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John P. Krei…, Real Estate Pro in 01545
John P. Kreiss answered:
HI, Can you provide a list of recommended home inspectors for the Westborough/Shrewsbury, MA areas. We are in the process and need to find one asap.
Here's a link to a web site that will get you to licensed home inspectors in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.

http://license.reg.state.ma.us/public/hi_biz/v_list_hi.asp
0 votes Share Flag Wed Jul 9, 2014 Home Buying in 01545
John P. Krei…, Real Estate Pro in 01545
John P. Kreiss answered:
I am planing to buy a condo around $250K-$350K around shrewsbury and westboro areas, how much down payment is required?
It depends on the condo development. How many units are owner occupied? What does the Association balance sheet look like? Are their reserves growing or shrinking?

These are thing ... more
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Keith Jean P…, Real Estate Pro in East Brunswick, NJ
Keith Jean Pierre answered:
what school goes from K-8th grade?
Try using GreatSchools.org
0 votes Share Flag Mon Apr 21, 2014 Market Conditions in Shrewsbury
Christine Mo…, Real Estate Pro in Wilbraham, MA
Christine Moran Realtor/Notary answered:
There is a home in pre-foreclosure and a notice of lis pendens has been served. Can I pay off the remainder of the loan and assume title?
rather than losing their home most people if they had any equity would sell it or refinance. If the home is worth 200,000 and they owner owes 250000 plus late fees and penalties it woul ... more
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wep, Other/Just Looking in Torrance, CA
wep asked:
Class of 49 graduates
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Karen Dubovi…, Real Estate Pro in Shrewsbury, MA
Karen Dubovick answered:
I've send several inquiries about this property. When would we be able to view the property? Joanne Mike Revelli 508-868-9325;
Please contact me regarding this property in Shrewsbury (978) 660 1916
Thank You
Karen Dubovick
EXIT Realty Partners
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Graham R. Mo…, Real Estate Pro in Worcester County, MA
Graham R. Morland answered:
Would like to get an idea what my house is worth. I am planning to put in the market soon.
Dear Mr. & Mrs Miletti, email me graham.morland@gmail.com, or text/call me on 774-232-8943. We have an in-town office that will prepare and get your home sold quickly. I'll pop over and ... more
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Katie Mironi…, Real Estate Pro in Middlesex County, MA
Katie Mironidis answered:
How can I find out how much my home is worth or assessed at?
Assessed values are found in the public records of the town. I can send you that if you like. Are you actually looking for the assessed value of your home or the market value of your ... more
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Ron, Real Estate Pro in Harwich, MA
Ron answered:
my family size is four and only one of us is 55 so can we buy this codo
I would check with the complex managemant. I some cases only one person has to be 55 or older. However if the spouse is close to 55 . Some complexs would make an exception and allow th ... more
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Ruth & P…, Real Estate Pro in 95030
Ruth & Perry Mistry answered:
Is it required to disclose that a home is a modular home in the listing ?
Yes it has to be disclosed.

Right depreciates faster and your future resale can be low, and insurance will be higher.

Good luck.
Perry
0 votes Share Flag Sat May 4, 2013 General Area in Shrewsbury
Curly Sue, Real Estate Pro in Texas
Curly Sue answered:
our home come in clustered zone so we have 10 feet to extend. is it sufficient. also the town office asked me to hire a land surveyer .any advice. .th
HUH? What in the world are you asking? Is it true that a one car garage is bigger than half of a two car garage? Ummm...you can make a 1 car garage as big as you want. We just built ... more
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Tina Bilazar…, Real Estate Pro in Shrewsbury, MA
Tina Bilazarian answered:
i see you estimated a house less then the assesment. how dose that work?
The question has been answered well by my peers. Value is set by the ready - willing and able buyers.
0 votes Share Flag Wed Apr 24, 2013 Home Buying in Shrewsbury
Joanne D'Err…, Real Estate Pro in Worcester County, MA
Joanne D'Errico answered:
Been checking the Shrewsbury listings for a while now. I don't see much changing in terms of what's out there.
The Spring market looks like it is going to be a busy one. Low inventory will push the prices up just a bit. We are seeing multiple offers on some of the newer listing. Interest rates ... more
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Territory.com, Real Estate Pro in Massachusetts
Territory.com answered:
Mold found during home inspection: first time buyers
Sounds like you need to get a mold specialist out to the home asap to give you an estimate and full understanding of the damage. If the specialist tells you bad news then you need to de ... more
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Steve Levine, Real Estate Pro in Shrewsbury, MA
Steve Levine answered:
I,m looking at homes in shrewsbury and surrounding,most need some updating ,can a homeowner get permits or are contractors required? Thanks
Homeowners can get permits themselves for all normal repairs other than plumbing. It's interesting that you can do your own electrical work, but not install your sink, and there's ac ... more
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Steve Levine, Real Estate Pro in Shrewsbury, MA
Steve Levine answered:
Shrewsbury Home Value Question
In short, there are multiple answers. If you're talking about the tower on North Quinsigamond Ave, that would be one issue...if it's Francis Gardens, that could be different.

In the ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Sep 10, 2012 Home Buying in Shrewsbury
Steve Levine, Real Estate Pro in Shrewsbury, MA
Steve Levine answered:
Home Value Comparison: Northborough vs. Shrewsbury
Northboro has always had that premium, as has Wesboro and Northboro. To some it was because of being closer to Boston. In other cases it was the lot sizes. There was a time many yea ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Sep 10, 2012 Home Buying in Shrewsbury
Michelle Wil…, Real Estate Pro in Shrewsbury, MA
Michelle Williams answered:
Can someone tell me about the $5000 grant for first time home buyers? A realtor briefly mentioned it and I wanted to know if it is difficult to get?
Hello Ann,

There are so many products, everchanging, for financing, especially government loans!

Your Best bet is to speak to a Morgage Broker who can give you all your options, ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Jul 11, 2012 General Area in Shrewsbury
Mary Condon, Real Estate Pro in Boston, MA
Mary Condon answered:
Thinking of finishing our SF basement in Shrewsbury with Bath, kitchenette, storage room. Any ideas what not to build to minimize RE tax increase ?
Good answer Heath. I would also add to check with homeowners insurance. If you were to get water in the basement for anything other than the water heater coming apart, most insurance ... more
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Jeffrey Kami…, Real Estate Pro in La Grange, IL
Jeffrey Kaminski answered:
We put in a bid on a foreclosed home and in the paperwork is a Discl. Statement re: Water Damage stating not resp. if any..doesnt that mean THERE IS??
As with any real estate purchase, make sure you have the home inspected by a licensed home inspector. A good inspector knows where to look for water damage even if it was concealed. I ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Dec 5, 2011 Home Buying in Shrewsbury
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