Melody Skye Roloff REALTOR's Blog

Posted on 07/26/2021
Why You Should Consider Adding a Screen House to Your Deck
The conventional wisdom related to building in a backyard deck or patio revolves around improved quality of life and return on investment. A new deck delivers years of peaceful enjoyment and an approximate 75 percent resale value return. That's largely because this type of home improvement increases the usable square footage and transforms the property into an indoor-outdoor...
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Posted on 07/22/2021
Lexington, MA Real Estate Market Update 7/22/2021
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Posted on 07/19/2021
5 Ways to Create Space in a Small Room
There’s no reason you need to feel limited by a small room. While it might seem that less space means less opportunity for creativity, there are still plenty of design tricks you can use to make the room feel bigger while expressing your personal style. Here we’ve put together some tips for decorating your small space so that...
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Posted on 07/14/2021
Wakefield, MA Real Estate Market Update 7/14/2021
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Posted on 07/12/2021
Challenges Associated with Buying a Zombie Property
Photo by Curtis Adams from Pexels Zombie properties are homes that have been visibly abandoned but actual ownership has not. The term became popular in the housing industry during the 2007-08 housing crisis when people being unable to make their mortgage payments reached a catastrophic point. According to ATTOM Data Solutions, a firm that tracks different types of...
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Posted on 07/05/2021
Woburn, MA Real Estate Market Update 7/5/2021
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Posted on 07/05/2021
3 Benefits of Hiring a Home Staging Professional
Photo by Curtis Adams from Pexels While there are many parts of staging you can do yourself, there are some important benefits to hiring a professional. A professional home stager can help you prepare your home for the market and can use their expertise to sell your home quicker and for a higher price. Here are the three...
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Posted on 06/28/2021
Dos and Don'ts of Investing in Rental Properties
Photo by 1000Photography via Shutterstock Investment in real estate rental properties has many upsides. You can make great money long term. But as with any business, there are risks. Before you turn your condo or townhouse into a rental or invest in a house or duplex, consider the ramifications and consult professionals. Dos and Don’ts: Do set up...
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Posted on 06/27/2021
Reading, MA Real Estate Market Update 6/27/2021
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Posted on 06/21/2021
Home Remodeling Finance Options
When you plan to do a few smaller remodeling projects, you might fit them into your budget easily and over time. However, larger or more complex home remodeling projects might be harder to afford. If you aren’t able to pay for these kinds of upgrades upfront, you can look into financing options. These options allow you to have...
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Posted on 06/18/2021
Lexington, MA Real Estate Market Update 6/18/2021
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Posted on 06/14/2021
How to Repair a Drawer's Corner Joint
Photo by chuttersnap on Unsplash They just don't make furniture like they used to. But even well-made drawers can break from time to time. And when they do, the best thing you can do is fix the drawer joint quickly rather than tugging on a loose panel, causing warping damage. Here's the simplest way to get that drawer...
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