Posted by Kim Thomas on 1/19/2021

An open house may be considered a success if it leads to an offer to purchase or a home sale. For a seller to achieve the best-possible results from an open house, it is important for this individual to plan ahead. That way, a seller can ensure that his or her residence makes a great impression on buyers.

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

1. Clean Your House

A dirty, dusty house is unlikely to do you any favors. Fortunately, if you clean your residence from top to bottom, you could make it easy for buyers to see your house's full potential.

Sweep the floors, wipe down countertops and perform other home cleaning tasks. Taking a room-by-room approach to house cleaning also may be beneficial, as this will allow you to ensure that each room is neat and tidy.

2. Remove Clutter

For those who want to show off the full size of a residence, removing clutter is a must. Because if your home is messy and cluttered, buyers may be turned off by your residence as soon as they walk through the front door.

If you want to cut down on clutter, there are lots of options at your disposal. Oftentimes, it helps to host a yard sale or sell excess items online. You may want to consider donating any excess items to a local charity or giving them to family members or friends, too.

3. Boost Your Home's Curb Appeal

Your home only gets one chance to make a positive first impression on buyers. If you boost your house's curb appeal, you can make the most of this opportunity.

To improve your home's curb appeal, mow the lawn, trim the hedges and perform other lawn care tasks. Furthermore, if there is any cracked or damaged home siding, fix it as soon as possible.

Preparing for an open house may seem stressful, particularly for sellers who want to achieve the optimal results. But if you consult with a real estate agent, you can receive expert guidance in the weeks and days leading up to an open house.

A real estate agent is unafraid to be honest, and he or she will offer unbiased recommendations and suggestions so you can quickly improve your residence. In addition, a real estate agent can respond to any of your open house concerns and questions. He or she will even share buyers' feedback after an open house to help you find ways to speed up the home selling journey.

If you allocate time and resources to prep for an open house, you can improve your chances of enjoying a seamless house selling experience. Thanks to the aforementioned tips, you can get ready for any open house, at any time. And as a result, you can use an open house to stir up interest in your residence.





Posted by Kim Thomas on 11/19/2020


28 Dunbar Road, Lakeville, MA 02347

Single-Family

$479,900
Price

5
Rooms
2
Beds
1
Baths
RARE WATERFRONT OPPORTUNITY in Churchill Shores directly on Long Pond! This charming Cape Cod Craftsman style home is nestled in a beautiful pine grove @ the end of a private road where most homes have been torn down and re-built which adds to the locational value. This coveted sandy cove location is know for it's spectacular sunrises. Long Pond is the largest full-recreational freshwater lake in Massachusetts famous for fishing tournaments (Largemouth Bass). Picture yourself coming home to this relaxing waterfront oasis or launching your boat from your own private dock or just relaxing on the deck overlooking the scenic pond. ALL OFFERS are due by MONDAY November 23, 2020 by noon.
Open House
Saturday
November 21 at 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Cannot make the Open Houses?
Location: 28 Dunbar Road, Lakeville, MA 02347    Get Directions

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Posted by Kim Thomas on 10/20/2020


6 Whispering Lane, Natick, MA 01760

Single-Family

$1,529,000
Price

12
Rooms
5
Beds
4/2
Full/Half Baths
Located in the highly coveted So. Natick Sanctuary Estates! This Architect designed, custom home offers an elegant appeal with its inviting open floor plan that integrates an eat-in kitchen; "high end" built-in appliances; lg. pantry & mudroom while offering formal dining & living. The main level features a family rm. with cathedral ceilings open to a stunning lofted 2nd floor, bright palladium windows w/serene natural views & walls of built-ins leading to a stately office with mahogany lined walls, a marble gas fireplace, and in-laid mahogany floors. The 2nd level has 5 bedrooms, a luxurious master suite with a spacious sitting area, master bath with heated floor, jacuzzi tub, shower, new carpeting, and two huge walk-in closets. The finished walk-out lower level (with windows) offers the potential for an in-law and includes a gym, second family room, bedroom and wine closet. Fabulous landscaping with a stone lined driveway on a cul-de-sac close to Wellesley/Needham.
Open House
Sunday
October 25 at 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Cannot make the Open Houses?
Location: 6 Whispering Lane, Natick, MA 01760    Get Directions

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Posted by Kim Thomas on 10/7/2020


6 Whispering Lane, Natick, MA 01760

Single-Family

$1,529,000
Price

12
Rooms
5
Beds
4/2
Full/Half Baths
Located in the highly coveted So. Natick Sanctuary Estates! This Architect designed, custom home offers an elegant appeal with its inviting open floor plan that integrates an updated kitchen; "high end" built-in appliances; lg. pantry & mudroom while offering formal dining & living. The main level features a family rm. with cathedral ceilings open to a stunning lofted 2nd floor, bright palladium windows w/serene natural views & walls of built-ins leading to a stately office with mahogany lined walls, a marble gas fireplace, and in-laid mahogany floors. The 2nd level has 5 bedrooms, a luxurious master suite with a spacious sitting area, master bath with heated floor, jacuzzi tub, shower, new carpeting, and two huge walk-in closets. The finished walk-out lower level (with windows) offers the potential for an in-law and includes a gym, second family room, bedroom and wine closet. Fabulous landscaping with a stone lined driveway on a cul-de-sac close to Wellesley/Needham.
Open House
Saturday
October 10 at 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Cannot make the Open Houses?
Location: 6 Whispering Lane, Natick, MA 01760    Get Directions

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Posted by Kim Thomas on 9/22/2020


2305 Elm Street, Dighton, MA 02715

Single-Family

$484,900
Price

8
Rooms
4
Beds
2/1
Full/Half Baths
In the heart of Dighton! This sun-drenched home offers an open floor plan, living and dining room with fireplace, bonus second floor office, large eat-in kitchen with sliders to a deck overlooking a nice fenced yard with gardens & shed, first floor bathroom with laundry. Beautiful finishes, detailed moldings, high ceilings, and hardwood floors throughout. The second floor offers an large master suite with walk-in and private bath and two additional bedrooms, each having a spacious closet. There is also a semi-finished basement with rooms for an office, exercise room or playroom. Additional storage space in the attic and 2 car attached garage. Near Dighton waterworks, library, village shops, schools, parks, and highways. This is a special property that abuts a nice subdivision. A pleasure to show!
Open House
Saturday
September 26 at 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Cannot make the Open Houses?
Location: 2305 Elm Street, Dighton, MA 02715    Get Directions

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