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Posted by Gary Vrotsos Team on 4/17/2019

Selling a home may be difficult, especially for those who plan to list a residence for the first time. Fortunately, many real estate agents are available to guide you along the home selling journey.

Although there is no shortage of real estate agents at your disposal, it is important to note that not all real estate professionals are created equal. Therefore, it is essential to allocate the necessary time and resources to find a real estate agent who can help you achieve your home selling goals.

What does it take to find the right real estate agent to help you sell your residence? Here are three tips to ensure you can do just that.

1. Review the Current Housing Market

Take a look at homes that are currently available and the real estate agents who are associated with these properties. That way, you can find out which real estate agents are available in your area.

Also, don't forget to assess recently sold homes in your city or town. This will allow you to learn about the real estate agents who sold various houses and how long it took these housing market professionals to finalize the property sales.

You can always search the web for real estate agents in your area too. By doing so, you may be able to view client reviews that can help you determine whether a particular real estate professional is the right choice.

2. Consult with Friends and Family Members

Friends and family members sometimes can provide insights into their past home selling experiences. As a result, they may be able to connect you with a real estate professional who will go above and beyond the call of duty to assist you.

Furthermore, neighbors may prove to be great resources as you search for the perfect real estate agent. If a neighbor recently listed or sold his or her residence, you may be able to work with the same real estate agent.

3. Meet with Several Real Estate Agents

When it comes to finding a real estate agent, it never hurts to have a face-to-face conversation.

Set up meetings with several real estate professionals. This will allow you to learn about a real estate agent's background and expertise and decide whether you feel comfortable working with this individual.

In addition, try to get client references from real estate agents and reach out to past clients to find out what it was like to work with a particular real estate professional. As such, you'll be better equipped than ever before to make an informed decision.

The search for the right real estate agent often requires hard work and patience. With the right approach, you can hire a real estate agent who can help you accelerate the home selling journey and optimize the value of your residence.

Take advantage of the aforementioned tips, and you should have no trouble employing a top-notch real estate agent.




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Posted by Gary Vrotsos Team on 4/12/2019


17 Village St, Somerville, MA 02143

Inman Square

Condo

$1,275,000
Price

5
Rooms
2
Beds
2
Baths
Finally!! 1726 sf of living space all on ONE FLOOR. Three year old construction 7 unit association echoing old industrial Somerville with contemporary features. Walk to shops and restaurants of Kirkland Village (Savenor's, Wine and Cheese Cask, Bergamot,The Biscuit, Kirkland tap and Trotter) and Union Square (Bronwyn, Journeyman, Union Square Donuts, Bloc 11) . Only .6 mile to HARVARD'S Memorial Hall, the property features soaring ceilings, open living/dining.kitchen and private balcony.Thoughtfully appointed kitchen features STAINLESS STEEL appliances, a 6 burner GAS STOVE, plentiful cabinetry, and marble counters. Built for entertaining, the floor to ceiling double glass sliding doors open to a private balcony. Master bedroom features a large en suite bath with marble tile, double shower heads and double vanity. Custom built out closet space in both bedrooms. UNDERGROUND PARKING for one car in HEATED garage. Close proximity to Inman, Harvard, and Technology Squares.
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April 13 at 12:00 PM to 1:30 PM
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Posted by Gary Vrotsos Team on 4/12/2019


