Robert Ross - Realty Executives Boston West, Framingham, MA Real Estate, Natick, MA Real Estate


An open house can be a life-changing event for a homebuyer. If you plan ahead for an open house, you should have no trouble determining whether a residence matches or exceeds your expectations. And if the answer is "Yes," you can proceed quickly to submit a competitive offer to acquire a house.

What does it take to prep for an open house? Here are three open house preparation tips that every homebuyer needs to know.

1. Understand Your Budget

Before you attend an open house, you should find out how much money is at your disposal. Thus, you may want to meet with banks and credit unions to see if you can get pre-approved for a mortgage. That way, you can kick off your home search with a budget in hand.

Although you know that you have only a certain amount of money to spend on a residence, it may be worthwhile to consider attending open houses for residences with initial asking prices that are above your price range. Because in some instances, a home seller may be willing to accept an offer that falls below his or her initial asking price.

2. Create a List of Questions

A home is one of the biggest purchases that a person can make, and as such, it pays to be diligent. If you craft a list of questions before an open house, you can get immediate responses from the showing agent. Then, you can determine the best course of action.

When it comes to an open house, there is no such thing as a "bad" question. As a homebuyer, it is paramount to get as much information as possible about a residence to determine whether a house is right for you. Therefore, if you create a list of questions in advance, you can improve your chances of getting the most out of an open house.

3. Consult with a Real Estate Agent

If you're uncertain about how to approach an open house, you're not alone. Fortunately, real estate agents are available nationwide who are happy to teach you the ins and outs of the real estate market. By doing so, these housing market professionals will make it easy to take an informed approach to any open house, at any time.

A real estate agent will always keep you up to date about new residences as they become available. Also, if you are interested in homes in a particular city or town, a real estate agent will notify you about open houses in this area. And if you need extra help prepping for an open house, a real estate agent is happy to assist you in any way possible.

Let's not forget about the support that a real estate agent provides throughout the homebuying journey, either. A real estate agent will help you submit an offer on a house, negotiate with a seller's agent on your behalf and much more.

Be diligent as you get ready for an open house – use the aforementioned tips, and you can fully prepare for an open house.



20 Walden Drive, Natick, MA 01760

Condo

$329,000
Price

5
Rooms
2
Beds
2
Baths
Open houses Saturday 11-1, and Sunday 12-2 Cream Puff!!!! Beautiful, Updated and Polished 936 sq/ft 2 bed 2 bath ground floor Condo in highly sought after Deerfield Forest. Finished product with nothing left to do. New Flooring and Carpet, Newer high efficiency heating system and A/C condenser, New Water Heater, Updated kitchen with Granite counter-tops, new fixtures, new stove and refrigerator. All Windows and Slider to outside recently replaced, Upgraded bathrooms with tile floors and new fixtures, Freshly painted. New blinds, In unit Washer and Dryer, Both bedrooms have walk in closets. Wall mounted HD TV The Deerfield community has on site professional management, the association is financially strong, beautiful landscaping. Approx 70% owner occupied . Year round hot tub, well maintained in-ground pool and tennis courts.. Short walk to commuter train and minutes to malls and highways. Won't last
Open House
Saturday
May 04 at 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
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20 Walden Drive, Natick, MA 01760

Condo

$329,000
Price

5
Rooms
2
Beds
2
Baths
Open houses Saturday 11-1, and Sunday 12-2 Cream Puff!!!! Beautiful, Updated and Polished 936 sq/ft 2 bed 2 bath ground floor Condo in highly sought after Deerfield Forest. Finished product with nothing left to do. New Flooring and Carpet, Newer high efficiency heating system and A/C condenser, New Water Heater, Updated kitchen with Granite counter-tops, new fixtures, new stove and refrigerator. All Windows and Slider to outside recently replaced, Upgraded bathrooms with tile floors and new fixtures, Freshly painted. New blinds, In unit Washer and Dryer, Both bedrooms have walk in closets. Wall mounted HD TV The Deerfield community has on site professional management, the association is financially strong, beautiful landscaping. Approx 70% owner occupied . Year round hot tub, well maintained in-ground pool and tennis courts.. Short walk to commuter train and minutes to malls and highways. Won't last
Open House
Saturday
May 04 at 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
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236 Salem End Rd, Framingham, MA 01702

Single-Family

$789,000
Price

7
Rooms
3
Beds
2/1
Full/Half Baths
Spectacular WATERFRONT home at STONEGATE, You'll certainly enjoy the change of seasons and stunning panoramic views this house affords. Immaculate, well maintained, and updated contemporary located in a private community of 12 luxury homes situated on Stearns Reservoir. Updates over the last 3 years include solid Red Oak Hardwoods, Chef's kitchen with custom cabinets and new high end $$ Sub-Zero and Thermador appliances, 2 updated baths, all new windows and Anderson Doors on the 1st floor/ south-side, Too many updates to mention all here! You and your guests will enjoy the sun-drenched open family room and other open concept living areas. Beautiful, renovated master bath with a fabulous WATERVIEW. 2nd bedroom is large with in-law potential. New and expanded composite deck overlooks a park-like backyard and reservoir. 2 zones of A/C, Outside/Inside completely painted. 2 car garage, 2-5 Minutes to Framingham Country Club, Rt 9 and the Pike. Addl.1100 sf of unfinished walk-out basement.
Open House
Saturday
March 09 at 1:30 PM to 3:00 PM
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236 Salem End Rd, Framingham, MA 01702

Single-Family

$789,000
Price

7
Rooms
3
Beds
2/1
Full/Half Baths
Spectacular WATERFRONT home at STONEGATE, You'll certainly enjoy the change of seasons and stunning panoramic views this house affords. Immaculate, well maintained, and updated contemporary located in a private community of 12 luxury homes situated on Stearns Reservoir. Updates over the last 3 years include solid Red Oak Hardwoods, Chef's kitchen with custom cabinets and new high end $$ Sub-Zero and Thermador appliances, 2 updated baths, all new windows and Anderson Doors on the 1st floor/ south-side, Too many updates to mention all here! You and your guests will enjoy the sun-drenched open family room and other open concept living areas. Beautiful, renovated master bath with a fabulous WATERVIEW. 2nd bedroom is large with in-law potential. New and expanded composite deck overlooks a park-like backyard and reservoir. 2 zones of A/C, Outside/Inside completely painted. 2 car garage, 2-5 Minutes to Framingham Country Club, Rt 9 and the Pike. Addl.1100 sf of unfinished walk-out basement.
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Saturday
March 02 at 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM
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