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Posted by CENTURY 21 Sexton & Donohue, Inc. on 10/10/2017

Selling a home may be difficult, especially for those who plan to list a residence for the first time. Fortunately, many real estate agents are available to guide you along the home selling journey.

Although there is no shortage of real estate agents at your disposal, it is important to note that not all real estate professionals are created equal. Therefore, it is essential to allocate the necessary time and resources to find a real estate agent who can help you achieve your home selling goals.

What does it take to find the right real estate agent to help you sell your residence? Here are three tips to ensure you can do just that.

1. Review the Current Housing Market

Take a look at homes that are currently available and the real estate agents who are associated with these properties. That way, you can find out which real estate agents are available in your area.

Also, don't forget to assess recently sold homes in your city or town. This will allow you to learn about the real estate agents who sold various houses and how long it took these housing market professionals to finalize the property sales.

You can always search the web for real estate agents in your area too. By doing so, you may be able to view client reviews that can help you determine whether a particular real estate professional is the right choice.

2. Consult with Friends and Family Members

Friends and family members sometimes can provide insights into their past home selling experiences. As a result, they may be able to connect you with a real estate professional who will go above and beyond the call of duty to assist you.

Furthermore, neighbors may prove to be great resources as you search for the perfect real estate agent. If a neighbor recently listed or sold his or her residence, you may be able to work with the same real estate agent.

3. Meet with Several Real Estate Agents

When it comes to finding a real estate agent, it never hurts to have a face-to-face conversation.

Set up meetings with several real estate professionals. This will allow you to learn about a real estate agent's background and expertise and decide whether you feel comfortable working with this individual.

In addition, try to get client references from real estate agents and reach out to past clients to find out what it was like to work with a particular real estate professional. As such, you'll be better equipped than ever before to make an informed decision.

The search for the right real estate agent often requires hard work and patience. With the right approach, you can hire a real estate agent who can help you accelerate the home selling journey and optimize the value of your residence.

Take advantage of the aforementioned tips, and you should have no trouble employing a top-notch real estate agent.

Posted by CENTURY 21 Sexton & Donohue, Inc. on 10/5/2017

Enchanting full dormer Cape style residence in the heart of the East Side/Mt. Hood area with excellent access to Melrose Common, Mt. Hood Golf Course, bus to the commuter rail and T Station as well as Route 1 and Square One Mall. The curb appeal of this lovingly maintained home is undeniable beginning with the fieldstone wall and chimney that frames the front of the home and the stone of the fireplace in the LR displays the same fine craftsmanship. Beautiful period details such as built- in book cases in the LR, elegant wainscoting in the DR which also boasts a built in china cabinet, add to the charm of the home. A 1/2 BTH, FR and eat-in KIT complete the first level and three BR's, one with custom built wall storage, and a full BTH round out the second floor. The finished, unheated room in the LL offers a cozy and private spot to work at home or simply curl up with a good book. The rear yard includes a garden shed, patio and gas barbecue. A+ location so do not delay

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Posted by CENTURY 21 Sexton & Donohue, Inc. on 10/3/2017

If you intend to list your residence, you'll need to think about how you'll price your residence. However, what you initially paid for your home is unlikely to match its value today. And if you set an initial asking price that is too high, you risk alienating potential homebuyers.

Lucky for you, we're here to help you determine the ideal initial asking price for your residence to increase the likelihood of a fast home sale.

Now, let's take a look at three quick, easy ways to establish a competitive price for your house.

1. Look at Housing Market Data

Housing market data is easy to find and can show you how your residence stacks up against recently sold homes in your area.

Evaluate the prices of recently sold local residences that are comparable to your own. With this housing market data in hand, you can better understand pricing trends for houses in your city or town.

In addition, don't forget to check out the prices of available houses in your region. This housing market data will help you understand the current state of the real estate market.

2. Conduct a Home Appraisal

A home appraisal is valuable because it allows you to receive a property valuation from a home expert. When the appraisal is complete, you may be able to prioritize various home improvement projects as well.

During a home appraisal, a property expert will examine your home's interior and exterior. This property expert also will assess the prices of recently sold and available homes in your area, including the prices of residences in your neighborhood. Following the appraisal, you'll receive a property valuation.

If a property valuation falls below your initial expectations, there is no need to worry. Remember, you can always perform assorted home maintenance and upgrades to boost your house's value.

3. Collaborate with a Real Estate Agent

Work with a real estate agent throughout the home selling process you'll be glad you did. A real estate agent will go above and beyond the call of duty to ensure that you can get the best price for your residence, regardless of the housing market's conditions.

A real estate agent first will learn about you, your home and your home selling goals. Next, this housing market professional will list your residence, promote it to large groups of homebuyers and host home showings and open house events. If a homebuyer submits an offer on your residence, your real estate agent will help you analyze the proposal and determine whether to accept, reject or counter it.

Furthermore, a real estate agent is happy to respond to any home selling questions. This housing market professional knows exactly what it takes to sell a residence, and as such, is ready to respond to your home selling queries at all times.

Get the best price for your home use the aforementioned tips, and you can price your house appropriately.

Posted by CENTURY 21 Sexton & Donohue, Inc. on 10/1/2017

This Single-Family in Melrose, MA recently sold for $665,500. This Colonial style home was sold by - CENTURY 21 Sexton & Donohue, Inc..

248 Grove Street, Melrose, MA 02176


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Absolutely charming East Side Colonial complete with handsome beamed ceilings, natural wood moldings and HW. The front porch with ceiling fans is a great spot to sit and watch the world go by but if you prefer a more private setting head up to the 3 season porch on the second floor complete with C/A! The floor plan of the first floor is open and has a nice flow so keeping the crowd together when hosting gatherings will be a breeze! The LR with gas FP opens directly into the playroom/office-you decide what works best for your lifestyle. The dining room with its beautiful china cabinet is an elegant spot for dinner and has easy access to the kitchen which features SS appliances and a custom built in pantry/closet area that will hold all your day to day belongings. The second floor includes three bedrooms and the first of two BTHS. A large deck overlooks a truly beautiful and large backyard with shed. Close to the bus and the park! This home is a beauty- do not let this one slip away!

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Posted by CENTURY 21 Sexton & Donohue, Inc. on 9/30/2017

30 Howie Street, Melrose, MA 02176



Full/Half Baths
Attention Commuters!! 2 bdrm Duplex Townhouse located steps to the Orange Line bus stop & the Highlands Commuter Rail! A nice blend of old charm & new; the many updated windows shine nice natural light on the warm HW fls, the kit offers granite, stainless & a center island, perfect for dining & extra prep space & the adjacent dining room is just right to host dinner parties & holidays! Baths are updated too! It's easy living here; leave the car at home & walk to Whole Foods, pharmacy, bus, train, coffee, nail salons, the dog park & Franklin Square offering dining at La Q'Chara & Tapas 529! Middlesex Fells, Rt.1 & 93 are all close by too. Looking for extra storage for the kayak or the bike? Then you'll love your own spacious basement! This Melrose condo checks all the boxes... steps to transportation, Central Air, storage, pets welcome, off St. parking for 4, a low condo fee & nice outdoor spaces! (Please excuse the temporary exterior appearance while neighbors renovate next door.)
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