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Posted by Chris Werme and Mike Boland on 10/20/2020

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Ready to buy a house? It pays to be proactive, especially if you hope to streamline the process of acquiring a terrific residence at a budget-friendly price.

A superb house is likely to stir up interest from large groups of homebuyers. Fortunately, with a proactive approach, you can stay ahead of the homebuying competition and boost your chances of securing a wonderful house.

Ultimately, there are several best practices for proactive homebuyers, and these practices include:

1. Search for Homes Early and Often

The early bird catches the wom. Much in the same vein, a proactive homebuyer is better equipped than others to achieve his or her desired results.

Keep a close eye on the housing market you'll be glad you did. If you monitor home listings in your city or town, you can quickly identify potential properties that you may want to buy.

In addition, evaluate housing market trends and patterns. With this housing market data in hand, you can differentiate between a buyer's and seller's market.

2. Get Pre-Approved for a Mortgage

Meet with several banks and lenders in your area. By doing so, you can explore a variety of mortgage options and select one that complements your finances.

There is no shortage of mortgage options at your disposal. For example, many homebuyers prefer a 30-year fixed-rate mortgage, which guarantees they will pay the same amount each month for the life of a mortgage. On the other hand, some homebuyers choose a 15-year adjustable-rate mortgage, which features lower upfront payments that gradually increase over time.

If you're uncertain about which mortgage option to select, there is no need to worry. Banks and credit unions employ friendly, knowledgeable mortgage professionals who can help you make an informed decision.

Perhaps best of all, meeting with mortgage professionals guarantees you can receive expert responses to your concerns and questions. These mortgage professionals will devote the necessary time and resources to assist you and make it simple for you to select a great mortgage.

3. Collaborate with a Real Estate Agent

If you want to enter the housing market, there is no reason to wait. In fact, if you contact a real estate agent today, you can immediately launch a successful homebuying journey.

A real estate agent is dedicated to your homebuying success. He or she first will learn about your homebuying goals, ensuring you can start the homebuying journey on the right foot. Then, this housing market professional can help you narrow your search for your dream residence.

In most instances, a real estate agent will set up home showings, keep you up to date about new residences as they become available and help you submit home offers. This housing market professional also provides a one-of-a-kind homebuying resource. And if you ever have homebuying concerns or questions, a real estate agent is ready to respond to them.

Don't wait to kick off a homebuying journey. Instead, use the aforementioned tips, and you can become a proactive homebuyer.




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Posted by Chris Werme and Mike Boland on 10/15/2020


11 Alden Dr, Berlin, MA 01503

Condo

$329,900
Price

5
Rooms
2
Beds
1/1
Full/Half Baths
Great opportunity to own this home in a serene setting just minutes to 495, 290, pike and shopping. Pride of ownership shows throughout. The 1st floor offers an open floorplan with a cabinet packed updated kitchen, dining area and family room that looks out to the deck and a peaceful setting. Upstairs there are 2 large bedrooms & a full bath. The composite deck was recently redone and has an awning. Attached garage, central air, natural gas, freshly painted interior. You won't be disappointed!!
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October 17 at 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM
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Posted by Chris Werme and Mike Boland on 10/15/2020


11 Alden Dr, Berlin, MA 01503

Condo

$329,900
Price

5
Rooms
2
Beds
1/1
Full/Half Baths
Great opportunity to own this home in a serene setting just minutes to 495, 290, pike and shopping. Pride of ownership shows throughout. The 1st floor offers an open floorplan with a cabinet packed updated kitchen, dining area and family room that looks out to the deck and a peaceful setting. Upstairs there are 2 large bedrooms & a full bath. The composite deck was recently redone and has an awning. Attached garage, central air, natural gas, freshly painted interior. You won't be disappointed!!
Open House
Saturday
October 17 at 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM
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Posted by Chris Werme and Mike Boland on 10/15/2020


11 Alden Dr, Berlin, MA 01503

Condo

$329,900
Price

5
Rooms
2
Beds
1/1
Full/Half Baths
Great opportunity to own this home in a serene setting just minutes to 495, 290, pike and shopping. Pride of ownership shows throughout. The 1st floor offers an open floorplan with a cabinet packed updated kitchen, dining area and family room that looks out to the deck and a peaceful setting. Upstairs there are 2 large bedrooms & a full bath. The composite deck was recently redone and has an awning. Attached garage, central air, natural gas, freshly painted interior. You won't be disappointed!!
Open House
Saturday
October 17 at 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM
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Location: 11 Alden Dr, Berlin, MA 01503    Get Directions






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Posted by Chris Werme and Mike Boland on 10/13/2020

Let's face it buying a home in a hot housing market is no easy task. For example, if you wait too long to submit an offer on a house, you risk losing this residence to a rival buyer. On the other hand, if you rush to submit a home offer at or above a seller's initial asking price, you risk spending too much to acquire your dream residence.

Clearly, there's a lot to think about as you search for a home in a hot housing market. Lucky for you, we're here to help you overcome myriad homebuying hurdles and acquire your dream residence, even in a hot housing market.

Let's take a look at three tips to help you succeed as a homebuyer in a hot housing market.

1. Narrow Your Home Search

You know that you want to live in a specific city or town, but you still are uncertain about what type of house that you want to purchase. However, if you create a list of home must-haves and wants, you can narrow your house search and speed up the homebuying process.

Once you have a homebuying checklist in hand, you should have no trouble evaluating residences in a hot housing market. Then, you can check out these houses in person and move one step closer to submitting an offer to purchase your dream house.

2. Get Pre-Approved for a Mortgage

To acquire a home in a hot housing market, you'll likely need a mortgage. Thankfully, lenders are available that can teach you everything you need to know about a wide range of mortgage options.

Lenders can explain the differences between adjustable- and fixed-rate mortgages, describe exactly how a mortgage works and much more. That way, you can assess many mortgage options and select one that matches your finances.

After you obtain a mortgage, you can enter a hot housing market with a homebuying budget. This will enable you to further accelerate your home search and ensure you can quickly submit an offer as soon as you discover your ideal residence.

3. Collaborate with a Real Estate Agent

Navigating a hot housing market sometimes can be tricky, particularly for a homebuyer who is competing against dozens of rivals. But if you hire a real estate agent, you can receive comprehensive support as you pursue a home in a hot housing market.

A real estate agent is ready to assist you in any way possible. This housing market professional will offer insights into the real estate conditions in a particular city or town and help you map out your homebuying journey accordingly.

In addition, a real estate agent understands exactly what it takes to buy a residence in a hot housing market. He or she will help you put together a competitive offer on any home, at any time. And if your offer is rejected, a real estate agent will help you regroup and reenter a hot housing market so you can find your dream home.

Ready to buy a home in a hot housing market? Use the aforementioned tips, and you can accomplish your homebuying goals faster than ever before.




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