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Posted by Titine Joyce on 4/26/2018

Although your condo has served you well for many years, now may be a great time to look to move out of your condo and into a new home.

Ultimately, there are many reasons why you might want to sell your condo, including:

1. Your condo is too small.

Your condo was large and spacious when you initially moved into it a few years ago. However, as you have accumulated items and your family has grown, your condo now lacks the space you need.

If you find that your condo is too small for your family, there's no need to worry. In many instances, a condo offers a great starter home, and it is common for people to look to upgrade from a condo to a house.

Lucky for you, interest in condos is rampant across the United States. This means you should have no trouble stirring up interest in your condo if you ever decide to sell it.

2. You want to capitalize on a seller's market.

The housing market fluctuates constantly. As such, when a seller's market arrives, it may prove to be the best possible time to maximize the value of your condo.

In a seller's market, there is a shortage of quality properties available and an abundance of homebuyers who are searching for their dream residences. Meanwhile, if you own a top-notch condo, you may be able to add it to the real estate market and receive a hefty sum for your property.

To learn more about how a seller's market works, consult with a real estate agent. This real estate professional will be able to educate you about the ins and outs of a seller's market. And if you decide to list your condo, your real estate agent will be able to help you price it competitively from the get-go.

3. You want greater flexibility to complete home improvement projects.

Let's face it your homeowners association (HOA) does an excellent job to maintain your home's exterior, but it would be great to have the flexibility to complete a home exterior project without the HOA's approval.

Condo living involves trade-offs. Typically, condo owners will pay HOA fees that guarantee walkways are shoveled in winter, lawns are cut in spring and summer and other day-to-day home maintenance tasks are performed regularly. On the other hand, if you want to repaint your home's exterior, you'll likely need the HOA's approval to do so. And if you decide to add a fresh coat of paint to your home's exterior on your own, you will probably receive HOA fines and penalties.

As a homeowner, you'll never have to worry about asking an HOA's permission to update your house's exterior. Instead, you can paint your home any color you'd like, plant a garden in your front yard, install a swimming pool in your backyard and much more any time you choose.

Ready to add your condo to the real estate market? Employ a real estate agent, and you can boost your chances of optimizing the value of your condo.




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Posted by Titine Joyce on 7/15/2017

This Condo in Cohasset, MA recently sold for $750,000. This Townhouse style home was sold by Titine Joyce - Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage - Scituate.


22 James Lane, Cohasset, MA 02025

Condo

$750,000
Price
$750,000
Sale Price

7
Rooms
2
Beds
2/1
Full/Half Baths
Discover Cohasset Village from a brand NEW perspective, steps away from Historic Cohasset Common, strolling shops and restaurants on Main Street, live amongst the arts and traditions in the heart of the Village with the confidence of outstanding craftsmanship. The Homes at Cohasset Village consist of eleven luxury townhomes, a stone's throw from picturesque Cohasset Harbor. 22 is complete with a designer Showcase kitchen, featuring every amenity for today's enjoyment of gourmet cooking and entertaining. The home boasts Minuet quartz countertop in the kitchen and Carrera marble counter with Nantucket basket weave tile in the Master and second bedroom private baths.The community has been professionally landscaped by renowned designer Amy Martin with perrenial plantings and blue stone pathways intertwining along James Lane. The entryway is enhanced with a Colonial portico, Azek porch and granite steps, highlighted with it's own stonewall. Make this your home

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Tags: Cohasset   Real Estate   Condo   02025  
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Posted by Titine Joyce on 11/23/2016

This Condo in Scituate, MA recently sold for $189,569. This Mid-Rise style home was sold by Titine Joyce - Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage - Scituate.


91 Front Street, Scituate, MA 02066

Condo

$189,569
Price
$189,569
Sale Price

3
Rooms
1
Beds
1
Baths
A RARE FIND! Available 40B Affordable condo in the heart of Scituate Harbor at a price that can't be beat! Walk to diversified restaurants with harbor views, shopping, movies, boutiques and ice cream! Admire the boats with their comings and goings. Open floor plan, granite kitchen with breakfast bar. Gas fireplace in the spacious living room with access to your own private terrace. Hardwood floors, wall to wall carpeting and tile flooring. 1 deeded garage space in the heated garage (no more shoveling) plus a private storage area. Seaside living at it's best! Future buyer must meet the requirements of Scituate 40B Housing specifications.

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Tags: Scituate   Real Estate   02066   Condo  
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Posted by Titine Joyce on 9/27/2016

This Condo in Scituate, MA recently sold for $669,900. This Townhouse style home was sold by Titine Joyce - Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage - Scituate.


14 Doctors Hill Drive, Scituate, MA 02066

Condo

$669,900
Price
$669,900
Sale Price

8
Rooms
2
Beds
2/1
Full/Half Baths
Featured in Cape Cod & Islands Home Magazine, this immaculate Townhouse is in the much desired Doctors Hill neighborhood, one of the South Shore's finest adult communities. Impressive open floor plan with a dramatic 2 story light filled foyer. Elegant living room with marble surround gas fireplace, high ceilings, crown molding & recessed lighting. Fully applianced kitchen with recessed lighting & 2 tier granite breakfast bar. Bring the outdoors in with a wonderful enclosed 3 season SUNROOM/PORCH (a rarity at Doctors Hill) with skylight & wall to wall carpeting, a wonderful retreat. 1st floor den, spacious 1st floor Master Bedroom Suite with a walk-in closet & luxurious bath. The 2nd floor offers a large open loft area perfect for an open family room and/or office with built-ins. Large 2nd floor bedroom plus an adjoining private room well suited for many uses. Enormous basement for storage. Lush landscaping with flower beds and well groomed grounds make for a peaceful, idyllic setting.

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Tags: Scituate   Real Estate   02066   Condo  
Categories: Sold Homes  


Posted by Titine Joyce on 7/22/2016

This Condo in Scituate, MA recently sold for $670,000. This Townhouse style home was sold by Titine Joyce - Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage - Scituate.


6A Cliff Estates Road, Scituate, MA 02066

Minot

Condo

$695,000
Price
$670,000
Sale Price

7
Rooms
3
Beds
3/1
Full/Half Baths
A Rare Offering in beautiful MINOT! This meticulous light-filled home offers a dramatic open floor plan with soaring beamed cathedral ceilings, multiple skylights and strategically-placed windows to take in the dramatic views of both the Atlantic and the serene marshland. Gleaming hardwood floors, gas fireplace in the living room and open dining area, lots of recessed lighting and spacious bedrooms. An over sized sleeping loft can also be used for an extra entertainment space. A separate guest suite on the lower level is ideal for family or overflowing guests. 2 decks off of the main living area and master bedroom suite offer a reprieve and magnificent views to soak in. Enclosed outdoor shower for sandy feet, heated garage, professional landscaping and many more treats. A great option for both condo and single family buyers!Truly a house for all seasons!

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Categories: Sold Homes