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Posted by Hope Real Estate Group, Inc on 4/25/2018

A healthy lifestyle is a reflection of your personal values and the habits you cultivate on a daily basis. When you prioritize, in your own mind, the importance of taking care of your own health, as well as that of your family, you've laid the groundwork for a healthier home environment. One of the worst dietary habits that many families fall into is keeping the kitchen well stocked with ice cream, cookies, cheese, crackers, and potato chips. While the mantra "All things in moderation" is a good guideline to follow, many people -- especially children -- do not have the self discipline to put that idea into practice. As you may have discovered, motivating your kids to eat less junk food and more fruits and vegetables can sometimes feel like an exercise in futility -- and unfortunately, that's not the kind of exercise that burns calories! A Few Ideas For Healthier Eating Permanently purging your home of all signs of snack foods that contain "empty calories" is too extreme of a solution for most families! A more realistic alternative might be to buy snacks in limited amounts and opt for the "reduced fat" version, whenever possible. Then, by keeping a fresh supply of apples, bananas, and other fruit in the house, you're encouraging your family to make healthier eating choices. One way to present this alternative in a more appealing way is to make low-cal fruit smoothies for your kids, or teach them to do it themselves (if they're old enough). A proven method of helping to control portion size is to serve food on smaller plates. Not only does it create the illusion of a larger serving, but it helps to limit the size of second helpings. It doesn't work for everybody all the time, but it is worth a try! Offering ice water with meals, instead of sugary soda and fruit drinks, is another simple, but healthy habit for the family. A slice of lemon or lime can add to both the taste and visual appeal. There are literally dozens of other healthy food choices you can incorporate into your family's diet, but I'll leave those details to the nutritionists, dieticians, and medical professionals. There are also several authoritative websites online that can provide you with complete guidelines, recipes, healthy snacks, and meal plans. What About Exercise? As you've probably heard, a sedentary lifestyle is one of the leading causes of health problems in people of all ages. Fortunately, there are at least as many choices for staying physically active as there are excuses for avoiding it. Even if the idea of heading to the gym four times a week sounds about as appealing as being trapped in an elevator with a door-to-door salesman, there are plenty of other ways to stay in shape. Low-impact sports, such as golf, tennis, and swimming, can provide an array of benefits for both the mind and body. When all else fails, there's always the option of taking a family walk in the park or neighborhood. Sometimes adding a dog into the mix can provide an additional incentive to go out and "hit the pavement." While all exercise and dietary programs should be approved by your physician before getting started, there are quite a few common-sense approaches to improving health, such as portion control, junk food reduction, and age-appropriate physical activity (taking in account medical restrictions and personal safety.)





Posted by Hope Real Estate Group, Inc on 4/20/2018


110 Lakeside Ave, Webster, MA 01570

Single-Family

$739,900
Price

9
Rooms
4
Beds
2/1
Full/Half Baths
Panoramic Views Define this Unique Webster Lake Waterfront Contemporary! A rare find with 190' of water-frontage spanning the horizon from East To West! An over-sized Pavilion sits at water's edge providing a peaceful place to enjoy friends, family & nature along the great Cedar pond! There is a lakeside patio, fire pit & sandy beach area for swimming, huge waterside decks & aluminum docks to enhance boat access! Unique Contemporary style home offers 2,497 SF+/-, 9 Rooms, 4 Bedrooms, 2-1/2 Baths including private master bath. The main living features an open concept w/kitchen/dining/living & year-round sun-room, a lake facing private master BR suite, 2nd Bedroom on main level plus 2 more spacious Bedrooms on 2nd floor, for a total of 4! The walkout lower level features a family room, half bath & lakeside 3 season room for maximum lakeside enjoyment, a 2 car attached garage w/storage, handicap access ramps to main level and lakeside yard!
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Posted by Hope Real Estate Group, Inc on 4/18/2018


93 Birch Island Rd, Webster, MA 01570

Multi-Family

$419,900
Price

2
Units
1,116
Approx. GLA
**~~** BRAND NEW TO THE MARKET !! **~~** WEBSTER LAKE WATERFRONT!! *~* Showings Begin This Sunday >> OPEN HOUSE 4/22, Noon to 3:00 PM... ~*~ RARE OPPORTUNITY to OWN a Waterfront "Multi-Family"!!! Great for the Investor or Home Owner Looking for Additional Income $$$..... Expansive Views of Middle Pond ~ Great Swimming ~ Friendly Access to Sandy Shoreline!.. First Floor is one Bedroom ~ Second Floor is 2 Bedrooms ~ Each Floor has its own Washer/Dryer Hook ups...... Quick Access to I-395! Recent Updates Under 10 Years are - Windows, Siding & Water Sealed Basement ($8K)....Roof est. at 16 Yrs. ~ Walkout Basement & Storage Area ~ Layered Stone Retaining Wall ~ Older Boilers ~ Upgraded Electrical Panels ~ 3 Season Porch on First Floor ~ Paver Patio!! Property still needs Some attention >>> But its Worth The Investment!!! See YOU at my OPEN HOUSE!!
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Sunday
April 22 at 12:00 PM to 3:00 PM
**~~** BRAND NEW TO THE MARKET !! **~~** WEBSTER LAKE WATERFRONT!! *~* Showings Begin This Sunday >> OPEN HOUSE 4/22, Noon to 3:00 PM... ~*~ RARE OPPORTUNITY to OWN a Waterfront "Multi-Family"!!! Great for the Investor or Home Owner Looking for Additional Income $$$..... Expansive Views of Middle Pond ~ Great Swimming ~ Friendly Access to Sandy Shoreline!..
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Posted by Hope Real Estate Group, Inc on 4/18/2018


