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Posted by Paul W Sullivan & Assoc on 6/23/2019

The kitchen is the life of almost every home in the country today. From forging relationships to creating loving memories, thereís a lot that goes on here apart from momís roast turkey and spaghetti meatloaf. Thatís all the more reason you should invest in regular kitchen upgrades. If you are going to have conversations here, you might as well have it in style and comfort. Check out this list for a few kitchen upgrades you should consider this year.

  1. Add a fresh coat of paint to your cabinets. This can totally change the way your kitchen looks. You may also decide to change the paint job in the room too to give it an even fresher look. If painting is too much hassle, reface your old cabinets with a new layer of peel and stick veneer. 
  2. Remove the doors of your cabinets. If you are more adventurous, you can decide to do away entirely with the doors on your cabinet. Your cramped kitchen will look a lot roomier than it actually is.
  3. Replace your light fixtures. Who says you canít have fancy chandeliers in the kitchen? Get rid of the old fluorescent lamps and install some pendants and other sophisticated lighting fixtures to give your kitchen some more panache. You should also consider putting up some under-cabinet lighting too. That will add some extra glow.
  4. Replace your kitchen sink and faucets. Call your plumber and install a new sink in your kitchen. It will definitely give your favorite place a whole new look. You can switch from your old stiff-necked faucet to a pull-down faucet for more room in the sink too.
  5. Replace the surface of your countertops. A thousand stains and knife marks later, your countertop probably looks like that a shipís kitchen. Resurfacing it is something that you can do by yourself if you want to. Not sure you are good enough? Start out with the island countertop, that way you test your skills on a small scale.
  6. Create a new backsplash. There are so many backsplash options for you to consider. If a tile backsplash looks like itís more than you can handle, you can try one made out of a solid plain color. Want to try something a bit different? Use a wallpaper instead. For more backsplash options check out some of the peel-and-stick kits available to most home improvement stores.

Now itís your turn! Go out and find your next great kitchen, then make it happen! If you want to be sure youíre improving the value of your home, be sure to ask your real estate agent for their favorite ideas.





Posted by Paul W Sullivan & Assoc on 6/16/2019

The interior look of your home says a lot about you; it tells of your kind of style, your personality, and your taste. From the living room to the kitchen, to the bedroom, your signature gets imprinted on all the designs used. Every other year, there are new styles and designs for decorating and furnishing your home. This year is no different; and new techniques promise to make for exciting home designs.

Designers and manufacturers are making patterns and fabrics in bolder and captivating colors; the idea is to select designs that are classic and beautiful - at the same time blending with your personal style. 

Here are trends and style you should look out for this you for your home decorating:

Boldly Patterned Kitchen Design

Gone are the days where there are specific colors apportioned to a different part of the house, the kitchen all painted in white - looking like a hospital wall. The trend for this year is a kitchen personalized with designs that blend flawlessly into other parts of the home. 

More Emphasis on Nature

Using natural items in design and style is on the uprising. Tables made from petrified woods; stools wrapped up in coconut shell beads, chair patterns mimicking a wheat field; everywhere you turn, the design now seems to be screaming nature. 

Splashes of Hue

The millennial pink color seems to be the Ďnew black,í the color tone is cropping up everywhere and in most designs. From rugs splashed with this dusty hue to drapery and upholstery, the color doesnít seem to be going away soon. The color has a flattering look and is thought to have a lasting effect on the mind. 

More About Your Personality

The present generation doesnít seem to have issues embracing their differences; they wear it proudly like a badge. Home designs for this year are more about individual personality and less about what trend is in vogue. More people are buying the idea of various colors and patterns in their homes; they want their homes to have stamps of their personality everywhere you turn. An example is mixing furniture styles from different periods in your living room; itís considered charming and your personal style. 

Maximalist Trend

The style for this year is kicking out simplistic and minimal designs which some consider boring. Welcome bright and bold colors, graphic patterns, embellished, maximalist and hand-crafted designs. Don't be shy about mixing patterns, textures or colors as these are becoming the norm in most homes. Hardware designs are not left out as leather will replace brass and rose gold. 

