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Posted by Kim Duke on 8/13/2018

How a home seller approaches the real estate market may dictate his or her success. For example, if a seller allocates time and resources to learn about the property selling journey, he or she may be able to plan ahead and sell a house in a single day. On the other hand, a seller who fails to showcase his or her residence to the right groups of potential buyers may struggle to achieve the optimal results.

As a home seller, it is essential to do whatever it takes to streamline the property selling journey. Now, let's take a look at three tips to help you speed up the home selling journey so you can accomplish your desired property selling goals faster than ever before.

1. Improve Your House's Curb Appeal

Curb appeal is a key tenet of the home selling journey. If your home has amazing curb appeal, it likely will generate lots of interest from prospective buyers. As a result, your house may stand out from similar properties in your city or town, and you could accelerate the property selling journey.

To enhance your home's curb appeal, you should repair any damaged siding, mow the lawn and conduct assorted home exterior upgrades. If you need help with home exterior improvements, you can always hire professional contractors as well.

2. Eliminate Clutter

Let's face it – clutter is a problem that can be tough for home sellers to eliminate. Yet a seller who spends time removing antiques, paintings and other clutter can make it easy for buyers to envision what life may be like if they purchase a residence. As such, sellers should devote time to eliminate clutter so they can show off the true size and beauty of their houses.

Sometimes, it helps to rent a storage unit prior to listing a residence. A storage unit allows a home seller to safely store various personal belongings until his or her house sells. Then, this individual can move his or her personal belongings from a storage unit to a new residence.

3. Hire a Real Estate Agent

A real estate agent is willing to do whatever it takes to help you seamlessly navigate the house selling journey. He or she will promote your residence to prospective buyers, offer tips and guidance during the home selling journey and much more. By doing so, a real estate agent will help you get the best-possible results during the home selling journey.

Let's not forget about the support that a real estate agent provides as you determine whether to accept or reject an offer to purchase your home, either. At this point, a real estate agent will provide an honest, unbiased recommendation about how to proceed with a homebuying proposal. He or she also is happy to negotiate with a buyer's agent on your behalf to help you maximize the value of your home sale.

Want to streamline the home selling process? Use the aforementioned tips, and you can boost your chances of enjoying a fast, profitable home selling experience.




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Posted by Kim Duke on 8/10/2018

Unique Three Family with Amazing Investment or Owner Occupied Opportunity located in Convenient Downtown Mansfield Location within Walking Distance to Commuter Rail and Minutes from the Highway. This well maintained 3 Family has Newer Electric with Separate Meters for each Unit, Newer Plumbing, Newer Kitchens and Baths. Three Separate Furnaces and Water Heaters and Tenants have separate Washers and Dryers as Well. The Second Floor Unit has laundry in the Unit. There is a Town House Unit with Gas Cooking, Master Bedroom with Private deck and Master Bath. The First Floor Unit has a Nice Farmer's Porch. All Units have Large Windows with tons of Natural Light and Spacious Open Floor Plans. All 3 Units have Sprinkler Systems and Plenty of Storage. Over sized Off Street Parking Allowing each Unit 2 - 3 Cars per Unit. Not only is the location Great but it's located on a 3 Acre Wooded Lot with Plenty of Privacy. The First Showings will Begin at the Open House this Sunday from 12 Noon - 2 PM

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Posted by Kim Duke on 8/7/2018


86 Pratt St, Mansfield, MA 02048

Multi-Family

$699,900
Price

3
Units
3,624
Approx. GLA
Unique Three Family with Amazing Investment or Owner Occupied Opportunity located in Convenient Downtown Mansfield Location within Walking Distance to Commuter Rail and Minutes from the Highway. This well maintained 3 Family has Newer Electric with Separate Meters for each Unit, Newer Plumbing, Newer Kitchens and Baths. Three Separate Furnaces and Water Heaters and Tenants have separate Washers and Dryers as Well. The Second Floor Unit has laundry in the Unit. There is a Town House Unit with Gas Cooking, Master Bedroom with Private deck and Master Bath. The First Floor Unit has a Nice Farmer's Porch. All Units have Large Windows with tons of Natural Light and Spacious Open Floor Plans. All 3 Units have Sprinkler Systems and Plenty of Storage. Over sized Off Street Parking Allowing each Unit 2 - 3 Cars per Unit. Not only is the location Great but it's located on a 3 Acre Wooded Lot with Plenty of Privacy. The First Showings will Begin at the Open House this Sunday from 12 Noon - 2 PM
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Posted by Kim Duke on 8/7/2018


86 Pratt St, Mansfield, MA 02048

Multi-Family

$699,900
Price

3
Units
3,624
Approx. GLA
Unique Three Family with Amazing Investment or Owner Occupied Opportunity located in Convenient Downtown Mansfield Location within Walking Distance to Commuter Rail and Minutes from the Highway. This well maintained 3 Family has Newer Electric with Separate Meters for each Unit, Newer Plumbing, Newer Kitchens and Baths. Three Separate Furnaces and Water Heaters and Tenants have separate Washers and Dryers as Well. The Second Floor Unit has laundry in the Unit. There is a Town House Unit with Gas Cooking, Master Bedroom with Private deck and Master Bath. The First Floor Unit has a Nice Farmer's Porch. All Units have Large Windows with tons of Natural Light and Spacious Open Floor Plans. All 3 Units have Sprinkler Systems and Plenty of Storage. Over sized Off Street Parking Allowing each Unit 2 - 3 Cars per Unit. Not only is the location Great but it's located on a 3 Acre Wooded Lot with Plenty of Privacy. The First Showings will Begin at the Open House this Sunday from 12 Noon - 2 PM.
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Posted by Kim Duke on 8/6/2018

Living with kids can be challenging for so many reasons. One of the biggest concerns that most parents have within their home besides keeping their home safe is keeping it neat and clean. Although it can seem like an impossible task, you can keep your house clean while your kids are still living in the house. Read on for some tips to a clean and organized house. 


Get Rid Of What You Don’t Use


Too much stuff is one of the first problems in a messy home. You need to make a list of every space in your home. See which areas need improvement. Start in those spots to see how much more space you can make. Keep only the essentials. Everything else should be donated or tossed in the trash. If you have more space to get organized, the task of being neat will be even easier to achieve.


Everything Needs A Place


After you get rid of what you don’t use, clutter can still accumulate easily. If you don’t have a system in place to help your kids put things away, chaos will continue to ensue. How do you develop a sense or organization? Group things together. Electronics, batteries, and cords should go together. Different types of toys can have separate bins and containers. Keep blocks with other blocks and crayons with art supplies. Not only will things be more accessible to put away for your kids, but they’ll also be able to find item easier as well. Do you see that you still need a “junk drawer”? You can designate one spot in the house for miscellaneous things that either need a home or are in transition. Just don’t let this space be too big or get out of hand. 


Have A Clean-Up Time In Place


Sometimes, clutter becomes a problem because we don’t make cleaning up a priority. Add cleaning up clutter to your list of what needs to be done on a daily basis. Just as you clean your dirty dishes up from the sink, you should take the time to put items back in their place. Are you a procrastinator? Make sure you keep the importance of cleaning up fresh in your mind. Keeping clutter at bay is a habit that needs to be developed by both you and your kids. As a parent, you can make a game or competition out of clean up time. This contest can help to motivate your kids to learn your organizational systems and keep them in place. 


Keeping a neat house when you have kids isn’t as impossible as it seems when you attack the project from the right angle.   





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