17 Village St, Somerville, MA 02143

Inman Square

Condo

$1,275,000
Price

5
Rooms
2
Beds
2
Baths
Finally!! 1726 sf of living space all on ONE FLOOR. Three year old construction 7 unit association echoing old industrial Somerville with contemporary features. Walk to shops and restaurants of Kirkland Village (Savenor's, Wine and Cheese Cask, Bergamot,The Biscuit, Kirkland tap and Trotter) and Union Square (Bronwyn, Journeyman, Union Square Donuts, Bloc 11) . Only .6 mile to HARVARD'S Memorial Hall, the property features soaring ceilings, open living/dining.kitchen and private balcony.Thoughtfully appointed kitchen features STAINLESS STEEL appliances, a 6 burner GAS STOVE, plentiful cabinetry, and marble counters. Built for entertaining, the floor to ceiling double glass sliding doors open to a private balcony. Master bedroom features a large en suite bath with marble tile, double shower heads and double vanity. Custom built out closet space in both bedrooms. UNDERGROUND PARKING for one car in HEATED garage. Close proximity to Inman, Harvard, and Technology Squares.
Open House
Saturday
April 13 at 12:00 PM to 1:30 PM
More Open Houses
Cannot make the Open Houses?
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Posted by Gary Vrotsos Team on 4/10/2019

Whether you're looking for your first house, a vacation home, or a retirement condo, there's always an element of excitement in finding a new place you can call your own!

Although buying and selling real estate can be stressful, especially if you've never done it before, being prepared and knowing what to expect can help keep things on an even keel.

Similar to planning a vacation or a cross-country trip, you'll want to avoid missed connections, frustrating delays, and wasted time. When it comes to buying a home, a little research, planning, and expert advice can go a long way toward ensuring a smooth journey. Here are a few specifics:

Check your credit score: Your credit rating has a major impact on your ability to successfully apply for a mortgage and be offered a relatively low interest rate. Knowing your credit rating can help you understand your options, avoid unexpected surprises, and take action to correct errors in your credit report or improve your credit profile.

Prepare a wish list: One of the keys to getting what you want in a new home is to clarify and prioritize the features that matter the most to you. Your checklist can include everything from lot size and architectural style to the reputation of the school district and proximity to stores. Some house hunters also place a high value on features like a fireplace, screened-in porch, and an open floor plan.

Find a good real estate agent: A buyers' agent can provide you with an immense amount of help in finding properties for sale that meet your specifications. They can also provide assistance, advice, and guidance on the many steps involved in going from loan applicant to new home owner. An experienced agent can also negotiate the best possible deal, in terms of price, seller concessions, and other advantages.

Meet with mortgage lenders: A crucial step in preparing to become a homeowner is understanding the mortgage application process, knowing how much banks would be willing to lend you, and determining an affordable price range. Meeting with lenders is also the first step to comparing interest rates and choosing a financial institution that would best suit your needs. Here's a helpful tip from the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau: "Getting a preapproval letter helps you show sellers that you are a serious buyer – but it doesn’t commit you to a lender."

When it comes to searching for and buying a house, probably the best advice anyone could give you is "stay the course!" Let's face it: It's easy to give up, get discouraged, or settle for a home that's less than what you really want. However, when you adopt a "stay the course" mindset, you'll do a better job of staying motivated, focused, and well organized until you find just the right home for you, your family, and your future!





Posted by Gary Vrotsos Team on 4/9/2019

This Condo in Somerville, MA recently sold for $590,000. This Low-Rise style home was sold by Gary Vrotsos Team - Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage.


386 Washington Street, Somerville, MA 02143

Condo

$595,000
Price
$590,000
Sale Price

5
Rooms
2
Beds
1
Baths
Kirkland Village! This charming two bed one bath condominium which sits on the Cambridge / Somerville line was renovated in 2005 with a terrific open floor plan. The kitchen is outfitted with granite counter tops and stainless appliances, including a brand new dishwasher. There is room for a dining area off the kitchen. The living area towards the front of the building gets outstanding light. Master bed in the rear of the unit has great space, a ceiling fan and two closets which have been built out by California Closet. Second bed has a built in Murphy bed, and works as an excellent office as well. There is locked private laundry and private storage for this unit on the lower level of the building. Walk to Harvard University and Harvard Square, Porter Square and Inman Square in under twenty minutes. Even a shorter walk to Whole Foods, Star Market, the Kebab Factory, Wine and Cheese Cask, and The Biscuit. Also very close to Perry Park, which was just refurbished not long ago.

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