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For those who intend to list a house, it helps to establish realistic expectations. That way, you'll have a good idea about what to expect during the home selling journey.

Now, let's take a look at three tips to help you manage your expectations as you attempt to sell your house.

1. Understand the Housing Market

You may own a great home, but even a top-notch residence may be difficult to sell based on the current housing market's conditions. If you allocate time and resources to study the real estate market, however, you can differentiate a buyer's market from a seller's market. Then, you can map out your home selling journey accordingly.

In a buyer's market, there may be an abundance of houses and a shortage of buyers. Therefore, sellers may need to price their houses competitively to stir up interest from buyers.

Comparatively, in a seller's market, there likely is an abundance of buyers and a shortage of first-rate houses. This means a seller probably won't have to wait long to receive offers to purchase after he or she lists a high-quality residence.

To distinguish a buyer's market from a seller's one, you should look at the prices of recently sold houses in your area and find out how long these properties were listed before they sold. This information enables you to review the level of interest in properties in your city or town and can help you determine whether you're preparing to enter a buyer's or seller's market.

2. Know Your Home's Strengths and Weaknesses

You may believe your home is flawless, but buyers may quickly identify problems with your house. Fortunately, a seller who conducts a house inspection can address any potential issues before listing his or her residence. Home inspection results may help a seller establish realistic pricing expectations for his or her house too.

During a house inspection, a property expert will examine a residence both inside and out. This property expert next will provide a homeowner with an inspection report that details his or her findings. With an inspection report in hand, a homeowner can correct underlying house issues before he or she adds a residence to the real estate market.

3. Collaborate with a Real Estate Agent

A real estate agent understands the opportunities and challenges of the home selling journey. As such, he or she will help you set expectations for this journey, as well as help you make the most of available home selling opportunities and resolve property selling challenges.

Typically, a real estate agent will meet with you and find out what you want to accomplish by selling your home. He or she next will craft a personalized home selling strategy for you, promote your residence to potential buyers and do everything possible to help you maximize your home sale earnings.

Manage your expectations as you proceed along the home selling journey. By doing so, you can limit the risk of encountering home selling problems and boost the likelihood of a successful property selling experience.


This Single-Family in Holland, MA recently sold for $130,000. This Ranch,Bungalow style home was sold by Office Sullivan - Sullivan & Company Real Estate, LLC.


1 Roberts Park Rd, Holland, MA 01521

Single-Family

$130,000
Price
$130,000
Sale Price

4
Rooms
2
Beds
1
Baths
First time buyers, investors or looking to down size this house is ready for you. Open floor plan with 2 bedrooms a laundry room and a deck off the back of the house. New roof is being installed and Title 5 is scheduled to be done. Deeded lake rights to Hamilton Reservoir provide water access for summer and winter sports. Conveniently located for commuters with easy access to 84, Mass Pike and Rt 20.

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5 Highland St, Palmer, MA 01069

Single-Family

$279,900
Price

8
Rooms
4
Beds
2/1
Full/Half Baths
Walk up through the landscaped front yard to this beautifully renovated home in a quaint neighborhood. Original charm and character remains throughout! Living room has hardwood floors, fireplace and pass through stairway, formal dining room with built it China cabinet and butlers pantry includes wine refrigerator perfect for entertaining. Eat in kitchen, granite counters, open wood shelving and stainless steel appliances. 4 bedrooms including master with a wall of closets and sleeping porch. So much more on the finished 3rd floor, large open room with a full bath, would make a great master suite or game room (pool table included)
Open House
No scheduled Open Houses

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14 Cubles Dr, Brimfield, MA 01010

Single-Family

$239,000
Price

5
Rooms
3
Beds
2
Baths
Move in ready raised ranch set on level 1 1/2 acres lot directly across the street from Sherman Lake. Enjoy year round actives on this fully recreational lake and public tthe boat ramp is just feet away. Master with full bath and 2 additional large bedrooms. Fireplace living room opens into eat in kitchen with new flooring. Beautiful remodeled full bath has tile floor and shower plus marble top vanity. Huge open basement is ready to be finished for tons of additional living space. Perfect yard for entertaining has a awning covered back deck and above ground pool! Bring the all your recreational toys, this home has plenty of room for them!
Open House
Sunday
October 14 at 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Move in ready home set on 1 1/2 acres, directly across the street from Sherman Lake. 3 bedroom, 2 bath including master. Large eat in kitchen opens to back deck over looking the above ground pool. Bring all your recreational toys, there's year round fun in this prime Brimfield location! Updates include, brand new bathroom, new kitchen floor and fresh paint throughout!
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This Single-Family in Sturbridge, MA recently sold for $650,000. This Colonial,Contemporary style home was sold by Office Sullivan - Sullivan & Company Real Estate, LLC.


35 Bennetts Rd, Sturbridge, MA 01566

Single-Family

$675,000
Price
$650,000
Sale Price

7
Rooms
2
Beds
4
Baths
Pictures just can't do this home justice. Rare offering for the discerning buyer of newer, custom designed/built home on highly desirable Leadmine Pond. This gorgeous waterfront home has it all. Large private double lot across from State land on a quiet dead end street, gorgeous easily maintained landscaping, its own sandy beach and 120' water frontage, 2 docks, storage galore, 2 car garage, generator, open floor plan with large spacious rooms and amazing views, especially western sunsets. The lower level is its own private haven for entertaining or stay over guests – it has a full bath and walk out to the beach. Thoughtfully built for energy efficiency. Gleaming hardwood floors on the main level lead you to the expansive 40' deck for relaxing, entertaining, sunbathing and stargazing. Fully recreational (but no jet skis) to enjoy boating, swimming in the deep, pristine waters, fishing and ice skating or cruising around in your boat.

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