Joleen Rose - ERA Key Realty Services-Bay State Group


Let's face it – no condo seller wants to deal with a high-pressure negotiation. Lucky for you, we're here to help you streamline the process of selling your condo so you can avoid stressful negotiations with property buyers.

What does it take to remain calm, cool and collected during a negotiation with a condo buyer? Here are three tips that every condo seller needs to know.

1. Consider the Condo Buyer's Perspective

As an informed condo seller, it is important to consider both sides of a negotiation. By doing so, you can evaluate a condo buyer's perspective and plan your next move accordingly.

For condo sellers, the goal is to get the best price for a property. As such, a condo seller who performs extensive housing market research probably understands the true value of his or her residence.

On the other hand, a condo buyer is likely to conduct real estate market research on his or her own. This property buyer also will assess the current condition of a condo in relation to his or her budget and submit an offer that accounts for these factors.

Ultimately, a condo seller and buyer should try to find common ground. That way, both parties can work together to get the best results out of a negotiation.

2. Review All of Your Options

After a condo seller accepts a buyer's proposal, the next step likely involves a property inspection. At this point, a condo acquisition may move forward, or a condo seller might need to rethink his or her plan.

If a condo inspector discovers myriad problems with a property, a condo buyer may ask the seller to complete repairs or lower the price of the property. Meanwhile, a condo seller will need to review all of his or her options quickly.

Following a condo inspection, it is important to consider the results of the evaluation.

If a condo seller discovers major repairs are required, he or she should consider completing the repairs or lowering the price on a property.

Or, if a condo buyer asks for a major price reduction even though only minimal repairs are needed, a seller should be unafraid to say "No" to the buyer's requests.

It is important for a condo seller to feel comfortable with any decision that is made throughout the property selling cycle. Thus, if a condo seller is uncomfortable with completing property repairs or reducing the price of a residence after a property inspection, he or she should be ready to decline a buyer's demands.

3. Consult with a Real Estate Agent

A real estate agent will handle negotiations between a condo seller and buyer. Therefore, this housing market professional can play a pivotal role in a seller's ability to get the best price for a condo.

Consulting with a real estate agent who possesses condo experience is key. This real estate agent can keep you up to date during negotiations with condo buyers and ensure you are fully satisfied with the final results.

Take advantage of the aforementioned tips, and you can move one step closer to maximizing the value of your condo.


This Condo in Milford, MA recently sold for $348,000. This Townhouse style home was sold by Joleen Rose - ERA Key Realty Services, The Bay State Group.


29 Ari's Way, Milford, MA 01757

Condo

$355,000
Price
$348,000
Sale Price

6
Rooms
2
Beds
2/1
Full/Half Baths
Welcome to Granite Woods, a small, newer complex tucked away nicely on a wooded cul-de-sac yet with easy highway access. This end unit townhouse has an open floor plan with soaring cathedral ceilings and a gas fireplace in the living room. Hardwood throughout the first floor. Stainless steel appliances in the kitchen. First floor laundry. Upstairs has cathedral ceiling master bedroom, also with gas fireplace; walk-in closet and jetted tub in bath; plus good-sized secondary bedroom and open hallway overlooking living room. Bonus: finished room in basement plus 3/4 bath with shower. Two-car attached garage provides direct entry into the home. Sliders to deck overlooking woods. Central Air & economical gas heat. Job transfer forces sale....hurry! This one checks all the boxes!

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This Condo in Franklin, MA recently sold for $389,000. This Townhouse style home was sold by Joleen Rose - ERA Key Realty Services, The Bay State Group.


8 Cherrywood Lane, Franklin, MA 02038

Condo

$394,000
Price
$389,000
Sale 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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This Condo in Millis, MA recently sold for $275,000. This Townhouse style home was sold by Joleen Rose - ERA Key Realty Services, The Bay State Group.


17 Key Street, Millis, MA 02054

Condo

$279,500
Price
$275,000
Sale Price

6
Rooms
2
Beds
1/1
Full/Half Baths
Fabulous End Unit in Sought After Lansing Village. Great Commuter Location ~ 4 Miles to MBTA & Major Routes. Situated on a meticulous Lot with a New Gorgeous Composite Deck with Iron Balusters over looking an amazing Wooded Setting. Beautiful Hardwood Flooring on both first and second floors. The Formal Dining Room and Living Room offer lots of Windows ushering in plenty of natural light. The Country Kitchen features Hardwood Flooring & fresh Paint with access to your New Deck ready for you to enjoy your morning coffee or afternoon drink el fresco! The Master Bedroom features Double Custom Closets with a Jack and Jill freshly Painted Full Bath. The Second Bedroom also features Hardwood Flooring and Custom Closet. Large walk-out finished Lower Level Family Room offers Recessed Lighting and Laminate Hardwood Flooring with Separate Laundry Room. Award Winning Language Immersion School System with New Elementary School opening Fall of 2019. Pet Friendly! Showings begin 6/30 Open House.

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17 Key Street, Millis, MA 02054

Condo

$279,500
Price

6
Rooms
2
Beds
1/1
Full/Half Baths
Fabulous End Unit in Sought After Lansing Village. Great Commuter Location ~ 4 Miles to MBTA & Major Routes. Situated on a meticulous Lot with a New Gorgeous Composite Deck with Iron Balusters over looking an amazing Wooded Setting. Beautiful Hardwood Flooring on both first and second floors. The Formal Dining Room and Living Room offer lots of Windows ushering in plenty of natural light. The Country Kitchen features Hardwood Flooring & fresh Paint with access to your New Deck ready for you to enjoy your morning coffee or afternoon drink el fresco! The Master Bedroom features Double Custom Closets with a Jack and Jill freshly Painted Full Bath. The Second Bedroom also features Hardwood Flooring and Custom Closet. Large walk-out finished Lower Level Family Room offers Recessed Lighting and Laminate Hardwood Flooring with Separate Laundry Room. Award Winning Language Immersion School System with New Elementary School opening Fall of 2019. Pet Friendly! Showings begin 6/30 Open House.
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