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From my blog post on 6/24/09: "If you live in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, you may be eligible for a MassSAVE HEAT Loan, providing you with the opportunity to get a 0% loan for the installation of qualified energy efficient improvements in your home. The loan amount can not exceed $15,000 a...
  Sunny 2br, 1 bath condo on quiet, green & safe residential street in Central Square Cambridge, MA. Walking distance to MIT, Kendall Sq. Quiet community yet very close to vibrant city life of Cambridge and Boston. Excellent rental potential! Condo has deeded space to build a rear porch, 1 off-st...
From my CyberGreenRealty blog on 6/19/09: Despite the perception the market is still languid, the median listing price for single-family and condo properties in Arlington, MA is up 10% over the last quarter (3/19/09 – 6/19/09), to a healthy $439,450. The average listing price is currently $476,68...
From my blog on 6/18/2009: The most recent Cambridge, MA, single family median sales price data show prices have jumped a healthy 12.7% compared to the same period last year. Arlington, MA and Somerville, MA have each experienced small declines in pricing (-5.2% and -6.3%, respectively). But comb...
Let’s calculate some savings for you with a case study: Assumptions for Mr. & Mrs. Homeowner with 2 teenage children; Average monthly utility bill: $230; Annual utility rate increase: 5.5% per annum (avg. of last 30 years in CA) Mr. & Mrs. Homeowner get a qualified energy audit done of their home...
Did you know the average home costs the homeowner about $1,900 per year in utility costs? Of course, this depends on the area of the country, the climate, the number of people in the household, etc., but this is the average cost - yours may be higher or lower. OK, so maybe you already knew that,...
Did you know that most homes built in the United States before 1978 contain lead? And not just on the walls.... Of course, the walls and window sills are probably your biggest sources of lead in your house, but elevated levels of lead may also be found in: Lead dust (that paint that's peeling on ...
First things first: the recommended EPA radon rating is < 4 pCi/L (4 picocuries per liter). It's important to remember that this is only an endorsement and is not dictated by any existing laws. Radon levels will vary widely from home to home, neighborhood to neighborhood, and even country to coun...

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