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Posted by Gene Mullen on 9/18/2018


249 Salem Street, Reading, MA 01867

Condo

$449,000
Price

5
Rooms
2
Beds
2
Baths
Maplewood Village, Easy living at it's finest. This amazing 2 bedroom, 2 full bath unit has been meticulously cared for by the original owner and it shows. Take note of the inviting open floor-plan, hardwood flooring, fully applianced kitchen and high ceilings to start. The slider and deck off of the dining area brings in morning sun and offers shade in the late afternoon. The laundry is conveniently located and there is easy access to attic storage above. Even the attached garage has ample space for additional storage. Situated on the back side of this 36 unit development and abutting conservation land in the rear, it's hard to imagine youíre directly off of Salem St. and less than a 1/2 mile from the lake. Maplewood Village is a well-managed 55+ Condominium Association with very reasonable condo fees and a location that can't be beat. Come see it today.
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Posted by Gene Mullen on 9/18/2018

You may be ready to sell your home. However, before you add your residence to the real estate market, you should consider involving your neighbors in the home selling process.

There are many quick, easy ways to connect with your neighbors and ensure they can help you sell your house, including:

1. Meet Face-to-Face with Your Neighbors

Although you've enjoyed many wonderful years in your neighborhood, you may determine that now is a good time to relocate. As such, you should meet with your neighbors to share the news.

A face-to-face meeting with a neighbor usually is a good idea. At this time, you can provide details about your future plans and respond to your neighbor's concerns or questions as well.

Plus, you can ask your neighbor if he or she knows anyone who may be interested in your home. And if your neighbor answers, "Yes," encourage him or her to share the news that your house will soon be available.

2. Provide Neighbors with a Copy of Your Home Listing

Ultimately, you'll want to provide your neighbors with as much information about your home as possible. By doing so, you can make it simple for your neighbors to keep colleagues, family members and friends up to date about your residence.

If an online home listing is available, feel free to share a link to the listing via email or social media. Then, your neighbors can copy and paste the link to the listing to share it with anyone they choose.

Also, if your neighbors prefer a paper copy of your home listing, you should be able to provide them with a print-out that outlines your house's features. Be ready to provide paper copies of your home listing to your neighbors at any time, and you can boost your chances of selling your home quickly.

3. Be Available to Respond to Home Selling Concerns and Questions

After you share details about your home with neighbors, it may be only a matter of time before your residence sells. Meanwhile, neighbors may return to you with additional concerns and questions about your residence.

Be available to your neighbors via phone call, text and email. This will ensure you can provide your neighbors with the home information they request, any time they need it.

Lastly, it is important to remember that home sellers should try to do everything they can to promote their residences to the right groups of homebuyers. If you collaborate with a real estate agent, you can improve your chances of connecting with the right homebuyers, regardless of the current housing market's conditions.

A real estate agent will learn about your home selling goals and work with you to ensure you can achieve them. Perhaps best of all, a real estate agent will set up home showings and open houses and respond to your home selling concerns and queries to guarantee you are fully supported throughout the home selling journey.

Take advantage of the aforementioned tips, and you should have no trouble stirring up plenty of interest in your residence.





Posted by Gene Mullen on 9/11/2018

Whether you are a recent transplant to the area or have been a New Englander all of your life itís hard to resist the charm of the classic New England style. The crisp clean lines and simplicity make one feel instantly at home. Keep reading to discover how you can add a touch of New England charm to your home. Furniture. New England style still holds its roots from it's early settlers. Look for simple, rustic furniture. Ideally, it should be a handmade piece built for quality to last the tests of time. Speaking of time, no New England home is complete with at least one antique and preferably one handed down generation to generation. If you are not so fortunate to have an heirloom piece start hunting the antique fairs for one you love. Color. New England homes are deeply inspired by their natural surroundings. When choosing colors for your home think sky blues, sunny yellows, sea foam greens, sandy beige, pine greens and nautical navy. If you need some inspiration visit the cape or some nearby woods to gather your color inspiration. Visual Interest. New England style may be simple but itís not devoid of visual interest. If you donít have at least something covered in plaid you should consider a shopping trip in the near future. Whether itís a blanket, kitchen curtains or even some wallpaper, having plaid is practically a must. Braided rugs are another New England staple and not always one limited to floor coverings. You can also find braided table runners, placemats, coasters, chair pads, and potholders. Decorating. Books, books, and more books. A large home library is not hard to find in New England homes. Collect interesting titles and visually appealing book spines for a collection that makes a statement. Nature landscapes, seashells, lobsters, ducks, and shells are all common themes found within this homey decor style. Woven baskets and rustic pottery are also New England staples to be placed on shelves or hung from hooks. Shelving and hooks will be your best friend as New England style maintains itís clean simplicity by having a place for every item and keeping them off the floor. Features. A wood stove and/or fireplace are practically nonnegotiable. And while a stack of split wood nearby and fireplace tools are a practical necessity there also a form of decor. Invest in a visually appealing log rack and hearth toolset. White washed walls and wide wood plank floors, usually of pine, are another classic New England feature hearkening back to its first settler roots you will want to look for when home shopping or replicate in your redesign. If youíve been lusting after New England style homes gracing the pages of your favorite interior decorating magazine itís probably time to add some of that charm to your own home. Whether you just add a few touches by switching up your decorations or overhaul your house top to bottom you should have a better idea of how you too can have a cozy New England style home.





Posted by Gene Mullen on 9/5/2018


249 Salem Street, Reading, MA 01867

Condo

$460,000
Price

5
Rooms
2
Beds
2
Baths
Maplewood Village, Easy living at it's finest. This amazing 2 bedroom, 2 full bath unit has been meticulously cared for by the original owner and it shows. Take note of the inviting open floor-plan, hardwood flooring, fully applianced kitchen and high ceilings to start. The slider and deck off of the dining area brings in morning sun and offers shade in the late afternoon. The laundry is conveniently located and there is easy access to attic storage above. Even the attached garage has ample space for additional storage. Situated on the back side of this 36 unit development and abutting conservation land in the rear, it's hard to imagine youíre directly off of Salem St. and less than a 1/2 mile from the lake. Maplewood Village is a well-managed 55+ Condominium Association with very reasonable condo fees and a location that can't be beat. Come see it today.
Open House
Saturday
September 08 at 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM
1st Open House, come on by.
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Posted by Gene Mullen on 9/5/2018


249 Salem Street, Reading, MA 01867

Condo

$460,000
Price

5
Rooms
2
Beds
2
Baths
Maplewood Village, Easy living at it's finest. This amazing 2 bedroom, 2 full bath unit has been meticulously cared for by the original owner and it shows. Take note of the inviting open floor-plan, hardwood flooring, fully applianced kitchen and high ceilings to start. The slider and deck off of the dining area brings in morning sun and offers shade in the late afternoon. The laundry is conveniently located and there is easy access to attic storage above. Even the attached garage has ample space for additional storage. Situated on the back side of this 36 unit development and abutting conservation land in the rear, it's hard to imagine youíre directly off of Salem St. and less than a 1/2 mile from the lake. Maplewood Village is a well-managed 55+ Condominium Association with very reasonable condo fees and a location that can't be beat. Come see it today.
Open House
Saturday
September 08 at 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM
1st Open House, come on by.
More Open Houses
Cannot make the Open Houses?
Location: 249 Salem Street, Reading, MA 01867    Get Directions

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