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Posted by ERA Key Realty Services on 1/15/2018

Although you may have listed your residence in the hopes of a fast home sale, the real estate market has been tough to navigate thus far. As a result, your house has lingered on the real estate market for several weeks, and no end to the home selling journey appears in sight.

Fortunately, we're here to help you generate interest in your house and speed up the home selling process.

Let's take a look at three quick, easy ways to stir up interest in your residence.

1. Clean Your Home Both Inside and Out

Your house's exterior can make a world of difference in the eyes of homebuyers. If your house has a pristine lawn, immaculate siding and other outstanding exterior features, it may stand out to large groups of potential buyers. Conversely, if your residence fails to make a positive first impression on homebuyers, it is unlikely that these buyers will set up home showings.

Mow the lawn, trim the hedges and perform assorted home exterior maintenance and repairs. By doing so, you can instantly boost your house's curb appeal and make your home an attractive choice to dozens of potential buyers.

Furthermore, don't forget to mop the floors, wipe down countertops and ensure your home interior dazzles. Because if your home interior impresses homebuyers, it may be only a matter of time before these buyers submit offers on your house.

2. Declutter As Much As Possible

Clutter can make your house appear smaller than it actually is and get in the way of a potential home sale. As such, you should remove as much home clutter as possible.

Renting a storage unit is a great option for any home seller. With a storage unit at your disposal, you can pack up excess items and store them securely until your house sells.

Also, keep in mind the homebuyer's perspective as you declutter your residence. A homebuyer wants to envision what life would be like if he or she purchases your house. Therefore, you should remove artwork, photographs and other personal mementos from your home to help a homebuyer imagine life as the owner of your residence.

3. Collaborate with an Expert Real Estate Agent

A real estate agent possesses the skills and know-how to help you promote your residence to the right homebuyers, at the right time, every time. Thus, if you hire a real estate agent today, you can move one step closer to selling your house.

Ultimately, a real estate agent will support you in a number of ways. He or she will help you list your residence, set up home showings and host open house events. Also, a real estate agent will keep you up to date about any home offers and provide recommendations throughout the home selling cycle.

Accelerate the home selling process use the aforementioned tips, and you can quickly and effortlessly stir up plenty of interest in your home.




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Posted by ERA Key Realty Services on 1/12/2018


83 Grey Wolf Drive, Franklin, MA 02038

Condo

$425,000
Price

6
Rooms
2
Beds
2/1
Full/Half Baths
WOW! Just Listed! Spacious End Unit Condo In Desirable & Active 55+ Community at Meadow Brook Heights in Franklin! Welcome Home To This 'Better Than New' Condition 2 Bedroom, 2.5 Bathroom Townhouse Featuring an Updated Kitchen with All New Stainless Steel Appliances, Oversized Family Room with Gleaming Hardwood Floors & Freshly Painted Interior in Pleasant, Neutral Tones. Curl Up On Those Cold Winter Nights By Your Cozy Gas Fireplace & Enjoy Summer Grilling On Your Large Deck Overlooking a Private Wooded Back Yard Area - Perfect For Entertaning Friends or Family! This Warm & Charming Unit Also Boasts a Full Walk-Out Basement Offering Plenty of Space For Storage & Is Handicap Accessible As Well For Added Convenience. Very Economical Low Condo Fee & Natural Gas for Heating and Cooking! This One Will Not Last Long! SHOWINGS TO BEGIN ON TUESDAY 1/16/18.
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Posted by ERA Key Realty Services on 1/12/2018

This Single-Family in Framingham, MA recently sold for $415,000. This Colonial style home was sold by Office - Franklin - ERA Key Realty Services.


