Cheryl Caldwell - William Raveis - The Dolores Person Group



Posted by Cheryl Caldwell on 12/8/2017

This Single-Family in West Newbury, MA recently sold for $535,000. This Colonial style home was sold by Cheryl Caldwell - William Raveis - The Dolores Person Group.


11 Bailey's Ln, West Newbury, MA 01985

Single-Family

$500,000
Price
$535,000
Sale Price

9
Rooms
4
Beds
1/1
Full/Half Baths
Want to feel like you live in Big Sky Country? This home is for you! Country home with views of protected farm land is a very rare opportunity. Want to bring the horses home? 3 flat open acres is hard to find in this price range. The home is loaded with antique charm and the opportunity to update to your taste. 4 bedrooms, 1 1/2 baths, fireplaced living room, cozy den with a wood stove and the farmers kitchen with fireplace offers big views of the farm land. Enjoy a cool drink on the back sunporch & watch the action in the in ground pool, dead end street means little traffic and the library is practically next door. NEW SEPTIC SYSTEM TO BE INSTALLED PRIOR TO CLOSING. This is a wonderful opportunity to build your dream life in the bucolic community of West Newbury. Close to Merrimac River, commuter rail, thriving seaport of Newburyport and 50 minutes to Boston. FIRST SHOWINGS AT THURSDAY OPEN HOUSE 4:30 TO 5:30 AND SUNDAY OPEN HOUSE 12 TO 1:30. ANY OFFERS TO BE REVIEWED MONDAY AT 5PM.

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Posted by Cheryl Caldwell on 12/8/2017

In a sellerís market, you shouldnít have a home thatís simply sitting there. If a home isnít selling and the market is hot, something must be wrong. There are many different reasons that your home isnít selling. Below, youíll discover some of those issues and what you can due to remedy the problems.


You Need To Adjust Your Expectations


Many people put their homes on the market expecting high results. While itís good to have confidence, it can be detrimental to your home sale. Great expectations can lead to an overpriced home, a lack in marketing efforts, or lowering the price of the home too late. All of these situations can be detrimental to your home sale. Research and hiring a realtor to help you with the sale can keep you organized and assist ou in staying on top of the market. 


 You Donít Understand Home Values


If youíre selling your home on your own, you may not have priced the property correctly especially if you have no professional experience. This is where a realtor comes in. A real estate agent can do the professional market research that finds the sweet spot for a price on a home for sale. Knowing that price is one of the best ways to sell your home fast. Without a well-valued home, it could sit idle in a good market. 


Your Home Is Neglected


If you have been neglecting various projects around your home, you could find that itís more difficult to sell your home. Buyers want the best house for the lowest possible price. Homes that have been properly maintained with the right HVAC maintenance, yard upkeep, and regular appliance services are more likely to be scooped up fast by buyers. 


Before your home even goes on the market, you should do any tasks around the house that you have been neglecting. The investment of both time and money will be worth it for you in the long term when you go to sell your home. 


The Photos Arenít Professional


The marketing efforts used to sell a home are very important. On the top of this list is the photos that represent the house. Most home buyers begin their search online. This means the first impression that they get of your home is from pictures. If these are not well done, it could be very detrimental to your home sale. 


For good photos, be sure that you get rid of all the clutter from your space before the pictures are taken. Itís really best to hire a professional to deal with his aspect of home marketing. If you must take the photos on your own, using a better camera than that a cell phone provides can really be a step up in the picture taking process.


              





Posted by Cheryl Caldwell on 12/1/2017

This Condo in Newburyport, MA recently sold for $395,000. This Townhouse style home was sold by Cheryl Caldwell - William Raveis - The Dolores Person Group.


