Posted by Philip Dennesen on 6/21/2019

Most fundamental of yard work chores is the mowing of the lawn. Whether you enjoy yard work or just want to get it done quickly, the right tools will make the job go smoothly.

Push lawn mower type

There are three types of push lawn mowers that you can use. Manual reel mower, electrically powered push mower, and gas-powered push mower. Choosing the kind of push lawn mower that you will need can be determined by several factors: your lawn size and level (is it flat or uneven). A lawn size that is less than a acre is ideal for using a push lawn mower. 

A manual reel mower is best for small lawn patch sizes that are flat and under 500 square feet. These mowers are quiet, environmentally friendly, low maintenance, and good for the health of the lawn. They require greater diligence in keeping a regular mowing schedule. It can be difficult to cut an overgrown yard with a manual reel mower. 

The electrically powered push mower is ideal for small to medium flat lawns that are under 1/3 acre. They are environmentally friendly and quiet. Electric mowers can be corded or cordless. The cordless electric mower is limited to the charge on the battery. With a corded electric mower, you are restricted by the length of the power cord. Even though these mowers are powered, it can still be challenging to mow an overgrown lawn. 

Gas-powered push mower can be used for any lawn size and level. Gas mowers have a longer runtime and offer more power. They can be messy, require maintenance, and they are loud. Oil and gas levels will need to be checked and refilled often. With a gas powered mower, an overgrown lawn is more manageable to mow, and a regular mowing schedule is not as important.

Push or self-propelled

Self-propelled lawn mower provides more assistance on uneven lawns but can be heavier and difficult to maneuver. With a self-propelled lawn mower, the job can get done faster with less effort. A non-propelled lawn mower will take more physical effort to operate. 

Cutting type

Push lawn mowers deal with grass clippings in one of three ways side discharge, mulching, and bagging. Side discharge the clippings are distributed back onto the lawn. Mulching cuts the clippings into very fine pieces which helps it to breakdown into nutrients for the soil. Bagging collects the cuttings into a bag that can be emptied into a yard waste bin or compost pile.

Visit the local hardware home improvement store and take a look at the options in the lawn and garden section.




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Posted by Philip Dennesen on 6/14/2019

Want to hire a moving company to help you transport your belongings to your new address? You're in luck, as many world-class moving companies are available in cities and towns nationwide.

Ultimately, there are various factors to consider as you try to differentiate one moving company from another, including:

1. Experience

A top-notch moving company probably will possess many years of experience. As such, this business should have no trouble helping you identify potential moving hurdles and ensuring you can overcome these problems quickly and effortlessly.

If you're uncertain about a moving company's experience, searching the business' website may prove to be an excellent starting point. By reviewing the business' website, you can learn about the company's services and find out how it supports its customers.

Also, feel free to reach out to a moving company if you ever have concerns or questions. This will enable you to receive first-hand insights into the business' experience so you can make an informed decision.

2. Quality of Service

Although every moving company should be able to provide unparalleled customer support, few businesses may go the extra mile to ensure customers are helped at each stage of the moving process.

Try to find a moving company that is dedicated to its clientele you'll be glad you did. This company should be able to respond to any concerns or questions leading up to moving day. In addition, the company will be able to offer affordable pricing and set realistic expectations about what to expect when moving day arrives.

Keep in mind that a first-rate moving company should be able to provide customer referrals that you can use to determine whether this business is the right choice for your upcoming move.

Ask a moving company for client referrals before you make your final decision. That way, you can reach out to past clients to learn more about the quality of service that a moving company provides.

3. Licensure and Insurance

Find out whether a moving company is licensed and insured. This may require you to allocate substantial time and resources to perform an in-depth search of licensed and insured moving companies in your area, but the benefits of doing so will pay off in the long run.

A licensed and insured moving company will possess the necessary credentials to provide support for an intrastate or interstate move. As a result, this business can safely handle all of your possessions and ensure your items are fully protected from the time they are picked up until the time they arrive at your new address.

Lastly, if you recently sold or bought a house, your real estate agent may be able to provide extra help. He or she likely can provide moving company recommendations and put you in touch with a moving company that can fulfill your moving day requests.

Get ready for your upcoming move consider the aforementioned factors, and you can find the ideal moving company to help you take your belongings to any location, at any time.




