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Posted by Cove Real Estate on 9/28/2018

Ready to sell your house? Ultimately, you should conduct a home appraisal before you add your residence to the housing market, and for good reason.

A home appraisal enables you to better understand what your home is worth. Plus, an expert home appraiser will be able to offer comprehensive insights into your house's strengths and weaknesses so you can prioritize assorted home improvement projects accordingly.

Preparing your home for an appraisal may prove to be exceedingly valuable. If you allocate time and resources to get your house ready for an appraisal, you can increase your chances of getting favorable results during the appraisal itself.

What does it take to prep your house for an appraisal? Here are three tips to ensure you can do just that.

1. Consider a Home Appraiser's Perspective.

A home appraiser has an eye for detail, one that helps this professional understand whether a house is a viable long-term investment. Meanwhile, a home seller who steps into a property appraiser's shoes may be better equipped than others to enhance his or her residence.

For example, a home seller should evaluate a house's interior and exterior prior to an appraisal. And if you notice chipped paint on a home's walls, cracked shingles on a home's exterior or other cosmetic issues, you should address these problems immediately.

Even minor cosmetic issues can negatively affect a home's value. However, a home seller who goes above and beyond the call of duty to correct these problems may be able to improve his or her house's appearance before a home appraisal.

2. Conduct Plenty of Housing Market Research.

How does your residence stack up against the competition? Learn about the local housing market, and you can find out what you'll need to do to differentiate your residence from similar properties.

An home seller should learn about the prices of recently sold residences as well as homes that are currently available. That way, you can set realistic expectations for your home appraisal.

3. Collaborate with a Real Estate Agent.

A home appraisal can be a stressful experience, especially for a first-time home seller. Lucky for you, real estate agents are available to help you streamline the home appraisal process.

Typically, a real estate agent will guide you along the home selling process. He or she can connect you with qualified home appraisers in your area and ensure you can find a home appraiser who will provide honest, unbiased feedback about your residence.

A real estate agent also will help you maximize the value of your house. This housing market professional will ensure you can set a fair price for your residence and market your home to the right groups of homebuyers. He or she will even set up home showings and open houses and negotiate with homebuyers on your behalf to further simplify the home selling process.

When it comes to getting a home appraisal, there is no need to worry. Use the aforementioned tips, and you can plan ahead for a home appraisal.





Posted by Cove Real Estate on 9/27/2018


8 Seashore Park Drive , Provincetown, MA 02657

Provincetown

Condo

$389,000
Price

3
Total Rooms
2
Beds
1/1
Full/Half Baths
This spacious 2 bedroom 11/5 bath townhouse is in a well-managed and stable condo association. It has been freshly painted throughout and has new flooring and carpet on both levels. Toilets and vanities have been replaced in both baths.There is a large partially finished basement and a nice exclusive use patio just outside the dining area. Seller is offering a $2000 appliance allowance at closing. This unit has 2 car parking. Pets for owners are permitted. There is a 30 day minimum rental policy. This is a great condo for a great price. Act now and be in your new Ptown home for the holidays. Interior photos coming soon.
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Posted by Cove Real Estate on 9/27/2018

This Condo in Truro, MA recently sold for $185,000. This style home was sold by - Cove Real Estate.


121 Shore Road , Truro, MA 02666

Truro (village)

Condo

$199,000
Price
$185,000
Sale Price

2
Total Rooms
1
Beds
1
Baths
Southwind Court Condominiums, Totally renovated seasonalcottage. Bay and ocean beaches nearby. On shuttle bus route to Provincetown. Excellent rental potential. Coin operated laundry on site. Exclusive use areas. Two deeded parking spaces. Easy to show.

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Posted by Cove Real Estate on 9/21/2018

Many times, itís the quick projects around your home that make the biggest difference. Lighting is one of the most important aspects of your home. Without the right lighting, the entire mood of a room can be offset by the poor ambient quality. Lights are practical and help work on our emotions in the most subtle ways. Here, weíll show you some of the updates that you can make to the lighting in your home that you may have never thought of. Kitchen Many kitchens have only one source of lighting. If the kitchen is short on windows that bring in outside light, this single-source lighting can be an even bigger problem. Try under cabinet lighting to illuminate countertops and preparation areas. This is great for not only safety, but to bring more light into the room in a unique way. Bathroom There's nothing creepier in the bathroom than strange shadows. Thatís where recessed lighting comes in. You also donít need to apply makeup in the wrong way due to poor lighting. Having lights available in several areas of the bathroom will make getting ready in the morning easier. Proper lighting will also make showering safer and less like a horror film! Bedroom The bedroom is perhaps the simplest room of the house to light. Youíll need lights by the bed for reading and other tasks. Usually wall mount fixtures work best for these purposes. They make great task lights and also look fantastic on the wall as part of your bedroomís decor. As a bonus, lights on the wall will create less clutter in the home. Dining Area Look for task lights and lamps for your buffet to brighten your dining room. Try adding lighting fixtures in places where youíll be doing a lot of task-focused activities. Aim for more recessed lighting over the dining table so guests wonít feel that they have the spotlight on them. Living Spaces In shared environments, lamps that are easily made portable can work best. This is simply because people tend to forget a lamp thatís tucked in the corner somewhere. Itís also a plus to put your lamps on timers. If you know that you get home at 7 PM every evening, set the timer so that you walk into a bight, inviting home and not a dark one. Highlight Things In The Room Itís always a great way to light a darker corner by placing lights over a plant or a painting. This helps to highlight the decorative aspects of the room even in the dark.





Posted by Cove Real Estate on 9/19/2018


394 Commercial Street , Provincetown, MA 02657

Provincetown

Condo

$1,349,500
Price

4
Total Rooms
2
Beds
2/1
Full/Half Baths
Waterview Condo completely renovated ready for occupancy. Imagine watching the sunrise while sitting on your exclusive use front porch overlooking Commercial Street and Provincetown Harbor. This is truly a one of a kind property with two ensuite bedrooms situated on separate levels. Finishes include hardwood floors, Mendota gas fireplace and custom tile/marble bathrooms with glass enclosures. Enjoy entertaining in the modern kitchen with stainless appliances, white Shaker cabinets with soapstone countertops all while enjoying the waterviews. Offering includes parking for one car, private laundry and exclusive use private deck. Very unique property!
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