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Tammy Luzar, Real Estate Pro in Burleson, TX
Tammy Luzar answered:
Seller did not fix agreed upon repairs. Can I withdraw from purchase?
Yes. Essentially, they've broken the contract. It's now voidable (meaning you have the power to void the contract if you choose). Talk to your realtor and to title, but you should be sa ... more
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Sanjeev Jha, Real Estate Pro in Newton, MA
Sanjeev Jha answered:
What happens when a buyer is about to close on a property, you are now at the final walk through and the seller has not done the agreed repairs?
I have been in such situation. The attorney can hold portion of settlement amount to seller until the agreed repairs are done. Or if buyer is agreed (which in most cases seller will lov ... more
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Sanjeev Jha, Real Estate Pro in Newton, MA
Sanjeev Jha answered:
Condo fee includes everything..good/bad?
This is not uncommon. It shouldn't matter as long as you compare the fee with similar condo's around and if condo fund is in good health.
Personally, unless I really love the place I w ... more
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Sanjeev Jha, Real Estate Pro in Newton, MA
Sanjeev Jha answered:
Realtor/agent change
It was an interesting thread to read. Negotiation is an art and communication with your client is a responsibility. Hope you finally got the house you really wanted.
-Sanjeev
http://d ... more
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Al Roppolo, Real Estate Pro in Brockton, MA
Al Roppolo answered:
Hello. This link brings me to a page which does not seem legitimate. Please advise.
Hi Patricia
Yes please be very aware of scams. Feel free to contact me and I can let you know whats available in that area (Al from michael haikal real estate / 508-326-2697 / www.Sear ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Jan 26, 2015 Home Buying in Needham
Bill Paulson, Real Estate Pro in Needham, MA
Bill Paulson answered:
I have an offer on a short sale and now have been asked to sign an "AS IS" addendum. I have been told that I can still back out at the final
If the work to be done was specified in the P&S and there is language in there that allows you to back out based on a walk through / re-inspection then you should be ok. You definitely ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Jan 13, 2014 Home Buying in 02492
Territory.c…, Real Estate Pro in MA,
Territory.com answered:
I closed on a house recently. At final walk through there was a bathroom pipe leaking. My agent sent a picture to the sellers agent requesting this to
Did the attorney's come to an agreement prior to close? A hold back? Something in writing?
If none of the above your leverage/rights might be limited but certainly worth a call to your ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Oct 28, 2013 Home Buying in 02492
John T. Zadr…,  in Stoughton, MA
John T. Zadroga answered:
We're looking to buy a condo/townhome (2bed/ 1.5 bath) in Needham
I would be glad to assist you. Let me know what are you looking for in a condo?
0 votes Share Flag Thu Sep 12, 2013 Home Buying in Needham
Heath Coker, Real Estate Pro in Falmouth, MA
Heath Coker answered:
does anyone know the income limitations for to qualify for the needham housing authority.?
Hi Chris.
Did you contact the listing professional?

I would contact the local real estate professional to help with this answer and to save time and money.
(I'm on the Cape, but I ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Apr 22, 2013 Home Buying in Needham
Sandy Tobin, Real Estate Pro in Needham, MA
Sandy Tobin answered:
Check what school a property is zoned for
Is that what they do in Wellesley, Mindy? I'm not sure if that's the case in Needham.
0 votes Share Flag Sat Apr 13, 2013 Home Buying in Needham
Heath Coker, Real Estate Pro in Falmouth, MA
Heath Coker answered:
Mortgage / financial contingency
Asivaraman,

Ask your attorney if your contingencies protect you.
The words/terms of the contingency may have included some interest rate clauses.
You may also need to apply to anot ... more
1 vote Share Flag Mon Feb 25, 2013 Home Buying in Needham
Heath Coker, Real Estate Pro in Falmouth, MA
Heath Coker answered:
Second mortgage to avoid PMI. Pros/Cons?
I would contact a local lending professional to help with this answer.
There is not enough detail in your question.

I know this guy can be helpful: rtranchell@totalmortgage.com
Bo ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Jan 29, 2013 Home Buying in Needham
Territory.c…, Real Estate Pro in MA,
Territory.com answered:
Property taxes in Needham
http://www.needhamma.gov/index.aspx?NID=192

The 2012 residential property rate is $10.95 per $1,000 of assessed value

In that price range you are talking anywhere from $9,000-10,0 ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Aug 13, 2012 Home Buying in Needham
Mikel DeFran…, Real Estate Pro in Canton, MA
Mikel DeFrancesco answered:
What is meaning of term "subject to license to sell"?.?
The home is an estate and the deal must be presented and approved by a judge to proceed. In this market not many judges would gum up the works, but it is another step that can add a ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Aug 29, 2011 Home Buying in Needham
Kevin O, Both Buyer and Seller in Brookline, MA
Kevin O answered:
How is the commute driving from Needham to Boston? How is traffic on 95S at night going to Needham? Is this?
then take the train...its 30 minutes from Hersey to South Station.
0 votes Share Flag Tue Jun 21, 2011 Home Buying in Needham
Sandy Tobin, Real Estate Pro in Needham, MA
Sandy Tobin answered:
Home assessment and impact on bank appraisal.
Unfortunately, some bank appraisals are coming in under the agreed upon sale price. New laws that took effect last year require lenders to choose appraisers from a pool, rather than rel ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Jan 31, 2011 Home Buying in Needham
Bill Kuhlman, Real Estate Pro in Needham, MA
Bill Kuhlman answered:
has real estate declined in needham
Hi-

I know you asked the question some time ago, but I wanted to add my two cents about using median sale price to show appreciation and depreciation.

It's long been the st ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Mar 14, 2010 Home Buying in Needham
Julie,  in Charlton, MA
Julie answered:
Are the laws different for estate sales? My offer was accepted. I had an inspection, I was then ready to go to my attorney with a purchase and sales
Usually the type of financing does not matter to the seller, as long as it goes through and gets approved. That does not seem right if they signed the offer, and the attorney had the p ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Feb 23, 2010 Home Buying in Needham
Mathew Roth, Real Estate Pro in Needham, MA
Mathew Roth answered:
what is breen street like?
Is there a Breen Street in Needham, MA??
0 votes Share Flag Tue Feb 9, 2010 Home Buying in Needham
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