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Posted by George P. Goulas on 7/29/2021

This Single-Family in Belchertown, MA recently sold for $266,000. This Colonial style home was sold by George P. Goulas - KELLER WILLIAMS REALTY.


122 Old Bay Road, Belchertown, MA 01007

Single-Family

$265,000
Price
$266,000
Sale Price

7
Rooms
3
Beds
2
Baths
Grey Wood sided Colonial with 7 Rooms, 3 Bedrooms, and 2 Full Baths featuring a 2x Car Attached Garage with Interior Access on 3.9 Acre Lot. Enjoy Quiet Living with Minimal Traffic but still Close to Local Amenities Like Restaurants, Grocery Store, and Gas Stations. Easy Access to Route 202. Back Yard Features a Chicken Coop and a Covered Deck that is Partially Screened in with a Hot Tub. Over-sized Family Room above Garage with Skylights. Full Open Basement Basement. Title V is Buyers Responsibility.






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Posted by George P. Goulas on 7/28/2021


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Your home should be a cozy and relaxing space where you can be yourself and enjoy yourself. However, your house also needs to be a functional space where you can stay organized and be productive. These are a few remodel ideas that you can use in order to transform your home into the place that you both want and need it to be:

Turn Your Basement Into a Classroom

If you live in a home where kids are enjoying a virtual learning experience, then you may want to take your finished basement and transform it into a classroom. Built-in desks along the walls will give your children a space where they can connect with their teachers and interact with their classmates. An open area where they can enjoy free play or participate in virtual gym class will help them feel happy in their remote learning environment. Whether virtual learning is a short-term solution or a long-term option for you, you can renovate your basement in order to create the space that your family needs.

Transform the Den Into a Remote Workspace

If you are one of those people who has found yourself working from your kitchen table, you may be thinking that now is the right time to create a home office space. One way to do this is to turn a spare bedroom or den into a work space. This is an easy remodel project because it typically only requires you to purchase some new furniture and rearrange the room. You may want to consider built-in shelving which is a trend that is both beautiful and functional.

Update Your Lighting for All Those Video Calls

Your life might be full of video calls. Many people have quickly discovered the bad lighting is a big problem for webcams, so one simple way to fix that is to update the lighting in your home. Increasing the amount of ambient light will create a soft appearance and drastically reduce harsh and unflattering shadows that show up on your screen.

Redesign Your Kitchen Into Zones

If you are taking on a kitchen remodel, consider a zoned approach. Homeowners are finding that a kitchen with distinct stations allows everyone in the household to use this popular room simultaneously without bumping into each other. For instance, you may have a snack station with a pantry as well as a coffee station that houses the coffee pot and cups.

Extend Your Living Space Into Your Backyard

By creating an outdoor living space, you can enjoy your backyard just as much as you enjoy the inside of your home. A few ideas you might want to consider include:

  • Adding a new patio door that allows you to easily access your yard.
  • Pouring a new patio or building a deck.
  • Investing in a water feature to bring a sense of peace to your yard.

From small projects that can be completed in just one weekend to those that are a major undertaking, you will find that it's easier to make your home the center of your life when it is a place that offers you everything that you need.




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Posted by George P. Goulas on 7/21/2021

As a home seller, it is important to do everything possible to transform an ordinary kitchen into a comfortable, attractive setting. With an awe-inspiring kitchen, you may be able to differentiate your house from others that are available in a competitive real estate market. Plus, your house's kitchen might even lead some homebuyers to submit offers immediately following a home showing.

Clearly, a top-notch kitchen can make a world of difference when you sell your house. But how can you determine whether a kitchen overhaul is necessary?

Here are three questions to consider before you embark on a kitchen renovation.

1. When do I plan to sell my house?

If you intend to sell your home quickly, you may have limited time at your disposal. Therefore, a complete kitchen overhaul may not be an option.

On the other hand, if you have several weeks or months to plan ahead, it may be worthwhile to evaluate your kitchen and find ways to improve it.

Consider your home selling timeline closely. That way, you can examine various home improvement projects and determine whether a kitchen renovation is a priority.

2. How much money do I have to complete a kitchen renovation?

A kitchen renovation can include everything from simple upgrades to a massive overhaul. As such, the costs associated with a kitchen renovation may vary.

Assess your home improvement budget and plan accordingly. If you have the funds available, you may be able to revamp your entire kitchen. However, if your financial resources are limited, you may need to consider cost-effective measures to enhance your kitchen.

Remember, there are many quick, easy ways to bolster your kitchen. Wiping down the walls and ceiling can help your kitchen dazzle. Meanwhile, repainting the kitchen walls and mopping the floors also provide simple, effective ways to improve your kitchen's appearance without breaking your budget.

3. Is a kitchen renovation worth my time?

A home appraisal may prove to be exceedingly valuable, particularly for home sellers who are on the fence about completing a kitchen renovation.

During a home appraisal, a property inspector will examine your residence and provide a report that highlights your house's strengths and weaknesses. This report can help you establish a price range for your home. In addition, the report may provide you with insights into whether a kitchen renovation may enable you to boost your home's value.

