Cheryl Pendenza - Realtor®/Broker Associate's Blog

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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Posted on 02/24/2022
Expert Tips for Decorating Terracotta Pots
If you’re a gardener or plant owner, it’s likely you have at least one terracotta pot in your collection. They’re inexpensive, easy to find and incredibly versatile. However, some find the look of them drab and boring and opt for more exciting colors and finishes. Luckily, terracotta pots are easy to paint and the upgrade will cost a...
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Posted on 02/17/2022
Buying plants online: Expert tips for the best experience
Buying plants online can be just as simple and rewarding as other types of online shopping. However, there can also be greater risks involved. Here are some expert tips for buying plants online to help you get the best deals and the healthiest plants: Consider location & season One of the first things to learn about a potential...
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Posted on 02/16/2022
Another Property Sold - 3 Wagner Road, Stoneham, MA 02180
**NEW CONSTRUCTION** in a great location offering *5 Bedrooms* with *TWO LUXURIOUS MASTER BEDROOM SUITES* The First Floor offers a sleek kitchen design with an expansive island, fine finishes & custom cabinetry, fireplaced great room, formal dining and a home office or guest room. Welcoming foyer in the front and a mud room entry off the two-car garage. The second floor offers lots of closets, laundry; and 5 Bedrooms including 2 En Suites. Hardwoods throughout. State of the art systems, full basement and huge attic space too. There’s still time to customize the interior finishing and call this one home. The town of Stoneham, MA is...
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Posted on 02/10/2022
3 Tips for Better Home Office Design
Working from home is the new norm and the home office won’t be ignored. From setting up efficient areas to store your working documents and tools to opening the space so you don’t feel cramped during a tight deadline, here are a few home office design ideas to keep your mind and body limber. Keep Furniture Simple Many...
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Posted on 02/03/2022
3 Ways to Get the Best Lighting in Your Bathroom
The bathroom is one of the most used rooms in the home, which makes bathroom lighting some of the most important. Unfortunately, standard lighting in bathrooms is often purely utilitarian and lacking in both style and comfort. If you’re planning a bathroom remodel or just looking for ways to make it more comfortable, here are some lighting tips...
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