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Tara Branz, Real Estate Pro in Akron, OH
Tara Branz answered:
We are looking at a house that is about 1000 ft from the railroad. We can hear the train passing by during ...
I always steer my buyers away from any houses near railroad tracks because it is a TOUGH resale. I'm sure you will become used to the sound after awhile as we used to live close to the ... more
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Tobias Kaiser…, Real Estate Pro in Fort Lauderdale, FL
Tobias Kaiser, Cips answered:
I am currently looking at several properties in Miami Shores, Florida 33138 for purchase. During my search I
You are correct in your observation that many sellers, especially a lot of the FSBOs (sorry folks, but it's true), have not woken up to reality yet.

A market is determined by the se ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Feb 23, 2011 Home Buying in 33138
Ki Gray,  in Austin, TX
Ki Gray answered:
How safe /annoying to live near rail tracks in North Central Austin?
I would call the city and ask. I have heard that more trains will run but they will cause less noise. But I would call the city and get it straight from the source.

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Aaron Dickin…, Real Estate Pro in Champlin, MN
Aaron Dickinson answered:
I am interested in two properties - 1) 1720 Gettysburg,golden valley,MN 55427 and 2)8005 victoria lane, St.
Oh that's a tough one... both are in-fill developments with significantly contrasting properties just barely out your door. St. Louis Park has the better location but has a train track ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Jul 15, 2015 Home Buying in Golden Valley
Michael Lefe…, Real Estate Pro in Westborough, MA
Michael Lefebvre answered:
We are interested in a home that is for sale in Rowley MA. It is located in a newer development filled wi ...
This is common for SEVERAL areas in Massachusetts right now and has more to do with the current state of the market than any environmental issues in most cases. Especially in new constr ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Mar 5, 2008 Home Buying in Rowley, MA
CJ Brasiel, Real Estate Pro in San Jose, CA
CJ Brasiel answered:
I saw this cute little home on the other side of the train tracks from Riverwalk in Fremont, which is going ...

If the listing agent did his or her job right, the listing price will already take in account the impact of train noise. Market values tend to be lower for homes near trai ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Apr 25, 2008 Home Buying in 94536
Corey Grushin, Real Estate Pro in East Brunswick, NJ
Corey Grushin answered:
Townhome or singlefamily in Edison, NJ
Dear Ann, a condo would not have the the maintenance a single family home would have. Renters typically don't want to be concerned witht he up keep every home needs. They wish to just ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Mar 7, 2010 Home Buying in 08820
Cathi Weaver, Real Estate Pro in ,
Cathi Weaver answered:
Should seller discount price of home if backyard is busy 5 lane road, but front yard is on a quiet street? ...
Hi Buyer,

I suppose it depends on from what angle of the home buying/selling process you are referring.

If a seller has the home you described, their agent should give direction ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Jan 10, 2013 Home Buying in Deerfield
Fremontguy, Home Buyer in Fremont, CA
Fremontguy answered:
Need suggestion for Castilleja in Warm Spring Fremont area? Worth Buy?
It will be quite noisy because it's close to the rail track intersection on Kato (~500ft distance). There will be a lot of bell ringing sounds when the train passes that intersection. ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Oct 21, 2010 Home Buying in California
Joe Zekas, Real Estate Pro in ,
Joe Zekas answered:
What are the pros and cons about living in Wilmette?
Having lived in Wilmette and Kenilworth for nearly 20 years, and having raised two children (now 23 and 24) here, I can tell you with confidence that there are only pros to iving in Wil ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Jun 11, 2014 Home Buying in Wilmette
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