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Posted by William Manchenton on 8/14/2019

This Single-Family in Chelmsford, MA recently sold for $575,000. This Colonial style home was sold by William Manchenton - Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage.

1 Rosemary Ln, Chelmsford, MA 01824


Sale Price

Full/Half Baths
What a remarkable home! Since 2012, the owners have transformed this four bedroom Colonial into a 21st Century, energy efficient home with many improvements & upgrades. Start with the 6kw solar panel system installed in 2013, owned not leased, provides home with it's electrical needs. Net metering! Finished much of the attic into a new bedroom & installed foam insulation throughout. Walk-in attic space just waiting to be finished with sheet rock, (included), by the new buyers. Finished the basement into a playroom with storage! In between? Just about everything has been touched: remodeled bathrooms, hardwood floors throughout the 1st floor & tile in the baths, carpets replaced on the 2nd. Gutters installed, updated recessed lighting, Upgraded heat and a/c, built composite deck & stone patio, two sets of new hardwood stairs, new windows on 2nd & 3rd floors, improved storage with built-in pantry & bookcases! Private backyard, located on a quiet cul-de-sac, near everything, terrific home!

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Posted by William Manchenton on 8/13/2019

A bedroom is for relaxing, so the decoration idea of a bedroom should be to relax. Although quite a number of modern bedroom designers will recommend having a sitting area, a king size bedroom, a mini office all in your bedroom, it doesn’t have to be so.

Having a small bedroom can, in fact, be a blessing and help your night sleep. Since space is limited, TV set, videos, etc. that can serve as a distraction to a better night sleep wouldn't have space. Hence, the less you have to do in your bedroom, the better the chance of having a good night's sleep. This, however, doesn't mean that you cannot have a beautiful bedroom. 

Here are some excellent small bedroom decoration ideas: 

Embrace Minimalism

You can add space to your small bedroom when you concentrate only on the essentials. Since the only thing a bedroom must have is a bed, keep other accessories like gadgets, books, and pieces of furniture down.

You can engage in a sleek built in for more storage space. With built-ins, you can maximize storage which gives you plenty of storage space while you get to sleep comfortably.

Use Mirrors

Mirrors create the illusion of a bigger bedroom. You can be creative with a mirror by identifying the perfect location where it can reflect the natural light from the window. Get a body length mirror and placing it on the wall. You do not have to drill holes, although it is better to secure it with wall tacks if you are worried it will fall.

Add Storage Areas Under the Bed

If you buy a new bed, get a bed with drawers beneath for extra space. If you already have a bed, raise it so that you can use decorative bins underneath for extra space. Milk crates and some other baskets are great, and you can enjoy using them under your bed.

Live Vertically

Pressed for space? You can leverage the higher areas available. You can add a platform or a loft with storage in your bedroom. While not everyone may not be able to attempt this, it is good for people who don't mind climbing into their beds.

Invest in Floating Shelves

Floating shelves are an excellent way to solve space issues in a small bedroom. Some floating shelf ideas for small bedroom:

- A bookcase

- A laptop desk

- Replacement for your nightstand etc.

You shouldn’t have to be put off by the fact that you have a small bedroom. With the following decoration ideas, you can get creative and make the best use of it.

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Posted by William Manchenton on 8/12/2019

115 Marshall Ave, Lowell, MA 01851



What a beautiful home! Picture perfect, extraordinarily well maintained three bedroom, two full bath Cape with one car garage on peaceful side street in desirable Upper Highlands neighborhood. So many improvements: remodeled kitchen and baths, installed Generac generator for peace of mind, laid gorgeous laminate floors to complement the hardwoods in several rooms, put in Fujitsu ductless air conditioning, replaced the roof/gutters in 2016/17, upgraded appliances in kitchen to stainless steel in '17, power washed, stained the deck this year, much, much more. Terrific dining room leads to nice deck and great yard. Paint in every room so nice! Large master bedroom is front to back, has a modest walk-in closet, window seat & storage under! The bathrooms are updated & attractive, the basement is spotless, garage well organized, all the appliances including the washer & dryer are staying. Minutes from routes 3 & 495, a commuter's dream. This is truly a move-in ready home that must be seen.
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Posted by William Manchenton on 8/6/2019

Want to sell your residence? As a home seller, you'll want to take a cautious approach to the real estate market. That way, you can improve your chances of getting the best price for your residence, regardless of the current housing market's conditions.

Ultimately, there are many reasons why home sellers should err on the side of caution as they prepare to add their houses to the real estate market, including:

1. The housing market constantly fluctuates.

For home sellers, it is important to differentiate between a seller's market and a buyer's market. By doing so, a home seller can assess the current housing market and proceed accordingly.

In a seller's market, there is usually a shortage of high-end houses and an abundance of interested homebuyers. This means home sellers who operate in a seller's market may be more likely to stir up plenty of interest in their houses as soon as these properties become available.

Conversely, a buyer's market typically favors homebuyers, as it features a limited number of homebuyers and a wide range of home sellers. If you're selling your home in a seller's market, you'll likely need to price it competitively to help your residence stand out from the competition.

Allocating the necessary time and resources to analyze the housing market is key. With housing market data in hand, a home seller can determine whether he or she is getting ready to list a house in a buyer's or seller's market.

2. What your home was worth yesterday is unlikely to match what it is worth today.

The price that a home seller initially paid for a residence is unlikely to match what the house is worth today. Thus, a home seller should perform a home appraisal to learn about the present value of his or her residence.

During a home appraisal, a property inspector will assess a house both inside and out. Then, the property inspector will identify any problem areas with a house that could negatively affect the residence's value.

A home appraisal is exceedingly valuable to home sellers. It enables them to understand a house's strengths and weaknesses as well as uncover ways to transform a home's weaknesses into strengths. As a result, a home seller can use a home appraisal as a learning opportunity and find innovative ways to enhance a residence before adding it to the real estate market.

3. Homebuyers are always on the lookout for bargains.

Although a home seller will do everything possible to learn about the housing market, there is always the danger that a homebuyer will submit a "lowball" offer on a house. Conversely, a home seller who errs on the side of caution will be able to differentiate between a legitimate offer and a lowball one time and time again.

Lastly, if you need extra help as you get ready to sell your house, don't hesitate to work with a local real estate agent.

Real estate agents are available in cities and towns nationwide. They can help you get your house ready for the real estate market and ensure you can reap the benefits of a quick, seamless home selling experience.

Become a cautious home seller, and you can move one step closer to maximizing the value of your house.

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Posted by William Manchenton on 8/3/2019

This Commercial in Tewksbury, MA recently sold for $40,000. This style home was sold by William Manchenton - Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage.

1147 Main St, Tewksbury, MA 01876


Sale Price

Commercial Condo
Type of Comm.
Lot Size
Great first floor Commercial/Office space in terrific, high visibility location on Main Street in Tewksbury. Current tenant has been here for many years, (perhaps great as an investment opportunity?). Tenant will move by closing date, or would be willing to stay if terms are agreeable with new owner. Space is one large room. Unit has closet space and a bathroom with toilet and sink.Low monthly condo fee of $180, lots of shared parking. Attractive, well cared for office mall on busy Main Street.

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