Searching For Antique Homes For Sale Online

Searching for Antique homes for sale online has many options. With an unlimited number of online resources to choose from, make sure that you are not wasting your time and get the most up to date information.

Real Estate Websites Are All Different

Antique home listings are normally entered into a database, called the Multiple Listing Service (MLS), by local real estate agents. The information is then distributed to third party websites.  Each Website displays the information in different ways.

These websites may only refresh – adding new listings and price changes at certain intervals. If you are looking for home listings in a hot market, a delay in seeing a new listing may result in missing the property of your dreams.

Searching For Antique Homes For Sale Online

Using a third party website is a great way to perform a home search and keep up to date on the market if it’s real time.  Keep in mind that local real estate agents have direct access to MLS and can deliver complete access to all real estate listings available in MLS. Real estate brokers can either filter listings on your behalf or give you direct access to MLS through their account.

Every real estate professional may use different resources to provide that access. Some questions to ask a real estate broker are…

  • Can I use the tool on my own?
  • Can I save searches?
  • Will I get notified of new listings matching my criteria?
  • How quickly will a new listing be displayed?

Understanding Your Options

I can offer you direct access to MLS Property Finder which allows you to use it on your own, save searched properties, set alerts based on your own criteria and is updated as changes are made in MLS.  There is little or no lag time! Now that you understand where online resources get their real estate listings from and how that compares to what a real estate professional has to offer, sign up for MLS Property Finder and start searching for Antique homes for sale online.

Liz Ryan Loan Officer

About Editor-John P. Wells

I am a resident of Newburyport and have worked in education, high tech and urban development. My interests in architecture and construction are invaluable to my clients. For more information please visit the Wellsco website.