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Posted by George P. Goulas on 6/3/2020


194 City Depot Road, Charlton, MA 01507

Charlton Depot

Single-Family

$439,900
Price

6
Rooms
3
Beds
3
Baths
OPEN HOUSE SUNDAY 6/7/20 From 1-2 pm. MUST SEE THIS INCREDIBLE NEW CONSTRUCTION HOME WITH ALL THE EXTRAS ON YOUR WISH LIST. OPEN FLOOR PLAN, GRANITE KITCHEN, STAINLESS STEEL APPLIANCES, HARDWOOD FLOORS, GAS FIREPLACE, CENTRAL AIR, MAINTENANCE-FREE TREX DECKING, & BIG ROOMS. THE MASTER SUITE HAS PRIVATE FULL-BATH & HUGE WALK-IN CLOSET. BEAUTIFULLY FINISHED LOWER LEVEL WITH FULL WINDOWS FOR NATURAL SUNLIGHT & FULL BATH FOR POTENTIAL HOME BUSINESS OR SEPARATE INLAW SPACE. YOU WILL LOVE THE ACRE LOT WITH PLENTY OF ROOM FOR YOUR FAMILY TO PLAY & ENJOY. BACK YARD IS SO BIG & FLAT YOU COULD INSTAL AN OLYMPIC-SIZED SWIMMING POOL OR GROW YOUR VEGETABLE GARDEN. YOU MUST SEE TO APPRECIATE THIS BRIGHT & SUNNY HOME THAT WAS BUILT TO LAST BY A REPUTABLE BUILDER WHO HAS BUILT HUNDREDS OF HOMES IN THE CHARLTON AREA. THIS OVERSIZED SPLIT IS PERFECT FOR A GROWING FAMILY LOOKING FOR A PLACE IN THE COUNTRY WITH AN EXCELLENT SCHOOL SYSTEM. EASY ACCESS TO RT.20 & I-395, 20 MINUTES TO WORCESTER.
Open House
Sunday
June 07 at 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
OPEN HOUSE SUNDAY 6/7/20 From 1-2 pm. MUST SEE THIS INCREDIBLE NEW CONSTRUCTION HOME WITH ALL THE EXTRAS ON YOUR WISH LIST. OPEN FLOOR PLAN, GRANITE KITCHEN, STAINLESS STEEL APPLIANCES, HARDWOOD FLOORS, GAS FIREPLACE, CENTRAL AIR, MAINTENANCE-FREE TREX DECKING, & BIG ROOMS. THE MASTER SUITE HAS PRIVATE FULL-BATH & HUGE WALK-IN CLOSET. BEAUTIFULLY FINISHED LOWER LEVEL WITH FULL WINDOWS FOR NATURAL SUNLIGHT & FULL BATH FOR POTENTIAL HOME BUSINESS OR SEPARATE INLAW SPACE. YOU WILL LOVE THE ACRE LOT
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Posted by George P. Goulas on 6/3/2020

Believe it or not, upgrading your residence's curb appeal won't necessarily force you to break your budget. Now, let's take a look at three cost-effective ways to improve your house's curb appeal.

1. Mow the Lawn

Tall grass and weeds are unlikely to do you any favors, particularly if you want to reap the benefits of a fast, profitable home sale. Fortunately, if you spend some time mowing the lawn and trimming the hedges, you may be able to boost your house's curb appeal.

It generally won't take long to perform lawn maintenance tasks. Then, once you complete these tasks for the first time, you can set up a schedule to complete them every week or every other week until your residence sells. That way, your lawn will continue to look great in the eyes of potential buyers.

2. Clear the Walkways

Dirt, dust and debris may make your home's exterior walkways look messy. Perhaps worst of all, these problems may drive prospective buyers away from your house.

On the other hand, neat, tidy walkways could help your residence stand out to potential buyers. If you devote time and resources to sweep and clean your house's exterior walkways, you can increase the likelihood that your residence will make a positive first impression on buyers.

3. Remove Decorations

Although plastic flamingoes, lawn gnomes and other home exterior decorations have helped you distinguish your house from others in your neighborhood, now may be a good time to put these decorations into storage. Because if you keep decorations on your lawn, it may be difficult for a buyer to envision what life may be like as the owner of your house.

Remember, your goal as a home seller is to make your residence as appealing as possible to prospective buyers. By removing home exterior decorations, you can show off your residence's full potential. As such, you can make it easy for buyers to fall in love with your residence as soon as they see it for the first time.

As you search for ways to upgrade your house's curb appeal without breaking your budget, you may want to consult with a real estate agent too. This housing market professional is happy to provide home selling recommendations and can help you transform your home's exterior from drab to fab.

Typically, a real estate agent will provide expert guidance at each stage of the house selling journey. He or she first will help you craft a home selling strategy and promote your residence to dozens of prospective buyers. Plus, once you receive an offer to purchase your home, a real estate agent can help you analyze this proposal. And if you accept an offer to purchase your house, a real estate agent will do whatever it takes to help you quickly finalize your home sale.

Ready to list your residence? Upgrade your house's curb appeal today, and you can move one step closer to achieving the best-possible results during the property selling journey.





Posted by George P. Goulas on 6/1/2020

This Single-Family in Wales, MA recently sold for $84,500. This Ranch,Bungalow style home was sold by George P. Goulas - KELLER WILLIAMS REALTY.


