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669 Lowell St, Peabody, MA 01960

Single-Family

$619,779
Price

12
Rooms
5
Beds
3
Baths
Welcome home to this beautiful expanded Gambrel style home in prime West Peabody location with a registered in-law! This lovely home with entry on Hoover Terrace, sits atop a large well manicured corner lot offering privacy and space, in proximity to highways, malls. schools, Crystal lake and more! The main level of the home has a tastefully updated open kitchen with dining room, a large master suite with double closets and an updated bath and office space. The expansive fireplaced living room is a delight with sliders leading out to a fenced backyard bordering a brook, with patio and a gunite pool, perfect for outdoor enjoyment! The second level has three additional bedrooms and a full bath. The bonus in-law unit offers a spacious bedroom with a full bath! This fine home has numerous updates, with newer roof, heating systems, kitchen, bath, warm hardwood flooring, ample parking and an attached garage. Schedule your private showing now!
Open House
Saturday
May 09 at 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Showings will be staggered in compliance with COVID 19 safety guidelines. Agents must accompany their buyers or notify listing agent in advance if unattended. All parties must have gloves and masks when in the home. Please remove shoes in the breezeway.
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669 Lowell St, Peabody, MA 01960

Single-Family

$619,779
Price

12
Rooms
5
Beds
3
Baths
Welcome home to this beautiful expanded Gambrel style home in prime West Peabody location with a registered in-law! This lovely home with entry on Hoover Terrace, sits atop a large well manicured corner lot offering privacy and space, in proximity to highways, malls. schools, Crystal lake and more! The main level of the home has a tastefully updated open kitchen with dining room, a large master suite with double closets and an updated bath and office space. The expansive fireplaced living room is a delight with sliders leading out to a fenced backyard bordering a brook, with patio and a gunite pool, perfect for outdoor enjoyment! The second level has three additional bedrooms and a full bath. The bonus in-law unit offers a spacious bedroom with a full bath! This fine home has numerous updates, with newer roof, heating systems, kitchen, bath, warm hardwood flooring, ample parking and an attached garage. Schedule your private showing now!
Open House
Saturday
May 09 at 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Showings will be staggered in compliance with COVID 19 safety guidelines. Agents must accompany their buyers or notify listing agent in advance if unattended. All parties must have gloves and masks when in the home. Please remove shoes in the breezeway.
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Open houses can be a great way to get to know a home and the neighborhood it sits in. Sure, the seller will be trying to put their best foot forward on the big day. But, you’ll still be able to get a chance to tour the home relatively uninterrupted.

But what should you look for in particular when attending an open house?

There are a number of things you can learn at an open house. Many prospective buyers spend the time looking at things like paint color and cosmetic touches that can easily be changed, and very little time considering important factors that should go into their home buying decision.

So, in today’s post, I’m going to cover some of the lesser known things you should be looking out for when you attend an open house. That way, you’ll know which houses are worth considering further and which ones should be left behind.

Not enough storage space

If you find yourself constantly running out of storage space (and who doesn’t?), you’ll want to make sure the home has ample space to store your belongings. If it doesn’t, see if you can find ways to repurpose areas for storage, such as spare bedrooms or garage space.

Overly scented areas

It’s perfectly normal for a seller’s agent to place one or two choice candles in the home during an open house.

However, if you notice some rooms have an overpowering smell of candles or air fresheners, there’s a good chance it’s there to mask offensive and hard to remove smells. Pet and cigarette odors are among the worst culprits.

The windows, doors, and cabinets should work like a dream

When attending an open house, take note of how well the doors open and close. If appropriate, ask the seller’s agent if you can try out the windows and cabinets as well.

Problems with these items can be signs of poor craftsmanship, cheap materials, or neglect.

Traffic and neighbors

If you’ve found what you think is the perfect home, it can be easy to see the world through rose-colored lenses.

However, it’s important to take them off when looking around the yard. Take note of the traffic level, and the amount of privacy the home receives. If you like the home, it’s also a good idea to stop by the neighborhood during rush house to gauge how traffic would affect your commute.

Air flow issues

Improper ventilation can lead to mold growth, especially in bathrooms and kitchens. Make sure bathroom vents and fans work properly, and check windows for condensation.

In rooms with sinks, check around the base of the sink and counter for signs of water damage or mold.

Large cracks in foundations or ceilings

While small, hairline cracks in the foundation of a home are completely normal, large ones can be dangerous.

They can allow water and pests to enter the home, causing all types of costly damages.


Keep those six tips in mind when you attend the open house, and be sure to bring a list of any other questions you might have for the seller’s agent.


An open house represents a valuable opportunity for a home seller. If a seller plans ahead for an open house, he or she may boost the likelihood of hosting an unforgettable event that showcases the full beauty of a residence. As a result, this seller may receive multiple offers on his or her home as soon as the open house reaches its conclusion.

Believe it or not, preparing for an open house can be easy. Now, let's take a look at three tips to help a home seller get ready for an open house.

1. Perform Extensive Cleaning

A neat, tidy home is ideal, particularly for a home seller who wants to enjoy a fast, profitable home selling experience. Thus, if you allocate the necessary time and resources to clean your residence now, you may be better equipped than ever before to host a successful open house.

To clean your home's interior, you'll want to take a room-by-room approach. Wipe down each room's walls, mop or vacuum the floors and remove any debris.

Moreover, you should spend some time mowing the front lawn, trimming the hedges and performing assorted home exterior maintenance. And if you need extra help along the way, don't hesitate to reach out to a professional landscaping company, either.

2. Declutter As Much As Possible

Clutter can make it tough for a homebuyer to envision what life may be like if he or she buys your residence. Therefore, you'll want to remove as much clutter as possible prior to an open house.

Oftentimes, it helps to rent a storage unit where you can store assorted clutter until you finalize a home sale. A storage unit generally provides a safe and affordable option for home sellers who want to safeguard various belongings over the course of several weeks or months.

On the other hand, it may be beneficial to sell excess items online or host a yard sale. Because if you can sell items that you no longer need, you can declutter your home and earn extra cash at the same time.

3. Collaborate with a Real Estate Agent

Hosting an open house may prove to be challenging, particularly for those who are trying to work alone. Fortunately, real estate agents are available who can help you take the guesswork out of getting ready for any open house, at any time.

A real estate agent is happy to provide comprehensive support at each stage of the home selling journey. As such, he or she will help you enhance your home and ensure it is open house-ready.

Usually, a real estate agent will offer personalized recommendations to help you prep your residence for an open house. This housing market professional also will promote your open house in the weeks and days leading up to the event. And when the open house ends, a real estate agent can provide honest, unbiased event feedback as well.

Host a successful open house – use the aforementioned tips, and you should have no trouble achieving the best-possible results during an open house.



37 Maverick St, Chelsea, MA 02150

Multi-Family

$699,900
Price

3
Units
3,045
Approx. GLA
Prime opportunity to own this decker style three family in the heart of the rapidly developing Chelsea real estate scene. Investors or owner occupants, get in while it's still affordable, the value is here!! Schedule your showing today!!
Open House
Saturday
August 04 at 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
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