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Posted by Clements Realty Group on 3/27/2020

The ultimate goal of a home search is to find a residence that matches or exceeds your expectations. To enjoy a rewarding homebuying experience, you need to prepare accordingly.

Now, let's take a look at three tips to help you reap the benefits of a successful homebuying experience.

1. Narrow Your House Search

Think about where you want to live. By doing so, you can refine your home search and look for houses in your preferred cities and towns.

Also, creating a list of homebuying criteria usually is a good idea. This list can include home must-haves and wants, and ultimately, will help you further narrow your house search.

2. Get Pre-Approved for a Mortgage

Purchasing a house can be simple, particularly for those who get pre-approved for a mortgage. With a mortgage in hand, you can enter the real estate market with a budget. Then, you can pursue houses that fall within your price range and speed up your search for your dream home.

To get pre-approved for a mortgage, it is important to review all of the mortgage options at your disposal. Meet with banks and credit unions and discuss various mortgage options. This will allow you to learn about the differences between adjustable- and fixed-rate mortgages and find a mortgage that corresponds to your finances.

In addition, don't hesitate to ask mortgage questions when you meet with banks and credit unions. Lenders employ friendly, knowledgeable mortgage specialists, and these professionals will do everything possible to help you make an informed mortgage decision.

3. Work with a Real Estate Agent

A rewarding homebuying experience may be tough to achieve if you decide to pursue a house on your own. Thankfully, real estate agents are available who can provide plenty of guidance along the homebuying journey and ensure you can accomplish your desired results.

If you work with a real estate agent, you can take the guesswork out of purchasing a house. First, a real estate agent will meet with you and learn about you and your homebuying goals. This housing market professional then will craft a homebuying strategy to help you achieve the best-possible results as quickly as possible.

In addition, a real estate agent will keep you up to date about open house events, set up home showings and help you analyze the housing market. If you discover your dream house, a real estate agent will help you put together a competitive offer to purchase this home. Plus, if you have concerns or questions at any point during the homebuying journey, a real estate agent can respond to them.

When it comes to simplifying the homebuying experience, hiring a real estate agent is essential. Because if you have a top-notch real estate agent at your side, you can get the help you need to seamlessly navigate the homebuying journey.

Ready to find your dream house? Use the aforementioned tips, and you can enjoy a rewarding homebuying experience.




Categories: Buying a Home   buying tips  


Posted by Clements Realty Group on 3/26/2020


158 EUTAW AVE, Lynn, MA 01902

Rental

$1,900
Price

5
Rooms
2
Beds
1
Baths
First floor of two family, 5 rooms, 2 beds, can be used as a 3 bedroom for increased rent price of $2200. Tenant pays gas heat/HW and electric. Cat OK, no dogs. Absolutely no smoking. Available now. Hardwood floors being refinished this week. Kitchen and bath just renovated, new tile flooring. New carpet in one of the bedrooms, and new vinyl flooring in back enclosed potch/sunroom. There is also yard space. First, last, and $1500 fee required to move in.
Open House
No scheduled Open Houses

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Tags: Lynn   Real Estate   01902   Rental  
Categories: New Homes  


Posted by Clements Realty Group on 3/21/2020

This Multi-Family in Lynn, MA recently sold for $650,000. This style home was sold by - Clements Realty Group.


9 Ocean Terrace, Lynn, MA 01902

Multi-Family

$649,900
Price
$650,000
Sale Price

2
Units
3,749
Approx. GLA
Large two and half family home just steps to the ocean located in the Diamond district. This beautiful home features a large 5 room 2 bedroom unit on the first floor. The second unit is 2 floors with 4 bedrooms 2 full bathrooms a large office, laundry room and a small bonus room. Both units have balconies with ocean views , large walk in closets, high ceilings and plenty of storage. Other features include a large basement, nice yard, and 3 car off street parking.Seller has just added a brand new forced hot air heating system for the first floor unit second floor unit is only 2 years old! Seller will pay a $5000 as a bonus to the buyers agent with a full price offer!

