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House Hunter, Home Buyer in Fort Worth, TX
House Hunter answered:
We just found out some disturbing news... it seems during the property search that the additions made to the house we have a P&S on, there is a
I am in Texas and I am currently looking at buying a house, that we just found that the in-ground pool may have been partially built into a utility easement. #1 shouldn't this be discl ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Nov 15, 2013 Home Buying in Hudson
mooragemarke…, Both Buyer and Seller in 98122
mooragemarket.com answered:
Looking to rent a dock space for my small fishing boat.Any unbuildable lots to rent or docks to rent or beach to rent on Lake Boon in Hudson,Ma.?
Moorage Market, www.mooragemarket.com, is the only boater-to-boater boat moorage rental site where you can rent a dock directly from the owner easily and securely. Check it out at www.m ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Nov 11, 2013 Rentals in Hudson
Marilyn Mess…, Real Estate Pro in Concord, MA
Marilyn Messenger answered:
What would you do if you see a notice in public records regarding unresolved easement issues with an adjacent landowner?
If you are planning to buy the property and are getting a mortgage, most lenders will not give you a mortgage on a property that is in litigation, so you will either have to wait, and t ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Jan 29, 2013 Home Buying in Hudson
Mary Menard, Real Estate Pro in Morristown, NJ
Mary Menard answered:
How long does it take an agent to list a property as sold? We cleared the tile and closed on February 14. Bolton office CB agent - Horrid!
An agent can change the status in the mls as soon as the closing has occurred. It should be done immediately.
0 votes Share Flag Tue Jan 29, 2013 Home Buying in Hudson
joe, Home Buyer in Hudson, MA
joe answered:
So, given a flaw that is holding up a title - pool built on a "private easement" - what options do you offer your buyer? Advice to your
We rented in December and the house is everything we wanted and more. Needs some tlc but it's on the right track. Happy we switched attorneys. At the end of the day, our attorne ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Jan 28, 2012 Home Buying in Hudson
matthew hars, Real Estate Pro in New York, NY
matthew hars answered:
How long does it take or should it take an agent to update a listing? Ours is still listed as acting even though its been under agreement
Property falls out of contract all the time. It is always good to get back up offers. I'd rather be safe than sorry.
0 votes Share Flag Fri Dec 16, 2011 Home Buying in Hudson
matthew hars, Real Estate Pro in New York, NY
matthew hars answered:
Is square footage advertised on MLS calculated differently for rentals than homes for sale?
Joe,
Alot of agents lie about the square footage for rentals because there is less of risk. Other times they just estimate, at least in the New York market.
0 votes Share Flag Fri Dec 16, 2011 Home Buying in Hudson
Heath Coker, Real Estate Pro in Falmouth, MA
Heath Coker answered:
The sellers agent who has created much turmoil received a call from MLS asking her to keep her listings updated
Anyone can contact any company.
The MLS that covers Hudson is MLSPin now called Pinergy.
MLSPin.com and click contact us.

However your first answerer is correct that MLS does no ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Dec 16, 2011 Home Buying in Hudson
Tim Page,  in 99037
Tim Page answered:
How do banks appraise homes and how is that different than how the town appraises a property? THANKS!
First, each bank and each appraisal may differ by 5%. Now for your question. Assessed value is determined by the county or city in which your home is located. Many times, they will det ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Nov 7, 2011 Financing in Hudson
Territory.c…, Real Estate Pro in MA,
Territory.com answered:
We had an accepted offer, we went through 3 grueling weeks of negotiation, we lifted our contingency and finally have a signed P&S.
Joe, I am so glad to hear you have a buyers agent. It wasnt clear in the original post.

Unfortunately shady tactics like this plague our industry and the reasons are 99.9% tied to du ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Nov 1, 2011 Home Buying in Hudson
Ron Thomas, Real Estate Pro in Fresno, CA
Ron Thomas answered:
We had an accepted offer, we went through 3 grueling weeks of negotiation, we lifted our contingency and finally have a signed P&S.
The potential for problems is enormous!
Nowhere in your question, do you mention YOUR Agent: You do have your own Agent, correct?
Whether you have your own agent or not; I would make ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Oct 29, 2011 Home Buying in Hudson
Melissa Manc…, Real Estate Pro in Plainville, MA
Melissa Mancini answered:
why would a lot size be uniquely large for an area and have no difference in value.?
Hi There,

Lots of good scenarios here that I will add to.

I have run into this recently and was told the following: The lenders perspective is that about 1/3 of an acre is what i ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri May 13, 2011 General Area in 01749
Andy, Other/Just Looking in California
Andy answered:
Agents - Question regarding adjustments in BPO comps...
BPO is an idea killing the sellers,lenders and both listing and selling agents in SS deals. If you would like to understand why, at least you have to know the difference between value a ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun May 8, 2011 Agent2Agent in 01749
Ken Lambert,  in Exeter, NH
Ken Lambert answered:
Just would like to know what realtors' best guesses would be on what the market will be like in May, when the tax credits expire? Our home
Hello Mama- Is your home listed yet?
Of course, nobody wants to give their home away.
Luckily, right now mortgage rates are still very low. They've come down the last couple ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon May 17, 2010 Home Selling in Hudson
Tom and Joan…, Real Estate Pro in Boston, MA
Tom and Joanne Team answered:
We have done a lot of work on our house. One thing that hasn't been done is updating the electrical- we have fuses. Is this a deal breaker for a?
Mama:

If you have updated everything else then I would take the time and money to update it now. The problem with not doing the work is that the buyers will have quotes that are hig ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Apr 18, 2010 Home Selling in Hudson
AveWestGlobal, Real Estate Pro in Littleton, CO
AveWestGlobal answered:
How much should furnishing a condo increase/decrease the monthly rent payments?
Yes you can double your rent if you furnish your property - to learn more about managing the property and to find the right tenants go to Corporate Housing by Owner and also take a look ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Nov 14, 2009 Rental Basics in Hudson
Christopher…, Real Estate Pro in Woburn, MA
Christopher Lawton answered:
How much should a 1-car garage add to monthly rent payments?
I would add an extra 50 to 100, its not like its Brookline! Is it near a commuter rail?Would the association allow you to rent the space indivigually?
0 votes Share Flag Fri Aug 28, 2009 Rental Basics in Hudson
Susan Costa,  in Westport, MA
Susan Costa answered:
How to make an offer on a House. It's a Single Family Home - Detached 2 Car Garage, Off Street Parking
You cannot go buy what the assessed price is in todays market. If the house is in the condition that you say, I can tell you that such properties go fast. There are quite a few buyers ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed May 20, 2009 Home Buying in Hudson
Ken Lambert,  in Exeter, NH
Ken Lambert answered:
My house is 43 yrs old and needs a lot of work. It may cost 30k to do it all which includes siding &windows.
Hi Mama- These days most residential contractors are dying for work. You could get it done pretty cheaply by shopping around and trying to negotiate a bit. May be less that you think ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon May 18, 2009 Home Selling in Hudson
Linnea M. Ba…, Real Estate Pro in Marlborough, MA
Linnea M. Bates answered:
Given the current market, how long should the expiration be on an offer?
DEFINITELY no more than 24 hours for a straight forward "seller selling" as opposed to bank or a looming foreclosure (short sale). Even if all the details aren't negotiated within 24 ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun May 10, 2009 Home Buying in 01749
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