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Posted by Julie Shanks on 5/27/2018

When everything is online, it’s hard to discern when getting up, leaving the house, and checking out a home can be helpful. There’s so much information regarding real estate online; you probably want to pick and choose when and where you go to see a home. Even if you’re nowhere near being able to buy a home, you may want to check out open houses to help you in the future.


Looking at real estate is fun. You can dream of living in a neighborhood on the street you may never be able to afford. There are many advantages to checking out open houses. 


You’ll Understand How Far Your Dollar Will Stretch


The type of home that you can afford, and the type of home you want may not be in the same ballpark. If you take a look at different open houses, you may be able to see where your budget takes you. Even if the market changes, you’ll be able to match your expectations with your wallet. As you know what’s out there, you’ll be able to hone in on what you want in a home. 


From here, it will be easier to work with a real estate agent because you’ll be able to give them a better idea of what you want when the time does come to buy a home. 


It Will Be Easier To Hire An Agent


As you go to open houses, you’ll meet more real estate agents. These agents can become potential hires once you do get more serious about buying.


You’ll See The Market Firsthand


Besides understanding how much house you can get for your dollar, you’ll be able to get an idea of how many buyers are actually out there. If you’re seeing many other potential buyers at open houses, you may be facing quite a bit of competition when you head out to buy a home of your own. When the competition is high, you’re looking at offering above asking price for houses. You could even get into bidding wars. A lot of other buyers doesn’t mean you should back out of buying a home altogether, but just enter the market with caution. 


You Can Discover New Areas


By exploring open houses, you may find a neighborhood that you love that wasn’t on your list before. How can you get to know an area if you have never spent time there before? 


You’ll Learn Where You Need To Compromise


By looking at different houses, you can see the potential (or lack thereof) in many homes. If you can see where you’d be willing to compromise long before the home search is on, your search will be that much smoother   





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Posted by Julie Shanks on 5/17/2018


13 Harding Terrace, Dedham, MA 02026

Single-Family

$399,999
Price

6
Rooms
3
Beds
1
Baths
Welcome to Dedham! Close to public transportation, shopping and dining, this three bedroom home in the Avery school district is the one you have been waiting for! Upstairs, the sun filled and spacious master has two closets, along with two additional bedrooms. Entertain friends and family in your spacious living room and open concept kitchen and dining room. Organize your day in the HUGE mud room off the kitchen. Choose to relax and enjoy your home on either your welcoming front porch or the large back deck and fully fenced back yard. A large driveway leads to your one car detached garage. This home also provides a bonus finished space in the basement with an additional full bathroom.
Open House
Saturday
May 19 at 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM
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Posted by Julie Shanks on 5/17/2018


13 Harding Terrace, Dedham, MA 02026

Single-Family

$399,999
Price

6
Rooms
3
Beds
1
Baths
Welcome to Dedham! Close to public transportation, shopping and dining, this three bedroom home in the Avery school district is the one you have been waiting for! Upstairs, the sun filled and spacious master has two closets, along with two additional bedrooms. Entertain friends and family in your spacious living room and open concept kitchen and dining room. Organize your day in the HUGE mud room off the kitchen. Choose to relax and enjoy your home on either your welcoming front porch or the large back deck and fully fenced back yard. A large driveway leads to your one car detached garage. This home also provides a bonus finished space in the basement with an additional full bathroom.
Open House
Saturday
May 19 at 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM
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Location: 13 Harding Terrace, Dedham, MA 02026    Get Directions

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Posted by Julie Shanks on 2/23/2017


2 Northdale Terrace, Boston, MA 02132

West Roxbury

Single-Family

$929,000
Price

8
Rooms
4
Beds
2/1
Full/Half Baths
New Year, Your Brand New Home! Beautiful New Construction located on a Cul de Sac in West Roxbury!!!! Reputable builder and high quality finishes! Enter your new home from your garage into your mudroom. This well laid-out floor plan leads you right from the mudroom to your open kitchen with an island and breakfast nook, continuing on into a family room complete with a gas fire place. Entertain your friends and family in your gorgeous dining room. The first floor also includes a half bath for guests. The second floor includes all four spacious bedrooms. Your master suite provides two closets and a luxurious master bath. Second floor laundry makes chore time easier. Unfinished walk-up attic with great potential!
Open House
Sunday
February 26 at 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM
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Location: 2 Northdale Terrace, Boston, MA 02132    Get Directions

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Posted by Julie Shanks on 2/15/2017


2 Northdale Terrace, Boston, MA 02132

West Roxbury

Single-Family

$929,000
Price

8
Rooms
4
Beds
2/1
Full/Half Baths
New Year, Your Brand New Home! Beautiful New Construction located on a Cul de Sac in West Roxbury!!!! Reputable builder and high quality finishes! Enter your new home from your garage into your mudroom. This well laid-out floor plan leads you right from the mudroom to your open kitchen with an island and breakfast nook, continuing on into a family room complete with a gas fire place. Entertain your friends and family in your gorgeous dining room. The first floor also includes a half bath for guests. The second floor includes all four spacious bedrooms. Your master suite provides two closets and a luxurious master bath. Second floor laundry makes chore time easier. Unfinished walk-up attic with great potential!
Open House
Sunday
February 19 at 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Cannot make the Open Houses?
Location: 2 Northdale Terrace, Boston, MA 02132    Get Directions

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