro, MA Real Estate Market Update
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Posted on 02/05/2021
What a Real Estate Contract Should Contain
Photo by Mohamed Hassan via PixabayBuying and selling real estate is a complicated process that takes time. Because you are making a life decision and dealing with strangers, you should always have a valid purchase contract. Real estate agents use a standard contract, but the buyer and/or seller may make changes to that contract. In making changes, be...
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Posted on 02/03/2021
8 Hatch Road, Truro, MA 02666 is now new to the market!
INDOOR POOL AND POND FRONT-This extraordinary property has over 2 acres of farm like serenity with a large beautiful country feeling custom built home comprising 6 bedrooms, 6 bathrooms, indoor pool and located just down the road from the most amazing and picturesque beaches on the East Coast. The incredible home features a primary bedroom suite with sunroom that flows into the indoor pool area, multiple fireplaces, huge formal dining room that opens onto an enormous deck that overlooks the tranquil pond, a billiard room for all to enjoy and a sauna to relax you after a fun day at the beach. A truly unique and well maintained estate that...
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