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Posted by Julie D'Arcangelo on 9/18/2018

Let's face it – clutter can be a problem, particularly for those who intend to sell a home in the foreseeable future. But if you allocate time and resources to remove clutter from your home now, you may reap the benefits of your efforts during the home selling cycle.

Ultimately, there are many reasons for a home seller to eliminate clutter before he or she lists a residence, and these include:

1. You can help a homebuyer envision what life may be like as the owner of your house.

Oftentimes, homebuyers want to picture what life may be like if they purchase a particular residence. Yet a home that is filled with antiques, decorations and other items may make it tough for a homebuyer to do just that.

If you remove clutter from your residence, however, you can make it simple for a buyer to see your home's full potential. As a result, a buyer may be better equipped than ever before to determine whether your residence is the right choice.

2. You can earn extra cash.

Although your house may be loaded with a wide range of personal belongings, you don't necessarily have to throw these items away. In fact, you can always sell excess items to simultaneously remove clutter from your house and earn extra cash.

It may be a good idea to host a yard sale before you list your house. This will enable you to sell excess items as well as inform neighbors about your upcoming plans to add your residence to the real estate market.

Of course, you can sell excess items online as well. Or, you may be able to donate assorted items to local charities.

3. You may speed up the home selling process.

The home selling process may prove to be long and complicated, especially if a house is overloaded with clutter. Thankfully, removing clutter may make it easy for you to stir up lots of interest from potential buyers as soon as your residence becomes available.

A clutter-free residence is more likely to be clean and tidy in comparison to other houses. Thus, when buyers enter a clutter-free residence for the first time, they may fall in love with this house right away. And if a clutter-free home makes a positive first impression on a buyer, a seller soon may receive a competitive offer to purchase his or her house.

If you're searching for help as you try to remove clutter from your residence, you may want to hire a real estate agent. This housing market professional can offer plenty of assistance throughout the home selling journey.

Typically, a real estate agent will help you list your house and promote it to potential buyers. Plus, if you need help as you get your home ready for the housing market, a real estate agent will make it simple to prepare your residence and ensure it makes a positive impression on buyers.

Eliminate clutter from your house, and you may increase the likelihood of a fast, profitable home selling experience.





Posted by Julie D'Arcangelo on 9/11/2018

Many sellers rely on agents to help them to deal with the task of selling their home. If you’re looking to buy or sell a home, a real estate agent isn’t required. There are many advantages and disadvantages to selling your home as a “For Sale By Owner” (FSBO). Read on to discover the good and bad of selling your home on your own. 


The Pros


Avoid Paying Commission


Real estate commission is the main reason that many sellers choose to go it alone. You’ll pay about 6% commission on the sale of your home between buyers and sellers agents. When figuring out the asking price for your property, this number that you’ll pay for a commission is included. This sale price also should be enough to pay off the remaining balance on the property. If you don’t have a lot of equity in your home, an FSBO may be your only option if you can’t afford the commission. Another option is to wait to sell your home until you have built up enough equity for the transaction to make sense for you. 


You Can Find Other Resources To Help You Sell The Property


There are so many resources available to FSBOs in today’s market. Yards signs aren’t the only thing that sellers can use to get people interested in their property. Many websites and resources assist people taking the FSBO approach. You still may not be able to get your property listed everywhere if you’re not a real estate agent. 


Cons


You Won’t Be Able To List The Property Fully


Only licensed real estate agents have access to the MLS, where buyers' agents and other websites pull available properties.  Not having access to this can be a deterrent to the marketing of your home. You could miss out on getting many home showings that you otherwise would if your house was listed on the MLS. 


There’s No One To Help You With Paperwork And Negotiations


Real estate agents certainly earn their commission. There is a lot of work in both selling and buying a home. If you hire an agent, he’ll be taking phone calls, sending off forms, and dealing with the negotiations on the property. An agent will also coordinate home showings and have the ability to show your property when you’re unavailable. If you go it alone, you won’t have that assistance and may be a bit overwhelmed during the selling process.


A real estate agent also understands the lingo better than someone who has been outside of the business. There are many advantages to paying his fee if you decide to hire him for the sale of your home.           






Posted by Julie D'Arcangelo on 9/9/2018

WOW! This 3 bedroom Townhouse has it all! Fabulous end unit is move in ready and has three full levels (1,800+ sq. ft.) of living area PLUS an unfinished basement. Featuring a welcoming front porch, living room with gas fireplace and hardwood floors, upgraded kitchen with granite counters, island, stainless steel appliances, pantry, dining area with slider leading out to the deck and large FENCED IN YARD, 2.5 baths, second floor laundry area, central AC, and an attached one car garage. Spacious master bedroom with private bath, his/hers closets, and access to the FINISHED THIRD FLOOR. No monthly condo fee and PET FRIENDLY! Nicely set in a small neighborhood on a dead end street. Great location - close to schools, downtown restaurants, shopping and commuter routes. OPEN HOUSE SUNDAY 9/9 FROM 11AM - 2PM.

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Posted by Julie D'Arcangelo on 9/7/2018


12 Gerson Way, Haverhill, MA 01832

Condo

$349,000
Price

6
Rooms
3
Beds
2/1
Full/Half Baths
WOW! This 3 bedroom Townhouse has it all! Fabulous end unit is move in ready and has three full levels (1,800+ sq. ft.) of living area PLUS an unfinished basement. Featuring a welcoming front porch, living room with gas fireplace and hardwood floors, upgraded kitchen with granite counters, island, stainless steel appliances, pantry, dining area with slider leading out to the deck and large FENCED IN YARD, 2.5 baths, second floor laundry area, central AC, and an attached one car garage. Spacious master bedroom with private bath, his/hers closets, and access to the FINISHED THIRD FLOOR. No monthly condo fee and PET FRIENDLY! Nicely set in a small neighborhood on a dead end street. Great location - close to schools, downtown restaurants, shopping and commuter routes. OPEN HOUSE SUNDAY 9/9 FROM 11AM - 2PM.
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Posted by Julie D'Arcangelo on 9/7/2018

This Multi-Family in Fitchburg, MA recently sold for $90,000. This style home was sold by Julie D'Arcangelo - Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage.


14-16 Pearl Street, Fitchburg, MA 01420

Multi-Family

$79,000
Price
$90,000
Sale Price

3
Units
4,466
Approx. GLA
TONS OF INCOME POTENTIAL! Don't miss your chance to renovate this spacious 3 family property. Unit 1 is townhouse style with 6 rooms, 4 bedrooms, and 2 baths. Unit 2 is townhouse style as well with 6 rooms, 4 bedrooms, and 1 bath. Unit 3 has 4 rooms, 2 bedrooms, and 1 bath. Set on a corner lot with off street parking. Within walking distance to Fitchburg University and downtown.






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