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Posted by Colleen Griffin on 8/3/2020

If you intend to sell your house, you may need to put various personal belongings into a storage unit. By doing so, you can eliminate clutter from your residence, thereby increasing the likelihood of a quick, profitable home sale.

However, packing a storage unit sometimes can be difficult. Lucky for you, we're here to help you make the most of the storage unit space at your disposal.

Let's take a look at three tips to help you optimize the available space in a storage unit.

1. Plan Ahead

Think about the storage unit space that is available and consider the items that you'll be keeping in the unit itself. Then, you can plan accordingly.

When in doubt, it often helps to rent a storage unit that provides more than enough space. And if you're unsure about how much space that you'll need, you can always reach out to a storage unit provider for extra support.

Typically, a storage unit provider can offer expert recommendations about the size of the unit that you'll need based on your belongings. Consider these recommendations closely, and you can select the right-size storage unit to accommodate all of your belongings.

2. Ensure Your Boxes Are Easily Accessible

It may be tempting to stack all of your boxes together in a storage unit. But for those who want to maximize the storage unit space that is available, it usually helps to stack boxes in a way that guarantees they are easily accessible.

Creating aisles of boxes in a storage unit will make it simple for you to access a box without having to move other items out of the way.

Furthermore, place boxes with items that you may need most frequently at the front of a storage unit. This will ensure that you can enjoy fast, seamless access to these boxes.

3. Dismantle Furniture

Couches, chairs and other furniture can take up lots of space in a storage unit. Conversely, if you remove the legs from furniture, you may be able to free up space in your storage unit.

If you decide to remove the legs from furniture, you may want to tape the legs to the furniture itself. Also, don't forget to place related furniture bolts and screws in a plastic bag, attach the bag to the furniture and label the bag.

Renting a storage unit is a major decision, one that should not be taken lightly. Fortunately, if you work with a real estate agent, you can choose the right storage unit provider.

A real estate agent is happy to help you sell your house, as well as put you in touch with the best storage unit providers in your area. That way, you can secure your belongings in a first-rate storage unit until your house sells.

Get the most out of a storage unit use the aforementioned tips, and you should have no trouble keeping a wide range of items in any storage unit, at any time.





Posted by Colleen Griffin on 7/28/2020


16 Spring Valley Rd, Worcester, MA 01609

West Side

Single-Family

$549,900
Price

10
Rooms
5
Beds
3
Baths
****OPEN HOUSE SUNDAY ~ AUGUST 2ND ~ 12-2 PM***West Side**This Gorgeous Home Features 5 Bedrms and is Located in the Upper Salisbury St Area! Open Concept Kitchen & Family Rm~The Custom Kitchen Features Granite Counter Tops & Back Splash, Updated Appliances**Fireplace Family Rm with Built in Cabinetry and Bookcases which Flows to the Amazing 3 Season Rm Overlooking the Incredible Flat Rear Yard, Ready for All of Your Back Yard Activities! Bright Neutral Living Rm & Dining Rm with 2nd Fireplace, First Flr Home Office or 6th Bedrm w/Built-ins & Front & Rear Staircases Leading to the Second Flr which Offers Five Full Bedrms, Generous Size Closets and Additional Unfinished Walk-In Storage! Just a Few of the Updates are the Roof, Siding, Gutters, Garage Doors, Electric, All 3 Bathrooms and some Interior Painting**Central Air, Hardwood Floors Throughout, Intercom, Surround Sound and More! Minutes to all Major Routes and Commuter Rail!
Open House
Sunday
August 02 at 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM
***OPEN HOUSE SUNDAY ~ AUGUST 2ND ~ 12-2 PM***West Side**This Gorgeous Home Features 5 Bedrms and is Located in the Upper Salisbury St Area! Open Concept Kitchen & Family Rm~The Custom Kitchen Features Granite Counter Tops & Back Splash, Updated Appliances**Fireplace Family Rm with Built in Cabinetry and Bookcases which Flows to the Amazing 3 Season Rm Overlooking the Incredible Flat Rear Yard, Ready for All of Your Back Yard Activities! Bright Neutral Living Rm & Dining Rm with 2nd Fireplace, F
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Posted by Colleen Griffin on 7/28/2020