Lastly, if you're still uncertain about a kitchen renovation after a home appraisal, a real estate agent may be able to provide extra support.

A real estate agent understands the ins and outs of selling a home. Thus, he or she can evaluate your residence and help you decide whether a kitchen renovation is worth your time.

When it comes to a kitchen renovation, it is essential for home sellers to examine all of their options. Consider the aforementioned questions, and you should have no trouble determining if a kitchen renovation is right for you.




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Posted by George P. Goulas on 7/14/2021

If youíre trying to improve your homeís curb appeal, landscaping is usually the best place to start. Even with tiny outdoor spaces, there are some simple improvements that will make a big difference. Here are some simple DIY landscaping tips for curb appeal:

Refresh or Add Mulch

Mulch might seem like something only needed in elaborate gardens, but it can make a big aesthetic difference in smaller spaces too. If you have plants in a garden bed of any kind, whether itís right up against the house or elsewhere in the yard, try adding a layer of mulch. Mulching has many practical benefits like helping the soil keep its moisture and protecting against pests, but it also creates a clean and professional presence.

If you already use mulch, nowís the time to refresh it. Replacing and adding fresh mulch is an ongoing gardening task that can keep your plants and soil healthy and your yard pristine. The rich color will also give your plants a solid backdrop to stand out and add color and vibrancy to the yard.

Trim Trees and Shrubs

If you have trees or shrubs in your yard, give them a trim. Even if you have miniature trees, pruning some branches to reduce the size and improve the shape will have an immediate impact on the whole yard. Also, it helps you ensure potential buyers are observing your beautiful house instead of tree branches.

If you have shrubs, prune and trim them so that they donít spill out into walkways or cause potential tripping hazards. If you have flowering shrubs, clean up any wilted blooms to keep the plant fresh. No matter what time of year you are presenting your home, trimming your trees and shrubs can improve curb appeal by keeping your homeís face tidy and unobtrusive.

Clean Up Pathways and Edges

Even if you have a tiny yard, you probably have some sort of path or walkway to your front door. Cleaning the surface of stone, brick or concrete pathways with a power washer will instantly make the entire yard look new. If you have trouble with weeds growing in between stones or pavers, apply a small amount of weed-killing solution to the edges to prevent them from popping back up. Just do so sparingly and to be aware of any toxins that might be harmful to pets or children.

As for the edges, cleaning up the sides of the pathways will increase your curb appeal in minutes. If you have a grass lawn, use an edging tool to define clean lines for a professionally landscaped presence. Donít forget to sweep or blow away the cuttings when youíre finished so that your clean walkway isnít covered in grass!

These are some of the easiest and quickest DIY landscaping projects to increase your curb appeal. They are also extremely helpful in ongoing maintenance of a beautiful yard. Whether youíre selling your home or just want to improve the appeal for yourself, starting with the landscaping basics is the best way to go.




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Posted by George P. Goulas on 7/8/2021

This Single-Family in Charlton, MA recently sold for $561,000. This Colonial style home was sold by George P. Goulas - KELLER WILLIAMS REALTY.


24 Fitzgerald Rd, Charlton, MA 01507

Single-Family

$549,900
Price
$561,000
Sale Price

10
Rooms
5
Beds
4
Baths
Net Selling Price: $550,000. ($561K - $11K for Buyer's Closing Costs) THIS 5-BEDROOM, 4-BATH HOME ON 3+ACRES IS READY TO ACCOMMODATE ALL YOUR FAMILY MEMBERS. THIS HOME WOULD COST OVER $700k TO BUILD. PLENTY OF ROOM FOR BOTH SETS OF INLAWS OR YOUR HOME BUSINESS. THIS YOUNG, SOLID HOME WAS BUILT-TO-LAST WITH METAL I-BEAM & 2X6 CONSTRUCTION. UPDATES INCLUDE GRANITE KITCHEN, CROWN MOLDING & WAINSCOTING. THE KITCHEN IS OPEN & FLOWS RIGHT INTO THE LIVING ROOM, WHICH IS FULL OF NATURAL SUNLIGHT & OVERLOOKS THE INGROUND POOL IN THE BACKYARD. HOME IS SET BACK OFF THE RD FOR COMPLETE PRIVACY. YOUR FAMILY WILL LOVE THE OVERSIZED GARAGES, INGROUND-HEATED POOL WITH PARTY SHED & THE COVERED FRONT PORCH THAT IS SCREENED IN. YOUR MASTER SUITE HAS A BIG MASTER BATH THAT INCLUDES A DOUBLE-VANITY SINK, A JET TUB & A SHOWER. HOME THEATER ABOVE GARAGE CAN BE USED AS AN ADDITIONAL BDRM, GAMEROOM, OR FULL, SEPARATE INLAW. THE BASEMENT IS WALK-OUT & FULLY FINISHED WITH 1-BDRM APARTMENT WITH LOTS OF SUNLIGHT.

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