Ann Marie Sorensen | Auburn Real Estate, Sturbridge Real Estate, Charlton Real Estate


As a first-time home seller, it can be difficult to determine exactly what you need to do to prep your house for the real estate market. Lucky for you, we're here to teach you what it takes to sell a house in any real estate market, at any time.

Now, let's take a look at three important questions that every first-time home seller needs to consider:

1. Am I ready to sell my house?

For many first-time home sellers, the answer to this question is a resounding "No," and perhaps it is easy to understand why.

Adding a home to the real estate market requires home sellers to conduct plenty of real estate research. By doing so, a first-time home seller can determine how his or her house stacks up against comparable residences that are currently available.

Also, it may prove to be worthwhile to complete a home appraisal. This assessment will enable you to identify your house's strengths and weaknesses and complete any property repairs immediately.

2. After I sell my house, where will I go?

It is important for a first-time home seller to think about the big picture. Thus, you'll need to consider where you'll go after you sell your residence.

If you think about where you'd like to relocate, you can start planning accordingly. In fact, you can establish a home selling timeline and find ways to make the most of the time and resources available to you.

In addition, if you need to relocate as soon as possible, this may have far-flung effects on how you market your residence.

A home seller who needs to move right away may be more likely that others to list his or her house at a below-average price. On the other hand, a home seller who can afford to be patient can wait out the real estate market if necessary.

3. What should I expect when my home hits the real estate market?

Unfortunately, the housing market offers no guarantees. This means a dedicated first-time home seller who goes above and beyond the call of duty to prepare a home may watch his or her house linger on the real estate market for months. On the other hand, a home seller who does minimal prep work may watch his or her house sell immediately.

When it comes to getting ready to add your house to the real estate market, there is no reason to leave anything to chance. With an expert real estate agent at your side, you can boost your chances of getting the best results during the home selling journey.

An expert real estate agent can answer any questions that you may have about selling your house. Plus, he or she will help you list your residence, promote it to potential property buyers and set up home showings and open houses.

Ready to add your house to the real estate market? Use the aforementioned tips, and any first-time home seller can seamlessly navigate the home selling process.


This classic Worcester Tudor is much bigger than it looks! Unique multilevel 5 bedrooms /2.5 bath home. NEW roof & front window! Updated Maple kitchen with SS appliances and granite counters. Large dining room and living room with hardwoods and a gas fireplace. Lots of storage in the master bedroom ( 3 closets) CFan, hardwoods and Bose 3-2-1 system. Spacious bedrooms, lots of nooks and cranies in this charming home. Additional space in the 2 finished lower levels. Nice flat yard with shed and the cutest playhouse you ever saw.

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16 Thayer St, Worcester, MA 01603

Single-Family

$235,000
Price

8
Rooms
5
Beds
2/1
Full/Half Baths
This classic Worcester Tudor is much bigger than it looks! Unique multilevel 5 bedrooms /2.5 bath home. NEW roof & front window! Updated Maple kitchen with SS appliances and granite counters. Large dining room and living room with hardwoods and a gas fireplace. Lots of storage in the master bedroom ( 3 closets) CFan, hardwoods and Bose 3-2-1 system. Spacious bedrooms, lots of nooks and cranies in this charming home. Additional space in the 2 finished lower levels. Nice flat yard with shed and the cutest playhouse you ever saw.
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Your ultimate goal as a home seller is to make your residence as desirable as possible to potential buyers. If you transform your house into a must-buy, you could reap the benefits of a quick, profitable home selling experience.

To better understand how to enhance your residence before you list it, let's take a look at three tips to help you transform your home into a must-buy.

1. Upgrade Your House's Interior

Consider how buyers may perceive your residence as soon as they walk through your house's front door. Then, you can prioritize home interior upgrades.

By cleaning each room of your house, you can enhance your residence's interior. If you need help with home cleaning, you can always hire professionals to assist you, too.

Also, it may be beneficial to add a fresh coat of paint to the walls in your bedroom or other areas of your house. Because if you can make it easy for buyers to fall in love with your home's interior, you could speed up the property selling journey.

2. Perform Home Exterior Repairs

Curb appeal may play a key role in your home selling experience. If you residence boasts outstanding curb appeal, you may be able to differentiate your home from other available houses in your city or town.

To improve your residence's curb appeal, you may want to repair or replace any damaged home siding. In addition, mow the lawn and trim the hedges, and you can show off the true beauty of your house's lawn.

You may want to remove any lawn ornaments or decorations from outside your house as well. That way, buyers may be better equipped than ever before to envision what life may be like if they purchase your residence.

3. Eliminate Clutter

Clutter may fill up various rooms throughout your home. If you want to achieve the best-possible home selling results, now may be a great time to eliminate as much clutter as you can.

If you have items you no longer need, you can always sell these items or give them to friends, family members or local charities. On the other hand, if you have assorted personal belongings you want to keep outside your house, you can rent a storage unit.

As you get set to embark on the house selling journey, you may want to hire a real estate agent. With a real estate agent at your side, you can transform your residence into a must-buy in no time at all.

A real estate agent understands all aspects of the home selling journey. He or she will offer tips and recommendations to help you promote your residence to dozens of prospective buyers. Plus, a real estate agent is ready to respond to any of your home selling concerns and questions.

Allocate time and resources to upgrade your home, and you could generate lots of interest in your residence as soon as you list it.


Custom built solid Auburn ranch in desirable town center location. Great highway access for easy commute to Worcester, Boston, Providence. Hardwood floors and fire-placed living room/dining room.Tiled kitchen with granite counters opens onto 3 season room and then onto an over-sized deck. Master bedroom with master bath opens onto the deck and overlooks the beautifully landscaped yard. This house is much larger than it looks. There is a full finished walkout lower level in-law set up with "bedroom" kitchen dining and family room space. Perfect for extended family/ teen suite/ au pair quarters etc. Young roof and newer appliances. This won't last long !

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