Tracey Fiorelli
Janice Mitchell Real Estate, Inc | 508-509-8162 | [email protected]


Posted by Tracey Fiorelli on 9/14/2019

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 Tracey Fiorelli on 9/7/2019

Do you find yourself searching through your closet for a big event and still feel like you have nothing to wear? It may be time to filter through the wardrobe you've acquired and rid your closet of things you just don't wear anymore.

What should I keep? 

Going through the years of clothes youíve collected can be a week-long task. Start by filtering through your possessions in sections. Start with shoes, then shirts, and so on. Although it may be time-consuming, consider trying on each item and looking at yourself in the mirror. Some of the things you're holding onto may not even fit you anymore. If it no longer fits or is no longer your style, toss it in a donation bag.

Another thing to be on the look for is damage. Does a piece have a stain, a missing button, or a small tear? If so, it's time to let go of it. You should also think back to the last time the item you wore it. If you haven't used the outfit in the past year, it's most likely time to let go.

Breaking the attachment. 

You may be holding onto a particular item in hopes of having an occasion to wear it. Keeping "just in case" things can take up space in your closet that you could utilize for pieces you can use regularly. Eliminate unused pieces by only keeping one outfit per occasion. You can also minimalize your wardrobe by only keeping items that are versatile. For example, keep clothing items that can be dressed up or worn casually. Choose to keep clothing items that are colors youíre already comfortable wearing. If it makes you uncomfortable when you try it on, it'll most likely stay hidden away in your closet. Break the attachment on clothing you hope to wear one day by keeping items you genuinely love seeing on yourself.

The Maybe Box. 

Purging your closest of unworn items may be scary because at one point in your life you've gotten rid of something and then later regretted it. If you're having a hard time letting go of an item because of fear of missing it, create a maybe box. Toss these types of articles into a box and set a deadline on when to get rid of them. For example, set a deadline for two months from now. If you do not think of any of these items in that period, then it's time to say goodbye to them. If you do happen to reach for a particular item in the box, then keep it. 

Saying goodbye to clothing you've accumulated over the years can be tough. We sometimes feel an attachment to clothing because of the memories associated with them. By getting rid of old items, you're making room for making new memories. If you're having a hard time filtering through your closet, call a local professional home organizer in your area for assistance.




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Posted by Tracey Fiorelli on 9/6/2019

This Condo in Rutland, MA recently sold for $94,000. This Garden style home was sold by Tracey Fiorelli - Janice Mitchell Real Estate, Inc.


176 MAPLE AVE, Rutland, MA 01543

Condo

$95,000
Price
$94,000
Sale Price

4
Rooms
2
Beds
1
Baths
Immediate occupancy !!!! Top floor garden style condo Featuring kitchen with white painted cabinets, new laminate flooring thru out . living room with slider to balcony . Nice size bedrooms with spacious closet . Complex offers deeded parking , inground pool , tennis courts, basketball area ,playground and picnic area. Close to town center , restaurants, and park. MOVE IN READY

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Posted by Tracey Fiorelli on 9/6/2019

This Single-Family in Rutland, MA recently sold for $439,900. This Colonial style home was sold by Tracey Fiorelli - Janice Mitchell Real Estate, Inc.


101 GLENWOOOD ROAD, Rutland, MA 01543

Single-Family

$439,900
Price
$439,900
Sale Price

8
Rooms
4
Beds
2/1
Full/Half Baths
NEW CONSTRUCTION available with still time to customize and choose colors. Standard features include hdwd floors FHA heating and A/C by Propane , beautifully upgraded cabinetry , solid counter tops, and wood working details thru out this beautiful colonial style home . Open kitchen with casual dining area, spacious family room with cathedral ceilings & propane fireplace plus formal dining room and office plus 4 bedrooms . master bedroom includes walk in closet and private bath all of a beautiful lot surrounded by mature tress . Close to local restaurants, town pool and all that Rutland has to offer

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Posted by Tracey Fiorelli on 9/6/2019

This Condo in Rutland, MA recently sold for $87,900. This Garden style home was sold by Tracey Fiorelli - Janice Mitchell Real Estate, Inc.


176 Maple Ave, Rutland, MA 01543

Condo

$89,900
Price
$87,900
Sale Price

4
Rooms
2
Beds
1
Baths
Immediate occupancy !!!! Top floor garden style condo Featuring kitchen with white painted cabinets, new laminate flooring thru out . living room with slider to balcony . Nice size bedrooms with spacious closet . Complex offers deeded parking , inground pool , tennis courts, basketball area ,playground and picnic area. Close to town center , restaurants, and park. MOVE IN READY






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Categories: Sold Homes