Pamela Bailey
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Posted by Pamela Bailey on 2/14/2018

For home sellers, it is important to take a close look at every room in your house, including your living room.

Although your living room has served as a great place to relax and hang out with family members and friends, you'll want to invest time and resources to ensure this space offers a warm, inviting vibe. By doing so, you may be able to enhance your living room's appearance and boost your chances of a quick home sale.

What does it take to revamp a living room? Here are three tips to help home sellers transform an ordinary living room into a comfortable space:

1. Establish a Color Scheme.

Your living room colors ultimately could make or break a homebuyer's impression of your home.

For example, if your living room includes calm, relaxing hues, it may help homebuyers feel at ease the moment they enter. Or, if your living room features bold, vibrant colors, it may add energy to the setting's décor.

Determine a color scheme that offers the ideal mix of style and sophistication. This color scheme should make your living room pop; at the same time, try not to use colors that are overly dramatic or take away from the setting's ambiance.

When in doubt, use warm or cool hues to bolster your living room's appearance. These hues likely will complement any home's décor and will improve your chances of making an unforgettable first impression on homebuyers.

2. Select Stylish Flooring.

Flooring may make a world of difference in how homebuyers view your living room, and for good reason. With the right flooring in place, you'll be able to make your living room a comfortable and enjoyable space, one that will generate plenty of interest from homebuyers.

A solid wood floor may prove to be a great choice in your living room and could give the space a natural look and feel. Comparatively, carpets are soft and durable and come in a wide range of patterns to help you take your living room décor to new heights.

3. Rearrange Your Furniture.

What good is a living room if visitors cannot easily converse with one another? Show homebuyers the true potential of your living room by arranging furniture in a way that promotes conversation.

Pull your living room couch, loveseat and other furniture away from the walls and have them face one another. This will help give your living room an intimate appearance, one that may enable your living space to leave homebuyers with a distinct impression of your residence.

Discovering the best ways to enhance your living room could prove to be time-consuming. Fortunately, hiring a real estate agent may help you streamline the process of transforming your living room's appearance from drab to fab.

A real estate agent will conduct an in-depth home assessment so you can better understand your residence's strengths and weaknesses. Plus, this professional will offer tips to help you improve your living room's appearance in no time at all.

Dedicate the time and resources to bolster your living room's appearance, and you may be able to reap the benefits of a quick home sale.





Posted by Pamela Bailey on 2/11/2018


12 Caincrest Road, York, ME 03909

Mobile Home

$7,000
Price

2
Bedrooms
5
Rooms
1/1
Full/Half Baths
Looking to flip something, but just getting started? This mobile might be exactly what you were waiting for ! Low price and wont take much to do the cosmetic repairs. Looks like it might also need a roof or roof repair. 2 bed, 1.5 bath, 1974 Oakbrook Mobile Home (in a park) only6.8 miles from Portsmouth and close to the Kittery Outlet Malls. Laminate flooring in all except one bedroom that has carpet. Very Private lot, last one at the dead end of a street. Can have one indoor cat, no dogs allowed. CANNOT be rented. Needs cosmetic updating Park Rent $455/mnth and includes plowing of roads, water, sewer, trash and taxes on the land. Taxes on the mobile itself only $175/yr. #tinyhousesinME To be sold as is
Open House
No scheduled Open Houses






Tags: Real Estate   York   03909   Mobile Home  
Categories: Price Change  


Posted by Pamela Bailey on 2/9/2018

This Land in North Berwick, ME recently sold for $135,000. This style home was sold by Pamela Bailey - RE/MAX On the Move | Insight | Advantage.


0 Beech Ridge Road, North Berwick, ME 03906

Land

$142,500
Price
$135,000
Sale Price

Absolutely beautiful property with a lot of privacy and standing timber. Dug well and older septic on the property, as well as, electricity and an old camp foundation. Sold as is, may not be use able. Two thousand three hundred +- feet (2300) of river frontage runs through the back of the property. Can be subdivided into only 3 lots (according to the town). Use 1229 on your GPS






Tags: Real Estate   land   North Berwick   03906  
Categories: Sold Homes  


Posted by Pamela Bailey on 2/7/2018

Many home buyers approach house hunting from the same angle as an employer searching for the ideal job candidate. It's almost like they have a split personality. On one hand, they're hoping that each prospect will be the one they ultimately choose. On the other hand, they're also looking for flaws and weaknesses -- reasons not to choose the house (or the job candidate) they're considering.

The solution to that dilemma for home sellers is simple... but not necessarily easy! Follow the advice of songwriter Johnny Mercer, who penned the lyrics to the 1944 hit song "Accentuate the Positive" (eliminate the negative)! Presenting your home in its best light to potential buyers not only helps attract more offers, but it also increases your chances of receiving your asking price -- assuming it's based on hard facts, such as recent sales data of other comparable homes in the neighborhood.

Getting It Right The First Time

An experienced real estate agent can be immensely helpful in determining a realistic listing price that will reflect your home's fair market value without being too high. (The last thing you want is for the price to scare away qualified prospects!) Although it's not an exact science, there is a methodology that helps make sure the listing price is reasonable and in the right ball park.

There are several challenges that homeowners face in staging their home for quick sale and determining the best price for all parties involved. In addition to the potential pitfall of allowing one's emotions to inflate a home's asking price, it's also difficult for the owner to view their home through the eyes of potential buyers. That's why professional advice can often make the difference between success and failure in real estate sales.

Being able to identify cost-effective ways to enhance the curb appeal and overall marketability of a house for sale can be difficult for someone who doesn't do it on a daily basis. A real estate professional with a trained eye can zero in on necessary changes, repairs, and cosmetic improvements that can accentuate the positive and eliminate -- or at least, downplay -- the negative!

If it's been a few years since your house or rooms have received a fresh coat of paint, then that might be one of the first improvements a real estate agent or home staging consultant recommends. To "cast as wide of a net" as possible, neutral paint colors typically have the broadest appeal to prospective home buyers. Fresh flowers -- both in hanging baskets and vases -- are an inexpensive way to add some color and appealing touches to the look and feel of your home. Doing your best to get rid of clutter, weeds, and objectionable odors in and around your home are other basic steps you can take to make a positive impression on potential buyers.





Posted by Pamela Bailey on 2/6/2018


16 Wentworth Terrace, Dover, NH 03820

Single-Family

$325,000
Price

2
Bedrooms
6
Rooms
1
Baths
Beautifully updated and maintained home with a right of way to the Piscataqua river! Gas fireplace anchors the vaulted kitchen and den, with nice updated custom cabinetry, high-end appliances, radiant heated floor, and superior lighting to help with any mood! Living room has a pellet insert in the fireplace and opens to the front porch which is heated and could double as an office. Updated bath flanked by a bedroom on either side. Both bedrooms have wood floors. Outside is new vinyl siding, generator hook up, and over-sized driveway leading to a detached one car garage and workshop. Nothing to do here, except move in!
Open House
Saturday
February 10 at 12:00 PM to 3:00 PM
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Location: 16 Wentworth Terrace, Dover, NH 03820    Get Directions






Categories: Open House