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MassRealty's Youtube Channel MassRealty's Youtube Channel

By Chris Piraino

A collection of videos about a number of different topics for quick and easy access by our users.

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How Insurance Works How Insurance Works

By Ben Levy

Today there is insurance for almost anything that you could think of: auto, home, life, health, malpractice, etc. All insurances operate in more or less the same way. This article will provide a general explanation of how the insurance industry works.

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Flippers 101: What You Need To Know About Flippers 101: What You Need To Know About "Flipper Houses"

By Jessica Tan

For those of you who are unfamiliar with the term "flipper" in real estate, you may get some sort of mental image of marine animal. A flipper...

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The Junk Drawer: Becoming More Organized The Junk Drawer: Becoming More Organized

By Anne Larson

What is a Junk Drawer? Looking up Junk in the dictionary and the meaning is any old or discarded materials, anything regarded as worthless, meaningless, trash! (Junk is also an Ancient Chinese sailing vessel design, developed during the Han Dynasty (206BC-220AD).

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Saving Money on Heating Saving Money on Heating

By Chris Piraino

When winter rolls around, a big question on everyone's mind is how to save on the expensive heating bills that are generated. There are a number of different methods to reducing your heating bill, some which are very easy to do and others that take a little bit of effort or money. Putting even just a few of these ideas to use can save a household around 20% on their heating bill, and potentially even more.

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Taking Zoning Laws into Account when Renovating Taking Zoning Laws into Account when Renovating

By Jessica Tan

In case you are not familiar with the term "zoning", it is a method used by a municipality to regulate the ways in which land is used. The essential purpose of a municipality's zoning is to keep its citizens safe by posing regulations, in accordance with what is thought of as the 'character' of the surrounding area, therefore creating a cohesive community.

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The Right Fence for your Yard The Right Fence for your Yard

By Jessica Hajjar

Whether its for privacy, to keep your children or pets safe, or simply for aesthetic purposes, you'll need to consider what type of fence works best in your yard.

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Childproofing Your Home Childproofing Your Home

By Jessica Hajjar

To prevent children from household accidents, you'll need to childproof your home. This guide will take you through each room of your house letting you know how to keep the littlest members of your family safe.

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What Does an Appraiser Do? What Does an Appraiser Do?

By Chris Piraino

A home appraiser is a person who looks over your house and decides how much it and the property is worth through a series of examinations and by looking at the surrounding neighborhood. Appraisers are usually certified or licensed by the state that they work in, and usually work for a lender. An appraiser can be called to appraise a house for a number of reasons, including obtaining a loan, contest property taxes, buying a house, and to settle an estate.

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Benefits of Having a Compost Heap Benefits of Having a Compost Heap

By Ben Levy

A compost heap has a ton of benefits that not only extend to the environment, but also help you financially. Such an easy method of taking care of garbage is strikingly simple and has almost no costs.

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