Tom Ruble - EXIT New Options Real Estate



Posted by Tom Ruble on 12/7/2018

As a homebuyer, it may be beneficial to establish goals. Because once you know what you want to accomplish during the homebuying journey, you can take the necessary steps to achieve your homebuying aspirations.

Now, let's take a look at three factors to consider as you develop homebuying goals.

1. Your Dream Home

Define your dream house you will be glad you did. If you know what you want to find in your ideal residence, you can map out your homebuying journey accordingly.

Generally, it helps to make a list of house must-haves before you launch a home search. This list should include any features you require from a residence, along with your preferred cities and towns.

If you need a home that provides convenient access to your office in the city, for example, owning a house in or near the city itself is a must. Or, if you require a home that offers ample space for you and your kids, you can search for residences that provide multiple bedrooms and play areas.

2. Your Homebuying Budget

When it comes to buying a house, it is beneficial to get your finances in order. That way, you can hone your home search to residences that fall within your price range.

Meeting with banks and credit unions allows you to learn about a broad assortment of mortgage options. These financial institutions can teach you about different types of home financing. Then, you can select a mortgage and enter the real estate market with a budget in hand.

3. Your Homebuying Timeline

Consider how long it will take you to find and purchase a home that matches your expectations. If you establish a homebuying timeline, you may be better equipped than ever before to optimize your time and resources as you search for your dream residence.

Of course, it helps to maintain a flexible homebuying timeline. And if you encounter challenges during the homebuying journey, you can adjust your timeline as needed.

For those who plan to pursue a home, it may be helpful to hire a real estate agent, too. If you employ a real estate agent, you can get the support you need to navigate the homebuying journey like a pro.

A real estate agent is happy to help you explore a variety of homes in your preferred cities and towns. If you find a house you want to buy, a real estate agent will help you craft a competitive offer to purchase this residence. Plus, if your offer to purchase is accepted, a real estate agent will guide you along the final stages of the homebuying journey.

As you prepare to conduct a home search, you may want to develop goals. If you begin a home search with a plan, you could streamline the process of finding and purchasing your ideal residence. Best of all, you may be able to acquire a first-rate house that will serve you well for an extended period of time.




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Posted by Tom Ruble on 12/3/2018

This Single-Family in Gardner, MA recently sold for $25,000. This Antique style home was sold by Tom Ruble - EXIT New Options Real Estate.


56 Pearl St, Gardner, MA 01440

Single-Family

$35,000
Price
$25,000
Sale Price

15
Rooms
5
Beds
3
Baths
Contractors - Looking for a Project ? This Grand Old Lady is looking to be restored to her original grandeur. This is a project for experienced builders, contractors and/or craftspeople. Many unique features remain throughout property, but much restoration or repairs are needed. Former M/F has lost use status and is being sold as a Single Family with In-law potential. Approvals required by Gardner ZBA. Lots of potential for the right Buyer. CASH SALE OR REHAB LOAN ONLY. Being Sold "as is". Not Bank Owned or Short Sale. Buyer or Buyer Agent to do due diligence. Bring your Talents and Tools - you'll need them :)






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Posted by Tom Ruble on 11/30/2018

Adding a house to the real estate market should be simple. However, a home seller must consider various factors before listing a home, or risks missing out on opportunities to stir up interest from potential homebuyers.

Some of the top factors to consider before you list a residence include:

1. Your Home's Interior and Exterior

Ultimately, your home only gets one chance to make a positive first impression on homebuyers. If a home seller dedicates the necessary time and resources to update a house's interior and exterior, he or she may be able to increase the likelihood of a quick home sale.

To improve a house's interior, it is important to declutter as much as possible. Remove any non-essential items from a home; these items can be sold at a garage sale or online or put into a storage unit until a home sells.

Furthermore, to enhance a home's exterior, a home seller should mow the front lawn, trim the hedges and perform assorted home exterior maintenance projects. With a dazzling home exterior, a home seller can help his or her residence stand out from other available houses.

2. The Local Housing Market

How does your home stack up against the competition? Study the local housing market closely, and you should have no trouble establishing a competitive price for your home.

Examine the prices of available residences that are similar to your own. Also, take a look at the prices of recently sold houses in your city or town. With this housing market data in hand, you can understand whether you're preparing to operate in a buyer's or seller's market and price your residence appropriately.

3. Home Appraisal Results

When it comes to getting a home ready for the real estate market, it never hurts to conduct a home appraisal.

During a home appraisal, a property inspector will assess a house's condition. After the appraisal is finished, this inspector will provide a homeowner with a copy of a home appraisal report.

A home appraisal report offers valuable insights into a home's condition and enables a home seller to prioritize myriad home improvement projects. As such, the report may help a home seller find ways to enhance a residence before he or she adds it to the real estate market.

Lastly, if you're looking to list a house in the foreseeable future, working with a real estate agent is key.

A real estate agent is happy to help you prep your residence for the housing market. He or she will offer honest, unbiased home selling recommendations and ensure you can upgrade your house as needed. Plus, this housing market professional will set up home showings and open houses, negotiate with homebuyers on your behalf and do whatever it takes to help you sell your residence.

Get your house ready for the real estate market consider the aforementioned factors, and you can transform an ordinary residence into an awe-inspiring home.




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Posted by Tom Ruble on 11/27/2018

New Construction Just Completed. Beautiful Executive Split Level with lots of Gleaming Hardwood and Slate Floors on upper level. Granite and Solid counters throughout. Kitchen Island. Open Concept. Large yard. Nice Stone walls. Slider off Kitchen/Living Room leads to large Composite 12 x 16 Rear Deck. Home is set back from road. Top Quality Materials and built by Very Reputable, Well Known Long term Builder. Low Maintenance. 2 Car garage under.

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Posted by Tom Ruble on 11/23/2018


391 W Broadway, Gardner, MA 01440

Single-Family

$348,900
Price

6
Rooms
3
Beds
2/1
Full/Half Baths
New Construction Just Completed. Beautiful Executive Split Level with lots of Gleaming Hardwood and Slate floors. Granite and Solid counters throughout. Kitchen Island. Open Concept. Large yard. Nice Stone walls. Slider off Kitchen/Living Room leads to large Composite 12 x 16 Rear Deck. Home is set back from road. Top Quality Materials and built by Very Reputable, Well Known Long term Builder. Low Maintenance. 2 Car garage under. 1st. Showing at Open House Saturday 11/24 from noon to 1 p.m.
Open House
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November 24 at 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
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