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Gloria MacKoul, Coldwell Banker Realty - WorcesterPhone: (508) 635-6644
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Posted on 09/20/2021
Is VR Technology Right for You? Here's What to Consider
Photo by Sound On from Pexels Virtual reality, or VR, has increased in popularity and accessibility over the last few years. With multiple comparable devices and platforms available, what might have seemed like science fiction is now part of some peoples’ regular gaming routines. VR is something you can have in your own home and use anytime, but...
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Posted on 09/15/2021
Another Property Sold - 7 Tideswell Ln 7, Worcester, MA 01609
"SALISBURY HILL"...Beautiful Townhouse with a FIRST FLOOR MASTER SUITE opening to the Deck!...Incredible View from most rooms...Open Floor Plan has 9' Ceilings...Large, Island Kitchen with Granite Counters and Stainless young Steel Appliances.... The Formal Dining Room and Fireplaced (Gas Log) Family/Living Room are separated by Custom Columns....First Floor Laundry....The Second Level has a Loft/Office, a Guest Bedroom with a large Walk-In Closet and an adjacent Full Bath...The nicely finished Walkout lower level has a Large Game Room with a Pool Table (Included), a Third Bedroom with a Walk-In Closet., a Full Bath, and storage...Gas...
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Posted on 09/13/2021
Do You Have to Join the HOA?
Photo by RawPixel.com via Shutterstock When it comes to homeowner’s associations, you need to know what type yours is before you determine whether to “join” it. There are two types of associations, covenant-based and voluntary. When homeowners ask about requirements to join a homeowner’s association, they may believe it is optional, but if our association is covenant-based, you...
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Posted on 09/08/2021
879 Pleasant St, Worcester, MA 01602 is now new to the market!
Flagg St. Area...Great Home for a Great Price!...The First Floor of this wonderful home offers a 15 x 24' Living Room with Hardwood Flooring and a Fireplace...It opens to a large Family Room with built-in Book Shelves and a Half Bath..The Eat-In Kitchen has a Butler's Pantry and a Servant's Stairway..The Formal Dining Room has Hardwood Flooring and a Window Seat..The Main Staircase leads you to the Large Master Suite with Hardwood Flooring, a "Wall of Closets", and a Full Bath..Two additional Bedrooms share a Full Bath..The Third Level has a Bedroom, a Full Bath, and a Bonus Room/Office with additional storage...The Lower Level has a...
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Posted on 09/06/2021
Mistakes to Avoid During New Construction
Photo by George Becker from Pexels While it’s common for mistakes to occur during any project, new construction mistakes can be costly. These are complex projects involving a lot of details that homeowners might not be aware of. Learning more about new construction mistakes to avoid can help lower your risk of ending up with costly errors. Being...
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Posted on 09/03/2021
Another Property Rented - 45 Allston Ave 45, Worcester, MA 01604
U MASS, LAKE AVE & MASS PIKE, minutes away!...Meticulously maintained Townhouse...Three Bedrooms plus a Finished Walkout Lower Level!...The Kitchen has Stainless Steel Appliances, Granite Counters, a Breakfast Bar and is open to the Formal Dining Area (Hardwood Flooring)...The Fireplaced (Gas Log) Living Room opens to the Deck and Private, Fenced Yard...The First Floor Laundry includes the Washer and Dryer!...The Second level has a Master Suite with a Skylight, a Walk-in Closet and a Full Bath with Double Sinks and a Linen Closet...The Finished Lower Level has a Large Family/Game Room with a Full Bath, and a Slider opening to the Patio...
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Posted on 08/30/2021
How to Protect Your Windows During Hurricane Watches
Photo by Jametlene Reskp on Unsplash While the hurricane season may still be a couple of seasons away, now is a great time to start thinking about how best to protect your home in the event of a hurricane, tornado, or similar high wind storm situation. During high wind situations, windows can easily become broken as a result...
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Posted on 08/28/2021
Worcester, MA Real Estate Market Update 8/28/2021
Click here to view Worcester, MA blog post which has information on the constantly changing market...
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Posted on 08/23/2021
How is a Land Contract Different than an Mortgage?
Image by mohamed Hassan from Pixabay A land contract and a mortgage have a number of similarities. For example, you can use either option to purchase a home Both loans must be repaid on a monthly basis. Understanding the Differences A land contract is a legal agreement between a buyer and a seller. Rather than a traditional mortgage...
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Posted on 08/18/2021
9 Pembrook Lane 9, Worcester, MA 01609 is now new to the market!
Salisbury St...."SALISBURY HILL"... 2000 sq. ft., PRIVATE END UNIT in this sought after 55+ Community...This Open Floor Plan has a First Floor Master Suite with a Walk-In Closet and an additional Closet...The Master Bathroom has a separate Shower and Tub, and a Linen Closet...The Open Living Room and Formal Dining Area have a Vaulted Ceiling with a Paladian Window and Sliders opening to a private deck...The Kitchen has a Breakfast Nook, a Pantry, Granite Counters and Hardwood Flooring...The First Floor Laundry Room includes the Washer and Dryer...The Second Level has an Open Loft/Office with a Skylight, a Guest Bedroom with a large Walk-In...
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Posted on 08/16/2021
3 Ways to Increase Your Resource Independence
According to data generated by the U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA), the average monthly electric bill increased from to $115 monthly even though usage has steadily declined during the last 10 years. The hard data compiled in 2019 shows that some states enjoy monthly utility bills as low as $76 while others suffer costs as high as $168....
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Posted on 08/09/2021
Perfect Herbs for the Perfect Kitchen
Fresh herbs can take all your meals to the next level, but they are often hard to find and quite pricey when you do. So, if you want to have all your favorite herbs nearby whenever you need them, you’ll need to take matters into your own hands. Thankfully, that’s easy to do by upgrading your kitchen with...
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