Tracey Fiorelli
Janice Mitchell Real Estate, Inc | 508-509-8162 | [email protected]


Posted by Tracey Fiorelli on 1/12/2019

Although buying a home should be a fast, seamless process, negotiations with a home seller sometimes can slow down the homebuying journey.

Let's face it Ė no one wants to deal with long, arduous negotiations, particularly when they are close to acquiring their dream residence. However, homebuyers who prepare for the worst may be better equipped than others to avoid a complicated homebuying negotiation.

What does it take to prepare for a difficult homebuying negotiation? Here are three tips to help you do just that.

1. Understand the Housing Market

If you submit a competitive offer on a residence from the get-go, you may be able to avoid a difficult homebuying negotiation altogether.

Ultimately, a homebuyer who allocates the necessary time and resources to learn about the real estate market will understand how one residence stacks up against another. Then, he or she can submit a home offer that matches or exceeds a home seller's expectations, thereby reducing the risk of an extensive homebuying negotiation.

2. Analyze Your Homebuying Goals

A homebuyer who analyzes his or her homebuying goals can map out his or her property buying journey. That way, this homebuyer can assess homes that fit within his or her price range and minimize the chance of a complex homebuying negotiation.

Furthermore, if a homebuyer sets realistic expectations for a home search, he or she may be able to make informed decisions throughout a negotiation with a home seller.

A homebuyer who knows how much he or she can afford to pay for a house will be able to submit a home offer that corresponds with his or her budget. And if a home seller asks for more money, a homebuyer should feel comfortable walking away from a negotiation.

Remember, it is paramount for a negotiation to fulfill the needs of both property buyer and seller. If the negotiation favors a home seller, a homebuyer should be prepared to restart his or her home search.

3. Keep Your Emotions in Check

It is easy for a homebuying negotiation to escalate quickly. But a property buyer who understands how to control his or her emotions can take a step back during a stressful homebuying negotiation and plan his or her next move accordingly.

Stress sometimes can get the best of a homebuyer, especially if a property buyer wants to do everything possible to secure a great home as quickly as possible. If a homebuyer plans for stressful situations now, he or she may be able to reduce his or her stress levels when a homebuying negotiation begins.

Don't be afraid to take time to relax during a homebuying negotiation. Going for a walk outdoors or hanging out with family members and friends may provide a stress-relieving break from a homebuying negotiation.

Or, if a homebuyer wants extra help, hiring a real estate agent is ideal. This housing market professional understands the challenges of homebuying negotiations and will help a homebuyer alleviate stress time and time again.

Ready to acquire your ideal residence? Use the aforementioned tips, and you can get ready for a difficult homebuying negotiation.




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Posted by Tracey Fiorelli on 1/5/2019

If you decide that moving on your own isnít for you, you need to find and hire good movers to get you from place to place. You can start with a simple internet search, but you need to find the right movers to be able to get dependable service. Below, youíll find some tips to help making the process of finding a moving company that much easier. 



Get Quotes From A Few Companies


Get quotes on prices from a few different moving companies. Donít just go with the first company that you find. Do a bit of research and even see if you can get some type of a background check on each company that you get a quote from. This way, youíll avoid any nightmare stories from your move.


Have A Mover Do An Assessment


Your movers should come and visit your home before you move. Will they be packing for you? Do They need a larger size truck? If the moving company comes to make an assessment of the home, they will know what needs to be done when moving day arrives. Make an inventory list of everything in your home so that youíll know what you have to take with you. Youíll also know what you have in your new home once you get there. This can really help streamline the process.   


Price Isnít Everything


The most expensive mover may not provide much more services over the least expensive moving company. Sometimes, itís better to pay a bit more if you get additional services like boxes or packing. If a quote is much lower than you think it should be, then you probably should be a bit cautious of hiring the company.


