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SPECTACULAR COUNTRY ESTATE HOME REHOBOTH, MA C21 DAVID SMITH RE SEE PAGE 2 & 21

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Rehoboth, MA - 4100 sf 4/5 bedroom 3.5 bath custom single level home includes 600+ sf of finished living space in basement including full kitchen,media room, rec room with wet bar that walks out to the back yard. features mahogany front porch w/ decorative columns & mahogany 4 season back porch. spacious open layout, gorgeous kitchen with breakfast nook open to dining room with beautifully appointed built-in cabinetry. vaulted ceilings, hardwoods throughout. master suite , large walk in closet, featuring his & her s...inks, with separate shower. a whole house generator and whole house vacuum round out the list of amenities in this beautifully appointed home. located in a sought after community of luxury homes. $799,000

Rehoboth, MA - Beautifull 4 bedroom 2.5 Bath colonial situated on 7.76 acres. Ambience of a timeless lifestyle with chefs kitchen, open floor plan with expansive living room and formal dinning room, and huge 24x24 Master Bedroom suite with custom master bath. Fieplace, hardwoods, tile and lots of privacy with great deck and paved outdoor patio area. Large 2 car garage, HVAC, gardens and much more. Not a drive by , must see. Home warranty. $674,900

Rehoboth, MA 4 beds 3 baths 4,305 sqft Custom Home Fabulous opportunity to live in this gorgeous neighborhood overlooking the new Hillside Country Club. The house is not finished and buyer will be responsible for all finishing and permitting. Over 4300 sq. ft. On one level with bonus area over the garage approx. 800 sq. ft. Landscaping , including sprinklers, is done. Driveway is in. Water connected. Septic installed. Call for more information. $649,900 The C21 David Smith Team at Your Service

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FALL RIVER - Updated 2 family in Steep Brook. Large yard w/gardens & shed. 3BR, 2BA. Large kitchens w/pantries, freshly painted, refinished hrdwds & new carpet. New roof, porch & heating system. Vinyl sided & replacement windows. MOVE-IN condition. $235,000.

FALL RIVER - Cape Cod Colonial w/3BR, 2BA. Gourmet kitchen w/skylights, eat-in area, opens to deck. FDR. LR w/hardwoods. Large Master suite, whirlpool tub, sep. shwr, 2 closets. Detached garage. $229,900.

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BERKLEY- Antique Cape style home built in 1750. An addition provides updated kitchen, dining room & baths. New heating system, RINNAI hot water system, updated electric. 4 BR, 2.5 baths. Outbuildings include large barn & shed. $199,900.

ASSONET - Rare three family home in Historic Assonet Village! Walk up attic. New roof & boiler. Large lot, double garage. Freshly painted. Could be converted to a single family or a two family. $249,900.

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68 South Main Street Assonet, MA (Rte. 79 @ Exit 9 off Rte. 24) Mary Butler Borges es Nancy

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ASSONET Colonial home and barn on 1.7 acre level lot. Large eat-in kitchen, FDR, LR w/open staircase. Three BR. Beautiful heated sun room. 30’ X 26’ 3 storied barn. Two additional out buildings. $259,900.

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ASSONET - Newer oversized Ranch w/recent updates. Unique floor plan. Kitchen w/granite counters & SS appliances. 3BR/2BA. Brand new Navien heating system. 1st floor laundry. Partially finished lower level. $269,900.

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ASSONET – WATERFRONT!!! Over 200 feet on the Assonet River. 3 bedrooms. 2 baths. Many newer updates including kitchen and baths. Walk out basement. Easy to show. $209,900

ASSONET - Nicely maintained & landscaped Gambrel, featuring updated kitchen and baths (2). Fireplace w gas insert. 4 season heated sun room that leads to deck. Four large BR, with 1 on main floor. Finished LL. $359,900.

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REHOBOTH - New Construction! Set back off the road. Open floor plan, granite/stainless kitchen, main level laundry, master bedroom w/master bath, walk in closet. 2-car garage. Lower level with walk-out. $359,900

REHOBOTH – SOUTH WOODS! 5BR/3 baths, 3,100 sqft. FR w/gas FP, kitchen w/island, s.s. appliances & granite, master suit w/garden tub, walk-in closets,15X24 rm over garage. mature landscaping, farmers porch, deck, I/G pool & shed. $539,900

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Somerset: 3BR/2 bath Ranch- open floor plan, Kitchen w/breakfast bar, dining area, multi-level deck w/roof and recess lights. Upgraded windows, siding, roof, heating system. 2-car garage. $234,900

Swansea: 3 bedroom 1 bath located in one of Swansea's most sort out locations. Kitchen/dining area,spacious fireplace living room,hardwoods, recent roof,heating,plus a 2 car garage, title v compliance. All this and more on over an acre lot. $259,900 Won't last!!

DIGHTON - New Construction-Master suite w/Jacuzzi tub, kitchen w/quartz ctrs, center island, Hdwds, 3BRs, mud room w/ washer/dryer, deck, farmer’s porch, C/A, 2-car garage $349,900

Fall River – Business plus rental units income!!! 2 store fronts & 4 apartments w/brick exterior & vinyl replacement windows. Unique property with 3BR/1.5 bath townhouse unit w/private entrance. Also included is a 3, 2, and a 1 bedroom, this completes the residential rental units. $379,900

Dighton: Approved 6 lot subdivision. 5 lot subdivision for $474K. Home on one lot $240K. Close to Swansea line & Courtlyn Rd. Currently rented, perks done. Call Bob 508-979-9021

Fall River: 3-family w/3BRs & 1000+ sf in each unit. 2 units have been completely renovated ,3rd floor has been gutted & ready to finish. Separate utilities, new heating & wiring, windows, siding, porches & roof. $220,000

Barrington – Charming 2-bedroom, 1 bath Ranch with Country kitchen, living room with hardwoods, den, and one-car garage. Price to sell. $185,000

Seekonk: 5 br/2 bath Gambrel well established area. Fully applianced kitchen w/breakfast bar, FDR,LR, updated bath, hardwoods, finished family room in basement, plus 1-car garage. $349,900

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ACUSHNET, MA: SHORT SALE! Quiet location close to center of town. Entertain on the 1st fl, all 3 beds are on the 2nd floor. Fenced in yard with a driveway. Needs some TLC. Come and take a look! Text LBR20068 to 878787 $139,000

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SWANSEA, MA: BUILDING LOT. Once the site of the Swansea Tea House, this bldg lot has an approved 3 bed septic design, along w/ variance for a 3 bed single fam home. Property has town water & in great neighborhood. Owner looking for offers! $150,000

Swansea, MA: This adorable cottage is perfect for anyone downsizing or just starting out. Offers oversized lot for possible expansion and large 2 car garage. Maintenance free exterior, new roof, boiler, hot water tank, hardwood floors and fully applianced. Seller installing new septic. Don’t miss your chance!! $209,900

