Peggy Farber, CRS, CIPS, TRC - oldCape Sotheby’s International Real Estate


As a home seller, it is crucial to do everything possible to prepare for a house showing. Yet determining the best ways to prep for a showing sometimes can be difficult. Fortunately, we're here to help you get ready for any showing, at any time.

Now, let's take a look at three tips to help you plan for a house showing.

1. Upgrade Your House's Curb Appeal

Although a property buyer likely has seen pictures of your house or walked or driven past your residence, there may be no time like the present to upgrade your home's curb appeal. Because if a buyer sees your home's beautiful front lawn and other stunning exterior features on the day of a showing, he or she may instantly fall in love with your residence.

Completing assorted home exterior improvements is crucial to enhance your residence's curb appeal prior to a showing. In fact, performing home exterior tasks like mowing the lawn and repairing damaged siding will help your residence make a positive first impression on potential buyers. Home exterior improvements ultimately may help you accelerate the property selling journey too.

2. Remove Clutter from Inside Your Home

Clutter is a major problem because it may make your house appear small and messy. If you allocate time and resources to remove clutter prior to a home showing, however, you can highlight the true beauty of your living space to potential buyers.

If you own items you no longer need, you can always sell these items online or at a yard sale. You also can donate unwanted items to charity or give them to family members or friends.

In addition, you can always put various items you want to keep in storage. If you rent a storage unit, you can keep assorted belongings safe until your residence sells.

3. Consult with a Real Estate Agent

With a real estate agent at your side, you can receive comprehensive support leading up to a house showing. A real estate agent will offer recommendations and suggestions to ensure you know what to expect from a showing. Plus, he or she will respond to any of your home showing concerns or questions.

Furthermore, a real estate agent will help you navigate the home selling cycle. He or she first will meet with you, find out why you want to sell your residence and help you craft a property selling strategy. Next, a real estate agent will promote your residence to dozens of prospective buyers. And if you receive an offer to purchase your home, a real estate agent will help you analyze this property buying proposal. A real estate agent will even negotiate with a buyer's agent on your behalf to help you optimize your home sale earnings.

When it comes to hosting a home showing, there is no need to worry. Thanks to the aforementioned tips, you can plan for a home showing. And as a result, you can take the necessary steps to ensure a home showing is an instant success.



270 Crocker Lane , Brewster, MA 02631

Brewster (village)

Single-Family

$2,500,000
Price

4
Beds
7
Total Rooms
3/1
Full/Half Baths
Brand new offering in the highly prized ''Kings Grant'' neighborhood right in the heart of Brewster and having 800 feet of private beach on Cape Cod Bay. A one in a million location. This recently built (2013) and thoughtfully re-designed home was the inspiration of Architect Steve Hayes, meticulously executed by Cape Dreams. Offering a stunning open floor plan, high ceilings, easy flow and attention to detail.. The living room opens to a gorgeous screen porch. The custom kitchen has an extra wide island that seats several. Dining room and living room each have a fireplace as does the first floor master suite, privately situated. The second floor offers two full baths, three bedrooms, laundry room and home office. A beautiful home that is both elegant and comfortable. Peeks of the bay!
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Brewster (village)

Single-Family

$895,000
Price

4
Beds
8
Total Rooms
3
Baths
Stunning, Extraordinary, Beautiful, Handsome, Incomparable..are words that barely begin to describe this historic Farmhouse treasure. Located on a perfectly level 1.3 Acres in the heart of Brewster. Lovingly rebuilt from the ground up with the utmost sense of style, and attention to even the smallest detail. The home functions as a Cape getaway and present like a loft in the city! A perfect blend of two desired lifestyles. There isn't anything to do except go to the market and stock up with cold drinks, groceries and then wander about the yard imagining all the things you can do..gardens, pool? Wood floors, up and down; gas fireplace in the living room; first floor laundry/mud room with separate entry. A spot to cherish. Click ''Virtual Tour'' below for Video, Floor Plan & Matterport
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Saturday
August 31 at 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
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191 Winslow Landing Road , Brewster, MA 02631

Brewster (village)

Single-Family

$1,387,500
Price

3
Beds
8
Total Rooms
3
Baths
Grab the beach chairs and let your summer plans begin! A stones throw from Cape Cod Bay with some pleasant views as well. Beautifully landscaped yard and covered entry welcome you to this year round ''beach house''. Wood floors, vaulted ceiling, sun porch, first floor laundry and tiled mud room adjacent to outdoor shower! Open concept living/kitchen with separate family room with fireplace. In addition, there is a second combination living and formal dining room with two big bay windows plus direct access to the yard. Meticulously maintained, super location convenient to everything Brewster. Built in 1991 BUT completely remodeled and added onto making lots of room for family and friends including a home office/den in a ''third'' floor nook! Everything fresh and ready to go! Pack the car
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Sunday
September 01 at 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Gorgeous, remodeled and added onto, some views of the bay and just a scant distance to private association beach on Cape Cod Bay. Super, in town location in a highly prized north of 6A beach oriented community. Year round house makes it possible for family gatherings all year round!
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Location: 191 Winslow Landing Road , Brewster, MA 02631    Get Directions

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Total Rooms
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Baths
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August 31 at 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
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