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Posted by Cheryl Caldwell on 6/29/2018

A home inspection is a valuable opportunity for a property buyer. If a homebuyer knows how to plan for an inspection, he or she should have no trouble getting the most out of this opportunity.

Now, let's take a look at three tips to help you get ready for a home inspection.

1. Hire an Expert Home Inspector

Not all home inspectors are created equal. And if you make a poor home inspector selection, you risk missing out on potential problems that may result in costly, time-intensive home repairs down the line.

When it comes to finding the right home inspector, it pays to be diligent. As such, it is crucial to allocate time and resources to conduct an extensive search for an expert house inspector. Because if you have a qualified home inspector at your side, you can get the support you need to perform an in-depth property evaluation.

Ask a home inspector for client referrals before you make your final decision. That way, you can find out what past clients have to say about a home inspector and determine if this professional is the right choice for you.

2. Attend Your Home Inspection

Although you are not required to attend your home inspection, it generally is a good idea to walk through a property with a professional inspector. By doing so, you may be able to gain insights that won't necessarily appear in your house inspection report.

You may want to take notes during your home inspection as well. If you remain diligent throughout your home inspection, you can understand a house's strengths and weaknesses. And as a result, you'll be better equipped than ever before to decide whether to move forward with a home purchase.

3. Ask Questions

There is no need to leave anything to chance, especially when you buy a house. Thus, if you have concerns or questions during a home inspection, address them immediately.

Remember, a home inspector is happy to respond to any of your property concerns or questions. He or she can provide honest, unbiased responses to your queries and help you make an informed decision about a house purchase.

As you prepare for a home inspection, you may want to consult with a real estate agent too. This housing market professional can offer recommendations and suggestions to help you get ready for a home inspection and put you in touch with the top home inspectors in your area. Plus, a real estate agent will help you review a house inspection report so you can determine whether to proceed with a home purchase.

For those who want to get the most out of a house inspection, you may want to prepare as much as possible. Thanks to the aforementioned tips, you can streamline the home inspection preparation process. Then, you can enter a home inspection with a plan in hand and use this evaluation to decide if a house will be able to serve you well both now and in the future.





Posted by Cheryl Caldwell on 6/22/2018

Selling a house may prove to be problematic, particularly for individuals who fail to allocate time and resources to learn about the real estate market. Lucky for you, we're here to help you navigate the housing sector and ensure you can avoid home selling crises.

Now, let's take a look at three tips to help you list your residence and maximize its value.

1. Create an Informative House Listing

Think about your house's pros and cons. Then, you can put together an informative home listing that makes it easy for buyers to fall in love with your residence.

Of course, when you craft a home listing, it pays to be honest. If you include pertinent, accurate house information in your listing, you can help buyers determine whether your residence is the right choice.

Don't forget to incorporate high-resolution photos into your house listing too. If you include home listing photos that showcase the size and beauty of your house, many buyers soon could set up showings to view your residence.

2. Conduct a House Appraisal

When it comes to selling your house, it helps to establish an aggressive initial asking price. That way, you can list your house at a price that matches or exceeds buyers' expectations.

Establishing an aggressive initial asking price for your home, however, may prove to be difficult. But if you conduct a house appraisal, you can get a home valuation from a property expert to help you set a fair price for your residence.

In many instances, a homeowner can receive a house appraisal report within a few days. Once you have this report at your disposal, you can review your property valuation and set an aggressive initial asking price for your home.

3. Employ a Real Estate Agent

There is no need to embark on the home selling journey alone. Thankfully, you can hire a real estate agent who is unafraid to be honest with you at each stage of the home selling cycle.

A real estate agent understands exactly what it takes to sell a house, regardless of the present housing market's conditions. As such, he or she will work with you to determine the best way to streamline the home selling journey.

