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Posted by Bruno Real Estate Advisors on 5/26/2019

Buying a home should be a quick, simple process. However, the homebuying cycle sometimes proves to be a hassle, particularly for those who are shopping for a house for the first time.

Lucky for you, there are many quick, easy ways to become a smart homebuyer – here are three tips to ensure you can make informed decisions throughout the homebuying journey.

1. Check Out a Broad Array of Houses

Purchasing a home can be a fun, exciting journey, especially if you explore a wide range of residences.

Remember, the more residences you check out, the more likely it becomes that you'll find one that matches or exceeds your expectations.

When you review houses, be sure to analyze each property's interior and exterior closely. That way, you can identify any problem areas and determine whether these issues are potential deal-breakers.

Also, don't hesitate to check out the same house multiple times. It never hurts to take a second look at a house. And if you find that you enjoy a home after a second walk-through, you may be ready to submit an offer on this residence.

2. Set a Homebuying Budget

Before you make an offer on a house, it is important to consider exactly what you can afford. By doing so, you can avoid the temptation to overspend in the hopes of acquiring your dream house.

Many homebuyers get pre-approved for a mortgage – something that may prove to be exceedingly valuable.

With pre-approval for a mortgage, a homebuyer will know exactly how much money he or she can spend on a home. This will enable a homebuyer to enter the housing market with a budget in hand and map out his or her home search accordingly.

Furthermore, consider your monthly expenses prior to submitting a home offer. Electricity and assorted utility expenses can add up quickly, so you'll want to account for these costs. And if you want cable and internet services at your new home, you'll want to evaluate these potential expenses as well.

3. Consult with a Real Estate Agent

A real estate agent is a housing market professional, and as such, will help you simplify the process of going from homebuyer to homeowner.

Typically, a real estate agent will meet with you to understand your homebuying needs. He or she then will help you develop a homebuying strategy, one that ensures you can purchase your ideal house at a budget-friendly price.

With a real estate agent at your side, you should have no trouble acquiring a wonderful residence. This housing market professional will set up home showings, keep you up to date about new property listings and negotiate with home sellers on your behalf. As a result, a real estate agent will guarantee you can get the best results possible throughout the home selling journey.

Don't leave anything to chance as you kick off your home search. Instead, use the aforementioned tips, and you can become a smart home shopper in no time at all.




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Posted by Bruno Real Estate Advisors on 5/25/2019


66B Indian Meadow Dr, Taunton, MA 02780

Condo

$199,900
Price

5
Rooms
2
Beds
1/1
Full/Half Baths
Welcome home to WHISPERING PINES" ! This three level Condex is neat and clean ! Every amenity! NEW Gas Furnace + NEW Gas Water Heater, NEW Central Air, NEW Carpeting. NEW electric service, Circuit Breakers. NEWER Harvey Windows. NEWER Roof! ! Large Living Rm, country Kitchen w/breakfast nook. All appliances remain (Stove, Dishwasher, Disposal, NEW refrigerator). "PERGO" laminate flooring, Large Bedrooms and lots of closets throughout. Lower Level Family Room (needs carpet). Your sundeck overlooks peaceful wooded yard. Town Water /Sewer. Easy access to all shopping and major highways. PERFECT STARTER! (NO condo fee. NO HOA fee). This is a best choice! Ready for a fast closing !
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Posted by Bruno Real Estate Advisors on 5/19/2019

A bedroom is for relaxing, so the decoration idea of a bedroom should be to relax. Although quite a number of modern bedroom designers will recommend having a sitting area, a king size bedroom, a mini office all in your bedroom, it doesn’t have to be so.

Having a small bedroom can, in fact, be a blessing and help your night sleep. Since space is limited, TV set, videos, etc. that can serve as a distraction to a better night sleep wouldn't have space. Hence, the less you have to do in your bedroom, the better the chance of having a good night's sleep. This, however, doesn't mean that you cannot have a beautiful bedroom. 

Here are some excellent small bedroom decoration ideas: 

Embrace Minimalism

You can add space to your small bedroom when you concentrate only on the essentials. Since the only thing a bedroom must have is a bed, keep other accessories like gadgets, books, and pieces of furniture down.

You can engage in a sleek built in for more storage space. With built-ins, you can maximize storage which gives you plenty of storage space while you get to sleep comfortably.

