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Posted by Deborah Riley on 5/22/2018

If you want to accomplish your desired results during the home selling journey, you should strive to host lots of showings. Fortunately, we're here to help you prepare for home showings and ensure you are ready to host showings at any time.

Now, let's take a look at three tips to help you prepare for a home showing.

1. Keep Your Home Neat and Tidy

Let's face it maintaining a pristine home can be difficult. But if you allocate time and energy to perform various home maintenance tasks daily, you can keep your home show-ready.

Cleaning up after yourself can make a world of difference. For instance, wiping down kitchen countertops after cooking a meal enables you to avoid a long, arduous kitchen clean-up at a later time.

You also may want to create a home cleaning schedule. By planning daily or weekly chores like vacuuming the rugs or cleaning the bathroom, you can ensure your house will look great at all times.

2. Be Flexible

If a homebuyer submits a last-minute request for a home showing, it generally is a good idea to try to accommodate the buyer's request. By doing so, you can show your home to many prospective buyers and increase the likelihood of receiving an offer to purchase.

A flexible home seller usually is a successful home seller. Therefore, if a buyer wants to view your home, it is important to remember that each showing brings you one step closer to selling your residence.

Ultimately, if you maintain flexibility, you can make it easy for dozens of potential buyers to view your residence. And as a result, you may be able to accelerate the home selling process.

3. Eliminate Clutter

Clutter is something that all home sellers can live without. Because if a home is filled with clutter, it may be tough for prospective buyers to appreciate the full size and beauty of a residence.

For home sellers, it is important to remove clutter immediately. A home seller can rent a storage unit to hold excess items until his or her residence sells. Or, it may be beneficial to host a yard sale or list excess items online to cut down on clutter.

As you prepare to sell your home, you may want to hire a real estate agent as well. In fact, a real estate agent will do everything possible to help you achieve the optimal results during any home showing.

Typically, a real estate agent will offer recommendations and tips to help you prepare your residence for the housing market. If you receive a request to view your home, a real estate agent will notify you accordingly. And after a home showing is complete, a real estate agent will provide you with unbiased feedback to ensure you can update your property selling strategy as needed.

Ready to host a home showing? Use the aforementioned tips, and you can get ready to showcase your residence to potential buyers and bolster your chances of enjoying a fast, profitable house selling experience.




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Posted by Deborah Riley on 5/15/2018


28 Bayfield Rd., Quincy, MA 02171

North Quincy

Single-Family

$525,000
Price

6
Rooms
3
Beds
1/1
Full/Half Baths
What's your pleasure? Do you want to be near the beach, highway, and the T? Have room for kids, garden, or four legged friends? This house checks all the boxes. 3 good sized bedrooms, 1.5 baths, open kitchen/dining/living room. Gleaming hardwood floors with fireplace and serene front porch with swing to enjoy the setting sun. Warm, natural light floods this home. Finished, heated basement offers extra living space. Level, fenced-in yard has separate areas in the rear and front/sides. Short walk to Wollaston Beach or the North Quincy T station. Be in here for the summer! NOT IN FLOOD ZONE
Open House
Sunday
May 20 at 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM
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Location: 28 Bayfield Rd., Quincy, MA 02171    Get Directions

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Posted by Deborah Riley on 5/15/2018

You've found your dream home at least, you initially thought you discovered your ideal house. But following the home inspection, you're starting to have second thoughts about whether you want to purchase a particular residence.

A home inspection is a valuable opportunity for a homebuyer. It enables a buyer to receive expert insights from a property inspector about a house's age and condition. Thus, if a home inspection reveals myriad problems with a residence, a homebuyer still has an opportunity to walk away from a home sale.

Ultimately, there are many factors for a homebuyer to evaluate after a home inspection, including:

1. The Home's Condition

When it comes to evaluating a home's condition, there may be more than meets the eye. Fortunately, a home inspection enables a property inspector to take a deep look at a house's interior and exterior and provide detailed findings.

If a home's condition fails to match your expectations, don't hesitate to walk away from a home sale. By doing so, you can reenter the housing market and begin your search for the perfect residence once again.

On the other hand, if a home's condition is not a deal-breaker, feel free to move forward with a home sale. And in a short period of time, you'll likely soon be the owner of a great house.

2. The Home's Age

A home's age may dictate whether substantial home repairs or improvements may be needed down the line.

For example, a home's furnace usually needs to be replaced every 10 to 15 years. If a 30-year-old residence still has its original furnace in place, this device may need to be replaced sooner rather than later.

A home inspection should provide clear-cut insights into potential home improvements that you may need to perform in the near future. Use these insights to your advantage, as they may help you if you try to renegotiate the price of a house.

3. Long-Term Home Improvements

Spend plenty of time with a home inspector and don't hesitate to ask this professional plenty of questions. Remember, he or she is available to help you make an informed homebuying decision. And if you learn about potential long-term home improvements now, you may be able to avoid severe home problems down the line.

If a home inspector discovers roof problems or other substantial house issues, take his or her recommendations seriously. That way, you can avoid the danger of buying a "money pit," i.e. a house that may prove to be more trouble than it's worth.

Lastly, if you need help at any point during the homebuying journey, reach out to a real estate agent. This housing market professional can put you in touch with the best home inspectors in your area and allow you to minimize stress throughout the homebuying cycle.

Ready to make your homeownership dreams come true? Consider the aforementioned factors after a home inspection, and you can move one step closer to purchasing a terrific house at a budget-friendly price.




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Posted by Deborah Riley on 5/11/2018


28 Bayfield Rd., Quincy, MA 02171

North Quincy

Single-Family

$525,000
Price

6
Rooms
3
Beds
1/1
Full/Half Baths
What's your pleasure? Do you want to be near the beach, highway, and the T? Have room for kids, garden, or four legged friends? This house checks all the boxes. 3 good sized bedrooms, 1.5 baths, open kitchen/dining/living room. Gleaming hardwood floors with fireplace and serene front porch with swing to enjoy the setting sun. Warm, natural light floods this home. Finished, heated basement offers extra living space. Level, fenced-in yard has separate areas in the rear and front/sides. Short walk to Wollaston Beach or the North Quincy T station. Showings will begin at the open house on Thursday evening 5:00-6:30. Please follow offer guidelines. NOT IN FLOOD ZONE
Open House
Thursday
May 10 at 5:00 PM to 6:30 PM
First open house! All buyer agency relationships honored and welcomed!
More Open Houses
Cannot make the Open Houses?
Location: 28 Bayfield Rd., Quincy, MA 02171    Get Directions

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Posted by Deborah Riley on 5/8/2018


28 Bayfield Rd., Quincy, MA 02171

North Quincy

Single-Family

$525,000
Price

6
Rooms
3
Beds
1/1
Full/Half Baths
What's your pleasure? Do you want to be near the beach, highway, and the T? Have room for kids, garden, or four legged friends? This house checks all the boxes. 3 good sized bedrooms, 1.5 baths, open kitchen/dining/living room. Gleaming hardwood floors with fireplace and serene front porch with swing to enjoy the setting sun. Warm, natural light floods this home. Finished, heated basement offers extra living space. Level, fenced-in yard has separate areas in the rear and front/sides. Short walk to Wollaston Beach or the North Quincy T station. Showings will begin at the open house on Thursday evening 5:00-6:30. Please follow offer guidelines.
Open House
Thursday
May 10 at 5:00 PM to 6:30 PM
First open house! All buyer agency relationships honored and welcomed!
More Open Houses
Cannot make the Open Houses?
Location: 28 Bayfield Rd., Quincy, MA 02171    Get Directions

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