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Posted by Stacey West (NH/MA) on 5/18/2018

Home maintenance plays a key role in ensuring your house will impress both now and in the future. If you establish a home maintenance budget today, you can reduce the risk of spending too much to find ways to keep your residence looking neat and tidy.

Ultimately, creating a home maintenance budget can be simple – here are three tips to help you craft an effective home maintenance budget.

1. Assess Your Home Maintenance Needs

Home maintenance generally varies from house to house. Thus, the home maintenance needs of a mansion owner are unlikely to match those of a condo owner.

Think about what types of home maintenance that you need to perform. That way, you can determine exactly what you'll need to do to maintain your residence for years to come.

It often helps to examine each room of your house, as well as your home's exterior. Then, you can better understand different aspects of your home and what you'll need to do to achieve the optimal home care results.

2. Make a Home Maintenance Checklist

A checklist is a terrific option for any homeowner who wants to limit his or her home maintenance expenses. This checklist will enable you to determine the home maintenance tasks that you'll need to complete and the expenses associated with them.

For example, if you want to maintain a lush garden in your backyard, you may need to purchase assorted gardening supplies. Conversely, if your bedroom has carpet, you'll want to pick up a vacuum that you can use to keep the carpet dirt- and dust-free.

It also may be a good idea to update your home maintenance checklist regularly. If you perform home upgrades, your home maintenance needs may change. As such, you'll want to revise your home maintenance checklist to account for various home upgrades over time.

3. Establish Home Maintenance Priorities

Whereas cleaning your swimming pool may need to be done periodically during summertime, mowing the front lawn likely needs to be done much more frequently. Fortunately, if you have home maintenance priorities in place, you can budget your time and resources appropriately.

As you craft your home maintenance budget, you should consider your home care expertise as well. If you don't feel comfortable performing certain home maintenance projects, it may be worthwhile to hire professionals to complete these tasks for you. And if you decide to hire professionals, you probably will need to account for additional costs in your home maintenance budget.

With a home maintenance budget, you'll be better equipped than ever before to ensure your house dazzles day after day. Plus, if you decide to sell your house, you'll be in a great position to maximize its value.

Lastly, if you plan to list your home, you may want to contact a real estate agent sooner rather than later. This real estate professional can help you prepare your residence for the housing market and provide expert home selling tips. As a result, a real estate agent will make it easy for you to list your house and enjoy a quick, profitable home selling experience.




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Posted by Stacey West (NH/MA) on 5/15/2018


20 Drake Lane, Derry, NH 03038

Single-Family

$520,000
Price

4
Bedrooms
9
Rooms
2/1
Full/Half Baths
Custom built 4 bedroom Colonial is situated at the end of a cul-de-sac location. Grand foyer with stone plank flooring opens up to a turned staircase. First level boasts a kitchen with gas cook-top and double ovens, loads of granite counter space. Kitchen glass doors give views of the private backyard and lead you outside to your large multi tier deck. Eat inside your kitchen at the granite breakfast bar and kitchen table or dine in style in the large 16 X 13 dining room. Step down into your family room featuring a cathedral ceiling, floor to ceiling wood burning Cultured Stone fireplace, skylight and a custom built wet bar. Intended by the builder to be a formal living room, the room adjacent to the foyer was used as a home office because of the privacy the gorgeous french doors provided. Off the kitchen area is a pantry room for all of your food storage needs and a separate extra large laundry/utility room. Imagine having all the food storage you ever needed and then an additional space to wash, dry, fold, hang, iron and store all of your laundry! First floor half bath is simply elegant. The second level boasts 4 bedrooms and 2 full baths. Extra large full bath for your favorite people & extra large bedrooms wi/large closets. Master Suite is magnificent. Multi-tray ceiling, gas fireplace, two walk in closest, full bath w/jetted tub & separate shower and toilet room. Generator hook-up runs almost the entire home., Amazing backyard.
Open House
Sunday
May 20 at 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
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Location: 20 Drake Lane, Derry, NH 03038    Get Directions






