Mary Crane | Dover Real Estate, Needham Real Estate, Wellesley Real Estate, Sherborn Real Estate



658 Main St, Medfield, MA 02052

Single-Family

$1,400,000
Price

12
Rooms
4
Beds
4/1
Full/Half Baths
Escape to your own retreat in desirable Medfield- Privately set on 7.5 acres this light & bright 4BR 4.5BA custom Colonial boasts 9.5 foot ceilings, crown molding w/new deck overlooking the professionally landscaped grounds & inground pool. A chefs delight, the eat-in gourmet kitchen features cherry cabinets, center island, Jenn Air 6 burner gas cooktop, double ovens & pantry. A stunning solarium w/3 walls of windows offer tremendous views, formal dining room, cherry paneled den & 30x16 fireplaced living room. Upstairs,the master suite features a spacious bedroom w/2 walk in closets, cedar closet, fireplaced sitting room & marble bath w/double sinks, tub & shower. Two additional bedrooms, laundry room,2 baths & a fantastic au pair/guest suite complete the second floor. Amazing finished walkout lower level w/full bath, sauna, family room, game room, bar & excercise area. Attached 3 car garage. Unbeatable walk to town center location yet peace & beauty abound!
Open House
Sunday
January 26 at 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM
Move right into this private oasis within walking distance to Medfield Center!
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Location: 658 Main St, Medfield, MA 02052    Get Directions

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Selling a home may prove to be a long, arduous process. However, if you act as a reasonable home seller, you can identify home selling challenges and overcome such problems without delay.

Now, let's take a look at three tips that you can use to become a reasonable home seller.

1. Learn About the Housing Market

Real estate is complex, particularly for home sellers. Fortunately, many housing market resources are available to help you become a real estate expert.

For example, any home seller can perform an online search to evaluate the housing market in any city or town. Then, a home seller can use this real estate data to analyze the prices of houses that are similar to his or her own and price a residence appropriately.

Home sellers also should look at the prices of recently sold houses in nearby areas. That way, a home seller can find out whether he or she is preparing to enter a seller's or buyer's market and plan accordingly.

2. Try Not to Get Too Emotional

Let's face it – any home selling journey likely includes plenty of ups and downs. But a home seller who understands the best- and worst-case home selling scenarios may be better equipped than others to stay calm, cool and collected, even in the most challenging situations.

Although a home seller may expect his or her home to sell quickly, it is important to set realistic expectations before you list a residence. This will enable you to avoid potential pitfalls that otherwise can prevent you from achieving your home selling goals.

For example, a home seller who receives a home appraisal will have a good idea about the true value of his or her house. And if the home seller receives a home offer that falls well below the appraisal amount, he or she won't feel disappointed. Instead, this home seller should have no trouble politely declining or countering the proposal.

3. Consult with a Real Estate Agent

If you're unsure about how to price your home or promote your house to the right groups of homebuyers, it often pays to get expert help. Lucky for you, real estate agents are available in cities and towns nationwide, and these housing market professionals can help you make informed home selling decisions.

A real estate agent possesses comprehensive housing market expertise and is happy to share his or her home selling insights with you. This means if you ever have questions about what to include in a home listing, your real estate agent can help you out. Or, if you are uncertain about whether to upgrade your house's interior or exterior, your real estate agent is available to provide honest, unbiased home improvement recommendations.

Becoming a reasonable home seller can make a world of difference in any housing market, at any time. Take advantage of the aforementioned tips, and you can quickly and effortlessly navigate the home selling journey.



26 Donnelly Dr, Dover, MA 02030

Single-Family

$1,299,000
Price

9
Rooms
5
Beds
3/1
Full/Half Baths
Perfectly set on 2+ landscaped acres in the highly desired Donnelly Estates, this light and bright 4BR 3.5BA ranch offers a hard to find first floor master suite, 2 additional bedrooms/home office, large living room with bay window, a formal dining room, vaulted ceiling family room w/fieldstone fireplace and granite & stainless kitchen all on the first floor. In addition, there are two bedrooms, a full bath and walk in storage on the second floor. The walk out lower level boasts a huge 39x30 recreation room with a wetbar,cedar closet and plenty of storage. Propane gas heat. 2017 roof, new ss appliances, new heating (propane), paint inside & out. Not to be missed! The charming town of Dover is located 15 miles SW of Boston, enjoys a low tax rate & Boston Magazine just named Dover's schools #1 in Massachusetts once again.
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No scheduled Open Houses

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Many home buyers approach house hunting from the same angle as an employer searching for the ideal job candidate. It's almost like they have a split personality. On one hand, they're hoping that each prospect will be the one they ultimately choose. On the other hand, they're also looking for flaws and weaknesses -- reasons not to choose the house (or the job candidate) they're considering.

The solution to that dilemma for home sellers is simple... but not necessarily easy! Follow the advice of songwriter Johnny Mercer, who penned the lyrics to the 1944 hit song "Accentuate the Positive" (eliminate the negative)! Presenting your home in its best light to potential buyers not only helps attract more offers, but it also increases your chances of receiving your asking price -- assuming it's based on hard facts, such as recent sales data of other comparable homes in the neighborhood.

Getting It Right The First Time

An experienced real estate agent can be immensely helpful in determining a realistic listing price that will reflect your home's fair market value without being too high. (The last thing you want is for the price to scare away qualified prospects!) Although it's not an exact science, there is a methodology that helps make sure the listing price is reasonable and in the right ball park.

There are several challenges that homeowners face in staging their home for quick sale and determining the best price for all parties involved. In addition to the potential pitfall of allowing one's emotions to inflate a home's asking price, it's also difficult for the owner to view their home through the eyes of potential buyers. That's why professional advice can often make the difference between success and failure in real estate sales.

Being able to identify cost-effective ways to enhance the curb appeal and overall marketability of a house for sale can be difficult for someone who doesn't do it on a daily basis. A real estate professional with a trained eye can zero in on necessary changes, repairs, and cosmetic improvements that can accentuate the positive and eliminate -- or at least, downplay -- the negative!

If it's been a few years since your house or rooms have received a fresh coat of paint, then that might be one of the first improvements a real estate agent or home staging consultant recommends. To "cast as wide of a net" as possible, neutral paint colors typically have the broadest appeal to prospective home buyers. Fresh flowers -- both in hanging baskets and vases -- are an inexpensive way to add some color and appealing touches to the look and feel of your home. Doing your best to get rid of clutter, weeds, and objectionable odors in and around your home are other basic steps you can take to make a positive impression on potential buyers.


This Single-Family in Dover, MA recently sold for $657,500. This Colonial style home was sold by Mary Crane - Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Commonwealth Real Estate.


142 Walpole St, Dover, MA 02030

Single-Family

$699,000
Price
$657,500
Sale Price

7
Rooms
4
Beds
1/1
Full/Half Baths
Brand New 4BR Septic being installed! A much loved home by one family for last 50 years. Needs work so bring your imagination to create your dream home! The charming town of Dover is located 15 miles SW of Boston, enjoys a low tax rate & Boston Magazine just named Dover's schools #1 in Massachusetts once again.






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