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Richard Shap…, Real Estate Pro in Framingham, MA
Richard Shapiro answered:
MassHousing Purchase and Rehab loan
Talk to Andrew Adams at Wells Fargo.
0 votes Share Flag Wed Mar 20, 2013 Home Buying in Malden
Anna Brocco, Real Estate Pro in Nassau County, NY
Anna Brocco answered:
I am looking for Realtor who takes part in Rent to Own program in MA. I can be reached on 240-478-2730
Any local agent can help you, however keep in mind that rent to own can be risky and one could stand to lose a bit of money, therefore do inform yourself well, and consider consulting w ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Dec 12, 2013 Home Buying in Malden
Nina Harris/…, Real Estate Pro in Williston Park, NY
Nina Harris/CBR/SFR answered:
what is the best way to make sure that the offer is going to be accepted?
An offer with a better price or better terms (or both) came in. If you did not receive a counter offer, the offering price was too low from what the seller would be willing to take.
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Territory.com, Real Estate Pro in Massachusetts
Territory.com answered:
Looking for 2 bedroom condo.....preferably in Malden Mills complex. Anyone have any info on this area?
Right now the only condo on the market in that complex is already under agreement :

Here is every 2+ bedroom p ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Sep 5, 2012 Home Buying in Malden
Susanne Mcin…, Real Estate Pro in Massachusetts
Susanne Mcinerney answered:
89 dutton st malden 02148, is the house that I would like to know whether was sold or back to market
This listing is in the active stag but with a red flagged which means that it is under contract but sellers would like to keep showing for back up purposes only.
Go to www.MassEstateTe ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue May 29, 2012 Home Buying in 02148
MDM REALTY H…, Real Estate Pro in 01701
MDM REALTY Heidi Zizza answered:
looking for a rent to own in everett malden
Rent to own is very tough to find. It would be easier looking for a renta and suggesting they rent to own than looking for a property for sale and asking them to rent.
0 votes Share Flag Thu Oct 18, 2012 Home Buying in Malden
Amy Stanley, Real Estate Pro in Manassas, VA
Amy Stanley answered:
30Newman Rd sold for $85,000 in Nov 2011. Why is is at $120,000?
Probably because there has been some updates in the home to jump the price up or the market values in the area might have moved up a bit. To find out you might want to contact the list ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Jan 20, 2012 Home Buying in Malden
Scott A. Nel…, Real Estate Pro in 02155
Scott A. Nelson answered:
I noticed a lot (~10 of 80) of condos for sale from a complex in Malden. Is this a sign that a condo there is a bad investment?
This is one area that taking a careful look at the budgets, reserves & financial health of the community & builder are very important. Condos can be wonderful housing options bu ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Aug 31, 2010 Home Buying in 02148
Christine M.…, Real Estate Pro in Wilbraham, MA
Christine M. Moran answered:
Conventional loan for a house in need of repairs, but liveable?
I would start with your lender. Go to your local bank and see for which loan you would qualify. Remember short sales take a long, long, time and only 30 percent of them go through. Keep ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Jun 14, 2013 Home Buying in 02148
Bob Tanski, Real Estate Pro in Newton, MA
Bob Tanski answered:
I would like to know the price of the house in 21 Acorn st in Malden, please call Leo at 617-799-8291
The house is listed as a short sale and the price is 350K, but it has been under agreement since 3/31/2009
0 votes Share Flag Thu Jan 14, 2010 Home Buying in Malden
Susan Costa, Real Estate Pro in Westport, MA
Susan Costa answered:
where do you think the market is heading?
I beleive that the market is stabilizing. That property values are at a base value that can only move up in the future. Interest rates have gone up alittle and fluxuate daily. Buying a ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Nov 6, 2011 Home Buying in 02148
SanfordMullen…, Real Estate Pro in Boston, MA
SanfordMullen RE answered:
i live in malden, Ma and i rent a house how can i go about buying this house i live in.
It depends on if the current owner is willing to sell. My suspicion - given the economy - is all owners will likely entertain (at least the idea) of selling. One option would be to sim ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Apr 9, 2009 Home Buying in Malden
Dana Schuster, Real Estate Pro in 70458
Dana Schuster answered:
Is there any disadvantage (or advantage) of owner occupying both units in a 2 family home?
i.f you occupy both units it becomes a single family home. One owner cannot occupy both units and consider them seperate
0 votes Share Flag Thu Apr 9, 2009 Home Buying in 02148
Debby Thomps…, Real Estate Pro in 53226
Debby Thompson answered:
Should I get mortgage insurance? And how can I get bi-weekly payments?
Bi Weekly is a service that is offered not through your lender. Check into this before you do it. I believe that even if you refi your loan it will stay with you. Instead of doing this ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Sep 25, 2008 Home Buying in 02148
Mike Hughes, Real Estate Pro in Newton, MA
Mike Hughes answered:
We're about to buy a house, closing is 3 weeks, I just found out there's a broken window. It's a short sale,
Good question.
This is a legal problem ... ask your attorney about it. The "final walkthrough" which usually occurs up to 24 hrs. before the closing is designed to ID problems like th ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Sep 19, 2008 Home Buying in Malden, MA
Michael Giles, Real Estate Pro in Beverly, MA
Michael Giles answered:
I'm currently in the process of buying a house we really like but has an easement...though we will own the
Most of these questions should be directed towards a lawyer. Most right of way easments have been put in place by the owner of a property to make a sub divided lot more attractive to ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Aug 4, 2008 Home Buying in Malden, MA
DebOnTheWeb…, Real Estate Pro in Medford, MA
DebOnTheWeb (Deb Agliano) answered:
would 280K be a reasonable offer for a property listed for 339k in 02148 area??? single fam, 3 bd, 1.5bath
Hi Jo,

Thanks for your question. It depends on a lot of factors. . . the condition of the property, how long it has been for sale, the location, the price of similar homes that have ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Oct 28, 2009 Home Buying in Malden
Territory.com, Real Estate Pro in Massachusetts
Territory.com answered:
i heard that there are some agents out there who are willing to split the commission 50/50 with you if you
Interesting ... I think you are referring to brokerages who give rebates? There are a couple of us out there:
Territoryre.com - flat fee, no matter what price range you buy in we get p ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Apr 28, 2008 Home Buying in Malden, MA
Mike Calef, Real Estate Pro in 02127
Mike Calef answered:
Alright, I'm looking at buying a luxury condo in Malden, steps from the Malden Center T line, with parking,
Thanks for the question. Your situation is very common especially with the way that the market is going. Agents will tell you that it is a great time to buy, with rates low and invent ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Apr 2, 2009 Home Buying in Malden, MA
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