Services for Buyers
Over the last decade, there has been a great deal of excitement surrounding greater Boston area real estate; clearly, it’s no longer a secret that this city is a great place to live. Reflecting this reality, homes and condos in the area are in high demand, and yet it’s still a decent a buyer’s market because new inventory continues to be developed to meet an ever growing demand.So while Boston is a highly competitive real estate marketplace, there are also many exciting options out there to buy. It’s up to the buyer to figure out the best way to find and visit desirable listings. Luckily, with Boston Pads’ premier online portal, this process is easier than ever before, as we offer a plethora of services for buyers to help you make sense of the real estate sales process.
How does this website help potential buyers? For one, Boston Pads is the area’s largest real time apartment and real estate portal of its kind, providing access to an always updating database of over 131,000 apartment and potential sales listings. Users can sort through it all based on a number of parameters, including neighborhood, desired price, desired number of bedrooms, or square footage. Basically, the buyer is in the driver’s seat and only has to sort through options that fit in with what he or she is looking for. Mediated by a data-driven, technological platform, Boston Pads makes the hunt for a home or property streamlined and efficient. Updated seven days a week, new listings pop up every day, so this web portal is the area’s most exhaustive real estate search engine; the buyer is delighted to find a number of great listings when they use this all-encompassing real estate portal.
The Bostonpads real estate portal also contains listings that are often not yet listed on MLS. Some landlords do not want the hustle and bustle of a full advertised property on MLS and would rather not disturb their tenants especially when it is a multifamily property. Numerous landlords choose to work with select agents found on the Bostonpads website and try to have a solid handle on pricing and how quickly a property could potentially sell at certain price points. When it comes to multifamily investment properties with multiple tenants and leases, proper upfront prep work can be the key to success. If you are a buyer looking to buy an investment property, you should consider asking agents to show you everything available on MLS but also ask if they know of any other properties where a landlord would consider an offer but is not yet listed. Agents found on Bostonpads.com are always leasing properties for landlords so they often know in advance about a potential sale coming up! Always ask!
When looking to purchase a property or home, however, having accurate information is most important. To this end, Boston Pads’ world class online platform connects buyers with agents who specialize in different neighborhoods and are able to provide a local perspective on any desired location. Rent prices can be dramatically different in each neighborhood, you may want to consider working with a buyer’s agent that can also tell you what your property could generate per month in rent if you should move elsewhere. In real estate it is important to have an entrance and an exit strategy. What if you obtain a job in another part of the country? What would you get for rent? Would it cover the mortgage and expenses? Having an agent that can get you powerful real time rental price modeling can make all the difference in the world. There are people found on Bostonpads.com that are truly committed to helping you find the best property solutions. What’s more, this web portal makes it a point to work with real estate agencies and sellers who have established track records of integrity and quality service. This is a point of pride for BostonPads: the web portal connects the right buyers with the right agents and sellers.
Easy to use and at the cutting-edge of technological innovation, it’s easy to see why Boston Pads has rapidly become the Boston area’s most popular and effective real estate resource. Start your buyer search today!
Home Buyer Tips
Things to consider:
- convenience for all family members
- proximity to work, school
- neighborhood statistics
- local transportation
- types of homes in neighborhood, for example condos, town homes, co-ops, newly constructed homes etc.
- Obtain a Pre-Approval Letter.
- Identify a Buyer’s Agent.
- Search and identify the right property.
- Prepare and present an Offer with appropriate Contingencies.
- Schedule a Home Inspection and accompany the inspector.
- Sign the Purchase and Sales Agreement and review the documents.
- Obtain your Mortgage Commitment Letter.
- Schedule a Final Walk-Through of the property.
- Attend the Closing with your ID, checkbook, and any certified checks that your attorney or mortgage broker requested of you.
- Enjoy your new home!