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garypuntman, Other/Just Looking in Los Angeles, CA
garypuntman answered:
why does home description indicate siding vinyl siding, not wood clapboard? This all impacts the value of our home?
It's good that they included this. They want buyers to be aware of what siding the home has. This is especially important if it affects the value of the home. http://www.marshbuilding ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri May 8, 2015 Home Buying in 01257
Lynne Hagopi…, Real Estate Pro in Framingham, MA
Lynne Hagopian answered:
I need help to see if I can qualify for a home purchase and what first time home buyer programs I qualify for.
Hi Vicki,
Sounds as if you are just starting out and your first step should be to talk to a local lender whether it be a bank, credit union or mortgage company licensed in Massachusett ... more
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TruIia VIP T…, Real Estate Pro in Longmeadow, MA
TruIia VIP The Graveline Group answered:
Does the city allow discounts for real estate taxes for homeowners that are disabled?
A good place to start would be the Pittsfield Housing Authority. I'm sure that they would be able to direct you. They're at 65 Columbus Avenue, Pittsfield, MA 01201 and can be reache ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Jan 23, 2015 Home Buying in 01201
Tom Lynch, Real Estate Pro in Great Barrington, MA
Tom Lynch answered:
Is there either public or deeded access guaranteed to the trout pond that comes with the home ?
John,

If you are referring to a property in Berkshire Lake Estates, then yes, it should have deeded access to the trout pond. I don't believe there is public access.

Please let m ... more
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Shantel Fran…, Home Buyer in Albuquerque, NM
Shantel Franco Bbl answered:
how high does my credit score have to be to buy a house?
what about in NM? i have three different scores and im looking for a house ?
0 votes Share Flag Wed Oct 29, 2014 Home Buying in 01201
Dagmar Kubes, Real Estate Pro in Great Barrington, MA
Dagmar Kubes answered:
IS 5 SERGEANT ST. STOCKBRIDGE, MA. 01262 IN FORECLOSURE ?
Hi Kate, this is an old question, but the status of the property has not changed and I thought you may be interested to know.
5 Sergeant Street in Stockbridge is definitely NOT a forec ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Oct 6, 2014 Home Buying in Stockbridge
Beryl Birch, Renter in Durango, CO
Beryl Birch asked:
How do I search for a timber frame house for rent in Berkshire County area? Would love a few acres of land additionally
0 votes Share Flag Sun Sep 28, 2014 Home Buying in Berkshire County
Michele Rohl…, Real Estate Pro in 01247
Michele Rohlfs answered:
does anyone know what they were asking for 34-36 eagle st when it was on the market?
They were asking $45,000

Sold Date: 02/28/2014
Buyer Name: D.Douglas
Sold Price: 45,000
Financing: Cash
0 votes Share Flag Fri Aug 29, 2014 Home Buying in North Adams
Michele Rohl…, Real Estate Pro in 01247
Michele Rohlfs answered:
Is buying a house or building a house cheaper. Iv been looking for 1yr, I haven't seen anything I like.
Building a home now a days cost substantially more. Between purchasing the land, and if it needs a septic and well, the foundation, and then building the house costs a fortune. Finding ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Aug 29, 2014 Home Buying in North Adams
Tom Lynch, Real Estate Pro in Great Barrington, MA
Tom Lynch answered:
Hello I recently saw an ad for a 57 000 dollar apartment in great barrington. Is the apartment still for sale and available ? thank you
Soraya,

I expect you are referring to a condo at 95 West Road in Great Barrington, currently a foreclosure listed for $54,900. For more information, you can contact the listing agen ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon May 19, 2014 Foreclosure in Great Barrington
Annette Lawr…, Real Estate Pro in Palm Harbor, FL
Annette Lawrence answered:
how do i submit my for sale by owner house pics and information on this site?
Simply call a Chesshire, Ma REALTOR. They have the access and resources to post your home for sale on Trulia. Trula prefers homes for sale to be represented by local real estate broker ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Apr 12, 2014 Home Buying in Lenox
Kasara Jones, Home Buyer in 38106
Kasara Jones answered:
how do I rent to own with section 8?
Can you rent to own house with section 8 in Memphis tn
0 votes Share Flag Sat Mar 29, 2014 Home Buying in Pittsfield
Barb Davis-H…, Real Estate Pro in Pittsfield, MA
Barb Davis-Hassan answered:
Looking for commercial/retail space for public office use in downtown pittsfield
Good Morning B. Picard. I specialize in Commercial Real Estate in the Pittsfield, MA market. Contact me at either barb@barbhassanrealty.com or visit my web site at www.barbhassanrealt ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Jan 20, 2014 Home Buying in Pittsfield
Maureen McFa…, Real Estate Pro in 01230
Maureen McFarland answered:
I recently purchased a home in 01245 and it is not showing up on here even though I purchased it in July, 2013. Why is it not showing up?
Sold data is often not in the Trulia information. If you need accurate information access Public Records for Sold properties at the Registry of Deeds A Real Estate Agent/Realtor can he ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Jan 3, 2014 Home Buying in 01245
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
Michele Rohl…, Real Estate Pro in 01247
Michele Rohlfs answered:
Looking to relocate to single family or one with an in-law apartment, would like to be near a park. Reasonable price for somewhat older home, 1930ish
There is alot on the market today and working with a good buyers agent will make a diference.

Michele Rohlfs
Greylock Realty
Adams, MA 01220
413-743-9000
413-441-2879
0 votes Share Flag Sat Nov 30, 2013 Home Buying in Lee
Guillermo Al…, Home Buyer in 01201
Guillermo Alvarez answered:
Hello I'm interest in a house of 15000 cash it is still for sale my cell . Is 2406058204.thank you
Sorry about many cuestions but I want to know about the house
0 votes Share Flag Tue Nov 12, 2013 Home Buying in Pittsfield
Angelo Petru…, Home Seller in Pittsfield, MA
Angelo Petruccelli answered:
are there discounts for real estate taxes for the elderly in Pittsfield,MA?
YES
BEST TO CALL TOWN HALL
0 votes Share Flag Wed Oct 9, 2013 Home Buying in 01201
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