Cape Cod Real Estate, Marie Souza


If you intend to sell your house, you may need to put various personal belongings into a storage unit. By doing so, you can eliminate clutter from your residence, thereby increasing the likelihood of a quick, profitable home sale.

However, packing a storage unit sometimes can be difficult. Lucky for you, we're here to help you make the most of the storage unit space at your disposal.

Let's take a look at three tips to help you optimize the available space in a storage unit.

1. Plan Ahead

Think about the storage unit space that is available and consider the items that you'll be keeping in the unit itself. Then, you can plan accordingly.

When in doubt, it often helps to rent a storage unit that provides more than enough space. And if you're unsure about how much space that you'll need, you can always reach out to a storage unit provider for extra support.

Typically, a storage unit provider can offer expert recommendations about the size of the unit that you'll need based on your belongings. Consider these recommendations closely, and you can select the right-size storage unit to accommodate all of your belongings.

2. Ensure Your Boxes Are Easily Accessible

It may be tempting to stack all of your boxes together in a storage unit. But for those who want to maximize the storage unit space that is available, it usually helps to stack boxes in a way that guarantees they are easily accessible.

Creating aisles of boxes in a storage unit will make it simple for you to access a box without having to move other items out of the way.

Furthermore, place boxes with items that you may need most frequently at the front of a storage unit. This will ensure that you can enjoy fast, seamless access to these boxes.

3. Dismantle Furniture

Couches, chairs and other furniture can take up lots of space in a storage unit. Conversely, if you remove the legs from furniture, you may be able to free up space in your storage unit.

If you decide to remove the legs from furniture, you may want to tape the legs to the furniture itself. Also, don't forget to place related furniture bolts and screws in a plastic bag, attach the bag to the furniture and label the bag.

Renting a storage unit is a major decision, one that should not be taken lightly. Fortunately, if you work with a real estate agent, you can choose the right storage unit provider.

A real estate agent is happy to help you sell your house, as well as put you in touch with the best storage unit providers in your area. That way, you can secure your belongings in a first-rate storage unit until your house sells.

Get the most out of a storage unit – use the aforementioned tips, and you should have no trouble keeping a wide range of items in any storage unit, at any time.


If you like to garden or need extra exterior storage space - this home is a great option. Deceivingly spacious one level home on a beautiful lot with multiple garden beds, double storage sheds, two driveways & a two tiered 32x24 deck. Fireplaced living room, eat-in kitchen, plus a huge, super bright, skylit great room off the back featuring cathedral ceilings with beams, tons of windows & a fireplace/stove. Master bedroom with updated 1/2 bath & main bath has also had some upgrades. Easy care laminate flooring throughout most of the home, gas heat & newer windows. Close to all of what Hyannis has to offer, yet tucked down a cul-de-sac street.

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497 Lincoln Road Ext, Barnstable, MA 02601

Single-Family

$299,900
Price

5
Rooms
2
Beds
1/1
Full/Half Baths
If you like to garden or need extra exterior storage space - this home is a great option. Deceivingly spacious one level home on a beautiful lot with multiple garden beds, double storage sheds, two driveways & a two tiered 32x24 deck. Fireplaced living room, eat-in kitchen, plus a huge, super bright, skylit great room off the back featuring cathedral ceilings with beams, tons of windows & a fireplace/stove. Master bedroom with updated 1/2 bath & main bath has also had some upgrades. Easy care laminate flooring throughout most of the home, gas heat & newer windows. Close to all of what Hyannis has to offer, yet tucked down a cul-de-sac street.
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497 Lincoln Road Ext, Barnstable, MA 02601

Single-Family

$299,900
Price

5
Rooms
2
Beds
1/1
Full/Half Baths
If you like to garden or need extra exterior storage space - this home is a great option. Deceivingly spacious one level home on a beautiful lot with multiple garden beds, double storage sheds, two driveways & a two tiered 32x24 deck. Fireplaced living room, eat-in kitchen, plus a huge, super bright, skylit great room off the back featuring cathedral ceilings with beams, tons of windows & a fireplace/stove. Master bedroom with updated 1/2 bath & main bath has also had some upgrades. Easy care laminate flooring throughout most of the home, gas heat & newer windows. Close to all of what Hyannis has to offer, yet tucked down a cul-de-sac street.
Open House
Wednesday
April 11 at 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
JUST LISTED - Weeknight Open House - Wednesday & Thursday, April 11 & 12th from 5-7pm.
More Open Houses
Cannot make the Open Houses?
Location: 497 Lincoln Road Ext, Barnstable, MA 02601    Get Directions

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Adding your residence to the housing market can be tricky. And for those who are unprepared for the potential pitfalls of the real estate market, it may be difficult to get the best results from the home selling journey.

Fortunately, we're here to teach you about the housing market so you can understand what it takes to optimize the value of your home.

To better understand the ins and outs of the real estate market, let's take a look at three common misconceptions that are frequently associated with selling a house.

1. Your home has increased in value since you initially purchased it.

What you paid for your house a few years ago is unlikely to match what it is worth today. As such, it is important for a home seller to understand the current state of the real estate so he or she can price a residence accordingly.

A home seller should look at the prices of comparable residences before adding his or her home to the housing market. By doing so, this home seller can see how his or her residence stacks up against the competition and price it based on the current housing market's conditions.

Also, a home seller should complete a property appraisal. This evaluation allows a home seller to receive expert insights into a house's pros and cons. Plus, a home appraisal ensures a property seller can prioritize myriad home improvement projects to help boost a house's value.

2. You should have no trouble stirring up plenty of interest in your house.

Although a home seller enjoys his or her residence, there is no guarantee that homebuyers will feel the same way. Therefore, a home seller should allocate the necessary time and resources to enhance a property's appearance both inside and out.

Completing simple home exterior improvement projects like mowing the front lawn and clearing dirt and debris from the walkways can make a world of difference in homebuyers' eyes. These home exterior improvements will help you bolster your house's curb appeal and boosts your residence's chances of making a positive first impression on homebuyers.

In addition, don't forget to declutter your residence's interior as much as possible. This will make it easy for homebuyers to imagine what life may be like if they purchase your home.

3. You don't need support from a real estate agent.

When it comes to selling your residence, it is always better to err on the side of caution. With a real estate agent at your side, you may be able to accelerate the home selling process and improve your chances of maximizing the value of your house.

A real estate agent will help you manage challenges throughout the home selling process. He or she will show you how to list your residence and promote it to the right groups of homebuyers, along with provide comprehensive responses to your home selling questions.

Employ a real estate agent to guide you along the home selling process – you'll be happy you did. A real estate agent will do everything possible to ensure you can sell your residence quickly and effortlessly.




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