Robin V. Wish - Real Living Realty Group



Posted by Robin V. Wish on 10/20/2017

This Single-Family in Norfolk, MA recently sold for $579,000. This Colonial style home was sold by Robin V. Wish - Real Living Realty Group.


22 Barnstable Rd, Norfolk, MA 02056

Single-Family

$565,000
Price
$579,000
Sale Price

9
Rooms
4
Beds
2/1
Full/Half Baths
Builder's own home with features not often seen in this price range! Custom built and extensive upgrades - hardwoods throughout, some mahogany accent detail as well as wainscoting and crown molding. Kitchen and baths have tile flooring. Cedar closets for out of season storage.. 2005 exterior renovation includes Harvey windows, doors, vinyl siding, azec trim and new architectural roof 2011: Kitchen renovation- cherry cabinets, two ovens( including advantium oven) and two cook-tops, stainless appliances 2012: mechanical upgrades: new high efficiency furnace and AC, hot water tank and additional insulation installed. High end finish detail including custom built-ins in nursery, family room and office. Fantastic layout offers larger than expected dining room, double sided wood burning fireplaces, gorgeous cathedral ceiling family room - even a beautiful first floor office and so much more. Offers, if any, due Monday 8/14, 3pm. Please make good until Tuesday 8/15, 12pm.

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Posted by Robin V. Wish on 10/16/2017

Youíve visited a city and absolutely love the area. The food, entertainment, people,culture and sights attract you each time you stay in the city. Itís no wonder that youíre thinking about buying a vacation home in the area. But, you wonít be living there year round. Because of that, consider these points before you invest in a vacation home.

Weather

What is the weather like in the city, particularly during off peak seasons? Are winters harsh, dropping forty or more feet of snow a year? If so, that could put significant wear on the roof of your vacation home. Yet, harsh weather isnít a reason to turn away from buying the house. You could protect your house from hard weather conditions by installing storm windows, inspecting and repairing roofing and patching sidewalks and driveways before you leave at the end of summer.

Home Owners Association Rules

If your vacation house falls under a Home Owners Association, meet with association leaders to ensure that you understand applicable rules and fees. Get clear about rules and fees before you buy the house.

Count Up the Costs

As with other real estate, there will be property taxes, insurance and maintenance costs associated with your vacation house. Are you ready to take on these extra expenses, in addition to covering expenses at your permanent residence, expenses like food, clothing, entertainment and commuting costs? If not,staying at a hotel or resort may work better for you.

Furnishing Your Vacation Home

Unless you buy a house that comes fully furnished, factor in how much money youíre willing to pay to furnish the home. Keep furnishings to a minimal, steering clear of putting too many valuables in the house, as it could reduce the amount of money youíd be out of should the house get burglarized while youíre away.

Neighborhood

Get to know the neighbors. They could keep an eye on your vacation home while youíre away. Youíll also want to make sure that you get along with your neighbors. A good way to learn more about your neighbors is to stay in the city for a week or longer several times. Attend local events and stay abreast of local news the same as you would if you were going to live in the city year round.

Income Options

Rent out your vacation home while youíre away and you could generate income off the property.Check out local renting laws first. Also, run a thorough background check on people youíre thinking about renting the property out to.

Other points to consider include how much time you expect to spend at your vacation home. If you only plan to stay in the area for two to three weeks during the summer, it may not prove to be a smart investment unless you rent the house out while youíre away. Definitely install a security alarm at your vacation home and post signs on windows and doors, letting people know that the house is under surveillance.




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Posted by Robin V. Wish on 10/9/2017

Having a small living room gives you a great chance to cozy up and feel snug. Itís not such a disadvantage to have a small living space. If you buy the right furniture and place it accordingly, your small space can have big personality. For example, buying a larger sofa takes up more room than a love seat, yet you may be able to fit a love seat and two chairs in the same space. This gives you the ability to seat more people. Pro tip: Armless chairs are great for small living rooms.


If youíre short on space in your home, you can use the corners of the room for other purposes. Tuck a desk with your computer in a part of the living space to help you make the most of the area that you do have. This helps to give the room multi-functional purposes with style.  


