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Connie Botticelli

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Buying a house is a very delicate matter because you are about to use life’s savings to buy a certain property. That’s why the situation calls for cautious behavior because you don’t buy a house every day. There are tons of things that you need to look at while making such tough decisions. The need to hire an experienced professional is extremely desired because without a keen eye it is difficult to find a good deal and there’s no one better than a reliable real estate agent for the task. However, finding a good realtor can be challenging. Use a reference to find someone that you can depend on and make sure you ask the following questions as you approach to sign a new contract.  

Which Location Is More Suitable? 

The selection of the location to buy a house greatly depends on your requirements. If you are looking for a house downtown, then probably you must have huge sums of money to make a purchase. Similarly, if you are looking for a quieter place to live in, then probably downtown is not an ideal place to buy a house. If you are looking for a location near your kid’s school or your workplace, then probably not so many choices will be available. The identification of your requirements is the right way to find a good house and then you can ask the realtor about a suitable location. You need to help the realtor first so he can answer the question correctly.

What Are The Market Trends?

It is a general question about the market to increase your knowledge about the current market conditions. The real estate market can be booming and the rate of properties is usually higher in this type of market. Similarly, if the financial markets are not working well, the real estate can be feeling the backlashes as well and in these conditions you can find a good property at an affordable price. However, if you like a house when the market is scoring high and want to wait till the price drops down, then there’s always a chance that someone else will buy it first.

How Fast Can You Find A Suitable Property?

This is a valid question that you should ask if you are in a hurry to make the purchase. Most of the time the realtors always have options but whether you like something from those houses or not it a different thing. Finding a good property when the market is down is a difficult task because the seller also knows that no one is going to pay a higher amount of money in the current market conditions. However, if someone needs to sell the house in an emergency, then there’s a chance that the seller would be willing to reduce the price. So, make sure you ask this question to clarify the situation.

Can You Recommend An Inspector?

The services of a property inspector are required when you are buying a house because you need to be sure what the seller is offering and the amount he’s asking for it is adequate or not. You’d never know what is the real condition of the house unless you inspect it. That’s why a reliable inspector is required that can state the facts about a particular property. If you are financing the house, then the broker is definitely going to send its representative to inspect the property before lending you the money. So, no matter how you look at the situation hiring an inspector can’t be avoided. If you don’t have a reliable inspector insight it is better, you ask this question from the realtor and hire a reliable inspector in time.

Do You Think There Is A Problem With The House?

Knowing what a realtor thinks about a certain property is quite valuable. In fact, this is why you have hired him so you can have the opinion of an expert before you buy a house. An experienced realtor observes the market very closely and can easily tell whether a property is a good buy or not. While you are still evaluating a certain property make sure you ask this question and find out what he really thinks about it. If you sense the hesitation about that house, then it means there’s something fishy about the house and you might want to find out what his concerns are before buying.

Finding a good property without the help of a realtor is something unheard of because they are professionals and keep an eye on the market movements all the time. Even if you try to reach out to the sellers yourself probably you’ll end up dealing with a real estate agent because your counterpart might not prefer to fly solo. The complexity of documentation is itself is a big issue, and an agent can help you do it in an effective way.

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What my clients are saying  

Connie is extremely professional, knowledgeable, and considerate. I haven’t been around during the sale. She took charge and helped me with everything that needed to be done and corrected. Her communication skills are outstanding as well as her advice in facilitating the whole process. Connie is great and Century 21 is lucky to have on board such a valuable agent.

 

~ Carmina Scuccimarra

The fact that I managed to actually purchase a house in this market for a fair price speaks volumes regarding Connie's good advice and organization. Connie was extremely organized and responsive. She smoothed the path when other people were not so clear or organized. Patty Somerville

 

~ Patty Somerville

Connie was amazing to work with! She is so knowledgeable and professional, and made us feel comfortable and supported every step of the way. As first-time home buyers, we had lots of questions and could trust Connie to provide advice and guidance to us. I would highly recommend her services to anyone!

 

~ Mackenzie LeBert, North Andover

"This was my second time working with Terry & Connie. Terry listed my townhouse, did an open house and had my house under agreement a few days after the open house. She helped me through all the steps with selling a property and It was a smooth sale. I would highly recommend Terry and Connie Botticelli to help you in selling/buying a property. "

 

~ Emil, Tewksbury

My experience in selling my condo was excellent from beginning to end. These two brokers, Terry and Connie, did an excellent job in educating my husband and me and facilitating the process from beginning to end. Mary Brazet, Medford, MA

 

~ Mary Brazet, Medford, MA

Connie went above and beyond to make the total experience easy and a pleasure as much as sell your home can be with all the stress involved. I would recommend Connie to friends and family and she has my absolute trust that she will work to get the best deal for your particular needs.

 

~ George Zantos

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