Harold (Buddy) Pope | Francestown Real Estate, Amherst Real Estate, Hancock Real Estate


If a seller rejects your offer to purchase his or her house, there is no need to panic. At this point, there are many things you can do, including:

1. Craft a New Offer to Purchase

If at first you don't succeed, try again. Remember, if you find your dream house but your initial offer to purchase is rejected, you can always create a new homebuying proposal. And if you submit a new offer to purchase that falls in line with a seller's expectations, you may receive an instant "Yes."

For those who decide to submit a new offer to purchase a residence, it is important to avoid making the same mistake twice. Thus, you should analyze the home you want to purchase, along with the current housing sector. Because if you use a variety of real estate market data, you could submit a competitive offer to purchase your dream house.

2. Reenter the Housing Market

A seller may reject your offer to purchase his or her house, and as such, you may need to continue your home search. Fortunately, quality residences are available in cities and towns nationwide, which means there are lots of great houses at your disposal.

Of course, you may want to put together a homebuying budget, too. If you have a homebuying budget in hand, you can search for houses that match your price range.

To craft a homebuying budget, you should meet with banks and credit unions. These financial institutions can offer home financing insights and help you get pre-approved for a mortgage. And once you have a mortgage, you will know exactly how much you can spend to acquire your ideal house.

3. Consult with a Real Estate Agent

A real estate agent is happy to help you determine the best course of action after a seller rejects your offer to purchase. In fact, he or she will do everything possible to help you streamline the homebuying journey.

Typically, a real estate agent will learn about you and your homebuying goals. He or she then will create a homebuying plan designed to help you achieve your desired results. Next, you and a real estate agent will work together to transform your homebuying vision into a reality. And as you navigate the homebuying journey, a real estate agent will provide comprehensive housing market insights you may struggle to obtain elsewhere.

Let's not forget about the assistance a real estate agent will provide as you get ready to submit an offer to purchase a house, either. A real estate agent will help you craft a competitive offer to purchase any home, at any time. Best of all, if your homebuying proposal is accepted, a real estate agent will help you finalize your house purchase as quickly as possible.

Clearly, there are many things you can do if your offer to purchase your ideal house is rejected. If you start planning ahead for the homebuying journey, you could boost the likelihood of enjoying a seamless property buying experience.



2 Beaver Pond Drive, Brookline, NH 03033

Single-Family

$352,000
Price

4
Bedrooms
11
Rooms
2/1
Full/Half Baths
Catch a nice price drop! Attractive, professionally renovated, and largely open concept Brookline home. LIKE NEW! Well-reputed school system shared with Hollis. Established neighborhood setting. This home has been completely redone and is the BEST value going in Brookline at this sq footage level by a long shot! Sweet location in a thoughtfully designed subdivision with plenty of room between houses. The following in this home are all NEW or IMPROVED and professionally installed: roof, deck, landscaping, lawn, irrigation lines, multiple windows, gutters, interior AND exterior painting, hardwood flooring in hallway, dining and living room, family room and upstairs new carpeting, three renovated bathrooms, tiled kitchen floors, kitchen cabinetry, granite countertops, and lighting fixtures. LG appliances all around -- LG combo conventional-convection oven, LG microwave, LG large refrigerator with extra storage innovations and ice maker. Even the front door is new as well as the front door kicker panel! Master bathroom ceramic tiled floor, and newly painted- his and hers separate vanities. Home is sited in a nice area of fine homes and in a well-forested area, inclusive of natural beauty. Easy access to Massachusetts, Milford, Manchester/Nashua, or of course Hollis, New Hampshire. Brookline residents have use of Lake Potipano with its wide sandy beach! Nearby train to Boston. Quick closings possible. If you are not looking at this one, you are missing out. See VIDEO!
Open House
No scheduled Open Houses





292 Tucker Mill Road, New Boston, NH 03070

Single-Family

$399,000
Price

3
Bedrooms
8
Rooms
2
Baths
Best of both worlds; peaceful country setting in a growing, serene neighborhood yet with plenty of privacy. Renovated, yet pure with loads of original antique home features. Renovations keep the original design, yet with the feel of today- farmer's sink and quartz counters blend together seamlessly! Beautiful garden areas, traditional New England barn, and open meadows. House is sited on nearly 20 scenic acres with plenty of room to play in the historic New Boston area. Period details merge beautifully with modern updates Both sides brook frontage at lower end of the property in heavily forested area. Enjoy the beautiful chef's kitchen designed for those that LIKE TO COOK- Stainless Steel appliances, Bosch gas stove. Eclectic elegance at its finest. Family room has original wide pine flooring with many boards over 2 feet in width! Tall ceilings and woodstove with electric backup heating. Security alarm and fenced in yard for fido! Great for organic farming or a horse or sheep or goat property. Accessory dwellings are also permitted in New Boston. Modern paint palette throughout. Please see the walk-through video prior to scheduling a showing. There are 2 visible neighboring houses, but this location is mostly private and those houses, while visible, are partially screened and are distant enough not to distract from one's privacy. From the house neither can be seen.
Open House
No scheduled Open Houses




The idea of a tight-knit neighborhood seems like an artifact of a simpler time in our country. And, in many ways, it is. Improvements in transportation and technology make it easier than ever to be connected with friends and family across the country and around the world.

