Kandi Pitrus | Medfield MA Real Estate Real Estate, Walpole MA Real Estate Real Estate


Creating just the right amount of curb appeal can be a delicate balance, but one thing's for sure: Many real estate agents firmly believe that it is the most important factor affecting how long a property remains on the market. That being the case, it's a phase of preparing your home for sale that you don't want to neglect or put on "the back burner."

If your home and property is in reasonably good condition, it may be possible to give it some extra eye-appeal without going overboard on the cost. Here are a few curb-appeal basics to consider as you get your house ready for the real estate market.

Painting: If it's been more than a few years since the outside of your home has been painted, it may be time to either repaint the entire exterior (which won't be cheap) or do some extensive "touching up." Sometimes, simply repainting window trim, shutters, and the front door can help visibly improve the overall appearance of your property. In general, peeling or fading paint will negatively impact the marketability of your home, so it's an issue worth addressing early on.

Power washing: A professional power-washing service can remove unsightly stains, layers of dirt, and discoloration from concrete surfaces, fences, roofs, garages, garage doors, and your home's exterior. One cautionary note about power washing: Applying too much water pressure can potentially cause damage to materials like loose roof shingles, older painted surfaces, crumbling concrete, old slate flooring, untreated wood, and aging fences. Special instructions may need to be given to workers and their manager, regarding delicate surfaces and the need to adjust water pressure accordingly.

Front porch: There are a lot of nice touches you can add to a front porch to make it look more inviting and visually appealing. In addition to making sure floors, steps, railings, windows, and furniture are immaculate, inexpensive upgrades, such as a new welcome mat, mailbox, and house numbers can also make a noticeable difference in the impression you create. Weather permitting, colorful potted or hanging flower baskets will enhance the aesthetic appeal of your property. As is the case with interior home staging, strategically arranging furniture can help prospective buyers imagine themselves relaxing on your porch and elsewhere in your house. That can be a key step in triggering their interest.

Landscaping: When your house is on the market, it's crucial to keep your lawn and shrubs looking manicured at all times. Any hint of overgrowth, dying trees, or weeds can send the wrong message to potential buyers about the quality and desirability of your home. Edging for lawns, flower beds, and sidewalks can often be a relatively inexpensive way to enhance the eye appeal of your property.

A seasoned real estate agent can provide you with more cost-effective ideas on sprucing up the outside of your house to attract prospective buyers.



60 Adams St, Medfield, MA 02052

Single-Family

$589,900
Price

7
Rooms
3
Beds
2
Baths
Come see this picture-perfect sun-filled Cape conveniently located within walking distance to both Medfield's town center and its top-rated schools. This wonderfully maintained home features: hardwood floors throughout, two full and updated baths, three spacious bedrooms and a bright, updated kitchen with granite counter tops, gorgeous cabinets, and stainless appliances. The living room features a fireplace, archways and hardwood floors. The sun-filled dining room features wainscoting and access to a great composite deck that overlooks the spacious, level, and fenced-in private back yard. The light and spacious upstairs bedrooms feature hardwood flooring and attractive built-in shelves. This is a fantastic home in a desirable walk to town neighborhood. Medfield Center offers a library, book store, Starbucks, Zullo Gallery, Zebra's, a small grocery store and other businesses and cute shops. This home is a must see!
Open House
Saturday
October 19 at 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM
New to the market. This home is absolutely beautiful.
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60 Adams St, Medfield, MA 02052

Single-Family

$589,900
Price

7
Rooms
3
Beds
2
Baths
Come see this picture-perfect sun-filled Cape conveniently located within walking distance to both Medfield's town center and its top-rated schools. This wonderfully maintained home features: hardwood floors throughout, two full and updated baths, three spacious bedrooms and a bright, updated kitchen with granite counter tops, gorgeous cabinets, and stainless appliances. The living room features a fireplace, archways and hardwood floors. The sun-filled dining room features wainscoting and access to a great composite deck that overlooks the spacious, level, and fenced-in private back yard. The light and spacious upstairs bedrooms feature hardwood flooring and attractive built-in shelves. This is a fantastic home in a desirable walk to town neighborhood. Medfield Center offers a library, book store, Starbucks, Zullo Gallery, Zebra's, a small grocery store and other businesses and cute shops. This home is a must see!
Open House
Saturday
October 19 at 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM
New to the market. This home is absolutely beautiful.
More Open Houses
Cannot make the Open Houses?
Location: 60 Adams St, Medfield, MA 02052    Get Directions

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60 Adams St, Medfield, MA 02052

Single-Family

$589,900
Price

7
Rooms
3
Beds
2
Baths
Come see this picture-perfect sun-filled Cape conveniently located within walking distance to both Medfield's town center and its top-rated schools. This wonderfully maintained home features: hardwood floors throughout, two full and updated baths, three spacious bedrooms and a bright, updated kitchen with granite counter tops, gorgeous cabinets, and stainless appliances. The living room features a fireplace, archways and hardwood floors. The sun-filled dining room features wainscoting and access to a great composite deck that overlooks the spacious, level, and fenced-in private back yard. The light and spacious upstairs bedrooms feature hardwood flooring and attractive built-in shelves. This is a fantastic home in a desirable walk to town neighborhood. Medfield Center offers a library, book store, Starbucks, Zullo Gallery, Zebra's, a small grocery store and other businesses and cute shops. This home is a must see!
Open House
Saturday
October 19 at 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM
New to the market. This home is absolutely beautiful.
More Open Houses
Cannot make the Open Houses?
Location: 60 Adams St, Medfield, MA 02052    Get Directions

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35 Maple Lane, Medfield, MA 02052

Single-Family

$1,019,000
Price

8
Rooms
3
Beds
2/1
Full/Half Baths
Breathtaking like-new custom townhome built with a focus on quality, design and on capturing Beacon Hill's charm. Desirable stand-alone unit on the Village Green. This home offers countless amenities: 9-foot ceilings, Brazilian cherry hardwood floors, gas fireplace, surround sound, and intricate mill work, including: crown molding, built-ins, and windows with transoms. Other highlights include: large and open gourmet kitchen with white cabinets, granite counter tops, and stainless appliances. Large open living room and spacious dining room - perfect for entertaining. First floor office with built-ins. Master suite features walk in closet, large spa-like shower, double vanity with granite counters, and private commode. Two additional and generously sized bedrooms, hi-end full bath, and second floor laundry. Home also has: welcoming front entry, composite front porch and rear deck, two-car garage, mudroom, and walking distance to downtown Medfield. Short trip to Walpole's train.
Open House
Sunday
October 20 at 2:30 PM to 4:00 PM
Come see this beautiful home located on the village green in Old Village Square.
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