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Posted by Stacey West (NH/MA) on 7/27/2018

For a home seller, hosting an open house can be a double-edged sword.

On the one hand, an open house provides an opportunity to showcase your residence to large groups of prospective homebuyers. Conversely, hosting an open house also requires lots of preparation, and getting ready for an open house may prove to be overwhelming, time-consuming and costly.

Lucky for you, we're here to help host an unforgettable open house.

Now, let's take a look at three factors that a home seller needs to consider before an open house.

1. The Current Condition of Your Home

Although you might believe that your home is currently open house-ready, it may need some work. Fortunately, there are many ways to learn about the strengths and weaknesses of your residence and plan your open house accordingly.

For example, a home appraisal may prove to be exceedingly valuable. This appraisal enables a home inspector to review your residence both inside and out. Then, he or she can offer home improvement recommendations so that you can upgrade your residence as needed.

Take a home appraisal report seriously. By doing so, a home seller can transform an ordinary residence into one that matches or exceeds homebuyers' expectations during an open house.

2. The Home's Interior or Exterior

Homebuyers are drawn to residences that feature dazzling gardens, clutter-free interiors and other stunning features. Thus, a home seller who dedicates the necessary time and resources to bolster a house's interior and exterior can increase the likelihood of hosting a successful open house.

To improve a home's interior, a home seller can scrub the floors, clean the walls and ceilings and perform assorted home interior maintenance and improvements. In addition, a home seller should depersonalize and declutter a home's interior as much as possible.

Comparatively, to enhance a house's exterior, a home seller should mow the front lawn, clear debris and dust from exterior walkways and ensure the house looks great to passers-by. With simple home exterior improvements, a home seller can boost a house's curb appeal and help a home stand out from other available residences.

3. Your Real Estate Agent

Let's face it – prepping for an open house can be stressful. However, a real estate agent can help a home seller get ready for the best- and worst-case scenarios.

A real estate agent will help a home seller prepare his or her residence for an open house. Next, he or she will promote the open house to potential homebuyers and collect feedback from them throughout the event.

After an open house reaches its conclusion, a real estate agent will offer honest, unbiased insights into the event. He or she also will keep you up to date about any potential home offers and ensure you can make informed home selling decisions.

Take the guesswork out of preparing for an open house. Consider the aforementioned factors, and you can get your residence ready for an open house in no time at all.




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Posted by Stacey West (NH/MA) on 6/15/2018


20 Drake Lane, Derry, NH 03038

Single-Family

$509,000
Price

4
Bedrooms
9
Rooms
2/1
Full/Half Baths
Custom built 4 bedroom Colonial is situated at the end of a cul-de-sac location. Grand foyer with stone plank flooring opens up to a turned staircase. First level boasts a kitchen with gas cook-top and double ovens, loads of granite counter space. Kitchen glass doors give views of the private backyard and lead you outside to your large multi tier deck. Eat inside your kitchen at the granite breakfast bar and kitchen table or dine in style in the large 16 X 13 dining room. Step down into your family room featuring a cathedral ceiling, floor to ceiling wood burning Cultured Stone fireplace, skylight and a custom built wet bar. Intended by the builder to be a formal living room, the room adjacent to the foyer was used as a home office because of the privacy the gorgeous french doors provided. Off the kitchen area is a pantry room for all of your food storage needs and a separate extra large laundry/utility room. Imagine having all the food storage you ever needed and then an additional space to wash, dry, fold, hang, iron and store all of your laundry! First floor half bath is simply elegant. The second level boasts 4 bedrooms and 2 full baths. Extra large full bath for your favorite people & extra large bedrooms wi/large closets. Master Suite is magnificent. Multi-tray ceiling, gas fireplace, two walk in closest, full bath w/jetted tub & separate shower and toilet room. Generator hook-up runs almost the entire home., Amazing backyard.
Open House
Sunday
June 17 at 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Cannot make the Open Houses?
Location: 20 Drake Lane, Derry, NH 03038    Get Directions






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Posted by Stacey West (NH/MA) on 6/15/2018


