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Posted by CENTURY 21 CUDDY on 4/5/2020

A home showing may prove to be a life-changing event, and for good reason. If a homebuyer attends a showing and likes what he or she sees, it may be only a matter of time before this individual submits an offer to acquire a residence. As such, it is important to prepare for a home showing to ensure a buyer can fully evaluate a house and determine whether it is the ideal choice.

Ultimately, there are many reasons why homebuyers should put together a list of questions prior to a home showing, and these reasons include:

1. You can attend a home showing with a strategy in place.

A home listing usually includes information about a house's age and condition. However, few homebuyers are willing to submit an offer on a house based on a listing alone. But if you use a home listing to prepare questions before a showing, you can attend a showing with a plan in place to pursue your dream residence.

Oftentimes, it helps to prepare a list of general questions about a home. You then can review this list in conjunction with a home listing and determine which questions are answered in the listing itself. If you find assorted questions are still unanswered in the listing, you should not hesitate to find answers to these questions when you attend a showing.

2. You can gain deep insights into a house's condition.

Preparing a list of questions prior to a home showing may enable you to gain the insights that you need to make the best-possible decision about a house. And in most instances, you can never prepare too many questions to ensure that you can make an informed decision about a house.

Remember, buying a house is a major decision. If you put together a list of questions before a home showing, you can help take the guesswork out of deciding whether to submit an offer on a home.

3. You may be able to speed up the homebuying process.

The homebuying cycle may prove to be long and complicated, particularly for a homebuyer who is uncertain about how to proceed. With a list of questions in hand, you can attend a home showing and gain expert insights right away. Meanwhile, these insights can help you decide whether a house is right for you.

As you get ready for a home showing, you may want to consult with a real estate agent as well. A real estate agent is happy to help you craft a list of questions prior to a home showing. Also, this housing market professional can keep you up to date about houses that match your homebuying criteria, help you submit offers on homes and much more.

When it comes to home showings, it helps to plan ahead as much as possible. If you prepare a list of questions prior to your next showing, you should have no trouble evaluating a house.




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Posted by CENTURY 21 CUDDY on 3/31/2020

This Single-Family in Milford, MA recently sold for $380,000. This Split Entry style home was sold by - CENTURY 21 CUDDY.


88 Highland St, Milford, MA 01757

Single-Family

$394,900
Price
$380,000
Sale Price

6
Rooms
3
Beds
2
Baths
Many updates, Move In Condition! Desirable Location! Fast access to Rt 495. Large (2155 sqft.) home, set back from the road on a Beautiful level lot. 3 Spacious bedrooms, 2 Full baths, Gleaming, newly refinished hardwood floors, cozy fireplaces in both family and living rooms. Open kitchen with stunning Granite and New matching Stainless Steel appliances. Private office/homework room. Perfect home for outdoor entertaining with a big rear deck overlooking wooded yard. Great access to Schools, Shopping, Downtown and more.

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Categories: Sold Homes  


Posted by CENTURY 21 CUDDY on 3/29/2020

If you intend to sell your home, it often pays to hire an expert home appraiser. With this professional at your disposal, you can learn about the true value of your house relative to the competition and map out your home selling journey accordingly.

Ultimately, there are many reasons to work with a home appraiser, and these include:

1. You can gain insights into the housing market.

During a home appraisal, a property appraiser will inspect your residence from top to bottom. Then, this appraiser will offer a report that includes a valuation of your home.

A home appraisal report includes insights beyond the condition and age of your house. In fact, a home appraiser will look at the prices of similar houses in your area and evaluate your home in relation to comparable residences. By doing so, a home appraiser can provide a report that may help you prep to enter a buyer's or seller's market.

2. You can identify potential home problems.

Let's face it no homebuyer wants to purchase a house with cracked siding or a leaky roof. Fortunately, a home appraisal can help you identify and resolve any potential problems early in the home selling process.

Typically, a home appraiser will look at a house's roof, its heating and cooling system and other interior and exterior features. If the appraiser discovers any home problems, these issues will be defined in an appraisal report.

Use a home appraisal report to understand assorted home problems you'll be glad you did. Thanks to this report, you can take the necessary steps to mitigate various home issues.

3. You can establish a "competitive" price for your house.

As a home seller, your goal is to maximize the value of your residence. A home appraisal can help you do just that, as this assessment enables a home seller to define a "competitive" home price, regardless of the current real estate market's conditions.

