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Posted by Robin Spangenberg on 7/22/2018

When you sell your home, thereís a cost associated with getting a return on your investment. Certain mistakes that many sellers make when deciding to sell their home can actually cost thousands of dollars in expenses. Before you decide to sell, read on to see what you can do to avoid unnecessary consequences.


Hire A Professional To Sell Your Home


Many people think that they can sell their home on their own. Itís the best practice to hire a professional to sell your home. Even in a sellerís market, a realtor can help you to get the best price on the sale of your home.


Remove Your Things Before The Sale Of The Home


Your clutter will undoubtedly affect the value of your home. People canít see what their life would be like in your home if thereís too many things in the way. While one manís trash sometimes is another manís treasure, it certainly isnít in the case of selling your home. 


Donít Leave An Empty House For The Showing


While too much clutter is bad, it does make a difference for the home to actually be lived in. If possible, donít leave a completely empty home. Buyers need something to help them visualize what life will be like living in the home. Home searchers want to see how functional the home will be for them. 


Donít Neglect Repairs


You should take care of any repairs that need to be made before your home goes on the market. Any repairs that you donít make will likely be discovered during the home inspection. Before you even list your home, make sure that you take care of any major issues that are around your home like a leaky roof or cracked tile. This will save you a major headache later, because you wonít need to scramble to fix things after the home inspection. Buyers will also be more impressed with the home if thereís little to fix. 


Donít Overprice Or Underprice Your Home


If you donít properly price your home, it could lead to a few major issues. You may be left wondering if you could have made more money on your home. On the flip side, your home could sit on the market for a long time, leaving buyers wondering what could be wrong with your property as to why itís not selling.


Be Sure To Stage The Home


People will purchase a home based on what they see and how they feel. If your on-the-market home doesnít look polished, there will be less interest in it. You donít need to go overboard and make your home look like something out of a magazine, just make sure itís clean. Things like dirty laundry on the floor, trash laying around, and papers on the tables are big turn offs for buyers. 


With a little planning, the sale of your home should be a smooth and profitable one.





Posted by Robin Spangenberg on 7/15/2018

River Views! Unique setting with Charles River views on private way. Fresh interior paint! Newer Colonial with 3 levels of living plus unfinished basement. Open concept Living Room with Hardwoods and deck access with commanding views. Sunny Dining Room with hardwoods open to Kitchen with hardwoods - all appliances convey! Convenient 1/2 bath on main level. 2nd floor features 2 spacious bedrooms plus full bath with jacuzzi tub. 3rd floor boasts oversized Huge Master bedroom with en suite and lovely views! Close proximity to Charles River for canoeing, kayaking, fishing! Full, unfinished basement for expansion if needed! Gardener's delight, fenced in yard, terraced landscaping. Millis Award Winning Schools!

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Posted by Robin Spangenberg on 7/15/2018

Ready to add your residence to the real estate market? A home appraisal may prove to be a great first step.

With a home appraisal, you'll be able to understand the true value of your house. This comprehensive home assessment enables an expert home appraiser to evaluate every room in your home. Then, a home appraiser will provide details about your home's strengths and weaknesses.

Ultimately, there are many questions for a home seller to consider after a home appraisal is completed, including:

1. What did the home appraiser discover during the evaluation?

A home appraiser boasts in-depth home maintenance knowledge and insights. As such, this professional will do everything possible to identify problem areas with you home that you can repair before you add your residence to the housing market.

Consider the results of a home appraisal closely. By doing so, you can understand your home's strengths and weaknesses and search for ways to transform your house's weaknesses into strengths.

Also, it is important to establish realistic expectations for your residence after a home appraisal.

If a home appraiser discovers myriad problems with your residence, there is no need to worry. You can always repair these issues on your own or hire home maintenance professionals for extra help.

Or, if you decide not to complete home repairs following a home inspection, you should price your residence accordingly. That way, you can be honest with homebuyers about the pros and cons associated with your home and enable these homebuyers to make informed decisions about your residence.

2. Are there major or minor problems with my house?

What differentiates a major home problem from a minor one? The time and resources required to fix a problem often serve as key indicators about whether an issue can cause major headaches over an extended period of time.

For example, an oven light that has gone out can be replaced quickly and effortlessly. On the other hand, your home's obsolete, inefficient furnace may require thousands of dollars to replace.

Simple home improvements can make a world of difference in homebuyers' eyes. Following a home inspection, you may be able to find a variety of quick, easy and effective home improvement tasks that you can complete to enhance your home's appeal.

Be prepared to complete major home improvement projects as well. Remember, if you finish assorted home improvement tasks now, you may be able to help your residence stand out in a highly competitive real estate market down the line.

3. Which home repairs should I prioritize?

Home repairs should help you maximize the value of your residence. Therefore, you should prioritize home maintenance projects that will help you transform your ordinary residence into an exceptional one.

If you need help to determine which home repairs to prioritize, don't forget that a real estate agent may help you do just that. This real estate professional will work with you throughout the home selling process and ensure you can enhance your residence both inside and out.




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Posted by Robin Spangenberg on 7/11/2018

Wonderful 11 room, 4/5 bedroom, 2 Ĺ bath Colonial sited on a lovely tree lined street in desired Pheasant Hill Estates. Gorgeous professionally landscaped yard with beautiful plantings and quaint Farmer's Porch. Designer colors throughout. Front to back formal Living Room with sunny walk-out bay window. Formal Dining Room with fine architectural detail and moulding. Great open Kitchen with large dining area and access to huge deck, pantry, custom cherry cabinetry. Step down into the Family Room with woodstove and vaulted ceiling. Great main level Office space and Playroom (flexible floorplan). Four spacious Bedrooms including Master Bedroom with gorgeous newly updated en-suite and walk-in closet. Newly updated Guest bath. Convenient 2nd level laundry. Lower level bonus room/5th bedroom. 2 car garage. Sparkling, inviting pool surrounded by decking perfect for outdoor entertaining. Close proximity to town center and commuter rail and all that the town of Norfolk has to offer!

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Posted by Robin Spangenberg on 7/10/2018

NEW TO MARKET is this classic center hall Colonial tucked away on tree lined Acorn Street. First floor features lovely family room with floor to ceiling brick fireplace, hardwoods and access to spacious deck. Updated, eat-in kitchen with corian, stainless appliances and deck access. Elegant entertaining sized dining room with hardwoods adjacent to formal living room with french doors and hardwoods. Convenient 1/2 bath. Great flow on 1st floor, perfect for indoor/outdoor entertaining. Upstairs is Master with en suite and huge sitting room originally planned for the 4th bedroom. 2 additional generously proportioned 2nd floor bedrooms and large full guest bath complete the 2nd floor. Hardwood floors throughout all bedrooms. Breathtaking grounds feature an incredible park-like landscape you'll love! Charming Gazebo to enjoy the beautifully manicured, mature plantings offering both privacy and play space. 1 car garage and Set back off Acorn Street. Millis Award Winning Schools!

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