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Posted by Nelson Zide on 4/18/2018

Obtaining a home loan is a must for most homebuyers. However, assessing a wide range of home loan options and making the best-possible decision can be difficult, particularly for a buyer who is evaluating these options for the first time.

Lucky for you, we're here to help you perform a deep analysis of home loan options and make an informed decision.

Now, let's take a look at three tips to help you evaluate different home loan options.

1. Find Out How a Home Loan Works

The home loans that one lender offers may differ from the options provided by another lender. As such, you'll want to learn the ins and outs of each available home loan to guide your decision-making process.

Understanding how a home loan works may make it easy for you to discover your dream house too.

For example, if you get pre-approved for a home loan, you can enter the real estate market with a budget in hand. You then can use this amount to narrow your house search, which may lead to a fast, seamless homebuying experience.

2. Understand All of the Costs

The total amount that you pay each month under the terms of a home loan agreement may vary based on a variety of factors. Fortunately, if you understand all of the costs associated with a home loan, you may be able to find a loan that matches your finances.

Review all of the paperwork associated with a home loan as well. That way, you can find out the length of a home loan agreement and other relevant home loan information and proceed accordingly.

3. Get Expert Home Loan Insights

There is no such thing as "bad" questions about home loans. And if you're uncertain about how to proceed with a home loan, you can always receive expert guidance from a lender.

Oftentimes, lenders employ friendly, knowledgeable home loan specialists who can respond to your concerns and questions. If you meet with these specialists, you can get comprehensive home loan insights that you may struggle to obtain elsewhere.

As you get ready to pursue a home loan, you also may want to consult with a real estate agent. This housing market professional can help you get in touch with the best lenders in your area and secure a home loan in no time at all.

Of course, let's not forget about the assistance that a real estate agent can provide throughout the homebuying journey, either.

A real estate agent will serve as your guide to buying a house. He or she will help you hone your home search, explore top-notch residences in your city or town and find a residence that matches your expectations. Plus, a real estate agent will even negotiate with a seller's agent on your behalf to help you get the best price on your dream house.

Ready to make your homeownership dream come true? Use the aforementioned tips, and you can secure a home loan and take the next step toward purchasing your ideal residence.




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Posted by Nelson Zide on 4/17/2018


8 Maybury Road, Maynard, MA 01754

Single-Family

$365,000
Price

7
Rooms
4
Beds
2
Baths
Move-in condition hard-to-find 4-bedroom with 2 full baths. Has newer wall-to-wall in the dining room and hardwood in living room with fireplace. There is a slide to flat and wonderful new yard. Reeds Ferry shed and patio. Roof approximately 12 years old. New electric system in 2012. Features newer master bath with 2 seated shower and a kitchen with king-sized island and pantry closet. Most of the windows are new. Show and sell!
Open House
Sunday
April 22 at 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Cannot make the Open Houses?
Location: 8 Maybury Road, Maynard, MA 01754    Get Directions

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Posted by Nelson Zide on 4/11/2018

If you're getting ready to put your home on the market, one of the best things you can do is adopt a "go with the flow" attitude!

Unless market conditions are ideal and all the stars are in perfect alignment, there will probably be a few ups and downs on the road to getting your house sold!

In all probability, there will be encouraging days and a setback or two, but with the help of a resourceful real estate agent and a little planning on your part, good luck is sure to come your way! What do we mean by the word "luck" in this case? The answer to that question can be found in a quote by the ancient Roman philosopher, Seneca: "Luck is what happens when preparation meets opportunity!"

While a proactive real estate agent will create opportunities to attract potential buyers and present your home to its best advantage, the "preparation" part of the formula will mostly be up to you. Here are a few tips to help you make the most of that "window of opportunity" that opens up as soon as your agent puts your house on the market and plants a for sale sign in your front yard!

Curb appeal: Making a great impression from a street point-of-view can be one of your most effective forms of advertising. When your property looks neat, well maintained, and nicely landscaped, you'll be sending a positive message to potential buyers. By showing people that you have pride in ownership, they'll realize and appreciate the fact that your home has been well taken care of. Some homes require more preparation than others to convey that image, but when you pay attention to details, the desired results often follow.

Home staging: Staging your home for maximum impact involves strategies like arranging furniture in conversational groupings. In other words, if the configuration of your furniture lends itself to socializing, relaxation, and comfort, you'll be sending a positive message to people about the desirability of your home. It's also to your benefit to convey a feeling of spaciousness, cleanliness, and good taste. Although everyone has different taste when it comes to decorating, your real estate agent can offer helpful tips, based on their experience, objectivity, and training.

Most upgrades, repairs, and improvements to your house can potentially increase the chances of selling your home within the shortest period of time. Your agent can help you prioritize tasks you need to do to make a favorable impression on house hunters. They will provide you with professional advice on factors like cost effectiveness, urgency, and putting your best foot forward. In many cases, there are simple and relatively inexpensive measures you can take to improve your home's marketability, eye appeal, and perceived value.





Posted by Nelson Zide on 4/9/2018


8 Maybury Road, Maynard, MA 01754

Single-Family

$365,000
Price

7
Rooms
4
Beds
2
Baths
Move-in condition hard-to-find 4-bedroom with 2 full baths. Has newer wall-to-wall in the dining room and hardwood in living room with fireplace. There is a slide to flat and wonderful new yard. Reeds Ferry shed and patio. Roof approximately 12 years old. New electric system in 2012. Features newer master bath with 2 seated shower and a kitchen with king-sized island and pantry closet. Most of the windows are new. Show and sell!
Open House
No scheduled Open Houses

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Posted by Nelson Zide on 4/6/2018

This Condo in Framingham, MA recently sold for $145,000. This Garden,Low-Rise style home was sold by Nelson Zide - ERA Key Realty Services.


7 Weld St, Framingham, MA 01702

Condo

$149,900
Price
$145,000
Sale Price

4
Rooms
2
Beds
1
Baths
New price reflects work to be done. Very livable as is, but needs some updating. Corner unit, newly painted. New bathroom sink and renovated tub. Vinyl replacement windows. Master bedroom and living room wall a/c. Great access to common area, barbeque area & pool. Lots of green area. Location of unit has great access to pool, playground and play area. Show & sell!!

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