Consider working with an agent of your own; he/she can provide suitable listings, any necessary information, schedule showings, etc. If purchasing with a mortgage, be aware that a mortgage pre-approval letter is required in order to determine your price range and for any offers to be taken seriously.
I have one such, a large brick colonial in terrific shape. 3BR and 1/5 baths on the larger side and 2 bedrooms and a bath on the other. There are other ways to divide it, just by opening or shutting the right doors. You can read more at http://www.vinyardschoice.weebly.com. Go to "The Printup Home" once you reach the site.