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Posted by Upper Cape Realty on 9/19/2018

If you recently bought or sold a house, you likely will need to pack up your electronics and transport them to a new location in the near future. As such, it is important to pack your electronics correctly to reduce the risk of damage.

Now, let's take a look at three best practices for packing electronics.

1. Follow the Manufacturer's Instructions

In many instances, electronics manufacturers will offer tips and recommendations that you can use to pack your video game consoles, TVs and other electronics properly. Review any electronics product manuals at your disposal, and you can gain deep insights into how to pack these items.

If you lost an electronics product manual, there is no need to worry. Most manufacturers will post information on their respective websites about how to pack various electronics. Or, you can always contact the manufacturer directly or consult with an electronics retailer.

In addition, if you still have the original electronics box, you may want to use this box on moving day. The original box is the perfect size for your electronics, and as a result, will make it simple for you to pack and store your electronics safely until you complete your move.

2. Pick Up the Right Packing Materials

Tape, bubble wrap and other packing materials are essential, particularly for those who want to protect their electronics.

Visit a local convenience store or supermarket to pick up a wide range of packing materials. By doing so, you can purchase the packing items you need to properly secure your electronics.

Furthermore, if you need moving boxes for your electronics, a convenience store or supermarket may be able to help you out. Contact local convenience stores and supermarkets, and these businesses may be able to supply you with free boxes that they no longer need to store a variety of electronics.

3. Proceed with Caution

Most electronics consist of glass and other sensitive materials, so you'll want to do everything possible to protect these items.

It usually helps to wrap electronics in moving pads, sheets or light blankets. You also should wrap electronics in linen or clean paper to minimize the risk of dust damage.

For those who want expert help with packing electronics, you may want to hire a professional moving company. With this business at your disposal, you can receive comprehensive assistance as you prepare your electronics and other belongings for moving day.

Lastly, if you need extra help as you search for a moving company or try to buy or sell a house, you should work with a real estate agent.

Real estate agents are available in cities and towns nationwide. These housing market professionals can connect you with local moving experts, along with provide plenty of support throughout the homebuying or home selling process.

Ready to pack up your electronics? Use the aforementioned best practices, and you can keep your electronics safe as you get ready to relocate to a new address.




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Posted by Upper Cape Realty on 9/18/2018

Open house weekend! Join us Sat 9/22 11-2 and Sun 9/23 11-1 to tour this beautiful home located at the 2nd hole on LITTLE HARBOR Golf Course! This home was completely renovated 2 years ago and has a great floor plan! The 1st floor offers a bright kitchen with tons of cabinets, granite countertops and a tiled floor. Large dining room w/ hardwood floors & a full bath. Spacious 1st floor bedroom & a cozy living room with a wood burning brick fireplace. The 2nd floor has 2 big bedrooms w/huge closets and a full bath. Great yard with mature plantings, tons of parking and an outdoor shower with hot/cold water. Full basement, town water and passing septic! Perfect spot for entertaining as you watch golfers tee-off from the large deck. You can't beat this location! Right across the street from LH Country Club and just around the corner from sandy Little Harbor Beach! Smell the ocean air while watching the gorgeous sunsets! NO FLOOD INSURANCE NEEDED! You won't want to miss this opportunity!

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Posted by Upper Cape Realty on 9/15/2018

ATTENTION first time buyers, downsizers, investors and retiree's! If you are looking for an affordable home with nothing left to do but pack the moving truck, look no further! This bright and spacious Ranch is only 4 houses from the SANDY BEACH with WATERVIEWS and NO FLOOD INSURANCE!Glen Charlie Pond is a fully recreational pond perfect for boating, jet skis, swimming, fishing, kayaking and more!Big walk out basement has a large bay window and is already framed offering opportunity for extra living space!Tons of renovations! Great open floor plan & large deck are perfect for entertaining! 3 spacious bedrooms with new doors and berber carpets.The bathroom has been completely redone and is beautifully tiled! NEW gutters, appliances, gas furnace, water heater, roof, deck, flooring, doors and MORE! Replacement windows, easy to maintain vinyl siding and a built in A/C! Great location being close to shopping, beaches, highways, bridges, golf, restaurants and more! Easy to show, call today!

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Posted by Upper Cape Realty on 9/12/2018

Finding a mortgage lender should be easy, particularly for homebuyers who want to purchase a high-quality residence without having to worry about spending too much. However, many mortgage lenders are available nationwide, and the sheer volume of lenders can make it difficult to choose the right one.

Lucky for you, we're here to help you streamline the process of selecting the ideal lender.

Now, let's take a look at three tips that homebuyers can use to accelerate the process of choosing the perfect lender.

1. Know Your Credit Score

Your mortgage interest rate may vary based on your credit score. As such, you should learn your credit score before you begin your search for the right lender. This will enable you to boost your credit score if necessary – something that may help you get a preferred mortgage interest rate.

You are eligible for one free copy of your credit report annually from each of the three major credit reporting agencies (Equifax, Experian and TransUnion). Request a copy of your credit report, and you can find out your credit score and map out your search for the ideal mortgage lender accordingly.

2. Meet with Several Mortgage Lenders

There is no shortage of mortgage lenders in cities and towns around the country. Therefore, you should allocate the necessary time and resources to meet with several credit unions and banks to explore all of your mortgage options.

Each lender can provide details about fixed- and adjustable-rate mortgages, how these mortgages work and other pertinent mortgage information. This information can help you make an informed decision about a mortgage.

In addition, don't hesitate to ask questions when you meet with a mortgage lender. If you obtain plenty of information from a mortgage lender, you'll be able to understand the pros and cons of various mortgage options and make the best choice possible.

3. Review a Mortgage Closely

A mortgage may enable you to secure your dream residence, but it is important to understand all of the terms and conditions associated with a mortgage before you select a lender.

For example, if you decide to purchase a condo, your mortgage might only cover the costs of your property. Meanwhile, you still may be responsible for condo homeowners' association fees that total hundreds of dollars each month, so you'll need to budget properly.

Of course, you should feel comfortable working with a mortgage lender as well. The ideal mortgage lender should be available to answer your concerns and questions at any time and help you stay on track with your monthly mortgage payments.

If you need extra assistance as you consider the mortgage lenders in your area, you can reach out to a real estate agent for additional support. This housing market professional can provide insights into mortgage interest rates and may even be able to connect you with the top local lenders.

Take the guesswork out of finding the right mortgage lender – use these tips, and you can move one step closer to getting the financing you need to buy your dream residence.




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Posted by Upper Cape Realty on 9/11/2018

Welcome to Great Hill Estates,an active adult community located in the Gateway to Cape Cod. This home is PRICED TO SELL FAST and perfectly located in the PET SECTION of the park! Nice private yard with a spacious deck, storage shed and parking for 2. 2 bedrooms and 2 full baths with many updates! Bright home with a great floor plan and plenty of storage. New furnace, water heater, carpets and more! Beautiful MICHAEL THOMAS cabinets with GRANITE countertops! Lots of 'extra's' such as central a/c, wood burning fireplace and an enclosed sunroom! On-site swimming pool, game room, pool tables, dining area and more. Great location being a stone's throw from Wareham Crossing, Walmart, gas stations, restaurants, Southcoast at Rosebrook medical center, highways and bridges. Short drive to VFW, ELKS and LEGION for members as well as beautiful sandy beaches, the Cape Cod Canal and charming Onset Vill. 1 hr to Boston and RI. Don't miss out on this opportunity to live in a community of your peers!

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