Oftentimes, a real estate agent will learn about you and your home selling goals. He or she then will craft a custom home selling strategy designed to help you achieve the optimal results. Next, a real estate agent will promote your residence to dozens of potential buyers and set up home showings and open house events. And if you receive an offer to purchase your home, a real estate agent will help you examine the pros and cons of this proposal and make an informed decision.

Don't let problems get the best of you during the home selling journey. Instead, use the aforementioned tips, and you can reduce the risk of problems that otherwise can prevent you from enjoying a fast, profitable house selling experience.





Posted by Cheryl Caldwell on 6/20/2018


237 Middle Rd, Newbury, MA 01951

Byfield

Single-Family

$1,195,000
Price

9
Rooms
3
Beds
2/1
Full/Half Baths
SHINGLE STYLE SOPHISTICATION AND SERENITY make this property unlike any other! Built in 2000, this open and airy Contemporary nestled on a 4 acre parcel along the banks of the Parker River with 135' of river frontage was designed to take full advantage of the private location while offering unobstructed views of the marsh and the natural landscape upon which the home is constructed. Minutes to Newburyport, Plum Island, commuter routes and train. Entertain in the chef's dream kitchen with views for miles over the marsh, enjoy the gorgeous stone fireplaced living room, tranquil Master bedroom suite with fireplace, central AC, security system and so much more. Mahogany decks, perfect for outdoor entertaining and nature watching. Plans available for 1st floor master suite. 5 BR septic. For those seeking a signature home, this very special property could be the opportunity you've been searching for.
Open House
Sunday
June 24 at 1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
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Posted by Cheryl Caldwell on 6/20/2018


7 Madison St, Newburyport, MA 01950

Joppa

Condo

$599,000
Price

5
Rooms
2
Beds
2/1
Full/Half Baths
YOU'VE FOUND IT! Tucked onto a quiet side street in the heart of the South End, directly abutting Hale Park, sits 7 Madison St, a townhouse style condo, complete with waterviews of the Merrimack River and Plum Island from every floor. Warm wood floors and a wood burning fireplace grace the living room but your attention will be drawn to the glass sliders and windows that bring the outdoors in and take full advantage of the location. The waterviews continue to improve with a 2nd floor master bedroom and 3rd floor guest bedroom, each with full baths and great closet space. Private bricked patio, 2 car off street parking, pet friendly, low monthly condo fee of $158/mo. With no common walls, this 2 unit condo complex lives like a single family providing privacy for both. Whether your searching for your forever home, a weekend or seasonal getaway, or a smart investment - This is not to be missed! OFFERS, IF ANY ARE RECEIVED, WILL BE REVIEWED ON MONDAY, JUNE 25TH AT 5PM
Open House
Thursday
June 21 at 5:00 PM to 6:30 PM
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Posted by Cheryl Caldwell on 6/20/2018


7 Madison St, Newburyport, MA 01950

Joppa

Condo

$599,000
Price

5
Rooms
2
Beds
2/1
Full/Half Baths
YOU'VE FOUND IT! Tucked onto a quiet side street in the heart of the South End, directly abutting Hale Park, sits 7 Madison St, a townhouse style condo, complete with waterviews of the Merrimack River and Plum Island from every floor. Warm wood floors and a wood burning fireplace grace the living room but your attention will be drawn to the glass sliders and windows that bring the outdoors in and take full advantage of the location. The waterviews continue to improve with a 2nd floor master bedroom and 3rd floor guest bedroom, each with full baths and great closet space. Private bricked patio, 2 car off street parking, pet friendly, low monthly condo fee of $158/mo. With no common walls, this 2 unit condo complex lives like a single family providing privacy for both. Whether your searching for your forever home, a weekend or seasonal getaway, or a smart investment - This is not to be missed! OFFERS, IF ANY ARE RECEIVED, WILL BE REVIEWED ON MONDAY, JUNE 25TH AT 5PM
Open House
Thursday
June 21 at 5:00 PM to 6:30 PM
More Open Houses
Cannot make the Open Houses?
Location: 7 Madison St, Newburyport, MA 01950    Get Directions

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