Chris Lorenzen | Fitchburg Real Estate, Leominster Real Estate, Gardner Real Estate


Hosting an open house is a key milestone for a home seller. If an open house proves to be successful, it may be only a matter of time before a seller receives multiple offers on his or her residence. Comparatively, if a home fails to impress during an open house, a seller may need to consider new ways to stir up interest in his or her residence.

Ultimately, it helps to plan ahead for an open house as much as possible. Lucky for you, we're here to help you get ready for any open house, at any time.

Let's take a look at three tips to help you prepare for an open house.

1. Perform Home Interior Cleaning

A pristine home interior can make a world of difference to potential homebuyers. Thus, you should allocate time and resources to clean your home's interior from top to bottom prior to an open house.

Mop the floors, wipe down ceilings and walls and perform other home interior cleaning to ensure that your house will dazzle as soon as a buyer walks through the front door. That way, you can increase the likelihood that your residence will make a positive first impression on buyers.

2. Enhance Your House's Exterior

Your home's curb appeal may make or break your open house. Because if your home has a messy, cluttered front lawn, your residence is unlikely to impress potential buyers when they see your house for the first time.

When it comes to improving your home's exterior, even minor upgrades can have far-flung effects.

Mowing the front lawn and trimming the hedges can help you show off your house's exterior. And if you need assistance with home exterior improvements, you can always hire a professional home landscaping company to help you out too.

3. Consult with a Real Estate Agent

Preparing for an open house can be challenging, particularly for a seller who is worried about the current state of his or her residence. Fortunately, real estate agents are available who can help you get ready for an open house.

A real estate agent is happy to help you sell your home in any housing market. He or she will schedule an open house at your convenience. And in the weeks and days leading up to an open house, a real estate agent will offer expert tips to help you prepare for this event.

Furthermore, a real estate agent will provide plenty of guidance at each stage of the home selling journey. He or she will help you promote your residence to the right groups of potential buyers and review any offers on your house. Plus, if you ever have questions about selling your home, a real estate agent can instantly respond to these queries.

If you want to achieve the best-possible results during an open house, it generally is a good idea to work with a real estate agent. Contact a local real estate agent today, and you can receive comprehensive support as you navigate the home selling journey.



286 St. Joseph Ave, Fitchburg, MA 01420

Rental

$1,100
Price

4
Rooms
2
Beds
1
Baths
Mature, quiet, respectable owner occupied landlord is seeking a tenant with the same qualities. Are you the perfect match? Are you a student or employed at FSU, looking to be close but off campus? This spacious four room, two bedroom apartment is bright and spotless, has hardwood flooring and was recently painted throughout. Eat in kitchen with ample cabinets and counter space, all appliances included. Enjoy the small deck off the kitchen for morning coffee or dining al fresco! Washer/dryer in unit. Nice yard and storage shed for tenants use. One off street parking spot in front of house. Great commuter location, close to T Station, easy access to Routes 2,190,140. A nice place to call home! Furnishings available for purchase. Acceptable credit report and references required. *See Disclosures*
Open House
Wednesday
February 27 at 4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Great rental opportunity $1,100 per month. Quiet, mature, responsible, owner occupied landlord is seeking the same qualities in a tenant. Nice, bright and spotless two bedroom, one bath, second floor unit. Large eat in kitchen with ample cabinet and counter space. Hardwood flooring. Recently painted. Small deck is perfect for morning coffee or Al Fresco dining! Nice yard and storage shed for tenant use. All appliances included, washer and dryer in unit.
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Location: 286 St. Joseph Ave, Fitchburg, MA 01420    Get Directions

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149 Gardner Road, Hubbardston, MA 01452

