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Posted by Coldwell Banker Murray Real Estate on 11/13/2018

When youíre trying to sell your home, there are a few mistakes that could make or break completing the sale of the home in a timely manner. While some things like a tough market or a home with a lot of extra-special features are out of your immediate control, there are plenty of things that you can do when it comes to selling your home. Read on for expert selling tips on what to avoid when your home is going on the market.


Your Home Is Overpriced


Overpriced homes tend to sit on the market for a longer period of time. This is because buyers can see that the price isnít right and are waiting for a price drop. Itís so easy to overestimate the value of your home as well. 


When a home sits on the market for a longer period of time, buyers also wonder if thereís something wrong with the home. Was there a botched inspection? Does the home need major work thatís not visible to the naked eye? An idle home sale leaves buyers wondering, and your home still left on the market.


As far as price goes, if your home has been sitting on the market, youíll need to consider dropping the price in a timely fashion if the price isnít right. You also should be open to bargaining with buyers. In the grand scheme of selling a home sometimes being stubborn with $5,000 doesnít pay off in the end. 


You Didnít Clean Before A Showing


When your home goes on the market, youíll need to do a deep clean of the home. This could mean shelling out some money for a professional cleaning service. Buyers want to see homes that are in pretty good condition. Itís hard to picture living in a place where thereís a lot of dirt and clutter. If you need to, put some of your stuff in storage for the showing. Buyers need some vision to help them decide on the home thatís right for them. You can help them to find that vision with a spotless house.


Using Subpar Photographs


When it comes to selling your home, you want the best possible photographs to depict your property. Most home buyers start their search online these days and high-quality photographs are the best first impression of your property that you can give. A few cell phone pictures just wonít cut it. If you canít get professional photographs done to sell your home, you might want to find someone with a more professional camera or a bit of amateur photography skills. Buyers are focusing on the pictures way more than they are the words in descriptions for online listings. Find the best way to give buyers an overview of your property in images with a good impression.





Posted by Coldwell Banker Murray Real Estate on 11/6/2018

Most new home shoppers have a list of must-have features in their new abode. Having such a list is a great way to zero in on which houses will make the cut and which are off your list. You will also be able to have a more clear idea of how much of your budget to allocate for upgrades after the final sale for any missing features. Afterall with such a large investment shouldnít your new house be your dream home?

Here four sensible upscale upgrades youíll want to add to your list ASAP.   

Radiant heat flooring throughout the home will keep your feet warm and room temperatures steady. Your energy bill will be cut significantly while also avoiding the on/off repetition of other heating systems that leave you hot and cold. The only flooring radiant heat doesnít work well with is carpeting. So if your home has any consider this your ticket to finally replacing them with some gorgeous hardwoods.   

Whole-house electrostatic precipitator is installed into the ductwork of your home's forced air heating system. The electrostatic allows these electrically charged filters to catch particles like pollen, smoke, and dander as if they were a magnet. And while installing this system is an investment upfront, unlike other filtration systems you donít need to buy replacement screens each month. Instead, you simply wash the plate every few months and pop it back in to continue doing its job.   

Plan extra outlets for better cord management. Floor outlets under a desk, entertainment center or dining room table allow for easy cord management and avoid tripping hazards from cords stretched, mid-air across a room. Place an outlet mid wall where you plan to hang your television for another clever cord management solution. While installing you should also consider picking up an in-wall cord system kit to easily DIY a hidden path for tv to console cords.

Energy efficient features come with multiple benefits and never an upgrade a homeowner would stick their nose up at. Iím sure the first that comes to mind is windows. They keep heat/AC in and outdoor temps where they belong - out. A smart thermostat can help you learn how much energy youíve used before your electric bill comes in and which temperature settings are the most efficient. Not to mention you can easily adjust the temperature from its app so you no longer need to get up just to change the thermostat.

Upscale upgrades arenít all indoor basketball courts and massive home theaters. There are many that are sensible and add to your quality of life for the better. Keep a running list of which homes on your wishlist have these features and how much budget to set aside if they donít.




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Posted by Coldwell Banker Murray Real Estate on 11/2/2018


6 Ocean Park West , Dennis, MA 02639

Dennisport

Condo

$419,000
Price

6
Total Rooms
3
Beds
1/1
Full/Half Baths
Unique fully furnished, 3 bedroom, 1 1/2 bath freestanding cottage condo. Steps to private Nantucket Sound beach located within Dennis Seahsores. Manicured lawns and sandy beach. Outstanding rental history! Many repeat renters in place for the 2019 Season. Property/Renal manager included in Association fees. Open cathedral ceiling living, dining room, kitchen. Wood burning fireplace, outdoor shower, deck with patio furniture. Not in a flood zone. Great opportunity to enjoy a few weeks and then rent the rest of the season.
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Sunday
November 04 at 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM
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Posted by Coldwell Banker Murray Real Estate on 11/2/2018


17 Ocean Park West , Dennis, MA 02639

Dennisport

Condo

$349,900
Price

4
Total Rooms
2
Beds
1
Baths
Steps to sandy private Nantucket Sound Beach! Largest 2 bedroom freestanding cottage condo located w/in Dennis Seashores. Excellent rental history with reservations in place for 2019. New living room slider to the spacious and private new trek deck and outdoor shower. Comes fully furnished and with everything needed to rent. NOT in a flood zone. Rental/property management included in association fee. Great opportunity to enjoy or ready to rent carefree and collect the income.
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November 04 at 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM
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Posted by Coldwell Banker Murray Real Estate on 11/1/2018


6 Sterling Road , Harwich, MA 02661

South Harwich

Single-Family

$679,000
Price

8
Total Rooms
5
Beds
2/1
Full/Half Baths
Seek peace and quiet? Desire a no road noise location? This is it! Three 1st floor bedrooms, 2 upstairs, well maintained classic Cape, hardwood throughout living level, charming initimate living room with fireplace, huge front to back kitchen with tile and granite,gas stove, opens to substantial great room, and mahoney deck. 1st floor laundery and 2 car garage with Bonus room. Fabulous flow for entertaining. Direct access to the Cape Cod bike path, privacy in back yard, and short drive to Red River Beach on Nantucket Sound, Build family memories here! Summer rental potential $3900 weekly with central air
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Saturday
November 03 at 9:00 AM to 9:00 PM
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