Anne Spry | Winchester Real Estate, Arlington Real Estate, Reading Real Estate, Woburn Real Estate


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.



75 Decatur Street, Arlington, MA 02474

Condo

$759,000
Price

6
Rooms
3
Beds
2/1
Full/Half Baths
STUNNING NEW CONSTRUCTION townhouse in terrific East Arlington location close to Cambridge/Somerville/Boston. Tree Top Views! The quality craftsmanship and modern smart design is unparalleled; exterior is a durable composite/clapboard material, there's elegant wood decking, rubber roof, video ring doorbell, wonderful paver walkways, common out-door back yard space, garage parking, storage & private patio area(s). You'll LOVE the large SUN-FILLED open dining/living spaces, gas fireplace, gleaming hardwood floors, and high ceilings. The stylish kitchen features beautiful cabinetry, stone counter tops, decorative lighting, sleek tile, and S/S appliances. Level 2 offers 2 good size bedrooms, full bath and laundry. Level 3 is the MASTER SUITE W/ PRIVATE OUT-DOOR DECK, full bath and huge walk-in closet. There's great basement storage. Enjoy the convenient locale; close to Mystic Lakes, bike path, commuter rail, red line train stations, major highway routes, and shopping. Welcome home!
Open House
Saturday
October 20 at 12:00 PM to 1:30 PM
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75 Decatur Street, Arlington, MA 02474

Condo

$759,000
Price

6
Rooms
3
Beds
2/1
Full/Half Baths
STUNNING NEW CONSTRUCTION townhouse in terrific East Arlington location close to Cambridge/Somerville/Boston. Tree Top Views! The quality craftsmanship and modern smart design is unparalleled; exterior is a durable composite/clapboard material, there's elegant wood decking, rubber roof, video ring doorbell, wonderful paver walkways, common out-door back yard space, garage parking, storage & private patio area(s). You'll LOVE the large SUN-FILLED open dining/living spaces, gas fireplace, gleaming hardwood floors, and high ceilings. The stylish kitchen features beautiful cabinetry, stone counter tops, decorative lighting, sleek tile, and S/S appliances. Level 2 offers 2 good size bedrooms, full bath and laundry. Level 3 is the MASTER SUITE W/ PRIVATE OUT-DOOR DECK, full bath and huge walk-in closet. There's great basement storage. Enjoy the convenient locale; close to Mystic Lakes, bike path, commuter rail, red line train stations, major highway routes, and shopping. Welcome home!
Open House
Saturday
October 20 at 12:00 PM to 1:30 PM
More Open Houses
Cannot make the Open Houses?
Location: 75 Decatur Street, Arlington, MA 02474    Get Directions

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75 Decatur Street, Arlington, MA 02474

Condo

$749,000
Price

6
Rooms
3
Beds
2/1
Full/Half Baths
STUNNING NEW CONSTRUCTION townhouse in terrific East Arlington location close to Cambridge/Somerville/Boston. Tree Top Views! The quality craftsmanship and modern smart design is unparalleled; exterior is a durable composite/clapboard material, there's elegant wood decking, rubber roof, wonderful paver walkways, video ring doorbell, common out-door back yard space, garage parking, storage & private patio area(s). You'll LOVE the large open dining/living spaces, gas fireplace, gleaming hardwood floors, and high ceilings. The stylish kitchen features BEAUTIFUL cabinetry, stone counter tops, decorative lighting, sleek tile, and S/S appliances. Level 2 offers 2 good size bedrooms, full bath and laundry. Level 3 is the MASTER SUITE W/ PRIVATE OUT DOOR DECK, full bath and huge walk-in closet. There's great basement storage. Enjoy the convenient locale; close to Mystic Lakes, bike path, commuter rail, red line train stations, major highway routes, and shopping. Welcome home!
Open House
Saturday
October 20 at 12:00 PM to 1:30 PM
More Open Houses
Cannot make the Open Houses?
Location: 75 Decatur Street, Arlington, MA 02474    Get Directions

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75 Decatur Street, Arlington, MA 02474

Condo

$749,000
Price

6
Rooms
3
Beds
2/1
Full/Half Baths
STUNNING NEW CONSTRUCTION townhouse in terrific East Arlington location close to Cambridge/Somerville/Boston. Tree Top Views! The quality craftsmanship and modern smart design is unparalleled; exterior is a durable composite/clapboard material, there's elegant wood decking, rubber roof, wonderful paver walkways, video ring doorbell, common out-door back yard space, garage parking, storage & private patio area(s). You'll LOVE the large open dining/living spaces, gas fireplace, gleaming hardwood floors, and high ceilings. The stylish kitchen features BEAUTIFUL cabinetry, stone counter tops, decorative lighting, sleek tile, and S/S appliances. Level 2 offers 2 good size bedrooms, full bath and laundry. Level 3 is the MASTER SUITE W/ PRIVATE OUT DOOR DECK, full bath and huge walk-in closet. There's great basement storage. Enjoy the convenient locale; close to Mystic Lakes, bike path, commuter rail, red line train stations, major highway routes, and shopping. Welcome home!
Open House
Saturday
October 20 at 12:00 PM to 1:30 PM
More Open Houses
Cannot make the Open Houses?
Location: 75 Decatur Street, Arlington, MA 02474    Get Directions

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