Karen Russo - Worcester MA Real Estate, Holden MA Real Estate, Rutland MA Real Estate



205 Laurelwood Drive, Hopedale, MA 01747

Condo

$235,900
Price

6
Rooms
2
Beds
1/1
Full/Half Baths
PRICE CHANGE! Tons of space and storage in this well cared for Townhouse at LAURELWOOD OF HOPEDALE. This middle unit of almost 2000 sq ft has a large and inviting Living Rm with Beautiful Hardwoods, Fireplace, Built-ins and Slider to exterior Deck. Kitchen w/eating area, Half Bath and Dining Area complete the first floor. Second floor offers two sizeable Bedrooms, both with Double Closets and a jack and jill Bathroom with 2 sinks, PLUS convenient Laundry area. A Finished Walkout Basement w/large Storage areas, room enough for a workshop. Updates include: Windows and Slider (approx 2012), Hot Water Tank (approx 2011), Heat Pumps (approx 2014), Kitchen appliances are young. Plus, you can keep your car clean and snow free with the one car Garage that belongs with this unit!
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No matter what your age, buying a new home symbolizes the beginning of a new chapter in your life. It's an exciting event, whether you're a first-time home buyer or a retiree looking to downsize. When you stumble upon a house in your price range that has the features and characteristics you've been searching for, it can be a life-changing moment!

Unfortunately, it's at this point that many people cast their good judgment to the wind! Although it's difficult to separate your emotions from the rational part of your brain, it's crucial that you try to make a balanced decision -- one that's based on your budget, your short-term needs, and your long-term goals.

Sometimes buyers can develop "tunnel vision" when they see a house with a white picket fence, a big backyard, or a cozy-looking eat-in kitchen. In some cases, people are irresistibly drawn to a house that reminds them of where they grew up. While all those elements can enhance a home's ambiance and charm, the most satisfying home-buying choices usually come from being able to look at "the big picture."

One vital step in the house-buying process that helps eliminate a lot of the risk is having the property carefully looked over by a certified house inspector. That way, even if your judgement is a little skewed by your emotional attachment to the house's architectural style or its resemblance to the house you grew up in, you can be reasonably sure it is structurally sound and free from any major defects. Although home inspectors can't look behind walls or accurately predict how long an HVAC system will last, they can provide you with valuable insights into the condition of the house, the stability of the foundation, and other aspects of the property. When you know the strengths and weaknesses of a house you're considering buying, you can make an informed decision that will be based, in large part, on a professional, objective opinion.

Other factors worth bringing into your decision might include the commuting distance to your job or business, the amount of privacy the property affords, the overall character of the neighborhood, and the proximity of the property to grocery stores, drug stores, other retail shops, entertainment, recreation, childcare, medical services, family, friends, and other necessities. When choosing a place to call home, you may also want to take note of how quiet (or noisy) the neighborhood is, its access to highways and transportation services, and the reputation and ranking of the local school district.

Additional information about desirable places to live can be gleaned from websites like Livability, U.S. News and World Report, Niche, Money Magazine, and the National Association of Realtors. To get expert guidance that relates to your specific circumstances and wish list, consider working with an experienced real estate agent. They'll help you navigate the market, negotiate on your behalf, and find the home that best suits your needs and lifestyle.


This Single-Family in Holden, MA recently sold for $575,000. This Colonial style home was sold by Karen Russo - Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage.


24 Jordan Road (Lot 6), Holden, MA 01520

Single-Family

$575,000
Price
$575,000
Sale Price

8
Rooms
4
Beds
2/1
Full/Half Baths
*The HOMES AT OAK HILL Holden's Hottest Open Space Subdivision Built by One of The Area's Premier Builders*All homes Loaded With Exceptional Quality & Details Usually Found In Much More Expensive Homes - Kitchen and Baths Have Custom Cabinetry With GRANITE Counters*Loads of Hardwood Floors, Crown Moldings, Wainscoting, Oversized Baseboard, Central Air and Two Car Garages - All Standard Features! The "ASH" is One of Our 4 Bedroom Models with a decidedly MODERN appeal for today's lifestyles*Striking Open Foyer leads to formal Study or Play Rm or Living Rm*Spacious Open Flow Kitchen to Family Room w/cozy Gas fireplace*Romantic Master Suite w/TWO walk-in closets & Gorgeous Bth w/Tile Shower*3 other generous bedrms plus full bth*Town Water,Town Sewer and Natural Gas*Energy Efficient Homes*Sidewalks throughout the development*

