Kim Duke - WEICHERT, REALTORS® - Briarwood Real Estate



Posted by Kim Duke on 5/28/2018

Buying a condo may seem like an uphill climb, particularly for those who are browsing the real estate market for the first time. Lucky for you, we're here to help you take the guesswork out of finding the right condo.

What does it take to locate a high-quality condo at an affordable price? Here are three tips that every first-time condo buyer needs to know.

1. Explore a Wide Range of Condos

The real estate market is filled with many first-rate condos, and the sheer volume of properties that are available may feel overwhelming at times. Therefore, you should allocate the necessary time and resources to find a condo that suits you perfectly.

Don't be afraid to check out several condos over the course of a few days or weeks. By doing so, you can better understand what you'd like to find in the ideal condo.

Of course, if you fall in love with a condo, you should be ready to submit an offer. That way, you can avoid the risk of missing out on a great condo that matches or exceeds your expectations.

2. Determine How You'll Pay for a Condo

Many property buyers get pre-approved for a mortgage, and for good reason. With a mortgage in hand, you'll know exactly what you can afford as you review the real estate market.

Meet with a variety of banks and credit unions. These lenders will be able to provide you with multiple mortgage options and respond to your financing concerns and queries.

Also, keep in mind that the price of a condo may extend beyond your monthly mortgage payments.

In many instances, condo communities have homeowners' associations (HOAs) in place that will charge monthly fees. Learn about any HOA fees in advance, and you'll know exactly what you'll need to pay each month to live in a particular condo community.

3. Work with a Real Estate Agent

No one should be forced to evaluate condos on their own. Fortunately, you can hire a real estate agent to streamline the process of finding a terrific condo.

A real estate agent with condo experience understands the hurdles that may arise during a condo search. As such, he or she will do whatever it takes to ensure you can get the best results possible as you look for the perfect condo.

For instance, a real estate agent will set up condo showings and keep you up to date about open houses. This real estate professional will even negotiate with a condo seller on your behalf, which means you won't have to worry about breaking your budget to purchase a stellar condo.

Employing a real estate agent enables you to get expert advice at each stage of the condo buying process too. Thus, you can receive instant responses to your condo buying questions at any time.

Simplify the process of buying your first condo – use the aforementioned tips, and you can boost your chances of acquiring a superb condo at a budget-friendly price.




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Posted by Kim Duke on 5/15/2018


27 Ellington St, Boston, MA 02121

Condo

$385,000
Price

5
Rooms
3
Beds
2
Baths
HUGE PRICE REDUCTION!!!!!!! This Spacious 3 Bedroom 2 Bath Condo is Located by Franklin Park Zoo, within Walking distance to Train and TWO Deeded Off Street Parking Spaces is a Must See! Most of the Unit has been Freshly Painted. Eat in Kitchen with Stainless Steel Appliances and Spacious Deck. Master Bedroom has Master Bath with Tub/Shower and Private Balcony. Large Living Room with lots of Natural light, Two additional Large Bedrooms with Great closet space and In Unit Laundry Room for Side by Side Washer and Dryer. There is also Additional Storage Space in Basement. Open House Saturday May 19th from 1PM - 4 PM !
Open House
Saturday
May 19 at 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Cannot make the Open Houses?
Location: 27 Ellington St, Boston, MA 02121    Get Directions

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Tags: Real Estate   Condo   Open House   Boston   02121  
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Posted by Kim Duke on 5/15/2018


27 Ellington St, Boston, MA 02121

Condo

$385,000
Price

5
Rooms
3
Beds
2
Baths
HUGE PRICE REDUCTION!!!!!!! This Spacious 3 Bedroom 2 Bath Condo is Located by Franklin Park Zoo, within Walking distance to Train and TWO Deeded Off Street Parking Spaces is a Must See! Most of the Unit has been Freshly Painted. Eat in Kitchen with Stainless Steel Appliances and Spacious Deck. Master Bedroom has Master Bath with Tub/Shower and Private Balcony. Large Living Room with lots of Natural light, Two additional Large Bedrooms with Great closet space and In Unit Laundry Room for Side by Side Washer and Dryer. There is also Additional Storage Space in Basement. Open House Saturday May 19th from 1PM - 4 PM !
Open House
No scheduled Open Houses

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Tags: Real Estate   Condo   Boston   02121  
Categories: Price Change  


Posted by Kim Duke on 4/30/2018


27 Ellington St, Boston, MA 02121

Condo

$388,000
Price

5
Rooms
3
Beds
2
Baths
HUGE PRICE REDUCTION!!!!!!! This Spacious 3 Bedroom 2 Bath Condo is Located by Franklin Park Zoo, within Walking distance to Train and TWO Deeded Off Street Parking Spaces is a Must See! Most of the Unit has been Freshly Painted. Eat in Kitchen with Stainless Steel Appliances and Spacious Deck. Master Bedroom has Master Bath with Tub/Shower and Private Balcony. Large Living Room with lots of Natural light, Two additional Large Bedrooms with Great closet space and In Unit Laundry Room for Side by Side Washer and Dryer. There is also Additional Storage Space in Basement. Open House Saturday May 5th from 12 Noon - 3 PM !
Open House
Saturday
May 05 at 12:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Cannot make the Open Houses?
Location: 27 Ellington St, Boston, MA 02121    Get Directions

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Tags: Real Estate   Condo   Open House   Boston   02121  
Categories: Open House  


Posted by Kim Duke on 4/30/2018


27 Ellington St, Boston, MA 02121

Condo

$388,000
Price

5
Rooms
3
Beds
2
Baths
This Spacious 3 Bedroom 2 Bath Condo is Located by Franklin Park Zoo, within Walking distance to Train and TWO Deeded Off Street Parking Spaces is a Must See! Most of the Unit has been Freshly Painted. Eat in Kitchen with Stainless Steel Appliances and Spacious Deck. Master Bedroom has Master Bath with Tub/Shower and Private Balcony. Large Living Room with lots of Natural light, Two additional Large Bedrooms with Great closet space and In Unit Laundry Room for Side by Side Washer and Dryer. There is also Additional Storage Space in Basement. First Showings Begin at the Open House Saturday April 7th from 12 Noon - 3 PM !
Open House
No scheduled Open Houses

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Tags: Real Estate   Condo   Boston   02121  
Categories: Price Change  




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