Carol Woods | Billerica Real Estate, Bedford Real Estate, Burlington Real Estate


No one should be forced to deal with a long, complicated home selling journey. Fortunately, there are many things a seller can do to navigate the property selling journey like a pro.

Now, let's take a look at three tips to help you enjoy a quick, profitable home selling experience.

1. Analyze the Housing Market

You may have entered the housing market in the hopes of enjoying a seamless property selling experience. Yet the real estate market offers no guarantees. But if you analyze the housing sector closely, you can gain the insights you need to price your home appropriately based on the present market's conditions.

Take a look at the prices of available homes in your city or town that are similar to your own. This housing market data can help you see how your residence stacks up against the competition. It also may help you determine how to price your residence so you can ensure it garners lots of attention from potential buyers.

Furthermore, don't forget to assess the prices of recently sold houses in your area, as well as how long these residences were available before they sold. If homes are selling quickly, a seller's market may be in place. Or, if homes linger on the real estate market for many weeks or months, the current housing sector may favor sellers.

2. Perform Home Upgrades

For those who want to speed up the home selling process, improving your house's curb appeal is ideal. Because if your home boasts amazing curb appeal, you can make it easy for buyers to fall in love with your house.

To bolster your residence's curb appeal, you should mow the lawn, repair any damaged siding and perform other home exterior improvements. That way, your house is sure to impress buyers as soon as they see it for the first time.

In addition, allocate time and resources to transform your home's interior from drab to fab. If each room of your home dazzles, buyers will have no trouble envisioning what life may be like if they purchase your house.

3. Hire a Real Estate Agent

Generally, it helps to hire a real estate agent if you are selling your home. And if you have a real estate agent at your side, you can quickly and effortlessly promote your residence to the right groups of buyers.

A real estate agent will offer recommendations to help you upgrade your residence's interior and exterior, set up home showings and open house events and much more. Plus, if you are ever unsure about how to proceed along the property selling journey, he or she is happy to offer home selling advice.

For those who prepare for the home selling journey, it may not take long to sell a house. If you take advantage of the aforementioned tips, you can plan ahead for each stage of the property selling journey. As such, you will be able to navigate this journey like a pro.


It is good to think of looking for an eco-friendly home when you begin your home buying process. Apart from being environmentally friendly, an eco-friendly house saves you from spending a lot of money by eliminating the need for certain resources. Here are some factors to consider when buying an eco-friendly home:

Building materials

The building material is one of the essential things to consider when purchasing a home because the house is as good as its material of construction. An excellent green-building material is salvaged lumber. Reclaimed lumber is usually obtained from older homes. It is ideal because of its density. Older lumber's hardiness is much better when compared with that of new lumber.

Solar energy

Another factor that should influence your buying decision is the availability of solar energy. You should not purchase any home that is unsuitable for using solar energy. The advantages of having solar power at home are numerous. Apart from conserving the environment, it also minimizes your energy costs and saves you a lot of money in the long run.

Energy-efficient appliances 

For those that are considering buying a house that is already furnished, you should make sure that all the electronic devices are energy-efficient. This is essential because it reduces your power consumption significantly. You should ensure that home appliances like dryers, microwaves, washers, irons, and any other devices in the home are all energy efficient. You should not buy the house if these appliances are not energy efficient. 

Flooring

The flooring material is something else to consider when purchasing a green home. The flooring material of an ideal eco-friendly home should be made of recycled or sustainable products like cork or bamboo. The essence of this idea is that these products are environmentally friendly, and they are also hypoallergenic, durable, easy to install and maintain. These flooring materials can also be installed in an environmentally safe and friendly manner. You should consider some of these flooring materials:

  • Cork: Cork comes from tree bark. Its production does not affect the tree. The benefit of this flooring material is that it is warm and inviting. It is incredibly durable when kept away from moisture.
  • Bamboo: bamboo is grass and not wood. The benefit of using bamboo as a flooring material is that it is easy to staple, nail, and glue. Apart from that, it can be used to form different patterns and is very durable.
  • Linoleum: This type of flooring material comes from natural raw material like pine trees, ground limestone, and wood products. They are resistant to stain, biodegradable, and impermeable to water. 

Check with your real estate agent to help you identify green homes in your area, or homes you can remodel in an environmentally friendly way.



7 Pequot St, Billerica, MA 01862

North Billerica

Single-Family

$394,900
Price

6
Rooms
4
Beds
2
Baths
Great neighborhood location close to conservation land, beautiful walking and biking trails with access right at the end of the street. This spacious full dormer in the back, Cape Cod style home is great for the expanding family. Open concept floor plan on the first floor. Easy for entertaining and gatherings. Terrific family room and lots of extra storage space in the lower level. Fenced level yard great for B B Ques. This home does need a little TLC so come on over and make it your own!
Open House
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