T. Jay Johnson Jr. - Lamacchia Realty, Inc.



Posted by T. Jay Johnson Jr. on 8/13/2020

Single family home offering 3 bedrooms and 2 bathrooms. Recently remodeled to include newer kitchen, bathrooms, flooring, windows, roof, and more. First, last, security deposit, and application/references required.

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Posted by T. Jay Johnson Jr. on 8/13/2020

Rare find...with this 2 family home in desirable town of Lunenburg. This home is perfectly situated on a 1.2 acre wooded lot on a cul-de-sac! The two bedroom apt above provides living/kitchen combo with w2w carpet, ample closet space, a full bath, laundry area and a pantry! The main house offers 4 bedrooms, a family room w/ custom walnut wainscot, cathedral ceiling, skylights, bay window & slider to the back deck. Tiled kitchen. Bright and sunny formal dining room with HW and access to rear deck. Living room with w2w. Master bedroom has w2w carpet and soaking tub. Plenty of off street parking, sprinkler system, large backyard, Presby system for 6 Bedrooms, BDry guaranteed dry basement.

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Posted by T. Jay Johnson Jr. on 8/13/2020

Opportunity knocks! Single family cape with in law suite perfectly situated on a 1.2 acre wooded lot on a cul-de-sac! Two car attached garage with an apartment above provides living/kitchen combo with bay window, 2 bedrooms with w2w carpet & ample closet space, a full bath, laundry area and a pantry! The main house provides a small mud room with coat closet, family room w/ custom walnut wainscot, cathedral ceiling, 2 skylights, bay window & slider to the back deck. One step up to the kitchen with a pass through to the dining. Bright and sunny formal dining room with HW, exterior access to deck, and 2 skylights. Living room with w2w. 2 bedrooms, a full bath and a pantry to complete the first level of main house. Upstairs you will find a master bed with w2w, another bed with 2 closets and a full bath w/ a linen closet, jacuzzi soaking tub and stand up shower! Plenty of off street parking, sprinkler system, large backyard, Presby system for 6 Bedrooms, BDry guaranteed dry basement.

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Posted by T. Jay Johnson Jr. on 8/7/2020

Although location is one of the most important factors that will impact the marketability of your home, it's not the only thing prospective buyers are thinking about.

If they're organized, focused, and serious about finding the right property for their needs, they've probably developed a detailed checklist of "must haves" and a "wish list."

In all likelihood, those who are working with a real estate agent are being shown properties that conform to their requirements and many of their wish-list items. A comprehensive list would include everything from the number of bedrooms and bathrooms they want to square footage and the quality of the school district.

Many people also have specific preferences about features like floor plans, amount of storage space, the size of the backyard, architectural style, and the availability of a fireplace, patio, porch, deck, eat-in kitchen, two-car garage, and privacy features. Some are even looking for the traditional white picket fence in front of the house!

While your home can't be "all things to all people," it is highly recommended to target the widest possible audience. Your agent, a home staging consultant, or a home decorator can provide you with valuable tips on how to achieve that outcome.

Stand Out and Get Noticed

Just looking good on paper, though, is not always enough to attract motivated buyers. Prospects need to love what they see and be inspired to envision themselves living in your house. Doing what you can to create irresistible curb appeal is one vital aspect of making a great first impression. A manicured lawn, a fresh coat of paint (if needed), and some strategic home staging -- inside and out -- can make all the difference in your results!

Curb appeal is vitally important because that sets the stage, so to speak, for creating high expectations in your prospects. Once you get them in a positive frame of mind, they'll be more inclined to notice all the positive aspects of your home. If your house meets all or most of their requirements and is arranged in a way that's pleasing to them, a purchase offer and negotiations may be right around the corner.

One of the most crucial hurdles to clear in getting prospects to consider buying your house is to help them imagine living, relaxing, raising a family, and pursuing their interests in your home. Your real estate agent can help you effectively stage the interior and exterior of your home to make it inviting and appealing to the widest range of potential buyers.

You can support their sales and marketing efforts by making sure your home is always clean, fresh smelling, and ready to be shown at a moment's notice to house hunters. Doing your best to eliminate clutter, keeping counter tops neat, and making sure pets are on their best behavior (or happily frolicking at the local "doggie daycare" center) can play a key role in winning over interested buyers and successfully selling your home!





Posted by T. Jay Johnson Jr. on 7/31/2020

What does it take to acquire a top-notch home in a seller's market? Ultimately, it may prove to be a lot of work, especially for first-time homebuyers.

In a seller's market, there is an abundance of homebuyers and a shortage of home sellers. As a result, high-quality houses sell quickly, and homebuyers who lack real estate insights may miss out on an opportunity to purchase their dream residence.

Lucky for you, we're here to teach you about the ins and outs of a seller's market and ensure you can secure a first-rate house in any housing market, at any time.

Now, let's take a look at three tips for homebuyers who want to purchase a house in a seller's market.

1. Understand Your Homebuying Needs

Know what you want to find in a dream home before you start checking out properties. That way, you can narrow your home search and pounce on new homebuying opportunities as soon as they become available.

Creating a list of must-haves for your dream home may prove to be a great idea. This list will enable you to refine your home search and accelerate the homebuying process.

Also, consider your immediate and long-term home needs. If you plan to raise a family in a new home, you may want to consider exploring houses that are close to schools. Or, if you don't own a car but work in a major city, you may want to assess properties near public transportation.

2. Examine Your Finances Closely

Let's face it the temptation to outbid rival homebuyers can be overwhelming in a seller's market. However, homebuyers who understand what they can afford can map out their home search accordingly.

Get pre-approved for a mortgage before you start looking at homes in a seller's market you'll be glad you did. With a mortgage in hand, you'll know what you can spend on a new house and tailor your home search based on your budget.

Don't forget to meet with several banks and credit unions to explore all of your mortgage options as well. By doing so, you can learn about different mortgage options and select the right one based on your finances.

3. Work with a Real Estate Agent

A real estate agent understands that buying a home in a seller's market can be exceedingly difficult. As such, he or she will do everything possible to help you purchase a great residence at an affordable price.

Collaborating with a real estate agent is a must, especially for homebuyers who are operating in a seller's market. A real estate agent can set up home showings and negotiate with home sellers on your behalf. Plus, he or she can keep you up to date about new houses that will meet or surpass your expectations.

Buying a home should be a fast, easy process, even for homebuyers who are searching for a residence in a seller's market. Thanks to the aforementioned tips, you should have no trouble navigating a seller's market and acquiring a superb residence.




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