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Posted by Waterfront Realty Group on 12/30/2018

Selling a house may prove to be a long, complicated process. Fortunately, those who craft a house selling strategy can determine the steps they will need to take to accomplish their desired results.

A home selling strategy may prove to be a must-have. Because if you enter the real estate market with a plan in place to sell your residence, you could boost the likelihood of getting the best price for your home.

Ultimately, there are several factors you need to consider as you develop a house selling strategy, and these include:

1. Your Home's Condition

For those who want to speed up the home selling journey, it generally helps to perform property upgrades. That way, you can ensure your house stands out to dozens of potential buyers.

To upgrade your home's curb appeal, you should mow the lawn, trim the hedges and repair any cracked or damaged siding. These improvements usually are simple to complete and may help you make your residence more attractive than comparable available houses.

Meanwhile, to enhance your home's interior, you should clean as much as you can. With a neat, tidy home interior, your house can make a positive impression on buyers as soon as they walk through the front door.

2. Your Initial Asking Price

The initial asking price for your home may have far-flung effects on your house selling experience. Because if your initial home asking price is too high, you risk alienating potential buyers. Worst of all, your home may linger on the real estate market for many weeks or months, and you may need to lower your residence's price to facilitate a sale.

To price your home competitively, it typically is helpful to study the local housing sector. Find out how your residence stacks up against comparable available houses in your area, and you can determine how to price your home.

You also may want to conduct a home appraisal. By doing so, you can obtain a property valuation to help you decide the optimal initial home asking price.

3. Your Home Selling Timeline

Consider how much time you have to sell your residence Ė you will be happy you did. If you understand your house selling timeline, you can find ways to maximize the time and resources at your disposal.

If you need to move from your current home as soon as possible, for instance, you may need to be aggressive to promote your residence to buyers. On the other hand, if you can afford to be patient, you may be able to take a wait-and-see approach to obtain the best-possible offer to purchase your residence.

Lastly, as you get set to sell your home, you may want to hire a real estate agent. This housing market professional can teach you what it takes to sell a home in any city or town. He or she will even help you craft an effective house selling strategy, thereby ensuring you can quickly and effortlessly sell your house any time you choose.




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Posted by Waterfront Realty Group on 12/28/2018

This Single-Family in Yarmouth, MA recently sold for $317,500. This Ranch style home was sold by - Waterfront Realty Group.


342 Station Ave, Yarmouth, MA 02664

Single-Family

$329,900
Price
$317,500
Sale Price

5
Rooms
3
Beds
1/1
Full/Half Baths
Beautifully renovated 3 bedroom, 1.5 bath L-shaped ranch in nice convenient setting. This lovely home features a very spacious living room with fireplace and sliders to a very private patio plus a dining nook, brand new granite eat-in kitchen, master bedroom with half bath and 2 other spacious bedrooms and new full bath. There's a pleasant farmer's porch, attached garage, full basement, gas heat, hardwood floors and more. Close to everything in town! Nice value in this price range for a move-in ready home. Broker related to owner.

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Posted by Waterfront Realty Group on 12/28/2018

This Single-Family in Duxbury, MA recently sold for $1,140,000. This Colonial style home was sold by - Waterfront Realty Group.


40 Lewis Farm Rd, Duxbury, MA 02332

Single-Family

$1,199,000
Price
$1,140,000
Sale Price

15
Rooms
5
Beds
5
Baths
Welcome to Lewis Farm Estates. At the end of a cul-de-sac on over 2 acres sits this majestic 15 room Colonial. Consisting of a main house and a separate in-law apartment, this home is truly unique. Focal point is gourmet kitchen with granite countertops, center island, wet bar and high end appliances. Gracious family room with fieldstone fireplace and soaring ceilings flows into sunroom. First floor also offers music room, formal dining room and home office. Secluded second floor master retreat with soaker tub and walk in closets. You will also find a laundry room, 2 full baths, 3 bedrooms and a walk up third floor. Finished lower level with media room, wine room, and exercise room. Legal in-law with its own entry and private deck. Stone patio with fire pit, hot tub and water garden. Professionally landscaped grounds are a gardeners paradise with koi ponds, bridge and an oasis of plantings enhanced by landscape lighting and a potting shed. 3 car garage, 5 stairways, generator and more!

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Posted by Waterfront Realty Group on 12/23/2018

Itís a difficult time to be a first-time home buyer. Post-recession buyers are wary--and for good reason--of how and when to save money for a down payment on a house. One thing to remember, however, is that itís always a good time to start saving.

In this article, weíre going to cover the four most useful methods of saving for a down payment on your first home. That way you can feel confident in taking the first and most important step toward homeownership.

Choosing the right savings account


Unlike riskier investments, a savings account is a safe and proven way of building interest and saving for a home. However, not all savings accounts are created equal.

Typically, brick and mortar banks offer interest rates that are low--the current national average is only about 0.06% annually. While these banks offer conveniences such as in-network ATMs and check-cashing, their physical locations make them expensive to run.

Enter the online bank. Since online banks donít have all of the costs associated with running branches, they can afford to offer better rewards--namely, high-interest returns on your savings accounts.

So, should you take all of your money out of your current savings account and transfer it to an online bank? Maybe. But letís talk about the benefits of having multiple savings accounts.

Open a dedicated account with automatic deposits

Saving isnít just difficult due to financial reasons. Managing money also takes time and effort. To simplify this process, itís preferable to direct deposit or automatically transfer a percentage of your weekly income into your down payment savings account.

While it may seem like pinching pennies at first, even small weekly deposits add up, and within a few years the compounding interest can earn you enough for a higher down payment than you thought possible.

Prioritize high-interest debt now

Have student debt or a car loan thatís keeping you from focusing on saving for a down payment? Oftentimes the best coarse of action is to aggressively pay off high-interest loans. In the long term, this will save you money that can then be used toward a down payment.

For debt that will take several years to pay off, consider refinancing for a lower interest rate, or consolidating your student loans. Speaking with a student loan adviser or financial planner is a good first step to take toward managing your debt.

Make a real budget

Most of us think of a verb when we hear the word ďbudget.Ē However, itís more useful as a noun.

Creating a real budget, whether itís in Excel, Google Sheets, or with the help of an app, having a budget you can refer to once a week is vital to making good savings decisions. It will help you monitor your spending and stay on top of your savings goals.





Posted by Waterfront Realty Group on 12/22/2018

This Single-Family in Duxbury, MA recently sold for $569,900. This Colonial style home was sold by - Waterfront Realty Group.


191 Birch St, Duxbury, MA 02332

Single-Family

$569,900
Price
$569,900
Sale Price

8
Rooms
4
Beds
2/1
Full/Half Baths
This exceptional Colonial was built in 1997 and features 4 bedrooms and 2.5 baths with a large very light and bright white county kitchen with eat in area with fireplace and opens to deck overlooking large back yard. There is hardwood flooring throughout the first 2 floors except for tile in the baths. The master suite has a large bath and walk in closet! There is a bonus finished 3rd floor game room with additional large storage space which could be additional living space also. The laundry is in the first floor half bath. This home has a lot of space for your family have separate space to gather and enjoy! The thermostats and lighting can be controlled by Alexa by voice or by the app on your phone. Don't miss out on this one! Ready for you to move in for the holidays!

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