16 Brady Way, Laconia, NH 03246

Condo

$179,900
Price

2
Bedrooms
4
Rooms
1
Baths
Enjoy the Winnepesaukee lake views from your patio! Two bedroom garden style condo. Bedrooms are large with plenty of natural light. One bedroom has sliding doors open to the patio. Living Room also has sliders to the patio. New carpets in the living room and bedrooms with beautiful wood floors in the entry and kitchen. Imagine enjoying summer days watching the sailboats on Paugus Bay from your patio or warm nights by the beautiful gas fireplace. Kitchen has lots of cabinet and counter space with granite counters that complement the cherry cabinets. All appliances stay. There is a laundry closet with room for a large capacity stack-able washer/dryer. A detached one car garage with an additional assigned space and visitor parking. This is more affordable than renting and a wonderful weekend or vacation getaway! Tennis courts, clubhouse and in-ground pool all for your enjoyment. Day slips are available. Move in ready! Lake and Mountain views from your home and close to Weirs beach and Gunstock. What are you waiting for?
Open House
Saturday
June 16 at 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Cannot make the Open Houses?
Location: 16 Brady Way, Laconia, NH 03246    Get Directions






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Posted by Stacey West (NH/MA) on 5/15/2018


20 Drake Lane, Derry, NH 03038

Single-Family

$520,000
Price

4
Bedrooms
9
Rooms
2/1
Full/Half Baths
Custom built 4 bedroom Colonial is situated at the end of a cul-de-sac location. Grand foyer with stone plank flooring opens up to a turned staircase. First level boasts a kitchen with gas cook-top and double ovens, loads of granite counter space. Kitchen glass doors give views of the private backyard and lead you outside to your large multi tier deck. Eat inside your kitchen at the granite breakfast bar and kitchen table or dine in style in the large 16 X 13 dining room. Step down into your family room featuring a cathedral ceiling, floor to ceiling wood burning Cultured Stone fireplace, skylight and a custom built wet bar. Intended by the builder to be a formal living room, the room adjacent to the foyer was used as a home office because of the privacy the gorgeous french doors provided. Off the kitchen area is a pantry room for all of your food storage needs and a separate extra large laundry/utility room. Imagine having all the food storage you ever needed and then an additional space to wash, dry, fold, hang, iron and store all of your laundry! First floor half bath is simply elegant. The second level boasts 4 bedrooms and 2 full baths. Extra large full bath for your favorite people & extra large bedrooms wi/large closets. Master Suite is magnificent. Multi-tray ceiling, gas fireplace, two walk in closest, full bath w/jetted tub & separate shower and toilet room. Generator hook-up runs almost the entire home., Amazing backyard.
Open House
Sunday
May 20 at 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Cannot make the Open Houses?
Location: 20 Drake Lane, Derry, NH 03038    Get Directions






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Posted by Stacey West (NH/MA) on 5/15/2018


16 Pentucket Drive, Hampstead, NH 03826

East Hampstead

Single-Family

$429,900
Price

3
Bedrooms
8
Rooms
2/1
Full/Half Baths
Well Maintained and Move In Ready! This three bedroom home is located on a cul-de-sac. There are hardwood floors throughout the first floor. Eat-in Kitchen with light birch cabinets and granite counters. Living room with brick hearth wood burning fireplace. Dining Room ready for you to entertain. Master Bedroom with hardwood floors, master bath with dual vanity, marble floor and beautifully tiled shower. Two additional ample sized bedrooms with brand new carpet. Full bath upstairs also has marble floor. Cozy upstairs den for quiet space or home office. The finished attic is currently used as a playroom, but could be your larger home office or guest bedroom. Plenty of walk-in storage in the unfinished are of the attic. Two car garage large enough for your truck or SUV. Use your screened in porch to enjoy nights overlooking your private, wooded backyard. Barbecue on your mahogany deck and play in the above ground pool. First floor laundry in the half bath. Wired for generator. This is the home you have been waiting for!
Open House
Sunday
May 20 at 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Cannot make the Open Houses?
Location: 16 Pentucket Drive, Hampstead, NH 03826    Get Directions






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