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Posted by Realty Vision on 8/22/2019

Buying a home is an extensive process that comes with a bit of a learning curve. For first time buyers, this process involves making mistakes and learning from them.

While we can never be 100% sure of our home buying decisions, there is a way to increase your chances of making the best choices when it comes to buying and maintaining your first home.

In todayís post, weíre going to do just that. Weíll take a look at some of the biggest things that homeowners wish they knew before buying their first house.

1. Forgetting to research the neighborhood

Itís easy to become so enamored with your dream home that you barely look beyond its fence. However, the neighborhood your home is in can have a huge effect on your daily life. Having local parks, safe sidewalks to walk on, and road infrastructure that doesnít drive you crazy on your daily commute are all important aspects of choosing the right home.

2. Getting pressured into making a decision

Many times, a seller will want to portray their home as being highly sought after to encourage higher and more frequent offers. Similarly, you may find that your own family has time constraints and want to make a quick decision to buy a home.

Itís when weíre under pressure that we can make choices that we arenít happy with in the long run. So, in these situations, make sure you donít make any snap judgments on a home. If it seems like youíre being pressured into making a decision without enough time to consider all of the possibilities, thereís a good chance you should pass on this opportunity.

3. Forgetting that you might someday have to sell this home

Sometimes homes can be difficult to sell due to things like their location and surroundings. For instance, a home that is remote or one that is located in low-scoring school districts may not matter to you if you donít plan on having children. But, they likely will be important to a lot of your potential buyers when it comes time to sell the home.

This lesson also holds true for what you do with your home once you buy it. Making renovations or design choices that wonít appeal to the average buyer can make your home more difficult to sell and harder to get top dollar for.

4. Didnít consider all financing options

There are several steps and several options when it comes to financing a home. Not only are the several mortgage lenders to choose from, but there are also many different types of loans available.

While there may not be one ďrightĒ decision when it comes to financing your home, itís a good idea to do your homework and browse carefully all of the lenders and mortgage types.

Consider ways to increase your credit score or save for a higher down payment before buying if possible, so that you can secure the lowest interest rate possible.




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Posted by Realty Vision on 8/21/2019

This Single-Family in Dracut, MA recently sold for $399,000. This Colonial style home was sold by - Realty Vision.


177 Saw Mill Drive, Dracut, MA 01826

Single-Family

$399,900
Price
$399,000
Sale Price

8
Rooms
4
Beds
1/1
Full/Half Baths
Here's the listing you've been waiting for!! Four bedroom colonial in a desirable neighborhood with great commuter location only minutes to Rts. 93 and 213!! This one owner home has been meticulously maintained throughout. Enter from the inviting front porch into the cathedral ceiling family room with skylights, pine floor and deck. Light filled kitchen with expansive greenhouse wall of glass, formal dining room and living room with picture windows and fireplace. The large screened in porch adds extra living area as well as entertaining space. Built-in generator. Deck off back and nice level lot of almost 1 acre. Don't miss out!! First showing at open hose on Sunday April 7th from 2 to 4PM.

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Posted by Realty Vision on 8/21/2019

This Multi-Family in Clinton, MA recently sold for $228,500. This style home was sold by - Realty Vision.


404-408 Green St, Clinton, MA 01510

Multi-Family

$259,000
Price
$228,500
Sale Price

3
Units
4,034
Approx. GLA
***Investors or potential owner occupants take notice.*** Legal three family in need of upgrades being sold as-is. This three family has a large backyard, paved driveway, and a detached garage. Some replacement windows. Carpet and lament flooring varies apartment to apartment. All apartments in need of upgrades. The first floor, left side apartment has two bedrooms, one bathroom, living room, and shared porch. Second floor apartment with three bedrooms/office space, one bath. Third right side apartment is two floor, two bedroom (pictures not shown), one bath, living room, and a shared porch overlooking backyard. Potential for additional rooms/bedrooms. Two front enclosed porches on both right and left entrances.. Roof replaced in early 2000s. Property will possibly not qualify for FHA loan. Great income potential for buyer! All offers due by Tuesday (July 2) at 12PM.

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Posted by Realty Vision on 8/21/2019


115-117 Mechanic Street, Clinton, MA 01510

Commercial

$169,000
Price

1
Buildings
Commercial
Type of Comm.
10,218.00
Lot Size
NEW PRICE! This 2 story building in Clinton is available for many potential uses including retail, restaurant, cafe, bar, art gallery, housing (condo/apartments) - bring your ideas! Centrally located near the Museum of Russian Icons, restaurants and shops in the downtown business district as well as the LCU plaza next door, municipal & state offices, and nearby apartment and condominium complexes. Location offers great visibility for business. Property is priced attractively under Town assessed value; needs work/updating and is being sold 'as is.' There is some off street parking in the rear behind building. Features high ceilings,recent roof, and features include town water and sewer. Convenient nearby highway access 10 minutes away. Easy to show. Great for investors, developers or buyers looking for a nice value business opportunity.
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Posted by Realty Vision on 8/19/2019


105 Beech St, Clinton, MA 01510

Single-Family

$309,000
Price

6
Rooms
3
Beds
1/1
Full/Half Baths
What a great value in a great neighborhood. This house has been owed and occupied by the same family for over 4 decades. If your looking for a quite and comfortable place to live or raise a family, this is it. Spacious backyard and worry free maintenance. The furnace and water heater are both 2 years old, siding is vinyl and roof is only 10 years old. Come see it soon as it won't last long at this price!!!!
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