The Blog of CENTURY 21 Bessette Realty, Inc.

Is it Time to Downsize?

Is it Time to Downsize?

In the current culture of bigger is always better, choosing to downsize your home might cause some to question the logic. After all, more is always better, right? Not always. Many retirees are...

‘Tis the Season . . . for Moving

‘Tis the Season . . . for Moving

School is out and that means it's prime time for families who have been planning to move to actually make it happen. Almost 65% of all moves take place between May and September, according to the US...

Decorating Trends through the Years

Decorating Trends through the Years

When you think of home decorating trends through the years, what comes to mind? Shag carpet from the 70's, or maybe vinyl chairs from the 50's? How about the dark, cherry wood furniture and floral...

Relocating? We’re here to help!

Moving to a new city is usually exciting and frightening at the same time. The thrill of a brand new place is fun, but figuring out where to shop, where to register to vote, and the hundred other...

Upgrades That Are Worth the Investment

Upgrades That Are Worth the Investment

If you're looking to put your home on the market, you might wonder what upgrades are worth the investment. Should you re-do the kitchen countertops? Is replacing the carpet with tile a good idea?...

Moving Tips, Because We’ve Seen It All!

Moving Tips, Because We’ve Seen It All!

Even though our expertise is in the buying or selling process, we've seen a lot of things as homeowners begin packing and moving out of, and into, their new home. Some things work well and the move...

7 Sought-After Features in a Home

7 Sought-After Features in a Home

Home sweet home. There's no place like home. Make yourself at home.  These cozy sayings and more came about because people have a strong attachment to their home. In many cases, it's where we...