Single-Family

$345,000
Price

6
Rooms
3
Beds
2/1
Full/Half Baths
Custom Contemporary Cape in EXCELLENT condition. Situated on 3.3 acres surrounded by nature, mature landscaping & flower gardens. This home offers quality construction throughout w/a pleasing floor plan. Inviting, bright, two story foyer w/palladium window & double closets. Comfortable living room w/wood burning fireplace & mounted smart TV to convey. Oak cabinet kitchen w/center island, stainless appliances, large dining area & slider to a private deck over looking the back yard. First floor master bedroom w/large walk in closet & master bath w/linen closet . Half bath w/laundry & storage completes the first level. Head up stairs for a nice surprise! Large loft family room w/projector for movie night! Two additional bedrooms w/ample closet space & full hall bath w/linen closet. All bathrooms, foyer & kitchen have tile flooring. Need more space? Walk out basement w/slider to patio is perfect for finishing. Fenced in back yard. 10x16 Reeds Ferry shed w/loft. You will LOVE this home!
Open House
Sunday
November 18 at 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Custom Contemporary Cape in excellent condition. Great home indoors and out. Join the hostesses REALTORs Brooke Ratcliffe and Chrissie Prescott as well as Katie Weldon of Village Mortgage to answer all your financing questions.
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Location: 149 Gardner Road, Hubbardston, MA 01452    Get Directions

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149 Gardner Road, Hubbardston, MA 01452

Single-Family

$349,900
Price

6
Rooms
3
Beds
2/1
Full/Half Baths
Custom Contemporary Cape in EXCELLENT condition. Situated on 3.3 acres surrounded by nature, mature landscaping & flower gardens. This home offers quality construction throughout w/a pleasing floor plan. Inviting, bright, two story foyer w/palladium window & double closets. Comfortable living room w/wood burning fireplace & mounted smart TV to convey. Oak cabinet kitchen w/center island, stainless appliances, large dining area & slider to a private deck over looking the back yard. First floor master bedroom w/large walk in closet & master bath w/linen closet . Half bath w/laundry & storage completes the first level. Head up stairs for a nice surprise! Large loft family room w/projector for movie night! Two additional bedrooms w/ample closet space & full hall bath w/linen closet. All bathrooms, foyer & kitchen have tile flooring. Need more space? Walk out basement w/slider to patio is perfect for finishing. Fenced in back yard. 10x16 Reeds Ferry shed w/loft. You will LOVE this home!
Open House
Sunday
October 21 at 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
OPEN HOUSE! Custom Contemporary Cape with a unique yet functional floor plan. First floor master, first floor laundry, three bedrooms, 1.5 baths, second level family/media room, living room with fireplace. Two car garage and situated on 3.3 acres of land. Back yard is fenced in with storage shed and flower gardens. Walk out basement, perfect for finishing and more! Come see Irene Hayes of EXIT New Options Real Estate and see for yourself!
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Location: 149 Gardner Road, Hubbardston, MA 01452    Get Directions

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67 Laurel View Road, Templeton, MA 01468

Single-Family

$224,900
Price

8
Rooms
3
Beds
1/1
Full/Half Baths
Spacious 3/4 bedroom home situated on a acre of land abutting woods for privacy and exploring. Located in a lovely area of homes close to town with easy access to Routes 2 & 2A. Large eat in kitchen with oak cabinets, peninsula and slider to private deck, all appliances convey. Formal dining room flows nicely to a large family room with a brick fireplace to cozy up to during chilly weather (never used). Another living room and half bath completes the first floor. The second floor offers three bedrooms and a fourth room with closet could be used as an guest room, office or playroom. Full hall bath with linen closet and pull down attic for storage. Need more room? The basement could finish nicely. Water treatment system. Title V in hand. Quick closing possible. All it needs to call home is some cosmetic touches. Don't miss out! Be moved in and settled before the holidays!
Open House
Sunday
October 14 at 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
OPEN HOUSE! Come take a look at this 3/4 bedroom home situated on an acre of land in a quiet neighborhood of similar homes. Close to town and Routes 2 & 2A for commuting. Living room with fireplace, eat in kitchen with slider to deck. Quick closing possible. Agents, send your buyers - agency honored. Hosted By : Irene Hayes of EXIT New Options Real Estate
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Location: 67 Laurel View Road, Templeton, MA 01468    Get Directions

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