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4 Steps to Buying Your First Home By Amanda Andrews Buying your first home can be intimidating. It allows you to build equity and wealth instead of throwing your money away on rent. If you aren’t prepared, home ownership may end up being a negative experience. It may make it difficult for you to enjoy your life. Credit scores, down payments, and mortgages are all on your mind. You should check to make sure you are ready to own a home before you purchase it. If you do this, you will find a home you can afford and enjoy. Here’s a guide to help you get ready to make one of the biggest purchases of your life. Step 1: The Mortgage How much can you afford? Keep in mind that you will need a competitively priced loan because you will spend the next thirty years paying it off. You are going to have a lot of questions, unless money isn’t a concern. You need to get pre-approved, realtor.com can help you with this! Everyone has different mortgage priorities and a good mortgage lender will decide whats best for you. Your lender will review your income, debt, employment, and credit history to assess how much home you can afford. Your pre-approval letter shows sellers that you are legit and have the cash to buy a home. Step 2: The Search You’re ready to buy a house now that you know what you can afford and have received your pre-approval letter. You need to think about your main requirement, location, house type, and other personal requirements. Then you need to think about specific features such as if you want a pool, waterfront property, neighborhood safety, etc. You can enter all your search criteria: min and max price, number of bedrooms, and type of home. You can even custom search around the neighborhood you

want. The open house is the most fun you can have in real estate. You want to make sure you ask plenty of questions. Open house etiquette can be practiced by waiting until a group of buyers leaves a room or area before you look. Step 3: The Offer You will work with your realtor to find your perfect home by comparing what properties you are interested in and by analyzing the market to figure out a reasonable price offer. You will complete an offer sheet, the owner may accept or reject it. It’s important to keep in close contact with your realtor during the negotiation process so changes can be reviewed. Once your offer is finally accepted there are some contingencies that must be met to keep the contract “alive”. Step 4: The Close The closing is the final performance of all the agreements that you made with the seller and your lender for the purchase and financing of your new home. Usually a walk through is scheduled the day before the closing so that you and your realtor can ensure everything is copacetic and in promised condition. If something needs to be resolved you must do so before the closing is completed. After all the papers are signed you will receive a shiny set of keys. There is nothing better than taking ownership of your new dream home. Congrats you are now a homeowner!

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Johnston 6rm, 3bed,1 1/2 bath home. Like new completely remodeled inside and out 5yrs ago! Move in condition. Large backyard, on bike path. $164,000    

Fall River, Stafford Rd area near Tiverton line. 6rm, 3 bed on large corner lot room for garage or garden! Needs TLC. To settle estate. Quiet Maplewood area. $155,000

Fall River Cottage on Beautiful Lake Watuppa. Tie your boat, fish etc. in your backyard! Has central heat for year round use! Why travel to the Lakes Region Of New Hampshire when you can have it all in your Backyard! $199,900.      

Swansea, Split Level 8rms, 3 or 4 bed, 1 1/2baths, finished basement, 2 fireplaces, one car garage under. New septic over 1/2 acre. Needs work $189,000

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FALL RIVER - Lower Highlands magnificent Victorian with fine oak woodwork & appointments throughout. 18 rooms,7 bedrooms, 3.5 baths 7 fireplaces. Over 4,200sf with a billiard room. Updated elec, & heating systems, even a generator! This is truly a gem! $349,900

HIGHLANDS COLONIAL - This large 3 story colonial home has great woodwork & hardwood floors throughout with pocket doors & a china cabinet in the formal dining room. 9 total rooms, 1.5 baths and 5 bedrooms on a nice corner lot with a 2 car garage. JUST $199,000

WESTPORT- Oakridge Estates 55+ Community- This free standing 2,200sf unit with a 2 car garage is pristine throughout. 2 bedrooms, 2 full & 1 half baths, beautiful floors, fireplace, AC, custom europian kitchen, finished walk-out basement & rear deck with woodland views! $387,500

Joan Dowling

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TWO of Fall River's most beautiful Condos- These one-owner 1,100sf 2 Bedrm. units feature beautiful architectural details, granite countertops & beautiful hdwd. floors. Private rear units in impeccable condition with features to numerous to mention. From $199,000

Lisa M. Weiss

FALL RIVER Lower Highlands - Fall River's oldest house c. 1750 "Tory House" w/authentic colonial interior, 3BRs/1.5 baths, basement, FR/ FP, 1976 restoration: plumbing, heating, elec. kitchen & baths. $164,900

As a Realtor and member of the NAR, MAR and GFRAR, I am very excited to join the team at MJ McNally & Associates, an agency steeped in integrity and professionalism for over 35 years. I am proud to be a lifelong native of the Greater Fall River area where I attended school, worked in both retail and library services and cared for my family. So I look forward to assisting YOU with YOUR real estate goals. Please call me at 508-415-2046. Your business is greatly appreciated.

Near St. Anne's - This 2 Family has 2 bedroom apts. & vinyl exterior. The lot has ample room to create 2 Parking spaces plus plenty of play room! Second Fl unit has townhouse potential. Updated Elec. ONLY $144,900

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NO. FALL RIVER - Private Location off N. Main St.- with a fenced 8,600sf yard & wrap-around deck, this 3 bedroom ranch has a SOLAR POWER system with fixed low electric bills & full high ceilinged basement for a future family room! $219,000

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SOMERSET - This 8 yr. young Cape has a lg. eat-in kitchen, living rm. bath and 2 bedrooms down. Unfinished upstairs is ready for 2 more bedrooms & second bath.PLUS a Solar System with fixed electric under $30/month. Wont last at $199,000

FALL RIVER - Long established Flint Restaurant & Lounge. Restaurant seats 70, Lounge seats 60 and Banquet Room seats 80. Large parking area next to building with access from 2 streets Building also includes a lg. kitchen, storage area & office. All business fixtures and liquor license included. Owners will entertain a lease proposal at a reasonable price & terms. $299,000

TIVERTON - This 4 or 5 bedroom Garrisson Colonial has a total of 10 rooms with a 19 ft. kitchen & a 20 ft. living room, 2 baths sunroom, basement. exercise room, lg new rear deck and a 24 ft. above ground pool on a 1.3 acre lot. All this for only $229,000

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Migneault Realtors Ed Ed Migneault Migneault

837 837 New New Boston Boston Road, Road, Fall Fall River, River, MA MA 02720 02720 Residential Residential •• Commercial Commercial •• Industrial Industrial Full Full Service Service Sales Sales and and Appraisals Appraisals Since Since 1965 1965 ChrisMigneault Migneault 508-678-8808 | migneaultsells.com | 508-676-3010 508-676-3010 Chris

Somerset - Reduced Price on this 6 rm NEW LIST REDUCED REDUCED 2-3 bedrm 2 bath ranch. Liv rm , din REDUCED NEW LISTING

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rm, Renovated kit, Family rm. Loads of updates. C/A. 1 car garage. $199k Offers (HF 199)

PENDING Warren - Spacious raised ranch in quiet area. 5 rooms 3BR/1.5 baths, FP liv rm, Eat in kitchen with appliances. Deck, Walk out basement. $259k. (HF 18)

PENDING

Somerset, Rustic Acres - New List 8 room 4 Fall River - Mixed Use. Professional bedrm 2.5 bath colonial built in 2005. Liv rm, Office on the first floor and 4 apartments Westport Harbor Newfireplace List. 6 and roomsliders. 3 Somerset - Lovelyto6the room 3-4 court. bedrmOff above. Adjacent District Din rm, family rm -with bedrm 2 bath contemporary on 2.9+FP LivOwners rm, Eatarein motivated. kitchen. streetcape. parking. Kitchen with granite counters and stainless 1 bath acres. open concept 1st Updates galore. Zoned but a $284k. Offers (HFCommercial, 275) steel Lovely appliances. 2 car garage with C/A. $454k. flr (HF master. 156)FP liv rm, large deck with 3 great home. $184k. (HF 804) sliders. A great buy at $450k. (HF 490)

