Kathy Foran - REALTY EXECUTIVES Boston West



Posted by Kathy Foran on 9/15/2019

When it comes to buying a house, it usually pays to be flexible. Because if you take a flexible approach to the real estate market, you'll be open to checking out dozens of residences and can improve your chances of finding a house that matches or exceeds your expectations.

Although flexibility can play an important role in a successful homebuying journey, buyers sometimes struggle with stubbornness. Fortunately, we're here to help you become a flexible homebuyer who can achieve the best-possible results throughout the homebuying journey.

Now, let's take a look at three tips to help you become a flexible homebuyer.

1. Get Pre-Approved for a Mortgage

The real estate market constantly fluctuates, and a sector that favors buyers one day may favor sellers the next. However, if you get pre-approved for a mortgage, you can pounce at the opportunity to acquire your dream residence, regardless of when that opportunity presents itself.

Getting pre-approved for a mortgage may prove to be a quick, seamless process. Typically, you'll want to meet with local banks and credit unions and learn about a wide range of mortgage options. Once you have mortgage information, you can select a mortgage that corresponds to your finances.

Remember, pre-approval for a mortgage opens the door for a successful homebuying experience. It can help you establish a budget for your dream home by providing you with a set amount that you can spend on a residence. As a result, after you find an ideal house that falls within your price range, you'll have the flexibility to move quickly to acquire this residence.

2. Consider Houses in a Variety of Cities and Towns

Evaluate your homebuying goals you'll be glad you did. If you understand where you want to live, you can explore houses in a variety of cities and towns that fit your criteria.

For example, if you want to live near family members or friends in a particular area, you can narrow your home search accordingly. Keep in mind that you don't necessarily have to live in the same city or town as these loved ones. Instead, you can search for houses in assorted cities and towns near your loved ones and ensure you're never too far away from them.

On the other hand, if you want to buy a home that is close to your office in the city, it may be worthwhile to consider houses both inside and outside the city itself. City living generally is more expensive than living in the suburbs, so you'll want to assess your finances closely before you buy a city house. Or, if you prefer small town living, you can always purchase a more affordable residence outside the city and take public transportation to work.

3. Collaborate with a Real Estate Agent

A real estate agent is happy to help you become a flexible homebuyer. In fact, this housing market professional will offer expert guidance during the homebuying journey. By doing so, a real estate agent will help you evaluate many houses and ensure that you can find one that suits you perfectly.

Ready to pursue your dream house? Consider the aforementioned tips, and you can enter the real estate market as a flexible homebuyer.




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Posted by Kathy Foran on 9/13/2019

This Single-Family in Southborough, MA recently sold for $795,000. This Colonial,Farmhouse style home was sold by Kathy Foran - REALTY EXECUTIVES Boston West.


75 Pine Hill Rd, Southborough, MA 01772

Single-Family

$799,000
Price
$795,000
Sale Price

9
Rooms
4
Beds
2/1
Full/Half Baths
A little slice of country living in MetroWest! Pristine custom built authentic Post and Beam constructed home spectacularly sited on picturesque 2.4 acre setting in private cul-de-sac. Peaceful, level back yard features breathtaking perennial gardens, mature trees, specimen plantings & a babbling brook. Absolutely mint condition and lovingly maintained home and gardens with many updates throughout: Renovated kitchen(2013), New roof(2018), new water heater & garage doors(2017). Superb open floor plan, perfect for entertaining & comfortable living. Gourmet kitchen w/ stainless appliances, island, breakfast bar, dining area w/walk-out bay, wine frig, newer cabinets & glass tile back-splash. Kitchen opens to sunken family room w/ fireplace, french doors and access to exterior maintenance-free deck & gorgeous yard. Master with Cathedral ceiling, fireplace, skylight, beamed ceiling & full bath. 3rd fl bonus room w/ vaulted ceiling & skylights.

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Posted by Kathy Foran on 9/13/2019

Lovely, bright oversized 9 rm, 4 brm, 2 full bth Colonial in great side street neighborhood! Bright, formal front to back living room, Kitchen w/ granite counters, tile floor, stainless steel appliances & pantry opens to fireplaced dining rm, large front to back family rm w/Bay window & French door to beautiful sun rm addition w/cathedral ceiling & access to large maintenance free deck overlooking beautiful level backyard! 4 Large bedrooms on the 2nd floor! Large master bedroom w/his & her closets & large Hollywood bath w/tile floor, cathedral ceiling & skylight! Buderus heating system, oil tank & Architectural roof in 2009! Walk out lower level has play rm, office and laundry room w/2 cedar closets! Gorgeous fenced yard w/detached garage & carport! Wonderful convenient location, minutes to all major routes, schools & shopping!

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Posted by Kathy Foran on 9/12/2019

Move right into this young Garrison Colonial w/3 brms, 2.5 bths & 2 car garage in wonderful location! Lovely open floor plan w/2 story foyer w/wood floor opens to fireplaced living room! Formal dining room w/wood floor, crown molding & chair railing! Convenient 1st floor laundry room! Large eat in kitchen w/recessed lights, wood floor, newer stainless steel appliances & slider to private deck overlooking beautiful back yard abutting conservation land! Large front to back Master bedroom w/cathedral ceiling, full bath & large walk in closet! 2 additional large brms! Walk out lower level w/loads of storage & 2nd set of laundry hook ups! Gas heat & Central Air! Gas water heater in 2017! Irrigation system w/2nd water meter! Front paver walkway & beautiful lot! Great location within a minute walk to Starbucks, Whole Foods, Trader Joe's & more! Close to all Schools & great commuting location, minutes to Rt 9 MA Pike & Rt 495!

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Posted by Kathy Foran on 9/12/2019


43 Joclyn Avenue, Framingham, MA 01701

Single-Family

$499,900
Price

9
Rooms
4
Beds
2
Baths
Lovely, bright oversized 9 rm, 4 brm, 2 full bth Colonial in great side street neighborhood! Bright, formal front to back living room, Kitchen w/ granite counters, tile floor, stainless steel appliances & pantry opens to fireplaced dining rm, large front to back family rm w/Bay window & French door to beautiful sun rm addition w/cathedral ceiling & access to large maintenance free deck overlooking beautiful level backyard! 4 Large bedrooms on the 2nd floor! Large master bedroom w/his & her closets & large Hollywood bath w/tile floor, cathedral ceiling & skylight! Buderus heating system, oil tank & Architectural roof in 2009! Walk out lower level has play rm, office and laundry room w/2 cedar closets! Gorgeous fenced yard w/detached garage & carport! Wonderful convenient location, minutes to all major routes, schools & shopping!
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