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Posted by Cindy Gordon on 3/17/2019

As a seller, you want to make the right improvements to allow your home to sell fast and at a good price. Many sellers end up making unnecessary improvements to their homes in an effort to sell. Itís important to know what improvements will actually make a difference in how your home is sold. Read on for more tips. 


What Do Buyers Expect


This is a broad question because it depends on a variety of factors. First, a buyers expectations dictates what theyíre looking for. Is a buyer looking for a fixer upper or does the buyer want a move-in ready house? What buyers see also greatly depends on a few factors including the time of year, the location of the home, how hot the market is, and how much inventory is available. Your home will sell based on what kind of real estate market climate itís in.       



Refresh Your Flooring


Buyers see the floors as soon as they get in the door of a home. Itís what either adds to or detracts from the house. Old creaky floors certainly wonít add to the appeal of your home. Itís one less thing a buyer will have to worry about before they move into a house, making it a great improvement. 


Carpets


In the same realm as flooring, you should be aware of the quality of your carpets. Do they need to be ripped up? Should you have your carpets professionally cleaned? If you have simple carpets over hardwood floors, this isnít much of a concern. Wall-to-wall carpeting is where this is a major concern. 


Upgrade Appliances


Upgrading your appliances will always be worth your investment. Buyers love to know that a home is equipped with exactly what they need and ready for them when they move in. No one wants to buy a home knowing that the dishwasher or oven may need to be replaced at any moment. 


Refresh The Walls And Ceilings


Putting a new coat of paint on your walls and ceilings will be very attractive to buyers. You want to avoid buyers seeing things like smoke and grease stains. The wear and tear of everyday living can cause scuffs and scratches to occur on the walls. Fresh paint can really help to fix these cosmetic details.


The same thought process applies when it comes to wallpaper. If your wallpaper is old and tired, you may want to take it down and either replace it or paint the walls. Steering away from wallpaper may be the best practice, but if you canít avoid it at least replace it. 


Remember that buyers want to see themselves in the home. Personal style touches usually arenít the best way to go when it comes to prepping your home. The more neutral and basic the changes you make, the better. 






Posted by Cindy Gordon on 3/10/2019

If you're on the lookout for your dream house, it helps to be persistent. In fact, there are many reasons to take a persistent approach to the real estate market, and these include:

1. You can pounce on the opportunity to acquire your ideal residence.

A persistent homebuyer should have no trouble finding lots of homes that match or exceed his or her expectations. Then, this buyer can take the necessary steps to submit an offer on his or her dream house and finalize a home purchase.

As a persistent homebuyer, it is essential to submit a competitive offer on any residence that you want to acquire. By providing a competitive offer, you can increase the likelihood of receiving an immediate "Yes" from a seller.

2. You can stay ahead of the competition.

When it comes to buying the best house at the lowest price, the early bird catches the worm. Thus, a persistent homebuyer may be better equipped than others to find and purchase his or her dream residence as soon as this house becomes available.

To stay ahead of the homebuying competition, it helps to assess the real estate sector closely. This will enable a homebuyer to identify his or her dream house in no time at all.

Furthermore, a homebuyer should create a checklist of dream home wants and must-haves. This list will allow a homebuyer to narrow his or her home search, making it easier than ever before to discover a great house.

3. You can boost the likelihood of a seamless homebuying experience.

No one should be forced to deal with a long, arduous homebuying experience. Fortunately, a persistent homebuyer can act quickly on available houses, ensuring this buyer can accelerate the homebuying journey.

For a persistent homebuyer, it often is a good idea to get extra help from a housing market professional as well. Thankfully, real estate agents are available who can provide comprehensive support to persistent homebuyers in any city or town.

A real estate agent understands the ins and outs of purchasing a house in a buyer's or seller's market and is happy to share his or her industry expertise with a homebuyer. By doing so, a real estate agent can provide valuable insights to help a homebuyer accomplish his or her goals.

In addition, a real estate agent offers plenty of support at each stage of the homebuying journey. He or she will learn about your homebuying aspirations, set up home showings and keep you up to date about new residences that become available. Plus, once you find your dream house, a real estate agent will help you submit a competitive offer right away.

If you want to pursue your dream house, it may be beneficial to take a persistent approach to the housing market. With the aforementioned tips, you can enter the real estate market as a persistent homebuyer who knows exactly what he or she wants to find. Take advantage of these homebuying tips, and you can move closer to acquiring your ideal house.




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Posted by Cindy Gordon on 3/7/2019

Spectacular contemporary light filled end unit at desirable Orchard Hills Over55 active community! This town home makes first floor living ideal with it's open floor plan, spacious and private first floor master suite, attached 2 car garage, laundry, and extra room for office/den/living. The dramatic family room with soaring ceilings and gas fireplace is open to kitchen, dining, and 4 season sun room that overlooks a pretty wooded area. The kitchen boasts custom cabinetry with pantry, granite counter tops, center island, eat-in dining area, wet bar, GE profile SS appliances and a multitude of lighting options. The second floor has bedroom suite with walk in closet and full bath, as well as open loft area. Need more room for yourself or visitors...the extensive finished walk out lower level is quite versatile. One owner! Enjoy the clubhouse with so many activities. Looking for an unit situated for plenty of privacy within an active adult community, you have found it!

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Posted by Cindy Gordon on 3/6/2019


23 Baldwin Court, Westborough, MA 01581

Condo

$489,000
Price

8
Rooms
2
Beds
2/1
Full/Half Baths
Spectacular contemporary light filled end unit at desirable Orchard Hills Over55 active community! This town home makes first floor living ideal with it's open floor plan, spacious and private first floor master suite, attached 2 car garage, laundry, and extra room for office/den/living. The dramatic family room with soaring ceilings and gas fireplace is open to kitchen, dining, and 4 season sun room that overlooks a pretty wooded area. The kitchen boasts custom cabinetry with pantry, granite counter tops, center island, eat-in dining area, wet bar, GE profile SS appliances and a multitude of lighting options. The second floor has bedroom suite with walk in closet and full bath, as well as open loft area. Need more room for yourself or visitors...the extensive finished walk out lower level is quite versatile. One owner! Enjoy the clubhouse with so many activities. Looking for an unit situated for plenty of privacy within an active adult community, you have found it!
Open House
Sunday
March 10 at 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM
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Location: 23 Baldwin Court, Westborough, MA 01581    Get Directions

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Posted by Cindy Gordon on 3/6/2019


23 Baldwin Court, Westborough, MA 01581

Condo

$489,000
Price

8
Rooms
2
Beds
2/1
Full/Half Baths
Spectacular contemporary light filled end unit at desirable Orchard Hills Over55 active community! This town home makes first floor living ideal with it's open floor plan, spacious and private first floor master suite, attached 2 car garage, laundry, and extra room for office/den/living. The dramatic family room with soaring ceilings and gas fireplace is open to kitchen, dining, and 4 season sun room that overlooks a pretty wooded area. The kitchen boasts custom cabinetry with pantry, granite counter tops, center island, eat-in dining area, wet bar, GE profile SS appliances and a multitude of lighting options. The second floor has bedroom suite with walk in closet and full bath, as well as open loft area. Need more room for yourself or visitors...the extensive finished walk out lower level is quite versatile. One owner! Enjoy the clubhouse with so many activities. Looking for an unit situated for plenty of privacy within an active adult community, you have found it!
Open House
Sunday
March 10 at 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Cannot make the Open Houses?
Location: 23 Baldwin Court, Westborough, MA 01581    Get Directions

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