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May 16, 2020

Spring Real Estate Newsletter 2020 Heisler & Mattson Properties

Spring 2020 Real Estate Newsletter 

I hope this newsletter finds everyone safe and well. It certainly has been an interesting spring to say the least, so far, and I'm getting a lot of questions about what is going on in the market, so I thought I would take a ...

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May 11, 2020

Board and Batten DIY Project

Board and Batten DIY Project Easy Trim Upgrade

There are lots of ways to do board and batten.  Board and Batten is a type of trim that is often found in dining rooms, on stairways, and in mudrooms.  It's not nearly as common as standard wainscoting, and ...

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March 30, 2020

How will Real Estate and Home Sales be Affected by the COVID (Coronavirus) Shutdowns?

How will Real Estate and Home Sales be Affected by the COVID (Coronavirus)  Shutdowns?

Although the world of real estate isn't the most important (not by a long shot) impact area from the coronavirus, I thought I would capture the things I am seeing and the trends that ...

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March 1, 2020

Search Videos





Here are the search videos embedded here.  See links back to all the videos below!  More coming all the time-



Oct. 22, 2019

Fall Clean Up Check List

That chill in the air means Fall is here!  While most of us want to be outside to enjoy the crisp air and the lovely colors from nature, there are some things to do before Big Bad Winter comes a-knocking.  


Check Your Furnace

  • If you have oil ...
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Nov. 12, 2018

Looking for the Top - Rental Data and What it Tells Us Today

Why Look at Rental Market Data?

Most people who look at the real estate market know that prices have been going up for some time, (8-9 years approximately), and that sooner or later, there will be a pull back.  While I expect that the pull back will be relatively ...

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Dec. 29, 2017

Best Way to Use This Website

Best Way to Use This Property Search Website

Hello!  Thanks for checking out property on the Heisler & Mattson Properties website.  Here are some great tips for getting the most out of your property search. 


The most frequently used feature is a town and price search ...

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Oct. 15, 2017

Why you need to be cautious when purchasing 1 bedrooms for investment or personal

One Bedroom Apartments

Ah, the one bedroom.  When you're on a budget, as an investor or just for yourself, the one bedroom looks like an attractive place to go.  It's cheap!  Sure, it's not big, but you don't need a lot of space ...

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April 28, 2017

How can you buy a property in auction when you don't have the cash?

How can you buy a property in auction when you don't have the cash?


In real estate, like other industries, sometimes the vocabulary gets in the way.  It is not uncommon for many real estate advertisements to say "cash only".  Sometimes, that means what it says, but most ...

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March 7, 2017

How do I file an Abatement in Massachusetts

The Abatement Process in Massachusetts isn't overly complicated.  Let's talk about what they are, and what to do if you're thinking the town is asking a bit too much from your wallet.  As always, this is not legal advice about what to do, as I am not ...

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