Lauren Demerjian | Sterling Real Estate, Princeton Real Estate, Holden Real Estate


Most individuals find choosing the right color scheme for their homes as the most overwhelming part of the decoration process. After all, you have to consider furniture, doors, drapes, and other items before you pick any color. But it doesn't have to be all that difficult. A few simple rules can see you working through it with ease.

Start with a neutral color as your backdrop and then build on by adding other contrasting colors with art and accessories. You will need to work with a color wheel and determine what color scheme of the color wheel you want to use. The monochromatic scheme involves using different shades of a single color of the color wheel. The analogous color scheme consists of using colors that appear next to each other on the color wheel to create a colorful arrangement. You may also decide to do a contrast scheme that involves using a triad of contrasting colors. For a bolder look, use the complementary scheme. Contrast has to do with two opposing colors used for the interior. 

You should also consider how the lighting will change the appearance of colors within your home at different times of the day. You may have to use sample swatch cards in the color you are thinking of using, or paint onto a card in that color and carry them around the house, testing them in different lighting conditions. Before you commit, you may even decide to paint small areas of each room to see how the colors will complement each other around the house. Having decided on the colors you want to use, you should look at how it will flow into the general design of the room. Bear in mind the kind of furniture and upholstery you either already have present in the house or you intend to purchase. Your colors have to fit in with these generally so deciding on the exact shade of color you want should come last in what you are doing. 

The entire process should not be a stressful one if you put enough planning into it. Visit with paint professionals in the paint store and ask how each hue complement each other. You can bring home as many test samples as you can until you find your perfect mix. However, at the end of the day, remember that the final decision lies with you—your color scheme should reflect you, seeing as it is your home.



27 Piccadilly Cir, Holden, MA 01522

Single-Family

$499,900
Price

12
Rooms
4
Beds
3/1
Full/Half Baths
Stunning Colonial set on quiet cul-de-sac. Welcome to the perfect home for hosting family and friends. With an abundance of space including a guest suite in the lower level, you will find all that you are looking for! On either side of the grand foyer are a formal dining room and living room with wide pine flooring, as well as an in home office. As you continue on through the first floor you have a large, updated, eat-in kitchen with walk-in pantry, white cabinets and upgraded counters, center island and SS appliances. A family room with back staircase to 2nd floor and access into the lower level suite with living room, bedroom & full bath, provide the perfect quiet space to escape. Entry to the backyard is via a tiled mudroom with laundry and half bath. The 2nd floor has 3 nice sized bedrooms in addition to the beautiful fireplaced Master with walk-in closet & full bath. New Septic, freshly painted exterior & interior and a 13 mo. buyer home warranty, allow you to move in worry free!
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Are you planning to move away from the bustle and frenzy of a major commercial city and want to settle in some peaceful, serene environment? If you answered yes, purchasing a home in suburban neighborhoods is probably on your to-do list already.

Buying a home is a substantial investment; therefore, it requires proper planning and careful considerations before jumping into it so as not to incur significant losses. There are many factors to consider before buying a home, especially in the suburbs, and highlighted below are some of the most crucial to be aware of: 

Parking space

One thing that most homebuyers want is enough space for their vehicles. In some suburban areas, there is ample space for street parking. However, in other places, the reverse is the case. If the home doesn't have a parking space or garage, you should look for street parking at various times of the day. The presence of none indicates that you should look for hidden parking. Some neighborhoods are served by rail service too but parking a car near the station to ease your commute might pose a challenge. Avoid the mistake of assuming you will always find parking.

Flooding risk

Some suburban areas are at risk of flooding. This risk is because there may be natural water sources that rise quickly when it rains heavily. Since the safety of both your family and your soon to be acquired property is a priority, it is essential to check for flooding risks before buying the home.

Need for renovation

Suburbs usually have a lot of older buildings and construction, which brings with it the need to renovate some homes when you purchase. If you do not have home renovations in your budget, find yourself a good home without the need for many improvements. However, if you do not mind making improvements, there is no harm in spending on your comfort and style choices.

Accessibility

Schools, shopping facilities, recreational centers, and other essential places may be a considerable distance from your home. Buying a home where these facilities are not readily available will not only isolate you, but it will incur more costs ongoing. Spend time researching the entire community before making such a move so that you know where to find services and shopping.

The condition of the structure and yard

You probably have a kind of structure in mind before going through a real estate site with home listings, which will help to narrow your search and ensure you get what you want. Many homebuyers choose the suburbs because of the tranquility and greenery — some want to tend to their gardens. If a suburban landscape is on your list, you should make sure the yard has enough space for a garden and a lawn you can craft to reflect your taste.

Discuss all your property needs—and desires—with your real estate agent to know what is on the market that meets your requirements.


This Single-Family in Milford, MA recently sold for $400,000. This Colonial,Garrison style home was sold by Lauren Demerjian, BROKER - OPEN DOOR RE, LLC.


61 Sunset Dr, Milford, MA 01757

Single-Family

$409,900
Price
$400,000
Sale Price

8
Rooms
4
Beds
2/1
Full/Half Baths
Tremendous value in this well maintained home in one of Milford's most desirable neighborhoods! Located on the Hopkinton side of Milford, this home has the layout you have been looking for and awaits your cosmetic updates. The first floor offers a comfortable living room, dining room with hardwood floors, half bath, laundry area, and oak cabinet kitchen leading to the spacious family room. With vaulted ceilings, a wood burning fireplace, and a slider to a spacious deck, it isn't difficult to imagine the family room as the center for entertaining friends and family. Upstairs you will find a large master bedroom with walk in closet and master bath, and an additional 3 good sized bedrooms and full bath. The unfinished basement offers further expansion potential, and leads to the 2 car garage. Located only a 7 minute drive to Dell/EMC and an 8 min drive to 495, this home is a commuter's dream! Please see disclosure remarks.

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27 Piccadilly Cir, Holden, MA 01522

Single-Family

$512,000
Price

12
Rooms
4
Beds
3/1
Full/Half Baths
Stunning Salt Box set on quiet cul-de-sac. Welcome to the perfect home for hosting family and friends. With an abundance of space including an "in-law" in the lower level, you will find all that you are looking for! On either side of the grand foyer are a formal dining room and living room with wide pine flooring, as well as an in home office. As you continue on through the first floor you have a large, updated, eat-in kitchen with walk-in pantry, white cabinets and upgraded counters, center island and SS appliances. A family room with back staircase to 2nd floor and access into the lower level suite with living room, bedroom & full bath, provide the perfect quiet space to escape. Entry to the backyard is via a tiled mudroom with laundry and half bath. The 2nd floor has 3 nice sized bedrooms in addition to the beautiful fireplaced Master with walk-in closet & full bath. New Septic, freshly painted exterior & interior and a 13 mo. buyer home warranty, allow you to move in worry free!
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September 08 at 1:30 PM to 3:30 PM
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