Bo Lee - Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Commonwealth Real Estate



Posted by Bo Lee on 5/21/2019


3 Applegate Road, Medway, MA 02053

Single-Family

$799,900
Price

10
Rooms
4
Beds
2/1
Full/Half Baths
Open House
No scheduled Open Houses

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Posted by Bo Lee on 5/19/2019

Getting the best price for your home may seem like a major challenge, particularly for a first-time home seller. Lucky for you, we're here to teach you what it takes to maximize the value of your home.

Now, let's take a look at three simple ways to optimize the value of a residence in any housing market, at any time.

1. Analyze the Housing Market

Are you operating in a buyer's market or a seller's market? A first-time home seller who understands the differences between these types of housing markets can boost his or her chances of getting the best possible results during the home selling journey.

Take a look at the prices of recently sold houses in your city or town. That way, you can learn how long homes were available before they sold and learn about the demand for residences in your region.

Furthermore, don't forget to look at the prices of homes that are currently available and similar to your own. With this housing market data in hand, you may be better equipped than other home sellers to establish a competitive price for your house.

2. Conduct a Home Appraisal

A home appraisal is exceedingly valuable to a first-time home seller, as it enables a property seller to learn about a house's strengths and weaknesses.

During a home appraisal, a property inspector will examine a residence's interior and exterior. This inspector will spend several hours evaluating a residence, and after the assessment is complete, provide a comprehensive report that details his or her findings.

Analyzing the results of a home appraisal report is paramount. This will allow a home seller to find out what he or she can do to upgrade a home. Then, a home seller can allocate the necessary time and resources to transform assorted home weaknesses into strengths.

3. Collaborate with a Real Estate Agent

A real estate agent is a home selling expert, and as such, this housing market professional will do what it takes to help a first-time home seller optimize the value of a residence.

Typically, a real estate agent will help a home seller navigate all steps of the property selling journey. He or she will promote a residence to potential homebuyers, set up home showings and open houses and negotiate with homebuyers on a seller's behalf.

Perhaps best of all, a real estate agent is happy to help a home seller make informed decisions. This housing market professional will even teach a home seller about the real estate market and provide honest, unbiased home selling recommendations.

For a first-time home seller, navigating the real estate market may seem virtually impossible. But with a real estate agent at your side, you can streamline the home selling process and move one step closer to optimizing the value of your house.

Take advantage of the aforementioned tips, and a first-time home seller can increase the likelihood of receiving a great price for his or her residence.





Posted by Bo Lee on 5/17/2019

This Single-Family in Worcester, MA recently sold for $327,500. This Other style home was sold by Bo Lee - Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Commonwealth Real Estate.


99 Sachem Ave, Worcester, MA 01606

Single-Family

$300,000
Price
$327,500
Sale Price

6
Rooms
4
Beds
1/1
Full/Half Baths
WOW - you'll feel right at home the moment you step through the front door of this updated home in the desirable Burncoat neighborhood, and into the spacious entry and sunny open-concept living and dining space. The pass-through keeps the bright, open feel from the kitchen into the dining room. Just off the dining room is an optional fourth bedroom or home office. The large kitchen features granite counters and stainless appliances, and is truly the heart of this home! Beyond the kitchen you'll find a huge family room with a large bay window and wide pine floors, screened porch that you'll enjoy all summer long. The second floor features a generous master bedroom, two additional bedrooms, and a renovated full bath. The roof, windows and siding are all NEW! And updated electrical and plumbing means that all you need to do is move in! This house is on an oversized lot with a pool which means put your offer in now and you can host Memorial Day Barbecue!!! 1 year home warranty included.

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Posted by Bo Lee on 5/12/2019

Obtaining a home loan is a must for most homebuyers. However, there is a lot to think about to ensure a homebuyer can secure a loan that matches or exceeds his or her expectations.

Some of the key questions to consider about a home loan include:

1. What is a home loan's interest rate?

It is paramount to understand a home loan's interest rate, along with any associated loan fees. That way, a homebuyer will know exactly how much he or she will be paying over the life of a home loan.

If a homebuyer chooses a fixed-rate mortgage, he or she can lock in an interest rate for the duration of a home loan. This means a homebuyer will pay the same amount each month. And in many instances, a fixed-rate mortgage can be paid off early without penalty.

On the other hand, a homebuyer may prefer an adjustable-rate mortgage. With this type of mortgage, a homebuyer may receive a lower interest rate initially that rises after a set period of time.

Compare and contrast the different home loan options and their associated interest rates. By doing so, a homebuyer can make an informed home loan decision, one that serves him or her well both now and in the future.

2. Does a home loan require a minimum down payment?

Ask a lender about whether there is a minimum down payment required as part of a home loan agreement. Typically, a homebuyer will need to pay at least a small portion of a home's price to secure a home loan, and it certainly helps to have this information available before you start evaluating available residences.

In addition, it may be worthwhile to save as much money as possible prior to starting a home search. With money at your disposal, you may be better equipped than ever before to make a large down payment, thereby reducing the amount that you'll need for a home loan. Plus, you may even be able to boost your chances of getting a favorable home loan interest rate.

3. Will I need to provide legal documents to obtain a home loan?

Lenders will require you to provide proof of your income and assets, W-2 statements and other legal documents to finalize a home loan agreement. If you stay organized and have these documents readily available, you should have no trouble providing them to a lender as needed.

Overall, the home loan application process may vary from several weeks to many months. The time it takes to secure a home loan can be stressful, and if you need extra help along the way, it never hurts to reach out to a real estate agent.

With a real estate agent at your side, you can streamline the process of buying your dream home. This housing market professional can offer expert tips throughout the homebuying journey and ensure you can discover a great house at an affordable price.

Take the guesswork out of securing a home loan consider the aforementioned questions, and you can move one step closer to getting the financing you need to obtain your ideal residence.




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Posted by Bo Lee on 5/8/2019

This Condo in Framingham, MA recently sold for $600,000. This style home was sold by Bo Lee - Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Commonwealth Real Estate.


24 Oxbow Road, Framingham, MA 01701

Condo

$595,000
Price
$600,000
Sale Price

7
Rooms
2
Beds
3/1
Full/Half Baths
Welcome to this Family Friendly neighborhood comprised of single family homes in a condo-style community. SOPHISTICATED WOODWORK, WAINSCOTING & BUILT-INS add warmth + character to this lovely home. LARGE WINDOWS shine plenty of natural light + brightness to the well designed spaces. RICH WOOD FLRS ON BOTH the 1st & 2nd living levels add to the inviting atmosphere. HIGH CEILINGS & an OPEN FLOOR PLAN between the Great Rm, Dining Area & Kitchen allows for Great Entertaining! In the warmer months, entertaining may be extended to an OUTDOOR PATIO. Convenience of a Half Bath + 2Car Garage finishes this main level. Step into another gathering place in the LOFT AREA that connects to A Full Bath, spacious 2nd Bedrm, Laundry Rm & Master Bedrm Suite. THE FINISHED BASEMENT includes a comfortable PlayRm + 3RD FULL BATH! LOCATION is key! Convenient to many restaurants + shopping in Framingham, Wayland & Natick. A short ride to the Mass Pike + Rt.9 makes this home an all around perfect place to be!

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