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Posted by Cathy Toomey on 2/25/2018

This duplex in the heart of downtown Amesbury has had significant renovations over the last several years. These townhouse units each have one and half baths, laundry and an oversized bedroom. There are two driveways. Tenants are tenant at will.

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Posted by Cathy Toomey on 2/25/2018


7 Currier, Amesbury, MA 01913

Multi-Family

$379,900
Price

2
Units
1,771
Approx. GLA
This duplex in the heart of downtown Amesbury has had significant renovations over the last several years. These townhouse units each have one and half baths, laundry and an oversized bedroom. There are two driveways. Tenants are tenant at will.
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Posted by Cathy Toomey on 2/20/2018

Buying furniture is a big investment in time and money. If youíre trying to match the style and color scheme of your home perfectly, it can be difficult to find something thatís the right fit. 

This is a task made more difficult when many large furniture stores carry largely similar items that donít veer too far from the current trends.

If you want to buy unique furniture that meets your specific style it can seem like there are few options. However, there are many online stores where you can find just that, and so so by supporting small retailers and craftsmen.

In this article, weíre going to give you some advice on finding furniture that will make your home stand out. Read on for a list of how to find handmade and uncommon furniture for your home.

Buying local

One way to find unique furniture and support local craftsmen at the same time is to search for furniture makers in your area. Oftentimes a Google search will help you local nearby shops. However, you can also use websites like Craigslist to narrow your search down to your area.

If youíre having trouble finding people who make or refurbish furniture in your area, try searching for local businesses on websites like Yelp or Yellow Pages.  

Scavenge and refurbish

One way to guarantee that your furniture will be unique is to buy antique or discarded items and then pay a craftsman to refurbish and alter the item. This is particularly common with sofas and chairs.

Upholstering is an art form that requires a good idea, both for restoration and customization. Oftentimes you can find inexpensive, but well-worn, furniture at thrift stores, flea markets, yard sales, and on Craigslist at very cheap prices.

Sometimes itís just a matter of sanding, staining, or painting old furniture to give them a new life in your living room or kitchen. Whatís more, when you take on a DIY project to refurbish a piece of furniture it will have added meaning and value to you, and you could discover a new hobby that youíre interested in along the way.

Online stores

There are a number of online retailers who sell handmade or refurbished furniture. One of the most popular web stores right now is Etsy. On Etsy, you can find craftsmen and refurbishersí work who you appreciate and follow them to see what they have in stock.

Before Etsy, Ebay was the leading place to buy handmade and refurbished items online. To this day, Ebay still has a wide selection of items. Since many items on Ebay are auctioned, you also have the potential of winning a bid at a low price.

A third option would be to seek out the hundreds of small furniture shops online. A benefit or seeking out the manufacturer directly is that you get a chance to learn about the product and ask about customization.

Those are just some of the ways to find unique, handmade furniture for your home. Remember to be patient and to ask questions while furniture shopping to make sure you find the perfect fit for your room.





Posted by Cathy Toomey on 2/14/2018

This Condo in Amesbury, MA recently sold for $265,000. This Garden style home was sold by Cathy Toomey - Stone Ridge Properties.


110 Main St, Amesbury, MA 01913

Condo

$265,000
Price
$265,000
Sale Price

3
Rooms
1
Beds
1
Baths
Over look beautiful downtown Amesbury from your over-sized windows. This floor plan is open and full of light. The kitchen has granite and SS and new appliances. This building is only 14 years old but the unit has been redone in late 2017. There is a washer and dryer in the unit and additional storage in the basement. All of this in the heart of the downtown. Walk to shops and restaurants.

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Tags: Real-Estate   Amesbury   01913   Condo  
Categories: Sold Homes  


Posted by Cathy Toomey on 2/13/2018

This property has seen extensive renovations over the last two years. With its close proximity to downtown Amesbury and the ample off street parking there is rarely a vacancy. All six units are one bedroom units with separate gas and electric. Newer roof and windows

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