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Posted by Costello Realty on 1/17/2019

Purchasing a home should be fun, memorable process. However, many homebuyers struggle with fears as they embark on the process of acquiring their dream homes.

Some of the most common homebuying fears include:

1. I will pay too much for a house.

Overspending on a house is a common fear among homebuyers nationwide.

If you pay too much for a house, you may struggle to afford the monthly payments for the duration of your mortgage. Perhaps even worse, your house may lose value over time. And if you eventually decide to sell your home, you may be forced to accept less than what you initially paid for it.

Ultimately, an informed homebuyer will understand the differences between a buyer's market and a seller's one. He or she will be able to determine whether a home is affordably priced and proceed accordingly.

An informed homebuyer also will know the importance of getting pre-approved for a mortgage. With a mortgage in hand, this homebuyer will understand exactly how much that he or she can spend on a house.

2. I'll wait too long to submit an offer on a residence.

If a homebuyer is uncertain about buying a particular house and waits too long to submit an offer, he or she risks missing out on this residence altogether.

Fortunately, there is a simple way to avoid this problem.

A homebuyer who knows what he or she wants to find in a dream home can narrow a home search. Then, if the homebuyer discovers a home that matches or exceeds his or her expectations, this individual can submit an offer right away.

Don't forget to submit a competitive offer, i.e. one that accounts for the needs of both a homebuyer and home seller, as well. A competitive offer will stand out from other proposals and increase a property buyer's chances of securing his or her dream residence.

3. I'll buy a home that will fail to maintain its long-term value.

What you pay for a home today is unlikely to remain the same over the course of several weeks, months or years. But a homebuyer who employs an expert home inspector can learn about a house's strengths and weaknesses and ensure a property is a viable long-term investment.

A home inspector will conduct an assessment of a house after a property seller accepts a buyer's proposal. At this point, an inspector will examine a house's interior and exterior and identify any potential issues. Lastly, a home inspector will issue a report with his or her findings, and a homebuyer will have a final opportunity to modify or rescind an offer on a house.

For homebuyers, it is important to work with a trusted home inspector you'll be glad you did. This home inspector will go above and beyond the call of duty to evaluate a house before you finalize a home purchase.

Working with an experienced real estate agent may benefit a homebuyer too. With a top-notch real estate agent at your side, you can get the support you need to acquire a first-rate home that will maintain its value both now and in the future.




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Posted by Costello Realty on 1/15/2019


17 East Park St, Franklin, MA 02038

Land

$170,000
Price

0.34
Acres
Residential
Land Type
Affordable lot in Franklin! Brand new construction colonial just completed next door. Build your new home here, town water, town sewer, walking distance to downtown and commuter rail. Close to schools, fields and shopping. If you need a builder seller will build your plans. Lot next door is available as well MLS # 72441296
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Posted by Costello Realty on 1/15/2019


9 East Park St, Franklin, MA 02038

Land

$170,000
Price

0.34
Acres
Residential
Land Type
Affordable lot in Franklin! Brand new construction colonial just completed next door. Build your new home here, town water, town sewer, walking distance to downtown and commuter rail. Close to schools, fields and shopping. If you need a builder seller will build your plans. Lot next door is available as well MLS #72441301
Open House
No scheduled Open Houses

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Posted by Costello Realty on 1/14/2019


42 Rondeau Rd, Bellingham, MA 02019

Single-Family

$239,900
Price

5
Rooms
3
Beds
1
Baths
Nice 3 BR ranch located in commuter friendly neighborhood close to schools, shopping and Franklin T-station. Updated kitchen, central air and fenced in back yard are a few of the features this property offers. Needs some TLC, but great potential!!
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Posted by Costello Realty on 1/10/2019


3 Wamesit Street, Medway, MA 02053

Single-Family

$185,000
Price

6
Rooms
3
Beds
1
Baths
This home has had some updates. Open living room/dining room with wall to wall carpeting. This home has 3 bedrooms and some wood floors. Kitchen has pergo floors, and gas propane stove. Bath with shower stall, great condo alternative.
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