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Posted by Elena Langlois on 9/3/2020

Attending open houses is common for property buyers in cities and towns nationwide. However, there is no set number of open houses that a homebuyer will need to attend to discover his or her dream residence. In some instances, a buyer may find the ideal home after attending his or her first open house. Or, a buyer may attend dozens of open houses and fail to find a residence that matches his or her expectations.

As a homebuyer, it is important to do everything possible to make the most of an open house. Lucky for you, we're here to help you get ready for an open house and ensure that you can maximize the value of this event.

Now, let's take a look at three tips to help you get ready for an open house.

1. Create a List of Home Questions

You may have learned about a home from a listing. Yet a listing only offers a limited amount of information about a residence. And if you have additional questions about a residence, an open house provides you with a great opportunity to receive responses to your queries.

Craft a list of questions before you attend an open house – you'll be glad you did. With this list in hand, you can ask questions about a home and gain the insights you need to help you decide whether a residence is right for you.

2. Perform Research

Try to collect as much information as you can about a home prior to an open house. That way, you can have a good idea about what to expect when you attend this event.

Also, you may want to put together a game plan before an open house. This plan allows you to prioritize different areas of a residence that you want to check out. Plus, it may help you conduct an in-depth review of a residence.

3. Consult with a Real Estate Agent

A real estate agent is happy to help you plan ahead for any open house. If you employ a real estate agent today, you can receive comprehensive assistance as you conduct your house search.

Typically, a real estate agent will keep you up to date about open house events in your preferred cities and towns. This housing market professional can attend an open house with you and offer immediate feedback as well. In addition, if you want to submit an offer to purchase a residence after an open house, a real estate agent can help you do just that.

Let's not forget about the expert housing market insights that a real estate agent can provide, either. A real estate agent can offer insights into housing market patterns and trends. By doing so, a real estate agent can help you narrow your home search and ensure that you can find a great house at a budget-friendly price.

Ready to attend an open house? Use the aforementioned tips, and you can attend an open house and learn about all aspects of a residence.




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Posted by Elena Langlois on 8/26/2020


78 Fifer Ln, Lexington, MA 02420

Condo

$625,000
Price

5
Rooms
2
Beds
1
Baths
Rivaling the amenities of today’s new construction, this sun-drenched end unit at Drummer Boy has been completely transformed from top to bottom in every room - from recessed lights to hardwood floors to new heating/AC. The kitchen was redesigned w/ maple cabinetry, quartz counters, & ss appliances. A unique breakfast bar between the kitchen & living areas creates the open dining & relaxing spaces everyone loves, including a cozy fireplace refaced with Carrera marble. Two generously sized bedrooms & renovated bath are separate from the living area making this an ideal work-from-home space. Ample closets throughout plus large laundry room & attic storage. Enjoy newly landscaped exclusive-use courtyard off the kitchen & secluded patio out back. One car detached garage plus 1 deeded parking space right in front of the unit! Easy access to I-95, Lexington & Bedford Centers. Set in a tranquil, wooded setting w/pool & 2 tennis courts. And yes, there’s more! See extensive list of updates!
Open House
Saturday
August 29 at 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Appointment required in 15 minute intervals. Call / Text Lorrie at 781-454-8637. Must have mask, booties will be provided.
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Posted by Elena Langlois on 8/26/2020


78 Fifer Ln, Lexington, MA 02420

Condo

$625,000
Price

5
Rooms
2
Beds
1
Baths
Rivaling the amenities of today’s new construction, this sun-drenched end unit at Drummer Boy has been completely transformed from top to bottom in every room - from recessed lights to hardwood floors to new heating/AC. The kitchen was redesigned w/ maple cabinetry, quartz counters, & ss appliances. A unique breakfast bar between the kitchen & living areas creates the open dining & relaxing spaces everyone loves, including a cozy fireplace refaced with Carrera marble. Two generously sized bedrooms & renovated bath are separate from the living area making this an ideal work-from-home space. Ample closets throughout plus large laundry room & attic storage. Enjoy newly landscaped exclusive-use courtyard off the kitchen & secluded patio out back. One car detached garage plus 1 deeded parking space right in front of the unit! Easy access to I-95, Lexington & Bedford Centers. Set in a tranquil, wooded setting w/pool & 2 tennis courts. And yes, there’s more! See extensive list of updates!
Open House
Saturday
August 29 at 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Appointment required in 15 minute intervals. Call / Text Lorrie at 781-454-8637. Must have mask, booties will be provided.
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Location: 78 Fifer Ln, Lexington, MA 02420    Get Directions






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Posted by Elena Langlois on 7/16/2020

An open house is a big deal, particularly for a homebuyer who is intent on finding his or her dream residence as quickly as possible. If you plan ahead for an open house, you can make the most of this event.

