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Posted by Maureen Giuliano on 6/21/2019

Entering the housing market may be difficult for a buyer. In many instances, buyers worry about paying too much for a house. On the other hand, the temptation to overspend on a house sometimes can be overwhelming for a homebuyer who is concerned about losing his or her dream residence to a rival buyer.

Fortunately, we're here to help you determine exactly what you can afford to pay for a house, thereby reducing the risk of spending too much on a residence.

Let's take a look at three tips to ensure a buyer can purchase a great house at the right price.

1. Get Pre-Approved for a Mortgage

A mortgage generally is a must-have for a homebuyer. If you get pre-approved for a mortgage, you can start searching for houses that fall within your financial limits.

To learn about your mortgage options, you should meet with a variety of banks and credit unions. These financial institutions employ friendly, knowledgeable mortgage specialists who can teach you about myriad mortgage options.

Also, don't hesitate to ask questions as you search for a mortgage. If you understand all of the mortgage options at your disposal, you can make an informed mortgage decision. Then, you'll be able to start pursuing houses with a budget in hand.

2. Assess the Housing Market

The real estate market frequently fluctuates. As such, you should look closely at housing market data to find out whether you're preparing to search for a house in a buyer's or seller's market.

Oftentimes, it helps to look at the prices of recently sold houses in your area. This will allow you to see how much sellers received for their homes, as well as how long these houses were available before they sold. That way, you can use this housing market data to narrow your price range and establish realistic expectations for your home search.

3. Consult with a Real Estate Agent

A real estate agent is a housing market expert. Therefore, a real estate agent can make it simple for you to pay the right price for your ideal house.

Typically, a real estate agent will want to meet with you before you start your home search. He or she then can learn about you and your homebuying goals and help you craft a homebuying budget. As a result, a real estate agent will allow you to refine your home search, ensuring you can check out high-quality houses at budget-friendly prices.

Let's not forget about the support that a real estate agent delivers throughout the homebuying journey, either. A real estate agent will set up home showings and keep you up to date about new houses that fall within your price range. And if you'd like to submit an offer on a house, a real estate agent will help you put together a competitive proposal as well.

Pay the right price for your dream house – use the aforementioned tips, and you can boost the likelihood of discovering the right home, at the right price.




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Posted by Maureen Giuliano on 6/15/2019

This Single-Family in Woburn, MA recently sold for $700,000. This Colonial style home was sold by Maureen Giuliano - Classified Realty Group.


5 Arthur G Pernokas Dr, Woburn, MA 01801

Single-Family

$730,000
Price
$700,000
Sale Price

7
Rooms
3
Beds
2/1
Full/Half Baths
A pleasure to show. Beautifully appointed and updated Colonial located in Cranberry Estates. A pretty foyer welcomes you. The kitchen offers cherry cabinets, stainless appliances and granite countertops. Warm and inviting family room with fireplace, living room with french doors and dining room for entertaining family and friends. Half bath with laundry complete the first floor. Master bedroom with updated bath, walk in closet and attic access for expansion possibilities. Two good size bedrooms and full bath complete the second level. The basement is finished with an additional play/family room, storage area and office. Hardwood and ceramic tile floors throughout. Two car garage with expanded driveway, irrigation system and rear deck. Lots of upgrades over the past 3 to 5 years include siding, windows, heating system, A/C unit and water heater. Convenient location. Call for a private showing.

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Posted by Maureen Giuliano on 6/14/2019

This Single-Family in Burlington, MA recently sold for $734,900. This Colonial style home was sold by Maureen Giuliano - Classified Realty Group.


