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Posted by Joyce Torelli on 9/21/2018

This Single-Family in Westborough, MA recently sold for $445,000. This Split Entry style home was sold by Joyce Torelli - ERA Key Realty Services - Distinctive Group.


18 Gary Cir, Westborough, MA 01581

Single-Family

$450,000
Price
$445,000
Sale Price

9
Rooms
4
Beds
2
Baths
Simply the best value in Westboro! This home has so much to offer so many buyers. This home has a large level driveway and lot large enough for a 2 car garage to be added if desired. Direct walk in from driveway for easy elder access, into oversized mudroom. Lower level boasts a nice bedroom and large family room plus a full bath and laundry room. The entry foyer has hardwood floor and open design. Wait till you see the main level, designed for easy living! Open kitchen with dining room and fireplaced living room with gleaming hardwood floors. The kitchen is awesome with Granite new Appliance and more! Then step into the heated Sunroom enjoy year round activities. Step onto the oversized deck private back yard! Roof stripped and new early 2000's Oversized lot goes well beyond the flowering shrubs left of driveway.

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Categories: Sold Homes  


Posted by Joyce Torelli on 9/19/2018

For those who plan to list a condo, it helps to prepare as much as possible. By doing so, you can limit the risk of potential condo selling hurdles, as well as find ways to optimize the value of your property.

Ultimately, there are many factors to consider prior to listing a condo, and these include:

1. Your Condo's Condition

No two condos are exactly alike. As such, it may be beneficial to upgrade your condo before you list it. Because if you perform assorted property upgrades, you may be able to differentiate your property from the competition.

Performing a condo inspection often proves to be a good idea, particularly for a condo seller who is uncertain about the current condition of his or her property. During an inspection, a property expert will examine your condo and identify any structural problems. Then, you can use the inspection results to establish condo improvement priorities.

2. Your Price

What your condo was worth when you initially bought it is unlikely to match what your property is worth today. Fortunately, if you conduct a condo appraisal, you can find out the present value of your condo and price your property accordingly.

After you perform a condo appraisal, you'll receive an appraisal report that includes a property valuation. Next, you can establish a competitive price for your condo, one that increases the likelihood that your property will stir up lots of interest from dozens of potential buyers.

Of course, it helps to consider your condo fees when you set the price for your property too. Include details about any homeowner's association fees when you list your condo. That way, you can help condo buyers make an informed decision about whether your property is the right choice.

3. Your Timeline

You know that you want to sell your condo, but how quickly are you looking to vacate your property? With a timeline in place, you may be better equipped than ever before to enjoy a fast, seamless condo selling experience.

If you want to sell your condo without delay, you may want to set an aggressive initial asking price. On the other hand, if you can afford to be patient, you may want to wait until you receive a competitive offer before you finalize a condo sale.

When it comes to selling a condo on a timeline, it helps to hire a real estate agent as well. In fact, employing a real estate agent who possesses condo selling experience can make a world of difference for any condo seller, at any time.

A real estate agent who understands the ins and outs of selling a condo can help you get your property ready for the real estate market. Furthermore, this real estate agent will make it easy to establish a competitive initial asking price for your condo and ensure that you can sell your property on a timeline.

Want to list your condo? Consider the aforementioned factors, and you can prepare to add your condo to the real estate market.




Tags: Condo   Tips on selling  
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Posted by Joyce Torelli on 9/15/2018


1 Winter Street, Marlborough, MA 01752

Multi-Family

$419,900
Price

2
Units
2,300
Approx. GLA
UPDATED/REMODELED 2-FAM..CORNER LOT w/STONE WALL. Seasonal WATER VIEWS-Lake Williams, & a minute to Rt.20/495/Apex Center/Shopping! Unit 1-Spacious 1ST. Flr. White Country size Kitchen w/SCREENED PORCH, Large FIREPL. Liv.Rm, 3 KING size BR's w/HWD Flrs., Full Bathrm w/Linen..rented at $1875 p/mo. Tenant at Will (DELEAD CERT!). Unit 2-UPDATED/REMODELED Finished Walk-Out Lower Level w/OPEN FLR. Plan, Fireplaced Liv/Fam.Rm., White Cabinet & Granite Top Kitchen w/Refrig., Pantry, Entertainment size Breakfast Bar, LED Rec.Lights, 2 Bedrooms,1 Updated Granite top Bathroom, & beautiful Hardwood look-laminate flooring! (possible apprx.rent of $1400-1600). NEW&PAST UPDATES: Kitch, Bathroom, Thermopane Windows, Flooring, Recessed LED lights, Fixtures. All rent Incl. heat, electr, water, sewer, hot water (1 Boiler, 1 Elec.Panel). Unit 1 C-AC(not in use-needs new condenser). SEPARATE DRIVEWAY-p/unit. GAS LINES at house. AMSA Charter School, Memorial Public Beach/Boat & Recreation, Ghiloni Park+
Open House
Sunday
September 16 at 2:00 PM to 3:30 PM
Please let me know if your clients are coming without you. Thanks, Joyce
Cannot make the Open Houses?
Location: 1 Winter Street, Marlborough, MA 01752    Get Directions

