Posted by Marie Presti on 10/14/2018

If you want to maximize your home sale profits, it generally is a good idea to conduct a property appraisal before you list your residence. That way, you can receive a property valuation from an expert home appraiser. And with this property valuation in hand, you can set a competitive initial asking price for your residence.

A home appraisal may prove to be a stressful experience, particularly for a seller who is unsure about the value of his or her house. Lucky for you, we're here to provide insights into the home appraisal process and ensure that you can prepare for this evaluation.

Now, let's take a look at three tips to help you approach a house appraisal with confidence.

1. Understand How a Home Appraisal Works

Although you've allocated significant time and resources to upgrade your house, it is important to remember that the condition of your residence is one of several factors that a home appraiser considers. In fact, an appraiser will evaluate the current state of the housing market, the prices of comparable houses in your area and other factors to provide an accurate property valuation.

Oftentimes, it helps to work with a real estate agent if you plan to sell your home. Because if you have a real estate agent at your side, you can receive immediate responses to any of your home appraisal concerns and questions.

2. Establish Realistic Expectations for Your Home

Let's face it what you initially paid for your house is unlikely to match your residence's current value. If you set realistic expectations for your residence prior to an appraisal, you may be better equipped than ever before to accept the evaluation results.

It may be beneficial to look at the prices of houses in your area prior to an appraisal. This information can help you understand whether the housing market currently favors buyers or sellers a factor that may influence the valuation of your house from an appraisal.

3. Explore Ways to Boost Your Home's Value

There are always options to bolster a house's exterior and interior. Therefore, following an appraisal, you should plan to complete home repairs that could help enhance your house's value.

As you search for ways to upgrade your residence, you may want to reach out to a real estate agent too. This housing market professional can offer recommendations and tips to help you improve your residence, even if you're working on a tight budget.

Of course, a real estate agent provides extensive assistance throughout the home selling journey. He or she will promote your residence to prospective buyers and host home showings and open house events. And if you receive an offer to purchase your house, a real estate agent will help you determine the best course of action.

Ready to conduct a home appraisal? Take advantage of the aforementioned tips, and you can boost the likelihood of a successful house appraisal that leads to a fast, profitable home selling experience.




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Posted by Marie Presti on 10/9/2018


25 Centre St, Dover, MA 02030

Rental

$2,800
Price

6
Rooms
3
Beds
1
Baths
A super cute 3br, single family home with turn of the century charm on an acre of land close to the center of town, library, schools, trails and park, minutes from downtown Wellesley and Needham, and close to 128. Updated kitchen with propane gas stove and updated bath, living room open to dining room, hardwood floors throughout, recessed lights, large deck over a 2 car garage. Backed up to the proposed Bay Colony Rail Trail. Full unfinished basement with great potential. Dover high school rated 10 out of 10 on greatschools.org! Rent to own a potential. Also listed for sale as land see MLS 72320762 and listed as sf MLS 72320706.
Open House
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Posted by Marie Presti on 10/7/2018

A home showing may prove to be a life-changing event, and for good reason. If a homebuyer attends a showing and likes what he or she sees, it may be only a matter of time before this individual submits an offer to acquire a residence. As such, it is important to prepare for a home showing to ensure a buyer can fully evaluate a house and determine whether it is the ideal choice.

Ultimately, there are many reasons why homebuyers should put together a list of questions prior to a home showing, and these reasons include:

1. You can attend a home showing with a strategy in place.

A home listing usually includes information about a house's age and condition. However, few homebuyers are willing to submit an offer on a house based on a listing alone. But if you use a home listing to prepare questions before a showing, you can attend a showing with a plan in place to pursue your dream residence.

Oftentimes, it helps to prepare a list of general questions about a home. You then can review this list in conjunction with a home listing and determine which questions are answered in the listing itself. If you find assorted questions are still unanswered in the listing, you should not hesitate to find answers to these questions when you attend a showing.

2. You can gain deep insights into a house's condition.

Preparing a list of questions prior to a home showing may enable you to gain the insights that you need to make the best-possible decision about a house. And in most instances, you can never prepare too many questions to ensure that you can make an informed decision about a house.

Remember, buying a house is a major decision. If you put together a list of questions before a home showing, you can help take the guesswork out of deciding whether to submit an offer on a home.

3. You may be able to speed up the homebuying process.

The homebuying cycle may prove to be long and complicated, particularly for a homebuyer who is uncertain about how to proceed. With a list of questions in hand, you can attend a home showing and gain expert insights right away. Meanwhile, these insights can help you decide whether a house is right for you.

As you get ready for a home showing, you may want to consult with a real estate agent as well. A real estate agent is happy to help you craft a list of questions prior to a home showing. Also, this housing market professional can keep you up to date about houses that match your homebuying criteria, help you submit offers on homes and much more.

When it comes to home showings, it helps to plan ahead as much as possible. If you prepare a list of questions prior to your next showing, you should have no trouble evaluating a house.




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Posted by Marie Presti on 10/5/2018


225 Grove Street, Newton, MA 02466

Auburndale

Rental

$2,450
Price

5
Rooms
3
Beds
1/1
Full/Half Baths
Large 3 bedroom apartment on the first floor of a 2 family. 3 bedrooms including an extra 1/2 bath off one of the bedrooms. Hardwood floors, 2 car parking, large common yard, laundry in the basement. Tenant pays all utilities. Landlord pays for landscaping and snow removal. Extra storage in the basement. Easy to show. Available now. Walk to Riverside T, Auburndale Center, commuter rail into Boston. Quick jump onto route 128/95.
Open House
Sunday
October 07 at 12:00 PM to 1:30 PM
Cannot make the Open Houses?
Location: 225 Grove Street, Newton, MA 02466    Get Directions

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Posted by Marie Presti on 10/5/2018


25 Centre St, Dover, MA 02030

Land

$689,900
Price

1.00
Acres
Residential
Land Type
Best bargain in Dover! Great potential for a developer. Currently used as a 3br 1ba bungalow. Homes a few lots down are new construction 5 bedrooms and selling for $1.7M and above. Buyer should do their own due diligence. Located in a desirable area of Dover close to the center of town, library, schools, trails and park, minutes from downtown Wellesley and Needham, and close to 128. Property backs up to the Bay Colony Rail Trail. Also listed as a single family. See MLS 72320706.
Open House
Sunday
October 07 at 1:30 PM to 3:00 PM
Cannot make the Open Houses?
Location: 25 Centre St, Dover, MA 02030    Get Directions






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