60 Prospect St, Newburyport, MA 01950

Condo

$399,900
Price
$395,000
Sale Price

6
Rooms
3
Beds
1
Baths
Charming quintessential South End Newburyport condo! This exceptional three bedroom and one full bath home has been completely upgraded top to bottom. Wide pine and oak hardwood floors throughout. Large kitchen with all stainless steel appliances and gleaming granite countertops, as well as a reverse osmosis system for drinking water. The bathroom has been reconfigured with a custom tile shower and separate soaking tub. Living room, separate dining room and two spacious bedrooms on the main level of the home have been outfitted with high-end custom California closet systems. The third bedroom sits in the top of the house tower, which could easily be used as an artists work space or office. All this with all of downtown Newburyport's restaurants, events and shops just steps away!

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Posted by Cheryl Caldwell on 12/1/2017

Buying a house may prove to be a long, complex journey, especially for a first-time homebuyer who decides to pursue a residence on his or her own. Fortunately, many real estate agents are available to help first-time homebuyers make their homeownership dreams come true.

Now, let's take a look at three tips that first-time homebuyers can use to find the right real estate agent in any housing market, at any time.

1. Go Beyond a Web Search

In many instances, it is easy to conduct a web search of real estate agents in a city or town. However, a diligent first-time homebuyer will know to look beyond a simple web search to discover the ideal real estate agent.

Take a look at a real estate agent's website. By doing so, a homebuyer can learn about a real estate agent's industry accomplishments and experience.

Also, don't hesitate to contact a real estate agent's office directly. This enables a homebuyer to have a brief conversation with a real estate agent and find out exactly what this housing market professional is all about.

2. Host a Face-to-Face Meeting

A face-to-face meeting may prove to be exceedingly valuable for both a first-time homebuyer and a real estate agent, and for good reason.

During a face-to-face meeting, a homebuyer can ask questions and learn about a real estate agent's industry expertise. Plus, a homebuyer can receive comprehensive insights into what it will take to acquire a top-notch residence at a budget-friendly price.

Meanwhile, a face-to-face meeting helps a real estate agent learn about a homebuyer's goals. A homebuyer can provide information about what he or she wants in a dream home, and a real estate agent can offer details about what a homebuyer should expect at each stage of the property buying journey.

3. Receive Client Referrals

Although a first-time homebuyer may feel comfortable with hiring a real estate agent after a face-to-face meeting, it is always better to err on the side of caution. Thus, a homebuyer who requests client referrals from a real estate agent ensures that he or she can make the best possible decision.

A real estate agent should have no trouble providing you with multiple client referrals. Then, you can reach out to this housing professional's past clients to find out how he or she has helped homebuyers achieve their desired results.

Spend some time reaching out to a real estate agent's past clients Ė you'll be happy you did. With additional client insights at your disposal, you can improve your chances of choosing the perfect real estate agent.

Lastly, it is important to remember that a real estate agent should be available to guide you along the homebuying journey. This housing market professional boasts in-depth industry experience, and as such, can share deep insights to help you make informed decisions as you go from homebuyer to homeowner.

Take advantage of the aforementioned tips, and a first-time homebuyer can employ a first-rate real estate agent and gain unparalleled support throughout the homebuying cycle.




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Posted by Cheryl Caldwell on 11/30/2017

This Condo in Newburyport, MA recently sold for $839,000. This Townhouse style home was sold by Cheryl Caldwell - William Raveis - The Dolores Person Group.


41 Lime St, Newburyport, MA 01950

Condo

$839,000
Price
$839,000
Sale Price

6
Rooms
3
Beds
2/1
Full/Half Baths
LOOKING FOR SOUTH END PERFECTION? You've found it at 41 Lime Street - Located in the heart of Newburyport's South End this fully renovated 3 BR, 2 1/2 BA townhome style unit is exquisite inside and out! The kitchen is sure to be the gathering place for family and friends and is the focal point of the first floor. Featuring a spacious island with an elevated counter area and seating for 4, beverage/dry bar area, stainless steel appliances and farmer's sink, custom tile work, white granite countertops and cabinetry. The flexible floor plan allows for a 2nd or 3rd floor Master Bedroom - you choose! Finished lower level Family Room/Den could function nicely as in home office/gym. Spacious deck overlooking a wonderful fenced in yard provides plenty of outdoor space. 2 car off street parking, Central A/C, Pet friendly!

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