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Karen Shea, Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage - BoltonPhone: (978) 758-1061
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Posted on 07/07/2020
Staging Your House for Different Buyers
Image by engin akyurt from Pixabay Staging can be a controversial topic for many home sellers, especially considering the effort and costs it takes to properly prepare the home. But there's no doubt the investment is worth it for many homes in that staging can transform the property entirely for the benefit of the bottom line. We'll look...
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Posted on 06/28/2020
Reasons to Back Out of Your Contract
Photo by Gerd Altmann via PixabayOnce you sign a purchase agreement, whether you are the buyer or seller, it is very difficult to back out of it. However, as a buyer, you are able to back out if your real estate agent drafts the contract properly. Real estate agents use a standard contract. That does not mean that...
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Posted on 06/21/2020
Winning a Bidding War
Image by Amy Hirschi from Unsplash Situations arise where prospective buyers find themselves in a bidding war with another buyer over the house they desire. Circumstances like this occur in a seller’s market where the demand for property is higher than the market can provide. It’s not uncommon to see multiple buyers vying over the same property in...
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Posted on 06/14/2020
Tips for Buyers: How to Handle High-Pressure Situations
Completing a successful homebuying journey may be difficult, especially for those who do not plan ahead. In fact, high-pressure situations may arise that lead you to make rash homebuying decisions. And if you make the wrong choices, you risk paying an exorbitant price to acquire your dream residence. There is no reason to let high-pressure situations cause you to...
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Posted on 06/07/2020
Is a Galley Kitchen Right for You?
Photo by House Method on Unsplash The size of your kitchen does not necessarily determine its functionality. What matters more is how you utilize the space you have. With long aisles and parallel counter spaces, galley kitchens are a great and efficient option. This design provides plenty of room for storage and preparation. Galley kitchens feature a central...
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Posted on 05/31/2020
Consequences of Missed Mortgage Payments
Photo by: NeONBRAND via Unsplash Missing a mortgage payment is not the end of the world. Many lenders are more than ready to work out a payment plan if you’re going through a rough patch or budgetary crisis. However, you may end up doing more harm than good to your credit and home ownership if you don’t contact...
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Posted on 05/24/2020
How to Create a Custom Towel Rack from Picture Frames
Photo by Lauren Fleischmann on Unsplash Whether you need to hang bath towels in the bathroom or hand towels in the kitchen, a towel rack is an awesome thing to have around. And it is even better if made custom to suit your tastes and elevate the look of your home. For even more brownie points, you can...
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Posted on 05/23/2020
Another Property Sold - 2 Fox Run Drive, Clinton, MA 01510
Opportunity knocks! New England Cape home in a highly sought-after cul-de-sac neighborhood is the one you have waited for! The center island kitchen featuring granite counters opens to the dining room with handsome hardwood floors. The crown jewel of this delightful home is the front-to-back fireplaced family room large enough to accommodate large gatherings. Stairs lead to three bedrooms & a full bath on the 2nd floor. The spacious game room in the heated finished lower level is a perfect get-away space. The expansive screen porch overlooks a fenced-in backyard ideal for dogs & kids to safely romp & play. Invest in this...
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Posted on 05/22/2020
Another Property Sold - 314 Fort Pond Rd, Lancaster, MA 01523
++Vacation at home this Summer++ Just imagine walking out your door on a warm Summer morning to your very own dock and jumping into the refreshing water of Fort Pond. OR you could hop into your kayak and go for a paddle. This charming cottage, reminiscent of days gone, by has been in the same family for generations & now it's time for new owners to enjoy the carefree life style. The cozy living room, with a wood stove for those chilly evenings, opens into the light, bright sunroom with a wall of windows looking out to the pond. The first floor also has a dining area, eat in kitchen & a bathroom with shower. The second floor has two...
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Posted on 05/17/2020
Can You Afford a Second Home?
If you have always wanted to own a second home in the mountains, near the beach or just about anywhere else, now may be the ideal time to transform your dream into a reality. The housing market offers many opportunities for property buyers – even those who already own a residence. If you understand what it takes to navigate...
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Posted on 05/10/2020
Tips on Keeping Your Luxury Bathroom Warm
Photo by banksy07 via Pixabay Adding some extra warmth to your bathrooms boosts your home value while also ensuring that you’ll have a well-heated and comfortable environment for bathing and showering during winter. With these heating options, you can warm up your bathrooms as needed without having to turn up your thermostat, causing your furnace to run more...
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Posted on 05/03/2020
Targeting your Home Search - Location or Size?
Image by Mohamed Hassan from Pixabay When it comes to selecting a home, every situation is a little different. Do you purchase a house because of its size or is the location more important? Both factors play a crucial role in determining your choice, but the unique details in your life can help you decide which is more...
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