Cheryl Fleming - RE/MAX Executive Realty


It’s never too early or too late to start encouraging your children to explore new things and learn new skills. Children will spend most of their time at home, playing with various toys, and learning from their families.

 One way we can encourage kids to learn is to create a positive learning environment within our homes.

 Doing so doesn’t have to be an expensive or time-consuming project. There are many ways you can integrate fun learning experiences into your child’s daily life at home.

 In this article, we’re going to cover some of the cheap and simple ways to create a positive learning environment right at home so that you can build upon what they have learned (or what they will be learning soon) at school.

 Reading

It may come as no surprise that kids who read frequently are statistically more likely to excel at school. However, that doesn’t mean you just need to sit them down with a copy of Hamlet and wait for their Ivy League acceptance letter.

Reading can be an important way to learn and bond together with their child. The best way to encourage them to read is to read together the books that you’ll both enjoy.

Slowly building a home library or bookshelf is a fun way to visualize your hard work and all of the books you’ve read together. The best part is that you kind find countless used children's books for less than a dollar at your local thrift store.

Let your child take the lead

Creativity is something that is fostered and taught. Children are lucky to have active imaginations that let them make up games and stories on their own. However, you can help steer that creativity into fun projects at home that will produce something they can be proud of.

A good way to do this is to let your children direct you in the direction of their interests. If they ask you, “Can I try?” while you’re mixing cake batter, you’d often be surprised at how capable they are. Getting them involved doesn’t have to mean spending hundreds on a chemistry set that will be used just once--find ways they can help with projects that exist already around your house.

Be a mentor

Parenting is full-time work. It can be hard to find time to spend learning with children after a full day of work and cooking dinner, and it’s tempting to spend the rest of the night binge-watching Netflix shows. However, it’s possible to relax while still setting a good example for your child.

Watching science shows or nature documentaries together can help you both learn something new. Making trips to museums or growing a garden together on the weekends are other ways you can learn new things and skills and have fun with your children at the same time.

When it comes to food, eating healthy, home-cooked meals and nutritious snacks can be a way for both of you to improve your health and learn the benefits of nutrition.


This Single-Family in Millbury, MA recently sold for $260,000. This Other style home was sold by Cheryl Fleming, GRI, ABR - RE/MAX Executive Realty.


20 High St, Millbury, MA 01527

Single-Family

$279,900
Price
$260,000
Sale Price

5
Rooms
3
Beds
1/1
Full/Half Baths
Instantly appealing this fresh modern condo has been beautifully maintained with designer colors throughout. Crisp white trim, recent ceramic tile floors and updated light fixtures complete the look. The stunning eat-in kitchen features maple cabinets, quartz counters, center island, picture frame molding and upgraded appliances. The kitchen slider leads to a deck with hot tub, awning and private fenced in yard great for children and pets. Additionally this home has 3 bedrooms. The lower level has potential for extra living space. Upgrades galore: *central a/c *alarm* sprinkler system* water softener* Hybrid water heater, 2 yrs* Bosch dishwasher, 6 mths* Miller fence, 2017* Sunsetter automatic awning, 2017* Hot Springs hot tub, 2017* custom deck & shed, 2014* custom blinds* ceramic tile, 2014*. This lovely home shows like new and is conveniently located to Route 20, 146 and Mass Pike.

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This Condo in Millbury, MA recently sold for $260,000. This Half-Duplex style home was sold by Cheryl Fleming, GRI, ABR - RE/MAX Executive Realty.


20 High St, Millbury, MA 01527

Condo

$279,900
Price
$260,000
Sale Price

5
Rooms
3
Beds
1/1
Full/Half Baths
Instantly appealing this fresh modern condo has been beautifully maintained with designer colors throughout. Crisp white trim, recent ceramic tile floors and updated light fixtures complete the look. The stunning eat-in kitchen features maple cabinets, quartz counters, center island, picture frame molding and upgraded appliances. The kitchen slider leads to a deck with hot tub, awning and private fenced in yard great for children and pets. Additionally this home has 3 bedrooms. The lower level has potential for extra living space. Upgrades galore: *central a/c *alarm* sprinkler system* water softener* Hybrid water heater, 2 yrs* Bosch dishwasher, 6 mths* Miller fence, 2017* Sunsetter automatic awning, 2017* Hot Springs hot tub, 2017* custom deck & shed, 2014* custom blinds* ceramic tile, 2014*. This lovely home shows like new and is conveniently located to Route 20, 146 and Mass Pike.

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9A Overlook Ave., Millbury, MA 01527

Single-Family

$338,500
Price

5
Rooms
3
Beds
2/1
Full/Half Baths
Welcome home! Enjoy the friendly warmth of this contemporary two story home with stunning foyer featuring a bright palladium window. Fashioned for comfortable living this home has a traditionally styled family room with beautiful brick fireplace with slider that leads to a deck overlooking a perennial packed yard. The spacious eat-in kitchen boasts many oak cabinets with granite island and cozy hardwood flooring. The second level has three bedrooms. The master suite has a full bath with large walk in closet. The heated walk out basement would make a great playroom, office, exercise room, etc... The scenic yard has many mature plantings and has been lovingly maintained. This home is located in a great commuter area and is nearby to the Mass Pike, Route 20, 290, 146.
Open House
Thursday
September 20 at 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Stop by to take a look at this great two story home in excellent condition! 3 bedrooms, 2.5 baths, finished walk out basement. This home is located in a great commuter location minutes to the Mass Pike, Route 20. 290 and 146.
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A successful home selling experience is not a guarantee. However, if you prepare for the house selling journey, you may be better equipped than others to reap the benefits of a quick, profitable home selling experience.

Now, let's take a look at three tips so you can set yourself up to succeed during the house selling journey.

1. Identify Your Home's Strengths and Weaknesses

Your home has served you well for many years, yet your residence still has flaws. Fortunately, if you allocate time and resources to identify your house's strengths and weaknesses, you may find ways to improve your residence before you list it.

Consider the buyer's perspective – you'll be glad you did. If you take an objective view of your residence, you may be able to identify assorted home problems and correct them right away.

Also, it may be beneficial to conduct a house inspection. Following an inspection, you'll receive a report that outlines any underlying problems with your house. You then can use this report to prioritize home repairs and upgrades.

2. Establish a Competitive Initial Asking Price

As a home seller, it is important to do everything you can to establish a competitive initial asking price for your residence. Thanks to a home appraisal, you can gain the insights you need to price your house appropriately.

During a home appraisal, a property expert will evaluate your home and various real estate market data. Next, this property expert will provide you with a property valuation. With this property valuation in hand, you can set an aggressive initial asking price for your house.

Maintain flexibility with your home price, too. And remember, if you upgrade your home before you list it, you may be able to receive multiple homebuying proposals at or above your residence's initial asking price.

3. Collaborate with a Real Estate Agent

For those who want a helping hand throughout the house selling journey, it may be a good idea to hire a real estate agent. Because if you have a real estate agent at your side, you can receive comprehensive support at each stage of the home selling journey.

A real estate agent is happy to teach you about all aspects of the house selling journey and ensure you can plan accordingly. He or she can help you identify your house's strengths and weaknesses, price your home appropriately and much more. Plus, once you list your residence, a real estate agent will set up home showings and open house events to promote your property. And if you receive an offer to purchase your house, a real estate agent will help you analyze this proposal and make an informed house selling decision.

If you want to take the guesswork out of selling your home, you should start preparing today. By taking advantage of the aforementioned tips, you can plan ahead for the house selling journey and set yourself up for a successful home selling experience.




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