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Posted by Annemarie Torcivia on 4/17/2017

Looking to add your condo to the real estate market? Ultimately, you'll want to set a "fair" price for your property. By doing so, you can stir up plenty of interest in your condo and boost your chances of a fast property sale.

List your condo at a price that meets the needs of both property buyer and seller here are three tips to ensure you can price your condo properly.

1. Study the Housing Market

How does your condo rate against similar properties? Examine the housing market closely, and you can understand what differentiates your property from others that are currently available.

Check out the prices of comparable condos that have been added to the real estate market recently. That way, you can learn how other condo sellers are pricing their properties and map out your condo pricing strategy accordingly.

Also, evaluate the prices of condos that have sold over the past few months. This will allow you to identify real estate market patterns and trends and may help you establish a competitive price.

2. Hire a Property Appraiser

A property appraiser understands what it takes to assess a condo both inside and out. Therefore, if you conduct a condo appraisal, you can learn about your property's strengths and weaknesses.

During a condo evaluation, a property appraiser will identify problem areas across your residence. Then, he or she will provide a report that you can review to understand how you can enhance your property's value.

Take the results of a property appraisal seriously. If a property appraiser finds minimal problems with your condo, you may be good to go to establish a fair price for your residence.

On the other hand, if a property appraiser discovers a wide range of condo issues, allocate the necessary time and resources to mitigate these problems. In this scenario, you may need to lower your expectations for your condo's asking price based on the current state of your property. Or, you can perform assorted property improvements to bolster your condo's value.

3. Collaborate with a Real Estate Agent

Want expert insights into how to price your condo competitively? Work with a real estate agent, and you can receive comprehensive support as you prepare to add your residence to the housing market.

A real estate agent can make a world of difference for a condo seller, and for good reason. This housing market professional will teach you about the current real estate market and help you determine the right price for your condo.

Let's not forget about the assistance that a real estate agent will provide throughout the condo selling process, either.

With a real estate agent at your side, you can receive help with condo showings, negotiations with condo buyers and much more. And if you ever have condo selling questions, a real estate agent will be able to provide instant responses.

Set the right price for your condo use these condo selling tips, and you can move one step closer to maximizing the value of your property.




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Posted by Annemarie Torcivia on 3/24/2017

This Condo in Peabody, MA recently sold for $445,000. This Townhouse style home was sold by Annemarie Torcivia - RE/MAX Trinity.


16 Broadmoor Lane, Peabody, MA 01906

Condo

$449,000
Price
$445,000
Sale Price

6
Rooms
2
Beds
2/1
Full/Half Baths
Rare find ! Meticulously maintained 3 level townhouse in quiet Juniper Village ! Spacious 2648 sq ft including a finished basement with many various uses. Cathedral ceiling living room with gas fireplace, hardwood floor, skylight and slider to private deck. Deck recently stained. Master bedroom suite features walk in closet, hardwood floor, spacious bath with granite double sinks. Updated stainless applianced kitchen with granite counters and breakfast bar leading to dining room with hardwood floor. Recessed lighting. Large second floor loft with skylight overlooks living room. and potential for 3rd bedroom. First floor laundry with washer and dryer. Finished oversized lower level with high ceilings could be 4th bedroom / office or family room with laminate flooring. Walk out to patio. State of art plumbing shut off system . 3 zone heat and air. Located minutes from route128 and route 1. 1 car attached garage with direct entry to home. Must see. Easy to show.






Tags: Real Estate   01906   Condo   Peabody  
Categories: Sold Homes  


Posted by Annemarie Torcivia on 1/30/2017

Although your condo has served you well for many years, now may be a great time to look to move out of your condo and into a new home.

Ultimately, there are many reasons why you might want to sell your condo, including:

1. Your condo is too small.

Your condo was large and spacious when you initially moved into it a few years ago. However, as you have accumulated items and your family has grown, your condo now lacks the space you need.