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Mattapoisset - Spacious end unit New Bedford - Lender Owned 2 Compton - Ocean Views townhouse. 6 rooms 2 bedrooms 2.5Little family. 3 beds each apt. In needfrom of TLC. baths. Fireplaced living rm, applianced kit.the deck. 7 rooms, 3BR/3baths, FP liv Dining room.ANALYSIS, Family rm.CALL Vaulted FREE MARKET PAULceilings,rm, FP family rm, New kit. 2-car garage. CHAREST 508-965-2057 1 car garage. Screened in porch. (HF 52) Asking $649k. Offers. (HF 49)

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Fall River- 3 family in move in condition. 2 bedrooms each apartment, fully occupied, separate utilities. Lots of updates. Great location. (HF 967)

Fall River - Highlands - 9 rooms, 4BR/4.5 bath Colonial, fenced-in lot. LR w/fireplace, Family rm, Din rm. Eat-in kit, finished 3rd flr & lower level. 2-car garage. $380k. (HF 301)

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Dighton- Reduced for Sale! Waterfront Swansea - 5 rooms, 3BR/2bath, bath Cottage. Ranch & Spacious 7 rm 3BR/2 onLiv2+rmacres. living rm, applianced withFP wood stove, Din rm, kit,updated Granitekitchen. counters,Oversize deck, 2-car garage, garage. New Patio. Asking $375k. (HF 64) heating boiler. $224,900

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Fall River – SHORT SALE! Highlands- 6 room 3 bedrm 1 bath cottage. Family rm, living rm, Office. 2 car garage. Offers $124k (HF 139)

Peter Defusco Mortgage Specialist NMLS# 756152 A division of First Federal Saving Bank of Boston


Migneault Realtors Migneault Realtors 837 837New NewBoston BostonRoad, Road,Fall FallRiver, River,MA MA02720 02720 Residential Residential••Commercial Commercial••Industrial Industrial Full FullService ServiceSales Salesand andAppraisals AppraisalsSince Since1965 1965 Ed EdMigneault Migneault ChrisMigneault Migneault 508-678-8808 508-678-8808| migneaultsells.com | 508-676-3010 508-676-3010 Chris

Thank you to allTo ourDoclients for a Top 10 Things When greatSOLD2013!! SOLD Selling Your Home: Call Migneault Realtors, they will take care of the other nine. 508-678-8808 Celebrating our 50th Year in Business.We have been selling Highlands $160k Swanseasince $325k the SouthCoast 1965

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Swansea - 5 rooms, 3 bedrm, 1 bath Cape.FP living rm, Updated kit with corian tops. Finished basement, 2 decks, two sheds. $265k (HF 28)

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Westport $400k

Fall River $226k

Fall River - New Construction Condo. 4 roomsSOLD 2 bedrooms 2 bath, Large open flr SOLD plan. Granite counters, Hardwoods, stainless Free Market Analysis Call Holly steel appliances. 2 car garage. C/A. (HF 271) Bronhard today at 508-971-5593

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Somerset- 25000 s/f - SOLD Rehoboth- 3.8+acres w/well. PerkedSomerset $224k $145k. Offers Westport- Harbor Area. 60000+SOLD Perked..$240k. Fairhaven - 18000+S/F lot.-Pending

Fall River $650k SOLD

Somerset - 2 family with 2 bedrooms Somerset - New to Market. Spacious each unit. Zoned commercial. Updates office building located on RTE 138. 4 galore. $449k. (HF 888) private offices, reception area, conference room. Plenty of Parking. Move in condition. Storage. $265k. (HF 814)

Somerset $285k

Dighton $361k

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RE/MAX Right Choice 508-67-REMAX • 508-677-3629 570 ROBESON STREET, FALL RIVER, MA

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Ron Rusin

Each office Independently Owned and Operated

Dawn Rusin

“Come Join The #1 Sales Team In Southern New England”

WESTPORT-3 bdrm, 1 bath raised ranch, on dead end street, updated kitchen & bath, basement ready to be finished, title v passed. $259,900 call Cindy F

SOMERSET-unique split level, over 1/2 acre, corner lot, private road, waterviews, 2 fireplaces, 2 baths, 3 bdrms, porch. $255,000 call Jenny

FALL RIVER-completely remodeled, new roof, boiler, kitchen & baths. $179,900 call Ron T

FALL RIVER - exceptional 3 bdrm colonial, grand foyer, large living rm, fireplace & office, formal dining rm, 2 1/2 baths, hdwds, pool, 2 car garage. $379,900 call Anita

FALL RIVER-3 family, fully rented, with long term tenants, 3 bdrms each unit, double parlors, off st parking. $209,900 call Cindy S

WESTPORT-beautiful contemporary home, fresh paint outside, 4 bdrms, 4 baths, 2 garages, large deck, pool. $496,000 call Rose

DIGHTON-great 5.2 acre lot, perc test done, build your dream home here. $119,900 call Ron

FALL RIVER-charming move in ready, 3 bdrms, 2 bath cottage, paved drive, 1 stall garage, large back yard. $234,900 call Glenn

DIGHTON-desirable location, perfectly maintained, 2 car oversized garage, workshop area in basement, 3 bdrms, must see. $399,000 call Donna W

HOW MUCH HOME CAN YOU AFFORD? Mortgage Expert Lisa Celio is ready to help you with your FREE mortgage pre-approval application so you can shop for a dream home within your budget. Give Lisa a call today!

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Ron Rusin

Each office Independently Owned and Operated

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FALL RIVER-nothing to do but move into this 3 bdrm, 2 full bath home, 2 car garage, central air, irrigation system & more. $279,900 call Cindy F

WESTPORT-new construction, 3 bdrms, 2 full baths, hdwds throughout, huge living rm, cathedral ceilings, huge kitchen, 2 car garage. $379,900 call Michelle

FALL RIVER-new construction, 3 bdrms, 2 bath colonial, granite, hdwds, tile, c/a, full walk out basement. $279,900 call Cindy S

FALL RIVER-large colonial, on over 10,000 sq ft lot, plenty of off st parking, 2 car garage, fenced in yard, 4 bdrms, 2 baths. $229,900 call Team Holly

SWANSEA-charming ranch with beautiful private waterviews, totally renovated, cathedral ceilings, open kitchen/living, central air, fenced in yard. $236,900 call Jill

SWANSEA-perfect starter home on a corner lot, features 3 bdrms & 1 full bath. $220,000 call Nancy Cabral

NEW BEDFORD-adorable fully updated ranch, hardwoods, granite, pool, shed & waterview. $199,000 call Beth

TIVERTON-12 lot subdivision, fully approved, house and garage included in price. $495,000 call Michelle

SOMERSET - 4 bed, 2.5 bath cape, waterviews, open floor plan, hdwds, tile, walk in closets, 6 off st spaces, garage, c/a. $499,900 call Ron

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A division of First Federal Savings Bank of Boston

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RE/MAX Right Choice 508-67-REMAX • 508-677-3629 570 ROBESON STREET, FALL RIVER, MA

