Alison Brown, Realtor, Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage President’s Elite, CRS, CBR


The number of showings a seller needs to host varies. In some instances, a buyer may submit an offer to purchase a house following an initial showing. Or, in other cases, a seller may host dozens of showings without receiving any offers to purchase his or her house.

Ultimately, there are lots of things that a seller can do to boost the likelihood that a home showing leads to an offer to purchase his or her residence, such as:

1. Perform Home Upgrades

A faulty light in your kitchen or chipped paint on your bathroom's wall may be problematic. But if you perform home upgrades, you can complete myriad house repairs. Perhaps most important, you can address various home problems before they otherwise slow down the house selling journey.

Oftentimes, it helps to take a room-by-room approach to identify home problems. If you make a list of house issues, you can address these problems over the course of several days or weeks. Then, when your house is ready, you can add it to the real estate market and host showings.

2. Clean Your House

A neat, tidy house is sure to make a great first impression on buyers. If you devote time and resources to clean each room in your house, you could make it easy for buyers to fall in love with your residence.

Of course, if you need help with home cleaning, you can always reach out to professionals for assistance. If you employ home cleaning professionals, you can upgrade your residence's appearance in no time at all.

3. Eliminate Clutter

Antiques, paintings and other decorations may help you transform a house into a home. However, you should remove these items before you host a house showing. Because if assorted personal belongings are scattered across your residence, it may be tough for buyers to envision what life could be like if they purchase your house.

If you have lots of personal belongings, you can rent a storage unit where you can keep these items safe until your residence sells. Or, if you have excess items, you can sell these items or give them to family members or friends.

Lastly, as you get set to list your residence, you may want to hire a real estate agent. This housing market professional will offer tips and recommendations to help you get your residence show-ready.

A real estate agent understands how to promote a residence to the right groups of buyers. He or she will schedule showings on your behalf and provide feedback after buyers view your residence. Plus, if a showing results in an offer to purchase your residence, a real estate agent can offer suggestions about whether to accept, reject or counter this proposal.

If you prepare for a home showing, you could accelerate the house selling journey. Thanks to the aforementioned tips, you can get ready for any showing, as well as make your home an attractive option to buyers.



9 Woodlawn Drive, Millis, MA 02054

Single-Family

$350,000
Price

6
Rooms
4
Beds
2
Baths
Welcome home to this four bedroom, two full bath cape. Set on a nice level .28 acre lot this sun filled home offers an oversized living room as well as eat in kitchen and two bedrooms and full bath on the first floor. The second floor has two oversized bedrooms and a full bath. Hardwood flooring throughout most of home. This home is conveniently located close to shops and restaurants and close to Millis center. A great starter home or home for a down sizer with the first floor full bath and bedrooms. Easy to move in and make this your own!
Open House
Saturday
October 17 at 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Great 4 bedroom 2 bath home
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Single-Family

$479,000
Price

7
Rooms
3
Beds
2/1
Full/Half Baths
ENJOY MEDFIELD'S AWARD WINNING SCHOOLS! LIKE NEW, RECENTLY REMODELED 3 BEDROOM, 2.5 BATH TOWNHOME WITH 2 CAR GARAGE IS LOCATED IN MEDFIELD CENTER JUST BLOCKS FROM THE HIGH SCHOOL AND MIDDLE SCHOOL. High end finishes and beautiful hard wood throughout The white cabinet kitchen has granite counter tops and stainless steel appliances and hardwood flooring. The sun room can easily be your home office and closes to the rest of the home with beautiful glass french doors. Both the living and dining area nicely appointed. The dining room with built in hutch a coffered ceiling. A nicely finished 1/2 bath is also on the first floor. The second floor has a generously sized master suite with full bath with white tiled shower. The family bath has also been nicely remodeled. You will also find a good sized basement \ with laundry area and great storage area. The back yard is divided from other unit with a nice white fence. Feels like a single family with you own yard and 2 car garage!
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385 Main St, Medfield, MA 02052

Condo

$479,000
Price

7
Rooms
3
Beds
2/1
Full/Half Baths
ENJOY MEDFIELD'S AWARD WINNING SCHOOLS! LIKE NEW, RECENTLY REMODELED 3 BEDROOM, 2.5 BATH TOWNHOME WITH 2 CAR GARAGE IS LOCATED IN MEDFIELD CENTER JUST BLOCKS FROM THE HIGH SCHOOL AND MIDDLE SCHOOL. High end finishes and beautiful hard wood throughout The white cabinet kitchen has granite counter tops and stainless steel appliances and hardwood flooring. The sun room can easily be your home office and closes to the rest of the home with beautiful glass french doors. Both the living and dining area nicely appointed. The dining room with built in hutch a coffered ceiling. A nicely finished 1/2 bath is also on the first floor. The second floor has a generously sized master suite with full bath with white tiled shower. The family bath has also been nicely remodeled. You will also find a good sized basement \ with laundry area and great storage area. The back yard is divided from other unit with a nice white fence. You have ample parking in the rear of the building as well.
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Sunday
October 18 at 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
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Single-Family

$350,000
Price

6
Rooms
4
Beds
2
Baths
Welcome home to this four bedroom, two full bath cape. Set on a nice level .28 acre lot this sun filled home offers an oversized living room as well as eat in kitchen and two bedrooms and full bath on the first floor. The second floor has two oversized bedrooms and a full bath. Hardwood flooring throughout most of home. This home is conveniently located close to shops and restaurants and close to Millis center. A great starter home or home for a down sizer with the first floor full bath and bedrooms. Easy to move in and make this your own!
Open House
Sunday
October 18 at 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
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Location: 9 Woodlawn Drive, Millis, MA 02054    Get Directions

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