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33 BROADVIEW DR
Barrington, RI / 02806
MLS# 1127962
Type: Single Family
Neighborhood: NAYATT - BRICK POND
Beds: 5 Beds
Baths: 3 Full / 1 Half
Living Area: 3,733 sq. ft.
Lot Size: 18,524 sq. ft.
Listed by: Nancy Weaver Residential Properties, Ltd.
Office: 401-245-9600
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0 - 10 BUCK HOLLOW DR
West Greenwich, RI / 02817
MLS# 1127126
Type: Single Family
Neighborhood: DEER RUN AT BIG RIVER
Beds: 4 Beds
Baths: 2 Full / 1 Half
Living Area: 2,700 sq. ft.
Lot Size: 96,704 sq. ft.
Listed by: Brenton Butterworth Keller Williams Realty Leading
Office: 401-333-4900
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40 CAMERON WY
Rehoboth, MA / 02769
MLS# 1117923
Type: Single Family
Neighborhood: STILL MEADOW PARK II
Beds: 5 Beds
Baths: 2 Full / 1 Half
Living Area: 5,016 sq. ft.
Lot Size: 60,112 sq. ft.
Listed by: Jennifer Mello The Mello Group, Inc.
Office: 508-640-0505
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1200 HOPE ST
Bristol, RI / 02809
MLS# 1069726
Type: Single Family
Neighborhood: ROCKWELL
Beds: 5 Beds
Baths: 0 Full / 0 Half
Living Area: 5,300 sq. ft.
Lot Size: 52,272 sq. ft.
Listed by: Dory Skemp Coldwell Banker Res. Brokerage
Office: 401-247-0202
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20 LONGBROOK DR
Cumberland, RI / 02864
MLS# 1098717
Type: Single Family
Neighborhood: LONGBROOK
Beds: 4 Beds
Baths: 3 Full / 1 Half
Living Area: 3,000 sq. ft.
Lot Size: 36,154 sq. ft.
Listed by: Michael Milano RE/MAX Professionals
Office: 401-884-6050
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163 ALLEGRA LANE
North Kingstown, RI / 02852
MLS# 1119636
Type: Condo
Complex Name: SLOCUM HEIGHTS
Beds: 2 Beds
Baths: 2 Full / 0 Half
Living Area: 1,600 sq. ft.
Style Type: One Level
Listed by: Bob Medeiros Watermark Realty, LLC
Office: 401-921-5300
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4 HOMESTEAD AV
Barrington, RI / 02806
MLS# 1124216
Type: Single Family
Neighborhood: PRIMROSE
Beds: 3 Beds
Baths: 2 Full / 1 Half
Living Area: 2,645 sq. ft.
Lot Size: 10,070 sq. ft.
Listed by: Nancy Weaver Residential Properties, Ltd.
Office: 401-245-9600
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233 SISSON RD
Coventry, RI / 02827
MLS# 1114538
Type: Single Family
Neighborhood: GREENE
Beds: 3 Beds
Baths: 2 Full / 0 Half
Living Area: 1,882 sq. ft.
Lot Size: 274,428 sq. ft.
Listed by: Raquel Storti Keller Williams Realty
Office: 401-785-1700
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285 WINSLOW WY
Swansea, MA / 02777
MLS# 1117184
Type: Single Family
Neighborhood: TOUISSET/ WARREN LINE
Beds: 4 Beds
Baths: 2 Full / 1 Half
Living Area: 3,270 sq. ft.
Lot Size: 30,056 sq. ft.
Listed by: Alyson Roslonek The Mello Group, Inc.
Office: 508-640-0505
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300 DIVISION ST
East Greenwich, RI / 02818
MLS# 1125436
Type: Single Family
Neighborhood: HILL & HARBOUR
Beds: 3 Beds
Baths: 2 Full / 0 Half
Living Area: 2,703 sq. ft.
Lot Size: 18,375 sq. ft.
Listed by: Allen Gammons BHHS Gammons Realty
Office: 401-886-6100
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Buying a home is considered one of the most complicated and stressful financial transactions a consumer will ever make; and selling a home is equally straining. However, there are guidelines that both homebuyers and sellers can follow to make their deal as efficient as possible.

First, homesellers should be realistic in setting the price by studying comparable home prices. At the same time, homebuyers should keep their offer simple, focusing on the sale price and closing cost liability. The buyer can also ask the seller to assist in paying closing costs, which will not only provide some relief for the buyer but also make it easier to sell the home. Buyers must also remember that their original offer will not always be the actual price, and they should begin negotiating at about 90 percent of the asking price.

In terms of resources, buyers should recognize the importance of their real estate agent; and they should also use the Internet to evaluate the local market, while relying on an agent or lender for the rest of the transaction.

Financing is also important, and homebuyers should start by obtaining a credit score. If they do not plan on living in the home for a long time, buyers should consider an adjustable-rate mortgage. They may also want to limit the size of their down payment and use the money in other areas.