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441 SNAKE HILL RD
Glocester, RI / 02857
MLS# 1073584
Type: Single Family
Neighborhood: NORTH SCITUATE
Beds: 3 Beds
Baths: 2 Full / 1 Half
Living Area: 2,772 sq. ft.
Lot Size: 83,199 sq. ft.
Listed by: Richard Lemos RE/MAX Preferred
Office: 401-353-2200
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$459,900 Mortgage Calculator
10 EASTWARD DR
Lincoln, RI / 02865
MLS# 1075164
Type: Single Family
Neighborhood: LIMEROCK
Beds: 4 Beds
Baths: 3 Full / 1 Half
Living Area: 4,970 sq. ft.
Lot Size: 87,425 sq. ft.
Listed by: Joan Dion Reliable Realty Group LLC
Office: 401-723-3300
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$475,000 Mortgage Calculator
336 NORTH LANE
Bristol, RI / 02809
MLS# 1071831
Type: Condo
Complex Name: North Farm on the Bay
Beds: 3 Beds
Baths: 3 Full / 0 Half
Living Area: 2,363 sq. ft.
Style Type: One Level
Listed by: Nancy Weaver Residential Properties, Ltd.
Office: 401-245-9600
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$209,000 Mortgage Calculator
5 INDIAN TRL
Narragansett, RI / 02874
MLS# 1065205
Type: Condo
Complex Name: INDIAN TRAIL CONDOS
Beds: 2 Beds
Baths: 1 Full / 0 Half
Living Area: 1,182 sq. ft.
Style Type: One Level
Listed by: Donna Sabitoni Fieldstone Properties, Inc.
Office: 401-295-0300
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$1,190,000 Mortgage Calculator
151 LATEN KNIGHT RD
Cranston, RI / 02921
MLS# 1068419
Type: Single Family
Neighborhood: WESTERN CRANSTON
Beds: 8 Beds
Baths: 6 Full / 1 Half
Living Area: 4,300 sq. ft.
Lot Size: 435,600 sq. ft.
Listed by: Jason Corsini Northeast Realty Asssociates
Office: 401-935-8082
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$459,000 Mortgage Calculator
142 BATES TRL
West Greenwich, RI / 02817
MLS# 1068622
Type: Single Family
Neighborhood: HOPKINS HILL
Beds: 4 Beds
Baths: 2 Full / 1 Half
Living Area: 2,468 sq. ft.
Lot Size: 123,274 sq. ft.
Listed by: Janis CAPPELLO COLDWELL BANKER RESIDENTIAL BR
Office: 401-884-8050
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$158,900 Mortgage Calculator
36 EAGLE RUN
Warwick, RI / 02889
MLS# 1075423
Type: Condo
Complex Name: EAGLES NEST
Beds: 2 Beds
Baths: 1 Full / 1 Half
Living Area: 1,218 sq. ft.
Style Type: Town House
Listed by: Ronnie TOSONI RE/MAX Professionals
Office: 401-884-6050
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$239,900 Mortgage Calculator
105 SANDY LANE
Warwick, RI / 02889
MLS# 1079116
Type: Single Family
Neighborhood: SANDY LANE
Beds: 3 Beds
Baths: 1 Full / 1 Half
Living Area: 2,100 sq. ft.
Lot Size: 17,558 sq. ft.
Listed by: Debbie Grimaldi RE/MAX 1st Choice
Office: 401-943-6111
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$329,900 Mortgage Calculator
42 OLD NORTH RD
Coventry, RI / 02816
MLS# 1080558
Type: Single Family
Neighborhood: OFF TIOGUE AVE.
Beds: 2 Beds
Baths: 2 Full / 1 Half
Living Area: 2,976 sq. ft.
Lot Size: 87,120 sq. ft.
Listed by: Gayle Moone Real Estate Masters, Inc.
Office: 401-738-1130
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$121,800 Mortgage Calculator
3399 POST RD
Warwick, RI / 02886
MLS# 1067411
Type: Condo
Complex Name: Village Green Apponaug
Beds: 2 Beds
Baths: 2 Full / 1 Half
Living Area: 992 sq. ft.
Style Type: Town House
Listed by: Ronnie TOSONI RE/MAX Professionals
Office: 401-884-6050
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Pre-Qualifying

Pre-Qualifying Helps Determine How Much You Can Afford

Before you start your house hunting in earnest, the real estate professional with whom you are working likely will "pre-qualify" you to determine a price range you can afford. According to the Rhode Island Association of REALTORS®, pre-qualification is a necessary part of the home buying process that helps save time and money.

Don't be shy or withhold information about your income or credit status. Your REALTOR® isn't trying to pry. Rather, he or she must know all details related to your ability to obtain a mortgage.

By candidly discussing your financial situation, you'll give the agent the necessary information to show you homes you can afford. If you don't open up, you are placing the real estate professional in the role of a tour guide, not someone who can help you find a home within your budget. You'll wind up wasting your time as well as the seller's.

Once you have signed a contract to purchase a home, you must choose a lending institution or mortgage company from which to obtain your home loan. Your loan application will request financial data including your place of employment, assets, and liabilities (including recurring debts such as credit card bills and car payments). Here are two important tips on loan qualification from the Rhode Island Association of REALTORS®.

  1. Do not borrow the down payment without disclosing the loan, submit fake letters-of-credit or gift letters, or make secret financial arrangements.
  2. Accurately list your income and assets, all debts and the approximate amounts you owe.

You'll most likely be charged a credit report fee by the lender, which will cover the cost of having your credit history examined. Credit reporting agencies compile credit reports on consumers, including bill payment history, as well as whether you have been sued or filed for bankruptcy among other information.

Federal credit reporting laws do not give you the right to inspect the actual credit report at the reporting agency or to receive an exact duplicate of the report. But, you are entitled to a summary containing the sources of the report's information.

If your ability to obtain a mortgage is adversely affected by the credit report, you have the right to challenge its accuracy and seek corrections.

The credit report is part of the information the lender uses to determine if you qualify for a loan. It is not a mechanism to prevent you from buying. Remember, lenders want to make loans, not turn them down.

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