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Rewarding Home Improvements for the Fall

As summer comes to an end, there is no better time than the Fall to get some home improvement projects done that you have been itching to start – or finish! If you do not have a ton of time on your hands, there are several smaller tasks that you can work on that will […]

Gifts For Her Home

Cooking – Williams Sonoma Ultimate Pastry Tools, Set of 5– $59.95 For the baker in your life, this is the perfect essential set to tackle the most common tasks in a pastry chef’s kitchen. The set includes a straight icing spatula, offset icing spatula, pastry brush, fluted pastry cutter and a bench scraper. The combination […]

Gifts For His Home

Home Improvement – Uncommon Goods’ Fix it Kit – $30.00 This portable collection of handy tools will ensure that you are always totally ready to make any repairs that are needed. The kit includes a vegan leather case filled with a hammer, LED flashlight, long-nose pliers, foot tape measure, slot screwdriver, and interchangeable handle, assorted […]

Gifts For Her Home

Cooking – Sharper Image’s Digital BBQ Fork – $44.99 This is the perfect gift for any cook in your life who is looking for a fun, new gadget. The digital BBQ fork lets you know for sure that your beef, poultry or fish is thoroughly cooked. It reads internal temperatures accurately in seconds. Or, you […]

Gifts For His Home

Home Improvement – Bosch Compact Laser Distance Measure – $84.99 This laser distance measuring tool features long-range measuring with extreme accuracy, and measures distance up to 120-feet. It is super easy to use as it is operates with the touch of just one button and provides real-time measurement as you move closer and farther from […]

Gifts For His Home

Home Improvement – Google Nest Learning Thermostat – $199.00 This thermostat is a great gift idea as it works with Alexa and provides so many benefits. With this thermostat, you will be able to auto-schedule temperatures you like, connect it to your WiFi so you can change the temperature through your phone, tablet or laptop […]

Gifts For Her Home

Cooking – Personalized Cutting Board: $159.00 – $167.00 How cute is this personalized cutting board?! You can feature your own family last name, or multiple names depending on your preference. This is a great way to add a personal touch to a necessity in the kitchen!  Relaxation – Esker Beauty Allover Jade Roller: $65.00 For […]

Gifts For His Home

Home Improvement – Little Giant Ladder Systems 12017 RevolutionXE Articulating Ladder – $273.21  A man can always use a good ladder for a variety of different home improvement projects. This ladder features an extra wide rung with an aggressive tread and wide-flared legs to provide a feeling of safety and security. With this ladder, you […]

Gifts For Her Home

Cooking – YAMAZAKI home 7327 Rin Plywood Tablet Stand – $18.00 This is the perfect gift for someone who loves to use cookbooks and needs a nice, convenient way to keep it propped up while they are cooking. For those who purchase virtual cookbooks, this stand will also hold a tablet! Relaxation – YnM Weighted […]

Gifts For Her Home

Cooking – Automatic Pan Stirrer with Timer – $25.00 This automatic pan stirrer from Uncommon Goods is the perfect gift for the chef in your life. For all recipes that require an extensive amount of stirring, this is a total life saver! Place the pan stirrer in your pan with low-heat liquid, set the timer […]

Gifts For His Home

Home Improvement – Leatherman WINGMAN® Multi-Tool – $47.96 This tool is one of Leatherman’s top-rated multi-tools, and for good reason. The tool combines spring-action pliers, scissors and 12 other indispensable tools. It is the perfect item for the home improver in your life who can easily carry this on the go for whenever they may […]

Moving During the Pandemic? Here are Some Tips

As coronavirus cases are still extremely prominent around the world, everyone is continuing to adhere to the guidelines of quarantining and social distancing. Given the current circumstances now and throughout the past few months, many people have had to alter their plans to stay at home. For people who are looking to move, you may […]

Matterport Virtual Tours Are the New Normal in Real Estate

Traditionally when looking for a new home or apartment, it is widely known that you will set up a time with the landlord or realtor to visit the space. However, in this day in age, and especially during more recent times, touring the apartment or home in-person is not always feasible or even possible. Perhaps […]

Easy Ways to keep Your Home Clean

Whether you are working from home or spending more time at home, it is important to keep busy and stay active throughout the day. If you are finding yourself swamped throughout the day, you may be having trouble finding time to keep up with cleaning within your home. Here are a few ways that you […]

Best Early Morning Habits to Start Your Day

During the long, cold winter months, it can be hard to feel motivated to stay in your daily routine. Everyone can relate to feeling sluggish, tired and lazy as they try to avoid cold weather at all costs. Well, spring is just around the corner and it is time to kick it back into gear. […]

How to Clear Clutter for Spring

One of the best parts of a change of season is all the de-cluttering that comes along with it. A new season is a great way to have a fresh approach on how you organize everything within your home – especially your closet. Closets can easily become messy, disorganized and over-cluttered. If you are looking […]

Best Indoor Activities for Cold Winter Months

It can be difficult during the winter months to keep the creativity flowing in terms of what there is to do indoors. And, after a few days in the house during a winter storm, everyone can get a little stir crazy! Here are some fun ideas for you and the family that you can enjoy […]

Walk in Closets are a Must-Have!

