Posts by: Sarah Patrick

Many homes in our area have stories to tell. If you live in an older home, you may want to know its hidden secrets. You may have wondered who slept in your bedroom or when the home was actually built. Your home holds many clues to its history and its prior owners. With some […]

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Household Hints: Salt

On March 8, 2015 By

Salt on popcorn, as a seasoning, or even to melt ice but did you know there are many other unexpected ways to use salt around the house? Salt is something you will want to stock up on when you see how many great uses there are.

Here are some unexpected household uses for salt:

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There are many ecologically friendly cleaning products available in stores today, however, they can do a number on your wallet. There are great alternatives to these costly store-bought items that you can make in your own kitchen. Orange peels for instance, are an inexpensive and powerful base for an effective all-purpose cleaner.

Here is […]

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One of the biggest things that can impact your ability to get a loan for a home is your credit score. Credit scores measure the risk a lender may take when deciding on a mortgage. If your credit score is not where you want it to be have no fear it’s never too late to […]

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Scentmosphere; what is it?

On February 15, 2015 By

Independent studies have confirmed that deploying particular scents in a home for sale can dramatically increase the home’s appeal to a potential buyer.  With that being said, what is the best way to go about changing your home’s “scentmosphere”?

1. – The Friend Test – Often times, we get used to particular scents […]

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It can be tempting to tackle home projects yourself but in the long run it may be better to leave some home renovations to the professionals.

Here are a few projects you might want to leave off the DIY list:

1. Roofing-Roofing can be a time sink. As a do-it-yourselfer you probably will […]

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Parenting has become more and more complicated and adding the internet to the mix makes it scary. Social media sites like Instagram, Snapchat, and Facebook have parents scrambling with what to do. Social media sites are advancing so quickly that it often seems impossible for parents to keep up.

Here are some hints on […]

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Sutton, MA:
This Single-Family in Sutton, MA recently sold for $338,600.

This is a Contemporary style home and features 5 total rooms, 2 full baths, 3 bedrooms, 0.84 acres, and was sold by
Sarah Patrick – Benoit Mizner Simon & Co. – Wellesley – Central St

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The temperature is dropping and the heating bills are going up. Some quick and easy tips will have you saving money this winter on home heating bills.

1. Set your thermostat back. For every degree you set your thermostat back over eight hours, you’ll save about 1 percent on your heating bill each year.

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Hopkinton, MA:
This Single-Family in Hopkinton, MA recently sold for $650,000.

This is a Colonial style home and features 9 total rooms, 3 full baths, 1 half bath, 4 bedrooms, 0.69 acres, and was sold by
Sarah Patrick – Benoit Mizner Simon & Co. – Wellesley – Central St
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