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WESTPORT-2 acre lot, build up to 4 bdrm WESTPORT-55 year old community, free standing condo, features 2 bdrms, 3 single family or a duplex, approved sepbaths, fireplace, hdwds, granite counters, ss appliances, full finished basement, tic design, nice level lot with stonewalls. large deck & patio, 2 car garage. $419,900 call Flora $125,000 call Karen

WESTPORT-Historic Geogian Colonial, 3 bdrms, possible add first fl bdrm, 2 baths, period details, antique hardwoods, barn, garage. $300,000 call Karen

TIVERTON-1.5 acre lot, stonewalls, septic system & drilled well on property, 2 paved driveways, currently 2 bedroom mobile on lot. call Karen

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WESTPORT-3 bdrm log cabin, beautiful woodwork, huge addition, huge detached 30x60 garage, business possibilities, fenced 1.4 acres. $350,000 call Karen

FOR A FREE ESTIMATE OF YOUR HOMES VALUE CALL KAREN

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RE/MAX Right Choice Jim Baptista 508-67-REMAX • 508-677-3629 508-558-9123 570 ROBESON STREET, FALL RIVER, MA

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SWANSEA-move in condition, remodeled 2 bdrm home, open floor plan, new heating system, walk to water, no flood required. $144,999 call Jim

FALL RIVER - like new, open floor plan, hdwds, central a/c, finished basement, jack & jill master bath, stamped concrete patio & more. $247,900 call Jim

ASSONET/FREETOWN-affordable 3 bdrm remodeled home, hdwds, central a/c, newer heating system, open floor plan & private large yard. $264,900 call Jim

FALL RIVER-REDUCED! must see this beautiful very large 4 bdrm home, with 2 baths, will fit large family. $199,900 call Jim

FREETOWN-wonderful 2 bdrm home, on a private cul de sac, many updates, newer kitchen, flooring throughout, finished basement. $239,900 call Jim

FALL RIVER-remodeled contractors building, all fenced in with alarm, newer roof, heating & central a/c, 200 amp service. $189,900 call Jim

Levin & Levin

Attorneys at Law Commercial & Residential Real Estate Richard C. Levin • Mark L. Levin

508-678-2824 BERKLEY-REDUCED! great location, home is surrounded by trees for a private setting, brazilian flooring, 3 bdrms, 2 full baths, gas heat &awaterfiltrationsystem.$317,900callJim

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Fax: 508-677-4630 levin.levin2@verizon.net

Jeff DeFusco Mortgage Specialist NMLS# 756153

A division of First Federal Savings Bank of Boston

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Donna Valeriana 401-935-2667

Nancy Costa 508-642-2234

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Tiverton: 2BR/1.5 bath ranch, over 55 gated community, perfect move in condition w/access to community house, I/G heated pool, library & planned activities if you wish. $78,000

No Providence: TOWNHOUSE STYLE Unit- Immaculate and recently updated with new kitchen and baths, windows, floors and carpeting and much more. $129,900. Call Donna 401-935-2667

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RE/MAX Right Choice

Linda Mathieu

508-67-REMAX • 508-677-3629 508-916-7048 570 ROBESON STREET, FALL RIVER, MA Each office Independently Owned and Operated www.RightChoiceinRealEstate.com

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TIVERTON: Beautiful Colonial w/foyer, large kitchen, DR,LR,FM, 1/2 bath & laundry on main level. 2nd floor w/3 BRs including large master w/ private bath, 2nd full bath & additional large room above the garage. Asking $359,900 Call Linda

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TIVERTON: Ranch, large family /living room w/sliders to deck, dining room, 3BRs, full bath & a lg yard. Property with updates between 2006-07 are boiler, roof, bathroom, A/C, new deck, oil tank & electrical panel. ASKING $249,900 CALL LINDA

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FALL RIVER: Condo remodeled in 2013. Open living room w/fireplace, dining rm, new kitchen w/granite counter, new bath, Master BR w/walk in closet, 2nd bdrm, new flooring, patio off living rm & 2 parking spaces. ASKING $128,900 CALL LINDA

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RE/MAX Right Choice 508-67-REMAX • 508-677-3629 570 ROBESON STREET, FALL RIVER, MA

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Ron Rusin

Each office Independently Owned and Operated

Dawn Rusin

“Come Join The #1 Sales Team In Southern New England”

FALL RIVER-newly constructed townhouse condo, tastefully designed, with all the most updated features, 3 bdrms, 1 1/2 bath. $179,900 call Lori C

FALL RIVER-3 bdrm, 1 1/2 baths, one stall garage, gleaming hardwoods, walk out basement. $279,000 call Beth

FALL RIVER-2 bdrm, 1 bath condo, spacious fully applianced kitchen, in unit laundry, extra storage, garage. $120,000 call Donna C

SOMERSET-custom built colonial, 10 rms, 4 bdrms, 4 full baths and 2 half baths, custom woodwork, spa style back yard, heated pool, finished basement. $979,000 call Ron

FALL RIVER-6 bedrooms, 2 full baths, huge home, gleaming hardwoods, granite counters in kitchen, all new plumbing, electrical, heating. $224,900 call John

WESTPORT-3 bdrm, 3 full bath raised ranch, large living rm, sky lights, large garage, updated kitchen, partially finished basement. $344,900 call Todd

FALL RIVER-gorgeous condo, 2 bdrms, 2 baths, all updated, hdwds, granite in kitchen, a must see. $147,900 call Team Holly

TIVERTON-3 bdrms, 2 1/2 bath colonial, oak floors, granite, eat in kitchen, 2 car garage & bonus rm. $429,900 call Kristy

WESTPORT-4 bdrm, 3 1/2 bath, 2 master suites, magnificent home, with deeded water access rights. $457,000 call Lori C

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RE/MAX Right Choice 508-67-REMAX • 508-677-3629 570 ROBESON STREET, FALL RIVER, MA

www.RightChoiceinRealEstate.com

Ron Rusin

Each office Independently Owned and Operated

Dawn Rusin

“Come Join The #1 Sales Team In Southern New England”

FALL RIVER-3 family, all good size units, eat in kitchens, hdwds, replacement windows, updated electric, new heating system, off street parking. $239,900 call Ron

FALL RIVER - gorgeous 2 bdrm townhouse, attached garage, 3 levels of living area, granite counter tops, marble tiled floors. $182,000 call Jenny

SOMERSET-oversized ranch, updated kitchen, 3+ bdrms, 2 baths, c/a, pool, fireplace, garage. $249,900 call Anne

FALL RIVER-3-4 bdrm, 3 bath contemporary, waterviews, pool, patio, huge deck, 2 car garage, granite kitchen. $399,000 call Nicole

FALL RIVER-new construction, 3 bdrm, 2 full baths, living rm, granite kitchen, solid oak flooring, tile kitchen, walk out basement. $209,900 call Todd

FALL RIVER-great south end location, good size yard, 2 stall garage, 3 bdrms each unit, baseboard on first floor. $249,900 call Ron

FALL RIVER-remodeled 3 bdrm ranch, quiet dead end st, new kitchen, bath, floors, walls, plumbing, heating, roof, hardwoods. $224,888 call Ron T

FALL RIVER-3 bdrm, 1 bath cape, gleaming hdwds, fenced in back yard, 4 car garage, new windows, roof & siding, electric, heating & plumbing. $155,000 call Kristy

PLYMOUTH-1 bedroom, 1 bath cape, must be cash or rehab loan, property is served by a cesspool, septic would be responsibility of buyer, great location, close to beaches. $99,900 call Tammy

