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tim moore, Real Estate Pro in Nags Head, NC
tim moore answered:
Is there an upfront fee when buying at a public auction?
If you mean a foreclosure auction - no. But they will require you buy it in a few days so you need cash.
1 vote Share Flag Fri Oct 10, 2014 Foreclosure in 01824
Richard Shap…, Real Estate Pro in Framingham, MA
Richard Shapiro answered:
4 plex property buying advise
Are there four family homes in NH? There are plenty in MA.
0 votes Share Flag Wed Oct 8, 2014 Investment Properties in 01824
Craig Chemaly, Real Estate Pro in 01741
Craig Chemaly answered:
Which agent to use?
As nearly everyone here has said...its always better to have someone specifically representing YOU. And as a buyer, your agent is absolutely free to you most of the time.
0 votes Share Flag Thu Jul 10, 2014 Home Buying in 01824
Annette Lawr…, Real Estate Pro in Palm Harbor, FL
Annette Lawrence answered:
Based on the current housing market, what role does the assessment price play in selling price?
Karen, as others have stated, using such numbers found in the tax assessors data base takes you down the slippery slope of irrelevance. I do keep track of these numbers and find market ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Jul 6, 2014 Market Conditions in 01824
Craig Chemaly, Real Estate Pro in 01741
Craig Chemaly answered:
value of basement?
Tough question! Basements can be partially finished, they can be large or small, they can be finished poorly or well-done. So the answer...as with most real estate questions is ...IT ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Jun 20, 2014 Home Buying in Chelmsford
Kevin Vitali, Real Estate Pro in 01876
Kevin Vitali answered:
How do I make sure my house for sale is no longer listed? I sold it 2 years ago but I am still getting calls. The house is 12 Empire St Chelmsford MA
I did not find any phone information on Trulia, but I did find information and phone number for a John D. on Owners.com. You may want to back track any site you listed your home and re ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Mar 12, 2014 Home Selling in 01824
Charlotte Ma…, Real Estate Pro in Nashua, NH
Charlotte Marrocco-Mohler answered:
Maintaining a Home, how much does it cost per year?
You have utilities taxes water bill if on septic pay for pimp out of tank. If you want more detailed breakdown contact me. 603-620-2668
0 votes Share Flag Fri Jan 17, 2014 Home Buying in Chelmsford
Bill Eckler-…, Real Estate Pro in Venice, FL
Bill Eckler-Florida, answered:
Selling a home "AS-IS" & Disclosure
Hi Bob,

Many "AS IS" transactions are a direct result of the negotiation process. That is, when a seller reaches a sale price that is low enough for the seller that they need to stop ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Jun 23, 2013 Home Buying in Chelmsford
Kevin Vitali, Real Estate Pro in 01876
Kevin Vitali answered:
why can appraiser change his initial report regarding work needed to be done before the sale?
I am not following your question.... Are you talking about an FHA appraisal and work required for the FHA to lend?
0 votes Share Flag Sat Jun 22, 2013 Home Buying in Chelmsford
Justin Melo, Real Estate Pro in Westford, MA
Justin Melo answered:
We have a 4 bedroom 2 and half bath home in the Farms in Chelmsford. New heating system, recently remolded
Hi Denise,

It would really be hard to give you the best answer without seeing the property. Having lived in Chelmsford for a long time now, I know that the Chelmsford Market is very ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Sep 6, 2012 Home Selling in Chelmsford
Margie Maybe, Real Estate Pro in Baton Rouge, LA
Margie Maybe answered:
if a house is bult in 1978 what are chance of that having lead
Got these stats from the US EPA Mid-Atlantic Lead Paint info page...
The older the home, the better chance it contains some lead-based paint (LBP). A rule of thumb: built before 1950 - ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Aug 2, 2012 Rentals in Chelmsford
Tim Page, Real Estate Pro in 99037
Tim Page answered:
Which home styles will resell quicker or does it matter for starter homes/downsizing home buyer market?
If your realtor is honest with you, they will tell you that the ranch style home or the one level home with or without the basement (depending on location) is the best home to buy. The ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Apr 16, 2012 Home Buying in Chelmsford
Debra (Debbi…, Real Estate Pro in Livingston, NJ
Debra (Debbie) Rose answered:
importance of age of home?
Buy the home you fall in love with, but don't be lured by the idea that a brand new home is "better".

Some/many of the older homes were built sturdier than newer ones.......just like ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Apr 16, 2012 Home Buying in Chelmsford
Tim Page, Real Estate Pro in 99037
Tim Page answered:
House is butting major highway 495?? Is there issues selling the house in future?? How much price reduction?
Homes next to highways will, usually, always be an issue. For refinancing, what I’ve found is that home prices will fluctuate more when they are located next to major highways, s ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Apr 16, 2012 Home Buying in Chelmsford
Heath Coker, Real Estate Pro in Falmouth, MA
Heath Coker answered:
What does a disclosure of water debt 28 years mean to a homebuyer?
I would ask the listing professional. I'd also contact the town/city/regional/state entity that may have the facts and figures.


(Please note: when you choose an answer as a Be ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Feb 13, 2012 Home Buying in Chelmsford
Rhonda Stone, Real Estate Pro in Chelmsford, MA
Rhonda Stone answered:
Is there a way to find out the agent or real estate company of the recently sold properties in Chelmsford?
Yes there is, if you provide me with your email address, I can email you the listings recently sold in the last 6 months-12 months. What would be helpful is if you provided me the spec ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Jan 10, 2012 Home Selling in Chelmsford
Kevin Vitali, Real Estate Pro in 01876
Kevin Vitali answered:
IS 50 CENTS ON THE DOLLAR A REALISTIC BID FOR AN REO?
There are many variables that go into what to bid on a home. The first thing to determine is what is Fair Market Value(FMV) of that home. Fair Market Value is determined by finding at ... more
1 vote Share Flag Thu Sep 29, 2011 Foreclosure in 01824
Vickie Colli…, Real Estate Pro in Chelmsford, MA
Vickie Collins answered:
Advertisement updates?
I just checked the MLS and unit 61 at 255 North Rd is still available. Association fee is $405. Asking price is 189,900. It qualifies for a Homepath renovation loan and Homepath financ ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Jul 4, 2011 Home Buying in Chelmsford
Andrew Kaknes, Real Estate Pro in Lowell, MA
Andrew Kaknes answered:
Does the westlands neighborhood fit the golden adage Location! Location! Location!
Rummus,

I don't know if you've bought something yet since you asked this question many months back but I thought I would add some input. Firstly, I grew up in the Westlands ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Jun 9, 2011 Home Buying in Chelmsford
Kevin Vitali, Real Estate Pro in 01876
Kevin Vitali answered:
Rent or Own issue? Home appreciation % rate is really important ?
Owning a home is beneficial for many people. The benefits are:

1- Tax Deductions. You should be able to write off the interest as well as property tax paid every year.
2- Apprecia ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Apr 26, 2011 Market Conditions in Chelmsford
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