Ultimately, there are many reasons for a homebuyer to craft a list of questions prior to an open house, and these reasons include:

1. You can optimize your time and resources.

Let's face it – few homebuyers have time and resources to spare. And if you attend an open house, it is important to do everything possible to maximize its value.

With a list of questions in hand, you can attend an open house and learn everything you want to know about a residence. Then, when you have answers to your questions, you can decide whether to submit an offer on a residence or continue your search for your dream house.

2. You can obtain in-depth home insights.

In many instances, homebuyers will attend an open house and leave with many questions about a residence. Yet homebuyers who create a list of questions prior to an open house can quickly gain the insights they need to identify their ideal home.

For homebuyers who want to obtain in-depth home insights, preparing a list of questions prior to an open house is a must. Homebuyers who ask questions about a house's interior, exterior, condition and age can learn about many different aspects of a residence. As a result, these buyers can use all of the information at their disposal to determine whether a house matches their expectations.

3. You can make the best-possible decision regarding a home.

Buying a house is rarely a simple decision. Fortunately, attending an open house with a list of questions can help a buyer make an informed decision about any residence, at any time.

When pursuing homes, there is no reason to leave anything to chance. By preparing questions before an open house, a homebuyer can take a data-driven approach to evaluate a house. And after a comprehensive assessment, a buyer can move forward with a home offer or reenter the housing market.

As you get ready to attend an open house, it may be beneficial to hire a real estate agent too. Because if you have a real estate agent at your side, you may be able to achieve your homebuying goals faster than ever before.

A real estate agent understands the housing market and its intricacies. As such, a real estate agent can keep you up to date about open house events and help you plan accordingly.

Perhaps best of all, a real estate agent will do everything possible to take the guesswork out of buying a house. If you ever have questions during the homebuying journey, a real estate agent is happy to respond to them.

Prepare a list of questions before you attend an open house – you'll be glad you did. By doing so, you should have no trouble discovering your ideal residence.





Posted by Elena Langlois on 5/28/2020

If you plan to attend an open house, it usually pays to be prepared. That way, you'll know exactly which questions to ask during an open house and can ensure that you can gain the insights that you need to determine whether a residence is right for you.

Now, let's take a look at three key questions to ask a listing agent during an open house.

1. Why is this home for sale?

Although a home listing provides plenty of information about a residence, it is unlikely to explain why a homeowner is selling his or her house. Thus, you should use an open house to find out exactly why a home is for sale.

In many instances, a listing agent will be honest and forthright about why a homeowner has decided to add his or her residence to the real estate market. Once you receive an answer to your query, you can better understand whether a house matches your expectations.

On the other hand, if a listing agent hesitates or shies away from your question, you should be skeptical. At this point, you should continue to dig for more information about a residence to learn about any potential flaws.

2. Are there any home problems that I need to know about?

An open house enables you to get an up-close look at a residence. Furthermore, the event allows you to find out about a residence's pros and cons from a listing agent.

Ask a listing agent about any home problems – you'll be glad you did. The listing agent should be able to provide you with plenty of insights into a home's condition, ensuring you can make an informed decision about whether to submit an offer.

A listing agent is likely to be honest with you about any problems with a house. By doing so, this agent will reduce the risk of a homebuyer later rescinding an offer after a home inspection.

3. Have there been any offers on the house?

It is important to find out if there is any competition for a house, especially if you discover your dream residence. Thus, during an open house, you should ask a listing agent if any offers have been submitted on a residence.

If a listing agent responds "Yes" to your query, you may want to act fast to submit a competitive offer on a house. Because if you wait too long to make an offer on your dream residence, you risk losing this house to a rival homebuyer.

Lastly, if you need help getting ready for an open house, you should collaborate with a real estate agent. This housing market professional can provide deep insights into a residence before you attend an open house. Therefore, a real estate agent will help you take the guesswork out of getting the most out of any open house, at any time.

Want to optimize the value of an open house? Ask the aforementioned questions, and you can get the information that you need to fully evaluate a residence.




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