Dear Monty column: Nine steps to take when pricing your home for sale – Business – telegram.com

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Reader Question: We are planning to sell our home. In researching the subject, the standard advice is to call a real estate agent. We get that, but from a potential seller’s point of view, that is very simplistic advice. How do you suggest someone selling their home go about it?

Monty’s Answer: You are asking about what is likely your largest single investment. We take time to shop at the grocery store to save pennies on items that cost very little money when compared to your home. Still, many people do not want to invest any time determining how to protect the equity in their homes when the time comes to move on. “Call a real estate agent” is standard advice, and many home sellers do

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Worcester Living: With flourishing Broken Creek Vineyard & Winery up for sale, Shrewsbury couple ready for their next adventure – News – telegram.com

For area wine lovers, Broken Creek Vineyard & Winery in Shrewsbury is a hidden gem — the perfect destination for visitors to experience something unique.

Eric and Peggy Preusse bought the property in 2010 and established the 40-acre vineyard and boutique winery in 2015, adding an addition and expanding the winery in 2017.

Luckily for wine drinkers, this small winery has continued in business in a world turned upside down by the COVID-19 virus. News that the couple put the business up for sale is a mix of sadness and joy. The property (saltbox house and winery) listed at $3.35 million in May.

The couple originally bought the property with the idea of having a small winery and selling wine locally. “We never expected it would be so successful,” said Preusse.

The decision to sell the property was a tough one, he said, but the couple had promised each other

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