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Posted by Jane Cheetham on 10/22/2019

For a home seller, hosting an open house can be a double-edged sword.

On the one hand, an open house provides an opportunity to showcase your residence to large groups of prospective homebuyers. Conversely, hosting an open house also requires lots of preparation, and getting ready for an open house may prove to be overwhelming, time-consuming and costly.

Lucky for you, we're here to help host an unforgettable open house.

Now, let's take a look at three factors that a home seller needs to consider before an open house.

1. The Current Condition of Your Home

Although you might believe that your home is currently open house-ready, it may need some work. Fortunately, there are many ways to learn about the strengths and weaknesses of your residence and plan your open house accordingly.

For example, a home appraisal may prove to be exceedingly valuable. This appraisal enables a home inspector to review your residence both inside and out. Then, he or she can offer home improvement recommendations so that you can upgrade your residence as needed.

Take a home appraisal report seriously. By doing so, a home seller can transform an ordinary residence into one that matches or exceeds homebuyers' expectations during an open house.

2. The Home's Interior or Exterior

Homebuyers are drawn to residences that feature dazzling gardens, clutter-free interiors and other stunning features. Thus, a home seller who dedicates the necessary time and resources to bolster a house's interior and exterior can increase the likelihood of hosting a successful open house.

To improve a home's interior, a home seller can scrub the floors, clean the walls and ceilings and perform assorted home interior maintenance and improvements. In addition, a home seller should depersonalize and declutter a home's interior as much as possible.

Comparatively, to enhance a house's exterior, a home seller should mow the front lawn, clear debris and dust from exterior walkways and ensure the house looks great to passers-by. With simple home exterior improvements, a home seller can boost a house's curb appeal and help a home stand out from other available residences.

3. Your Real Estate Agent

Let's face it – prepping for an open house can be stressful. However, a real estate agent can help a home seller get ready for the best- and worst-case scenarios.

A real estate agent will help a home seller prepare his or her residence for an open house. Next, he or she will promote the open house to potential homebuyers and collect feedback from them throughout the event.

After an open house reaches its conclusion, a real estate agent will offer honest, unbiased insights into the event. He or she also will keep you up to date about any potential home offers and ensure you can make informed home selling decisions.

Take the guesswork out of preparing for an open house. Consider the aforementioned factors, and you can get your residence ready for an open house in no time at all.




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Posted by Jane Cheetham on 8/20/2019


184 Burbank Rd, Sutton, MA 01590

Single-Family

$380,000
Price

7
Rooms
3
Beds
2
Baths
Great price and value! Spacious contemporary home set on nearly 2 ac retreat lot on scenic Burbank Rd.The home offers an open living first floor plan- a Great room with 19' vaulted ceiling, pendant lighting and French doors- completely open to the kitchen. The Great room area opens to a lovely 4 season room, which has a multitude of use and offers a wood, vaulted ceiling, skylights and walls of glass.Two bedrooms are on the 1st floor while master bedroom and loft are on the 2nd. Finished room in LL provides add'l space. Heat was converted to HWBB/oil from electric heat 13 yrs ago. Ductless AC/heat units on both floors (4 total), roof (6 yrs ago) and replacement windows (exception 4 season rm and garage) were done under current ownership. All appliances remain, including w/d.Wrap around deck off 4 season room.Propane generator remains.Security system.Title V in hand.Located on the north side of Sutton-convenient to a multitude of shopping and major hgwys- Rts. 146, 20 & I-90.
Open House
Sunday
August 25 at 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Dramatic price change! All agents honored. Easy to show if you want to set up a private showing. Thanks!
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Location: 184 Burbank Rd, Sutton, MA 01590    Get Directions

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Posted by Jane Cheetham on 7/23/2019


184 Burbank Rd, Sutton, MA 01590

Single-Family

$399,900
Price

7
Rooms
3
Beds
2
Baths
Spacious contemporary home set on nearly 2 ac retreat lot on scenic Burbank Rd. This wooded, private oasis is close to all highways and conveniences, The home offers an open living first floor plan- a Great room with 19' vaulted ceiling, pendant lighting and French doors- completely open to the kitchen. The Great room area opens to a lovely 4 season room, which has a multitude of uses. This room offers a wood, vaulted ceiling, skylights and walls of glass.Two bedrooms are on the 1st floor while master bedroom and loft are on the 2nd. Finished room in LL provides add'l space. Heat was converted to HWBB/oil from electric heat 13 yrs ago. Ductless AC/heat units on both floors (4 total), roof (6 yrs ago) and replacement windows (exception 4 season rm and garage) were done under current ownership. All appliances remain, including washer/dryer. Wrap around deck off 4 season room. Propane generator remains. Security system. Title V in hand.
Open House
Sunday
July 28 at 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Wonderful opportunity to get into Sutton! All agents honored.
Cannot make the Open Houses?
Location: 184 Burbank Rd, Sutton, MA 01590    Get Directions

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Posted by Jane Cheetham on 6/20/2019


14 Bedford Dr., Grafton, MA 01536

North Grafton

Single-Family

$345,000
Price

6
Rooms
4
Beds
1
Baths
Expansive 4 bedroom ranch located on cul-de-sac in North Grafton. Open living-kitchen floor plan, updated kitchen with s/s appliances, recessed lighting, hardwood floors throughout, remodeled bath, well proportioned bedrooms. French door leads to 12' x 12' composite deck. All appliances remain including washer/dryer. Replacement windows, furnace 2008, MassSave 2014. Unfinished lower level capable of future finished space.Freshly painted exterior with new shutters Level, fenced yard opens up plenty of possibilities and uses. Rear of property abuts adorable Airport Park. One car oversized garage offers space for a workshop, storage etc. The excellent location of this home provides convenient access to all services and highways. Come and view!
Open House
Sunday
June 23 at 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Open House, Sunday, 6/23. 12- 2 PM All agents honored.
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Location: 14 Bedford Dr., Grafton, MA 01536    Get Directions

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Posted by Jane Cheetham on 3/7/2019


298 Lincoln St., Blackstone, MA 01504

Single-Family

$325,900
Price

6
Rooms
3
Beds
1
Baths
Here it is- an impeccably maintained split level home ready for a new buyer! This home offers a beautifully updated kitchen and newly remodeled (2017-2018) bathroom. Fresh paint, 1 yr old quality carpet (bedrooms), hardwoods, tile, Weil McLain furnace (2011), 200 amp service, generator hook up, roof (2008) stripped and shingled, replacement windows and vinyl siding are just some of the improvements this property features. There is an abundance of natural light. Pellet stove reduces oil usage. Bedrooms are well proportioned. Spacious lot with rear woods, 1 car garage, plenty of off street parking, 12 x 20 shed and oversized wood deck. Septic (2004)- Title V in hand. Open House, Saturday 3/9 from 12 pm-2pm. Showings can begin now.
Open House
Saturday
March 09 at 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM
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Location: 298 Lincoln St., Blackstone, MA 01504    Get Directions

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