Team Scattergood's Blog Posts

Taking It Outside: Inspiring Trends for Outdoor Living

Taking It Outside: Inspiring Trends for Outdoor Living Homeowners seeking a greater connection with the outdoors need look no farther than their own backyards. Here is a roundup of some of the

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11 Home Improvement Projects That Don't Add Value

11 Home Improvement Projects That Don't Add ValueSome improvements have limited appeal to home buyers, and may even affect your sale price when you go to sell.One of the best things about owning a

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Kitchen Islands: Sailing Back into Popularity

Kitchen Islands: Sailing Back into Popularity Kitchen islands are a wonderful way to add much-needed storage, counter space, meal prep areas or seating to your kitchen. Islands are available in

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Modern vs. Contemporary vs. Mid-Century Modern Design

Modern vs. Contemporary vs. Mid-Century Modern DesignWhat does it mean for a design to be considered modern, contemporary, or mid-century modern? Learn about the differences between these popular

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What's New in Bathroom Tubs

What's New in Bathroom Tubs Relaxing in a bathtub of warm soothing water is truly one of life's small pleasures. As the largest element in the room, the bathtub is also a key player in creating

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Kitchen Remodeling Mistakes To Avoid

Kitchen Remodeling Mistakes To Avoid Embarking on a kitchen remodeling project is an exciting adventure. It can transform the heart of your home into a functional and stylish space.However,

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Are You Ready To Downsize Your Home?

Downsizing to a smaller home — typically when you reach your sunset years — comes with several benefits. The big one? Owning a smaller home can provide financial relief.Your new, smaller

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Buying or Selling a House with Solar Panels, What you need to know

What Happens When You Sell or Buy a Home with Solar PanelsSolar is an important investment you make in your home and offers long term benefits like significantly lower electricity bills, reduced

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Rain Shower Head: Pros and Cons

A rainfall shower features a generous size head that gently streams water and is meant to imitate the experience of being in the rain in your own bathroom. Installing a rain shower head depends on

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Corralling the Clutter: Kitchen Pantry Ideas

In the fast pace of day-to-day living, a well-organized kitchen is a necessity. However, finding the time to design an efficient kitchen is another thing all together. Where to begin? The kitchen

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The 'Wet Room' Is the Latest Thing in Bathrooms

The first thing you may ask is, what is a wet room? A wet room is a bathroom in which a free-standing bathtub sits in the same area as a walk-in shower. Current shower trends show a preference for

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Home Libraries: Curl Up With a Good Book

Even though we live in the age of technology, with our faces frequently in front of screens, there are still some among us who enjoy the feeling of holding a physical book in their hands. However,

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8 things to do 3-6 months before you list your home

1. Meet with Terry & Joe "Team Scattergood" We will discuss your goals; this will help us create an action plan including an estimate of your net proceeds and more.2. Plan your next moveDue to a

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Pet-Friendly Fabrics for Furniture

Approximately 70% of U.S. households have a pet. About 45% of Americans share their homes with dogs and almost 30% are cat owners. While pet ownership is a rewarding experience, we do have to

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Open Kitchen Shelf Design: Time For A Switch

Open Kitchen Shelf Design: Time For A Switch Open shelving is as popular as ever given, its versatility and ability to adapt, to any kitchen style. Open shelving offers easy access to

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Feng Shui — Bringing Peace and Prosperity Home

The wisdom of the past informs design in the present. For more than 6,000 years, the Chinese have been practicing the principles of feng shui, a tradition that seeks to bring together opposing

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Please spread the word...

Please spread the word about us, Terry & Joe Scattergood "Team Scattergood" REALTORS - If anyone you know is considering buying or selling real estate or has any property-related questions,

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How Flood Insurance May or May Not Help Homeowners

As the name suggests, flood insurance is a type of insurance policy that will pay out if your home is damaged by flood waters.If you are taking out a mortgage to buy a home in a federally designated

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Why are Real Estate Floor Plans a MUST...

