natick home for sale: 6 Questions to Help you Decide if You’ve Found your Dream Home - 05/15/14 03:42 AM
As you are house hunting, how do you know when you’ve found the perfect home? There are lots of options on the market right now so you’ll be able to find a home with all the features your family needs, but with all those options comes some decision-making.
While everyone has a different idea of what a dream home is and everyone is looking for something different, you can ask yourself these six questions to determine if that home you’ve fallen in love with is right for you.
Will the Location Work for my Family? 
One of the very first things … (2 comments)

natick home for sale: Why Your Home isn’t Showing Well - 05/08/14 04:48 AM
If you’re selling your home in the Natick real estate market, you know how important open houses are. An open house gives your agent a chance to show off all your home’s features and potential buyers the opportunity to ask questions and envision themselves living in your home, encouraging them to put an offer on it. 
However, to get the most out of open houses, you have to take advantage of the opportunity to show your home in its best light. If you recognize any of these signs, your open houses may not be as successful as they could be.
Clutter … (0 comments)

natick home for sale: 7 Home Features (you can add) that Attract Buyers - 05/01/14 06:48 AM
In a market that is as fast-paced and active as this market, it is essential that you do all you can to make your home more attractive to buyers. Special features will make your listing stand out, interest people at open houses and even help you get more offers.
Your agent will help you highlight your home’s best features as she helps you list, promote and show it. But, even if you don’t think there’s anything special about your home, these features are easy to add and can even help you increase your home’s value.
Beautiful Landscaping
Beautiful landscaping is extremely … (0 comments)

natick home for sale: What it will Cost (in Dollars) to Wait and Buy a Home Next Year - 04/24/14 03:24 AM
Right now, local market conditions are ideal for homebuyers. Home prices are at an affordable level and interest rates are low, so if you are considering buying a home, now is the time to act.
The Natick real estate market is moving quickly and buyers have lots of options. There is a lot of inventory on the market, so you’ll be able to find the home with the features you need and the right price.
In fact, if you don’t take advantage of this prime opportunity, you will most likely end up paying more for a house in the coming months. … (1 comments)

natick home for sale: How to Update the Outside of your Home for Selling - 04/10/14 07:39 AM
Good curb appeal will help you attract more buyers and could even help you get more offers and sell your home faster. This market is moving very fast and homes that look beautiful and are in good condition are getting multiple offers.
The first thing people see when they approach your home or attend an open house is your home’s exterior, the front porch and your front door.  You want your home to look attractive and welcoming before people even come inside. It’s easy to understand why it’s important that the outside of your home and your landscaping are in top … (1 comments)

natick home for sale: How to Get What Your Home is Worth - 04/03/14 03:33 AM
When you list your home on the Natick real estate market you want to sell it quickly and for what it is worth. The local market is moving fast and many sellers are getting above their asking price, so it’s definitely possible for you to get what your home is worth. Here are a few tips to help you be successful.
Have Your Home Appraised
Before you list your home, have it appraised by an expert. This way you’ll have an idea of what you can get for your home and you won’t risk selling it for a lower price, losing … (0 comments)

natick home for sale: Local Stats Show Record Number of Homes Getting Over Asking Price - 04/02/14 11:05 AM
Right now, the local market is very hot. There is a limited number of homes for sale and when they are listed, they sell in days and for more than their asking price. This is excellent news for sellers.
Look at these stunning statistics:      
+ In Q1 2013, 34 homes in the $300,000 - $1 million price range were sold. Only three of them got over the asking price (


+ To date in 2014, there have been 38 listings in the same price range and 16 (or 42%) got over the asking price. 
But, even homes that … (0 comments)

natick home for sale: 6 Spring Changes that Instantly Boost Your Home’s Curb Appeal - 03/13/14 04:44 AM
It might not feel like it quite yet, but spring will be here before we know it. Most homes are naturally more attractive when their yards are lush and green and their landscaping is in full bloom. Here are six easy ways to take advantage of the spring season and increase your home’s curb appeal.
Clear out and Cut Back 
Before you list your Natick home for sale, clear our winter debris to make your gardens look more attractive. Rake away dead leaves, sticks and remove dead plants.
Cut back trees, overgrown plants and shrubs to make them look sharp and … (3 comments)

natick home for sale: Why You Should Hold a Saturday or Sunday Open House - 03/11/14 07:22 AM
The Natick real estate market is extremely busy, so sellers are opting to hold open houses on Saturdays and Sundays just to accommodate the interest.
If you are trying to sell your home, this is excellent news as it means that you’ll most likely get lots of offers and be able to sell your home quickly. When you hold weekend open houses, you’ll also benefit from some extra perks.
Accommodating to People who Work During the Week
Weekend open houses are easier for people who work 40-hour workweeks to attend. Buyers who have packed schedules and find it hard to tour … (0 comments)

