What To Do With A Small Space

A small space can seem to be an unsolvable challenge. There are ways that you can work with your home and adapt to the space to suit your needs.

Arrange Furniture Wisely

If the furniture in a room isn’t arranged properly, it can really put a damper on a small space. You don’t want your furniture to be so far apart in a room, that people can’t carry on a conversation, but you also don’t want the room to appear cramped. 

In the living room, for example, you’re going to want to keep some open space but also have a strategy to arranging the furniture to set it up for company and space. This means that you need to pull furniture away from the walls. This will create more depth for the room, without adding anything. Also, don’t fill any room with too much furniture. If a room feels stuffy, see what pieces of furniture aren’t essential and take them out. 

Use Solid Colors For Your Base In A Room

If a small room has large pieces of solid color on the wall open, you’ll have the freedom to add patterns if you want. This also gives the room the illusion that it’s larger and has more open space available. 

Place Your Bed In Front Of A Window

It may seem strange to place a bed in front of a window, but in many small bedrooms, this is your only option to give you space for both furniture and a bed. The bed actually becomes the focal point of the room when you arrange it this way. 

Get Key Pieces To Help Maximize Space

 There are a few pieces that you may not even think belong in your living room that actually can help you to maximize the space. Instead of a sofa, for example, get a love seat. There are even pull-out versions of love seats that can accommodate overnight guests. Now, you’re saving space with a purpose. 

An armoire is typically thought of as being in the bedroom for clothing storage. You can use an armoire to hide things like games, liquor and bar tools, or even books. This can help you to hide things, reducing clutter, creating the illusion of more space in the room. There are dozens of other great pieces that save space and serve a purpose in a living room. These include sofa tables and side tables.

The Basics

In small rooms, the most important thing to remember is that simple is best. You don’t want much beyond the essentials. If you get creative with the space, you’ll be able to make the most of every inch that you have to work with.

Video Tour – Single-Family Home – Charlton, MA 01507 Real Estate – For Sale

Fantastic yard in convenient, quiet location! This is one of those love at first sight homes because it shows it’s been cared for by the same family for years. This home has been remodelled with replacement windows, mahogany covered deck and new heat added to the bedrooms and bath! This is the home, that if you have driven by it, know it for the beautiful spring flower garden you see from the road. What you may not see is the level and private fenced backyard with lots of room. Roof and siding are ten years old, the Septic system replaced five years ago. Priced to sell knowing the basement is about 7′ high. If you are really tall, it may not be for you. The 3rd bedroom doesn’t have a closet. Title 5 is for a 3 bedroom home. Daniels Rd is centrally located near So. Char. Reservoir, all the schools, ballfields and has easy access to highways. Bonus! Buffumville State Park with trails, boat launch and beach, Market Basket and Home depot are close! Quick close possible!

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Single-Family – 2 Cranberry Meadow Shore Rd Charlton, MA 01507 is now new to the market!

Private LOG home is the last on a dead end road! The 48 foot covered porch overlooks Cranberry Meadow Pond. The cathedral open living/dining room has a full timber log wall. Yard is level. The third bedroom doesn’t have a closet. The lower level has a finished room that is not counted in the living area. The huge gazebo and hot tub are included for your enjoyment at no charge! If you are like most busy people and run in and out of the house all day, you’ll appreciate the enclosed sun room at the entry. Its a great place to take off shoes and store backpacks without cluttering up the house. Drive under garage. Two bedrm Title 5. Its very quiet and private here. The home is priced to sell in as is condition. We are aware the kitchen has dated features and that you may want to upgrade the flooring. Look at this way, at least you are not paying a higher price for choices the owner made to make the house sell! House is occupied so please don’t walk around. Appointment required.

This is a Contemporary/Ranch style home and features 6 total rooms, 1 full bath, 2 bedrooms, 1.15 Acres, and is currently available for $245,000.

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Single-Family – 42 Daniels Rd Charlton, MA 01507 is now new to the market!

Fantastic yard in convenient, quiet location! This is one of those love at first sight homes because it shows it’s been cared for by the same family for years. This home has been remodelled with replacement windows, mahogany covered deck and new heat added to the bedrooms and bath! This is the home, that if you have driven by it, know it for the beautiful spring flower garden you see from the road. What you may not see is the level and private fenced backyard with lots of room. Roof and siding are ten years old, the Septic system replaced five years ago. Priced to sell knowing the basement is about 7′ high. If you are really tall, it may not be for you. The 3rd bedroom doesn’t have a closet. Title 5 is for a 3 bedroom home. Daniels Rd is centrally located near So. Char. Reservoir, all the schools, ballfields and has easy access to highways. Bonus! Buffumville State Park with trails, boat launch and beach, Market Basket and Home depot are close! Quick close possible!

This is a Ranch style home and features 5 total rooms, 1 full bath, 2 bedrooms, 1.62 Acres, and is currently available for $216,000.

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Single-Family – 5 Hillcrest St Dudley, MA 01571 now has a new price of $229,500!

108′ of Waterfront on Private peninsula location! Full boating at this perfect retreat for any day of the year! Relax on your deck with the waterfront under your toes or jump in your boat for a quick spin to visit new friends on the lake. Waterviews from every room! New roof put on May 2018! Front to back fireplaced living room with unique, open center a staircase has a skylight to brighten both floors. Imagine thriving plants, taking prom pictures or antiques on display here. All tile on first floor for quick clean up. The basement has oil heat and a small room with a door and a window that have been covered, but can be opened up again. Will you use this as a workshop or a teen hide-a-way space? It’s time for few cosmetics updates to be done and we reflected that in this attractive price. Take friends waterskiing, fishing or just be entertained by nature at this easy to maintain the property. Private road is plowed by town. Easy highway access, near Oxford town line.

