Annemarie Torcivia - RE/MAX  Trinity



Posted by Annemarie Torcivia on 7/17/2017

Being a first-time home seller can be exhausting, especially if you want to maximize your house's purchase price. Fortunately, we're here to help you understand what it takes to succeed as a home seller, regardless of the real estate market's conditions. Here are three factors that every first-time home seller needs to consider before adding his or her house to the real estate market: 1. Your Home's Condition You've completed many home improvement projects over the years, and as such, you may have boosted the value of your house. However, despite these improvements, there may be a lot of work that needs to be done to ensure you're able to generate plenty of interest in your residence among prospective homebuyers. Getting a home appraisal often serves as a great first step on the home selling journey. A home appraiser will be able to give you a better idea about your house's worth as well as potential areas of improvement. As a home seller, you'll need to consider the value of any repairs you complete. Ultimately, a home improvement project may help you boost the value of your house, but it also may mean that it takes longer for you to add your house to the real estate market. Consider the pros and cons of home improvement projects. And if you need extra support, be sure to consult with an experienced real estate agent. 2. Your Home's Price Are you selling your residence in a seller's or buyer's market? Ideally, you'll want to be able to offer your house in a seller's market, i.e. a period in which there are more homebuyers than home sellers. Conversely, even if you're selling your house in a buyer's market (a market that includes more home sellers than homebuyers), you may be able to make your house more attractive to potential buyers if you offer a competitive price. Look at what similar homes in your area have sold for over the past few months. Also, be sure to work with a real estate agent who can provide insights into home selling and homebuying trends in your area. By doing so, you'll be better equipped to list your house for a fair price and improve your chances of a fast sale. 3. Your Post-Sale Plans If a homebuyer makes an offer on your residence that exceeds your expectations, how will you proceed? You'll need to consider your post-sale plans, as this will ensure that you're ready for any home selling scenario that comes your way. You may want to de-clutter your home as much as possible to make it easier to finalize a sale and relocate to a new address. In addition, you should try to work with a real estate agent who can help you sell your current home and find a new one that meets your needs going forward. Just because you're a first-time home seller doesn't mean you can't prepare like a pro. Consider the aforementioned home selling factors, and you may be able to improve your chances of optimizing the price of your home and speeding up the home selling process.





Posted by Annemarie Torcivia on 5/10/2017

This Commercial in Malden, MA recently sold for $175,000. This style home was sold by Annemarie Torcivia - RE/MAX Trinity.


485 Lynn St, Malden, MA 02148

Linden

Commercial

$199,900
Price
$175,000
Sale Price

1
Buildings
Commercial
Type of Comm.
1,080.00
Lot Size
Attention small business owners ! Perfect location for your neighborhood business. Why pay rent, when you can own. Brick building with new sub flooring, heat and AC. High traffic count and visibility. Municipal parking lot for 25 cars directly across the street. Public transportation on corner. Easily accessible from Rte 1 and 1A. Zoned neighborhood business . Buyer to do due dilligence for licensing and permits .






Tags: Malden   Real Estate   Commercial   02148  
Categories: Sold Homes  


Posted by Annemarie Torcivia on 4/3/2017

Youíve visited a city and absolutely love the area. The food, entertainment, people,culture and sights attract you each time you stay in the city. Itís no wonder that youíre thinking about buying a vacation home in the area. But, you wonít be living there year round. Because of that, consider these points before you invest in a vacation home.

Weather

What is the weather like in the city, particularly during off peak seasons? Are winters harsh, dropping forty or more feet of snow a year? If so, that could put significant wear on the roof of your vacation home. Yet, harsh weather isnít a reason to turn away from buying the house. You could protect your house from hard weather conditions by installing storm windows, inspecting and repairing roofing and patching sidewalks and driveways before you leave at the end of summer.

Home Owners Association Rules

If your vacation house falls under a Home Owners Association, meet with association leaders to ensure that you understand applicable rules and fees. Get clear about rules and fees before you buy the house.

Count Up the Costs

As with other real estate, there will be property taxes, insurance and maintenance costs associated with your vacation house. Are you ready to take on these extra expenses, in addition to covering expenses at your permanent residence, expenses like food, clothing, entertainment and commuting costs? If not,staying at a hotel or resort may work better for you.

Furnishing Your Vacation Home

Unless you buy a house that comes fully furnished, factor in how much money youíre willing to pay to furnish the home. Keep furnishings to a minimal, steering clear of putting too many valuables in the house, as it could reduce the amount of money youíd be out of should the house get burglarized while youíre away.

Neighborhood

Get to know the neighbors. They could keep an eye on your vacation home while youíre away. Youíll also want to make sure that you get along with your neighbors. A good way to learn more about your neighbors is to stay in the city for a week or longer several times. Attend local events and stay abreast of local news the same as you would if you were going to live in the city year round.

Income Options

Rent out your vacation home while youíre away and you could generate income off the property.Check out local renting laws first. Also, run a thorough background check on people youíre thinking about renting the property out to.

Other points to consider include how much time you expect to spend at your vacation home. If you only plan to stay in the area for two to three weeks during the summer, it may not prove to be a smart investment unless you rent the house out while youíre away. Definitely install a security alarm at your vacation home and post signs on windows and doors, letting people know that the house is under surveillance.




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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 2/15/2017


485 Lynn St, Malden, MA 02148

Linden

Commercial

$199,900
Price

1
Buildings
Commercial
Type of Comm.
1,080.00
Lot Size
Attention small business owners ! Perfect location for your neighborhood business. Why pay rent, when you can own. Brick building with new sub flooring, heat and AC. High traffic count and visibility. Municipal parking lot for 25 cars directly across the street. Public transportation on corner. Easily accessible from Rte 1 and 1A. Zoned neighborhood business . Buyer to do due dilligence for licensing and permits .
Open House
No scheduled Open Houses






Tags: Malden   Real Estate   Commercial   02148  
Categories: New Homes