Kimberly McGrath - Janice Mitchell Real Estate, Inc



Posted by Kimberly McGrath on 4/9/2020

Attending open houses is common for property buyers in cities and towns nationwide. However, there is no set number of open houses that a homebuyer will need to attend to discover his or her dream residence. In some instances, a buyer may find the ideal home after attending his or her first open house. Or, a buyer may attend dozens of open houses and fail to find a residence that matches his or her expectations.

As a homebuyer, it is important to do everything possible to make the most of an open house. Lucky for you, we're here to help you get ready for an open house and ensure that you can maximize the value of this event.

Now, let's take a look at three tips to help you get ready for an open house.

1. Create a List of Home Questions

You may have learned about a home from a listing. Yet a listing only offers a limited amount of information about a residence. And if you have additional questions about a residence, an open house provides you with a great opportunity to receive responses to your queries.

Craft a list of questions before you attend an open house you'll be glad you did. With this list in hand, you can ask questions about a home and gain the insights you need to help you decide whether a residence is right for you.

2. Perform Research

Try to collect as much information as you can about a home prior to an open house. That way, you can have a good idea about what to expect when you attend this event.

Also, you may want to put together a game plan before an open house. This plan allows you to prioritize different areas of a residence that you want to check out. Plus, it may help you conduct an in-depth review of a residence.

3. Consult with a Real Estate Agent

A real estate agent is happy to help you plan ahead for any open house. If you employ a real estate agent today, you can receive comprehensive assistance as you conduct your house search.

Typically, a real estate agent will keep you up to date about open house events in your preferred cities and towns. This housing market professional can attend an open house with you and offer immediate feedback as well. In addition, if you want to submit an offer to purchase a residence after an open house, a real estate agent can help you do just that.

Let's not forget about the expert housing market insights that a real estate agent can provide, either. A real estate agent can offer insights into housing market patterns and trends. By doing so, a real estate agent can help you narrow your home search and ensure that you can find a great house at a budget-friendly price.

Ready to attend an open house? Use the aforementioned tips, and you can attend an open house and learn about all aspects of a residence.




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Posted by Kimberly McGrath on 11/5/2019


71 Britney Dr, Holden, MA 01520

Single-Family

$489,900
Price

8
Rooms
3
Beds
3/1
Full/Half Baths
Beautiful & spacious 3 bedroom, 3.5 bath colonial! Main floor offers front to back living room with hardwood floors and fireplace, stainless steel applianced kitchen with movable center island, formal dining room with hardwood floors and french doors to gorgeous vaulted family room with 2nd fireplace, wired for surround sound with double sliders to fenced yard with heated, salt water in-ground pool, Bose speakers, composite decks, patio and fire-pit area! Main level also features a tiled pool 'mud room' with wet bar and access to a half bath/laundry room! Second level features 3 spacious bedrooms including master suite with walk-in closet and private bath. Lower level includes finished family room with 3rd fireplace, also wired for surround sound and a full bath making it a perfect teen/guest suite or home theatre and a 2 car garage. This home is set on a beautiful, professionally landscaped lot with public utilities in a neighborhood setting yet close to shopping and town center!
Open House
Sunday
November 10 at 12:00 PM to 1:30 PM
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Location: 71 Britney Dr, Holden, MA 01520    Get Directions

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Posted by Kimberly McGrath on 10/22/2019


4 Pioneer Rd, Holden, MA 01520

Single-Family

$429,900
Price

9
Rooms
3
Beds
1/1
Full/Half Baths
Beautifully updated colonial home on lovely landscaped corner lot in neighborhood setting within walking distance to town center! There is nothing left to do but move in and enjoy this exquisite home! Main floor features beautifully updated kitchen with stainless steel appliances and granite counters, open to dining room and vaulted sitting room with skylight. Other main level features include living room with hardwood flooring, fireplace and built-ins, home office/den, gorgeous 4 season vaulted sunroom and half bath. Second level offers 3 spacious bedrooms including front to back master, all with hardwood floors and a main bath. Other features include walk-up attic for easy storage, lower level semi-finished room with 2nd fireplace, beautiful deck, public utilities and updates including kitchen, baths, exterior & interior paint, deck, windows, roof, driveway, garage doors, gutters and more, see attached document for dates and details. Showings begin 9/29!
Open House
Sunday
October 27 at 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM
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Location: 4 Pioneer Rd, Holden, MA 01520    Get Directions

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Posted by Kimberly McGrath on 9/17/2019


3 Autumn Woods Dr, Rutland, MA 01543

Condo

$189,000
Price

3
Rooms
1
Beds
1
Baths
Beautiful duplex-style over-55 condo in Autumn Woods! Main floor features open floor plan with vaulted living room, fully-applianced cabinet-packed kitchen, spacious master bedroom and full bath with oversized shower. Other features include large basement that could be finished for additional living area, attached garage and private deck overlooking large lawn area from this end unit location! Complex is conveniently located near the Paxton line and minutes to Tatnuck Square!
Open House
Sunday
September 22 at 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM
Cannot make the Open Houses?
Location: 3 Autumn Woods Dr, Rutland, MA 01543    Get Directions






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Posted by Kimberly McGrath on 8/6/2019


33 Grow Ln, Princeton, MA 01541

Single-Family

$365,000
Price

9
Rooms
5
Beds
2/1
Full/Half Baths
Beautifully updated 5 bedroom, 2.5 bath farmhouse on 3.7 acres featuring two newly fenced pastures each with a new mini-barn, views of Mt. Wachusett and private setting at the end of a dead-end road. Home features include cabinet-packed kitchen with quartz counters, newly renovated bathrooms, brand new over-sized first floor tiled laundry room with half bath, beautiful wood floors and barn-board walls throughout. In addition to the kitchen, the main level offers large living room/dining room with beautiful brick hearth fireplace, french doors leading to a stone patio, home office, 2 bedrooms and full bath. Second level offers large master with walk-in closet and double closets, 5th bedroom and 2nd full bath, storage galore with a 2 room walk-in attic. Other features include recent exterior paint, newly painted 2 car garage, newly installed 5 bed septic, new furnace/oil tank! Bring your livestock to this Right to Farm community! Road narrows at crest, please drive slowly. Not a drive-by
Open House
Sunday
August 11 at 1:00 PM to 2:30 PM
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Location: 33 Grow Ln, Princeton, MA 01541    Get Directions

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