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Posted by Lynne Hagopian on 6/8/2020

If you have been looking for homes online for some time, you may be tired of viewing them on a screen. While online home searches are helpful and a perfect starting point for finding a home, you need to see a home to get a feel for it. Whether you are attending open houses or have set up private showings with your real estate agent, there are certain things that you can do to make the most of touring potential homes. You only have a limited amount of time to see a home. Your agent wonít wait around for you all day while you explore every nook of a house and people still live in the house. Thereís a good chance someone may need to come back in at some point! Read on for tips on how to use your time and resources wisely when it comes to searching for a home to buy.


Donít Waste Time


First, you should select the right homes to view. Donít waste your time looking at properties that you canít afford or arenít the right size for you. From your online search, make a list of properties youíd like to see in person. You can narrow down your search quickly by doing the following:


Carefully read property details

Check out the photos of the home in detail

Find out from your realtor if there are any comparable properties for sale


Know What You Can Afford


If you canít afford a property, donít waste your time looking at it. Be realistic in your home search, finding the properties that will suit your needs and your budget. Remember that many factors go into a listing price for a home including the location, the size of the house, the neighborhood, the amenities, and more. The bottom line is to stick with homes that fall in your budget to make your search much more manageable.


Work With Your Realtor To Schedule Home Showings


Make use of your agent. They can schedule private showings for you or alert you to upcoming open houses. You can send your agent a handful of listings that youíre interested in, and they can make a schedule for you to maximize your time seeing properties in specific locations.


Hiring a real estate agent is an essential step in buying a home. They can help you to find and view the properties that could potentially come your next home.    





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Posted by Lynne Hagopian on 2/27/2020


166 Eliot Street, Ashland, MA 01721

Single-Family

$389,900
Price

7
Rooms
3
Beds
1
Baths
Welcome to 166 Eliot St where you find this unique extended full basement ranch set off busy road with plenty of parking! This light-filled home features an open floor plan with an expanded dining area, spacious family room & bonus room for an office or additional bedroom. The living room has a wood -burning fireplace, bow picture window, paddle fan & hardwood floors. The eat-in kitchen has granite counters, stainless appliances & center island on a neutral tile floor. The slider compliments the dining area overlooking the large deck w/built-in seating & a nice sized fenced-in backyard. The family room boasts a raised ceiling w/ a paddle fan, two skylights, hardwood floors & a side entrance to driveway. Master bedroom holds a king-sized bed! Other Features Include: Gas Heat w/ young High-Efficiency Heating System, Walk-Out Basement, Nest Thermostats, and a Storage Shed. Located in a convenient area with easy access to shopping, restaurants, and the commuter rail!
Open House
Saturday
February 29 at 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Join us at this extended full basement ranch set off busy road with plenty of parking! This light-filled home features an open floor plan with an expanded dining area, lg family room & bonus room for an office or additional bedroom. Features: Gas Heat w/ young High-Efficiency Heating System, Granite Counters w/ Stainless Appliances, Walk-Out Basement, Nest Thermostats, Fenced Yard w/ Shed. Great location for commuting near shopping, restaurants & train!
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Posted by Lynne Hagopian on 2/27/2020


166 Eliot Street, Ashland, MA 01721

Single-Family

$389,900
Price

7
Rooms
3
Beds
1
Baths
Welcome to 166 Eliot St where you find this unique extended full basement ranch set off busy road with plenty of parking! This light-filled home features an open floor plan with an expanded dining area, spacious family room & bonus room for an office or additional bedroom. The living room has a wood -burning fireplace, bow picture window, paddle fan & hardwood floors. The eat-in kitchen has granite counters, stainless appliances & center island on a neutral tile floor. The slider compliments the dining area overlooking the large deck w/built-in seating & a nice sized fenced-in backyard. The family room boasts a raised ceiling w/ a paddle fan, two skylights, hardwood floors & a side entrance to driveway. Master bedroom holds a king-sized bed! Other Features Include: Gas Heat w/ young High-Efficiency Heating System, Walk-Out Basement, Nest Thermostats, and a Storage Shed. Located in a convenient area with easy access to shopping, restaurants, and the commuter rail!
Open House
Saturday
February 29 at 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Join us at this extended full basement ranch set off busy road with plenty of parking! This light-filled home features an open floor plan with an expanded dining area, lg family room & bonus room for an office or additional bedroom. Features: Gas Heat w/ young High-Efficiency Heating System, Granite Counters w/ Stainless Appliances, Walk-Out Basement, Nest Thermostats, Fenced Yard w/ Shed. Great location for commuting near shopping, restaurants & train!
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Posted by Lynne Hagopian on 10/14/2019

