Historical District Commision does require specific type of windows & Grilles, Check with the owners of the Somerset House Inn on Commercial St....they had Andersen 400 windows installed in a historic district & are very happy. Will likely give a referral... more
This type of heating is very common here in Provincetown. We do not have natural gas so all are propane. In some cases the heat is provided by a gas log fireplace and in many cases space type heaters. In any purchase you will want to have a home inspection which will entail testing the heating system. Good luck in purchase!... more
The official answer is, commissions are all negotiable(though some of the national franchises can be very hard line about this).. That's because to say "its 6%" would put agents at risk of violating federal price-fixing regulations.
In practice the commissions offered in MLS (the multiple listing service) to cooperating agents seem to run between 2% and 3% with the listing agency taking a similar amount (but not necessarily). Again, the overall commission can vary depending upon how desirable or expensive a house is, the current state of the market,
the seller's "motivation" etc.... more
Please follow the advice of an agent in Provincetown or the Outer Cape ... Although there are many good agents everywhere, we have a very particular market here and only a good Buyer39;s agent from this area will be able to best advise you on what is available in your price range ... or any special deals that they may know about either on the Cape and Islands MLS or from their own knowledge of local property!... more
One of the first rules in RE is "location, location, location"!!
What is bad about the location you have considered?
Most buyers want a home just beyond their price-range. This is why so many attempt to negotiate before they commit.
Feel free to contact me firstname.lastname@example.org (508)945-9738 and perhaps we can identify some alternatives to the choices you have before you.