Ron Ouellette
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Posted by Ron Ouellette on 8/30/2018

Regardless of whether you're buying or selling a home, it is important to keep your house looking great at all times. By doing so, you'll be able to boost your home's appearance and maintain or increase your house's value for years to come.

A professional cleaning service remains a popular choice for homeowners, as this service makes it easy for homeowners to enhance the quality and appearance of a residence. Finding the right home cleaning service, however, may seem like an uphill climb, particularly for homeowners who are searching for a professional cleaning service for the first time.

Lucky for you, we're here to take the guesswork out of finding the right home cleaning service – here are three tips to streamline the process of discovering the ideal professional cleaning service.

1. Ask Friends and Family Members for Help

Friends and family members serve as valuable resources, especially if you're searching for a home cleaning service. These loved ones may be able to offer recommendations based on their past professional cleaning service experiences, ensuring you can find a terrific home cleaning service in no time at all.

Ask friends and family members about their past home cleaning service experiences. This may allow you to find a trusted professional cleaning service, one that can help you transform your ordinary residence into a dazzling one.

2. Browse Customer Reviews

Professional cleaning services are readily available nationwide, so how can you differentiate a great home cleaning service from a mediocre one? Customer reviews, of course!

Yelp, Angie's List and other home service review websites can help you take the guesswork out of finding a professional cleaning service. These websites publish positive and negative home cleaning service reviews from customers, ensuring you can gain insights into various professional cleaning services that you may struggle to obtain elsewhere.

Spend some time browsing customer reviews online – you'll be glad you did! If you explore customer feedback from across the web, you can better understand what separates a wonderful professional cleaning service from a subpar one.

3. Get Support from a Real Estate Agent

Real estate agents offer expert tips and guidance to homebuyers and home sellers alike. As such, they understand the best home cleaning services in numerous cities and towns and are happy to help you discover the perfect professional cleaning service.

Furthermore, real estate agents may be able to help you find a home cleaning service that fits your schedule and budget. These agents understand that is paramount to employ a professional cleaning service that is available at dates, times and prices that work for you. Thus, real estate professionals will go above and beyond the call of duty to help you discover the right home cleaning service at any time.

A home cleaning service ensures you can eliminate dust, debris and odors from your residence. And if you dedicate the necessary time and resources to hire a professional cleaning service today, you can minimize such problems both now and in the future.




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Posted by Ron Ouellette on 8/29/2018

This Multi-Family in Worcester, MA recently sold for $355,000. This style home was sold by Ron Ouellette - RE/MAX Advantage I.


9-11 Townsend Street, Worcester, MA 01609

Multi-Family

$199,000
Price
$355,000
Sale Price

3
Units
4,482
Approx. GLA
* INVESTORS * 3 UNITS 6/3, 6/3, 6/3 * SIDED & WINDOWS REPLACED * SEPARATE UTILITIES & METERS * MIXED GAS FURNACE, GAS & GAS, ELECTRIC HEAT * MAY BE PACKAGED WITH ABUTTING TWO 3 FAMILY BLDGS #13-15 TOWNSEND (TOTAL 9 UNITS) SEE MLS # 72357443 CASH SALE OR COMMERCIAL FINANCING * RENTS BELOW MARKET * MINUTES TO WPI, BECKER, MCPHS, ELM PARK * NO SHOWINGS UNTIL > ONE TIME GROUP SHOWING ON WEDNESDAY, JULY 11, AT 4 PM SHARP. ALL OFFERS MUST BE IN BY FRIDAY JULY 13TH AT NOON. SELLER WILL RESPOND NO LATER THAN MONDAY JULY 16 AT 6 PM.******* BRING FLASHLIGHT!

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Posted by Ron Ouellette on 8/29/2018

This Multi-Family in Worcester, MA recently sold for $355,000. This style home was sold by Ron Ouellette - RE/MAX Advantage I.


13-15 Townsend Street, Worcester, MA 01609

Multi-Family

$339,000
Price
$355,000
Sale Price

6
Units
5,050
Approx. GLA
*INVESTORS! * TWO 3 FAMILY BLDGS ON ONE LOT & ONE DEED! * MUST BE SOLD TOGETHER * CASH OR COMMERCIAL FINANCING * 4 UNITS HAVE 5 ROOMS, 2 BDRMS EA, 2 UNITS ARE STUDIOS * ALL UNITS OCCUPIED * BLDGS ARE SIDED, WINDOWS REPLACED, ROOFS REPLACED.* SEPARATE UTILITIES & METERS * GAS HEAT. ELECTRIC HEAT * SOME CENTRAL HEAT GAS FURNACE * OFF STREET PARKING.* ALL UNITS AND EXTERIORS NEED WORK **************** ALSO BUY ABUTTING 3 FAMILY 9-11 TOWNSEND LISTED AT $199,900, 6/3, 6/3, 6/3 **** MLS # 72357441 SIDED, WINDOWS, SLATE ROOF, SEPARATE UTILITIES **** FULLY OCCUPIED * PACKAGE ALL 3 BLDGS - 9 UNITS. * RENTS BELOW MARKET!!!! * MINUTES TO WPI, BECKER, MCPHS, ELM PARK * NO SHOWINGS UNTIL > ONE TIME GROUP SHOWING ONLY ON WEDNESDAY, JULY 11, 4 PM "SHARP" * ALL OFFERS MUST BE IN BY FRIDAY JULY 13, AT 12 NOON. SELLER WILL RESPOND NO LATER THAN MONDAY JULY 16 AT 6 PM ****** BRING FLASHLIGHT!