If you have hired a realtor to help you sell your home, you have already taken care of a good amount of the job that needs to be done to get the home sold at the right price. There is one important thing that you need to tend to as a seller- thatís getting your home ready to be shown. Once the home is on the market, your realtor will work with you to schedule open houses and times for the home to be shown privately. Whether you only have a few hours or a day or two to prepare for a home showing, there are a few certain areas that you need to tend to in order to help your home appear clean and tidy to impress buyers. 


Sweep Up


It doesnít take very long to sweep down your hardwood and tile floors. After you do this, run over the floors with a mop to remove any stains that may be present on the floor. 


The Dust Rag Is Your Friend


If you have time, you can do a deep clean of your home. It also doesnít take a long time to go over the surfaces of your home with a duster. Getting up the dust will not only make your home smell fresher, but it will appear cleaner as well. 


Make The Beds


Your mother told you for years that you need to make your bed in the mornings. She was right. Beds that have been made look much more presentable and homey than rooms with bedding strewn around. If your bedding is looking less than inviting and you have some time before your showing, you may want to pick up some new bedding. The small details are so important when it comes to selling your home, and making the home look inviting is one of them.       


Clear The Clutter Out


Whether itís piles of clothes on the floor, dirty dishes in the sink, or papers on the counters, clean it up! While you want to give prospective home buyers an idea of what itís like to live in a place, the home doesnít need to look ďlived in.Ē Try and get rid of the personal traces that you leave behind as you prepare to sell your home. As a bonus, you should also make sure the trash is empty and fresh. 


Vacuum The Rugs


Running a vacuum over your rugs can really help to freshen the home. If you have pets, this will help remove the odor that animals leave behind. It will also provide a fresh surface for anyone who is touring your home to walk on. 


Turn On The Lights


When you leave the house for a showing or open house, definitely make sure that all of the shades are open and the lights are on. A bright home is an inviting home.      


 




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Posted by Lynne Hagopian on 12/14/2018


52 Griffin Road, Framingham, MA 01701

Single-Family

$359,900
Price

7
Rooms
3
Beds
1/1
Full/Half Baths
COMMUTER OPEN HOUSE! FRIDAY NIGHT 12/14 from 5:00-7:00 pm! Welcome to this 3 bedroom, 1 1/2 bath L-Shaped Campanelli ranch home with 1 car garage situated in a popular neighborhood in North Framingham! The living room has a fireplace and a large picture window which overlooks the wooded backyard. There is also a dining room, an eat-in kitchen & a bonus room/family room adjacent to the garage. Features include: New Water Meter w Line (2017), Craftsman Garage Door Opener (2012), New Oil Tank (2009), Various Replacement Windows ( 2006, 2003, 1994), Driveway (2003), Wall AC (2005), Liv Picture Window (2003) and Architecural Shingled Roof (age unknown). Conveniently located near Routes 9, 30, 20, the Mass Pike, the commuter rail, the Natick Mall with a Wegmans, Shopper's World, Garden in the Woods, Callahan State Park and Framingham State University.
Open House
Friday
December 14 at 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Commuter Open House! Friday night 12/14 from 5:00-7:00 pm. Stop by & see this 3 bedroom 1.5 bath ranch situated in North Framingham. Features include: New Water Meter wLine (2017), Craftsman Garage Door Opener (2012), New Oil Tank (2009), Various Replacement Windows ( 2006, 2003, 1994), Driveway (2003), Wall AC (2005), Liv Picture Window (2003) and Architecural Shingled Roof (age unknown). Conveniently located near Routes 9, 30, 20, the Mass Pike, the commuter rail, shopping, & state park & FSU!
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