MA CEU Selling historic homes

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Selling Historical Homes - RE15R07
Massachusetts Continuing Education Course – 2 Credits. Connecting a buyer to the “past” of a home can create value and salability. Learn the things buyers are looking for in older homes as well as how to go about discovering these facts.

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MA CEU Selling historic homes

  1. 1. Selling Historic Homes RE15R07 Jody OBrien
  2. 2. CEU Outline
  3. 3. “The bottom line is that housing is a great investment — and a significant emotional investment, too. Homeowners are happier — with their lives, children and other factors — and enjoy a greater degree of stability.” Amy Leman Texas Real Estate Blog
  4. 4. Old House to Historic Home
  5. 5. Whose Home is it?
  6. 6. Digging up a homes history  Ask the owners  Talk to the neighbors  Local hangouts  The library   Polk Reverse Directory Newspaper archives  The  historical society www.historicnewengland.org
  7. 7. What Happened Here?
  8. 8. Digging up a homes history  Town/County/State     records Assessors Office Registry of Deeds Sanborn Maps 1867-1970 Census Report  Ancestry.com
  9. 9. What Style is it?
  10. 10. On-Line  Architecture  History  Owners  Community
  11. 11. Pre-Listing Home Inspection  Inspector who specializes in antique homes  Property condition  Disclosures  Homes structural history
  12. 12. ipl.org
  13. 13. Wikipedia
  14. 14. Marketing
  15. 15. Word of Mouth  Neighborhood Association  Historical Society  Other market area professionals
  16. 16. What is the Buyers Style?
  17. 17. On-line listings  www.oldhousejournal.com  www.historicproperties.com  www.historichomesteads.com
  18. 18. Blogs  About     http://myoldhistorichouse.blogspot.com/ http://anurbancottage.blogspot.com/ http://betweennapsontheporch.net/ http://hookedonhouses.net/  Boston  http://historichouseblog.com/
  19. 19. National Register of Historic Places The National Register of Historic Places is the official list of the Nation's historic places worthy of preservation. Authorized by the National Historic Preservation Act of 1966, the National Park Service's National Register of Historic Places is part of a national program to coordinate and support public and private efforts to identify, evaluate, and protect America's historic and archeological resources.
  20. 20. National Register of Historic Places  Overseen by state historic preservation offices  Massachusetts – Massachusetts Historical Commision  http://www.nps.gov/state/MA/index.htm? program=all  Properties significant to the nation, state or city/town  Nominated by government, organizations or individuals
  21. 21. National Register of Historic Places  Criteria     Event Person Structural characteristics Information
  22. 22. National Register of Historic Places  Recognition  Tax  incentives Income producing  Protection  Grants   Non-profits State match
  23. 23. National Register of Historic Places  Does    Sell Renovate Use  State  not restrict owners rights – Private funds or Federal funds Project will go through a review
  24. 24. Thank you for Attending Jody O’Brien Platinum Real Estate Academy Committed to Professionalism in Real Estate through Education Blog www.reeducator.wordpress.com Social Media www.twitter.com/reeducator www.youtube.com/msreeducator www.facebook.com/reeducator www.linkedin.com/in/reeductor

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