Jamie Dee Frontiero - Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage



Posted by Jamie Dee Frontiero on 8/20/2018

This Single-Family in Manchester, MA recently sold for $730,000. This style home was sold by Jamie Dee Frontiero - Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage.


801 Summer, Manchester, MA 01944

Kettle Cove Village

Single-Family

$742,500
Price
$730,000
Sale Price

6
Rooms
3
Beds
3
Baths
Super Chic Kettle Cove Carriage House.This landmark icon is located just 5 mins. from downtown Manchester by the Sea & appx.15 mins. from Historic Gloucester Boulevard. Trendy updates have been carefully infused yet a charm & allure of yesteryear can be found throughout the home. Upon arrival, this eclectic home impresses w/ a magnificent stone structure & a magical curb appeal. Once inside the formal entrance an oh-so-spacious FIRST LEVEL LIVING ROOM wows w/ soaring ceilings, huge walls of stone & a hearty fireplace mantel. This 1st level continues w/ a laundry room, full bath & a fantastic workshop-space boasting high ceilings, wide-door entrance & storage.This expansive room could be made into a spectacular first level kitchen or, provide for an array of artistic/studio needs. The upper level living area is ultra charming & offers: 2 bedrooms, 2 more baths, a "bonus" room, a sunny eat-in kitchen, a cozy conversation area & access to the back deck.

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Posted by Jamie Dee Frontiero on 8/19/2018

The good news: a homebuyer has made an offer on your house and is ready to purchase it as quickly as possible. On the other hand, there's the bad news: this homebuyer has many requests that need to be fulfilled to finalize a home sale.

Unfortunately, a stubborn homebuyer can put a home sale in jeopardy. But a home seller who understands how to deal with a stubborn homebuyer effectively may be able to boost his or her chances of a seamless property sale.

Now, let's take a look at three steps that every home seller can use to deal with a stubborn homebuyer:

1. Focus on the End Results

For most home sellers, the end goal of selling a home is getting the best price for your residence, regardless of the current real estate market's conditions. As such, if you remain focused on your ultimate goals, you may be better equipped than others to deal with a stubborn homebuyer.

If a stubborn homebuyer submits a variety of requests, allocate the necessary time and resources to consider each request closely. Then, if you find the requests are overwhelming, you can always submit counter-proposals.

Lastly, don't forget that you can always walk away from a home selling negotiation that appears to be going nowhere. And remember, if a negotiation with a stubborn homebuyer goes south, you can relist your residence and restart the home selling journey.

2. Consider the Homebuyer's Perspective

Why is a homebuyer acting stubborn? Open the lines of communication with a homebuyer, and you may be able to find out the root of a property buyer's stubbornness and proceed accordingly.

A homebuyer may have concerns or questions about buying your residence. Fortunately, if you maintain open lines of communication with a homebuyer, you can address these concerns and questions without delay.

Also, be aware of the homebuyer's perspective as you proceed along a property selling negotiation. Although a homebuyer may make requests along the way, it is important for you and a property buyer to find common ground. If you feel uncomfortable with a homebuyer's requests, you should be unafraid to walk away from a home selling negotiation altogether.

3. Ask a Real Estate Agent for Extra Help

If you're unsure about how to approach a stubborn homebuyer, there is no need to worry. Conversely, meet with an expert real estate agent, and you can find out how to move one step closer to getting the best price for your residence.

An expert real estate agent will be happy to provide honest, unbiased recommendations about how to collaborate with a stubborn property buyer. Next, you and a stubborn homebuyer can work together to complete a home sale.

Plus, an expert real estate agent may act as a liaison between a property seller and buyer. This housing market professional can learn about both sides and what they are looking for in a home sale and take the necessary steps to deliver the ideal results for all parties involved.

Take the guesswork out of dealing with a stubborn homebuyer Ė use these tips, and you can boost your chances of navigating a successful home selling journey.




