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If you intend to sell your home, it often pays to hire an expert home appraiser. With this professional at your disposal, you can learn about the true value of your house relative to the competition and map out your home selling journey accordingly.

Ultimately, there are many reasons to work with a home appraiser, and these include:

1. You can gain insights into the housing market.

During a home appraisal, a property appraiser will inspect your residence from top to bottom. Then, this appraiser will offer a report that includes a valuation of your home.

A home appraisal report includes insights beyond the condition and age of your house. In fact, a home appraiser will look at the prices of similar houses in your area and evaluate your home in relation to comparable residences. By doing so, a home appraiser can provide a report that may help you prep to enter a buyer's or seller's market.

2. You can identify potential home problems.

Let's face it – no homebuyer wants to purchase a house with cracked siding or a leaky roof. Fortunately, a home appraisal can help you identify and resolve any potential problems early in the home selling process.

Typically, a home appraiser will look at a house's roof, its heating and cooling system and other interior and exterior features. If the appraiser discovers any home problems, these issues will be defined in an appraisal report.

Use a home appraisal report to understand assorted home problems – you'll be glad you did. Thanks to this report, you can take the necessary steps to mitigate various home issues.

3. You can establish a "competitive" price for your house.

As a home seller, your goal is to maximize the value of your residence. A home appraisal can help you do just that, as this assessment enables a home seller to define a "competitive" home price, regardless of the current real estate market's conditions.

When it comes to selling a house, performing a housing market analysis may prove to be insufficient. However, after a home appraisal, a home seller can better understand how a residence ranks against the competition and price it appropriately.

Establishing a competitive price from day one is essential for a home seller. And with a home appraisal, a home seller can set a fair price for a residence, increasing the likelihood of a fast home sale.

Before you list your residence, you should consider the aforementioned reasons to work with a home appraiser. If you employ a home appraiser today, you can boost your chances of accelerating the home selling cycle and maximizing the value of your house.

Lastly, if you need help finding a home appraiser, you should consult with a real estate agent. This housing market professional can offer unbiased home appraiser recommendations and put you in touch with the best home appraisers in your area. Perhaps best of all, a real estate agent is happy to provide expert advice throughout the home selling journey to ensure that you can get the best possible results.


Classic North Andover Colonial built by renown builder Alvin Maillet. This home offers a fabulous floor plan and features a cabinet packed eat-in kitchen with desk area, granite countertops, bay window and hardwood flooring. The adjacent family room includes fireplace and access to a deck overlooking pool and private backyard. The great room has new wall to wall carpeting plus a full bedroom en-suite making it a great space for in-laws, au pair or guest. The formal living and dining rooms, private study with wall of built-ins and half bath complete the first floor. Upstairs you’ll find 3 nicely sized bedrooms with ample closet space, including a master suite with attached nursery/den/office that includes balcony access and wall of closets. Two full baths plus laundry add to this expansive bedroom area. Additional features including newer roof, hot water heater and in-ground heated pool (2004) add to the turnkey nature of this home in one of North Andover’s most desirable neighborhood!

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A perfectly charming home or maybe even a vacation property! Well-maintained Ranch with 2 year old roof has beach rights to popular ROCK POND right across the street! Spend lazy afternoons on the private beach overlooking the tranquil pond, get the canoe, paddleboat or kayak ready to go fishing, or have your morning coffee on the deck in your private, partially fenced backyard. This quarter acre lot is large for this neighborhood and ideally situated for country living, yet within easy reach of shops, restaurants, recreation and commuter routes. Inside enjoy the updated kitchen with pantry cabinet and breakfast bar, nice updated bath, a big dining room with ceiling fan, a living room with vaulted ceiling, a home office with built-in shelving and ceiling fan, and a spacious basement with laundry area and room for expansion of living space. This adorable home is in move-in condition, complete with window a/c unit, generator, a sump pump with battery backup & pull down stairs to attic.

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12 Willard Cir, Andover, MA 01810

Single-Family

$899,900
Price

9
Rooms
3
Beds
2/1
Full/Half Baths
Paradise found with this waterfront South Andover location on beautiful Foster's Pond! Enjoy boating, fishing, swimming & winter skating all in a natural setting. Located in the much sought after South/Doherty School District, this easy commute location home offers a tranquil setting at the end of the workday at only 18 miles north of Boston, and functions as both a private home & a vacation resort. This property includes a 1st floor master suite with slider access to deck overlooking the water, a fabulous open concept floor design with high ceilings and skylights and so much more! The 1,500 sf detached garage with loft storage is perfect for all your sporting gear and the outside screened Gazebo, situated right by the water, allows hours of enjoyment in a serene setting. Great floor plan, condition & location add to the allure of this special contemporary home with in-ground gunite pool & 4 car garage. Wonderful opportunity in a desirable location with just a short ride into Boston!
Open House
Sunday
September 23 at 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM
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Location: 12 Willard Cir, Andover, MA 01810    Get Directions

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246 Candlestick Rd, North Andover, MA 01845

Single-Family

$799,900
Price

10
Rooms
4
Beds
3/1
Full/Half Baths
Classic North Andover Colonial built by renown builder Alvin Maillet. This home offers a fabulous floor plan and features a cabinet packed eat-in kitchen with desk area, granite countertops, bay window and hardwood flooring. The adjacent family room includes fireplace and access to a deck overlooking pool and private backyard. The great room has new wall to wall carpeting plus a full bedroom en-suite making it a great space for in-laws, au pair or guest. The formal living and dining rooms, private study with wall of built-ins and half bath complete the first floor. Upstairs you'll find 3 nicely sized bedrooms with ample closet space, including a master suite with attached nursery/den/office that includes balcony access and wall of closets. Two full baths plus laundry add to this expansive bedroom area. Additional features including newer roof, hot water heater and in-ground heated pool (2004) add to the turnkey nature of this home in one of North Andover's most desirable neighborhood!
Open House
Sunday
September 23 at 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Cannot make the Open Houses?
Location: 246 Candlestick Rd, North Andover, MA 01845    Get Directions

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