Home Seller Tips – Clean Out Your Closet!

Your closet might not sell your house, but having it neat and uncluttered can make a big difference to those buyers who want storage space. Having little to no closet space can be a real turn off to a potential buyer, but having plenty of closet space and too much clutter can be just as bad.

Maybe it goes back to the dawn of time. You know, that hunter gatherer thing. It’s true, most people are gatherers. I bet I could walk into my closet right now […]

By |February 12th, 2015|Home Seller Tip|0 Comments

Homeowner Winter Tip – Beware of Destructive Ice Dams!

The past couple of weeks have been brutal in the Northeast with all the heavy snow storms. Unfortunately, the conditions are ideal for the formation of dangerous ice dams on roof tops. If not treated, your roof could be subject to leaks.

This is the typical cycle of an ice dam:

Heat collects in the attic due to poor insulation and warms the roof, except at the eaves.
Snow melts on the warm roof and then freezes on the cold eaves.
Ice accumulates along the eaves, forming a dam.
Melted […]

By |February 9th, 2015|Uncategorized|2 Comments

Make the Most of Your Open House!

Neither rain, nor snow, nor sleet or hail shall keep me from my scheduled open house!

One might think the dead of winter in the Northeast with a looming storm might not be the best time to hold an open house. I beg to differ! I held one Sunday and while it wasn’t as busy as I would have liked, people still showed up. All of the other agents in the community canceled their scheduled open houses…. Perhaps they forgot we live in New England?! The […]

By |February 9th, 2015|Pinehills, Plymouth|0 Comments

Carbon Monoxide is Know as The Silent Killer

Blizzard of 2015 – Juno has dumped significant snow fall on the northeast and many have experienced, or will likely experience power outages across the state. Take precautions to keep safe and warm while avoiding deadly carbon monoxide poisoning. Carbon monoxide is odorless which makes it extremely dangerous, but there are precautions you can take to minimize your risk.

Here are few safety tips to help you reduce the risk of carbon monoxide poisoning:

Replace the batteries in your smoke and carbon monoxide detectors annually.
Inspect your chimney, flue […]

By |January 27th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

Pinehills Real Estate Year in Review 2014

It’s easy to search the internet and find information on properties for sale, but home sales are not readily available without some investigation. Even with investigation it can be difficult to get an accurate picture of actual sales, especially if there is new construction within the community. Pinehills is a growing community with numerous new construction options. Most of that information is not listed on Multiple Listing Service (MLS).

If you are searching for or selling a home within Pinehills, don’t you want to work with a […]

By |January 24th, 2015|Pinehills, Plymouth|0 Comments

Judy’s Featured Pick of the Week – 118 Depot Street, Duxbury MA 02332

Set back from the road, this home offers nice curb appeal with its expansive front and back yard covered with a nice mix of white pines and lovely deciduous trees. Make some summertime memories hosting outdoor barbecues because the possibilities for lawn games here are endless.

This 4,256+/- square foot (includes lower level), four bedroom, four bath, two car garage home is very close to Duxbury village and a short distance to shopping, local beaches and the highway.An appealing attribute to the home is its free flowing […]

By |January 23rd, 2015|Featured Pick|0 Comments

Plymouth MA Real Estate Market Report Dec 2014

Do you want to know what happened in the real estate market in Plymouth MA last month? Here is a brief overview of single family home and condominium sales activity, along with inventory and some pricing information for December 2014.

Home Sales Data for Plymouth MA 02360

57 single family homes sold in Dec 2014 vs. 51 in Nov 2014 = 10.5% rise
57 single family homes sold in Dec 2014 vs. 54 in Dec 2013 = 5.3% rise

12 condominium homes sold in Dec 2014 vs. 16 in Nov […]

By |January 21st, 2015|Plymouth Market Reports|0 Comments

Duxbury MA Real Estate Market Report Dec 2014

Do you want to know what happened in the real estate market in Duxbury MA last month? Here is a brief overview of single family home and condominium sales activity, along with inventory and some pricing information for December 2014.

Home Sales Data for Duxbury MA 02332

12 homes sold in Dec 2014 vs. 20 in Nov 2014 = 40% drop
12 homes sold in Dec 2014 vs.13 in Dec 2013 = 7.7% drop

5 condominium homes sold in Dec 2014 vs. 2 in Nov 2014 = 150% rise
5 condominium […]

By |January 21st, 2015|Duxbury Market Reports|0 Comments