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Posted by Ben Esposito on 9/23/2018

If you plan to buy a home in the near future, there is no harm in attending an open house. However, for those who want to get the most out of an open house, it helps to plan ahead as much as possible.

Now, let's take a look at three tips to help you get ready to attend an open house.

1. Review the Home Listing

Although you may have already reviewed a home listing, it may be a good idea to take a second look at it. That way, you can double-check to ensure that a residence matches your expectations prior to attending an open house.

As you review a home listing, think about your short- and long-term plans too. If you believe a home corresponds with these plans, now may be the right time to check out this residence in-person.

2. Examine Your Homebuying Budget

When it comes to preparing to attend an open house, it may be beneficial to assess your homebuying budget. By doing so, you can ensure a residence falls within your price range.

Oftentimes, it helps to get pre-approved for a mortgage before you launch a home search. If you have a mortgage at your disposal, you'll know exactly how much you can spend on a home. And as a result, you can set up home showings and attend open houses for residences that match your budget.

3. Prepare a List of Questions

An open house provides an opportunity to walk around a residence and decide whether it is right for you. It also enables you to receive comprehensive insights into a home. Thus, you should put together a list of questions to ask during an open house.

Remember, there is no such thing as a "bad" question, especially if you're on the fence about buying a particular home. And if you enter an open house with a list of questions in hand, you'll be better equipped than ever before to determine whether to submit an offer to purchase.

Lastly, as you prepare to pursue your dream home, you may want to hire a real estate agent as well. Because if you have a real estate agent at your side, you can obtain expert guidance throughout the property buying journey.

A real estate agent can help you prepare for any open house, at any time. He or she first will meet with you, discuss your homebuying options and help you map out a homebuying strategy. Next, a real estate agent will set up home showings and keep you informed about open house events for residences in your preferred cities and towns. And if you discover your dream home, a real estate agent will help you craft a competitive offer to purchase.

For those who want to take the guesswork out of buying a home, it helps to work with a real estate agent. Contact a local real estate agent today, and you can receive plenty of assistance as you search for your ideal residence.




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Posted by Ben Esposito on 5/8/2018


61 Miller St, Norfolk, MA 02056

Single-Family

$434,900
Price

8
Rooms
3
Beds
1/1
Full/Half Baths
Picture perfect home set on a quite country road close to schools, parks, the commuter rail and more! Wonderfully updated, you first notice the gleaming hardwood floors throughout the first floor, updated kitchen w/ granite counters and SS appliances, updated 1/2 bath w/ laundry, & fireplace family room. Ideal layout flows perfectly from room to room and is great for entertaining or everyday living! Upstairs you'll find 3 large bedrooms, including a master with walk-in closet, recessed lighting, & attached full bath. Head downstairs to the finished basement, where the high ceilings make the possibilities endless for what you can do with the space. The exterior features a quaint screened in porch perfect to enjoy the upcoming summer as is the large flat, private, & fenced yard. Additional updates include new roof & new 2nd floor A/C condenser. Truly a must see. Open House Saturday May 12th from 11 - 12:30 pm.
Open House
Saturday
May 12 at 11:00 AM to 12:30 PM
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Location: 61 Miller St, Norfolk, MA 02056    Get Directions

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Posted by Ben Esposito on 5/2/2018


233 Cliff Dr., North Attleboro, MA 02760

Single-Family

$499,900
Price

8
Rooms
4
Beds
2
Baths
Wonderfully maintained & updated cape nestled deep in the coveted Cliffs neighborhood within the Martin School District. This is your opportunity, after 30 years in the home, the current owners are moving on. While it boasts over 2300 sqft, it still maintains its warmth, character, and charm. This is not your cookie cutter home...from the gas fireplace family room w/ exposed beam ceiling, to the functional & cabinet packed kitchen w/ breakfast area overlooking the backyard, to the oversized fireplace living room, to the dining room w/ custom built-in's & slider to enclosed 3 season porch. In addition, you get 4 generous sized bedrooms (2 up, 2 down) and 2 updated bathrooms. Don't miss the stunning professionally landscaped backyard w/ privacy you can only dream of. Additional features include central air, huge walkout basement , 2 car garage, storage shed, irrigation, & more. This is truly a must see home & neighborhood. Don't miss out, call today or stop by the Open House 5/5 1:30-3pm
Open House
Saturday
May 05 at 1:30 PM to 3:00 PM
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Location: 233 Cliff Dr., North Attleboro, MA 02760    Get Directions

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Posted by Ben Esposito on 5/2/2018


24 Branch St, Mansfield, MA 02048

Single-Family

$299,900
Price

6
Rooms
3
Beds
1
Baths
Lovely character and convenience in this downtown craftsman bungalow. Terrific use of space, you'll be surprised at how big this home feels when you step inside. Stunning interior woodwork including trim, flooring, french doors, & windows. Interior features included 2-3 bedroom (3rd bed accessed through 2nd), tons of natural light through the replacement vinyl windows, open living & dining area which opens to a stunning enclosed front porch w/ hardwood floors and walls of windows. Additional features include a new roof ('16), convenient mudroom, good size bedrooms, & tons of storage in the attic & basement. Within 3/4 of a mile you can reach the commuter rail, downtown shopping, restaurants, south common, and a block from 1.5 mile walking/bike/run trail (WWII Memorial Path). This house is really charming and a must see. Showings start at the Open House on Saturday 5/5 from 11-12:30pm.
Open House
Saturday
May 05 at 11:00 AM to 12:30 PM
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Location: 24 Branch St, Mansfield, MA 02048    Get Directions






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Posted by Ben Esposito on 4/26/2018


135 School St, Mansfield, MA 02048

East Mansfield

Single-Family

$399,900
Price

8
Rooms
4
Beds
2
Baths
Wonderful opportunity to own this very well maintained and updated 4 bed, 2 full bath home centrally located in Mansfield. Step inside and you'll immediately notice the care the original owners have put into maintaining this home. Interior features include hardwood floors throughout the first floor, renovated bathroom, 12x12 dining area addition, fireplace living room, fireplace family room, 4 unit central air, and walkout basement. Elevated porch overlooks large, flat backyard that features an oversized concrete patio, finished 3 season room, storage shed, lots of parking, and well cared for grounds.Set back, this home features a private and tree lined backyard that abuts conservation land. Convenient access to rt 495 & 95, downtown, and the commuter rail. Truly a must see. First Showings at the Open House Saturday 4/28 from 11-12:30.
Open House
Saturday
April 28 at 11:00 AM to 12:30 PM
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Location: 135 School St, Mansfield, MA 02048    Get Directions

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