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When it comes to buying a house, it usually pays to be flexible. Because if you take a flexible approach to the real estate market, you'll be open to checking out dozens of residences and can improve your chances of finding a house that matches or exceeds your expectations.

Although flexibility can play an important role in a successful homebuying journey, buyers sometimes struggle with stubbornness. Fortunately, we're here to help you become a flexible homebuyer who can achieve the best-possible results throughout the homebuying journey.

Now, let's take a look at three tips to help you become a flexible homebuyer.

1. Get Pre-Approved for a Mortgage

The real estate market constantly fluctuates, and a sector that favors buyers one day may favor sellers the next. However, if you get pre-approved for a mortgage, you can pounce at the opportunity to acquire your dream residence, regardless of when that opportunity presents itself.

Getting pre-approved for a mortgage may prove to be a quick, seamless process. Typically, you'll want to meet with local banks and credit unions and learn about a wide range of mortgage options. Once you have mortgage information, you can select a mortgage that corresponds to your finances.

Remember, pre-approval for a mortgage opens the door for a successful homebuying experience. It can help you establish a budget for your dream home by providing you with a set amount that you can spend on a residence. As a result, after you find an ideal house that falls within your price range, you'll have the flexibility to move quickly to acquire this residence.

2. Consider Houses in a Variety of Cities and Towns

Evaluate your homebuying goals – you'll be glad you did. If you understand where you want to live, you can explore houses in a variety of cities and towns that fit your criteria.

For example, if you want to live near family members or friends in a particular area, you can narrow your home search accordingly. Keep in mind that you don't necessarily have to live in the same city or town as these loved ones. Instead, you can search for houses in assorted cities and towns near your loved ones and ensure you're never too far away from them.

On the other hand, if you want to buy a home that is close to your office in the city, it may be worthwhile to consider houses both inside and outside the city itself. City living generally is more expensive than living in the suburbs, so you'll want to assess your finances closely before you buy a city house. Or, if you prefer small town living, you can always purchase a more affordable residence outside the city and take public transportation to work.

3. Collaborate with a Real Estate Agent

A real estate agent is happy to help you become a flexible homebuyer. In fact, this housing market professional will offer expert guidance during the homebuying journey. By doing so, a real estate agent will help you evaluate many houses and ensure that you can find one that suits you perfectly.

Ready to pursue your dream house? Consider the aforementioned tips, and you can enter the real estate market as a flexible homebuyer.


This Single-Family in Needham, MA recently sold for $1,835,000. This Colonial style home was sold by Ned Mahoney - Keller Williams Realty.


38 Glendale Road, Needham, MA 02492

Single-Family

$1,849,000
Price
$1,835,000
Sale Price

12
Rooms
6
Beds
6
Baths
New open and spacious custom designed Colonial in one of Needham's most sought after neighborhoods near Babson College and Wellesley Country Club. An impressive granite front farmers porch. Open and spacious kitchen with large island, fitted with gas Wolfe cooktop and Subzero refrigerator, plus entertainment area with beverage fridge that opens to family room with gas fireplace and attractive built-ins. Mudroom with closets and cubbies. First floor office or bedroom with adjacent full bath. 5 second floor bedrooms. Private ensuite. Master bedroom suite with his and her closets, relax in spa-like bath with huge rain shower, soaking tub, his and her vanities, and a spacious master bedroom with sitting area. The third floor is complete with an additional bedroom, open game room area, and a full bath. The basement is also finished with full bath, bedroom, workout room plus family room.

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515 Great Plain Ave, Needham, MA 02492

Single-Family

$749,000
Price

7
Rooms
3
Beds
1/1
Full/Half Baths
New Listing! First showing at Open House Saturday 2-4 pm. Spacious 3 bedroom Ranch located in one of Needham's most popular areas. Just a short distance to the train to Boston and Broadmeadow School. Minutes to nearby popular restaurants in Needham Center. Perry Park is just around the corner. This home offers a nicely outfitted eat in kitchen and open to a dining room with a double fireplace to entertain and enjoy in both the dining room and the living room. Master bedroom steps to cathedral ceiling room with walls of glass. New gas heat and hot water system. An oversized lot provides lots of privacy with both a patio and deck to enjoy with friends and family. Additional unfinished attic space 24' x 44' best of easy living in a nice private location.
Open House
Saturday
May 18 at 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
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Location: 515 Great Plain Ave, Needham, MA 02492    Get Directions

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515 Great Plain Ave, Needham, MA 02492

Single-Family

$749,000
Price

7
Rooms
3
Beds
1/1
Full/Half Baths
New Listing! First showing at Open House Saturday 2-4 pm. Spacious 3 bedroom Ranch located in one of Needham's most popular areas. Just a short distance to the train to Boston and Broadmeadow School. Minutes to nearby popular restaurants in Needham Center. Perry Park is just around the corner. This home offers a nicely outfitted eat in kitchen and open to a dining room with a double fireplace to entertain and enjoy in both the dining room and the living room. Master bedroom steps to cathedral ceiling room with walls of glass. New gas heat and hot water system. An oversized lot provides lots of privacy with both a patio and deck to enjoy with friends and family. Additional unfinished attic space 24' x 44' best of easy living in a nice private location.
Open House
Saturday
May 18 at 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
More Open Houses
Cannot make the Open Houses?
Location: 515 Great Plain Ave, Needham, MA 02492    Get Directions

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515 Great Plain Ave, Needham, MA 02492

Single-Family

$749,000
Price

7
Rooms
3
Beds
1/1
Full/Half Baths
New Listing! First showing at Open House Saturday 2-4 pm. Spacious 3 bedroom Ranch located in one of Needham's most popular areas. Just a short distance to the train to Boston and Broadmeadow School. Minutes to nearby popular restaurants in Needham Center. Perry Park is just around the corner. This home offers a nicely outfitted eat in kitchen and open to a dining room with a double fireplace to entertain and enjoy in both the dining room and the living room. Master bedroom steps to cathedral ceiling room with walls of glass. New gas heat and hot water system. An oversized lot provides lots of privacy with both a patio and deck to enjoy with friends and family. Additional unfinished attic space 24' x 44' best of easy living in a nice private location.
Open House
Saturday
May 18 at 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
More Open Houses
Cannot make the Open Houses?
Location: 515 Great Plain Ave, Needham, MA 02492    Get Directions

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