Use Mirrors

Mirrors create the illusion of a bigger bedroom. You can be creative with a mirror by identifying the perfect location where it can reflect the natural light from the window. Get a body length mirror and placing it on the wall. You do not have to drill holes, although it is better to secure it with wall tacks if you are worried it will fall.

Add Storage Areas Under the Bed

If you buy a new bed, get a bed with drawers beneath for extra space. If you already have a bed, raise it so that you can use decorative bins underneath for extra space. Milk crates and some other baskets are great, and you can enjoy using them under your bed.

Live Vertically

Pressed for space? You can leverage the higher areas available. You can add a platform or a loft with storage in your bedroom. While not everyone may not be able to attempt this, it is good for people who don't mind climbing into their beds.

Invest in Floating Shelves

Floating shelves are an excellent way to solve space issues in a small bedroom. Some floating shelf ideas for small bedroom:

- A bookcase

- A laptop desk

- Replacement for your nightstand etc.

You shouldn’t have to be put off by the fact that you have a small bedroom. With the following decoration ideas, you can get creative and make the best use of it.





Posted by Bruno Real Estate Advisors on 5/12/2019

As the new year approaches, you may wonder what changes are ahead for you and your family. If you have been thinking about selling your home in the coming year, there are a few pretty good reasons to do so. Read on, and you may find some new real estate goals for the new year. 


There’s Not A Lot Of Inventory


If the inventory is low, you’ll find that it’s a great time to put your home on the market. Your home will sell a bit faster and attract more buyers. If the market is particularly busy, you may get an even better price than expected for your home. 


People Want Homes Fast


Certain times of year bring a bit more urgency to the market. Employees may be more apt to have transfers within their company. Families may be looking to move in before the start of the school year. These situations can get your home off the market fast for the right price.


The Seasons Of Real Estate Are Different


While we typically think of spring as starting in late March, spring in the real estate world actually begins in January. Once the holidays are over, it’s believed that people are ready to make moves with their properties. This early season holds especially true in warmer climates. It’s thought that the earlier in the year a home is listed, the more it will stand out on the market. If you’re listing a house in a warmer climate, keep in mind that people who are looking to escape cold climates are looking to buy in the early months of the year.  


Keep in mind that if you do live in a colder climate and plan to sell and your property has some great outdoor space, you may want to wait until a warmer time of year to sell. 


The Lower The Price Of The Home The Faster It Moves


If your home is on the lower end of the price spectrum, you may be able to sell whenever you’d like., These home are attractive to first-time buyers and move fast off the market. They’re great for starter homes, fixer uppers, and house flippers.


The bottom line is that in a hot market there may be no wrong time to sell. If you speak with a REALTOR® and they believe the time is right, and you’re itching to move on to another property you should. Real estate agents have the knowledge and experience that can help you to find the right time to sell as well as the sweet spot for pricing your home.   


    





Posted by Bruno Real Estate Advisors on 5/10/2019


88 Sexton Ave, Westwood, MA 02090

Single-Family

$899,900
Price

13
Rooms
4
Beds
3/2
Full/Half Baths
OPEN HOUSE May 11th, SATURDAY 1-3pm ....DESIGNED WITH DISTINCTION! CENTER ENTRANCE COLONIAL WITH IMPRESSIVE VERANDA! Attached finished MUDROOM (Potential INLAW SUITE features Home Office / Guest Rm, Half Bath & Family Rm). Quality Construction, 2nd story addition and entire home remodeled "top to bottom" ... results home effective age 10 years young! Finished walkout basement. Private yard is an entertainer's paradise ( 6ft PVC fencing, manicured grounds, patio paver stone / block retainer walls and steps. Customized Bar with Pergola. Fabulous INGROUND SALT WATER POOL (Kidney Shaped 24 x 44 by "Pinnacle"). Every amenity awaits you! Designer Kitchen, Granite, huge Center Island, Built in Desk Cabinets, SS Appliances. Hardwood flooring, 1st Flr Laundry Room with built in cabinets & counter, Wine Cooler, Fireplace w/Pellet Stove, Central Air, Central Vac, Inground Sprinklers, Dbl Driveway Note: Natural gas line for future tie in.) Spectacular home, act quickly! .
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Saturday
May 11 at 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
OPEN HOUSE SATURDAY .. MAY 11TH 1-3PM
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