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As a first-time homebuyer, it is important to understand what it takes to discover your dream residence as quickly as possible. By doing so, you can streamline the process of going from homebuyer to homeowner.

What does it take for a first-time homebuyer to seamlessly navigate the housing market? Here are three tips that every first-time homebuyer needs to know.

1. Make a Homebuying Checklist

The definition of the "perfect" house differs from homebuyer to homebuyer. As such, a first-time homebuyer should allocate the necessary time and resources to determine what he or she wants to find in the ideal home. That way, a first-time homebuyer will have no trouble finding a house that matches or surpasses his or her expectations.

With a homebuying checklist, a first-time homebuyer can move one step closer to making his or her property ownership dreams come true. This checklist can help a homebuyer differentiate between home "must-haves" and "wants" so he or she can narrow a home search accordingly.

Furthermore, a first-time homebuyer can update a property buying checklist as he or she begins to check out houses. And if a homebuyer evaluates available residences, this property buyer can update his or her checklist as needed.

2. Get Pre-Approved for a Mortgage

A first-time homebuyer likely wants to purchase a house as quickly as possible. Fortunately, getting pre-approved for a mortgage can help a homebuyer move through the property buying process without delay.

To get pre-approved for a mortgage, a first-time homebuyer should try to meet with several banks and credit unions. Each meeting will allow a homebuyer to learn about assorted mortgage options and select a mortgage that corresponds to his or her finances.

Moreover, a first-time homebuyer should be unafraid to ask plenty of questions when he or she meets with potential lenders. This will allow a homebuyer to make an informed decision about a mortgage.

3. Consult with a Real Estate Agent

When it comes to buying a house for the first time, a homebuyer should seek out expert support. Lucky for you, many real estate agents are available nationwide, and these housing market professionals can make it simple for you to purchase your ideal house.

A real estate agent understands the challenges associated with buying a house for the first time. He or she will teach a first-time homebuyer about these challenges and ensure this property buyer is prepared to take a diligent approach to purchasing a home.

Typically, a real estate agent will set up home showings, offer honest, unbiased homebuying recommendations and negotiate with home sellers on a homebuyer's behalf. This housing market professional will even keep a homebuyer up to date about new houses, ensuring homebuyers can pounce on opportunities to acquire great houses as soon as they become available.

For a first-time homebuyer, there is no need to leave anything to chance. But with the aforementioned tips, a first-time homebuyer can accelerate the homebuying process and improve his or her chances of purchasing a stellar house at an affordable price.



8 Holmes St, Ayer, MA 01432

Rental

$2,100
Price

5
Rooms
3
Beds
2
Baths
Newly renovated, first floor unit with 3 generously sized bedrooms and 2 full bathrooms. Gleaming hardwood floors in the living room, hall and two of the bedrooms. The kitchen has all new cabinetry and is fully of appliances to include refrigerator, stove, dishwasher and microwave.
Open House
No scheduled Open Houses





14 Spaulding Road, Townsend, MA 01469

Rental

$1,550
Price

5
Rooms
3
Beds
1
Baths
Three bedroom unit available for a June 1, 2021 move in. Unit to be professionally cleaned prior to occupancy. There is plenty of space for a table in the kitchen, the living room is generously sized and open concept for your enjoyment. The rear deck leads to the common yard area for your seasonal activities and or entertaining. Great commuter location to all points including the NH boarder. Local shopping just down the street on Route 119 to Townsend Center.
Open House
No scheduled Open Houses




This Condo in Ayer, MA recently sold for $260,000. This Townhouse style home was sold by Ron Morrison & Pat Bagni-Latimer - MA Real Estate Center.com.


55 Littleton Rd, Ayer, MA 01432

Condo

$260,000
Price
$260,000
Sale Price

5
Rooms
2
Beds
1/1
Full/Half Baths
Two bedroom unit available in the sought after Nashoba Village community ! Professionally managed condo community of 118 units. Complex has been freshly paved. Conveniently located, minutes to Route 2, 495, 110, 111 & commuter rail in down-town Ayer. Additional storage area & laundry in unfinished part of basement; bulkhead. -Special assessment payments of $36.39/mo. for recent paving project. Cats & small dogs allowed; must be approved by Trustees & registered annually.





47 Park Ave Extension, Arlington, MA 02476

Multi-Family

$1,350,000
Price

3
Units
3,039
Approx. GLA
This pristine brick three family home is located minutes from Route 2 in the Arlington Heights section of Arlington. The first floor and second floor units are mirrors of each other. They have 3 bedrooms, spacious and bright kitchens leading to a large dining room and living room. The first floor has refinished hardwood flooring, freshly painted rooms, pristine original woodworking and a fireplace. The second floor unit has hardwood floors and a sunroom on the front of the unit. The third floor is a one bedroom unit. The lot has a large off street parking area. In the past, the owner has leased spaces to neighbors. The rents are $2550 (Second Floor) and $1750 (Third Floor). The first floor is vacant. The bus line to Harvard Square is nearby. See showing Instructions.
Open House
No scheduled Open Houses

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