93 Birch Island Rd, Webster, MA 01570

Multi-Family

$419,900
Price

2
Units
1,116
Approx. GLA
**~~** BRAND NEW TO THE MARKET !! **~~** WEBSTER LAKE WATERFRONT!! *~* Showings Begin This Sunday >> OPEN HOUSE 4/22, Noon to 3:00 PM... ~*~ RARE OPPORTUNITY to OWN a Waterfront "Multi-Family"!!! Great for the Investor or Home Owner Looking for Additional Income $$$..... Expansive Views of Middle Pond ~ Great Swimming ~ Friendly Access to Sandy Shoreline!.. First Floor is one Bedroom ~ Second Floor is 2 Bedrooms ~ Each Floor has its own Washer/Dryer Hook ups...... Quick Access to I-395! Recent Updates Under 10 Years are - Windows, Siding & Water Sealed Basement ($8K)....Roof est. at 16 Yrs. ~ Walkout Basement & Storage Area ~ Layered Stone Retaining Wall ~ Older Boilers ~ Upgraded Electrical Panels ~ 3 Season Porch on First Floor ~ Paver Patio!! Property still needs Some attention >>> But its Worth The Investment!!! See YOU at my OPEN HOUSE!!
Open House
Sunday
April 22 at 12:00 PM to 3:00 PM
**~~** BRAND NEW TO THE MARKET !! **~~** WEBSTER LAKE WATERFRONT!! *~* Showings Begin This Sunday >> OPEN HOUSE 4/22, Noon to 3:00 PM... ~*~ RARE OPPORTUNITY to OWN a Waterfront "Multi-Family"!!! Great for the Investor or Home Owner Looking for Additional Income $$$..... Expansive Views of Middle Pond ~ Great Swimming ~ Friendly Access to Sandy Shoreline!..
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Posted by Hope Real Estate Group, Inc on 4/18/2018

Looking to sell your home? If so, it often pays to learn about the real estate market.

A knowledgeable home seller understands how to operate in any housing market conditions. As such, this individual can plan a successful home selling journey from day one until the final closing date.

Ultimately, there are many best practices for selling a house, and these include:

1. Clean Your House Both Inside and Out

A homebuyer's first impression of your house likely will impact his or her decision to submit an offer on it. Thus, if your home has a pristine exterior and interior, you can increase the likelihood of generating plenty of interest in your residence.

To boost your house's curb appeal, you should mow the front lawn, trim the hedges and perform myriad home exterior maintenance. Also, if there is chipped or cracked siding or other home exterior issues, you should complete assorted home exterior repairs as soon as possible.

When it comes to your home's interior, you should allocate significant time and resources to clean and declutter. Mop the floors, wipe down countertops and clean each room of your house. In addition, remove excess items from your home to show off the full size of your living space.

2. Conduct a Home Appraisal

What your home is worth today is unlikely to match what you initially paid for your house. Fortunately, a home appraisal can provide you with a good idea of the current value of your house based on its age, condition and other factors.

During a home appraisal, a property appraiser will evaluate your residence. Then, the appraiser will provide a property valuation.

With a property valuation in hand, you'll be able to establish a competitive price for your residence. And as a result, you can boost your chances of a quick home sale.

3. Collaborate with a Real Estate Agent

Selling a home may seem like a long, arduous process. However, if you collaborate with a real estate agent, you can take the guesswork out of selling a residence.

A real estate agent will learn about your home selling goals and help you plan accordingly. Therefore, if you need to sell your house quickly, a real estate agent is happy to assist you. Or, if you prefer to take a wait-and-see approach to the housing market, a real estate agent can help you do just that.

Furthermore, a real estate agent is a home selling expert who can provide recommendations and suggestions. If you have questions about how to upgrade your house's exterior, a real estate agent can put you in touch with local landscapers and contractors. Comparatively, if you're unsure about how to price your house, a real estate agent can provide you with housing market data to help you make an informed decision.

When it comes to selling a house, working with a real estate agent is ideal. Reach out to a local real estate agent today, and you can seamlessly navigate the home selling journey.




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