Steps to Take When You’re Ready to Buy a Home

Want to transform your homeownership dream into a reality? Understanding what it takes to enter the real estate market successfully is paramount for homebuyers. With the necessary preparation, you should have no trouble purchasing your dream residence.

Ultimately, there are several steps that a homebuyer should take before he or she conducts a home search, including:

1. Perform Plenty of Housing Market Research

The housing market fluctuates regularly, and a buyer’s market can change into a seller’s market quickly. As such, you’ll want to conduct sufficient real estate market research before you start your home search so you can streamline the process of finding the perfect house.

Consider where you want to live and whether you’d like to reside close to family members and friends. Also, consider how much space you’ll need from a new home, along with whether you’d like to live near schools, playgrounds and other local hot spots.

Don’t forget to check out the prices of a wide range of homes, either. By doing so, you may be able to determine the price range for houses that match your needs.

2. Get Pre-Approved for a Mortgage

With pre-approval for a mortgage, you’ll know exactly what you can afford as soon as you’re ready to buy a house.

Banks and credit unions frequently offer a vast array of home financing options, making it simple for you to choose a mortgage that fits your budget. Fixed- and adjustable-rate mortgages are among the most popular choices for homebuyers nationwide. Meanwhile, you may be eligible for Federal Housing Administration (FHA) or U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) loans as well.

Reach out to multiple banks and credit unions to pursue all of the home financing options at your disposal. This will enable you to find the best mortgage based on your individual needs and enter the housing market with financing in hand to secure your dream home.

3. Hire an Experienced Real Estate Agent

There is no reason to enter the housing market alone. Lucky for you, experienced real estate agents are happy to help you find the perfect house.

An experienced real estate agent understands the ins and outs of the housing market and will share his or her real estate expertise with you. This professional will educate you about the real estate market and ensure that you know what to look for when you attend an open house.

Also, an experienced real estate agent will guide you along the homebuying journey. From the moment you spot your dream home to the day you finalize a purchase agreement, your real estate agent will offer the support that you need to go from homebuyer to homeowner.

Perhaps best of all, an experienced real estate agent will help alleviate your homebuying concerns. And if you ever have homebuying questions, your real estate agent will provide responses at any time.

Don’t settle for a subpar home – follow the aforementioned steps, and you can move closer to discovering your ideal residence.

Single-Family – 906 Hope St Providence, RI 02906 is now new to the market!

Located in historic Hope Village, this Hip Roof Colonial has the warmth & character of older home + comfort & convenience of newer home. Vintage woodwork, hardwoods, period details throughout. Enjoy quiet time in backyard patio area & grassed yard surrounded by wrought-iron fence! Entertain family & friends in light-filled Living Room w/ wood fireplace open to Sitting Area & adjoining Dining Room w/ decorative ceiling medallion. Thoughtfully renovated Kitchen w/ granite counters, cherry cabinets, S/S appliances, pantry closet, Eating Area & Updated Half Bath. Upstairs offers Master Bedroom w/ awesome closets + 2 more generously-sized Bedrooms & Updated Full Bath. Lower level offers Bonus Family Room/Playroom/Exercise Room, Storage, Laundry & Workshop. 2 car garage! Updates include Interior Paint, Central A/C (1 yr), Roof (3 yrs), Furnace/Hot H2O Tank (7 yrs), Windows (10 yrs), Electric. Walk to village shops & restaurants! Close to universities, shopping, train, highways. Welcome Home!

This is a Colonial style home and features 7 total rooms, 1 full bath, 1 half bath, 3 bedrooms, 0.11 Acres, and is currently available for $389,900.

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Open house on 5/7/2017 at 906 Hope St Providence, RI 02906


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Located in historic Hope Village, this Hip Roof Colonial has the warmth & character of older home + comfort & convenience of newer home. Vintage woodwork, hardwoods, period details throughout. Enjoy quiet time in backyard patio area & grassed yard surrounded by wrought-iron fence! Entertain family & friends in light-filled Living Room w/ wood fireplace open to Sitting Area & adjoining Dining Room w/ decorative ceiling medallion. Thoughtfully renovated Kitchen w/ granite counters, cherry cabinets, S/S appliances, pantry closet, Eating Area & Updated Half Bath. Upstairs offers Master Bedroom w/ awesome closets + 2 more generously-sized Bedrooms & Updated Full Bath. Lower level offers Bonus Family Room/Playroom/Exercise Room, Storage, Laundry & Workshop. 2 car garage! Updates include Interior Paint, Central A/C (1 yr), Roof (3 yrs), Furnace/Hot H2O Tank (7 yrs), Windows (10 yrs), Electric. Walk to village shops & restaurants! Close to universities, shopping, train, highways. Welcome Home!

Single-Family – 100 Jessie Ave Attleboro, MA 02703 is now new to the market!

Set in desirable neighborhood setting, this vintage Cape-style home is updated & charming! 1st floor features Living Room + adjoining Dining Room w/ beautiful Bay Window offset by 2 floor-to-ceiling bookcases. Enjoy family time in remodeled Kitchen boasting newer cabinets, granite counters, S/S appliances, tile flooring, pantry closet & open to deck + backyard beyond. Nicely-sized Bedroom that could be Office or Study plus Updated Full Bath w/ granite counter completes 1st floor layout. 2nd floor offers Master Bedroom + another Bedroom, both w/ carpeting & extra under-eave storage. Backyard is great for entertaining – enjoy grassed yard, awesome firepit area & deck. Features include Updated Kitchen & Bath, Vintage Moldings, Central Air, Newer Roof, Replacement Windows, Low Maintenance Vinyl Siding, Enclosed Porch w/ electric heat, Hardwood Floors, Walk-out Basement & more. Convenient to Commuter Rail, Shopping, South Attleboro Park & Highway. Commute to Providence or Boston! Come see!

This is a Cape style home and features 6 total rooms, 1 full bath, 3 bedrooms, 0.19 Acres, and is currently available for $239,900.

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