This is a Cape/Contemporary style home and features 6 total rooms, 1 full bath, 1 half bath, 3 bedrooms, 0.09 Acres, and is currently available for $229,500.

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3 Tips for Buying a Home in Summer

The summer real estate season provides a valuable opportunity for homebuyers across the United States. And with the right homebuying strategy, you should have no trouble securing your dream home at a price that fits your budget.

What does it take to discover a wonderful home in summer? Here are three tips to help you purchase a great home during the warmest months of the year:

1. Know What You Want from Your Dream Home

Although you may allocate substantial time and resources to browse the real estate market, your best efforts may not be enough to find your dream residence. As such, you’ll want to go above and beyond the call of duty to transform your homeownership dream into a reality.

Make a checklist of must-haves for your dream residence before you browse homes that are available in summer. By doing so, you’ll be able to better understand what you want from your dream house and plan accordingly.

In addition, getting pre-approved for a mortgage usually is an excellent idea. With pre-approval, you’ll know exactly how much you can spend to acquire your dream house.

2. Take Advantage of Vacations and Long Weekends

For many people, summertime offers extended breaks from the hustle and bustle of day-to-day life. Meanwhile, homebuyers who take advantage of extra time may be able to commit additional resources to complete their search for the perfect house.

Summer vacations and long weekends can be a time to relax. However, if you have time to spare, feel free to browse the real estate market. By doing so, you can check out a broad array of houses and even set up home showings at your convenience.

When it comes to checking out homes in summer, don’t forget to enjoy the beautiful weather, either. For example, if you spend an afternoon viewing homes, you may want to reward yourself with a trip to the amusement park in the evening. Or, if you’re checking out a home that is located near a beach, feel free to plan a beach trip after the home showing is finished.

3. Hire an Experienced Real Estate Agent

Navigating the real estate market may seem impossible at times, particularly during summer. Fortunately, hiring an experienced real estate agent ensures that you can streamline the process of securing your dream residence.

An experienced real estate agent understands the ins and outs of the housing market and will do whatever he or she can to help you find a terrific home. This real estate professional can offer information about home listings in your area and set up times to view houses. Plus, your real estate agent will be able to respond to your homebuying concerns or questions at any time.

Employ an experienced real estate agent to take the guesswork out of acquiring a home in summer – you’ll be happy you did. With support from an experienced real estate agent, you can explore a vast array of houses and find one that suits you perfectly.

Video Tour – Condo Home – Charlton, MA 01507 Real Estate – For Sale

Remodeled condo unit is ready for you to move right in! Open floorplan has patio off of living room from slider. Splash around and cool off in clean inground pool close to your new home. Tiled kitchen floor with recent counters and oak cabs have plenty of storage. All appliances are included! Two bedrooms with closets is perfect sized! There is a hook-up if you prefer your own private laundry in the pantry closet of the kitchen, but why? The washer and dryer are right outside your door of this first floor unit! The location is close to everything you could want. Quick occupancy may be possible. Approved buyers only, please, as this home is occupied and notice is needed to see the inside of it. Thank you for your cooperation and I will do everything possible to make this an easy transaction for you! What a great option for those with bad knees or backs! Such easy access and close to parking too!

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Video Tour – Single-Family Home – Charlton, MA 01507 Real Estate – For Sale

Stunning workmanship inside and out! Amazing condition, amenities and neighborhood for a bidding war price! Desirable open floorplan has tiered granite counters, cherry cabinets and gas stove for those who love to cook! Two master suites, a two-room bedroom plus fourth bedroom can make everyone happy with this choice. Nicely finished, heated and expandable walk-out lower level with access to huge paver patio and lush backyard. The double decks have forest views beyond the endless backyard. Room for pool, solar, gardening or any outdoor sports here. Busy people will appreciate how easy it is to get to all local schools, shopping and highways. Well-maintained homes on this street support real estate values. Covered porch to convenient mudroom where you can hide backpacks and shoes from glamourous two story guest entry. My expertise will make the purchase as easy as possible for you!

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Open house on 6/16/2018 at 119 Stafford St Charlton, MA 01507


Date: 06/16/2018 Time: 12:30 PM to 2:00 PM  
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Remodeled condo unit is ready for you to move right in! Open floorplan has patio off of living room from slider. Splash around and cool off in clean inground pool close to your new home. Tiled kitchen floor with recent counters and oak cabs have plenty of storage. All appliances are included! Two bedrooms with closets is perfect sized! There is a hook-up if you prefer your own private laundry in the pantry closet of the kitchen, but why? The washer and dryer are right outside your door of this first floor unit! The location is close to everything you could want. Quick occupancy may be possible. Approved buyers only, please, as this home is occupied and notice is needed to see the inside of it. Thank you for your cooperation and I will do everything possible to make this an easy transaction for you! What a great option for those with bad knees or backs! Such easy access and close to parking too!

Single-Family – 187 Sunset Dr Charlton, MA 01507 now has a new price of $165,000!

Glen Echo waterfront has beautiful sunsets! It has a detached, oversized two car garage with a bathroom. Master bedroom has fireplace. Open living room, sunporch and kitchen. No heat besides parlor heater & fireplace. No well, water comes from pump in the lake, so cash buyers only, please. Verify property access using the driveway. This property does not have an interior bathroom. There is an outhouse near house and a bath connected to town sewer in the garage. This is the last home at the end of the driveway. Realtors, pls make sure you can accompany buyers down steep stairs into the house. Accompanied showings w buyer agent at all times pls.

This is a Contemporary/Ranch style home and features 3 total rooms, 1 half bath, 1 bedroom, 0.21 Acres, and is currently available for $165,000.

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