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Posted by Alyx Akers on 4/21/2019

Real estate market data is readily available to home sellers across the United States. With this information at your disposal, you should have no trouble maximizing the profits from your home sale.

Now, let's take a look at three real estate market data that every home seller needs to check out before listing a residence.

1. Prices of Comparable Houses

Let's face it – determining a competitive price for your house may prove to be difficult, regardless of your home's age or condition. Fortunately, if you analyze the prices of comparable residences in your city or town, you can better understand how your house stacks up against the competition and price it appropriately.

Furthermore, it may be beneficial to conduct a home appraisal prior to listing your house. This appraisal enables a home expert to assess your house both inside and out. Then, you'll receive an appraisal report that contains a property valuation, which may help you determine a competitive price for your house.

2. Prices of Recently Sold Houses

Are you preparing to enter a buyer's or seller's market? Review the prices of recently sold houses in your area, and you can find out whether the current housing market favors buyers or sellers.

If home sellers are receiving offers at or above their initial home asking prices, now may be an ideal time to list your residence. Thus, you may want to add your house to the real estate market sooner rather than later to capitalize on a housing sector that likely favors sellers.

Conversely, if home sellers are receiving offers below their initial home asking prices, you may want to allocate significant time and resources to find ways to improve your house. Because if you enhance your house's exterior and interior, you may be able to help your house stand out from the competition and increase the likelihood of a profitable home sale.

3. Average Amount of Time That a House Is Listed

Check out how long houses stay on the real estate market before they are sold – you'll be glad you did. With this housing market data in hand, you can assess the pulse of the real estate market and map out your home selling journey accordingly.

If you need help collecting or analyzing real estate market data, there is no need to worry. Hire a real estate agent today, and you can gain the insights that you need to make informed decisions throughout the home selling journey.

A real estate agent is a housing market expert who is happy to help you in any way possible. He or she will provide recommendations about how to price your house and improve your home's interior and exterior. Plus, a real estate agent is available to respond to any of your home selling concerns or questions, at any time.

Ready to list your home? Review the aforementioned housing market data, and you can obtain deep insights into the real estate sector prior to selling your house.





Posted by Alyx Akers on 4/19/2019

This Single-Family in Pelham, MA recently sold for $315,000. This Colonial style home was sold by Alyx Akers - Five College REALTORS ®.


14 Boyden Rd, Pelham, MA 01002

Single-Family

$315,000
Price
$315,000
Sale Price

6
Rooms
3
Beds
1/1
Full/Half Baths
Just beautiful! Peaceful 3 bed/1.5 bath home on +9 acres with new appliances, refinished hardwood floors, central a/c, and high-speed broadband internet! First floor features newly renovated kitchen (open to dining room) with granite counters, and new black stainless appliances. Large living room is flooded with natural light as it overlooks three sides of the property. Relax on the three season porch with hardwood floors and sliding glass windows. Half bath and laundry complete the first floor. Second floor offers: spacious master bedroom w/ four windows and two large closets, two additional bedrooms, an office and an updated full bathroom. Just minutes to Amherst center...don't miss this gem.






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Posted by Alyx Akers on 4/19/2019

This Single-Family in Northampton, MA recently sold for $224,900. This Ranch style home was sold by Alyx Akers - Five College REALTORS ®.


451 Rocky Hill Road, Northampton, MA 01062

Florence

Single-Family

$224,900
Price
$224,900
Sale Price

5
Rooms
2
Beds
2
Baths
Calling all home buyers looking for a sweet, affordable home in the Northampton area! Situated between Florence and Northampton, this brick ranch is sure to impress. The master bedroom had been 2 rooms in the past, easy to replace the wall if you need 3 bedrooms or keep the space and enjoy an extra large room. Hardwood floors grace most of the living area, while kitchen, porch and baths have newer vinyl tiles grouted in place. Open floor plan includes fireplace in the living room, dining area right outside the compact easy to work in kitchen and elevated 3 season porch off the kitchen with door out to the level fenced in back yard. Downstairs is a partially finished heated basement with family room, 3/4 bath and access to the 1 car heated garage. Solar panels (Vivint rental) are super helpful with your electric costs, plus newer high efficiency propane boiler is very economical, esp when you own the propane tank! Easy living, come take a look.

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Posted by Alyx Akers on 4/17/2019

This Condo in Northampton, MA recently sold for $435,000. This Townhouse style home was sold by Alyx Akers - Five College REALTORS ®.


31 Moser St, Northampton, MA 01060

Condo

$439,900
Price
$435,000
Sale Price

5
Rooms
2
Beds
1/1
Full/Half Baths
Village Hill Northampton! This 2bed/1.5 bath condo has everything you'd want along with what is arguably the best view in Village Hill! Overlooking Beech Tree Park. The private patio and covered porch are perfect for entertaining! You'll be taken by the unmistakable Wright Builders quality and design! Open floor plan features living roomm with gas parlor stove and dining area open to chef's kitchen which offers upgraded stainless steel appliances. Gorgeous half bath and entry hallway complete the first floor. Second floor features two bedrooms, and gorgeous tiled full bath with adjacent laundry area. Finished basement could work well as media room, office and exercise area. Extras include: hardwood floors and decorative lighting throughout. Low monthly condo fee translates to easy living as snow removal and landscaping are taken care of for you. Detached garage and dedicated parking space right outside! Central A/C and integrated fresh-air exchange.






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Posted by Alyx Akers on 4/17/2019


8 Bayberry Ln, Hadley, MA 01035

Single-Family

$899,000
Price

12
Rooms
5
Beds
5/1
Full/Half Baths
Stunning 5 bedroom, 5.5 bath home spanning over 5500 sq ft, located on one of Hadley's more desirable streets! First floor features chef's kitchen with Viking stainless steel appliances, formal living with fireplace and exquisite attention to detail, formal dining room, welcoming family room with pellet stove, home office, first floor bedroom with full bath, additional half bath, and laundry room! Second floor offers 1000 sq ft master suite with 2-sided fireplace, sitting room, room-sized walk-in closet, and exercise room! Each of the other three bedrooms on this level have their own baths and generous closet space. 3rd floor loft, bonus room, and storage room! Rear screened porch and deck, gorgeous front porch, 3-car garage, full unfinished basement. So much to see here! Extras include: Hardie siding, composite decking, and stone exterior. No detail has been overlooked here...a must see! Stellar location: only 5 mins to UMass, and 7 mins to Amherst College!
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