Judy Moore - Barrett Sotheby's International Realty



Posted by Judy Moore on 5/26/2017

This Single-Family in Lexington, MA recently sold for $2,275,000. This Colonial style home was sold by Judy Moore - Barrett Sotheby's International Realty.


17 Fiske Road, Lexington, MA 02420

Single-Family

$2,275,000
Price
$2,275,000
Sale Price

15
Rooms
5
Beds
6
Baths
Just competed! Architecturally designed luxurious Colonial sited on generous corner lot on lightly traveled side street, features 6,800 SF of living area with extensive custom millwork & exquisite detail throughout. Elegant cook's kitchen w/pretty granite countertops, high-end stainless steel appliances, wet bar, breakfast area, walk-in pantry overlooking a sunny breakfast/sunroom. Enjoy 1st floor family room w/fireplace & appealing study w/adjoining full bath for guest room option. Sumptuous master suite w/fireplace offers spacious walk-in closet, stunning master bath w/steam shower, soaking tub. 4-zone Sonos speaker system just one example of the numerous amenities in this desirable home sited on a lovely lot w/stone patio, firepit, private backyard ideal for outdoor activities. Lower level gym, media room with TV & speakers, game room and full bath for even more fun at home. Appealing neighborhood near conservation, swim & tennis club.

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Posted by Judy Moore on 5/14/2017

Let's face it in today's fierce real estate market, home sellers need any competitive advantage that they can get. Lucky for you, real estate agents are available to ensure that you can maximize the value of your residence.

After you hire a real estate agent, the home selling may move quickly. In fact, the most common steps associated with the home selling process include:

1. Prepping Your House

As a home seller, you'll want to do everything possible to ensure that your residence looks great both inside and out.

Your real estate agent can help you prep your house before it is listed on the housing market. He or she may offer tips about how you can transform your home's ordinary interior into an exceptional one. Plus, your real estate agent can put you in touch with home cleaning companies, landscapers, painters and other home improvement professionals who can help you take your home's appearance to the next level.

2. Hosting Open Houses and Home Showings

Open houses and home showings represent essential parts of the home selling and homebuying cycles. For home sellers, these events enable you to showcase your residence to a large group of homebuyers quickly. Meanwhile, open houses and home showings enable homebuyers to browse a wide range of properties without delay.

Your real estate agent will keep you up to date about open houses and home showings. This real estate professional will always provide you with sufficient notice any time a homebuyer wants to check out your home as well.

Hosting open houses and home showings can be stressful, particularly for home sellers who have already committed substantial time and resources to improve their properties. Fortunately, your real estate agent will set up plenty of open houses and home showings to generate substantial interest in your property. He or she also will share homebuyers' feedback with you, ensuring that you can complete myriad home maintenance and upgrade projects as needed.

3. Responding to Home Offers

After your home reaches the real estate market, it may be only a matter of days before you receive your first offer.

Your real estate agent will inform you about any offers on your residence, and you likely will have 24 to 48 hours to determine whether to accept, decline or counter a homebuyer's proposal.

Although you only have a short amount of time to assess a homebuyer's offer, your real estate agent is happy to help you determine how to proceed. This real estate professional will enable you to establish realistic expectations for your home before you list your property. That way, you'll be able to see how your home stacks up against the competition and price it properly.

Furthermore, your real estate agent will negotiate with a homebuyer on your behalf. And if you don't feel comfortable with an offer on your home, your real estate agent will respond to a homebuyer's proposal accordingly.

There is no need to stress when you sell your home. If you hire an experienced real estate agent, you should have no trouble accelerating the home selling process and optimizing the value of your residence.




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Posted by Judy Moore on 5/7/2017

For home sellers, accepting a homebuyer's offer represents one of many steps you'll need to complete to finalize your home sale. In fact, accepting a homebuyer's proposal provides no guarantees, and a homebuyer likely will conduct a home inspection that may determine whether he or she moves forward with a home purchase.