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As a home seller, it generally is a good idea to consider the buyer's perspective. That way, you can determine why buyers may consider your house over other available properties and map out the home selling journey accordingly.

Now, let's take a look at three tips to help you assess the buyer's perspective before you embark on the house selling journey.

1. Analyze Your Home

Think about why you decided to buy your home in the first place. By doing so, you may be able to discover what makes your house unique from other properties so you can promote your residence to the right groups of prospective buyers.

Don't hesitate to take an objective view of your home's interior and exterior too. Remember, your goal as a home seller is to generate as much interest as you can in your house. If you take a critical view of your house, you can identify problem areas and work to correct various issues as quickly as possible.

2. Review the Local Housing Market

The local housing market may favor buyers or sellers. By reviewing housing market data, you can find out whether a buyer's or seller's market is in place. Plus, if you evaluate the local real estate sector, you can understand how your residence stacks up against the competition.

Analyzing the local housing market also may help you establish a price range for your home. As you check out the prices of comparable houses in your city or town, you can use this information to set an aggressive initial asking price for your residence. And as a result, you may be able to stir up lots of interest in your home among potential buyers.

3. Consult with a Real Estate Agent

If you are unsure about how buyers may perceive your house, it may be beneficial to have a housing market expert at your side. Luckily, real estate agents are available in cities and towns nationwide, and these housing market experts are happy to help you find ways to generate interest in your residence.

A real estate agent will learn about you, your home and your house selling goals. Next, he or she will craft a personalized house selling strategy designed to help you achieve your desired results. After a real estate agent puts this strategy into action, it may be only a matter of time before you receive offers to purchase your residence.

Let's not forget about the assistance a real estate agent provides after you receive an offer to purchase, either. At this point, you'll have to decide whether to approve, reject or counter a buyer's proposal. Meanwhile, a real estate agent can provide an honest, unbiased recommendation to help you make an informed decision about a homebuying proposal.

Want to streamline the home selling journey? Use the aforementioned tips, and you can incorporate the buyer's perspective into your home selling strategy and increase the likelihood of enjoying a fast, profitable house selling experience.



21 Eaglehead Terrace, Shrewsbury, MA 01545

Condo

$239,900
Price

5
Rooms
2
Beds
2
Baths
OPEN HOUSE SUN 3-4:30 before OFFERS DUE SUN 1/12 @ 6 PM. Waterfront Spectacular! Don't want to miss this Stunningly Move-in Ready Open Concept Condo complete w/2 Bedrooms & 2 Full Baths! Enjoy the Gorgeous Interior while taking in the Amazing View! Fabulous Flow w/Large Fireplaced Living Rm, Gleaming Hardwood Flrs, Recessed Lighting, Nice Molding Finishes, Tray Ceiling & lots of Natural Light. LR flows right to the Dining Area & Beautifully Updated Kitchen w/Granite Counter Peninsula, Stainless Appliances, Wine Fridge. Master Bedroom Suite w/Walk-in Closet & Full Updated Bath, Second Bedroom, Second Full Updated Bath, Laundry in Unit & Extra Closets for Pantry Items & Coats! Sit on the Enclosed Porch w/Full Wall of Windows Soaking in the Lakeviews! The Complex offers Park-like Grounds, Full Clubhouse w/In-Ground Pool, Exercise Rm, Clubroom w/Fireplace & Small Kitchenette. Access to Boat Docks, Canoe/Kayak Storage Racks & of course - The Lake!
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Sunday
January 12 at 3:00 PM to 4:45 PM
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