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Posted by The DiRoberto Team on 8/14/2018

This Multi-Family in Millbury, MA recently sold for $227,500. This style home was sold by The DiRoberto Team - RE/MAX Advantage I.


7 Elm St, Millbury, MA 01527

Multi-Family

$269,000
Price
$227,500
Sale Price

3
Units
2,751
Approx. GLA
Unique 3 Family building on corner lot in MILLBURY!! 2 Units are vacant and rents are accurately projected. The rented 1 bed is rented under market value at $600 due to long term tenant who is not in a lease. Large Clean Units w/ Updates in most places. This property also has a lot of character and potential! Hardwoods, Tile, Great Size Bedrooms and Living Space! Gas Heat in all Units, Off Street Parking, Porches and Decks as well. This property is priced to Sell and is Being Sold As Is.

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Posted by The DiRoberto Team on 8/13/2018


7 Madeline St, Worcester, MA 01603

Rental

$1,700
Price

7
Rooms
2
Beds
1/1
Full/Half Baths
Unbelievable 2 PLUS Bedroom 1.5 Bath on the Worcester/Auburn Line!! Hardwoods Throughout w/ Bay Windows, Kitchen w/ ALL NEW SS Appliances!! Kitchen walks out to the NEW Deck! Finished basement w/ Additional Living room -- Storage & Laundry in unit! Garage Parking w/ Private Back Yard! Hurry!!
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Posted by The DiRoberto Team on 8/12/2018

 Whether you're staging your home to sell it faster or preparing for a big family gathering, there are a lot of easy, inexpensive things you can do to accentuate the positive and downplay the negative.

While one or two small touches may not guarantee making a great impression, a handful of upgrades and improvements  should tip the scales in your direction. Here are a few ideas and possibilities:

  1. Clean carpets: If you have pets, children, or teenagers in the house, there's a good chance your carpets have some ugly stains on them. Fortunately, there are relatively easy solutions ranging from hiring a professional carpet cleaning service to renting a steam cleaner machine from your local hardware store or supermarket. In some cases, you may need to pretreat the stains with a cleaning spray. Keep in mind, however, that pre-treating carpet stains can be risky. First of all, there's the potential for certain cleaning solutions to permanently fade the color of your carpet. Secondly, some cleaning chemicals are toxic, so it's important to read the label and use them with caution. Fortunately, more and more professional carpet cleaning services are using non-toxic, "green" cleaning products, so look for companies that are environmentally friendly in their practices. Depending on the extent of your carpet stains, a good vacuuming and thorough steam cleaning, alone, might produce the desired results.
  2. Upgrade door knobs: You probably never paid attention to the quality of your door hardware, but it's not uncommon for homeowners to have very plain-looking doorknobs throughout their house. Visitors will probably notice them, at least on a subtle level, if the knobs are either exceptionally cheap or -- on the other hand -- very stylish and distinctive. Granted, replacing a bunch of ordinary doorknobs with $40 antique-style or crystal glass hardware could get rather pricey! A more economical alternative would be to get moderately priced doorknobs that would achieve the desired result without costing hundreds of dollars. If you're going to continue living in your home and are looking for ways to add extra style and quality to your decor, then doing an extensive doorknob upgrade is an option to consider. On the other hand, if you're staging your home for sale, then a more conservative approach might be appropriate.
  3. Replace light switch covers and outlet plates: Many homes seem to have run-of-the mill, plastic light switch covers, which serve the purpose, but don't enhance the decor at all. While it may be another subtle aspect of your overall decorating scheme, it's one of the many features people may notice. Metallic or artistic-looking switch covers make a much more positive statement about your attention to detail and quality.
  4. Remove smudges from windows and mirrors: Crystal clear windows and mirrors help bring out the best in your home. It's one of those small touches that can make a big difference in the impression you make on family, friends, and -- if your house is on the market -- potential buyers.
There are literally dozens of small changes, improvements,and upgrades you can consider making in and around your home, but very often it's those little touches that make a lasting impression.





Posted by The DiRoberto Team on 8/7/2018


41 Pleasant St, Leicester, MA 01524

Single-Family

$249,000
Price

12
Rooms
9
Beds
4/1
Full/Half Baths
**INVESTORS** HUGE Potential at This ENORMOUS 9 Bed, 3 Kitchen, 4.5 Bath Home in Leicester by BECKER COLLEGE! Great chance for A Large RETURN ON INVESTMENT! Turn this into A Property w/ Rooms for Rent or turn it into A Multi-Family! Market Value for Rooms for Rent with utilities Included here are at least $750 per room! 1st Floor Kitchen is Gorgeous w/ Tile, SS Appliances, Island, Living Rooms Include an Electric Fireplace and A Pellet Stove to help out with heating Costs! Some work needed to be done in the home. Great Opportunity for Sweat Equity and a chance to own a Home that is Truly 1 of A Kind!
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Posted by The DiRoberto Team on 8/5/2018

Whether it's for your children or grandchildren starting a kid-friendly garden is a rewarding activity for everyone. Itís a great hobby to enjoy together and a wonderful learning experience for you both.

Start by sectioning off a piece of your yard or garden just for them. If you already have a garden or plan on starting one of your own this will allow your child to have a space of their own and protect your more advanced plants from their inexperience. They will love to have a corner for themselves! Allow them to do as they please here and decorate it as they wish.

When putting their garden together donít make all the decisions for them. Allow them to pick out which plants to grow and/or where they will be planted. Help them choose from plants they are already familiar with or to create a themed garden such as a pizza, rainbow or alphabetical garden. Herbs and edible flowers make for an exciting sensory experience and make great additions to a child-friendly garden.

After choosing what to plant start with your seedlings indoors. Now is a great time to start educating them about the growing process, what to expect and what their role in helping their new plants grow will be. Visit the library together to check out some books all about gardening. Childrenís educational books with lots of bright, colorful pictures and easy to read words will help them feel like this really is their project and responsibility to learn about.

If choosing potted plants take them with you and teach them the signs of a healthy plant. Allowing them to choose which plant to take home will create excitement and ownership over the gardening process.

Assign your child age-appropriate tasks for caring for their garden and assist them where needed. As much as it is their garden they will need your help to keep it alive and thriving. This could be planting the initial seedlings, weekly watering, or regular weeding. And be sure to include them when it comes time to harvest all of your hard work together!

Keep the learning process and excitement alive with activities to track the progress of their garden. Consider helping them start a plant journal where they can track color, growth or draw depictions of their plants. You could also keep a photo record of your child standing next to the plant each week to track its growth in a fun, visual way.

Gardening is an enriching, relaxing and educational pastime for adults and children alike. Spend quality time with your child by helping them start a garden of their very own, even if it's just a small corner of your own prized garden. Reap the rewards!







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