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Posted by John Boey on 3/28/2019


22 Carruth St, Quincy, MA 02170

Rental

$1,800
Price

5
Rooms
3
Beds
1
Baths
Good size three bedroom 1st floor unit on a two family house. Eat-in kitchen. Hard wood floor through out. Very convenient location, close to Central Middle School. Close distance to Quincy Center T. Laundry facility and extra storage in basement. Unit comes with one parking space. Good credit is required.
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Posted by John Boey on 3/24/2019

Let's face it Ė most homebuyers have limited time and resources at their disposal. As such, it is crucial for buyers to do everything possible to optimize their time and resources throughout the property buying journey. Because if a buyer maximizes his or her time and resources, this individual can boost the likelihood of enjoying a successful homebuying experience.

Now, let's take a look at three tips to help a homebuyer get the most out of his or her time and resources.

1. Craft a Homebuying Strategy

If you know you want to buy a home, you should develop a property buying strategy. That way, you can map out the steps you'll need to take to find and acquire your dream residence.

A typical homebuying strategy should account for your budget, timeline and other property buying factors. If you analyze these factors, you could streamline your quest to discover your ideal house.

2. Narrow Your Home Search

You plan to buy a house as soon as possible, but you still have no idea where you want to reside. Fortunately, if you hone your house search to a few cities and towns, you may be able to quickly and effortlessly find a great home in an area you can enjoy for years to come.

As you get ready to start a home search, consider your long-term plans. For instance, if your ultimate goal is to work in a big city, you may want to focus on houses in or near major metros. Or, if you want to raise a family, you may want to search for residences near outstanding schools and parks.

In addition, perform lots of research into various cities and towns. If you conduct plenty of research, you can find out whether certain areas match or exceed your expectations and tailor your house search accordingly.

3. Collaborate with a Real Estate Agent

A real estate agent is a property buying expert who understands what it takes to find a terrific residence at a budget-friendly price. Thus, if you hire a real estate agent today, you can get the help you need to reap the benefits of a seamless home search.

Oftentimes, a real estate agent will meet with you, learn about your property buying goals and craft a personalized homebuying strategy. He or she also will respond to your homebuying concerns and questions throughout the property buying journey. By doing so, a real estate agent ensures you can receive expert support as you try to find your dream house.

A real estate agent will make it simple to search for houses that fall within your budget and correspond to your homebuying criteria too. Plus, if you want homebuying recommendations or suggestions, a real estate agent is happy to provide them.

Want to enjoy a fast, successful homebuying experience? Take advantage of the aforementioned tips, and you should have no trouble making the most of your time and resources as you search for your ideal house.




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Posted by John Boey on 3/21/2019


424 John Mahar Hwy, Braintree, MA 02184

Condo

$505,000
Price

5
Rooms
2
Beds
2
Baths
Move right into this spacious and lovely 2 bedrooms, 2 full baths Enfield style(Only 12 Enfield Style units in the complex) condo at Jonathans landing with 1,495 sq. ft. of living space all on one level located on the top floor, unit offer open floor plan, 9' ceiling height and many upgrade, kitchen with white wood cabinets, granite countertops and stainless steel appliances, Hardwood floors, crown moldings and wainscoting moldings throughout, private balcony off spacious living room, private bath with double vanities, soaking tub and stand up shower, walk-in closet in master bedroom, extra large laundry room with additional storage in unit. Plus, the Community includes a clubhouse, fitness & theater rooms, in-ground pool, tennis courts, walking trails & beautifully landscaped grounds. Very convenient to Braintree T station, restaurants and shopping, easy access to highway, perfect commuter location. Pet friendly one cat, one dog under 51lbs.
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Sunday
March 24 at 12:00 PM to 1:30 PM
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Posted by John Boey on 3/18/2019


424 John Mahar Hwy, Braintree, MA 02184

Condo

$505,000
Price

5
Rooms
2
Beds
2
Baths
Move right into this spacious and lovely 2 bedrooms, 2 full baths Enfield style(Only 12 Enfield Style units in the complex) condo at Jonathans landing with 1,495 sq. ft. of living space all on one level located on the top floor, unit offer open floor plan, 9' ceiling height and many upgrade, kitchen with white wood cabinets, granite countertops and stainless steel appliances, Hardwood floors, crown moldings and wainscoting moldings throughout, private balcony off spacious living room, private bath with double vanities, soaking tub and stand up shower, walk-in closet in master bedroom, extra large laundry room with additional storage in unit. Plus, the Community includes a clubhouse, fitness & theater rooms, in-ground pool, tennis courts, walking trails & beautifully landscaped grounds. Very convenient to Braintree T station, restaurants and shopping, easy access to highway, perfect commuter location. Pet friendly one cat, one dog under 51lbs.
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Categories: Price Change  


Posted by John Boey on 3/17/2019

Preparing your home is one of the most important things you can do before leaving for an extended period of time.

Whether you have a vacation home that you spend your summer months in, you travel for work, or you simply have a second property that will be unoccupied for an extended period of time, itís vital to take the steps to preparing the home for the elements while you are gone.

In this article, weíll talk about winterizing, preparing a home for heavy rains, and protecting it from a number of external forces. That way you can rest assured that your property will be safe while youíre away, saving you money in costly repairs.

Winterizing

Many Americans spend the winter months in a warmer climate. Similarly, it has become quite common to purchase vacation homes and cabins in the northern part of the country to visit during the summer months. Regardless, these homes will have to be winterized to avoid damage.

First, and most important, be sure to turn off the water at the main supply sources. Next, open up your faucets and drain all of the lines that carry water throughout your home and yard. Drain, and put away your garden hose, to protect it and your fittings from damage.

Now that youíre protected against water damage, youíll want to protect against potential fires. Turn off and unplug all appliances. Not only is this a way to avoid fire, but it will also help you avoid needlessly spending on electricity.

Itís a good idea to turn your thermostat down so that your home is kept above freezing, but not at a needlessly high temperature.

Preparing a home for extended leave

Even if your home isnít facing the winter cold, there are still measures that should be taken during an extended leave.

Cleaning your refrigerator out completely and then washing the interior will help avoid odors from spreading throughout the house.

Other odors can arise from the drains in your home, especially if itís likely to get hot. To prevent this you can cover up your drains with painterís tape.

Youíll also want to remove any food from your cabinets that could attract mice, ants, or other pests. While youíre cleaning, wash and put away any linens that you wonít be using for some time.

Be sure arrangements have been made at the post office for any mail you receive at your home. You could set up mail forwarding, have neighbors take in your mail, or purchase a PO box for the time youíre away. Regardless, itís a good idea to not have mail piling up outside an empty home as it could attract the attention of those seeking to benefit from your house being vacant.

Before leaving, make sure all windows and doors are closed and locked. Remove any spare keys from obvious locations around your home, and make arrangements for someone, such as a neighbor, to check on the home and report any problems to you.







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