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As a homebuyer, entering the real estate market with insights into what it takes to find the perfect house is essential.

Becoming an expert homebuyer, however, may seem impossible at times. Lucky for you, we're here to help you gain the knowledge and skills you need to make your homeownership dreams come true.

What does it take to become an expert homebuyer? Here are three tips to help you do just that.

1. Look at Real Estate Market Trends

The housing market ebbs and flows. Therefore, a seller's market today may transform into a buyer's market tomorrow.

Ultimately, the real estate market fluctuates constantly, and you'll want to learn as much as possible about the housing sector to ensure you can map out your homebuying journey accordingly.

In a buyer's market, there are usually more home sellers than buyers. This means homebuyers may be better equipped than ever before to secure a top-notch house at a budget-friendly price.

On the other hand, a seller's market features an abundance of homebuyers and a shortage of sellers. For homebuyers who operate in a seller's market, they may be forced to submit competitive offers on homes quickly, or risk missing out on a dream residence to a rival.

When you study the housing market, don't forget to check out the prices of residences that recently sold. By doing so, you can gain a better understanding of how much you'll likely need to pay to acquire a first-rate house based on the current state of the housing market.

2. Learn How a Mortgage Works

What differentiates a fixed-rate mortgage from an adjustable-rate option? An expert homebuyer will know the ins and outs of assorted mortgage options and select one that corresponds to his or her finances.

To learn about mortgages and how they work, you'll want to meet with credit unions and banks. These lenders can describe the different types of mortgages and the pros and cons associated with them.

Also, an expert homebuyer will get pre-approved for a mortgage. With a mortgage in hand, this homebuyer will be able to stick to a price range as he or she searches for the ideal home.

3. Collaborate with a Real Estate Agent

Let's face it – no homebuyer can afford to make mistakes. Fortunately, you can work with a real estate agent to receive expert guidance as you navigate the homebuying journey.

A real estate agent boasts the skills and know-how needed to streamline the homebuying process. He or she may have many years of housing market experience and is happy to teach you about the opportunities and challenges associated with buying a house.

Furthermore, a real estate agent will help you accelerate the homebuying cycle. He or she can set up home showings, negotiate with home sellers on your behalf and much more. That way, you can focus on what's important – finding a terrific house at an affordable price.

Take advantage of the aforementioned tips, and you can become an expert homebuyer.


Offering this Immaculate expanded Ranch with many features that is sure to impress. The main level is home to a fireplaced living room that is accented by a large bay window and fireplace; allowing plenty of natural light to illuminate the room. Adjacent to the living room is a dining room with an open flow to an updated kitchen and sun-room. The open design allows plenty of room for your family gatherings. The kitchen offers plenty of cabinets and countertop space; stainless steel appliances and granite countertops, this kitchen is sure to suit your needs. The lower level is home to a newly renovated basement currently being used as a family room and features a fireplace and bathroom. Hardwood floors on 1st level, ceramic tile on lower level, Central Air, 1 car garage and so much more. All of this is located on a fantastic 1/2 acre level fenced in back yard. You won't want to miss this opportunity to see this home! OPEN HOUSE THURSDAY, JULY 19TH FROM 5-7PM

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66 Francis Wyman Rd, Burlington, MA 01803

Single-Family

$510,000
Price

8
Rooms
3
Beds
1/1
Full/Half Baths
Offering this Immaculate expanded Ranch with many features that is sure to impress. The main level is home to a fireplaced living room that is accented by a large bay window and fireplace; allowing plenty of natural light to illuminate the room. Adjacent to the living room is a dining room with an open flow to an updated kitchen and sun-room. The open design allows plenty of room for your family gatherings. The kitchen offers plenty of cabinets and countertop space; stainless steel appliances and granite countertops, this kitchen is sure to suit your needs. The lower level is home to a newly renovated basement currently being used as a family room and features a fireplace and bathroom. Hardwood floors on 1st level, ceramic tile on lower level, Central Air, 1 car garage and so much more. All of this is located on a fantastic 1/2 acre level fenced in back yard. You won't want to miss this opportunity to see this home! OPEN HOUSE THURSDAY, JULY 19TH FROM 5-7PM
Open House
Thursday
July 19 at 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Cannot make the Open Houses?
Location: 66 Francis Wyman Rd, Burlington, MA 01803    Get Directions

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66 Francis Wyman Rd, Burlington, MA 01803

Single-Family

$510,000
Price

8
Rooms
3
Beds
1/1
Full/Half Baths
Offering this Immaculate expanded Ranch with many features that is sure to impress. The main level is home to a fireplaced living room that is accented by a large bay window and fireplace; allowing plenty of natural light to illuminate the room. Adjacent to the living room is a dining room with an open flow to an updated kitchen and sun-room. The open design allows plenty of room for your family gatherings. The kitchen offers plenty of cabinets and countertop space; stainless steel appliances and granite countertops, this kitchen is sure to suit your needs. The lower level is home to a newly renovated basement currently being used as a family room and features a fireplace and bathroom. Hardwood floors on 1st level, ceramic tile on lower level, Central Air, 1 car garage and so much more. All of this is located on a fantastic 1/2 acre level fenced in back yard. You won't want to miss this opportunity to see this home! OPEN HOUSE THURSDAY, JULY 19TH FROM 5-7PM
Open House
Thursday
July 19 at 5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Cannot make the Open Houses?
Location: 66 Francis Wyman Rd, Burlington, MA 01803    Get Directions

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This Single-Family in Burlington, MA recently sold for $445,000. This Ranch style home was sold by Joanna Schlansky - Showcase Of Homes, REALTORS®.


13 Sunset Drive, Burlington, MA 01803

Single-Family

$429,900
Price
$445,000
Sale Price

5
Rooms
3
Beds
1
Baths
Looking for a home on a gorgeous lot to make your own? Don't miss out on this 3 bedroom 1 bathroom ranch sitting on a sprawling oversized lot being sold "AS IS". This a a great project house with many possibilities. Fantastic location convenient to highways, shopping, public transportation, and more! Open House Sat, 5/19, & Sun, 5/20, 12-2. Offers to be reviewed after 3pm on Tuesday, May 22nd.

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