Svetlana Sheinina


Posted by Svetlana Sheinina on 8/11/2020

Purchasing a home in a seller's market may prove to be difficult. Fortunately, we're here to offer expert guidance to ensure you can find the best house at the lowest price, regardless of the present real estate sector's conditions.

Now, let's take a look at three tips to help you get ready to pursue a home in a seller's market.

1. Assess the Housing Market Closely

A seller's market likely features a shortage of high-quality houses. As such, you'll want to analyze the local real estate sector closely so you can identify your dream home faster than ever before.

Take a look at the prices of recently sold houses in your city or town. This information can help you understand the average price range for homes of all sizes in your area. You also should find out how long these homes were available before they sold to understand the current pace of the real estate market.

Furthermore, you should make a checklist of home must-haves and wants. Once you craft this checklist, you can assess the houses available in your city or town and map out your homebuying journey accordingly.

2. Get Pre-Approved for a Mortgage

In all likelihood, you'll need to act fast to acquire your ideal residence in a seller's market. If you have a mortgage in hand when you submit a home offer, you may boost your chances of receiving a "Yes" from a seller.

A home offer that is contingent on a buyer's approval for a mortgage often is far from ideal. If a seller receives this type of offer, he or she may be reluctant to accept it, as there are no guarantees a buyer will be able to obtain the necessary financing to acquire a home.

Comparatively, a buyer who gets pre-approved for a mortgage can enter a seller's market with a budget in hand. And if he or she finds a great house, this buyer can submit an offer without having to worry about getting financing at a later time.

To get pre-approved for a mortgage, you should meet with a variety of lenders. These financial institutions can teach you about a wide range of mortgage options and help you find the right mortgage based on your finances.

3. Collaborate with a Real Estate Agent

A seller's market can be tough to navigate, regardless of whether you're a first-time or experienced homebuyer. Thankfully, real estate agents are available who can guide you along the homebuying journey.

Typically, a real estate agent will learn about your homebuying goals. He or she then will keep you up to date about houses that meet your criteria, set up home showings and help you submit offers on residences. And if you ever have homebuying concerns or questions, a real estate agent is ready to respond to them at any time.

Prepare to buy a house in a seller's market use the aforementioned tips, and you can move one step closer to acquiring your dream residence.




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Posted by Svetlana Sheinina on 8/4/2020

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Before you plunk your hard-earned money down on a working luxury ranch, look at several factors, including location, features, your experience and business opportunities. The success of the ranch hinges on your experience or the people you hire to run the ranch. Even if it’s a private ranch where you might sell horses or cattle, you either need experience or need to hire people who have experience.

Type of Ranch

Determine what type of ranch you will have. A horse ranch, cattle ranch and a dude ranch are all different. The type of ranch will also determine the location of the ranch. Horse ranches need stables and corrals. You might need several barns, including a foaling barn, if you plan on raising and selling horses. Cattle ranches might need foaling barns, milking barns and separate barns and fields for steers and cows. A dude ranch is a working ranch that allows guests. In addition to the typical ranch buildings, you’ll also need a place for people to stay, whether you build a hotel-type building or you build separate cabins.

Location

Ranches are usually located well outside of town and cities because of the amount of area they take up. A smaller ranch might have 5,000 acres, while a large ranch could have tens of thousands of acres. The size of the ranch will determine the location.

Whether you buy raw land to make your own ranch or you buy an existing ranch, you must also look at the features of the land. Working ranches must have enough flat or slightly rolling areas for cattle or horses to graze. The entire ranch cannot be on the side of a mountain. If you want features for horse trails, whether for a dude ranch or for yourself, look for a property that is flat but encompasses part or all of a mountain. With such a large property, you’ll probably have some streams, but you may want larger water features, such as a pond, lake or a stream or river that runs year ‘round.

