Dorrinda O’Keefe-Shea - CENTURY 21 Toomey-Lovett, Inc Centurian 2012 Top Producer Diamond Award


As a home seller, it is crucial to do everything possible to get your residence "buyer-ready." In fact, if your house dazzles a buyer, you may be better equipped than ever before to optimize your home sale earnings.

Ultimately, it can be quick and easy to get a house buyer-ready – here are three tips to help you prepare your residence for prospective buyers:

1. Bolster Your House's Curb Appeal

When a potential buyer goes past your home, you'll want your residence to make a great first impression. And if your residence has outstanding curb appeal, a prospective buyer may choose to set up a property showing right away.

To improve your house's curb appeal, you should mow the front lawn, trim the hedges and do whatever it takes to make your residence attractive to potential buyers. Of course, if you need extra help to bolster your home's curb appeal, you may want to employ professional contractors as well.

2. Remove Clutter

Antiques, paintings and other décor may help you transform your house into a home. However, these items may do more harm than good when you try to show your residence to prospective buyers. And in some instances, various personal belongings may make it tough for you to show off the true size and beauty of your residence.

It generally is a good idea to remove as much clutter as you can from your residence. Remember, your goal as a home seller is to make it simple for a buyer to envision what life may be like if he or she purchases your house. If you eliminate clutter from your residence, a buyer should have no trouble imagining what life may be like as the owner of your home.

3. Clean Each Room of Your Home

A neat, tidy home is sure to impress prospective buyers. Thus, if you allocate time and resources to clean each room of your house, you could boost the likelihood of a fast, profitable home sale.

Oftentimes, it helps to hire a professional home cleaning company. With this company at your disposal, you can get the help you need to improve the appearance of each room of your home.

As you get ready to add your house to the real estate market, you also may want to hire a real estate agent. This housing market professional is happy to help you get your house buyer-ready, as well as prepare for each stage of the property selling cycle.

A real estate agent will offer expert guidance throughout the home selling journey. He or she will provide recommendations and tips to help you showcase your residence to the right groups of prospective buyers. In addition, if you ever have concerns or questions during the home selling journey, a real estate agent is ready to address them.

Get your house buyer-ready – use the aforementioned tips, and you can improve your home's appearance and increase your chances of enjoying a seamless property selling experience.



103 Turkey Hill Rd, Belchertown, MA 01007

Single-Family

$265,000
Price

6
Rooms
3
Beds
1
Baths
What a perfect home to call your own! Move right into this one level Ranch living with Fireplace, Bay Window, hardwood floors, jacuzzi tub in bath, 2 car attached garage in desirable Belchertown! 3 bedrooms - partially finished walk out basement. Enjoy your free time on large back deck, plenty of room on your one Acre lot! There is even a firepit in the backyard! Excellent location, minutes from Planet Fitness and the Belchertown Health Center, shopping and schools. Commuters will love the short trip to Amherst and Northampton. Mass Pike is about a 20 minute ride. This well maintained Ranch is just waiting for it's new owners!
Open House
Sunday
February 10 at 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Open House Sunday 11-1 PM Fantastic Ranch in Belchertown, 3 bedrooms, 1 bath, fireplace, walk-out basement, 2 car garage on 1 acre lot!
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Location: 103 Turkey Hill Rd, Belchertown, MA 01007    Get Directions

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92-94 West Street, Ware, MA 01082

Multi-Family

$159,900
Price

2
Units
4,289
Approx. GLA
This is your opportunity to own a 2 family close to the center of Ware. Vinyl siding,hard wood floors, 3 bedrooms are just some of the features! Main Street shopping, laundromat, pharmacy, banks and public transportation are all in walking distance of this convenient location! The bedrooms are large and spacious and each unit has 1.5 baths. There is off street parking.. Each unit has their own heating system, water heater, and electrical panels. Call for a showing today.
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This Single-Family in Palmer, MA recently sold for $159,900. This Colonial style home was sold by Dorrinda O'Keefe-Shea - Century 21 NS Group.


1194 Thorndike St, Palmer, MA 01069

Single-Family

$159,900
Price
$159,900
Sale Price

6
Rooms
3
Beds
1/1
Full/Half Baths
Palmer, 3 bedroom, 1.5 bath home recently renovated. New kitchen with granite countertops, stainless steel appliances, bathroom's updated and al rooms freshly painted. Zoned Business Highway! This home has plenty of parking for someone looking to run a business from their home. With the many new attractions coming to the area this would be a great Bed and Breakfast! There is a large heated four season room that would be a nice family or gathering room. One side abuts the State Highway Route 32 and the back of the property abuts the MA Pike so it has great access for commuters or travelers! Furnace is under 2 years old, roof is less than 10 years old. Ready for immediate occupancy. Call me today for a showing at this price it will not last long.

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31 Main St, Hardwick, MA 01031

Multi-Family

$70,000
Price

2
Units
1,827
Approx. GLA
Looking for an investment property? This is a great opportunity with lots of possibilities if you are ready to bring your skills to make this 2 family shine again. Sold in strictly as-is condition this home will be a great owner occupied or rental property. Each unit has kitchen and living room on the first floor and 2 bedrooms on the 2nd floor. The owners units has a bath with a shower stall on the 1st floor. This property needs extensive rehab so CASH or Renovation loan only.
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