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Henry B. Hoover helped kickstart the American Modernist home-design movement later popularized by architect Walter Gropius.

Joanne Rathe/ globe staff

Henry B. Hoover helped kickstart the American Modernist home-design movement later popularized by architect Walter Gropius.

Want to own a Modern marvel?

For the first time since architect Henry B. Hoover built his Modern-style home overlooking the Cambridge Reservoir in 1937, the house is going on the market.By John R. Ellement

location, location, location

//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/05/09/BostonGlobe.com/ReceivedContent/Images/wiggs_WellesleyTown_328631.jpg What is it like to live in Wellesley?

Though the town is sometimes referred to as “Swellesley,” its reputation for snobbery is overstated, resident Cathi Jones says.

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//c.o0bg.com/rf/image_90x90/Boston/2011-2020/2015/05/08/BostonGlobe.com/Business/Images/051715LLLsawyer.jpg What does your money buy in Wellesley?

A sampling of properties includes one of the least expensive homes on the market in town and a 2,594-square-foot house abutting conservation land.

Tips for successful telecommuting

From setting up a quiet workspace to doing a trial run in the offseason, advice to snuff the snarls when you telecommute.

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Door won’t close when it’s humid? Swell.

Concord contractor Rob Robillard offers advice on swelling doors, cabinets that won’t close, and more.

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Leave kids at home during open houses

I love my kids, and I know you love yours, but house-hunting is a competitive sport that requires a serious amount of attention.

Next door: Town comparison tool

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

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A collection of homes for sale in Acton, Boxboro, Shrewsbury, and more.

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A collection of homes for sale in Allston, Charlestown, Roslindale, and more.

Editor's note

Welcome to Address, our Sunday real estate section, full of advice, profiles, essays, neighborhood spotlights, and more.

Need advice? Ask Address@globe.com.

Home repair questions? Ask contractor Rob Robillard, whose new weekly column will offer the latest tips and tricks. You can reach him by e-mail at Address@Globe.com, and follow him on Twitter @robertrobillard and Facebook.

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