Working the Ranch

If you buy a turnkey ranch, be ready to go through the employees to determine whom you will keep. You might also wish to hire additional employees. If you buy a dude ranch, in addition to a ranch foreman and hands to work the horses or cattle, you’ll need to staff the guest quarters, including kitchen staff, front desk employees, maids and more.

Ranch Demographics

Finally, make sure the ranch demographics are what you want. For example, if you buy a dude ranch, where are the guest quarters located? Are they too close to the main house? Are they too close to the stables? Does the ranch have what you need for your plans, including enough barns, the proper equipment and the right features? Is the main house what you are looking for, or do you need to add on or tear it down and rebuilt to your specifications?

Because you have so many elements to consider, make a checklist of what you are looking for so that when you do visit luxury ranches for sale, you can make a better decision.




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Posted by Svetlana Sheinina on 7/30/2020


147 Mary St, Arlington, MA 02474

Single-Family

$738,000
Price

7
Rooms
3
Beds
1/1
Full/Half Baths
SOCIALLY DISTANT BLOCK PARTY AND OPEN HOUSE, FRI, 07/24 5-7:30pm.Come meet your new neighbors! Charming East Arlington village Colonial with distinctive roof lines creating wonderful curb appeal! Interior of the home with high ceilings, living room with large triple window and fireplace is extremely well balanced; Comfortable living area: living room with adjacent den/office; kitchen and dining room at the back of the house. All freshly painted, with hardwood floors throughout. The private and tranquil back yard offers blueberries, cherries, grapes, and flowers, on manageable level grounds, surrounded by lush green shrubs and bushes. Unbeatable location with enjoyable walk to Alewife red line station. Many parks abound with Magnolia Park and evening sunsets at Spy Pond Park just a short walk away. Enjoy nature riding the Minuteman bike trail - All convenient to restaurants and shops of Mass Ave. Live so close to Boston yet able to immerse oneself in nature.
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Posted by Svetlana Sheinina on 7/30/2020


597 Great Elm, Acton, MA 01718

Condo

$340,000
Price

6
Rooms
3
Beds
2/1
Full/Half Baths
Must see! One of the kind! Tastefully remodeled bright & sunny 6 rms, 3 br, 2,5 bath, 2 fireplaces unit in a the Village of Nagog Woods! First floor has a spacious living & dining room with wood burning fireplace & three sets of sliders to a large patio; remodeled eat-in kitchen with French doors to the living room and sliders to the patio, and remodeled half bath and laundry room. Upper level has three large bedrooms (one with fireplace) all with cathedral ceilings including master bedroom with double closets and remodeled tiled bath. The unit is nicely located in the complex. Great community plus the amenities Nagog Woods has to offer - a clubhouse, in-ground pool, exercise room and 6 tennis courts (3 night courts). Close to Nara Park, Nashoba Valley ski area, Quail Ridge Golf Course, restaurants and shopping.OH -7/31 5:30-7PM, 08/01 12-2 pm.
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Posted by Svetlana Sheinina on 7/30/2020


597 Great Elm, Acton, MA 01718

Condo

$340,000
Price

6
Rooms
3
Beds
2/1
Full/Half Baths
Must see! One of the kind! Tastefully remodeled bright & sunny 6 rms, 3 br, 2,5 bath, 2 fireplaces unit in a the Village of Nagog Woods! First floor has a spacious living & dining room with wood burning fireplace & three sets of sliders to a large patio; remodeled eat-in kitchen with French doors to the living room and sliders to the patio, and remodeled half bath and laundry room. Upper level has three large bedrooms (one with fireplace) all with cathedral ceilings including master bedroom with double closets and remodeled tiled bath. The unit is nicely located in the complex. Great community plus the amenities Nagog Woods has to offer - a clubhouse, in-ground pool, exercise room and 6 tennis courts (3 night courts). Close to Nara Park, Nashoba Valley ski area, Quail Ridge Golf Course, restaurants and shopping.OH -7/31 5:30-7PM, 08/01 12-2 pm.
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July 31 at 5:30 PM to 7:00 PM
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