Jane Dunlap - New England R. E. Center, Inc.



Posted by Jane Dunlap on 1/6/2019

According to avid football fans, the winter holiday season extends all the way through early February, specifically through Super Bowl Sunday. Parties, events, and gatherings for the big game day take planning and forethought, so why would you interrupt the extended party season by putting your home on the market?

Reasons why you might sell now:

  • Proximity: If your property is near this yearís Super Bowl (or a future venue), market your home to investors as a game-day rental. Savvy buyers look for ways to cash in on the big event.
  • Purpose: A home with a massive bonus or media room is perfect for a future fan gathering. Even if the sale doesn't close before the game this year, buyers that like to entertain for the event will see the potential for next year's party. Be sure to market your homeís advantages as next yearís go-to Super Bowl partyís location.
  • Participation: Letís face it, not everyone takes part in the Super Bowl frenzy, uh, festivities. Many buyers do not schedule their lives around the NFL annual championship game at all. Those potential buyers look for a home when it suits them. While you may not want to have an open house on game day, having one the day before could be perfect for you.
  • Payday: Earlier income tax filers may have their refunds before the end of January. If thatís the last little nudge they needed to put their down-payment savings over the top, theyíll be ready to check out whatís available on the market.
  • Primetime: Typically, the winter market has lower inventories, making it a perfect time to capture buyers needing to make a home purchase during the colder months.

If you do put your home on the market before the Super Bowl, take care to prepare your home for a winter sale adequately. Keep walkways, driveways, and entryways clear of ice, snow, and debris. Showcase your energy efficient windows by keeping window coverings at a minimum and set the thermostat to a comfortable, but not over-warm temperature. When showing your home, light a fire in your gas fireplace, but avoid burning a wood fire since some buyers might be allergic to wood smoke.

Your local real estate professional understands the winter market for your area, so utilize their marketing expertise to optimize your sale.




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Posted by Jane Dunlap on 2/4/2018

Choosing a neighborhood is one of the most important aspects of the home search. Neighborhoods encompass the schools children will attend and the people you will interact with on a daily basis. Youíll truly never feel at home in a house if you donít love your neighborhood. To choose the right home, youíll need to do a little bit of ground work. You should figure out exactly what youíre looking for in a home and a neighborhood, and then research to find an area that suits your needs. There are certain things that you should keep in mind to research for the neighborhood with the perfect fit. Below are some things that you should consider when looking for the best neighborhood for you. Make A List Think about what you really want in a neighborhood. Then, categorize your desires. Put a column for whatís high priority, then use other columns for less pertinent things that youíre looking for in a neighborhood. If youíre unsure of what exactly to put on this list hereís some ideas: Cool For School Do you have children or are you planning to have children? Every parent knows that one of the most important things to look for in a neighborhood is the quality of the school system. Parks and community centers are also key things to live close to if you have children. Keep in mind that property values in areas with sought after school systems are higher. Home Style What type of home are you looking for? The type of neighborhood that you move to will depend upon the home style that youíre seeking. Single family homes, condos and apartments tend to stay in clusters. Keep this in mind when searching for a home. Whatís Your Commute Time? How far are you willing to commute to work? This can be a deal breaker in finding the perfect neighborhood. If you take mass transit to work or if you donít own a car, this can also be a huge area of concern for you in choosing the right neighborhood to purchase your home. What Do You Value? If you love coffee shops, then you may not want to live far from a city center. If you love the beach, donít pick a neighborhood that has you landlocked. Having access to the things you love and value has a lot to do with your own happiness in a neighborhood. When home searching, you should consider what your current neighborhood is lacking and see if you can find a place to fill that void. Visit the Neighborhood and Use Your Senses As you start on your research, check out the neighborhoods and get a feel for them. Get out of your car and walk around. Although it sounds strange, see how the neighborhood smells. Listen to the noise of the traffic nearby. Maybe youíll even sense the quiet! Take a look at how the homes in the neighborhood are designed and if you could actually see yourself living there. Do Some Digging Thereís plenty of ways that you can research neighborhoods from the comfort of your couch. You can always find crime statistics for certain cities online and even see school rankings throughout cities. Real estate agents in the area can also help provide you with the statistics that youíre looking for. Trust your gut when it comes to choosing a neighborhood. With a little intuition and some research, youíll be able to choose a place to live thatís perfect for you!





Posted by Jane Dunlap on 1/29/2018

LOCATION! LOCATION! LOCATED IN THE BUSY DOWN TOWN AREA! SPACIOUS AND BRIGHT! GREAT OPPORTUNITY FOR VARIOUS BUSINESSES! LARGE AREA AND HAS A BATHROOM WITH A SHOWER! COME ON DOWN AND CHECK IT OUT!

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Posted by Jane Dunlap on 1/29/2018


10 Porter St, Stoughton, MA 02072

Commercial

$165,200
Price

1
Buildings
Commercial Condo
Type of Comm.
9,999.00
Lot Size
LOCATION! LOCATION! LOCATED IN THE BUSY DOWN TOWN AREA! SPACIOUS AND BRIGHT! GREAT OPPORTUNITY FOR VARIOUS BUSINESSES! LARGE AREA AND HAS A BATHROOM WITH A SHOWER! COME ON DOWN AND CHECK IT OUT!
Open House
No scheduled Open Houses






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Posted by Jane Dunlap on 1/9/2018

This Single-Family in West Bridgewater, MA recently sold for $349,900. This Ranch style home was sold by Jane Dunlap - New England R. E. Center, Inc..


210 N Main St, West Bridgewater, MA 02379

Single-Family

$349,900
Price
$349,900
Sale Price

8
Rooms
3
Beds
1/1
Full/Half Baths
Three bedroon ranch with nice open floor plan, cathedral ceiling, beautiful refinished hardwood flooring, custom designer cherry kitchen with granite top, tile backsplash and all appliances. New interior painting throughout. Huge finished basement. Newer roof, windows, siding, electric, heating system. As an extra bonus, there a beautiful 20' x 40' Inground Pool surrounded with a sizable landscaped yard. It's move in ready.






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