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Posted by CENTURY 21 Sexton & Donohue, Inc. on 9/18/2018

The homebuying journey may seem long, complicated and time-consuming at first. Fortunately, there are lots of things a property buyer can do to streamline the process of finding his or her dream residence.

Now, let's take a look at three tips to help a homebuyer navigate the property buying journey like a pro.

1. Narrow Your Home Search

If you know you want to buy a home, you should take the next step forward in your quest to find your dream residence by narrowing your property search. That way, you can hone your search to properties that meet specific criteria and are located in your preferred cities and towns.

Oftentimes, it helps to envision what your dream home looks like and what features it offers. You may want to consider where your dream house is located as well. By examining these factors, you should have no trouble crafting homebuying criteria that you can use to narrow your property search.

2. Get Pre-Approved for a Mortgage

A mortgage generally is a must-have for homebuyers. Lucky for you, there is no shortage of banks and credit unions willing to provide mortgages to homebuyers across the United States. And if you meet with these financial institutions, you can get pre-approved for a mortgage and enter the housing market with a budget in hand.

Typically, it is beneficial for a homebuyer to pursue as many mortgage options as possible. This approach allows a homebuyer to search for the lowest interest rates and find a mortgage that complements his or her finances perfectly. Plus, if a homebuyer makes an informed mortgage decision, he or she may reap the benefits of this choice for years to come.

3. Collaborate with a Real Estate Agent

Even an expert homebuyer may need help as he or she navigates the property buying journey. By hiring a real estate agent, you can receive comprehensive assistance as you search for your ideal residence.

A real estate agent understands what it takes to find a great house at a budget-friendly price. He or she also is happy to share homebuying recommendations and suggestions with you to ensure you can seamlessly navigate the property buying journey.

In addition, a real estate agent will assist you at all stages of the homebuying process. He or she first will help you craft a homebuying strategy. Next, a real estate agent will keep you up to date about houses that become available and meet your homebuying criteria. A real estate agent then will set up home showings and attend open house events with you. And once you discover your dream residence, a real estate agent will help you submit a competitive offer to purchase this home.

As you get set to kick off the homebuying journey, it helps to prepare as much as you can. Thanks to the aforementioned tips, you can plan ahead for the homebuying journey. As a result, you can navigate the property buying journey like a pro.




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Posted by CENTURY 21 Sexton & Donohue, Inc. on 9/17/2018


51 MAIN, Somerville, MA 02145

Rental

$2,000
Price

6
Rooms
2
Beds
1
Baths
Beautiful & Spacious 2bd with gleaming hardwood flooring throughout. EIK with gas stove and direct access to a large enclosed rear porch and patio. Bedrooms are spacious with good closet space Large living and dining areas. Laundry in basement. Public transportation steps from front door
Open House
No scheduled Open Houses

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Posted by CENTURY 21 Sexton & Donohue, Inc. on 9/15/2018

This Single-Family in Melrose, MA recently sold for $410,000. This Raised Ranch style home was sold by - CENTURY 21 Sexton & Donohue, Inc..


11 Spear St, Melrose, MA 02176

Single-Family

$425,000
Price
$410,000
Sale Price

7
Rooms
3
Beds
2
Baths
In need of updating, so bring your ideas and hard work to make this your home. Great location to access Oak Grove "T" station just about a mile away, or enjoy the great views of Boston from afar. Quiet area of Melrose a short walk to Bus to Oak Grove or just walk there along Forest Street. Downtown shops and restaurants are less than a mile from your door. Easy access to route 1 or route 93 both north and south. If you want to live in Melrose, this may just be the best opportunity. A 5 minute walk to the Hoover Elementary school.






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Posted by CENTURY 21 Sexton & Donohue, Inc. on 9/13/2018


4 Conrad Road, Melrose, MA 02176

Single-Family

$599,900
Price

7
Rooms
3
Beds
1/1
Full/Half Baths
Classic Keniston built Horace Mann area CE Colonial. Filled with original fine details including a gorgeous FPLR mantle with fluted, flush pillars flanked by built-in cabinetry, crown and picture frame moulding, chair rails, six panel doors,recessed radiators, original door hardware and rich oak flooring. Front to back FPLR, formal DR with china closet and direct access to a wonderful breezeway. Super cozy lower level FPFR for winter nights!! Rear patio with original fieldstone fireplace. Additional features include front yard irrigation (two meters), 100 ACB, roof stripped 2012 and attached garage. Wonderful neighborhood!!!
Open House
Sunday
September 16 at 12:00 PM to 1:30 PM
Cannot make the Open Houses?
Location: 4 Conrad Road, Melrose, MA 02176    Get Directions

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Posted by CENTURY 21 Sexton & Donohue, Inc. on 9/13/2018


4 Conrad Road, Melrose, MA 02176

Single-Family

$599,900
Price

7
Rooms
3
Beds
1/1
Full/Half Baths
Classic Keniston built Horace Mann area CE Colonial. Filled with original fine details including a gorgeous FPLR mantle with fluted, flush pillars flanked by built-in cabinetry, crown and picture frame moulding, chair rails, six panel doors,recessed radiators, original door hardware and rich oak flooring. Front to back FPLR, formal DR with china closet and direct access to a wonderful breezeway. Super cozy lower level FPFR for winter nights!! Rear patio with original fieldstone fireplace. Additional features include front yard irrigation (two meters), 100 ACB, roof stripped 2012 and attached garage. Wonderful neighborhood!!!
Open House
Sunday
September 16 at 12:00 PM to 1:30 PM
Cannot make the Open Houses?
Location: 4 Conrad Road, Melrose, MA 02176    Get Directions

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