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Posted by TEAM Metrowest on 11/7/2018

Looking to add your home to the real estate market sooner rather than later? Ultimately, you'll want to look beyond the potential price of your residence as you get your house ready for the real estate market.

For home sellers, price is one of several factors to consider before they list their houses. In fact, some of the top home selling factors to evaluate beyond price include:

1. A Home's Location

A home's location may dictate how quickly you're able to sell your residence. And if you understand the benefits associated with your house's location, you should have no trouble promoting your residence to the right groups of homebuyers consistently.

For example, a home that is located near a big city may prove to be an ideal choice for those who work in the city. On the other hand, a house that is located near top schools could prove to be an ideal option for families.

2. A Home's Condition

Although you've tried to maintain your house's interior and exterior over the years, you may still be uncertain about how your residence will stack up against other houses in a competitive real estate market.

Fortunately, a home appraisal can help you take an in-depth look at your house's condition and map out your home selling journey.

During a home appraisal, a property inspector will examine your residence. The appraisal may take several hours to complete, as a property inspector will investigate your house's interior and exterior.

When a home appraisal is finished, a property inspector will provide you with a detailed report that describes his or her findings. Then, you can use the home insights contained within this report to prioritize myriad home improvements.

With a home appraisal, you can gain deep insights into your house's condition. That way, you can better understand your house's strengths and weaknesses prior to adding your home to the housing market.

3. The Current State of the Housing Market

The current state of the housing market may impact your ability to sell your house, and for good reason.

For instance, if you're operating in a seller's market, there may be an abundance of homebuyers and a shortage of top-notch houses. This means there will be high demand for the best residences, and you may attract plenty of interest in your house as soon as it becomes available.

Let's not forget about a buyer's market, either. In a buyer's market, there are many home sellers and few homebuyers. Therefore, a home seller may need to allocate significant time and resources to stir up interest in his or her property.

For those who are unsure about how to navigate a seller's or buyer's market, hiring a real estate agent usually is an excellent idea. A real estate agent can teach you about the current state of the housing market so that you can get the best results possible during the home selling journey.

Look beyond price before you list your residence, and by doing so, you can boost your chances of a fast home sale.





Posted by TEAM Metrowest on 11/6/2018


1046 Salem End Rd., Framingham, MA 01702

Single-Family

$749,900
Price

12
Rooms
4
Beds
4
Baths
Stately Tudor proudly displayed on historic Salem End Rd. This spacious Colonial is a fantastic home for all of your family needs, inside & out. First floor has a spacious kitchen, w/ cherry cabinets, corian countertops & double oven, and opens to both the fire-placed family room & dining room. Large living room, spa/solarium complete w/ hot-tub & full bathroom also located on the 1st floor. Deck off the solarium w/ views of the wooded, private back yard allows you to become completely relaxed in your own home! Second floor houses 4 generously sized bedrooms, 3 of the 4 w/ walk-in closets! Finished lower level offers lots of options. This level can be accessed directly through the garage, complete w/ kitchenette, play room, game room, full bath & office (w/ closet, so could be used as a 5th bedroom) - could be an ideal au pair suite. Harvey windows, Central Air/Heating system new in 2012. Roof 2003. Come live where the wealthy people had their country estates in the 20s & 30s!
Open House
Saturday
November 10 at 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM
First open house - don't miss out!
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Location: 1046 Salem End Rd., Framingham, MA 01702    Get Directions

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Posted by TEAM Metrowest on 11/6/2018


