Brian O'Neil - RE/MAX Advantage I



Posted by Brian O誰eil on 5/26/2019

If you want to buy your dream house in the near future, you likely will need to put together a competitive offer to purchase. That way, you can boost the likelihood of receiving an immediate "Yes" from a property seller after you submit your homebuying proposal.

Ultimately, it helps to know what differentiates a competitive homebuying proposal from a lowball one. If a homebuyer understands what to offer for a residence, he or she should have no trouble purchasing the right residence at the right price.

To better understand how to acquire your dream house at the lowest-possible price, let's take a look at three tips to help you determine what to offer for a residence.

1. Study the Housing Market Closely

The housing market experiences ebbs and flows. Therefore, a real estate sector that favors homebuyers one day may favor home sellers the next. And if you fail to learn about the current state of the real estate market, you may struggle to put together a competitive offer to purchase your ideal residence.

Analyze the prices of available houses in your area, the prices of recently sold houses in your preferred cities and towns and other housing market data. With this information in hand, you can find out whether you're operating in a buyer's or seller's market. Then, you can craft an offer to purchase your dream residence that accounts for the present state of the real estate market.

2. Weigh the Pros and Cons of Your Dream Home

No house is perfect, and even your dream home may have its fair share of flaws. Fortunately, a homebuyer who assesses the pros and cons of a house may be better equipped than ever before to submit a competitive offer to purchase this residence.

If you view a house multiple times, you can learn about all aspects of this home and assess any property damage. After you obtain these home insights, you can create a competitive offer to purchase that accounts for the house's current condition.

3. Collaborate with a Real Estate Agent

When it comes to purchasing a house at a price that matches your expectations, it generally is beneficial to work with a real estate agent. This housing market professional will do everything possible to help you buy your dream home at a price that fits your budget.

A real estate agent understands the ins and outs of the real estate sector and can help you map out a successful homebuying strategy. He or she first will offer insights into available homes in your preferred cities and towns. Next, when you find your dream residence, a real estate agent will help you craft a competitive homebuying proposal. And if your offer to purchase is accepted, a real estate agent will make it easy to navigate the final steps of the homebuying journey.

Ready to streamline your quest for your ideal house? Use the aforementioned tips, and you can improve your chances of acquiring your dream home at a price that you can afford.




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Posted by Brian O誰eil on 5/24/2019


50 BROOKS RD, Paxton, MA 01612

Single-Family

$400,000
Price

7
Rooms
3
Beds
2/1
Full/Half Baths
3 bedroom, 2.5 bath colonial on 1.7 acre lot with sweeping views from stunning farmer's porch. Master bath with jetted tub and steam shower. Vaulted ceiling in living room with fireplace, hardwood floors and wet bar. Formal dining room, center island kitchen, granite counter tops .Huge family room over two car garage.
Open House
Saturday
May 25 at 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM
Cannot make the Open Houses?
Location: 50 BROOKS RD, Paxton, MA 01612    Get Directions

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Posted by Brian O誰eil on 5/24/2019


50 BROOKS RD, Paxton, MA 01612

Single-Family

$400,000
Price

7
Rooms
3
Beds
2/1
Full/Half Baths
3 bedroom, 2.5 bath colonial on 1.7 acre lot with sweeping views from stunning farmer's porch. Master bath with jetted tub and steam shower. Vaulted ceiling in living room with fireplace, hardwood floors and wet bar. Formal dining room, center island kitchen, granite counter tops .Huge family room over two car garage.
Open House
Saturday
May 25 at 11:30 AM to 1:00 PM
Cannot make the Open Houses?
Location: 50 BROOKS RD, Paxton, MA 01612    Get Directions

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Posted by Brian O誰eil on 5/19/2019

Buying a home represents a life-changing decision. As such, you'll want to look beyond the price of a residence as you search for your dream house.

Ultimately, there are many factors beyond price that you should consider as you pursue your ideal residence, including:

1. A Home's Location

For most homebuyers, a house's location is the number one factor when they explore the real estate market, and perhaps it is easy to understand why.

Finding a home in a location that is convenient for you is priceless. And if you know how to conduct a comprehensive home search, you can quickly discover a high-quality home in a wonderful location.

As you prepare to kick off your home search, consider whether you'd like to live in a city or town. This will enable you to narrow your home search.

You also may want to consider homes that are located near work or school. By doing so, you can ensure that you won't have to travel too far to get to destinations that you frequently visit.

2. A Home's Condition

A home may look like a great investment at first, but its condition may have deteriorated over time. Thus, you'll want to take a close look at a house's condition before you finalize a home purchase.

Typically, a homebuyer will complete a property inspection after a home seller accepts an offer on a residence. This inspection will enable a homebuyer to perform an in-depth assessment of a residence and learn about its strengths and weaknesses. Then, a homebuyer can determine whether to move forward with a home acquisition.

If a property inspector discovers myriad issues that impact a home's condition, a homebuyer may want to reconsider his or her offer. At this point, a homebuyer can still walk away from a home purchase. Or, a homebuyer can ask the home seller to complete various home improvements as well.

On the other hand, a homebuyer who falls in love with a house may choose to proceed with a home purchase, regardless of the residence's condition. If you choose this option, however, it is important to consider the potential long-term ramifications of your decision.

3. Your Future

It is paramount for a homebuyer to find a house that he or she can enjoy for years to come. Therefore, a homebuyer should consider his or her future before finalizing a home purchase.

For example, if you plan to settle down and start a family, you may want to evaluate houses that are close to schools. Conversely, if you eventually want to work in the big city, you may want to consider homes that will make it easy to commute into the city day after day.

Don't forget to hire a real estate agent to help you during the homebuying journey too. With a real estate agent at your side, you should have no trouble examining a broad range of top-notch houses that won't force you to break your budget.




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Posted by Brian O誰eil on 5/17/2019


3 Oakview St, Worcester, MA 01604

Single-Family

$200,000
Price

6
Rooms
3
Beds
1
Baths
6 room, 3 bedroom, 1 bath ranch with level, manicured yard, large patio with granite steps, and new shed. Recent updates include furnace, oil tank, water heater, and many more inside and out. Great commuter location with access to routes 290 and 9, and minutes from UMass Medical School. ***Showings start at Open House on Sunday 12-2pm***
Open House
Sunday
May 19 at 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM
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Location: 3 Oakview St, Worcester, MA 01604    Get Directions

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