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Heath Coker, Real Estate Pro in Falmouth, MA
Heath Coker answered:
Does anyone know what's going on at Wakefield Crossing? We are considering making an offer on a unit but are worried about the pending litigation.
You might ask the listing company and/or the managing company for any public docs.
Your attorney may be able to get access to docs.
If there are issues that affect ownership, then you ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Nov 12, 2013 Home Buying in Wakefield
lally_Chatha, Home Buyer in Wakefield, MA
lally_Chatha answered:
How can I get a list of homes sold in the last 6 months for a particular zip code?
How can I get a list of homes sold in the last 6 months st16bl
0 votes Share Flag Mon Sep 23, 2013 Home Buying in 01880
Louis Wolfson, Real Estate Pro in Newton, MA
Louis Wolfson answered:
Is it normal for the seller to cover the buyer's agent's percentage in Massachusetts?
Nothing is normal in real estate.

It boils down to agency and HUD

In our mls you are able to offer 3 types of compensation other than the sellers agent side. No sub agency, buy ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Jul 23, 2013 Home Buying in 01880
Heath Coker, Real Estate Pro in Falmouth, MA
Heath Coker answered:
cost of 3/4 master bathroom of about 75sq ft.
Home Depot or a plumber.
Either of these can ball park it.
Details like finishes will make a difference.



(Please note: when you choose an answer as a Best Answer, or at least g ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri May 24, 2013 Home Buying in 01880
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Voices Member answered:
I am interested in a house that shows an "active option" status. If the contract goes through, how soon must the listing be withdrawn?
Hi Sas,

If you are looking to buy in the Wakefield or surrounding area, it is best to work with a buyer agent, as described below, at no cost to you. A buyer's agent will streamline ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Aug 17, 2012 Home Buying in Wakefield
Deborah Mill…, Real Estate Pro in Lynnfield, MA
Deborah Miller answered:
Buying in Wakefield?
I do not believe the market is soft either. Wakefield is a lovely community with great amenities. The homes that have high days on market are not priced well. Believe me, if a home is p ... more
1 vote Share Flag Mon Jan 23, 2012 Home Buying in Wakefield
Evan Russell, Real Estate Pro in 01801
Single Family Listings: 13 Average List Price: $354,751 Average Market Time: 111.62 Average Sale Price: $331,767Home Value Report for Wakefield, Massachusetts, November 2011.In November 2011, there were… Read more
Blogged Mon Jan 9, 2012 by Evan Russell Market Conditions Home Buying Home Selling
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Maria Fabiano, Real Estate Pro in Winchester, MA
In April, 2011 there were 3 Condos  that had an average sold price of $305,333.  The average list price was $314,900. and the average days on market held firm at… Read more
Blogged Fri May 13, 2011 by Maria Fabiano Market Conditions Home Buying Home Selling
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Maria Fabiano, Real Estate Pro in Winchester, MA
In April, 2011 there were 2 Single Family Homes  that had an average sold price of $353,750.  The average list price was $356,950. and the average days on market held… Read more
Blogged Fri May 13, 2011 by Maria Fabiano Market Conditions Home Buying Home Selling
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Maria Fabiano, Real Estate Pro in Winchester, MA
In February 2011, there was 1 Multi-Family Homes that had an average sold price of $260,000..The average list price was $329,900. and the average days on market held firm at 158.As of March 21, there… Read more
Blogged Sat Mar 26, 2011 by Maria Fabiano Market Conditions Home Buying Home Selling
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Maria Fabiano, Real Estate Pro in Winchester, MA
In February 2011, there was 1 Multi-Family  that had an average sold price of $260,000. The average list price was $329,900 and the average days on market held firm at 158.As of March 25 there are… Read more
Blogged Fri Mar 25, 2011 by Maria Fabiano Market Conditions Home Buying Home Selling
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Territory.com, Real Estate Pro in Massachusetts
Territory.com answered:
how do I gauge the value of a condo for sale in wakefield. do I have my realtor look up prior sale price, and?
Yes, your realtor can pull all the data. HOA fees are not negotiable however depending on terms of the offer you could ask the current owner (as a concession) to pay for one year of con ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Mar 23, 2011 Home Buying in Wakefield
Maria Fabiano, Real Estate Pro in Winchester, MA
In February 2011, there were 5 Condos that had an average sold price of $244,180. The average list price was $252,170. and the average days on market held firm at 138.As of March 21, there are 47 Condos … Read more
Blogged Mon Mar 21, 2011 by Maria Fabiano Market Conditions Home Buying Home Selling
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Maria Fabiano, Real Estate Pro in Winchester, MA
In February 2011, there were 8 Single family homes that had an average sold price of $368,200. The average list price was $381,913 and the average days on market held firm at 124.As of March 21, there… Read more
Blogged Mon Mar 21, 2011 by Maria Fabiano Market Conditions Home Buying Home Selling
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Brenda Feria, Real Estate Pro in 23233
Brenda Feria answered:
Offer accepted but still accepting other offers... how's that?
Joel, In most cases this sounds like a reluctant buyer. It could be due to cold feet or an unfavorable inspection report or appraisal issues. Renegotiations usually indicate an unfa ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Mar 16, 2011 Home Buying in Wakefield
Rich Lee, Real Estate Pro in Boston, MA
The average Wakefield, MA single family house sold during 2010 had 3.2 bedrooms.  What's that mean?  Data in this post is based on information provided to and compiled by MLS Property Information… Read more
Blogged Sun Mar 13, 2011 by Rich Lee Market Conditions Home Buying Home Selling
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Maria Fabiano, Real Estate Pro in Winchester, MA
This is a question that comes up a lot. When asked this question from Jeff Palermo of Relient Mortgage this is what he had to say:"Many of you have asked about getting a loan for someone who recently… Read more
Blogged Sat Mar 12, 2011 by Maria Fabiano Market Conditions Home Buying Home Selling
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Rich Lee, Real Estate Pro in Boston, MA
Wakefield, MA single family house market have been fairly steady for the past 5 years.  Data in this post is based on information provided to and compiled by MLS Property Information Network, Inc.Wakefield,… Read more
Blogged Sat Mar 12, 2011 by Rich Lee Market Conditions Home Buying Home Selling
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Maria Fabiano, Real Estate Pro in Winchester, MA
I know that some sellers don't want a "For Sale" sign on their front lawn.... but it is critical when we are trying to sell their house. I understand that according to National Association of Realtor that… Read more
Blogged Tue Mar 8, 2011 by Maria Fabiano Home Buying Home Selling
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Maria Fabiano, Real Estate Pro in Winchester, MA
In January 2011, there were 6 single family homes that had an average sold price of $344,500.. The average list price was $364,083. and the average days on market held firm at 148.17 As of February 20th,… Read more
Blogged Sun Feb 20, 2011 by Maria Fabiano Market Conditions Home Buying Home Selling
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