This yearís home decorating trend is all about you. Whatever style suits your personality is what you should have in your home. You can also consult an interior decorator to get a professional opinion.





Posted by Paul W Sullivan & Assoc on 6/9/2019

Let's face it Ė there is no shortage of buyers competing for the top residences. However, there are many things you can do to rise above the homebuying competition, and these include:

1. Review the Local Housing Market

The housing market fluctuates. In some instances, the housing market may favor buyers. Or, in other cases, it may favor sellers.

If you analyze the local housing market closely, you can differentiate a buyer's market from a seller's market. You then can map out your homebuying journey accordingly.

To distinguish a buyer's market from a seller's market, you may want to look at available houses in your city or town. If homes are selling just days after they become available, a seller's market may be in place. Comparatively, if houses linger on the real estate market for an extended period of time, the real estate sector likely favors buyers.

2. Get Pre-Approved for a Mortgage

With pre-approval for a mortgage, you will know how much you can spend on a house. Then, you can narrow your house search to residences that fall within your price range.

To get pre-approved for a mortgage, you should meet with a variety of lenders. These financial institutions can teach you about many mortgage options and help you choose home financing that suits you perfectly.

Of course, selecting a mortgage can be difficult, regardless of whether you are a first-time or experienced homebuyer. But if you ask mortgage questions and perform a comprehensive home financing analysis, you can choose the right mortgage without delay.

3. Establish Homebuying Criteria

Homebuying criteria is a must, particularly for those who want to seamlessly navigate the property buying journey. Because if you enter the real estate market with homebuying criteria in hand, you can speed up the process of finding your dream residence.

As you craft homebuying criteria, you should try to define your dream house. Think about the features you want to find in a home. You next can include these features as "must-haves" on your list of homebuying criteria.

In addition, consider where you want to reside. If you hone your house search to residences in a select group of cities and towns, you may be able to quickly discover a great home that you can enjoy for years to come.

For those who require extra help during the homebuying journey, you may want to hire a real estate agent, too. In fact, with a real estate agent at your side, you can receive in-depth assistance as you pursue your ideal house.

A real estate agent understands what it takes to navigate any housing market, at any time. He or she will help you search for residences that match your expectations. Plus, if you have any homebuying concerns, a real estate agent will address them right away.

Gain a competitive advantage over rival homebuyers Ė use the aforementioned tips, and you accelerate the process of finding and purchasing your dream residence.




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Posted by Paul W Sullivan & Assoc on 6/7/2019


10 Bay View Avenue , Dennis, MA 02641

East Dennis

Single-Family

$5,350,000
Price

4
Beds
10
Total Rooms
4/2
Full/Half Baths
This spectacular waterfront home is located on the best stretch of private beach on the northside of Cape Cod. The four level home has 80' of private beach front on Cape Cod Bay and boasts approximately 5000 sqft of living space with phenomenal views from almost every room. The home features 4 bedrooms with 1st floor master bedroom and 2nd floor master suite. There is an upper level bunkroom, 6 bathrooms, oceanfront great room, wIth open kitchen and 2 story entry with southern exposure that bathes the home in sunlight all day long. The home is situated at the end of a private street buffered by unbuildable land on 3 sides. Great sunsets and sunrises year round. The home is protected by a newly upgraded revetment wall and is NOT in the flood zone. This is a once in a generation opportunity
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Posted by Paul W Sullivan & Assoc on 6/7/2019

This Single-Family in Dennis, MA recently sold for $740,000. This Cape style home was sold by - Paul W Sullivan & Assoc.


90 Howes Path , Dennis, MA 02638

Dennis (village)

Single-Family

$825,000
Price
$740,000
Sale Price

3
Beds
8
Total Rooms
3
Baths
Outstanding Home that is located in the exclusive Fairways of Dennis located on The Dennis Highlands Golf Course. The fairways is an association of 22 homes. The home has 3 bedrooms, 3 full baths ,, central AC, hardwood floors, gourmet kitchen with sub zero appliances. The home has a home office and a large Family Room not pictured.

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