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James P. Fur…, Real Estate Pro in Boston, MA
Legoland Discovery Center set to open in Somerville next week By Taryn Luna  | Globe Correspondent   May 14, 2014 Pat Greenhouse/Globe Staff A 20-foot tall giraffe in front… Read more
Blogged Thu May 15, 2014 by James P. Furlong Home Buying
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James P. Fur…, Real Estate Pro in Boston, MA
The Somerville housing market is HOT - last year was very busy and 2014 looks like it will be even busier than last year. The condominium market is especially busy and homes are moving fast and (usually)… Read more
Blogged Sat May 10, 2014 by James P. Furlong Home Buying
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Sveta Vakhit…, Real Estate Pro in Boston, MA
Looking for a bargain-priced condo? You might have to look outside of Somerville.Since April 1, 25 condos have sold in the City of Seven Hills. Of that number, 15 — or 60 percent — have sold above… Read more
Blogged Thu Apr 24, 2014 by Sveta Vakhitova Market Conditions Home Buying Home Selling
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Gary Dwyer, Real Estate Pro in Boston, MA
In the first quarter of 2014 we saw that the average condo purchased in Somerville has topped out over the $500K level: Read more
Blogged Wed Apr 23, 2014 by Gary Dwyer Home Buying In My Neighborhood Investment Properties
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617-461-4691…, Real Estate Pro in Somerville, MA
The Show MUST GO ON ! In the entertainment business, and especially in the music industry this adage holds true. Basically, no matter what happens, the scheduled concert MUST happen. Too many people depend… Read more
Blogged Wed Apr 16, 2014 by 617-461-4691 Erik Hook Home Buying Home Selling Moving
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Heath Coker, Real Estate Pro in Falmouth, MA
Heath Coker answered:
recently purchased a foreclosed home from a Mortgage Company, they disclosed that they had an easement to the home, have found out the easement does
Wclark1984, your attorney is the best one to answer the question.

At the very least, ask the real estate professional who helped you in the transaction.

Or if those don't exis ... more
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617-461-4691…, Real Estate Pro in Somerville, MA
Somerville is reaching out to the community to discuss the future of housing in our city.  With the increase in public transportation arriving soon to select neighborhoods, the availability and affordability… Read more
Blogged Mon Feb 10, 2014 by 617-461-4691 Erik Hook Home Buying Home Selling Property Q&A
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617-461-4691…, Real Estate Pro in Somerville, MA
617-461-4691 Erik Hook answered:
To be eligible for an FHA first time home buyer loan, do I have to attend a class/workshop and get certified for the 'low down payment' loans ?
As Jeff mentioned below, the best way to find out about all the available ( and often changing) programs, would be to contact a local mortgage broker ..... or better yet two. There are ... more
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617-461-4691…, Real Estate Pro in Somerville, MA
617-461-4691 Erik Hook answered:
I'm buying a home in Somerville and have a question about the residential tax exemption that I haven't been able to find the answer to
The City of Somerville has released it's Fiscal Year 2014 Assessor’s Classification Hearing Report, which contains lots of interesting information regarding the housing market in ... more
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Bill Patters…, Real Estate Pro in Boston, MA
And we're back! Welcome back to the ever popular blog post - What Will It Cost Me? The string of blog posts that tells you if it is cheaper to buy or to rent in the neighborhood of your dreams! Today's… Read more
Blogged Tue Feb 4, 2014 by Bill Patterson Market Conditions Home Buying Rent vs Buy
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Gary Dwyer, Real Estate Pro in Boston, MA
Looking at the data from MLS and we saw that condos in Somerville were selling for consistently over asking price throughout 2013.  Low inventory,high-demand, and good public transportation options… Read more
Blogged Wed Jan 22, 2014 by Gary Dwyer General Area Home Buying In My Neighborhood
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Anthony Piem…, Real Estate Pro in West Roxbury, Boston,...
Anthony Piemonte answered:
how do I buy foreclosure? please
Takes a little more time...ok could be a lot more time! It could be a long process, but the first step is to go out and see if you even like the home, write an offer, and your buyers ag ... more
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Annette Lawr…, Real Estate Pro in Palm Harbor, FL
Annette Lawrence answered:
I've accepted an offer on my home, pending inspection. My situation has changed and I no longer want to sell. Can I stop the sale?
Joe,
Unfortuneately, things like this do happen. I trust the change in your situation is material as opposed to a whimsical change in the direction the wind is blowing. The latter cons ... more
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Territory.com, Real Estate Pro in Massachusetts
Territory.com answered:
West somerville
Rona is right, less PT options impact sales. If you are looking for a more insulated investment perhaps consider areas of Somerville closer to the squares and PT ( stronger numbers). Yo ... more
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James Daniel, Real Estate Pro in Cambridge, MA
There is something about lofts that takes me back to my roller skating days. The appeal of the open space in a loft has always made me want to put on skates and roll, just like they did in one of my favorite… Read more
Blogged Thu Oct 10, 2013 by James Daniel Shopping & Local Amenities Home Buying Property Q&A
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Robert Ortiz, Real Estate Pro in Cambridge, MA
Robert Ortiz answered:
How does the building of a subway stop near a home affect its value?
The closer you are to a train station the better, always. Convenience is a huge factor in determining where to live. While there are some who might prefer not to be within site of a sta ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Jun 24, 2013 Home Buying in 02145
Fred Herman, Real Estate Pro in Staten Island, NY
Fred Herman answered:
On a second viewing.... Who gets the deal? The agent who showed it to me first? or do I ask the realtor i have been working with most currently?
Well, why did you switch??? how long ago did you did you switch??? did you go back for second look already?? Why?? because the current agent presented to property to you??? do ... more
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Gary Dwyer, Real Estate Pro in Boston, MA
Just ran some updated numbers for the Somerville condo market. The good news for home buyers is that, according to the MLSPIN data, the average sales price dropped a bit on closed sales in April and May… Read more
Blogged Fri Jun 7, 2013 by Gary Dwyer Home Buying In My Neighborhood Investment Properties
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Gary Dwyer, Real Estate Pro in Boston, MA
Recent data from the MLSPIN shows that in Q1 2013, the average condo in Somerville was going for $450K or $371.00 a sq foot. This is up from an average of $352K just in 2007 or a 27% increase in 6 years.… Read more
Blogged Fri Apr 19, 2013 by Gary Dwyer Home Buying In My Neighborhood Investment Properties
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