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Posted by CENTURY 21 Sexton & Donohue, Inc. on 1/8/2019

Deciding to put up a fence on your property may seem like a simple decision, but there are a lot of things to consider before hiring a contractor to get it done.

One question to ponder is whether your neighbors might be offended or annoyed by the sudden appearance of a fence near the edge of their property. The answer to that question would partly depend on your relationship with your neighbor, the size of your lot, and whether the fence is tasteful or an eyesore. The problem with that standard is that "tasteful" is in the eyes of the beholder!

Tall fences can and sometimes do have a way of changing the look and feel of your immediate neighborhood, so the installation of a fence could potentially cause resentment from other property owners. The decision to put up a fence on your property is a personal one, but there's also a lot of value in maintaining friendly neighbor relations. (It can be a delicate balance!)

One Step at a Time

In some places, local ordinances or Homeowner Association rules may impose restrictions on fences and other structures. Many towns and municipalities require that you (or your contractor) obtain a building permit before putting up a fence, so a quick phone call or email to the appropriate local official can shed light on requirements, restrictions, and other assorted rigmarole!

Since the cost of installing a fence can easily run into the thousands, it always pays to get a few estimates and proposals from reputable fence companies. Other decisions include choosing the best height and composition of the fence. Fencing materials range from metal and chain link to vinyl and wood. Composite fencing materials are also an option.

Your choice will depend on a lot of factors, including cost, durability, maintenance aspects, and appearance. Online information, free brochures, and meetings with contractors can help you learn more and make an informed decision.

Once you've moved beyond the potential issues of installing a fence on your property, there are several distinct advantages to fencing in your back yard.

  • Enhanced privacy: While "privacy" can mean different things to different people, a tall fence offers an immediate solution to a variety of privacy-related problems. 
  • Pet containment: If you don't always have the time or energy to take your dog(s) for a walk in the neighborhood, it's a major convenience to be able to let them out in a contained area to relieve themselves and get a little fresh air. It can also be a good way to keep them safe and out of trouble!
  • Wildlife barrier: Although there are often gaps at the bottom of fences that prevent fences from being completely wildlife-proof, a properly installed fence can drastically reduce the chances of wildlife sneaking their way into your back yard. Whether you want to protect your vegetable garden or pets from wild animals, a solid fence can be the barrier that you need.
  • Increased security: While fences are not always an impervious barrier to burglars, trespassers, and other intruders, it does provide some protection from those potential threats.
If you're searching for a new home or looking to improve your existing property, the right kind of fence can provide you and your family with a myriad of benefits.




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Posted by CENTURY 21 Sexton & Donohue, Inc. on 1/7/2019

This Single-Family in Melrose, MA recently sold for $890,000. This Ranch style home was sold by - CENTURY 21 Sexton & Donohue, Inc..


100 Orchard Lane, Melrose, MA 02176

Single-Family

$925,000
Price
$890,000
Sale Price

7
Rooms
3
Beds
2/1
Full/Half Baths
Extraordinary Location–overlooking the 6th hole at Bellevue Golf Club, is this magnificent Custom Ranch Home!!! Just updated Kit is a dream–built-in breakfast nook, center island, white cabinets, SS appliances, separate pantry, open right into a huge formal dining room. The huge fireplaced living room w/vaulted tray ceiling is also open to the dining room. The master bedroom is large & offers a private bath & a walk-in closet. A cozy den is just off the dining room & has outdoor access as well. Additional features include all new windows, fully insulated, newer boiler with 2 275 gallon oil tanks, 2 car garage w/electric eyes & a newer door, new 200 amp CB panel (new wire service from street, underground), huge lower level is unfinished but offers endless options, perfect for the extended family!! Hurry on this one–an opportunity to own a home in this location & condition, and a Ranch is Rare!!






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Posted by CENTURY 21 Sexton & Donohue, Inc. on 1/4/2019

Step into Luxury!! Wonderful and bright two bedroom garden condo. Very open concept with private patio (has own door from outside) Huge Kitchen with granite counters, oversized breakfast bar. Large living room featuring a gas fireplace with lovely mantle. Spacious master bedroom with large walk-in closet and private bathroom (with walk-in shower/tub). ! In unit laundry, additional storage in LL, 2 parking spaces Central A/C. High ceilings w/crown moldings and Pergo flooring. Plantation shutters throughout. Club House - Billiard room, movie theater, exercise room & huge room/kitchen/bar for entertaining or family gatherings. All located near the 95-93-128 area for quick commuting.

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Posted by CENTURY 21 Sexton & Donohue, Inc. on 1/4/2019


295 Salem Street, Woburn, MA 01801

Condo

$499,900
Price

5
Rooms
2
Beds
2
Baths
Step into Luxury!! Wonderful and bright two bedroom garden condo. Very open concept with private patio (has own door from outside) Huge Kitchen with granite counters, oversized breakfast bar. Large living room featuring a gas fireplace with lovely mantle. Spacious master bedroom with large walk-in closet and private bathroom (with walk-in shower/tub). ! In unit laundry, additional storage in LL, 2 parking spaces Central A/C. High ceilings w/crown moldings and Pergo flooring. Plantation shutters throughout. Club House - Billiard room, movie theater, exercise room & huge room/kitchen/bar for entertaining or family gatherings. All located near the 95-93-128 area for quick commuting.
Open House
Sunday
January 06 at 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Cannot make the Open Houses?
Location: 295 Salem Street, Woburn, MA 01801    Get Directions

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Posted by CENTURY 21 Sexton & Donohue, Inc. on 1/4/2019


295 Salem Street, Woburn, MA 01801

Condo

$499,900
Price

5
Rooms
2
Beds
2
Baths
Step into Luxury!! Wonderful and bright two bedroom garden condo. Very open concept with private patio (has own door from outside) Huge Kitchen with granite counters, oversized breakfast bar. Large living room featuring a gas fireplace with lovely mantle. Spacious master bedroom with large walk-in closet and private bathroom (with walk-in shower/tub). ! In unit laundry, additional storage in LL, 2 parking spaces Central A/C. High ceilings w/crown moldings and Pergo flooring. Plantation shutters throughout. Club House - Billiard room, movie theater, exercise room & huge room/kitchen/bar for entertaining or family gatherings. All located near the 95-93-128 area for quick commuting.
Open House
Sunday
January 06 at 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Cannot make the Open Houses?
Location: 295 Salem Street, Woburn, MA 01801    Get Directions

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