Marjorie Youngren Team | Lynnfield Real Estate, Melrose Real Estate, Middleton Real Estate


You might believe that your house is real estate market-ready. However, if you fail to allocate the necessary time and resources to boost your house's curb appeal, you may miss out on opportunities to showcase the true beauty of your residence to potential buyers.

Fortunately, there are many proven ways to enhance your house's curb appeal, and these include:

1. Perform Home Exterior Maintenance

Consider the homebuyer's perspective as you assess your residence's exterior – you'll be glad you did. Because if you approach your residence like a homebuyer would, you may be able to identify "hidden" problem areas faster than ever before.

For example, if you notice damaged home siding or a messy front lawn, you should perform assorted home exterior maintenance and repairs. This will enable you to eliminate any home exterior eyesores before you list your residence.

2. Conduct a Property Inspection

If you want to go above and beyond the call of duty to assess your home exterior, you should conduct a property inspection. That way, you can work with a house expert to detect and resolve any home exterior issues.

During a property inspection, a home expert will evaluate your residence both inside and out. Then, the home expert will provide a report that outlines his or her inspection findings.

Review the results of a property inspection closely. The inspection report likely will contain valuable insights that you can use to prioritize myriad home exterior upgrades. And if you complete these upgrades, you may be able to transform an ordinary home exterior into a stunning one.

3. Consult with a Real Estate Agent

The real estate market can be difficult to navigate, particularly for a seller who wants to improve a house's exterior as quickly as possible. Luckily, real estate agents are available in cities and towns nationwide, and these housing market professionals can make it simple to find ways to enhance your residence's exterior.

A real estate agent is happy to provide recommendations about how you can upgrade your residence's exterior without breaking your budget. Thus, this housing market professional can help you get the best possible results from any home exterior improvement projects.

Of course, let's not forget about the assistance that a real estate agent can provide throughout the home selling journey, either.

A real estate agent will help you list your residence and promote it to potential buyers. He or she will even review offers on your house and negotiate with a buyer's agent on your behalf. With all of this support, a real estate agent will make it easy for you to maximize your home sale earnings.

If you're unsure about how to improve your home's curb appeal or perform various home selling tasks, you should hire a real estate agent. By employing a top-notch real estate agent, you can speed up the home selling process and increase the likelihood of a profitable home sale.


There's no question about it: Being a homeowner can be a very satisfying and rewarding experience! However, enjoying that added privacy, control over your environment, and pride of ownership does not come without a price.

When you go from being a renter to an owner, a lot of things change! In additional to being responsible for property maintenance, repairs, and improvements, home ownership requires an investment of time. For many people, devoting a block of time to painting a room, organizing a closet, or cleaning out the basement can be the trickiest part of getting a project done!

One of the biggest obstacles to starting a home project is the natural human tendency to procrastinate -- especially if the project infringes on your relaxation or recreation time! On the other hand, the satisfaction you'll experience when the job is done will more than justify the time and effort. The overriding question is: "How can I motivate myself to tackle the project and get it done?" While there isn't a one-size-fits-all approach to self-motivation, here are a few ideas which might help!

Create a To-Do List: Writing down a list of priorities and revising it several times a week is a tried-and-proven method of getting things done around the house. Writing down your short-term (and long-term) goals engages your attention, serves as a visual reminder, and sets an intention for taking action. When you create a to-do list and look at it a couple times a day, it helps to focus your mind on what you want to accomplish. By organizing your thoughts, it makes it much easier to organize your home and your life. It's definitely not a panacea for all of life's ills, but it can be a darn good starting point!

Announce Your Intentions: Once you tell your spouse, your best friend, or your mother that you're going to clean out your garage or paint the spare room on Saturday, it makes it a little harder to wiggle out of it -- especially, if you've used that project as a reason for declining an invitation or postponing a favor. By stating your intention, it's almost like you're promising to do something. Since most of us are inclined to live up to our promises, announcing your intentions to complete -- or at least start -- a home-improvement or organizing project may be all it takes to get the ball rolling!

Buy or Gather the Supplies: Whether you need supplies for cleaning, painting, or screen repair, having them on hand will make it much easier to get started. On the other hand, not having them in the house makes it all-too-convenient to say, "I'll get to it tomorrow!" And as you may know, "tomorrow" either never comes or it turns into "next year!"



55 Shattuck St, Haverhill, MA 01830

Single-Family

$349,900
Price

6
Rooms
3
Beds
2
Baths
Opportunity knocks at 55 Shattuck Street! This large split style home is looking for a new owner. The space is all here - just bring your ideas and updates. This home has 3 bedrooms and 2 large baths. The master bedroom is spacious, with his and her closets and ensuite. The living room, dining room and kitchen are arranged for entertaining. Downstairs, you will find a family room (with wood stove) and a large workshop. Two car garage! Plenty of parking! Large level lot! Easy highway access! Title V in hand! Don't miss out - build equity and make this house your own!
Open House
Saturday
November 02 at 12:00 PM to 1:30 PM
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55 Shattuck St, Haverhill, MA 01830

Single-Family

$349,900
Price

6
Rooms
3
Beds
2
Baths
Opportunity knocks at 55 Shattuck Street! This large split style home is looking for a new owner. The space is all here - just bring your ideas and updates. This home has 3 bedrooms and 2 large baths. The master bedroom is spacious, with his and her closets and ensuite. The living room, dining room and kitchen are arranged for entertaining. Downstairs, you will find a family room (with wood stove) and a large workshop. Two car garage! Plenty of parking! Large level lot! Easy highway access! Title V in hand! Don't miss out - build equity and make this house your own!
Open House
Saturday
November 02 at 12:00 PM to 1:30 PM
Cannot make the Open Houses?
Location: 55 Shattuck St, Haverhill, MA 01830    Get Directions

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55 Shattuck St, Haverhill, MA 01830

Single-Family

$349,900
Price

6
Rooms
3
Beds
2
Baths
Opportunity knocks at 55 Shattuck Street! This large split style home is looking for a new owner. The space is all here - just bring your ideas and updates. This home has 3 bedrooms and 2 large baths. The master bedroom is spacious, with his and her closets and ensuite. The living room, dining room and kitchen are arranged for entertaining. Downstairs, you will find a family room (with wood stove) and a large workshop. Two car garage! Plenty of parking! Large level lot! Easy highway access! Title V in hand! Don't miss out - build equity and make this house your own!
Open House
Saturday
November 02 at 12:00 PM to 1:30 PM
Cannot make the Open Houses?
Location: 55 Shattuck St, Haverhill, MA 01830    Get Directions

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