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Posted by Deborah Schilling on 5/24/2019

This Single-Family in Barnstable, MA recently sold for $401,000. This Cape style home was sold by Deborah Schilling - William Raveis Real Estate and Home Services.


248 Pine St, Barnstable, MA 02632

Centerville

Single-Family

$419,900
Price
$401,000
Sale Price

10
Rooms
5
Beds
3
Baths
Wonderful Centerville home, full of character, and room for all! 3-season porch leads to large Living Room with fireplace, and Dining Room. Large Open Kitchen with beadboard, garden window, pantry, and full Bathroom. 1st Floor Master Suite with Dressing Room/Nursery. 1st Floor Laundry Room. 2nd floor offers 4 Bedrooms and full Bathroom. Full Basement, 3 heating systems. Updated Bathrooms, newer tilt-wash windows, 2 new water heaters in 2017, roof 2009, 5 Bedroom Title V in-hand. Master Suite and Office was once a legal In-Law Apartment with Kitchen - new Owner could possibly reinstall. Abuts conservation land - wonderful family house in a great location!

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Posted by Deborah Schilling on 5/24/2019

This Single-Family in Barnstable, MA recently sold for $401,000. This Cape style home was sold by Deborah Schilling - William Raveis Real Estate and Home Services.


248 Pine Street , Barnstable, MA 02632

Centerville

Single-Family

$419,900
Price
$401,000
Sale Price

5
Beds
10
Total Rooms
3
Baths
Wonderful Centerville home, full of character, and room for all! 3-season porch leads to large Living Room with fireplace, and Dining Room. Large Open Kitchen with beadboard, garden window, pantry, and full Bathroom. 1st Floor Master Suite with Dressing Room/Nursery. 1st Floor Laundry Room. 2nd floor offers 4 Bedrooms and full Bathroom. Full Basement, 3 heating systems. Updated Bathrooms, newer tilt-wash windows, 2 new water heaters in 2017, roof 2009, 5 Bedroom Title V in-hand. Master Suite and Office was once a legal In-Law Apartment with Kitchen - new Owner could possibly reinstall. Abuts conservation land - wonderful family house in a great location!

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Posted by Deborah Schilling on 5/23/2019

Moving is stressful at the best of times. But when you’re moving across the country rather than across town, it adds to the number of preparations you’ll need to make.

In this article, we’ll give you some tips on how to best prepare for your long-distance move, whether it’s across the state, across the country, or to another country altogether.

Packing and moving

One of the biggest concerns you’ll have during a long distance move is the condition of your belongings.

If you’re using a moving company, you’ll want to make sure you trust them to handle your belongings with care. To ensure that they’re responsible movers, read over their reviews online. It’s also a good idea to review their contracts and to make sure you have enough insurance to cover any costly damages or losses. Speaking of moving companies, be sure to shop around to find out which one offers the best prices and delivery windows.

When it comes to packing your items, air on the side of caution and start boxing items well in advance of your move. Not only is it a good idea to label your boxes by room, but you should put your name and contact information on your boxes if they’re being shipped by a large moving company.

Remember that not everything needs to be in boxes. Soft items like clothing and towels can easily be packed in trash bags, suitcases, and duffel bags. You’ll be able to squeeze in more items and they’ll take up less space in the moving truck.

When filling the moving truck, be sure your fragile items aren’t the top box on a stack of boxes. Similarly, you don’t want fragile belongings underneath too many heavy boxes. Your movers likely have their own way of securing boxes, so be sure to indicate to them which boxes are the most fragile with labels.

Downsize your belongings

The month leading up to your move is a good time to sell or donate items you no longer use. It could save you space on the moving truck, and you could earn a few extra dollars before your big move.

Larger items should be your top priority. Bicycles, lawnmowers, and other big items that you’ve been thinking of replacing can be sold now and you can buy new ones at your future home. However, don’t discount the weight and size of things like DVD and book collections. Many people lug around bookcases from house to house and hardly ever touch the books on them. Furthermore, technology like Kindle and Netflix are making owning physical copies of your media less of a necessity.

Before you start packing the rest of your items into moving boxes, make sure you set aside a “survival kit” filled with your daily use items. Things like cell phone chargers, glasses and contacts, and sanitary items should be in your vehicle or carry on, not in the moving truck.

Saving money

Moving is expensive, but there are a number of ways you can squeeze some savings out of the experience. First, take advantage of free boxes from local stores and restaurants. Then, ask for friends and family to help you pack rather than hiring professionals, offer them lunch in exchange for their help.

When it comes to getting to your new home, don’t rule out flying as being the most expensive option. Hotels, gas, and eating out add up quickly if you’re making a road trip out of your move.

Finally, see if your move is tax-deductible. If you’re relocating for work, there’s a chance some of your moving expenses will be. If so, be sure to keep all of your receipts along the way.




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Posted by Deborah Schilling on 5/22/2019


18 Grant Breen Drive , Mashpee, MA 02649

Mashpee (village)

Single-Family

$425,000
Price

3
Beds
6
Total Rooms
2
Baths
Welcome to the convenience of 1 floor living! This contemporary ranch offers vaulted ceilings in Living & Family rooms, wood floors , open kitchen/dining/FR and a MBR with a striking tray ceiling and private bath. Maybe most of all, you will treasure the 3 season enclosed porch, which truly is a sun room, sited facing south west that looks out to a level yard and wooded open space buffer beyond. A good sized deck is perfect for outdoor entertaining and cookouts. Family room has a gas fireplace. The 1st floor laundry 'room' as you enter from the 2 car garage makes this open floor plan ranch highly desirable and functional. 2 additional bedrooms round out the main level. Gas HW heat. Walk about 1/2 mile (sidewalks on Rt 28) and you arrive at Mashpee Commons, South Cape Village & more!
Open House
Saturday
May 25 at 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Cannot make the Open Houses?
Location: 18 Grant Breen Drive , Mashpee, MA 02649    Get Directions

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Posted by Deborah Schilling on 5/22/2019


18 Grant Breen Drive , Mashpee, MA 02649

Mashpee (village)

Single-Family

$425,000
Price

3
Beds
6
Total Rooms
2
Baths
Welcome to the convenience of 1 floor living! This contemporary ranch offers vaulted ceilings in Living & Family rooms, wood floors , open kitchen/dining/FR and a MBR with a striking tray ceiling and private bath. Maybe most of all, you will treasure the 3 season enclosed porch, which truly is a sun room, sited facing south west that looks out to a level yard and wooded open space buffer beyond. A good sized deck is perfect for outdoor entertaining and cookouts. Family room has a gas fireplace. The 1st floor laundry 'room' as you enter from the 2 car garage makes this open floor plan ranch highly desirable and functional. 2 additional bedrooms round out the main level. Gas HW heat. Walk about 1/2 mile (sidewalks on Rt 28) and you arrive at Mashpee Commons, South Cape Village & more!
Open House
Saturday
May 25 at 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Cannot make the Open Houses?
Location: 18 Grant Breen Drive , Mashpee, MA 02649    Get Directions

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