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Posted by Alferes Realty, Inc on 3/31/2020

A home listing often introduces a homebuyer to a residence. It may include home photos, a brief home description and details about various home features and amenities. As such, an effective home listing is a must-have, particularly for a home seller who wants to stir up plenty of interest in a residence.

Ultimately, there are several best practices to consider when you create a home listing, and these include:

1. Provide Accurate Information

Learn about your home, and you can provide accurate information about your residence in your home listing.

If you're unsure about your home's condition, it often pays to complete a home appraisal. That way, a property appraiser can evaluate your residence both inside and out, identify any problem areas and offer a property valuation.

Furthermore, if you recently completed assorted home improvements, you should include information about these upgrades in your home listing.

Whether it's new windows that you installed throughout your residence or an updated home air conditioning system, including details about various home upgrades in your home listing could help your residence stand out to potential buyers.

2. Include High-Quality Photos

You don't need to be a professional photographer to capture high-quality photos of your house. In fact, many smartphones and tablets feature first-rate cameras, and you can use these mobile devices to take photos of your house's interior or exterior.

As you photograph your home, remember the homebuyer's perspective. For instance, a homebuyer likely wants to see photos of a clean, pristine kitchen and other awe-inspiring images of your house. If you clean and declutter your house before a photo shoot, you can increase the likelihood that your home photos will capture homebuyers' attention.

On the other hand, if you want professional assistance, you can always reach out to a real estate photographer as well. A real estate photographer can offer home photo recommendations and suggestions and help you capture photos that show off the true size and beauty of your residence.

3. Collaborate with a Real Estate Agent

A real estate agent knows what it takes to craft an effective home listing. Therefore, if you collaborate with a real estate agent, you should have no trouble creating a home listing that hits the mark with homebuyers.

Typically, a real estate agent will meet with you, learn about your home selling goals and plan accordingly. He or she then will use the information that you provide to develop an engaging home listing.

With a real estate agent at your side, you can seamlessly navigate the home selling journey too.

For instance, a real estate agent will host open houses and set up home showings to promote your residence to homebuyers. Plus, he or she will keep you up to date about any home offers and provide expert advice at each stage of the home selling journey.

Creating an effective home listing may seem difficult. Fortunately, if you use the aforementioned best practices, you can craft a home listing that can help you generate substantial interest in your residence.




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Posted by Alferes Realty, Inc on 3/26/2020

This Single-Family in Fairhaven, MA recently sold for $310,000. This Cape style home was sold by - Alferes Realty, Inc.


23 Rodman St., Fairhaven, MA 02719

Single-Family

$279,900
Price
$310,000
Sale Price

6
Rooms
3
Beds
1/1
Full/Half Baths
Fairhaven Cape with front to back living/dining room, separate formal dining room or den, 3 bedrooms, 1.5 baths, Fenced in yard and 2 car garage. Nice location near park and high school with close distance to the town center and state beach. Won't last at $289,900 (193R)

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Posted by Alferes Realty, Inc on 3/24/2020

Buying a home should be a fun, exciting experience, one that ends with you moving into your dream residence. However, problems sometimes can arise that prevent you from accomplishing your ultimate goal.

No homebuyer should be left in the dark, especially when it comes to navigating a competitive real estate market. Lucky for you, we're here to help you kick off your homebuying journey on the right foot.

Now, let's take a look at three tips to help you launch a successful homebuying journey.

1. Know Your Homebuying Budget

You know that you'd like to buy a house, but how much can you afford to pay for a residence? With a homebuying budget in place, you can determine exactly what you can afford.

Getting pre-approved for a mortgage enables you to enter the real estate market with a budget in hand. Many credit unions and banks are available nationwide, and each lender is happy to provide details about a wide range of mortgage options. That way, you can select a mortgage that matches your finances perfectly.

Also, don't forget to consider the costs of utilities when you budget for a home. And if you need to commute to work or school, you may want to consider your transportation expenses as well.

2. Examine the Housing Market

The housing market usually features a large collection of high-quality houses. Take a look at some of the houses that are currently available, and you can better plan for your homebuying journey.

For example, if there is an abundance of homes available in a city or town where you'd like to live, now may prove to be the ideal time to enter the real estate market. The sheer volume of residences indicates a buyer's market may be in place, so you might be able to boost your chances of acquiring an exceptional house at a budget-friendly price.

On the other hand, if homes are selling quickly in a particular area, it likely means a seller's market is in place. As such, you will need to be aggressive if you want to secure your dream residence at an affordable price.

3. Consult with a Real Estate Agent

The homebuying journey can be daunting, particularly for those who are interested in purchasing a house for the first time. Fortunately, a real estate agent can help you seamlessly navigate the homebuying journey.

A real estate agent possesses comprehensive housing market experience. He or she can share real estate insights with you to ensure you can purchase a great house that meets or exceeds your expectations.

Furthermore, a real estate agent will keep you up to date about new properties, set up home showings and negotiate with home sellers on your behalf. And if you ever have concerns or questions, a real estate agent can respond to them immediately.

Ready to make your homeownership dreams come true? Use the aforementioned tips, and you can enter the real estate market as an informed homebuyer.




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Posted by Alferes Realty, Inc on 3/23/2020

This Single-Family in Fall River, MA recently sold for $225,000. This Raised Ranch style home was sold by - Alferes Realty, Inc.


236 Atlantic Blvd., Fall River, MA 02724

Single-Family

$269,000
Price
$225,000
Sale Price

5
Rooms
2
Beds
2
Baths
Beautiful water views, beach right across the street. Very large open floor plan Ranch, with a unique Raised Ranch set up. Overlooking beautiful Mt. Hope Bay. Upper level includes 2 bedrooms oversized full bath, dining room, living room, and kitchen. Lower level includes 1 bedroom, living room, kitchen and full bath with access to one car garage and workshop. A MUST SEE !! $269,000 (R221)

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Posted by Alferes Realty, Inc on 3/22/2020

This Multi-Family in New Bedford, MA recently sold for $165,000. This style home was sold by - Alferes Realty, Inc.


111 Hillman Street, New Bedford, MA 02740

Multi-Family

$175,000
Price
$165,000
Sale Price

3
Units
3,415
Approx. GLA
New Bedford-3 family consisting of two 3 bedroom apartments and one 2 bedroom apartment. Property will not pass FHA guidelines. Property being sold in as is condition. Prices at $175,000.00 (R321)

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