When it comes to selling a house, performing a housing market analysis may prove to be insufficient. However, after a home appraisal, a home seller can better understand how a residence ranks against the competition and price it appropriately.

Establishing a competitive price from day one is essential for a home seller. And with a home appraisal, a home seller can set a fair price for a residence, increasing the likelihood of a fast home sale.

Before you list your residence, you should consider the aforementioned reasons to work with a home appraiser. If you employ a home appraiser today, you can boost your chances of accelerating the home selling cycle and maximizing the value of your house.

Lastly, if you need help finding a home appraiser, you should consult with a real estate agent. This housing market professional can offer unbiased home appraiser recommendations and put you in touch with the best home appraisers in your area. Perhaps best of all, a real estate agent is happy to provide expert advice throughout the home selling journey to ensure that you can get the best possible results.




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Posted by CENTURY 21 CUDDY on 3/27/2020

This Single-Family in Framingham, MA recently sold for $650,000. This Colonial style home was sold by - CENTURY 21 CUDDY.


20 Winter Park Road, Framingham, MA 01702

Single-Family

$659,900
Price
$650,000
Sale Price

7
Rooms
4
Beds
3
Baths
Custom Builder offers this 4 Bedroom 3 Bath Colonial in tranquil Setting..First Floor features Hardwood Flooring, 9' Ceilings with extensive handcrafted Moldings, Dramatic Open Floor plan, Chef's Kitchen appliances include Over-sized Gas Cook-top, Double Door Refrigerator, Double Oven with Microwave, Dishwasher and Disposal, combined with Quartz Counters, Tile back-splash and exquisite Cabinetry..Second Floor features Hardwood Flooring, 3 Bedrooms each with Double Closet, Laundry Room, Main Bath with Tiled Tub and Double Vanity, and Master Suite..Suite is King-sized,with over-sized Walk-in Closet plus additional Double Closet, Fully Tiled Glass enclosed Shower and Double Vanity..High Efficiency Natural Gas Heating/Cooling System with over 95% efficiency, Foam Insulation and 2 by 6 Construction..Stone Patio leading to Level Rear yard backing to Trees, Family Neighborhood location, and Walk to Park all perfect for New Buyers..30 day Occupancy

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Posted by CENTURY 21 CUDDY on 3/22/2020

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Buying a piece of real estate is a serious legal and financial decision. Sometimes, having a real estate attorney help you through the process is helpful. In fact, in some states, it is required by law to have one assist with the process. If you don’t live in a state where it is required, do you need one? These questions will help you determine if you need an attorney as part of your real estate team.

Do You Have a Specific Legal Concern?

If you start down the path toward purchasing a house and run into a legal concern, then it is a good indication that you might need the help of an attorney. For example, perhaps you discover a tax lien against the home you wish to purchase or tenants that currently live in the property and wish to rent it from you temporarily after you purchase it. Your real estate agent can help you determine if your concern is a legal one and requires an attorney, but an agent is not able to make legal judgments. If you need help to make a legal decision, that is help only an attorney provides.

Do You Understand the Paperwork?

In a real estate transaction, there is quite a large amount of paperwork. From your initial offer submission to the closing paperwork, you will be signing legal documents many times. Those documents are legally binding so it is important to fully understand them. An attorney can help interpret those documents for you and explain exactly what you are signing.

Are You Purchasing a Short Sale or Foreclosure?

Short sale or foreclosure properties have significant legal issues that are not usually found in regular real estate transactions. If you’re considering one of these properties, then you may want to consult with an attorney to ensure the legal aspects of the transaction are in order before closing day.

Are You Shopping FSBO Properties?

If you are shopping for-sale-by-owner properties, your seller won’t have an agent helping them. Consider consulting with an attorney during the transaction will help keep the process running smoothly. Similarly, if you're considering selling your home without an agent, an attorney is an important professional to have on hand.

Are You Shopping Commercial?

Commercial properties have legal aspects not found in residential properties. If you’re shopping in the commercial market, make sure you talk to an attorney before signing any sales contracts.

In most home purchases, except those states where one is required by law, a real estate attorney is not necessary. If your purchase has extenuating circumstances or you find yourself with many questions, consider consulting one.







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