Posted by Mary-Lou McDonough on 9/20/2017


29 Sagamore Road, Arlington, MA 02476

Single-Family

$639,000
Price

7
Rooms
3
Beds
1/1
Full/Half Baths
Welcome to this beautifully maintained Colonial in the conveniently located Arlmont Village neighborhood. The first level of this enchanting property features an inviting living room where you'll enjoy a fireplace, a spacious dining room, a light and airy kitchen with newer dishwasher, refrigerator and microwave, and a lovely refurbished half bath. The second level offers 3 bedrooms - 1 with a double closet, 1 with a large single closet, and the third with charming French doors. A refurbished full bath completes the second level. The large lot, surrounded by gorgeous gardens and mature plantings, provides plenty of space for yard games or a play structure, and even has a white picket fence to complete the package. Enjoy the seasons from the lovely rear deck with access from the kitchen. Lots of smart updates have been completed by the current owners including a new roof in 2016. Excellent commuter location with the convenience of public transportation to Alewife just steps away.
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Posted by Mary-Lou McDonough on 9/20/2017


29 Sagamore Road, Arlington, MA 02476

Single-Family

$639,000
Price

7
Rooms
3
Beds
1/1
Full/Half Baths
Welcome to this beautifully maintained Colonial in the conveniently located Arlmont Village neighborhood. The first level of this enchanting property features an inviting living room where you'll enjoy a fireplace, a spacious dining room, a light and airy kitchen with newer dishwasher, refrigerator and microwave, and a lovely refurbished half bath. The second level offers 3 bedrooms - 1 with a double closet, 1 with a large single closet, and the third with charming French doors. A refurbished full bath completes the second level. The large lot, surrounded by gorgeous gardens and mature plantings, provides plenty of space for yard games or a play structure, and even has a white picket fence to complete the package. Enjoy the seasons from the lovely rear deck with access from the kitchen. Lots of smart updates have been completed by the current owners including a new roof in 2016. Excellent commuter location with the convenience of public transportation to Alewife just steps away.
Open House
Saturday
September 23 at 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
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Location: 29 Sagamore Road, Arlington, MA 02476    Get Directions

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Categories: Open House  


Posted by Mary-Lou McDonough on 9/20/2017


29 Sagamore Road, Arlington, MA 02476

Single-Family

$639,000
Price

7
Rooms
3
Beds
1/1
Full/Half Baths
Welcome to this beautifully maintained Colonial in the conveniently located Arlmont Village neighborhood. The first level of this enchanting property features an inviting living room where you'll enjoy a fireplace, a spacious dining room, a light and airy kitchen with newer dishwasher, refrigerator and microwave, and a lovely refurbished half bath. The second level offers 3 bedrooms - 1 with a double closet, 1 with a large single closet, and the third with charming French doors. A refurbished full bath completes the second level. The large lot, surrounded by gorgeous gardens and mature plantings, provides plenty of space for yard games or a play structure, and even has a white picket fence to complete the package. Enjoy the seasons from the lovely rear deck with access from the kitchen. Lots of smart updates have been completed by the current owners including a new roof in 2016. Excellent commuter location with the convenience of public transportation to Alewife just steps away.
Open House
Saturday
September 23 at 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
More Open Houses
Cannot make the Open Houses?
Location: 29 Sagamore Road, Arlington, MA 02476    Get Directions

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Categories: New Homes  


Posted by Mary-Lou McDonough on 9/18/2017

Selling a home may seem exceedingly difficult, particularly for those who are adding a residence to the housing market for the first time. Fortunately, there are many quick, easy ways to streamline the home selling process.

Now, let's take a look at three tips that you can use to become an expert home seller.

1. Examine Housing Market Trends

The current state of the real estate market may play an important role in your ability to maximize the value of your residence.

For example, a buyer's market may feature a shortage of property buyers. When this happens, home sellers may compete against one another for property buyers' attention more than ever before, leading to below-average home prices.

