Buying A Home with Erik

Steps To Buying a home


Schedule A Call

Start by booking a call with me and having a simple conversation about your home buying goals.


Neighborhood recommendations

I'll recommend local neighborhoods that are best suited for your unique needs and desired Lifestyle.


Explore Greater Boston

Whether you are relocating here or not, we will schedule a suitable time to tour some areas that interest you the most. This is the perfect time for me to learn all about your wants and wishes for your ideal Neighbourhood in the Greater Boston area.


Viewing Homes

Fill out our VIP Greater Boston Home Finder form and I’ll get back to you with the most suitable options.


Make an Offer

We will review the offer and all the necessary documents with you. I'll advise and negotiate the price, terms, and conditions and explain what happens next.


Our Due Diligence

Well done and congrats on the accepted offer. All necessary documentation will be prepared, and provided that you approve, we will hand in our deposit.


Closing the Sale

After the deposit has been handed in, the sale is now firm. Now the most challenging part is waiting until completion and possession day when you'll get to move into your new Greater Boston home.

Helping you Find A Home You Love

If you are on this page, chances are you are thinking about buying a home. Why would you do it all alone? Take a short moment and describe your Greater Boston DREAM home by answering some quick questions, and I’ll get to work right away finding you the home of your dreams.


Greater Boston Home Buyers Guide

If your Buying a home in the Greater Boston Region, then this guide is what you need. Whether this is your first home or tenth home, you are sure to learn a few new things when it comes to buying a home.

In this guide, we cover The Following 11 Topics:

  • What exactly is the deal with home buying anyway
  • The benefits of owning a home
  • How much money you'll need for a new home
  • How to get pre-approved for a mortgage
  • Getting to know your home buying team
  • What's on your wish list
  • Helpful tips for house hunting in Greater Boston
  • Different types of homeownership
  • Ten questions to ask your home buying team
  • Seven tips on making a solid offer, so the seller says yes
  • Six typical first-time home buyer mistakes to avoid

how to buy like a pro

Free Buyer's Guide

Comprehensive Real EstateBuyer's Guide

If you are Ready to Buy we are Ready to Help

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If you are Ready to Buy we are Ready to Help

If you are Ready to Buy we are Ready to Help

Whether this is going to be your first home, or you're looking for the ideal investment property, your lifestyle and needs in a home have changed, or you're relocating here from the other side of America or the globe. If you're ready to buy, we are ready to help.

Are you ready to find the home of your dreams?

Schedule a 1 on 1 consultation with Erik today or simply get in touch with Erik below

My Recommended List Of Industry Professionals I Trust Includes

Over the years my extensive network of industry professionals has grown and consists of a careful hand-selected list of people I trust the most to help get my clients from “I’d like to buy this house, to that was the best home buying experience of my life.

Mortgage Brokers

Over 70% of all home buyers require financing when it comes to purchasing their new home, their first home, or investment property. Having a team of mortgage brokers to support you in becoming independently wealthy through real estate is of the utmost importance. Not only will our mortgage brokers supply you with a pre-approval but they’ll also provide you with options centered on the best fit for you and your future plans.

Home Inspectors

The home inspectors on our team are certain to advise you on the good the bad and hopefully not, but the deal-killing ugly when necessary.

Not only is a home inspector an essential rule in your home buying process so is knowing who to call on when potential issues are found. These can include pests and rodents, pine beetles, asbestos, electrical, plumbing, structural, septics & pools.

The Home Inspectors we proudly recommend to our clients have a proven track record of providing a WOW experience, and utilizing the latest technologies, they carry the most up-to-date training and specialized education in their field.

Not only is a home inspector an important rule in your home buying process so is knowing who to call on when potential issues are discovered including electrical, plumbing, structural, septic, pools, pests, rodents, pine beetle, and asbestos. Don’t worry we have you covered.


When it comes to keeping you and your best interests protected, having the proper real estate lawyer with local knowledge is sometimes overlooked and has the potential to become a severe issue. In our experience, there are many details and a few big ones that could potentially cause a problem. If it does, you can relax knowing you're working with only the best lawyers in the Greater Boston region.


Your Guide to the Greater Boston area.

With all of the beauty that the Greater Boston area has to offer, it’s hard to find the perfect place to call home. Our area guides simplify that process by giving you unique market, lifestyle, and demographic insights into each area!


Explore Greater Boston with Erik Raftery

Whether you are a local, or someone who is thinking about relocating to the Greater Boston region, a guided tour with a community specialist has so many wonderful benefits for you.

Your Tour with me will include:

  • Complimentary Boston International Airport pickup and drop off
  • A planned tour of neighborhoods and towns you are most interested in
  • Along the way, I will be helping you learn about real estate prices, property types
  • Neighborhood spots & anything else you’d like to know
  • Lunch at one of the best local eateries
  • An opportunity to get all your questions answered

Are You Relocating To The Greater Boston Region?

If you are considering making a move and relocating to THE Greater Boston Region and Massachusetts, then this page will become your ultimate resource of relocation information.

Topics covered include the cost of living, neighborhoods, real estate prices, parks and beaches, fun things to see and do, and so much more.

Must Know Relocation Information

Not Quite Ready To Buy...

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