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Voices Member answered:
Does a home in Newburyport, MA have to have another form of egress if all it has is an internal spiral staircase?
Building codes require 2 (two) forms of egress.

If you have a very old house and are planning some kind of renovation, you may be required to provide an additional means of egress t ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Nov 25, 2011 Home Buying in 02050
Sarah Rudino…, Real Estate Pro in Seattle, WA
Sarah Rudinoff answered:
What is a short sale?
A short sale is a property that is being sold for under what the seller owes on it. Essentially, they are selling "short". Sometimes sellers are still making their payments ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Jan 31, 2011 Home Buying in Marshfield
Hank Spinnler, Real Estate Pro in Atlanta, GA
Hank Spinnler answered:
Is the goverment still offering 8000 for first time home buyers?
I believe the tax credit deadline extension for 2011 applies for qualified members of the military only.
0 votes Share Flag Thu Jan 27, 2011 Home Buying in Marshfield
Scott A. Nel…, Real Estate Pro in 02155
Scott A. Nelson answered:
what is the minimum size window for basement bedroom window?
You should check with a licenced contractor & city inspectional services, there's also a height requirememt and other specifics as well.
0 votes Share Flag Mon Jul 19, 2010 Home Buying in 02050
Elizabeth J.…, Real Estate Pro in Northampton, MA
Elizabeth J. Herbert answered:
What is the process to subdivide lots in Marshfield Hills, I own 2.5 acres with only 100 feet of frontage I am thinking of selling the house with 1
You really need to check with the Zoning Board of your town and have your land surveyed.

Here's the nummber for Marshfield Zoning Board of Appeals: 781-834-5557
0 votes Share Flag Wed May 12, 2010 Home Buying in Marshfield
Susan Costa, Real Estate Pro in Westport, MA
Susan Costa answered:
does a bedroom in cambridge, ma. have to have a built in closet
Yes, for a room to be considered a bedroom, it must contain a built in closet. Can be small, but need to be in the room. Thinking of listing? I would be glad to assist.

Give me a c ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Nov 2, 2009 Home Buying in 02050
Lisabrownsel…, Real Estate Pro in Hanover, MA
Lisabrownsellshomes answered:
I was interested in 94 Woodlawn Circle but can't seem to find the MLS # - is it still on the market?
Hi Joan!

This one is currently under agreement. Are you looking for this style in general? What is your search area and type? Maybe I can help.


Lisa Brown, Realtor
0 votes Share Flag Tue Jun 29, 2010 Home Buying in 02050
Melissa Manc…, Real Estate Pro in Norton, MA
Melissa Mancini Bonito answered:
What are the requirements for a legal bedroom in MA?
Hi Ryan,

Short & Simple...The three main things are: does it have an egress (exit)? Is the room "above grade"? And if the home has a septic, it must be designed to handle two bedroo ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Jul 8, 2013 Home Buying in 02050
Rob Goodwin,…, Real Estate Pro in Easton, MA
Rob Goodwin, Broker/Owner,ABR,CRS,e-PRO,GRI,SRES answered:
Buyer responsible for Title 5?
Good afternoon Ryan:

The law does not indicate that the responsibility for Title V certification rests on the seller. Traditionally the seller has been responsible. Sellers will try ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Sep 10, 2012 Home Buying in Marshfield
Christina Al…, Real Estate Pro in Portland, OR
Christina Alwert answered:
i have been looking at condos and several in a complex that i was told wasvery nice have been on the market
Are you working with an agent? You can ask the listing agent for information regarding the HOA association. Or have your realtor call and ask a bunch questions and poke around. Good ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Feb 9, 2015 Home Buying in 02050
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