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Posted by MDM Realty, Inc on 1/21/2020

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Rain in its due time is every gardener's dream. Saving and reusing rainwater is a great way to save resources for the garden. One way to collect rainwater and store it for future use is to install a rain chain. 

A decorative rain chain can be used in place of a downspout to collect water from the roof. It can be made from a typical chain or series of objects that lead from the roofline into a water storage container. As the rain falls, the chain guides water into the storage container so that it does not immediately soak into the ground. The water can then be used around the garden when the weather is fair. 

Rain chain: a decorative detail

The rain chain is not just a functional addition to your garden, it can be built from decorative elements that add detail to your outdoor space. 

Chains can be built from a single metal chain or several containers that are strung together. Some rain chains are comprised of metal elements, small watering cans, china pieces or bells. For something more unique, you may consider a chain that is built from recycled glass bottles. Constructing rain chains using shapes that hold water, may also attract more birds into your garden.

Rain chains attach to the gutters of your home to collect water during rainfall. A rain chain is smaller than a downpipe so it cannot handle the same volume of water. If you experience heavy rain in your area, keep downspouts in place and use a rain chain as a decorative addition to your space.





Posted by MDM Realty, Inc on 1/17/2020

This Single-Family in Milford, MA recently sold for $276,500. This Colonial style home was sold by - MDM Realty, Inc.


77 West St, Milford, MA 01757

Single-Family

$279,000
Price
$276,500
Sale Price

8
Rooms
3
Beds
1/1
Full/Half Baths
Run don't walk to see the Best value in Milford for this adorable 3 bedroom 1.5 colonial. This house has been beautifully renovated to offer all the best updates to a new owner! You will love the kitchen with granite counters and nice breakfast bar open to eat in area. All new flooring shows a beautiful sheen from all the natural light that this house has. Living room is nice and generous so you can have lots of people over for Holidays or to watch The Patriots in next Years Superbowl! Full Bathroom has undergone a full renovation and is beautiful and spacious. Walk out basement just waiting to be finished. In addition to all these updates you have a lovely sized flat back yard perfect for any and all outdoor activities. House even has central air!!! Come see for yourself why this one won't last long!

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Categories: Sold Homes  


Posted by MDM Realty, Inc on 1/14/2020

Sellers who are eager to attract serious buyers and maximize the value of their home often utilize home staging as a way to leave a good impression.

Homes that are skillfully staged look better in photos online, creating more leads, showings, and ultimately, offers. Furthermore, prospective buyers want to be able to envision themselves living in a home. Staging makes it easier for them to understand what it would look like and how spacious it will feel once it has been furnished.

Home staging by the numbers

You donít, however, have to take my word for it. The National Association of Realtors (NAR) releases an annual report which collects and analyzes survey data from nearly 2,000 agents regarding their experience with home staging.

In their findings, they note that 62 percent of agents agree that staging a home lessens the time the property is for sale. Furthermore, 77 percent of agents said home staging makes it easier to visualize living in a home that would otherwise be empty.

Which rooms should be staged?

Staging an entire home takes an enormous amount of time and money. One way to simplify the process is to stage a select few rooms. In the NARís study, they asked agents which rooms they typically staged when selling a home. The results:

  • 83% Living Room

  • 76% Kitchen

  • 69% Master Bedroom

  • 66% Dining Room

  • 53% Bathroom

  • 31% Yard Space

  • 25% Childrenís Bedroom

  • 21% Guest Bedroom

From these results, we can ascertain that itís important to stage the main rooms of your home. Lesser used a multi-purpose rooms (like offices and guest rooms) arenít as important to stage.

Can staging your home increase the sale price?

Itís difficult to say with certainty if, and by how much, home staging affects the sale price of a home. However, if staging your home is successful at getting the attention at a greater number of prospective buyers, thereís a good chance youíll be able to go with the highest bidder.

When the NAR asked agents if staging increases the amount buyerís offer on a home, their responses were somewhat mixed.

  • 29% of respondents thought it increases the offer by one to five percent

  • 21% of respondents say it increases the offer by six to ten percent

  • 8% said it increases the offer from between eleven to twenty percent

  • 14% said it had no impact on the dollar value of the home

  • 27% were unsure if it had an impact on the dollar value

In general, it would seem that most agents feel that staging a home not only improves a buyerís opinion of a home, but also increases its sale value. If youíre planning on selling in the near future, staging at least part of your home could be something to consider to give your property a competitive edge.





Posted by MDM Realty, Inc on 1/10/2020


61 Fairmount St, Marlborough, MA 01752

Rental

$1,400
Price

3
Rooms
1
Beds
1
Baths
Step in to this beautifully renovated condo and you will think you are in a NYC loft. This sun splashed condo features a wonderful open floor plan with beautiful laminate flooring, quartz countertops, gorgeous backsplash with amazing backlighting and these are only just some of the updated features of this condo. The spa like bathroom has been renovated from top to bottom and to top it off, the unit has its own washer and dryer so no need to make the trip down to the communal area. Convenient to shopping, the Apex Centre and Route 495. NO PETS ALLOWED PLEASE.
Open House
Saturday
January 11 at 2:00 PM to 2:30 PM
Cannot make the Open Houses?
Location: 61 Fairmount St, Marlborough, MA 01752    Get Directions

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Posted by MDM Realty, Inc on 1/9/2020


19 Crystal Dr, Stoneham, MA 02180

Single-Family

$789,900
Price

9
Rooms
4
Beds
2/2
Full/Half Baths
Beautiful views from this fantastic Colonial home boasting the most beautiful sun filled kitchen with Thermador and Wolf Appliances, Granite counters, breakfast bar and a beautiful sun porch right off the back. Hardwood Floors in the formal Living and dining room as well as the fireplaced family room with lovely built ins. First floor half bath has convenient laundry set up. Second has 4 generous bedrooms but you will be delighted with the Master suite with large walk in closet, Vaulted ceiling master bath and Brick hearth fireplace for those cold winter nights. Basement is fully finished with an office, playroom, half bath and has so much storage you wont have to worry about where to store extra items.This is the one you have been waiting for. Open House Sunday Jan 12th 11:30-1:00
Open House
Sunday
January 12 at 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM
Cannot make the Open Houses?
Location: 19 Crystal Dr, Stoneham, MA 02180    Get Directions

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Categories: New Homes