There are certain things when shopping for a new home that are deal breakers for people. Is the kitchen big enough? Are there enough bathrooms throughout the home? What does the landscape look like? Or, if you are super into fashion, shoes and accessories, you will most likely care greatly about the size of the […]

Best Cozy Winter Recipes

During the winter months, there are some days where all you want to do is lounge around your home in your pajamas, relax with your favorite book or movie and eat some good old, carb-filled comfort food. Everyone can relate to these types of days, which are arguably the best kind of days to have! […]

Reasons to List Your Home in the Winter 

If you have been itching to get your house on the market, there is no reason to wait, as there are many different reasons why listing your home on the market during the winter months is hugely beneficial. While many people prefer to list their home during the warmer months, we have pulled together some […]

Best Holiday Treats to Bake This Season

Baking yummy holiday treats is a great way to get in the holiday spirit, and a really fun activity for you to partake in with loved ones, your kids or your friends! Whether you are hosting a holiday this season or planning on bringing something to a family gathering or holiday work party, we have […]

End of Fall Exterior Home Check List

It is hard to believe that winter is already approaching, but as the days get shorter and chillier, it is coming quicker than many are ready for. It is vital that as the fall weather comes to an end, you make sure that your house is as prepared as possible for the winter months. We […]

Prepare Your Home for the Holidays 

The holiday season is fast approaching, and regardless of if you are hosting a holiday for family and friends or not, there are a lot of things that everyone must do to prepare their home for the holidays! It is important to make sure that all of these fix-ups and tasks are taken care of […]

Best Snowblowers for 2020

As we get closer to the winter months, it is important that you are fully prepared with all of the winter gear that you will need – including shovels, salt and sand for your walkways and doorsteps as well as all of your necessary winter accessories and snow boots! If you are living in or […]

Steps to Carving a Perfect Pumpkin 

Carving a pumpkin during the Halloween and Fall season is something that is fun and entertaining no matter how old you are. It is a great way to showcase your creativity and truly create something that is totally YOURS! However, carving a pumpkin is not as easy as many think and a lot of times […]

Safety Tips for Kids During Halloween

Halloween night is something that kids look forward to all year round – and adults, as well! From planning Halloween parties to what costume you are going to wear, there is a lot of excitement around Halloween. There is often so much excitement that it can become easy to forget about the key and important […]

Holiday Home Improvements

The holiday season is approaching quickly upon us, where everyone will shift their focus to shopping for gifts, prepping for holiday dinners and arranging travel plans to see family and friends. During the holiday season, things can get so busy that it can become easy to drop the ball on daily tasks, such as house […]

Prep the Home for Trick or Treaters! 

We are almost into the month of October, the month that is filled with haunted hayrides, corn mazes, apple and pumpkin picking and, last but not least, Halloween! Halloween is an exciting holiday for people of all ages, whether you are a young kid trick or treating, or a bit older and attending a Halloween […]

New Listing Spotlight: 62 Mikayla Ann Drive, Rehoboth, Massachusetts

For all those that are currently on the market for a brand-new home – we’ve got an amazing new listing spotlight just for you! Check out this stunning property at 62 Mikayla Ann Drive in Rehoboth, Massachusetts. Located in Bristol County, this is a fairly new property that was built in 2001, with a total […]

What to Know About Selling Your Home in the Fall and Winter Months 

During the summer months, it is easy to get caught up in all the excitement – there are so many different activities going on with family and friends, it is the prime season for vacations and weekend getaways, as well as a time where you are busy preparing for back-to-school season. Perhaps you have been […]

How to Upgrade Your House to Make it Profitable

Whether you are currently planning on putting your home on the market, or it is something that you foresee in the future, everyone wants to consistently ensure that their home is profitable, for whenever the time comes. Creating and sustaining a profitable property can be difficult, as everyone has many expenses that they must regularly […]

Should You Hire a Contractor or DIY?

