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Luxury Cape Cod Real Estate Agent, Team Leader, and CEO, Serena LoPiccolo-Smith

Experienced Cape Cod Realtor® Reveals Her Secret Method... making the luxury home-buying and selling experience truly enjoyable and memorable:

Imagine having a real estate agent that wants nothing more than to know you can easily sell or find your dream home in Cape Cod while remaining composed, confident, and relaxed.

With The Inspire Team, that's exactly what our purpose, mission, and drive is centered around.

Our team of Real Estate Buyers' Agents specializes in locating off-market opportunities that may not be available through conventional channels, which allows us to find our clients their ideal homes without having to participate in a competitive bidding environment.

This approach saves our clients time and money while ensuring they find the perfect property for their needs



Preparing Your Home for Winter

January 15, 20242 min read

Winter is Coming – Time to Prepare Your Home for the Chills!

Brrr! The chilly winds are now whispering that winter is just around the corner. As we bid farewell to the warm and sunny days of fall, it’s time to gear up and prepare our homes for the frosty season ahead. Don’t worry, though – we’ve got you covered! In this blog post, we’ll provide you with some useful tips to ensure your home is ready to take on winter’s icy embrace. So, grab a warm cup of cocoa, cozy up, and let’s get started!

1. Insulate, insulate, insulate:

When it comes to keeping your home warm during winter, good insulation is your best friend. Inspect your doors, windows, and walls for any gaps or cracks that may let in the cold air. Fill them up with weatherstripping or caulk to prevent heat loss. Not only will this keep your home cozy, but it will also save you some serious bucks on heating bills.

2. Check your heating system:

There’s nothing worse than a broken furnace on a freezing winter night. To avoid such a nightmare, it’s essential to have your heating system professionally inspected and serviced before the cold weather sets in. Don’t forget to replace the filters regularly to ensure proper airflow and efficiency. A warm and toasty home awaits!

3. Stock up on winter supplies

Winter storms can sometimes lead to power outages or make it difficult to leave the house. It’s always a good idea to stock up on some winter supplies to stay prepared. Keep a stash of non-perishable food, bottled water, blankets, flashlights, and batteries. Oh, and don’t forget the marshmallows for those cozy indoor s’mores sessions!

4. Maintain your fireplace and chimney:

If you’re lucky to have a fireplace, make sure it’s ready to perform its duty throughout the winter. Clean out any debris or soot from the chimney and ensure the damper is functioning properly. Get your chimney professionally inspected and cleaned to prevent any potential fire hazards. Who doesn’t love snuggling by the fire with a good book and a hot drink?

5. Protect your pipes:

Frozen pipes can cause extensive damage to your home and your wallet. To avoid this nightmare, insulate exposed pipes with foam pipe insulation. Make sure to disconnect any outdoor hoses and shut off their water supply. If you have pipes in unheated areas like the attic or basement, consider using heat tape to keep them warm.

As winter knocks on our doors, it’s important to make sure our homes are ready to face the cold temperatures and potential challenges that come with it. By following these simple tips, you’ll be well-prepared to keep your abode cozy, safe, and comfortable during the chilly months ahead. Remember, a well-prepared home means less stress and more time to enjoy all the winter wonders, from snowball fights to hot cocoa by the fireplace. Stay warm, stay safe, and embrace the beauty of winter!

Credits: Homekeepr

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The INSPIRE Team aims to make the house buying and selling process in Cape Cod as smooth and seamless as possible.

Buying or Selling in Cape Cod, Your Peace Is Our Reward

Our team of trained experts will go to bat for you, so you can rest assured that you'll get the most value out of your Cape Cod real estate experience.

  • Access to off-market deals

  • Experienced in the Luxury Cape Cod buying and selling market

  • Access to the best Cape Cod contractors to assure a high level of service

  • Home staging services to add an extra 6-10% to home value

  • Expert knowledge on all rules and regulations to avoid costly fees



With our in-depth knowledge of the Cape-Cod real estate market, we can take care of everything for you allowing you to rest assured that you'll have the smoothest experience possible.


We know Cape Cod like the back of our hands, but we also have international connections that give you the ability to tap into a larger net of potential buyers/sellers to get the best opportunity.


With a number of accolades, we have a proven track record that includes expert negotiation skills, so you can feel confident that we'll never back down from getting you the best deal.


I have a history of helping people. I was a pediatric oncologist, back in Italy. A cancer researcher, in New York. An independent rep for a game-changing sustainable living company, in Massachusetts.

Now, I found a new way to help people by assisting them through one of the major causes of stress in their life. As a Realtor® with Keller Williams International, I have the opportunity to share my vast network of local and worldwide connections with my clients and guide them through the exciting yet complicated process of selling, buying a house, or investing in Real Estate.

I believe the most important thing is to listen and understand your clients’ needs and then use all the tools at your disposal to ensure their goals and dreams are achieved. I will always strive to do not only the best I can, but the best that can be done, with honesty, integrity, passion, and enthusiasm, without which nothing important can be accomplished.



"We can not thank you enough for your hard work and dedication!"

The INSPIRE team is hands down the best Real Estate team on Cape Cod. Serena was extremely helpful, open, transparent, and reliable through the whole process, she really cared about us, and understood our needs from the very first meeting.



"Serena LoPiccolo-Smith is a phenomenal Realtor®!"

I was a first-time buyer in an impossible market and Serena hooked me up with an excellent deal on an off-market house. I’m pretty sure this house was the only one in the area we were looking at that sold for a price within my budget during the 6 months we worked together, which says a lot about Serena’s ability to work miracles and get her clients a great deal in a crazy market.



"Knowledge, Dedication and Continued Support."

A big shout out to Serena, and the whole Inspire Team for making my dream to sell my house come true. I want to thank Serena, for her knowledge, and dedication and her continued support she gave me throughout this process.



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