Colleen Griffin - RE/MAX Vision



Posted by Colleen Griffin on 2/24/2020

A successful home selling experience is not a guarantee. However, if you prepare for the house selling journey, you may be better equipped than others to reap the benefits of a quick, profitable home selling experience.

Now, let's take a look at three tips so you can set yourself up to succeed during the house selling journey.

1. Identify Your Home's Strengths and Weaknesses

Your home has served you well for many years, yet your residence still has flaws. Fortunately, if you allocate time and resources to identify your house's strengths and weaknesses, you may find ways to improve your residence before you list it.

Consider the buyer's perspective you'll be glad you did. If you take an objective view of your residence, you may be able to identify assorted home problems and correct them right away.

Also, it may be beneficial to conduct a house inspection. Following an inspection, you'll receive a report that outlines any underlying problems with your house. You then can use this report to prioritize home repairs and upgrades.

2. Establish a Competitive Initial Asking Price

As a home seller, it is important to do everything you can to establish a competitive initial asking price for your residence. Thanks to a home appraisal, you can gain the insights you need to price your house appropriately.

During a home appraisal, a property expert will evaluate your home and various real estate market data. Next, this property expert will provide you with a property valuation. With this property valuation in hand, you can set an aggressive initial asking price for your house.

Maintain flexibility with your home price, too. And remember, if you upgrade your home before you list it, you may be able to receive multiple homebuying proposals at or above your residence's initial asking price.

3. Collaborate with a Real Estate Agent

For those who want a helping hand throughout the house selling journey, it may be a good idea to hire a real estate agent. Because if you have a real estate agent at your side, you can receive comprehensive support at each stage of the home selling journey.

A real estate agent is happy to teach you about all aspects of the house selling journey and ensure you can plan accordingly. He or she can help you identify your house's strengths and weaknesses, price your home appropriately and much more. Plus, once you list your residence, a real estate agent will set up home showings and open house events to promote your property. And if you receive an offer to purchase your house, a real estate agent will help you analyze this proposal and make an informed house selling decision.

If you want to take the guesswork out of selling your home, you should start preparing today. By taking advantage of the aforementioned tips, you can plan ahead for the house selling journey and set yourself up for a successful home selling experience.





Posted by Colleen Griffin on 2/17/2020

This Condo in Worcester, MA recently sold for $246,900. This Townhouse style home was sold by Colleen Griffin - RE/MAX Vision.


28 Pointe Rok Dr, Worcester, MA 01604

Condo

$249,900
Price
$246,900
Sale Price

5
Rooms
3
Beds
3
Baths
Amazing views of Flint Pond from this 3 bed, 3 bath townhouse. Step inside and up the stairs is your main level with vaulted ceiling and hardwood floors. Cozy up on those chilly winter nights in the wood burning fireplaced living room with recessed lights, picture window, sliding glass door to balcony and floor to ceiling window with beautiful water view. Kitchen is open to living room and offers recessed lights and granite countertops. Your master suite is down the hall featuring plush w2w carpet, 2 closets and full bath with his and her vanities, stand up shower, heat lamp AND jacuzzi soaking tub perfect to relax in! Another bedroom with w2w, ample closet space with built ins and a full bath with laundry complete this level. Upstairs is an additional bedroom that overlooks the living room with skylights, dbl closets, and a ¾ bath. Quiet docks and boat slips, full-recreation boat, kayak, fishing friendly. Connected to Lake Quinsigamond - ice skating and fishing. See feature sheet.

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Tags: Real-Estate   Worcester   01604   condo  
Categories: Sold Homes  


Posted by Colleen Griffin on 2/17/2020

Deciding whether to set up a home showing sometimes can be a tough decision. Yet a home showing can make a world of difference for a buyer as he or she searches for the ideal residence.

Ultimately, there are many reasons to schedule a home showing, and these include:

1. You can look beyond a home listing.

A home listing generally offers details about a house's age and features, as well as photographs of different areas of a residence. But a home listing can only provide so much information. Fortunately, a home showing enables you to assess a house in person and decide whether a residence is right for you.

During a house showing, you can walk around a residence and view each room. If you want to further pursue a residence after a showing, you can submit an offer to purchase. Or, if you find a house fails to match your expectations, you can always continue your search for your dream home.

