The Denise Dutson Team


Are you a productive homebuyer? If not, you may miss out on an opportunity to acquire your dream residence.

A productive homebuyer understands the ins and outs of the real estate market. As such, this individual may be better equipped than others to purchase a top-notch residence at a budget-friendly price.

Ultimately, operating as a productive homebuyer may be easier than you think – here are three tips to ensure that you can become a productive homebuyer in no time at all.

1. Narrow Your Home Search

If you know what you want to find in a dream home, you can maximize the time and resources at your disposal.

For example, if you prefer a home in a big city, you can start searching for houses in the city of your choice. Or, if you enjoy the unparalleled serenity of small town life, you may want to focus exclusively on houses in various towns.

You also should consider your day-to-day activities as you kick off your home search. If you attend college classes every day, you may want to find a house close to school. Comparatively, if you regularly take the bus to work, you may want to consider homes that provide quick, easy access to public transportation.

2. Establish a Price Range

Although you know that you want to buy a home, you may have no idea what it will cost to obtain your dream home. However, if you enter the housing market with a home price range in hand, you can quickly and effortlessly navigate the homebuying process.

Meet with banks and credit unions in your area. That way, you can learn about myriad home financing options and choose a mortgage that complements your finances.

Don't forget to ask bank and credit union professionals for mortgage recommendations and suggestions as well. These mortgage specialists are happy to teach you about many mortgage options and ensure that you can make an informed home financing decision.

3. Work with a Real Estate Agent

A real estate agent is a homebuying expert who will do everything possible to help you optimize your productivity. If you collaborate with a real estate agent throughout the homebuying process, you can increase the likelihood of getting the best possible results.

A real estate agent will set up home showings, negotiate with a home seller's agent on your behalf and help you get the best price on a home. By doing so, this housing market professional will ensure that you can enjoy a seamless homebuying experience.

Let's not forget about the advanced housing market knowledge that a real estate agent possesses, either. A real estate agent understands the challenges of buying a home and will help you identify and overcome these difficulties. He or she will even answer any homebuying questions, at any time.

Become a productive homebuyer today – use the aforementioned tips, and you can maximize your productivity as a homebuyer and reap the benefits of a quick, efficient homebuying journey.



93 Squibnockett Drive , Falmouth, MA 02536

East Falmouth

Single-Family

$629,000
Price

8
Total Rooms
5
Beds
3/1
Full/Half Baths
Fantastically renovated and expanded Colonial with a total of 5 bedrooms, 3.5 baths, garage, and neighborhood boat launch. Nearby Menauhant Beach. Nicely set up to accommodate an in-law or au pair situation on main level: spacious bedroom w/sitting area, kitchenette, walk-in closet, private bath, separate handicap-accessible entrance, sliders to deck. Renovated kitchen w/granite and stainless, center island/breakfast bar. Family room w/built-ins and living room w/gas fireplace. Beautiful hardwood floors throughout main level & stairs. Large front deck, huge AZEK back deck, spacious back patio w/outdoor shower, gorgeous yard. Partial ocean views, central air, Andersen windows, whole house generator, 1st floor laundry. Walk-out lower level w/craft room & home office. Truly a special home!
Open House
Saturday
June 16 at 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
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238 Pimlico Pond Road , Mashpee, MA 02649

Mashpee (village)

Single-Family

$595,000
Price

6
Total Rooms
3
Beds
1/1
Full/Half Baths
WATERFRONT on Mashpee-Wakeby Pond! Fabulous waterfront year-round cottage with dock on private 2.5 acre lot. With stunning panoramic water views, your slice of peaceful paradise awaits! Lovingly maintained single-level home offering 3 bedrooms, 1.5 bathrooms, and open plan living, kitchen, and dining rooms. Add another near 200 sqft with the fantastic 3-season sunroom with gorgeous water views from nearly every window, and sliders out to wonderful deck. Many improvements including new windows, 200 amp electrical service, chimney liner, wood stove insert, carpet, insulation, heat/AC unit, interior doors, exterior vinyl shingles. Just bring your toothbrush--this ideal home comes completely turnkey, and even includes a couple of kayaks to get your summer fun started!
Open House
Saturday
June 16 at 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
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Location: 238 Pimlico Pond Road , Mashpee, MA 02649    Get Directions

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84 Uncle Edwards Road , Mashpee, MA 02649

Popponesset

Single-Family

$515,000
Price

5
Total Rooms
3
Beds
1
Baths
POPPONESSET! Classic Poppy cottage, loaded with charm. Ideally located. Short stroll to gorgeous, private Popponesset Beach just 2/10 of a mile away. Enjoy easy living with single-level layout. Spacious living room with vaulted ceilings and skylights, open to eat-in kitchen with sliders to large deck. Room for all with 3 good-sized bedrooms. The outdoor shower is a must-have after a day at the beach! Cool off inside with the central air. Updates include newer roof, upgraded electrical service, brand new septic system. Beautiful lot with storage shed. All you need to bring are your flip flops--this wonderful home comes completely turnkey. Just in time to get your summer fun started!
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You’ve made it through the bidding process and you’ve finally unpacked the last of your boxes. It’s finally time to show off your new home to your friends, family, and new neighbors! Throwing a party can be intimidating, especially a housewarming party since it's not every day you move to a new house. If you don’t know where to start to host your housewarming party keep reading for some tricks and tips below. Send out the invites. In the age of technology sending out e-vites is as easy as a few clicks and saves on postage, however, physical invitations include the opportunity to add a handwritten note to your loved ones and new neighbors. This adds a personalized and thoughtful touch to let them know you look forward to having them attend your party. You may also want to consider allowing guests to bring a friend. Doing so will also help you expand your social circle in your new community and make new acquaintances more comfortable. Including a reply by date will give you the opportunity to know how many guests to expect and allow you to plan accordingly. Clean and stock your home. A tidy home will impress your guests. Ensure that every room is spick and span as your guests will be hoping to see each room in your new home. Make sure your bathroom is well stocked for your guests. Think items like toilet paper, soap, air freshener, and extra towels. Go the extra mile and make your home smell good with lightly scented candles or an oil diffuser. Plan your menu. Skip the sit-down dinner in favor of finger foods. You will also want to keep dietary restrictions in mind when creating your menu, include a few vegetarian, dairy free and/or gluten free options to play safe. Creating a few different table spreads will allow for guests to mix and mingle throughout the house and avoid an overcrowded room. Greet guests. Be sure to greet incoming guests at the door or assign someone to do so for you to create a welcoming atmosphere for your party. Offer to take any coats or bags and make introductions to other guests to encourage a sociable atmosphere. Entertain. Have some simple games on hand to occupy guests like horseshoes or tic-tac-toe. You’ll also want to have a playlist prepared ahead of time to encourage a party atmosphere. If putting together a playlist isn’t your thing look into a music service that will automate one for you so that all you need to do is pick the atmosphere you would like for your party. The idea of hosting a party might seem like the last thing you want to do after the stress of buying and moving house however you can throw a party that is just as much fun for you as it is for your guests. By planning a casual housewarming party you can put in minimal planning and focus more time on having fun with your friends, family, and new neighbors.



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