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Posted by Diane Stone on 12/17/2017

As a home seller, you'll likely want to do whatever you can to promote your house to the right groups of homebuyers. Thus, hosting an open house is a must, particularly for a seller who wants to enjoy a fast, profitable home selling experience.

Ultimately, there are many reasons to conduct an open house, and these include:

1. You can stir up interest in your house.

An open house enables you to provide homebuyers with an up-close look at your residence. It allows these buyers to look beyond a home listing, and as such, may lead to many potential offers on your home.

Of course, an open house empowers you to show off the true size and beauty of your home as well. If you allocate the necessary time and resources to clean your home prior to an open house, you may increase the likelihood of securing offers at the event's conclusion.

2. You can respond to homebuyers' questions.

Although a home listing may include details about your house's age and condition, it fails to provide homebuyers with a "feel" of what it's like to walk around inside and outside your residence. Fortunately, an open house allows buyers to get a first-hand look at your residence and determine whether your house matches or exceeds their expectations.

Furthermore, an open house provides homebuyers with the opportunity to ask questions about your house. And if you provide buyers with the information they request, you can make it easy for them to decide whether to submit an offer on your home.

3. You can analyze homebuyers' interest in your residence.

Believe it or not, an open house can help you gauge the effectiveness of your marketing efforts.

For instance, an open house that features dozens of potential buyers likely can be considered a resounding success. On the other hand, if no buyers attend your open house, you may need to reevaluate your home's initial asking price and other home selling factors.

When it comes to hosting an open house, there is a lot to consider. Luckily, you can work with a real estate agent to streamline the process of putting together a successful open house.

A real estate agent is a home selling guide who can offer expert tips and insights at each stage of the home selling journey. He or she will learn about your residence and help you map out a successful home selling plan. Perhaps best of all, a real estate agent will set up open houses, help you assess offers on your residence and ensure you can make the best-possible decisions throughout the home selling process.

If you're worried about hosting an open house, there is no need to stress. Hire a real estate agent today, and you'll be able to receive comprehensive home selling support. In fact, with a real estate agent at your disposal, you can seamlessly navigate the home selling cycle.




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Posted by Diane Stone on 8/17/2017


39 Lakeview Ave, Natick, MA 01760

Single-Family

$559,900
Price

7
Rooms
3
Beds
3
Baths
Welcome to this beautiful, 3 bedroom, ranch style home with great water views of Dug Pond. Enjoy swimming, kayaking, ice skating and fishing year round just across the street from your front door. Public beach access less than 1 mile. This newly renovated home includes central air, gleaming hardwood floors, new lighting, polished nickel hardware and fresh paint throughout. Sun-filled kitchen with new granite counters, glass tiled backsplash and new stove, refrigerator and microwave. Slider leads to deck and a large fenced-in yard, perfect for entertaining. Beautiful living room with fireplace, recessed lighting, and a picture window with pond views. 3 bedrooms including Master with ensuite bath and 1 additional full bath on main floor. Generously sized finished basement offers flexible living space including bonus room, full bath and large family room, all with new laminate flooring. Offers due Mon. 8/22 5:00pm
Open House
Saturday
August 19 at 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM
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Posted by Diane Stone on 8/17/2017


39 Lakeview Ave, Natick, MA 01760

Single-Family

$559,900
Price

7
Rooms
3
Beds
3
Baths
Welcome to this beautiful, 3 bedroom, ranch style home with great water views of Dug Pond. Enjoy swimming, kayaking, ice skating and fishing year round just across the street from your front door. Public beach access less than 1 mile. This newly renovated home includes central air, gleaming hardwood floors, new lighting, polished nickel hardware and fresh paint throughout. Sun-filled kitchen with new granite counters, glass tiled backsplash and new stove, refrigerator and microwave. Slider leads to deck and a large fenced-in yard, perfect for entertaining. Beautiful living room with fireplace, recessed lighting, and a picture window with pond views. 3 bedrooms including Master with ensuite bath and 1 additional full bath on main floor. Generously sized finished basement offers flexible living space including bonus room, full bath and large family room, all with new laminate flooring. Offers due Mon. 8/22 5:00pm
Open House
Saturday
August 19 at 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM
More Open Houses
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Location: 39 Lakeview Ave, Natick, MA 01760    Get Directions

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Posted by Diane Stone on 1/22/2017

You have decided to sell. But before you put the sign in the yard there are some things you will want to make sure you have done. Time spent doing research and setting the right price will most likely yield you a better return in the end. A home is only worth what a buyer is willing to pay for it. Track your neighborhood values Find out what homes similar to yours are selling for in your neighborhood so you will have a good idea what your home is worth. Buyer or seller market You need to judge whether it's a sellers' market or a buyers' market in your neighborhood. Remember that all real estate is local. You will want to research things like interest rates, home inventory, job forecasts, and even time of year. Research inventory How many homes are for sale? If you live in a desirable neighborhood and there aren't many homes for sale, you will have a clear edge here. However, if you see lots of homes on the market and they're not selling very quickly, you might have to reduce the price you had in mind. Know the average days on the market Review the homes in your neighborhood and their days on market sometimes referred to as DOM. Look at trends for the past year and assess whether homes were appreciating or depreciating. Monitor the job market Is a big company relocating workers to your area? Or are they moving out and shutting the doors? The job market has a lot to do with the real estate market. Attend nearby open houses Observe how other properties are showing and compare them to your home. At an open house you can often feel the "mood" of potential buyers. Get a professional opinion A real estate professional will be able to help you gather all of the above information and come up with a CMA or comparable market analysis to determine the best price range for you home.





Posted by Diane Stone on 9/28/2016


1114 Waverly St, Framingham, MA 01702

Condo

$225,000
Price

6
Rooms
3
Beds
1/1
Full/Half Baths
Rarely available 3 bedroom, 1 ½ bathroom duplex style condominium in conveniently located Waverly Estates. The first level features hardwood floors throughout with an eat-in kitchen, dining room with an adjacent deck for entertaining and a nicely proportioned living room. The second floor has wall to wall carpeting, 3 bedrooms with generous closets and a full bath. The walkout basement can easily be finished to provide additional living area. Updates include a newer electric panel and a 2013 water tank. The complex is set off of the main road on a dead end street. This home has reasonable association fees and is within short distance of the Commuter Rail, Route 9/Mass Pike, area restaurants, stores and the town beach. ALL OFFERS will be reviewed on or before Monday, Oct. 3rd.
Open House
Sunday
October 02 at 11:30 AM to 1:30 PM
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Location: 1114 Waverly St, Framingham, MA 01702    Get Directions

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