natick ma real estate: Take Advantage of Market Trends and Low Home Prices - 05/22/14 04:44 AM
The Natick real estate market is in great shape for buyers. Local market trends can present the perfect opportunity for you to get your dream home and move in quickly. When you understand local trends, you can choose the best time to buy.
Right now, the market is moving very quickly. Homes are often selling in days so if you find the perfect fit for your family, you’ll need to act quickly to put an offer on it. Local trends can also tell you if you should invest in a home now or wait to see if trends change. 
Currently, home … (0 comments)

natick ma real estate: 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 ma real estate: 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 ma real estate: 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 ma real estate: 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 ma real estate: 12 Things to Consider before Listing your Home for Rent - 04/15/14 07:15 AM
Renting your home is a great option if you want to keep the property while making a profit or as a way to pay the mortgage while you look for a buyer. While homes in the Natick area are selling fast, renting is still a very viable option.
Before you list your home for rent, here are a few things to keep in mind.
The Risks
Things like not being able to find tenants, non-paying tenants and property damage are just a few of the risks that landlords have to deal with. Before you rent, decide if the benefits outweigh the … (0 comments)

natick ma real estate: 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 ma real estate: 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 ma real estate: 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 ma real estate: 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 ma real estate: 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 ma real estate: 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 ma real estate: 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 ma real estate: 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 ma real estate: 10 Things to Know Before You Close on a Home in Natick - 01/23/14 07:00 AM

There are few things more exciting than finding your dream home and closing on it. You are about to move into a place that is going to be the perfect home for your family, where you can grow and have fun together.
As you prepare to close on that home, sign the paperwork and make things final, there are some things you should know.
If You are Making a Wise Investment
Before you close on a home in the Natick real estate market, make sure you are making a wise financial investment and aren’t just choosing a home based on … (0 comments)

natick ma real estate: How to Get the Most out of House Hunting in Natick - 01/16/14 09:54 AM

House hunting is one of the most important steps when it comes to home buying, and when you go house hunting in the Natick real estate market you can do some things to ensure you get the most out of the process. Successful house hunting trips will make it easier for you to find your dream home faster. 
Set a Budget and Get Preapproved for a Mortgage
It may seem like it should go without saying, but setting a budget before you go house hunting is important. Decide now how much you want to spend on a mortgage payment, property … (0 comments)

natick ma real estate: 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 ma real estate: How to Make Your Natick Home More Secure this Year - 01/02/14 06:16 AM
Adding security measures to your home this year is a great way to keep your family and belongings safe. But, when you do this before you list your Natick home for sale, you could also attract more buyers.
A home security system, and other security features, will put buyers at ease as they know they are putting an offer on a home that will be safe for their family. When these features are already installed, you’ll also be helping the buyer save time and money, which is another attractive benefit.
Install a Home Security System
Installing a home security system is … (1 comments)

natick ma real estate: 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 ma real estate: Pros and Cons of Buying a Newer Home in Natick - 12/05/13 09:08 AM
There are benefits to buying an older home and buying a newer home, and if you are house hunting you may be wonderinng if buying a newly constructed house is the best choice for you.
Before you decide on a home, evaluating the pros and cons of investing in a new home can help you make a wise decision.
Pro: You Can Move in Faster
When you buy a newer home, with working heating and electrical systems and newer carpet, paint and appliances, you can usually move into it faster. This is beneficial if you are trying to relocate quickly or … (0 comments)

 
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