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Posted on 11/30/2021
Barnstable, MA Real Estate Market Update 11/30/2021
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Posted on 11/29/2021
Here's Why You Should Consider Alternatives to Pressure-Treated Wood for Your Deck or Patio
Many homeowners choose pressure-treated pine to build decks based on its price and longevity. While the material ranks as the undisputed go-to lumber for decks and patios, it may not be a perfect fit for every homeowner. That's largely because pressure-treated pine brings a few negatives to the table. About Pressure-Treated Lumber Originally, pressure-treated lumber used to contain...
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Posted on 11/22/2021
What Is an Essentials Box & Why Should You Have One When Moving?
Unpacking after a move can be almost as overwhelming as packing. Once all of your belongings have been safely delivered to your new home, the challenge becomes opening up all the boxes and putting things back in their place. Unfortunately, this can make important items difficult to access. To avoid this issue, pack an essentials box to keep...
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Posted on 11/20/2021
Another Property Sold - 36 Evergreen Drive, Barnstable, MA 02648
Let this be your new Cape Cod home. Tucked away down a rhododendren/azalea lined winding driveway, this property has an estate feel. Here you will find a 4 BR contemporary Cape with 3 car garages (OR oversize 1 car plus workshop built in 2020). Step in the front door to a cathedral ceiling LR with floor to ceiling fireplace, then to a large Family room with wood stove. The kitchen has custom cherry cabinets, granite counters and updated appliances. These living areas have beautiful hard (Southern Yellow ) pine floors. Completing the first floor is a BR with a full bath & laundry across hall. A solarium/ sun space offers additional...
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Posted on 11/20/2021
Another Property Sold - 462 Putnam Avenue, Barnstable, MA 02635
The magic of Cotuit at an affordable price! You will love living here with its small town Cape Cod charm when you move right in to this adorable 2 BR ranch South of 28.Septic design for 3 BR (in att docs). Steps to conservation walking trails, and Cotuit Kettleers Lowell field for baseball as well as nearby beaches for sunning and kayaking access. Just outside the village center-an easy bike for morning coffee at the 'Coop', then off to the Town Dock or Ropes Beach to enjoy the waterviews and activity at each location. This cutey offers hardwood floors, an open living room/dining room with real wood panelling and wainscotting as well as a...
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Posted on 11/19/2021
Sandwich, MA Real Estate Market Update 11/19/2021
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Posted on 11/16/2021
Another Property Sold - 24 Commodore Ln, Barnstable, MA 02648
Peace & serenity perfectly describes this sought after cul-de-sac neighborhood in Marstons Mills! Listen to the birds & nature from this 4 bedroom/2 bath classic Cape situated on a one acre level lot with garage & additional 528 sq. ft. finished space in the lower level with laundry. Huge kitchen/dining area with stainless appliances provides great space for entertaining. Front to back living/dining with picture window, gas fireplace & slider to back deck overlooking the spacious yard with fire pit area & shed. 1st floor bedroom & full bath complete the main level. Upstairs features a large master bedroom with...
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Posted on 11/16/2021
Another Property Sold - 24 Commodore Lane, Barnstable, MA 02648
Peace & serenity perfectly describes this sought after cul-de-sac neighborhood in Marstons Mills! Listen to the birds & nature from this 4 bedroom/2 bath classic Cape situated on a one acre level lot with garage & an additional 528 sq. ft. finished space in the lower level with laundry. Huge kitchen/dining area with stainless appliances provides great space for entertaining. Front to back living/dining with picture window, gas fireplace & slider to back deck overlooking the spacious yard with fire pit area & shed. 1st floor bedroom & full bath complete the main level. Upstairs features a large master bedroom with...
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Posted on 11/15/2021
Marble in High-Moisture Areas: What You Should Know
Marble is a popular material for many home furnishings and decorative accents. You usually find marble included in kitchen and bathroom designs where it can add luxury and beauty to the space. If you’re thinking about using marble in your bathroom renovation, there are some important things to consider. Here’s everything you need to know about using marble...
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Posted on 11/10/2021
Another Property Sold - 16 Surrey Lane, Dennis, MA 02641
Enjoy life overlooking tranquil Bakers Pond in the upscale Windward neighborhood of East Dennis. This substantial (almost 4000 SF) Cape offers open Kitchen/family room overlooking the sun filled expansive deck and views to pond. For your family and friends there are 5 BR, including1st floor primary suite, plus guest suite (5th BR) over garage and over 2000 SF in finished walkout Lower level (not included in SF). This home has had significant updates since 2013-totally new kitchen with 6 burner Wolf gas range and venting hood (2019), deck with cable deck railing to enhance view (2020), basement finished 2020-not incl in SF, all baths...
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Posted on 11/08/2021
Mashpee, MA Real Estate Market Update 11/8/2021
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Posted on 11/08/2021
5 Ways to Create Space in a Small Room
There’s no reason you need to feel limited by a small room. While it might seem that less space means less opportunity for creativity, there are still plenty of design tricks you can use to make the room feel bigger while expressing your personal style. Here we’ve put together some tips for decorating your small space so that...
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