Mary Foley Real Estate Inc.
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Posted by Mary Foley Real Estate Inc. on 1/16/2018

Buying a home should be a quick, simple process. However, the homebuying cycle sometimes proves to be a hassle, particularly for those who are shopping for a house for the first time.

Lucky for you, there are many quick, easy ways to become a smart homebuyer Ė here are three tips to ensure you can make informed decisions throughout the homebuying journey.

1. Check Out a Broad Array of Houses

Purchasing a home can be a fun, exciting journey, especially if you explore a wide range of residences.

Remember, the more residences you check out, the more likely it becomes that you'll find one that matches or exceeds your expectations.

When you review houses, be sure to analyze each property's interior and exterior closely. That way, you can identify any problem areas and determine whether these issues are potential deal-breakers.

Also, don't hesitate to check out the same house multiple times. It never hurts to take a second look at a house. And if you find that you enjoy a home after a second walk-through, you may be ready to submit an offer on this residence.

2. Set a Homebuying Budget

Before you make an offer on a house, it is important to consider exactly what you can afford. By doing so, you can avoid the temptation to overspend in the hopes of acquiring your dream house.

Many homebuyers get pre-approved for a mortgage Ė something that may prove to be exceedingly valuable.

With pre-approval for a mortgage, a homebuyer will know exactly how much money he or she can spend on a home. This will enable a homebuyer to enter the housing market with a budget in hand and map out his or her home search accordingly.

Furthermore, consider your monthly expenses prior to submitting a home offer. Electricity and assorted utility expenses can add up quickly, so you'll want to account for these costs. And if you want cable and internet services at your new home, you'll want to evaluate these potential expenses as well.

3. Consult with a Real Estate Agent

A real estate agent is a housing market professional, and as such, will help you simplify the process of going from homebuyer to homeowner.

Typically, a real estate agent will meet with you to understand your homebuying needs. He or she then will help you develop a homebuying strategy, one that ensures you can purchase your ideal house at a budget-friendly price.

With a real estate agent at your side, you should have no trouble acquiring a wonderful residence. This housing market professional will set up home showings, keep you up to date about new property listings and negotiate with home sellers on your behalf. As a result, a real estate agent will guarantee you can get the best results possible throughout the home selling journey.

Don't leave anything to chance as you kick off your home search. Instead, use the aforementioned tips, and you can become a smart home shopper in no time at all.




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Posted by Mary Foley Real Estate Inc. on 1/15/2018

Beautiful End Unit Condo in the desirable Nashoba Village. Pride of ownership shows throughout this great unit! Newly painted, Newer Carpets and lighting. New Granite counter tops in kitchens and baths.Stainless Steel Appliances. Double Closets in both bedrooms. The finished basement offers a great space for a family room with plenty of room for storage as well. Located in private rear location. This is a commuters dream at a great price!!! Call today to schedule your showing before it's gone

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Posted by Mary Foley Real Estate Inc. on 1/15/2018


55 Littleton Rd, Ayer, MA 01432

Condo

$225,000
Price

5
Rooms
2
Beds
1/1
Full/Half Baths
Beautiful End Unit Condo in the desirable Nashoba Village. Pride of ownership shows throughout this great unit! Newly painted, Newer Carpets and lighting. New Granite counter tops in kitchens and baths.Stainless Steel Appliances. Double Closets in both bedrooms. The finished basement offers a great space for a family room with plenty of room for storage as well. Located in private rear location. This is a commuters dream at a great price!!! Call today to schedule your showing before it's gone
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Tags: Real-Estate   Condo   Ayer   01432  
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Posted by Mary Foley Real Estate Inc. on 1/13/2018


1373 Massachusetts Avenue, Lunenburg, MA 01462

Single-Family

$339,500
Price

9
Rooms
4
Beds
2/1
Full/Half Baths
Start the New Year in this Beautiful Home!! Pride of ownership shines here! Home totally remodeled in 2014.Spacious open, light filled floor plan. Great private yard with new patio for entertaining! Deck for additional entertaining! Master Suite with slider and private balcony! 3rd floor walk up waiting to be finished!! Granite Counter Tops, Solid Maple Cabinets,Stainless Appliances, Beautiful Hardwood floors, Spacious First Floor Laundry Room. Also has an awesome Moda Flame fireplace to keep you cozy on those chilly nights! Relaxing Farmers Porch. Heating System and Electric brand new in 2014! Great location and walking distance to school! Large shed for extra storage, extra wide gutters with leaf guard! This is one you don't want to miss! Call to schedule your showing before it's gone!!
Open House
Saturday
January 13 at 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM
This Beautiful Home is not to be missed! Come see for yourself and start the New Year off right
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Location: 1373 Massachusetts Avenue, Lunenburg, MA 01462    Get Directions

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Posted by Mary Foley Real Estate Inc. on 1/9/2018

House hunting can be enjoyable but becomes overwhelming pretty quickly. After looking at many different houses, they can all start to look the same. Itís hard to remember what homes had what features. In order to make a right decision on which home to make an offer on, youíll need to remember the details of each house. Read on for tips to help you house hunt like a pro.


Keep Track Of The Homes You Have Looked At


Whether youíre doing simple online searches or touring open houses, itís easy for your mind to get jumbled as to what you have seen. Itís a good idea to keep a record of homes with their addresses as to where they are located, the color of the house, and the desirable features contained within the home. This way, you can have an overall picture of what you want. 


Know What Features Are Important 


You should make a list of everything youíre looking for in a home before you even start searching. Include things like:


  • The price range
  • How big of a house youíre looking for
  • How many bedrooms
  • How many bathrooms
  • Additional features like walk-in closets
  • Eat-in kitchen or dining room
  • What type of home youíre looking for
  • How many stories you want the home to be



You can then branch off from the essentials on the list adding other desirable features in a property like a pool, a jacuzzi, a large backyard, or a fireplace. Then, you should make a list prioritizing what is the most important to you in your home search. Things like the number of bedrooms and the size of the home will be a higher priority than a jacuzzi tub. 


Look At Your Commute


One of the most significant factors in finding a home is how far it is from your workplace. The closer you are to work, the less stressful your life will be. If you take the train or a bus to work, it may be easier to live close to a station or stop. On the flip side, to be closer to work what are you sacrificing? Are you close to schools, parks, stores, and other regularly visited spots? See what locations suit your lifestyle.


Review What Youíve Looked At

Once you have done your research and decided what you need and want, itís time to make comparisons. Look at the prices of each home and see what they have to offer for the money. Once you decide the price and amenities are on par with your original wishlist, the house is a good candidate to put an offer on.