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Best places to buy a vacation home in Massachusetts

By Lisa Roberts Vacations have not only become a luxury but a necessity. Contemporary life has us chasing restlessly, which accumulates a lot of stress and fatigue. After several months of that hectic rhythm, coming down and unwinding is immeasurably important. If you have a vacation home at your disposal ...

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Heat Pump Glossary

A Air Handler: The indoor component of a heating and cooling system that circulates air throughout a building. Air Source: A type of heat pump that extracts heat from the air and transfers it elsewhere to raise or lower the temperature of a space. Air to Air: A variety of air source heat ...

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Senior Isolation Guide for Better Sleep

Source: SLEEPOPOLiS As we age, most of us don’t have the same vibrant social lives we did when we were young. In fact, approximately 50% of adults over 60 years old are more at risk for social isolation. (1) If you’re a senior who is experiencing isolation (or a loved ...

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Ways to maximize your home sale price

Unless you’re selling a home in a hurry, you should prepare for the sale in detail. Even though you might not see it now, there are many ways to maximize your home sale price. Simple improvements and certain tricks will make your home more desirable among potential buyers and ensure ...

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Environmental Commodities: What are they and how can you trade them?

In this guide, we provide an overview of what constitutes environmental commodities and why they’re becoming an increasingly important part of the global market. In a hurry? If you want to get started trading commodities, here are brokers available in the Philippines to consider: Unfortunately, there are none. Here are some alternative ...

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Renewable energy rundown: Geothermal energy

Source: saveonenergy.com This is the fourth part in a SaveOnEnergy series discussing the ins and outs of different forms of renewable energy. Come back next week for part five. Wind, solar, and water are all forces of nature that can provide renewable energy, but did you know we can also ...

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Home-staging advice for apartment owners

Preparing your apartment for showing is like preparing for the first date – you want the best features pointed out. Emphasizing all the great things about the place will help future renters or buyers make the decision faster and fall in love with the apartment as soon as possible. You ...

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How to Prepare for Moving to a Smaller Home

Credits to: Lisa Roberts Moving to a smaller home might not sound like a positive thing. Still, in recent years, many Americans are deciding to downsize. High expenses and difficult maintenance are, of course, some of the main reasons for replacing a large family home with a smaller one. However, ...

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Compare electricity rates by state

Credits to: www.saveonenergy.com Electricity rates by state (Updated November 2020) Energy rates vary depending on where you live. The U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) tracks electricity prices by state. The most recent reports from the EIA show the average residential electricity rate in the U.S. is 13.31 cents per kilowatt hour (kWh). ...

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A Senior Citizen’s Guide to Home Loans and Reverse Mortgages

Credits to jvmlending.com Can an individual ever be too old to buy a home? The answer is an emphatic no; you’re never too old to buy a home. If you have the money or qualify to get a home loan, there is no age limit for buying a new home. ...

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