The Blog of CENTURY 21 Bessette Realty, Inc.

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...

A Zesty SWLA Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is one of the few traditions that has remained, well, traditional. Most of us celebrate with family and friends around a table filled with one of the best meals all year - turkey and...

Tap into the Expertise of a Realtor

Tap into the Expertise of a Realtor

When buying or selling a home, you can do it yourself or you can tap into the expertise of a realtor who specializes in it. Like so many things around the house, hiring an expert usually pays off in...

Home Sales Get Renewed Energy In The Fall

Home Sales Get Renewed Energy In The Fall

There's nothing like a crisp, fall day to revive a soul that is weary from summer's heat and humidity. Real estate gets a renewed energy, too; home buying and selling are quite active during the...