10 Seminole Avenue, Framingham, MA 01702

Single-Family

$409,900
Price
$415,000
Sale Price

8
Rooms
4
Beds
2
Baths
Well Maintained and Renovated Colonial in the quaint Coburnville neighborhood..Hardwood Floors throughout..Two Full Baths each has been renovated and a New in 2012 Granite Counter Kitchen featuring Gas Cooking and Eat-In Breakfast Nook..Formal LIving Room and Dining Rooms each has Ceiling Molding..Four Queen size Bedrooms with ample closets..Full Basement with space for Workshop, Children's Recreation Room, and Storage plus bulkhead to rear yard..Large Treed yard perfect for Play Dates and room for Two Car Garage expansion..Walk to Neighborhood Park, less the 100 yards, and Train to Boston and Worcester

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Posted by ERA Key Realty Services on 1/8/2018

Keeping your home secure is a lot like maintaining a healthy lifestyle: If you prioritize it and develop good daily habits, then your chances of staying safe and healthy are vastly improved.

While there's no ironclad security strategy that's absolutely fail-proof -- especially when you factor in the element of human error -- the following security tips will help make your home a safer and more secure place for you and your family.

  1. Awareness is the key. Don't be lulled into a false sense of complacency. Although your sense of well-being depends, in part, on having an inner feeling of safety and security, it's still necessary to lock your doors, be aware of your surroundings, exercise a moderate amount of caution, and follow a few commonsense guidelines. Even if you're fortunate enough to live in a "safe neighborhood", there's still an element of unpredictability that should always be kept in mind. In reality, it's not that unusual for a nice neighborhood to be targeted by burglars. Granted, it doesn't happen very often, but it only takes one incident for your belongings (and peace of mind) to be stolen by intruders. As the old expression goes, "An ounce of prevention is worth a pound of cure."
  2. A barking dog can often be an effective burglar deterrent. Since most dogs have a natural inclination to bark at strangers and intrusive noises, having a dog in the family can be a valuable part of your overall home security program. Any kind of effective alarm system, which can include a barking dog, will instantly make your home a less desirable target for burglars, con artists, and other miscreants.
  3. Flood lights also help deter residential crime. While burglars may not necessarily have a clear-cut plan for breaking into your house, garage, or storage shed, you can be sure they do not want to be noticed, observed, or paid attention to in any way. Motion-activated flood lights or other types of alarms can be especially effective, since these devices trigger an immediate response to an intruder's presence.
  4. Home security systems are worth researching. People come up with a lot of excuses for dismissing the idea of installing a home security system. Some say they can't afford it, while others claim they're hopeless technophobes, and couldn't possibly figure out how to program or operate a security system. At the very least, it's a good idea to educate yourself about the available options, prices, and technical support. Once you've taken the first step, proceeding forward will feel a lot easier and less intimidating.
One thing you don't want to be in the position of doing is "closing the stable door after the horse has bolted." While it would be a step in the wrong direction to put yourself and your family in a constant state of high alert, if you put a few basic safeguards into place, you'll be paving the way for a safer home and a more secure environment.





Posted by ERA Key Realty Services on 1/6/2018

This Single-Family in Franklin, MA recently sold for $325,000. This Cape style home was sold by Office - Franklin - ERA Key Realty Services.


71 Oak Street, Franklin, MA 02038

Single-Family

$324,900
Price
$325,000
Sale Price

4
Rooms
2
Beds
1
Baths
WELCOME HOME! Move Right In To This Meticulously Cared For Brick Cape & Enjoy All Franklin Has To Offer! Home Features Beautifully Updated Kitchen with Stainless Steel Appliances, Granite Countertops & Large Dining Area That Leads Into the Cozy Living Room Complete with Wood-Burning Fireplace! Property Boasts Gleaming Hardwood Floors Throughout, Including Both Bedrooms, In Addition to the Tastefully Updated Bathroom with Granite Counters. From the Outside This Home Offers a Large Fenced-In Yard with Oversized Shed for Extra Storage, Newer Roof & Charming Stone Paver Patio Perfect for Entertaining & Enjoying with Friends, Family or Pets! A Must See! - Sale Also To Include 1-Year AHS Home Warranty As Gift From Seller - SHOWINGS START AT 1st OPEN HOUSE - Sunday 10/1 @ 11-12:30pm.

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