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Posted by Homes of Distinction Realty on 11/30/2018

An open house offers an excellent opportunity for a seller to showcase his or her residence to a large group of buyers. As such, it is important for a seller to plan ahead for an open house. If a seller devotes time and energy to prepare for an open house, his or her residence may make a positive impression on buyers.

Ultimately, there are several things that sellers need to consider before they host an open house, such as:

1. Home Interior and Exterior

A home's interior and exterior must dazzle buyers during an open house. Otherwise, a home is unlikely to make a long-lasting impression on a buyer.

To upgrade a house's interior, a seller should clean each room. Mop the floors, wipe down countertops and ensure each room is neat and tidy. Also, professional home cleaning companies are available that can help a seller quickly remove dirt, dust and debris from his or her residence.

Meanwhile, to upgrade a home's exterior, a seller should repair any damaged or cracked siding. If a seller requires extra assistance, he or she can reach out to local home improvement professionals to perform house exterior repairs as well.

2. Lawn Care

A home's messy, weed-filled lawn is unlikely to garner buyers' attention. In fact, this lawn may prove to be an instant turn-off to buyers when they attend an open house.

For sellers, it can be quick and easy to enhance a home's lawn. By mowing the lawn, trimming the hedges and performing other lawn care tasks, a seller can transform a drab lawn into a stunning one.

A seller should continue to take care of his or her lawn throughout the house selling cycle, too. If a home has an amazing lawn, this residence may capture buyers' attention, regardless of when a seller hosts an open house.

3. Clutter

Antiques, knick-knacks and various decorations may fill your house, but these items may appear to be "clutter" in the eyes of homebuyers. Therefore, you may want to put your personal belongings into storage before you host an open house. This will allow you to keep your personal items safe during an open house. At the same time, it will help buyers envision what life could be like if they purchase your residence.

Preparing for an open house sometimes can be difficult. Thankfully, you can hire a real estate agent who can help you plan for any open house, at any time.

A real estate agent can provide recommendations to help you prepare for an open house. Plus, he or she can share buyers' feedback following an open house and ensure you can make your residence into an attractive option for buyers.

Ready to host an open house? Consider the aforementioned factors, and you can get ready for an upcoming open house. And as a result, you can boost the likelihood that an open house leads to multiple offers to purchase your residence.





Posted by Homes of Distinction Realty on 9/14/2018

If you're on the fence about whether to attend an open house, there is no need to worry. Ultimately, it is always better to err on the side of caution, especially if you're on the hunt for your dream home. And if you attend an open house, you may be better equipped than ever before to determine whether a particular residence is right for you.

There are many reasons why you should attend an open house, and these include:

1. You can assess a house both inside and out.

An open house provides a stress-free opportunity to walk through a house and examine it on your own. As such, an open house is a can't-miss event, particularly for a homebuyer who is actively seeking the perfect residence.

Of course, an open house enables you to learn about a home's condition both inside and out. And if you find that you like a home after you attend an open house, you can always set up a one-on-one home showing with a seller's agent or submit an offer to purchase.

2. You can envision what life may be life if you purchase a particular home.

It's one thing to look at pictures of a home and imagine what it would be like to live there. However, homebuyers who want to do everything possible to find the right residence should attend an open house to fully capture what it may be like if they purchase a particular residence.

Remember, how a home makes you feel can have far-flung effects on your decision about whether to submit an offer. And if you attend an open house, you may quickly discover whether you can picture yourself as the owner of a residence. Or, if you find that you are uncomfortable with a home, you can instantly move on and pursue other houses.

3. You can obtain home insights that you won't necessarily find in a house listing.

A home listing often contains details about a home's age, recent house upgrades and other pertinent information. But a home listing alone rarely provides you with all of the insights you need to make an informed decision about whether to submit a homebuying proposal.

During an open house, you can ask a seller's agent lots of questions about a residence. This will enable you to obtain insights that you otherwise may struggle to discover in a home listing. And as a result, you'll be able to make the best-possible decision about how to proceed with a residence.

Clearly, there are many reasons to consider attending an open house. If you need extra help as you pursue residences and debate whether to attend open houses, you may want to hire a real estate agent. This housing market professional can offer expert guidance throughout the homebuying journey. By doing so, a real estate agent will make it easy for you to find your ideal residence in no time at all.




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Posted by Homes of Distinction Realty on 8/30/2018


17 Wentworth Rd., Canton, MA 02021

Single-Family

$346,500
Price

7
Rooms
3
Beds
1/1
Full/Half Baths
Do you have vision? If so, this property may be just right for you. Lovingly lived in since 1958, this home is ready for a new owner. Located in a desirable Canton neighborhood, walking distance to schools and playground, easy access to train and highway! Interior needs updating. This house has newer roof, newer windows throughout except for living room picture window, newer heating, hot water baseboard and water tank, updated electrical panel, new vinyl siding installed in 2017. This home has great bones--she is just looking for the right new owner who will make her beautiful once again. Very nice level backyard. If you think this is the house that can become your HOME. Let's schedule a showing. In a neighborhood of more expensive homes.
Open House
Saturday
September 01 at 11:30 AM to 1:30 PM
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Posted by Homes of Distinction Realty on 8/30/2018


17 Wentworth Rd., Canton, MA 02021

Single-Family

$346,500
Price

7
Rooms
3
Beds
1/1
Full/Half Baths
Do you have vision? If so, this property may be just right for you. Lovingly lived in since 1958, this home is ready for a new owner. Located in a desirable Canton neighborhood, walking distance to schools and playground, easy access to train and highway! Interior needs updating. This house has newer roof, newer windows throughout except for living room picture window, newer heating, hot water baseboard and water tank, updated electrical panel, new vinyl siding installed in 2017. This home has great bones--she is just looking for the right new owner who will make her beautiful once again. Very nice level backyard. If you think this is the house that can become your HOME. Let's schedule a showing. In a neighborhood of more expensive homes.
Open House
Saturday
September 01 at 11:30 AM to 1:30 PM
More Open Houses
Cannot make the Open Houses?
Location: 17 Wentworth Rd., Canton, MA 02021    Get Directions

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Posted by Homes of Distinction Realty on 8/24/2018


27 McIntosh, Wilbraham, MA 01095

Single-Family

$425,900
Price

8
Rooms
4
Beds
3
Baths
Lovely oversized Cape situated on a magnificent corner lot at the top of McIntosh Drive. The time has come for another family appreciate this beautiful home that has been lovingly maintained and updated. Some of the features include recently up-dated sunny south facing eat-in kitchen with granite counter tops, a large family room with a cathedral ceiling, built-in bookcases and beautiful brick fireplace, a large formal living room, dining room, fourth bedroom and full bath complete the first floor. The second level includes large Master bedroom with walk-in closet, en-suite with two separate vanities, two additional generously sized bedrooms and a full bathroom. Some of the updates that have been done are hardwood floors, freshly painted interior and exterior. Enjoy the private grounds that include a deck and gazebo. Near Rice Nature Preserve with 3 miles of trails and breathtaking views. Newly installed LENNOX high efficiency AC and heating!!
Open House
Sunday
August 26 at 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM
New heating and AC completed. Situated on a corner lot and the top of McIntosh Drive. A must see.
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Location: 27 McIntosh, Wilbraham, MA 01095    Get Directions

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