Before Putting Your Home on the Market

Mortgage Questions

  • Documents you will need
    • Deed
    • If you have right of ways, deed restrictions or easements get the documentation that clearly spells out the restrictions of the property.
    • Know if you are in a flood plain – FEMA’s website can be helpful.
    • Go to the Town Hall:
      • Field card at the assessor’s office
      • Get your most recent  paid tax bill
      • A plot plan
      • Title V report if it has been complete and the pumping schedule
      • Talk to the engineering department get a sense of any upcoming projects that may be done around the home.
      • Building department will have a list of all permits pulled and renovations done to the home including electrical, plumbing and addition upgrades
    • If you are in a condo
      • Condo financials to include the budget,  the last three months condo association meeting minutes and if they have it a list of current and future project that are going to be done to the properties
      • Condo Rules and Regulations
      • Master Deed and Master Insurance.
      • Verify there are no pending lawsuits with association
      • Know the owner occupancy rate of your complex
    • Home List
      • Create a list of renovations and updates that have been done to the property
      • Get utility bills for the last 12 months: Electric, oil, gas, propane, plowing, landscaping…
      • Write a letter to potential buyers of what you love about your home, neighborhood and town.

shopping for a house

For more information about selling your home, feel free to contact me anytime.  I can be reached at 978-273-3227 or email be here: Bill’s Email

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Bill Nickerson | NMLS #4194 | 800 Cummings Park | Woburn MA 01801 http://www.billnickerson.com | 978-273-3227 | bill@billnickerson.com

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