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Posted by Sandi Boucini & Michelle Granger on 2/20/2019

An open house can be a life-changing event for a homebuyer. If you plan ahead for an open house, you should have no trouble determining whether a residence matches or exceeds your expectations. And if the answer is "Yes," you can proceed quickly to submit a competitive offer to acquire a house.

What does it take to prep for an open house? Here are three open house preparation tips that every homebuyer needs to know.

1. Understand Your Budget

Before you attend an open house, you should find out how much money is at your disposal. Thus, you may want to meet with banks and credit unions to see if you can get pre-approved for a mortgage. That way, you can kick off your home search with a budget in hand.

Although you know that you have only a certain amount of money to spend on a residence, it may be worthwhile to consider attending open houses for residences with initial asking prices that are above your price range. Because in some instances, a home seller may be willing to accept an offer that falls below his or her initial asking price.

2. Create a List of Questions

A home is one of the biggest purchases that a person can make, and as such, it pays to be diligent. If you craft a list of questions before an open house, you can get immediate responses from the showing agent. Then, you can determine the best course of action.

When it comes to an open house, there is no such thing as a "bad" question. As a homebuyer, it is paramount to get as much information as possible about a residence to determine whether a house is right for you. Therefore, if you create a list of questions in advance, you can improve your chances of getting the most out of an open house.

3. Consult with a Real Estate Agent

If you're uncertain about how to approach an open house, you're not alone. Fortunately, real estate agents are available nationwide who are happy to teach you the ins and outs of the real estate market. By doing so, these housing market professionals will make it easy to take an informed approach to any open house, at any time.

A real estate agent will always keep you up to date about new residences as they become available. Also, if you are interested in homes in a particular city or town, a real estate agent will notify you about open houses in this area. And if you need extra help prepping for an open house, a real estate agent is happy to assist you in any way possible.

Let's not forget about the support that a real estate agent provides throughout the homebuying journey, either. A real estate agent will help you submit an offer on a house, negotiate with a seller's agent on your behalf and much more.

Be diligent as you get ready for an open house use the aforementioned tips, and you can fully prepare for an open house.





Posted by Sandi Boucini & Michelle Granger on 2/16/2019

An amazing opportunity to be part of the Lake Boon community! This sprawling home was completely renovated in 2015 and the current owners have only added to the charm and amenities. As you drive up you are greeted by a newly installed asphalt driveway with additional gravel parking spots and a meandering paver walkway that leads you to the composite front porch & stone front. Inside you are welcomed into the brand new tiled Kitchen, Dining and Sitting Area which offers soaring ceilings, granite, stainless appliances, island, tiled backsplash and cozy dining room complete with a stone fireplace. The 15 x 19 family room is sun-filled with cathedral ceilings & doors to the endless, completely fenced in backyard with great storage shed. The main level offers 3 large bedrooms and totally updated full bath. The lower level has over 900 sq ft of finished space which includes a half bath and laundry, a rec room & 2 other rooms with closets. This is a true one of kind, must see!

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Posted by Sandi Boucini & Michelle Granger on 2/16/2019

This Single-Family in Grafton, MA recently sold for $440,000. This Colonial,Antique style home was sold by Sandi Boucini & Michelle Granger - RE/MAX Executive Realty.


3 Chestnut St, Grafton, MA 01519

Single-Family

$444,900
Price
$440,000
Sale Price

7
Rooms
4
Beds
2
Baths
A wonderful opportunity in the center of Grafton! This historic home has been lovingly cared for and updated over the years making it a perfect blend of old and new. The exterior greets you w/ perennial gardens, a detached garage with plenty of storage space, a bonus walk-up area that could be used as an additional room & a great flat, private backyard. Step onto the side porch & enter into the young addition that offers a great room w/ fireplace that overlooks the updated kitchen that is complete w/ a gas stove, pantry & eating area. The first floor also offers a full bath, living & dining rooms. The second level boasts all newly refinished pine floors, 4 great sized bedrooms, a full bath w/ laundry & a walk-up attic. Updates for this home include a new gas boiler, young on demand hot water system, updated electric, refinished pine floors, garage door & exterior paint. Take advantage of the walking distance to historic Grafton common which offers shops, restaurants & library!

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Posted by Sandi Boucini & Michelle Granger on 2/14/2019

This Single-Family in Millbury, MA recently sold for $170,000. This Colonial style home was sold by Sandi Boucini & Michelle Granger - RE/MAX Executive Realty.


9 Canal St, Millbury, MA 01527

Single-Family

$199,900
Price
$170,000
Sale Price

11
Rooms
4
Beds
2
Baths
Wonderful grand colonial home can now be yours. Amazing potential for the buyer who is willing to bring this property back to it's original charm. Four large bedrooms and two full baths, plus the unique floor plan offers so many possibilities. This single family home would be perfect for an in-law as there is a second kitchen on the second floor. Solid as a rock with amazing detailed millwork throughout. It does require updating to kitchen, baths, flooring and electrical. But has newer plumbing, heat, siding and windows. Town water and sewer! Convenient in town location with easy access to major routes. This home is being Sold As Is and will not qualify for all types of financing.






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Posted by Sandi Boucini & Michelle Granger on 2/14/2019


205 Barton Rd, Stow, MA 01775

Single-Family

$525,000
Price

8
Rooms
3
Beds
1/1
Full/Half Baths
An amazing opportunity to be part of the Lake Boon community! This sprawling home was completely renovated in 2015 and the current owners have only added to the charm and amenities. As you drive up you are greeted by a newly installed asphalt driveway with additional gravel parking spots and a meandering paver walkway that leads you to the composite front porch & stone front. Inside you are welcomed into the brand new tiled Kitchen, Dining and Sitting Area which offers soaring ceilings, granite, stainless appliances, island, tiled backsplash and cozy dining room complete with a stone fireplace. The 15 x 19 family room is sun-filled with cathedral ceilings & doors to the endless, completely fenced in backyard with great storage shed. The main level offers 3 large bedrooms and totally updated full bath. The lower level has over 900 sq ft of finished space which includes a half bath and laundry, a rec room & 2 other rooms with closets. This is a true one of kind, must see!
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No scheduled Open Houses

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