Margaret O'Sullivan's Blog

Posted on 07/13/2020
Pros & Cons of REIT Investing
Image by Mediamodifier from Pixabay Although most people think of real estate investments in terms of real property that they can see and touch, buy and sell, or rent and manage on their own, there is a popular form of real estate investment that is not as personal and interactive. In many ways, it is easier, featuring the...
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Posted on 07/08/2020
60 Center Street #2, Andover, MA 01810 is now new to the market!
NEWLY RENOVATED TOWNHOUSE located on a quiet dead-end street in ANDOVER'S HISTORIC BALLARDVALE DISTRICT. IDEALLY LOCATED for those looking to travel North or South. A SHORT DISTANCE to the COMMUTER RAIL, RT93 and 495. The entire updated first floor features the living room with GENUINE HARDWOOD BAMBOO FLOORING, OAK STAIRS and a CUSTOM BUILT-IN BOOKSHELF. The kitchen has GRANITE COUNTERS, STAINLESS APPLIANCES and access to YOUR PRIVATE DECK. The Bath is STUNNING with a SPACIOUS GLASS ENCLOSED SHOWER and DESIGNER TILESCAPE. The second floor holds 2 BEDROOMS with GREAT SUN EXPOSURE and a SEPARATE HOME OFFICE. A PRIVATE BASEMENT with NEW...
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Posted on 07/07/2020
Should You Submit Multiple Offers to Purchase at the Same Time?
If you find lots of great homes are available and cannot decide which residence to buy, there is no need to stress. Rather than submit multiple offers to purchase various houses, you should hone your home search. By doing so, you can discover the right residence, at the right price. Now, let's take a look at three tips to...
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Posted on 06/29/2020
Prepare for Today’s Smart Buyers
Image by wavebreakmedia from Shutterstock If you've owned your house for a long time and are putting it on the market, take time to consider how the buying and selling process has changed. Today’s buyers are both smart and cautious. They have access to more information than was possible a decade ago. Research shows that buyers begin shopping...
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Posted on 06/24/2020
42 Lindsay Lane, Reading, MA 01867 is now new to the market!
Stunning FAMILY HOME in one of Reading's PREMIER NEIGHBORHOODS. This CLASSIC COLONIAL features LARGE LIVING AND DINING ROOMS that open into your SUN FILLED EAT IN KITCHEN. From your kitchen you could relax either in your FIREPLACED FAMILY ROOM or head outside to your DECK overlooking an AMAZING BACKYARD that includes FIRE-PIT, BASKETBALL COURT and room for FAMILY FUN throughout the year. The first floor is completed by a FULL BATH and LARGE BEDROOM. Upstairs you will find FOUR SPACIOUS BEDROOMS, FAMILY BATHROOM and LAUNDRY. THE MASTER SUITE is a PRIVATE OASIS with a WALK IN CLOSET and FULL BATH. The lower level has FULL HEIGHT...
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Posted on 06/22/2020
Preparing for a Hurricane
Photo by Michael M on Unsplash If you are expecting a Category 3, 4 or 5 hurricane to directly impact your home and immediate area, GO. Obey evacuation orders from local, state or federal agencies and leave as soon as possible. Remember, your home can always be repaired after the hurricane. There is nothing you can do to...
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Posted on 06/16/2020
Another Property Sold - 173 Grove Street, Reading, MA 01867
The wait is over…move right into this PICTURE PERFECT colonial that’s just 8 years young. Imagine yourself hosting gatherings in your beautiful kitchen, BRIGHT dining area, and expansive living room with marble gas fireplace. Second floor features LARGE bedrooms w/ over sized closets. FABULOUS master suite boasts large CUSTOM closets and en suite bath. The third floor has a over-sized BONUS SPACE; great for an office, playroom,or bedroom or combination. If you’re looking for even more space, room for possible future expansion in the basement as well. This home is meticulously maintained, this property defines pride of...
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Posted on 06/16/2020
Another Property Sold - 12 Beech Street, Reading, MA 01867
Totally RENOVATED 3 Bedroom COLONIAL with TODAY's DECOR in MIND. Great LOCATION right off the CENTER of TOWN. Enjoy the OUTDOORS this summer with your SPACIOUS landscaped DOUBLE lot. Convenient to SHOPPING, COMMUTER RAIL, HIGHWAYS and PARK. RENOVATIONS include, New HEATING system, New WINDOWS, New ROOF including plywood, New HARDWOOD FLOORS, New STAINLESS APPLIANCES, New ELECTRICAL SERVICE, New GUTTERS and DOWNSPOUTS All the work has BEEN DONE, Just MOVE RIGHT IN and ENJOY everything READING has to...
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Posted on 06/15/2020
How Can You Capitalize on a Seller's Market?
A seller's market provides many opportunities for those who plan to list a residence in the near future. If you know how to capitalize on a seller's market, you may be able to quickly and effortlessly sell your house and maximize your property sale earnings. Now, let's take a look at three tips to help you get the most...
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Posted on 06/08/2020
Real Estate Zoning Basics
Image by Arek Socha from Pixabay The regulations of real estate zoning have the potential to make or break a property, but not everyone is aware of these laws until they're confronted with the day-to-day realities of them. We'll look at the basics of zoning, and what investors and homeowners should keep in mind before making plans. There...
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Posted on 06/03/2020
13 Ridge Rd, Reading, MA 01867 is now new to the market!
COTTAGE CHARM makes you want to call this AMAZING house HOME! Situated on a BEAUTIFULLY LANDSCAPED corner lot the FRONT PORCH is just the beginning. Your LIVING ROOM, features CLASSIC PERIOD DETAILS and GLEAMING HARDWOOD FLOORS that continue throughout. The DINING ROOM with BUILT IN CABINETRY opens to an UPDATED KITCHEN with GRANITE COUNTERS and STAINLESS STEEL APPLIANCES. LARGE BEDROOMS, TWO FULL BATHS and a FINISHED FAMILY ROOM in the lower level COMPLETE this home. Add PLENTY OF STORAGE, detached GARAGE and DOUBLE WIDE DRIVEWAY and you are ready to move in. A SHORT DISTANCE to ELEMENTARY, MIDDLE, HIGH SCHOOL and TOWN SPORTS FIELDS....
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Posted on 06/02/2020
Another Property Sold - 65 Hanscom Ave, Reading, MA 01867
Beautiful 3BR/1.5BA Cape in a quiet neighborhood with gleaming hardwood floors throughout. This home is waiting for you! Enjoy entertaining in the open, newly renovated kitchen, complete with a center island, induction cooktop, granite countertops, stainless steel appliances and gorgeous cabinets that reach to the ceiling. You'll also love the family room, especially when the fireplace is lit. With summer right around the corner, you'll be able to spend time outside in the covered porch or on the wood deck. The newly fenced backyard offers plenty of space to host parties, play games or garden. With plenty of room for the whole family, the...
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