Donna Moy Bruno's Blog

Posted on 09/21/2020
Why Is Curb Appeal Important?
Believe it or not, curb appeal can make or break the home selling journey. If a house has a pristine front lawn, flawless siding and clutter-free walkways, it may make a positive first impression on potential buyers. And once buyers walk through this home, they may be ready to submit an offer to purchase the residence right away. As...
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Posted on 09/14/2020
Voice-Controlled Smart Devices Your Home Needs
Photo by Andrey Bryzgalov via Shutterstock We’ve learned to use voice controls in our cars for hands-free calling, but what about in our homes? Alexa, Google Assistant, Echo and Siri are for more than simply using your voice to switch on the lights or control the temperature. Here are more ways to control your home with the sound...
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Posted on 09/07/2020
Are You Prepared to Buy a Residence?
Purchasing a home is a life-changing decision, and as such, should not be taken lightly. Fortunately, there are lots of things you can do to prepare for the homebuying journey, such as: 1. Determine Where You Want to Live There is no shortage of high-quality houses available across the United States. Now, you just need to determine where you...
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Posted on 08/31/2020
Pros & Cons of HOA Communities
Image by Free-Photos from Pixabay When you’re looking into buying a new home, one of the decision you’ll need to make is if you want to live in an HOA community or not. Homeowners association (HOA) communities offer certain advantages and disadvantages compared to non-HOA communities. Knowing more about these pros and cons can help you make the...
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Posted on 08/29/2020
69 Riverview Circle, Wayland, MA 01778 is now new to the market!
You'll treasure every day in this nature lovers paradise and every evening as you watch the sun set over the National Wildlife Preserve. The bright open kitchen with granite peninsula, breakfast nook & bar sink boasts an abundance of storage and counter space. Natural light flows the main living area through a dramatic 2-story wall of windows. Energy features include solar panels, AC from 4 mini-splits, ceiling fans plus 3-zone central heating. The recent screened room with low maintenance flooring, exterior observation deck,1st floor full bath & laundry, cozy fireplaced family room, gleaming hardwood floors, numerous closets and...
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Posted on 08/24/2020
Types of Mortgages for Home Buyers
Photo by TheDigitalWay via Pixabay Looking to buy your first home? Unless you have a couple hundred thousand in the bank, a rich family member or a winning lottery ticket, you’re going to have to borrow money. TV ads suggest it’s as easy as clicking your phone, and in some cases it might be, but you should know...
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Posted on 08/21/2020
17 Clara Road, Framingham, MA 01701 now has a new price of $700,000!
Shown by appointment! Move right into this spectacular 4+ bedroom 3.5 bath home.Your choice of first or second floor master suite, 22 x 23 living room with magnificent cathedral ceiling and new custom chandelier, a bright, open dining room with skylights & exterior access, and a spacious all white kitchen with breakfast bar. Entertain in the three season room complete with skylights, custom lighting and ceiling fan & sliders to the stone patio and level backyard.A bonus room is accessible from the main house but also has its own exterior entrance. Great potential for a home office, a guest room, studio or workout room. 4 zone heating...
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Posted on 08/17/2020
Making Flat-Pack Furniture Seem Built In
Photo by Melinda Nagy via Shutterstock Buying your first home is exciting, and your dream-book is full of magazine cutouts and interior design sketches. But many entry-level or starter homes do not come with the built-in shelving of your designer-inspired visions. What do you do on a budget? Use your imagination, a little ingenuity and flat-pack furnishings. What...
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Posted on 08/12/2020
Another Property Sold - 30 Laurier St, Worcester, MA 01603
Seize the opportunity to own this charming village colonial located on a one way street in an established S. Worcester neighborhood just minutes from Rte 290 and the Worcester airport. Spacious, bright living room with newer bay window offers access through sliding doors to the expansive covered front porch. A cozy dining room is off the warm & inviting kitchen, both offering a view of the back yard inground swimming pool. Upstairs you'll find 4 bedrooms and one full bath, hardwoods are exposed in the master bedroom but well protected by carpet in the other bedrooms. Enjoy low maintenance vinyl siding, replacement windows, trex decking...
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Posted on 08/10/2020
Expedite the Homebuying Journey
A seamless home search may be a dream come true for property buyers. Yet for those who want to accelerate the homebuying journey, problems sometimes may arise that make it tough to streamline a home search. Fortunately, there are many things you can do to speed up a home search and find your dream house without delay. Now, let's...
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Posted on 08/03/2020
Try these Six Savory Herbs
Image by tookapic from Pixabay Nothing brings nature into the home like utilizing fresh herbs in culinary masterpieces to make them as special as those you’ll share them with. Sensational herbs can be grown with ease, as some of the most savory and flavorful ones are disease, pest and drought resistant. Furthermore, most herbs will even grow in...
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Posted on 07/27/2020
Balancing Price, Curb Appeal, and Presentation
There is a science to selling your home at the best price and within the shortest period of time, but it's not always an exact science! Although you can't control market conditions, seasonal fluctuations, or the condition of your neighbors' property, you are still in the driver's seat when it comes to pricing, curb appeal, and the interior condition...
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