Doreen Silver's Blog

Posted on 10/25/2021
Young or Retired, Many Potential Home Sellers Stay Put
Image by Mudassar Iqbal from Pixabay Construction of affordable starter homes is failing to keep pace with the number of first-time house hunters. At the same time, more homeowners are resisting the siren song of selling to these potential buyers in order to move up or downsize. It's a trend called "rising tenure length." Owners are staying put....
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Posted on 10/20/2021
Yarmouth, MA Real Estate Market Update 10/20/2021
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Posted on 10/18/2021
Which Easy Houseplants Could Give Your Health a Boost
Plants have been used to make medicine for centuries, but some stand out above the rest for their many healing properties. Some plants make teas or, with aloe, their leaves broken open and the gooey ooze used as a balm. From aiding in digestion to soothing burns and insect bites, these houseplants are known for their healing properties....
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Posted on 10/11/2021
Expert Tips for Making the Most of Your Temporary Storage
Moving to a new home is a complex and sometimes stressful logistical process. There are many details to consider and just as many ways to streamline and simplify the experience. One of the best ways to make your move easier is by using short-term storage. If you’ve never used temporary storage before or if you’re thinking about using...
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Posted on 10/04/2021
Acushnet, MA Real Estate Market Update 10/4/2021
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Posted on 10/04/2021
Outdoor Living: How to Customize Your Perfect Outdoor Space
With the right accessories, any deck or patio space can be transformed into a true outdoor oasis. Whether you're looking to host lively weekend barbecues or simply want to enjoy a low-key evening on the deck with loved ones, there are a few must-haves to consider adding to your existing deck or patio. Great Furniture The right patio...
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Posted on 09/30/2021
Another Property Sold - 26 Vacation Ln, Harwich, MA 02645
This is the one. Located in the much desired Great Sand Lakes. year round ranch home has deeded beach rights to all the John Joseph /Bucks Pond beaches. Home is less than 1/10th of a mile to a beautiful white sandy beach on John Joseph Pond. In high water years sail or kayak right through the isthmus to Bucks Pond. In low water years... carry them (LOL). the association maintains the beaches ($60 annual fee voluntary but highly recommended) Enjoy the annual picnic on Bucks Pond main beach complete with boat races. Red River Beach is just a little over 3 miles away. Pleasant Bay is nearby as well. Open floor plan perfect for vacation home or...
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Posted on 09/27/2021
Line Plants: What You Should Know About Your Home's Plans
When you look at the plans for your custom home, you might not understand what you’re seeing at first. These plans contain many symbols that can be hard to interpret without architectural knowledge. One of the most common types of symbols that appear on house plans are lines. You might notice several kinds of lines on your house...
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Posted on 09/20/2021
How to Upcycle Household Items Into Planters
For plant lovers, there never seem to be enough pots and planters to go around. There are countless options available to buy, but buying a new one every time you need it becomes costly and inconvenient. The good news is that there are plenty of items you might already have around the house you can use for your...
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Posted on 09/19/2021
Yarmouth, MA Real Estate Market Update 9/19/2021
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Posted on 09/13/2021
How to Create Your Own Accent Mirror
A mirror is one of the most underrated pieces of home decor. Not only does a mirror serve a useful purpose by giving you and your guests an opportunity to catch a quick glance of your reflection, but it also helps to increase the perceived size of your room. A mirror can be a valuable accent piece, as...
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Posted on 09/06/2021
Sleep Better & Breathe Easier: The Benefits of Plants in Your Bedroom
Photo by Daria Shevtsova from Pexels Keeping indoor plants is a hobby for some and a matter of decoration for others. However, all houseplant owners benefit from the many health advantages of having living greenery in the home. In particular, houseplants in your bedroom can have a positive effect on both the aesthetic and your overall health. Here...
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