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Joe Gilson, Real Estate Pro in Abrams, WI
Joe Gilson asked:
0 votes Share Flag Thu Aug 11, 2011 Foreclosure in Newton
Rudy R. McDo…, Real Estate Pro in Bloomfield Hills, MI
Rudy R. McDowell answered:
Bank of America Appraisal Issues - Landsafe
Hi Rushwolf. Sorry to hear about your issues. Given new and far stricter guideline governing appraisals, Lenders now have little to no say concerning them. Only possible--and remore ... more
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Ahsin, Other/Just Looking in Newton, MA
Ahsin asked:
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John Murray, Real Estate Pro in Newton, MA
John Murray answered:
How is parking situation in Auburndale commuter rail station in the morning on weekdays - is it readily available or filled up quickly?
Parking for the commuter rail has not been an issue. The cost for parking does come up. There are few unmetered spots and Newton is quick to issue tickets. If you find your not findi ... more
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Masha Sender…, Real Estate Pro in Newton, MA
Masha Senderovich answered:
2 professionals looking for a 1 or 2-bed in a nice building with EASY access to Mass Pike in Newton. Any suggestions?
I have a few of those... email me budget and any other requirements at masha@preservationproperties.com
0 votes Share Flag Tue Feb 28, 2012 Rentals in Newton
Nancy M. Sul…, Real Estate Pro in Lexington, MA
Nancy M. Sullivan answered:
What is the best way to get to Logan from Waban? Official taxi or car service? Any recommendations appreicated. Just moved to the area. tks
Hi Cathy - I'd say it's personal preference and cost. Car services are more expensive but are usually nicer than a regular old taxi. You can line up your car service in adva ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon May 9, 2011 General Area in Newton
Masha Sender…, Real Estate Pro in Newton, MA
Masha Senderovich answered:
What legal recourse is there for a house that was purchased as fully renovated but found both bedroom and basement floors are original. They squeak.
Your attorney would be the best person to ask this question. However, assuming you had an inspection done before the purchase, you've already purchased the house the way it is. I w ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Mar 19, 2012 Home Buying in Newton
Michael Giles, Real Estate Pro in Beverly, MA
Michael Giles answered:
real estate market trend in Newton,Ma
Find out for yourself at http://www.pinpointmarketwatch.info It will give you a Free market snapshot based on your home address and will be updated for you every four weeks. I hope ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Jan 11, 2011 In My Neighborhood in Newton
Mike Hughes, Real Estate Pro in Newton, MA
Mike Hughes answered:
dead end street with waterfrontin newton value?
It's best to have an analysis done ... or a "new purchase" appraisal. Generally speaking, if it was a steal for a developer (or an otherwise great opportunity), they wou ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon May 9, 2011 Home Selling in Newton Upper Falls
Tean Wong, Real Estate Pro in Boston, MA
Tean Wong answered:
Follow up question: I own a $900,000 house in Newton ...
There are many option that you may find fit with your budget. It is not something any real estate broker can discuss on the internet. Every situation is different. I would like to help, ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Dec 1, 2010 Home Selling in Newton
Bill Patters…, Real Estate Pro in Boston, MA
Bill Patterson answered:
I own a $900,000 house to sell in Newton, MA and am looking for a broker.
Hi there,
Full service brokerages have to charge, at least, 4 percent to cover their costs. Most will charge 5-7 percent.

I would love to help you. Maybe we could figure somethin ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Dec 1, 2010 Home Selling in Newton
Grace Morioka…, Real Estate Pro in Sunnyvale, CA
Grace Morioka (408-426-1616) answered:
What can I expect from a buyer's agent? The 3 real estate agents I've worked with while looking for a home in MA have simply connected me
Hello JD and thanks for your post.

So, my first question is, are you working with all three agents simultaneously or have you worked with three agents in a row and none of them have ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon May 17, 2010 Home Buying in Newton
Richard Leci…, Real Estate Pro in Tucson, AZ
Richard Lecinski answered:
We are about to list our home for March 1st. We bought it in June/July 2008 for 820,000. It is located in Newton Highlands. We were planning to
You really need current comps in your area to answer your question. If you are using an agent to list your home he should supply you with them. If you are doing a FSBO then ask a local ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Mar 5, 2010 Home Selling in Newton
Doublefsbo, Both Buyer and Seller in Staten Island, NY
Doublefsbo answered:
What can your real estate agent do for you?
Real estate agents in general should stop focusing on how they are going to make commissions and give straight answers when people ask them questions. Buyers and sellers don't like ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Feb 23, 2010 Home Selling in Newton
Mike Hughes, Real Estate Pro in Newton, MA
Mike Hughes answered:
Salvage Yard
Hi Alex,
I'd recommend two things ... first, try to be at the location at morning, afternoon and evening time. Beauty is in the eye of the beholder ... music to some, noise to others. ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Aug 12, 2009 Home Buying in Newton
Mike Hughes, Real Estate Pro in Newton, MA
Mike Hughes answered:
I made an offer on a house and it was accepted.
I'm not sure about the legality, but the MLS does now require that this information be disclosed. I do believe that ethically speaking, it should have been disclosed. I would also fol ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Jan 15, 2010 Home Buying in Newton
Rachel Hillm…, Real Estate Pro in Newton, MA
Rachel Hillman, 617-930-5665 answered:
Can I rent one of condos in this community?thanks
Hi Becky,
Were you referring to Newton or a specific building? I did not see a link. Please call or email me more specifically what you are looking for. My website is www.rachelhill ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Jun 15, 2009 For rent in Newton
Robert Byrne, Real Estate Pro in 02118
Robert Byrne answered:
West Newton vs other Newton village
West Newton has a lot to offer if you are looking for a walkable location with shopping, restaurants, movies and easy access to transportation routes. These atributes are available in ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Aug 6, 2009 Home Buying in Newton
Aimee Siers, Real Estate Pro in 02481
Aimee Siers answered:
how big a problem is a shared driveway?
Hi Suzanne -

As a homeowner, I have a shared driveway with my neighbor. That house has had 2 owners since I bought my house in 1996 and I've never had a problem. We share the plowi ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Jan 2, 2012 Home Buying in Newton
Territory.com, Real Estate Pro in Massachusetts
Territory.com answered:
Newton North High and Property Tax
I would post this question here: www.greatschools.org
This is a fabulous website where you can speak directly with people who have children (or live in) the school systems so you might ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Feb 24, 2010 Home Buying in Newton
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