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TruIia VIP T…, Real Estate Pro in Longmeadow, MA
TruIia VIP The Graveline Group answered:
trying to find rent to own homes in the Boston area
Instead of looking for rent to own, perhaps owner financing may be easier to find? Just a thought.
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Steve Quinta…, Real Estate Pro in Albuquerque, NM
Steve Quintana answered:
We were foreclosed on in March and hear (have not confirmed) that the house has been sold by the bank to a new owner. What can we expect?
The best way to answer this question if for you to look at the latest court filings. This will tell you whether the court entered a deficiency judgment, i.e. a money judgment against y ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Jul 16, 2014 Foreclosure in Medford
John J Dean…, Real Estate Pro in Somerville, MA
John J Dean Jr answered:
A house is listed for sale, yet it has been "sold" since Dec. Where do I get factual information wihtout going to the Realtor?
I guess I do not understand why you not use a professional Realtor to help you. I have to agree with many of the statements below you have handicapped yourself and could risk making m ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Oct 13, 2013 Home Buying in 02155
Masha Sender…, Real Estate Pro in Newton, MA
Masha Senderovich answered:
My wife and I are having trouble buying a condo in a newly converted 2-family due to the Pre-Sale requirements. Any advice on how to be the 1st buyer?
There are ways. Connect with Mike Kidwell at Leader Banks. He's done those for me before. Mkidwell@leaderbank.com
0 votes Share Flag Tue Sep 10, 2013 Home Buying in Medford
John J Dean…, Real Estate Pro in Somerville, MA
John J Dean Jr answered:
I am signing up for a first time homebuyer class, how good are they with providing downpayment and mortgage help?
Erin

Depends on who is giving the class. I know of several attorney's and lenders that give the class and a majority of the topics are the lending and offer process. Please let ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Sep 10, 2013 Home Buying in Medford
John J Dean…, Real Estate Pro in Somerville, MA
John J Dean Jr answered:
is it true that most people don't like loft?
I have several clients that are exclusively looking at lofts .. but all in all they are a fraction of the market in Cambridge and Somerville.

Lofts offer open space and usually ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Sep 10, 2013 Home Buying in Medford
Heath Coker, Real Estate Pro in Falmouth, MA
Heath Coker answered:
may i know if the house locatesat 69 chester road in belmont is sold out or not?
It sold for $660K on 9/17/12.


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1 vote Share Flag Sun Nov 4, 2012 Home Buying in Medford
Margie Mcsha…, Real Estate Pro in 02066
Margie Mcshane answered:
If a house is around 280k, what is the lowest one would offer without being insulting?
Anthony,
There is no hard and fast rule. I would ask your buyer's agent, if you have one, to do a CMA on the home and see what the numbers say it is worth. See what the competit ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Apr 10, 2011 Home Buying in Medford
Kelly Dimbat, Real Estate Pro in Massachusetts
Kelly Dimbat answered:
I am looking to buy 83, Badger Road in Medford, MA. Is it always for sale?
There are about 30 homes for sale within a mile of Badger Road. i would suggest 112 Ramshead Road for 579k. It is open Sunday from 2 to 3. I can take you to the open house or make an ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Aug 11, 2010 Home Buying in Medford
Dan Chase, Home Buyer in Texas City, TX
Dan Chase answered:
we made an offer on a home 1/27/10 (it's a short sale). the owners accepted our offer. the listing agent changed the listing (its now says
You got a verbal agreement from the bank, great. It is worth the paper it is not written on. Try to get it in writing. Or at least call them up. Likely they have a message on the system ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Mar 15, 2010 Home Buying in 02155
Charlotte Sc…, Real Estate Pro in Medford, MA
Charlotte Scuderi answered:
I am interested in buying an apartment in 100 Station Landing Medford MA. The asking price is $625,000. It is 2bed 2bath & 2 parking spots.
Hello Fayez, this area has become very popular because of easy access to the train and highways. The accessability to local restaurants and stores is also a plus. I would be happy to sp ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Dec 8, 2009 Home Buying in 02155
Roger, Home Buyer in Medford, MA
Roger answered:
Does Medford, MA have a residential exemption?
Scott: yep small world! If the builder at some point decides to drop the price to my level send me a message and I'll probably submit an offer. Also, it seems that the website for ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Oct 6, 2009 Home Buying in Medford
Ken Lambert, Real Estate Pro in Exeter, NH
Ken Lambert answered:
Is offering 15% below lost price ok for a new construction property in Medford MA? Its been on the market
Hello Jay- I would say go for it. The builder may not care about affecting other properties, unless he has built or is trying to sell other properties in the neighborhood/ town. Othe ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Jul 13, 2009 Home Buying in Medford
Tim Cahill, Real Estate Pro in Arlington, MA
Tim Cahill answered:
I am looking to buy a new construction condo in Medford, MA in the Station landing complex. I did some
Hi Rani,
My answer may be a bit late for you, but I just joined Trulia and would like to start offering helpful advice whenever I can. So if you're still thinking of this condo, consi ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat May 30, 2009 Home Buying in Medford
Andrew Sarno, Real Estate Pro in Medford, MA
Andrew Sarno answered:
Is offering 15% below lost price ok for a new construction property in Medford MA? Its been on the market for
Hello Jay,

"Properly priced" real estate is currently selling within 3-6% of it's list price in this market area (bank owned property can push that further). Therefore, 15% under mi ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Nov 13, 2008 Home Buying in Medford
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