Cheryl Pendenza - Realtor®/Broker Associate's Blog

Posted on 05/18/2022
224 Park St C11, Stoneham, MA 02180 is now new to the market!
Sprawling over 4 levels, this amazing 8 room, 4 bedroom townhouse rivals any single-family and is one of the largest units at Mosley Park. Boasting 3,400+ sq. ft. of flexible space, the first floor features a modern open-concept highlighted by the splendid new kitchen, w/granite counters, stainless steel & an oversized island that sets the tone for entertaining & gathering. The second floor offers 3 bedrooms with a huge main bedroom w/en-suite & double closets. The 3rd floor provides an expansive loft w/plenty of closets, heat & windows. Need more? No Problem! The finished LL is perfect for the big game, has tons of storage...
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Posted on 05/12/2022
Should You Bottom-Water Your Houseplants?
Plant owners have likely encountered the term "bottom watering" concerning houseplant care. The method works by watering your plants using the drainage hole at the bottom rather than pouring water in from the top. There are many benefits to bottom watering, but there are also some downsides worth considering. Here is a basic guide to the pros and...
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Posted on 05/05/2022
3 Tips for Protecting Your Vegetable Garden From Frost
Cold weather can be bad news for vegetable gardens, especially if unexpected. While many plants are hardy and frost-resistant, most tender vegetables cannot survive sudden freezing temperatures. Luckily, there are some measures you can take to protect your garden from an unexpected frost. Here are some tips to remember: Water During the Day Adjust your watering schedule to...
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Posted on 04/28/2022
Cottagecore Home Style Basics
Cottagecore style has grown in popularity recently and is all over social media. The design style includes everything from home decor to fashion. Similar to shabby chic and farmhouse styles, cottagecore celebrates the comfort and charm of country life no matter where you live. If you’re interested in learning more about this fun and popular trend, here are...
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Posted on 04/21/2022
Creative Shoe Storage Ideas
No matter how many shoes you have, you can never have enough storage options. Storing and organizing shoes can be a hassle, but it can also be fun if you think outside the box. Here are some clever and creative ways to store your shoes. Combine Storage and Seating Whenever possible, opt for seating with built-in storage. This...
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Posted on 04/14/2022
How to turn a home office into a baby nursery
When expanding your family, it's always a good idea to consider the space you have available. If you've relocated or upgraded your home office to a new space in the house but still have the remnants of your old office lingering in a decent sized room, you can repurpose it into a baby's nursery. Here are a few...
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Posted on 04/07/2022
Woodworking ideas: 3 Building projects to try
If you’re interested in DIY building projects for beginners, consider starting with woodwork. There are countless beginner-friendly woodworking crafts you can make with basic tools and inexpensive supplies. Here are some great ideas for woodworking projects to try: Wooden bird house A birdhouse is an excellent addition to any garden or outdoor space. You can create them out...
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Posted on 03/31/2022
3 Ways Virtual Reality Benefits Real Estate Professionals & Clients
More real estate professionals are embracing virtual reality to improve their business in the modern world. With the myriad tools and platforms available, it’s becoming more common for agents and brokers to use VR technology in their regular business practices. Here are some of the key ways virtual reality can benefit real estate today: Save Time By adding...
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Posted on 03/24/2022
Sustainable Real Estate Benefits
Sustainability in real estate continues to rise in popularity and convenience. With increased awareness for the environment, builders and homeowners alike are prioritizing sustainable practices and materials in the real estate market. Here are some of the most important benefits of sustainable real estate: Environmental Benefits As you might expect, there are many environmental benefits to sustainable practices...
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Posted on 03/17/2022
Pros and Cons of Modular vs. Stick-Built Homes
When you’re looking into having a home built, should you go with a modular home or a stick-built home? Both types of homes have their advantages, but it’s also important to consider their potential drawbacks. To make the right decision for you, weigh the pros and cons of stick-built and modular homes. Keep the following information in mind...
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Posted on 03/10/2022
How to DIY your windows for this winter season
Planning for the cold weather months saves homeowners time and money. The financial savings involve reducing drafts and the energy losses, causing your bill to decline. These rank among the do-it-yourself home insulation strategies worth considering. 1: Address screen doors Many storm doors come with sliding glass panes and a screen option to allow fresh air to flow...
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Posted on 03/03/2022
Pros & Cons of Investing in Sweat Equity
If you’re thinking about buying a fixer-upper or are interested in flipping homes, it’s important to understand sweat equity. This concept has to do with the time and effort you put into improving a property. Because it’s not based on dollar amounts, it's difficult to calculate. However, there are major pros and cons to investing your time as...
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