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John Burke, Real Estate Pro in Austin, TX
John Burke answered:
how much do i need to put down on a multi-family that i plan to live in. i am not a first time home buyer
Hi Christine,

It depends on which loan program you qualify for.
FHA only requires a 3.5% down payment & you can do conventional with 3-5% down.
If you're eligible for VA you can do ... more
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Marie Souza…, Real Estate Pro in Centerville, MA
Marie Souza Team answered:
did this home serve as nurses quarters for the hospital during the war ? does it have a subterrainian route to the hospital across the street?
Me - Try going down to the local library or giving them a call. They should have all the info about the history of the older homes in this area.
Best -
0 votes Share Flag Thu Feb 16, 2012 Home Buying in Chelsea
Anthony, Home Buyer in Stoneham, MA
Anthony answered:
WHat do you think of the duplex houses and develppment in the box district in Chelsea?
I run around that area at different times. I am not sure about the buildings themselves, but can speak for the area.
It looks pretty good. Have not seen the inside, but the outside is ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Dec 1, 2010 Home Buying in Chelsea
Ucanlist.com,  in Boston, MA
Ucanlist.com answered:
Short sale bid ignored, property sold to other party - is this right?
Hi John,

All good points are made by my fellow brokers.

Keep in mind that the short sale format puts the buyer at a huge disadvantage.
For example: Most say sold as is and must b ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Sep 29, 2009 Home Buying in Chelsea
Johngreenink, Home Buyer in Allston, MA
Johngreenink answered:
Waiting for an answer on a short sale home.
Hi - an updated to those who answered - the property for which I'd put in a bid was rather mysteriously taken under agreement this weekend with a different buyer. The property is ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Sep 17, 2009 Home Buying in Chelsea
Territory.c…, Real Estate Pro in MA,
Territory.com answered:
Hi, I put an offer on a house that was, at first, a short sale then it became a pre-foreclosure. While it
Ugh!, I am so sorry you are dealing with such unknown during (what should be) an exciting time.

Offers on short sales are NOT binding unlike with other property sales. It is e ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Oct 15, 2008 Home Buying in 02150
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