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You know that you want to buy a house, but you also don't want to break your day-to-day budget to acquire a residence. As such, you're in the market for inexpensive housing – something that can be tough to find in any real estate sector, at any time.

Buying a house can be difficult, especially if you're operating on a tight budget. Fortunately, we're here to help you take the guesswork out of finding an inexpensive house that matches or exceeds your expectations.

Let's take a look at three tips to help you streamline your search for an affordable residence.

1. Evaluate How Long a Home Has Been Available

When it comes to finding an affordable house, it pays to check out how long a residence has been available. By doing so, you may be able to discover a bargain, even in a highly competitive real estate market.

If a home that has been available for many weeks or months, a seller may be more motivated than ever before to accept an offer that falls below his or her initial expectations. Thus, if you submit an offer below a seller's initial asking price, the seller may accept your proposal in the hopes of getting rid of his or her residence quickly.

Of course, you should always ensure that a home offer is competitive based on a house's age and condition, along with the current state of the real estate market. Because if you submit a "lowball" proposal, a seller likely will respond with an immediate "No" to your offer.

2. Look at Fixer-Uppers

A fixer-upper is unlikely to have everything that you want in your dream house. On the other hand, a fixer-upper likely is more cost-effective in comparison to a new house.

If you're on the lookout for affordable housing, you should consider fixer-uppers. These houses may require some work, but buyers who are willing to allocate the necessary time and resources to perform myriad home repairs can transform these properties into dream homes.

3. Collaborate with a Real Estate Agent

For homebuyers who want to acquire a house without spending too much, it usually helps to hire a real estate agent. In fact, by working with a real estate agent, a homebuyer can streamline the process of acquiring an affordable residence.

A real estate agent first will meet with a homebuyer and learn about his or her homebuying goals. Then, this housing market professional can tailor a home search to complement a buyer's budget.

Let's not forget about the support that a real estate agent provides throughout the homebuying journey, either. A real estate agent will set up home showings, negotiate with a seller's agent on your behalf and do whatever it takes to help you purchase an inexpensive house.

Ready to find a cost-effective house? Use the aforementioned tips, and you can accelerate the process of discovering an affordable home that you can enjoy for years to come.


This Single-Family in Spencer, MA recently sold for $331,400. This Multi-Level style home was sold by Office Remax - RE/MAX Vision.




This Single-Family in Worcester, MA recently sold for $289,900. This Cape style home was sold by Office Remax - RE/MAX Vision.


109 Monadnock Road, Worcester, MA 01609

West Side

Single-Family

$289,900
Price
$289,900
Sale Price

7
Rooms
3
Beds
2
Baths
Classic cape style home offers a wealth of living space on the inside~~~Living room features hardwood floors and a fireplace~~~Formal dining room is just off the step saving galley kitchen filled with cabinets for storage~~~Two bedrooms and a full bath are also located on the first level~~~A second floor art studio is also ideal as a family room and offers a greenhouse style garden window~~~The over sized master bedroom with a walk in closet is complimented by a private bath~~~Once the party and game room in the basement could easily be brought back and utilized as additional living space~~~You will be delighted by the gardens with its contrasting colors~~~ Recent improvements include heat 2007~~~Roof 2015~~~Fresh paint~~~Thermopane windows~~~Great access to local highways~~~WPI~~~Worcester Art Museum~~~ Train Station~~~Hanover Theater~~~

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This Single-Family in Auburn, MA recently sold for $270,000. This Split Entry style home was sold by Office Remax - RE/MAX Vision.


18 Westchester Drive, Auburn, MA 01501

Single-Family

$259,900
Price
$270,000
Sale Price

7
Rooms
3
Beds
1/1
Full/Half Baths
Located in a lovely neighborhood that is close to the center of Auburn, this 3 bedroom, 1.5 bath Split level home is situated on a 1/4 acre lot. Enjoy hardwoods thru-out, a sun-filled living room & a fully applianced, eat in kitchen. The lower level offers a family room featuring a fire place & a cedar closet. and there is a combination 1/2 bath & laundry room. The 12' x 10' rear porch is accessed from a slider off the dining room & offers additional entertaining space & stairs that lead down to the private rear yard. Enjoy economical Gas heat & hot water, a 2 car garage and town water & sewer. Commuting is a breeze - just minutes to all highways - Mass Pike, 290, 395, Routes 12 & 20.

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This Single-Family in Worcester, MA recently sold for $320,000. This Cape style home was sold by Office Remax - RE/MAX Vision.


10 Bonnybrook Rd, Worcester, MA 01606

Single-Family

$329,000
Price
$320,000
Sale Price

9
Rooms
5
Beds
2
Baths
This adorable cape hides a spacious surprise! Total gross living area over 2100 sq ft! The full dormer on the second floor features 4 large bedrooms and a full bath with laundry hook ups! All wood floors, first floor has 14 x 34 oversized family room with a wood stove and sliders to the deck and fully fenced in yard! Eat-in country kitchen with open shelving and wood floors. 1st floor has a large bedroom and second room which would be a convenient home office! Another full bath on the first floor makes single level living optional. Enjoy quick highway access on a quiet residential street. Replacement windows, flat private yard with mature plantings. Welcome home!!

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