Gail DuBois Realtor To Find A Home In Southborough


The homebuying journey may prove to be difficult, and assorted challenges may arise that make it tough to quickly find and buy your dream house. Whether it's encountering problems during a home inspection or negotiating a house price with a property seller, there is no telling what may happen during your pursuit of your dream home. However, if you know how to handle homebuying challenges that come your way, you'll be better equipped than ever before to enjoy a seamless homebuying experience.

Now, let's take a look at three tips to help you tackle various homebuying challenges.

1. Stay Patient

When you are faced with a homebuying hurdle, it is important to remember that every problem has a solution. Thus, if you take a calm, cool and collected approach to a homebuying issue, you can find the best way to alleviate this problem.

A patient homebuyer usually is a successful homebuyer, and for good reason. If you maintain patience as you navigate the homebuying journey, you can analyze problems that come your way and allocate the necessary time and resources to solve them. And as a result, you may be able to speed up the homebuying journey and acquire your dream residence in no time at all.

2. Consider Your Options Closely

As you encounter homebuying hurdles, you should consider your options closely. That way, you can weigh the pros and cons of potential homebuying decisions and make informed choices as you try to buy your ideal residence.

Sometimes, it may be beneficial to consult with family members and friends too. If you reach out to loved ones for support, they may be able to help you make the best-possible decisions throughout the homebuying journey.

3. Collaborate with a Real Estate Agent

When it comes to purchasing a home, you may require expert assistance. Lucky for you, real estate agents are available in cities and towns nationwide, and these housing market professionals can help you overcome property buying issues.

A real estate agent is committed to your homebuying success, and as such, will work with you to make your homeownership dream come true. Therefore, if you want to acquire a city residence as quickly as possible, a real estate agent can help you do just that. On the other hand, if you want to purchase a small town home at an affordable price, a real estate agent will help you accomplish your desired result.

Let's not forget about the comprehensive guidance a real estate agent can provide as you search for your dream residence, either. A real estate agent can teach you everything you need to know about the housing market. By doing so, he or she can help you identify and resolve homebuying problems before they escalate.

For those who want to streamline the homebuying journey, it helps to prepare. Thanks to the aforementioned tips, you can reduce or eliminate homebuying hurdles and purchase your dream house without delay.


This Condo in Ashland, MA recently sold for $460,000. This Townhouse style home was sold by Gail DuBois - Keller Williams Realty.


121 America Blvd, Ashland, MA 01721

Condo

$439,900
Price
$460,000
Sale Price

5
Rooms
2
Beds
2/1
Full/Half Baths
Presenting this charming sun drenched 2 Bed 2.5 Baths townhouse in the sought-after Explorers of the Village of Americas neighborhood. This beautiful well-maintained unit offers a spacious floor plan, 1st level featuring a large living area with gleaming hardwood floor, a gas fireplace, beautiful glass railing on staircase, and a half bath/powder room. Expansive kitchen with tile flooring, abundant cabinets, recessed lighting, granite countertop, spacious pantry and stainless-steel appliances. BRAND NEW stainless-steel dishwasher, microwave, washer and dryer. Fairly new refrigerator replaced in 2014. Luxurious master bedroom suite on the 2nd floor with cathedral ceiling, sitting area, gas fireplace and en suite full bath with jacuzzi tub. Large 2nd bedroom with cathedral ceilings, ample closet and an attached full bath. Loft area in 3rd level for functional home office or reading area. Gas Heat, Central Air, 2 Car tandem Garage, and Private deck. Come and see this beautiful house.

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Buying a home is never easy, but it can be especially challenging if you're making your purchase from a remote location, like when you're buying a vacation home. If you're purchasing a second home or a vacation property in the next few months, these tips can help you through the process. By doing your homework, working with the right real estate professional, and by making decisions in advance, you can make the purchasing process easier on yourself. Here's what you need to know.  

Understand the Tax & Loan Implications

Mortgages for vacation homes often require a larger down payment than primary residences. In addition, some loans that can be used to purchase primary residences cannot be used to buy vacation homes. For example, you can't pay for a vacation home with an FHA loan. 

