Tanya Tanimoto | Wayland Real Estate, Weston Real Estate, Sudbury Real Estate


Want to list your house? Ultimately, you'll want to work with an expert listing agent, i.e. a housing market professional who knows what it takes to get the best price for a residence.

Let's face it – hiring a listing agent can be tough, particularly for a first-time home seller. Lucky for you, we're here to help you streamline your search for the perfect listing agent.

Now, let's take a look at three tips that you can use to find the right listing agent for your house.

1. Learn About a Listing Agent's Background

Evaluating a listing agent's background often serves as a great first step in the home selling process. It allows you to better understand how long a listing agent has worked in the real estate sector and learn about his or her industry expertise.

In most cases, you should have no trouble finding information about a listing agent online. Or, you can always call a listing agent's office for more information.

Allocate the necessary time and resources to learn about listing agent's background. That way, you can understand this housing market professional's experience, education, networking skills and much more and plan accordingly.

2. Conduct a Face-to-Face Meeting with a Listing Agent

If a listing agent looks good on paper, invite him or her to meet with you. By doing so, you can gain first-hand insights from this housing market professional and find out what separates him or her from other listing agents.

Prepare a list of interview questions before a face-to-face meeting with a listing agent. This will enable you to get the insights you need to make an informed decision.

Also, evaluate a listing agent's communication skills and personality. If you feel comfortable with a listing agent after a face-to-face meeting, don't hesitate to hire this individual to help you sell your residence.

3. Get Client Referrals

How has a listing agent helped past home sellers optimize the value of their properties? Request client referrals from a listing agent, and you can receive additional insights into how this real estate professional has supported home sellers over the years.

A top-notch listing agent should be able to provide you with multiple client referrals. Meanwhile, it only takes a few minutes to reach out to a listing agent's past clients and learn about their home selling experiences.

Client referrals can help you accelerate the process of finding the right listing agent. Moreover, they can provide insights into what it is like to work with a listing agent throughout the home selling cycle.

Lastly, be sure to ask past clients how a listing agent approached challenges throughout the home selling process. If a listing agent went above and beyond the call of duty to help past clients overcome myriad home selling challenges, he or she probably will be able to help you do the same.

Selecting the right listing agent may seem impossible at first. But with the aforementioned tips, you can choose a listing agent that will promote your residence to the right groups of homebuyers consistently.



78 Rice Rd, Wayland, MA 01778

Single-Family

$1,395,000
Price

10
Rooms
5
Beds
3/2
Full/Half Baths
Much admired 1776 farmhouse with gently sloping lawn on a bucolic pond - 15 mi from Boston. This is a once in lifetime opportunity! This amazing light filled home has been thoughtfully updated while maintaining its original charm & character. Enter off front porch into foyer with concrete radiant heated flrs & continue to beautiful updated country kitchen with center island, pantry & built in breakfast area w/spectacular water views. Lg fireplaced living room open to kitchen. Dine by candlelight in formal DR w/ fireplace. Sunny office w/views . Second floor has MBR & four additional bedrooms + three full bathrooms plus a sitting room. Roof & many windows & systems are newer. Wide planked wood floors and bamboo flooring, 4 fireplaces & double staircases. Complete privacy in the back with stone terrace overlooking the water w/dock and 1.7 acres of pastoral land with stone walls, fruit trees, perennial gardens. Attached barn works as a great party space/play area + has 2 stalls + storage
Open House
Sunday
June 16 at 1:00 PM to 2:30 PM
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Location: 78 Rice Rd, Wayland, MA 01778    Get Directions

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A relocation budget is a must-have for those who recently bought or sold a house. If you have a relocation budget at your disposal, you should have no trouble getting ready for moving day.

Ultimately, there are several factors that you need to consider to craft an effective relocation budget. These factors include:

1. Packing Supplies

Moving boxes, packing tape and other packing supplies may prove to be expensive. If you budget for these costs today, you can ensure you have the funds available to cover these expenses before moving day arrives.

Keep in mind that you may be able to pick up unwanted cardboard boxes from grocery stores, too. By doing so, you can get boxes you can use for moving day and reduce your relocation expenses.

2. Personal Belongings

Think about the personal belongings you will need to bring to your new address. That way, you can make the necessary accommodations to guarantee these items can safely make it from Point A to Point B.

If you need to hire a moving company to help you transport your personal belongings to your new home, you should shop around. This will allow you to find a moving company that offers the perfect combination of affordability and convenience.

Furthermore, if you have various belongings you no longer need, you may want to get rid of these items before you move. You can always donate unwanted items to a local charity or give them to family members or friends. Or, you can sell unwanted items online or host a yard sale.

3. Your Relocation Timeline

You may have only a limited amount of time to relocate from one address to another. If you put together a relocation timeline, you can examine the steps you will need to take to complete a successful move. Then, you can incorporate these steps into your moving plan and budget accordingly.

Of course, for those who need to relocate quickly but lack substantial moving day funds, you may want to reach out to family members and friends for assistance. Remember, your loved ones are available to help you in any way they can. If you contact family members and friends for assistance prior to moving day, you may receive lots of help with your move.

If you want an extra hand with moving day preparations and budgeting, you may want to consult with a real estate agent as well. In addition to helping you buy or sell a house, a real estate agent is happy to provide tips to ensure you can seamlessly relocate to a new address.

Oftentimes, a real estate agent can put you in touch with the top moving companies in your area. On the other hand, if you have concerns or questions leading up to a house closing, a real estate agent is ready to address them.

Want to take the guesswork out of an upcoming move? Consider the aforementioned factors, and you can budget for moving day and boost the likelihood of enjoying a successful relocation.



0 Old Mill Rd, Maynard, MA 01754

Land

$360,000
Price

3.10
Acres
Commercial
Land Type
Private, high and dry 3+ acres of land. Proposed garage and septic plans in hand. Huge potential for contractors or landscapers looking for a building, yard and storage. New gravel driveway leading to mostly cleared flat lot.
Open House
No scheduled Open Houses





31 Derby St, Framingham, MA 01701

Single-Family

$699,000
Price

8
Rooms
4
Beds
2/1
Full/Half Baths
Wonderful 11 yr young colonial on cul de sac in North Framingham on the Wayland line. First floor features 9 foot ceilings with living / dining room combination and large fireplaced family room open to the fresh & young kitchen with good sized breakfast area. Second floor master bedroom with cathedral ceilings, walk in closet and master bath with tub and shower. Three additional generously sized bedrooms and a family bath with double sinks. Convenient second floor laundry off the hall. HW floors on first floor and upstairs hallway. Sliders lead to deck off the kitchen and a big level yard for outdoor summer parties. Convenient location near Lake Cochituate & Saxonville beach, Natick Mall, highway access for easy commuting.
Open House
Saturday
June 08 at 12:00 PM to 1:30 PM
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Location: 31 Derby St, Framingham, MA 01701    Get Directions

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