Bean Group / Bedford
Bean Group / Bedford
Harold (Buddy) Pope, Bean Group / BedfordPhone: (603) 562-5186
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Posted on 02/22/2021
Tips for Updating an Old Painting
Image by Juraj Varga from Pixabay If you're looking to get creative but to do so on a budget, then one fun activity to look at is upcycling an old painting and making it more personal to your style. By old paintings we mean those $2 thrift store oil paintings and popular prints you nabbed for cheap at...
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Posted on 02/21/2021
243 Journey's End Road, Francestown, NH 03043 is now new to the market!
Your dream home in the woods of New Hampshire. Just look at this location, these photos and the walkthrough video... simply gorgeous. Built in 1762, well maintained and in pristine condition, is this lovely Antique Cape with a tasteful later addition and storage shed. Property consists of 2 lots of record. Acreage and taxes shown are for both lots combined. Property itself is surrounded by conserved land affording the highest degree of privacy and peaceful quiet, except for the sounds of birds and soft winds whistling through the mature growth forest. Close to walking trails and "Haunted Lake." Please view the walkthrough video or ask...
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Posted on 02/15/2021
Tackling DIY Projects Around Your Home
Photo by RawPixel via Pixabay It may be tempting to call an expert (and sometimes, you can't avoid doing so) to fix something or to enhance the decor of your home, but some projects are surprisingly easy to do. Tackling DIY projects at home has never been easier, thanks to the availability of tools and products designed just...
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Posted on 02/08/2021
What Does It Take to Purchase a Home?
The process of finding and purchasing your dream house may prove to be difficult, regardless of whether you are an experienced or first-time homebuyer. Fortunately, there are many things you can do to avoid hurdles as you navigate the homebuying journey. Now, let's take a look at three tips to help you quickly discover a quality home at an...
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Posted on 02/01/2021
Tips for Home Sellers: Optimize Your Time and Resources
In some instances, a home seller has limited time and resources to list his or her house and promote it to prospective buyers. Fortunately, there are many ways for a seller to make the most of his or her time and resources throughout the property selling journey. Now, let's take a look at three tips to help a house...
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Posted on 01/25/2021
Learning How to Budget to Buy a New Home
Photo by Olya Adamovich via Pixabay You’ve decided to start the process of buying a home. Congratulations! Now it’s time to figure out how much money you have, and what you can afford. The goal is to avoid purchasing more home than you can afford, but those variables change. In September 2019, the average price of a new...
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Posted on 01/18/2021
Sellers Tips: Create Appeal to All Generations
Image by kirkandmimi from Pixabay When you list your home for sale, you are setting it up to sell to a wide range of buyers. Chances are the person who buys your home is not going to be the same as you, and often they will belong to a completely different generation. For example, if you’re prepping to...
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Posted on 01/15/2021
101 Main Street, Francestown, NH 03043 now has a new price of $395,000!
Open concept Federal Style antique home PLUS 2 story Red barn with metal roof. Welcome to your new home in lovely Francestown NH. This warm and cozy home is sited on one of New England's charming Main streets where antique homes run the length of the village. Near to skiing, golf, trails, mountains, and lakes for fishing or swimming. 20 minutes to downtown Peterborough NH where one can explore boutique shops, fine dining, bookstores, museums and local pubs and eateries. This historic home was once the Timothy Gay Store, back when Francestown had 2 village stores. Wide Pine flooring, some of it "The King's pine," 3 fireplaces, tall...
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Posted on 01/11/2021
What You Need to Know About Inspections
Image by mohamed Hassan from Pixabay As you move forward with your home purchase, your real estate agent may recommend that you have your home inspected. Sometimes the inspection is required by the lender or insurance company, but sometimes it’s an optional step. Buyers who have the option sometimes consider skipping the inspection to save a little cash....
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Posted on 01/04/2021
What does Live-Work Space Mean?
Photo by Archi_Viz via Shutterstock Many urban areas promote the concept of working where you live, or living where you work, to simplify your life. But what does that mean when you’re buying real estate? The main difference is in zoning requirements and building codes. Those that are primarily zoned as residential offer fewer options for commercial enterprises....
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Posted on 12/28/2020
Home Selling Mistakes to Avoid
Image by Mohamed Hassan from Pixabay When it’s time to sell your home, it’s important to make sure it’s done right. Certain selling mistakes could lead to less money for your home than you wanted or other problems that make this process more complicated than it needs to be. Before you put your home on the market, keep...
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Posted on 12/21/2020
Buying vs. Building a Luxury Home
Image by Paul Brennan from Pixabay Now that you decided to move into a luxury home, you need to determine whether you are going to build one or buy a luxury home that already exists. There are pros and cons to both sides of the coin. Also, in most cases, building is going to be more expensive. Still,...
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