Christine Sosa - RE/MAX On The River



Posted by Christine Sosa on 12/4/2017

For first-time home sellers, promoting a residence to the right groups of homebuyers may prove to be a major challenge. Lucky for you, we're here to help first-time home sellers streamline the process of showcasing a house to prospective buyers and accelerating the property selling journey.

What does it take to promote a house effectively? Here are three tips to help first-time home sellers do just that.

1. Understand Your Home's Strengths and Weaknesses

A first-time home seller should evaluate a house's interior and exterior closely. By doing so, this property seller can identify any potential problem areas and work to address such issues accordingly.

Typically, a home appraisal offers a great starting point for home sellers. This appraisal ensures a property inspector can assess a house both inside and out and offer expert insights into a residence's strengths and weaknesses.

After a home appraisal is completed, a home seller can use the appraisal report findings to prioritize assorted home improvements. That way, a home seller can commit the necessary time and resources to transform various home weaknesses into strengths.

2. Improve Your House's Curb Appeal

It is paramount for a first-time home seller to consider the homebuyer's perspective. In fact, doing so may make it easy for a home seller to uncover ways to bolster a residence's curb appeal.

Consider what homebuyers will see when they view a house for the first time. This will enable a home seller to identify potential issues and work to resolve such problems without delay.

For example, a home with long, uncut grass or chipped paint on the exterior may be an eye sore. As a result, homebuyers might shy away from this residence after they see it for the first time.

On the other hand, a house with a pristine front lawn and a dazzling exterior may make a great first impression on homebuyers. This means a homebuyer probably will view this house in a positive light something that may lead a property buyer to submit an offer.

3. Collaborate with a Real Estate Agent

When it comes to promoting a house, there may be no better option than hiring a real estate agent. Together, a real estate agent and a first-time home seller should have no trouble promoting a residence to the right homebuyers, at the right time, every time.

A real estate agent will teach a home seller about the housing market and help him or her plan ahead for any potential home selling pitfalls. Plus, this housing market professional will provide honest, unbiased home selling recommendations to ensure a home seller can maximize the value of his or her residence.

Perhaps best of all, a real estate agent will assist a home seller in any way possible. And if a home seller ever has housing market questions, a real estate agent will respond to these queries immediately.

Take the guesswork out of promoting your residence to homebuyers use these tips, and a first-time home seller can stir up interest in his or her residence as soon as it becomes available.





Posted by Christine Sosa on 12/1/2017

This Single-Family in Hampton, NH recently sold for $525,000. This Cape style home was sold by Christine Sosa - RE/MAX On The River.


137 Little River Road, Hampton, NH 03842

Single-Family

$519,900
Price
$525,000
Sale Price

3
Bedrooms
7
Rooms
2/1
Full/Half Baths
Location, Location!! Located just a few minutes from Hampton's Plaice Cove and North Beach find this 4 year young incredibly sun-filled bungalow/cape style home. Offering a 400'+ driveway and featuring all the "bells and whistles" one would want. The first level offering hardwood floors with an open concept kitchen/dining and living area. The kitchen is equipped with lovely stainless steel appliances, granite counters, and a spacious pantry closet. As a bonus, an office, as well as, a family room are also included at the first level. Sliders leading to the spacious deck from the family room and kitchen/dining area are a plus. All rooms outlined with beautiful large windows allowing for special views of the exterior grounds. The second level features the master bedroom with double closets, lovely tiled bath, two more bedrooms and a second tiled full bath. For your Summer comfort central air is included. And never fear....a whole house generator is included for those uncertain days. Direct access to the two car garage is certainly convenient and ample parking for family and company would never be an issue. All "custom" window treatments will be staying with the property. Don't miss this opportunity. A must see!!






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Posted by Christine Sosa on 11/30/2017

This Condo in Salem, MA recently sold for $455,000. This Townhouse style home was sold by Christine Sosa - RE/MAX On The River.


31 Summit Ave,, Salem, MA 01970

South Salem

Condo

$489,900
Price
$455,000
Sale Price

7
Rooms
3
Beds
2/1
Full/Half Baths
Stunning 3 bedroom, 2.5 bath town home located near the Marblehead line. Walk to vibrant downtown Salem with restaurants, museums, and the beautiful historical waterfront or go for a walk along the water at Forest River Park. Totally gutted and remodeled in late 2013 with state of the art systems, central AC, custom cabinets, blanco romano granite counters, marble back splash, stainless steel appliances, crown moldings and hardwood floors. Add to that, a security system with cameras, private walk-in attic, 3 car driveway, private stone patio, private 8 x 21 deck, private "exclusive use" backyard with beautiful perennial gardens and charming fence. Master bedroom suite includes a large bedroom, walk-in closet and a beautifully tiled master bath. Attic has seasonal water views with expansion possibilities. A potential roof deck, just one idea to take advantage of views. Inside and out, this property will take your breath away!

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Tags: Real Estate   Condo   Salem   01970  
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Posted by Christine Sosa on 11/30/2017

This Condo in Haverhill, MA recently sold for $216,000. This Townhouse style home was sold by Christine Sosa - RE/MAX On The River.


4 Mount Vernon St, Haverhill, MA 01830

Condo

$224,900
Price
$216,000
Sale Price

5
Rooms
2
Beds
1/1
Full/Half Baths
Own a piece of Haverhill history with easy access to downtown, the new UMass campus, commuter rail and route 495 in the Highlands of Haverhill. This beautiful condominium, formally known as Johnson Observatory, has amazing period details with modern amenities. Large rooms with high ceilings are highlighted by fantastic wood flooring and large windows to let in lots of natural light. Two non-working fireplaces surrounded by marble adorn the dining room and living room. Laundry and storage in the basement, out door space including gardens, two deeded parking spaces and a low condo fee and low heat costs. Buy this property for as little as 5% down.

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Tags: Real Estate   Haverhill   Condo   01830  
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Posted by Christine Sosa on 11/30/2017

This Single-Family in Salisbury, MA recently sold for $417,500. This Colonial style home was sold by Christine Sosa - RE/MAX On The River.


13 Old County Rd, Salisbury, MA 01952

Single-Family

$439,000
Price
$417,500
Sale Price

6
Rooms
3
Beds
2/1
Full/Half Baths
This beautifully maintained 3 bedroom Colonial is within close proximity to Salisbury State Reservation and has so much to offer! Open and bright floor plan, loads of gleaming hardwood floors, great kitchen with granite, stainless appliances and counter top seating, formal dining room with french doors, large living room with wall mounted fireplace, spacious bedrooms, full basement and so much more! Enjoy the deck overlooking a well landscaped half acre lot, lovely Koi pond, and nature all around! Be part of a great community and feel like you are on vacation 365 days a year, this location truly has it all!

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