It is essential to consider how a seller's market works too.

In a seller's market, there is a shortage of home sellers. This means you may be in a great position to optimize the value of your residence, particularly if you have maintained a high-quality property. In fact, you may wind up receiving multiple offers on your home as soon as it reaches a seller's market.

To find out whether you're operating in a buyer's or seller's market, you'll need to study the real estate sector closely.

Look at the prices of recently sold homes and find out how long these properties were available before they were purchased. Also, you should check out the prices of comparable homes that are currently available to find out how your house stacks up against the competition.

2. Consider the Homebuyer's Perspective

How will a homebuyer feel when he or she sees your residence for the first time? Ultimately, the first impression may dictate whether a homebuyer moves forward with your home or decides to pursue other properties.

Allocate plenty of time and resources to enhance your home's curb appeal you'll be glad you did. Completing home maintenance tasks like mowing the lawn and clearing exterior walkways may help your house stand out in a competitive real estate landscape.

Don't forget to declutter your home's interior as well. By doing so, you can make it simple for homebuyers to imagine what life would be like if they purchase your house.

3. Consult with a Real Estate Agent

Becoming an expert home seller rarely, if ever, happens overnight. Instead, you may need additional help along the way.

Lucky for you, real estate agents are available to teach you about the intricacies of selling a home.

A real estate agent is happy to respond to your home selling concerns and queries at any time. He or she can offer guidance throughout the home selling journey and ensure you can get the best results possible.

When it comes to selling your home, it is important to do everything you can to optimize the value of your property. And with extra support from a real estate agent, you should have no trouble stirring up plenty of interest in your residence.

Use these tips, and you can become an expert home seller in no time at all.




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Posted by Mary-Lou McDonough on 9/11/2017

If you're considering putting your house on the market, the job of helping you find a qualified buyer is an important one. The real estate agent you choose to market your home, schedule appointments, and provide you with day-to-day guidance will play a crucial role in the outcome of your sale.

In addition to picking an agent who has a successful track record of selling houses similar to yours, their overall attitude, communication style, and energy level can provide you with valuable insights into whether they're up to the challenge.

Here are three of the top reasons that a positive attitude is an indispensable quality in a real estate agent.

  1. When prospective buyers and agents tour your home, they will be influenced by several factors. While their main focus will be on the look and feel of your home, their opinions will also be swayed by your agent's presentation style. Your real estate professional should have a knack for helping prospects focus on the desirable aspects of a home, while downplaying its negative features. Although issues and potential problems with a property usually need to be acknowledged, a resourceful real estate agent will make sure the problem is kept in its proper perspective, rather than blown out of proportion. They'll also do their best to suggest cost-effective solutions. To the extent that it's possible and practical, a good agent will help prospective buyers imagine how much they'd enjoy moving into the house, customizing it to their personal preferences, and making the space their own. People will quickly pick up on the enthusiasm and attitude of your real estate agent, and will be consciously and unconsciously influenced by their verbal and nonverbal messages. Most, if not all, buyers will be quick to detect everything from authenticity and sincerity to indifference and lethargy in an agent. These traits should also be obvious to you when you're interviewing agents during the selection process.
  2. An optimistic, results-oriented real estate agent will tend to be more resourceful, proactive, and solution-oriented that one who focuses more on problems than solutions.
  3. Both enthusiasm and negativity are contagious, so your agent's attitude will have a direct impact on your own outlook. Since your responsibility as the seller is to keep your home and property looking its best at all times, discouragement and a loss of optimism can easily spill over into noticeable details like home cleanliness and staging.

Choosing a great real estate agent can potentially translate into a higher sale price and a shorter period of time that your home will be on the market. Since thousands of dollars are at stake, it makes good financial sense to pick an agent who possesses the necessary people skills, the relevant knowledge, and the professional expertise to bring you the best possible return on the sale of your property.