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John, Home Buyer in Boston, MA
John answered:
How confident are we about mold remediation?
Mold Remediation at least in NJ, is by and large, unregulated. This translates to "buyer beware". You'll want a "certified" company to handle mold issues correctly. This means educatio ... more
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susanfoster1, Other/Just Looking in Boston, MA
susanfoster1 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?
depends on where you are. In MA you will need snow shoveling, grass mowing, leaf raking, gutter cleaning, etc. in addition to heat and AC. Also is water and sewer included? shoudl be f ... more
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susanfoster1, Other/Just Looking in Boston, MA
susanfoster1 answered:
Distance to Boston university
assume you mean the Charles River (main) campus - about 4 miles, but no direct public transportation. good bike lanes though.
To MED campus there is orange line T to Mass ave then b ... more
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Gerald Vonbe…, Home Buyer in Jackson Springs, NC
Gerald Vonberger answered:
Basement waterproofing
Waterproofing might be one of the most important parts of building your home. I lived in an extremely old house when I was a kid and the waterproofing was really bad. Our basement would ... more
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Lynn Brock, Real Estate Pro in Sarasota, FL
Lynn Brock answered:
How early should I leave Danvers to get to Lexington by 7:30 AM to avoid traffic?
According to google maps they are about 40 minutes apart. So I would suggest leaving at about 6:45.

Hope this helps.

Best Regards
Lynn Brock
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Jannelle RE…, Real Estate Pro in Boston, MA
Jannelle RE Richardson answered:
Hi: Im seeking for an apartment with only 1 bedroom in southend, Boston Thanks
Hi, Apartments in the South are generally spacious and pet friendly. Do you have a pet? Feel free to reach out to me if you would like me to conduct a search for you. My email is jricha ... more
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Myersjulie31, Home Buyer in Blakeslee, PA
Myersjulie31 answered:
Interested in buying property but not sure what to becareful of?
When I look for houses, I really like having trees in the yard, but having too many generally depends on the opinion of each person. If you are worried about them being too close to the ... more
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Andrew Gollub, Real Estate Pro in Hull, MA
Andrew Gollub answered:
Best locations on the water to own/dock your yacht
Hello Everett,
The seaside community of Cohasset is a jewel of the south shore, and is 45-60 minutes to Newton, depending on traffic. There is a very unique and impressive property the ... more
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Curtis Key, Real Estate Pro in Boston, MA
Curtis Key answered:
My wife and I are looking to buy in the Charlestown, MA area
Charlestown is indeed a hot market right now. Properties have been selling at or over list price on average. An off market listing is going to take connecting with someone with connecti ... more
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Curtis Key, Real Estate Pro in Boston, MA
Curtis Key answered:
Parking spots in Charlestown
That definitely depends on the location. I can say that most parking spots will rent for $200-300 per month in Charlestown so, I guess you could reverse engineer that. But, there are ma ... more
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Curtis Key, Real Estate Pro in Boston, MA
Curtis Key answered:
My cousin just pointed out my unit 16 Claremont Park, Unit #4 , Boston is incorrectly listed as a 1 bedroom/1 bath. It is a 2 bedroom/1 bath unit...
Depending on where the information comes from. Check the public records to see how it's listed there. It's my understanding that these sites populate the information from there. However ... more
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Steve Kim, Home Buyer in Upper Saddle River, NJ
Steve Kim answered:
My roommate and I will not be moving in until January 1st. Is there a way to sort apartments by availability date?
Respond to my last question you coward.
0 votes Share Flag Tue Nov 11, 2014 Rentals in Boston
Curtis Key, Real Estate Pro in Boston, MA
Curtis Key answered:
What are 5 necessities to prep yourself and your apartment for cold weather?
Window Insulation
Remove window air conditioners
Furnace/Boiler Tune Up
Clean Chimney
Portable heaters definitely help for those 'cold spots'

Stay warm!
0 votes Share Flag Mon Nov 10, 2014 Quality of Life in Boston
Curtis Key, Real Estate Pro in Boston, MA
Curtis Key answered:
What northern suburb of Boston is best for a new graduate to live in?
How far north? Charlestown is a great extension of the city.
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Curtis Key, Real Estate Pro in Boston, MA
Curtis Key answered:
Who is responsible for the removal of snow/ice in all common walkways within a 24-hour time period?
Varies from situation to situation - if you own, check your condo docs. If you rent, check your lease.
0 votes Share Flag Mon Nov 10, 2014 Quality of Life in Boston
Curtis Key, Real Estate Pro in Boston, MA
Curtis Key answered:
Which neighborhoods are least friendly when it snows in Boston? Allston? Brighton? Inman Square?
I have my own opinions but, the general consensus is South Boston
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Curtis Key, Real Estate Pro in Boston, MA
Curtis Key answered:
I am planning on moving to Boston, MA from St. Louis, MO. What is the cheapest but nicest area to rent?
Rents are currently the second highest in the country. That being said, when it comes down to finding the home that will work for you there's a couple of great ways to start.

List y ... more
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Curtis Key, Real Estate Pro in Boston, MA
Curtis Key answered:
what is the closest walking t station to 4 emerson place?
There are a couple of options for the T when living at Emerson Place. If you are looking for the Red Line - Charles/MGH. If you are looking for Green Line, Orange Line, Commuter Rail or ... more
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Holger Maldo…, Home Buyer in 07024
Holger Maldonado asked:
Income limit listings I have been searching for a condo/townhouse in Boston area neighborhoods and I keep running into income restricted properties. For example Max income: 1 HH $52,850, 2 HH $60,400, 3 HH…
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leachmark707, Home Buyer in Pine Bluff, AR
leachmark707 answered:
how much value does three garages add to a property appraisal?
I just purchased a home with multiple garage doors, and none of them have a garage motor mounted, it is really kind of strange actually. The home was a short sale, and it was an incredi ... more
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