Kathy Zeamer | Hadley Real Estate, Amherst Real Estate, North Hampton Real Estate


Ready to purchase a condo? No worries, as there are many terrific condos available in cities and towns nationwide.

As a condo buyer, you'll want to do everything possible to ensure you can buy a top-notch property quickly and effortlessly. Lucky for you, we're here to help you streamline the process of acquiring your dream condo.

Now, let's take a look at three tips to help you simplify the condo buying process.

1. Know What You Want Out of the Perfect Condo

Are you looking for a condo in a small town or a big city? Do you want a condo that features a community swimming pool, tennis courts and other deluxe amenities? And how close is a condo to your workplace? These are just some of the questions that you'll want to consider before you kick off your condo search.

An informed condo buyer will know exactly what to look for in the perfect condo. As a result, this condo buyer may be better equipped than others to accelerate his or her property search.

2. Understand Your Price Range

You know that you want to buy a first-rate condo, but what can you afford? With a condo buying budget in hand, you'll be able to estimate your monthly property expenses and plan accordingly.

Getting pre-approved for a mortgage may prove to be a great idea. If you meet with several banks and credit unions, you'll be able to learn about all of the mortgage options at your disposal. Then, you can select a mortgage that will enable you to establish a price range for your condo search.

In addition, don't forget to consider any homeowners' association (HOA) fees before you choose a condo. HOA fees cover property maintenance costs and will vary depending on the condo community. Therefore, if you fail to account for these fees before you purchase a condo, they may cause you to exceed your monthly budget.

3. Work with a Real Estate Agent

Take the risk out of finding a condo that meets or exceeds your expectations by working with a real estate agent – you'll be glad you did.

A real estate agent with condo experience understands what it takes to speed up the search for the perfect property. This real estate professional will go above and beyond the call of duty to help you find a property that you can enjoy for years to come.

Typically, a real estate agent will set up condo showings and keep you up to date about open houses. He or she also will help you submit offers on condos and negotiate with condo sellers on your behalf, ensuring you can manage any challenges during the condo buying process.

A real estate agent will even respond to any condo buying concerns and queries. That way, you can receive expert guidance as you navigate the process of going from condo buyer to condo owner.

Use the aforementioned condo buying tips, and you should have no trouble securing an amazing condo in the near future.


This Condo in Northampton, MA recently sold for $155,000. This Garden style home was sold by Kathy Zeamer - Jones Group REALTORS®.


155 Round Hill Rd, Northampton, MA 01060

Condo

$149,900
Price
$155,000
Sale Price

3
Rooms
1
Beds
1
Baths
LOCATION LOCATION LOCATION within walking distance to Smith College & downtown Northampton. Expect to fall in love upon entering this beautiful garden style condo. Offering an updated kitchen with granite counters, stainless steel sink & ceramic flooring. The spacious sun filled living room has gleaming hardwood floors, built in wall shelving, great storage & crown molding.The full bathroom has tile surround, newer vanity & ceramic flooring. The bedroom has hardwood floors, a ceiling fan and full double closet. There is a parking lot behind the building for additional parking. Laundry is on site. This is a no smoking property, pets are allowed with restrictions (cats only). This condo won’t last, schedule your private showing today! SELLER WILL BE REVIEWING ALL OFFERS ON SUNDAY 4/26, HIGHEST & BEST BY 5 PM.




This Condo in Hatfield, MA recently sold for $454,500. This Townhouse style home was sold by Kathy Zeamer - Jones Group REALTORS®.


31 Elm St, Hatfield, MA 01038

Condo

$454,500
Price
$454,500
Sale Price

6
Rooms
3
Beds
2/1
Full/Half Baths
Charming, 3-yr old farmhouse style townhome complete with wraparound front porch! Located in the newer Elm Street Meadows development in Hatfield, this unit is sited on the quiet side of the street w/views of preserved agricultural fields and the Holyoke range beyond. With 3 bedrooms and 2.5 baths, this home has many upgrades to the base model including: steam shower and 6' soaking tub in the master bathroom, quartz countertops and boxed, soft-close cabinets in kitchen, upgraded lighting in kitchen, dining room and baths, gas fireplace and built-in bookcases in living room w/overhead focus light, exterior bulkhead to basement, high end SS appliances,flagstone patio in the back and basement outfitted w/HVAC and electrical, ready for finishing. Enjoy the open floor plan on the 1st floor w/gracious living room w/built ins and a gas fireplace and bay window. 1st floor master bedroom allows for easy 1-level living. 2 bedrooms and an office area upstairs, 2-car gar, laundry room & more!




This Condo in Sunderland, MA recently sold for $90,900. This Townhouse style home was sold by Kathy Zeamer - Jones Group REALTORS®.


370 Montague Road, Sunderland, MA 01375

Condo

$89,900
Price
$90,900
Sale Price

4
Rooms
2
Beds
1
Baths
Why rent when you can own and build equity in this affordable townhouse located in a quiet rural setting just minutes to downtown Sunderland and the Montague Book Mill. The location couldn't be better and the townhouse offers an easy to maintain floor plan with living room, kitchen and dining area on the first floor and two bedrooms and a full bath on the second floor. A glass slider from the living room opens into a private fenced-in yard great for pets and gardening. Beyond the yard is a small pond with a diversity of bird life, a short trail, and a meditation area. Water, sewer, hot water, exterior maintenance, snow removal, laundry facilities, and trash removal are all included in the monthly fee and each unit comes with two parking spaces. Plus, this community is PET FRIENDLY!




This Condo in South Hadley, MA recently sold for $130,000. This Townhouse style home was sold by Kathy Zeamer - Jones Group REALTORS®.


540 Granby Rd, South Hadley, MA 01075

Condo

$145,000
Price
$130,000
Sale Price

4
Rooms
2
Beds
1/1
Full/Half Baths
Why rent when you can own! This 2 bedroom, 1.5 bath condo is move in ready and offers a full basement with an additional storage room. The living room offers an open floor plan with two two closets. The first floor rounds out with a fully applianced kitchen with localized pantry and a half bath. The spacious master bedroom contains a "his and hers" closet, with the second bedroom containing ample closet space. Both rooms and the hallway have new carpets which were installed less than a month ago. The second floor rounds out with a full bath complete with a shower/tub. These units don't come on the market often, book your showing today!

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