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Alexiskanee, Home Buyer in South Miami, FL
Alexiskanee answered:
Failed title 5 in MA - How do I get replacement estimates?
You can certainly close on the property even with a failed Title V, and have a mortgage on your purchase. The bank however, will require you to have estimates for the replacement system ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Jun 11, 2015 Home Buying in Methuen
Christina Pa…, Real Estate Pro in North Andover, MA
Christina Parris answered:
I am approved eligble for ann FHA home loan.. problem is credir score is 580 lender wants 24 months vor i was not consistant help
Hi Patty,

I just saw your post and would like to know if you found a way around your concern. I actually live in Methuen myself and am a Realtor also. My office is Moore-Tuttle in No ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Apr 16, 2015 Home Buying in Methuen
Christine M.…, Real Estate Pro in Wilbraham, MA
Christine M. Moran answered:
What could account for the discrepancy and who should I speak to about it? Same realty company on both condos.
You can disclose in the remarks that the basement is included or just say the area does not include finished basement.
0 votes Share Flag Tue Oct 28, 2014 Home Buying in 01844
Annette Lawr…, Real Estate Pro in Palm Harbor, FL
Annette Lawrence answered:
If a home is $185,000 what's the lowest offer I can make?
IN markets like SF or Orlando or DC, you may need to offer MORE than list price.
If the list price is below market value you may need to offer MORE than list price.
If the tangible as ... more
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p ocon, Other/Just Looking in Boston, MA
p ocon asked:
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0 votes Share Flag Mon Sep 15, 2014 Home Buying in Methuen
Chris Lefebv…, Real Estate Pro in Methuen, MA
Chris Lefebvre answered:
45 Christopher Dr #208 Methuen, MA 01844 Does this unit have washer dryer in unit?
Eva, there is no mention of a washer and dryer being included in the listing. I contacted the listing agent to ask if there are hook ups. Other listings in this condo complex did have ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Feb 6, 2014 Home Buying in 01844
Marianne Avi…, Real Estate Pro in Boxford, MA
Marianne Avila (978) 984-3188 answered:
Why is 29 Gill Ave. in Methuen, MA still for sale?
The possibilities are many. There could be multiple lien holders on the property, the negotiator did not like the offer price and countered, the bank is waiting for supporting document ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Jan 17, 2014 Home Buying in Methuen
Paul Nartiff,…, Real Estate Pro in North Andover, MA
Paul Nartiff, Jr. answered:
I sold my home. How much do I need now for down payment on a multi-family home?
There are different types of mortgage products available to buyers. I always suggest that buyers call a couple of lenders and compare the pros / cons of the mortgage products they offer ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Oct 2, 2013 Home Buying in 01844
Floyd Ribeiro, Real Estate Pro in Tewksbury, MA
Floyd Ribeiro answered:
is this home at 19 carlenton st still for sale?
yes, this particular property was sold 5/24/13 for 163K

is there any other property that I could assist you with in the Methuen area?

Floyd Ribeiro
EXIT Group One Real Estate
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0 votes Share Flag Fri Sep 27, 2013 Home Buying in Methuen
Heath Coker, Real Estate Pro in Falmouth, MA
Heath Coker answered:
55 and over condos or apartments t rent in Merrimack valley area, Ma
I would use a local rental professional to save time and money and also to make sure you don't miss a great rental.


(Please note: when you choose an answer as a Best Answer, or at ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Jul 15, 2013 Home Buying in Methuen
Gerry Harrin…, Real Estate Pro in Stoneham, MA
Gerry Harrington answered:
What characteristics are buyers searching for when selecting a real estate agent?
Good morning Alfred,
The simple answer is honesty, integrity,and experience ! A good agent is accessible,and returns call and emails promptly, in most cases, it would be within ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri May 31, 2013 Home Buying in 01844
Chris Lefebv…, Real Estate Pro in Methuen, MA
Chris Lefebvre answered:
I've started looking into buying a home, regarding the asking price, what is the average % you can offer to get a good deal without paying the asking
Just to answer your question in general, in Methuen right now the average Sale Price to List Price ratio for the past year for single family homes is 97% of the list price and the avera ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Apr 13, 2013 Home Buying in Methuen
Chris Lefebv…, Real Estate Pro in Methuen, MA
Chris Lefebvre answered:
Starting the research process
Mark,

The first step should definitely be to talk with a mortgage professional. If you don't have a local mortgage professional that you know and trust, I would be glad to give you ... more
1 vote Share Flag Thu Jan 31, 2013 Home Buying in 01844
Elevator Par…,  in China Spring, TX
Elevator Parts answered:
Does anyone have any comments about the condos at Regency at Methuen built by Toll Bros? I am looking to purchase. Thank you , dh
We are a company which is specialized all series elevator parts such as elevator door lock, elevator Guide shoe, escalator parts, elevator photoelectric sensor, both our elevator part ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Sep 20, 2012 Home Buying in Methuen
Marilyn Ellis, Real Estate Pro in Andover, MA
Marilyn Ellis answered:
What does VRP seller mean?
What does VRP seller mean? All of the agents answers are correct based on the actual concept of Prudential Real Estate and what the buyer should know about those type of listings. The ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Apr 28, 2012 Home Buying in Methuen
Marilyn Ellis, Real Estate Pro in Andover, MA
Marilyn Ellis answered:
470 PROSPECT ST. IN METHUEN HAS A FOR SALE SIGN IN FRONT. IS IT UP FOR SALE?
470 Prospect Street in Methuen is an example of a good deal by waiting a short sale to the end. The property was listed/expired in 2008 for $369,000, off market for a time and listed/s ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Apr 28, 2012 Home Buying in Methuen
Marilyn Ellis, Real Estate Pro in Andover, MA
Marilyn Ellis answered:
please rate Chippy Lane neighborhood in Methuen
Chippy Lane is still a desired neighborhood even in 2012, almost three years later when that questions was asked. Located close to the LOOP shopping center, Lowes Cinema, restaurants, ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Apr 28, 2012 Home Buying in Methuen
Marilyn Ellis, Real Estate Pro in Andover, MA
Marilyn Ellis answered:
Is this condo for sale?
Hi Faith,
From the emails it looks like from the responses the property you are interested in is either expired, withdrawn or cancelled. That is pretty frustrating and time consuming ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Apr 28, 2012 Home Buying in Methuen
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