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Posted on 11/29/2020
Create a New Focal Point in Your Yard by Adding a Fire Pit
Photo by jamie410 via Pixabay A fire pit can elevate your yard into a truly enchanting entertainment area, liven up your space and even help enhance your curb appeal. While some home projects are not ideal for the DIY approach, you can make a striking firepit on your own in about a weekend. You'll need to gather some...
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Posted on 11/22/2020
Home Options for Communal Living
Photo by cottonbro from Pexels Multi-generational homes have grown in popularity as the benefits of communal living become more recognized and celebrated. If you are searching for a home to share with both your children and parents, there are many options open to you. Single-family home with apartment: Some single-family homes have been built or renovated to include...
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Posted on 11/15/2020
The Benefits of Using a Buyer's Agent
Photo by Gerd Altmann via Pixabay It may be tempting to purchase your first home without the help of a real estate agent. If you want to risk not having professional help to buy your first house, you can, but you’ll be leaving a lot of benefits on the table and assuming all the risks. The Benefits of...
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Posted on 11/11/2020
Video Tour - 37 Lloyd Street, Pawtucket, RI 02860
Charming and well maintained, this one-level ranch home offers just the right amount of space! Recent updates include laminate flooring throughout, insulated windows and a fully remodeled kitchen. Perhaps the greatest feature is the master bedroom, which is a sprawling 12’ x 16’ and boasts double closets with lighting. The bathroom has vintage tile which runs the full height of the shower. Fully fenced yard is perfect for outdoor play! Partial basement is accessed through the exterior bulkhead and provides extra storage space, plus washer & dryer hook-ups. Move-in ready houses at this price don’t grow on trees so don’t delay, schedule a...
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Posted on 11/11/2020
37 Lloyd Street, Pawtucket, RI 02860 is now new to the market!
Charming and well maintained, this one-level ranch home offers just the right amount of space! Recent updates include laminate flooring throughout, insulated windows and a fully remodeled kitchen. Perhaps the greatest feature is the master bedroom, which is a sprawling 12’ x 16’ and boasts double closets with lighting. Bathroom has vintage tile which runs the full height of the shower. Fully fenced yard is perfect for outdoor play! Partial basement is accessed through the exterior bulkhead and provides extra storage space, plus washer & dryer hook-ups. Move-in ready houses at this price don’t grow on trees so don’t delay, schedule a...
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Posted on 11/09/2020
Another Property Sold - 60 Brooks Street, Cranston, RI 02920
Better than new! This young Meshanticut Colonial boasts upgrades such as a finished basement and fully fenced yard. The kitchen is nicely appointed with warm brown hues and opens out to the paver patio. The first floor layout is open enough to enjoy mingling with those in the other rooms, while maintaining a classic Colonial style. Venture upstairs and you'll find three spacious bedrooms, one with an en-suite bathroom and a second full bath to be shared by the other bedrooms. Enjoy the peace of mind of knowing that nothing is more than 10 years...
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Posted on 11/08/2020
Outdoor Heating Options for Your Home
Image by Adi Goldstein from Unsplash If you have a backyard with a terrace or balcony, consider investing in an outdoor heater to extend your living space. Add warmth to chilly fall or spring evenings while relaxing on your porch swing or enjoying a meal on your patio. With a heat source, you can enjoy your outdoor entertainment...
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Posted on 11/03/2020
Another Property Sold - 44 Richmond Townhouse Road, Richmond, RI 02898
1940’s charm meets modern day upgrades in this energy efficient home! Not your average Cape, this house has three bedrooms and a full bath on the upper level plus an office/4th bedroom on the main level. Enjoy the benefits of many smart utility upgrades, most notably the 7.2 kW solar panel system with sun tracking dual axis mount. After eliminating their electric bill, the current homeowner is making an average monthly profit of $166 from excess electric production! Need to unwind? The attached cabana features a sheltered hot tub and outdoor shower. Set back from the road on a 2.1 acre lot, this home offers the privacy you’d expect while...
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Posted on 11/01/2020
Factors to Consider Before You Buy a Second Home
The decision to purchase a second home may be one of the biggest choices you will make in your lifetime. As such, it is important to consider all of the factors associated with a house purchase before you embark on a quest to acquire a second residence. Now, let's take a look at three key factors to evaluate as...
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Posted on 10/28/2020
Video Tour - 33 Fulton Street, Warwick, RI 02889
Strong rental rates in an area experiencing significant revitalization make this two-family a compelling investment for owner-occupants and investors alike! Important improvements include an updated roof, gas heating systems, hot water tanks, vinyl siding and electric panels. Periodic details fill each freshly painted, move-in ready, two-bedroom unit with hardwood floors throughout. Separate entrances and utilities, off-street parking, washer/dryer hookups in basement, and a private backyard round out this property's list of desirable amenities. Just one mile to Conimicut Point Park which offers a quiet beach, gorgeous coastline views,...
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Posted on 10/28/2020
Another Property Sold - 380 Sunset Avenue #3, North Providence, RI 02904
2 bedroom one level condo. Open and spacious eat in kitchen and living room. Hardwoods throughout and separate laundry area is so convenient.Private entry with intercom to let guests in. Why pay rent when you can...
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Posted on 10/28/2020
33 Fulton Street, Warwick, RI 02889 is now new to the market!
Strong rental rates in an area experiencing significant revitalization make this two-family a compelling investment for owner-occupants and investors alike! Important improvements include an updated roof, gas heating systems, hot water tanks, vinyl siding and electric panels. Periodic details fill each freshly painted, move-in ready, two-bedroom unit with hardwood floors throughout. Separate entrances and utilities, off-street parking, washer/dryer hookups in basement, and a private backyard round out this property's list of desirable amenities. Just one mile to Conimicut Point Park which offers a quiet beach, gorgeous coastline views,...
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