Everyone can relate to the feeling of needing things updated within your home, but not necessarily knowing the best way to get it done. A lot of the times, if you are handy, or know someone who is, it can be easiest to purchase the materials on your own and get the job done internally. […]

How to Be the Best Real Estate Agent

If the real estate industry is something that interests you a lot, it may be a great career path for you to go down. Or, perhaps you have already gone down the path and are trying to navigate how you can be most successful in the industry that you have chosen to be a part […]

How to Negotiate for a Home 

So, you have officially found your dream home, but are hoping to negotiate on the price that it is listed for. Do not fear – negotiating is extremely common and is something that everyone should get experience and become skilled with. When it comes to purchasing a home, chances are if it is a great […]

Importance of Increasing Tenant Happiness 

Having a good landlord-tenant relationship is key to success for both parties – for the landlord so they can continue their business as well as for the tenant so they can live in their property as stress free and happy as possible. If you are a landlord and you are looking for some ways that […]

How to Rent Your House in the Summer

If you are lucky enough to own multiple properties, you may have thought about diving into the rental market to earn some extra cash, or perhaps begin flipping homes as a side business or your career. Renting your house out is a great way to make some extra money without having to do a ton […]

The Difference Between Purchasing a Home for Personal and Business Reasons 

Those who are in the real estate business know that it is a big difference purchasing a home for yourself and your family members, versus purchasing a home strictly for rental or flipping purposes. If you are purchasing a home for personal reasons, there is a lot that goes into the process and overall decision […]

6 Landscaping Trends That Increase the Value of Your Home

By Bill Edwards Your home is one of your most valuable assets. You can increase its value by as much as 10 percent with a few landscaping upgrades. Here are six landscaping trends sure to increase the value of your home and make it the envy of your neighborhood.   Go Native Today’s homeowner wants […]

How to Decrease Tenant Turnover

If you are a landlord, or are just familiar with the real estate space, then you have experienced first-hand or heard of tenant turnover. Ultimately, tenant turnover is something that can not always be avoided, although landlords can do their best to experience it as little as possible. The goal when you are a landlord […]

Will My House Make a Good Rental?

People purchase homes and apartments for a few different reasons, based on their circumstances. Perhaps they are purchasing the real estate to live in themselves, or with their family. Or, maybe they are purchasing it as a vacation home or place to utilize in the future after they retire. Lastly, the real estate could be […]

Things You Should Never Allow from a Tenant

Every landlord wants to ensure that they have all the necessary rules in place for their tenants, while still operating in a friendly, civil manner. Most landlords have great relationships with their tenants, some just from a business standpoint, and some personally as well! No matter how friendly you are with your tenants and how […]

How to Start Being a Landlord

A lot of people are itching to get into the real estate market, whether that is working for a real estate company or becoming a landlord. Getting into a real estate may be time-consuming but can be extremely rewarding once you get the hang of the industry. Once you become a landlord, you will face […]

Your Guide to Moving Out of Your Home

No matter how many times you have moved homes in your life, or if this is your first time moving, everyone can agree that it is a very overwhelming process that can keep you busy for weeks! Moving out of your home does not just consist of packing everything up, but also making sure that […]

Tips to Be a Great Neighbor

If you have been a homeowner for several years, you most likely know the do’s and don’ts of what it means to be a good neighbor. And, you most likely learned these through your own experiences of having neighbors and being one as well. Neighbors play a huge role in how content and overall happy […]

3 Smart Home Technologies You Need in your Home ASAP

Living in the 21st century, in 2019 more than ever, everyone can agree that technology is what most people’s lives revolve around. For many, their job solely focuses on multimedia, social media, and technology. With the adaptation of living in a technological world, we are also provided more opportunities than ever to live safer and […]

When to Replace Carbon Monoxide Detectors and Why It’s Important

As the weather warms up, everyone finds themselves wanting to get organized in every aspect of life, whether that is spring cleaning around the house, organizing themselves at work, or pulling together schedules for family members. As you are working to stay on top of everything around the home throughout your spring cleaning, it is […]

New Listing Spotlight: Crandall Road, Tiverton, RI

We are so excited to showcase our first “New Listing Spotlight” for this adorable condo located in the stunning Tiverton, Rhode Island. This condo on Crandall Road is not only in a great area, but is spacious, cozy and perfect for any family! The condo is made up of three bedrooms and one full bathroom, […]

Tips for Outdoor Spring Cleanup

During the winter months, everyone can look over their landscaping needs due to the amount of snow that hits the northeast. Once the warmer weather starts to roll around and the snow begins to melt, many people may become overwhelmed at just how much of a spring cleanup is necessary to get their landscape in […]

