Claire LeBlanc - REALTY EXECUTIVES



Posted by Claire LeBlanc on 3/28/2018

An open house allows a homebuyer to explore a residence. And ultimately, this event may help a homebuyer determine whether to submit an offer on a home. For homebuyers, there are many terrific reasons to attend an open house, including: 1. You Can Learn About a Home from a Home Seller's Real Estate Agent. Although you may spend time reviewing home listings online, there may be information about a house that is unavailable on the web. Fortunately, an open house enables you to speak directly to a home seller's real estate agent and find out more information about a residence. From learning whether a home seller is motivated to sell quickly to finding out which internet services providers are available in the area, a home seller's real estate agent should be able to answer any questions you may have during an open house. As a result, you can receive plenty of insights that can help you make an informed decision about whether a particular residence is right for you. 2. You Can Check Out the Overall Condition of the Home. Online photos sometimes can be deceiving, but an open house allows you to get an up-close look at a residence and find out if it fulfills your personal needs. For instance, an open house will enable you to check out the size of each room as well as the overall condition of the home's exterior and interior. Plus, you may be able to review the performance of a home's air conditioning and heating systems and find out if these units will need to be repaired or replaced in the near future. Perhaps best of all, an open house gives you the chance to envision what life could be like if you bought a residence. Because you can walk around the home and explore it at your leisure during an open house, this event provides you with the freedom to evaluate a residence in a pressure-free situation. 3. You Can Find Out if There Is Significant Interest in a Home. Typically, a home seller's real estate agent will set up a sign-in sheet for attendees who visit an open house. This sheet enables a home seller to see how many people attended an open house and may provide you with a good indication about whether there is substantial interest in a residence. It is important to remember that the housing market is competitive, regardless of whether you're searching for a residence in a buyers' or sellers' market. As such, if an open house is filled with people, there likely is significant interest in a house. And if only a few people attend the event, there may be a greater chance that a home seller would accept an offer below his or her initial asking price. Ask your real estate agent for information about open houses in your area you'll be glad you did! This real estate professional will be able to keep you up to date about open houses and help you find your dream home quickly and efficiently.




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Posted by Claire LeBlanc on 3/7/2018


276-278 River St, Waltham, MA 02453

Multi-Family

$700,000
Price

2
Units
3,160
Approx. GLA
Very rare, large, side by side 2 family, great for owner occupied/contractors/investors! #276 features high ceilings,eat in kitchen,dining rm, living rm with bay window and half bath on the 1st floor. 2nd floor has full bath & 3 good sized bdrms.! 3rd floor has 2 more bdrms. for a total of 5 bedrooms!!! HARDWOOD FLOORING is in great shape on this side! There is lots of light,plenty of storage,gas heat. #278 needs updating and repairs but LOTS of potential! 1st floor has kitchen,living rm and full bath. 2nd floor has 2 bdrms. There are 2 more unheated rooms on the 3rd floor which need repairs. Back yard has a lovely water view of the Charles River,deck and AMPLE parking area for 6+ cars!! Great commuting area w/MBTA commuter rail close by, public trans.,accessible to MA Pike, 95, 20 and more! 11 miles to Boston! Easy commute to Bentley and Brandeis Univ. Enjoy all of what Moody St offers with great restaurants,shops and movie theater close by! House being sold as is.
Open House
Saturday
March 10 at 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM
LARGE 2 family! Hope to see you this weekend! Claire
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Categories: Open House  


Posted by Claire LeBlanc on 3/7/2018


276-278 River St, Waltham, MA 02453

Multi-Family

$700,000
Price

2
Units
3,160
Approx. GLA
Very rare, large, side by side 2 family, great for owner occupied/contractors/investors! #276 features high ceilings,eat in kitchen,dining rm, living rm with bay window and half bath on the 1st floor. 2nd floor has full bath & 3 good sized bdrms.! 3rd floor has 2 more bdrms. for a total of 5 bedrooms!!! HARDWOOD FLOORING is in great shape on this side! There is lots of light,plenty of storage,gas heat. #278 needs updating and repairs but LOTS of potential! 1st floor has kitchen,living rm and full bath. 2nd floor has 2 bdrms. There are 2 more unheated rooms on the 3rd floor which need repairs. Back yard has a lovely water view of the Charles River,deck and AMPLE parking area for 6+ cars!! Great commuting area w/MBTA commuter rail close by, public trans.,accessible to MA Pike, 95, 20 and more! 11 miles to Boston! Easy commute to Bentley and Brandeis Univ. Enjoy all of what Moody St offers with great restaurants,shops and movie theater close by! House being sold as is.
Open House
Saturday
March 10 at 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM
LARGE 2 family! Hope to see you this weekend! Claire
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Posted by Claire LeBlanc on 2/21/2018

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 Claire LeBlanc on 1/31/2018

If you're on the fence about whether to attend an open house, there is no need to worry. Ultimately, it is always better to err on the side of caution, especially if you're on the hunt for your dream home. And if you attend an open house, you may be better equipped than ever before to determine whether a particular residence is right for you.

There are many reasons why you should attend an open house, and these include:

1. You can assess a house both inside and out.

An open house provides a stress-free opportunity to walk through a house and examine it on your own. As such, an open house is a can't-miss event, particularly for a homebuyer who is actively seeking the perfect residence.

Of course, an open house enables you to learn about a home's condition both inside and out. And if you find that you like a home after you attend an open house, you can always set up a one-on-one home showing with a seller's agent or submit an offer to purchase.

2. You can envision what life may be life if you purchase a particular home.

It's one thing to look at pictures of a home and imagine what it would be like to live there. However, homebuyers who want to do everything possible to find the right residence should attend an open house to fully capture what it may be like if they purchase a particular residence.

Remember, how a home makes you feel can have far-flung effects on your decision about whether to submit an offer. And if you attend an open house, you may quickly discover whether you can picture yourself as the owner of a residence. Or, if you find that you are uncomfortable with a home, you can instantly move on and pursue other houses.

3. You can obtain home insights that you won't necessarily find in a house listing.

A home listing often contains details about a home's age, recent house upgrades and other pertinent information. But a home listing alone rarely provides you with all of the insights you need to make an informed decision about whether to submit a homebuying proposal.

During an open house, you can ask a seller's agent lots of questions about a residence. This will enable you to obtain insights that you otherwise may struggle to discover in a home listing. And as a result, you'll be able to make the best-possible decision about how to proceed with a residence.

Clearly, there are many reasons to consider attending an open house. If you need extra help as you pursue residences and debate whether to attend open houses, you may want to hire a real estate agent. This housing market professional can offer expert guidance throughout the homebuying journey. By doing so, a real estate agent will make it easy for you to find your ideal residence in no time at all.




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