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Linda Balliro, Real Estate Pro in Cambridge, MA
Linda Balliro answered:
Is it worth buying a small apt for investment (renting it)? I want to avoid all possible repairing issues, since I live overseas
YES! You can get a property manager to handle the day-to-day issues for you. Buying in the Cambridge area seems to withstand all economic woes - with major universities and hospitals ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Feb 2, 2013 Home Buying in East Cambridge
Heath Coker, Real Estate Pro in Falmouth, MA
Heath Coker answered:
where can i get a jumbo mortgage to buy a condo in an HOA that has only 2 total units?
You are asking about a Condex.
These may be nice units, but they have issues for lenders because there are so few units.
Many times they are bought by people without a loan.
Keep in ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Dec 28, 2012 Financing in Cambridge
Andrew Boni, Real Estate Pro in Cambridge, MA
Andrew Boni answered:
Intersection of Huron Ave and Garden 3 flrs, 2000SF, 3 beds, 2.5 baths, HUGE basement, 1 car garage, new appls, prv garden, more
Dmitriy,
I have a feeling you already have a good idea what its worth but also know that the market is in your favor and are ready to have a professional RE Agent (at no cost to you) f ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Dec 16, 2012 Rentals in West Cambridge
Jennifer Kee…, Real Estate Pro in Cambridge, MA
Jennifer Keenan answered:
How much can I charge for rent ?
I am the #1 Luxury Rental Agent in Cambridge. I would be happy to give you an analysis of rent potential whether you choose to hire me to represent you or not. Feel free to check out so ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Nov 19, 2012 Rentals in Cambridge
Heath Coker, Real Estate Pro in Falmouth, MA
Heath Coker answered:
Have home sales in West Cambridge gone down this past month (October)? How do the number of homes sold compare to previous months this past year?
I think you asked this question a few days ago.
It would seem to more productive for you to choose a local real estate professiional and get some targeted updates on a daily basis.
Ta ... more
1 vote Share Flag Wed Nov 7, 2012 Market Conditions in Cambridge
Territory.c…, Real Estate Pro in MA,
Territory.com answered:
how far from harvard square?
That property is no longer on the market.

Here is everything available in Cambridge:

http://www.territory.com/search?search_string=CAMBRIDGE&min_price=&max_price=&min_beds=&max_be ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Nov 7, 2012 Traffic & Public Transportation in West Cambridge
Heath Coker, Real Estate Pro in Falmouth, MA
Heath Coker answered:
How do you know that house that is listed is already under agreement or actually has been sold?
Actually, Esmerelda Fruit must have had a bad apple.
In the info we are able to send, all that is needed is a request to include the UA and/or Sold properties and Voila - they come to ... more
1 vote Share Flag Fri Nov 2, 2012 Home Buying in 02139
Alex Haidar, Real Estate Pro in Cambridge, MA
Alex Haidar answered:
I currenlty have renters in a property and they are intersted in purchasing the home. How can I sell the house to them with out going thru an agent?
I would recommend you work with a Real Estate Broker to prepare the initial paperwork for a flat fee, then present the paperwork to your attorney for further processing. The attorney sh ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Oct 31, 2012 Home Selling in 02139
John Dean, Real Estate Pro in Somerville, MA
John Dean answered:
I'm looking for a historic loft in Cambridge such as the ones that just sold at 305 Cambridge St.
Nick

This could be a tough order and the best way to approach this is to work with a broker who will help you target properties that match your needs. If you are working with the ri ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Sep 23, 2012 Home Buying in 02139
Thomas von Z…, Real Estate Pro in Cambridge, MA
Thomas von Zabern answered:
Why so many units in #107 Gore street on sale? Is there anything we should know about the building? Also, what are the going rates for 2BR, 2 Bath
Hello, an happy Father's Day :-)

170 Gore Street, "The Pavilion" was built in 1986 as condominiums. At the time of its construction, the units were marketed as less expensive alte ... more
1 vote Share Flag Sun Jun 17, 2012 Market Conditions in East Cambridge
Heath Coker, Real Estate Pro in Falmouth, MA
Heath Coker answered:
Is it ok to try and negotiate moving date or price when renting?
You can always ask.
Asking will sometimes open up the owner or the agent to letting you know more than they normally would.
If they wil not negotiate, they may not want you as a tenan ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Jun 2, 2012 Rental Basics in Cambridge
Heath Coker, Real Estate Pro in Falmouth, MA
Heath Coker answered:
What is the most efficient way to find a rental in Cambridge?
The most efficient way is to network.
After that, using a real estate professional is best.
Sometimes driving in the neighborhood you want to live in will help you also.


(Please ... more
1 vote Share Flag Sat Jun 2, 2012 Rental Basics in Cambridge
Mortgagepro,  in Cambridge, MA
Mortgagepro answered:
Financing Issues: Lender bait and switch:
You shouldn't be obligated to the purchase if your financing has changed. If you want to call me I've been in the business for over 10 years, and would love to help.

Chris Triantos 6 ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue May 29, 2012 Financing in 02139
Jamina,  in Boston College, MA
Jamina answered:
I am a Hong Kong Citizen , if i want to buy a property in Boston ( near Harvard University ) what can i do ? Can u give me more info on it e.g :tax
Hi Eric,
Anyone can buy property in the US. For internationals, cash is best.
There are fees associated with your purchase. Typically there are condo fees to maintain your investment ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed May 23, 2012 General Area in Cambridge
Louis  Wolfs…, Real Estate Pro in Needham, MA
Louis Wolfson answered:
What should i watch out for from an cash deal buyer, no broker? The house may be worth $1mil. Thanks.
Sarsfolfs,

Congratulations, its always nice to hear feedback and the results.
0 votes Share Flag Mon Apr 2, 2012 Home Selling in 02138
Territory.c…, Real Estate Pro in MA,
Territory.com answered:
How old are windows in Cambridge on average? I.e. how new can one reasonably expect?
If the inspector says the windows are in need of immediate replacement (or even if it's within the year) I suggest you ask the seller to help pay for the replacement by either a cash re ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Mar 27, 2012 Home Buying in Cambridge
Heath Coker, Real Estate Pro in Falmouth, MA
Heath Coker answered:
Buying half of a co-owned two family home...does this effect loan and tax benefit eligibility for first-time home buyers?
Laywers are the best answerers for this one. You will need to understand the deed and not only how the parties hold the property (Tenants in Common, Joint Tenants, party wall, whole bui ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Nov 21, 2011 Home Buying in Cambridge
John Dean, Real Estate Pro in Somerville, MA
John Dean answered:
Condo-izing two-family ... below market rate?
I have to say that Nichole Bookwalter and Liz Boltons answers are spot on. I think you should truly look at the the opportunity and the costs associated with condexing the home. In t ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Nov 3, 2011 Home Buying in Cambridge
Amy Uliss, Real Estate Pro in Framingham, MA
Amy Uliss answered:
selling a house by owner
As mentioned previously, there are agencies that will place your home on MLS for a small fee. It will typically state in the remarks section of the listing that this is the case. It&# ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Oct 12, 2011 Home Selling in Cambridge
Christine Mo…, Real Estate Pro in Wilbraham, MA
Christine Moran Realtor & Notary answered:
I'm a foreigner & intend to buy an apartment in Cambridge, MA, USA. Questions: 1. Which bank willing to lend to foreigner?
send me an email and I can refer you to my loan person. I have helped people in your situation before.
0 votes Share Flag Mon Jul 18, 2011 Home Buying in Cambridge
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