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Posted by Gregory Murphy & Cathy Ferrone on 8/2/2018

Depending upon where your laundry room is in your home, it may be a breeding ground for plenty of stuff. People leave their shoes in there along with coats, an array of cleaning supplies and other “junk” piled up in one spot. However and wherever your laundry room is, you can organize it in a few easy steps.


Gather Off Season Items


If you place coats, boots, sandals, hats and gloves in the laundry room, you need bins to keep them organized. Either label bins and put items where they need to be, or get some baskets to sort everything out. Every member of your family can have their own bin for their off-season belongings.


Keep Hampers In The Laundry Room


For easy sorting, label hampers so that clothes are already sorted when you head to do laundry. This will cut down on your laundry time significantly. Each family member will have their own responsibility to bring his or her own clothes to the laundry room and sort them out.


Get A Retractable Clothesline


Since space can be limited in the laundry room, it’s hard to find places to hang clothes to dry that aren’t able to go in the dryer. If you get a clothesline that will enable you to hang your clothes vertically, you’ll save space. 


Clear Counter Space To Fold Clothes


If you have some counter space in the laundry room cleared way and reserved, you’ll have more space to be able to fold your clothes. Getting the folding done on the spot is a great idea because then, you’ll have less to do when you come out of the laundry room! 


Keep A Wastebasket Near The Washer


It’s inevitable that people will always leave something in their pockets. You don’t want tissues and receipts to end up in the wash. As you’re doing laundry, you’ll need a place to dispose of these items and a place to get rid of dryer lint and dryer sheets as well. Other items that are found in the laundry that don’t belong there should be kept in a separate basket for people to pick up at a later time. 


Install A Shoe Rack


If the laundry room is near an entryway to the home, you need a shoe rack there. People will be taking their shoes off and on, and you don’t want shoes strewn throughout the room. You may also want to get a good doormat, one that will pick up mud and dirt, to keep it from spreading throughout the room and the house.


With a few changes, your laundry room can be easily organized. You’ll just need to train your family on how to use the new systems in order to make life a bit easier for you!





Posted by Gregory Murphy & Cathy Ferrone on 7/26/2018

If you want to achieve the best-possible results during the house selling journey, you need to be flexible. Because if your initial home selling strategy fails to deliver the desired results, you need to be ready to make adjustments.

Now, let's take a look at three tips to help you revamp your home selling strategy.

1. Analyze the Local Housing Market

The local housing market may play a role in your house selling success or failure. If real estate market conditions have changed since you originally listed your home, you need to adapt accordingly. Otherwise, you risk falling behind rival home sellers in a fierce real estate market.

Oftentimes, it helps to monitor home sales in your city or town. This will allow you to see if houses similar to your own are selling quickly. It also enables you to understand how your house stacks up against the competition and may help you find ways to differentiate your home from comparable residences.

2. Review Your Home Listing

If you find that buyers rarely set up home showings or visit open house events at your residence, now may be the perfect time to assess your home listing. That way, you can explore innovative ways to use your home listing to engage and inform buyers about your residence.

Generally, it helps to make a home listing as clear and concise as possible. If buyers can read your home listing and retrieve accurate information about your house, they can determine if your residence matches their expectations.

You may want to include high-resolution images of your home in your listing as well. These images can help you show off the true size and beauty of your residence to buyers. Plus, they may help you distinguish your home listing from all others.

3. Consult with a Real Estate Agent

For those who are struggling to stir up interest in a house, it may be beneficial to hire a real estate agent. In fact, with a real estate agent at your side, you can receive expert assistance as you navigate the house selling journey.

A real estate agent understands what it takes to make a home an attractive choice to buyers. He or she will learn about you and your home and analyze your past house selling efforts. Then, a real estate agent will offer recommendations to help you promote your residence to the right groups of buyers.

In addition, a real estate agent will set up home showings and open house events to showcase your residence to buyers. And if a buyer submits an offer to purchase your house, a real estate agent will help you determine whether to accept, reject or counter this proposal.

As you try to sell your home, you may want to consider revising your house selling plan. Thanks to the aforementioned tips, you can revamp your home selling strategy and move one step closer to enjoying a fast, profitable house selling experience.




