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Posted by Kinlin Grover BK Real Estate on 8/28/2017

A condo represents a special type of property, and for good reason. Ultimately, there are many great reasons to purchase a condo, including:

1. You won't have to worry about home exterior maintenance.

For those who dread mowing the lawn on a hot summer day or shoveling snow out of their driveway in sub-zero temperatures, a condo may prove to be a terrific investment.

Condo owners typically pay homeowners association (HOA) fees that cover the costs of home exterior maintenance. Thus, condo owners can reap the benefits of fresh-cut grass, snow-free walkways and other home exterior maintenance perks throughout the year.

Furthermore, condo owners typically are protected against the risks associated with severe roof damage. This means if a hurricane damages or destroys your home's roof, your HOA fees will cover the costs to repair or replace your roof.

2. You can be a part of a wonderful condo community.

Condo communities are set up across the United States and feature rules and regulations set up by HOAs. Although each condo community is different, many communities share rules that ensure each condo owner can enjoy a wonderful experience day after day.

For example, some condo communities set up quiet hours, minimizing the risk that you'll be forced to deal with raucous parties or loud noises late at night. Or, condo communities may prevent condo owners from renting out their properties, which means your neighbors are property owners who care about their neighborhood just as much as you.

Condo communities also may feature neighborhood events periodically. That way, you should have no trouble meeting your neighbors and making new friends in your condo community.

3. A condo may prove to be cheaper than a house.

Buying a condo frequently usually offers a cost-effective alternative to purchasing a house.

Condos are available in a wide range of sizes and styles, ensuring that you can find a property that matches your budget and personal taste. Plus, condos enable you to avoid the headaches associated with roof repairs and other home maintenance projects that may crop up for homeowners.

Purchasing a condo is a big decision, and it is important to conduct plenty of research before you make an investment in any property. With a trusted real estate agent at your disposal, you can search for condos in your area and find one that suits you perfectly.

Hiring a real estate agent with condo experience is essential, particularly for property buyers who want to get the best condo at the best price. An experienced real estate agent will be able to teach you about the ins and outs of condos and ensure that you can find a property that you can enjoy for years to come. In addition, your real estate agent can keep you up to date about new condos as they become available and help you accelerate the property buying process.

Choose an experienced real estate agent to serve as your property buying guide. This real estate professional will make it easy for you to discover your dream condo quickly and effortlessly.




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Posted by Kinlin Grover BK Real Estate on 7/17/2017

Let's face it no condo seller wants to deal with a high-pressure negotiation. Lucky for you, we're here to help you streamline the process of selling your condo so you can avoid stressful negotiations with property buyers.

What does it take to remain calm, cool and collected during a negotiation with a condo buyer? Here are three tips that every condo seller needs to know.

1. Consider the Condo Buyer's Perspective

As an informed condo seller, it is important to consider both sides of a negotiation. By doing so, you can evaluate a condo buyer's perspective and plan your next move accordingly.

For condo sellers, the goal is to get the best price for a property. As such, a condo seller who performs extensive housing market research probably understands the true value of his or her residence.

On the other hand, a condo buyer is likely to conduct real estate market research on his or her own. This property buyer also will assess the current condition of a condo in relation to his or her budget and submit an offer that accounts for these factors.

Ultimately, a condo seller and buyer should try to find common ground. That way, both parties can work together to get the best results out of a negotiation.

2. Review All of Your Options

After a condo seller accepts a buyer's proposal, the next step likely involves a property inspection. At this point, a condo acquisition may move forward, or a condo seller might need to rethink his or her plan.

If a condo inspector discovers myriad problems with a property, a condo buyer may ask the seller to complete repairs or lower the price of the property. Meanwhile, a condo seller will need to review all of his or her options quickly.

Following a condo inspection, it is important to consider the results of the evaluation.

If a condo seller discovers major repairs are required, he or she should consider completing the repairs or lowering the price on a property.

Or, if a condo buyer asks for a major price reduction even though only minimal repairs are needed, a seller should be unafraid to say "No" to the buyer's requests.

It is important for a condo seller to feel comfortable with any decision that is made throughout the property selling cycle. Thus, if a condo seller is uncomfortable with completing property repairs or reducing the price of a residence after a property inspection, he or she should be ready to decline a buyer's demands.

3. Consult with a Real Estate Agent

A real estate agent will handle negotiations between a condo seller and buyer. Therefore, this housing market professional can play a pivotal role in a seller's ability to get the best price for a condo.

Consulting with a real estate agent who possesses condo experience is key. This real estate agent can keep you up to date during negotiations with condo buyers and ensure you are fully satisfied with the final results.

Take advantage of the aforementioned tips, and you can move one step closer to maximizing the value of your condo.




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Posted by Kinlin Grover BK Real Estate on 6/20/2017


720 Pitchers Way , Barnstable, MA

Hyannis

Condo

$249,900
Price

4
Total Rooms
2
Beds
1/1
Full/Half Baths
Nicely maintained and freshly painted 2 bedroom, 1.5 bath townhouse in Sea Meadow Village. Large kitchen with breakfast area, combination LR/DR with sliders to patio, slate entry foyer, plus full basement and new gas furnace which services first floor. Laundry hookup in kitchen for stackable washer/dryer. Taxes may vary due owner use of property; Buyer should confirm.
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Posted by Kinlin Grover BK Real Estate on 6/11/2017


39 Blossom Avenue , Barnstable, MA

Osterville

Condo

$399,000
Price

6
Total Rooms
3
Beds
2
Baths
Gracious and spacious in the heart of Osterville village, you will fall in love with this 3 bedroom, 2 bath townhouse sited on a sunny corner lot. Entry hall leads to an open fireplaced living room, dining area, and elegantly renovated kitchen. Flexible floor plan offers first or second floor master bedroom. Close to Joshua's Pond, beach, restaurants, and shopping. Come make this your dream home in a dream location. Taxes may vary due to owner use of property; Buyer should confirm.
Open House
Sunday
June 11 at 1:00 PM to 3:00 AM
OSTERVILLE - Hard to find 3 bedroom, 2 bath townhouse; choice of 1st or 2nd floor Master; new kitchen, full basement, plus great in town location $399,000
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Posted by Kinlin Grover BK Real Estate on 6/2/2017


320 Stevens Street , Barnstable, MA

Hyannis

Condo

$339,000
Price

6
Total Rooms
3
Beds
2/1
Full/Half Baths
2,000+ s.f., 3 bedroom, 2.5 bath townhouse in Flagship Estates. Wood floors, granite counter-tops on 1st floor; open floor plan, kitchen with island, half bath, and garage on 1st floor. Second floor has 2 bedrooms with bath and laundry, 3rd floor has spacious Master suite with private bath and walk-in closet. Owners may have pets. Taxes may vary due to owner use of property; Buyers should confirm.
Open House
Sunday
June 04 at 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Spacious 3 level townhouse; 3 bedrooms, 2.5 baths with garage and town sewer. Wood floors, central air, built in 2011. $339,000
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Location: 320 Stevens Street , Barnstable, MA    Get Directions

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