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Posted by Cove Real Estate on 3/2/2018

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   





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Posted by Cove Real Estate on 8/12/2016

An open house allows a homebuyer to explore a residence. And ultimately, this event may help a homebuyer determine whether to submit an offer on a home. For homebuyers, there are many terrific reasons to attend an open house, including: 1. You Can Learn About a Home from a Home Seller's Real Estate Agent. Although you may spend time reviewing home listings online, there may be information about a house that is unavailable on the web. Fortunately, an open house enables you to speak directly to a home seller's real estate agent and find out more information about a residence. From learning whether a home seller is motivated to sell quickly to finding out which internet services providers are available in the area, a home seller's real estate agent should be able to answer any questions you may have during an open house. As a result, you can receive plenty of insights that can help you make an informed decision about whether a particular residence is right for you. 2. You Can Check Out the Overall Condition of the Home. Online photos sometimes can be deceiving, but an open house allows you to get an up-close look at a residence and find out if it fulfills your personal needs. For instance, an open house will enable you to check out the size of each room as well as the overall condition of the home's exterior and interior. Plus, you may be able to review the performance of a home's air conditioning and heating systems and find out if these units will need to be repaired or replaced in the near future. Perhaps best of all, an open house gives you the chance to envision what life could be like if you bought a residence. Because you can walk around the home and explore it at your leisure during an open house, this event provides you with the freedom to evaluate a residence in a pressure-free situation. 3. You Can Find Out if There Is Significant Interest in a Home. Typically, a home seller's real estate agent will set up a sign-in sheet for attendees who visit an open house. This sheet enables a home seller to see how many people attended an open house and may provide you with a good indication about whether there is substantial interest in a residence. It is important to remember that the housing market is competitive, regardless of whether you're searching for a residence in a buyers' or sellers' market. As such, if an open house is filled with people, there likely is significant interest in a house. And if only a few people attend the event, there may be a greater chance that a home seller would accept an offer below his or her initial asking price. Ask your real estate agent for information about open houses in your area – you'll be glad you did! This real estate professional will be able to keep you up to date about open houses and help you find your dream home quickly and efficiently.




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Posted by Cove Real Estate on 6/11/2016


4 Anthony St, Provincetown: Provincetown, MA 02657

Provincetown

Condo

$669,000
Price

6
Total Rooms
3
Beds
2
Baths
Located on a quaint side street in the East End, this 3 bedroom, 2 bath Antique Cape has been transformed into the perfect blend of old and new. With original wide pine floors and exposed ceiling beams, it has the character and charm of an antique home while offering today's modern conveniences...updated electrical throughout, newer windows, split A/C units on both levels, newer furnace, oil tank, roof, and hot water heater, exterior shingles replaced where needed, and connection to the Town sewer. In addition, the current owners have remodeled the kitchen, living room, and den, added a full bath upstairs and an outdoor shower, and installed new pavers and planters in their exclusive use area. This lovely home has been designed for entertaining friends and family. It is ideal for year round living or as a second home. And, a real bonus is the easy access to the bay beach just across the street. Pets and weekly rentals are permitted. A real gem!! Buy now and be in by summer.
Open House
Sunday
June 12 at 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Cannot make the Open Houses?
Location: 4 Anthony St, Provincetown: Provincetown, MA 02657    Get Directions

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Posted by Cove Real Estate on 5/28/2016


4 Anthony St, Provincetown: Provincetown, MA 02657

Provincetown

Condo

$679,000
Price

6
Total Rooms
3
Beds
2
Baths
Located on a quaint side street in the East End, this 3 bedroom, 2 bath Antique Cape has been transformed into the perfect blend of old and new. With original wide pine floors and exposed ceiling beams, it has the character and charm of an antique home while offering today's modern conveniences...updated electrical throughout, newer windows, split A/C units on both levels, newer furnace, oil tank, roof, and hot water heater, exterior shingles replaced where needed, and connection to the Town sewer. In addition, the current owners have remodeled the kitchen, living room, and den, added a full bath upstairs and an outdoor shower, and installed new pavers and planters in their exclusive use area. This lovely home has been designed for entertaining friends and family. It is ideal for year round living or as a second home. And, a real bonus is the easy access to the bay beach just across the street. Pets and weekly rentals are permitted. A real gem!! Buy now and be in by summer.
Open House
Sunday
May 29 at 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Cannot make the Open Houses?
Location: 4 Anthony St, Provincetown: Provincetown, MA 02657    Get Directions

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Posted by Cove Real Estate on 5/14/2016


4 Anthony St, Provincetown: Provincetown, MA 02657

Provincetown

Condo

$679,000
Price

6
Total Rooms
3
Beds
2
Baths
Located on a quaint side street in the East End, this 3 bedroom, 2 bath Antique Cape has been transformed into the perfect blend of old and new. With original wide pine floors and exposed ceiling beams, it has the character and charm of an antique home while offering today's modern conveniences...updated electrical throughout, newer windows, split A/C units on both levels, newer furnace, oil tank, roof, and hot water heater, exterior shingles replaced where needed, and connection to the Town sewer. In addition, the current owners have remodeled the kitchen, living room, and den, added a full bath upstairs and an outdoor shower, and installed new pavers and planters in their exclusive use area. This lovely home has been designed for entertaining friends and family. It is ideal for year round living or as a second home. And, a real bonus is the easy access to the bay beach just across the street. Pets and weekly rentals are permitted. A real gem!! Buy now and be in by summer.
Open House
Sunday
May 15 at 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Cannot make the Open Houses?
Location: 4 Anthony St, Provincetown: Provincetown, MA 02657    Get Directions

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