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The kitchen counters are topped with Grigio Carnico marble from Italy.

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The kitchen counters are topped with Grigio Carnico marble from Italy.

Watertown condo with five bedrooms, first-floor master

This condo near Watertown Square offers five bedrooms on two levels, 2½ baths, and high-end kitchen appliances.By John R. Ellement

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Tips on staging a dining room to impress buyers

A properly staged home can sell more quickly and for more money — in many cases at least 20 percent higher, according to stager Adrian Bryce Diorio.

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Newton native becomes seller to the stars

John Altman, of TV’s “Million Dollar Listing Los Angeles,” is all real estate all the time — with one exception.

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// Basement full of water? A primer on pumps

Contractor Rob Robillard gives you the basics on installing sump pumps and their operation.

my first home

// My choice was etched in granite: N.H.

A home isn’t necessarily a house. It can be something as simple as a garden, which can symbolize permanence.

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Tutoring in the three R’s: roofs, rafters, and R-values

Contractor Rob Robillard airs expert opinions on roof insulation and ice dam prevention.

// Your winter home checklist

A to-do list to get your home in order before the impending cold and snow.

// What you can do right now to prepare for a hurricane

We don’t know if Hurricane Joaquin will hit Boston, but if it does, it could be a big one.

//[1].jpg Top 10 mistakes homeowners make when hurricanes hit

Homeowners need to be savvy about protecting their property during a hurricane.


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Let Globe readers help you transform your space with their picks on everything from countertops to paint to window treatments.

Next door: Town comparison tool

Choose two Greater Boston communities and see how they stack up against each other.


Editor's note

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