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Posted by Gregory Murphy & Cathy Ferrone on 7/24/2018


251 North Ave, Brockton, MA 02302

Single-Family

$349,900
Price

8
Rooms
3
Beds
1/1
Full/Half Baths
Are You Ready To Be Amazed By This Home? There Are So Many Features I Can't List Them All But I am Going To Try: Modern White Cabinet Kitchen w/Dining Area; Huge Cathedraled Living Room w/Hardwood Floors; 3 Bedrooms w/Hardwood Floors (All the Hardwood Floors were just Refinished!); Updated Full Bath; Finished Lower Level w/Massive Family Room, Laundry Area & A 1/2 Bath (with room to make it a Full Bath with a little modification); Then The Game Changer... The Sunroom! Champion Sunroom Features A Cathedral Ceiling w/Fan, Slate Floor Sliding Windows & Sliding Door & It Is Heated By a Pellet Stove! It Overlooks The Fenced In Backyard; There is a Storage Shed in another Fenced Area & A Patio; Did I mention The Newer GAS Heating System or the Newer Roof! Updated Electrical, GAS Hot Water Heater, Vinyl Replacement Windows & Solid 6 Panel Doors; I Almost Forgot, The is a FULL Basement, No Crawl Space.. Very Rare, so You Have Plenty Of Storage! Don't Miss Out On The Open House, This Won't Last
Open House
Sunday
July 29 at 12:00 PM to 3:00 PM
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Location: 251 North Ave, Brockton, MA 02302    Get Directions

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Posted by Gregory Murphy & Cathy Ferrone on 7/19/2018

Let's face it – stress can be problematic, particularly for a homebuyer who is competing with others to find the best house at the lowest price. Lucky for you, we're here to help you minimize the guesswork associated with purchasing a house, increasing the likelihood of a stress-free homebuying experience.

Now, let's take a look at three tips to help you enjoy a stress-free homebuying journey.

1. Study the Housing Market

The housing market conditions in one city or town may vary from the real estate conditions in another. As such, you'll want to assess the local housing market closely to identify patterns and trends. This will allow you to obtain comprehensive real estate market insights that can help you become a diligent homebuyer.

Of course, don't forget to analyze the prices of recently sold houses in your city or town too. This housing market information can help you differentiate a seller's market from a buyer's one so you can tailor your homebuying journey accordingly.

2. Prep Your Finances

Although you know that you want to buy a house as soon as possible, you still have no idea how you'll pay for a residence. Fortunately, if you prepare your finances today, you'll be better equipped than ever before to enjoy a stress-free homebuying experience.

Consult with a variety of banks and credit unions to learn about all of the mortgage options at your disposal. That way, you can explore a wide range of mortgage options and select one that matches your finances perfectly.

Also, be sure to ask lots of questions when you meet with lenders. These financial institutions employ friendly, knowledgeable mortgage specialists who can help you evaluate all of your home financing options. And if you ask plenty of mortgage questions, you can gain the insights that you need to make the best-possible mortgage decision.

3. Collaborate with a Real Estate Agent

If you want to avoid stress throughout the homebuying journey, it helps to hire a real estate agent. In fact, with a real estate agent at your side, you can get the support that you need to thrive.

A real estate agent will learn about your homebuying goals and help you map out a successful homebuying journey. As a result, a real estate agent will make it easy to identify potential homebuying hurdles and ensure that you can avoid such issues.

Furthermore, a real estate agent delivers extensive assistance at each stage of the homebuying journey. He or she will help you examine a broad array of houses and find a home that is right for you. Plus, after you discover your dream house, a real estate agent will help you submit a competitive homebuying proposal.

As you get ready to enter the real estate market, it helps to plan ahead as much as you can. Take advantage of the aforementioned tips, and ultimately, you can minimize stress as you proceed along the homebuying journey.




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Posted by Gregory Murphy & Cathy Ferrone on 7/18/2018


251 North Ave, Brockton, MA 02302

Single-Family

$349,900
Price

8
Rooms
3
Beds
1/1
Full/Half Baths
Are You Ready To Be Amazed By This Home? There Are So Many Features I Can't List Them All But I am Going To Try: Modern White Cabinet Kitchen w/Dining Area; Huge Cathedraled Living Room w/Hardwood Floors; 3 Bedrooms w/Hardwood Floors (All the Hardwood Floors were just Refinished!); Updated Full Bath; Finished Lower Level w/Massive Family Room, Laundry Area & A 1/2 Bath (with room to make it a Full Bath with a little modification); Then The Game Changer... The Sunroom! Champion Sunroom Features A Cathedral Ceiling w/Fan, Slate Floor Sliding Windows & Sliding Door & It Is Heated By a Pellet Stove! It Overlooks The Fenced In Backyard; There is a Storage Shed in another Fenced Area & A Patio; Did I mention The Newer GAS Heating System or the Newer Roof! Updated Electrical, GAS Hot Water Heater, Vinyl Replacement Windows & Solid 6 Panel Doors; I Almost Forgot, The is a FULL Basement, No Crawl Space.. Very Rare, so You Have Plenty Of Storage! Don't Miss Out On The Open House, This Won't Last
Open House
Saturday
July 21 at 12:00 PM to 3:00 PM
More Open Houses
Cannot make the Open Houses?
Location: 251 North Ave, Brockton, MA 02302    Get Directions

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