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Posted by RE/MAX Main Street Associates on 10/21/2018

Conducting an in-depth home search may prove to be difficult, particularly for individuals with limited time and resources at their disposal. Fortunately, there are lots of things that you can do to streamline your home search and discover your ideal residence without delay.

Now, let's take a look at three tips to help you seamlessly navigate the homebuying journey.

1. Create Homebuying Criteria

Not all homes are created equal, and the dream house for one buyer may differ from the dream house for another. However, if you craft homebuying criteria, you can define your dream house and map out your property search accordingly.

Think about the features you want to find in your dream residence. For instance, if you want to own a house that features a dazzling backyard, you can explore residences that offer this feature. On the other hand, if you want to purchase a home that boasts multiple bedrooms, you can search for residences that provide plenty of space.

Consider where you want to reside, too. By doing so, you can narrow your home search to residences in a select group of cities and towns.

2. Know Your Homebuying Budget

Get pre-approved for a mortgage you'll be happy you did. If you enter the real estate market with a mortgage in hand, you'll know exactly how much you can spend to acquire your dream residence. Then, you can search for houses that fall within your price range.

Obtaining a mortgage will require you to meet with banks and credit unions. You should review mortgage options from a variety of banks and credit unions, as this will allow you to select a mortgage that complements your finances.

Don't hesitate to ask mortgage questions, either. Banks and credit unions employ home financing specialists who are ready to respond to your mortgage queries. Plus, these specialists can offer home financing insights to help you make an informed mortgage selection.

3. Hire a Real Estate Agent

A real estate agent understands the challenges associated with finding a great house at an affordable price. Thankfully, he or she can make it easy for you to conduct an in-depth home search in no time at all.

Typically, a real estate agent will keep you up to date about new houses that become available in your preferred cities or town. If you want to view any of these homes, a real estate agent will set up a house showing. And if you find a home you want to buy, a real estate agent will help you craft a competitive offer to purchase this residence.

As you get set to search for your dream home, you should try to prepare as much as you can. By using the aforementioned tips, you can simplify the process of conducting a comprehensive home search. Best of all, you can use these tips to discover a wonderful home that is sure to serve you well both now and in the future.





Posted by RE/MAX Main Street Associates on 10/21/2018

Although you might have entered the housing market with a strategy to help you streamline your search for your dream home, it is important to remember that even the best-laid plan may need to be changed. And if you fail to discover your ideal residence after a comprehensive search, now may be a great time to revise your homebuying strategy.

Let's take a look at three tips to help you revamp your homebuying plan.

1. Consider Your Home Must-Haves and Wants

Creating a list of home must-haves and wants may be done at the start of a house search. Over time, however, this list may evolve. And if you update your list, you may be better equipped than ever before to reenter the real estate market with a fresh perspective.

Think about where you want to live in the foreseeable future too. Then, you can narrow your home search to specific cities and towns and accelerate the homebuying journey.

2. Review Your Budget

If you recently paid off your student loans or eliminated your credit cards, you may want to reassess your homebuying budget. That way, you can hone your house search and explore residences that fall within your up-to-date price range.

Of course, if you have yet to get pre-approved for a mortgage, you can still do so. Meet with banks and credit unions to learn about all of the mortgage options that are available. This will enable you to gain the insights you need to select a mortgage that matches your finances.

3. Learn About the Housing Market

The housing market may favor buyers or sellers. And if you have been searching for your dream home for several weeks or months, the market may have changed.

It does not take long for a buyer's market to become a seller's market, or vice-versa. As you consider your homebuying options, you should study the local real estate sector closely to determine whether the current housing market favors buyers or sellers.

Evaluating the prices of recently sold houses in a particular city or town usually is a good idea. This housing market data will enable you to find out whether sellers are receiving offers at or near their initial home asking prices.

You also should find out how long current residences in a particular city or town have been listed. If houses linger on the real estate market for an extended period of time, you may be operating in a market that favors buyers. Or, if homes are selling quickly, you may be operating in a seller's market.

Lastly, hiring a real estate agent often is helpful, particularly for homebuyers who are struggling to identify the perfect residence. A real estate agent can offer lots of tips as you conduct your search for your dream residence. Plus, if you need to revamp your homebuying strategy, a real estate agent will make it easy for you to do just that.




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Posted by RE/MAX Main Street Associates on 10/19/2018

This Condo in Haverhill, MA recently sold for $210,000. This Townhouse style home was sold by - RE/MAX Main Street Associates.


7 Worthen Place, Haverhill, MA 01830

Condo

$239,900
Price
$210,000
Sale Price

6
Rooms
3
Beds
2
Baths
Eclectic, Contemporary, and a Taste of Boston describes this spacious townhouse condominium. The main living area is enhanced by a dramatic and tremendous vaulted ceiling, an overabundance of windows, sliding door to private deck, all this overlooking a beautiful courtyard. The second level contains the kitchen with granite counter tops and hardwood flooring. 3 bedrooms, Master bedroom suite. 1 bedroom could be used as a family room, 2 full baths, laundry hook-ups. Furnace is approximately 5 years old. There are only 3 condominiums of this style, last sale in 2000. Walk to downtown. A great unit.

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Posted by RE/MAX Main Street Associates on 10/18/2018


37 Marshland Street, Haverhill, MA 01830

Zip 01830

Single-Family

$414,900
Price

6
Rooms
3
Beds
2/1
Full/Half Baths
Now Under Construction, An Impressive 36x26 Colonial, Offering 3 Generous Bedrooms, 2 1/2 Baths, Fireplaced Living Room, Granite Countered Kitchen, Central Air, Hardwood and Tile Flooring, Hardwood Stairs, Open Concept Designed. Won't Last
Open House
Sunday
October 21 at 11:00 AM to 12:30 PM
Just About Complete is this New Construction Colonial, With 7 Rooms 3 Bedrooms 2 1/2 Baths Hardwood Floors Granite Kitchen, Fireplace, Central Air, Farmers Porch, Private Rear Deck Come Take a Peek !!!
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Location: 37 Marshland Street, Haverhill, MA 01830    Get Directions

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Posted by RE/MAX Main Street Associates on 10/17/2018


230 Chickering Rd, North Andover, MA 01845

Condo

$174,900
Price

4
Rooms
2
Beds
1
Baths
Well maintained Condo located in Heritage Green Condo complex, minutes away from all area amenities. This 2 bedroom unit has been freshly painted and has an updated eat-in kitchen with granite counters, remodeled bath, and new windows. Complex includes pool, tennis and beautiful landscaping.
Open House
No scheduled Open Houses

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