Ultimately, a home inspection may make or break your home sale. But if you spend some time preparing for a home inspection, you can improve your chances of accelerating the home selling process.

Here are three tips to help home sellers get ready for a home inspection.

1. Clean Up Your Home's Interior and Exterior

A home inspector will investigate every nook and cranny of your house. As such, you'll want to ensure your residence dazzles when a home inspector visits, as any flaw could damage your chances of finalizing your home sale.

Conduct an extensive clean-up of your house's interior and exterior you'll be happy you did. With a neat, tidy home, you'll be able to improve your chances of making a positive impression on a home inspector.

Plus, evaluating your residence before a home inspection ensures you can identify and address any minor flaws before the evaluation. That way, you'll be able to eliminate any problems and improve your chances of a fast, seamless home inspection that won't jeopardize your home sale.

2. Ensure All Areas of Your Home Are Easily Accessible

A home inspector will want to examine your hot water heater, your home's siding and more, so you'll want to make every area of your home easily accessible to a home inspector to guarantee he or she can perform the assessment properly.

Although a home inspector may uncover a variety of problems with your residence, the assessment represents a valuable learning opportunity for both you and the homebuyer. Thus, if all areas of your home are easily accessible, you may be able to make the most of this opportunity, learn about hidden problems with your residence and work to resolve these issues accordingly.

3. Consult with Your Real Estate Agent

Let's face it a home inspection can be stressful, particularly for home sellers who want to finalize a home sale as soon as possible. Luckily, your real estate agent can help you minimize stress and ensure you know exactly what to expect before, during and after a home inspection.

Your real estate agent can answer any of your home inspection questions and ensure you are fully prepared for the assessment. In addition, your real estate agent will collaborate with you and the homebuyer. And if problems are discovered during a home inspection, your real estate agent will help you determine the best course of action.

When it comes to a home inspection, there is no need to worry. If you use the aforementioned tips to prepare for a home inspection, you'll be able to improve your chances of speeding up the home selling process.





Posted by Judy Moore on 5/5/2017

Young Colonial in pristine condition is ideally located at the end of a cul-de-sac in a desirable Estabrook/Diamond school neighborhood. Featuring an open and versatile floor plan that includes a first floor master suite with a luxurious and updated bath, bedroom with tray ceiling, and walk-in closet, formal living and dining rooms, spacious kitchen with granite countertops, island, newer stainless steel appliances and an adjoining family room. More options on the second floor include two additional bedrooms, a large bonus room that could be used as a fourth bedroom, a loft area/office, and generous storage space. Some recent improvements include new lighting, refurbished hardwood floors, repainted interior, closet organizers, alarm system, and hot water tank. All of this and more on a large, level, professionally landscaped lot with patio and private wooded views, two-car attached garage and expansion possibilities. Convenient commuter location. Welcome home!

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Posted by Judy Moore on 5/4/2017


8 Magnolia Lane, Lexington, MA 02420

Single-Family

$949,000
Price

9
Rooms
3
Beds
2/1
Full/Half Baths
Young Colonial in pristine condition is ideally located at the end of a cul-de-sac in a desirable Estabrook/Diamond school neighborhood. Featuring an open and versatile floor plan that includes a first floor master suite with a luxurious and updated bath, bedroom with tray ceiling, and walk-in closet, formal living and dining rooms, spacious kitchen with granite countertops, island, newer stainless steel appliances and an adjoining family room. More options on the second floor include two additional bedrooms, a large bonus room that could be used as a fourth bedroom, a loft area/office, and generous storage space. Some recent improvements include new lighting, refurbished hardwood floors, repainted interior, closet organizers, alarm system, and hot water tank. All of this and more on a large, level, professionally landscaped lot with patio and private wooded views, two-car attached garage and expansion possibilities. Convenient commuter location. Welcome home!
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May 06 at 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Come see this immaculate 2003 Colonial with 3/4 bedrooms, 2.5 baths, 2 car garage at the end of the cul de sac!
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