Floor plans serve as an additional resource that Team Scattergood employs to enhance the presentation of our listings, benefiting both buyers and sellers. Real estate listings are inherently visual,

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Tips for Keeping Your Refrigerator Clean and Organized

Refrigerators are often breeding grounds for unintended science experiments and forgotten food. But it doesn't have to be that way. Getting into a routine with better refrigerator organization can

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Expensive Mistakes To Avoid in Your Bathroom Remodel

Expensive Mistakes To Avoid in Your Bathroom Remodel Are you thinking about remodeling your bathroom? Whether you plan to do it yourself or hire someone to complete the work for you, it can be

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NH home price continues to climb

The NH July housing market reportThe median price for New Hampshire single family residential homes was $480,000 in July, a record for the month and a 7 percent increase from a year ago

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Choosing Your Kitchen Appliances

Kitchen appliances make your space function, but what happens if you need to replace them? How do you choose the best appliances for your kitchen? Here is a closer look at the major appliance

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10 Best Places to Eat Lobster in NH

Lobster is delicious in many ways, but forget about white table linens, fancy crab-stuffed lobster tails or rich lobster Newburg – here’s where to go for a good old-fashioned lobster you

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Decorating a Sunroom

A sunroom is a wonderful space to enjoy the beauty of nature while still being protected from the elements. Maximizing this extra living space will be necessary for your comfort and enjoyment. Here

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How To Choose a Gas Grill

When selecting a gas grill, start with the configuration: Do you want a built-in grill or one that's free-standing? Natural gas or propane? Both fuels cook similarly, so your decision should come

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Front Porch Decor for Improved Curb Appeal

Whether you're selling your home or want to create an inviting space in your entryway, choosing the right front porch decor is an important decision. Items on your porch should be mixed use and work

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Maximizing Your Kitchen Lighting

Have you ever struggled because of your kitchen lighting? Is it hard to read recipes or do homework at the counter? If so, it might be time to update the lighting in your kitchen space. But what are

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Reglazing Your Tub and Shower: Is it Worth It?

Do you have old, worn, or dated tile in your bathroom? You may want to take a sledgehammer to the wall and tear it all out, but may be a  better idea to consider all your options before you do

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Outdoor Entertaining in the Summertime

Having guests over is a great way to celebrate milestones or have fun with friends and family, but you need a place to entertain. How is your outdoor entertainment area? Here are a few things you

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The Art Deco Comeback

Art Deco was a popular design choice among style-conscious Americans in the 1920s and 1930s. Geometric design, stylized forms and manufactured materials characterized this style. Some of the country

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Avoid These Common Bathroom Remodeling Mistakes

Avoid These Common Bathroom Remodeling Mistakes Plenty of homeowners have made mistakes when remodeling. It's worth learning from those challenges to avoid making them yourself. Let's take a

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Bring Spring Flowers Indoors

Bringing flowers and plants inside can give your home a much-needed pop of color and vibrancy. Flowers in the spring represent new growth and life and can make a dark, late-winter home feel more

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How to Upgrade Your Kitchen in 2 Weeks or Less

Add Open ShelvingIf you’re always lamenting about a lack of storage space but have open walls in your kitchen, installing simple shelves can solve this problem for you. Use your shelves to

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Buying a New Lawnmower: Gas vs. Electric

Buying a New Lawnmower: Gas vs. ElectricFor most people, it's not yet lawn mowing season! All the more reason to think about mowers now, before the grass is suddenly knee-high. How do you compare

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Spring Cleaning 101

When the trees start budding again, and flowers begin to dot the yard with their bright colors, it's the perfect time to spring clean. While we might dread spring cleaning, it helps us refresh our

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Space-Saving Ideas for Your Kitchen

A kitchen can quickly become cluttered, especially if you don't have adequate storage space. But space can be hard to come across in a kitchen, even if you have a large kitchen.So, in what ways can

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Turning Your Deck Into a Sunroom

Turning Your Deck Into a Sunroom Outdoor spaces are especially wonderful when you live in an area where you can use them all year long. But there are alternatives you should consider if you

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The Finishing Touch: Fixture and Appliance Finishes for Your Kitchen

Have you thought much about the fixtures in your kitchen? Appliances, sinks, faucets and light fixtures all come in countless styles and colors. Click through for ideas on what finishes could look

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Do You Need a Mudroom?

Typically positioned as gateways to the house, mudrooms and entryways are two examples of transitional rooms that bridge the outside world and the privacy of your home. More specifically, mudrooms

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Housing Outlook 2023

What will the new year bring for homebuyers, homeowners and home sellers? Lower or higher home prices? Higher or lower mortgage interest rates? Or a continuation of the overheated pandemic-inspired

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Coco, Early & Associates has Joined Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Verani Realty!

Coco, Early & Associates has Joined Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Verani Realty! Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Verani Realty is excited to announce that Coco, Early & Associates has

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Create a Breakfast Nook

Breakfast nooks have been a popular feature in kitchens for decades. This small and cozy style of space is meant to seat a couple of people who are looking to enjoy tea or sip on coffee and to start

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How To Choose a Good Place To Retire

When you retire, your needs change. That's why many people decide to move to a new city at that point. Perhaps you want to move somewhere you've always loved but never lived because there were no

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