FALL RIVER-corner lot, great south end location, 5 stall garage, call for more info. $89,900 call Ron

FALL RIVER-totally renovated 4 family, new electric, heat, windows, heating system, hardwoods. $179,900 call Dawn

FALL RIVER-highlands beauty, clinker brick colonial, custom built with unique layout, many updates. $499,000 call Jill

FIRST EASTERN MORTGAGE NMLS #616522

We meet all your mortgage needs! Free Pre-approvals! Office: 508-678-1166 • 508-717-1991 875 State Road, Westport, MA FHA/VA/MASS Housing Loans Available | Subject to Credit Approval

Jeff DeFusco Mortgage Specialist NMLS# 756153

A division of First Federal Savings Bank of Boston

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Isaiah Gonsalves 508-951-8639

Kyle Brodeur 813-389-1114

FALL RIVER - Investment opportunity!! Lot with 2 multi-family units. 1st unit is completely gutted & ready to be remodeled.3 floors, open concept, 3BRs each level. The 2nd property is a 2-family with 2BRs each unit. Rental income & building equity. $159,500

NEW BEDFORD - Owner occupancy w/potential rental income. 2BR units. 2nd floor w/updated kitchen. Fenced yard. Walk to school,easy highway access. HUD HOMES SOLD AS IS.$180,000

FALL RIVER – 2 houses for the price of one! 3 Units per house. Owner’s unit is 3BR townhouse style. 2nd home basement is finished w/kitchen & bathroom. 5 Units are 2BRs. Large back yard, driveway wroom for 4 cars. Great money making potential!! Being sold as is. $299,000

FALL RIVER – Multi-family home with a total of 12 bedrooms and 5 full baths, 3,549 sqft was built in 1900 on a lot size of 0.16 Acre(s). $365,000

Nelly Silva 774-526-6499

Mazen Alsabe 401-261-0022

Irfan Hassan 401-855-0932

Lora Fernandez 401-261-1790

FALL RIVER – Lower Highlands. Renovated 6 family, all apartments are identical in size & layout and have decks Well taken care of throughout. Heat is included in the rents. $389,000

FALL RIVER: Historic 3-family in Highlands, crown moldings, hardwoods, wrap-around porch, separate utilities, driveway & more. $288,000 Sonia Connolly @ 508-863-2010

FALL RIVER: MULTI-FAMILY, 3910 square foot, 10 bedrooms and 5 bathrooms. $259,900 Sonia Connolly @ 508-863-2010

FALL RIVER –Townhouse! Modern kitchen w/s.s. appliances, 2BR/1.5 baths, laundry in unit, fin.basement. Near highways, public transportation & Saint Anne's hospital, Seller is very motivated! $99,000

EASTON - Short Sale. Friends Crossing, 2BR/2.5 bath Townhouse, near the newly revitalized downtown area of North Easton's center. Nothing to do except move right in. $180,000

FALL RIVER – Top Level Condo unit, move in condition. E/I kitchen w/granite, newer appliances. Modern bathrooms w/tiled floors. Centrally located, easy highway access. $55,900

Marc Perry 508-269-4637

David Pitts 508-930-1613

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WARWICK, RI - Single Family on a corner lot. 3BR/1 BA, LR, FR, Kitchen, HDWDS, new roof. Sold in As-Is condition. Town water/sewer. Easy HWY access & public transportation. $69,000

NEW BEDFORD - 2BR/1bath. Great potentials as starter home. Fenced yard. Easy access to all area amenities. Call today before its gone. HUD HOMES SOLD AS IS. $75,000

FALL RIVER - Centrally located with easy highway access. 4BR/2.5 baths. Large eat in kitchen w/plenty of cabinets. 900 sq ft fenced in yard, garage. $153,000

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NEW BEDFORD - 3+ BRs/2 baths, porch, large fenced-in lot w/paved driveway, HDWDS, LR, FR, kitchen. Easy access to all area amenities. HUD HOMES SOLD AS IS. $165,000

BRIDGEWATER - Colonial w/granite kitchen, s.s. appliances, breakfast bar, LR/FP, FDR, FR w/cathedral ceiling, hdwds, open floor plan. Master suite w/bath, deck overlooking I/G pool, pool house w/ bathroom & outdoor shower. Landscaped, attached 2 car garage. Finished basement. $449,000

BRISTOL - Short walk to the water! Colonial 3BR/2 bath.FR w/fireplace & propane gas insert, Master BR w/walkin closet, bath, E/I kitchen, FDR, LR/FP, landscaped yard, deck.$325,000

FALL RIVER - Desired New Boston rd area. Good size fenced-in yard. House has semi-finished basement for extra room. Hardwood flrs throughout . Modern kitchen & bath. $225,000

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TAUNTON - Great starter home, corner lot, 3BR/1 bath, LR, kitchen. Potential for add. pace on lo wer level, deck, fenced yard. HUD HOMES SOLD AS IS. $190,000

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Swansea: 3BR/2 bath Colonial completely remodeled in 2005, new 2nd floor addition, A/C (2) units, LR w/fireplace, Jacuzzi, backyd w/deck, brick outdoor cooking stove, shed. Offered at $369,000. Evelina

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EASTON TOWNHOUSE - 2BR/1.5 bath W/16 ft master, open living- WEST BRIDGEWATER - 4 bedrooms, 1.5 baths, living, dining, eatdining rms, kit w/ granite & ss, laundry, pet-friendly, I/G pool, basketball in kit. hardwoods, built-ins, rear deck, fenced yard. Minutes to hwy. & tennis cts, dog park, fitness rm & club house. Minutes to hwy. $189,900 $277,900. Text/call Dale @ 508-493-7888 Text/call Dale Hayden @ 508-493-7888

TIVERTON - Spectacular view & sunsets from wraparound deck. 3 bdrm, 3 full baths, central air, alarm. Open living-dining- kitchen. Laundry rm, fam. rm., enclosed porch and garage. $309,900. Text/call Dale @ 508-493- 7888

DIGHTON LAND: RESIDENTIAL: 8 lots. Great upside down development. Town approved condos and subdivision plans just north of this locale. Easy access over Berkley Bridge from Rt. 24 or travel N. on County St.(Rt. 138) Somerset. $900,000 BUSINESS ZONED: 3 lots at merge of County St/Somerset Ave. $1,500,000 Call Gerri @ (508) 951-4439

POINT GLORIA Two-2 bdrm units w/ workout & function rms, elevator, gazebo, covered patio and sunbathing pier. Take a walk along waterfront & dock your boat @ $45.00 ft. On-site profess. mgmt, security cameras, handicap accessible. $139,900 & $169,900. Call Gerri @ (508) 951-4439

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North Dighton: Welcome to "The Orchards" condo complex. The ease of condo living but the privacy of a single family home. Open floor plan. Plenty of storage. Good sized bedrooms. Finished lower level has family room, closet, full bath and a bulkhead. $169,900

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Somerset - Custom built contemporary. Master BR w/Whirlpool tub, walk-in closet. Granite kitchen w/center aisle, Hdwds, LR w/fireplace & cathedral ceilings, sunroom, laundry room, loft area. $449,900

Swansea - Waterfront in Touisset! 4BR/2 bath Colonial, living room w/beach stone fireplace, 2 car garage, Mooring and neighborhood association with beach & boating. $659,000.

