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Posted by Scott Adamson on 10/20/2019

When you are ready to buy a house, it pays to plan ahead to conduct a successful house search. That way, you can quickly and effortlessly navigate the real estate market and make your homeownership dream come true in no time at all.

Ultimately, you don't need to be a real estate expert to navigate the housing market like a pro. To better understand what it takes to complete a successful house search, let's take a look at three tips to ensure you can seamlessly go from homebuyer to homeowner.

1. Create Homebuying Criteria

If you plan to purchase a house in the foreseeable future, it helps to establish homebuying criteria. By doing so, you can enter the real estate market with a plan.

Think about where you want to reside. For example, if your goal is to live in the same small town as your family members and friends, you may want to hone your house search to properties in this town. Or, if you want to own a house that is close to your office in the city, you may want to pursue residences in or around the city itself.

Consider what differentiates your dream house from an ordinary home too. Thus, if you want to own a home that boasts an in-ground pool, dazzling garden or other distinct features, you should include these criteria in your homebuying strategy.

2. Get Pre-Approved for Home Financing

Lenders can help you get pre-approved for a mortgage prior to launching a home search. Then, you can establish a budget for the homebuying journey.

There is no shortage of mortgage options available, regardless of your credit score, income and outstanding debt. If you meet with banks and credit unions, you can learn about different mortgage options and select a mortgage that is sure to serve you well.

Of course, when you meet with lenders, don't hesitate to ask questions. Lenders employ friendly, knowledgeable mortgage specialists, and these professionals are happy to help you make an informed mortgage selection.

3. Hire a Real Estate Agent

A real estate agent can help you simplify your home search. In fact, with a real estate agent at your side, you can boost the likelihood of finding a terrific house at a budget-friendly price.

Generally, a real estate agent understands what it takes to pursue a home in any city or town, at any time. If you employ a real estate agent, you can get the help you need to accelerate your quest for your dream residence.

A real estate agent usually learns about a homebuyer's goals and maps out a homebuying plan. He or she sets up home showings and keeps a homebuyer up to date about new residences that fit a buyer's criteria. And if a homebuyer wants to submit an offer to purchase a residence, a real estate agent will help this buyer craft a competitive proposal.

Ready to buy a house? Use the aforementioned tips, and you can streamline your search for your ideal residence.





Posted by Scott Adamson on 10/19/2019


31 Overlook Rd, Wayland, MA 01778

Single-Family

$849,000
Price

9
Rooms
4
Beds
2/2
Full/Half Baths
Exceptional young custom colonial in a beautiful neighborhood setting. Crisp and clean architectural lines will draw you to explore all this wonderful home has to offer. Beautiful high end finishes throughout with custom moldings, hardwood floors, window pediments and more. Light and bright open foyer flows to a dramatic 2-story family room featuring a custom fieldstone fireplace complimented by flanking windows. Elegant Dining room with arched opening and crown molding details. Wonderful 1st floor master boasting a tray ceiling- sensational vaulted bath with skylight, double sinks, ceramic tile shower and walk-in closet with built-ins. Impeccably designed kitchen includes LOADS of cherry cabinets, granite countertops, stainless appliances,center island prep area opens to a perfect and LARGE breakfast area with walk-out bay window. Well proportioned bedrooms with very appealing vaulted bathroom. Finished low Rec rm and bath for that extra space you crave! Close to ALL commuting routes
Open House
Sunday
October 20 at 12:00 PM to 1:30 PM
Beautifully crafted custom colonial with sensational open floor plan! 2-story foyer AND dramatic 2-story family room showcasing a field stone fireplace. Cherry cabinet kitchen with center island prep area, granite countertops and sunny breakfast area. Large 1st floor study, elegant 1st floor master bedroom with vaulted bath. Full finished lower level with bath AND room for expansion. Ready to go, owner says SELL!
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Posted by Scott Adamson on 10/13/2019

Your pet is an essential member of your family. Keeping him or her health will give them a longer life, and you and your family more time to enjoy their loyal companionship. Pets have health-care needs that are in many ways much like that of humans. Moving is a particular stressor for pets. They are also vulnerable to diseases that only animals can be stricken with, and preventative care is essential for helping them avoid these.

Pet wellness embraces many areas of a healthy happy pet, so learn how you can identify and eliminate pet stress to give them a prolonged, more comfortable, healthier life.

Are you surprised to read that animals have stress? Stress affects our dogs and cats and various types of pets across the board. Pet stress, just like people stress, causes health problems, decrease the quality of life, causes depression, and shortens their lifespan. For these reasons, among others, it is necessary for pet owners to practice pet wellness by identifying if their pet is stressed and using the fundamental techniques to eliminate the anxiety to increase the quality of their petís life.

