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Posted by Susan Brown & Stephanie Smith on 3/7/2019

Many times the house that people initially buy isn’t the property that will be their forever home. The house could be too big, too small, or not in an ideal location. When you sell your first home, you want to get the most out of your investment. There are so many easy ways that you can upgrade your home for a small amount of money. Any of these upgrades will add value to your home. Read on to find some of the most affordable improvements you can make to your home that will add character and value for you.


Do Something With The Kitchen


While “something” is a bold statement, it’s true. Just about any improvement, you make in your kitchen will give you a great return. Some ideas include:


Change the countertops

Replace the cabinets

Replace the stove

Get a new dishwasher

Install a new floor


There are so many different things that you can do to make a kitchen better. The possibilities are almost endless! The key to any renovation that you do is that you don’t want it to be too styled. Try to aim for improvements that will be timeless. Check out the current trends and see what seems to be a staple in modern homes. Keep in mind that you also have to like whatever it is you’re doing to your home.



Give Your Fireplace A Facelift


Upgrading the fireplaces in your home can be a great project and an excellent way to enhance your home. You can do anything from merely repairing your fireplace relieving it from any cracks. If you’re feeling zealous, you can change the type or face of fireplace you have. Look into switching from a wood burning fireplace to a gas fireplace. Change the front of your fireplace from brick to tone. Fireplaces are attractive features in homes that make any space cozy. 


Upgrade The Outdoor Space


An outdoor living space adds a lot to a home. The nice thing about adding outdoor is you can go as big as you want to. If you live in a warm region, an outdoor kitchen is an awesome feature to add on. Put a deck on your house. Construct a patio. Put up a gazebo or permanent screen house. There are so many ways to make outdoor living a possibility.   


Clean Up Your Outdoor Space


Giving the outside of your a once over can be an easy way to upgrade your property. You can power wash your siding. Trim your bushes. Add some more plants and foliage to the landscape. These are all simple, yet practical upgrades to your home that add value and appeal.      




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Posted by Susan Brown & Stephanie Smith on 3/5/2019

A BEAUTY on Big Sandy Pond! Step inside this gorgeous Contemporary home filled with natural light and blue water views from almost every room! Front to back living room and dining room with high ceilings and slider to expansive back deck. Through the French doors you'll find the dramatic floor to ceiling stone gas fireplace family room, open kitchen with breakfast bar and eating area. 1st flr laundry, central AC, hdwd floors, sliders to deck. Spacious first floor master with private bath. Upstairs offers loft area overlooking family room & views. Two bedrooms and a full bath complete the 2nd flr. Bonus guest space with full bath over 2 car garage, basement offers 2 finished rooms plus storage. Association beach $50 per year. Outdoor shower, stone walls & accents. Pond right out your back door!

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Posted by Susan Brown & Stephanie Smith on 3/5/2019


67 Sullivan Road, Yarmouth, MA 02673

West Yarmouth

Single-Family

$639,900
Price

8
Rooms
3
Beds
3
Baths
A BEAUTY on Big Sandy Pond! Step inside this gorgeous Contemporary home filled with natural light and blue water views from almost every room! Front to back living room and dining room with high ceilings and slider to expansive back deck. Through the French doors you'll find the dramatic floor to ceiling stone gas fireplace family room, open kitchen with breakfast bar and eating area. 1st flr laundry, central AC, hdwd floors, sliders to deck. Spacious first floor master with private bath. Upstairs offers loft area overlooking family room & views. Two bedrooms and a full bath complete the 2nd flr. Bonus guest space with full bath over 2 car garage, basement offers 2 finished rooms plus storage. Association beach $50 per year. Outdoor shower, stone walls & accents. Pond right out your back door!
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Posted by Susan Brown & Stephanie Smith on 3/4/2019


67 Sullivan Road , Yarmouth, MA 02673

West Yarmouth

Single-Family

$639,900
Price

9
Total Rooms
3
Beds
2/1
Full/Half Baths
A BEAUTY on Big Sandy Pond! Step inside this gorgeous Contemporary home filled with natural light and blue water views from almost every room! Front to back living room and dining room with high ceilings and slider to expansive back deck. Through the French doors you'll find the dramatic floor to ceiling stone gas fireplace family room, open kitchen with breakfast bar and eating area. 1st flr laundry, central AC, hdwd floors, sliders to deck. Spacious first floor master with private bath. Upstairs offers loft area overlooking family room & views. Two bedrooms and a full bath complete the 2nd flr. Bonus guest space with full bath over 2 car garage, basement offers 2 finished rooms plus storage. Association beach $50 yr. Outdoor shower, stone walls & accents. Pond right out your back door!
Open House
No scheduled Open Houses

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Posted by Susan Brown & Stephanie Smith on 2/28/2019

As a home seller, it is important to do everything possible to ensure your residence makes a positive impression on buyers. Because if your residence fails to impress buyers during a showing or open house, your home may linger on the real estate market for an extended period of time.

Ultimately, there are lots of things you can do to ensure buyers feel good after they view your residence, such as:

1. Bolster Your Home's Curb Appeal

When buyers view your home for the first time, you likely want them to fall in love with your residence. If you allocate time and resources to enhance your house's curb appeal, you may make it simple for buyers to see your residence's full potential and envision what life could be like if they purchase your home.

To upgrade your home's curb appeal, you should perform lawn care tasks like mowing the lawn and trimming the hedges. You also should repair any cracked or chipped home siding, as well as correct any other property exterior issues that could negatively affect a buyer's perception of your house.

2. Remove Clutter

Clutter is a problem that may make it tough for buyers to picture a future in your home. If you have excess items scattered around your home, there may be no time like the present to get rid of these items.

To eliminate clutter, you may want to host a yard sale or list excess items online. In addition, you can always donate any items you no longer need to a local charity or give them to family members or friends.

3. Clean Each Room of Your Home

For homebuyers, nothing beats a pristine, tidy home interior. If you clean each room of your house from top to bottom, you can help your home's interior make an unforgettable impression on buyers.

Taking a room-by-room approach to home cleaning may be ideal. Furthermore, if you need extra assistance, you can hire a professional home cleaning company.

Of course, if you are searching for ways to streamline the home selling journey, you may want to hire a real estate agent as well. A real estate agent is happy to teach you the ins and outs of selling a house and ensure you can maximize your home sale earnings.

A real estate agent can guide you along each stage of the home selling journey. First, he or she will learn about you and your home selling goals. A real estate agent next will help you list your residence and promote your home to dozens of prospective buyers. Finally, if you receive an offer to purchase your home, a real estate agent will help you determine whether to accept, reject or counter this proposal.

Clearly, there is no shortage of options to upgrade your residence and ensure it garners buyers' attention. If you take advantage of the aforementioned tips, you could simultaneously help your house stand out to buyers and speed up the home selling cycle.




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