Mike O'Keefe | Newbury Real Estate, Newburyport Real Estate, Salisbury Real Estate



117 High, Ipswich, MA 01938

Condo

$375,000
Price

5
Rooms
2
Beds
1/1
Full/Half Baths
Located in the sought after Brown's Manor complex in the heart of Ipswich. Open concept floor plan with living room, dining and kitchen area. The unit is totally updated w/hardwood floors, all new windows, freshly painted throughout the entire unit, stainless steel Energy Star appliances, and updated cabinetry in kitchen with granite counters. Upstairs finds master bedroom w/mini-split unit, hardwood floors, and full bath, 2nd BR and laundry in hall closet. Garage with storage area /work out room to rear. All window treatments to remain including blinds. Gas heat/gas cooking; town water/sewer. Low condo fee includes master insurance, landscaping and snow removal. Great opportunity to live in Ipswich that offers Crane Beach, Bradley Palmer State Park, Willowdale State Forest resident sticker ($20/yr), town amenities, a very short distance to the commuter rail that can take you to North Station. It is time you live by the ocean!
Open House
Sunday
January 24 at 12:00 PM to 3:00 PM
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117 High, Ipswich, MA 01938

Condo

$375,000
Price

5
Rooms
2
Beds
1/1
Full/Half Baths
Located in the sought after Brown's Manor complex in the heart of Ipswich. Open concept floor plan with living room, dining and kitchen area. The unit is totally updated w/hardwood floors, all new windows, freshly painted throughout the entire unit, stainless steel Energy Star appliances, and updated cabinetry in kitchen with granite counters. Upstairs finds master bedroom w/mini-split unit, hardwood floors, and full bath, 2nd BR and laundry in hall closet. Garage with storage area /work out room to rear. All window treatments to remain including blinds. Gas heat/gas cooking; town water/sewer. Low condo fee includes master insurance, landscaping and snow removal. Great opportunity to live in Ipswich that offers Crane Beach, Bradley Palmer State Park, Willowdale State Forest resident sticker ($20/yr), town amenities, a very short distance to the commuter rail that can take you to North Station. It is time you live by the ocean!
Open House
No scheduled Open Houses

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Moving can be fun, exciting, and stressful all at the same time. With so many things happening and so much to keep track of, it can be easy to get overwhelmed.

 When you’re stressed and trying to multitask, there’s also an increased risk of personal injury and damaged belongings.

 While it may seem worth it to overlook safety in order to save time or money on moving day, it’s important to remember that you and your family’s health and well-being is much more important than saving a few minutes or dollars.

 In this article, we’re going to give you a few simple moving day tips that will help keep you and your belongings safe so you can rest easy on the first night in your new home.

 Ask for help

Many moving day injuries result from one person attempting to lift, carry, or move items that really require more hands. It’s easy to see how this mistake is made. Everyone is busy with their own tasks, whether they’re packing boxes or cleaning.

To avoid injury when lifting items, know your limits and always ask for help. If you don’t feel comfortable moving heavy items, now is no time to push yourself--you’ll be needed throughout the day, so depend on your family or hired movers.

Plan your route

Many damages and injuries occur when we haven’t properly prepared. Know the terrain of the place you’ll be carrying your items to. Plan ahead for the size of staircases, dangerous hills, or ruts in the ground. Put safety cones down in dangerous areas so no one is hurt or drops fragile items.

Load your truck wisely

Whether you’re moving far away or just a few blocks, a lot can go wrong once the truck starts moving. However, even if you don’t have many fragile items inside, there’s the risk of boxes toppling on you and your family when unloading the truck if the boxes haven’t been stacked wisely.

First, try to keep boxes lighter than what you’re comfortable carrying. It’s easier to move more boxes than to struggle with one particularly heavy one.

For heavier items, utilize equipment like dollies, hand trucks, and furniture sliders to protect you and your belongings.

