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Posted by William Manchenton on 5/5/2020

Ready to purchase a condo? No worries, as there are many terrific condos available in cities and towns nationwide.

As a condo buyer, you'll want to do everything possible to ensure you can buy a top-notch property quickly and effortlessly. Lucky for you, we're here to help you streamline the process of acquiring your dream condo.

Now, let's take a look at three tips to help you simplify the condo buying process.

1. Know What You Want Out of the Perfect Condo

Are you looking for a condo in a small town or a big city? Do you want a condo that features a community swimming pool, tennis courts and other deluxe amenities? And how close is a condo to your workplace? These are just some of the questions that you'll want to consider before you kick off your condo search.

An informed condo buyer will know exactly what to look for in the perfect condo. As a result, this condo buyer may be better equipped than others to accelerate his or her property search.

2. Understand Your Price Range

You know that you want to buy a first-rate condo, but what can you afford? With a condo buying budget in hand, you'll be able to estimate your monthly property expenses and plan accordingly.

Getting pre-approved for a mortgage may prove to be a great idea. If you meet with several banks and credit unions, you'll be able to learn about all of the mortgage options at your disposal. Then, you can select a mortgage that will enable you to establish a price range for your condo search.

In addition, don't forget to consider any homeowners' association (HOA) fees before you choose a condo. HOA fees cover property maintenance costs and will vary depending on the condo community. Therefore, if you fail to account for these fees before you purchase a condo, they may cause you to exceed your monthly budget.

3. Work with a Real Estate Agent

Take the risk out of finding a condo that meets or exceeds your expectations by working with a real estate agent you'll be glad you did.

A real estate agent with condo experience understands what it takes to speed up the search for the perfect property. This real estate professional will go above and beyond the call of duty to help you find a property that you can enjoy for years to come.

Typically, a real estate agent will set up condo showings and keep you up to date about open houses. He or she also will help you submit offers on condos and negotiate with condo sellers on your behalf, ensuring you can manage any challenges during the condo buying process.

A real estate agent will even respond to any condo buying concerns and queries. That way, you can receive expert guidance as you navigate the process of going from condo buyer to condo owner.

Use the aforementioned condo buying tips, and you should have no trouble securing an amazing condo in the near future.




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Posted by William Manchenton on 3/31/2020

This Condo in Haverhill, MA recently sold for $244,900. This Townhouse style home was sold by William Manchenton - Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage.


104 Farrwood Dr, Haverhill, MA 01835

Condo

$244,900
Price
$244,900
Sale Price

6
Rooms
2
Beds
1/1
Full/Half Baths
Back on market due to financing issues, see remark at end. Terrific six room, two bedroom, three level townhouse condo at Farrwood Green! Spacious rooms, large bedrooms, central air, finished basement, balcony/deck and lower level patio overlooking serene, private backyard and woods. Eat in kitchen is fully applianced with a new dishwasher, sink and disposal. Slider to deck. Freshly painted kitchen and living room. Lower level family room is huge, slider leads to patio and backyard. Brand new circuit breaker panel installed in November! Assigned parking space and plenty of additional common spaces for visitors. Washer/dryer hookups on the lower level. Situated near the Andover line, great access to 495, beaches, NH shopping, perfect for commuting. Seller can accommodate a quick closing. Come see! Important note: Association only maintains reserve account of 5%, lenders often require a reserve of 10%. Please confirm with lender before submitting offer.

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Tags: Real Estate   Condo   Haverhill   01835  
Categories: Sold Homes  


Posted by William Manchenton on 12/12/2019

This Condo in Lowell, MA recently sold for $262,500. This Townhouse style home was sold by William Manchenton - Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage.


27 Andrews St, Lowell, MA 01852

Condo

$269,900
Price
$262,500
Sale Price

6
Rooms
2
Beds
1/1
Full/Half Baths
Beautiful, well cared for two bedroom townhouse condo in South Lowell with easy access to highways and downtown. Low condo fee! Two car, yes, two car garage under unit! First floor is open, nice, warm, neutral colors, wonderful for entertaining and casual living. Handsome kitchen has SS appliances, maple cabinetry, tile floor and breakfast bar ready for casual dining! Dining and living rooms have hardwood floors, living room with ceiling fan. Great farmer's porch! Small dogs allowed! Second floor with roomy bedrooms and a multi purpose room that can be an office, music room, workout room or playroom! Laundry room is located on the second floor for convenience. There's a pull down to a huge attic space just waiting to be finished for additional living space! Minutes to downtown and sporting events at the Tsongas and LeLasheur Park, festivals, restaurants and much more! Commuter access to trains, 495, 3, 93 a bonus. Come check it out!

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Tags: Lowell   Real Estate   01852   Condo  
Categories: Sold Homes  


Posted by William Manchenton on 12/3/2019

This Condo in Lowell, MA recently sold for $332,500. This Townhouse style home was sold by William Manchenton - Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage.


1975 Middlesex St, Lowell, MA 01851

Condo

$340,000
Price
$332,500
Sale Price

6
Rooms
2
Beds
1/1
Full/Half Baths
Very handsome, well maintained two bedroom, sunlit, townhouse at beautiful Millview Estates. This unit has so many great features! Gleaming hardwood floors in the living room, kitchen, dining room and half bath, wall to wall carpeting in bedrooms and loft. Gorgeous kitchen with stainless steel appliances, granite countertops, beautiful cabinets and island. Open concept living into the dining and living rooms. Slider off dining to nice deck. Expansive living room has great layout for entertaining. Large bedrooms with plenty of closets, attractive, oversized, light filled master bedroom. Fantastic carpeted loft can be another bedroom, study, media room, workout room and includes under eave storage! Laundry in second floor bathroom. Lower level has garage, storage areas and additional closet. Low condo fee, includes exterior maintenance, no work for you! Easy to NH, Rt 3, 495. Come see!

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Tags: Lowell   Real Estate   Condo   01851  
Categories: Sold Homes  


Posted by William Manchenton on 11/19/2019


104 Farrwood Dr, Haverhill, MA 01835

Condo

$244,900
Price

6
Rooms
2
Beds
1/1
Full/Half Baths
Terrific six room, two bedroom, three level townhouse condo at Farrwood Green! Spacious rooms, large bedrooms, central air, finished basement, balcony/deck and lower level patio overlooking serene, private backyard and woods. Eat in kitchen is fully applianced with a new dishwasher, sink and disposal. Slider to deck. Freshly painted kitchen and living room. Lower level family room is huge, slider leads to patio and backyard. Brand new circuit breaker panel installed in November! Assigned parking space and plenty of additional common spaces for visitors. Situated near the Andover line, great access to 495, beaches, NH shopping, perfect for commuting. Seller can accommodate a quick closing. Come see!
Open House
No scheduled Open Houses

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Tags: Real Estate   Condo   Haverhill   01835  
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