Put Your Home to Work!

Do you have high-interest credit cards you’d like to pay off? Or maybe you’re thinking of a series of home renovations? A home equity line of credit might be the perfect solution.

Posted by Mascoma Bank on Jun 26, 2018
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Spring Maintenance for Inside the Home

It’s warm again in the northeast—finally. Now you can enjoy being outside without the hindrance of boots and mittens, hats and heavy coats. It’s time to trade in the skis for a bike, switch from snowshoes to hiking boots.

Posted by Janet Costa on May 30, 2017
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Spring Maintenance for Your Home’s Exterior

Winter’s finally over! It’s time to turn your attention to the rites of spring a la homeowner: spring maintenance.

Posted by Sherry Noyes on May 25, 2017
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It’s Time for Spring Clean Up!

Spring has sprung! And now is the time to emerge from the long winter hibernation and spruce up the yard—and all its attendant equipment—for the summer ahead.

Posted by Anne Bilodeau on May 23, 2017
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Seven Key Questions to Ask Your Contractor

Few undertakings are more complex than building a new home or remodeling an existing home. One of the biggest decisions you will make is that of choosing a general contractor, where the potential for costly mistakes can seem overwhelming. But with the proper preparation, your risks can be greatly reduced.

Posted by Jim Giller on Jan 3, 2017
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5 Mistakes to Avoid When Buying a House

Your home is likely to be the most expensive thing you ever purchase. With a little foresight, you can avoid some of the mistakes other people have made in the past.

Posted by Sarah Powell on Sep 22, 2016
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Lakeside Homes: 6 Things to Know Before Diving In

Buying a house on a lake or pond is a dream many of us share. What could be more pleasant than eating dinner on the back porch to the sounds of loons calling to each other or setting off from your dock for an early morning kayak adventure?

Posted by Jim Giller on Sep 8, 2016
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Is a Historic Home Right for You?

If you're house hunting in New Hampshire and Vermont, the chances are pretty good that you'll stumble on a historic home that calls out to you with its original beams, wide plank floors, and claw-footed bathtub. But wait! Is a historic home right for you and your family?

Posted by Sarah Powell on Sep 6, 2016
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5 Home Improvements To Raise Your Home's Value and 5 That Rarely Do

Home renovations can add value to a home, but you need to choose your project carefully.

Posted by Sarah Powell on Aug 18, 2016
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Home Renovations: Your New Kitchen Might Not Be Worth Every Penny

If you've put a lot of money into home renovations, you might be disappointed to learn that you may not make a lot of that back when it comes time to sell. Here's why.

Posted by Jim Giller on Aug 11, 2016
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