How to Best Organize Your Home

Now that the weather is getting warmer, everyone is itching to finally get outside and start fresh. For many, starting fresh means getting your home organized, throwing away items that you do not find yourself needing anymore, and making sure everything is in tip-top shape for the summer. Organizing your home, especially after a long […]

Pros and Cons of Building Your Own Home

So, the time has finally come for you to purchase a new home, whether it is your very first home or a brand new one for your family to move into. When looking into new homes to purchase, the question of whether to purchase a built one or build your own runs through everyone’s mind. […]

Does Your Home Have These Features? They May Help Boost Sales

Everyone who has shopped for a new home in the past, or is currently in the process, knows that there is a difference between the “wants” and “needs” of what you are looking for your home to have. For example, you may know that you need multiple bathrooms, and know that you want a fenced […]

Can Home Staging Affect Your Sale?

So, the time has come where you are planning on putting your house up for sale. As you are moving through your to-do list of everything that must be done to prepare to list your home, you stop and ponder how you will stage your home for open houses. When most think about how they […]

Listing Photos are Crucial – Here’s How to Take Them

Anyone who is working to sell their home is aware of how cluttered the real estate market is. There are hundreds of thousands of homes on the market – so how do you make yours stand out? As potential buyers are browsing the internet for their dream home, there is only one thing that makes […]

4 Fun Swansea Activities

If you are looking for you and your family to make a move, look no further than Swansea, Massachusetts! Living in Swansea comes with many perks, but the location is definitely one of the best. Located right next to Providence, Rhode Island, you will be next to a wide variety of family, fun-filled activities that […]

Open Houses: To Have or Not to Have?

When it comes to selling your house, there is a lot of back and forth debate on whether an open house is necessary to host to get the best, fastest deal for your home. Open houses are a great way to showcase your home, and there are many positives that go along with them. However, […]

Security Deposits: What They Are & How to Ensure You’ll Get Them Back

When you begin leasing a new space, there are several fees that go along with it, including the security deposit. If you have never leased an apartment or house before, a security deposit is a sum of money, usually equal to one-month’s rent, that your landlord will collect upon you moving in. They will hold […]

How to Spot Toxic Mold, and How to Get Rid of It

Finding mold in your home is never enjoyable, especially after realizing that it has been within your home for several days, weeks, or even months! What many people do not realize is that mold can live inside of your home for a period of time without you even noticing. It is important to know exactly […]

What is Home Equity, and How Do You Build It?

If you are new to owning a home, you may be unfamiliar with certain terms, such as home equity. Home equity is essentially the part of your home that you already own. It is the percentage of your home’s value that you have already paid off. So, how do you build it without completely breaking […]

Snow and Ice Damage to Your Home: Are You Covered?

No matter how much you may prepare your home for the winter months, there is always the chance that when a large snow or ice storm comes through, there may be some damage to parts of your home. So, when this happens, how do you know exactly what is covered? The truth is, insurance coverage […]

Is For Sale by Owner a Good Idea?

When thinking of putting your house on the market to sell, you may believe that it is easier and financially smarter for you to sell the house on your own, versus working with a real estate agent. While many believe this is a feasible option, it is in fact better for you to hire an […]

Holiday Activities Near Seekonk, MA

If you have not already gotten into the full holiday spirit, this week and upcoming weekend is your chance to squeeze in all the fun holiday activities that we all look forward to each year! Whether you are looking for indoor or outdoor activities, there are many ways to get festive in the Seekonk area. […]

How to Shop for Homes in the Winter Months

Did you know that one of the best seasons to shop for a new home is winter? During the winter months, prices on homes can tend to drop to their lowest prices, as families are often more motivated to sell and move into their new home as quickly as possible. While it is a great […]

New Year’s Resolutions to Help You Buy a Home in 2019!

