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Posted by Fitzgerald and Associates Real Estate on 11/9/2018

As a first-time homebuyer, it is easy to feel plenty of optimism as you search for your dream residence. And if you find your ideal house, it may seem likely that a home seller will accept your offer on the residence right away.

However, it is important to remember that a home seller might reject a first-time homebuyer's proposal, regardless of whether this homebuyer submits a competitive offer. In this scenario, a homebuyer needs to know how to move forward and continue to pursue his or her perfect residence.

What should a first-time homebuyer do if a home seller rejects an offer on a home? Here are three tips that every first-time homebuyer needs to know.

1. Learn from the Experience

If a home seller rejects an offer on a house, there is no need to worry. In fact, a first-time homebuyer may be able to resubmit an offer and find out why a home seller rejected his or her initial offer.

For example, a first-time homebuyer may lack financing at the time that he or she submits an offer on a house. But if a homebuyer gets approved for a mortgage and returns with a new offer, he or she may be more likely than before to gain a home seller's approval.

On the other hand, a homebuyer should be ready to move forward with a home search if necessary. Thus, if a home offer is rejected, try not to get too emotional. Instead, a homebuyer should be prepared to reenter the housing market and start his or her search for the perfect home from stage one.

2. Don't Dwell on the Past

For a first-time homebuyer, it can be frustrating and annoying to conduct a home search, find the ideal home and receive a rejection after a proposal to buy the house is submitted. But there is no reason to dwell on the past for too long, as doing so may force a homebuyer to miss out on opportunities to pursue other residences.

Remember, the housing market often features dozens of outstanding houses to match all homebuyers' price ranges. This means if you receive a rejection on one home proposal, you can always restart a home search. And ultimately, a diligent homebuyer should have no trouble discovering a terrific residence, even if his or her initial offer on a residence is rejected.

3. Consult with a Real Estate Agent

A real estate agent is a housing market expert who understands what it takes to submit a competitive offer on a house. Therefore, he or she will help you prepare a fair offer on a home before you submit it.

If a home offer is rejected, a real estate agent can help you alleviate stress. This housing market professional may be able to explain why the offer was rejected and help you plan your next steps in the homebuying journey.

Don't worry if your first offer on a house is rejected – conversely, use these tips, and you can move one step closer to acquiring a stellar residence that matches or exceeds your expectations.




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Posted by Fitzgerald and Associates Real Estate on 11/2/2018

Buying a home may prove to be challenging, regardless of where you decide to search for a house. However, if you are aggressive in your pursuit of your dream residence, you could speed up your home search.

Now, let's take a look at three tips to help you stay aggressive during your quest to find your dream house.

1. Keep Track of the Local Housing Market

You know you want to purchase a house in a particular city or town, but residences are selling quickly. Fortunately, if you monitor the local housing sector, you may be better equipped than other buyers to pounce at an opportunity to acquire a terrific residence at a budget-friendly price.

Be persistent in your home search. Review the local housing market daily, and if a home becomes available that you want to check out, schedule a showing right away.

Of course, once you find your dream house, don't hesitate to submit an offer to purchase it. Because the longer you wait to submit a homebuying proposal, the more likely it becomes that a rival homebuyer could acquire this residence.

2. Attend Open Houses

An open house provides an excellent opportunity to walk through a residence at your convenience. Then, if you believe a home is right for you following an open house, you can schedule a showing or submit an offer to purchase.

If you attend an open house, take notes when you identify things you like or dislike about a residence. These notes may help you make an informed decision about how to proceed with a home after an open house.

Ask questions during an open house, too. Remember, a seller's agent is on hand during this event, and he or she can provide you with home insights that you may struggle to obtain elsewhere.

3. Work with a Real Estate Agent

Although you may believe you possess the skills and expertise to quickly discover your dream residence, it never hurts to get extra help. And if you hire a real estate agent, you can receive comprehensive assistance as you work diligently to acquire a house that suits you perfectly.

A real estate agent is committed to a buyer's success, and as such, will do whatever it takes to help a buyer accomplish the best-possible results. Therefore, if a buyer wants to purchase a house near a beach, a real estate agent can keep this individual up to date as new beachfront residences become available. On the other hand, if a buyer is operating on a tight budget, a real estate agent will help this individual find a wonderful house that falls within his or her price range.

As you get set to conduct an in-depth home search, it generally helps to prepare for the homebuying journey. Thanks to the aforementioned tips, you can take an aggressive approach to accelerate your home search and boost the likelihood of acquiring a house that you can enjoy for years to come.




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Posted by Fitzgerald and Associates Real Estate on 11/1/2018

This Single-Family in Woburn, MA recently sold for $390,000. This Colonial style home was sold by - Fitzgerald and Associates Real Estate.


9 Elijah St, Woburn, MA 01801

Single-Family

$379,900
Price
$390,000
Sale Price

8
Rooms
4
Beds
1
Baths
This amazing property just needs a little love and will be the perfect place to call home! This four bedroom one bath home with 1,800 sq. ft. is a commuters dream with an extremely location on a quiet street just minutes to Route 95 and Burlington! Don't miss out at just $379,900

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Posted by Fitzgerald and Associates Real Estate on 10/30/2018


20 Susan Dr, Reading, MA 01867

Single-Family

$799,900
Price

9
Rooms
4
Beds
2
Baths
How hard is it to find a REALLY nice house, on a cul-de-sac with a pool overlooking a golf course in Reading? Well, here you are. One of a VERY FEW homes in Reading with this amazing view! The yard is beautiful in itself.....with a large storage shed. The course is impeccably maintained by Meadow Brook Golf Course (with a membership allows access to Golf, Clubhouse and Pool). This 4 bedroom Cape is in move-in condition! The open concept kitchen and dining room is beautifully decorated with hardwood floors, granite and a pellet stove. Gorgeous built-ins in the living room. Master bedroom is large with a Juliet balcony overlooking the yard. Reading has top rated school systems with easy access to Routes 95, 93 and 28. The commuter rail in to north station has resident parking permits at the station. Reading also boasts an adorable downtown with restaurants, shops and coffee shops all locally owned.
Open House
Friday
November 02 at 5:00 PM to 6:30 PM
Commuter open house!!!
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Posted by Fitzgerald and Associates Real Estate on 10/29/2018


20 Susan Dr, Reading, MA 01867

Single-Family

$799,900
Price

9
Rooms
4
Beds
2
Baths
How hard is it to find a REALLY nice house, on a cul-de-sac with a pool overlooking a golf course in Reading? Well, here you are. One of a VERY FEW homes in Reading with this amazing view! The yard is beautiful in itself.....with a large storage shed. The course is impeccably maintained by Meadow Brook Golf Course (with a membership allows access to Golf, Clubhouse and Pool). This 4 bedroom Cape is in move-in condition! The open concept kitchen and dining room is beautifully decorated with hardwood floors, granite and a pellet stove. Gorgeous built-ins in the living room. Master bedroom is large with a Juliet balcony overlooking the yard. Reading has top rated school systems with easy access to Routes 95, 93 and 28. The commuter rail in to north station has resident parking permits at the station. Reading also boasts an adorable downtown with restaurants, shops and coffee shops all locally owned.
Open House
Friday
November 02 at 5:00 PM to 6:30 PM
Commuter open house!!!
More Open Houses
Cannot make the Open Houses?
Location: 20 Susan Dr, Reading, MA 01867    Get Directions

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