Buying A Home In The USA

Welcome to the International and Foreign National Home Buyer’s section of our website, where we discuss in clear but complete detail what you want and need to know about buying a home in Rhode Island and South Eastern Massachusetts if you are a FOREIGN NATIONAL before you start browsing the Multiple Listing Service (MLS) for the homes available in your desired area. This site covers the New England area of the East Coast of the United States, particularly Rhode Island and Southeastern Massachusetts, where waterfront properties are available at highly competitive prices, given the current exchange rate of the US Dollar.

Some things are the same for any home buyer, but some issues are specific to buyers from foreign countries, especially as regards currency exchange rates, home values, comparative real estate market trends, credit, credit scores, and financing issues in general.

On this site, you will find everything from a Home Buyers Checklist to articles dealing with loans and financingcredit issuesbudgetsinspectionsreal estate listings, and more. You will also find topics of special consideration for foreign real estate buyers who wish to purchase real estate in the United States. We continuously update this site, so please check back often.

This section is dedicated to international real estate buyers who are foreign nationals, and to US citizens who have resided abroad for many years. There are some important considerations you must take into account if you are to purchase real estate in the United States of America.

Some of these considerations include establishing credit in the United States, credit score issues, the real estate market, and the process of purchasing real estate as a foreign national.

Understanding Exchange Rates

Again, this section is still being compiled, so check back frequently for new additions to the section. In the meantime, please feel free to contact us via telephone at 401-293-0631 to speak to Mandie Sullivan, herself a citizen of the United Kingdom, and our President, or use our contact form here.

There is a difference between working with a sellers agent and having your own representation with an exclusive home buyers agent. See our section on Buyers Agency, and our section on standard real estate agency.

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Home Seller’s Corner

Welcome to the Home Sales RI Home Seller’s Corner! Here we talk about selling a home. We cover everything from making the decision to sell your property, setting your price, to preparing and showing the house and closing day. We also discuss some important issues regarding dealing with Realtors™ and offering warranties. There is some good information for those of you selling without a real estate agent to list the residence on the area multiple listing service (MLS). The Seller’s Checklist will guide you through most of the process. Of course, please feel free to contact us if you have any questions.

How Do I Sell My House?

We often get asked the question “How do I sell my house?” As with buying a home, selling your home is a complicated and challenging experience. We can assist you with working through the complexities, preparing the home for showing, provide guidance for negotiating a closing, and can provide a great many other services to you to assist in making the sale an easier proposition. Contact us for assistance!

House For Sale! Call Now!

We have provided here some insightful information and resources that can at least get you started in understanding the steps and processes that go into successfully selling your home or investment property. Whether you plan to market your house as a For Sale By Owner property, or want to contract with a listing agent, there is much that can make the process of selling a home easier. Please read the sections on preparing to sell your home, listing your home with a real estate agent, discussion and pointers for the process of dealing with buyers, and the all important issue of placing a value on your home and the understanding the Current Market Analysis provided by your RI Realtor.

Details and sample contracts, as well as examples of the process of selling a home can be had for free by registering on this site. Of course you should feel free to contact us if you have any questions regarding selling your home, another house for sale, or listing your investment property for sale.

Buyer’s Place

Welcome to the Home Sales RI Home Buyer’s Place, where we discuss in clear but complete detail what you want and need to know about buying a home in Rhode Island and South Eastern Massachusetts BEFORE you start browsing the Multiple Listing Service (MLS) for the homes available in your desired area. You will find everything from a Buyers Checklist to articles dealing with loans and financingcredit issuesbudgetsinspections, real estate listings, and more.

Homes For Sale  Real Estate Listings and Finding a Home: Buying a home is perhaps the largest single expenditure that a person makes in their lifetime. First time home buyers are often anxious about their home purchase. However, buying a home does not have to be the most stressful time. Knowing whether you are in a buyer’s market or a seller’s market can make all the difference in your offer to buy. How much can you afford to spend on your new home, and what are your financing options? What are you responsible for and what the seller? The multiple listing service has seemingly hundreds of houses for sale on the market in your price range! Knowing what to do helps. Working with the right financing partner, lawyer, and Realtor can make all the difference. Good planning, a clear understanding of your needs, and a guide who can help research houses for sale in your chosen price range and locale and otherwise clarify and negotiate this sometimes challenging home buying journey, will help you find and purchase the home you are looking for.

This section of the site provides some insightful resources for first time home buyers ( see first time buyers ) or the seasoned real estate investor who browses the multiple listing service every Sunday afternoon. From financial considerations and establishing a budget, to assigning a value to a house, dealing with or contracting a Realtor to help you find a house, this area of the web site to help those buying real estate. There is also important information about your relationship with a realtor as a home buyer, about Home Inspections, and much more.

Registered home buyers of this site have access to contract samples, detailed listings of gem houses, and more. Register for free today for complete access to these valuable resources.

Before you start looking at the Multiple Listing Service for the area, download the Home Buyers Checklist, which will help in your comparison between different properties. Then look at our real estate listings here.