Blog :: 2018

Welcome to Grand Central

A Station with a Platform ….. To Blog about All Things Real Estate

Grand Central is our Station with a Platform to Blog about All Things Real Estate.  We look forward to making this the best resource for information about real estate, our local area, and current topics that impact you. Please feel free to comment on our posts if you have questions or reactions to share. If there is anything you'd like to see us write about, we'd love to hear your ideas.  Sign up today and take advantage of receiving announcements when new articles arrive at the Station.   After all, timing could make all the difference to you in making your next connection for success. 

 

Finding and Refinishing a Great Staging Accent Piece - An Antique Writing Desk

It's always a great feeling to find that special piece of furniture or design access to highlight a room or area of your home.  Sometimes you search for days on end to find that special piece; sometimes you happen upon one when you least least expect it or just by chance.   In approaching each staging engagement, I like to get to know the space and learn from the property’s biggest advocate, the owner, what makes this property so special to them – learning what makes their house a “home”.  Then I try to find a special something to help bring that story to life whenever possible.  Here's a find that will make the statement I'm looking for in an upcoming listing - from start to finish - with a little DIY - giving new life to a vintage piece!

The Growing Importance and Necessity of Home Staging and Presentation Consulting Services

The Art of Home Staging and Presentation Consulting have become “big business” in our industry and an essential tool for any successful listing Realtor®.  Grand Gables has been providing Home Staging and Presentation Consulting services for many years – even before the phrase was coined. For many properties, the time we invest into home staging and preparation can be a significant component of the overall time spent on bringing about a successful sale.  If done well, it’s time well invested.  Invariably, home staging and preparation consulting, regardless of the scope, have consistently been winning propositions for the property owner.  Check out this article and those to follow to learn how Grand Gables Realty Group, Inc. can give you an advantage in the market with our services. 

Welcome to Grand Central - Our New Station to Blog About All Things Real Estate!

Grand Central is our Station with a Platform to Blog about All Things Real Estate.  We look forward to making this the best resource for information about real estate, our local area, and current topics that impact you. Please feel free to comment on our posts if you have questions or reactions to share. If there is anything you'd like to see us write about, we'd love to hear your ideas.  Sign up today and take advantage of receiving announcements when new articles arrive at the Station.   After all, timing could make all the difference to you in making your next connection for success. 

2017 Fall Market Activity Shows Signs of Continuing Strong into the Upcoming Holiday Season

If you are looking, but not ready to buy just yet, this is a great time to get educated. When it comes time to purchase your new home, you will want to know as much about the town and the various neighborhoods within the town. Take this time to view different houses to better understand what you are looking for, so when the spring market starts you are in a good position to move on a house that you want.  Read on to learn more or give me a call and let me help you better understand the market.

Grand Gables Realty Group Inc. Recaps Sales in Massachusetts South Shore Real Estate Market Homes Selling At or Above $1 Million

Here is an article posted initially on our former blog platform on Friday, July 29, 2016.  The article recaps market and sales highlights sales on the South Shore of homes transacting at or above $1 Million.  Luxury Real Estate affiliate, Grand Gables Realty Group, Inc. brokered the South Shore region’s highest condominium sale of 2016