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Gloria MacKoul, Coldwell Banker Realty - WorcesterPhone: (508) 635-6644
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Posted on 01/17/2022
Questions to Ask About a New Neighborhood
Buying the house itself is only part of home buying. When you buy a new home, you choose a brand new place to live. In some cases, that place might be unfamiliar or far away from where you lived before. So, it's important to keep the local area in mind during your search. But how can you determine...
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Posted on 01/10/2022
Average Costs for Remodeling a Home with Major Upgrades
Making major upgrades to your home can allow you to design the home you’ve always wanted in terms of its style and functionality. Since these projects are larger in scope compared to minor upgrades, you should have some idea of how much they’ll end up costing you. Knowing rough figures for major upgrades can help you create a...
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Posted on 01/03/2022
4 Things to Know About Home Automation Hubs
Home automation can be a combination of different devices, or you can turn it into a central system that controls everything from your security to your lights. The question is, what's the best way to keep all of your technology organized so it can all work together? Minimizing hiccups in your experience starts with having an idea of...
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Posted on 12/31/2021
Another Property Sold - 88 Flagg St, Worcester, MA 01602
Salisbury St./Flagg St....WALK TO FLAGG ST. SCHOOL!....Lovely Stone Front Colonial nicely maintained... 3-4 Bedrooms....Eat-In Kitchen with Corian Counters...Formal Dining Room with Hardwood Flooring and built-in China Closet...Fireplaced Living Room with Hardwood Flooring, opening to the Sun-filled 3 Season Room ...The Family Room has a large Pella Window, and Anderson Sliders leading to the oversized deck overlooking the beautiful, private backyard...The second level offers a Master Suite with Dual Closets and a Full Bath.... an additional Full Bath, 2 Bedrooms, plus a 4th Bedroom/Playroom/Office with multiple closets and...
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Posted on 12/29/2021
Worcester, MA Real Estate Market Update 12/29/2021
Click here to view Worcester, MA blog post which has information on the constantly changing market...
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Posted on 12/27/2021
The Major Costs of Flipping a House
For many, flipping homes is lucrative. However, there are many costs associated with flipping a property, and it’s important to budget carefully for every detail. Here are the major costs to consider when determining how much funding you’ll need for a flip: Down Payments Just like buying a move-in ready house, buying a house you intend to flip...
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Posted on 12/24/2021
Another Property Sold - 52 Dustin St, Worcester, MA 01604
UMass.....Great Rental Location across from UMass....Double Lot!....3 Bedrooms on each floor...Separate Utilities....Eat-In Kitchens with separate pantries.....Hardwood Flooring throughout most of the rooms.....Beautiful Natural Woodwork....2 NEW WEIL-MCLAIN BOILERS!.....REPLACEMENT WINDOWS ON EACH FLOOR!....YOUNG ROOF!....Enclosed Porches....Storage Sheds....Owner-occupied for many...
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Posted on 12/20/2021
Simple Tips for Better Basement Storage
A basement can provide hundreds of square feet of storage for your home. However, there are important things to consider when using a basement for storage to ensure your belongings remain in the best possible condition. Here are some ideas and tips for basement storage. Use Vertical Space No matter the size of your basement, you can take...
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Posted on 12/13/2021
5 Tips to Create the Perfect Timeless Style
Image by Pixabay via Pexels Although there are plenty of interior design styles to choose from, going with a timeless look is always an excellent choice. Timeless designs mean you don’t have to worry about keeping up with the latest interior design trends or having your home look dated. With a classic or timeless style, you don’t need...
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Posted on 12/06/2021
Property: Zoning Reminders for Fencing and Outbuildings
Property owners typically think of zoning regulations concerning building placement as a form of land use. In some ways, the idea of gaining permission to place or erect a structure limits how a property owner can use the parcel. But regulations concerning specific measurements between other elements take this notion a step further. Even when a type of...
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Posted on 12/02/2021
Another Property Sold - 27 Moreland Green Dr, Worcester, MA 01609
"MORELAND HILLS"...Beautifully remodeled Colonial on a large lot!...Young Roof, Siding, Windows, Central A/C, Lawn Sprinklers, etc..The First Floor offers a Sun-Filled Kitchen with an Island and a separate Dining Area surrounded by windows...The Kitchen is open to the Formal Dining Room with Hardwood Flooring and Wainscoting..The Front to Back Living Room has Hardwood Flooring, a Fireplace with a Gas Insert, and an Anderson Atrium Door opening to the Deck...The Foyer has Hardwood Flooring and 2 Closets...The combination Half Bath and Laundry have a Linen Closet and a Washer and Dryer ..The Oak Staircase leads to the Master Suite with a...
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Posted on 11/29/2021
Real Estate Investment Trusts: The Basics
Photo by Jason Lam from Pexels REITs, or Real Estate Investment Trusts, are a popular way to invest in real estate. An REIT is a company that invests and manages in investment properties, pooling the resources from a group of investors. This makes it possible for individuals to take part and benefit from real estate investment without having...
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