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Creating an Impressive Foyer

When your house is on the market, you'll likely try to have as many public viewings or open houses as possible. An open house is a pressure-free way for interested buyers to view your property and imagine themselves living in the space. An open house, however, is usually a very short event. Ever

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Go Green: Five Ideas for Creating a More Environmentally Friendly Home

If you would like to learn how to create a more environmentally friendly home, here are five ideas for "going green" while making home improvements.

1. Install a tankless water heater

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Want to Break Into Investment Properties? Consider These Factors Before You Buy

Making money from a rental property seems like a quick and easy investment—but it’s about far more than putting down an investment and waiting for the money to roll in. If you own a home, you already know that home ownership involves maintenance, time, and personal energy.

Consider these factors before you add another home (or homes) to your list of responsibilities:

  • Property Management:

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Budgeting Tips When Paying Monthly For A Mortgage

Buying property usually means approval for a mortgage and maintaining those payments. It may be difficult for you to create a budget that not only looks good on paper, but also works well when applied to the reality of your finances. If you are trying to find ways to budget for your monthly mortgage payment, here are a few tips to help you get started.

Budget Weekly

One way to make sure you have the money for your mortgage

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5 Home Repairs to Tackle Before Selling Your Home

Before you sell your home in the Boston area, it's important to make a few cosmetic fixes. These five inexpensive home repairs will get your home in tip-top condition before you put it on the market.

1.  Wall Imperfections

One of the first things you should do when preparing your house for the market is to repair wall imperfections. Cracks, chips, and nail holes are easy fixes. A touch of spackling and some sandpa

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Making the Decision to Buy or Rent

The lease is just about up and it is time to make that yearly decision once again. Is it time to purchase a home, or are you content signing a lease for one more year. This is a pretty big question to face, and it is one that requires quite a bit of serious deliberation by all parties involved before a final verdict is reached.

The bottom line is that there are benefits to both renting and buying. The best choice for you comes down to the way the pros and cons

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Deciding to Downsize

Whether retirement has arrived or the children have moved out to leave you with an empty nest, you may be considering downsizing your home.   Frequently, life events lead to the decision to relocate to a smaller home.  Some people choose this option to simplify life or reduce yard

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Making the Move Easier on Kids and Pets

Many adults find buying a home to be exciting and stressful.  With the long checklists of tasks to accomplish, how to minimize the impact of the move on kids and pets may be way down on that list.  However, following a few helpful tips will ensure a successful move with them.

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Do Finished Basements Increase a Property’s Value?

When looking at selling your home, you'll want to increase its value. One way to do this is by creating more livable space, if possible, such as by finishing the basement. But do finished basements increase a property's value enough to make a difference and return the investment put into

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Getting Started!

It is best to call/write for an initial appointment one to three months BEFORE you think you are "ready" to buy, sell or move. Lead time proves to be key, as this is too important of a process to rush through.

We would meet once to establish your needs and wants. During this time we will also review and clarify each step of your upcoming purchase or sale.

Buying and selling is often a stressful process, ridden with

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Awesome New Listing

More exciting news: on our first day as Signs of Success Realty Group, we got a wonderful and handsome new listing!

It is approx. 2900 sq.ft. single family house in Belmont, near the Cambridge line.  This 2007 renovation includes a cook's kitchen, with Viking, stainless, granite, and many awesome custom features. Renovations continue in the 2nd floor Master BR with an oversized walk-thru closet, Master bath, and Laundry. 3rd flr is completely renovated as well, for

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Great News!

After 12 years of affiliation with larger firms, we are pleased to announce that Signs of Success Realty Group has opened our doors as our own entity. Still providing the same great service—only we will be meeting with you at our new office location: 288 Walnut St. in Newton.

We keep hearing that the Real Estate market is in trouble. Fortunately for you at Signs of Success we are quite busy helping our valued clients to buy and sell their homes, large and small, in and arou

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