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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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Posted by Elena Langlois on 11/13/2019


50 Yale St, Winchester, MA 01890

Single-Family

$1,665,000
Price

11
Rooms
5
Beds
3/1
Full/Half Baths
Stately colonial sited in the heart of the Flats. Updated throughout w/modern amenities and custom décor. Welcoming vestibule & foyer, hardwood floors, formal fireplaced living room. Dining room w/wainscoting & walls of windows. Sun room w/high ceilings, stunning windows, radiant heated floors, and French doors leading to a large secluded patio. Cozy library surrounded by built-in shelves. Custom kitchen w/granite counters, custom cabinetry, Viking & Bosch appliances and walk-in pantry. Updated half bath. Second floor offers beautiful master suite, bath, dressing area, and walk-in closet; 2nd ensuite bedroom; and 2 additional bedrooms and full bath. Third floor features carpeted 5th bedroom or office retreat. Lower level has a fireplaced family room, laundry room, and lots of storage. Fenced in backyard offers meandering stone paths to and from the patio area, amidst lovely perennials and ornamental trees. Simply enchanting! Central air, close to schools, downtown & commuter rail.
Open House
Saturday
November 16 at 12:00 PM to 1:30 PM
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Posted by Elena Langlois on 11/13/2019


50 Yale St, Winchester, MA 01890

Single-Family

$1,665,000
Price

11
Rooms
5
Beds
3/1
Full/Half Baths
Stately colonial sited in the heart of the Flats. Updated throughout w/modern amenities and custom décor. Welcoming vestibule & foyer, hardwood floors, formal fireplaced living room. Dining room w/wainscoting & walls of windows. Sun room w/high ceilings, stunning windows, radiant heated floors, and French doors leading to a large secluded patio. Cozy library surrounded by built-in shelves. Custom kitchen w/granite counters, custom cabinetry, Viking & Bosch appliances and walk-in pantry. Updated half bath. Second floor offers beautiful master suite, bath, dressing area, and walk-in closet; 2nd ensuite bedroom; and 2 additional bedrooms and full bath. Third floor features carpeted 5th bedroom or office retreat. Lower level has a fireplaced family room, laundry room, and lots of storage. Fenced in backyard offers meandering stone paths to and from the patio area, amidst lovely perennials and ornamental trees. Simply enchanting! Central air, close to schools, downtown & commuter rail.
Open House
Saturday
November 16 at 12:00 PM to 1:30 PM
More Open Houses
Cannot make the Open Houses?
Location: 50 Yale St, Winchester, MA 01890    Get Directions

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Posted by Elena Langlois on 11/8/2019


50 Yale St, Winchester, MA 01890

Single-Family

$1,725,000
Price

11
Rooms
5
Beds
3/1
Full/Half Baths
Stately colonial sited in the heart of the Flats. Updated throughout w/modern amenities and custom décor. Welcoming vestibule & foyer, hardwood floors, formal fireplaced living room. Dining room w/wainscoting & walls of windows. Sun room w/high ceilings, stunning windows, radiant heated floors, and French doors leading to a large secluded patio. Cozy library surrounded by built-in shelves. Custom kitchen w/granite counters, custom cabinetry, Viking & Bosch appliances and walk-in pantry. Updated half bath. Second floor offers beautiful master suite, bath, dressing area, and walk-in closet; 2nd ensuite bedroom; and 2 additional bedrooms and full bath. Third floor features carpeted 5th bedroom or office retreat. Lower level has a fireplaced family room, laundry room, and lots of storage. Fenced in backyard offers meandering stone paths to and from the patio area, amidst lovely perennials and ornamental trees. Simply enchanting! Central air, close to schools, downtown & commuter rail.
Open House
Sunday
November 10 at 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM
Cannot make the Open Houses?
Location: 50 Yale St, Winchester, MA 01890    Get Directions

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Posted by Elena Langlois on 11/7/2019

As a home seller, you'll likely want to do whatever you can to promote your house to the right groups of homebuyers. Thus, hosting an open house is a must, particularly for a seller who wants to enjoy a fast, profitable home selling experience.

Ultimately, there are many reasons to conduct an open house, and these include:

1. You can stir up interest in your house.

An open house enables you to provide homebuyers with an up-close look at your residence. It allows these buyers to look beyond a home listing, and as such, may lead to many potential offers on your home.

Of course, an open house empowers you to show off the true size and beauty of your home as well. If you allocate the necessary time and resources to clean your home prior to an open house, you may increase the likelihood of securing offers at the event's conclusion.

2. You can respond to homebuyers' questions.

Although a home listing may include details about your house's age and condition, it fails to provide homebuyers with a "feel" of what it's like to walk around inside and outside your residence. Fortunately, an open house allows buyers to get a first-hand look at your residence and determine whether your house matches or exceeds their expectations.

Furthermore, an open house provides homebuyers with the opportunity to ask questions about your house. And if you provide buyers with the information they request, you can make it easy for them to decide whether to submit an offer on your home.

3. You can analyze homebuyers' interest in your residence.

Believe it or not, an open house can help you gauge the effectiveness of your marketing efforts.

For instance, an open house that features dozens of potential buyers likely can be considered a resounding success. On the other hand, if no buyers attend your open house, you may need to reevaluate your home's initial asking price and other home selling factors.

When it comes to hosting an open house, there is a lot to consider. Luckily, you can work with a real estate agent to streamline the process of putting together a successful open house.

A real estate agent is a home selling guide who can offer expert tips and insights at each stage of the home selling journey. He or she will learn about your residence and help you map out a successful home selling plan. Perhaps best of all, a real estate agent will set up open houses, help you assess offers on your residence and ensure you can make the best-possible decisions throughout the home selling process.

If you're worried about hosting an open house, there is no need to stress. Hire a real estate agent today, and you'll be able to receive comprehensive home selling support. In fact, with a real estate agent at your disposal, you can seamlessly navigate the home selling cycle.




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