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Posted by CENTURY 21 Cobb Real Estate on 1/17/2019

In real estate, cash is power. It’s not exactly the amount of money that you have been approved for by a lender. This type of “cash” is what you can pull directly from your account to buy a property on demand. It can be difficult to compete with cash buyers especially in tight real estate markets. Below, you’ll find some tips to help you match up against any cash offers that you may be competing with when you buy a home. 


Make Your Offer Look Attractive As Possible


First, you should always have a pre-approval letter from your lender. This lets sellers know that you’re a qualified buyer. You should also get your lender or realtor (or both) to provide some financial information about you along with your offer. This helps to add to the case that you’re a dependable buyer.


Let Things Move Quickly 



If you allow your lender to send an appraiser to the property as quickly as possible, this will give you an advantage in the home buying process. You want to reduce the amount of time that it will take to close on the house. That means you should consider cutting down on both the appraisal and contingency time. You could even consider waiving any contingencies if you feel comfortable. 


To speed up the process, even more, you should pre-order an appraisal in advance. You can do this before your offer has even been written. It can be difficult to arrange this, especially with larger scale lenders, but it’s always worth a try. Once the offer is written, the lender can relay to the seller that an appraisal has already been scheduled.


You’ll also want to get the inspection done fairly quickly. You only have a short window of time to get the inspection done. The quicker you get this done, the more serious of a buyer you appear to be. You should have the inspector who you’ll use ready before you even put an offer in on a home in order to expedite this part of the process. Usually, inspectors don’t take terribly long to schedule appointments knowing that their clients have short windows to get inspections done.  


Make A Strong Offer


Making a good offer could mean paying extra for a home you love in order to compete with cash offers. Spending more money helps to win. Here’s why: Sellers almost always will give a cash buyer a bit more of a discount since they’ll be getting all of the funds up front. If you love the house and plan to live in it for years to come, the extra money you spend will be well worth it.         


Write An Offer Letter


An offer letter adds a bit of a personal touch to the number you put down as a buyer. Here, you can tell the seller who you are and why you love the home. It can be emotional to sell a property, but a seller will feel more comfortable knowing that the home is going to someone who will appreciate it.

  






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Posted by CENTURY 21 Cobb Real Estate on 1/14/2019

This Single-Family in Yarmouth, MA recently sold for $299,000. This Ranch style home was sold by - CENTURY 21 Cobb Real Estate.


37 Browning Ave, Yarmouth, MA 02664

Single-Family

$289,000
Price
$299,000
Sale Price

5
Rooms
2
Beds
1/1
Full/Half Baths
Don't miss this beautifully renovated ranch in desirable South Yarmouth location. Two generous size bedrooms, one and a half bath, gas heating system, one car attached garage, sunroom, freshly painted basement and more! Many updates including new kitchen with stainless steel and granite counter top, interior and exterior painting, freshly refinished hardwood floors throughout, new bath. Passing Title V in hand. Conveniently located close to shopping, dining and Rte 6. Super vacation home, rental property or first time home buyers. Mint condition. Easy to show. Seller is related to listing agent. This one won't last!

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Posted by CENTURY 21 Cobb Real Estate on 1/11/2019

This Single-Family in Yarmouth, MA recently sold for $299,000. This Ranch style home was sold by - CENTURY 21 Cobb Real Estate.


37 Browning Avenue , Yarmouth, MA 02664

South Yarmouth

Single-Family

$289,000
Price
$299,000
Sale Price

5
Total Rooms
2
Beds
1/1
Full/Half Baths
Don't miss this beautifully renovated ranch in desirable South Yarmouth location. Two generous size bedrooms, one and a half bath, gas heating system, one car attached garage, sunroom, freshly painted basement and more! Many updates including new kitchen with stainless steel and granite counter top, interior and exterior painting, freshly refinished hardwood floors throughout, new bath. Passing Title V in hand. Conveniently located close to shopping, dining and Rte 6. Super vacation home, rental property or first time home buyers. Mint condition. Easy to show. Seller is related to listing agent. This one won't last!

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Posted by CENTURY 21 Cobb Real Estate on 1/10/2019

Not all smart home devices are created equal. If you wind up paying a high price for a smart home gadget you do not need, you risk wasting precious time and resources.

Fortunately, there are lots of things you can do to make informed smart home device purchases, such as:

1. Consider Your Smart Home Device Needs

The needs of one property owner for a smart home device may vary from those of another.. If you consider how you can use different smart home devices, you can boost the likelihood of making smart home gadget purchases that will serve you well for years to come.

For example, if you find your electricity bills are on the rise, investing in smart light bulbs may prove to be a great choice. These light bulbs can help you optimize your house's electricity consumption and lower your electricity bills.

On the other hand, if you are concerned about home security, a smart house security system may be an excellent investment. This security system can help you simultaneously safeguard your residence against theft and lower your home insurance rates.

2. Perform Comprehensive Research

New smart home devices are becoming available every day, and as such, determining which ones are right for your house sometimes is difficult. If you perform in-depth research into the smart home devices at your disposal, you could find gadgets that you can enjoy day after day.

Conduct online research into assorted smart home devices – you will be happy you did. Once you learn about different smart home gadgets, how they work and their benefits, you can choose the right devices for your residence.

Also, it may help to consult with family members and friends as you assess myriad smart home devices. If a family member or friend recently purchased a smart home device that works perfectly, for instance, you may want to consider buying the same gadget for your house.

3. Evaluate Your Budget

As more smart home devices are released, the prices of various smart house gadgets are falling accordingly. Yet it is still crucial to evaluate your budget closely before you make smart home device investments. If you understand exactly how much money you can spend on smart house devices, you can take steps to get the most out of your available finances.

Don't forget to shop around for smart home devices, too. Online and brick-and-mortar retailers occasionally offer sales on smart home gadgets. Thus, if you search far and wide for smart home devices that fall in line with your budget, you could avoid spending too much to acquire top-notch smart house gadgets.

As you get set to invest in smart home devices, it generally pays to be diligent. If you take an informed approach to smart home device shopping, you can find gadgets that will deliver long-lasting benefits. Best of all, you can use assorted smart home devices to lower your electricity costs, secure your residence and much more.




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Posted by CENTURY 21 Cobb Real Estate on 1/8/2019


123 Route 130 , Sandwich, MA 02644

Forestdale

Multi-Family

$474,900
Price

Fantastic opportunity to own 2 houses on 1.61 acre lot! Main house has 2400 sq ft, 4 bedrooms, 2 baths, front to back living room, dining room, modern eat-in kitchen and 3 car garage. The back house is 1460 sq ft, 5 rooms, 3 beds and 1 bath. 7 bedroom title 5 and fresh exterior paint.
Open House
No scheduled Open Houses

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