Blog :: 01-2019

Expert Advice Seminars 2019

Complimentary Seminars

Please join us for one or more of our expert advice spring seminars. The sessions are free to the public and cover a wealth of information essential for those considering downsizing or planning to sell your home in the near future. The schedule for the seminars is below:

schedule for spring expert advice seminars

Register


Downsizing:

Gain valuable advice about how to refine the items you need to make a comfortable, beautiful lifestyle in less space. Learn the tips, tricks, and the resources to help you get the job done. This session is co-taught by Laurie Cadigan, President of Barrett Sotheby's International Realty, who personally went through the process and will share her advice and Marie Le Blanc of Transitions Liquidation Services who has a company dedicated to managing moves and ensuring a stress-free transition. Visit Marie's website.

Preparing Your Home for Sale:

You will learn to quickly and effectively clear clutter! Play up selling points through thoughtful furniture arrangement and accessorizing, and create room balance that will resonate with buyers.

Art and Antiques Appraisal:

Art and Antique expert Douglas Stinson of Carl W. Stinson Auctioneers and Appraisers (Established 1960), will be available to evaluate your treasures. A limit of three items per attendee, only from the following categories:

Fine art, works on paper, etchings, bronze and marble sculpture, prints, watercolors, folk art, Americana, China Trade objects, sterling silver flatware and hollowware, all manner of objet d’art, Chinese ceramics, bronze and jade Chinese objects. For larger items too difficult to transport including 18th and 19th century furniture through mid-century furniture, oriental carpets and other cumbersome items, please bring photographs along with dimensions on your phone or IPad.  

Feel free to contact Mr. Stinson directly with questions about the appropriateness of an object, or if you can’t make the event but are curious about an object that you have you will find his contact information on his website. Visit Doug's website.

All seminars are held in the following offices of Barrett Sotheby's International Realty:

Acton - 525 Massachusetts Avenue (978-263-1166)
Bedford - 49 the Great Road (781-275-1990)
Concord - 33 Walden Street (978-369-6453)
Lexington - 1688 Massachusetts Avenue (781-862-1700)
Lincoln - 152 Lincoln Road (781-259-4040)

Close Up Series: Pinot's Palette in Lexington MA

Perfect for a company party, family party, or date night, Pinot’s Palette is the place to be! This colorful paint and sip spot (byob), encourages you to unleash your creativity in a fun group atmosphere, and bring home a finished painting that marks this truly memorable experience. Agent Samita Mandelia and business owner Reshma Katwa discuss the unique time Pinot’s Palette offers, and how it adds to Lexington’s vibrant community.

Visit Pinot's Palette at:
7A Meriam Street in Lexington, MA 02420
781-862-3200

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