Cliff and Cindy Leinonen | Spencer Real Estate, East Brookfield Real Estate, Leicester Real Estate



63 Harrington St, Southbridge, MA 01550

Rental

$1,100
Price

7
Rooms
3
Beds
1
Baths
This apartment is neat, clean and a must see! Newly remodeled kitchen with new countertops, backsplash, additional cabinets. Entire apartment freshly cleaned and painted. Features a huge kitchen, a formal dining room, a first-floor living room, and a 2nd-floor family room or use this for a huge master suite. The master bedroom is on the second floor. Two bedrooms on the 1st floor. Vinyl tilt in windows are easy to clean. Gas hot water baseboard heat. Owner occupied 1st floor, very well maintained home. Off-street parking. Quiet dead end street. Nicely manicured & flat yard with lots of beautiful perennials. No-smokers only. Certified treated for lead paint. Washer/dryer hookups in the apartment.
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A nightmare home selling experience is something that every home seller wants to avoid. Fortunately, we're here to teach you the ins and outs of selling a house so that you can minimize the risk of problems that could lead to a nightmare home selling experience.

Now, let's take a look at three tips to help you avoid a nightmare home selling experience.

1. Study the Real Estate Market Closely

You don't need to be a real estate market expert to find ways to maximize the profits from your home sale. Instead, you can study the real estate market closely and gain the insights that you need to price your house competitively.

Remember, a home seller's goal is to optimize the value of his or her house. To accomplish this goal, it is paramount to establish the right home price from day one. Otherwise, a home seller risks alienating buyers with a price that is too high, or missing out on profits due to a price that is too low.

Take a look at the prices of available houses in your area that are similar to your own. This housing market data will enable you to see how your residence stacks up against the competition so that you can price your house accordingly.

2. Conduct a Home Inspection

A home inspection usually is completed after a home seller accepts a buyer's offer. However, a home seller who conducts an inspection before listing his or her residence can increase the likelihood of a profitable home sale. Perhaps best of all, this home seller can avoid the danger of a buyer requesting home repairs or a price reduction later in the home selling cycle.

During a home inspection, a property expert will evaluate your residence both inside and out. This property expert then will provide a comprehensive report that details his or her findings.

Examine a home inspection report. That way, you can find out about your house's strengths and weaknesses and take the necessary steps to transform various weaknesses into strengths.

3. Hire an Experienced Real Estate Agent

An experienced real estate agent understands exactly what it takes to sell a home, regardless of the current housing market's conditions. As such, this real estate agent can serve as a guide throughout the home selling journey and help you immediately identify and resolve any potential home selling hurdles.

For example, an experienced real estate agent can provide you with a wealth of housing market data before you list your residence. This housing market professional will help you make sense of assorted real estate data and ensure that you can establish a competitive price for your house. He or she also will promote your house to the right groups of buyers and help you enjoy a quick, seamless home sale.

When it comes to selling your home, there is no need to leave anything to chance. Take advantage of the aforementioned tips, and you can avoid a nightmare home selling experience.



62 Town Farm Rd., Dudley, MA 01571

Rental

$1,200
Price

7
Rooms
3
Beds
1
Baths
Quiet, dead-end road in rural Dudley sits this quaint 3 bedroom, 1 bath home with lots of nooks and crannies. Rooms have all been freshly carpeted whole house thoroughly cleaned, new refrigerator and stove installed. Lovely country kitchen with breakfast bar and breakfast nook/dining area. Vinyl tilt out windows for easy cleaning. Oil heat. Private water and sewer. Brand new well. If you like to garden you can do that here. Renter is responsible for own utilities, trash, snow removal, and yard maintenance. No pets, no smokers. One year lease. First and last are the deposits & renter's insurance is required.
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No scheduled Open Houses




Nothing can quite compare to the emotional cocktail of excitement, fear, and anxiety of being a first-time home buyer. Being a homeowner is made out to be a huge milestone in life, and rightly so. Have you ever signed your name 37 times in a row? It's enough to intimidate anyone. By the end of the entire homebuying ordeal, you will have signed your name so many times that you'll feel like you should have just made yourself a signature stamp. You're in for quite the bumpy road being a first-time home buyer, some highs, some lows and everything in between. 

The lows? 

Oh boy, where to start? Did you know your credit score before you started looking for a home? Sure, maybe you have a credit card you keep some line of credit in your name. However, a house? It’s a whole different ball game! What is a good credit score? They did not teach us this in high school, but thank goodness we all know the order of math operations as P.E.M.D.A.S. (parenthesis, exponents, multiplication, division, addition, subtraction) right? What’s an escrow? What if the inspector missed something? When is my first mortgage payment due? You’ll have so many questions about being a first-time homebuyer, so do yourself a favor and get a realtor who can adequately answer all those questions! A great realtor can make the entire process feel like a cool Island breeze.

The highs? 

House shopping honestly is so much fun! Getting to figure out your unique taste in the architecture of your home is a fantastic experience. Sure, there are things that you must specifically look for to fit your needs, after all, you'll be spending the next 20-30 years of your life in this house if you do it right. The day you close on your home is exciting as well, disregarding the whole signing your name a thousand times. The moment comes with a sense of pride and accomplishment that you'll feel on closing day. Looking for your first home can be a long process, and sometimes can take months to years depending on the market. So, when it finally happens, and all the stars line up you can't help but feel a great sense of accomplishment. High five yourself on that day, cause all the stress and worries that you had in buying your first home are finally coming to a close. Now you can focus attention on the fun part: home improvement! 

 Being a homeowner can be such a fun-filled adventure, but hold on, because it will be a bumpy ride. Let your professional realtor navigate those bumps for you.



44 Gilbert Street, North Brookfield, MA 01535

Rental

$1,250
Price

5
Rooms
2
Beds
1
Baths
This apartment is a must see! Located on the second floor in a mixed-use residential-commercial building. If you're looking for a quiet place to live this is it!. You'll love the gleaming hardwood floors, the huge 500sqft living room (bigger than some apartments) and high-end bathroom. The bathroom has a luxury 5' shower stall with bench seating. The kitchen is fully applianced and has a range, built in microwave, refrigerator, dishwasher and breakfast nook. The kitchen and baths both have tile floors. There is a separate dining room with beautiful french doors. The bedrooms are also very large 270sqft and 285sqft. The master bedroom has two large walk-in closets. The deck off the back of the building will eventually have exterior stairs. Good credit a must and renter's must take home $3750 per month on the books to qualify. No pets, non-smokers.
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