Michelle Anne Murphy - South Shore Real Estate Services | Scituate MA Real Estate


You've attended an open house – now what? Ultimately, there are many questions for homebuyers to consider after they attend an open house, and these include:

1. Did the home match or exceed my expectations?

It is important to understand whether a home is one that you could enjoy both now and in the future. And if you found that you liked a home after an open house, you may want to proceed with an offer on this residence.

Usually, it is a good idea to carry a checklist of your homebuying wants and needs that you can use throughout an open house. With this list in hand, a homebuyer can identify a house's strengths and weaknesses.

If you ever have concerns or questions during an open house, don't hesitate to find the listing real estate agent for assistance too. By doing so, you can gain the insights you need to determine whether a particular house is a viable long-term investment.

2. What would life be like if I purchased the home?

An open house can bring out a broad range of emotions in homebuyers, particularly if these individuals see things that they like in a residence.

For example, a homebuyer who sees a large outdoor deck may envision summer barbecues with family members and friends. Or, a homebuyer who views a spacious kitchen might picture dinner parties that he or she could host in the future.

If a home brings out positive feelings, it may be a keeper. As such, a homebuyer who feels good about a home after an open house may want to move forward with an offer.

3. Am I ready to submit an offer on the home?

Submitting an offer on a house can be tricky. On the one hand, you don't want to overspend to acquire a residence. Conversely, you want to submit a competitive offer that matches the home seller's expectations.

After an open house, it never hurts to meet with a real estate agent. Then, you can outline your homebuying goals and determine whether now is a good time to submit an offer on a residence.

If you decide to proceed with an offer, ensure that the proposal is fair and is submitted in a timely fashion. In all likelihood, the home seller will have 24 to 48 hours to accept, decline or counter your proposal. Once you receive a home seller's decision on your offer, you can determine the next step on your homebuying journey.

Lastly, if a home seller rejects your offer, there is no need to worry. With an expert real estate agent at your side, you can check out other open house events in your area. And as a result, you should have no trouble accelerating the process of going from homebuyer to homeowner.

Alleviate stress as you decide how to proceed after you attend an open house – consider the aforementioned factors, and you can determine whether a particular residence is right for you.



126 Booth Hill Rd, Scituate, MA 02066

Single-Family

$525,000
Price

8
Rooms
3
Beds
1/1
Full/Half Baths
Rare quintessential New England Farmhouse updated with todays amenities while preserving the original old world charm and craftsmanship of yesteryear! New windows, roof, cedar shingles, bright updated kitchen & island, freshly painted inside & out just to name a few of the tasteful updates! Plentiful outdoor living with private inground pool, carriage shed, garage/Barn workshop, flowers, stonewalls and trails to Bound Brook! The welcoming floor plan includes a sunroom office, mudroom & first floor laundry/craft room & pantry. Living room fireplace flanked by custom cabinetry & French doors leading to a gracious dining room. Renovated spacious master bedroom with cathedral ceiling & skylight. Vintage built-ins, doors & hardware, china cabinet, new wood stove. This storybook farmhouse is nestled one of Scituate's scenic country roads yet close to the village, harbor, beaches & minutes to the highway & Greenbush train to Boston! Country Coastal Living doesn't get better than this!
Open House
Friday
June 28 at 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
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126 Booth Hill Rd, Scituate, MA 02066

Single-Family

$525,000
Price

8
Rooms
3
Beds
1/1
Full/Half Baths
Rare quintessential New England Farmhouse updated with todays amenities while preserving the original old world charm and craftsmanship of yesteryear! New windows, roof, cedar shingles, bright updated kitchen & island, freshly painted inside & out just to name a few of the tasteful updates! Plentiful outdoor living with private inground pool, carriage shed, garage/Barn workshop, flowers, stonewalls and trails to Bound Brook! The welcoming floor plan includes a sunroom office, mudroom & first floor laundry/craft room & pantry. Living room fireplace flanked by custom cabinetry & French doors leading to a gracious dining room. Renovated spacious master bedroom with cathedral ceiling & skylight. Vintage built-ins, doors & hardware, china cabinet, new wood stove. This storybook farmhouse is nestled one of Scituate's scenic country roads yet close to the village, harbor, beaches & minutes to the highway & Greenbush train to Boston! Country Coastal Living doesn't get better than this!
Open House
Friday
June 28 at 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
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Location: 126 Booth Hill Rd, Scituate, MA 02066    Get Directions

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49B Collier Rd, Scituate, MA 02066

Third Cliff

Single-Family

$2,490,000
Price

8
Rooms
4
Beds
3/1
Full/Half Baths
Build the oceanfront house of your dreams! Step out your front door to the beach! This stunning Nantucket Craftsman will include wrap around decks with panoramic views of the Atlantic ocean, North River & direct access to the famous sandy "Spit" perfect for beachcombing, sunbathing & soaking up the good life! Custom construction by highly regarded local builder K&E Construction/NHN Development. To be built once you choose the custom architectural design & finishes! Master suite with balcony, guest area & infinity spa. Expansive great room with beach stone fireplace, entertaining deck & outdoor kitchen! This Third Cliff paradise is ideally located minutes from golfing, marina, harbor shops, restaurants, lighthouse & the train to Boston! This is a builders package, plans shown are concepts only, actual designs may vary. Town sewer, town water & gas on the street!
Open House
Saturday
May 25 at 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM
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49A Collier Rd, Scituate, MA 02066

Single-Family

$1,649,000
Price

11
Rooms
5
Beds
3
Baths
DIRECT BEACH FRONT LIVING! Once in a lifetime opportunity to live surrounded by panoramic ocean views, the soulful senses of the sea and rare direct access to a sandy beach oasis- the highly coveted Spit! Swim, kayak, surf and beachcomb in your own front yard! This "perfectly scituated" home is move in ready with a spacious open floor plan designed for soaking up the coastal lifestyle & entertaining with 2 kitchens, 2 family rooms ,multiple decks & patios leading out to dine alfresco under a seaside sunset! A private master suite with full bath, sitting area and balcony overlooks the Atlantic ocean with passing ships to Boston! All new windows, utilities, roof, and refinished hardwood floors. Attached garage with mudroom, garden area and beach rose landscaped yard with a concrete pier! The guest suite with separate entrance is the perfect in-law, Airbnb apartment and investment income potential! Walking distance to Scituate Harbor shops, marina, restaurants, bike path & train!
Open House
Saturday
May 25 at 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM
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Location: 49A Collier Rd, Scituate, MA 02066    Get Directions

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