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Posted by Rachel (Hillman) Foy on 7/1/2020

Ready to sell your house? Ultimately, you should conduct a home appraisal before you add your residence to the housing market, and for good reason.

A home appraisal enables you to better understand what your home is worth. Plus, an expert home appraiser will be able to offer comprehensive insights into your house's strengths and weaknesses so you can prioritize assorted home improvement projects accordingly.

Preparing your home for an appraisal may prove to be exceedingly valuable. If you allocate time and resources to get your house ready for an appraisal, you can increase your chances of getting favorable results during the appraisal itself.

What does it take to prep your house for an appraisal? Here are three tips to ensure you can do just that.

1. Consider a Home Appraiser's Perspective.

A home appraiser has an eye for detail, one that helps this professional understand whether a house is a viable long-term investment. Meanwhile, a home seller who steps into a property appraiser's shoes may be better equipped than others to enhance his or her residence.

For example, a home seller should evaluate a house's interior and exterior prior to an appraisal. And if you notice chipped paint on a home's walls, cracked shingles on a home's exterior or other cosmetic issues, you should address these problems immediately.

Even minor cosmetic issues can negatively affect a home's value. However, a home seller who goes above and beyond the call of duty to correct these problems may be able to improve his or her house's appearance before a home appraisal.

2. Conduct Plenty of Housing Market Research.

How does your residence stack up against the competition? Learn about the local housing market, and you can find out what you'll need to do to differentiate your residence from similar properties.

An home seller should learn about the prices of recently sold residences as well as homes that are currently available. That way, you can set realistic expectations for your home appraisal.

3. Collaborate with a Real Estate Agent.

A home appraisal can be a stressful experience, especially for a first-time home seller. Lucky for you, real estate agents are available to help you streamline the home appraisal process.

Typically, a real estate agent will guide you along the home selling process. He or she can connect you with qualified home appraisers in your area and ensure you can find a home appraiser who will provide honest, unbiased feedback about your residence.

A real estate agent also will help you maximize the value of your house. This housing market professional will ensure you can set a fair price for your residence and market your home to the right groups of homebuyers. He or she will even set up home showings and open houses and negotiate with homebuyers on your behalf to further simplify the home selling process.

When it comes to getting a home appraisal, there is no need to worry. Use the aforementioned tips, and you can plan ahead for a home appraisal.




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Posted by Rachel (Hillman) Foy on 6/30/2020

This Single-Family in Beverly, MA recently sold for $610,000. This Ranch style home was sold by Rachel (Hillman) Foy - Hillman Homes.


6 Connor Rd, Beverly, MA 01915

Centerville (Bvly)

Single-Family

$609,900
Price
$610,000
Sale Price

9
Rooms
3
Beds
2
Baths
Suburban living at its best! One level living, 3 bedroom 2 bath home lovingly maintained with: Central air (heat pump) added in 2014. Energy efficient house with Mass Save upgrades include insulation, lighting, roof ventilation (2019). New Roof and skylights in 2019. Hot Tub and Sauna convey with the property, both only 5 years young. The open floor plan is wonderful for entertaining in all seasons, whether enjoying the warmth of the gas stove in the family room, or the four season sunroom with wood stove, overlooking the beautiful gardens, and pergola covered patio. The sky lit master bedroom is completely private from the rest of the home with renovated master bath with walk in tile shower. A large kitchen with s/s appliances open to dining room/living room with fireplace enhanced by custom wainscoting. The property is beautiful with gardens and 3 sheds for storage. The location on a quiet cul-da-sac, convenient to major commuter routes, beaches and parks.

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Posted by Rachel (Hillman) Foy on 6/26/2020


65 E India Row, Boston, MA 02110

Waterfront

Rental

$5,500
Price

5
Rooms
2
Beds
2/1
Full/Half Baths
Available now. Gorgeous views of the Harbor and the city at Harbor Towers from the 23rd floor- fall in love with this stunning corner two bedroom unit! Enjoy two spacious bedrooms, 2.5 baths, gleaming hardwood floors, spacious living/dining room with large windows, sliding glass door to private balcony! Designer eat-in kitchen with gas cooking, breakfast bar and stainless appliances. The master suite was cleverly re-designed with a custom walk-in closet and has en-suite luxurious bathroom with designer tiled shower. Fabulous location on the waterfront between Rowes Wharf and the Aquarium. Easy walk to the Financial District and North End restaurants/shopping. Amenities include 24-hour concierge & security, seasonal outdoor pool, and rental Garage parking available. Sorry, no pets allowed, no smoking.
Open House
No scheduled Open Houses

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Posted by Rachel (Hillman) Foy on 6/26/2020


65 E India Row, Boston, MA 02110

Waterfront

Condo

$1,375,000
Price

5
Rooms
2
Beds
2/1
Full/Half Baths
Fall in love with the gorgeous views of the city and water from the 23rd floor at the popular Harbor Towers. STUNNING corner two bedroom unit with 2 spacious bedrooms and 2.5 baths. Gleaming hardwood floors in the open concept living/dining room with large windows, with sliding glass door to private balcony & incredible water views! Designer eat-in kitchen with gas cooking, breakfast bar and stainless appliances. The master suite features a custom walk-in closet and has en-suite luxurious bathroom with vanity and designer tiled shower & rainfall shower head. Fabulous location on the waterfront between Rowes Wharf and the Aquarium. Easy walk to the Financial District and North End restaurants/shopping. Amenities include 24-hour concierge & gated security, seasonal outdoor pool, laundry room and garage rental parking available. Potential to add laundry in the unit- ask for details.
Open House
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Posted by Rachel (Hillman) Foy on 6/24/2020


9 Lincoln Rd, Ashland, MA 01721

Single-Family

$735,000
Price

10
Rooms
4
Beds
2/1
Full/Half Baths
OPEN HOUSE SAT 6/27 & SUN 6/28. Stunning colonial at the highly sought after cul-de-sac neighborhood, Camelot Estates. Step inside the elegant 2 story foyer with chandelier & french doors leading into a home office. There is also a large dining room and den (used as a playroom) separated by french doors. The open concept kitchen is perfect for entertaining: stainless appliances, granite counters & breakfast bar, with slider to a back deck overlooking a private oasis of fenced yard & playground. The family room features cathedral ceilings & fireplace. Laundry room, half bath & access to the 2 car garage complete the 1st floor. Upstairs: Spacious master suite with walk-in closet, & en suite bath with dual sinks, shower and Jacuzzi tub. There are 3 more generous size bedrooms with ample closets & full bath with skylight Over 1000 sq. ft. finished in lower level currently used for game room & additional guest area.Plus large storage room. Great commuter location near 9, 90, & 495!
Open House
Saturday
June 27 at 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Please follow strict Covid 19 Guidelines - Mask required at all time. Shoe Covers or removing shoes is required. Limited groups for viewing. Gorgeous home at Camelot Estates. Nestled within 500 acres of conservation and trails, there is everything to love about this colonial style home with 4 beds, 2.5 baths and 1000+ finished space in the lower level.
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