MaryAnne Sannicandro - REALTOR® - REALTY EXECUTIVES Boston West | Framingham, MA Real Estate


Believe it or not, your unfinished basement can make or break your home in the eyes of a prospective homebuyer. And ultimately, your basement may dictate whether a homebuyer makes an offer or considers other residences. An unfinished basement represents an opportunity for home sellers around the country. And those who devote the necessary time and resources to improve the quality of their homes' unfinished basements could reap the rewards of a fast sale. So what does it take to revitalize an unfinished basement? Here are three basement improvement tips that every home seller needs to know about: 1. Use floor mats. Your basement's concrete floor likely remains cold and unattractive. Fortunately, foam mats can help you add a splash of color and improve your basement floor's appearance instantly. Foam mats come in a variety of shapes and colors, ensuring you'll be able to find mats that fit your basement floor beautifully. Plus, these mats can help you showcase the true value of your unfinished basement to prospective homebuyers. Whether homebuyers want to use an unfinished basement as a workout area, a den or a workspace, you can leverage floor mats to create an awe-inspiring setting that helps transform a bland basement into an exceptional one. 2. Install storage. Want to show off the massive amount of space available in your home's unfinished basement? Installing shelves and using storage units to your advantage enables you to highlight how an unfinished basement can serve as a great storage area. From storing sports gear to tools and everything in between, your basement can serve as a one-of-a-kind storage space that enables you to keep excess items out of sight. And with the right storage units in place, you'll have no trouble showing prospective homebuyers what it's like to stay organized and maximize the space available in your unfinished basement. 3. Stop the moisture. Notice a wet, damp smell that lingers across your basement? Moisture likely is the culprit behind this odor. However, you can eliminate moisture and the associated smell by picking up a dehumidifier. With a dehumidifier, you will be able to eliminate moisture without delay. And in the event of moisture that causes leaks and puddles in your basement, you may need to consider weatherproofing your basement to keep moisture at bay consistently. When it comes to your unfinished basement, you'll want to do everything you can to ensure it serves as an asset – not a liability. But those who are committed to improving the quality of an unfinished basement can take the right steps to minimize moisture and its associated odor. Remember, your unfinished basement is an important part of your home. And even though your basement may be one of the final areas a prospective homebuyer examines, you'll want to make this space as attractive as possible. Enhance the quality of an unfinished basement to ensure this space can help you boost your home's attractiveness to prospective homebuyers. By doing so, you may be able to increase your residence's value and generate interest in your home from a wide range of homebuyers.


68 Woodland Rd, Ashland, MA 01721

Single-Family

$334,900
Price

7
Rooms
3
Beds
1
Baths
OPEN HOUSE SATURDAY May 13th 12-2pm. WONDERFUL 3 BR full basement ranch, on a HUGE corner lot, in a quiet, sought after Ashland neighborhood. The spacious LR boasts a fireplace, HW floors (under carpet) & a big picture window which lets in lots of sunshine. Additional HW floors in hallway & in all 3 bedrooms. Good closet space, lots of windows and plenty of storage in this house, including a pantry and cedar closet. Partially finished basement offers built-in cabinetry and space to play ping pong. Deck & Garage!! AWESOME yard! Plenty of room for gardening, playing, or simply relaxing! Beautiful flowers abound, and the trees are perfectly placed for a hammock! Close proximity to Ashland State Park for hiking, boating and swimming! The world renowned Boston Marathon runs past Woodland Rd. on Rt. 135! Easy access to major routes & shopping. The Commuter Rail (Boston/Worcester) is only 2.5 miles away. Welcome to Ashland! Home of the Clockers and its Excellent Schools! Welcome Home!!
Open House
Saturday
May 13 at 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Stop by the Open House at this awesome new listing!!
Cannot make the Open Houses?
Location: 68 Woodland Rd, Ashland, MA 01721    Get Directions

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68 Woodland Rd, Ashland, MA 01721

Single-Family

$334,900
Price

7
Rooms
3
Beds
1
Baths
OPEN HOUSE SATURDAY May 13th 12-2pm. WONDERFUL 3 BR full basement ranch, on a HUGE corner lot, in a quiet, sought after Ashland neighborhood. The spacious LR boasts a fireplace, HW floors (under carpet) & a big picture window which lets in lots of sunshine. Additional HW floors in hallway & in all 3 bedrooms. Good closet space, lots of windows and plenty of storage in this house, including a pantry and cedar closet. Partially finished basement offers built-in cabinetry and space to play ping pong. Deck & Garage!! AWESOME yard! Plenty of room for gardening, playing, or simply relaxing! Beautiful flowers abound, and the trees are perfectly placed for a hammock! Close proximity to Ashland State Park for hiking, boating and swimming! The world renowned Boston Marathon runs past Woodland Rd. on Rt. 135! Easy access to major routes & shopping. The Commuter Rail (Boston/Worcester) is only 2.5 miles away. Welcome to Ashland! Home of the Clockers and its Excellent Schools! Welcome Home!!
Open House
Saturday
May 13 at 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Stop by the Open House at this awesome new listing!!
Cannot make the Open Houses?
Location: 68 Woodland Rd, Ashland, MA 01721    Get Directions

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This Condo in Holliston, MA recently sold for $165,000. This Townhouse style home was sold by MaryAnne Sannicandro - REALTY EXECUTIVES Boston West.


32 Regency Dr., Holliston, MA 01746

Condo

$165,000
Price
$165,000
Sale Price

6
Rooms
2
Beds
1
Baths
This lovely unit is tucked away at the back corner of the complex. A fabulous location that is walking distance to charming downtown Holliston, Library, shops, coffee shop, Lake Winthrop, cafes, bike and walking path and gazebo/bandstand. Hardwood flooring both upstairs and down. This unit has an update granite counter kitchen with white shaker style cabinets, and new stainless refrigerator (2017). Updated bathroom (2014) with tile surround tub/shower, newer vanity and custom lighting. Refrigerator, washer and dryer are all included! There is a full basement that is partially finished for additional family room space!! Newer windows, granite counters, updated bathroom... this unit is in move in condition! This is a wonderful opportunity to live in Holliston and enjoy all the community has to offer with a location that is steps from the heart of town. Award winning school system and a great suburban location that is approx. 20 miles from Boston and 25 miles from Providence.





171 Union St., Ashland, MA 01721

Rental

$1,750
Price

6
Rooms
2
Beds
2
Baths
Spacious first floor apartment with kitchen, Living room, dining room
Open House
No scheduled Open Houses

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