2018 is quickly coming to a close, and it is almost that time of year where everyone can reflect on what they have done and create goals for themselves for the new year. For many people, especially those looking to start a family, a new year’s resolution may include them finally purchasing their dream home. […]

Prepare Your Home for Snow Storms

The first official day of winter is just a few weeks away, although in many areas, flurries of snow has already occurred! If you are not already prepared for the winter weather, it is important that you take all precautions to ensure that your home is in good shape and ready for snow – whether […]

Upgrades to Your Kitchen Without an Entire Remodel

The kitchen in your home is a very central area – a place where people not only quickly grab food from the fridge, but also sit down for family dinners, gather for events, and ultimately make memories! Everyone has an image of what their perfect, dream kitchen looks like, and unfortunately, it is not always […]

Updates to Make to Your Home Every 10 Years

It is a huge milestone when you hit a 1, 5, or even 10-year anniversary of owning your home. While it is exciting to celebrate the long-term love that you and your family have for your home, it is also a great time to look into different ways that your home can be updated, especially […]

116 Old County Rd. Westport, MA 02790

4 beds 3 baths 2,775 sqft $689,000 This incredible property offers a perfect blend of the original charm and character of an 1800’s Colonial with all the modern updates. Entire interior and exterior updated! Absolutely no expense spared as current owner has taken immaculate care for 25+ years! New granite and solid cherry kitchen with angled island […]

De-Clutter in Preparation for the Holidays

We are almost officially in the holiday season, and with that comes holiday parties, family get-togethers and more reasons to ensure that you have a clean, de-cluttered home. While preparing for the holidays is the perfect time to de-clutter the rooms of your home and make way for a brand-new year. De-cluttering can be extremely […]

First Time Moving? Here’s What You Should Know

Are you a first-time mover? If so, you may be feeling a lot of mixed emotions, from excitement to sadness! While moving can often be bittersweet, it can also be a stressful experience if it is not planned out correctly. What many people may not realize who have not moved before is that the entire […]

Fun Activities in the Seekonk Area

Are you looking for some fun activities to do with your family and friends this fall? Seekonk, Massachusetts has a wide variety of things to do in and around it. Whether you are looking for some fun and games, some historic scenery or something to do with the kids – we have it! Check out […]

Different Ways to Take Out a Mortgage

Looking to take out your first mortgage? As you are probably familiar with, when you find your dream home, if you cannot pay for it upfront, then you will take out a mortgage loan for the home. What many people who are just starting out in the home-buying process may not realize, is that there […]

Buying Your First Home? Here’s What You Should Know

Buying your very first home is an exciting, but also nerve-racking experience! You want to ensure that the home that you choose will be a perfect fit for you and your spouse, and/or your family. There are many different things to think about when it comes to purchasing your first home and taking out a […]

Reasons to Live in Rhode Island and Massachusetts

Are you looking to make a move, but are not sure where to go? If you are looking to move somewhere within the New England area, or you are looking to move to New England for the first time, both Rhode Island and Massachusetts are great options. Whether you are living individually or raising a […]

Buying and Selling in a Multi-Media World

Today, it is very smart to incorporate media strategies within any sort of business. In the real estate business, for example, it is very easy as well as smart to utilize media to your advantage. There are many ways to reach customers through media strategies, as well as create more publicity for your business, on […]

How to Add Value to Your Home – While You’re Living In it!

Whether you’re thinking of putting your house on the market soon or not, it is still important to think about ways that you can add value to your home for when the time is right. There are many different ways to add value to your house, from cheap, DIY ways, to more expensive renovations. No […]

Tips to Preparing Your Home for Rentals

Thinking of renting your home out? There are a lot of benefits when it comes to renting your home, but there is also a lot that goes into preparing your home to be ready for rentals. There are a lot of reasons why someone may choose to rent out their home. They could have a […]

5 Ways to Organize Your Kitchen

When it comes to your kitchen, there are so many kitchen utensils, pots and pans, and food items, that it can become difficult to keep everything organized consistently. Everyone feels better about their daily tasks when items are stored neatly and are easy to find. Here are a few of our favorite, unique ways to […]

Tips to Creating Your At-Home Workspace

Today, many people can work remotely from their homes, either during certain days of the week, or even permanently! If you work from home often, or run your own business from your home, you may be interested in creating a designated office space where you can get into “work mode” and spend your day working […]

What You Need to Know About Taking Out Your First Mortgage

Thinking about taking out your first mortgage? If so, you may be overwhelmed with what the steps are in order to prepare to take out a mortgage, and how you will know what type of mortgage is best for you. To help ease your stress, you may consider hiring a mortgage loan officer to help […]

The Most Inspiring Interior Design Of 2016

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7 Instagram accounts for interior design enthusiasts

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Renovating a Living Room? Experts Share Their Secrets

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Recent Commercial Real Estate Transactions

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Interior design books for beginners

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10 Brilliant Ways To Decorate Your Home

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7 home trends that will shape your house in 2017

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10 of the Best Home Bloggers to Follow on Instagram

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3 Ways Office Design Affects Work Productivity

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6 Free Sources for Home Design Inspiration

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How to Buy Commercial Real Estate

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New approaches to the future of design

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