Nancy Whitehouse-Bain - RE/MAX Property Promotions



Posted by Nancy Whitehouse-Bain on 8/8/2018

This Single-Family in Ashby, MA recently sold for $206,000. This Ranch style home was sold by Nancy Whitehouse-Bain - RE/MAX Property Promotions.


155 County Road, Ashby, MA 01431

Single-Family

$199,000
Price
$206,000
Sale Price

6
Rooms
2
Beds
1
Baths
Dump your landlord First time home buyers !! your wait is over. This home is move in ready. Not a short sale or foreclosure. So many possibilities nice kitchen with all appliances. 2 bedrooms, Front enclosed porch, workshop, central air, A full basement. Large deck off the back overlooking the amazing lot. A great detached garage. Lots of fruit trees. A peaceful country setting. One of the best priced homes in the area. Title V done.

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Posted by Nancy Whitehouse-Bain on 8/6/2018

Looking to buy a house in the near future? If your answer is "Yes," you may want to start reviewing housing market data. That way, you can gain the insights that you need to make data-driven decisions throughout the homebuying journey.

Ultimately, there are many housing market data that you'll want to assess as you prepare to buy a house, such as:

1. Mortgage Interest Rates

Mortgage interest rates fluctuate constantly. As such, if mortgage interest rates are low, you may want to move quickly to capitalize on them.

Meeting with banks and credit unions generally is a great idea if you plan to buy a house. These financial institutions can keep you up to date about mortgage interest rates and help you get pre-approved for a mortgage. Then, once you have a mortgage in hand, you'll be ready to pursue your dream house.

2. Average Amount of Time That a House Stays on the Real Estate Market

Differentiating between a buyer's market and a seller's market often can be difficult. Fortunately, if you examine the average amount of time that houses are listed in your city or town, you may be able to determine whether you're preparing to enter a buyer's or seller's market.

In a buyer's market, houses may be listed for many weeks or months before they sell. Also, these houses may be sold below their initial asking prices.

Comparatively, in a seller's market, homes may be available for only days before they sell. Homes that are available in a seller's market may be sold at or above their initial asking prices as well.

3. Prices of Houses in Various Cities and Towns

If you're open to living in a variety of cities or towns, you'll want to evaluate the prices of houses in many areas. That way, you can narrow your house search accordingly.

Oftentimes, homes in big cities are more expensive than those in small towns. On the other hand, big cities may provide quick, easy access to a broad range of attractions and landmarks that you simply won't find in small towns.

If you are ready to check out housing market data and begin a home search, it pays to hire a real estate agent too. In fact, with a real estate agent at your side, you should have no trouble enjoying a quick, seamless homebuying experience.

A real estate agent is happy to provide you with a wealth of housing market data. Plus, a real estate agent will teach you the ins and outs of buying a house. He or she also will keep you up to date about new houses as they become available and negotiate with a seller's agent on your behalf to ensure you can acquire a terrific house at a fair price.

When it comes to buying a house, it helps to be informed. If you assess the aforementioned data, you can obtain comprehensive real estate market insights to help you throughout the homebuying journey.




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Posted by Nancy Whitehouse-Bain on 7/30/2018

The home selling journey offers no guarantees, and as such, there is no assurance that you'll be able to enjoy a fast, profitable home selling experience. Lucky for you, we're here to offer insights into the home seller's perspective and ensure you can reap the benefits of a successful home selling journey.

Now, let's take a look at three tips to help you become a smart home seller.

1. Analyze Your House's Strengths and Weaknesses

Although you've allocated significant time and resources to keep your house looking great over the years, your home soon may be just one of many houses that is available to property buyers. But if you analyze your residence's strengths and weaknesses, you may be able to identify opportunities to improve your house and differentiate it from others in a competitive real estate market.

Oftentimes, it helps to conduct a house inspection before you list a residence. This inspection will enable you to receive a comprehensive analysis of your house from a property expert. Then, you can use an inspection report to prioritize home improvement projects and upgrade your house accordingly.

2. Set an Aggressive Initial Asking Price

What you initially paid for your house is unlikely to match your home's present value. However, if you analyze the real estate market, you may be better equipped than ever before to establish an aggressive initial asking price for your residence.

Take a look at the prices of available houses in your city or town that are comparable to your own residence. By doing so, you can narrow the price range for homes in your region.

Furthermore, a home appraisal may prove to be exceedingly valuable. An appraisal enables you to receive a property valuation based on your house's condition, age and the current state of the real estate sector. With this appraisal in hand, you can set an asking price for your house that will hit the mark with many potential buyers.

