Janet Murray's Blog

Posted on 02/21/2021
Is Your Residence Worth a Buyer's Time?
As a home seller, it is important to do everything possible to generate interest in your residence. Otherwise, it may be tough for you to maximize your house sale earnings. Ultimately, there are many things you can do to stir up interest in your house, such as: 1. Improve Your Home's Curb Appeal Buyers may be more likely to...
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Posted on 02/14/2021
Security Tips for Unoccupied Property
Image by Philipp Berndt from Unsplash Sometimes the timelines for buying and selling a home don’t match up perfectly. You may have purchased a new home or need to relocate before you can sell your current residence. In these cases, your property may remain empty for weeks or months at a time. Here are a few ideas for...
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Posted on 02/12/2021
Weymouth, MA Real Estate Market Update
Click here to view Weymouth, MA blog post which has information on the constantly changing market...
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Posted on 02/07/2021
Do You Need to Create a Relocation Budget?
A relocation budget is a must-have for those who recently bought or sold a house. If you have a relocation budget at your disposal, you should have no trouble getting ready for moving day. Ultimately, there are several factors that you need to consider to craft an effective relocation budget. These factors include: 1. Packing Supplies Moving boxes, packing...
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Posted on 01/31/2021
How to Master the Homebuying Journey
Believe it or not, even a first-time homebuyer can become a property buying expert. If you plan ahead for the homebuying journey, you can quickly and easily navigate the path from homebuyer to homeowner. Now, let's take a look at three tips to help you master the homebuying journey. 1. Create Homebuying Criteria If you know you want to...
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Posted on 01/28/2021
Another Property Sold - 276 School St, Pembroke, MA 02359
Lots of Big ticket items already complete in this 4bd/1bth Pembroke Cape Home. 2020 Renovated bathroom. 2018 Updates include new roof, new windows, new siding, new septic, new oil tank & hot water tank. Bedrooms are 2 up/2 down, 1st floor master possible. New flooring in the kitchen, kitchen island with built-in new dishwasher. New Stainless Appliances, Stove is Gas! This is a corner lot on 36 and 27 with lots of optional space including 1 car detached garage, enclosed 3 season sunroom easy to use as a dining area or home office and an additional screened porch sitting area! Full unfinished basement 896 sq ft with laundry hookups....
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Posted on 01/24/2021
Tips for Making the Switch to Condo Living
Photo by Douglas Bagg on Unsplash Whether you'd prefer the townhome look or a high-rise building, there's likely a condo available locally in the style you want. What types of amenities would you like? A dog-friendly community (or not)? A pool? Your own gardens? One or more full baths? All of these can vary among condo properties. Some...
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Posted on 01/17/2021
Tips on Reducing the Cost of Moving
Photo by Nina Garman via Pixabay Moving into a new home can be a very exciting experience. From getting to know new people to starting a new job, it can all be a very enjoyable transition. However, there are some aspects of moving that many people don’t really enjoy. And the biggest factor of all is the money...
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Posted on 01/13/2021
Weymouth, MA Real Estate Market Update
Click here to view Weymouth, MA blog post which has information on the constantly changing market...
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Posted on 01/10/2021
Things You Need to Consider Before You Host a Home Showing
A home showing often plays a key role in the property selling journey. In fact, if your house dazzles a buyer during a showing, you may receive an offer to purchase your residence shortly after this individual views your home. Of course, there is no guarantee that a house showing will lead to a fast, profitable home selling experience....
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Posted on 01/03/2021
How Do I Know If I'm Eligible for a USDA Loan?
Image by Free-Photos from Pixabay If you're looking for loans with excellent interest rates, you may have heard the term USDA bandied about. This special type of loan is attractive on paper, but the reality is a little more complicated than what meets the eye. Learn more about what a USDA loan is meant to do, how to...
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Posted on 12/27/2020
Adding Natural Light to Your Home
Image by PlusONE from Shutterstock The presence of natural light inside of your living space can have a tremendous impact on how you feel in your home. If you're interested in introducing more daylight into your space consider installing a skylight or light tube. What are skylights? A traditional skylight is a window set into the roof of...
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