Todd Alperin - Coco, Early & Associates The Olivares, Molina & Alperin Division

Posted by Todd Alperin on 5/3/2019

Opportunity knocks! A fantastic opportunity awaits a savvy buyer to receive a fantastic value for this updated 2 bedroom garden style unit. This second floor (top floor) unit boosts 1,230 sq.ft. of living space and this represents the lowest condo Square Foot pricing in North Andover. A Great Value! The tiled kitchen features new cooktop range and oven. Plenty of cabinet and pantry space. Large dining area leads to the spacious living room with hardwood flooring. Two good size bedrooms. The entire unit has been freshly painted. Brand new heating system and hot water tank. As a bonus, there is a private basement with laundry hookups and plenty of storage space. The roof has been recently replaced. 2 assigned parking spaces. Low condo fee. Just move in and enjoy! Great location on small side street, close to schools, shopping, recreation, Merrimack College, highways and much more! Compare!

More Info on this Property | New Listing Alerts

Posted by Todd Alperin on 5/3/2019

Beautiful two bedroom tri-level end unit at highly sought after Woodlands Condominiums! Bright and open concept floor plan offering a huge fireplaced living room with sliders to a full length covered deck. Fully applianced skylit kitchen with tile flooring, cabinets galore, cathedral ceilings and large pantry. The dining room also features skylight and cathedral ceilings. Master bedroom is very spacious with master bath and slider leading to a balcony. Second bedroom also has a slider leading to the balcony. First floor laundry. Central Air. Plenty of storage space. Great location with Route 495, Winnekenni Park/Kenoza Lake, golf courses, shopping and much more all nearby.

More Info on this Property | New Listing Alerts

Posted by Todd Alperin on 5/3/2019

Fantastic condo at Longfellow Manor. The condo has been freshly painted and is ready for it's new owner. Enjoy the association swimming pool this summer! Common laundry facilities. The complex is conveniently located near Boston College, Boston University, Whole Foods, restaurants and much more. The Green B Line is just one block away! The condo also comes with a deeded parking space. Come take a look!

More Info on this Property | New Listing Alerts

Categories: Uncategorized  

Posted by Todd Alperin on 2/10/2019

If you plan to sell a house, it can be easy to try to rush through the home selling cycle. However, doing so may do more harm than good, particularly for home sellers who want to maximize their profits.

Ultimately, a wait and see approach can be beneficial for a home seller. Some of the key reasons to consider taking a wait and see approach to selling a house include:

1. You can clean your house from top to bottom.

A messy home is unlikely to generate interest from large groups of homebuyers. Comparatively, a neat, tidy and pristine home is sure to stir up plenty of interest once it reaches the real estate market.

If you spend some time enhancing your house's interior and exterior, the benefits can be substantial. In addition to making your residence more attractive to homebuyers, you may be able to raise your chances of receiving offers at or above your initial asking price.

To clean your house's interior, you should spend some time mopping the floors, wiping down walls and ceilings and doing whatever you can to make each room look great. Meanwhile, to improve your house's exterior, you may want to mow the front lawn, trim the hedges and do everything possible to ensure your house has plenty of curb appeal.

2. You can conduct a comprehensive home appraisal.

A home seller who immediately adds a residence to the real estate market might not understand what his or her house is worth based on the current housing market's conditions. As such, this home seller risks pricing his or her house too high or too low.

Conversely, if you perform a home appraisal, you can set a competitive price for your residence from day one. This appraisal also will enable you to identify your home's strengths and weaknesses and find ways to transform assorted weaknesses into strengths.

Employ an experienced home appraiser to evaluate your house you'll be glad you did. With a top-notch home appraiser at your side, you can receive the expert insights that you need to price your house appropriately.

3. You can discover the right real estate agent.

When it comes to selling a house, why should you be forced to work with an inferior real estate agent? Unfortunately, if you rush to add your residence to the real estate market, you may select the first real estate agent that you meet. And in this scenario, you risk making a poor choice.

On the other hand, a home seller who takes a wait and see approach can spend some time evaluating many real estate agents. Then, this home seller can make an informed selection and increase his or her chances of enjoying a successful home selling experience.

There is no reason to hurry through the home selling journey. Instead, deploy a wait and see approach, and you should have no trouble remaining patient and capitalizing on the right opportunities to maximize the value of your house.

Categories: Uncategorized  

Posted by Todd Alperin on 2/3/2019

Having a bird in your home is almost similar to having a toddler around they love to check new things out by putting them in their mouths. Birds are also very social creatures that seem to enjoy sharing meal times with their companions, wither other birds or human owners. And while you may not necessarily have what you consider to be poisonous around you, some common foods that are safe for you may be toxic for your winged pets.

  1. Apple Seeds - Seeds from apples, cherries, peaches, and pears contain elements of cyanide in them which may be harmful to the human digestive system but are very toxic for birds. This residue is in addition to any pesticides that may be present on the fruit's skin. Always make sure you wash any fruits you want to feed them with while keeping them away from the seeds.
  2. Alcohol - No responsible bird owner would ever attempt to give their birds alcohol. However, birds have been known to take a sip from unattended alcohol drinks. Alcohol intake is fatal for birds as it can cause a loss of functions in their organs.
  3. Chocolate - Chocolate causes vomiting and diarrhea in birds, as it reacts terribly with their digestive system, leading to seizures of the central nervous system that may often result in death. Always make sure to keep your birds in their cages when opened chocolate bars are available in your home.
  4. Avocado - The leaves of avocados contain a fatty substance that is very toxic for birds, and when ingested in significant measures, causes heart failure and respiratory damage. However, it is not entirely possible to know what amount is safe enough for consumption and so makes sense that avocados and foods that contain avocados be off-limits for your birds.
  5. Salt - Salt should be kept far from the reach of your birds as much as possible because it can significantly upset the electrolytes balance in their system and lead to dehydration, excessive thirst, kidney damage and ultimately death. Always avoid feeding your birds chips or pretzels that contain salt and opt for unsalted foods instead.
  6. Onions and Garlic - While these vegetables may be healthy for humans like you, they are toxic for many animals including birds. Onions and garlic contain deadly compounds that can cause inflammations of the lining of the mouth and esophagus of a bird causing ulcers.

If it's possible your bird may have ingested a substance that may be poisonous for them, then you should seek out a vet as soon as possible.

Tags: pets   food   bird feeding  
Categories: Uncategorized