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Fall Landscaping Maintenance Tips

Landscape Maintenance Tips for the Fall Season



fall landscapeFall.  When the morning air turns crisp and cool and the leaves begin to float softly to the ground.  Not only is it my favorite season, there are many maintenance tasks to be accomplished in the landscape.  The info below includes tips on what I have found are the most important and useful tasks-  so get out there, have fun with it, and enjoy the autumn weather!

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Agent Rising Real Estate School Starting New Classes

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Agent Rising Real Estate School helps you reach your dreams! Are you ready for a change of career?  Did you always dream of being a real estate agent?  Now is the time to put those dreams into reality! Agent Rising Real Estate School is starting new workshops September 8th at the BOLD Welcome Center on Fairhaven Rd. in Mattapoisett. Times don't work? We will help you with independent office hours!

Join Kate Lanagan MacGregor, Dawn Devlin and Marie Greany as they help you through the process of be…

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Real Estate Market "Blooming"

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The real estate market is "blooming" so to speak or booming as we normally think.  Despite the hot, humid weather and lack of rain, the real estate market is busy.  People are out looking and inventory is low, so houses are moving quickly.

Just like this sunflower beautifully blooming amid a dry, slow garden, your house can look like a standout in the neighborhood.

Consider having your home staged.  Stagers have great ideas to put your home in its best light.  They can give you ideas for projects…

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Landscaping and Watering

landscaping and wateringSummer is an especially important time to save water. Outdoor water use increases residential consumption from 10% to 50% in June, July and August.  This summer has been a particularly difficult year with significantly less than average rainfall and the need to water more frequently.  Every drop counts to keep your landscaping alive and flourishing.

TIMING IS CRITICAL!

Watering your lawn mid-day will result in a high rate of evaporation and sunburned grass. Roots can maintain plenty of moisture …

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Trends in the Real Estate Market

10 Trends Driving the Housing Market Now © Larry Downing / Reuters By Beth Braverman

real estate April showers bring May home sales? That’s the hope for homeowners listing their properties this year.

Experts think this spring will be busy as a strong job market continues to fuel an already heated housing market. Whether you’re buying or selling this year, here are the trends you need to know about.

1. Homes are getting less affordable.

Home prices are continuing to rise in most parts of the country far faster …

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Buying a House in Massachusetts

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The back porch of a twoi-family home is seen in Everett, Massachusetts June 11, 2013. It is listed for $399,900 by Jackie Forman of Century 21 North Shore.
Even Middlesex county, which has been on a price roll for years now, also saw its median price slip, albeit by a modest 1 percent, to $433,000. Jessica Rinaldi for the Boston Globe


Red hot home prices across Massachusetts are cooling a bit as we head into the spring market in some good news for stressed out buyers.

Sales are surging …

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Agent Rising Real Estate School Classes

Agent Rising Real Estate School

Become a real estate agent with Agent Rising Real Estate School.  Classes have just started but Agent Rising has a rolling admission policy.  Don't despair if you missed the latest start-up date.   You can start your classes to becoming a real estate agent at any point.

Visit the Agent Rising Real Estate School  to experience the most convenient and flexible school available. Workshops, and independent learning at our BOLD Welcome Center can help you create the perfect schedule and learning oppor…

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Six Landscaping Mistakes

 

landscaping6 Landscaping Mistakes That Will Destroy Your Yard By Jamie Wiebe

6:30 am ET March 29, 2016

As warmer temps approach—quite slowly, depending on your part of the country—you might already be sweating your lawn. And with good reason: Good landscaping can add up to 28% to the overall value of a home.

But even for those blessed with the greenest of thumbs, landscaping offers plenty of potential for disaster: Do too little, and the effect won’t be noticeable. Too much, and everything might die. And int…

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5 Tips to be a Successful Real Estate Agent

real estate agentWhat are the 5 Tips to be a Successful Real Estate Agent?

1. Treat it like a Job. Go to work at 9 am (or whatever your designated "working hours" are) and start your day. Offer to help with what is needed. Dress and act professionally. Act "AS IF".  If you can, shadow a fellow agent and learn from watching and asking questions.

2. Follow a training Plan. Whatever your sales training is, do it the way it is laid out for you. Don't get creative or skip corners. If your company does not provide a t…

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Kate Lanagan MacGregor on the Road

       Kate Lanagan MacGregor  Kate Lanagan MacGregor of Agent Rising Real Estate School and BOLD Moves Real Estate has been on the road!  Kate has recently held real estate training at Northeast Association of REALTORS® and also REALTOR ®  Association of Southeastern Mass on various topics, including Webutation, Gratitude Marketing, Contract Law and Paperless Transactions.  In Kate’s words, “My goal is to help as many REALTORS®  as possible to enhance the professionalism with the tools that I have learned.  The wat…

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