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Posted by Diane Horrigan on 4/3/2019

Finding a deal on a new home sometimes can be difficult. Fortunately, we're here to help you shop for your dream residence so you can discover a house that matches your budget perfectly.

Now, let's take a look at three tips to ensure you can pay the lowest-possible price for your dream residence.

1. Be Aggressive During Your Home Search

Much in the same way that the early bird catches the worm, a homebuyer who tracks the real estate market closely is better equipped than others to discover a deal. If a buyer monitors the housing market in his or her preferred cities and towns, this individual may be able to pounce at the opportunity to acquire a quality house at an affordable price.

Oftentimes, it helps to make a list of homebuying criteria. This list will help you narrow your home search and eliminate houses that fall outside your price range.

You also may want to get pre-approved for a mortgage. With a mortgage in hand, you'll know precisely how much you can spend on a home and may be able to navigate the homebuying journey more quickly than other buyers.

2. Evaluate a Home's Strengths and Weaknesses

Once you discover your dream house, you likely won't want to wait long to submit a competitive offer to purchase. Because the longer you wait, the more likely it becomes that a rival homebuyer could make a move to acquire this residence.

If you find a home that you may want to purchase, analyze its strengths and weaknesses. This will allow you to determine whether the residence is right for you. And if you believe this house is the ideal choice, you can weigh the residence's strengths and weaknesses as you craft an offer to purchase.

Furthermore, there is no need to submit a "lowball" offer to purchase your ideal residence. If you review a home's condition, the current state of the housing market and other real estate factors, you should no trouble submitting a "fair" offer to purchase.

3. Collaborate with a Real Estate Agent

A real estate agent is committed to helping a homebuyer discover a terrific home that corresponds to his or her budget. As such, a real estate agent will collaborate with a buyer and ensure this individual's homeownership dream can come true.

Typically, a real estate agent and a homebuyer will work together to develop a property buying strategy. When this plan is in place, a real estate agent and a buyer will explore the housing market and find a great home at a price that suits the buyer.

A real estate agent is ready to provide comprehensive guidance for homebuyers too. And if a buyer ever has questions during the property buying cycle, a real estate agent is ready to respond to these queries at any time.

Want to pay a low price for your dream house? Use the aforementioned tips, and you can seamlessly navigate the real estate market and find a top-notch and budget-friendly house.




Categories: Buying a Home   house price  


Posted by Diane Horrigan on 3/28/2019


116 Harvard Street, Everett, MA 02149

Condo

$469,000
Price

6
Rooms
2
Beds
2/1
Full/Half Baths
Welcome Home!! Enjoy Your ALL NEW Townhouse with Amazing City Views!! This Gorgeous Unit Features a Huge Master Suite! Over 1,600 SF of living area Plus large private basement area too. First level enjoys Open Floor Plan, Granite Kitchen with SS Appliances,and Half Bath. 2nd level has Large Bedroom plus office area, and Full Bathroom with WD Hook Up. Central Air, Hardwood Floors, Tiled Bathroom, and 2 Car Deeded Parking in Rear Lot Additional Upgrades include all NEW Electric, Plumbing, 2 HVAC Systems, Windows, Vinyl Siding, Roof and More!! All Located just Minutes from Boston, Rt 1, Rt 16, Assembly Row, and New Casino! Open House Sunday from 12:00 -2:00
Open House
Sunday
March 31 at 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM
First OH..
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Posted by Diane Horrigan on 3/28/2019


114 Harvard Street, Everett, MA 02149

Condo

$449,900
Price

5
Rooms
2
Beds
1/1
Full/Half Baths
ONLY 3 LEFT!! NEW CONSTRUCTION -Two Level Townhouse with Amazing City Views!! Enjoy this Gorgeous 2 BED/1.5 BATH located Just Minutes from Boston, Rt 1, Assembly Row, and the New Casino!! This Spacious Floor Plan enjoys Lots of Natural Light. Features incl Custom Granite Kitchen with SS Appliances, Hardwood Floors, Tiled Bathrooms, Good Size Bedrooms and Plenty of Closet Space! All New Foundation w/ Full Basement Offers 500sf of Potential Expansion. Plus 2 Car Parking in Rear Lot! Additional Upgrades include all NEW Electric, Plumbing, Mitsubishi Split Heating / AC Systems, Windows, Vinyl Siding, Roof and More!! Open House Sunday 31st from 12:00 - 2:00
Open House
Sunday
March 31 at 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Cannot make the Open Houses?
Location: 114 Harvard Street, Everett, MA 02149    Get Directions

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Categories: Open House  


Posted by Diane Horrigan on 3/28/2019


116 Harvard Street, Everett, MA 02149

Condo

$469,000
Price

6
Rooms
2
Beds
2/1
Full/Half Baths
Welcome Home!! Enjoy Your ALL NEW Townhouse with Amazing City Views!! This Gorgeous Unit Features a Huge Master Suite! Over 1,600 SF of living area Plus large private basement area too. First level enjoys Open Floor Plan, Granite Kitchen with SS Appliances,and Half Bath. 2nd level has Large Bedroom plus office area, and Full Bathroom with WD Hook Up. Central Air, Hardwood Floors, Tiled Bathroom, and 2 Car Deeded Parking in Rear Lot Additional Upgrades include all NEW Electric, Plumbing, 2 HVAC Systems, Windows, Vinyl Siding, Roof and More!! All Located just Minutes from Boston, Rt 1, Rt 16, Assembly Row, and New Casino! Open House Sunday from 12:00 -2:00
Open House
No scheduled Open Houses

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Tags: Everett   Real Estate   Condo   02149  
Categories: New Homes  


Posted by Diane Horrigan on 3/27/2019

The process of buying a home is anything but cut and dry. There will undoubtedly be some twists and turns along the way. First, you need to be pre-approved for a mortgage. Then, youíll need to find a home that fits both your needs and your budget. Finally, youíll put in an offer on a place and hope for the best throughout the rest of the process.


There are plenty of things that you can do as a buyer to make buying a home both easier and more streamlined. Below, youíll find some of the best tips that are specifically for those seeking to buy a home. 


Give Them An Offer They Canít Refuse


When there is a low quantity of homes and a high number of buyers, competition can get fierce. When the market is like this, youíre not guaranteed to get a property that you put an offer on. It may take making several offers on homes in order for you to finally get the keys to your dream house. 


You never want your offer to be too low. A low offer could be insulting to sellers and instead of being countered, could just be outright refused. Make an offer too high and you still have a problem. A high offer may be accepted, however, itís not going to be approved by your mortgage company for you to borrow that much for the purchase. If an offer is accepted and a home appraises for less, you may be left with thousands of dollars that you need to pay on the spot in order to secure the home. 


The best way to present an attractive offer is to work with an expert realtor who can do the appropriate research and let you know what a good offer on the home would be.           


Know Your Contingencies


After an offer on a home has been accepted, you need to get to work on the contingencies that youíre going to want on the home. Your realtor will also be a huge advocate in this area. Contingencies will include things like the right to do a home inspection, the appraisal contingency, and the contingency that youíll only be able to move forward with buying the home if you have appropriate financing. These protect you as a buyer so that if something falls through, youíll be able to back out of the deal without a penalty.


Donít Go Credit Happy


Once your offer is accepted and your financing is in place, donít head out to buy tons of new furniture and appliances for your new home. Your credit matters until you get the keys to the house. Opening new credit cards or adding significant debt can affect your credit score negatively, possibly putting a damper on your home purchase. Hold off on making purchases until after you move into the house.    





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