Sandy Bliven - RE/MAX South County



Posted by Sandy Bliven on 6/21/2018

If you’re looking to make changes to your home in a big way but don’t have the time or the budget, there’s plenty of things that you can do in order to bring your home to another level without breaking the bank. 


Look From The Outside In


Enhancing the landscaping and curb appeal of your home can be an easy project to add value and comfort to your home. Whether you’re getting ready to sell or you just want to feel more at home, making your home look more inviting from the outside is a worthwhile project. 


Open Some Space


Just knocking down a wall can make a huge difference in your home. Once a wall is removed, it can really transform your space. Be careful though, as knocking down a wall where plumbing is or electrical work is can disrupt a lot. This can become very costly, so you may not want to undertake such a big project. Also be mindful of reconnecting floors or moving features like a kitchen island. Be sure to get a few quotes from contractors for these jobs before you settle with one.


Get New Windows


Putting in new windows is a great project that can add a lot of value to your home. You should really replace the windows in your home every 20-25 years. Updating the windows in your home not only changes the look of your home but makes it more energy efficient as well. The extra insulation can also help to keep out noise disturbances and keep your home a quiet place to live. If you live near a main road, new windows are a must. 


Upgrade Appliances 


There is nothing more attractive to buyers and homeowners alike than new appliances. These are fairly cheap investments considering their returns. You can replace one appliance or go for a whole new kitchen if you’d like. It all depends on the condition of the appliances. Even simply replacing the washer and dryer can make your life easier and also make your home more attractive to buyers when you decide to sell.


Change Up The Floors


Simply switching your carpet or ripping up carpets to put in hardwood floors can be a huge game changer for your home. The costs of these improvements can vary greatly. The size of your rooms and the type of materials that you choose can affect the costs as well. 


Get Organized


Putting in shelving or other organizing systems to help you and your family keep organized can be invaluable. Not having to deal with constant clutter can reduce stress and make your home look more presentable. This is another improvement project that is totally worthwhile for you to complete.





Posted by Sandy Bliven on 6/20/2018


1 Clarks Falls RD, Hopkinton RI, 02833

Single-Family

$294,900
Price

4
Beds Total
8
Numberof Rooms
2/1
Full/Half Baths
This is an opportunity to own a historic home home in beautiful RI. This home needs a some TLC and sweat equity but its worth the effort. Built in 1780, this home has so much to offer and then some. The kitchen was remodeled with soapstone counters, the floors are wide plank hardwoods. Septic design is a 4 bedroom. Kitchen is tastefully remodeled with a gas Wolff stove a pot filler, lots of sun light and cross breezes. There are 4 additional fireplaces (Rumsford) throughout the house. If you love old and charming, you will love this house, a quiant sitting area, dining room, living room, deck, Looking to relax after a day in the city? there is a deck with out door seating, located under a wysteria covered arbor, and a gas fire pit. Walk around this manicured property and enjoy almost .50 acres, a large barn that has a loft area, potential to finish for that art studio, hobby room, or just a "get away" from the hustle bustle inside the old farmhouse referred to as The George Thurston House built in 1760, noted on the local registry. Hiking, camping, fishing and trail blazing nearby. Great schools nearby, highway access, shopping, short drive to the beach and midway to Boston and New York. (Walk in to a pristine 1700's farmhouse, but please note the exterior needs work)
Open House
Saturday
June 23 at 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM
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Location: 1 Clarks Falls RD, Hopkinton RI, 02833    Get Directions

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Posted by Sandy Bliven on 6/20/2018


22 Riverside DR, South Kingstown RI, 02879

Single-Family

$389,900
Price

3
Beds Total
6
Numberof Rooms
2
Baths
Location, Location, Location, its all about Location!!! This one level ranch is 1,404 sq ft and was built in 1958. It has 3 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms, brick fireplace, big yard that back ups to Middlebridge Road, slider to deck and views. Narrow River across the street, boat launch, kayaking, fishing and more. This is a diamond in the rough gem across the street from Narrow River (with unobstructed water views), in desirable Middlebridge. A few feet down from right is a boat launch access. The home has 2-3 beds, 2 baths, hardwood floors and some updating. (Two separate living areas make a great inlaw potential for a family member) Enter from Middlebridge Road or Riverview Road, two entrances. Then sit back and fish for Striped Bass from your back yard! Paddle board, Kayak and boat out to Narragansett Bay from this fabulous Summer retreat or year round dream home. With updates, TLC and a vision, this home could be your "forever house." This property does require flood insurance, quotes attached. *************************************************** There are deeded beach rights on Riverside Drive with a boat ramp. There is association that has monthly meeting with no cost.
Open House
Sunday
June 24 at 12:00 PM to 3:00 PM
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Location: 22 Riverside DR, South Kingstown RI, 02879    Get Directions

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Posted by Sandy Bliven on 6/20/2018


1 Clarks Falls RD, Hopkinton RI, 02833

Single-Family

$294,900
Price

4
Beds Total
8
Numberof Rooms
2/1
Full/Half Baths
This is an opportunity to own a historic home home in beautiful RI. This home needs a some TLC and sweat equity but its worth the effort. Built in 1780, this home has so much to offer and then some. The kitchen was remodeled with soapstone counters, the floors are wide plank hardwoods. Septic design is a 4 bedroom. Kitchen is tastefully remodeled with a gas Wolff stove a pot filler, lots of sun light and cross breezes. There are 4 additional fireplaces (Rumsford) throughout the house. If you love old and charming, you will love this house, a quiant sitting area, dining room, living room, deck, Looking to relax after a day in the city? there is a deck with out door seating, located under a wysteria covered arbor, and a gas fire pit. Walk around this manicured property and enjoy almost .50 acres, a large barn that has a loft area, potential to finish for that art studio, hobby room, or just a "get away" from the hustle bustle inside the old farmhouse referred to as The George Thurston House built in 1760, noted on the local registry. Hiking, camping, fishing and trail blazing nearby. Great schools nearby, highway access, shopping, short drive to the beach and midway to Boston and New York. (Walk in to a pristine 1700's farmhouse, but please note the exterior needs work)
Open House
Saturday
June 23 at 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Cannot make the Open Houses?
Location: 1 Clarks Falls RD, Hopkinton RI, 02833    Get Directions

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Posted by Sandy Bliven on 6/20/2018


66 WATCH HILL RD, Westerly RI, 02891

Single-Family

$469,900
Price

3
Beds Total
7
Numberof Rooms
2/1
Full/Half Baths
Great location, en route to Colonel Willie's Cove & Watch Hill. This home has been in family for over 10 years, polished granite kitchen counter, tile bathroom, hardwoods, a 3 season room (144 square feet), a bonus room over the garage, huge backyard, gardens and mature plantings. Toasty warm gas fireplace, formal dining room, living room, and open kitchen. High, 9 ceilings and laundry room/pantry on the first floor. Storage shed/out building and gardens waiting for the sun and warm weather to bring them back to life! This is a great investment, in a great location. Bike to the beach, and minutes to downtown, train, airport, midway to Boston and New York. Only .50 miles to water, marina, Colonel Willie's Cove and Cooked Goose. Let's light the grill and start making some memories.. __________________________________________________________________________________________ South County was named as one of the most distinctive destinations in the world!!
Open House
Sunday
June 24 at 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
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Location: 66 WATCH HILL RD, Westerly RI, 02891    Get Directions

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