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Posted by Joyce Torelli on 9/15/2018


1 Winter Street, Marlborough, MA 01752

Multi-Family

$419,900
Price

2
Units
2,300
Approx. GLA
UPDATED/REMODELED 2-FAM..CORNER LOT w/STONE WALL. Seasonal WATER VIEWS-Lake Williams, & a minute to Rt.20/495/Apex Center/Shopping! Unit 1-Spacious 1ST. Flr. White Country size Kitchen w/SCREENED PORCH, Large FIREPL. Liv.Rm, 3 KING size BR's w/HWD Flrs., Full Bathrm w/Linen..rented at $1875 p/mo. Tenant at Will (DELEAD CERT!). Unit 2-UPDATED/REMODELED Finished Walk-Out Lower Level w/OPEN FLR. Plan, Fireplaced Liv/Fam.Rm., White Cabinet & Granite Top Kitchen w/Refrig., Pantry, Entertainment size Breakfast Bar, LED Rec.Lights, 2 Bedrooms,1 Updated Granite top Bathroom, & beautiful Hardwood look-laminate flooring! (possible apprx.rent of $1400-1600). NEW&PAST UPDATES: Kitch, Bathroom, Thermopane Windows, Flooring, Recessed LED lights, Fixtures. All rent Incl. heat, electr, water, sewer, hot water (1 Boiler, 1 Elec.Panel). Unit 1 C-AC(not in use-needs new condenser). SEPARATE DRIVEWAY-p/unit. GAS LINES at house. AMSA Charter School, Memorial Public Beach/Boat & Recreation, Ghiloni Park+
Open House
Sunday
September 16 at 2:00 PM to 3:30 PM
Please let me know if your clients are coming without you. Thanks, Joyce
Cannot make the Open Houses?
Location: 1 Winter Street, Marlborough, MA 01752    Get Directions

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Posted by Joyce Torelli on 9/12/2018

Thereís many different things that can make or break a home sale. When youíre selling your home, you want it to be as attractive as possible to buyers. Besides proper staging, thereís plenty of things that you can do to attract buyers and get the best price for your home. 


Donít Let Gutters Hold You Back


Routine gutter maintenance can save you a lot of grief later. Just simply taking the time to clean your gutters can prevent a lot of damage to the foundation of your home. Water will be able to run off to surface of your home properly. 


The Roof Is A Problem Area


Roofs typically last anywhere between 20 and 25 years. If itís approaching the end of its lifespan, or if it needs repairs, youíre wise as a seller to spend money on the roof. It will keep buyers interested, and youíll be able to negotiate a better return on the sale of your home. You can even get a certification that the roof is in good shape to help you during the inspection phase. 


Buyers Want Modern Appliances


While replacing some appliances doesnít seem like that big of a deal to homebuyers, having more modern appliances in your home helps buyers to see that you have done some updating. It wonít leave buyers wondering what else needs to be replaced in the home if the appliances are from the current decade.   


The Doors And Windows Are A Pathway To Selling


When potential buyers enter your home, expect them to open your doors and windows. Any windows that are stuck or doors that donít work properly can be red flags to buyers who are looking for homes that have been well-kept. Replacing the windows in your home can bring you a return of between 50 and 80%. Complete replacement may not be necessary if the windows are still functioning as they should. 


Maintain HVAC Units For Happy Buyers


Typical well-cared for HVAC systems can last up to 25 years. One that is aging can be a problem area for some buyers. If you donít want to lose a sale, an old heating and cooling system can be an issue for you as a seller. Keep in mind that this could also be a place for negotiations during the sale of the home.  


The Foundation Gives Buyers An Overall Picture Of The Home


Cracks in the walls or the foundation itself can be a sign of larger problems in the home. You should fix any cracks in the foundation or issues with the walls. Definitely have a plan in place in case buyers worry about any repairs that were made to the foundation, especially after the inspection. 


Harmful Substances


One of the big areas that can be a deal breaker in the sale of a home is the discovery of radon. This is a radioactive gas that is a proven carcinogenic. Itís found in rocks, salt, soil and water. This one thing can throw both buyers and sellers for a loop, so do your research in the selling process. 


Donít Be Overzealous In Your Listing Price


One of the biggest reasons that you wonít find the right buyer for your home is the listing price. Without a good pricing strategy, your home could stay on the market for a long time. Be sure that youíre not listing a property above the market value so youíre not missing out on the right buyers.