Stephanie Kane - Nashua NH Real Estate, Hollis NH Real Estate, Merrimack NH Real Estate


Selling your home can be an exciting time because it usually represents a positive change in your life. Chances are, putting your house on the market means you're moving up in your career, expanding your family, or even retiring.

Regardless of the reason you're selling your home, one thing's for certain: You'll want the process to go as smoothly as possible!

The first step to making that happen involves choosing a real estate agent who's experienced, easy to work with, familiar with your neighborhood, and ready to help you navigate the many twists and turns of selling your home. If this is the first time you've sold a home -- or if you haven't done it in a decade or more -- you'll need lots of advice on everything from pricing your home correctly to enhancing its appearance and making the best possible impression on potential buyers.

Since you usually don't get a second opportunity to make a great first impression, there are two crucial concepts to remember that can make or break your chances of selling your house at the best price and in a relatively short period of time.

Curb Appeal: One of your top objectives in listing your house is to attract as many qualified buyers as you can. The first hurdle you'll need to clear is making your property look inviting from the outside.

Whether you're selling real estate or consumer products, attractive packaging is what catches people's attention and draws them in. The outside appearance of your home and yard is the first thing that triggers either interest or disinterest among prospective buyers. House hunters often make a snap decision in a matter of seconds about whether to pursue a real estate listing, and that decision is typically based on factors like the condition of your lawn, the neatness of your shrubbery, and the appearance of the exterior off your house.

Basic ways to enhance your home's curb appeal would include applying a fresh coat of paint, maintaining a manicured lawn, and -- if the season allows -- placing colorful potted or hanging flowers on your porch or near your front door. Good curb appeal advice would vary, depending on the style, size, layout, and condition of your property, so the best place to turn for customized curb appeal ideas would be your real estate agent.

Home Staging: Most people are familiar with the concept of home staging, but don't necessarily know how to go about it in the most effective way. Part of the problem stems from the fact that homeowners can't objectively look at their own home and see what needs to be improved or changed. Outside opinions, such as those from a professional home stager, Realtor, or home decorator, can be extremely helpful. If you happen to have a friend or relative with a flair for home organizing or decorating, they may be willing to provide you with some productive suggestions, too!



56 Valentine Road, Northborough, MA 01532

Single-Family

$639,000
Price

9
Rooms
4
Beds
2/1
Full/Half Baths
Come see for yourself the beauty in this unique and gorgeous home with it's dramatic 40x28 Great Room. This impressive room is full of natural light from skylights & glass doors,has a stone fireplace, rich wood cathedral ceilings, a/c, and leads out to an expansive wrap around deck with bluestone patio and gorgeous views of the professionally landscaped level backyard. The owner planted approx 250 arborvitaes trees around the perimeter of the property to create more privacy.There are many recent upgrades in this home: Kitchen 2015 with new Shrock cabinets, custom drawers, granite countertops, tile backsplash, and a kitchen table with matching granite top. The 3/4 bath 2008 was updated with a steamer tile shower/wet sauna and electric heated towel racks. The 2nd floor full bath 2009 and Half bath 2017. New Roof 2013, New Pella Windows 2004, Heating system in addition 2015. Awesome Game Room in LL, 2 car garage and much more. All in a wonderful neighborhood w/easy access to the highway
Open House
Sunday
June 23 at 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Cannot make the Open Houses?
Location: 56 Valentine Road, Northborough, MA 01532    Get Directions

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56 Valentine Road, Northborough, MA 01532

Single-Family

$639,000
Price

9
Rooms
4
Beds
2/1
Full/Half Baths
Come see for yourself the beauty in this unique and gorgeous home with it's dramatic 40x28 Great Room. This impressive room is full of natural light from skylights & glass doors,has a stone fireplace, rich wood cathedral ceilings, a/c, and leads out to an expansive wrap around deck with bluestone patio and gorgeous views of the professionally landscaped level backyard. The owner planted approx 250 arborvitaes trees around the perimeter of the property to create more privacy.There are many recent upgrades in this home: Kitchen 2015 with new Shrock cabinets, custom drawers, granite countertops, tile backsplash, and a kitchen table with matching granite top. The 3/4 bath 2008 was updated with a steamer tile shower/wet sauna and electric heated towel racks. The 2nd floor full bath 2009 and Half bath 2017. New Roof 2013, New Pella Windows 2004, Heating system in addition 2015. Awesome Game Room in LL, 2 car garage and much more. All in a wonderful neighborhood w/easy access to the highway
Open House
Sunday
June 23 at 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Cannot make the Open Houses?
Location: 56 Valentine Road, Northborough, MA 01532    Get Directions

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Filling out a mortgage application may prove to be a long, exhausting process. Fortunately, we're here to help you streamline the mortgage application process so you can move one step closer to acquiring your dream house.

Now, let's take a look at three tips to help you approach the mortgage application process with confidence.

1. Be Thorough

A mortgage application likely requests a lot of information about you, your finances and your employment history. However, it is important to answer each mortgage application question to the best of your ability. Because if you fail to do so, you risk delays in getting approved for a mortgage. Or, perhaps even worse, a lender may decline your mortgage application.

In addition, be honest in all of your mortgage application responses. This will ensure that if your mortgage application is approved, you will receive a mortgage that corresponds to your finances.

2. Ask Questions

There is no need to leave anything to chance as you complete a mortgage application. Thus, if you're uncertain about how to respond to various mortgage application questions, reach out to a lender for assistance.

Remember, there is no such thing as a "bad" question, especially when it comes to filling out a mortgage application. Lenders employ friendly, knowledgeable mortgage specialists who are happy to assist you in any way possible. Work with these mortgage specialists, and you can get the help you need to finalize your mortgage application.

3. Get Multiple Quotes

It may seem like a good idea to complete a single mortgage application to request home financing from a single lender. Yet doing so may be problematic, particularly for those who prioritize affordability.

Ultimately, meeting with multiple lenders and getting several mortgage quotes is ideal. If you shop around for a mortgage, you may be eligible for a low interest rate that helps you save money when you complete a home purchase.

Once you finish a mortgage application, it may be only a matter of time before you find out if you have received approval. Then, if you receive a "Yes" from a lender, you can accelerate the homebuying journey.

Of course, for those who plan to buy a home soon, it may be beneficial to employ a real estate agent. This housing market professional can put you in touch with the top lenders in your area, as well as help you complete a home search in no time at all.

A real estate agent typically learns about a homebuyer's goals and crafts a strategy to help this buyer accomplish his or her aspirations. Furthermore, a real estate agent provides recommendations and tips to help a homebuyer make informed decisions throughout the property buying journey. And if a homebuyer ever has concerns or questions, a real estate agent is available to respond to them.

Ready to complete a mortgage application? Use the aforementioned tips, and you can finalize a mortgage application, obtain home financing and make your homeownership dream come true.


Beautiful Colonial with 4 bedrooms, 2.5 bath and 2 car attached garage. This home features a spacious eat-in kitchen with granite countertops, a large family room with high cathedral ceilings and gas fireplace. Hardwood in formal dining room. 1st floor office, beautiful entry foyer, and a wonderful master bedroom with private full bath and 2nd floor laundry room. This home is located at the end of a cul de sac with a private backyard in a very sought-after neighborhood in the Bicentennial School district in South Nashua.

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