The most recent estimate I received for a typical residential home in southern NH is between $1,250 to $1,350 assuming your basement has concrete floor. If you have a large basement, they may have to add another hole which would cost additional $3-500 depends on the accessibility. It's always best to have the Radon Mitigation company come out to the site and give you an accurate quote. In most cases, they'll reduce the amount of Radon in air below the guideline.... more
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It will have no affect on your value. A comnutter train is still a long way away. The homes that may see a drop in value are the ones close to the rail line, however they already see trains twice a day and any value has already long been deducted for the noise.... more
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This is when your buyer agent earns their money, they should be assisting you. If you did not have one you may need a lawyer to review your contract. Your question was about a month ago so i hope you have worked through the issues. When buying a bank owned property, it is best to complete a quick inspection before making an offer so you can identify what the property needs before making that offer.... more
Thank you for your service John. Using your VA benefits is a wonderful opportunity to purchase a home. I can say most lenders approved to complete VA mortgages will be the same or very close in rates and costs. The key is what tyoe of service they offer during the mortgage process. USAA is great if you are comfortbale with them, i woudl speak to a local loan officer so you can compare their service though. If you have not purchased a home yet. I woudl love to assist you.
While searching the old questions i found your post, not sure if you already have purchased a home but it is as easy as contacting a buyer broker in NH who can assist you. I would be more than happy to assist if you are stoll looking. We have a couple of great loan officers we work with that can ore qualify you at no cost.... more