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Posted by Jamie Dee Frontiero on 8/18/2018


435 Exeter Road, Hampton, NH 03844

Single-Family

$1,050,000
Price

15
Rooms
5
Beds
5/1
Full/Half Baths
New Price Offering on this Amazing Property! Elegance & Tradition abound on this 6+ acre mini-estate. Purchased by its current owners in 2010 this landmark homestead underwent extensive renovations & mechanical updates. The owners took care to preserve historical details yet thoughtfully infused modern amenities such as: central air, a luxurious master suite, well-appointed kitchen & trendy living spaces. The home has a more classic layout yet provides a vast array of additional living spaces perfect for work-at-home professionals, extended family, caregivers or guests. The main level of the original barn offers a great workshop area, tons of storage & garage parking while the renovated 2nd floor wows w/ a super cool Great Room! The property continues to impress w/ an INDOOR-POOL-HOUSE complete w/ heated pool, entertainment space & a huge YOGA/WORKOUT ROOM! Avid Travelers/commuters will enjoy nearby train & bus lines & short travel times to Portsmouth, Newburyport and Boston!
Open House
No scheduled Open Houses

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Posted by Jamie Dee Frontiero on 8/12/2018

You may be wondering what can be done with the room below the main floor of your home. This room is also better known as a basement. Most basements have things like the fuse box, your water heater, and a furnace in them. 


There is a possibility in many homes to transform the basement floor into another room. This can add immense value to your home, by providing additional space. By using this as a room, you can change the set up of your home and provide more living space without needing to move.  


Size Of The Room


The size of the basement area can vary widely. The ceiling heights can vary and there may be little to no natural light in the room, which can be a hindrance when it comes to certain things that you may want to do with that area. This means that the basement may not be suitable for all everyday living purposes, but it still can be used for some things, depending upon the space.    


In-Law Apartment 


Many people take the basement level of their home and turn it into an in-law apartment. This is where a relative can live independently. Many of these include a separate entrance, kitchen, and bathroom. Building this type of room may be costly. Keep in mind that it will add immense value to your home when you do decide to sell the home in the future. It will provide a comfortable living situation for everyone in the home. Even a small studio can add value a whole lot of value to your property. 


Family Room And More


Many basements have become prime examples of a family room. These rooms can house game tables, televisions, sofas, and more. From a dedicated game room to a manly man cave, everyone in the family can make use of a newly renovated space. Youíll just need to decide what to do before you start.  


Disguise The Look


The first thing that youíll need to do is completely disguise the look of your basement. This can require you to put up drywall and add some paint to the area. If the basement floor begins as simple concrete, youíre probably going to need to lay down carpet and put in some flooring, depending upon how in-depth your renovation will be. 


Appliance And Storage Area


If you canít make your basement into any type of living space per say, you may want to transform it into a laundry room, or house other appliances down there. Aside from your washer and dryer, you may need a freezer or an additional fridge for food storage. The basement is the perfect place for these items. You can use another part of the basement to keep off-season items like Christmas decorations and outdoor furniture.


No matter what you do with your basement, remember that itís a bonus room in many cases as far as your square footage is concerned. Get creative and make the basement your own!





Posted by Jamie Dee Frontiero on 8/5/2018

You may take your front door for granted. Maybe you only use your front door occasionally when company comes or you have a gathering at your home. Itís amazing how much more curb appeal you can give to your home with a properly lit front door. Below, youíll find some tips to help you brighten your front door and the overall appeal of your home. 


Make Your Front Door Shine Through The Night


If you want your home to have curb appeal, you may think of the daylight hours. Sure, you want your home to look good during the day, but there are 24 hours! You can find plenty of ways that you can add nighttime curb appeal to your home with correct types of landscape lighting. Some ideas to help you highlight your front door can be found below:


Put a spotlight on the entryway


Using bold lighting like this can help you to enhance the features that are already present on the front of your home.     


Use sconce lighting

This type of lighting is easily mounted onto the side of walls or the side of your home. You can use these types of lights to add to the style of your home as they come in many different kinds from the stately to the fun and whimsical. These lights also provide quite a welcoming touch to the home.


Consider Lighting Your House Number


Wherever your house number is present, you should try to light it. This way, after daylight hours, guests can clearly see what house number is yours. You can do this with a lamp post or a spotlight depending on where you have your house numbers mounted. 


Use Lighting Variations


Just as you would on the inside of your home, the outside of your home should use variations of lighting. Use sconces for overhead lighting. Think of the lighting on the outside of your home based on the main types of lighting: task, decorative, ambient, and accent lighting. Using these basic design principles can help you to find where the need for light is in your yard.


Highlight Your Landscape


Your hard efforts at landscaping arenít just for the daylight hours. Use lighting in your yard as a way to highlight the beauty of your yard the whole day and night through. If you have particularly unique trees or bushes, or a nice statue in your yard, use lights to brighten the space and show off the best features that your yard has to offer.

When thinking of lighting your yard keep safety as your first priority and design as your second for a great outdoor lighting scheme.    





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