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Javier Monti…, Real Estate Pro in Covina, CA
Javier Montiel answered:
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MaryAnn Riel, Real Estate Pro in 01590
MaryAnn Riel answered:
How do you convert 2 condos back into a single-owner 2-family house?
Check with the assessors office in your town and see if tax savings are likely if the conversion were completed. Two condos are usually more valuable than a two family and if you ever n ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Aug 10, 2012 How To... in 02144, Real Estate Pro in Massachusetts answered:
I recently purchused property with a 5 yr old septic tank but had the house removed and going to rebuild. Can i still use the existing septic tank?
Depends on what you are building. Just ask your contractor / builder. The septic will need to be approved by the towns building department.
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Tom Matthews…, Real Estate Pro in Boston, MA
Tom Matthews & Joanne Taranto answered:
can I use existing septic system when I rebuild,after I demolish current old house.?

That totally depends and is a great question for the building inspector in your town. Best
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Bill Patters…, Real Estate Pro in Boston, MA
Bill Patterson answered:
what is involved in condoizing a two family house (currently co-owned)?
Hi DK,
First, speak with an attorney. You will need to go through a few legal steps before doing anything.

Next, bring some agents in to look at both units so you can get prices. ... more
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Tom Matthews…, Real Estate Pro in Boston, MA
Tom Matthews & Joanne Taranto answered:
I'll try and keep this short.. My parents own a beautiful 2 family home in Quincy. They are both in there 70's but in great health. My

If your not going to do the project yourself you might be best to sell the property as is and keep it a two family. There is such tight financing in today's market t ... more
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Lisa Coates, Real Estate Pro in Burlington, MA
Lisa Coates answered:
I am looking for a good property management company to manage my single detached house.
Dear Home Buyer,

I would like to personally and professionally endorse Think Preservation Properties, they have a proven track record for property management in the Newton area. Thin ... more
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Chris, Real Estate Pro in Woburn, MA
Chris answered:
I am trying to negotiate with a builder/seller of a property without an agent, anything I need to be aware of?
One question! Why? Remember a realtor is NOT paid by you AT ALL but is paid by the sellers realtor out of the commision they are charging the seller........ Make sure someone is looking ... more
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DebOnTheWeb…, Real Estate Pro in Medford, MA
DebOnTheWeb (Deb Agliano) answered:
We own a condo in a 2-family house where we'd like to stay long-term.
Hi Pam,

Congratulations on asking a question that I haven't heard in my 17 years of selling real estate around Somerville! Yes, you're right that a new deed would need to be drawn u ... more
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William Ande…, Real Estate Pro in Natick, MA
William Anderson answered:
I would love to have a fantastic reference book about "short sales." Can anyone recommend one to me?
You should ask Tammy Hornung. I am sure she can recommend one.
Good luck
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