9 Heck Road, Wales, MA 01081

Single-Family

$89,900
Price
$84,500
Sale Price

5
Rooms
2
Beds
1
Baths
Selling Price $84,500 Less $2,500 for Buyer's Closing Costs = $82,000 Net Selling Price. HAVE YOU BEEN LOOKING FOR AN AFFORDABLE STARTER HOME IN A DESIRABLE TOWN? HERE IT IS...YOU MUST SEE THIS UNIQUE RANCH IN A QUIET NEIGHBORHOOD WITH SEASONAL WATER VIEWS TO LAKE GEORGE. WALK TO THE LAKE JUST A MINUTES AWAY FROM HOME. ENJOY THE TOWN BEACH, SWIM OR GO FISHING IN YOUR CANOE! THIS AFFORDABLE HOME WAS COMPLETELY RENOVATED BACK IN 2007 & HAS BEEN NICELY MAINTAINED. PARTIAL BASEMENT HAS PELLET STOVE FOR HEATING OF HOUSE. DECK HAS CEDAR SIDING. THE TOWN OF WALES SHARES THE DESIRABLE TANTASQUA SCHOOL SYSTEM. IDEAL HOME FOR 1-ST TIME BUYERS OR EMPTY NESTERS LOOKING FOR A NICE HOME NEAR THE LAKE WITH EASY ACCESS TO RT-20 INTERSTATE-84 & MASS PIKE.






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Posted by George P. Goulas on 5/27/2020

You and your family spend the most time in your living room. This is a great place for conversation, relaxing, and fun. The place where the family gathers often should also be a place of safety and security for everyone. Every nook of the room should be covered from the floors to the furniture to the fireplace. You can improve the safety of your living space without sacrificing on the style of the space. A safe living space is all part of a safe home. 


Be Cautious Of Fires


Fire safety should be a top priority when it comes to your living space. Especially if you have young kids or pets in the home, youíll need to make sure that little hands and paws cannot get anywhere near fireplaces, candles, or burning incense. Accidents can happen in a matter of seconds with these items. Use baby gates to block off certain areas near the fireplace to keep children and pets away. Burn candles in places that are out of the reach of little hands. Also, anything thatís burning should be secured and unable to be knocked over. 


Be Mindful Of Cords


Cords sprawled throughout the living room can spell disaster. These can lead to tripping, electrocution risks, and an overall mess. Use clever ways to keep cords organized and out of sight. You can buy cord keeper units at your local hardware store, or you can create your own. All you need is a box with holes to filter the cords through. This will keep tiny hands and paws out of the reach of loose cords          


Install Security Systems


Even when youíre home, it can be a good idea to install a security system. You should always have an alarm system installed near the front door of your home, which typically is near your living space. Security systems donít need to be an eyesore either. There are plenty of systems that actually blend right into your walls, making them an even better choice to hide them from the likes of thieves or intruders. One idea is to hide the alarm system components behind a painting or wall canvas. This is a good security measure for your children too. They wonít have access to the alarm system, so you donít have to worry about them believing that it is a toy.


Furniture


Keep furniture out of walking paths in your living space. It can cause problems for young children who are still learning how to control their own movements. Bulky furniture that gets in the way can also cause a hazard for adults too. You donít want sharp corners or bulky elements that can contribute to trips, falls, and other injuries. Always keep the safety of the very young and older adults in mind.      




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Posted by George P. Goulas on 5/20/2020

Moving into a new home can often be a frantic, exhausting task. Matters are made worse if the house you are moving into wasnít cleaned thoroughly after the previous movers left.

 However, the best time to clean a house is before you move in. This is due to the fact that cleaning shelves is easier before theyíve been filled, and vacuuming carpets is simpler if the house doesnít yet have any furniture.

 So, in this article weíre going to show you the best way to clean your new home before you move in to avoid having to move objects around once youíve brought them inside.

 Before moving day

 The idea moment to clean your new home is before the moving truck arrives. If possible, pick a day after the previous owners have moved out that is close to your move-in date. Bring all of your cleaning supplies with you, including cloths, towels, a duster, vacuum, hardwood floor polish, glass cleaner, bathroom cleaner, and so on.

It might be tempting to just start scrubbing as soon as youíre inside, but first take a moment to walk through the house and make a list of all the cleaning tasks you would like to accomplish before moving in.

Not only will your list help you determine how long youíll need to clean, but it will also give some organization to your day and keep you on track.

On or after moving day

You donít always have the luxury of being able to clean your new home beforehand. If youíre moving across states or are on a tight move-in/move-out schedule, you might have to clean your house as you move in.

In this case, the best solution is to organize your boxes and furniture by room. Then, when moving them inside, put them in the corner of a room in a neat pile. This will leave access to most of the room so that you can clean before putting things away.

Make sure you and your family are on the same page in terms of organizing items on moving day. If you have family members who start unpacking boxes, let them know they could be more helpful by picking up a duster or cleaning some windows rather than putting items in their future places.

Room by room cleaning

There are some rooms in your house that require special attention. Letís start with the kitchen.

When it comes to cleaning your appliances (refrigerator, oven, microwave, etc.), itís a good idea to spray on some degreaser or baking soda/vinegar solutions in advance to let them soak and loosen up any debris before you start scrubbing them. Soaking them all at once will help you save time cleaning.

The bathroom poses a challenge when moving in for two reasons. Since bathrooms tend to be small and crowded, it can be hard to work inside of them if there are boxes in the way. To avoid this, stack all of your bathroom items outside in the hallway or in the bathroom closet while you clean.




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