natick home for sale: What to Consider Before Upgrading to a Larger Natick Home - 02/20/14 02:24 AM
When you consider upgrading to a larger home, there is a lot to think about. Things like the cost of the home, utility costs and what it will take to keep the home in top condition are all important things to keep in mind.
There are lots of pros and cons to moving into a larger home, and when you consider them you can make the best decision for your family.
A Bigger Home can Host More Family and Friends
One of the best benefits you’ll get when you move into a larger home in the Natick real estate market is … (0 comments)

natick home for sale: Tips for a Better Natick Home Listing - 02/11/14 06:21 AM
When you list your Natick home for sale, it is extremely important that you use a listing that will get buyers’ attention and help you generate interest and get offers on your home.
Your real estate agent will create a listing and publicize your home, but when you as a homeowner understand what makes a good listing, you can help make the process smoother and quicker.
Capture Interest from the Beginning
At the beginning of your listing, highlight your main selling point. Maybe it’s a great price, new appliances or updated landscaping. The idea is to capture peoples’ attention so they … (0 comments)

natick home for sale: 5 Things You Didn’t Know about Your Natick Home - 02/06/14 01:55 AM

Buying a home in the Natick real estate market is an exciting step. The more you know about your new home, the better you can take care of it and even prevent costly damage. Here are five things you should know about your home. 
Your Furnace needs to be Serviced Regularly 
No matter what kind of condition your furnace is in, it needs to be serviced regularly. Experts suggest that you change your filter about four times a year, and even more often if you have pets. 
When you have a technician inspect your furnace, you can catch small problems … (0 comments)

natick home for sale: The First Things You Should do in Your New Natick Home - 01/30/14 02:11 AM

When you’ve found that perfect home in the Natick real estate market, closed the sale and started moving in, what’s next? Besides the fact that you can finally start unpacking and settling into your new place, there are a few steps everyone should take when they move into a new home.
Change the Locks
Change the locks on your home when you move in. This is a safety precaution, since you don’t know who has copies of the keys or if the previous owner lost a set of keys and didn’t replace the locks. When you make spare keys, don’t … (0 comments)

natick home for sale: 5 Ways to Update Your Natick Home for the Year - 01/09/14 08:49 AM

Updating your home this year is an excellent way to increase its value before you list it on the Natick real estate market. Even small improvements make a big difference and attract more buyers and more offers. 
Install New Flooring
The floors are sometimes neglected when it comes to styling a room. But, installing a new floor in your kitchen, living room or bathroom can make a big difference. Go for new carpet, hardwood or tile and give a room a much-needed update that impresses buyers.
Redo Your Kitchen Cabinets and Counters
The kitchen is one of the major rooms … (0 comments)

natick home for sale: How to Make Cleaning and Organizing Your Natick Home’s Basement Easy - 12/26/13 02:43 AM
Basements seem to collect clutter in ways no other area in the home does. If your basement is looking a little messy and unorganized, it could actually deter potential buyers.
But, don’t worry. These simple steps can help you regain control of your basement so it’s another usable space for your family and so your home is more attractive to buyers.
Step 1: Sort Through Everything 
Start by going through everything in your basement and dividing it into three piles: “keep,” “throw away” and “donate.” Everything that is in your basement should be categorized.
After you have done this step you … (0 comments)

natick home for sale: Winter Landscaping: What You Need to Know to Sell Your Natick Home - 12/19/13 08:58 AM

Sometimes it seems nearly impossible to maintain a garden and attractive landscaping during the winter, but with the right approach you can increase your home’s curb appeal and even sell your home faster in the Natick real estate market.
While you may not be able to add a lot of new plants or take advantage of leafy trees and blossoming flowers, these tips can help you make the most of winter landscaping.
Clear Debris and Dead Plants
Make sure leaves are raked out of your yard and gardens and that debris like sticks, dead grass and anything else that has … (0 comments)

natick home for sale: 10 Tips for Adding Holiday Cheer to Your Natick Home - 12/10/13 09:06 AM

All the holiday décor we like to get out at this time of year can actually help you increase your home’s appeal and sell it in the Natick real estate market faster. Excellent curb appeal is important when you want to sell your home, and holiday décor can make your home more attractive and cozy for potential buyers.
The secret to making holiday décor work for you is to make sure everything you use complements your home, making it more attractive, and doesn’t just add clutter and distract from your home’s beauty.
Hang Lights for added Curb Appeal
Holiday lights … (2 comments)

 
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