Cory Gracie | Northern Worcester County Real Estate


Entering the real estate market and buying your dream home may seem simple at first. However, problems may arise that make it tough to secure your ideal house at a price that matches your budget.

When it comes to finding the right home at the right price, it helps to prepare. Fortunately, we're here to help you get ready to enter the housing market and ensure you can quickly and effortlessly discover your dream residence.

Now, let's take a look at three tips to simplify the homebuying process.

1. Create Homebuying Criteria

Purchasing a house is rarely easy, particularly for a property buyer who has no idea how to kick off a home search. But if you establish homebuying criteria, you can speed up the process of going from homebuyer to homeowner.

Allocating time and resources to create homebuying criteria is essential because it forces you to consider where you want to live and what amenities you want to find in your dream residence. Plus, once you have homebuying criteria at your disposal, you can start your home search and move one step closer to acquiring your ideal residence.

2. Obtain Home Financing

Home financing is paramount, particularly for property buyers who want to avoid the risk of spending too much to purchase a house. Thankfully, banks and credit unions can teach you about a variety of mortgage options and help you secure the financing you need to buy a home.

Typically, a lender will meet with you and outline your mortgage options. It also will explain the differences between fixed- and adjustable-rate mortgages and respond to any of your mortgage concerns and questions. Then, after you review your mortgage options, a lender will help you make an informed home financing decision.

Don't wait to get home financing, either. If you have home financing in hand when you launch a home search, you may be better equipped than other buyers to quickly submit an offer to purchase a home.

3. Work with a Real Estate Agent

For those who want to avoid challenges throughout the homebuying journey, it generally is a good idea to collaborate with a real estate agent. In fact, a real estate agent will do everything possible to help you identify and resolve homebuying problems before they escalate.

A real estate agent is a housing market expert and is happy to assist you as you proceed along the homebuying journey. If you are interested in houses in specific cities and towns, a real estate agent will keep you up to date about residences that become available in these areas. Or, if you want to submit an offer to purchase a house, a real estate agent will help you put together a competitive homebuying proposal. Best of all, if you have homebuying concerns, a real estate agent will address them right away.

Ultimately, buying a house can be easy. Use the aforementioned tips, and you can streamline the homebuying cycle.



Lot 5 Sled Road, Ashburnham, MA 01430

North Ashburnham

Single-Family

$360,000
Price

6
Rooms
3
Beds
2/1
Full/Half Baths
New Construction Colonial is underway on this 2.6 acre! Beautiful country location for this 3-bedroom, 2.5 bath property with a two car garage. Still time to customize and make your own personal selections both on the exterior and interior. The first floor features an open floor plan including an eat-in kitchen and access to a 12x10 deck. Convenient first floor laundry. The master bedroom offers a walk-in closet and a full bathroom. The master bathroom has cathedral ceiling, a double sink vanity, linen closet and tub/shower. There are two other bedrooms and a full bath. With just a short drive you can enjoy Broadhurst Point at Lake Watatic. Minutes to Route 12 & Route 119 for easy commuting. Model home available.
Open House
Saturday
October 24 at 11:00 AM to 12:30 PM
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122 Brooks Road, Templeton, MA 01468

Single-Family

$424,900
Price

7
Rooms
3
Beds
2/1
Full/Half Baths
New construction Colonial is under way and adjacent to the Templewood Golf Course! This Colonial has three bedrooms, 2.5 baths and an attractive front bump. Open floor plan on the first floor including a front-to-back living room featuring a gas fireplace. Convenient 1st floor laundry in the half bath. Work or study from home with a finished 12x12 office with heat & central A/C. The master bedroom features a tray ceiling and a walk-in closet. In addition, there is a full master bathroom with a double sink vanity. Two other generous sized bedrooms and a full bath on the 2nd floor. Central A/C. Enjoy the 12x14 deck off kitchen area overlooking the golf course. Two car garage with openers and a side door access. Attractive level and cleared lot. In an area of other new homes. Town Water. House is currently under construction and completion expected October 30th. Other lots and house styles available.
Open House
Saturday
October 24 at 11:00 AM to 12:30 PM
Stop by to view this mostly finished house. Two other lots available on Brooks Road not yet on the market.
Cannot make the Open Houses?
Location: 122 Brooks Road, Templeton, MA 01468    Get Directions

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Lot 5 Sled Road, Ashburnham, MA 01430

North Ashburnham

Single-Family

$360,000
Price

6
Rooms
3
Beds
2/1
Full/Half Baths
New Construction Colonial is underway on this 2.6 acre! Beautiful country location for this 3-bedroom, 2.5 bath property with a two car garage. Still time to customize and make your own personal selections both on the exterior and interior. The first floor features an open floor plan including an eat-in kitchen and access to a 12x10 deck. Convenient first floor laundry. The master bedroom offers a walk-in closet and a full bathroom. The master bathroom has cathedral ceiling, a double sink vanity, linen closet and tub/shower. There are two other bedrooms and a full bath. With just a short drive you can enjoy Broadhurst Point at Lake Watatic. Minutes to Route 12 & Route 119 for easy commuting. Model home available.
Open House
Saturday
October 24 at 11:00 AM to 12:30 PM
Cannot make the Open Houses?
Location: Lot 5 Sled Road, Ashburnham, MA 01430    Get Directions

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Lot A-B Dunn Road, Ashburnham, MA 01430

North Ashburnham

Land

$65,000
Price

1.46
Acres
Residential
Land Type
Approved building lot on nice level and wooded lot. In an area of other newer houses. Property will convey with a town approved three bedroom septic design. Town water. Convenient to Routes 12 & 140.
Open House
No scheduled Open Houses






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