2. You can gain comprehensive insights into a house's condition.

When it comes to evaluating a house's condition, it typically is a good idea to attend a showing. That way, you can get an up-close look at a home's condition and determine whether a residence needs major or minor repairs.

A home showing enables you to analyze a residence both inside and out. After a showing is complete, you can decide whether you are satisfied with the condition of a home and map out your homebuying journey accordingly.

3. You can imagine what it would be like if you purchase a home.

A home showing makes it easy to envision what life may be like if you purchase a particular house. As such, a showing may prove to be crucial as you pursue your dream residence.

If you feel good about a house following a showing, you should not hesitate to submit a competitive homebuying proposal. Conversely, if you feel uncomfortable with a residence, you may want to pursue other options.

Of course, hiring a real estate agent may be exceedingly valuable as you search for your ideal house. A real estate agent can schedule home showings at your convenience and provide plenty of tips to help you pursue residences in any housing market. By doing so, a real estate agent will empower you with the insights you need to make an informed decision about a house.

Let's not forget about the assistance that a real estate agent will provide after you find your dream house, either. At this point, a real estate agent will help you put together a competitive offer to acquire your ideal residence. And if you have any concerns or questions as you move along the homebuying journey, a real estate agent is happy to respond to them.

Ready to find your dream residence? Schedule a home showing, and you take the next step to acquire your ideal house.




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Categories: Buying a Home   showing  


Posted by Colleen Griffin on 2/10/2020


81 Bishops Forest Dr, Waltham, MA 02452

Condo

$589,900
Price

6
Rooms
2
Beds
3/1
Full/Half Baths
***OPEN HOUSE FEB 15TH NOON-1:30***Motivated Seller!!!***Here is your chance to own in the highly sought-after Bishops Forest Community. Attractively priced at just $589,900, this 2 bedroom, 3.5 Bath, open concept town home which boasts more than 2,200 square feet of living space features a wood-burning fireplace in the living room, soaring cathedral ceilings in the both bedrooms, shining hardwood floors in the kitchen, updated stainless steel stove, microwave and dishwasher, granite counter tops and central air. The Master Suite includes private bath and walk-in closet. Laundry is conveniently located on the second floor while the finished basement offers a large family room, more cabinets and storage space. Enjoy stunning sunset views from your private deck that overlooks wooded backyard offering plenty of privacy. ****
Open House
Saturday
February 15 at 12:00 PM to 1:30 PM
**Fabulous 2 Bedroom, 2 Bath Featuring 3 Levels of Living Space!! Cathedral Ceilings, Wood Burning Fireplace, Central Air, Stainless Steel Appliances, Open Concept, Garage and Incredible Commuter Location!!*** Open House Sat Feb 15th, Noon-1:30pm**
Cannot make the Open Houses?
Location: 81 Bishops Forest Dr, Waltham, MA 02452    Get Directions

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Tags: Real-Estate   condo   Waltham   02452  
Categories: New Homes  


Posted by Colleen Griffin on 2/10/2020


81 Bishops Forest Dr, Waltham, MA 02452

Condo

$589,900
Price

6
Rooms
2
Beds
3/1
Full/Half Baths
***OPEN HOUSE FEB 15TH NOON-1:30***Motivated Seller!!!***Here is your chance to own in the highly sought-after Bishops Forest Community. Attractively priced at just $589,900, this 2 bedroom, 3.5 Bath, open concept town home which boasts more than 2,200 square feet of living space features a wood-burning fireplace in the living room, soaring cathedral ceilings in the both bedrooms, shining hardwood floors in the kitchen, updated stainless steel stove, microwave and dishwasher, granite counter tops and central air. The Master Suite includes private bath and walk-in closet. Laundry is conveniently located on the second floor while the finished basement offers a large family room, more cabinets and storage space. Enjoy stunning sunset views from your private deck that overlooks wooded backyard offering plenty of privacy. ****
Open House
Saturday
February 15 at 12:00 PM to 1:30 PM
**Fabulous 2 Bedroom, 2 Bath Featuring 3 Levels of Living Space!! Cathedral Ceilings, Wood Burning Fireplace, Central Air, Stainless Steel Appliances, Open Concept, Garage and Incredible Commuter Location!!*** Open House Sat Feb 15th, Noon-1:30pm**
Cannot make the Open Houses?
Location: 81 Bishops Forest Dr, Waltham, MA 02452    Get Directions

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Tags: Real-Estate   Open House   condo   Waltham   02452  
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