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Posted by Stacey West (NH/MA) on 5/15/2018


16 Pentucket Drive, Hampstead, NH 03826

East Hampstead

Single-Family

$429,900
Price

3
Bedrooms
8
Rooms
2/1
Full/Half Baths
Well Maintained and Move In Ready! This three bedroom home is located on a cul-de-sac. There are hardwood floors throughout the first floor. Eat-in Kitchen with light birch cabinets and granite counters. Living room with brick hearth wood burning fireplace. Dining Room ready for you to entertain. Master Bedroom with hardwood floors, master bath with dual vanity, marble floor and beautifully tiled shower. Two additional ample sized bedrooms with brand new carpet. Full bath upstairs also has marble floor. Cozy upstairs den for quiet space or home office. The finished attic is currently used as a playroom, but could be your larger home office or guest bedroom. Plenty of walk-in storage in the unfinished are of the attic. Two car garage large enough for your truck or SUV. Use your screened in porch to enjoy nights overlooking your private, wooded backyard. Barbecue on your mahogany deck and play in the above ground pool. First floor laundry in the half bath. Wired for generator. This is the home you have been waiting for!
Open House
Sunday
May 20 at 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM
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Location: 16 Pentucket Drive, Hampstead, NH 03826    Get Directions






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Posted by Stacey West (NH/MA) on 5/15/2018


16 Brady Way, Laconia, NH 03246

Condo

$179,900
Price

2
Bedrooms
4
Rooms
1
Baths
Enjoy the Winnepesaukee lake views from your patio! Two bedroom garden style condo. Bedrooms are large with plenty of natural light. One bedroom has sliding doors open to the patio. Living Room also has sliders to the patio. New carpets in the living room and bedrooms with beautiful wood floors in the entry and kitchen. Imagine enjoying summer days watching the sailboats on Paugus Bay from your patio or warm nights by the beautiful gas fireplace. Kitchen has lots of cabinet and counter space with granite counters that complement the cherry cabinets. All appliances stay. There is a laundry closet with room for a large capacity stack-able washer/dryer. A detached one car garage with an additional assigned space and visitor parking. This is more affordable than renting and a wonderful weekend or vacation getaway! Tennis courts, clubhouse and in-ground pool all for your enjoyment. Day slips are available. Move in ready! Lake and Mountain views from your home and close to Weirs beach and Gunstock. What are you waiting for?
Open House
Sunday
May 20 at 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
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Location: 16 Brady Way, Laconia, NH 03246    Get Directions






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Posted by Stacey West (NH/MA) on 5/12/2018


16 Pentucket Drive, Hampstead, NH 03826

East Hampstead

Single-Family

$429,900
Price

3
Bedrooms
8
Rooms
2/1
Full/Half Baths
Well Maintained and Move In Ready! This three bedroom home is located on a cul-de-sac. There are hardwood floors throughout the first floor. Eat-in Kitchen with light birch cabinets and granite counters. Living room with brick hearth wood burning fireplace. Dining Room ready for you to entertain. Master Bedroom with hardwood floors, master bath with dual vanity, marble floor and beautifully tiled shower. Two additional ample sized bedrooms with brand new carpet. Full bath upstairs also has marble floor. Cozy upstairs den for quiet space or home office. The finished attic is currently used as a playroom, but could be your larger home office or guest bedroom. Plenty of walk-in storage in the unfinished are of the attic. Two car garage large enough for your truck or SUV. Use your screened in porch to enjoy nights overlooking your private, wooded backyard. Barbecue on your mahogany deck and play in the above ground pool. First floor laundry in the half bath. Wired for generator. This is the home you have been waiting for!
Open House
Sunday
May 13 at 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
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Location: 16 Pentucket Drive, Hampstead, NH 03826    Get Directions






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