The Blog ofCentury 21 Bessette Realty

Relocating? We’re here to help!

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 new...

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...

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...

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 finding...

Holiday Decorating with Selling in Mind

Holiday Decorating with Selling in Mind

‘Tis the season for sipping cocoa by the fire, finding the perfect Christmas tree, and catching up with friends at holiday parties. While the holidays are filled with good cheer, it’s not...

Setting the Stage for a Sale

Setting the Stage for a Sale

Selling a home during winter in Southwest Louisiana may not be ideal, but not impossible. Careful staging is the key.If your home has a gas fireplace, have it on during every showing when the weather...

Realtor Relationship Goals

Realtor Relationship Goals

Buying or selling a home can be stressful and exhilarating at the same time. It’s a major life decision, involves uprooting your family, the packing and sorting can be emotionally and...