John Colby
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Posted by John Colby on 5/24/2020

As a home seller, you'll likely want to do whatever you can to promote your house to the right groups of homebuyers. Thus, hosting an open house is a must, particularly for a seller who wants to enjoy a fast, profitable home selling experience.

Ultimately, there are many reasons to conduct an open house, and these include:

1. You can stir up interest in your house.

An open house enables you to provide homebuyers with an up-close look at your residence. It allows these buyers to look beyond a home listing, and as such, may lead to many potential offers on your home.

Of course, an open house empowers you to show off the true size and beauty of your home as well. If you allocate the necessary time and resources to clean your home prior to an open house, you may increase the likelihood of securing offers at the event's conclusion.

2. You can respond to homebuyers' questions.

Although a home listing may include details about your house's age and condition, it fails to provide homebuyers with a "feel" of what it's like to walk around inside and outside your residence. Fortunately, an open house allows buyers to get a first-hand look at your residence and determine whether your house matches or exceeds their expectations.

Furthermore, an open house provides homebuyers with the opportunity to ask questions about your house. And if you provide buyers with the information they request, you can make it easy for them to decide whether to submit an offer on your home.

3. You can analyze homebuyers' interest in your residence.

Believe it or not, an open house can help you gauge the effectiveness of your marketing efforts.

For instance, an open house that features dozens of potential buyers likely can be considered a resounding success. On the other hand, if no buyers attend your open house, you may need to reevaluate your home's initial asking price and other home selling factors.

When it comes to hosting an open house, there is a lot to consider. Luckily, you can work with a real estate agent to streamline the process of putting together a successful open house.

A real estate agent is a home selling guide who can offer expert tips and insights at each stage of the home selling journey. He or she will learn about your residence and help you map out a successful home selling plan. Perhaps best of all, a real estate agent will set up open houses, help you assess offers on your residence and ensure you can make the best-possible decisions throughout the home selling process.

If you're worried about hosting an open house, there is no need to stress. Hire a real estate agent today, and you'll be able to receive comprehensive home selling support. In fact, with a real estate agent at your disposal, you can seamlessly navigate the home selling cycle.




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Posted by John Colby on 11/9/2019


23 Stonehaven Dr, Athol, MA 01331

Single-Family

$455,000
Price

9
Rooms
4
Beds
3
Baths
Architect designed & built in 1964, this home has been tastefully upgraded & offered w/2 additional building lots in Uptown Athol and is Privately located on 3.2 acres of open land on your own street. Quick access to Rt 2 and North Quabbin Commons shopping. Custom natural cherry and Corian kitchen w/42 Full Size Doors & Drawers, Breakfast area (overlooks huge low maintenance deck), Open Concept Family room w/fireplace. Gleaming hardwood floors and Elegant moldings in the Formal dining room, Spacious Living Room and 1st Floor Bedroom with Full Bath ! 2nd floor has Master bedroom Suite, Large California Walk in closet , Master Bath, 2 additional bedrooms w/full bath. Recreation room 28 ft x 24 ft over the 2.5 car garage. Recent Energy Efficient hydro air heating system ! Great drinking water too! Available at a lower price with approx 2 acres. Come and Take a look ! Home available immmediately.
Open House
Saturday
November 09 at 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Stop by and take a look ! Now available with approx 2 acres at a lower cost
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Posted by John Colby on 10/15/2019


23 Stonehaven Dr, Athol, MA 01331

Single-Family

$455,000
Price

9
Rooms
4
Beds
3
Baths
Known as the Area's Value Benchmark Property w/ Subdivision Potential. Stonehaven Drive is now For Sale ! Private uptown location & EZ RT. 2 Access with 3.1 acres of generally level ,open & usable land. Architect designed and Updated Open Concept Family Room w/fireplace. Adjoining is the Michael Humphries Natural Cherry Custom Kitchen (42 Doors and Drawers of Storage) with Peninsula Bar & Breakfast Eat in areas. Formal Dining room has Elegant Crown & Compound moldings w/ Built in China Cabinets. Spacious hardwood living room with another Wood burning fireplace & panoramic window overlooking your Private backyard nature sanctuary. 1st floor Bedroom/office with Full bath ,Recent Buderus Hydro Air Heating System, , 4 bedrooms, 3 full baths , Huge Timbertech deck , Finished Bonus room 28'' x 24' for over garage ,Shopping is close by w/Market Basket, Marshalls, 110 Grill, 8 Movie Theatres @ North Quabbin Commons ! Stonehaven is a dead end street ! Great Well Water!
Open House
Saturday
October 19 at 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM
Please come by and see what Convenience and Privacy this property location Offers!
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Location: 23 Stonehaven Dr, Athol, MA 01331    Get Directions

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Posted by John Colby on 8/2/2019


54 Spa Road, Phillipston, MA 01331

Single-Family

$188,500
Price

3
Rooms
1
Beds
1
Baths
This Saturday August 3rd Open House,..12 AM TO 3 PM... ENJOY YOUR SUMMER! EXTEND YOUR VACATION BY COMMUTING TO WORK FROM QUEEN LAKE. QUEEN LAKE IS ONLY 50,MINUTES FROM WORCESTER AND ABOUT 75 MINUTES TO BOSTON. Located on a wooded lot, a perfect seasonal one bedroom, one bathroom cottage to get away from it all is waiting for your personal touch. Enjoy the beautiful view of the almost undeveloped forested area on the Western side from inside the cottage, from the porch or from the lakefront area. Enjoy the excellent water quality while swimming to the nearby island. Enjoy boating, fishing . sailing and waterskiing this summer. There is a NEW 2000 gallon septic tight tank presently being installed by Seller for Title 5 Compliance.
Open House
Saturday
August 03 at 12:00 PM to 3:00 PM
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Location: 54 Spa Road, Phillipston, MA 01331    Get Directions






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Posted by John Colby on 7/31/2019


54 Spa Road, Phillipston, MA 01331

Single-Family

$189,500
Price

3
Rooms
1
Beds
1
Baths
Wednesday July 31st Open House,..11 AM TO 3 PM... ENJOY YOUR SUMMER! EXTEND YOUR VACATION BY COMMUTING TO WORK FROM QUEEN LAKE. QUEEN LAKE IS ONLY 50,MINUTES FROM WORCESTER AND ABOUT 75 MINUTES TO BOSTON. Located on a wooded lot, a perfect seasonal one bedroom, one bathroom cottage to get away from it all is waiting for your personal touch. Enjoy the beautiful view of the almost undeveloped forested area on the Western side from inside the cottage, from the porch or from the lakefront area. Enjoy the excellent water quality while swimming to the nearby island. Enjoy boating, fishing . sailing and waterskiing this summer. There is a NEW 2000 gallon septic tight tank presently being installed by Seller for Title 5 Compliance.
Open House
Wednesday
July 31 at 11:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Stop in and see us ! Today Wednesday July 31st
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Location: 54 Spa Road, Phillipston, MA 01331    Get Directions






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