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Posted by The Norton Group, Inc. on 3/18/2018

Itís difficult to tackle so many projects throughout your home without feeling overwhelmed. This is why itís a great idea to take each part of the house piece by piece. Thereís plenty of quick updates that you can make to your bedroom without breaking a sweat. The idea is to make little changes that have a big impact. Here, weíll show you some easy updates that will make a big difference in your bedroom. Use Color To Your Advantage Adding bursts of color is the easiest, yet the most often overlooked decorating technique. You can add bits of color all over your bedroom. From small accents like picture frames and vases, itís simple to add some color here and there. It will make a huge impact on the room. Feel Your Way Around The Room The textures you use in your bedroom is important to how comfortable the room feels. You can mix and match the linens in your bedroom from the type of throw you use to the type of rug thatís present on the floor. Youíll want to consider changing these a few times a year to match with the seasons. Warmer, fuzzier linens are best for the winter whereas lighter linens are perfect for summer. Suit Your Style Thereís different textures and different items that match up with certain styles and themes. If youíre going for a more romantic feel, consider using velvets and cozy looking throws. Leather gives a more rustic feel whereas blown glass and antique-finished woods provide the feel of country living. If youíre looking for more of a modern bedroom, try teak wood, smooth leather and even plastic touches to achieve your look. Change Your Accent Pillows And Shams Thereís something to be said for simply changing the pillows in your bedroom. Any throw pillows or pillow shams that are present in your bedroom could use a change each season or two. This will give you a fresh perspective instead of the same old tired bedding and accents. These simple changes can make a noticeable difference in your bedroom. Making these changes will also give you something to look forward to each and every season. Change Your Window Treatments Changing your curtains along with the seasons is a great idea as well. In the colder months, you may want to hang more insulated curtains to hold the heat in your room. In the summer months, light and airy curtains will help you to beat the heat. Make It Personal Your bedroom is the perfect place to hang your treasured photographs and artwork. Change up the pictures in your frames and the artwork on the walls every so often so that you can keep your memories flowing with goodness. Youíll get tired of staring at the same artwork day after day. By mixing it up, youíll be able to showcase all of your favorite things throughout the year!

Posted by The Norton Group, Inc. on 3/16/2018

This Multi-Family in Somerville, MA recently sold for $1,000,000. This style home was sold by - The Norton Group, Inc..

28-28A Sterling St., Somerville, MA 02144

West Somerville


Sale Price

Approx. GLA
Great location in West Somerville, bordering Arlington and Medford. Family owned and occupied for decades. Solid two family home with front and back porches and a 2 car garage. First floor has large eat-in-kitchen. Second floor has 2 levels, 3rd bedroom on second level. Enjoy relaxing in a large yard. Great for investment property or make it your home! Walking distance to supermarket, park, pool and walking trails. Walking distance to T and proposed Route 16 Greenline stop. Blocks away from Teele Sq and Tufts University. Estate sale. Sold as is.

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Posted by The Norton Group, Inc. on 3/11/2018

As a home seller, you need to do everything possible to learn about the competition. By doing so, you can find out what sets your house apart from other available residences and promote your home accordingly.

Ultimately, gaining a competitive advantage over rival home sellers can be simple Ė here are three tips to help you do just that.

1. Become a Real Estate Market Expert

Allocate the necessary time and resources to analyze the real estate market closely Ė you'll be happy you did. With housing market insights at your disposal, you can map out a successful home selling journey.

Take a look at the prices of homes that are currently available in your city or town. Focus on houses that are similar to your own, and you can establish a price range for your residence.

Also, examine the prices of recently sold houses in your area. This will allow you to see how long it took for these residences to sell. Plus, you can find out whether you're about to enter a buyer's or seller's market.

2. Learn About Your Home's Condition

Conduct a home appraisal, and you can gain unparalleled insights into your house's condition.

A home appraisal usually takes just a few hours to complete. During this appraisal, a property inspector will examine your residence and identify any home problems. Then, the inspector will offer a report that outlines his or her findings.

Following a home appraisal, you can determine the true condition of your house. That way, you can prioritize various home improvements and ensure that your home's condition serves as a key differentiator after you list your residence.

3. Work with a Real Estate Agent

If you're unsure about how to approach a competitive real estate market, there is no need to worry. Many real estate agents are available to assist home sellers and provide these sellers with extensive support throughout the home selling journey.

A real estate agent can offer tips to help a home seller bolster a house's interior and exterior. This housing market professional understands what it takes to promote a residence to the right groups of homebuyers too. Thus, he or she will do everything possible to guarantee your residence stands out from the competition.

Perhaps best of all, no question is too big or too small for a real estate agent. If you want to know the prices of recently sold houses in your neighborhood, a real estate agent can provide you with the pricing data that you need. Or, if you want to enhance your home's interior, a real estate agent is happy to help you discover the best ways to transform your house's interior from drab to dazzling.

Competition is fierce among home sellers. But with the aforementioned tips, a home seller can gain a competitive edge, one that can help this seller accelerate the home selling journey and get the best price for his or her house.

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Posted by The Norton Group, Inc. on 3/6/2018

78 College Avenue, Somerville, MA 02144



Davis Square on College Avenue, one block from the Red Line T station. Newly converted second floor condo. Open floor plan, large kitchen with granite counter tops,fully applianced, dining area and fireplaced living room. Bedroom or den on 2nd floor level with an additional front room, great space for a home office. Upper level includes a large Master suite, with vaulted ceiling, fireplace and full bath, 2nd bedroom on upper level with skylight and full bath. Both bedrooms have huge walk in closets, laundry area on upper level. Hardwood floors throughout. One car deeded parking, good size common landscaped yard. Steps to Somerville Community path and Vibrant Davis Square, full of shops, nightlife and dining. You can't get any better if you want Davis Square. First floor is Sold. only this unit left.
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Posted by The Norton Group, Inc. on 3/5/2018

30 medford, Medford, MA 02155



First floor apt hardwood floors, natural wood work all sanded hardwood floors Gas heat . Owner has garden in backyard and yard use is by permission only. Public Bus transportation down the street a three minute walk. Owner is very strict and the inside of the apt is beautifully maintained .No smoking at all on premises . No pets. Newer white appliances owner takes pride in unit/house well maintained .Owner wants qualified tenants with good credit please qualify with an app and credit details first .Owner is elderly and wants no noise past 10:PM No smoking on the property at all. First, Security and Full month fee. Close to Tufts, Davis Square, Assembly Square. Located just off Somerville line.
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