Listing a home may be simple. In fact, if you know what it takes to craft an engaging house listing, you could speed up the property selling journey.

Now, let's take a look at three tips to ensure you can create an effective home listing.

1. Evaluate Your Home's Strengths and Weaknesses

Your home likely has served you well, but it may be far from perfect. However, if you analyze your house from a buyer's perspective, you can understand your residence's strengths and weaknesses and craft your property listing accordingly.

Oftentimes, it helps to make a list of your home's strengths and weaknesses. You may want to allocate time and resources to correct any problems with your house, too. That way, you can transform a home weakness into a strength before you finalize your property listing.

Don't forget to accentuate the positive aspects of your home in your property listing as well. If your home boasts an amazing outdoor swimming pool, for instance, you may want to include details about your pool in your house listing. Or, if you recently improved your home's roof, you may want to highlight this upgrade in your property listing.

2. Be Honest

There is no need to stretch the truth in your home listing. And if you fail to provide buyers with accurate information about your house, you may struggle to enjoy a fast, profitable home selling experience.

Ultimately, it is important to provide buyers with the information they need to determine if your house matches their expectations. With an honest approach to a house listing, you can empower buyers with the insights they need to decide whether to pursue your residence.

3. Include High-Resolution Images

Your home listing should include relevant information about your residence, along with high-resolution images of different areas of your house. Because if you can show buyers the true beauty of your residence, they may fall in love with your house right away.

Before you take pictures of your home, you should clean your residence and remove clutter. You also may want to hire a real estate photographer who can capture amazing images that you can incorporate into your home listing.

Lastly, as you get set to list your house, you may want to hire a real estate agent. This housing market professional knows how to craft an effective home listing, and as such, can help you promote your residence to the right groups of buyers.

In addition, a real estate agent takes the guesswork out of selling a house. If you are unsure about how to proceed at any point during the home selling journey, a real estate agent is happy to assist you.

For a home seller who want to accelerate the property selling journey, creating an effective house listing is ideal. Thanks to the aforementioned tips, you should have no trouble crafting a home listing that hits the mark with buyers. As a result, you could use your listing to stir up significant interest in your house and enjoy a successful home selling experience.



60 Wareham Lake Shore Drive, Wareham, MA 02538

East Wareham

Single-Family

$239,000
Price

4
Rooms
2
Beds
1
Baths
WELCOME TO WAREHAM LAKE SHORES! An incredible opportunity awaits to own this charming, newly renovated turn-key home. Situated on a peaceful wooded lot just 2 houses away from 1 of 3 private beaches on Glenn Charlie Pond. Swimming, boating, fishing, or kayaking are just some of the many activities enjoyed on this fully recreational pond, complete with full access to boat ramp. From the moment you step inside you can feel the pride of ownership! Custom wood ceilings in the open kitchen/living/dining area and both bedrooms. New vinyl plank flooring in kitchen and beautiful skylights in bathroom, bedrooms and porch. All freshly painted inside and out with new decking and an amazing large screened in porch overlooking the backyard are just some of the many features of this lovely home. A brand-new septic system installed in 2019, new hot water heater, and new insulation throughout. Year round or as a second home, YOU DON'T WANT TO MISS THIS ONE! First showing June 7th. Schedule your appt.
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103-105 Blue Hill Ave, Milton, MA 02186

Multi-Family

$739,000
Price

2
Units
2,754
Approx. GLA
Large Duplex style 2 family home lovingly maintained by same family for over 30 years.** Like 2 attached singles!** Each side offers living room, dining room, eat in kitchen, 1/2 bath, front porch, 2nd floor two bedrooms full bath, 3rd floor 3rd bedroom. #105 has additional full bath & bedroom in the basement. High ceilings, nice detail, separate systems, gas heat. Parking for 4 cars. Short walk to T Station. Close to parks, schools, ice skating rink. Need notice to show.
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28 Goodale Rd, Boston, MA 02126

Mattapan

Land

$275,900
Price

0.10
Acres
Residential
Land Type
Land! Great opportunity to develop this 4,385 sq. ft. of land. Currently in the process of approval to build a 3 family home, photos are renderings. Call for more details!
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If you’re hunting for a new home and have come across one that fits all of your requirements and more, it can seem like the only thing you can do is make an offer and wait.

However, your first choice could also be another buyer’s dream home. And, if a higher bid isn’t feasible, you have to find other ways to win over the seller. One way this can be achieved is through writing a letter to the owner of the home.

If you’re bidding on your dream home, writing a letter the the owner can be anxiety inducing. Choosing what to reveal and finding the right words can be scary, even for the most seasoned writer.

So, in this article we’re going to walk you through writing a letter to a seller to give you the best possible chance of winning the bid for a new home.

Tell them why you love their home

If you’ve fallen in love with certain aspects of the home, there’s a good chance the sellers did too. Be personal in your explanations. Rather than just say you love the location, mention that it is a perfect distance to walk to the playground with your children or pets. This will help buyers better understand you and your story.

If you have family who lives nearby, or if the home has features that can greatly improve the life of you, your family, or your pets, be sure to mention this in the letter as well.

Don’t press or plead, just be polite

It can seem desperate and off-putting to receive a letter pleading with you to sell your home to someone. So, when you’re writing your letter and you come to the end, simply thank the buyer for their time and for reading, compliment them once more, and wish them luck in their new home.

Revise and review

It can be tempting to send your letter immediately after writing it, especially if writing is you don’t like writing in general. However, it’s always a good idea to revise. I suggest writing your letter one night, then reading it again the next evening to give yourself time and distance from it--this way you’ll be reading it with fresh eyes and will be able to find any wording that sounds strange or confusing.

It’s also a good idea to run your writing through a free proofreader like Grammarly. And, finally, there is no substitute for having an editor. Ask one of your friends or family members to read the letter and give you feedback.

Stand out from the crowd

There are a few things you can include in your letter to set you apart from other potential buyers. Including a family photo will help the sellers put a face to the names you mention in the letter.

It can also be helpful to print and mail the letter, rather than sending it electronically. Since we so rarely receive a physical copy of a letter these days (unless it’s from a bill collector), it can be nice to receive something positive in the mail for a change.




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