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Posted by Philip Dennesen on 6/7/2019

Let's face it all homebuyers want to enjoy a fast, successful property buying experience. Yet transforming this vision into a reality can be difficult for first-time and experienced property buyers alike. Lucky for you, we're here to help you streamline the homebuying journey.

Now, let's take a look at three tips to help you enjoy a seamless homebuying experience.

1. Understand the Challenges Associated with Pursuing a Home

Planning ahead for the homebuying journey generally is a good idea. That way, you can identify potential homebuying hurdles and resolve these issues before they escalate.

Oftentimes, it helps to craft a homebuying strategy. This plan enables you to map out each stage of the homebuying journey, and by doing so, prepare for any challenges that may come your way.

You also may want to create a list of homebuying criteria. This list will make it simple to narrow your house search, and as a result, ensure you can discover your ideal residence without delay.

2. Get Your Finances in Order

You know you want to purchase a house, but you still have no idea about how you will pay for a residence. Fortunately, if you get pre-approved for a mortgage, you can enter the real estate market with your finances in order.

To get pre-approved for a mortgage, you should meet with banks and credit unions. These financial institutions can explain the differences between fixed- and adjustable-rate mortgages and help you determine which mortgage option best suits your individual needs.

Furthermore, you should review all of your mortgage options closely. Because if you understand your mortgage options, you can make an informed mortgage selection that will serve you well for years to come.

3. Hire an Expert Real Estate Agent

If you want to simplify the homebuying journey, you should hire an expert real estate agent. In fact, with an expert real estate agent at your side, you can get the help you need to quickly and effortlessly make your homeownership dream come true.

A real estate agent is a homebuying professional who is happy to share his or her expertise with you. Therefore, if you have any concerns or questions during the homebuying journey, a real estate agent can respond to them immediately. And if you are uncertain about how to proceed at any point during the homebuying journey, a real estate agent can offer data-driven recommendations as well.

Let's not forget about the assistance that a real estate agent can provide when you decide to submit an offer to purchase a home too. At this time, a real estate agent will help you put together a competitive homebuying proposal. And if your offer is accepted, a real estate agent will help you finalize your house purchase. Or, if your proposal is rejected, a real estate agent will help you reenter the real estate market.

Take the guesswork out of acquiring your dream house use the aforementioned tips, and you can boost the likelihood of enjoying a fast, successful property buying experience.




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Posted by Philip Dennesen on 6/6/2019

This Single-Family in Beverly, MA recently sold for $379,000. This Colonial style home was sold by Philip Dennesen - KELLER WILLIAMS REALTY.


28 Eastern Ave, Beverly, MA 01915

Ryal Side

Single-Family

$399,900
Price
$379,000
Sale Price

6
Rooms
3
Beds
1
Baths
Quintessential Ryal Side Home- Close to everything, Obear Park, the commuter rail, Ayers Ryal Side school, downtown, shopping , highways and mall! Well maintained, modern bath, traditional lay out,1438+ Sq Ft with 3/4 bedrooms, extra deep 1 car garage, back deck overlooking a cute fenced & level backyard!

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Posted by Philip Dennesen on 6/4/2019


16 Yankee Way, Beverly, MA 01915

Centerville (Bvly)

Single-Family

$739,900
Price

8
Rooms
4
Beds
3/1
Full/Half Baths
First Showings at Thursday's commuter Open House 5 to 7pm, Sat.& Sun. Open House 11am-1pm.**Convenient location in an idyllic neighborhood!** Superbly maintained with many tasteful upgrades- uniquely designed open floor plan that allows for user flexibility. Conveniently located close to the commuter rail, highways, shopping, parks, beaches, dining, schools and churches. Upgraded stainless steel appliances, deluxe duel fuel stove with vented hood, wine cooler, stylish back splash, granite counter tops. lovely cabinetry, The exterior features a composite deck w aluminum rail system, custom LED lighting, private brick paver patio surrounded by luscious designed landscaping. The beautifully designed walk out basement has a recreation room,wet bar for entertaining, full bath and office, possible conversion to in law accommodations, with plenty of storage. Extra features include gas fireplace, interior security, exterior motion lighting, granite pedestal mailbox. This home is a true gem!
Open House
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June 06 at 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
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