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Posted by Terrence Tully on 1/17/2018

Buying a home should be a fun, exciting experience, one that ends with you moving into your dream residence. However, problems sometimes can arise that prevent you from accomplishing your ultimate goal.

No homebuyer should be left in the dark, especially when it comes to navigating a competitive real estate market. Lucky for you, we're here to help you kick off your homebuying journey on the right foot.

Now, let's take a look at three tips to help you launch a successful homebuying journey.

1. Know Your Homebuying Budget

You know that you'd like to buy a house, but how much can you afford to pay for a residence? With a homebuying budget in place, you can determine exactly what you can afford.

Getting pre-approved for a mortgage enables you to enter the real estate market with a budget in hand. Many credit unions and banks are available nationwide, and each lender is happy to provide details about a wide range of mortgage options. That way, you can select a mortgage that matches your finances perfectly.

Also, don't forget to consider the costs of utilities when you budget for a home. And if you need to commute to work or school, you may want to consider your transportation expenses as well.

2. Examine the Housing Market

The housing market usually features a large collection of high-quality houses. Take a look at some of the houses that are currently available, and you can better plan for your homebuying journey.

For example, if there is an abundance of homes available in a city or town where you'd like to live, now may prove to be the ideal time to enter the real estate market. The sheer volume of residences indicates a buyer's market may be in place, so you might be able to boost your chances of acquiring an exceptional house at a budget-friendly price.

On the other hand, if homes are selling quickly in a particular area, it likely means a seller's market is in place. As such, you will need to be aggressive if you want to secure your dream residence at an affordable price.

3. Consult with a Real Estate Agent

The homebuying journey can be daunting, particularly for those who are interested in purchasing a house for the first time. Fortunately, a real estate agent can help you seamlessly navigate the homebuying journey.

A real estate agent possesses comprehensive housing market experience. He or she can share real estate insights with you to ensure you can purchase a great house that meets or exceeds your expectations.

Furthermore, a real estate agent will keep you up to date about new properties, set up home showings and negotiate with home sellers on your behalf. And if you ever have concerns or questions, a real estate agent can respond to them immediately.

Ready to make your homeownership dreams come true? Use the aforementioned tips, and you can enter the real estate market as an informed homebuyer.




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Posted by Terrence Tully on 1/11/2018

Start the year off on a high note! Here's your chance to sneak into North Reading before the spring rush. Tons of potential in this three bedroom west side colonial set on a quiet corner lot (paper street). Versatile floorplan has much to offer and starts with Huge entertainment size open living room which leads to den and office. Mudroom at side for easy kitchen access along with enclosed porch at rear which overlooks fenced back yard with inground pool and jacuzzi. Second floor includes three bedrooms and a cozy familyroom with gas fireplace. Detached garage at front of property, First floor laundry and a greenhouse! Easy access to nearby Route 93. Bring your ideas and make this home your own! ** First showings at open house Sunday January 14th from 12:00 to 2:00. Any offers will be reviewed Tuesday, January 16th at noon. Please allow 24 hours for response.

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Posted by Terrence Tully on 1/11/2018


11 GORDON ROAD, North Reading, MA 01864

West Village

Single-Family

$429,900
Price

8
Rooms
3
Beds
2
Baths
Start the year off on a high note! Here's your chance to sneak into North Reading before the spring rush. Tons of potential in this three bedroom west side colonial set on a quiet corner lot (paper street). Versatile floorplan has much to offer and starts with Huge entertainment size open living room which leads to den and office. Mudroom at side for easy kitchen access along with enclosed porch at rear which overlooks fenced back yard with inground pool and jacuzzi. Second floor includes three bedrooms and a cozy familyroom with gas fireplace. Detached garage at front of property, First floor laundry and a greenhouse! Easy access to nearby Route 93. Bring your ideas and make this home your own! ** First showings at open house Sunday January 14th from 12:00 to 2:00. Any offers will be reviewed Tuesday, January 16th at noon. Please allow 24 hours for response.
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Posted by Terrence Tully on 1/11/2018


11 GORDON ROAD, North Reading, MA 01864

West Village

Single-Family

$429,900
Price

8
Rooms
3
Beds
2
Baths
Start the year off on a high note! Here's your chance to sneak into North Reading before the spring rush. Tons of potential in this three bedroom west side colonial set on a quiet corner lot (paper street). Versatile floorplan has much to offer and starts with Huge entertainment size open living room which leads to den and office. Mudroom at side for easy kitchen access along with enclosed porch at rear which overlooks fenced back yard with inground pool and jacuzzi. Second floor includes three bedrooms and a cozy familyroom with gas fireplace. Detached garage at front of property, First floor laundry and a greenhouse! Easy access to nearby Route 93. Bring your ideas and make this home your own! ** First showings at open house Sunday January 14th from 12:00 to 2:00. Any offers will be reviewed Tuesday, January 16th at noon. Please allow 24 hours for response.
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Posted by Terrence Tully on 1/10/2018

When it comes to adding your residence to the real estate market, it is always better to err on the side of diligence.

Ultimately, there are many reasons to become a diligent home seller, including:

1. You can price your house competitively from the get-go.

For those who want to become diligent home sellers, it is paramount to set a competitive price from the get-go. By doing so, a diligent home seller can stir up plenty of interest in his or her house and boost the chances of a quick home sale.

A diligent home seller will allocate the necessary time and resources to learn about the real estate market. As such, this home seller will have no trouble establishing a competitive price for his or her residence from day one.

In addition, a diligent home seller will examine the prices of available houses that are similar to his or her own. With this housing market data in hand, a diligent home seller can establish a price range for his or her residence.

2. You can identify home improvement opportunities.

A diligent home seller likely understands that his or her residence has various pros and cons. At the same time, this property seller recognizes home improvement opportunities.

To learn about home improvement opportunities, a diligent home seller usually will conduct a home appraisal. This appraisal enables a property inspector to evaluate a residence and provide the home seller with an in-depth report about the house's condition. Then, the home seller can use these property insights to streamline his or her home improvement efforts.

Completing a series of home improvements can make a world of difference in the eyes of homebuyers. In fact, a diligent home seller will prioritize home improvement projects and finish assorted home interior and exterior tasks to transform an ordinary residence into a stellar one.

3. You can keep your cool in stressful negotiations with a homebuyer.

Let's face it no home seller wants to worry about stressful negotiations with a property buyer. Fortunately, a diligent home seller will know what it takes to remain calm, cool and collected as home selling negotiations proceed.

A diligent home seller will understand the true value of his or her house. Thus, this home seller can enter negotiations with actionable data to help him or her make informed decisions.

Plus, a diligent home seller will maintain an open approach throughout negotiations. This approach will enable a home seller to listen to what a homebuyer has to say at all times. And if a home seller maintains an open approach, he or she increases the likelihood that all parties involved in negotiations will get the best possible results.

If you ever need extra assistance as you prepare to list your residence, you can always reach out to a real estate agent too.

Even a diligent home seller will collaborate with a real estate agent to get home selling guidance. That way, a diligent home seller can move one step closer to optimizing the value of his or her residence.




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