Now is the time to move on historically low interest rates, whether you’re looking to up-size, to down-size, to buy a second home or if you’re looking for investment property. Guaranteed Rate offers their Intuitive Loan Finder tool to help select the perfect loan for your needs. Click on the link here to try it […]
Yearning for a day at the beach after our long, cool spring? Cape Cod boasts some of the best beaches on the east coast but unfortunately, access isn’t always free. Check out this inactive map provided by CapeCodOnline.com, pick out your favorites and then refer to our Cape-wide beach sticker information here for related costs.*
You’ve purchasing your dream home… whether it be your very first home, a vacation home or an investment property, there’s surely going to be maintenance needed. In general, no one will be more familiar with the property than the seller. Consider getting a jump on future needs by asking your agent to communicate with the […]
For Cape Cod vacation homeowners, an annual rite of spring is opening the cottage—or castle, as it may be—after a winter of non-use. A thorough
spring cleaning means a happy homeowner and more time to relax come the summer season.
Rather than running out to buy a commercial cleaner, consider “going green.” You can fashion an […]
You’ve realized your dream: you’re a new homeowner! To paraphrase an old saying, you’re about to learn that a homeowner’s work is never done. Though the media is rife with DIY home improvement shows, not every project is as easy as suggested. In certain situations, you might be wise to rein in your enthusiasm and […]
Your home is among your greatest investments. When planning a remodel, don’t jump blindly into a relationship with an unknown contractor. You’ll probably be seeing quite a bit of each other; covering some important points beforehand will help assure a favorable connection and successful completion to your project. Like the dating game, don’t rush into […]
The Cape Cod Times photog Steve Heaslip captured the current Cape climate perfectly. Enough said.
Hydrangeas, those quintessential puffy blooms that mean summer on Cape Cod will be honored July 10-19, 2015 during the Cape’s 1st annual Hydrangea Festival. Organized through the Cape Cod Chamber of Commerce and hosted by local garden enthusiasts, the festival will feature tours of some of the Cape’s most beautiful hydrangea displays. Hydrangea blossoms range […]
Just when winter bites with authority, we’re already thinking warm summer breezes, lazy days and sunshine at Steele Associates Real Estate. With the holidays over and done, our seasoned summer rental tenants know that this is prime booking season. For homeowners, it’s time to think about your own schedule and whether you have available weeks […]
To rise above the competition and gain notice in the marketplace, a seller needs to position his home properly, now more than ever. Pricing is, of course, a top consideration. Today, buyers have both the time and the ability to browse a generous amount of inventory. Market pressure to buy something less than perfect no […]
The local weather has been a bit topsy turvy, no doubt, but spring has arrived on Cape Cod. The Dennis and Yarmouth recreation departments are teaming up once again for their annual Easter Egg Hunt for children ages 10 and under on Saturday March 31. Celebrate the season and discover the joys of Johnny Kelley […]
Tired of the snow already? We’re booking Cape Cod summer rentals now for the 2012 season. “Walk to water” and beachfront vacation rentals are still available for some prime weeks, but they are booking quickly. From great water front locations to affordable cottages, Steele Associates has a fine selection of prime vacation rentals. Browse our […]
Cape Cod rental property owners take note: internet access is emerging as one of today’s most requested amenities for a vacation rental. At Steele Associates, though we urge all our homeowners to provide internet access, wired or wifi, at each rental, not all rentals can be guaranteed to have such service. The lure of the […]
Are you buying or selling a Cape Cod home? Are you downsizing, expanding, rehabing, furnishing a vacation home, or simply relocating to a new village on the Cape? Habitat for Humanity of Cape Cod has opened ReStore, a 3500 square foot showroom featuring new and used household goods at affordable prices.
Part surplus warehouse, part […]
It’s not often you get something for nothing these days. I can happily report I did just that yesterday. Thanks to the very accommodating and extremely friendly folks at Cape Cod Moving & Storage in Bourne, I scored a car load of used moving boxes along with a few extra packing goodies.That made the boxes […]