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James Furlong, Real Estate Pro in Brookline, MA
James Furlong answered:
I'm interested in a 1,295 sqft 3-bedroom condo. But the condo fee, which includes heat and central AC, is $659. Is it too high?
When you include heating and cooling the condo fee has to go up, but don't forget that you are no loger paying them out of your own pocket. If there are other amenities provided, then i ... more
1 vote Share Flag Sat Dec 27, 2014 Home Buying in Jamaica Plain
James Furlong, Real Estate Pro in Brookline, MA
James Furlong answered:
Income limit listings
Yes, they are often restrictions as regards the resale. The purpose of these programs is to help people to become home-owners but also to keep properties affordable. It is a great way t ... more
1 vote Share Flag Sat Dec 27, 2014 Home Buying in Jamaica Plain
Ron Danklefs, Real Estate Pro in Jamaica Plain, Boston,...
Ron Danklefs answered:
The condo I am purchasing was assessed at between-235,000-297,000-I am paying 288,000 the asking price was 295,000. am I paying too much?
The only way to know if you are overpaying is to ascertain the current value of the property, which can only be arrived at by looking at what similar properties in the immediate area ha ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Jul 10, 2014 Home Buying in Jamaica Plain
Ron Danklefs, Real Estate Pro in Jamaica Plain, Boston,...
Ron Danklefs answered:
what T station is near plainfield st jp?
From Plainfield Street the Forest Hills Station of the Orange line is closest. The Green Street station is also nearby but not quite as close (about a ten minute walk)
0 votes Share Flag Tue Jul 1, 2014 Home Buying in Jamaica Plain
Elizabeth He…, Real Estate Pro in Agawam, MA
Elizabeth Herbert answered:
IS ONE QUALIFIED FOR A MORTGAGE LOAN IN AMERICA IF LIVING OUTSIDE AMERICA AND A NATIONAL OF ANOTHER COUNTRY?
I'm a member of the International Real Estate Federation and a licensed Realtor in MA.

if you still need assistance, please contact me at elizabeth@elizabethherbert.com
0 votes Share Flag Tue Jan 12, 2010 Home Buying in Jamaica Plain
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