Susan Brown & Stephanie Smith - Kinlin Grover Real Estate



Posted by Susan Brown & Stephanie Smith on 11/8/2018

There is no shortage of smart home devices available to property owners nationwide. From light bulbs to thermostats, there are lots of devices that you can pick up to transform an ordinary residence into a smart house.

Ultimately, there are plenty of reasons to invest in smart home devices. These reasons include:

1. Smart home devices offer unmatched convenience.

A smart home device is designed to simplify a myriad of tasks. Plus, a smart home gadget is easy to use, regardless of your technical background or expertise.

When it comes to automating chores around the house, there may be no better option than a smart home device. For instance, a smart vacuum now enables homeowners to control a vacuum from any location, at any time. This means you can use a smart vacuum to keep your house neat and tidy – even when you are not at home.

2. Smart home devices are proven to perform.

Smart home gadgets are equipped with state-of-the-art technology. Additionally, they are constructed from heavy-duty materials to ensure they can serve you well both now and in the future.

And let's not forget about the savings that smart home devices can provide. For example, a smart thermostat may be used to activate your home's heating or cooling system at different times during the day. As a result, this thermostat may help you save hundreds of dollars on your heating and cooling expenses over the course of a year.

3. Smart home devices won't break your budget.

Many smart home devices are available, and they are sold across a wide range of price points. In fact, some smart home devices may require a minimal upfront investment, and the savings that they provide may quickly exceed this investment.

Of course, smart home devices may help you boost the value of your residence as well. With smart gadgets installed throughout your home, your residence may prove to be an attractive option to buyers if you ever decide to sell it. Or, if you decide to remain in your current residence, you can continue to enjoy your smart home gadgets for years to come.

4. Smart home devices can help protect your residence.

Smart security cameras are available that make it simple to monitor your residence on your smartphone or tablet. Meanwhile, these cameras allow you to track activity outside of your home and limit the risk of theft or property damage.

Some smart security cameras also may allow you to lower your home insurance costs. Insurers may provide discounts based on home security investments, and as such, smart security cameras may allow you to reduce your home insurance expenses in the foreseeable future.

Clearly, there are many reasons why homeowners choose smart house devices. By reviewing the smart home devices at your disposal, you are sure to find some that will serve you well.





Posted by Susan Brown & Stephanie Smith on 11/1/2018

If a new home has you dreaming of new possibilities for your lifestyle. This seems to be especially true when buyers home of choice has a spare bedroom and/or finished basement. Upgrade your lifestyle by creating a room dedicated solely to your interests.

Here are five ideas that will have you feeling like you're living the luxe life.

A home gym is a perfect addition to a finished basement or large spare room. To get a true gym feel install large mirrors, a widescreen tv and built-in speakers. Depending on the size of the room and amount of large exercise equipment you include in your room you can make this room even more upscale. Investing in a sauna and/or tanning bed will provide the perfect source of relaxation after a strenuous workout.

If you are a creative having a room solely dedicated to your craft is a dream come true. Whether you’re a painter, writer, scrapbooker or seamstress a whole room to neatly organize the tools of your trade is a new level of freedom. Most likely you are accustomed to packing up and stashing them away after each time you create. Claim your space and let your artistic genius flow!   

An increasingly popular addition in new homes is a gaming room. And not in the sense of darts and foosball. Instead, homeowners are creating a space dedicated solely to their multiple video game consoles and creating the perfect gaming environment. Installing surround sound and a large widescreen tv will have you feeling completely immersed in the game experience. A comfortable sofa and well-stocked mini fridge will keep you fueled for those long hours invested in beating your next game.

Another popular choice is a sports bar or what many would call a “Man Cave”. As with a gaming room, you’ll want to create the ultimate game day experience with surround sound and a large high-def tv. Leather couches and a wet bar that includes a built-in beer fridge are a must for this room. Bring in a healthy dose of team pride with framed posters, signed memorabilia and mascot emblazoned items. All that’s left is to prep some game day snacks and stock the fridge before inviting guests over to cheer on the home team.

A spare bedroom should be taken advantage of. Don’t let it become a giant storage closet or a hardly used guest room. Instead, create a room that is unique to you and your lifestyle. Whether you’re a creator, a gym junkie or game fanatic your own room will get more than its share of usage. By investing in your own interests you’ll be gifting yourself downtime and a happier future.




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Posted by Susan Brown & Stephanie Smith on 10/30/2018


172 Whippoorwill Circle , Mashpee, MA 02649

Mashpee (village)

Single-Family

$399,900
Price

6
Total Rooms
4
Beds
2
Baths
Located in lovely ''South Cape Beach Estates'' this could be the house for you! Location is terrific with neighborhood association beach and dock. Charming 4 bedroom, 2 full bath Cape with fireplace living room, eat in kitchen with door to large back deck, outdoor shower and private yard abutting conservation land. Full unfinished basement. Gas to house services water heater & dryer. Electric heat. Town water. Needs a little love to make it shine - but will be worth it! Close to South Cape Beach - Close to Boat Ramp with access to Waquoit Bay and Nantucket Sound. The perfect summer escape or rental! Buyer & buyer agent to verify all information.
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Posted by Susan Brown & Stephanie Smith on 10/30/2018


24 Raymond Avenue , Yarmouth, MA 02664

South Yarmouth

Single-Family

$315,000
Price

7
Total Rooms
3
Beds
2
Baths
Looking for space? Check out this Generously sized 3 bedroom, 2 bath Raised Ranch with many updates in a great location. Up the stairs you will find an open living room with fireplace & dining room area overlooking kitchen with newer appliances. Bright family room off kitchen with door to back deck and stairs to fenced in yard. Hardwood floors throughout first floor and in all 3 bedrooms. Central air condition too! Updates include; 7 new Harvey windows, new septic installed in 2014, 2015 gas water heater & new garage door. The lower level could offer so much more living space if you just add your finishing touches. Level yard with fire pit and play area. Near Dennis Yarmouth school, where you can hear/watch summer league baseball games. Close to shops, restaurants & beach. Must see!
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Posted by Susan Brown & Stephanie Smith on 10/30/2018


172 Whippoorwill Cir, Mashpee, MA 02649

South Mashpee

Single-Family

$399,900
Price

6
Rooms
4
Beds
2
Baths
Located in lovely ''South Cape Beach Estates'' this could be the house for you! Location is terrific with neighborhood association beach and dock. Charming 4 bedroom, 2 full bath Cape with fireplace living room, eat in kitchen with door to large back deck, outdoor shower and private yard abutting conservation land. Full unfinished basement. Gas to house services water heater & dryer. Electric heat. Town water. Needs a little love to make it shine - but will be worth it! Close to South Cape Beach - Close to Boat Ramp with access to Waquoit Bay and Nantucket Sound. The perfect summer escape or rental! Buyer & buyer agent to verify all information.
Open House
No scheduled Open Houses

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Categories: Price Change