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Tiverton Seapowet. Waterfront! Enjoy expansive views of the Sakonnet River & spectacular sunsets from 2 waterside decks. New England style home features an open floor plan, 2/3BR/2BA, C/A seawall & beach. $549,900.

Bristol Park Shores 2 story colonial with access to boat ramp and Bay. Formal DR. Large fully appliance kitchen, granite, s/s, oak cabinets, tile floor. Front to back LR, Oversized MB ,walk-in closet. 2 additional BR / Large closets, and bath w/ double sinks and Jacuzzi tub/shower. Large fenced in yard. $299,900.

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Swansea: Owner Says Sell! 1BR Ranch w/open floor plan on corner lot, bath with washer/dryer, newer heating & C/A. Full basement, fenced yard. Water access nearby. $139,900.

Swansea: 3BR Ranch on dead end street .Open floor plan, enclosed 3-season sunroom, lg backyard. Needs some updating, close to major highways, schools, shopping. $209,900.

Swansea: Pond Front. Affordably priced 5 room, 2 bedroom cottage with maintenance free exterior. Deck off the kitchen. Basement. Priced to Sell. $159,900.

Fall River - Ropewalk Condominiums. 1BR unit. Elevator access, fully applianced, washer/dryer, I/G pool, Marina, Low condo fees & taxes. Very motivated seller. $124,900.

Fall River: Waterfront 2BR/2 bath condominium at The Landing at South Park. FDR, private patio overlooking I/G saltwater pool.LR /fireplace, laundry in unit. Small pets allowed. $204,000.

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Dartmouth 2bd/2 bath farmhouse w/almost 9 acres of land, many updates, manicured Landscape. $299,000 Jesse

Fall River 2 BR, 1.5 bath condo on a dead end Cul De Sac in the North End!! fully applianced, finished basement $154,900…Scott

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Fall River 3 BR 2 BA, Fin. L/L w/ kitchen, priv. master BR, 2 car garage, fenced in corner lot,encl. patio,very quiet area, $272,000..Fernando

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Should You Remodel Your Bathroom? by Nicole Dugan When you’re looking to rent or purchase a home, it’s likely that the condition of the bathroom is a feature you pay close attention to. Simply put, good bathrooms sell houses. So what if your bathrooms are a bit out-of-date? Is remodeling worth the effort? Here are some questions you should ask yourself before getting started with a bathroom remodel. make your bathroom more appealing to the general public. You’ll want your renovations to make your bathroom more appealing, welcoming, and warma place where potential home buyers can envision themselves relaxing after a long day.

Do you need a full remodel?

What are your reasons for wanting to remodel? The first question you need to ask yourself is “why do I want to remodel my bathroom?” Do you want to create a place for you to relax and unwind? Do you want to change your standing shower to a bathtub to facilitate bathing your children or grandchildren? Do you want to increase the value of your home? Answering these questions will help you determine what types of renovations need to be made. On average, the return on investment for bathroom remodeling is approximately 60%. However, there is no guarantee that remodeling will increase the value of your home enough to cover the cost. This is because your home’s value depends of many factors including the neighborhood you live in and the condition of other rooms in your home. Before you start remodeling, make sure you know the value of your home and the value of your prospective improvements. You’ll also want to make sure that your renovations

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It’s easy for bathrooms to look outdated, but does the whole room need to be redone? Think about which items need to be updated. Sometimes implementing one change, like a new bathtub or new cabinets, can go a long way. You can use a professional service, such as Riley Kitchen & Bath. They are kitchen and bath specialists with a state of the art design studio in Bristol, RI. They have many years of professional design and special planning experience to get you through your project. If your flooring and bathtub are intact, sometimes a new coat of paint and replacing the shower head, toilet, and faucet will do the trick. In this instance, try to select a neutral color that is unlikely to go out of style. Potential home buyers may not share your appreciation for pastel colored walls!

Will you hire a professional or do the remodel yourself ? If you’re a veteran when it comes to home repairs and improvements and feel comfortable doing your own remodel, go for it! However, often times, the safer alternative (from both a physical and monetary standpoint) is to hire a professional. Professionals will not only be able to complete the job more quickly, but they will know the materials and finishes to use that will get you the best return on your investment. Once you’ve answered these questions, you’ll be ready to embark on your bathroom remodel!

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We have a thorough understanding of the materials, applications and benefits that will make each option a solid flooring choice for any room of the house. For many years, we have been dedicated to supplying and installing quality flooring in homes and businesses throughout Massachusetts and Rhode Island. No matter the type of material you need, we have it all. At FAB Flooring, Stone and Tile, we carry a selection of choice residential and commercial flooring products to fit your specific lifestyle and budget. We have plush and berber carpets, solid and engineered hardwood, bamboo and cork, ceramic, marble and granite tiles, area rugs, and large variety of laminate and vinyl products from all major brands. We can help you find the ideal solution. As flooring professionals, we’re always aware of the latest trends and styles in the industry. We carry and install all the brand names

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The Bay Club at Mattapoisett

Custom home prices continue to rise in New England and across the nation as well. Discriminating buyers today are looking for unique locations offering a host of amenities to improve their quality of life. Let’s face it, building the most beautiful home anywhere is best complimented by other spectacular properties. That’s exactly what you will find at the Bay Club. The Bay Club encompasses 625 acres with 300 acres of adjacent conservation land. The country club and golf course occupy 200 acres, while the six residential villages of 189 home-sites and conservation land comprise the balance, including 200-acres permanently committed to open space. Underground utilities include town water and sewer, electricity and natural gas, plus fiber-optic cable for telephone, cable and high-speed Internet access. Added to that is one of the best new private golf courses in the region. With access to an amazing array of recreational, dining and cultural activities, you have an ideal setting for a life well lived.

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The Bay Club’s gated, secure environment and homeowners' association combine to ensure continued high standards and pleasant living for the entire community. Every home at the Bay Club is unique and each homeowner has the opportunity to collaborate on its design with an architect and builder to create a home that reflects personal taste and preferences. Offering six residential villages, each with its own special features and home designs, the Bay Club has combined residential living with some of the finest club facilities in New England. A host of recreational lifestyle amenities including championship golf, fitness complex, aquatics center and racquet sports can all be within walking distance of your dream home. Take the time to see what the possibilities are for your life with a private tour of the Bay Club. For information contact David Andrews at dandrews@bayclubmatt.com or call 508.207.9232.