Stress Signs

Excessive shedding: The more stress your pet feels, the more she sheds. Shedding is also frequent with poor quality pet food, poor diet, and due to genetics, or lack of sunlight. Another condition causing excessive shedding is when the pores of the dog's skin do not close all the way allowing hair to fall continuously. Your veterinary doctors can determine if it is an illness or if your pet is under stress.

Aggression: A sick or injured pet may become aggressive if approached or stroked. But if your pet experiences anxiety from being in an unfamiliar environment, your petís aggression could be stress-related.Lack of or no appetite: Pets that are stressed, sick, or depressed often eat less or lose their appetite altogether. Poor appetite is another area that needs to be immediately addressed by your vet.

Passive behavior: The opposite of aggression, some pets become passive when under stress. If your usually playful pet seems uncharacteristically quiet, she may be experiencing anxiety.

Itching: Itching is a sign of several things such as fleas, ticks, lice, or a skin allergy; but it can also be a sign of stress if your dog or cat is scratching more than usual. Eliminate the possibility of pests and allergies first. Then, consider what could be causing your petís stress.

Happy Pet Signs

- Curious

- Playful

- Shows recognition of people he knows

- Normal stools and elimination habits that are rarely disturbed

- Overall happy appearance and behavior

- A healthy appetite

Stress is not the cause for all problems your pet may encounter, but it should certainly never be ruled out. Give your pet the quality of life he deserves by ensuring his meals, treats, exercise, training, lifestyle, grooming, and environment are healthy ones and appropriate for his breed and age. Giving your pet a wholesome natural diet free from pool qualify ingredients and unhealthy additives will maintain her inner and outer beauty as well as protect her from disease. Maintain your petís health further by doing your level best to eliminate pet stress and enhance the length and quality of your petís life.

Talk to your professional realtor about homes that provide a pet-friendly environment.




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Posted by Scott Adamson on 10/11/2019


72 Farrington Street, Quincy, MA 02170

Multi-Family

$778,000
Price

2
Units
2,378
Approx. GLA
Don't miss this fantastic opportunity! Sensational two-family home in the heart of Wollaston-superbly located with easy and quick access to shopping, restaurants and the North Quincy red line T station! Great NEW exterior brick stairs-capped in granite lead to a fabulous porch/sunroom with new floors. Beautifully refinished hardwood flrs throughout set the tone- featuring a light and bright 1st floor with large liv rm-easily converted to bdrm, sunny dining rm & another huge bdrm!. Great kitchen- loads of cabinets, gas cooking and walk-in pantry/ laundry rm. The second floor is a knock-out with 4 bedrooms and two full baths! Spacious living room, formal dining room with corner hutch, and kitchen with maple cabinets. The 3rd floor is sure to please with 2 large bedrooms, gathering area and full bath! The basement includes newly poured concrete floor, separate utilities, newer furnaces, circuit breakers-neat as a pin! Private fenced rear yard with shed, plenty of off-street parking.Hurry
Open House
Sunday
October 13 at 12:00 PM to 2:00 PM
New price and Fabulous! Don't miss this special 2-family home in the premier Wollaston neighborhood. Excellent location close to the T, shopping and more!
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Location: 72 Farrington Street, Quincy, MA 02170    Get Directions

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Posted by Scott Adamson on 10/11/2019


31 Overlook Rd, Wayland, MA 01778

Single-Family

$849,000
Price

9
Rooms
4
Beds
2/2
Full/Half Baths
Exceptional young custom colonial in a beautiful neighborhood setting. Crisp and clean architectural lines will draw you to explore all this wonderful home has to offer. Beautiful high end finishes throughout with custom moldings, hardwood floors, window pediments and more. Light and bright open foyer flows to a dramatic 2-story family room featuring a custom fieldstone fireplace complimented by flanking windows. Elegant Dining room with arched opening and crown molding details. Wonderful 1st floor master boasting a tray ceiling- sensational vaulted bath with skylight, double sinks, ceramic tile shower and walk-in closet with built-ins. Impeccably designed kitchen includes LOADS of cherry cabinets, granite countertops, stainless appliances,center island prep area opens to a perfect and LARGE breakfast area with walk-out bay window. Well proportioned bedrooms with very appealing vaulted bathroom. Finished low Rec rm and bath for that extra space you crave! Close to ALL commuting routes
Open House
Saturday
October 12 at 1:00 PM to 2:30 PM
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