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Posted by Julie Shanks on 11/3/2019

As a home seller, you'll want to do whatever you can to prepare your residence for an open house. By doing so, you can transform your ordinary home into an exceptional one, thereby increasing the likelihood of making an unforgettable first impression on large groups of open house guests.

What does it take to get a residence ready for an open house? Here are three tips to help you update your home, and ultimately, host a memorable open house.

1. Declutter Your Home as Much as Possible

If your hallways, bedrooms and other home areas are loaded with clutter, now is the perfect time to get rid of various unnecessary items. That way, you can show off the true size and beauty of your living space.

For those who have antiques, photographs and other items they want to keep, it may be worthwhile to rent a storage unit. Or, friends and family members may be able to hold on to some of your belongings until you sell your house.

On the other hand, if there are items you need to eliminate immediately, you can always host a yard sale or list items online. You may be able to donate items that are in good condition to local charities as well.

2. Perform Home Exterior Maintenance

Let's face it no one wants to buy a home with a messy front lawn or cracked siding. However, a home seller who allocates the necessary time and resources to identify home exterior issues can resolve such problems without delay.

Spend some time evaluating your house's exterior you'll be glad you did. With a close look at your home's exterior, you can establish home maintenance priorities.

Then, get to work. Perform all necessary home exterior repairs, and you can boost your home's chances of making a positive first impression on homebuyers who visit during an open house.

3. Collaborate with a Real Estate Agent

When it comes to preparing for an open house, there's a lot to consider. Fortunately, a real estate agent can help you keep things in perspective and ensure your open house is an instant success.

A real estate agent will teach you everything you need to know about an open house. He or she will offer expert tips to help you get your residence ready for an open house, along with provide insights into what you should expect following the event's completion.

Of course, a real estate agent is happy to help you at each stage of the home selling journey too. This housing market professional will do whatever it takes to help you list a home, price it accordingly and promote it to the right groups of homebuyers consistently.

Make your open house a joyous occasion for both you and potential homebuyers. Use the aforementioned tips, and a home seller can revamp a house's interior and exterior and ensure a residence makes a long-lasting impression on homebuyers.




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Posted by Julie Shanks on 9/18/2019


96 McAndrew Road, Braintree, MA 02184

Single-Family

$580,000
Price

6
Rooms
3
Beds
3/1
Full/Half Baths
Opportunity awaits in this lovely maintained split - level in an established neighborhood in South Braintree. Beautiful hardwood floors in the spacious and open living and dining room. The updated eat in kitchen boasts beautiful stainless steel appliances and stone counter tops. The kitchen also provides access to the private deck and serene yard. Three large bedrooms upstairs include the lovely master bedroom with full master bathroom. The large guest bathroom has been updated with a beautiful vanity and stone counter top. The finished lower level provides another large family room and laundry room. The bonus to the great property is the completely separate in law apartment. The in law apartment is complete with a full kitchen, open living/dining room bedroom and bathroom. Access to the apartment can be completely separate from the main house.
Open House
Sunday
September 22 at 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM
Cannot make the Open Houses?
Location: 96 McAndrew Road, Braintree, MA 02184    Get Directions

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Posted by Julie Shanks on 8/20/2019


437 High St, Dedham, MA 02026

Single-Family

$399,000
Price

5
Rooms
2
Beds
1/1
Full/Half Baths
Classic Colonial within walking distance of everything Dedham has to offer. This handsome home has a nice traditional floor plan. A large living room, dining room and kitchen round ou the first floor. The rooms have gleaming hardwood floors and built ins. There are two large bedrooms and a full bath on the second floor. The downstairs has two rooms and a half bath and leads to an attached garage. These rooms could be used for offices (the home is located in a general business district). Walk to the Square, train station, Endicott Estate and schools. Call today and make it your home.
Open House
Sunday
August 25 at 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Cannot make the Open Houses?
Location: 437 High St, Dedham, MA 02026    Get Directions

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Posted by Julie Shanks on 8/9/2019


437 High St, Dedham, MA 02026

Single-Family

$399,000
Price

5
Rooms
2
Beds
1/1
Full/Half Baths
Classic Colonial within walking distance of everything Dedham has to offer. This handsome home has a nice traditional floor plan. A large living room, dining room and kitchen round ou the first floor. The rooms have gleaming hardwood floors and built ins. There are two large bedrooms and a full bath on the second floor. The downstairs has two rooms and a half bath and leads to an attached garage. These rooms could be used for offices (the home is located in a general business district). Walk to the Square, train station, Endicott Estate and schools. Call today and make it your home.
Open House
Sunday
August 11 at 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Cannot make the Open Houses?
Location: 437 High St, Dedham, MA 02026    Get Directions

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Posted by Julie Shanks on 8/8/2019


96 McAndrew Road, Braintree, MA 02184

Single-Family

$599,000
Price

6
Rooms
3
Beds
3/1
Full/Half Baths
Opportunity awaits in this lovely maintained split - level in an established neighborhood in South Braintree. Beautiful hardwood floors in the spacious and open living and dining room. The updated eat in kitchen boasts beautiful stainless steel appliances and stone counter tops. The kitchen also provides access to the private deck and serene yard. Three large bedrooms upstairs include the lovely master bedroom with full master bathroom. The large guest bathroom has been updated with a beautiful vanity and stone counter top. The finished lower level provides another large family room and laundry room. The bonus to the great property is the completely separate in law apartment. The in law apartment is complete with a full kitchen, open living/dining room bedroom and bathroom. Access to the apartment can be completely separate from the main house.
Open House
Sunday
August 11 at 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Cannot make the Open Houses?
Location: 96 McAndrew Road, Braintree, MA 02184    Get Directions

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