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Endre Barath…, Real Estate Pro in Beverly Hills, CA
Endre Barath,Jr. answered:
Brother looking to buy our mother's So. Boston home - should we get an appraiser or real estate person to see what they think it's worth?
Any time some one wants to sell they should have the right information, if you do not want to spend a few hundred dollars for an independent appraiser then at the minimum get a couple o ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Mar 6, 2014 Home Buying in South Boston
Jean-leon Ma…, Real Estate Pro in Camelback East, Phoe...
Jean-leon Magnotto answered:
How safe is this area?
Trulia now has a crime map that is in Beta testing here: http://www.trulia.com/crime/ .Good luck !
0 votes Share Flag Wed Jan 29, 2014 Crime & Safety in South Boston
Julie Joyce, Real Estate Pro in Dorchester, Boston, MA
Julie Joyce answered:
HOW FAR IS NEAREST GROCERY STORE?
You can walk to Foodies & Stop & Shop :)
0 votes Share Flag Sun Nov 24, 2013 Market Conditions in South Boston
Julie Joyce, Real Estate Pro in Dorchester, Boston, MA
Julie Joyce answered:
Relocating to Boston and was wondering what you think is the best place to buy in/around Boston and if it is a good time to buy?
Hey there,

Not to be biased, but Dorchester is becoming more & more desirable by the day. Not only are we on the water but we're super green, have lots more parking than many other ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Nov 24, 2013 Market Conditions in South Boston
djliney, Home Buyer in Arlington, MA
djliney answered:
Trying to get a feel for the neighborhoods in South Boston
East side is the place you want to live. The area is residential but very close to shops, bars and restaurants. East of L street is the best area. I had lived there for 20+ years..
0 votes Share Flag Sun Nov 24, 2013 Home Buying in South Boston
djliney, Home Buyer in Arlington, MA
djliney answered:
The west side of South Boston is high in crime but the condo prices are high as most condos on the market now are renovated inside.
The west side is far more industrial and has a higher crime rate. The east side is residential, nearer the ocean and just a better place to live. ( I live there now)
0 votes Share Flag Sun Nov 24, 2013 Home Buying in South Boston
alphonso.pin…, Renter in Boston, MA
alphonso.pinckney6@gmail.com asked:
Is this apartment available via voucher?
0 votes Share Flag Sun Aug 11, 2013 Rentals in South Boston
Jeff and Kaye…, Real Estate Pro in Colorado Springs, CO
Jeff and Kaye Piggot answered:
What are your most effective marketing tools when selling a home?
My advice starts before you actually put it on the market. When the property hits the market it needs to be presented the absolute best way it can. I have a professional stager meet w ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Apr 12, 2013 Agent2Agent in South Boston
Redsongia, Home Buyer in Boston, MA
Redsongia answered:
how far is it from BMC on Albany st.?
South Boston and the South End are two different, but adjacent neighborhoods. Both are highly desirable neighborhoods, but they are both city neighborhoods. The bus is a good option, h ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Mar 24, 2013 Home Buying in South Boston
Muffinman, Home Buyer in Brooklyn, NY
Muffinman answered:
crime in area
Hi! I thought this was really helpful too: http://www.trulia.com/real_estate/Boston-Massachusetts/crime/
0 votes Share Flag Mon Feb 25, 2013 Crime & Safety in South Boston
D. Vincent M…, Real Estate Pro in 02127
D. Vincent Murphy answered:
My son is looking at a condo on Baxter Street in South Baxter, would like to know if this is a safe area. I want to know the statistics on the crime
Jaguar RE www.jaguarRE.Com South Boston I Know - You best contact before purchasing not too many brokers in the area that have the experience of 25 years- in Boston RE market Yes - peo ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Jul 22, 2012 Crime & Safety in South Boston
Alan May, Real Estate Pro in Evanston, IL
Alan May answered:
Is there a zip car in South Boston?
Below is a link to a list of all the zip cars in Boston. That should help.
0 votes Share Flag Sat Jan 22, 2011 In My Neighborhood in South Boston
Jan Crosby, Real Estate Pro in West Roxbury, Boston,...
Jan Crosby answered:
where do i have to go to get a plat plan for my condo inso.boston
Heather,
If you cannot find your property for in the Suffolk County Registry of Deeds site under regular deeds, Look in the certified land section. If on line searches fail go the the ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Dec 1, 2010 Financing in South Boston
Voices Member,  in
Voices Member answered:
if a house is 175,000 how much would it be monthly?
Your real estate agent or mortgage lender should be able to help with this. You have some good answers already but if it is an REO then that means it's already been foreclosed, so ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Nov 9, 2010 Home Buying in South Boston
Ken Lambert, Real Estate Pro in Exeter, NH
Ken Lambert answered:
Can you recommend a termite inspection company that is familiar with South Boston?
Hello- You should try the Bug Guy, 781-572-8489. Very reasonable with price, etc. And flexible.

Thanks, and good luck,

Ken L.
1 vote Share Flag Sun Nov 8, 2009 Remodel & Renovate in South Boston
Michael Lefe…, Real Estate Pro in Sudbury, MA
Michael Lefebvre answered:
Spot Approval Question
As an appraiser, I have appraised TONS of condos which were part of a 3-unit complex (multi-family conversions in the city...JP, Dorchester, etc...). In this case each of the 3 owners o ... more
1 vote Share Flag Tue Aug 12, 2008 Home Buying in South Boston
Chris Head,…, Real Estate Pro in Norwell, MA
Chris Head, GRI, GREEN, LMC answered:
Are sump pumps and perimeter drains common in South Boston?
Sump pumps are common in a number of towns south of Boston. Currently in Hanover and Norwell there are 180 single family listings in the MLS. 29 of these listings indicate that they ha ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Jun 12, 2008 Home Buying in South Boston
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