They run anywhere from mid-$500's for a fixer-upper up to $1,750,000 for a pristine, larger property with a nice lot. There are areas that flood badly in storms and hurricanes so you might want to pay particular attention to those negatives in your search.... more
I'd go there when there is going to be a heavy storm or rain and see what the mentioned water issues are. I'd also go in some local open houses and see who is actually working in the area. Then I'd ask them your question(s). All real estate is local, and a local pro can save you time and money.
By the way, Margie, the first one to answer, mistypedher URL. It should be http://www.homesbymcshane.com/
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It's hard to generalize for all South Shore towns but for the most part, the South Shore, like much of the Boston area has already seen its value shift downwards and now is holding steady. Waterfront homes have fared better than those inland, but again, the numbers vary from town to town.... more
Jennifer, I agree that your first call should be to your association to elicit more specific timelines. Assuming it does not pass and assuming you are using your own attorney for your upcoming closing, I would contact him/her a.s.a.p. and send them a copy of the current condo docs. Let your atty. contact the buyer's attorney regarding this issue. Your association could decide to increase fees or bill a percentage to each unit. I don't view it as a deal breaker, but make sure you keep the buyer's in the loop on information so they feel like they are part of the process....