02139 : Real Estate Advice

change location

cancel or

Activity

106
Mary, Home Buyer in
Mary answered:
I am looking to buy a condo in a new construction and wanted to put in a bid that's 10 less than asking. I
Just to clarify.... I wanted to put in a bid that's 10% less than asking....
0 votes Share Flag Fri May 9, 2008 Home Buying in Cambridge, MA
Michael Giles, Real Estate Pro in Beverly, MA
Michael Giles answered:
Adjusting square footage of condo after remodelling
Hi Dm,

I'm not sure about the fines or fees. When it comes time to list the condo your Realtor will have to declare the Sq.Ft. source. You can use the public records as a source, ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed May 7, 2008 Home Selling in Cambridge, MA
Jon Ernest,  in Brookline, MA
Jon Ernest answered:
With a new huge condo community coming up in East Cambridge, do you think it's wise to wait before buying
Not if you have your eyes set on that particular project. The longer you wait, the fewer "choice"units will be available to you. And while it really slows down around here in the wint ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Feb 20, 2013 Home Buying in East Cambridge
Ryan Wanger,  in 80304
Ryan Wanger answered:
I'm contemplating purchasing a condo in the Cambridge area for the next 3 years
Because it sounds like you're concerned about the "investment" aspect of your purchase...

Local market conditions aside, I would spend some time working the numbers for a place that ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat May 10, 2008 Home Buying in Cambridge, MA
Barbara Mada…, Real Estate Pro in Albuquerque, NM
Barbara Madaras answered:
Are there any advantages of not hiring a buyer's agent and just working with a seller's agent since you can?
My comment is that it is always difficult to serve two masters! Having done "double ending" deals and done them with grace and ethics, I can tell you they are the absolute hardest tran ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Nov 21, 2011 Home Buying in Cambridge
Michael Giles, Real Estate Pro in Beverly, MA
Michael Giles answered:
Does living in a complex with subsized housing or next to low income housing affect future resale values?
Hi St,
If nothing else changes in the neighborhood over the next five years, and you are paying market value today, the value should rise and fall with the market. Also, be caref ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Apr 28, 2008 Home Buying in Cambridge, MA
Ryan Wanger,  in 80304
Ryan Wanger answered:
I'm looking for a historic loft in Cambridge such as the ones that just sold at 305 Cambridge St.
If Davis Square in Somerville isn't too far, try the Davis Square Lofts on Tannery Brook. Less than 5 min walk to the Red Line. Some of the buildings are new construction while others a ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Sep 23, 2012 Home Buying in 02139
Territory.c…, Real Estate Pro in MA,
Territory.com answered:
condo in Central Square
Central Square is a great place to invest. It is sandwiched between Harvard and MIT and those schools dump a lot of money into the area and aren't going anywhere. That said, you should ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Apr 9, 2008 Home Buying in Area IV, Cambridge, MA
Scott A. Nel…,  in 02155
Scott A. Nelson answered:
Where can you buy a house for $400k that's near Cambridge and will be easy to rent out in a few years?
You could also look at Medford, I'm born and raised here and I like it.
0 votes Share Flag Fri Apr 4, 2008 Home Buying in Cambridge, MA
Jon Ernest,  in Brookline, MA
Jon Ernest answered:
Do you know of any rental to buy opportunities in Cambridge?
It's not very common for that to be straight out presented as an option from a seller. But that doesn't mean that any seller wouldn't be open to the idea... You can make it part of yo ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Mar 27, 2008 Home Buying in Cambridge, MA
Greg Kiely, Real Estate Pro in Newton, MA
Greg Kiely answered:
Am looking for a 2 bedroom condo or townhouse for investment near Harvard or Lesley University.?
Eve,

Cambridge and Somerville have a ton of options for people in your situation. The public transportation in those areas is great and the range of prices and amenities runs the fu ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Mar 27, 2008 Home Buying in Cambridge, MA
Dane Drake, Real Estate Pro in Tuscaloosa, AL
Dane Drake answered:
I am planning to buy a condo near Kendall T - in cambridge. Can someone let me know if it is a safe area?
Go to your local police department to see if they can help you
0 votes Share Flag Tue Mar 11, 2008 Crime & Safety in Cambridge, MA
Brecht Palom…,  in Massachusetts
Brecht Palombo answered:
Does Mass have any governing body to oversee realtors or are they allowed to roam free? After making an
There is a board. I can tell you from a recent case they are ssssssssllloooowww and nothing you said here is any violation so you're not going to get very far pursuing anything.

Yes ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Mar 10, 2008 Home Buying in North Cambridge, Cambridge, MA
Brecht Palom…,  in Massachusetts
Brecht Palombo answered:
broker fee when renting with the leasing office?
Depends on the market. In a soft rental market seller writes the check, in landlord's market you write the check. I've written brokerage fee checks myself when I used to rent (Brighton, ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Jan 29, 2008 Financing in Cambridge, MA
Andrew Adams,  in 01915
Andrew Adams answered:
The seller couldn't provide me the warranty for roof and other renovations
The home inspector will be able to give you an idea of how old the roof was. I would be a little curious as to the seller can't or won't at least show you receipts/invoices for the mat ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Feb 7, 2008 Home Buying in 02141
Veronique Me…, Real Estate Pro in Boston, MA
Veronique Mendelson answered:
Curious if all units at 66 Dudley St,No Cambridge have sold or rented.
The 3 units sold last August! Are you interested about something similar?
Just let me know!
Veronique
617-477-5079
0 votes Share Flag Thu Jan 3, 2008 Home Buying in 02140
Durenda Fach…,  in Coastal Tampa Bay ar...
Durenda Fachtmann CEC CRS GRI answered:
How to find a good general contractor for remodeling job in Cambridge area?
Min,

Just a suggestion that has worked well for some of my clients:


Go to the local permitting office and ask them to give you the names of several tradespersons in each categor ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Apr 26, 2013 Home Buying in Cambridgeport
Julie Duncan, Real Estate Pro in Lexington, MA
Julie Duncan answered:
value of parking space in cambridge, ma
Hi Wendy,

If a second space is needed, parking in Cambridge is priceless - as are single families. If all else is equal, and the property you want has 2 spaces, it would be worth it ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Oct 18, 2007 Home Buying in Cambridge, MA
Emily Erekuff, Home Owner in Menifee, CA
Emily Erekuff answered:
Where can I search for rental homes in Cambridge MD,as we may be moving there soon?
Hi Nicci,

Trulia doesn't list rental homes - only residential homes for sale. Perhaps you'll have some luck if you check out the link below to Craiglist in Maryland.

Best Wishes, ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Oct 8, 2007 Tech Tips in Cambridge, MA
ian cockburn, Real Estate Pro in New Orleans, LA
ian cockburn answered:
lots of new renovations out there: how to weigh the value of a fixer-upper against one ready to move into?
Doing the work yourself, if you do it right is always the way to get the highest return on your investment...but I strongly suggest let someone who does certain trades for a living inst ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Sep 28, 2007 Market Conditions in Cambridge, MA
1 2 3 4 5 6
Search Advice

Followers

193
Email me when…

Learn more

Copyright © 2016 Trulia, Inc. All rights reserved.   |  
Have a question? Visit our Help Center to find the answer