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Posted by Judy Moore on 6/16/2019

A persistent home seller may go above and beyond the call of duty to promote his or her residence to potential homebuyers. And as a property buyer, it is up to you to decide whether to proceed with a home purchase or walk away from a persistent home seller altogether.

Ultimately, dealing with a persistent home seller can be challenging, particularly for a first-time homebuyer. Lucky for you, we're here to help you take the guesswork out of negotiating with a persistent home seller.

Here are three tips to help you get the best results during a negotiation with a persistent home seller.

1. Learn About the Housing Market

Although a persistent home seller wants to do everything possible to find a buyer for his or her residence, it is important for a homebuyer to determine whether a residence is worth the price. As such, you should allocate the necessary time and resources to learn about the real estate market.

Look at the prices of available homes that are similar to the one that you're currently considering. By doing so, you can determine a price range for your home search.

Also, check out the prices of recently sold houses in your city or town. This housing market data will help you determine whether you're operating in a buyer's or seller's market so you can plan accordingly.

2. Establish Realistic Expectations

It is common for homebuyers and home sellers to negotiate with one another. However, it is essential to establish realistic expectations before you enter a homebuying negotiation; otherwise, a homebuyer may struggle to acquire his or her dream residence at an affordable price.

For example, a homebuyer who expects a home seller to accommodate all of his or her requests may be disappointed if a property seller submits a counter-proposal. Conversely, a homebuyer who keeps an open mind and listens to a home seller's concerns can determine the best course of action.

Also, it is important to remember that a homebuyer can walk away from a persistent home seller at any time. This means if you feel uncomfortable with the price or other terms associated with a home purchase, you can step back and restart your search for the perfect house.

3. Consult with a Real Estate Agent

If you are uncertain about how to deal with a persistent home seller, don't hesitate to reach out to a real estate agent for extra help.

Typically, a real estate agent can act as a liaison between a property buyer and seller. This housing market professional will do whatever it takes to ensure a negotiation fulfills the needs of all sides. Plus, he or she can provide honest, unbiased homebuying recommendations to help you make informed decisions throughout the property buying journey.

Perhaps best of all, a real estate agent will answer any of your homebuying questions, at any time. This housing marketing professional understands what it takes to deal with a persistent home seller, and as a result, will do everything to help you simplify the homebuying cycle.

Ready to acquire your dream home? Use these tips, and you should have no trouble buying a house from a persistent home seller.




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Posted by Judy Moore on 6/12/2019

Welcome to this stately young Colonial sited on a lush 2/3 acre lot featuring orchard w/fruit trees, herb garden & enhanced by quaint stone walls. This well designed home welcomes you with a dramatic two story foyer leading to beautifully proportioned airy rooms w/high ceilings, abundant millwork and appealing architectural detail. The well appointed library features numerous built-ins while the generous size kitchen w/cherry cabinets, granite counters, center island & ample storage overlooks lovely serene grounds & a deck ideal for entertaining. There is room for a variety of activities in the step up family room w/an oversized fireplace & access to the second floor bedrooms. The master bedroom suite can be a relaxing oasis w/a cozy fireplace & spa like master bath. Additionally, the lower level has been outfitted for a full scale wood working shop. Meticulously cared for & maintained by the current owners & convenient to nearby school, public transportation and more. Enjoy!

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Posted by Judy Moore on 6/12/2019


210 Grove Street, Lexington, MA 02420

Single-Family

$1,648,000
Price

9
Rooms
4
Beds
3/1
Full/Half Baths
Welcome to this stately young Colonial sited on a lush 2/3 acre lot featuring orchard w/fruit trees, herb garden & enhanced by quaint stone walls. This well designed home welcomes you with a dramatic two story foyer leading to beautifully proportioned airy rooms w/high ceilings, abundant millwork and appealing architectural detail. The well appointed library features numerous built-ins while the generous size kitchen w/cherry cabinets, granite counters, center island & ample storage overlooks lovely serene grounds & a deck ideal for entertaining. There is room for a variety of activities in the step up family room w/an oversized fireplace & access to the second floor bedrooms. The master bedroom suite can be a relaxing oasis w/a cozy fireplace & spa like master bath. Additionally, the lower level has been outfitted for a full scale wood working shop. Meticulously cared for & maintained by the current owners & convenient to nearby school, public transportation and more. Enjoy!
Open House
Saturday
June 15 at 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Come see this amazing young Colonial with soaring ceilings, spacious rooms and lush grounds!
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Posted by Judy Moore on 6/12/2019


210 Grove Street, Lexington, MA 02420

Single-Family

$1,648,000
Price

9
Rooms
4
Beds
3/1
Full/Half Baths
Welcome to this stately young Colonial sited on a lush 2/3 acre lot featuring "orchard" w/fruit trees, herb garden & enhanced by quaint stone walls. This well designed home welcomes you with a dramatic two story foyer leading to beautifully proportioned airy rooms w/high ceilings, abundant millwork and appealing architectural detail. The well appointed library features numerous built-ins while the generous size kitchen w/cherry cabinets, granite counters, center island & ample storage overlooks lovely serene grounds & a deck ideal for entertaining. There is room for a variety of activities in the step up family room w/an oversized fireplace & access to the second floor bedrooms. The master bedroom suite can be a relaxing oasis w/a cozy fireplace & spa like master bath. Additionally, the lower level has been outfitted for a full scale wood working shop. Meticulously cared for & maintained by the current owners & convenient to nearby school, public transportation and more. Enjoy!
Open House
Saturday
June 15 at 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Come see this amazing young Colonial with soaring ceilings, spacious rooms and lush grounds!
More Open Houses
Cannot make the Open Houses?
Location: 210 Grove Street, Lexington, MA 02420    Get Directions

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Posted by Judy Moore on 6/12/2019


210 Grove Street, Lexington, MA 02420

Single-Family

$1,648,000
Price

9
Rooms
4
Beds
3/1
Full/Half Baths
Welcome to this stately young Colonial sited on a lush 2/3 acre lot featuring "orchard" w/fruit trees, herb garden & enhanced by quaint stone walls. This well designed home welcomes you with a dramatic two story foyer leading to beautifully proportioned airy rooms w/high ceilings, abundant millwork and appealing architectural detail. The well appointed library features numerous built-ins while the generous size kitchen w/cherry cabinets, granite counters, center island & ample storage overlooks lovely serene grounds & a deck ideal for entertaining. There is room for a variety of activities in the step up family room w/an oversized fireplace & access to the second floor bedrooms. The master bedroom suite can be a relaxing oasis w/a cozy fireplace & spa like master bath. Additionally, the lower level has been outfitted for a full scale wood working shop. Meticulously cared for & maintained by the current owners & convenient to nearby school, public transportation and more. Enjoy!
Open House
Saturday
June 15 at 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Come see this amazing young Colonial with soaring ceilings, spacious rooms and lush grounds!
More Open Houses
Cannot make the Open Houses?
Location: 210 Grove Street, Lexington, MA 02420    Get Directions

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