Look For Reputation


You need to be aware of the reputation that a moving company carries with them. If youíre moving locally, you can usually go with a local company that has some good reviews. If youíre moving across states, try and find a larger company that has a lot of experience and a reputation built up for those types of long-distance moves. 


Ask Questions


Youíre paying a lot of money to hire a moving company and have a right to know exactly what youíre paying for. Make a list of questions to ask each company. Find out their protocols and understand how your things will be treated. You want to know that your items will be in good hands. Some things youíll want to know about each moving company:


  • What kind of insurance do you have?
  • What types of fees do you have?
  • Whatís the timeline for my move? 
  • Have all your movers undergone background checks?


If the company tends to avoid certain questions, you should beware. With a little research, moving both near and far will be a breeze.





Posted by Tracey Fiorelli on 1/3/2019

This Condo in Rutland, MA recently sold for $52,000. This Garden style home was sold by Tracey Fiorelli - Janice Mitchell Real Estate, Inc.


176 MAPLE AVE, Rutland, MA 01543

Condo

$52,000
Price
$52,000
Sale Price

2
Rooms
1
Beds
1
Baths
Affordable Studio style condo freshly painted interior and ready for immediate occupancy . Complex offers in building laundry , in ground pool ,tennis courts, playground and deeded parking . Close to town center, restaurants, schools and all that the town has to offer






Tags: 01543   Condo   Real estate   Rutland  
Categories: Sold Homes  


Posted by Tracey Fiorelli on 1/2/2019


481 LEADMINE RD, Sturbridge, MA 01566

Single-Family

$399,900
Price

12
Rooms
3
Beds
3/2
Full/Half Baths
WATERFRONT with Beach and Boat rights !!!! Newly renovated home offers so many living options including fully finished LL . 1st floor with gleaming floors open concept new kitchen with white cabinets, center island new SS appliances, upgraded counters, New baths with marble accents, granite counters and all new fixtures, spacious bedrooms include master suite with private bath and walk in shower Fully finished LL could be used as guest living quarters, Au Pair Suite or space for long term visitors offering cathedral ceiling family room, kitchenette, private baths with mable flooring and walk out... Exterior is equally as fabulous with beautiful tree lined yard , plus WATERVIEWS of Leadmine Pond ... enjoy the seasons from your 3 season room and multiple decks ....NEW Features include but not limited to NEW heating system,NEW vinyl siding NEW interior paint, NEW Kitchen and Baths, NEW flooring, NEW plumbing, This home is move in ready , great commuter location with easy highway acces
Open House
Sunday
January 06 at 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM
Cannot make the Open Houses?
Location: 481 LEADMINE RD, Sturbridge, MA 01566    Get Directions

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Posted by Tracey Fiorelli on 1/2/2019


481 LEADMINE RD, Sturbridge, MA 01566

Single-Family

$414,000
Price

12
Rooms
3
Beds
3/2
Full/Half Baths
WATERFRONT with Beach and Boat rights !!!! Newly renovated home offers so many living options including fully finished LL . 1st floor with gleaming floors open concept new kitchen with white cabinets, center island new SS appliances, upgraded counters, New baths with marble accents, granite counters and all new fixtures, spacious bedrooms include master suite with private bath and walk in shower Fully finished LL could be used as guest living quarters, Au Pair Suite or space for long term visitors offering cathedral ceiling family room, kitchenette, private baths with mable flooring and walk out... Exterior is equally as fabulous with beautiful tree lined yard , plus WATERVIEWS of Leadmine Pond ... enjoy the seasons from your 3 season room and multiple decks ....NEW Features include but not limited to NEW heating system,NEW vinyl siding NEW interior paint, NEW Kitchen and Baths, NEW flooring, NEW plumbing, This home is move in ready , great commuter location with easy highway acces
Open House
Sunday
January 06 at 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM
Cannot make the Open Houses?
Location: 481 LEADMINE RD, Sturbridge, MA 01566    Get Directions

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Categories: Open House