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Decision 2018: Lincoln School Building

Posted Posted in Lincoln, Living, Marketing & Selling, Protecting Your Investment

After comprehensive community collaboration, we will undertake to (re)build and pay for an innovative and attractive $94.9M preK-8 Lincoln Pubic School, meaning a 17-19% increased property tax bill. Property value impact cannot be forecast; it was a decision the town needed to make without market speculation. The project makes it EVEN MORE important to use […]

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Protecting Your Investment: Dehumidify That Basement!

Posted Leave a commentPosted in Living, Protecting Your Investment

This August was the warmest on record in Massachusetts. My basement was cool and dry, though, and another important way to protect your investment is to make sure that yours is, too. Even if you don’t have living space in your basement, dampness means mold (which can ruin anything stored there) and it also invites […]

Affordable Housing in Lincoln

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The Lincoln Housing Commission sponsored a public conversation this evening to explore potential changes to the by-laws to expand affordable accessory apartments. Of the housing units in Lincoln, currently nearly 11% qualify as affordable housing. Affordable housing is meant to mean “affordable” for a family earning 80% of the Area Median Income (AMI), which is equal […]