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Michele Rohl…, Real Estate Pro in 01247
Michele Rohlfs answered:
how high does my credit score have to be to buy a house?
There are so many variables in buying a home and your credit score. Speaking to agents and getting referrals to good lenders is a great first step. If you are in the 01201 area I would ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Jul 2, 2014 Home Buying in 01201
Michele Rohl…, Real Estate Pro in 01247
Michele Rohlfs answered:
Can a double closing or back to back closing where you will close the A to B transaction with the funds from the B to C transaction”.in
If your Realtor, lender, and Attorney are on the same page you shouldn't have a problem.
0 votes Share Flag Sat Nov 30, 2013 Home Buying in 01201
Angelo Petru…, Home Seller in Pittsfield, MA
Angelo Petruccelli answered:
are there discounts for real estate taxes for the elderly in Pittsfield,MA?
YES
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0 votes Share Flag Wed Oct 9, 2013 Home Buying in 01201
Barb Davis-H…, Real Estate Pro in Pittsfield, MA
Barb Davis-Hassan answered:
How do you find a buyers agent in the area?
Since you have already determined that you want to use a buyer's agent, here is another way to find or locate one who specializes in buyer's agency. Each state in the U. S. A ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Apr 8, 2010 Home Buying in 01201
Elizabeth J.…, Real Estate Pro in Northampton, MA
Elizabeth J. Herbert answered:
Live in the UK,want to buy a house in Massachusetts
I'm a member of the International Real Estate Federation/FIABCI and I'm a licensed Realtor in MA.

If you still need assistance, I can be reached at elizabeth@elizabethherbe ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Jan 12, 2010 Home Buying in 01201
Anne Meczywor, Real Estate Pro in Lenox, MA
Anne Meczywor answered:
we are buying a house with a closing 11/20/09 We have owned houses for many years but left in them in 2007 via divorce can we get $6500 tax credit.
You are asking about the "move-up" credit, rather than the "first time homebuyer", correct? The last repondant was correct that you should verify with a tax prepare ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Nov 17, 2009 Home Buying in 01201
Rachelle Kni…, Real Estate Pro in Orange, MA
Rachelle Knight answered:
we are buying a house with a closing 11/20/09 We have owned houses for many years but left in them in 2007 via divorce can we get $6500 tax credit.
The credit is available to either someone who hasn't owned a home within the last 3 years, considered a first time buyer (which appears to exclude you) or someone who owned a home ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Nov 15, 2009 Home Buying in 01201
Anne Meczywor, Real Estate Pro in Lenox, MA
Anne Meczywor answered:
Does anyone know of any real estate investing, foreclosure investing seminars that are in the area.?
Occasionally our local lenders provide seminars with very useful information. They frequently include attorneys and real estate professionals on expert panel. Contact some of the local ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Sep 29, 2009 Foreclosure in 01201
Anne Meczywor, Real Estate Pro in Lenox, MA
Anne Meczywor answered:
What is the first step in purchasing a home in the foreclosure process? I am a first time home buyer and am
Hi, Rebecca,
Absolutely get your preapproval first, then hook up with a buyer agent. In Berkshire County, we have VERY few foreclosures, but the process is not very easy and IT TAKES ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Sep 29, 2009 Foreclosure in 01201
Emily Erekuff, Real Estate Pro in Menifee, CA
Emily Erekuff answered:
How can I get information about properties as they enter the foreclosure process?
Hi Tim,

Trulia's search results include foreclosure listings including pre-foreclosures. Check out the link below to view foreclosure listings in the 01201 zip code. When you view th ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Mar 13, 2008 Foreclosure in 01201
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