We want you to find a home that suits all your needs – whether that's a two- or seven-bedroom place.
5 FHA Home Loan Facts You May Not Know...
Robert Kiyosaki Real Estate Investing
With more than 30 years of experience in Western Massachusetts, we’ve found great houses for every budget.
Home Buyer Tips
Why you should work with a REALTOR . . .
" Thank you Mr. Pedro for your hard work. You are a very professional person. I appreciated everything you do for me. " - L.Boucher
"Thank you so very much for taking care of my father during the sale of his home. Knowing you were handling this made me feel more relaxe and less stressed about the whole process. I hope we will be able to utilize your services again." - K.Liu
"John Jr. was great. We went through2 realtors before him without any success . . . . ." - H. Laberge
: We wanted tosay thanks for helping us maing our dream come trueowning our first home. We really appreciate all you did for us. Thanks again". - N.Danek
John Pedro Real Estate Associates, an independently owned and operated real estate firm is dedicated to serving the real estate needs of our clients with the utmost professionalism, quality customer service and unfailing attention to detail. The professional at John Pedro Real Estate Associates have made it their goal to represent and serve clients with excellence, professionalism, honesty, and with the clients best interests at heart.
Yes, There is a distinctive difference between a REALTOR and a licensed sales associate. Speak to a REALTOR to learn more.
4 Fall Yard Maintenance Chores
1. Pull a soil sample
The most important fall yard chore is the one least done: pulling a soil sample and sending it in for analysis at your County Extension Office—the government agency charged with helping citizens improve the land under their feet, free of charge. (You can find your local agent at Pickyourown.org/countyextensionagentoffices.)
“It will give you a baseline level that might tell you to reduce the fertilizer you’re applying, which will save you money and keep extra nutrients out of the environment,” says Jeremy DeLisle, program coordinator for the University of New Hampshire Extension Education Center in Goffstown, NH. “It’s important to pull the sample before the ground freezes.”
So do it. Soil test results will tell you what your soil lacks and what amendments you should add to give green things a fighting chance to survive. That might mean adding compost or lime to soil before winter sets in, which will condition the soil so you’re all set come spring when you start planting.
2. Protect fragile plants
Newly planted trees, fussy ornamentals, and roses can use a sweater in winter, especially in colder areas of the country where winter burn, caused by sunlight and dry soil, is a problem. Burlap is a good winter wrap, because it lets plants breathe. Pound in three stakes around the shrub, drape a double layer of burlap over the stakes, and fasten them with twine or staples. When the weather warms, remove the burlap and stakes.
Meanwhile, established plants that have survived several winters will love a fall layer of mulch, which warms soil and helps retain moisture (which plants need even in winter).
3. Plant and pack up bulbs
If you want glorious daffodils to greet you in early spring (and, like, who doesn’t?), plant their spring-flowering bulbs in fall or early winter. These bulbs need several months of cool temps to prompt them to bloom in spring. But don’t go nuts making sure you plant them before the first frost. If you can dig the soil, you can plant bulbs, which have their own energy stores. If the ground is frozen, you’re out of luck for that season. Live with it
4. Sweat the fine details
Even when temperatures fall, your landscaping needs an occasional drink so soil and roots don’t dry up. Mostly, nature takes care of that during autumn rainstorms. But if you’re in a drought area, water regularly.
Aerate and seed lawns, which will green up more uniformly and faster in spring.
Lower your mower blade to its lowest setting at the end of the mowing season, which will let the sun reach grass crowns.
Gather seeds from spent plants, like sunflowers and salad greens, which will save you money during spring planting.
Ask one of our local REALTOR professionals what your home may be worth in todays' market.
Staging your Home to SELL !
How to Use the 50% Rule to Analyze a MultiFamily Investment Property
Copyright © John Pedro Real Estate Associates. All rights reserved.