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Posted by RE/MAX Professional Associates on 9/27/2020

If you plan to buy a home in the near future, there is no harm in attending an open house. However, for those who want to get the most out of an open house, it helps to plan ahead as much as possible.

Now, let's take a look at three tips to help you get ready to attend an open house.

1. Review the Home Listing

Although you may have already reviewed a home listing, it may be a good idea to take a second look at it. That way, you can double-check to ensure that a residence matches your expectations prior to attending an open house.

As you review a home listing, think about your short- and long-term plans too. If you believe a home corresponds with these plans, now may be the right time to check out this residence in-person.

2. Examine Your Homebuying Budget

When it comes to preparing to attend an open house, it may be beneficial to assess your homebuying budget. By doing so, you can ensure a residence falls within your price range.

Oftentimes, it helps to get pre-approved for a mortgage before you launch a home search. If you have a mortgage at your disposal, you'll know exactly how much you can spend on a home. And as a result, you can set up home showings and attend open houses for residences that match your budget.

3. Prepare a List of Questions

An open house provides an opportunity to walk around a residence and decide whether it is right for you. It also enables you to receive comprehensive insights into a home. Thus, you should put together a list of questions to ask during an open house.

Remember, there is no such thing as a "bad" question, especially if you're on the fence about buying a particular home. And if you enter an open house with a list of questions in hand, you'll be better equipped than ever before to determine whether to submit an offer to purchase.

Lastly, as you prepare to pursue your dream home, you may want to hire a real estate agent as well. Because if you have a real estate agent at your side, you can obtain expert guidance throughout the property buying journey.

A real estate agent can help you prepare for any open house, at any time. He or she first will meet with you, discuss your homebuying options and help you map out a homebuying strategy. Next, a real estate agent will set up home showings and keep you informed about open house events for residences in your preferred cities and towns. And if you discover your dream home, a real estate agent will help you craft a competitive offer to purchase.

For those who want to take the guesswork out of buying a home, it helps to work with a real estate agent. Contact a local real estate agent today, and you can receive plenty of assistance as you search for your ideal residence.




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Posted by RE/MAX Professional Associates on 9/24/2020


18 Stone Ave, Shrewsbury, MA 01545

Single-Family

$394,900
Price

7
Rooms
3
Beds
2
Baths
This custom-made lovingly UPDATED Vintage Craftsman Bungalow is located in the heart of Shrewsbury on a dead end street, offering 3 bedrooms, 2 full baths and so much more. From the enclosed heated front porch, you step into the sun-filled living room with its high ceiling and a large picture window with built-in seat. Two exquisite original woodwork columns make the transition to a generous dining room with fireplace/wood stove. Chef's kitchen has custom cabinetry, granite countertops & peninsula, range & wall oven, top of the line SS appliances and a functional mudroom leading to the back deck. The second floor offers two good size bedrooms and a full bath with jacuzzi. Master bedroom featuring a full Italian marble bath and a study is conveniently located on the main floor. Gleaming hardwood floors throughout. An enormous mahogany deck opens to 0.4 acres of beautifully manicured private back yard with mature trees, an outside built in fireplace and stone table. Nothing but MOVE-IN!
Open House
Saturday
September 26 at 11:30 AM to 2:00 PM
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Location: 18 Stone Ave, Shrewsbury, MA 01545    Get Directions

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Posted by RE/MAX Professional Associates on 9/24/2020


3 Sandy Glen Dr, Holden, MA 01520

Single-Family

$349,900
Price

7
Rooms
3
Beds
1/1
Full/Half Baths
Just what you've been waiting for, a 3-4 bedroom ranch in Holden w/ 2 car garage in a neighborhood setting that's close to the Worcester line! Great home for entertaining, has a large heated sunroom w/ tile floor, open kitchen/dining area & an oversized living rm w/ cathedral ceilings & skylights. Formal dining rm has hardwood floors & a pellet stove. All 3 bedrooms have hardwood floors & generous closets. A full bath w/ double sink vanity and a 1st floor laundry room complete the 1st floor. The lower level is walkout w/ a door that leads to the backyard and has a family room, an office w/ full closet that could also be a 4th bedroom/guestroom & a recently renovated 1/2 bath. Washer/dryer hookups also in LL - possible inlaw set up?? Young roof & gutters (2018-19), Young dishwasher & refrigerator. Backyard boasts a spacious wood deck that overlooks a tree-lined backyard w/ large storage shed. Come see, you won't be disappointed. Showings begin at OH Sunday 9/27 11-1.
Open House
Sunday
September 27 at 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Come see this new listing at the 1st showings at the Open house this Sunday.
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Location: 3 Sandy Glen Dr, Holden, MA 01520    Get Directions

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Posted by RE/MAX Professional Associates on 9/24/2020


164 Beacon St, Worcester, MA 01610

Multi-Family

$295,000
Price

3
Units
2,630
Approx. GLA
Classic Worcester 3 family for owner occupy or investors! Located on a residential side street just minutes to the new Ball Park, Canal District, Clark University and 290. 1st & 2nd floor units are spacious and can function as 3 bedroom or 4 bedroom apartments with good size kitchen's and laundry room in Unit 1. Vinyl sided and replacement windows for low maintenance, heating is gas. Pictures show the 1st floor Unit, Unit 2 has similar layout, Unit 3 is loft style. Has landlord/owners eletrical meters and separate heating/electric for each Unit. Lead records show no lead paint hazards and letter of full Initial inspection issued, buyer's due diligence. Off street parking for tenants as well the guests! Showing 1st-floor unit and basement only at Open Houses on Sat 9/26 and Sun 9/27 from 11am to 1pm until accepted offer. Everyone is required to wear a mask and follow COVID guidelines. Sold "as is" needs repairs and renovations.
Open House
Saturday
September 26 at 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
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Location: 164 Beacon St, Worcester, MA 01610    Get Directions

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Posted by RE/MAX Professional Associates on 9/24/2020


164 Beacon St, Worcester, MA 01610

Multi-Family

$295,000
Price

3
Units
2,630
Approx. GLA
Classic Worcester 3 family for owner occupy or investors! Located on a residential side street just minutes to the new Ball Park, Canal District, Clark University and 290. 1st & 2nd floor units are spacious and can function as 3 bedroom or 4 bedroom apartments with good size kitchen's and laundry room in Unit 1. Vinyl sided and replacement windows for low maintenance, heating is gas. Pictures show the 1st floor Unit, Unit 2 has similar layout, Unit 3 is loft style. Has landlord/owners eletrical meters and separate heating/electric for each Unit. Lead records show no lead paint hazards and letter of full Initial inspection issued, buyer's due diligence. Off street parking for tenants as well the guests! Showing 1st-floor unit and basement only at Open Houses on Sat 9/26 and Sun 9/27 from 11am to 1pm until accepted offer. Everyone is required to wear a mask and follow COVID guidelines. Sold "as is" needs repairs and renovations.
Open House
Saturday
September 26 at 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
More Open Houses
Cannot make the Open Houses?
Location: 164 Beacon St, Worcester, MA 01610    Get Directions

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