I agree with the answers given on this post... The Majority of homes in the area are on public water and sewer... I would be more than happy to go over your question in person...
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I'm an agent, I live in Clifton Park and can tell you that most homes here are NOT on well and septic but rather, they are on public water and sewer. If you are encountering homes on well and/or septic they are probably located in outlying areas. Well and septic do add to the maintenance concerns of homeownership. Additionally, they can make a home more difficult to sell than one that is on public water/sewer.
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I'm surprised these real estate agents don't know that about Clifton Park.
I would say that septics and wells are not problematic. So long as the owner maintains them, they operate just fine and sometimes better than public systems.
As Jesse said, public systems are not always available, especially in an area like Clifton Park and surrounding where the land was primarily agricultural for a long time. It seems odd now that the area has become such a hot spot, but that's what happens when the town expands faster than the utilities can :)
If you would like more information or to search for homes in the area, I work out of Clifton Park as a Certified Buyer Representative and would be happy to show you around. If you still don't want a home with a septic or a well, we can adjust the search for that as well.
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