Kevin Durkin - LAER Realty Partners | Lowell, MA Real Estate, Dracut, MA Real Estate,Durkinsells,


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.



131 Humphrey St, Lowell, MA 01850

Centralville

Single-Family

$389,900
Price

8
Rooms
4
Beds
1/1
Full/Half Baths
Honey Stop the Car! If you're looking for a large 4 bedroom 1.5 bath house that has been completely renovated STOP your search. This home has it all, NEW roof,New kitchen with granite countertops easy close cabinets tile backsplash, kitchen Island,all new Energy efficient SS appliances, new 100 Amp electric service and new wiring, all new plumbing, two new bathrooms. You will save on heating expenses with a New HWBB all in one furnace that is 98% energy efficient, blown in insulation. Freshly painted interior, gleaming hardwood floors throughout, brand new 16x16 PT deck with solar lights that lead to a new freshly paved driveway that will accommodate up to four cars.This home has all of the charm of yesteryear with the modern conveniences of today, all located in the Heart of Christian Hill, conveniently located on the Lowell Dracut town line with easy access to Rt 93 and tax Free NH shopping. This home will not last, start the New Year off right and treat yourself.
Open House
Sunday
December 08 at 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Cannot make the Open Houses?
Location: 131 Humphrey St, Lowell, MA 01850    Get Directions

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131 Humphrey St, Lowell, MA 01850

Centralville

Single-Family

$389,900
Price

8
Rooms
4
Beds
1/1
Full/Half Baths
Honey Stop the Car! If you're looking for a large 4 bedroom 1.5 bath house that has been completely renovated STOP your search. This home has it all, NEW roof,New kitchen with granite countertops easy close cabinets tile backsplash, kitchen Island,all new Energy efficient SS appliances, new 100 Amp electric service and new wiring, all new plumbing, two new bathrooms. You will save on heating expenses with a New HWBB all in one furnace that is 98% energy efficient, blown in insulation. Freshly painted interior, gleaming hardwood floors throughout, brand new 16x16 PT deck with solar lights that lead to a new freshly paved driveway that will accommodate up to four cars.This home has all of the charm of yesteryear with the modern conveniences of today, all located in the Heart of Christian Hill, conveniently located on the Lowell Dracut town line with easy access to Rt 93 and tax Free NH shopping. This home will not last, start the New Year off right and treat yourself.
Open House
Sunday
December 01 at 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Cannot make the Open Houses?
Location: 131 Humphrey St, Lowell, MA 01850    Get Directions

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When you’re searching for a home to buy, you’ll probably attend many different open houses. The open house is meant to help you get a feel for different properties. While you can’t get to know all the ins and outs of a home in a short time, you can get an understanding of some of the best things (and not so great things) about a property. Below, you’ll find some of the biggest warning signs that a property may not be all that it appears to be. 


There’s A Lot Of Odor Masking Elements In Place


When you walk into an open house, you may get the smell of freshly baked cookies or a lovely candle. While these are great marketing techniques, they also can be a tactic to hide things. Perhaps there are some offensive odors in the house from mold, leaks, smoke, or mildew. You may not be prepared to deal with these kinds of problems once you move into a home. 


You Notice Glaring Issues


While the home inspection will reveal many problems that may be invisible to the casual observer, you should still be on the lookout for issues on the surface of the home during the open house. These issues can include cracks in the ceiling or walls, cracks in the floor, or even squeaky floor boards. If you happen to see patchy walls in the home, that could indicate that repairs have been made several times. Be alert for these potential problems.


Does The Home Look Well-Kept?


When you pull up in front of the home is the lawn trim? Does the home appear clean? While everyone would hope that a homeowner would clean up their property before an open house, small and big things like this can indicate a bigger problem. If the home is not cared for on the surface, how many other underlying maintenance issues are there in the home? Neglected regular maintenance can cause larger problems of all kinds in a home.


Strange Cosmetic Fixes


A freshly painted wall could be suspect of a big problem. Under the paint could be mold, cracks, or other issues. Some homeowners do put fresh paint on their walls before selling in order to give the home a neutral feel. However, you should be on the lookout for other signs of problems in the home.          


Channel Your Inner Detective


While you don’t need to dig as deep into a home as a home inspector does, you should be on the lookout as you scan a home for the potential livability for you. Things like glaring cracks in the ceiling, or a strong odor of cigarette smoke could be signs of future problems living in the home. The open house is your time to find a home that fits you and your life, so make the most of the opportunity.  



315 Wentworth Ave, Lowell, MA 01852

Belvidere

Single-Family

$489,000
Price

9
Rooms
3
Beds
2
Baths
Belvidere Charmer! If you're looking for a classic colonial with all the charm of yesteryear, but the modern updates of today then you have found a place to call home. This 3,000 sq foot Victorian has been updated with 200 Amp electric,new roof,updated windows throughout, blown in insulation, updated kitchen with granite countertops recessed lighting, stainless steel appliances, kitchen breakfast bar and a separate dining area that leads to a beautiful two tiered trex deck around an above ground pool. The spacious dining room is perfect for entertaining with crown and picture frame moldings. The formal living room has a fireplace, its a great place to read a book and relax. The living room has a gorgeous built in bookcase with an electric fireplace, and big screen TV. The first floor HDWD floors gleam. The upstairs features three large bedrooms, and a den on the second floor for another TV room/Family room. All of this located in Belvidere just mins to highways and Shed Park, Downtown!
Open House
Sunday
August 04 at 9:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Cannot make the Open Houses?
Location: 315 Wentworth Ave, Lowell, MA 01852    Get Directions

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