Lorraine Kuney's Blog

Posted on 06/21/2021
Increase Home Value & Functionality With an Extended Concrete Foundation
Sometimes the idea of a large backyard with a perfect lawn doesn't balance a homeowner's desire for functionality. When people want to spend more time outdoors, they typically hire contractors to build wooden decks of brick patios. One best-of-both-worlds trend involves using finished concrete to blur the lines between indoor and outdoor livings spaces. Both new construction designs...
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Posted on 06/18/2021
Another Property Sold - 22 Bridle Path, Franklin, MA 02038
Stunningly Expanded, Updated & Remodeled Colonial in Sought After Franklin Woods! First, The Entertaining Front Porch! Then Enter to an Amazing & Completely Open 1st Floor! Beautiful Hardwoods & Recessed Lighting Flow Thru Out. Gorgeous Custom White Kitchen Includes: Labradorite Granite Counters, Stainless Jenn Air Commercial Range, Professional Vented Hood, Refrigerator, Double Wall Ovens, Bev/Wine Fridge, Custom Backsplash & 8 Ft Island. Huge Dining Room w/Crafted Built In Cabinetry. Beautiful Family Room w/Custom Mantel/Marble Surround. French Doors to LR/Office. Full Bath, Spectacular 3 Season Porch & Deck...
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Posted on 06/18/2021
223 Farm St, Blackstone, MA 01504 is now new to the market!
Land Ho!! Need Space and a Barn? Do You Want Gorgeous Views And Lots of Privacy? Than This 8 Acre Property is Just What You Are Looking For! This Spacious Gambrel Colonial Features Include:Large Cathedral Family Room with NEW Wall to Wall Carpeting, Fresh Paint, Awesome Stone Fireplace and 2 Bay Windows! Huge Front To Back Living Room with 2nd Fireplace, Stunning Newly Finished Hardwood Floors, and Sliders to Covered Deck. Lovely Dining Room also with Newly Finished Hardwoods, and Open to Kitchen! Good Sized Master Bedroom with NEW Wall to Wall Carpet and 2 Closets. Lower Level Has Finished Bonus Room with NEW Carpet, Laundry Room, Storage...
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Posted on 06/16/2021
Franklin, MA Real Estate Market Update 6/16/2021
Click here to view Franklin, MA blog post which has information on the constantly changing market...
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Posted on 06/14/2021
Fresh to the Neighborhood: Dealing with Your Neighbors
Photo by Ricarda Mölck via Pixabay Moving to a new neighborhood brings with it, well, the new neighbors. Although you may be an exceptionally private person — others, by nature, are naturally curious. They want to know who’s moved in next door. This is particularly true when your house is just a few feet or a few inches...
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Posted on 06/07/2021
What Is Remote Home Buying?
Image by mohamed Hassan from Pixabay Too busy to buy that second home in Myrtle Beach? No time to fly down and walk through multiple properties to find the one that's right for your family? No problem. You, too, can enjoy the dream of homeownership when you buy your next property remotely. What Is Remote Home Buying? When...
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Posted on 06/05/2021
Another Property Sold - 221 Creek St, Wrentham, MA 02093
Perfect Home, w/Views, in Great Location! Put This One at The Top of Your List! Almost Every Inch Of This Awesome 4 Bed Colonial Has Been Updated or Remodeled! Huge LR w/ Hardwds. Formal DR w/ Hardwoods & Delightful Lake Views From the Bay Window. STUNNING KITCHEN: Remodeled w/ a Chef In Mind! It Includes: Custom Cabinetry by JSI-Solid Wood/ Dovetailed/Soft Close Construction. Calcutta Gold Quartz Counters & Peninsula. High End SS Appl- Gas Stove, Refrigerator, Dishwash & Range Hood w/Recirculating Vent. Marble Herringbone Backsplash, Undercab Lights & Luxury Tile Floor. FR w/Hardwoods & FP. Captivating 3 Season Porch! ...
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Posted on 06/01/2021
Another Property Sold - 17 Palomino Drive, Franklin, MA 02038
Beautiful desirable neighborhood that is convenient to shopping and highways is a perfect setting for this young home. As you enter the home you are in a nice spacious foye with coat closet and a half bath, foye opens to a large front to back living/dining room combination with wood burning fireplace and lots of windows. Kitchen with oak cabinets has a breakfast room with sliders to the deck overlooking a nice professionally landscaped yard. Laundry room is conveniently located off the kitchen. Hardwood floors throughout the 1 floor, carpeting on the 2nd floor and in the basement. Nice turned staircase goes up to a wide second floor landing...
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Posted on 05/31/2021
Norfolk, MA Real Estate Market Update 5/31/2021
Click here to view Norfolk, MA blog post which has information on the constantly changing market...
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Posted on 05/31/2021
What are Unpermitted Additions?
Image by Sue Smith from Shutterstock House owners frequently remodel, upgrade, or otherwise make changes in their homes for which they do not secure a permit. While some changes do not require permitting, others do. The challenge comes when you attempt to sell the home. You may run into a problem when a buyer makes an offer on...
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Posted on 05/28/2021
Another Property Sold - 3 Teresa Circle, Franklin, MA 02038
Just wait until you see this absolutely spectacular custom designed sprawling Cape w/ a full in-law suite situated on a 2 acre private cul-de-sac lot. Tired of cookie cutter homes? Look no further. Gorgeous cabinet packed kitchen w/ large center island, high end appliances, granite, pantry & custom backsplash. Step down to sunken FR w/ built in cabinets & gas fireplace. Bright sun room w/ FP overlooking the beautiful back yard w/ inground pool, built in grill, stone island & pool house w/ changing room & storage. Side entrance brings you thru a mud room like no other & it's the private entry to the in-law suite...
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Posted on 05/24/2021
Tips on Reducing the Cost of Moving
Photo by Nina Garman via Pixabay Moving into a new home can be a very exciting experience. From getting to know new people to starting a new job, it can all be a very enjoyable transition. However, there are some aspects of moving that many people don’t really enjoy. And the biggest factor of all is the money...
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