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Posted by Tom Ruble on 10/12/2018

An open house can have a significant impact on the property selling journey. As such, it is important for a property seller to allocate time and resources to prepare for an open house. If a seller plans for an open house, he or she may be able to boost the likelihood of a fast, profitable property selling experience.

Now, let's take a look at three things that every seller needs to know about open houses.

1. There is no shortage of open houses held on weekends in cities and towns nationwide.

Many open house events are held throughout the year in cities and towns across the country. These events commonly take place on weekends and enable sellers to showcase their residences to dozens of prospective buyers at the same time.

Ultimately, it is important to find ways to differentiate a home from the competition. If a seller can promote his or her residence to the right groups of potential buyers, this individual may be able to convince buyers to attend one open house over another.

2. An open house gives a seller a great opportunity to make a positive first impression on buyers.

As a seller, it is paramount to embrace the opportunity to connect with buyers. An open house allows a seller to do just that, as it ensures this individual can provide buyers with a stress-free opportunity to view his or her residence.

When it comes to getting ready for an open house, it generally is a good idea to clean both inside and out. Also, a seller should perform home repairs and remove home clutter. Because with a neat, tidy residence, a seller can make it easy for buyers to envision what life may be like if they decide to purchase a particular residence.

3. Every open house provides a seller with a valuable learning experience.

Regardless of how much a seller prepares for an open house, there is no telling how this event will turn out. However, a seller who sets realistic expectations for an open house can plan accordingly.

In the worst-case scenario, no buyers will attend an open house. If this happens, there is no need to worry. In fact, a seller can learn from the experience and use it to find new ways to promote his or her residence to prospective buyers going forward.

For those who need help selling a home, it may be beneficial to hire a real estate agent. In addition to helping you get your residence ready for an open house, a real estate agent will offer tips and guidance so you can achieve the optimal property selling results. Perhaps best of all, if you ever have concerns or questions during the home selling journey, a real estate agent is ready to address them at any time.

Streamline the home selling process hire a real estate agent today, and you can receive comprehensive assistance as you navigate each stage of the property selling journey.





Posted by Tom Ruble on 9/7/2018

If you plan to attend an open house, it usually pays to be prepared. That way, you'll know exactly which questions to ask during an open house and can ensure that you can gain the insights that you need to determine whether a residence is right for you.

Now, let's take a look at three key questions to ask a listing agent during an open house.

1. Why is this home for sale?

Although a home listing provides plenty of information about a residence, it is unlikely to explain why a homeowner is selling his or her house. Thus, you should use an open house to find out exactly why a home is for sale.

In many instances, a listing agent will be honest and forthright about why a homeowner has decided to add his or her residence to the real estate market. Once you receive an answer to your query, you can better understand whether a house matches your expectations.

On the other hand, if a listing agent hesitates or shies away from your question, you should be skeptical. At this point, you should continue to dig for more information about a residence to learn about any potential flaws.

2. Are there any home problems that I need to know about?

An open house enables you to get an up-close look at a residence. Furthermore, the event allows you to find out about a residence's pros and cons from a listing agent.

Ask a listing agent about any home problems you'll be glad you did. The listing agent should be able to provide you with plenty of insights into a home's condition, ensuring you can make an informed decision about whether to submit an offer.

A listing agent is likely to be honest with you about any problems with a house. By doing so, this agent will reduce the risk of a homebuyer later rescinding an offer after a home inspection.

3. Have there been any offers on the house?

It is important to find out if there is any competition for a house, especially if you discover your dream residence. Thus, during an open house, you should ask a listing agent if any offers have been submitted on a residence.

If a listing agent responds "Yes" to your query, you may want to act fast to submit a competitive offer on a house. Because if you wait too long to make an offer on your dream residence, you risk losing this house to a rival homebuyer.

Lastly, if you need help getting ready for an open house, you should collaborate with a real estate agent. This housing market professional can provide deep insights into a residence before you attend an open house. Therefore, a real estate agent will help you take the guesswork out of getting the most out of any open house, at any time.

Want to optimize the value of an open house? Ask the aforementioned questions, and you can get the information that you need to fully evaluate a residence.




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Posted by Tom Ruble on 8/30/2018


14 Forslund Rd, Princeton, MA 01541

Single-Family

$349,900
Price

7
Rooms
3
Beds
2/1
Full/Half Baths
Antique, Cape style Home in Desirable Princeton, MA. has been totally renovated. Poured basement floor, new sills, new roof 2017. Newer boiler - 4 zone. Upgraded electrical & plumbing systems. Princeton has much to offer with Highly Rated School System, reliable Municipal Light Dept. & close proximity to Worcester and Boston. This home features updated kitchen and baths. Granite Counters, lots of cabinets and a Breakfast Bar in Kitchen. 1st. floor features lots of wide pine and ceramic tile flooring. 3 large bedrooms and 2 Baths on 2nd. floor. Many newer windows. Large 2 car Garage. 2 Fireplaces to relax by. 2 acres with a large level backyard for playing and entertaining. Get your exercise in the Inground Lap Pool. Enjoy morning coffee or evening libations in your 3 Season Porch located directly off the Fireplaced Living Room or watch the Sunset from your Rear Deck. Lots of Ambiance in this Beautiful Home. 1st. Showing at Open House Saturday 9/1 from 11:30 - 12:30. Agency Honored.
Open House
Saturday
September 01 at 11:30 AM to 12:30 PM
Please join us for an Open House on this very Desirable Property. See you there.
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Location: 14 Forslund Rd, Princeton, MA 01541    Get Directions

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Posted by Tom Ruble on 8/23/2018


179 Graham St, Gardner, MA 01440

Single-Family

$159,900
Price

7
Rooms
2
Beds
2
Baths
Grand, Older Colonial style home is looking for a New Owner. Lots of character and charm, but in need of some TLC. Newer roof. Private roomy backyard with firepit. Low maintenance vinyl siding. Remodeled Master Bedroom. This home has lots of potential for a growing Family. Previous Owners installed new heating system in 1999 - FHWBB - Oil fired. Town Water. Town Sewer. Very affordable near Downtown, Dunn State Park, Shopping and Dining. Greater Gardner offers many opportunities for Outdoor and Cultural Activities. Come check us out. 1st. showing deferred until Open House Saturday 8/25 from 11:30 - 12:30. Hope to see you here.
Open House
Saturday
August 25 at 11:30 AM to 12:30 PM
Come join us for the Open House and 1st. Showing.
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Location: 179 Graham St, Gardner, MA 01440    Get Directions

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Posted by Tom Ruble on 8/9/2018


366 Otter River Rd, Gardner, MA 01440

Single-Family

$159,900
Price

6
Rooms
3
Beds
1
Baths
Raised Ranch in Desirable area of Gardner. Seems much larger than Public Record states. Extensively renovated on the interior with newer Woodgrain Laminate Flooring, White Kitchen Cabinets and Countertops. Eat in Kitchen with lots of cabinet space. Huge level Backyard for playing and/or entertaining. Large Deck overlooks yard. Large Woodstove in basement heats entire house to keep heating costs low. Exterior needs paint and some trim work, but home is move in ready. New water filtration system. 1st. Showing will be at Open House Saturday 8/23 from 11:30 - 12:30. Great Starter Home or for Downsizing. Greater Gardner Area has much to offer, both for outdoor recreation and cultural interests.
Open House
Saturday
August 11 at 11:30 AM to 12:30 PM
Join us to view this great home. Saturday August 11 from 11:30 - 12:30.
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Location: 366 Otter River Rd, Gardner, MA 01440    Get Directions

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