Michelle Gillespie - Keller Williams Realty



Posted by Michelle Gillespie on 9/9/2018

As a home seller, it is essential to do everything possible to promote your house to the right groups of property buyers. However, as you approach the finish line of a home sale, you may encounter a "persistent" homebuyer. And if this happens, the home selling process may come to a screeching halt.

A persistent homebuyer may be more likely than others to demand home improvements or a price reduction to finalize a house sale. As a result, you may need to decide whether to accommodate this homebuyer's requests, continue to negotiate with him or her or walk away from a potential home sale altogether.

So what does it take to deal with a persistent homebuyer? Here are three tips to help you do just that.

1. Understand the Housing Market

Are a homebuyer's requests valid? If so, they are likely to be based on housing market data. Therefore, if you analyze the housing market closely, you can better understand a persistent homebuyer's demands and proceed accordingly.

Take a look at the prices of comparable houses in your city or town. By doing so, you can determine how your house's price rates against the competition.

Also, don't forget to assess the prices of recently sold homes in your area. This housing market data will help you understand the demand for houses in your city or town and determine whether you're operating in a seller's or buyer's market.

2. Stand Your Ground

A persistent homebuyer may be in a hurry to purchase your house. As such, he or she may push you to make rash decisions that may not be in your best interest.

For home sellers, it is important to take a step back and evaluate all aspects of any home selling decisions. And if you feel uncomfortable with a homebuyer's requests, you should feel comfortable walking away from a possible home sale.

Ultimately, declining a homebuyer's requests and walking away from a home sale is far from ideal. On the other hand, doing so will allow you to reenter the housing market and restart the home selling journey with a fresh perspective.

3. Consult with a Real Estate Agent

If you're unsure about how to deal with a persistent homebuyer, you're probably not alone. Lucky for you, real estate agents are available nationwide to help you handle tough negotiations with any homebuyer, at any time.

A real estate agent understands the art of negotiation and can share his or her housing market expertise with you. That way, you can get the support you need to make informed decisions at each stage of the home selling journey.

Perhaps best of all, a real estate agent will respond to your home selling queries as the property selling journey progresses. No question is too big or too small for a real estate agent, and this housing market professional is happy to answer your home selling questions time and time again.

Take the guesswork out of dealing with a persistent homebuyer use these tips, and you can boost your chances of getting the best results from the home selling journey.




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Posted by Michelle Gillespie on 9/8/2018


18 Coolidge Circle, Northborough, MA 01532

Single-Family

$549,000
Price

10
Rooms
4
Beds
2/1
Full/Half Baths
Motivated seller looking for a buyer for 4-bed Colonial in desirable Pineknoll neighborhood. Beautiful hardwood floors run throughout the 1st floor living areas. Off a warm & welcoming entry, you'll find a spacious living room w/fireplace. The updated kitchen features granite countertops, breakfast bar & casual dining area w/French doors to the deck, while the dining room w/chair rail & chandelier provides a formal space for entertaining. The family room offers a comfortable space to relax w/cathedral ceiling, wood stove, bay window & deck access. A half bathroom & laundry room on the main floor. Upstairs, 4 generous sized bedrooms, including a master w/en suite bathroom, and additional full bathroom provide ample space for family & guests. The finished lower level offers versatile space & storage. Relax on the deck & enjoy ~1 acre of land on a tree-lined cul-de-sac. With a 2-car garage, easy access to the highway & commuter rail, this property is ready to welcome you home.
Open House
Sunday
September 09 at 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Visit this beautiful 4 Bedroom in a sought after neighborhood.
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Location: 18 Coolidge Circle, Northborough, MA 01532    Get Directions

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Posted by Michelle Gillespie on 9/8/2018


5 Stone Drive, Northborough, MA 01532

Single-Family

$515,000
Price

8
Rooms
4
Beds
2/1
Full/Half Baths
Updated and well maintained 4 bedroom/2.5 bathroom Garrison Colonial located in Pineknoll Neighborhood. Remodeled Kitchen with new stainless steel appliances, granite counters, tile back splash, hardwood floors and dining area with exterior access to screened in porch with vaulted ceiling. Formal Dining Room and Living Room with hardwood floors. Family room with fireplace, hardwood floors and picture window. First floor bedroom with hardwood floors and half bathroom. All bedrooms with newly refinished hardwood floors. Master bedroom with master bathroom with shower/tub, tile floor, granite counter and updated lighting. Second Floor Bathroom with tub/shower, tile floor, granite counter and updated lighting. New 4 bedroom septic system. Newer Roof. New Exterior Painting. New Driveway, New Interior Lighting. Newly Painted Interior. New Refinished Hardwood Floors, New Hot Water Heater. Full basement. Deck, Shed and Two Car Garage. Close access to major highways for commuting.
Open House
Sunday
September 09 at 1:30 PM to 3:00 PM
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Location: 5 Stone Drive, Northborough, MA 01532    Get Directions

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Posted by Michelle Gillespie on 9/8/2018


5 Stone Drive, Northborough, MA 01532

Single-Family

$515,000
Price

8
Rooms
4
Beds
2/1
Full/Half Baths
Updated and well maintained 4 bedroom/2.5 bathroom Garrison Colonial located in Pineknoll Neighborhood. Remodeled Kitchen with new stainless steel appliances, granite counters, tile back splash, hardwood floors and dining area with exterior access to screened in porch with vaulted ceiling. Formal Dining Room and Living Room with hardwood floors. Family room with fireplace, hardwood floors and picture window. First floor bedroom with hardwood floors and half bathroom. All bedrooms with newly refinished hardwood floors. Master bedroom with master bathroom with shower/tub, tile floor, granite counter and updated lighting. Second Floor Bathroom with tub/shower, tile floor, granite counter and updated lighting. New 4 bedroom septic system. Newer Roof. New Exterior Painting. New Driveway, New Interior Lighting. Newly Painted Interior. New Refinished Hardwood Floors, New Hot Water Heater. Full basement. Deck, Shed and Two Car Garage. Close access to major highways for commuting.
Open House
Sunday
September 09 at 1:30 PM to 3:00 PM
Cannot make the Open Houses?
Location: 5 Stone Drive, Northborough, MA 01532    Get Directions

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Posted by Michelle Gillespie on 9/7/2018


18 Coolidge Circle, Northborough, MA 01532

Single-Family

$559,900
Price

10
Rooms
4
Beds
2/1
Full/Half Baths
Motivated seller looking for a buyer for 4-bed Colonial in desirable Pineknoll neighborhood. Beautiful hardwood floors run throughout the 1st floor living areas. Off a warm & welcoming entry, you'll find a spacious living room w/fireplace. The updated kitchen features granite countertops, breakfast bar & casual dining area w/French doors to the deck, while the dining room w/chair rail & chandelier provides a formal space for entertaining. The family room offers a comfortable space to relax w/cathedral ceiling, wood stove, bay window & deck access. A half bathroom & laundry room on the main floor. Upstairs, 4 generous sized bedrooms, including a master w/en suite bathroom, and additional full bathroom provide ample space for family & guests. The finished lower level offers versatile space & storage. Relax on the deck & enjoy ~1 acre of land on a tree-lined cul-de-sac. With a 2-car garage, easy access to the highway & commuter rail, this property is ready to welcome you home.
Open House
Sunday
September 09 at 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Visit this beautiful 4 Bedroom in a sought after neighborhood.
Cannot make the Open Houses?
Location: 18 Coolidge Circle, Northborough, MA 01532    Get Directions

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