Sonia Rollins
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Posted by Sonia Rollins on 8/18/2019

If you’re in the market to buy a home soon, you probably have a long list of things to look for. You also are most likely focused on savings and shopping around for the best mortgage rates. You may know everything that you should do when you’re buying a home, but has anyone told you what you shouldn’t do? Read on to discover some of the worst practices of people searching for a home. 


Lack Of Research


You need to search for a home before you even set out to look at properties in person. While you’ll want to work with a realtor, you should know what you want before you start working with him. Your agent will be able to set up alerts for you that enable you to see properties put on the market as soon as they become available. This search will be tailored to your wants such as a large yard, master bathroom, or separate dining area. If you understand what your needs will cost you in relation to your budget ahead of time, working with a real estate agent will be a more fruitful experience.


Not Letting Your Real Estate Agent Do Their Job


Real estate agents are experts in the housing market. Your agent will research prices and help you to understand what a reasonable offer on a property will be. Your agent has the tools to get you the information you need to make an informed offer on a property. Sellers get insulted if an offer is well below the asking price. Trust that your agent knows what he’s talking about. 


You’ll have a close relationship with your agent throughout the house hunting process. You’ll need to make arrangements with your agent to go to open houses and home showings. Your agent will accommodate you to the best of his ability. All you need to do is communicate with them. 


Not Looking Beyond The Online Search


If you are out and about and see a property for sale that interests you, don’t assume that it’s out of your reach. Sometimes the online searches miss things. A property may include (or not include) something that you’re looking for. You can take down the address where you saw the “for sale” sign and speak with your real estate agent about it.


Skimming Over Properties


When you have the opportunity to look at a property, really take the time to view it. You can miss a lot of details by quickly going over a property due to your first impression. There’s a lot of things that you may not see if you don’t look at the details of a home as you walk through it.       





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Posted by Sonia Rollins on 8/15/2019


75 Bedford St, Burlington, MA 01803

Single-Family

$689,000
Price

9
Rooms
6
Beds
3/1
Full/Half Baths
Possibilities are endless in this oversized colonial on a well manicured corner lot. Over 3300 sq ft of living space - this home boasts a large eat in kitchen, a tucked away den, a dining area, oversized fireplaced family room as well as a formal living room (currently being used as an office) all on the 1st floor. Generous sized bedrooms on the second floor with a spacious master bedroom and master bath. Lower level of the property is a permitted 2 bedroom in-law which was used for years as a family day care. Seperate entrance and driveway for the lower level makes this the perfect opportunity to have an in home business or your extended family stay with you. An expansive newly done driveway leads you to a detached garage that holds your car of course AND gives you a workspace area with A/C. To the other side, a large shed and fenced in play area. Exterior is mtce free with vinyl siding and a new roof. This one is worth seeing. Make your appt today and judge for yourself.
Open House
Sunday
August 18 at 12:30 PM to 2:30 PM
New Price!
Cannot make the Open Houses?
Location: 75 Bedford St, Burlington, MA 01803    Get Directions

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Posted by Sonia Rollins on 8/15/2019


3 Paula St, Burlington, MA 01803

Single-Family

$599,000
Price

6
Rooms
3
Beds
2
Baths
Perfect for first time homebuyers or those looking to downsize, this meticulously kept ranch awaits you. Home offers three bedrooms, two full baths, a family room addition on the first floor as well as an oversized two car garage with two driveways. Step in from your garage or side door to a mudroom landing area before you enter the eat in kitchen. You will appreciate the gleaming hardwood floors, the fireplaced living room as well as many updates throughout including newer windows, central air, updated decks and a finished lower level that has endless use opportunities. Located on a corner lot in a desirable neighborhood, this home is tucked away yet convenient to all major amenities. Make your appointment today and judge for yourself.
Open House
Sunday
August 18 at 12:30 PM to 2:30 PM
Cannot make the Open Houses?
Location: 3 Paula St, Burlington, MA 01803    Get Directions

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Posted by Sonia Rollins on 8/15/2019


13 Lowell St, Burlington, MA 01803

Single-Family

$549,000
Price

7
Rooms
3
Beds
3
Baths
Step onto the beautiful front porch and enter...you will immediately appreciate the old world charm that has been maintained beautifully in this property. Many details abound including built in cabinetry, mahogany window seat, high ceilings and so much more. Sit on your three season porch and look out onto your oversized lot for the neighborhood. Property sits on a beautiful corner that is tucked away yet minutes from all major amenities and conveniences. 1st floor has ample living space to entertain and relax with eat in kitchen, formal dining room, living room and den. In need of a first floor bedroom? Do what the current owners do and have the den convert to that. In need of an in law set up or teenage getaway? This home offers that too with a finished lower level family room with 3/4 bath and wet bar. 3 bedrooms, 3 baths and endless opportunity. Bring your finishing touches to this one and call it your own.
Open House
Saturday
August 17 at 12:30 PM to 2:30 PM
Cannot make the Open Houses?
Location: 13 Lowell St, Burlington, MA 01803    Get Directions

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Posted by Sonia Rollins on 8/14/2019


75 Bedford St, Burlington, MA 01803

Single-Family

$689,000
Price

9
Rooms
6
Beds
3/1
Full/Half Baths
Possibilities are endless in this oversized colonial on a well manicured corner lot. Over 3300 sq ft of living space - this home boasts a large eat in kitchen, a tucked away den, a dining area, oversized fireplaced family room as well as a formal living room (currently being used as an office) all on the 1st floor. Generous sized bedrooms on the second floor with a spacious master bedroom and master bath. Lower level of the property is a permitted 2 bedroom in-law which was used for years as a family day care. Seperate entrance and driveway for the lower level makes this the perfect opportunity to have an in home business or your extended family stay with you. An expansive newly done driveway leads you to a detached garage that holds your car of course AND gives you a workspace area with A/C. To the other side, a large shed and fenced in play area. Exterior is mtce free with vinyl siding and a new roof. This one is worth seeing. Make your appt today and judge for yourself.
Open House
No scheduled Open Houses

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