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Anna Brocco, Real Estate Pro in Nassau County, NY
Anna Brocco answered:
Where do I go In Massachusetts to lodge a complaint about a realtor ?
Depending on your complaint--you way want to begin with the broker owner of the realty company, or you can complain to the local Board of Realty, or to the State Department Licensing Di ... more
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Anna Brocco, Real Estate Pro in Nassau County, NY
Anna Brocco answered:
I'm trying to find out more information on a house located on Parsons Street that is going into foreclosure, can anyone help?
Any local agent(s) can help you with any information needed, contact any realty office(s) and inquire--then go from there.
0 votes Share Flag Wed Aug 15, 2012 Home Buying in Newburyport
Lisa Johnson…, Real Estate Pro in Andover, MA
Lisa Johnson Sevajian answered:
can you show a list of recently sold condos in Haverhill?
How recent? Less than 1 month? More than 1 month? Do you want garden style and townhose or condexes or just one type?
0 votes Share Flag Wed Jan 19, 2011 Home Buying in Haverhill
Richard Schu…, Real Estate Pro in Los Angeles, CA
Richard Schulman answered:
Anyone got a great deal on a rent to own? I was just gonna keep 1 of the distressed properties that im sure to find.
Rent to own usually will not provide you with the great deal you are looking for, and comes with pitfalls and risks. But, the current interest rates will! While the underwriting requir ... more
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Glenn Boyce, Both Buyer and Seller in Lynn, MA
Glenn Boyce asked:
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Diana Butler, Real Estate Pro in Beverly, MA
Diana Butler answered:
Is Danvers a nice town to raise a family in? How is the reputation and the school system? Any feedback is appreciated!?
Good Morning Morgan,

I am a Realtor here in Danvers, I also reside in Danvers. It is a great community and my family and I are very happy with the school system. We have a Daughter ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Sep 2, 2010 Home Buying in Danvers
Elizabeth Ro…, Real Estate Pro in Northampton, MA
Elizabeth Rocasah Herbert answered:
what are some of the upscale/high end areas in and around an hour from Boston? Looking for a place where there is a nice downtown, close to shopping
While I can't recommend specific neighborhoods (it's called "steering" and is illegal) I can direct you to a site where you can check up the demographics of a commun ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Sep 2, 2010 Home Buying in Danvers
Mack McCoy, Real Estate Pro in Seattle, WA
Mack McCoy answered:
What's the downside of using Redfin for Buy Side Representation?
I think the important thing for a homebuyer, especially a first-timer, is to get the best agent they can, regardless of whether they get a rebate.

Home shopping is different than loo ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Aug 14, 2013 Home Buying in 01970
J.M.Jones -…, Real Estate Pro in Massachusetts
J.M.Jones - 978-335-9092 - Homes & Rentals answered:
How do i connect with Agent in Lynn that would work with investor?
Hi Glenn,

I would be thrilled to help you, just give me a call when your ready and we can discuss all your needs.
I am an early worm kind of guy so hopefully we can do some serio ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Aug 25, 2010 Home Buying in 01902
Michael Giles, Real Estate Pro in Beverly, MA
Michael Giles answered:
What happens if the person on the other side of the condex doesn't pay both their taxes and the master Insurance? Will the town/ state come?
Hi Jeanne,
In your case it is more important that the master insurance gets paid in full. Not paying the taxes could only effect your neighbors property. You should reveiw your m ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Feb 11, 2013 Home Buying in Haverhill
Jeffrey Cart…, Real Estate Pro in Salem, MA
Jeffrey Carter answered:
i am considering buying a home in the 01904. The area is between Locust, Western, Chestnut and Ford. \

I know Lynn very well and would be happy to assist. Please email me to discuss your situation.


Jeffrey H. Carter, ABR
978 717 9015
0 votes Share Flag Sun Aug 15, 2010 Home Buying in Lynn
Scott Godzyk, Real Estate Pro in 03109
Scott Godzyk answered:
how do I buy from abroad?
You should not... You should contact an agent in the area you would like top purchase, interview them over the phone and hire them as your buyer broker. there should be no extra cost to ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Sep 23, 2013 Home Buying in Newburyport
Lisa Johnson…, Real Estate Pro in Andover, MA
Lisa Johnson Sevajian answered:
Will almost sell my soul to live in gloucester. its the home of my heart; has been since i first saw it in 1968. Bad credit (gee). anybody got ideas?
The lending market is tougher than I have ever seen it right now. If you know your credit is an issue you could take a two tier approach. First contact a lender and find out how much of ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Sep 18, 2012 Home Buying in Gloucester
MaryBeth Mul…, Real Estate Pro in 02184
MaryBeth Muldowney answered:
This house has been abandoned by owner for bank to take. Looked everywhere for the bank,,to no avail...anybody the realitor...kinda interested in
so sorry I don't know which property you are referencing but you can always find the responsible party through the local city or town hall. They should have a name and address to ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed May 2, 2012 Home Buying in 01841
Darrell Swope, Real Estate Pro in Braselton, GA
Darrell Swope answered:
I put an offer on a short sale in march. bpo was completed April 1st. I signed a closing & finacing extention doc. My agent said bank of america

That is a very good question. How long do you have to wait. It could be months. BofA holds all of the cards and you get to sit and wait. When you do get the green light to c ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Jun 30, 2010 Home Buying in Saugus
Judy Boyle, Real Estate Pro in Northborough, MA
Judy Boyle answered:
Hi Mary,

156 West Drive in Marblehead sold in March 2010 for $314,000.

Thank you,

Judy Boyle
RE/MAX Signature Properties
0 votes Share Flag Sun Mar 11, 2012 Home Buying in Marblehead
Greg Afarian, Real Estate Pro in Andover, MA
Greg Afarian answered:
I am considering buy a unit at 1 Powder Mill Square. However I am very worried about garages flooding. I would be interested in the building right on
I actually know that area quite well and went there the last time we got all that water. I was in the parking lot of Powder Mill and even though it did appear the water was a problem, I ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Jul 17, 2012 Home Buying in Andover
Bill Eckler-…, Real Estate Pro in Venice, FL
Bill Eckler-Florida, answered:
Do I need an attorney for closing?

This is a "slippery slope"...........buyers are always well advised to have their own professional representation.

Stay on the safe side.......

0 votes Share Flag Fri May 8, 2015 Home Buying in 01810
MDM REALTY H…, Real Estate Pro in 01701
MDM REALTY Heidi Zizza answered:
I would like to buy a multifamily home, but my credit is really bad. Where I can find owner financing homes?
WEll you will have to stay away from foreclosures and short sales, however a lease option or owner financing is possible with any sale. Its a negotiating point.
0 votes Share Flag Tue Aug 3, 2010 Home Buying in Lawrence
Don Tepper, Real Estate Pro in Fairfax, VA
Don Tepper answered:
How is it possible that an owner bought the house in 2002 for $369,000 and owes $317,000 in 2010.?
That makes perfect sense. Assume they bought for $369,000 and put 5% down. That means they financed $350,550. Assume they had a 7% 30 year mortgage. They'd owe almost exactly $317, ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Jun 2, 2010 Home Buying in Swampscott
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