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Posted by Chris Werme and Mike Boland on 10/16/2018

When you have children, you want to ensure that theyíre safe and healthy. You probably have done childproofing and try to keep as many hazards out of your kid's way as possible. There are plenty of hidden dangers around your home that you may have never thought of to protect your kids. Read on To discover more ways to keep your kids safe. 


Dishwasher


You use your dishwasher on a regular basis, and if you have kids, there are a few risks involved that you may have never even thought. The door on the dishwasher should have a secure locking feature on it. If the door isnít properly closed, all it takes is a little tap from a child, and everything from the dishwasher can come crashing out. Even the door to the appliance itself can be heavy. You donít want that hitting your child.  


For older children, if the dishwasher isnít properly loaded, chores can become hazardous. Sharp knives and forks should be pointing in the right direction so when a child is unloading the dishwasher, they arenít accidentally hurt. 


Dishwasher detergent pods can be a choking hazard as well. Keep these out of reach of children. 


The Oven Or Range


Your oven or range should be correctly installed to avoid injuries. Anti-tip brackets should be mounted on ranges so that there isnít a risk of the appliance falling on your child. If the child leans on or climbs on the range, there is less risk this way. 


Wall ovens should have doors that lock well. Usually, wall ovens are installed a bit higher up in the kitchen, but oven doors that fly open can pose an injury risk. 


On the stovetop, make sure that pot handles are turned in to keep little hands from grabbing them. If you can, use the back burners instead of the front. This will be an added security to keep your kids from getting burned. 


Your Childís Room


Young children will spend a lot of time in their nursery. Between napping and playing, you want to be sure that the room is safe. The crib should be sturdy with a firm mattress. Nothing should be placed in the crib besides a fitted sheet. Itís preferable to have new cribs for babies as older cribs can be worn and wobbly. Hand-me-downs could even be missing parts. Be sure that the childís room doesnít have a lot of electrical cords and any unused outlets have caps on them.            




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Posted by Chris Werme and Mike Boland on 10/10/2018


380 Lake St, Shrewsbury, MA 01545

Single-Family

$329,900
Price

9
Rooms
3
Beds
1
Baths
Come take a look at this 3 bedroom ranch with a great floorplan on a beautiful lot. All 3 bedrooms are a nice size. Kitchen has lots of cabinets and nice counter space. The living room looks out to the back yard. Nice entry with a mud room. Some work needed but definitely worth it. The yard actually is beyond the stonewall on the right side.
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Posted by Chris Werme and Mike Boland on 10/9/2018

Ready to buy or sell a house? With the right real estate agent at your disposal, you should have no trouble acquiring a new home or selling your current residence.

Ultimately, it is important to assess a variety of real estate agents. This will enable you to find the right housing market professional to guide you along the homebuying or home selling journey and ensure you can get the best results possible.

Comparing and contrasting several real estate agents may seem difficult at first. Lucky for you, we're here to help you take the guesswork out of hiring the ideal real estate agent.

Now, let's take a look at three factors to consider as you evaluate real estate agents.

1. Industry Experience

An experienced real estate agent understands the ins and outs of the housing market. As such, he or she can offer comprehensive housing market insights that you may struggle to obtain elsewhere.

Take a look at a real estate agent's background and education. By doing so, you can learn more about this housing market professional's experience and determine whether this individual is the right person to guide you along the homebuying or home selling journey.

2. Communication Skills

Is a real estate agent an effective negotiator? Meet with a real estate agent, and you can learn about his or her communication skills.

A real estate agent should possess the communication skills to succeed in any housing market, at any time. He or she should be able to help you make sense of the housing market and respond to your concerns or questions as the homebuying or home selling journey progresses.

Furthermore, a real estate agent should be unafraid to be honest with you Ė without exception. This housing market professional will provide you with the support you need throughout the homebuying or home selling process. That way, you can reap the benefits of a fast, seamless homebuying or home selling journey.

3. Client Referrals

What are past clients saying about a real estate agent? Ask a real estate agent for client referrals, and you can gain first-hand knowledge about how a particular housing market professional supports his or her clients.

Typically, a real estate agent should be able to provide you with multiple client referrals. As a homebuyer or home seller, it is your responsibility to reach out to these past clients and use their insights to make an informed decision about a real estate agent.

Client referrals are exceedingly valuable because they can help you better understand what it's like to work with a real estate agent. They also can give you a glimpse into whether a particular real estate agent can provide you with the assistance you need to accomplish your homebuying or home selling goals.

Allocate the necessary time and resources to compare and contrast several real estate agents Ė you'll be glad you did. If you find the right real estate agent today, you can move one step closer to enjoying an unforgettable homebuying or home selling experience.





Posted by Chris Werme and Mike Boland on 10/8/2018


231 Glenwood Road, Rutland, MA 01543

Single-Family

$469,900
Price

14
Rooms
4
Beds
5/1
Full/Half Baths
This custom 4 bed / 4.5 bath home on 3.3 acres offers lots of possibilities, whether you have a large family, lots of friends, or just want to have plenty of space to spread out, . Expansive cabinet packed eat-in kitchen, w/Corian. Great Room with fireplace and vaulted ceiling, Formal Living Room and Dining Room, Family Room with vaulted ceiling, First floor Bedroom/Office, Heated Sunroom with Hot Tub and vaulted ceiling. The second floor features large Master Suite, 3 nice sized Bedrooms, 3 Full Baths, and 3 additional rooms to use as you please (7 rooms could be bedrooms - possible In-Law) The Basement is finished as well, with Exercise Room, and large Game Room. New Septic 7/18. Freshly painted interior and exterior, new carpeting, new range and microwave, new water heater, new kitchen/entry tile floor. Nest programable thermostats. Heated inground pool with Cabana w/dressing room and 5th full bath! Tennis court w/lighting. Just a short distance from the Holden town line.
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Posted by Chris Werme and Mike Boland on 10/8/2018


11 Ridgeland Rd, Shrewsbury, MA 01545

Single-Family

$289,000
Price

9
Rooms
4
Beds
2/1
Full/Half Baths
Great location. Colonial has a nice Kitchen with center island & lots of cabinets.. Front to back living room.. lots of hardwoods.. 4 bedrooms. 2 1/2 baths. Enclosed front porch.. Attached garage. Nice yard. A home you can move into and do the updates over time. Shopping is close by.. Walk to Jordan Pond.. Bring your offer... Quick sale possible.. Investors and homeowners.. Come take a look!
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