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Putting your house on the market is a lot like preparing to host a holiday party; you want to make the best possible impression on people without having to spend a small fortune in the process!

Assuming your home is not drastically outdated or in disrepair, there are a lot of simple things you can do to make it more appealing to visitors.

For a lot of reasons, the kitchen is one of the most important rooms of the house. The impression your kitchen makes on potential buyers can easily make or break your chances for a quick sale. Although everyone's looking for different features in a home, it will always be to your advantage to spend a little extra time sprucing up your kitchen.

While it may not be practical or affordable to give your kitchen a complete makeover, here are a few simple ideas for enhancing its overall appeal.

Lighting affects perception: As a home seller, one of your primary objectives is to create an environment that's comfortable, attractive, and relaxing. Lighting, both natural and artificial, can play a big role in how people perceive your home. If you're fortunate enough to have sunny weather on days when your house is being shown, it will be easier to present your kitchen and other rooms to their best advantage. By letting in a lot of natural sunlight, colors tend to be more vibrant and your home's mood will be a lot more positive. Turning on electrical lights can also help give your living space a more cheerful feeling.

Cleanliness is crucial: Although the "grunge factor" is something you want to avoid anywhere in your house, prospective buyers will pay special attention to the cleanliness of your kitchen and bathrooms. Thoroughly cleaning counter tops, floors, sinks, and appliances will go a long way toward making a positive impression. If you can use cleansers that have a mild, natural-smelling fragrance -- like citrus, for example -- then you won't risk turning people off with the overpowering smell of harsh chemicals or artificial scents.

Staging your kitchen: A few things you can do to make your kitchen look more inviting and memorable include adding touches like a vase of fresh flowers, a bowl of colorful fruit, and a green plant or two. Removing distracting clutter from counter tops, tables, and desks can also help give your kitchen a more organized, tidy, and spacious appearance.

If your refrigerator door is covered with outdated children's drawings, coupons, photographs, and other miscellaneous memorabilia, it might be worth your time to weed that out a little bit! Not only does it detract from the beauty of your kitchen, but it also makes it impossible to clean the door of your fridge. Another tip to keep in mind is that too many personal items on display make it more difficult for prospects to visualize living in your home -- which is the first step to winning them over as buyers.


This Multi-Family in Haverhill, MA recently sold for $489,000. This style home was sold by Office Coco - Coco, Early & Associates.


22 South Chestnut, Haverhill, MA 01835

Bradford

Multi-Family

$499,900
Price
$489,000
Sale Price

2
Units
2,207
Approx. GLA
Two-family home conveniently located in the Bradford neighborhood, with close proximity to Main Street and Haverhill’s shopping & restaurants. This two-family home sits on a corner lot, with side to side units, off-street parking, shared yard, shed, and two separate decks. The first unit offers two bedrooms, generous sized living room, kitchen & dining room. The size & natural light of the living room create a welcoming entrance. The second unit offers three bedrooms, spacious living room, lovely updated kitchen, dining room, and laundry. The kitchen anchors this unit with a skylight, butcher block countertops, stainless steel appliances, recessed lighting, & open concept. The barn doors of the dining room add character and privacy to your thoughtfully hidden laundry space. The large living room boasts hardwood floors, fireplace, recessed lighting, and beamed ceiling. Schedule your showing today!

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This Single-Family in Haverhill, MA recently sold for $451,000. This Cape style home was sold by Office Coco - Coco, Early & Associates.


28 Brookline Ave, Haverhill, MA 01830

Single-Family

$429,900
Price
$451,000
Sale Price

7
Rooms
4
Beds
2
Baths
Wonderful updated open concept updated Cape style home featuring 7 rooms, 4 bedrooms, 2 full baths, 1 car garage, over 1900 sq. ft on large level fenced yard with a pool! This warm and inviting home is NOT A COOKIE CUTTER CAPE, this open concept home features a fireplaced family room, living room, large eat in kitchen, and firs floor bedroom with full bath...The second floor features 3 generous size bedrooms, with vaulted ceilings, the master bedroom has a floor to ceiling fireplace. Wood floors, SS appliances,pool, great basement storage, versatile floor plan, you don't need a 4th bedroom? then you have a great first floor office or play room.! Cose to 495 for commuters, and NH shopping! Nothing to do but move in!

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75 Saw Mill Dr, Dracut, MA 01826

Single-Family

$469,000
Price

6
Rooms
3
Beds
1/1
Full/Half Baths
This large colonial home is gorgeous & in move-in condition. Located minutes from Rt 93, it is the ideal commuter location with easy access to shopping and major routes. The curb appeal of the farmers porch is inviting. A spacious family room with a slider opens up to an oversized deck with an above ground pool. A perfect set up for entertaining. The second floor has 3 spacious bedrooms and a full bath. Newer windows, furnace, and well pump. Plenty of storage in the second floor of the two car attached garage.
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This Commercial in Lawrence, MA recently sold for $377,500. This style home was sold by Office Coco - Coco, Early & Associates.


105 Winthrop Ave, Lawrence, MA 01843

South Lawrence

Commercial

$379,900
Price
$377,500
Sale Price

1
Buildings
Commercial
Type of Comm.
11,222.00
Lot Size
This unique Cape-style property is truly a rare gem in a prime location. The features of a cozy single-family home, original hardwood floors, beautiful built-in wooden shelves, two bathrooms, a new roof, and new siding, but with the functionality of a dual-use property with business/commercial zoning capability. If you ever had dreams of running your office or store-front from home, this property is just what you need. Minutes away from all major highways, Lawrence High School right across the street, attractive businesses just a short walk away, such as Starbucks and Bulger Veterinary Hospital, & close to major highways. We were not kidding when we said this one was a real gem! This property also features a new heating system and hot water tank. Home, business, or both, it is a win-win with this one!!






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