16 Spring Valley Rd, Worcester, MA 01609

West Side

Single-Family

$549,900
Price

10
Rooms
5
Beds
3
Baths
****OPEN HOUSE SUNDAY ~ AUGUST 2ND ~ 12-2 PM***West Side**This Gorgeous Home Features 5 Bedrms and is Located in the Upper Salisbury St Area! Open Concept Kitchen & Family Rm~The Custom Kitchen Features Granite Counter Tops & Back Splash, Updated Appliances**Fireplace Family Rm with Built in Cabinetry and Bookcases which Flows to the Amazing 3 Season Rm Overlooking the Incredible Flat Rear Yard, Ready for All of Your Back Yard Activities! Bright Neutral Living Rm & Dining Rm with 2nd Fireplace, First Flr Home Office or 6th Bedrm w/Built-ins & Front & Rear Staircases Leading to the Second Flr which Offers Five Full Bedrms, Generous Size Closets and Additional Unfinished Walk-In Storage! Just a Few of the Updates are the Roof, Siding, Gutters, Garage Doors, Electric, All 3 Bathrooms and some Interior Painting**Central Air, Hardwood Floors Throughout, Intercom, Surround Sound and More! Minutes to all Major Routes and Commuter Rail!
Open House
Sunday
August 02 at 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM
***OPEN HOUSE SUNDAY ~ AUGUST 2ND ~ 12-2 PM***West Side**This Gorgeous Home Features 5 Bedrms and is Located in the Upper Salisbury St Area! Open Concept Kitchen & Family Rm~The Custom Kitchen Features Granite Counter Tops & Back Splash, Updated Appliances**Fireplace Family Rm with Built in Cabinetry and Bookcases which Flows to the Amazing 3 Season Rm Overlooking the Incredible Flat Rear Yard, Ready for All of Your Back Yard Activities! Bright Neutral Living Rm & Dining Rm with 2nd Fireplace, F
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Posted by Colleen Griffin on 7/27/2020


209 Beaconsfield Rd, Worcester, MA 01602

Rental

$2,100
Price

7
Rooms
4
Beds
1/1
Full/Half Baths
***GOOD CREDIT ONLY****NO PETS****NO SMOKING**** on the West Side of Worcester. This home boasts 3 Bedrooms, 1.5 Baths, Home office, Hardwood flooring & Laminate Flooring, Freshly painted interior, Beautiful Built-in China Cabinet, Window Seat, Stain glass Window, Eat-in Kitchen, Large Kitchen Pantry, Appliances, Generous Closets, Replacement Windows, Vinyl Siding, Wonderful Front Porch, Fabulous Large Flat Back Yard and all of this is Situated on a Dead End Street!
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Posted by Colleen Griffin on 7/27/2020

Looking to add your home to the real estate market sooner rather than later? Ultimately, you'll want to look beyond the potential price of your residence as you get your house ready for the real estate market.

For home sellers, price is one of several factors to consider before they list their houses. In fact, some of the top home selling factors to evaluate beyond price include:

1. A Home's Location

A home's location may dictate how quickly you're able to sell your residence. And if you understand the benefits associated with your house's location, you should have no trouble promoting your residence to the right groups of homebuyers consistently.

For example, a home that is located near a big city may prove to be an ideal choice for those who work in the city. On the other hand, a house that is located near top schools could prove to be an ideal option for families.

2. A Home's Condition

Although you've tried to maintain your house's interior and exterior over the years, you may still be uncertain about how your residence will stack up against other houses in a competitive real estate market.

Fortunately, a home appraisal can help you take an in-depth look at your house's condition and map out your home selling journey.

During a home appraisal, a property inspector will examine your residence. The appraisal may take several hours to complete, as a property inspector will investigate your house's interior and exterior.

When a home appraisal is finished, a property inspector will provide you with a detailed report that describes his or her findings. Then, you can use the home insights contained within this report to prioritize myriad home improvements.

With a home appraisal, you can gain deep insights into your house's condition. That way, you can better understand your house's strengths and weaknesses prior to adding your home to the housing market.

3. The Current State of the Housing Market

The current state of the housing market may impact your ability to sell your house, and for good reason.

For instance, if you're operating in a seller's market, there may be an abundance of homebuyers and a shortage of top-notch houses. This means there will be high demand for the best residences, and you may attract plenty of interest in your house as soon as it becomes available.

Let's not forget about a buyer's market, either. In a buyer's market, there are many home sellers and few homebuyers. Therefore, a home seller may need to allocate significant time and resources to stir up interest in his or her property.

For those who are unsure about how to navigate a seller's or buyer's market, hiring a real estate agent usually is an excellent idea. A real estate agent can teach you about the current state of the housing market so that you can get the best results possible during the home selling journey.

Look beyond price before you list your residence, and by doing so, you can boost your chances of a fast home sale.







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