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A home showing is a valuable opportunity for a buyer, as it enables him or her to walk through a residence and find out what a house is all about. At the same time, a single home showing may be insufficient.

Ultimately, there are many reasons why you may want to schedule a follow-up house showing, and these include:

1. You can get responses to any unanswered home questions.

A second home showing gives you the chance to gain additional insights into a residence. Thus, if you failed to get answers to certain home questions during an initial showing, you may want to schedule a follow-up showing.

Of course, it often helps to craft a list of questions prior to a showing. This list will help you learn about all aspects of a residence.

2. You can analyze any potential problem areas in-detail.

If you want to get a close look at various home issues, you may want to schedule a second showing. That way, you can assess these problems in-detail and determine your next step in the homebuying journey.

Sometimes, it helps to bring a home improvement professional with you during a house showing. If you have a friend or family member who is a home improvement expert, for example, you may want to bring him or her along for a follow-up property showing. This home improvement expert then can provide comprehensive insights into the condition of the house.

3. You can determine if a house matches your expectations.

If you are still on the fence about a home following an initial showing, it never hurts to take a second look at this house in-person. Because if you attend a second home showing and find a house matches your expectations, you then can submit an offer to purchase this residence. On the other hand, if you discover a home is not a great fit for you during a second property showing, you can continue your search for your dream residence.

As you navigate the homebuying journey, it generally is a good idea to hire a real estate agent, too. This housing market professional will go above and beyond the call of duty to help you find a terrific residence that you can enjoy for years to come.

Typically, a real estate agent will teach you about the homebuying journey and offer tips to help you prepare for property showings. He or she also will attend a home showing with you and respond to your concerns and questions. Plus, if you want to schedule a follow-up home showing or submit an offer to purchase a residence, a real estate agent is happy to help.

When it comes to navigating the homebuying journey, it usually is beneficial to err on the side of caution. Therefore, if you strive to learn as much as possible about a home after an initial showing, you should schedule a follow-up showing. By doing so, you can perform a full home analysis and determine if a house is right for you.


Attractive Stone Front Condo in Sought after Chestnut Ridge! Great Commuter Location ~2 Miles to the MBTA & Major Routes. Situated on a Meticulously Landscaped Lot, this Home is a Must See! Large Vaulted Kitchen features Center Island, Corian Counters, SS Gas Stove & Fridge, Large Skylights ushering in lots of Natural Light, Tile Flooring & Pantry. Formal Dining Room features Hardwood Flooring with adjacent Wet Bar. The Sunken Vaulted Family Room offers a Floor to Ceiling Brick Fireplace with Double Sliders Opening to an Amazing Wooded Setting! 1st Floor Office is a Huge Plus. Impressive Master Bedroom Suite features a Vaulted Ceiling, and Full Bath with Tile Flooring, Corian Vanity and Jacuzzi Tub. 2nd Bedroom has Double Closets. 2nd Floor Full Bath. 2nd Floor Loft & Sitting Room. Enormous LL features a Walk-in Cedar Closet with Great Potential for Future Expansion. Gas Heat, C/AC, CVAC, Security System and Pet Friendly! Cool off and enjoy the In-ground Pool on those Hot Summer Days!

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8 Cherrywood Lane, Franklin, MA 02038

Condo

$410,000
Price

7
Rooms
2
Beds
2/1
Full/Half Baths
Attractive Stone Front Condo in Sought after Chestnut Ridge! Great Commuter Location ~2 Miles to the MBTA & Major Routes. Situated on a Meticulously Landscaped Lot, this Home is a Must See! Large Vaulted Kitchen features Center Island, Corian Counters, SS Gas Stove & Fridge, Large Skylights ushering in lots of Natural Light, Tile Flooring & Pantry. Formal Dining Room features Hardwood Flooring with adjacent Wet Bar. The Sunken Vaulted Family Room offers a Floor to Ceiling Brick Fireplace with Double Sliders Opening to an Amazing Wooded Setting! 1st Floor Office is a Huge Plus. Impressive Master Bedroom Suite features a Vaulted Ceiling, and Full Bath with Tile Flooring, Corian Vanity and Jacuzzi Tub. 2nd Bedroom has Double Closets. 2nd Floor Full Bath. 2nd Floor Loft & Sitting Room. Enormous LL features a Walk-in Cedar Closet with Great Potential for Future Expansion. Gas Heat, C/AC, CVAC, Security System and Pet Friendly! Cool off and enjoy the In-ground Pool on those Hot Summer Days!
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When everything is online, it’s hard to discern when getting up, leaving the house, and checking out a home can be helpful. There’s so much information regarding real estate online; you probably want to pick and choose when and where you go to see a home. Even if you’re nowhere near being able to buy a home, you may want to check out open houses to help you in the future.


Looking at real estate is fun. You can dream of living in a neighborhood on the street you may never be able to afford. There are many advantages to checking out open houses. 


You’ll Understand How Far Your Dollar Will Stretch


The type of home that you can afford, and the type of home you want may not be in the same ballpark. If you take a look at different open houses, you may be able to see where your budget takes you. Even if the market changes, you’ll be able to match your expectations with your wallet. As you know what’s out there, you’ll be able to hone in on what you want in a home. 


From here, it will be easier to work with a real estate agent because you’ll be able to give them a better idea of what you want when the time does come to buy a home. 


It Will Be Easier To Hire An Agent


As you go to open houses, you’ll meet more real estate agents. These agents can become potential hires once you do get more serious about buying.


You’ll See The Market Firsthand


Besides understanding how much house you can get for your dollar, you’ll be able to get an idea of how many buyers are actually out there. If you’re seeing many other potential buyers at open houses, you may be facing quite a bit of competition when you head out to buy a home of your own. When the competition is high, you’re looking at offering above asking price for houses. You could even get into bidding wars. A lot of other buyers doesn’t mean you should back out of buying a home altogether, but just enter the market with caution. 


You Can Discover New Areas


By exploring open houses, you may find a neighborhood that you love that wasn’t on your list before. How can you get to know an area if you have never spent time there before? 


You’ll Learn Where You Need To Compromise


By looking at different houses, you can see the potential (or lack thereof) in many homes. If you can see where you’d be willing to compromise long before the home search is on, your search will be that much smoother   




5 Turner Street, Norfolk, MA 02056

Land

$200,000
Price

1.28
Acres
Residential
Land Type
Build your Dream Home on Turner Street in Norfolk! Amazing 1.28 Acres with 296' of Frontage on a Beautiful Private Wooded Lot. Bring Your Architect and Designers to Create the Perfect Home of Your Dreams to fit Your Lifestyle. Buyer is responsible for septic plan and perc testing. Turner Street is Close to Downtown, Shopping and Commuter Rail. Great opportunity! Call today!
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