If you find that your condo is too small for your family, there's no need to worry. In many instances, a condo offers a great starter home, and it is common for people to look to upgrade from a condo to a house.

Lucky for you, interest in condos is rampant across the United States. This means you should have no trouble stirring up interest in your condo if you ever decide to sell it.

2. You want to capitalize on a seller's market.

The housing market fluctuates constantly. As such, when a seller's market arrives, it may prove to be the best possible time to maximize the value of your condo.

In a seller's market, there is a shortage of quality properties available and an abundance of homebuyers who are searching for their dream residences. Meanwhile, if you own a top-notch condo, you may be able to add it to the real estate market and receive a hefty sum for your property.

To learn more about how a seller's market works, consult with a real estate agent. This real estate professional will be able to educate you about the ins and outs of a seller's market. And if you decide to list your condo, your real estate agent will be able to help you price it competitively from the get-go.

3. You want greater flexibility to complete home improvement projects.

Let's face it your homeowners association (HOA) does an excellent job to maintain your home's exterior, but it would be great to have the flexibility to complete a home exterior project without the HOA's approval.

Condo living involves trade-offs. Typically, condo owners will pay HOA fees that guarantee walkways are shoveled in winter, lawns are cut in spring and summer and other day-to-day home maintenance tasks are performed regularly. On the other hand, if you want to repaint your home's exterior, you'll likely need the HOA's approval to do so. And if you decide to add a fresh coat of paint to your home's exterior on your own, you will probably receive HOA fines and penalties.

As a homeowner, you'll never have to worry about asking an HOA's permission to update your house's exterior. Instead, you can paint your home any color you'd like, plant a garden in your front yard, install a swimming pool in your backyard and much more any time you choose.

Ready to add your condo to the real estate market? Employ a real estate agent, and you can boost your chances of optimizing the value of your condo.




Tags: Condo   condo fees   condo rules  
Categories: Uncategorized  


Posted by Annemarie Torcivia on 1/23/2017


16 Broadmoor Lane, Peabody, MA 01906

Condo

$449,000
Price

6
Rooms
2
Beds
2/1
Full/Half Baths
Rare find ! Meticulously maintained 3 level townhouse in quiet Juniper Village ! Spacious 2648 sq ft including a finished basement with many various uses. Cathedral ceiling living room with gas fireplace, hardwood floor, skylight and slider to private deck. Deck recently stained. Master bedroom suite features walk in closet, hardwood floor, spacious bath with granite double sinks. Updated stainless applianced kitchen with granite counters and breakfast bar leading to dining room with hardwood floor. Recessed lighting. Large second floor loft with skylight overlooks living room. and potential for 3rd bedroom. First floor laundry with washer and dryer. Finished oversized lower level with high ceilings could be 4th bedroom / office or family room with laminate flooring. Walk out to patio. State of art plumbing shut off system . 3 zone heat and air. Located minutes from route128 and route 1. 1 car attached garage with direct entry to home. Must see. Easy to show.
Open House
No scheduled Open Houses






Tags: Real Estate   01906   Condo   Peabody  
Categories: New Homes  


Posted by Annemarie Torcivia on 10/24/2016


45 Loomis Street, Malden, MA 02148

Condo

$249,900
Price

4
Rooms
1
Beds
1/1
Full/Half Baths
Lovely cozy top floor condo in desirable Briar Hill Condominiums. Large master bedroom with bath. Den,office, or guest room with large closet. Fully applianced galley kitchen with laminate floor. Large living room and separate dining area . Security system, New slider doors to private balcony. Laundry on same level and extra storage. Hard to find pet friendly building. Parking space #110 convenient to front door. Complex features tennis court and inground pool. Manicured grounds. Close to transportation, shopping and major highways. Won't last !
Open House
No scheduled Open Houses

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Tags: Malden   Real Estate   Condo   02148  
Categories: New Homes