However, there are still many good reasons to get to know your neighbors, aside from as a common courtesy. In this article, we’ll break down those reasons for you.

A watchful eye

If you plan on going for an extended vacation, it’s good to know at least one neighbor who you can trust to watch over your home while you’re away. That can include reporting any suspicious behavior and bringing in your mail so that it isn't obvious that your home is empty.

If you have kids, your neighbors are a good way to find out about any neighborhood news and safety concerns you should be aware of, which brings us to our next reason to get to know your neighbor.

Learning about the neighborhood

When you move into a new community, there often aren’t many ways to learn about the local events and places of interest. Introducing yourself to your new neighbors is a good way to learn about the place you moved to. It’s also a way to ask about any concerns you may have, such as traffic, noise level, or road safety if you have children who will be playing outside.

A helping hand

Like we mentioned before, it’s good to have trustworthy neighbors while you’re on vacation for home security reasons. However, it’s also a good opportunity to have neighborhood kids lend a hand while you’re away. You can pay them to mow your lawn, water the grass or flowers, and feed your pets. This makes your life easier and teaches them a lesson in work and reward.

Lending tools and services

It’s good to know a few neighbors with tools that you don’t have so that you can let one another borrow seldom-used tools rather than buying or renting them just for the occasional use.

Similarly, if you have an elderly neighbor, it’s a rewarding gesture to help them out when you see they need help with groceries, shoveling, or other physically demanding tasks. Those small gestures can also go a long way when it comes to gaining a friend in the neighborhood who you can count on for the local news.

No ill-will between good neighbors

Let’s face it, neighbors can be a source of annoyance at times. If it’s late on a school night and your neighbors are being noisy while you and your children are trying to sleep, you’ll have a lot better chance of getting them to quiet down if you have an established, friendly relationship.

Similarly, if you have a family cookout and need to park cars in front of their lawn, they’re more likely to not mind if you’ve helped them out in the past.


So, for these five reasons, and for many others, it pays to get to know your neighbors.

 


When you buy a home, you may wonder what the benefits of having your own realtor to represent you are. If you’re a first-time homebuyer, you probably will have a lot of questions. If you’re a second-time homebuyer you may still have a lot of questions! Buying a home can be a long, tedious process. It’s very helpful to know that you have a knowledgable realtor by your side to represent you and help you through the home buying process. If you’re looking to buy a home in a tough market, hiring your own realtor to represent you as a buyer is especially important. 


First, you should consider interviewing some prospective buyers agents in your area. Maybe you can get recommendations from friends and family as well. Learn what you can expect from a top realtor who will represent you as a buyer. 


Honesty Is The Best Policy


Your agent should be completely honest with you. While they can’t tell you what you personally want in a home, they should give you every last disclosure. No agent should put a home value or their own commission above their clients. This means that there’s strict documentation that realtors must follow including a code of ethics and standards for practice. A realtor must uphold these promises.  


Judging honesty in a realtor can be difficult. An honest real estate agent will help you through the home search process, for example. This is a good place to start. If the realtor points out some of the potential issues that you may have as a buyer in a home, you can see that honesty is one of their main policies.


Good Communicator


A realtor should be in frequent communication with you. Even if your home search isn’t active, they will check in, and see where you’re at in the process and if your needs have changed. 

Your realtor should alert you if offers have been made on properties that you’re interested in as well. Your buyer’s agent should reply to texts, e-mails, or calls within a short time frame of receiving them. Having a realtor that’s on top of things for you is important when it comes to buying a home since, without their help and information, the perfect home could slip through the cracks for you.                  


Knowledge Of Rules, Regulations, And Best Practices


Your buyer’s agent should have extensive knowledge of the real estate rules and regulations that are within your state. Each state has different practices when it comes to buying a home. Hiring a buyer’s agent is especially helpful if you are unfamiliar with a state or city. Your agent will be well-informed on all of your responsibilities as a buyer, as well as how and when you should complete these tasks and signings throughout the entire home buying process.




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