Finally, practice smart loading and unloading techniques in your moving truck. Load the heaviest items (like appliances) first, and put lighter boxes on top of them. Think of loading like a game of Tetris--always aim for a strong foundation to stack on top of to avoid boxes falling on you or each other.

Take breaks

On moving day you may be on various deadlines, whether it’s moving trucks or getting things unloaded before sunset. However, it’s important that you take several breaks while loading and unloading, especially if you’re moving on a hot day.

First aid

Sometimes, even if you do everything right, mistakes can happen. It’s important to be prepared for when they do. Make sure you have a first aid kit in your moving truck that contains unexpired first aid supplies.

Be sure to have your cell phone handy and know the location of the nearest hospital in case of an emergency.

If you follow these tips, you should be on your way to having a successful, injury-free moving day.


This Single-Family in Saugus, MA recently sold for $423,000. This Ranch style home was sold by Mike O'Keefe - RE/MAX On The River.


25 Hawkes St, Saugus, MA 01906

Single-Family

$434,900
Price
$423,000
Sale Price

4
Rooms
2
Beds
1
Baths
Meticulously maintained Ranch has it All ! Great opportunity for first time homebuyers, downsizes, or your perfect condo alternative. This move in ready home offers a fully updated eat-in kitchen (2018) equipped with SS appliances topped off with lots of cabinet and counter space. The living room features a fireplace, cedar walls and a beautiful bay window complete with hardwood flooring. The master bedroom offers hardwood flooring and two closets. The second bedroom also has hardwood and an oversized closet. Newly remodeled full tub and tile bathroom in (2018). You can enjoy the outdoors on your composite deck complete with natural wood railings and overlooking your fully fenced yard (installed 2019). 3 car parking. Updated electric (2018). H/W heater (2017). Newer Roof and front stairs (2014). Newer windows, tons of potential for expansion. A MUST SEE! Motivated sellers.

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Selling a home may seem exceedingly difficult, particularly for those who are adding a residence to the housing market for the first time. Fortunately, there are many quick, easy ways to streamline the home selling process.

Now, let's take a look at three tips that you can use to become an expert home seller.

1. Examine Housing Market Trends

The current state of the real estate market may play an important role in your ability to maximize the value of your residence.

For example, a buyer's market may feature a shortage of property buyers. When this happens, home sellers may compete against one another for property buyers' attention more than ever before, leading to below-average home prices.

It is essential to consider how a seller's market works too.

In a seller's market, there is a shortage of home sellers. This means you may be in a great position to optimize the value of your residence, particularly if you have maintained a high-quality property. In fact, you may wind up receiving multiple offers on your home as soon as it reaches a seller's market.

To find out whether you're operating in a buyer's or seller's market, you'll need to study the real estate sector closely.

Look at the prices of recently sold homes and find out how long these properties were available before they were purchased. Also, you should check out the prices of comparable homes that are currently available to find out how your house stacks up against the competition.

2. Consider the Homebuyer's Perspective

How will a homebuyer feel when he or she sees your residence for the first time? Ultimately, the first impression may dictate whether a homebuyer moves forward with your home or decides to pursue other properties.

Allocate plenty of time and resources to enhance your home's curb appeal – you'll be glad you did. Completing home maintenance tasks like mowing the lawn and clearing exterior walkways may help your house stand out in a competitive real estate landscape.

Don't forget to declutter your home's interior as well. By doing so, you can make it simple for homebuyers to imagine what life would be like if they purchase your house.

3. Consult with a Real Estate Agent

Becoming an expert home seller rarely, if ever, happens overnight. Instead, you may need additional help along the way.

Lucky for you, real estate agents are available to teach you about the intricacies of selling a home.

A real estate agent is happy to respond to your home selling concerns and queries at any time. He or she can offer guidance throughout the home selling journey and ensure you can get the best results possible.

When it comes to selling your home, it is important to do everything you can to optimize the value of your property. And with extra support from a real estate agent, you should have no trouble stirring up plenty of interest in your residence.

Use these tips, and you can become an expert home seller in no time at all.




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