1046 Salem End Rd., Framingham, MA 01702

Single-Family

$749,900
Price

12
Rooms
4
Beds
4
Baths
Stately Tudor proudly displayed on historic Salem End Rd. This spacious Colonial is a fantastic home for all of your family needs, inside & out. First floor has a spacious kitchen, w/ cherry cabinets, corian countertops & double oven, and opens to both the fire-placed family room & dining room. Large living room, spa/solarium complete w/ hot-tub & full bathroom also located on the 1st floor. Deck off the solarium w/ views of the wooded, private back yard allows you to become completely relaxed in your own home! Second floor houses 4 generously sized bedrooms, 3 of the 4 w/ walk-in closets! Finished lower level offers lots of options. This level can be accessed directly through the garage, complete w/ kitchenette, play room, game room, full bath & office (w/ closet, so could be used as a 5th bedroom) - could be an ideal au pair suite. Harvey windows, Central Air/Heating system new in 2012. Roof 2003. Come live where the wealthy people had their country estates in the 20s & 30s!
Open House
Saturday
November 10 at 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM
First open house - don't miss out!
Cannot make the Open Houses?
Location: 1046 Salem End Rd., Framingham, MA 01702    Get Directions

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Posted by TEAM Metrowest on 10/31/2018


14 Bowen St, West Boylston, MA 01583

Single-Family

$329,900
Price

8
Rooms
4
Beds
1/1
Full/Half Baths
Picture perfect colonial on over 3 acres of a combination of open cleared space and wooded land, perfect for nature lovers. This home has been lovingly maintained! The first floor boasts a fireplaced living room, that opens to a sunroom and dining room with built-in china cabinet. Gleaming hardwood floors! Eat-in kitchen and half bath just off of the dining room. The second floor has four bedrooms, three that are generously sized with hardwood floors and the fourth that could be used as a bedroom or small office/nursery. Full bath also located on the second floor. Walk-up attic with access through the third bedroom just waiting to be finished. Don't miss the one car detached garage AND the additional oversized garage with 20 x 23 of unfinished space above it, perfect for a home office, workshop, recreation space...bring your imagination. Close to shopping, restaurants and Route 290. A must see!
Open House
Saturday
November 03 at 12:00 PM to 1:30 PM
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Posted by TEAM Metrowest on 10/31/2018

Before you kick off a home search, it is important to differentiate an ordinary house from a dream residence. That way, you can set realistic goals for your home search and accelerate the process of acquiring a house that matches your expectations.

Ultimately, each homebuyer's definition of a dream home varies. But for homebuyers who want to streamline the search for a dream home, there are several home factors to consider, and these include:

1. The Age and Condition of a Home

Dedicate the necessary time and resources to learn about a home's age and condition you'll be glad you did. With these home insights, you can determine whether a home will require substantial repairs in the immediate future.

To evaluate a house's age and condition, you should hire a home inspector. This professional will examine a residence both inside and out and search for any structural problems with the property. Then, the home inspector will provide a detailed report that outlines any home issues.

A home inspection offers a valuable learning opportunity, one that can help you determine if a house is right for you. And if a home inspection reveals your dream home is actually a dud, you can always rescind a home offer and reenter the housing market.

2. A Home's Price

Many people want to own large, extravagant mansions. Yet the costs of these properties can be prohibitive, which is why most homebuyers search for houses that fall within a specific price range.

As you prepare to search for your dream home, you should get pre-approved for a mortgage. This will enable you to enter the housing market with a budget in hand and avoid the temptation to spend too much on a house.

Also, it is important to realize that no home is perfect. Although you may search far and wide for a dream house that has all the amenities and features that you want, you'll likely need to make trade-offs to find your ideal residence.

Creating a list of must-haves and wants for your dream home usually is a great idea. This list will enable you to narrow your home search, evaluate properties that fall within your price range and discover your dream home faster than ever before.

3. A Home's Location

Consider where you want to live before you launch a home search. By doing so, you can identify available houses in certain cities and towns and map out your home search accordingly.

Think about what's important to you in terms of home location. For example, if you want a home that's close to your office in the city, you may want to search for residences in or near the city itself. Or, if you want to live close to the beach, you can explore properties that are conveniently nestled along the beachfront.

Lastly, if you need help finding your dream home, you should hire a real estate agent. With a real estate agent at your side, you should have no trouble making your homeownership dreams come true.







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