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Posted by Deborah Schilling on 2/1/2018

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For home sellers, transforming an ordinary kitchen into one that garners homebuyers' attention is no small feat. However, there are many quick, easy ways to clean your kitchen and ensure it will dazzle homebuyers any time they visit.

Here are three kitchen cleaning tips that every home seller needs to know.

1. Eliminate Wall Splatters.

Wall splatters can be major eyesores in any kitchen. Fortunately, home sellers who spend a few minutes identifying and addressing wall splatters can beautify their kitchens with ease.

If you notice waterborne kitchen wall splatters like ketchup, mustard or wine stains, you can use a wet cloth or paper towel to wipe away these problems immediately. Or, if you find grease stains on your kitchen walls, be sure to utilize a mix of dishwasher soap and water to minimize such issues.

Try to eliminate kitchen wall splatters as soon as you notice them. Wall splatters may become more difficult to minimize over time, and the sooner you identify them, the sooner you can eliminate them altogether.

2. Clean Out the Refrigerator.

Homebuyers will examine every nook and cranny of your house, so don't be surprised if they take a look inside your refrigerator. However, if your refrigerator is messy, overloaded with leftovers or has not been cleaned out in several years, it could negatively affect a homebuyer's impression of your residence.

Even devoting a few minutes to cleaning out your refrigerator daily can make a world of difference for home sellers. Wiping down the refrigerator shelves, cleaning the refrigerator drawers and getting rid of outdated products can give your refrigerator a clean, streamlined appearance.

Don't forget to place an open box of baking soda inside your refrigerator every few months too. This box will help absorb and eliminate odors consistently.

3. Check Out Your Dishwasher and Sink.

If you run your dishwasher daily, you'll want to clean it out and ensure there are no dishes, pots, pans or cooking utensils inside of it when homebuyers visit your residence. Instead, you should try to keep your dishwasher looking pristine, as this will help you show homebuyers exactly what your kitchen has to offer.

Plus, you should keep your sink as clean as possible. Be sure to clean the sink itself after you wash dishes in it. Also, try to avoid leaving dirty dishes in the sink, as this may cause odors to form that could move throughout your home.

Maintaining a clean, beautiful kitchen can be tricky, but there is always extra help available if you need it.

For example, your real estate agent may be able to offer kitchen cleaning recommendations and ensure you can find a professional cleaning company to help you beautify your kitchen. That way, you can reap the benefits of an immaculate kitchen, one that homebuyers are sure to appreciate and may enable you to speed up the home selling process.

Conduct an in-depth review of your kitchen today, and you can move closer to transforming a bland kitchen into a fabulous one.




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Posted by Deborah Schilling on 1/31/2018


27 Winding Cove Road , Barnstable, MA 02648

Marstons Mills

Single-Family

$625,000
Price

8
Total Rooms
4
Beds
2/1
Full/Half Baths
Sun filled open 4 BR contemporary Ranch with finished bright walkout garden level.South of 28. Vaulted ceilings, skylights, windows and sliders along the rear South facing side means natural light fills the living spaces. Expansive 44'deck overlooks private wooded yard. Substantial 1st floor MBR suite with fireplace opens to small sunny & private deck. Renovated kitchen gleams with SS appliances, granite and Shaker style cabinets. This is a welcoming home for any guests-for the evening OR weekends or longer-with generous living and sleeping spaces. 4(yes 4!) car garage-2 on main level+ 2 car under make this a unique property for car or 'toy' collectors. Very desirable neighborhood-- short walk to Prince Cove deepwater marina and boat ramp. Inlaw potential-garden level.
Open House
Saturday
February 03 at 12:01 PM to 2:00 PM
Sunny and bright South of 28 Contemporary Ranch. 1st floor living, plus additonal BR and living on garden level walkout. 4 car garage, too-2 car garages on each level
Cannot make the Open Houses?
Location: 27 Winding Cove Road , Barnstable, MA 02648    Get Directions

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Posted by Deborah Schilling on 1/31/2018


27 Winding Cove Road , Barnstable, MA 02648

Marstons Mills

Single-Family

$625,000
Price

8
Total Rooms
4
Beds
2/1
Full/Half Baths
Sun filled open 4 BR contemporary Ranch with finished bright walkout garden level.South of 28. Vaulted ceilings, skylights, windows and sliders along the rear South facing side means natural light fills the living spaces. Expansive 44'deck overlooks private wooded yard. Substantial 1st floor MBR suite with fireplace opens to small sunny & private deck. Renovated kitchen gleams with SS appliances, granite and Shaker style cabinets. This is a welcoming home for any guests-for the evening OR weekends or longer-with generous living and sleeping spaces. 4(yes 4!) car garage-2 on main level+ 2 car under make this a unique property for car or 'toy' collectors. Very desirable neighborhood-- short walk to Prince Cove deepwater marina and boat ramp. Inlaw potential-garden level.
Open House
Saturday
February 03 at 12:01 PM to 2:00 PM
Sunny and bright South of 28 Contemporary Ranch. 1st floor living, plus additonal BR and living on garden level walkout. 4 car garage, too-2 car garages on each level
Cannot make the Open Houses?
Location: 27 Winding Cove Road , Barnstable, MA 02648    Get Directions

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Posted by Deborah Schilling on 1/28/2018


65 The Heights , Mashpee, MA 02649

Mashpee (village)

Single-Family

$1,179,000
Price

14
Total Rooms
4
Beds
6/2
Full/Half Baths
As stunning as it is livable, this Willowbend contemporary is functional for a couple or a crowd. Open floor plan living spaces with soaring ceilings and sun drenched rooms.Tranquil views over golf course and small ponds from inside and from expansive deck. Best of all, you will be part of the Willowbend lifestyle which affords many options for membership and welcomes varied ages and interests. Home has 1st floor living with large ensuite MBR on East side of home, so you will wake early and won't miss a minute of your day on Cape Cod. 2 ensuite BR 2nd floor, multiple sleeping and recreational spaces on Lower level walkout & ensuite studio over garage accommodate short or long term guests & family. Mature landscaping creates sense of privacy while enjoying large windows and 4 season porch.
Open House
No scheduled Open Houses

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Posted by Deborah Schilling on 1/26/2018

This Single-Family in Barnstable, MA recently sold for $289,000. This Saltbox style home was sold by Deborah Schilling - William Raveis Real Estate and Home Services.


43 Sandalwood Drive , Barnstable, MA 02635

Cotuit

Single-Family

$299,900
Price
$289,000
Sale Price

7
Total Rooms
2
Beds
1/1
Full/Half Baths
Fabulous opportunity for this Cotuit address. Country warmth abounds in this saltbox with post & beam styling, cathedral ceiling and pine floors throughout except baths & kitchen.As Enter front door- LR with fireplace, a den on right and DR with vaulted beamed ceiling. Efficient kitchen and half bath with potential to make full bath. Sits nicely off street on level lot with plantings for privacy. First time buyer, second home escape and room to expand.Enclosed porch on a mahogany deck offers great shoulder season use & summer dining & relaxation. Loft is perfect space for home office or homework space for kids.Being sold 'as is' -buyer responsible for all inspections and repairs needed to convey property (incl smokes/CO) Taxes vary by occupancy-buyers to verify details & meas

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