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When you've owned your house a long time, getting it ready to sell may seem like a daunting task. If relocation is on the horizon for you, get an early start and organize your spaces.

Ideas to help you get organized right away!

  • Resist the temptation to add items to your home that might not be needed or used in the short term. If you tend to purchase commonly used items in bulk, try to reduce the quantity you store to no more than you can use up within a month or so.

  • Sort your belongings and donate or throw away items or clothing you no longer need. Move items designated for donation into the trunk of your car right away so you have them with you the next time you pass by a donation center.

  • Start small. Choose one thing to organize at a time but make sure you can tackle the project in one day. A drawer, cabinet, or closet would be a great place to start. Every week — or if you're especially motivated, every day — choose another place to organize. Throw away or donate unused items as you go.

  • Get a handle on paper. You will need to keep some physical documents like marriage licenses, certified birth certificates, and passports but for other things like invoices and receipts, a digital version is all you need. If mail is an issue, consider switching to electronic delivery for bank or credit card statements and removing yourself from mailing lists for catalogs or other marketing that you don’t need to receive anymore.

  • Check the sentiment. When an object is received from a special person or under special circumstances it can be hard to part with even if it’s not an object that is used or displayed often. If there are items like this in your home, consider passing them on to someone who will use them. Memorialize the sentimental value with photos or journal entries, the memory is often more important than the thing.

Organizing is step one toward preparing for a sale.

Your real estate professional can help you plan for a home sale. They’ll walk through your house with you and show you what items to repair, what to update, and what you might want to pass on or put into storage, contact your agent today to get started.


The real estate market can be tough to navigate, especially if you want to obtain the best price for your house. Fortunately, we're here to help you analyze the housing sector and make informed decisions as you sell your residence.

Now, let's take a look at three tips to help you review the real estate market before you list your home.

1. Assess Housing Market Data

Learn about the prices of available houses in your city or town that are similar to your own residence. That way, you can establish a price range for your house.

Furthermore, it often is beneficial to check out the prices of recently sold residences in your area. This real estate market data will enable you to see how quickly houses are available before they sell. As such, this information may help you differentiate a buyer's market from a seller's market.

2. Conduct a House Inspection

A home inspection generally is reserved for buyers who request an inspection after a property seller accepts an offer to purchase. However, taking a proactive approach to a home inspection may go a long way toward helping you distinguish your residence from others in a competitive housing market.

During a home inspection, a property expert will examine your residence both inside and outside. This property expert then will offer an inspection report that details his or her findings. And once you have this report, you can prioritize home repairs.

Ultimately, a home inspection may help you take an objective view of your residence. After you conduct an inspection, you can complete home repairs that may help you boost your house's value as well.

3. Consult with a Real Estate Agent

If you are struggling to understand how the housing market works, there is no need to worry. In fact, you can collaborate with a real estate agent and receive housing market insights that you may struggle to obtain elsewhere.

Typically, a real estate agent will meet with you and help you map out a home selling strategy. This plan will account for the age and condition of your home, your home selling goals and the current state of the real estate market. As a result, your home selling strategy will enable you to achieve the optimal results at each stage of the home selling journey.

Let's not forget about the assistance that a real estate agent will provide as you navigate the home selling journey, either. A real estate agent will set up home showings and open house events to promote your residence to prospective buyers. Also, if you receive an offer to purchase your residence, a real estate agent will help you review this proposal and determine the best course of action.

Perform a deep analysis of the housing market before you list your residence – you'll be happy you did. By reviewing the real estate sector, you can find unique ways to ensure your house stands out to potential buyers and accelerate the home selling journey.



47 Union Rd, Wales, MA 01081

Single-Family

$150,000
Price

3
Rooms
2
Beds
1
Baths
Well maintained cottage near Lake George town beach and deeded " warfage right" to dock boat directly across the street. Many newer updates including windows, siding, roof, bathroom & and a recently installed conventional septic system. Perfect getaway spot.
Open House
No scheduled Open Houses




This Single-Family in Brimfield, MA recently sold for $170,000. This Cape,Antique style home was sold by Office Sullivan - Sullivan & Company Real Estate, INC.


58 Warren Rd, Brimfield, MA 01010

Single-Family

$185,000
Price
$170,000
Sale Price

6
Rooms
3
Beds
1
Baths
Step back in time in this 18th-century cape style home on 2 acres. Home has been renovated with materials in keeping with the original character of the period with wide pine floors and walls, mantle, 4-panel doors, and hardware. It is in need of additional repairs & upgrades, including updating, including a new roof & structural repair on back section, and misc finish work. Property will not pass FHA funding regulations. The two-acre parcel has a large open yard area, fruit trees and room for gardens. A two-story barn/garage offer additional storage or workshop space. A unique opportunity to own a piece of history. Ideal location near the center of town and the Brimfield Antiques Shows.





Lot 7R-3 Reed Hill Rd, Wales, MA 01081

Land

$32,900
Price

1.03
Acres
Residential
Land Type
Must be seen! This is a level, corner lot with frontage on two roads offering a great deal of privacy to build your home! Quiet, country road yet close to town.
Open House
No scheduled Open Houses






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