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Posted by Waterfront Realty Group on 2/17/2019

You want to buy a house, but you know that you need to save as much money as possible for a down payment. Although you've tried to save money in the past, your best efforts have failed to help you collect the funds that you'll need to make a down payment on your dream residence.

Let's face it saving for a home can be difficult. Fortunately, we're here to offer creative ways to help you get the money that you'll need to make your homeownership dream come true.

Now, let's take a look at three creative ways to save for a down payment on a house.

1. Start a Friendly Competition

Competition often brings out the best in homebuyers. Much in the same vein, you and your friends may be able to compete against one another to see who can save the most money for a down payment on a home.

If you and your friends intend to buy a home together or separately, a friendly competition can make a world of difference in getting the required funds for a down payment. In fact, you can even award the winner of this competition with an "Ultimate Saver" trophy or other fun prizes.

Ultimately, a friendly competition is a great way to have fun with friends and save money for a down payment on a house at the same time. Regardless of who wins the competition, you'll notice that your down payment savings will increase, moving you one step closer to acquiring your ideal residence.

2. Use a Rewards System

Saving for a down payment on a home may seem like a long, arduous process. However, if you build rewards into your day-to-day savings efforts, you can earn incentives as you reach various milestones.

For instance, you may want to reward yourself with a special dinner every time that you reach a savings milestone. Or, you can always celebrate hitting a savings milestone with a trip to the dog park with your puppy.

3. Trim the Fat from Your Budget

It sometimes can be tough to remove cable TV, takeout meals and other excess items from your budget. But if you consider the long-term benefits of these short-term sacrifices, you may be better equipped than ever before to save significant funds for a down payment on a home.

Look closely at your daily, weekly and monthly budgets. Then, you can determine which budget items are essential and which are not and trim the fat from your budget accordingly. This will allow you to speed up the process of saving for a down payment on a house and ensure that you can achieve your homeownership dream faster than ever before.

Lastly, as you prepare to explore available homes, don't hesitate to reach out to a real estate agent for extra help. By hiring a real estate agent, you can get the assistance that you need to discover a great house that falls within your price range.





Posted by Waterfront Realty Group on 2/14/2019


43 Priscilla Ave, Duxbury, MA 02332

Single-Family

$629,000
Price

7
Rooms
4
Beds
2/1
Full/Half Baths
Tastefully renovated Colonial in neighborhood location & walking distance to Landing Beach! Mudroom entry with desk area and storage cabinets. Inviting vaulted living room with stone fireplace and slider to deck overlooking very spacious fenced yard. Open kitchen with white cabinets, granite counter tops, stainless steel appliances including gas range, wine chiller, glass tile back splash, peninsula seating & eat in dining area. Half bath downstairs and a brand new full bath upstairs with double sinks, tile plank flooring, white subway tile shower/tub. Hardwood floors throughout first floor. 3 bedrooms upstairs. Master bedroom with walk-in storage/closet. Walk out finished lower level family room with slider access to back yard. 4th bedroom is located in lower level plus there is a full bath & laundry. Flat, level back yard with garden, shed & outdoor shower. 5 bedroom septic, title 5 passed. Energy efficient gas heat & hot water. Move right in!
Open House
Sunday
February 17 at 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
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Posted by Waterfront Realty Group on 2/14/2019


43 Priscilla Ave, Duxbury, MA 02332

Single-Family

$629,000
Price

7
Rooms
4
Beds
2/1
Full/Half Baths
Tastefully renovated Colonial in neighborhood location & walking distance to Landing Beach! Mudroom entry with desk area and storage cabinets. Inviting vaulted living room with stone fireplace and slider to deck overlooking very spacious fenced yard. Open kitchen with white cabinets, granite counter tops, stainless steel appliances including gas range, wine chiller, glass tile back splash, peninsula seating & eat in dining area. Half bath downstairs and a brand new full bath upstairs with double sinks, tile plank flooring, white subway tile shower/tub. Hardwood floors throughout first floor. 3 bedrooms upstairs. Master bedroom with walk-in storage/closet. Walk out finished lower level family room with slider access to back yard. 4th bedroom is located in lower level plus there is a full bath & laundry. Flat, level back yard with garden, shed & outdoor shower. 5 bedroom septic, title 5 passed. Energy efficient gas heat & hot water. Move right in!
Open House
Sunday
February 17 at 1:00 PM to 3:00 PM
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Location: 43 Priscilla Ave, Duxbury, MA 02332    Get Directions

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Posted by Waterfront Realty Group on 2/13/2019


10 Fisher Ridge Cir, Duxbury, MA 02332

Single-Family

$739,900
Price

9
Rooms
4
Beds
3/1
Full/Half Baths
Built in 2014 this spacious Colonial is turn key and located in a small cul de sac neighborhood of 4 new homes. This home features a very open first floor with soaring 9 foot ceilings throughout. The 31x16 ft. kitchen includes custom white cabinetry, granite counter tops, large center island and dining area. The first floor also includes a spacious family room, living room with gas fire place, half bath and laundry room. The second floor includes a total of 4 bedrooms and 2 full baths. The gracious 2nd floor master suite includes a master bath, an office and 2 walk in closets The finished lower level offers a large game room and full bath. Other features include central air, and a 2 Car attached garage with ample storage space. Abuts conservation land with many walking trails. A must see!
Open House
Friday
February 15 at 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
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Location: 10 Fisher Ridge Cir, Duxbury, MA 02332    Get Directions

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Posted by Waterfront Realty Group on 2/13/2019


10 Fisher Ridge Cir, Duxbury, MA 02332

Single-Family

$739,900
Price

9
Rooms
4
Beds
3/1
Full/Half Baths
Built in 2014 this spacious Colonial is turn key and located in a small cul de sac neighborhood of 4 new homes. This home features a very open first floor with soaring 9 foot ceilings throughout. The 31x16 ft. kitchen includes custom white cabinetry, granite counter tops, large center island and dining area. The first floor also includes a spacious family room, living room with gas fire place, half bath and laundry room. The second floor includes a total of 4 bedrooms and 2 full baths. The gracious 2nd floor master suite includes a master bath, an office and 2 walk in closets The finished lower level offers a large game room and full bath. Other features include central air, and a 2 Car attached garage with ample storage space. Abuts conservation land with many walking trails. A must see!
Open House
Friday
February 15 at 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
More Open Houses
Cannot make the Open Houses?
Location: 10 Fisher Ridge Cir, Duxbury, MA 02332    Get Directions

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