Posted by Liberty Real Estate on 11/18/2020

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Whether you have young pets or older ones, there are certain household hazards to be aware of. Puppies and kittens can get into trouble while exploring different parts of your home out of curiosity. Adult dogs and cats can also end up getting hurt or sick from common household dangers for pets. Keep the following tips in mind to make your home as safe as possible for your pets.

Food Hazards

Some types of foods are toxic to dogs, cats or both. Chocolate, grapes, raisins, onions, garlic and macadamia nuts are among the foods that can make pets, especially dogs, seriously ill. You should store these foods out of your pet’s reach, and immediately pick up any that falls on the floor before your pet can get it.

Toxic Plants

Certain household plants and flowers can cause potentially life-threatening illnesses in dogs and cats if they ingest them. For example, lilies, amaryllis, daffodils, tulips and hyacinths are considered toxic to cats. For dogs, azaleas, irises, sago palms, begonias and philodendrons are among the plants that are considered toxic to dogs. You should avoid having these types of plants inside your home to lower the risk of your pet ingesting them. If you do have any plants that are toxic, you should keep them in an area that your pets can’t get to, such as high on a shelf or in a closed-off room.

Medications and Cleaning Products

Medications and cleaning products can make pets dangerously ill if they swallow or ingest them. You should store these items in cabinets that your pets can’t get into. Consider installing childproof latches on cabinets to prevent your pets from being able to open them.

Wires and Cords

These items can become strangulation hazards in your home, especially when you have curious pets around. Wires and cords also put pets at risk of electrical shock if they chew on them or play with them. Hide cords and wires out of reach of your pets, and use childproof window blind products to prevent your pets from playing with these types of cords.

String and Small Items

Dogs and cats can end up with serious injuries if they swallow pieces of string or small items, such as buttons. This can happen if they chew on clothes or get into sewing supplies. You can reduce this risk by keeping clothing items, shoes and craft supplies stored away in an area that your pets can’t reach. You should also check your rugs and furniture for strings or small items that might have fallen off clothes or other objects before your pets find them.




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Posted by Liberty Real Estate on 11/11/2020


212 Bickford Hill Rd, Gardner, MA 01440

Single-Family

$359,900
Price

8
Rooms
4
Beds
2/2
Full/Half Baths
Large 4 bedroom Colonial located in one of the most Desirable Neighborhoods in Gardner! New roof, replacement windows, new composite decking, outdoor patio area with fireplace outback, Irrigation system for low maintenance yard care! Sunny 3 season porch w/ sliders all around. Updated Kitchen w/ Granite countertops, Bamboo flooring, decorative stone backsplash & stainless steel appliances. Bamboo flooring flows beautifully into dining room and family room w/ fireplace! Large front to back sun filled Livingroom, 1/2 bathroom w/ laundry complete the first floor! Second floor features Master bedroom w/ private bathroom, 3 more bedrooms (one currently being used as office), and an updated bathroom with Blue Pearl Granite countertops & flooring! MORE living space in finished basement boasting entertainment area w/ sink & granite counter tops, 1/2 bathroom, playroom and storage!
Open House
Saturday
November 14 at 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Please follow COVID19 Protocol. All attendees must wear masks and practice social distancing. Please call ahead to schedule a 15 minute time block for open house between the hours of 1-3.
Cannot make the Open Houses?
Location: 212 Bickford Hill Rd, Gardner, MA 01440    Get Directions

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Posted by Liberty Real Estate on 11/11/2020


251 Park St, Gardner, MA 01440

Multi-Family

$199,900
Price

2
Units
1,512
Approx. GLA
1st showings at open house - Friday 11/13/20 3:00 pm- 4:30 pm. Updated and maintained two family with separate utilities & one bay garage. Two bedrooms in each unit. Washer/ Dryer located in easy access, walk out basement. Good size back yard, off street parking and convenient location, parks and walking trails nearby. No leases.
Open House
Friday
November 13 at 3:00 PM to 4:30 PM
Please follow COVID19 Protocol. All attendees must wear masks & practice social distancing.
Cannot make the Open Houses?
Location: 251 Park St, Gardner, MA 01440    Get Directions

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Categories: Open House  


Posted by Liberty Real Estate on 11/11/2020


212 Bickford Hill Rd, Gardner, MA 01440

Single-Family

$359,900
Price

8
Rooms
4
Beds
2/2
Full/Half Baths
Large 4 bedroom Colonial located in one of the most Desirable Neighborhoods in Gardner! New roof, replacement windows, new composite decking, outdoor patio area with fireplace outback, Irrigation system for low maintenance yard care! Sunny 3 season porch w/ sliders all around. Updated Kitchen w/ Granite countertops, Bamboo flooring, decorative stone backsplash & stainless steel appliances. Bamboo flooring flows beautifully into dining room and family room w/ fireplace! Large front to back sun filled Livingroom, 1/2 bathroom w/ laundry complete the first floor! Second floor features Master bedroom w/ private bathroom, 3 more bedrooms (one currently being used as office), and an updated bathroom with Blue Pearl Granite countertops & flooring! MORE living space in finished basement boasting entertainment area w/ sink & granite counter tops, 1/2 bathroom, playroom and storage!
Open House
Saturday
November 14 at 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Please follow COVID19 Protocol. All attendees must wear masks and practice social distancing. Please call ahead to schedule a 15 minute time block for open house between the hours of 1-3.
Cannot make the Open Houses?
Location: 212 Bickford Hill Rd, Gardner, MA 01440    Get Directions

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Posted by Liberty Real Estate on 11/11/2020

Setting up and completing a home inspection may seem like a long, arduous process. However, an inspection is a must-have for any homebuyer, at any time.

With a comprehensive home inspection, you can identify any potential problems with a house. And if you don't like what you find in an inspection report, you can always ask a home seller to complete improvements or reduce his or her asking price. Or, if you prefer, you can walk away from a home sale altogether.

Ultimately, there are several steps that you'll want to follow to conduct a home inspection, and these are:

1. Find an Expert Home Inspector

When it comes to a home purchase, there is no need to leave anything to chance. Fortunately, if you hire an expert home inspector, you can avoid the risk of missing possible issues during a home inspection.

Not all home inspectors are created equal, so you'll want to evaluate all of the options at your disposal.

To kick off your search for a home inspector, browse the web. This will enable you to find dozens of home inspectors in your area and assess online client reviews.

Also, don't hesitate to ask a home inspector for client referrals. If you obtain client referrals, you can better understand whether a home inspector can match or exceed your expectations.

2. Attend Your Home Inspection

Although homebuyers are not required to attend a home inspection, it generally is a good idea to walk with a home inspector as he or she examines your residence. By doing so, you may be able to gain home insights that might not be included in a home inspection report.

A home inspector may notice home problems that range from minor to severe. The inspector's job is to identify a problem and include it in a home inspection report.

If you attend a home inspection, an inspector may be able to provide you information about potential home problems, along with an estimate about how much assorted home repairs may cost. That way, you are better equipped than ever before to determine whether potential home problems could deter you from buying a house.

3. Evaluate the Home Inspection Report

A home inspection report can play a key role in the homebuying process. If you evaluate this report closely, you can learn about a home's strengths and weaknesses and decide whether to proceed with a home purchase.

If you have questions regarding a home inspection report, you can always follow-up with the inspector that provided the assessment. This will allow you to obtain the insights that you need to make an informed homebuying decision.

Lastly, it certainly helps to collaborate with a real estate agent before, during and after a home inspection. A real estate agent will guide you along the homebuying process and ensure that you can get the best possible results.

Follow the aforementioned steps, and you should have no trouble conducting a home inspection.







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