Use Focal Points


Like every room of any home, you need a focal point. Does your small living room have a fireplace? Hang some art above the fireplace, in order to help both pieces stand out. Using that area of the room as a focal point gives the appearance of a larger room. Keep away from over-stuffing a room with furniture and decor, as it will appear smaller. 


Bring Out The Height Of A Room


You can make a small room feel bigger if you bring out the height of the room. Hang paintings a bit further up the wall than normal. You donít want to make the space look awkward, but think outside the box to use the upward space of a small room. You may even consider placing molding type materials between one foot to a foot and a half from the top of the ceiling. 


Stacking Furniture Helps


No, we donít mean for you to stack your furniture pieces on top of each other. You could place a cabinet behind the back of a sofa thatís facing in the opposite direction. This can help to save space and create a feeling of divide in between rooms. This could also be a handy way for you to place tables next to chairs- directly against them- in order for guests to have a handy place to put drinks or appetizer plates.              


How To Make An Entrance


Many times, the living room is also the entrance to the home. Your living space can also serve as the home office or a dual dining space. For these purposes, keep everything smooth. If you make a color transition from room to room, be sure that itís subtle and well thought out. The overall color palette should be similar.




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Posted by Robin V. Wish on 10/2/2017

Regardless of whether you're buying or selling a home, it is important to keep your house looking great at all times. By doing so, you'll be able to boost your home's appearance and maintain or increase your house's value for years to come.

A professional cleaning service remains a popular choice for homeowners, as this service makes it easy for homeowners to enhance the quality and appearance of a residence. Finding the right home cleaning service, however, may seem like an uphill climb, particularly for homeowners who are searching for a professional cleaning service for the first time.

Lucky for you, we're here to take the guesswork out of finding the right home cleaning service Ė here are three tips to streamline the process of discovering the ideal professional cleaning service.

1. Ask Friends and Family Members for Help

Friends and family members serve as valuable resources, especially if you're searching for a home cleaning service. These loved ones may be able to offer recommendations based on their past professional cleaning service experiences, ensuring you can find a terrific home cleaning service in no time at all.

Ask friends and family members about their past home cleaning service experiences. This may allow you to find a trusted professional cleaning service, one that can help you transform your ordinary residence into a dazzling one.

2. Browse Customer Reviews

Professional cleaning services are readily available nationwide, so how can you differentiate a great home cleaning service from a mediocre one? Customer reviews, of course!

Yelp, Angie's List and other home service review websites can help you take the guesswork out of finding a professional cleaning service. These websites publish positive and negative home cleaning service reviews from customers, ensuring you can gain insights into various professional cleaning services that you may struggle to obtain elsewhere.

Spend some time browsing customer reviews online Ė you'll be glad you did! If you explore customer feedback from across the web, you can better understand what separates a wonderful professional cleaning service from a subpar one.

3. Get Support from a Real Estate Agent

Real estate agents offer expert tips and guidance to homebuyers and home sellers alike. As such, they understand the best home cleaning services in numerous cities and towns and are happy to help you discover the perfect professional cleaning service.

Furthermore, real estate agents may be able to help you find a home cleaning service that fits your schedule and budget. These agents understand that is paramount to employ a professional cleaning service that is available at dates, times and prices that work for you. Thus, real estate professionals will go above and beyond the call of duty to help you discover the right home cleaning service at any time.

A home cleaning service ensures you can eliminate dust, debris and odors from your residence. And if you dedicate the necessary time and resources to hire a professional cleaning service today, you can minimize such problems both now and in the future.




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Posted by Robin V. Wish on 9/27/2017

Welcome to Birchwood Condominiums conveniently located off rt 53 with easy access to MBTA, highways, shopping, restaurants, even Nantasket beach! This year Money magazine has named the town of Weymouth as one of their best places to live in the United States! This meticulously maintained property offers a well designed floor plan and spacious living areas with plenty of natural light. Many sought after features are here to enjoy: hardwood floors, granite countertops, tile backsplash, new hot water heater, and new fixtures throughout the property. In addition, the interior is freshly painted in neutral designer colors. Exterior storage closet on the deck. This condo association is FHA approved! Make your move this fall - don't miss this gem!

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