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Richard Shap…, Real Estate Pro in Framingham, MA
Richard Shapiro answered:
How do school systems of Wllesley, Belomont and Newton compare with each other and which of them is the best?
All three are great and you wouldn't go wrong. I would also consider commute time and the size of the HS. Newton is a large school system and has two HS's. Belmont and Wellesley have sm ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Aug 20, 2014 Home Buying in Wellesley
Centsable In…, Real Estate Pro in Framingham, MA
Centsable Inspection answered:
Can someone recommand a good home inspector for wellesley area?
Since MA Home Inspector licensing in 2001, a consumer must have a signed exclusive buyer's agent agreement with a Real Estate Broker or Salesperson before the Real Estate Broker or Sale ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Apr 3, 2014 Home Buying in Wellesley
MScary, Home Buyer in Little Compton, RI
MScary answered:
Is it worth spending over $1.5 Million for new construction in the Boulder Brook neigborhood of Wellesley? Desire lots of young kids and great school.
Yes, it is worth it. A lot of the homes in that area of town are being torn down and replaced or expanded and renovated. If you plant to stay there and raise a family (10+) years, you w ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Feb 1, 2014 Home Buying in Wellesley
Ken Barber, Real Estate Pro in Wellesley, MA
Ken Barber answered:
Wellesley building variance possibilty?
Hi, I would call the zoning board of appeals and give them all your information and the secretary to the board would be very helpful in answering your questions, Ken barber
0 votes Share Flag Thu Mar 28, 2013 Home Buying in Wellesley
Tom Matthews…, Real Estate Pro in Boston, MA
Tom Matthews & Joanne Taranto answered:
How are the sales prices comparing to the town's assessed values in Wellesley in the $600-800K range?
Rebecca:

For a long time assessed values were simply used as a way for towns to collect revenue for tax purposes and were never intended to represent fair market value. Up until rou ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Dec 11, 2009 Home Buying in Wellesley
Mary Condon, Real Estate Pro in Boston, MA
Mary Condon answered:
How is wellesley when it comes to accepting people from diverse backgrounds especially in school?
Great Question - and one most home buyers naturally have. It may be helpful for you to understand that Realtors are NOT permitted to discuss this question with buyers. I know that is ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Sep 3, 2009 Home Buying in Wellesley
Mary Condon, Real Estate Pro in Boston, MA
Mary Condon answered:
Hi-I'm a bit confused about the pricing of homes in Wellesley, MA. Please help.
Hi Mary -

Great question. I am a big researcher - having said that - my analysis of the relevancy of price per sq ft in determining the asking price of a home in WELLESLEY is.... ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Sep 3, 2009 Home Buying in Wellesley
Wellesleybuy…, Home Buyer in New York, NY
Wellesleybuyer answered:
Wellesley prices not down?
Thanks everyone. We ended up buying a home in Wellesley, and I think we got a decent value.

Best wishes,
WB.
0 votes Share Flag Tue Jul 7, 2009 Home Buying in Wellesley
Elaine Banni…, Real Estate Pro in Wellesley, MA
Elaine Bannigan answered:
Good morning. A question for the Wellesley agents/brokers. Warren Group numbers suggest that there are
Hi - I write a weekly real estate column on Wellesley, a twice yearly summary called 'The Pinnacle Report', give seminars on this rather complex question, and I have an hour long lectu ... more
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Elaine Banni…, Real Estate Pro in Wellesley, MA
Elaine Bannigan answered:
What is the value of the Historic District in Wellesley?
You seem to be specifically asking about Cottage Street? When you say 'thru streets' I presume you are referring to streets with heavier traffic patterns, as most streets are thru-stre ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun May 3, 2009 Home Buying in Wellesley
Andrea J. Me…, Real Estate Pro in 02481
Andrea J. Mealey answered:
Which buyer brokers are most experienced in REO's in the greater Boston marketplace?
Dear Jill,

I am sorry to respond so late after your initial post. If you have not already decided upon an agent, I wanted to express my interest in working with you. I am an exper ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Apr 14, 2009 Home Buying in 02481
Elaine Banni…, Real Estate Pro in Wellesley, MA
Elaine Bannigan answered:
How Does lifestyle,neighborhood, people etc change if you live near wellesley sq, W-farms, or W-hills?
Interesting question. I've lived in Wellesley for about 30 years. I live in Wellesley Hills, but my office is in Wellesley Square. Wellesley Farms could be divided into two separate ... more
2 votes Share Flag Fri Aug 29, 2008 Home Buying in Wellesley
Pat Baker, Real Estate Pro in Needham, MA
Pat Baker answered:
Is it worth building an $8-900,000 house in the Wellesley Fells neighborhood? what is the elementary school?
In the past 6 months the average price sold at $1,408,964 and the median price was $1,213,500 which was 95% of the list price. Recently there was an article in the pictoral seciont of ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Jun 21, 2008 Home Buying in Wellesley
Territory.com, Real Estate Pro in Massachusetts
Territory.com answered:
What is an average price per square foot on a house in the Bates school district?
In the last 6 months 14 properties sold in the bates school district and all were above 1500 square feet but one which sold in the $400000 range and likely wasn't in the best shape. The ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri May 16, 2008 Home Buying in Wellesley
Elaine Banni…, Real Estate Pro in Wellesley, MA
Elaine Bannigan answered:
How are property values near Reed's Pond in Wellesley? Are wetlands restrictions a problem?
Property values are varied, depending upon size, age and condition. I would call this a transitional neighborhood with some newer homes and some smaller cottages in various condition. ... more
1 vote Share Flag Sat Apr 26, 2008 Home Buying in Wellesley
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