The Denise Dutson Team


The homebuying journey may require many weeks or months to complete. As you approach the finish line of this journey, there are lots of things you can do to ensure a seamless conclusion.

Now, let's take a look at three tips to help you quickly finalize a home purchase.

1. Conduct a Home Inspection

A home inspection generally is performed after a seller approves your offer to purchase his or her residence. At this time, a home inspector will walk through a house and identify any underlying problems. Next, a home inspector will provide you with a report that details his or her findings.

For homebuyers, it is important to review a home inspection report closely. If a home inspector identifies major problems with a residence, you may want to modify your initial offer to purchase or rescind your homebuying proposal.

You also should attend a home inspection. Although you are not required to attend an inspection, doing so may enable you to gain insights into a home that are not included in a house inspector's report. Then, you can use all of the insights at your disposal to determine whether to proceed with a home purchase.

2. Maintain Flexibility

You may want to close on a home by a specific date, yet the homebuying process offers no guarantees. Delays may happen without notice, and you need to be able to adjust your homebuying timeline accordingly. As such, you should maintain flexibility as you try to finalize your transaction.

Remember, both you and a home seller share a common goal – to complete a property transaction as quickly as possible. If you maintain open lines of communication with a seller, you can reduce the risk of miscommunications that otherwise could slow down the homebuying journey.

3. Collaborate with a Real Estate Agent

Navigating the homebuying journey is rarely simple, particularly for individuals who want to acquire a terrific house at a budget-friendly price. Thankfully, you can collaborate with a real estate agent to achieve the best-possible results throughout the homebuying cycle.

A real estate agent will learn about you and your homebuying goals and do everything possible to make your homeownership dream come true. He or she is happy to provide recommendations and suggestions as you conduct a home search. And when you find your dream residence, a real estate agent can help you put together a competitive offer to purchase it.

Of course, a real estate agent provides comprehensive assistance during the final stages of the homebuying journey as well. Reaching a home closing date may seem impossible at times, but a real estate agent helps take the guesswork out of finalizing a house purchase. Therefore, he or she will go above and beyond the call of duty to ensure you can reach your home closing date without delay.

Simplify the process of buying a house – use the aforementioned tips, and you can minimize the risk of encountering homebuying hurdles and streamline the homebuying journey.



63 Greensward Road , Mashpee, MA 02649

New Seabury

Single-Family

$1,199,000
Price

5
Beds
10
Total Rooms
4/1
Full/Half Baths
New Seabury custom built Contemporary on the 13th hole of the Ocean Golf Course. Expansive 5 bedroom, 4.5 bathroom home with 2-car garage, room for all! Two full levels of living space, nearly 5200 s.f., see floorplans. Main level open floor plan features large kitchen, dining, and living room with beautiful views. First floor master suite with 2 walk-in closets, attached master bath with separate vanities and jacuzzi tub, and sliders to large deck overlooking pool and golf course. Walkout lower level family room with kitchenette and access to pool. Up the spiral staircase for a bird's eye view from the widow's watch room. In-ground heated gunite salt water pool & spa. Central air, central vacuum, 2 fireplaces, generator, irrigation, security system. New gas furnace & hot water. Most furnishings included.
Open House
Saturday
November 09 at 10:00 AM to 12:00 PM
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31 Dogwood Drive , Sandwich, MA 02644

Forestdale

Single-Family

$379,000
Price

3
Beds
7
Total Rooms
2
Baths
Forestdale Estates. Nicely updated cape with 3 bedrooms, 2 full baths and garage, central air. Living room with fireplace, eat-in kitchen, & dining room. House plans show dining room designed as first-floor bedroom, easily converted back. Full bath with laundry completes the first floor. Second floor offers master, 2 additional bedrooms, and another full bath. Full shed dormer across the back of the home as well as front dormers. Slider into sunroom overlooking landscaped yard with irrigation. Expansive backyard completely fenced. Add one-car garage and you are home! See Floorplans! Buyer & buyers' agents always encouraged to verify information.
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31 Dogwood Drive , Sandwich, MA 02644

Forestdale

Single-Family

$379,000
Price

3
Beds
7
Total Rooms
2
Baths
Forestdale Estates. Nicely updated cape with 3 bedrooms, 2 full baths and garage, central air. Living room with fireplace, eat-in kitchen, & dining room. House plans show dining room designed as first-floor bedroom, easily converted back. Full bath with laundry completes the first floor. Second floor offers master, 2 additional bedrooms, and another full bath. Full shed dormer across the back of the home as well as front dormers. Slider into sunroom overlooking landscaped yard with irrigation. Expansive backyard completely fenced. Add one-car garage and you are home! See Floorplans! Buyer & buyers' agents always encouraged to verify information.
Open House
Saturday
November 09 at 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
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Location: 31 Dogwood Drive , Sandwich, MA 02644    Get Directions

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One of the most difficult decisions to make when refinishing a room is how much of a current trend to inspire your choices. Jumping in with two feet can be fun and certainly create a wow factor. However, trends can also quickly become outdated and if you’ve invested a lot of time and money into a particular one you will also have to spend a lot of time and money to change it.

Luckily, this isn’t an all or nothing situation. So whether your current obsession is mid-century modern or shabby chic you can satisfy your style preference without making a top to bottom change in a few months or years.

To start, keep bigger items like the wall color, flooring, and furniture neutral in both style and color. What I mean by this is to choose furniture that is inspired by or similar, but simpler, to a more trendy piece. And neutral doesn’t have to mean beige. Blacks, grays, blues, browns, whites, and creams with just a hint of the desired hue are perfect multitaskers that transcend both trends and time.

For example, if you want pink for a blush-toned creme or for green a sage infused blue. If you’re craving color black and white create the perfect canvas for colorful accessories to really pop and make a statement. Navy and charcoal are neutral but underutilized colors that allow you to give a little push style boundaries.

Bring in those pops of color with accents. Wall art, decor, throw pillows, curtains and bedding are perfect ways to do just that. Incorporate your favorite new colors and patterns throughout the room for a consistent look and not as if you haphazardly placed pieces as an afterthought.

The best part of using these details to infuse your trend of choice is that they enable you to go as bold or subtle as you like. Curtains or a comforter in a bright color or a bold print capture the eye immediately. Throw pillows and wall art, on the other hand, make for a room filled with personality.

It’s always fun to incorporate trends when we are decorating. It gives the room your unique brand of personality and brings the space to life. Cleverly choosing your larger items to remain understated to allow your trendy pieces take the spotlight is the perfect way to join in while also staying flexible if you tire of it or want to change things up down the road.

You’ll also be making a more budget-friendly project by choosing neutral tones for your investment pieces. They will be able to carry over decades to come while transcending, for the most part, the many trends it is sure to outlive.     




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