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Posted by The Mavroules Team on 7/10/2020

It doesn’t matter if you’re moving down the street or across the country, moving into a new neighborhood can be hard. You want to make your new property, and new area feel like home. Relocation is always a challenge. There are a few things you can do to make the transition smoother for your family. Meeting people and learning about your new community doesn’t have to be a huge ordeal. Read on for tips to make it fun! 


Approach Your Neighbors


It can be kind of scary to approach your new neighbors, but reaching out to them is one of the best ways to meet people. If you see your neighbors out and about give them a wave or shout “hello.” These gestures are a way to extend yourself without intruding on them. Ask questions about the neighborhood like when the trash pickup is or how the traffic on a local route is. You can even find out where the best grocery store to shop at is. Anything simple can open up a great conversation. 


Get Outside


It’s easy to meet up with your neighbors if you give them an opportunity to see you. Sit out on your porch. Go for a walk around the neighborhood. Spend some time outside gardening. Just be approachable. If you’re cheerful and seem a bit inquisitive about the area, people will be more likely to talk to you. 


Spend Time In The Community


If there’s a local diner or coffee shop, spend some time there. You’ll be more likely to meet your neighbors and have something in common with many of the people that live in your new space. Check out local parks with your kids or bring your dog. You can talk to other dog owners or parents and get to know them. 


Finding ways to volunteer and get involved in your community is also a great way to connect and get to know where you live. 


Other Ways To Get Involved


You can get connected with people in the area through connections you have. College alumni networks can connect you with social clubs in a new city or region. Your employer may also have mentoring programs to assist you through the transition         


Moving to a new area can be hard, but with an open mind to opportunities, you can make the transition pleasant for both you and your family.   






Posted by The Mavroules Team on 7/8/2020

This Condo in Salem, MA recently sold for $382,000. This Townhouse style home was sold by The Mavroules Team - Atlantic Coast Homes.


7 Crombie St, Salem, MA 01970

Condo

$349,000
Price
$382,000
Sale Price

3
Rooms
1
Beds
1
Baths
Looking for the best of both worlds? Originally a 19th-century church, this captivating loft style townhouse blends a wonderful combination of old world charm and modern amenities and is anything but cookie cutter. Highlights include soaring 18-foot ceilings, exposed brickwork, original columns and moldings, oversized windows, GAS COOKING, stainless steel appliances, central A/C, OPEN CONCEPT living and a large master bedroom with plenty of gorgeous natural light throughout. This PET FRIENDLY home has it all, including: in-unit laundry, a PRIVATE BALCONY and additional basement storage. Nestled in the heart of downtown Salem with a WALK SCORE of 99, this home is surrounded by excellent restaurants, coffee shops and boutiques. Absolutely a COMMUTER’S DREAM, located only 0.3 miles to the COMMUTER RAIL! New washer/dryer, new dishwasher, new hot water heater, sparkling new paint job, plus beautiful HARDWOOD FLOORS. Nothing to do, but unpack and enjoy city living at its finest.

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Tags: Salem   Real Estate   Condo   01970  
Categories: Sold Homes  


Posted by The Mavroules Team on 7/3/2020

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If you’re planning to stay in your new home for many years, incorporating certain features into your home's design can make for a smooth transition. While you might not necessarily need these kinds of features immediately, you'll likely find they add convenience to your space. What can you do to make sure your home stays comfortable for you throughout the years? Consider the following ideas that can allow you to comfortably live in your home at any age. 

Grab Bars

Installing grab bars is a good place to start. Grab bars offer support for sitting and standing, especially in bathroom spaces. Common locations for grab bars include on the walls of shower stalls, next to toilets and along hallways. Grab bars are readily available in modern designs and finishes that can seamlessly blend with the other fixtures in your bathroom. They can do double duty holding towels or clothes as well.

Extra Lighting

Introducing light fixtures in dim areas, on stairways and layering light sources is a great way to ensure your home functions well over time. Selecting LED fixtures over conventional ones ensures you won't have to worry about replacing bulbs in high or otherwise awkward locations. Introduce task lighting in the kitchen. This will add to the overall design of your kitchen while also providing a well-lit prep area for cooking and entertaining.

Cabinet Remodeling

Consider adding pull-out shelves or drawers to lower cabinets in the kitchen or bathroom. These allow for much easier access to stored items so you can avoid searching through dark cabinet corners for your favorite pan or baking dish. You may also consider pull-down shelving options for top cabinets that allow for easier access to items stored high out of reach. 

Lever Switches and Handles

Switch out traditional light switches in favor of lever switches or dimmers. Their larger surface area makes them easier to use and adjust. Use lever-type door handles simplifies the action needed to open and close doors. Finally, consider updating cabinet door handles to D-shaped ones that are more comfortable to grab and open.





Posted by The Mavroules Team on 7/1/2020


23 Orchard St, Peabody, MA 01960

Single-Family

$579,900
Price

8
Rooms
4
Beds
1/1
Full/Half Baths
Imagine enjoying the summer in the classic New England charm of this well maintained Dutch Colonial nestled at the end of a dead end street, yet mins to the highway & COMMUTER RAIL. This spacious home has an outstanding floor plan highlighted by a completely renovated EIK w/GRANITE COUNTERS, exposed beams, gas cooking & plenty of cabinet space. Other 1st floor features inc a front-to-back fireplaced living room, large formal dining room w/wainscoting & crown molding, sun filled den/office w/ an abundance of windows & natural sunlight, plus an updated 1/2 bath. The 2nd floor boasts 4 good sized bedrooms, each w/plenty of closet space & an updated full bathroom. The newly finished lower level is perfect as a teen suite or family room! Other features inc GLEAMING HARDWOOD FLOORS, 2 car garage, plenty of built-ins & other period details not found in today's cookie cutter homes. This lovingly cared for home is absolutely move-in-ready & just waiting for a new family to make it their own.
Open House
No scheduled Open Houses

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Posted by The Mavroules Team on 6/30/2020

This Single-Family in Danvers, MA recently sold for $610,000. This Colonial style home was sold by The Mavroules Team - Atlantic Coast Homes.


10 Peach Tree Ln, Danvers, MA 01923

Single-Family

$599,000
Price
$610,000
Sale Price

5
Rooms
3
Beds
2
Baths
Classic center entrance Colonial Custom Built in 2006. Situated on a large flat lot in an established tree lined neighborhood close to all local amenities. This attractive home offers an open plan kitchen & dining room with exterior access to rear deck & yard. The 1st floor space flows beautifully to a large living room with lots of natural light that overlooks the front yard & also features a spacious full bath with laundry. Anderson windows, hardwood floors, & an attached garage are among the many amenities. On the 2nd floor, the spacious master has a walk in closet, the bedrooms are over sized & the 2nd floor bathroom is roomy & bright. Attic with pull down provides ample storage with additional storage over garage. Lawns to front & rear were recently reseeded, property also features pretty Field stone Wall, plantings and mature trees. Sprinkler system offers easy yard maintenance. Danvers has so much to offer, making it one of the North Shores most sought after communities.

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