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Posted by Diane Horrigan on 10/17/2018

Ready to enjoy a successful homebuying experience? Ultimately, becoming a resourceful homebuyer will make it easy to transform your homeownership dream into a reality.

A resourceful homebuyer possesses the skills and know-how needed to streamline the property buying cycle. Plus, this homebuyer will be better equipped than others to maximize the time and resources at his or her disposal and speed up the process of going from homebuyer to homeowner.

Now, let's take a look at three tips that you can use to become a resourceful homebuyer.

1. Know What You Want from a Home

You know that you'd like to own a house, but what are you looking for in your dream residence? As a resourceful homebuyer, you'll know exactly what you'd like to find in the perfect home. That way, you can narrow your home search.

Creating a checklist of dream home "must-haves" usually is a great starting point for a resourceful homebuyer. This checklist will enable you to determine what features you want in your ideal residence.

In addition, keep in mind that every house has its pros and cons. And if you set realistic homebuying expectations from the get-go, you'll be able to boost your chances of finding a home that can serve you well for years to come.

2. Take Advantage of Housing Market Data

There is no shortage of housing market data available. With this information in hand, you should have no trouble entering the housing market with the resources that you need to succeed.

Examine the prices of available houses in cities or towns where you'd like to live. By doing so, you can better understand how much it will cost to acquire your dream residence.

Also, check out the prices of recently sold houses in areas that you're considering. This housing market data will help you differentiate between a buyer's market and a seller's one and ensure you can map out your homebuying journey accordingly.

3. Collaborate with a Real Estate Agent

Even a resourceful homebuyer knows his or her limitations. Luckily, real estate agents are available nationwide, and these housing market experts can help homebuyers fill in the gaps along the property buying journey.

A real estate agent understands the ins and outs of purchasing a great home at an affordable price. This housing market professional will set up home showings for you, keep you up to date about new residences as they become available and negotiate with property sellers on your behalf. Furthermore, he or she is happy to respond to any homebuying concerns and questions at any time.

Let's not forget about the confidence that a real estate agent provides to a homebuyer, either. A real estate agent will help you seamlessly navigate the property buying journey. Thus, he or she will simplify the process of acquiring a top-notch residence that matches or exceeds your expectations.

Start your homebuying journey today – use these tips, and you can become a resourceful property buyer.




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Posted by Diane Horrigan on 10/12/2018


8 Meadowbrook Rd, Saugus, MA 01906

Single-Family

$479,900
Price

6
Rooms
2
Beds
2
Baths
Nothing to do But Move Right In! Whether your Just Starting Out or Sizing Down This Ones For You! Open Concept Ranch Features Updated Windows, Roof, Electric, and Central Air! 2+ Bedrooms, 2 Full Baths, Fireplace Living Room and Custom Kitchen with Cherry Cabinets,and Granite Counters. PLUS Full Finished Lower Level Family Room all Tiled with Full Bath. More Features incl New Heated Sunroom off Kitchen, New Oil Tank, Front Walkway and Freshly Painted Interior. 1 Car Garage with Two Driveways, New Storage Room and Fenced in Yard on Quiet Side Street. Don't Miss Out...
Open House
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Posted by Diane Horrigan on 10/10/2018

Ready to submit an offer on a house? Before you present a proposal to a seller, it is important to plan ahead as much as possible. That way, you can increase the likelihood of an instant "Yes" from a seller, as well as boost your chances of a quick, seamless homebuying experience.

Now, let's take a look at three steps to follow before you submit a homebuying proposal.

1. Get Pre-Approved for a Mortgage

What good is a homebuying proposal if you lack the necessary financing to purchase a house? If you get pre-approved for a mortgage today, you can ensure that you will have the home financing that you need to make your homeownership dream come true.

To get pre-approved for a mortgage, you'll want to meet with several local banks and credit unions. These financial institutions can offer full details about a variety of mortgage options and help you select one that matches or surpasses your expectations.

Also, if you are unsure about the differences between assorted mortgage options, don't hesitate to ask for assistance. Banks and credit unions employ friendly, knowledgeable mortgage specialists, and these professionals are happy to teach you about various mortgage options.

2. Define a "Competitive" Offer

If you want to acquire your ideal residence, it pays to put your best foot forward with your homebuying proposal. Because if you submit a "lowball" offer, you risk missing out on the opportunity to purchase your dream house.

A "competitive" offer generally accounts for the condition and age of a house, along with the current real estate climate. Thus, if you evaluate a wide range of housing market data, you may be better equipped than ever before to submit a competitive offer on any home, at any time.

Take a look at the prices of recently sold houses in your area. This data can paint a picture of the current state of the local housing market.

Furthermore, find out how the home that you want to buy stacks up against similar houses that are available in your city or town. With this information, you can further refine your homebuying proposal.

3. Consult with a Real Estate Agent

A real estate agent is a must-have, regardless of where you are on the homebuying journey. In fact, this housing market professional can help you can make the best-possible choices at each stage of the homebuying journey.

Prior to submitting a home offer, it often helps to collaborate with a real estate agent. This housing market professional can help you determine exactly what to offer on a home. And if your initial proposal is rejected, a real estate agent will make it simple to reenter the housing market and discover your ideal home.

When it comes to submitting an offer on a house, it usually is a great idea to prepare. If you follow the aforementioned steps, you should have no trouble providing a homebuying proposal that is sure to capture a seller's attention.




Categories: Buying a Home   buying tips  


Posted by Diane Horrigan on 10/4/2018


8 Meadowbrook Rd, Saugus, MA 01906

Single-Family

$465,000
Price

6
Rooms
2
Beds
2
Baths
Nothing to do But Move Right In! Whether your Just Starting Out or Sizing Down This Ones For You! Open Concept Ranch Features Updated Windows, Roof, Electric, and Central Air! 2+ Bedrooms, 2 Full Baths, Fireplace Living Room and Custom Kitchen with Cherry Cabinets,and Granite Counters. PLUS Full Finished Lower Level Family Room all Tiled with Full Bath. More Features incl New Heated Sunroom off Kitchen, New Oil Tank, Front Walkway and Freshly Painted Interior. 1 Car Garage with Two Driveways, New Storage Room and Fenced in Yard on Quiet Side Street. Don't Miss Out...
Open House
Saturday
October 06 at 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
More Open Houses
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Location: 8 Meadowbrook Rd, Saugus, MA 01906    Get Directions

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Posted by Diane Horrigan on 10/4/2018


8 Meadowbrook Rd, Saugus, MA 01906

Single-Family

$465,000
Price

6
Rooms
2
Beds
2
Baths
Nothing to do But Move Right In! Whether your Just Starting Out or Sizing Down This Ones For You! Open Concept Ranch Features Updated Windows, Roof, Electric, and Central Air! 2+ Bedrooms, 2 Full Baths, Fireplace Living Room and Custom Kitchen with Cherry Cabinets,and Granite Counters. PLUS Full Finished Lower Level Family Room all Tiled with Full Bath. More Features incl New Heated Sunroom off Kitchen, New Oil Tank, Front Walkway and Freshly Painted Interior. 1 Car Garage with Two Driveways, New Storage Room and Fenced in Yard on Quiet Side Street. Don't Miss Out...
Open House
Saturday
October 06 at 2:00 PM to 3:00 PM
More Open Houses
Cannot make the Open Houses?
Location: 8 Meadowbrook Rd, Saugus, MA 01906    Get Directions

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