Posted by Mary Lou Buckley on 10/14/2018

In a sellerís market, you shouldnít have a home thatís simply sitting there. If a home isnít selling and the market is hot, something must be wrong. There are many different reasons that your home isnít selling. Below, youíll discover some of those issues and what you can due to remedy the problems.

You Need To Adjust Your Expectations

Many people put their homes on the market expecting high results. While itís good to have confidence, it can be detrimental to your home sale. Great expectations can lead to an overpriced home, a lack in marketing efforts, or lowering the price of the home too late. All of these situations can be detrimental to your home sale. Research and hiring a realtor to help you with the sale can keep you organized and assist ou in staying on top of the market. 

 You Donít Understand Home Values

If youíre selling your home on your own, you may not have priced the property correctly especially if you have no professional experience. This is where a realtor comes in. A real estate agent can do the professional market research that finds the sweet spot for a price on a home for sale. Knowing that price is one of the best ways to sell your home fast. Without a well-valued home, it could sit idle in a good market. 

Your Home Is Neglected

If you have been neglecting various projects around your home, you could find that itís more difficult to sell your home. Buyers want the best house for the lowest possible price. Homes that have been properly maintained with the right HVAC maintenance, yard upkeep, and regular appliance services are more likely to be scooped up fast by buyers. 

Before your home even goes on the market, you should do any tasks around the house that you have been neglecting. The investment of both time and money will be worth it for you in the long term when you go to sell your home. 

The Photos Arenít Professional

The marketing efforts used to sell a home are very important. On the top of this list is the photos that represent the house. Most home buyers begin their search online. This means the first impression that they get of your home is from pictures. If these are not well done, it could be very detrimental to your home sale. 

For good photos, be sure that you get rid of all the clutter from your space before the pictures are taken. Itís really best to hire a professional to deal with his aspect of home marketing. If you must take the photos on your own, using a better camera than that a cell phone provides can really be a step up in the picture taking process.


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Posted by Mary Lou Buckley on 10/11/2018

75 Main St, Amesbury, MA 01913



DOWNTOWN AMESBURY AT YOUR DOOR! This ADORABLE 1 bedroom garden style condo is in excellent condition with open concept living room , dining area and kitchen with breakfast bar! PRIVATE DECK off the living room. Updated flooring, a newer hot water heater and recently painted with laundry in the unit! One car, off street parking. ***AFFORDABLE HOUSING UNIT*** Buyer must be eligible by municipality standards. Deed Rider required.
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Posted by Mary Lou Buckley on 10/9/2018

37 17th Ave, Haverhill, MA 01830



Full/Half Baths
BETTER THAN NEW CONSTRUCTION....METICULOUS AND LOVINGLY MAINTAINED...2 bedroom modern Condex with 1 car attached garage! You will not be disappointed as you walk to the front door to this adorable home and see lush landscape! As you enter, you will be welcomed by hardwood floors and a gas fireplace with an open concept to the updated kitchen with granite counter-tops, a breakfast bar and sliders leading to a large deck overlooking the fenced in back yard! There are 2 generous sized bedrooms including the master bedroom with cathedral ceilings and its own private bath! Lower level is finished with sliders to the backyard patio. SPECIAL FEATURES INCLUDE: new carpeting, freshly painted, tankless water heater, attached garage and much more! Don't wait to make this beautiful home yours!
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Posted by Mary Lou Buckley on 10/7/2018

Your outdoor lighting is perhaps one neglected area of your home. For both safety and beauty, the outdoors deserve a certain amount of attention when it comes to lighting. There are plenty of ways that you can make your outdoor lighting both welcoming and practical.

Layer It

Just as you would inside your home, you should try to layer your lighting. To do this, you should include many different kinds of lighting especially lighting that brightens the outside walls of the home, highlights landscaping elements, and even some overhead lighting.

Use Decorative Lighting

Decorative lanterns and lamps are an easy way to add lighting to your outdoor spaces. You can let them stand on their own, spread them out, or you can group them and line them up in certain areas like a wall or a table. Candles are also a great way to multi-purpose practical lighting with decorative lighting. 

Light Your Steps

Itís important to provide adequate lighting on stairs and decks. Anywhere that people can trip is a place that needs adequate lighting. Solar powered lights are perfect for these uses.

Use String Lights

String lighting hung overhead can be perfect for courtyards, decks, roofs, or even trees and shrubbery. If you donít have anything to hang string lights from, you can always get creative using posts and planters. This is a great non-permanent solution for you to have some pretty lighting available.

Donít Draw Too Much Attention To Your Property

While you want adequate lighting on the outside of your property, you also donít want to draw attention to an area of your yard. The whole neighborhood doesnít need to know that youíre out on your deck, hanging out. Choose lighting that provides an inviting glow without an overpowering brightness.            

Use Table Lamps

You may have thought that table lamps are only for the indoors, but think again. Your outdoor setup can be the same as your indoor setup. Put table lamps down on your outdoor tables for adequate illumination. Be sure that the lamps youíre using are rated for the outdoors. 

If you use the right techniques and always be sure that youíre following safety protocols,  you can find success with your outdoor lighting scheme. When your home is properly lit, the best part is that youíll be able to enjoy the outdoors of your home much more thoroughly during seasonable times. Youíll also have an increased sense of security and comfort in and around your home. Itís well known that burglars are deterred from intruding on well-lit properties. Set up your outdoor lighting right and get the outdoor season off on the right foot.

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Posted by Mary Lou Buckley on 10/1/2018

This Single-Family in Windham, NH recently sold for $649,900. This Colonial style home was sold by Mary Lou Buckley - Coco, Early & Associates.

16 Tarbell Road, Windham, NH 03087


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Entertain to your hearts delight in this 5 bedroom, beautifully landscaped colonial. Sunny and bright cul-de-sac neighborhood for great fun. Cooks kitchen has beautiful granite with room for everyone around the oversized island. Electrolux gas cooktop, double wall oven, built-in microwave drawer, trash compactor and pantry are all included in this large tastefully appointed kitchen. Open concept living at its finest while still defining your space. Huge great room with vaulted ceiling and wood burning fireplace that has been converted to gas. Separate yet open dining space, first floor office/au pair that has jack & jill access to the 1st floor 3/4 bathroom. Head up the turned hardwood staircase and you'll find the impressive master with an enormous daylight closet and vaulted ceilings. The large ensuite has separate shower & jetted tub. And then...4 MORE bedrooms! You'll LOVE the hall bathroom set up-opposing counters each with double sinks and carefully chosen granite and a separate tub room with loo. 3 car attached garage, large finished walk out basement with extra flex room and small closet converted to an adorable wine cellar, and still there's plenty of room for storage. 20x14 back deck and separate shaded deck space cozies up to your AG pool all situated among the wooded bucolic backyard. SPACE SPACE SPACE! This and MUCH more in the HIGHLY sought after Windham school district!

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