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Posted by Fitzgerald and Associates Real Estate on 6/14/2019

Relocating to a new city, and moving into a new home you bought at the same time, can be a complicated process. From hiring a real estate agent and buying a new house, to planning your move, the to-do list is growing. To make that move a smooth and successful one you need a guide and some helpful tips.

Here are the tips you need to stay afloat and make sure your move is a success.

1. Check your financial muscle 

In any situation, your finance is the power, and your budget is the overall determinant of your level of expenses. To succeed in your quest to relocate and purchase a house, you must know what you can afford, and then you make your budget. 

Start by checking how much money you need to buy a house first in a new city and the amount that will take care of your relocation expenses. Then, you find out the cost of packing supplies and moving services. A full service moving company offers their services at a premium if you are moving from one state to another.

You need to check your savings and monthly income to know how much you can spend buying a new home. Apart from paying your monthly mortgage fees and down payment, other costs you must offset are homeowner’s insurance, realtor’s fee, utilities, property tax, and closing costs.

2. Try out renting first

If you are relocating to a city you’re entirely unfamiliar with, try renting a place in that area first. When you rent a house, you will have the opportunity to try out the new neighborhood to know if it is what you want. If you have tested it and are satisfied with the area, then proceed to buy a home there. When you’re ready, you can accomplish with the help of a realtor.

3. Pay the city a visit

Although you can learn a lot about the town online, a physical visit and on-the-spot assessment of the new city is crucial. Those assessments will help you get to know the various neighborhoods in that area and give you the opportunity to meet with the realtor.

4. Check the city’s transportation options, the commute, and the general safety

Make sure you research the city’s transportation options from buses, taxis, to subways and ensure they are what you need. Living very close to your place of work has many benefits, but if you prefer long commutes, there is no problem. Safety is the number one factor influencing your relocation to a new place; you wouldn’t want to live in a crime-ridden area. 

5. Hire a trusted realtor

Look for a realtor that fits your needs. Your realtor should have a thorough knowledge of the various housing markets in different neighborhoods and should be able to guide you to buy your new home. It is better to meet a reputable real estate agent before you move. 

Ready to Move?

Relocating to a new house should not be a difficult task if you prepare yourself and engage the services of trusted moving service to help. Are you ready to move? Check out long distance movers in both your new city and your current one.




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Posted by Fitzgerald and Associates Real Estate on 6/13/2019


10 Carriage Way, North Reading, MA 01864

Single-Family

$649,000
Price

9
Rooms
4
Beds
4
Baths
A beautiful SUMMER OASIS Awaits you! The inground pool is complete with a backdrop of the wooded lot and 20' PLUS GAZEBO at waters edge! No need for wet guests to enter the house with a garden bathroom complete with a shower and kitchenette. The pool area fenced with plenty of additional room for children play area, bbq, volleyball etc. This Beautiful BRICK split entry with an easy commute to Rte 93! An interlocking large neighborhood. A 2nd second kitchen in the lower level adds to appeal of multi-generational families, in-law or just entertainment! A large main kitchen features an island and hardwood floors. Loads of appeal including a 2 CAR GARAGE. Additional time may be required for closing! Perfect for the sale of your existing house!
Open House
Sunday
June 16 at 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
Give your Father the perfect gift! A home oasis with a gazebo and inground pool. Plenty of room to put your bocce court or your horshoe game!! Whether its your grandfather, husband or father this home will be ideal! A 2 car garage, on a cut de sac yet close to schools and route 93 for easy commuting.
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Location: 10 Carriage Way, North Reading, MA 01864    Get Directions

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Posted by Fitzgerald and Associates Real Estate on 6/12/2019


14 S Amos St, Tewksbury, MA 01876

Single-Family

$569,900
Price

12
Rooms
4
Beds
3
Baths
Like new home in South Tewksbury with easy access to shopping and Route 93. Total home remodel in 2016 including: addition of 2nd floor and walk-up attic; new roof; new AC unit; new windows/doors; new siding & insulation; Complete remodel of 1st floor including new floors, new cabinets, granite counter tops, in-island oven, and open floor plan. Propane for cooking and tank-less hot water. Living room is wired for surround sound including in-ceiling speakers.
Open House
Saturday
June 15 at 1:30 PM to 3:00 PM
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Location: 14 S Amos St, Tewksbury, MA 01876    Get Directions

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Posted by Fitzgerald and Associates Real Estate on 6/7/2019


14 S Amos St, Tewksbury, MA 01876

Single-Family

$569,900
Price

12
Rooms
4
Beds
3
Baths
Open House
Sunday
June 09 at 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
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