3. Collaborate with a Real Estate Agent

Even a home seller who is persistent and intelligent may require additional help to achieve the optimal results. Fortunately, real estate agents are available who can make it simple for a home seller to maximize his or her home sale earnings.

A real estate agent is a housing market expert who is unafraid to be honest with a home seller. This housing market professional will offer unbiased feedback about a residence's condition and provide recommendations to help a home seller improve his or her property. Plus, a real estate agent is happy to respond to a home seller's concerns and questions. This means a home seller can receive extensive housing market insights from his or her real estate agent and make informed decisions throughout the home selling journey.

When it comes to selling a home, there is no need to leave anything to chance. Take advantage of the aforementioned tips, and anyone can enter the real estate market as a smart home seller.




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Posted by Nancy Whitehouse-Bain on 7/23/2018

Your bathroom can quickly become one of the dirtiest places in the house even after a deep clean. Knowing the most important places to focus on in the bathroom can make or break the appearance of your bathroom. Read on for some tips to help keep your bathroom spic and span. 


Toothpaste Causes Gunk And Build Up


You don‘t want toothpaste gunk to get ahead of you. Use all-purpose cleaners to quickly wipe away any toothpaste. Use baking soda or some other kind of abrasive cleaner to get up any stubborn toothpaste that won’t come up. Remember not to use abrasive cleaners on any surfaces that may scratch easily.


Keep The Toilet Tidy


The toilet is one of the more difficult areas of your home to clean. Keep ahead of the dirt in the toilet by spraying the bowl down with an all purpose cleaner or vinegar and water. The bowl can be sanitized easily with 1/4 cup of bleach or commercial toilet cleaner.


The Shower: Where You Get Clean


You need to get your shower in good shape so you feel clean once you get out of the shower. A gunky shower head can cause hard water due to lime build up. Attach a bag of vinegar over the shower head with a rubber band. Leave it on the shower head for 1 hour. Then, turn the shower on to flush with water. 


In the tub, make a baking soda and vinegar paste, or use an all-purpose cleaner to remove soap scum and grime. Any rust stains can be removed with a stain-fighting cleaner.  


Surface Clean Up


The different surfaces of your bathroom require different cleaning methods. For most surfaces, a damp mop will suffice to start. Many cleaning products can scratch or ruin certain materials so it is always best to err on the side of caution. A mild detergent can be used to help get rid of any dirt and grime on most surfaces. 


Marble and granite can be vacuumed first to remove any debris. You shouldn’t use any sort of wax or acidic product to clean these types of stone. 


Tile can be wiped with mild detergents and flushed down with water. You want to avoid using any harsh cleaning products that can ruin the tile. Wax and polish are no-gos on tile surfaces.


The best way to keep your bathroom clean is to do frequent quick cleanings. You don’t want to wait for dirt and grime to build up before you bother taking the time to tidy up the area.     

                 




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Posted by Nancy Whitehouse-Bain on 7/17/2018


576 Barre Rd, Templeton, MA 01468

Single-Family

$275,000
Price

7
Rooms
3
Beds
2
Baths
Looking for privacy? Here you go! Drive up your brand new re-designed driveway to your PRIVATE 2-acre lot with a Charming full dormered Cape boasting 3 bedrooms 2 full baths and a first-floor office or playroom. Possible large Master Bedroom on the first floor, as there is a front to back living room\formal Dining room that could be used as a master. Fully Applianced Kitchen w/New Stainless Steel Appliances, breakfast bar and Corian counters. Enjoy your open concept dining area/family room with Cathedral Ceilings and large windows to let the sunshine in, the second floor offers two front to back bedrooms with gleaming hardwood floors, lots of closets, and an additional full bath w/Jacuzzi and a separate shower stall. The Geothermal Heat Source is a huge cost savings. The Central Air system will keep the house cool and comfortable in the coming summer months. Nice private front and backyard, two car garage and additional parking spaces. Call today.
Open House
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July 22 at 11:00 AM to 12:30 PM
Open House Sunday 11:00-12:30 PM Looking for a private location, where you and enjoy peace and quiet, and the sounds of nature surrounded by trees and clouds, then check out this lovely home. Boasting 3 Bedrooms, 2 full baths, possible first-floor master, cathedral ceiling in the oversized living room dining room. New stainless steel appliances, Central Air, Geothermal Heat, 2 car garage, 2 acres and more.
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