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83 LOOKOUT AV
Johnston, RI / 02919
MLS# 1099317
Type: Single Family
Neighborhood: CENTRAL JOHNSTON
Beds: 3 Beds
Baths: 1 Full / 0 Half
Living Area: 1,721 sq. ft.
Lot Size: 8,276 sq. ft.
Listed by: Kathy Souza RE/MAX Preferred
Office: 401-353-2200
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45 HIGHVIEW AV
Warren, RI / 02885
MLS# 1116637
Type: Single Family
Neighborhood: HIGHVIEW AVENUE
Beds: 3 Beds
Baths: 2 Full / 0 Half
Living Area: 1,621 sq. ft.
Lot Size: 10,045 sq. ft.
Listed by: Jennifer Mello The Mello Group, Inc.
Office: 508-640-0505
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171 CHESTNUT ST
Providence, RI / 02903
MLS# 1095820
Type: Business
Neighborhood: JEWELRY DISTRICT
Total Sq Ft: 4,620 sq. ft.
Business Type: Other
Year Est: 2001
Listed by: Gayle Moone Real Estate Masters, Inc.
Office: 401-738-1130
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0 PUNCATEST NECK RD
Tiverton, RI / 02878
MLS# 1036774
Type: Vacant Land
Neighborhood: FOGLAND BEACH SEAPOWET
Lot Frontage: 800 ft.
Lot Size: 1,038,470 sq. ft.
Lot Type: Residential, Agriculture, Mixed Use
Listed by: Welchman Real Estate Group KELLER WILLIAMS RLTY NEWPORT
Office: 401-845-9200
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19 PHEASANT RUN
North Kingstown, RI / 02874
MLS# 1118585
Type: Single Family
Neighborhood: QUAIL HOLLOW
Beds: 4 Beds
Baths: 3 Full / 1 Half
Living Area: 5,118 sq. ft.
Lot Size: 80,150 sq. ft.
Listed by: Janis CAPPELLO COLDWELL BANKER RESIDENTIAL BR
Office: 401-884-8050
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108 AMY HART PATH
Little Compton, RI / 02837
MLS# 1097815
Type: Vacant Land
Neighborhood: COLEBROOK ROAD
Lot Frontage: 217 ft.
Lot Size: 87,120 sq. ft.
Lot Type: Residential
Listed by: Welchman Real Estate Group KELLER WILLIAMS RLTY NEWPORT
Office: 401-845-9200
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2 STEBER WY
Rehoboth, MA / 02769
MLS# 1116433
Type: Single Family
Neighborhood: VIAL FARM
Beds: 4 Beds
Baths: 2 Full / 1 Half
Living Area: 3,076 sq. ft.
Lot Size: 62,726 sq. ft.
Listed by: Gina Perry The Mello Group, Inc.
Office: 508-640-0505
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146 CLEARVIEW RD
Charlestown, RI / 02813
MLS# 1094892
Type: Single Family
Neighborhood: FOSTER COVE
Beds: 3 Beds
Baths: 3 Full / 0 Half
Living Area: 2,212 sq. ft.
Lot Size: 39,693 sq. ft.
Listed by: Cindy Curtis Cindy Curtis Real Estate
Office: 401-364-7489
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50 INDIAN RD
Little Compton, RI / 02837
MLS# 1092662
Type: Single Family
Neighborhood: INDIAN ROCK ACRES
Beds: 3 Beds
Baths: 2 Full / 1 Half
Living Area: 1,438 sq. ft.
Lot Size: 16,000 sq. ft.
Listed by: Welchman Real Estate Group KELLER WILLIAMS RLTY NEWPORT
Office: 401-845-9200
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65 CEDAR LANE
Jamestown, RI / 02835
MLS# 1108284
Type: Single Family
Neighborhood: JAMESTOWN
Beds: 4 Beds
Baths: 2 Full / 1 Half
Living Area: 3,028 sq. ft.
Lot Size: 50,530 sq. ft.
Listed by: Brian Dupont Real Estate Masters, Inc.
Office: 401-738-1130
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Are You Ready to Buy?

Buying a home is considered one of the most complicated and stressful financial transactions a consumer will ever make.

One of the keys to making the homebuying process easier and more understandable is planning. In doing so, you'll be able to anticipate requests from lenders, lawyers and a host of other professionals. Furthermore, planning will help you discover valuable shortcuts in the homebuying process.

Do You Know What You Want?

Whether you are a first-time homebuyer or entering the marketplace as a repeat buyer, you need to ask why you want to buy. Are you planning to move to a new community due to a lifestyle change or is buying an option and not a requirement? What would you like in terms of real estate that you do not now have? Do you have a purchasing timeframe?

Whatever your answers, the more you know about the real estate marketplace, the more likely you are to effectively define your goals. As an interesting exercise, it can be worthwhile to look at the questions above and to then discuss them in detail when meeting with local REALTORS®.

Do You Have The Money?

Homes and financing are closely intertwined. (Financing is the difference between the purchase price and the downpayment, commonly referred to as debt or the mortgage.) The good news is that over the years new and innovative loan programs have evolved which require a 5 percent downpayment or less. In fact, a number of programs now allow purchasers to buy real estate with nothing down.

In addition to a down payment, purchasers also need cash for closing costs (the final costs associated with closing the loan). Several newly emerging loan programs not only allow the purchase of a home with no money down, but also underwrite closing costs.

Not everyone, however, elects to purchase with little or no money down. Less money down means higher monthly mortgage payments, so most homebuyers choose to buy with some cash up front.

As to closing costs, in markets where buyers have leverage, it may be possible to negotiate an offer for a home that requires the owner to pay some or all of your settlement expenses. Speak with local REALTORS® for details.

Is Your Financial House in Order?

Those great loans with little or nothing down are not available to everyone: You need good credit. For at least one year prior to purchasing a home, you should assure that every credit card bill, rent check, car payment and other debt is paid in full and on time.