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If you have always wanted to own a second home in the mountains, near the beach or just about anywhere else, now may be the ideal time to transform your dream into a reality. The housing market offers many opportunities for property buyers – even those who already own a residence. If you understand what it takes to navigate the homebuying journey, you could quickly and effortlessly purchase a second house that matches or exceeds your expectations.

Ultimately, there are lots of things you can do to streamline your search for a second residence, such as:

1. Get Your Finances in Order

If you still have a mortgage on your current residence, there is no need to stress. In fact, by consulting with a mortgage specialist, you can evaluate your home financing options as you prepare to search for a second house.

Mortgage specialists are available at banks and credit unions, and they understand the ins and outs of home financing. Thus, mortgage specialists can help you analyze your current mortgage, establish a homebuying budget and determine the optimal financing option for a second house.

Of course, if your current house's mortgage is paid in full, mortgage specialists can still help you get ready to launch a search for a second residence. If you collaborate with mortgage specialists, you can get the help you need to immediately obtain financing to acquire a second house.

2. Narrow Your Home Search

You know you want to buy a second house – now, you just need to hone your house search based on your individual needs. If you focus on residences in a select group of cities and towns, you may quickly discover a wonderful house that you can enjoy for years to come.

As you consider potential cities and towns where you want to purchase a second home, think about your short- and long-term goals, too. By doing so, you can boost the likelihood of finding a second house that will suit you perfectly both now and in the future.

3. Consult with a Real Estate Agent

For those who want to acquire a second home sooner rather than later, hiring a real estate agent is a must. Because if you have a friendly, knowledgeable real estate agent at your side, you can minimize the risk of encountering roadblocks that otherwise could slow down your homebuying journey.

A real estate agent is happy to teach you about the housing market in your preferred cities and towns. Plus, he or she can offer expert recommendations about how much to offer to pay for a residence you want to acquire. And if you have concerns or questions as you pursue a second home, a real estate agent is ready to respond to them right away.

Take the guesswork out of finding and purchasing a second residence – use the aforementioned tips, and you could speed up your search for a second house.



Chelmsford, MA 01863

North Chelmsford

Rental

$1,900
Price

7
Rooms
2
Beds
1/1
Full/Half Baths
Completely refreshed Williamsburg Colonial style end unit. Formal living room with wood burning fireplace and gleaming hardwood floors. Excellent location for commuting. Cozy finished basement with wall to wall carpeting and additional space with built-ins, great space for an office. New paint, carpet, lighting, etc. Tiled entrance. Washer and dryer in the unit for your convenience. Two assigned parking places right outside your front door. Welcoming, established development with excellent amenities including pools, tennis courts and walk/jog trails along the lovely Merrimack River. No pets and no smoking please. Excellent credit a must.
Open House
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Lowell, MA 01850

Centralville

Single-Family

$339,900
Price
$330,000
Sale Price

6
Rooms
3
Beds
1/1
Full/Half Baths
Great Colonial in Christian Hill section of Lowell. Home is tastefully painted and decorated. Current owners have installed hardwood thru most of the house. Kitchen with ceiling fan and stainless steel appliances. Updated Pella slider to large deck that you can access from the kitchen and the living room. Formal dining room with gleaming hardwood floors and recently replaced Bay Window!! Home boasts three bedrooms and one full and one half bath. Full bath recently remodeled with marble floor and vanity boasting granite counter top. Home has a generous size yard with a storage shed. Washer and dryer convey! You may even see some deer in your yard!!

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Billerica, MA 01862

Single-Family

$585,000
Price

10
Rooms
4
Beds
2/1
Full/Half Baths
Large colonial home set on 1.15 acres and backs up to the 9th hole of Swanson Meadows featuring hardwood flooring, hardwood stairs, large family room with vaulted ceilings, skylights, gas fireplace and french doors, eat-in kitchen with stainless appliances, separate dining room, formal living room with fireplace, master bedroom with vaulted ceiling and huge walk-in closet, master bath with double sinks and tile surround shower and separate jetted tub, central a/c, walk up finished attic, large wrap-around composite deck overlooking large back yard and much more! Great commuter location, close to major routes, shopping, etc. Home is in need of updating and TLC, with a little elbow grease this home could reach its full potential.
Open House
No scheduled Open Houses

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97 Gorham Street, Chelmsford, MA 01824

Single-Family

$689,900
Price

9
Rooms
4
Beds
3/1
Full/Half Baths
3,444 Sq Ft New Construction Home on a 43,229 Sq Ft Level Lot featuring 3/4 Bedrooms, 3.5 Bathrooms, and Two Car Garage. Home features include an eat-in kitchen with granite counter tops, under cabinet lighting, stainless steel appliances, recessed lighting, hardwood floors, central air-conditioning, large family room with a vaulted ceiling, master bedroom with master bath, Junior suite with bath, finished basement including a a full bathroom, tile flooring in all baths, LED lighting throughout, car charging plug in the garage, 10 x 10 Storage shed in the backyard, and Composite decking on the porch. Just minutes from all major commuter highways. Next Open House Saturday, January 19th, from 11:45 PM to 1:30 PM
Open House
Saturday
January 19 at 11:45 AM to 1:30 PM
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