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Posted by Wilson Wolfe Real Estate on 1/19/2020

If you recently added your house to the real estate market, it may be only a matter of time before you sell your house. In fact, if you know what to expect after a home listing is published, you can plan accordingly for all stages of the home selling journey.

Now, let's take a look at three tips to help you prepare for the home selling process.

1. Craft an Engaging and Informative Home Listing

Oftentimes, a home listing may dictate a seller's success. If a seller creates a listing that fails to effectively highlight a house's benefits, buyers may shy away from the residence altogether. On the other hand, a seller who crafts an engaging and informative listing can increase the probability of a fast, profitable home selling experience.

Your home listing should include relevant information about your residence, including details about your house's age and condition. Also, it may be beneficial to include high-resolution photographs of your house to help buyers envision what life may be like if they purchase your residence.

There is no need to stretch the truth in your home listing, either. Because if you fail to provide homebuyers with accurate information about your home and these buyers discover "hidden" home problems during an inspection you ultimately may put a potential home sale in jeopardy.

2. Make Your Home Available to Potential Buyers

As a home seller, you should strive to make your residence available to as many potential buyers as possible. Thus, if a buyer requests a home showing on short notice, you should be willing to temporarily vacate your residence to accommodate this buyer's request.

In addition, you should try to keep your house neat and tidy. That way, if a buyer requests a showing on short notice, you won't have to worry about scrambling to clean your home.

3. Know What Your Home Is Worth

After you list your house, buyers will read your home listing and set up showings. And if a buyer is truly interested in purchasing your home, he or she likely will submit an offer.

A seller generally has only a limited amount of time to assess an offer and decide whether to accept, reject or counter it. Fortunately, if you conduct a home appraisal, you can find out what your house is currently worth.

With a home appraisal, a property expert will examine your residence, as well as evaluate pertinent housing market data. Next, this property expert will offer a home valuation that helps you understand the true value of your house.

Lastly, if you need assistance as you sell your house, it may be helpful to hire a real estate agent. This housing market professional can teach you about the real estate sector and help you make informed decisions at each stage of the home selling journey.

Take the guesswork out of selling your house use the aforementioned tips, and you can boost your chances of enjoying a fast and successful home selling experience.

Posted by Wilson Wolfe Real Estate on 1/16/2020

This Single-Family in Reading, MA recently sold for $520,000. This Colonial,Garrison style home was sold by - Wilson Wolfe Real Estate.

55 Bay State Rd, Reading, MA 01867


Sale Price

Full/Half Baths
MOTIVATED SELLER! EASY TO SHOW via SHOWING TIME. The first floor of this custom renovation features the open concept living everyone desires; beautiful white cabinetry wit with tile backsplash, stainless appliances, large apron sink with designer faucet, cabinet packed waterfall granite island opening into the dining and living areas with gorgeous custom floor to ceiling gas fireplace anchoring the entire area. The spacious 2nd floor features hardwood flooring, 3 bedrooms including large master with custom walk-in closet. You'll feel like your in a 5 STAR hotel upon entering the luxurious full bath with double marble sinks, floating vanity, marble flooring, tiled tub and shower with Americast tub and wallbar shower kit.ALL NEW MAJOR SYSTEMS-ROOF,WINDOWS,DOORS,BOILER,LIGHTING.See Attached highlights for all the details & upgrades.

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Posted by Wilson Wolfe Real Estate on 1/12/2020

Although not everyone is a fan of carpeting, there are definitely benefits to having it in your home. The big question is, "Do the advantages outweigh the disadvantages?"

Well, that answer depends on a lot of variables, but if you happen to like the look and feel of carpeting, then it's probably worth having. Assuming the carpet fibers are made of a soft material, it offers an extra layer of comfort for walking barefoot and sitting on the floor. It also provides some minor benefits, in terms of both sound absorption and heat insulation.

One of the negative aspects of carpeting is that it tends to conceal dirt, allergens, and food crumbs. Depending on whether it's a stain-resistant carpet, keeping it looking clean could be an ongoing challenge. That, of course, would be especially true if you have children, pets, or a spill-prone spouse!

Although stain-resistant carpets are supposed to be easy to clean, you can't help but wonder if that applies to pet accidents and grape juice spills that aren't immediately cleaned up. Another possible pitfall of carpeting involves the risk of using carpet spot-cleaning sprays and solutions. Some cleaning products could cause the color of your carpeting to fade in the treated areas. So while it may remove the stain, it may also leave permanent faded spots in the area you cleaned -- hardly the effect you were aiming for!

If you or a member of your family has allergies or asthma, a carpeted floor could potentially trigger unpleasant symptoms, too. Since carpeting is known to harbor everything from dust mites and mold spores, to pet dander and pollen, it could be the source of discomfort for allergy sufferers and others.

From the standpoint of improved air quality and reducing allergens, carpets made of nylon, short fiber strands, and/or tightly woven strands are said to be less of an issue. Another partial solution is to ask family members and visitors to remove their shoes before entering a carpeted area. Pro tip: this is much easier to accomplish if you get everyone in the habit of removing their shoes at the front door.

For homeowners planning to put their property on the market in the near future, the presence of carpeting could have a negative effect on its marketability. That's not to say that carpeting is going to prevent you from being able to sell your home, but it may reduce the number of prospective buyers who are actively interested in it. If you happen to have hardwood floors underneath that carpeting, it may pay to remove the carpeting -- a sometimes difficult task, which is often best left to the professionals.

If you are getting ready to sell your home, remember, it's essential to clean your carpeting as thoroughly as possible before real estate agents show your home to the public. Hire a professional carpet cleaner, or check out some DIY articles on how to get those carpets clean.

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Posted by Wilson Wolfe Real Estate on 1/10/2020

This Single-Family in Fall River, MA recently sold for $300,000. This Ranch style home was sold by - Wilson Wolfe Real Estate.

185 Grattan Street, Fall River, MA 02721


Sale Price

Immaculate one owner ranch located in desirable Maplewood location. Features include spacious living area and large eat in kitchen with lots of oak cabinets, pantry closet, and laundry facilities. Sliders lead to spacious maintenance free deck off dining area. Master bedroom includes full bath and ample closet space. Basement level lends itself to many possibilities and is heated with two ductless wall units. This space could easily be converted to finished space and has bulkhead access to back yard. Two stall garage has automatic garage door and an interior door that enters house through living room.This home has been meticulously maintained by one owner since it was built in 1999. Won't last long!

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Posted by Wilson Wolfe Real Estate on 1/7/2020

16 Eagle Dr, Tewksbury, MA 01876



OPEN HOUSE 1/26, NOON - 2PM-EASY LIVING HERE YOU COME! Come see this SUPER 2 bedroom, 2 full bath garden style unit with all the bells and whistles! Nothing dated here! QUARTZ counters in kitchen and baths, freshly painted neutral color pallet, high quality cherry finish laminate flooring, stainless steel appliances and huge stainless kitchen sink! IN UNIT LAUNDRY; and YES! the newer WASHER and DRYER stay with this fabulous unit! GARAGE! ELEVATOR! BALCONY! The NEW WINDOWS throughout and NEW FRENCH DOOR set this unit apart from the others. Don't miss out on this 55+ opportunity in sought after community within walking distance to grocery store and several restaurants. Give yourself the gift of easy living and watch the quality of your life increase at Eagle's Landing! PS- you can bring your kitty with you but not your pooch.
Open House
January 26 at 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Showings begin at open house Sunday 1/26 at noon. Owners are in the process of vacating.
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