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Tips for Saving Energy in Your Kitchen
Posted on 11/10/2019
Tips for Saving Energy in Your Kitchen
Image by Milly Eaton from Pexels Cooking or baking, refrigerating food and running the dishwasher all contribute to the amount of energy your home uses overall. According to the U.S. Energy Information Administration, refrigerators use the highest amount of energy in household kitchens. While large appliances require more energy, lighting and other sources of energy, such as water...
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Reasons Your Mortgage Application Can Get Rejected
Posted on 11/03/2019
Reasons Your Mortgage Application Can Get Rejected
A wise man once said to hope for the best, but plan for the worst. When you’re contemplating buying a house, even before beginning the actual application itself, it’s helpful to consider what could possibly lead to its rejection. This is especially important if you’ll be applying for your home loan at a traditional bank. These are particularly...
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Creative and Useful Ways to Use Smart Lighting
Posted on 10/27/2019
Creative and Useful Ways to Use Smart Lighting
Smart lighting comes in intriguing varieties, adding a touch of luxury and personality to homes where they are found. It is fascinating to note that smart lighting has a broad range of applications and so is open to your spark of creativity. While the technology serves one major purpose, illuminating homes, it can other applications as well to...
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What You Need To Know Before Working With An Interior Designer
Posted on 10/20/2019
What You Need To Know Before Working With An Interior Designer
Hiring an interior designer is a great way to create a chic, stylish home that matches your families’ personality and unique needs. You won’t need to worry about shopping for new pieces to complete a look and worry that it will look out of place. Because don’t we all? Decorating can be fun. But creating a cohesive look isn’t...
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Five Things to Expect for Luxury Real Estate This Year
Posted on 10/13/2019
Five Things to Expect for Luxury Real Estate This Year
At the beginning of every year, there are new trends, styles, and designs that make their way to the forefront of popular taste. In the real estate industry, luxury real estate is usually the first to test out new trends and designs before the traditional market. Whatever doesn't make a name in the luxury real estate will probably...
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Selecting the Right Sod for Your Yard
Posted on 10/06/2019
Selecting the Right Sod for Your Yard
Putting in a new lawn can significantly upgrade your home and increase your ability to enjoy your yard. Before you purchase new sod, it is essential to understand the different types of grass available to you, the climate you live in, how you use your lawn as well as the sun and shade levels in your yard. You...
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Another Property Sold - 7 Salt Meadow Ln, Scituate, MA 02066
Posted on 10/02/2019
Another Property Sold - 7 Salt Meadow Ln, Scituate, MA 02066
A DESIRABLE CUL-DE-SAC LOCATION WITH DEEDED RIGHTS THE NORTH RIVER AND OWNERSHIP IN USE OF THE DOCK is the setting for this beautifully appointed and updated classic Colonial home. Set on just under an acre, this home is surrounded by a pristine lawn, lovely gardens and mature trees. Inside, bright open spaces will greet you. The kitchen is a chef's dream, with a six burner stove, clay fired sink, quartzite counters, and a custom island with mahogany top. You will imagine yourself living here gathering friends in the family room with built-ins and high ceiling, or around the dining room table or relaxing by the fireplace in the front-to-back...
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Homeowners and Interested Buyers Can Benefit from These Free Online Courses
Posted on 09/30/2019
Homeowners and Interested Buyers Can Benefit from These Free Online Courses
Online courses are gaining popularity as a way to learn new skills and subjects without enrolling in expensive certificate or degree programs. They’re also great for working adults and parents who don’t have time to leave the house every night to go to a class after work. Better yet, many online courses are free (or come with a free...
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Keeping Your Home Clean After It's On The Market
Posted on 09/30/2019
Keeping Your Home Clean After It's On The Market
One of the many challenges of putting your home on the market is keeping it clean! That task can be even more difficult if you have kids, pets, and a busy schedule. If everyone is always rushing off to their jobs, classes, lunch dates, meetings, practices, or appointments, it's hard to keep your home in a perpetual state of...
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