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Posted by Maureen Giuliano on 11/9/2018

Decorating your home as an adult can be a taxing task. Transitioning from a college student to a professional can take some time. Once you buy your first home, you may find that your tastes for decorating need an upgrade. Those old posters and funny magnets have got to go along with your more sophisticated lifestyle. The decor in your home should make you feel comfortable in your surroundings. You should express your own personal interests through the artwork thatís displayed in your home. 

Pieces of artwork shouldnít just be run-of-the-mill. You need something that will let your personality shine through. You can collect unique pieces in your travels, use personal photographs that you have taken, or simply find things that have meaning for you.


It can be sort of intimidating to dive into a more mature way of decorating but, it can be very rewarding. Youíll also learn a lot about your own style and yourself. Through this self-discovery, youíll find artwork that you can continue to grow with in your home. Below, youíll find some tips for choosing the right artwork for your home. 


Set A Budget


Buying artwork can be an investment. If youíre a new homeowner, you may need to hold back on getting expensive art for a few years. Set a limit for how much art you want to buy and what you can afford. There are plenty of ways to get decorating pieces for your home for less money. Many stores offer artwork that can add some character to your walls. Even if these arenít Picasso originals, they can certainly add some flair to the emptiness of a new house. Everything that adds personality to your home isnít hanging on a wall either. Your decor includes the small figures on your tables, statues, plants, and more.  


Have Goals In Mind


If you begin hanging artwork without some reason, your decorating scheme could end up being a disaster. Map out a plan for each room. Think of themes, colors palettes, and the vision for the space. You donít want to make a serious investment in artwork only to find out that it doesnít fit with your wall color or furniture. When choosing artwork, itís important to consider each room as a whole. 


Know That Tastes Change Over Time 


If you do invest in an expensive piece of artwork, know that it may not suit your needs forever. Thatís OK! You can always sell artwork and find replacement pieces over time. Itís not expected that whatever you hang in your home when you move in will stay there for the next 20 years! Artwork very much flows with our lives, so go with the flow.              





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Posted by Maureen Giuliano on 11/8/2018


93 NORTH STREET, North Reading, MA 01864

Single-Family

$529,900
Price

8
Rooms
3
Beds
2
Baths
Truly the one you've been looking for!! Solid, well cared for home with INCREDIBLE sun/screen room and GORGEOUS gunite pool! Your guests will be delighted when you host a back yard party in your private fenced yard featuring new pavers and composit deck. All UPDATED SYSTEMS make this home a great choice. Other OUTSTANDING features include OVERSIZED master with sitting area and walk in closets. Half circle driveway, hardwood floors, cedar closets, two sheds, newer siding and newer roof are just a few more of this home's highlights. Upstairs den can easily act as a 4th bedroom or office. This lovely sun lit home is ready for you to move right in. Close proximity to schools and major routes.
Open House
Sunday
November 11 at 12:00 PM to 1:30 PM
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Location: 93 NORTH STREET, North Reading, MA 01864    Get Directions

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Posted by Maureen Giuliano on 11/2/2018

As a first-time home seller, you may feel the need to make a counter-offer based on a homebuyer's initial proposal. However, if the homebuyer rejects your counter-offer, you may be forced to return to square one in your efforts to sell your house and obtain the best price for it.

A homebuyer's rejection of a counter-proposal is not the end of a home selling journey. And for home sellers who know how to proceed after a counter-proposal is rejected, they may be able to streamline the process of getting the optimal price for any residence, at any time.

Now, let's take a look at three tips that a first-time home seller can use to handle a rejected counter-proposal on his or her house.

1. Consider the Homebuyer's Perspective

Why did a homebuyer reject your counter-proposal? A first-time home seller should consider why a homebuyer decided to move on from a house after a counter-proposal was submitted and learn from the experience.

For example, if a home seller held firm on his or her home price, a homebuyer may have been unwilling to pay this amount. Thus, a home seller may want to consider lowering the price of his or her residence in to help stir up interest from large groups of potential homebuyers.

2. Review All of Your Options

A first-time home seller who submits a counter-proposal and receives a rejection from a homebuyer still has plenty of options, regardless of the current state of the housing market.

For instance, a home seller can keep the price of his or her house intact. Then, this home seller can await potential offers that match or exceed his or her expectations.

On the other hand, a home seller may choose to conduct assorted home improvements to upgrade his or her house's interior and exterior. These upgrades can make a world of difference in the eyes of homebuyers, and as a result, may make a home more attractive than other residences that are currently available.

3. Collaborate with a Real Estate Agent

A real estate agent is a difference-maker for a first-time home seller, and for good reason. This housing market professional can offer expert guidance that a home seller may struggle to obtain elsewhere and ensure that a property seller can make informed decisions at each stage of the home selling journey.

With a real estate agent at your side, you can map out your next steps in the home selling journey accordingly.

Typically, a real estate agent will be able to tell you why a homebuyer rejected a counter-proposal on your residence. As such, you can learn from the experience and gain the insights you need to prevent the same problem from happening once again.

Selling a home can be difficult, particularly for those who have listed a residence for the first time. A real estate agent will help you take the guesswork out of selling your residence and do everything possible to ensure you can get the best possible price for your house.

Ready to overcome a rejected counter-proposal on your home? Use these tips, and you can proceed with confidence along the home selling journey.




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Posted by Maureen Giuliano on 10/31/2018


93 NORTH STREET, North Reading, MA 01864

Single-Family

$529,900
Price

8
Rooms
3
Beds
2
Baths
Truly the one you've been looking for!! Solid, well cared for home with INCREDIBLE sun/screen room and GORGEOUS gunite pool! Your guests will be delighted when you host a back yard party in your private fenced yard featuring new pavers and composit deck. All UPDATED SYSTEMS make this home a great choice. Other OUTSTANDING features include OVERSIZED master with sitting area and walk in closets. Half circle driveway, hardwood floors, cedar closets, two sheds, newer siding and newer roof are just a few more of this home's highlights. Upstairs den can easily act as a 4th bedroom or office. This lovely sun lit home is ready for you to move right in. Close proximity to schools and major routes.
Open House
Sunday
November 04 at 12:00 PM to 1:30 PM
Cannot make the Open Houses?
Location: 93 NORTH STREET, North Reading, MA 01864    Get Directions

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Posted by Maureen Giuliano on 10/26/2018


93 NORTH STREET, North Reading, MA 01864

Single-Family

$529,900
Price

8
Rooms
3
Beds
2
Baths
Truly the one you've been looking for!! Solid, well cared for home with INCREDIBLE sun/screen room and GORGEOUS gunite pool! Your guests will be delighted when you host a back yard party in your private fenced yard featuring new pavers and composit deck. All UPDATED SYSTEMS make this home a great choice. Other OUTSTANDING features include OVERSIZED master with sitting area and walk in closets. Half circle driveway, hardwood floors, cedar closets, two sheds, newer siding and newer roof are just a few more of this home's highlights. Upstairs den can easily act as a 4th bedroom or office. This lovely sun lit home is ready for you to move right in. Close proximity to schools and major routes.
Open House
Sunday
October 28 at 12:00 PM to 1:30 PM
Cannot make the Open Houses?
Location: 93 NORTH STREET, North Reading, MA 01864    Get Directions

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