HKS Associates, Inc.-REALTORS| Keene NH & Jaffrey NH Real Estate. Located in the Monadnock Region.


If you intend to purchase a house soon, it helps to prepare for the home buying journey. In fact, if you identify potential issues before you start your quest to find your dream home, you could avoid them during your property search.

Now, let's take a look at three common issues that plague homebuyers, along with tips to address these problems.

1. Lack of Home Financing

In some instances, a homebuyer will check out residences and find one that matches their expectations. Next, this buyer will submit an offer to purchase a home that ultimately gets accepted. At this point, however, the buyer may discover that they lack the necessary financing to acquire this home.

Entering the housing market with financing in hand is ideal. If a buyer gets pre-approved for a mortgage, they will know precisely how much money is available for a home purchase. As a result, this buyer can map out their home search accordingly.

To get pre-approved for a mortgage, it helps to meet with a variety of banks and credit unions. These financial institutions can teach a homebuyer about his or her mortgage options. Plus, they can help you make an informed mortgage selection.

2. Tight Home-buying Timeline

If you have only a limited amount of time to move from your current address, you may rush to purchase a house. In this scenario, you risk making a rash home purchase – something that may prove to be problematic both now and in the future.

For buyers who face a tight home-buying timeline, there is no need to stress. If you make a list of home-buying tasks you need to accomplish, you can take a step-by-step approach to the property buying journey.

3. Unrealistic Home-buying Expectations

You may expect to buy your dream residence without delay. Yet the real estate market offers no guarantees. And in certain instances, it may take many weeks or months before a buyer finds a house that they want to purchase.

To establish realistic home-buying expectations, it usually is a good idea to work with a property buying expert. Lucky for you, real estate agents are available in cities and towns nationwide, and they can provide home-buying insights that you may struggle to obtain elsewhere.

A real estate agent is committed to a homebuyer's success. As such, he or she will work with a homebuyer and help them prepare for the housing market. A real estate agent will also set up home showings and provide feedback about available residences in a buyer's preferred cities and towns. And if a buyer finds a house that they want to purchase, a real estate agent will help this individual put together a competitive home-buying proposal, too.

When it comes to purchasing a home, you should plan for the best - and worst-case scenarios. If you consider the aforementioned home-buying issues before you begin your house search, you can boost the likelihood of enjoying a successful property buying experience.


This Land in Jaffrey, NH recently sold for $55,000. This style home was sold by Office Keene - HKS Associates, Inc..


00 Gap Mountain Road, Jaffrey, NH 03452

Land

$75,000
Price
$55,000
Sale Price

Tract II on deed





93 Lake Shore Drive, Winchester, NH 03470

Single-Family

$389,000
Price

3
Bedrooms
8
Rooms
2
Baths
An exciting property in an exquisite setting offering the best in lakeside living with an end of road private location and 100 feet of waterfront. The home is sited perfectly to take in lake views from the main living areas as well as the master bedroom. This absolutely welcoming year-round home radiates character and function. From the open flow of the main living spaces, to the intimate spaces, to the details of the white and bright kitchen. Soaring cathedral wood ceilings enhance the design as do the wood floors, solid wood five panel interior doors and skylight. Enjoy the natural surrounds from the inviting screen porch and deck or stay warm and cozy by the gas fired Jotul stove in the living room. There is a first-floor master suite plus 2 more bedrooms and a laundry. The 2nd floor has an office/craft room but could be an additional bedroom, if needed. Lakeside you will find an aluminum dock and a deck to truly enjoy Forest Lake. A thoughtfully designed home with central air, an insulated two-car garage, full basement, security system, whole house generator. Envision yourself living here relishing life in peaceful solitude or surrounded by family and friends
Open House
No scheduled Open Houses




This Single-Family in Marlborough, NH recently sold for $194,000. This Cape style home was sold by Office Keene - HKS Associates, Inc..


13 Church Street, Marlborough, NH 03455

Single-Family

$219,000
Price
$194,000
Sale Price

4
Bedrooms
8
Rooms
2
Baths
Wonderful family home located in prime location yet conveniently located to Rt 101, walk to school, post office, store and more. This beauty offers 3 bdrm's, walk in closet and 1 full Bath upstairs and a 4th first floor bdrm, full bath, din rm, liv rm, family rm, laundry area and large eat in kitchen. Living room features a brick fireplace and hearth, hardwood floors and loads of sunlight. Three Sliding doors in family room allow for welcoming breezes, natural sunlight and direct access to a meticulously maintained 3 level barn.This historic barn features an abundance of storage, animal stalls and expansion possibilities in pristine condition. Huge unfin basement allows for numerous additional living space opportunities and walkout ability. Many other features with this must see home.




This Multi-Family in Keene, NH recently sold for $152,000. This style home was sold by Office Keene - HKS Associates, Inc..


141 Spruce Street, Keene, NH 03431

Multi-Family

$154,900
Price
$152,000
Sale Price

2
Total Units
Very well maintained 2 family home on a quiet dead in Street in the heart of Keene. The 1st floor has a spacious 2/3 bedroom unit, and there is another 2 bedroom unit on the 2nd floor. Separate utilities makes this a perfect investment property, or great for owner occupied. Schedule your viewing today!






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