The Papineau Team | Andover Real Estate, North Andover Real Estate, Boxford Real Estate


Generally, the length of the homebuying journey depends on the individual. In some instances, a buyer will purchase the first house that he or she views in-person. Or, in other cases, it may take a buyer several weeks or months to find a house that matches his or her expectations.

There is no need to rush the homebuying journey. But if you know what to expect when you pursue your dream house, you may be able to seamlessly navigate the property buying cycle.

Now, let's take a look at three tips to help you streamline the homebuying journey.

1. Establish Homebuying Criteria

If you know where you want to live and what you want to find in your ideal residence, you can tailor your house search accordingly. And as a result, you may be better equipped than other property buyers to discover a great house at an affordable price.

As you put together homebuying criteria, it is important to consider your long-term plans as well. For instance, if you enjoy city life and want to spend as much time as possible in the city, a house in the city may be the right choice for you. On the other hand, if you want to raise your family in a small town, you may want to hone your search to houses in small towns.

2. Get Pre-Approved for a Mortgage

A home purchase likely will require you to obtain a mortgage. Fortunately, banks and credit unions are available nationwide, and these financial institutions can help you get pre-approved for a mortgage.

Meet with several banks and credit unions so you can learn about all of the mortgage options at your disposal. Then, you can select a mortgage and enter the real estate market with a budget in hand.

3. Hire a Real Estate Agent

If you're on the lookout for your dream home, you may want to hire a real estate agent. This housing market professional can keep you up to date about new residences that become available in your preferred cities and towns – and much more.

Typically, a real estate agent will do whatever it takes to help you find and buy your dream home. He or she initially will learn about your homebuying goals and develop a custom homebuying strategy for you. Next, a real estate agent will set up home showings and keep you informed about open house events. And if you discover your ideal residence, a real estate agent will help you craft an aggressive offer to purchase this house.

Let's not forget about a real estate agent's homebuying expertise, either. If you ever have concerns or questions during the homebuying journey, a real estate agent can respond to them. That way, you can gain the insights you need to make an informed home purchase.

Simplify the homebuying journey – use the aforementioned tips, and you should have no trouble finding and acquiring your dream house.



1 Meadow View Ln, Andover, MA 01810

In Town

Single-Family

$1,050,000
Price

11
Rooms
5
Beds
3/1
Full/Half Baths
The Meadow View neighborhood is a collection of Cormier built luxury homes and is sought after because it has the ideal cul de sac location in Andover near the Downtown. This home features all the detailing and fine craftsmanship they are known for with an open exciting floor plan. The oversized Kitchen has new stainless appliances, granite, large pantry and an eating nook that showcases the back grounds. Opening to the fireplaced Family Room, this is an ideal flow for entertaining and watching the Game! If you work from home, the private office with French doors is the perfect spot. Have your family comfortably stay in the Lower Level suite with two large entertaining areas while enjoying the Master Suite with spa bath on the second floor. Generous sized Bedrooms with room for the addition of an extra bath. The level yard has room for a pool, sport court or start your own flower and herb garden. Easy commute to Rt 93 from Dascomb Rd exit or choose either of the commuter trains.
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4 Hampton Ln, Andover, MA 01810

Single-Family

$795,000
Price

10
Rooms
5
Beds
3/1
Full/Half Baths
Great curb appeal and location make 4 Hampton Lane a smart choice. This spacious Colonial has extras in the floor plan including a Sun Room off the Family Room and a bonus room off the Master Bedroom. 5 bedrooms, with 2 ensuite Full Baths give you the options to use the second floor flow as it suits your needs. The finished Lower Level includes a pool table and plenty of space for gym equipment and movies. Enjoy the gorgeous landscaping and perennial plantings that surround the newer oversized paver patio with water feature. Perfect for outdoor entertaining! The small manageable fenced garden can offer you herbs and flowers all Summer long. Special bonuses of this home include the cul de sac location, numerous fresh updates and easy access to Rt 93 and Rt 495. The neighborhood is a collection of interconnecting streets and cul de sacs. Come see!
Open House
Saturday
May 18 at 2:00 PM to 3:30 PM
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Great curb appeal and location make 4 Hampton Lane a smart choice. This spacious Colonial has extras in the floor plan including a Sun Room off the Family Room and a bonus room off the Master Bedroom. 5 bedrooms, with 2 ensuite Full Baths give you the options to use the second floor flow as it suits your needs. The finished Lower Level includes a pool table and plenty of space for gym equipment and movies. Enjoy the gorgeous landscaping and perennial plantings that surround the newer oversized paver patio with water feature. Perfect for outdoor entertaining! The small manageable fenced garden can offer you herbs and flowers all Summer long. Special bonuses of this home include the cul de sac location, numerous fresh updates and easy access to Rt 93 and Rt 495. The neighborhood is a collection of interconnecting streets and cul de sacs. Come see!

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4 Hampton Ln, Andover, MA 01810

Single-Family

$795,000
Price

10
Rooms
5
Beds
3/1
Full/Half Baths
Great curb appeal and location make 4 Hampton Lane a smart choice. This spacious Colonial has extras in the floor plan including a Sun Room off the Family Room and a bonus room off the Master Bedroom. 5 bedrooms, with 2 ensuite Full Baths give you the options to use the second floor flow as it suits your needs. The finished Lower Level includes a pool table and plenty of space for gym equipment and movies. Enjoy the gorgeous landscaping and perennial plantings that surround the newer oversized paver patio with water feature. Perfect for outdoor entertaining! The small manageable fenced garden can offer you herbs and flowers all Summer long. Special bonuses of this home include the cul de sac location, numerous fresh updates and easy access to Rt 93 and Rt 495. The neighborhood is a collection of interconnecting streets and cul de sacs. Come see!
Open House
Saturday
May 18 at 2:00 PM to 3:30 PM
More Open Houses
Cannot make the Open Houses?
Location: 4 Hampton Ln, Andover, MA 01810    Get Directions

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