Posted by Mary Lou Buckley on 11/10/2019

Want to make your homeownership dream a reality? Get pre-approved for a mortgage, and a first-time homebuyer can move closer than ever before to acquiring his or her ideal residence.

Ultimately, there are many reasons to receive pre-approval for a mortgage, including:

1. You can establish a realistic homebuying budget.

Entering the housing market for the first time can be challenging. In fact, many first-time homebuyers struggle to establish realistic expectations before they begin their home search. And as a result, these homebuyers may end up spending too much for a house.

Fortunately, getting pre-approved for a mortgage enables a homebuyer to enter the real estate market with a budget in hand. This ensures a homebuyer can avoid the temptation to overspend on a residence.

Pre-approval for a mortgage also allows a homebuyer to map out his or her homebuying journey. With a plan in place, this homebuyer may be better equipped than others to acquire a top-notch residence that matches or exceeds his or her expectations.

2. You can speed up the homebuying journey.

Although a first-time homebuyer can always submit an offer on a home without a mortgage in hand, doing so may be tricky. In some cases, it may even slow down the homebuying process, especially if a homebuyer has to allocate significant time and resources to find a mortgage lender.

On the other hand, a homebuyer who gets pre-approved for a mortgage should have no trouble accelerating the property buying cycle. This homebuyer will know exactly how much money is at his or her disposal, and as a result, can speed up the homebuying journey.

3. You can gain a competitive advantage over rival homebuyers.

In many instances, a home seller may be more likely to accept a proposal from a first-time homebuyer who has been pre-approved for a mortgage versus an offer from a buyer who still needs to obtain a mortgage.

A homebuyer who has a mortgage likely won't have to wait too long to acquire a house. Conversely, a homebuyer who needs to apply for a mortgage after an offer has been submitted may need to wait many weeks or months to complete a home sale.

Clearly, there are many great reasons for a first-time homebuyer to receive pre-approval for a mortgage. For homebuyers who want to ensure the best results possible, it certainly helps to collaborate with an experienced real estate agent too.

An experienced real estate agent understands the ins and outs of the housing market and will do whatever it takes to help a homebuyer streamline the property buying journey. This housing market professional will set up home showings and negotiate with a home seller on a property buyer's behalf. Plus, he or she is happy to provide honest, unbiased recommendations to help a homebuyer make his or her homeownership dream come true.

Take the next step to acquire your dream residence get pre-approved for a mortgage today, and a first-time homebuyer can get the necessary financing to purchase his or her ideal house.




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Posted by Mary Lou Buckley on 11/7/2019


54 Deer Run Road, Boxford, MA 01921

Single-Family

$1,495,000
Price

13
Rooms
5
Beds
4/1
Full/Half Baths
UNSURPASSED LUXURY! This comfortable yet elegant BOYLE CONSTRUCTION home features 5 bedrooms & 4.5 bathrooms with 5500 sq ft of expansive living space plus an additional 1000 sq ft in LL & a built with the finest attention to detail and quiet elegance.The integrated floor plan provides seamless transition from room to room, blending both formal & informal living spaces making the home perfect for full scale entertaining & the casual family lifestyle. Magnificent mill-work & craftsmanship is displayed from the custom gourmet kitchen with SS appliances to the over-sized family room equipped with a "statement wood wall" with stone gas FP, truly making this the hub of the home. Elegantly appointed formal DR with wainscoting & fireplace and 1st floor study with a wall of built-ins! A designer staircase leads to the second floor hosting a magnificent master suite with luxurious spa like bath with radiant heat flooring and walk-in his and her closets. Layout lends itself to potential in-law!
Open House
Sunday
November 10 at 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM
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Posted by Mary Lou Buckley on 11/7/2019


12 Deer Run Rd Lot 9, Boxford, MA 01921

Single-Family

$1,275,000
Price

11
Rooms
4
Beds
3/1
Full/Half Baths
BOXFORD'S BEST KEPT SECRET...NEW LUXURY HOME BUILT BY BOYLE CONSTRUCTION!! STUNNING...4 bedroom Colonial style home to be built on a beautiful cul-de-sac street! SPECIAL FEATURES INCLUDE: hardi plank siding , spray foam insulation, GORGEOUS double sided fireplace, built-ins, custom cabinetry, custom trim through out, wainscoting and crown molding in study, light and bright sun room with wood ceiling and hardwood floors, hardwood on 1st floor and all bedrooms and second floor hall, cast iron tub and tile in bathrooms. Attached 38' x 28' 3 car garage!! FABULOUS floor plan! 9 foot ceilings in finished basement. 5 BR septic. DETAILS rarely seen in today's new homes! ALL PHOTOS ARE FACSIMILE PHOTOS.
Open House
Sunday
November 10 at 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM
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Posted by Mary Lou Buckley on 11/5/2019


4 Oxford Road, Windham, NH 03087

Single-Family

$489,900
Price

8
Rooms
4
Beds
2
Baths
WHAT'S NOT TO LOVE?....Meticulous and lovingly maintained 4 bedroom, 2 bath Cape is ready to move in! The integrated floor plan makes for a seamless transition from room to room starting with a sunlit eat in kitchen that is equipped with breakfast bar, stainless steel appliances and tile flooring and opening up to the dining area and living room with an abundance of windows and hardwood flooring. There is also a 1st floor bedroom/office and family room with sliders to the newly painted back deck and large, private fenced in yard making for your own private oasis. The second floor boasts 3 large bedrooms to include the Master bedroom, with all new carpeting! SPECIAL FEATURES INCLUDE: Central A/C on second floor, 2 car attached garage, covered porch, walkout daylight basement, skylights, ceiling fans, washer, dryer and more! Don't miss out!! WELCOME HOME!
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Sunday
November 10 at 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM
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Location: 4 Oxford Road, Windham, NH 03087    Get Directions

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Posted by Mary Lou Buckley on 11/5/2019


4 Oxford Road, Windham, NH 03087

Single-Family

$489,900
Price

4
Bedrooms
8
Rooms
2
Baths
WHAT'S NOT TO LOVE?....Meticulous and lovingly maintained 4 bedroom(3 bedroom septic), 2 bath Cape is ready to move in! The integrated floor plan makes for a seamless transition from room to room starting with a sunlit eat in kitchen that is equipped with breakfast bar, stainless steel appliances and tile flooring and opening up to the dining area and living room with an abundance of windows and hardwood flooring. There is also a 1st floor bedroom/office and family room with sliders to the newly painted back deck and large, private fenced in yard making for your own private oasis. The second floor boasts 3 large bedrooms to include the Master bedroom, with all new carpeting! SPECIAL FEATURES INCLUDE: Central A/C on second floor, 2 car attached garage, covered porch, walkout daylight basement, skylights, ceiling fans, washer, dryer and more! Don't miss out!! WELCOME HOME!
Open House
Sunday
November 10 at 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Cannot make the Open Houses?
Location: 4 Oxford Road, Windham, NH 03087    Get Directions






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