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Posted by Donahue Real Estate Company on 4/17/2019

If you plan to buy a home in the immediate future, there are several concerns that you should address before you embark on your house search. In fact, some of the most common homebuying concerns include:

1. Lack of Home Financing

You know you want to purchase a house, but obtaining financing sometimes is difficult. Fortunately, if you meet with various banks and credit unions, you can review all of the home financing options at your disposal and map out your home search accordingly.

Remember, there is no such thing as a "bad" question to ask a bank or credit union relative to home financing. Banks and credit unions employ courteous, knowledgeable home financing specialists who are happy to assist you in any way possible. These specialists can respond to your home financing concerns, and as a result, help you make an informed mortgage selection.

2. Tight Homebuying Timeline

If you are tasked with relocating to a new home as quickly as possible, you may have to conduct a fast house search. But if you explore ways to maximize your time and resources, you could boost the likelihood of conducting a successful home search, regardless of your homebuying timeline.

Oftentimes, it helps to make a list of homebuying tasks that you need to complete. You then can establish goals designed to help you stay on track with your homebuying timeline.

You also should keep a close eye on the housing sector in your preferred cities and towns. That way, if a great home at a budget-friendly price becomes available, you can instantly pounce at this homebuying opportunity.

3. Establishing Realistic Homebuying Expectations

The homebuying journey offers no guarantees. If you enter the housing market with realistic expectations, however, you can avoid potential disappointments during your home search.

To establish realistic homebuying expectations, it generally is a good idea to make a list of home must-haves and wants. This list will allow you to hone your house search to residences that meet your criteria. It also can help focus on available residences that fall within your price range.

In addition, it often helps to hire a real estate agent before you conduct a house search. A real estate agent can teach you everything you need to know about finding and purchasing a house. Plus, he or she can provide expert insights at each stage of the homebuying journey.

Let's not forget about the assistance that a real estate agent provides when you are ready to submit an offer to purchase a home, either. At this point, a real estate agent will help you craft a competitive homebuying proposal and submit it to a seller. If a seller accepts your offer, a real estate agent then will help you finalize your house purchase.

Ready to embark on the homebuying journey? Address your homebuying concerns, and you can minimize risk as you begin your search for your ideal residence.




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Posted by Donahue Real Estate Company on 4/16/2019


230 Willard St, Quincy, MA 02169

Condo

$299,900
Price

4
Rooms
2
Beds
2
Baths
Welcome to The BraeWell condominium complex. This 2 bedroom 2 FULL bath condo is the one you have been waiting for. Enter into the dining/living area that has been recently painted and has gleaming hardwood floors. There is also access to the private patio through the living room. The kitchen has been upgraded with granite and stainless steel appliances. There is a large guest bedroom perfect for a roommate or out of town friends/family. The master bedroom is complete with an en-suite bathroom which has just been updated and painted. The main bath and in-unit laundry complete this unit. The BraeWell offers a recreation room and exercise equipment. There is also a grilling/patio area common space located in the back of the building. Commuting is a breeze with the bus stop across the street and quick access to 93. Showings begin at open house March 31st from 1130am-1pm. DONT MISS IT
Open House
Saturday
April 20 at 11:00 AM to 12:00 PM
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Location: 230 Willard St, Quincy, MA 02169    Get Directions

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Posted by Donahue Real Estate Company on 4/16/2019


230 Willard St, Quincy, MA 02169

Condo

$299,900
Price

4
Rooms
2
Beds
2
Baths
Welcome to The BraeWell condominium complex. This 2 bedroom 2 FULL bath condo is the one you have been waiting for. Enter into the dining/living area that has been recently painted and has gleaming hardwood floors. There is also access to the private patio through the living room. The kitchen has been upgraded with granite and stainless steel appliances. There is a large guest bedroom perfect for a roommate or out of town friends/family. The master bedroom is complete with an en-suite bathroom which has just been updated and painted. The main bath and in-unit laundry complete this unit. The BraeWell offers a recreation room and exercise equipment. There is also a grilling/patio area common space located in the back of the building. Commuting is a breeze with the bus stop across the street and quick access to 93. Showings begin at open house March 31st from 1130am-1pm. DONT MISS IT
Open House
No scheduled Open Houses

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Posted by Donahue Real Estate Company on 4/10/2019


162 Winter St, Mansfield, MA 02048

Single-Family

$529,900
Price

7
Rooms
4
Beds
2/1
Full/Half Baths
NEW PRICE! Call today!! Happy Spring! Welcome home! This is a move-in ready four bedroom, two and a half bath Colonial with two car garage. You're going to love the space in this home. The updated kitchen, formal living room, proper dining room, fireplaced family room and half bath with laundry complete the first floor. The second floor is home to the large master bedroom with double closets and the master bath, along with three other good size bedrooms. The basement boasts a carpeted family room, or could be a home office or workout room. Enjoy the nice weather in your screened sunroom/porch and listen for the birds nesting in the trees that surround your backyard. You are close to shopping, commuter rail, schools and highways. You don't want to miss this one.
Open House
Saturday
April 13 at 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
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Location: 162 Winter St, Mansfield, MA 02048    Get Directions

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Posted by Donahue Real Estate Company on 4/10/2019

If you find your dream house, you likely want to submit an offer to purchase this residence as soon as possible. That way, you can avoid the danger of losing your ideal residence to a rival homebuyer.

Although you may strive to quickly submit an offer to purchase your dream residence, it is important to allocate sufficient time to craft a competitive homebuying proposal. Ultimately, there are many reasons to be diligent as you prepare an offer to purchase, and these include:

1. You can avoid the risk of overpaying to acquire your dream house.

You want to buy your dream house, but at the same time, you don't want to pay too much for it. Fortunately, if you allocate time and resources to learn about a home's condition and the current state of the real estate market, you may be better equipped than ever before to submit a competitive offer to purchase.

Analyze a house's condition closely as you put together a property buying proposal. It often is beneficial to consider any potential home improvement projects as well.

Also, take a look at the prices of comparable houses in the same city or town as your dream residence. With this housing market data in hand, you can establish a price range for homes that are similar to your dream residence. Then, you can submit an offer to purchase that accounts for the present state of the housing market.

2. You can submit an offer to purchase that falls in line with a seller's expectations.

It usually is beneficial to consider the seller's perspective as you put together an offer to purchase. By doing so, you can craft a homebuying proposal that falls in line with a seller's expectations.

If you think about the seller's perspective, you may be able to avoid submitting a "lowball" offer to purchase. Because if you understand how a seller may perceive your homebuying proposal, you can submit a competitive offer to purchase that likely will make a positive impression on him or her.

3. You can increase the likelihood of receiving an instant "Yes" from a seller.

With a competitive offer to purchase, a seller may respond with an instant "Yes." As a result, if you craft a competitive homebuying proposal, you may be able to move forward with a home purchase and quickly acquire your dream residence.

As you navigate the real estate market and prepare an offer to purchase your dream house, you may want to work with a real estate agent. This housing market professional can offer honest, unbiased recommendations about how much you should offer to pay for a residence. And if your homebuying proposal is accepted, a real estate agent will help you finalize your house purchase too.

Ready to make your homeownership dream come true? Collaborate with a real estate agent, and you can get the help you need to find your dream home and submit a competitive offer to purchase this residence.




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