Lynn D'Avolio
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Posted by Lynn D'Avolio on 3/10/2020

If you plan to attend an open house, it usually pays to be prepared. That way, you'll know exactly which questions to ask during an open house and can ensure that you can gain the insights that you need to determine whether a residence is right for you.

Now, let's take a look at three key questions to ask a listing agent during an open house.

1. Why is this home for sale?

Although a home listing provides plenty of information about a residence, it is unlikely to explain why a homeowner is selling his or her house. Thus, you should use an open house to find out exactly why a home is for sale.

In many instances, a listing agent will be honest and forthright about why a homeowner has decided to add his or her residence to the real estate market. Once you receive an answer to your query, you can better understand whether a house matches your expectations.

On the other hand, if a listing agent hesitates or shies away from your question, you should be skeptical. At this point, you should continue to dig for more information about a residence to learn about any potential flaws.

2. Are there any home problems that I need to know about?

An open house enables you to get an up-close look at a residence. Furthermore, the event allows you to find out about a residence's pros and cons from a listing agent.

Ask a listing agent about any home problems – you'll be glad you did. The listing agent should be able to provide you with plenty of insights into a home's condition, ensuring you can make an informed decision about whether to submit an offer.

A listing agent is likely to be honest with you about any problems with a house. By doing so, this agent will reduce the risk of a homebuyer later rescinding an offer after a home inspection.

3. Have there been any offers on the house?

It is important to find out if there is any competition for a house, especially if you discover your dream residence. Thus, during an open house, you should ask a listing agent if any offers have been submitted on a residence.

If a listing agent responds "Yes" to your query, you may want to act fast to submit a competitive offer on a house. Because if you wait too long to make an offer on your dream residence, you risk losing this house to a rival homebuyer.

Lastly, if you need help getting ready for an open house, you should collaborate with a real estate agent. This housing market professional can provide deep insights into a residence before you attend an open house. Therefore, a real estate agent will help you take the guesswork out of getting the most out of any open house, at any time.

Want to optimize the value of an open house? Ask the aforementioned questions, and you can get the information that you need to fully evaluate a residence.




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Posted by Lynn D'Avolio on 9/11/2019


8 Cedardale Road, Lynn, MA 01904

Single-Family

$410,000
Price

5
Rooms
2
Beds
2
Baths
Beautiful two-bedroom, two-bath residence located on a dead-end street overlooking a lovely pond. Features include granite countertops, hardwood floors throughout and a fireplace. Oversized back yard -large enough to put in an in-ground pool. Do not miss out on seeing this fabulous home. Very convenient to Route 1 and lots of shopping. Near parks and lots of nearby trails for hiking and biking. Make your appointment today!
Open House
Saturday
September 14 at 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Beautiful home on over looking a pond 2 bedrooms and 2 full baths. Very nice dead end street! Come and see for yourself what this home has to offer!
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Location: 8 Cedardale Road, Lynn, MA 01904    Get Directions

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Posted by Lynn D'Avolio on 8/13/2019


65 Burbank, Boston, MA 02115

Condo

$1,100,000
Price

8
Rooms
5
Beds
3
Baths
Great Location! Convenient for college students. Great opportunity for someone. This condo has the potential for 5 to 6 bedrooms to rent out with the access to 2 kitchens and 3 full baths. Anyone looking to visit Boston would love to rent out a room and explore all that Boston has to offer. Do not miss out on seeing this amazing Condominium. Located close to Newbury Street, Boylston Street and in the Heart of Boston. Please see floor plan that is attached with sq. footage. The HOA has approved $17,000 for improvements for the building. So there will be no special assessments for the new buyer. So the entry way will be done over, new doors to the front of the building, painting in the hallways and new carpets. New Heating and Central Air Condition has been installed as of August 12, 2019. Next open house will be Sunday at 12 to 1:00pm. Aug. 18, 2019. Don't miss out. Low condo fee $350
Open House
Sunday
August 18 at 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Seller has put in a new heating and central air condition in the condo
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Location: 65 Burbank, Boston, MA 02115    Get Directions

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Posted by Lynn D'Avolio on 7/23/2019


65 Burbank, Boston, MA 02115

Condo

$1,300,000
Price

8
Rooms
5
Beds
3
Baths
Great Location! Convenient for college students. Great opportunity for someone. This condo has the potential for 5 to 6 bedrooms to rent out with the access to 2 kitchens and 3 full baths. Anyone looking to visit Boston would love to rent out a room and explore all that Boston has to offer. Do not miss out on seeing this amazing Condominium. Located close to Newbury Street, Boylston Street and in the Heart of Boston. Please see floor plan that is attached with sq. footage. The HOA has approved $17,000 for improvements for the building. So there will be no special assessments for the new buyer. So the entry way will be done over, new doors to the front of the building, painting in the hallways and new carpets. Next open house will be Sunday at 12 to 1:30pm. Don't miss out. Low condo fee $350
Open House
Sunday
July 28 at 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Please call listing agent if you plan on coming. There will be refreshments so stop in and see what this home has to offer.
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Location: 65 Burbank, Boston, MA 02115    Get Directions

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Posted by Lynn D'Avolio on 7/9/2019


65 Burbank, Boston, MA 02115

Single-Family

$1,300,000
Price

8
Rooms
5
Beds
3
Baths
Great Location! Convenient for college students. Great opportunity for someone to do Airbnb business. This condo has the potential for 5 to 6 bedrooms to rent out with the access to 2 kitchens and 3 full baths. Anyone looking to visit Boston would love to rent out a room and explore all that Boston has to offer. Do not miss out on seeing this amazing Condominium. Located close to Newbury Street, Boylston Street and in the Heart of Boston.
Open House
Sunday
July 14 at 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM
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Location: 65 Burbank, Boston, MA 02115    Get Directions

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