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Posted by Ron Ouellette on 8/23/2018

A home showing enables a property buyer to get an up-close look at a residence. After a showing, a property buyer can determine whether a house matches his or her expectations. And if a property buyer likes a house, he or she may be ready to take the next step in the homebuying journey.

Ultimately, a showing is crucial for a property buyer. And if you fail to plan accordingly for a home showing, you risk missing out on the opportunity to identify your ideal residence. Lucky for you, we're here to help you get ready for a house showing and ensure you can use this opportunity to your advantage.

Let's take a look at three tips to help you prepare for a house showing.

1. Create a Checklist

You may have already learned about a home from a listing. However, there is only so much information available in a home listing. But if you craft a checklist prior to a house showing, you'll be better equipped than ever before to get the insights you need to determine if a home is right for you.

Include any questions you have about a home in your house showing checklist. Also, you may want to include areas of a home you want to review during a showing in your checklist.

2. Give Yourself Plenty of Time

There is no reason to rush through a home showing. Because if you fail to allocate the proper amount of time to conduct a showing, you may struggle to obtain the insights you need to make an informed decision about a house.

Clear your schedule for at least an hour before and after a showing – you'll be glad you did. This should give you sufficient time to arrive at a home and take an in-depth look at all areas of the property.

Of course, if you find that one home showing is insufficient, there is no need to stress. You can always schedule a follow-up showing to further review a residence.

3. Consult with a Real Estate Agent

A real estate agent can teach you everything you need to know about buying a house. Plus, he or she can help you get the most out of any home showing, at any time.

Typically, a real estate agent will attend a house showing with you. He or she can provide home insights as you walk around a residence and respond to your property buying concerns or questions. In addition, a real estate agent is happy to provide homebuying recommendations and suggestions. And if you're ready to submit an offer to purchase a home following a showing, a real estate agent can help you do just that.

As you get set to attend a home showing, you should prepare as much as you can. Thanks to the aforementioned tips, you can get ready for a home showing and use this opportunity to decide whether a particular residence will be able to serve you well for years to come.




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Posted by Ron Ouellette on 8/16/2018

With closing day rapidly approaching, you're almost to the finish line of your home purchase. However, before you complete your home purchase, you will need to conduct a final walk-through of the property.

Ultimately, a final walk-through offers a valuable opportunity to identify any last-minute problems with a residence. If you encounter any issues during a final walk-through, you can ensure that the seller can correct these problems prior to a home closing.

Preparing for a final walk-through is key. Lucky for you, we're here to help you get ready for a final walk-through so that you can complete a successful home purchase.

Now, let's take a look at three tips to help you prep for a final walk-through.

1. Avoid a Closing Day Walk-Through

When it comes to a final walk-through, it pays to be cautious. Thus, you should give yourself plenty of time to set up a final walk-through. This will allow you to avoid the dangers associated with finding home problems on the same day as a house closing.

Try to schedule your final walk-through at least a few days before you close on a residence. That way, if you discover problems with a house, you can ask the seller to respond to these issues and reduce the risk of a home closing delay.

2. Keep an Eye Out for the Seller's Leftover Belongings

A final walk-through gives you an opportunity to view a house that is virtually empty. But if you find that a seller has left behind various belongings, you should not hesitate to ask the seller to remove his or her possessions.

Furthermore, a home seller should leave a house in "broom-swept" condition; this means a home's walls, floors and other surfaces should be dust- and dirt-free. If you find trash and other debris in a home, you can ask the seller to clean the property.

3. Be Ready to Test All Appliances

A homebuyer may acquire a refrigerator, washer, dryer and other appliances as part of a home purchase. These items often are expensive to replace, and as such, you'll want to make sure they work properly during a final walk-through.

If an appliance does not perform as required, you have the right to request that the seller repair or replace the appliance. Or, you may be able to receive financial compensation for the defective appliance.

When it comes to prepping for a final walk-through, there is no reason to work alone. Fortunately, if you collaborate with an expert real estate agent, you can receive plenty of support in the days leading up to a home closing.

In addition to providing homebuying assistance, a top-notch real estate agent is happy to attend a final walk-through. By doing so, this housing market professional can help you identify any potential home problems and resolve such issues as quickly as possible.

Plan ahead for a final walk-through, and you can avoid the risk of discovering assorted home problems after you close on a residence.




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