Posted by Peggy Farber on 3/14/2018

An engaging home listing can play a key role in your ability to sell your house. If your listing hits the mark with potential buyers, the likelihood increases that buyers will set up showings to view your residence. And as a result, it may be only a matter of time before you receive multiple offers to purchase your house.

Ultimately, creating an engaging home listing can be simple – here are three tips to help you craft an effective listing for your residence.

1. Provide Accurate Information About Your Home

A home listing often introduces a buyer to a house. If a listing includes accurate information about a residence, a buyer may be inclined to check out a particular house sooner rather than later.

Remember, it is your duty as a home seller to help a buyer make an informed decision about whether to pursue your residence. If you include accurate information about your house's age and condition in your listing, you can make it easy for a homebuyer to determine whether your residence is the right choice based on his or her individual needs.

2. Include High-Resolution Photos of Your Home

An engaging home listing includes lots of relevant information about a home. At the same time, this listing should feature plenty of high-resolution photos that showcase the true size and beauty of each room of your residence.

If possible, take photographs that can help buyers envision what it is like to walk through your house. You may want to clean your home from top to bottom and remove clutter before you take these photos as well.

For those who want extra help with real estate photography, you can always hire a professional photographer. Because if you have a real estate photographer at your side, you can reap the benefits of top-notch photographs that can be incorporated into your home listing.

3. Keep Your Home Listing Simple

There is no need to use big words or complex phrases to try to differentiate your home listing from others. Instead, keep things simple, and homebuyers can decide for themselves whether to move forward with a home showing.

Lastly, if you need help crafting an engaging home listing, you can always reach out to a real estate agent for assistance. This housing market professional can provide expert guidance throughout the home selling journey and ensure you can achieve the optimal results.

A real estate agent will learn about your home and help you put together an informative home listing. He or she also will set up home showings and open house events to promote your residence to prospective buyers. And if you receive an offer to purchase your house, a real estate agent can help you review this proposal and determine the best course of action.

Ready to add your house to the real estate market? Use the aforementioned tips, and you can create an engaging listing to help your house stand out to dozens of potential buyers.

Posted by Peggy Farber on 3/7/2018

When it comes to buying a home, there is no reason to let negotiations get the best of you. Fortunately, we're here to help you become an expert negotiator, i.e. someone who understands the ins and outs of obtaining a high-quality residence at a budget-friendly price.

What does it take to become an expert homebuying negotiator? Here are three negotiating tips that every homebuyer needs to know:

1. Act Quickly on a Home That You Like

If you fall in love with a home and are ready to make an offer on it, don't hesitate to put your best foot forward. Submit a competitive offer, and you may be able to avoid stressful negotiations with a home seller.

Understanding the true value of a residence is paramount for homebuyers. Conduct plenty of housing market research before you submit an offer, and you can better understand the prices of comparable houses in your area.

Also, if a home seller counters your initial offer, don't be afraid to negotiate. Be flexible, and you can boost your chances of securing your dream residence.

2. Do the Math

How much can you afford for a new home? You'll want to establish a homebuying budget before you enter negotiations with a home seller. Otherwise, you risk spending too much to acquire a residence.

Getting pre-approved for a mortgage may make it easy for you to avoid the temptation to overspend. With a mortgage in hand, you can search for houses that fit your price range.

In addition, be sure to account for closing costs and other fees that you may encounter down the line. If you fail to do so, you may wind up overspending on a residence.

3. Collaborate with a Real Estate Agent

Homebuying negotiations can be time-consuming and expensive if you're not careful. Thankfully, real estate agents are available who can negotiate with a home seller on your behalf.

Hiring an experienced real estate agent usually is a good idea, particularly for first-time homebuyers. Stress and anxiety can be problematic during homebuying negotiations, but a real estate agent will ensure that you won't have to deal with these issues.

Your real estate agent has a simple goal: to ensure that you can purchase the best house at the best price. He or she will go above and beyond the call of duty to accomplish this goal. As such, employing a real estate agent to handle homebuying negotiations can make a world of difference for homebuyers nationwide.

Furthermore, your real estate agent will keep you informed throughout negotiations. This real estate professional will offer expert tips and recommendations and will never make a move without consulting with you. Perhaps best of all, your real estate agent will be happy to answer any of your homebuying concerns and queries, guaranteeing that you can make informed decisions throughout the homebuying process.

Work with a real estate agent as you prepare to enter negotiations to purchase a residence. By doing so, you can simplify the process of going from homebuyer to homeowner.

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Posted by Peggy Farber on 3/2/2018

43 North Pond Drive , Brewster, MA 02631

Brewster (village)



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What a gem nestled into the landscape and fronting on beautiful Blueberry Pond, a spring fed 25 acre great pond having an average depth of 10 feet and maximum depth of 24 feet and an unlimited depth of fun! The house is a treasure with open living concept, big bright windows and sliders opening to a wrap around deck a first floor bedroom with bath, den and half bath and wood floors.The garden walkout level has a sitting room, three additional bedrooms, bath and big laundry room. Sliding glass doors open straight to the path to the pond. Paved driveway, brick path, covered entry porch and exterior storage shed. Title V septic inspection completed and passed. You are ready to go for summer of 2018. Rental history.
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Posted by Peggy Farber on 3/1/2018

287 Wauquanesit Drive , Brewster, MA 02631

Brewster (village)



Total Rooms
Full/Half Baths
Water water everywhere! You have the sun in the morning and the moon at night! A dramatic two story entry foyer welcomes you to a beautiful open floor plan with kitchen, dining and living all open to the other yet uniquely their own space; high ceilings, transom windows above the sliders The kitchen has been beautifully re-done; the living room features a fireplace and sliders that open to a private deck. The master bedroom is en suite and enjoys a peek of the bay from its' private deck. The guest bedroom is lovely and enjoys a peek of Cobb's Pond. A center hall bath serves the guest bedroom and the laundry. Enjoy the private bay beach & walking trail along the edge of Cobb's Pond. Clubhouse, tennis and gorgeous new pool opening May 1. 2018. New Year, new limited time pricing, new you!
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March 03 at 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Ready for you for this summer!! Be on the beach; Be at the grand pool opening May 1!! schedule your tennis games and walk on the beach. Ready to move your furniture in!
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Posted by Peggy Farber on 3/1/2018

11 Blueberry Lane , Harwich, MA 02645

Harwich (village)



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The definition of ''Home Sweet Home''! Whether your plans are for year round living or second home Cape escape, you are sure to find this single floor home just the right fit! Located in the very desirable and established ''Headwaters'' neighborhood it is Convenient to the mid Cape highway for easy travel and the bike trail is so convenient. Wood floors, kitchen/dining combo that open to a roomy 3 season porch. A heated and enclosed breezeway plus a full walkout basement gives you lots of extra space. One car attached garage, laundry on 1st floor and master en suite. Freshly paved drive and beautifully landscaped. Patio, outdoor shower. The slight elevation above the street ads to the overall beautiful curb appeal. YOURS in time for summer.
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