2 DERRYFIELD AVENUE, Burlington, MA 01803

Single-Family

$734,900
Price
$734,900
Sale Price

8
Rooms
4
Beds
2/1
Full/Half Baths
MOTIVATED SELLER! SPACIOUS 8 room, 4 bed, and 2.5 bath COLONIAL. FLEXIBLE FLOOR PLAN is perfect to accommodate a large or extended family making this home an entertainers dream. Host guests in the oversized family room, enjoy a meal at the island in the kitchen, or have a more formal event in the adjoining dining room. Wind down after a long day in your luxurious and comfortable large master suite. Home features: HARDWOOD floors, OVERSIZED eat in kitchen, FIREPLACED Living room, WALK UP ATTIC with great potential for expansion, large 2 CAR GARAGE. Optimal location for commuters located close to all major roads, yet set back on a dead end street. Next to town's great schools, and ample shopping/dining. Don't miss this one!

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Posted by Maureen Giuliano on 6/14/2019

This Single-Family in North Reading, MA recently sold for $525,000. This Colonial,Garrison style home was sold by Maureen Giuliano - Classified Realty Group.


19 WOODLAND DRIVE, North Reading, MA 01864

Single-Family

$529,900
Price
$525,000
Sale Price

7
Rooms
3
Beds
1/1
Full/Half Baths
CHARM & STYLE!!!! Beautifully appointed, well maintained HOME has been loved for the past 37 years! Freshly painted 3 BEDROOM, 1 ½ FULL BATH colonial has everything you need….. cul de sac location, walk to schools, Ipswich River Park and easy access to highways! The living room features gleaming HARDWOOD FLOORS with fireplace and flows into a RUSTIC kitchen with EXPOSED BRICK. FLEXIBLE floorplan with playroom/office off the kitchen and a partial finished basement. LEVEL BACKYARD – the perfect spot for barbecues and gatherings for family and friends. All three bedrooms and the main bath are on the second floor. ADDITIONAL FEATURES: SHED, 1 CAR GARAGE, ROOF (5 YRS) , SEPTIC (12 YRS) AND REPLACEMNT ANDERSON WINDOWS. Look no further….this is the one!

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Posted by Maureen Giuliano on 6/14/2019

If you don’t have a dedicated playroom space in your home, you may feel as though toys and children have taken over. Toys, games, stuffed animals, coloring books, and crayons may be all over the house if children don’t have their own space to play. 


It doesn’t have to be this way. There are a few options that you can use to let your kids have their space, and the adults have theirs. You don’t need to move just to find a home that has an area for kids to play. Read on for some ideas to help you stay stylish yet kid-friendly in your home.    


Versatile Furniture


Buying furniture that has a couple of purposes can be handy when you have kids. A coffee table with storage drawers can turn into a great place to store board games. An ottoman that has a storage component built in is a fantastic place to fantastic place to keep stuffed animals or action figures. When you have kids, finding ways to keep your style but allow children to play freely can be done easily with these types of furniture.   


Turn An Ordinary Shed Into A Magical Place


No matter what part of the country you live in, you can buy a small outdoor storage shed and turn it into a playroom. You can install portable heaters or fans in the shed for comfort. This space can become your child’s playroom detached from the house with all the comforts of home. You might even consider a treehouse, but that may afford slightly less storage or possibilities than a storage shed.    


Use The Corner Of A Room


Kids don’t have to take up the whole of a room. Consider giving little ones a corner of a room dedicated to their stuff. A small chair with a bookshelf and a few baskets of toys is all they need for a play space without fuss. Depending on the size of the room, you can even put a toy chest there for the playroom effect without the space.   


Use Baskets


Baskets are the next best things to furniture that has hidden storage. Baskets look pretty, and the contents are colorful, fun toys. There’s not too much wrong with this solution! You can even give the dog a basket for his toys.   


Find Ways To Incorporate Kids Into The Rooms Of Your Home


You can get creative when it comes to living with children. Chalkboard walls. Tiny furniture and more items are available to make your kids comfortable yet creative and keep your home stylish. Consider a chalkboard wall that allows kids to change their artwork on the daily.

With a little creativity, your kids can feel at home without a playroom and without taking over the whole house.  




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