Posted by Mary-Lou McDonough on 5/21/2018

Ready to upgrade from a condo to a house? You'll first need to add your condo to the real estate market to ensure that you can sell this property and buy a new residence. However, selling a condo sometimes can be difficult, particularly for those who are selling a property for the first time.

Fortunately, we're here to help you take the guesswork out of selling your condo. Here are three tips that you can use to list your condo on the real estate market and maximize your property's value.

1. Set a Competitive Price for Your Condo

Spend some time learning about the prices of condos in your area. By doing so, you'll be able to establish a fair price for your condo and improve your chances of generating substantial interest in it.

Condo sellers should look at the prices of similar properties in their respective neighborhoods. This will enable condo sellers to understand how much other condo sellers are asking for their properties, along with how much various condos have sold for over the past few months.

Also, don't forget to include your assets in your condo listing. If you have extra storage space or a covered parking spot, you may be able these amenities into your condo listing to help your property stand out from others.

2. Understand Your Condo Association's Rules

A homeowners association (HOA) sets guidelines and rules for condo owners to follow in a community. And if you fail to comply with these regulations, you may face fines or other penalties from the HOA.

When it comes to selling your condo, it always is better to err on the side of caution. Thus, you should reach out to your HOA in advance to inform the association of your decision to sell your condo. This will allow you to find out whether a homebuyer will need to be approved by the HOA before he or she can purchase your condo.

3. Work with an Experienced Real Estate Professional

Collaborate with a real estate agent who understands what it takes to sell a condo. With this real estate agent at your disposal, you should have no trouble stirring up plenty of interest in your condo in a short amount of time.

An experienced real estate agent will possess many years of condo selling experience and can share his or her insights with you. Plus, if you ever have concerns or questions about selling your condo, your real estate agent will be happy to respond to these queries immediately.

In addition, an experienced real estate agent will go above and beyond the call of duty to sell your property. He or she will host condo showings and keep you up to date about any potential offers. This real estate professional also will provide expert guidance to help you optimize the value of your property.

Hire an experienced real estate agent to sell your condo, and ultimately, you can streamline the condo selling process.




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Posted by Mary-Lou McDonough on 10/31/2017

This Condo in Hudson, MA recently sold for $209,000. This Garden style home was sold by Mary-Lou McDonough - Barrett Sotheby's International Realty.


425 Main Street, Hudson, MA 01749

Condo

$220,000
Price
$209,000
Sale Price

5
Rooms
2
Beds
2
Baths
Welcome to Whispering Pines! This beautiful 2nd fl open concept home boasts vaulted ceilings throughout. Stunning new kitchen w/beautiful cherry stained cabinets, granite counter tops, gleaming glass tile backsplash, SS appliances & laminate floor with deck access through a new storm door. Sun splashed spacious bedrooms are perfect for any décor. Master w/slider to deck & full bath. Convenient in unit laundry. Winter months are no worry. You'll be parking in the oversized 1 car garage under. Enjoy all Hudson has to offer! Miles of Rail Trail for jogging, biking or walking is just steps away. Foodie? Award winning restaurants, coffee, pastry, ice cream, brewery, martini bar and lovely boutiques all within walking distance and located in Hudson's quaint downtown area. New shopping plazas featuring supermarkets, home improvement, fitness facility, clothing stores and much more are just minutes away! Close to Centennial beach, Skate and Splash Park and more. HW access to Rts. 495 290.

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Posted by Mary-Lou McDonough on 6/21/2016

This Condo in Lexington, MA recently sold for $950,000. This Townhouse style home was sold by Mary Lou McDonough - The Higgins Group REALTORS .


341 Marrett Road, Lexington, MA 02421

Condo

$899,000
Price
$950,000
Sale Price

8
Rooms
3
Beds
2/1
Full/Half Baths
Fantastic opportunity to enjoy the ease of condo living yet tucked away in a small enclave. Beautiful, bright and sunny Townhouse offers a wonderful open design and hardwood floors throughout. Great kitchen with stainless steel appliances, granite counters and peninsula offering seating for 4 is adjacent to the dining area and family room with wainscoting, chair rail, and a fireplace with beautiful mantle. For those summer BBQs you'll enjoy direct access to the deck with privacy fence and trees. A spacious living room with lots of windows, wainscoting and half bath completes the first level. 3 bedrooms on the second level includes a generous sized master with walk in closest, and a full bath offering granite counter and jet tub. Lower level provides additional space for an office, exercise room or playroom. Wonderful location near LHS and Lexington Center. Easy assess to Rte 2 and 128. All this with low condo fees!

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Posted by Mary-Lou McDonough on 4/7/2016


341 Marrett Road, Lexington, MA 02421

Condo

$899,000
Price

8
Rooms
3
Beds
2/1
Full/Half Baths
Fantastic opportunity to enjoy the ease of condo living yet tucked away in a small enclave. Beautiful, bright and sunny Townhouse offers a wonderful open design and hardwood floors throughout. Great kitchen with stainless steel appliances, granite counters and peninsula offering seating for 4 is adjacent to the dining area and family room with wainscoting, chair rail, and a fireplace with beautiful mantle. For those summer BBQs you'll enjoy direct access to the deck with privacy fence and trees. A spacious living room with lots of windows, wainscoting and half bath completes the first level. 3 bedrooms on the second level includes a generous sized master with walk in closest, and a full bath offering granite counter and jet tub. Lower level provides additional space for an office, exercise room or playroom. Wonderful location near LHS and Lexington Center. Easy assess to Rte 2 and 128. All this with low condo fees!
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April 09 at 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
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Posted by Mary-Lou McDonough on 4/7/2016


341 Marrett Road, Lexington, MA 02421

Condo

$899,000
Price

8
Rooms
3
Beds
2/1
Full/Half Baths
Fantastic opportunity to enjoy the ease of condo living yet tucked away in a small enclave. Beautiful, bright and sunny Townhouse offers a wonderful open design and hardwood floors throughout. Great kitchen with stainless steel appliances, granite counters and peninsula offering seating for 4 is adjacent to the dining area and family room with wainscoting, chair rail, and a fireplace with beautiful mantle. For those summer BBQs you'll enjoy direct access to the deck with privacy fence and trees. A spacious living room with lots of windows, wainscoting and half bath completes the first level. 3 bedrooms on the second level includes a generous sized master with walk in closest, and a full bath offering granite counter and jet tub. Lower level provides additional space for an office, exercise room or playroom. Wonderful location near LHS and Lexington Center. Easy assess to Rte 2 and 128. All this with low condo fees!
Open House
Saturday
April 09 at 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
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Location: 341 Marrett Road, Lexington, MA 02421    Get Directions






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