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The Preserve at The Bay Club Living

The Preserve is a luxurious, Nantucket-style development featuring 23 single-family homes located within the Bay Club at Mattapoisett. Homes feature 1,850 to 2,245 square feet of modern living space with deluxe amenities, including the privacy of the Bay Club’s gated community. Homeowners at The Preserve are invited to apply for membership access to the country club’s golf course, sports and fitness center, fine dining and other recreational activities, as well as close proximity by foot to Mattapoisett’s quaint harbor, scenic beaches and unique shops. At the Bay Club Mattapoisett, you are surrounded by stately trees carved out of 625 acres of untouched forest, of which 88% remains preserve, the Bay Club golf course is the only Certified Silver Audubon Signature Sanctuary in Massachusetts. The 18–hole championship course,

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designed by Brad Faxon and Brad Booth, measures up to 7,000 yards from six sets of dis-

tant trees and features perfectly manicured, bent-grass fairways and greens and British-style fescue. More than a million dollars has been invested over the last five years to enhance the course and improve the pace of play. In addition to golf, the Bay Club offers racquet sports facilities, a croquet court, an aquatics complex and a world-class, 10,000-square-foot sports and fitness center with a state-of-the-art gym, all geared for fun, fitness and lifelong wellness. An array of sports and creative activities, including summer camp, also are offered for children and grandchildren of homeowners. Let us show how to live, come visit the preserve. For information contact our staff at the Bay Club @ 774.582.8005 or Sharon.viens@thepreserveatbayclub.com

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Touisset Bay Landing A private enclave Community in Touisset Rhode Island

Touisset Bay Landing is a spectacular property located in beautiful and private Touisset Point Warren, RI. The property, consisting of a total of 26 acres, is divided into 14 town approved lots, with a minimum lot size of 25,000 sq ft. With acres of open space consisting of field and woods, the homes will be built along a private roadway off of a dead end street. Although close to beaches, clubs, golf, shopping, and fine restaurants, its secluded location makes residents feel they are living away from it all. Purchase and have a beautiful home built on this piece of paradise today!

New Watefrront Recreational Amenity Now Part of Touisett Bay Landing The development team at Touisett Bay Landing has now added a waterfront recreational property exclusive to residents. It will include a private beach, dock and mooring field, a beach club and private gated parking for residents and their guest. $5000.00 Broker incentive packages are available on early bookings for home packages.

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Why choose Lincoln Park Place by Bristol Pacific By Amanda Andrews NEHL Staff

Bristol Pacific specializes in custom, luxury homes in the Westport, Fall River, and New Bedford areas. They have a great reputation, flexibility, and a long list of satisfied owners. Offering great flexibility in design with a no cookie cutter mentality, just a considerable eagerness to welcome your wishes. “Great relationships make a difference in the outcome”, with a motto like that you shouldn’t have to think twice. Choose Bristol Pacific when you want a home that delivers long-term satisfaction. Bristol Pacific has been in business since 1987 specializing in custom homes and developing entire communities and has a reputation for top-to-bottom quality. They utilize the latest materials and the best methods, and build to the latest energy efficiency requirements. They have also been building homes to Energy Star standards since 2002. Lincoln Park Place You can choose one of their popular designs, supply plans from an architect, or even bring a notepad with ideas and sketches. If you have nontraditional ideas they can deliver the home you want! Lincoln Park Place is located in Dartmouth, MA and is just one of the many communities built by Bristol Pacific. Lincoln Park Place is the newest development that offers eight designs

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with beautifully included features and many personal choices to enhance your home. Lincoln Park Place is a neighborhood of 57 newly-constructed single family homes. Ranging from 1,772 to 2,099 square feet, the homes at Lincoln Park Place feature six models to best appeal to you and your family. All of the homes include three bedrooms, two-car garages, and a variety of other must have features.

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• Designer kitchen cabinets, granite countertops in kitchen and baths • First Floor Master Suite with Walk-In Closets (select models) • Luxurious Master Bath with double sinks • Pre-finished 3¼” Red Oak Hardwood flooring throughout First Floor • Wall to Wall Carpet in Bedrooms, Study, and Loft area per plan • Tile in all Full Baths • Generous Designer Lighting packages per plan • Forced Hot Air/Central Air Conditioning • Super Energy Efficient On Demand Hot Water Tank • Benjamin Moore Interior Paint

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Exterior And Construction Features Lincoln Park PlaceExterior and Construction Features:

• Energy Star White Vinyl Double Hung Windows with Built-In Grills • 30 Year Architectural Asphalt Roofing Shingles • 2×6 Framed Construction • Maintenance-Free Vinyl Siding • Deck with Maintenance-Free Composite Decking • Concrete Patio • 2-Car Garage with openers and exterior keypad • Town Water and Sewer • Natural Gas Dartmouth is burrowed in Massachusetts’ scenic south coast and boasts both rural beauty and lively commerce. These single family homes are just minutes uaway from the town’s numerous amenities. Businesss hubs like Providence and Boston are lless than an hour away. This gives you access

to world world- famous tourist destinations such as Newport, RI and Martha’s Vineyard. Your future home can be just minutes away from a day at the beach or an afternoon of shopping. Dartmouth is home to high-ranking public and private schools. Also home to the University of Massachusetts Dartmouth, which is ranked number six for most affordable public schools in Massachusetts for in-state students. Complete with cul-de-sacs, a park, and wooded areas, Lincoln Park Place is the perfect setting for first time homebuyers, new families, and retirees alike. Lincoln Park Place is built upon the grounds of what was once an amuse- ment park and a recreation c center. As a nod to this heritage, the streets of the Lincoln Park Place bear the names of the old park rides. “This site was once a host to countless family memories, so too do we believe that the new homes at Lincoln Park Place will carry on that legacy.”

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by Peter DeFusco

Rates, Great for Homebuyers & Refinancing

Homebuyers Advantages According to Freddie Mac's weekly mortgage rate survey, 30-year mortgage rates dropped 9 basis points (0.09%) last week, falling to 3.84 percent, on average, nationwide. Last week's drop marks the largest oneweek mortgage rate drop since January of this year, and puts 30-year mortgage rates below four percent for the fifth straight week. As September winds down, conventional rates are near 3.875% for home buyers paying points at closing; and rates for FHA and VA loans are as much as three-eighths of a percentage point lower. This is the lowest mortgage rates have averaged since May 2015. Because mortgage rates have dropped, today's home buyers can afford close to 10% "more home" as compared to the start of last year. If you could afford a $300,000 home last year, this year, you can afford a home at $330,000.

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Reducing Term Mortgages Pay Off the Mortgage Faster One of the biggest benefits of a 15-year mortgage term is the ability to quickly pay off your home loan. This option is perfect if you plan to stay put and don’t want to pay your mortgage for a lengthy period of time. Mortgage payments are huge expenses, but with your payment out of the picture, you can focus on other things like preparing for retirement, working less hours, and enjoying the freedom of not having

Refinancing Advantages But, it's not only home buyers who are benefitting from today's low rates. With mortgage rates down, millions of U.S. homeowners are back in the money to refinance. To be "in the money", your mortgage rate must be more than 150 basis points (1.5%) above today's rates; and, your loan must more than 10 years remaining with a balance larger than $50,000. With mortgage rates below the psychologically-important 4 percent figure. Loans now cost just $476 monthly for every $100,000 borrowed, not

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Hunters Hill is an Active, over 55 Gated, Golf Community with 185 homes built on over 450 tranquil acres adjacent to a planned 9 hole golf course. The builder offers several house plans to choose from, or they can work with you to design your own. For Directions, Features and Floor Plans visit www.huntershillsettlement.com

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Gated community with guard house 140 house lots, with lot sizes ranging from 12,000 sq.ft to over 37,000 sq.ft Tranquil country setting with over 450 acres of land Tennis courts, swimming pool, billiard room, fitness room, locker room and sauna Boat and motor home storage area on site Miles of walking and jogging trails Several equestrian stable adjacent to settlement, boarding, lessons, and indoor arenas Minutes from several mariners

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Cape Coral Florida / Paradise BY NE HOMELIFE STAFF