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Tags: Lynn   Real Estate   01902   Multi-Family  
Categories: Sold Homes  


Posted by Clements Realty Group on 3/20/2020

It’s easy to feel alienated when you move to a new city or town in today’s world. Traditionally, being friendly with neighbors was much more valued in decades past than it is now. And, with the help of things like Facebook and Skype, it’s easier to stay in touch with your old friends from your previous town than it is to make new ones in your new town. 

There is, however, much to be said about becoming involved in your local community. You’ll meet new people, discover new places to explore, and can make new friends in the process.

So, how can you go about involving yourself in your new town? Read on for our advice.

Say “hi” to the neighbors

Meeting the neighbors can be beneficial in a number of ways. They’ll be able to give you the lowdown on your neighborhood, including any issues you might want to be made aware of.

They’ll also be able to tell you if they notice anything strange or concerning around your house when you’re at work. And, if you go away on vacation, a good neighbor might volunteer to take in your mail for you or water your plants.

Find local events

There are a number of ways to find out what’s happening in your new town and get involved with them. Some places we recommend that you check frequently are:

  • Local newspapers and magazines

  • Library and town hall bulletin boards

  • Facebook groups for your town

  • Craigslist community boards

  • Meetup.com groups

You could also check out some local businesses, including cafes and restaurants, to introduce yourself to some of the people who likely live and work in your town.

Learn a new skill

One of the best ways to become involved in your new community is to find out what classes are offered nearby and to join one that you’re interested in. If fitness and wellness are one of your priorities you could consider joining a yoga or fitness class.

If you’re more into crafting, see what classes are available at the local library. And, while you’re there, ask the librarians for recommendations for local places to visit, whether it be museums or specialty stores.

Volunteer your time or skills

If you’d like to give back to your community a great way to do so is to volunteer for a local cause. Many cities and towns have neighborhood or park cleanups. Others have food pantries and assistance for the elderly.

If you have a skill that you think could be useful, such as carpentry or graphic design, find out if any local groups could use your skill.

Go to town meetings

If you want to quickly learn some of the ongoing issues and conversations in your town the weekly or monthly town meetings are a great way to familiarize yourself. Most towns and cities post their meeting schedule online and even offer recordings of past meetings if you want to get a feel for what the meetings are like before attending.

Other places that meetings are held that could be of interest are the local library, churches or spiritual centers, and parks or the town common.




Tags: moving   community   involved  
Categories: moving   community   involved  


Posted by Clements Realty Group on 3/19/2020

This Condo in Methuen, MA recently sold for $180,000. This Garden style home was sold by - Clements Realty Group.


23 Pilgrim Circle, Methuen, MA 01844

Condo

$159,000
Price
$180,000
Sale Price

4
Rooms
2
Beds
1
Baths
2 Bed 1 Full Bath TOP FLOOR unit! Freshly cleaned and fresh neutral paint throughout the home showcase the bright and sunny appeal in this unit! Living space is open to kitchen and features a double coat closet for plenty of storage. Enjoy sitting outside in the fresh air on your private deck! The kitchen has tile flooring, updated white appliances, stainless steel large bowl sink and feels fully equipped with dishwasher and vent hood! Master bedroom is large and bright with ceiling fan and double closet. Bathroom has neutral tile and plenty of storage space with a linen closet, large vanity and sunk-in medicine cabinet! All rooms have been painted along with trim, making this feel move in ready! Ceiling fans and central A/C keep you cool all year! 1 off street parking space and various visitor spots throughout the complex. Perfect for commuters, located just minutes away from highway access to 495, 213 & 93. Minutes from shopping & restaurants at the local favorite "The Loop".

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Tags: Real Estate   Condo   Methuen   01844  
Categories: Sold Homes  




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