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Posted by TLC Real Estate on 7/10/2020

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Picking the right veterinarian for your pets matters. It will put you at ease every time they need a healing touch. Whether you're new in town, or your pet has a specific issue you'd like carefully tended, here's how to find a vet who will offer you a high standard of care.

Finding the Best Vet in Town: Where to Start

You can start with a simple search: "veterinarian near me." Then, take a look at each website that comes up on the first page of search results. Check out the vets' biographies. Do they belong to the American Veterinary Medical Association? What about your state's or region's veterinary medical association? These are key credentials.

Now, talk with your neighbors who take a keen interest in their pets' well-being. They will be able to give you recommendations. Don't just ask your neighbor which office they use. Ask which of the practice's vets they couldn't do without!

Confirming What You Learn: Supplementing Your Pick With an Online Search

The two strategies above, combined, will start a solid, well-informed search.

Round your strategy out by going onto the online review sites (such as Yelp or Google), and confirm the opinion you have made.

Sure, some people use review sites to vent. But many clients use the sites to praise particular vets and their pets' experiences. And the negative reviews are likely to be answered in a polite, professional way by a good veterinary office.

Your Pet's First Visit: How You'll Know You've Found the Right Expert 

During your first appointment, consider all of these aspects good signs:

  • The place is clean. It looks busy, but not unmanageably hectic.
  • The office staff members are polite and understanding when answering calls.
  • Both the staff and the vet make you and your pet feel respected, and put you at ease. 
  • There is a caring protocol for pets' pain management. Neutering and spaying, for example, include pain relief medicine.

You'll want to know there are at least two vets on staff, to offer adequate coverage for absences. And the office should offer at least some weekend hours.

Changing Course: When the Time Comes to Switch Vet Practices

Do not be embarrassed about switching to a new vet if you develop concerns about your current practice. You might also just wish to go with another, highly recommended vet.

But do collect all the necessary information before you switch. Ask for full records pertaining to your pet. These might be handed to you on a disk, or sent directly to your new vet.

Best wishes settling in with the perfect vet to oversee the health of your best buddies for life.




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Posted by TLC Real Estate on 7/3/2020

Buying a home is one of the biggest purchases that you’ll ever make in your lifetime. You’ll spend decades of your life making mortgage payments to pay off your home loan. Buying a home is more than just simply finding a place to live. It’s also a financial decision. Your home helps you to build equity, gives you tax deductions, and helps you to have some security in your financial future. 


One of the biggest questions that you’ll have when you buy a home is “How much can I spend?” To answer this question, you’ll need to dig a little deeper. 


Do You Have Money For A Down Payment?


The standard amount of money that you’ll need for a down payment is 20 percent of the purchase price of a home. If you don’t have the money for a full down payment, you’ll need to pay for private mortgage insurance (PMI). This could add up to be an extra cost of hundreds of dollars per month in additional insurance payments on top of your mortgage and every other kind of expense that goes along with buying a home. You’ll need to take the time to save up for a down payment if you’re a first time homebuyer. If you already own a home, the equity that you have in that home can help you with the down payment.


What Are Your Other Financial Responsibilities?


There’s more to buying a home than just the monthly mortgage payment. You’ll need to get insurance, pay taxes, and have some money set aside for repair and decorating costs. You’ll need to look at your monthly income to find out just how much you can afford on a home. You should take an honest look at your lifestyle and existing expenses in order to determine a comfortable monthly mortgage payment for you.    


Know Your Credit Score


Your credit score will be a major factor in how much house you’ll be able to afford. Your lender will use your credit score and credit history to help determine what type of interest rate you’ll get and how much they’re willing to lend you in order to buy a home.


Understanding what you can afford for a home purchase is crucial before you even start shopping. It’s a good idea to meet with a lender to get pre-qualified. This is different than getting pre-approved. Your lender will give you a general idea of how much you can spend on a home without digging too deep into your finances. Getting pre-qualified is a great place to start when you’re looking at the numbers of being a homeowner.




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Posted by TLC Real Estate on 7/2/2020


335 Center St, Pembroke, MA 02359

Single-Family

$589,000
Price

8
Rooms
4
Beds
2/1
Full/Half Baths
This beautiful contemporary cape sparkles like new! Built in 2011 it has many high end finishes and custom detailing throughout. The open floor plan starts with a spacious entryway opening up to the large living room, the kitchen with a double island and a sun drenched dining area off the deck. Vaulted ceilings are lofted through to the second floor ceiling letting in beautiful light. The first floor also has a formal dining room, a private office and a half bath with washer and dryer .Upstairs the master suite has full bath , double vanity and large walk in closet. Three more bedrooms and an additional full bath complete the second floor. A second stairway leads from the upstairs into the kitchen. An over sized garage and full basement offer extra storage. Other features include central air, tank less hot water heater, Azek deck and stone patio with built in fire pit. Out front relax on the beautiful Azek farmers porch surrounded by pretty stone walls and landscaped gardens.
Open House
Sunday
July 05 at 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Open house by appointment only, call list broker to schedule showing.
Cannot make the Open Houses?
Location: 335 Center St, Pembroke, MA 02359    Get Directions

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Posted by TLC Real Estate on 7/2/2020


335 Center St, Pembroke, MA 02359

Single-Family

$589,000
Price

8
Rooms
4
Beds
2/1
Full/Half Baths
This beautiful contemporary cape sparkles like new! Built in 2011 it has many high end finishes and custom detailing throughout. The open floor plan starts with a spacious entryway opening up to the large living room, the kitchen with a double island and a sun drenched dining area off the deck. Vaulted ceilings are lofted through to the second floor ceiling letting in beautiful light. The first floor also has a formal dining room, a private office and a half bath with washer and dryer .Upstairs the master suite has full bath , double vanity and large walk in closet. Three more bedrooms and an additional full bath complete the second floor. A second stairway leads from the upstairs into the kitchen. An over sized garage and full basement offer extra storage. Other features include central air, tank less hot water heater, Azek deck and stone patio with built in fire pit. Out front relax on the beautiful Azek farmers porch surrounded by pretty stone walls and landscaped gardens.
Open House
Sunday
July 05 at 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Open house by appointment only, call list broker to schedule showing.
Cannot make the Open Houses?
Location: 335 Center St, Pembroke, MA 02359    Get Directions

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Posted by TLC Real Estate on 6/29/2020


10 Shipyard Drive, Hingham, MA 02043

Condo

$1,495,000
Price

6
Rooms
2
Beds
2/1
Full/Half Baths
LUXURY WATERFRONT LIVING! A Must See Spectacular Custom 2 bedroom plus den, 2.5 bath penthouse corner residence featuring floor to ceiling windows with stunning views of the harbor. This Residence has it All: See attached list of upgrades. South Shore’s premier new construction condominium directly on the water, The Brio has it all: single-level living, concierge lobby, and professional management offer a low maintenance lifestyle while the elevated waterfront courtyard with fire pit and grills, the pet spa, kayak and bike storage, and tastefully designed homes and amenities provide the luxuries that make you feel at home. Located in vibrant Hingham Shipyard, Brio is just steps from the ferry into Boston, shops, dining, entertainment and groceries all within walking distance. Make your appointment today to view.
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