Paradise! That’s what those who live in the time, through Lake Okeechobee and out Cape Coral call this beautiful city. You can into the Atlantic on the east side of Florida see it everywhere you go from the magnificent There is something for everyone in the eclectic sunsets, fantastic restaurants, nature parks, 400 downtown area. If you are an antiquer, there are miles of canals and tropical weather. Just a several local establishments to choose from. The short visit to this beautiful city and county will city has a host of great restaurants in every price show you why over 10,000 residents choose to point and almost every preference. call Cape Coral home. Real Estate has Cape Coral is ranked been on the reone the safest cities in bound big time the country. For a comin this commumunity that is large in nity with median size Cape Coral, it has home prices up a small-town feel, comnearly 20% in the plete with hometown last year. Maureen activities and festivals. Gobbi from REMAX Homes are inexpenRealty Partners is a sive and there are plenty New Englander who of things to do and lives and works in places to go that are Cape Coral. She has geared towards all genhelped countless erations. Cape Coral’s families and retir400 miles of navigable ees fi nd the perfect waterways is more than home away from any other city, not just in home. She can be the U.S., but in the world. reached at REMAX Most of these waterways Realty Partners at are canals. Many of 239-850-0448 or Cape Coral Home in Sandoval Gated which lead to the Gulf morecapecoral.com Community 4 Bedrooms 3.5 baths of Mexico or, if you have $329,926 Call Maureen

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Annual growth in median condo values has equaled or exceeded growth in single-family home values for 32 straight months. The last time single-family home values grew more quickly yearover-year than condo values was in January 2013. As of September, condos were appreciating more quickly than single-family homes year-overyear in almost two-thirds of the nation’s 35 largest metro markets with data available. Annual growth in condo values outpaced single-family home values the most in September in the New York City, Dallas, Houston, Boston and Denver metro areas. The surge in condo values is likely driven by a few factors. As housing preferences shift, par-

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ticularly among millennials and other younger buyers, condos typically represent both a more urban and in many cases more affordable housing option for those looking to make the jump into homeownership. But this demand for more urban condos may not be met by adequate supply. Condos represent a relatively small share of the total housing stock in many of the nation’s most populous cities. Condo sales in Bristol County Year-to-date declined because of quality inventory to 359 from 465. The median condo sales price in August rose 11.2 percent in Bristol County to $190,000 in August. Year to date, it rose 5.7 percent to $185,000.

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Featured Lofts, Studios, Townhouses and more! South Dartmouth, MA Truly Spectacular this unit in this mansion overlooking Buzzards Bay. This unit offers ultimate in luxury with 2 bedrooms / 2 baths and over 1700 sq ft of living space with two georgeous fireplaces and lots of custom built ins. This is a must see property for the discriminating buyer. $749,900 KAM Realty Ken Mungeon 508-677-1600

Dartmouth, MA Enjoy carefree condo living in this 2300 + sq ft 3 bed / 2.5 bath free-standing home in Padanaram Acres. Gleaming hardwood floors, open floor plan with dramatic fireplaced living room with cathedral ceiling,formal dining, spacious kitchen with maple cabinets and island. Master suite, spacious deck o Padanaram Acres amenities include swimming pool, tennis, walking paths. $539,900 Milbury and Company 508-997-7400

Westport, MA 2 bedroom / 2 bath condo nearly 1500 sq ft. Oakridge 55+ one owner unit offering 2 bedrooms with master suite, 2 full baths, modern kitchen, hardwood floors, full basement, 2 stall garage, front porch & rear deck, Andersen doors & windows, central air, 9' ceilings, low maintenance fees! $307,500 Jim Sabra Equity Real Estate 508-679-3998

Westport, MA Waterfront 1 bedroom/ 2 bath, Panoramic views Cherry and Webb and Westport Point steps from Horseneck Beach and Tripp's Boatyard, Master bedroom with full bath and additional full bath for guests. This is the "Great Escape" whether for vacation or year round. Truly a turn key opportunity with water access. $399,900 Ellie Wicks William Raveis 508-636-3100

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Harbor Front Condo Living By Amanda Andrews

The Vanderbilt Residences are Newport, Rhode Island’s most extraordinary harbor-front condominiums overlooking the famed Newport Harbor. These 16 remarkable homes create an exclusive new standard for seaside living. The residences are cavernous and are elegantly furnished and fully equipped for immediate occupancy. Resident assistance includes property management and concierge services. Residents will enjoy a menu of concierge services so they can relax and enjoy their time on the waterfront. These services include but are not limited to, stocking your pantry and refreshing your home prior to arrival. Members will also benefit from having an on-site property manager for preventative maintenance when you are away. The on-site property manager is available to guarantee you focus on relishing your Vanderbilt Residence. The Brown and Howard Marina is just outside your door, and as a valued resident you have the option of priority dock-age and marine services. The marina welcomes all yachts up to 76 meters. Transient dock-age is also offered to your fortunate guests. Stanchions for providing power and water are included on both fixed and floating docks. Located in the heart of historic Newport, RI, the Vanderbilt residences’

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offer an abundance of options just steps away from your door. Newport is the gateway of the International Yachting Club. Nearby there are trendy restaurants, boutiques, art galleries and markets throughout the historic district’s cobbled streets. There are a number of dazzling sandy beaches that are only a short bike ride away. If you are a sporting or music enthusiast there are options for you too! The International Tennis Hall of Fame offers two national professional tournaments, Newport International Polo hosts polo clubs from around the world, and the famed Newport Jazz and Folk Festival can almost be herd from your private deck that overlooks the harbor and Fort Adams. If you are looking for a property management company that will give you the quality and depth of resources to tackle any condominium challenge with confidence and ease, you are looking in the right place. Providing you with the attention, loyalty, and partnership you deserve, look no further than the Vanderbilt Residences.

To schedule a tour visit www.vanderbiltresidences.com or contact the sales office directly at (401) 619-3333.

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Loft Leasing in North Providence By Amanda Andrews

Greystone Lofts is a historic property that was once a thriving textile mill has since been restored into 150 loft style apartments. In February of 2005 Urban Smart Growth acquired the property situated at 180 Waterman Ave. in North Providence, RI. There are many different floor plans available: studios, large studios, multilevel studios, 2 full baths, multilevel 2 full baths, tower suites, penthouse suites, and more. We have multiple floor plans for your convenience. Some of the many loft amenities that are offered are soaring 12 foot ceilings, oversized windows, granite counters, dark maple cabinetry, central AC, gas heat, and many other options. Also there are a variety of community amenities conveniently located on the premises. A community laundry room, a cardio center, a media room, and billiards just to name a few. North Providence is one of the smallest towns in the state, but has become a bustling suburban community. Major highways provide easy access to North Providence from any point in the

state. If you enjoy city living in a suburban atmosphere, this is the place for you. Located just four and a half miles from the Providence Place Mall and about five miles from the heart of Downcity Providence. The Crossing at Smithfield in North Smithfield, RI is an outdoor shopping center that is conveniently located just two miles away. The center’s gazebo is home to a summer concert series and holds a variety of holiday events for visitors of all ages. Shopping, entertainment, and dining locations are far and wide. If you are looking for a property management company that will give you unequalled experience and the quality and depth of recourses to tackle any condominium challenge with confidence and ease, you are looking in the right place. Providing you with the attention, loyalty, and partnership you deserve Greystone Lofts is here to help.

For more information or to schedule a tour visit www.greystonelofts.com or call 401-231-0038.

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