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Posted by Century 21 North East - Norton Group RE on 3/24/2019

Believe it or not, buying a condo can be a quick, easy process, particularly for those who understand their homebuying needs.

Ultimately, there are several factors to consider before you purchase a condo, including:

1. Your Budget

How much can you afford to spend on a condo? You should evaluate your homebuying budget closely to ensure you can cover all of the costs associated with condo living.

Getting pre-approved for a mortgage usually is ideal. With a mortgage in hand, you can browse a wide range of condos and find one that matches your budget perfectly.

Furthermore, don't forget to account for homeowners' association (HOA) fees before you buy a condo. HOA fees will vary depending on the condo community, and you should learn about them in advance so you can budget accordingly.

2. Property Size and Location

How much space do you need to accommodate your family? Consider the short- and long-term ramifications of a condo purchase, and you should have no trouble finding a condo that is the right size for you.

If you're uncertain about how big of a condo that you'll need, don't hesitate to consult with a real estate agent. This housing market expert will learn about your homebuying needs and help you narrow your search for the ideal condo.

Also, be sure to consider the location of a condo. If you want to find a place to live near school or work, you should search for condos that will help you cut down on your commute time.

3. Condo Rules and Regulations

Condo living is different from living in a traditional house. In a condo community, you'll have your own property, but there may be numerous condo rules and regulations in place that you'll need to follow at all times.

For example, many condo owners cannot modify a property's exterior without first getting approval from an HOA board. This means if you want to paint your condo bright pink or upgrade the property's windows, you'll need to ask the HOA board for permission.

Examine a condo community's rules and regulations prior to purchasing a condo. This will enable you to review the HOA board's mandates and determine whether you would feel comfortable following these rules and regulations.

When it comes to finding a condo, there is no need to look for a property on your own. Conversely, if you work with a real estate agent, you can take the guesswork out of searching for a top-notch condo.

Finding a real estate agent with condo experience is essential. This real estate professional will set up condo showings, keep you informed about new condos as they become available and negotiate with property sellers on your behalf. That way, this real estate agent will make it easy for you to acquire a first-rate condo at a budget-friendly price.

Kick off your search for the perfect condo today, and you can move closer to securing a condo that will serve you well for an extended period of time.




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Posted by Century 21 North East - Norton Group RE on 1/2/2019


10 Allen Court, Somerville, MA 02143

Condo

$950,000
Price

5
Rooms
2
Beds
2/1
Full/Half Baths
Large expansive open Living/Dinning and Large kitchen area, lots of cabinets and stone quartz counter, stainless steel appliances, lots of cabinets, half baths and utility room, plenty of light, facing east. upper level has 2-large bedrooms with full baths, lots of closets and storage in unit. All new quality construction, top two units are townhouse style, 3&4th floors, large space. Great location, minutes to Harvard/Union/Porter and Inman, right smack in the middle.
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Posted by Century 21 North East - Norton Group RE on 12/24/2018


10 Allen Court, Somerville, MA 02143

Condo

$899,000
Price

5
Rooms
2
Beds
2/1
Full/Half Baths
New Construction, 4-unit building right off Park Street, between Beacon & Somerville Avenue. Unit # 1 and Unit # 4 are the only two on the market at this time. Sneak preview at Open House Sunday. This Philadelphia Style unit boast open living - dining and kitchen area with one bedroom and full bath on this level. Master suite on 2nd level. Fully applianced kitchen with Bosch appliances, island with quartz countertops. Great space, lots of closets and storage, small yard in back with outdoor one car parking, assigned. Great location,easy walk to Harvard/Porter/Union Squares. First Showing at Open House Sunday November 11, 1pm to 3pm. Any and all offers to be presented by Tuesday November 13th at 7p.m.
Open House
Saturday
December 29 at 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Cannot make the Open Houses?
Location: 10 Allen Court, Somerville, MA 02143    Get Directions

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Posted by Century 21 North East - Norton Group RE on 12/24/2018


19 Kent Court, Somerville, MA 02143

Condo

$849,000
Price

5
Rooms
3
Beds
2
Baths
Only unit left, Second floor of a Three Story, New Construction. 1,400 sf unit has 5 large rooms, 3 Bedrooms and 2 Baths. Red oak hardwood flooring throughout, open living/dining area, with gas fireplace, solid wall of built in bookcases, bay window and slider off dining to short balcony. Kitchen has quartz stone countertops, white custom cabinets, stainless steel Bosch Appliances. Large Master bedroom with full bathroom, shower and large closet. Unit has laundry area hookups. Each unit has separate water meters. One car parking, easy walk to all points within the triangle of Porter, Harvard, Union and Inman Squares. Each unit has a little extra storage area basement. Nicely laid out landscaped yard with a beautiful stone driveway along the side to individual spaces.
Open House
Saturday
December 29 at 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
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Location: 19 Kent Court, Somerville, MA 02143    Get Directions

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Posted by Century 21 North East - Norton Group RE on 12/19/2018


10 Allen Court, Somerville, MA 02143

Condo

$899,000
Price

5
Rooms
2
Beds
2/1
Full/Half Baths
New Construction, 4-unit building right off Park Street, between Beacon & Somerville Avenue. Unit # 1 and Unit # 4 are the only two on the market at this time. Sneak preview at Open House Sunday. This Philadelphia Style unit boast open living - dining and kitchen area with one bedroom and full bath on this level. Master suite on 2nd level. Fully applianced kitchen with Bosch appliances, island with quartz countertops. Great space, lots of closets and storage, small yard in back with outdoor one car parking, assigned. Great location,easy walk to Harvard/Porter/Union Squares. First Showing at Open House Sunday November 11, 1pm to 3pm. Any and all offers to be presented by Tuesday November 13th at 7p.m.
Open House
Saturday
December 22 at 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM
Cannot make the Open Houses?
Location: 10 Allen Court, Somerville, MA 02143    Get Directions

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