Margaret O'Sullivan's Blog

Posted on 06/27/2022
Here's What to Pack in Your Box of Essentials When You Move
Unpacking after a move can be almost as overwhelming as packing. Once all of your belongings have been safely delivered to your new home, the challenge becomes opening up all the boxes and putting things back in their place. Unfortunately, this can make important items difficult to access. To avoid this issue, pack an essentials box to keep...
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Posted on 06/20/2022
Lawn care guide: Identifying grasses
Identifying grasses is an important step in understanding the best way to care for your lawn. Knowing warm-season grasses from cool-season grasses, for example, is crucial to providing the right amount of water at the right time of year. But how do you identify different grass types? Browse through these basics to help guide you through lawn grass...
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Posted on 06/13/2022
2 Likely reasons for dying plants
Dying plants are a reality for every gardener and houseplant owner at some point in their lives. However, the more you know about common causes of death, the better you can prevent it and keep your plants healthy. Here are some of the most common causes of dying houseplants: Over-watering Watering plants too much and too often is...
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Posted on 06/12/2022
Another Property Sold - 55 Red Gate Lane, Reading, MA 01867
LOCATION LOCATION, LOCATION Situated on a highly sought after WESTSIDE STREET, this 4 bedroom, 2.5 Bath home is MOVE-IN READY. The OVERSIZED SUNNY LIVINGROOM with FIREPLACE opens into your FORMAL DINING ROOM. Your kitchen offers STAINLESS STEEL APLIANCES, a TRASH COMPACTOR, ISLAND SEATING and leads out to a STUNNING SUNROOM. This SUNNY OASIS overlooks the WELL MANICURED GARDENS of your PRIVATE BACKYARD. The BEDROOMS are all generous sized and THE PRIMARY SUITE has it's OWN PRIVATE HALF BATH. The LOWER LEVEL FIREPLACED FAMILY ROOM is great for additional entertaining space. The FOURTH BEDROOM has a WALK-IN CLOSET and is adjacent...
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Posted on 06/06/2022
Style secrets for beautiful living rooms
How does an interior designer turn regular living rooms into beautiful living rooms? Do they pull from a list of favorite living room ideas? Do they feature natural light from a window seat pouring over a coffee table? Maybe they feature one entire wall of wall art. While everybody’s personal style preferences are different, there are some common...
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Posted on 05/30/2022
How to Put Sweat Equity to Good Use
When you start talking about what you can do to improve your property value, you may start seeing dollar signs. As the old saying goes, it takes money to make money. However, it doesn't have to be this way regarding your home. Did you know you can boost your home's value simply by putting in some hard work...
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Posted on 05/28/2022
Another Property Sold - 14 Forest St, Wilmington, MA 01887
Picture perfect 3 bedroom, 2 full bath, cape located on a flat, corner lot. The kitchen boasts stainless steel appliances, GE Cafe fridge, granite countertops with full height granite backsplash, access to a large wood deck, and a cut-out that looks into the formal dining room - ideal for entertaining guests! Large living room with a beautiful bay window. There is a first floor office with a closet that could be used as a 4th bedroom. The full bath completes the first floor. Upstairs you will find three bedrooms. The primary bedroom runs from the front of the house to the back and has two generous-sized closets and a ductless mini-split. The...
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Posted on 05/27/2022
Another Property Sold - 15 Lee St, Reading, MA 01867
It’s here!!! Classic CENTER ENTRANCE HIP ROOF COLONIAL on a DEAD END STREET!!! More than MOVE IN READY, beautiful finishes, colors and details throughout. Your beautiful front to back FIREPLACED LIVING ROOM is perfect for entertaining and leads onto a SUN FILLED 3-SEASON PORCH. The DINING ROOM, with amazing BUILT IN STORAGE, opens into a FULLY RENOVATED KITCHEN with STAINLESS STEEL APPLIANCES. A Picture perfect HALF BATH finishes off the first floor. The second floor has a SPACIOUS PRIMARY BEDROOM with WALK IN CLOSET, two more LARGE BEDROOMS, EXTENSIVE STORAGE and a FULLY RENOVATED BATH. The WALK UP ATTIC provides storage and POTENTIAL...
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Posted on 05/23/2022
The 3 Best Palm Trees to Grow Indoors
Palm trees can be found on almost every continent in the world. While some hardier versions can survive colder weather, most thrive in tropical or subtropical climates. If you want to grow palm trees indoors as houseplants, you'll need to replicate a tropical environment as much as possible for them to thrive. While it might seem intimidating, there...
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Posted on 05/22/2022
Another Property Sold - 234 Washington St, Reading, MA 01867
Don't miss this CLASSIC CAPE CHARMER close to Reading’s fabulous DOWNTOWN and the COMMUTER RAIL. The first floor features beautiful HARDWOOD FLOORS throughout a sunny FIREPLACED LIVING ROOM, dining room with BUILT IN CHINA CABINET and a FULL BATH, The kitchen is fully applianced and leads to your MUDROOM complete with built ins. The stunning FAMILY ROOM (3rd bedroom) opens in to a COZY SUNROOM overlooking your FENCED BACKYARD! Upstairs features 2 SPACIOUS BEDROOMS with AMPLE STORAGE plus a NEWLY RENOVATED FULL BATH. First time buyer DREAM HOUSE or next stop for downsizing clients. This one is NOT A DRIVE BY! Stop in and enjoy all...
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Posted on 05/20/2022
Another Property Sold - 68 Allen Road, Billerica, MA 01821
Not to be missed! This sun-filled Cape is so inviting, you have to see it for yourself. The first floor features an open kitchen and dining space that’s perfect for entertaining. There is a peninsula counter for weekday breakfasts or doing homework. Open the slider from the kitchen to a beautiful sunroom which offers ample space for relaxation. Continue through the French doors and bring the party out to the massive deck overlooking apple trees and a spectacular backyard. This warm and inviting main level includes hardwood floors, a bright living room with wood-burning fireplace, an office/4th bedroom, and an updated full bath. The second...
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Posted on 05/16/2022
Create Lasting Memories of Your Travels With These DIY Decor Ideas
There's nothing more exciting than having the opportunity to travel. Whether you are taking a weekend trip to a nearby locale or you have planned an international adventure in hopes of seeing the world, you are going to make memories that you will cherish for a lifetime. While traveling is wonderful, there's also something special about coming home...
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