You may be able to deduct the mortgage interest from your taxes, but only up to a certain amount. Your accountant can help you understand how the mortgage deduction will work before you buy the house. Call your accountant before getting into the home purchase process, so you can be fully aware of the tax implications before finalizing the purchase.

Know What You Want

Sit down with your family before you start shopping for a home. Have discussions that will focus your search. Ask questions like: Where do we want to buy? How big will the house be? How large should the lot be? Answering these questions in advance will help you narrow your search and keep it focused on houses that are likely to make you happy.  

Research the Real Estate Market

Are homes competitive in the area where you'd like to buy? Do they go fast? Must you act quickly? What's the price range of homes you'd like to buy? What's the forecast for real estate in the area? Having answers to these questions will help you make decisions that will inform your home buying process. Some of this information can be found online, but the best and most accurate way to get a lot of this information is to work with a reputable real estate professional.  

Plan at Least One or Two Trips

Much of the home buying process can be done remotely. PDF document signing technology has made it easy to make offers and send documents to home buyers from out of state or even out of the country. However, it's still advisable to make at least one trip to the area and see the house you'd like to buy in-person before making an offer. 

Very likely, you won't find the house you want to buy in the first trip. Plan to make at least one (and possibly two or more) trips to the area where you'd like to purchase. Plan your trips carefully to ensure each trip is productive. Make a list of properties to see before leaving. Communicate your list of properties with your real estate agent in advance, so your real estate professional can make appointments to see homes before you arrive.  

Find the Right Real Estate Professional

Work with a real estate agent who has facilitated long distance purchases in the past, and who has strategies for helping out of town buyers. To find a real estate agent, interview reputable candidates before settling on the right one for you. The real estate professional you choose should be friendly, communicative and confident in their ability to help. Working with the right real estate agent, you'll be able to get the job done, even when you're not in town.  


This Single-Family in Southborough, MA recently sold for $675,000. This Cape style home was sold by Gail DuBois - Keller Williams Realty.


2 Lovers Ln, Southborough, MA 01772

Single-Family

$599,000
Price
$675,000
Sale Price

10
Rooms
3
Beds
2/1
Full/Half Baths
~Set on beautifully maintained & landscaped 1+ acre setting with new pool & slate patio, this house has something for everyone! Flexible open layout features spacious new Family Room/Dining Room addition and Living Room with fireplace. 1st floor Master Suite with full bath, 2nd floor features flexible Loft and 2 more bedrooms with another full Bath. Additional 450 sqaure feet (not included in the 2746!) in walk-out Finished Basement with Bonus Room and Home Office with windows. This home is perfect for both indoor and outdoor entertaining, as well as plenty of space for working at home. Many unique features including charming exterior stonework, beautiful entry with pergola and brick walkway, driveway with cobblestone skirt and hand-crafted stone walls throughout and bordering property. Vacation at home with the sprawling, picturesque back yard with shed and resort-like pool & patio setting. 2-car Garage and ideal commuting location near Route 9, Route 495, Mass Pike & Commuter Rail!~

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1 Belknap St, Westborough, MA 01581

Single-Family

$775,000
Price

8
Rooms
4
Beds
2/1
Full/Half Baths
Pristine Colonial on gorgeous 1.45 acre private setting with amazing sprawling yard. Spacious Family Room with fireplace, built-ins, vaulted ceiling with double skylight and triple glass doors with transoms leading to deck. Breathtaking views from Family Room and Kitchen with archways, vaulted dining area with skylight, breakfast island & built-in desk. Formal Dining Room has hardwood floors, crown moldings & chair rail.1st floor Living Room (or Office) with french door & new carpeting. Stunning Master Bedroom features vaulted ceiling, walk-in closet, new carpeting & large Master bath w/vaulted ceiling, soaking tub, separate shower & double sinks. 2 of the 4 spacious bedrooms have hardwood floors & vaulted ceilings. Newer roof and large walkout basement with windows & slider, a great space to finish. This home is a perfect private retreat with plenty of space and ideal for entertaining. Convenient to Westborough Center, schools, Commuter Rail & highways!
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