Susan Fung | Falmouth Real Estate, Mashpee Real Estate, Barnstable Real Estate, Dennis Real Estate


For homebuyers who want to do everything possible to discover their dream residences, it generally is a good idea to attend open houses. These events make it simple to analyze residences and determine whether they match or surpass your expectations.

Ultimately, there are many reasons to attend an open house, and these include:

1. You can get a first-hand look at a home.

A home listing often provides a great starting point for homebuyers. However, a listing alone fails to empower buyers with the information that they need to fully analyze a house.

By attending an open house, you can get an up-close look at a residence. An open house allows you to walk around a home and view each section of a residence at your convenience. Plus, an open house usually is stress-free, and if you don't like a residence after the event, you can simply continue your search for your dream home.

2. You can receive comprehensive home insights.

During an open house, you can gain home insights that you may struggle to obtain in a home listing. Therefore, homebuyers may want to prepare a list of questions before they attend an open house to ensure they can obtain deep insights into a home's condition.

Moreover, an open house may help you determine whether there is substantial or minimal interest in a residence. If an open house is attended by dozens of potential buyers, you may need to act quickly to submit an offer to secure this residence. Comparatively, if you are the only person to attend an open house, you may be better equipped than ever before to negotiate a home's price with a seller.

3. You can envision what life might be like if you purchase a residence.

When it comes to deciding whether a home is right for you, attending an open house is paramount. In fact, an open house enables you to envision what life may be like if you purchase a residence. And if you feel comfortable with a home after you attend an open house, you can always submit an offer to help transform your homeownership dream into a reality.

If you plan to attend open houses in the foreseeable future, there is no reason to attend these events alone. Fortunately, real estate agents are available who can help you prepare for open houses and ensure you can discover your dream residence.

A real estate agent is a housing market expert who can teach you everything you need to know about buying a home. This housing market professional first will learn about your homebuying goals and craft a personalized homebuying strategy. Then, a real estate agent will keep you up to date about open houses, offer homebuying insights and do everything possible to help you find a home that you can enjoy for years to come.

Reach out to a real estate agent today. By doing so, you can start attending open houses and boost the likelihood of a successful homebuying experience.


When you’re selling your home, things can get really busy, really fast. You want your home to be in tip top shape to give it the best chance of selling in a timely manner. There are a few things you can do in a short time frame that allows you to spruce up your home without breaking a sweat. Below, you’ll find some tips to help you bring your home to another level of wow before the open house. 


Check Your Front Door


All you really need to do is put a fresh coat of paint on your front door to brighten the look of your entryway. There’s something about a freshly painted front door that really makes a home look like new. 


Spruce Up The Landscaping


You can really do a minimal amount in your yard and make your home curb-appeal ready. Just rake some leaves, add some mulch, mow the lawn, and voila. It might be an all day project, but in the end, it will be worth it. As long as people have a good view and feel that your yard has been taken care of, the outside of your home is in the clear for an open house.  


Check The Outdoor Lights


Even though an open house will be happening in the daylight hours, people may be curious that there is adequate lighting on the outside of your home. Buyers can either check this while they are at the open house or they could go a step further and drive by the property at night. Adequate lighting allows for a sense of security and safety all throughout the outside of the property.  


Care For The Mailbox


Few places in your home are as neglected as the mailbox is. Add some fresh paint to your mailbox. You can use the same color as your front door for consistency. At the very least, clean up the mailbox to give it a better appearance. Make sure your house number is present somewhere on the box as well. This helps the property to have a sense of being a bit more inviting. People will also be able to find your home easier. 


Make Use Of Flowers


You should place flowers around your home on the day of the open house. Add a fresh cut bouquet to the kitchen table. Bring some potted plants and florals around your entryway. These simple touches really can make an impression when potential buyers visit your home. 


Remove Your Personal Stuff

From the outside in, traces of your life in the home should be put away. This means pet items, toys, games, photos, and celebrity shrines. The more free space a buyer has to envision themselves living in the home, the better.          


With these small extra touches, your open house is bound to be a success!



611 Route 28, Harwich, MA 02646

Single-Family

$1,490,000
Price

9
Rooms
4
Beds
3/1
Full/Half Baths
This meticulously renovated Greek Revival has space for the entire family, just steps from two pristine beaches, picturesque Wychmere Harbor & the vibrant shops & restaurants of Harwich Port. Enjoy the charm of a historic home without compromising modern amenities. The bright, spacious kitchen features high-end Italian appliances, a 5-seat island & honed quartz counters. Custom built-ins are found in the living room, mudroom & laundry. Master suites on the 1st and 2nd floors each offer full bathrooms & walk-in closets; while 2 additional bedrooms accommodate children or guests. A 3rd-floor bonus room provides a birds-eye view over Harwich Port, & the detached 2-car garage offers potential for more finished space above. Outside, enjoy the wraparound porch, 2 stone patios, fire pit, outdoor shower & professional landscaping. All new electric, central heat/AC, on-demand water heater, irrigation & septic. Fantastic rental potential. Option to purchase furnished.
Open House
Sunday
October 04 at 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Cannot make the Open Houses?
Location: 611 Route 28, Harwich, MA 02646    Get Directions

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611 Route 28 , Harwich, MA 02646

Harwichport

Single-Family

$1,690,000
Price

4
Beds
12
Total Rooms
3/1
Full/Half Baths
This meticulously renovated Greek Revival has space for the entire family, just steps from two pristine beaches, picturesque Wychmere Harbor and the vibrant shops and restaurants of Harwich Port. Enjoy the charm of a historic home without compromising modern amenities. The bright, spacious kitchen features high-end Italian appliances, a 5-seat island and honed quartz counters. Custom built-ins are found in the living room, mudroom and laundry. Master suites on the 1st and 2nd floors each offer full bathrooms and walk-in closets; while 2 additional bedrooms accommodate children or guests. A 3rd-floor bonus room provides a birds-eye view over Harwich Port, and the detached 2-car garage offers potential for more finished space above. Outside, enjoy the wraparound porch, 2 stone patios, fire pit, outdoor shower and professional landscaping. All new electric, central heat/AC, on-demand water heater, irrigation & septic. Fantastic rental potential. Option to purchase furnished.
Open House
Sunday
October 04 at 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Cannot make the Open Houses?
Location: 611 Route 28 , Harwich, MA 02646    Get Directions

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5 Canapitsit Drive , Falmouth, MA 02536

East Falmouth

Single-Family

$1,250,000
Price

4
Beds
10
Total Rooms
3
Baths
WATERFRONT WITH PRIVATE DOCK & VIEWS! Direct Access to Vineyard Sound (NO BRIDGES) With 3,250 sq. ft of living space, there's ROOM FOR EVERYONE to gather in this spacious, meticulously updated Raised Ranch, also offering a 1st floor living option, beautiful views of Eel River AND you can pull your boat or kayak right up to your backyard! Feel like fishing? Just open your sliders, walk through your backyard and step right on to your boat. Main level boasts a new Kitchen with granite counters, large center island, stainless steel appliances AND fireplace. Large Dining Room off the kitchen, with sliders out to your deck. Spacious L-Shaped Living Room, Hardwood floors, New bathrooms. Newer heating system, CAC. 3 bedrooms including a master suite and 2 full baths. Ground floor has a 2nd kitchen, full bath, 4th bedroom & Large Great Room with fireplace and sliders to your backyard and access to a 2-Car garage.
Open House
Sunday
September 13 at 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
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Location: 5 Canapitsit Drive , Falmouth, MA 02536    Get Directions

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