Cynthia Lanciloti - Kraft Fine Homes | Newton, MA Real Estate, Waltham, MA Real Estate


Every home seller wants to enjoy a positive property selling experience. Yet ensuring your home selling strategy goes according to plan may be difficult, particularly for a seller who lacks property selling expertise. Lucky for you, we're here to provide the help you need to achieve the optimal results at each stage of the home selling journey.

Now, let's take a look at three tips to help you reap the benefits of a positive home selling experience.

1. Set an Aggressive Initial Home Asking Price

How you price your home will have a significant impact on how quickly your residence sells. If you establish an aggressive initial home asking price, you should have no trouble stirring up plenty of interest in your residence as soon as your home becomes available.

Check out the prices of available houses in your area that are similar to your own residence. Then, you can establish a price range for homes in your area and price your house accordingly.

Furthermore, it often helps to evaluate the prices of recently sold houses in your city or town. With this housing market data at your disposal, you can find out whether you're getting ready to sell your home in a buyer's or seller's market.

2. Remove Clutter

Clutter is problematic, particularly for a home seller who wants to streamline the property selling cycle. Fortunately, home sellers who identify clutter now can eliminate this problem before they list their houses.

Antiques, paintings and other excess items inside your home should be removed. You can always rent a storage unit, which will enable you to keep these items safe until you sell your house. Or, you can host a yard sale or sell excess items online prior to listing your residence.

Don't forget to remove lawn decorations and other clutter from outside your house as well. By doing so, you can instantly improve your house's curb appeal and increase the likelihood of a fast, profitable home sale.

3. Consult with a Real Estate Agent

A real estate agent is prepared to do everything possible to ensure you can enjoy a positive house selling experience. In fact, this housing market professional will offer plenty of support at each stage of the home selling journey.

Usually, a real estate agent will meet with you before you list your house. He or she then will craft a home selling strategy designed to help you accomplish your home selling goals. Next, a real estate agent will promote your house to dozens of potential buyers, set up home showings and open house events and keep you up to date about any offers to purchase your residence. And if you decide to accept an homebuying proposal, a real estate agent will guide you through the home closing process.

Ready to reap the benefits of a positive home selling experience? Take advantage of the aforementioned tips, and you can seamlessly navigate the home selling journey.



Newton, MA 02462

Newton Lower Falls

Land

$749,900
Price

0.26
Acres
Residential
Land Type
Wonderful level lot over 11,000 sf in Lower Falls. This house needs to be completely renovated or you can start over. Please allow 24 hour notice to show. Property is in an SR-3 Zone. When your developer drives past the house there are 564-566 numbers on the front of the house***** THIS IS NOT A DUPLEX LOT.********* DO NOT WALK PROPERTY WITHOUT LISTING AGENT, AS OWNERS STILL LIVE THERE.
Open House
No scheduled Open Houses





Newton, MA 02462

Single-Family

$749,900
Price

8
Rooms
3
Beds
1
Baths
Wonderful level lot over 11,000 sf in Lower Falls. This house needs to be completely renovated or you can start over. Please allow 24 hour notice to show. Property is in an SR-3 Zone. When your developer drives past the house there are 564-566 numbers on the front of the house***** THIS IS NOT A DUPLEX LOT.*********DO NOT WALK PROPERTY WITHOUT LISTING AGENT, AS OWNERS STILL LIVE THERE.
Open House
No scheduled Open Houses

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Millennials are often a topic of discussion in everything from jobs to cars to real estate. They are the generation who is changing the way we think about so many things. So, when it comes to selling your home to younger buyers, there’s certain things you may want to consider to raise the appeal of your home. Here’s what Millennials are looking for and what you can do to entice them in the home buying process: Young People Want Something Move-In Ready Millennials are young professionals who don’t want to make the time for home improvement projects. These buyers are typically looking for something that’s known as “turnkey” or move-in ready. Other groups of Millennials are more creative and see a vision in the home they buy, investing in the right property over time. What Sellers Can Do: The biggest thing you as a seller can do is be sure that the home displays all of its potential in each area. Even if your home isn’t move-in ready be sure that potential buyers understand what needs improving. Updated Kitchens And Baths Are A Must... Maybe Most home buyers desire a home with brand new kitchen and bath fixtures. Younger buyers have limited budgets and updates to both the kitchen and the bathroom are among the most expensive renovations to complete. On the seller’s side of things, however, these updates may not be within the budget either. It may not add enough value to the home in order to make updates worth it. Also, even with updates, the style of a kitchen or bathroom may not gel with the desired style of the buyer. What Sellers Can Do: Update the big things in the kitchen and bathroom where needed. The purple tile in the bathroom may appear ugly to you, but a buyer could find some great potential in it. Just be sure the kitchen and bath appear clean and have the basics such as storage areas in them. Big Open Kitchen The younger crowd likes bigger kitchens for entertaining and cooking elaborate meals. Millennials also like a lot of storage to keep things organized, simple and neat. They are the generation known to be “minimalists,” and their preferred style holds true to this. What Sellers Can Do: Sellers should at the minimum be sure that there is adequate storage available in the kitchen. When staging the home, take any unnecessary furniture pieces out, so that they don’t deter from the size the kitchen appears. Staging Your Home Overall, one of the most important things that sellers can do to appeal to young buyers is to stage the home well. While it’s often up to the buyer to create their own vision, having the home staged helps to ignite the creativity in the mind of the buyer. By using some of the above tips, you can help to make your home appeal to a younger demographic who are looking for very specific things in a home. Even if you don’t think your home can meet these expectations, you’ll be surprised what a little creativity can do!


8 Beach Street, Newton, MA 02458

Single-Family

$675,000
Price

7
Rooms
3
Beds
2
Baths
Creative use of single family with 2nd floor in-law apartment. House possess almost 2,000 sf of living space & has multiple options on how you could use the rooms. First floor has a large eat in kitchen offering plenty of cabinet space & a built in table for family dining. First floor master bedroom, large dining room & living room areas can accommodate plenty of furniture. Full bathroom & side by side laundry complete the first floor. Second level has a kitchen area, office/collectors room with 10 x 10' deck overlooking the yard. Spacious living room area & another full bathroom complete the in law unit with a bedroom up on the 3rd floor, although there is not a heat source. Location is ideal for commuters offering easy access to the commuter rail to South Station & the Express Bus to Downtown Boston. Not only does Newton have state of the art schools, the village of Newtonville is undergoing a world class transformation and this home provides a wonderful opportunity to be part of it.
Open House
Sunday
August 12 at 2:00 PM to 3:30 PM
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Location: 8 Beach Street, Newton, MA 02458    Get Directions

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