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Bill Eckler-…, Real Estate Pro in Venice, FL
Bill Eckler-Florida, answered:
Hello, how can I get a list of rent to own properties for 02184 and surroundings? Thanks
A list of such offerings likely does not exist. However, the best way to identify "lease option" property is to consult with a local real estate professional. Additionally, many people ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Aug 3, 2014 Home Buying in 02184
nancy.tobin, Home Owner in Braintree, MA
nancy.tobin answered:
East Braintree Safety/Desirability
I bought a home in East Braintree in 2008 and couldn't be happier. The main reason I looked in that area was affordability and walking distance to the commuter rail. I live on a stree ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Apr 5, 2014 Home Buying in Braintree
Tina Belcher, Real Estate Pro in Braintree, MA
Tina Belcher answered:
I am looking for a 3 bedroom home in braintree ,not too old .pls help me find them.
Hi Dana,

Happy New Year! I know the inventory has been scarce~ now that we are coming into Feb there should be more properties popping up! Have you found your dream home yet? Are yo ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Jan 15, 2014 Home Buying in Braintree
Rick Murray, Real Estate Pro in 02184
Rick Murray answered:
What is considered the best neighborhood in Braintree?
Although, opinions vary, I lived in Braintree for 15 years and still actively practice real estate in the town. For families and "neighborhood" feel, many think the Braintree Highlands ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Jan 4, 2014 Home Buying in Braintree
Heath Coker, Real Estate Pro in Falmouth, MA
Heath Coker answered:
Royal Lake Condo Rental - Braintree. I am looking at a 3 bedroom (1500'), 2 bath condo to purchase as an investment.
I would contact a local real estate rental professional to help with this answer and to save time and money.
(I'm on the Cape, but I can help you choose a local pro if you want help d ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Jul 15, 2013 Home Buying in Braintree
Heath Coker, Real Estate Pro in Falmouth, MA
Heath Coker answered:
What are nice areas-I see listing on Logan but around it, the prices are much different;listing is by far nicest house.Where are multiple 600-800K?
The first definition of NICE in Websters is Obsolete.
( http://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/nice )

Taste is best understood by the real estate professional that you choose to ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Nov 2, 2012 Home Buying in Braintree
Territory.com, Real Estate Pro in Massachusetts
Territory.com answered:
purchase and sale
Buying a home in Massachusetts is a 2 contract process. The offer contract and the Purchase and Sale contract. In most cases the offer contract is a shorter version of the terms and con ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Jun 25, 2012 Home Buying in Braintree
Marie Souza…, Real Estate Pro in Centerville, MA
Marie Souza Team answered:
Which area is better to grow kids? Braintree or Weymouth?
Hi Alex - You can try searching here: http://www.topmarketer.net/CSR/CSReport.aspx?ZVE2DM47A2NX#
This is a community comparison report which may answer some of your questions regarding ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Jun 16, 2011 Home Buying in Braintree
Heath Coker, Real Estate Pro in Falmouth, MA
Heath Coker answered:
Are HAFA short sale list prices flexible for the buyer?
The key to this answer is whether the listing broker actually has an approved short sale. If the bank has not approved any number - or at least a range - there is no point in discussing ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Apr 8, 2011 Home Buying in 02184
Virginia Fie…, Real Estate Pro in Oceanside, CA
Virginia Field answered:
Are HAFA short sales just as bad as 'regular short sales in terms of timeline for the buyer?
I wanted to respond to the individual who mentioned that the HAFA program was FHA only. That is not true. The HAFA program was originally created by the Treasury department in 2009 (l ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Apr 8, 2011 Home Buying in 02184
Anna Brocco, Real Estate Pro in Nassau County, NY
Anna Brocco answered:
Has anyone bought a new house constructed by the RJM Goup in Massachusetts? I believe the owner is Robert Meisterman.
Not sure any agent will post anything negative on a public forum--why not ask for references, names and contact information for previous clients, then actually call them...
0 votes Share Flag Mon Mar 21, 2011 Home Buying in Braintree
Chris Clark, Real Estate Pro in Harlingen, TX
Chris Clark answered:
Should I know of any benefits for first-time home buyers?
First, make sure that you have enough saved to meet the down payment and the closing costs. With an FHA loan this means 3.5% down and approx 6% closing costs. Not having this investment ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Jun 26, 2009 Home Buying in Braintree
Suzanne Cutl…, Real Estate Pro in Braintree, MA
Suzanne Cutler answered:
What is the name of the new construction in Braintree that can be seen on Route 3South before exit 16b?
Lenox Farms which are new apartments for rent. Let me know if you would like to see these or if you are interested in a place to purchase.

Thanks,
Suzanne

Suzanne Cutler - Succ ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Jun 26, 2009 Home Buying in Braintree
Kimberly All…, Real Estate Pro in 02184
Kimberly Allard-Moccia answered:
I am considering the purchase of an older home and the inspector suggested getting the opinion of a
The ReStructure Company, Inc. does structural building inspections and reports. Depending on the circumstances, reason and/or final use, the building inspections or report can be very d ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Jul 29, 2008 Home Buying in 02184
Territory.com, Real Estate Pro in Massachusetts
Territory.com answered:
I am planning to relocate back to Boston and considering Braintree
In the last 3 months 14 condos have sold in braintree, The average days on market for those properties is 190 and the sale price to original price ratio is 90% which means the average d ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Apr 22, 2008 Home Buying in 02184
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