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Julie Duncan, Real Estate Pro in Lexington, MA
Julie Duncan answered:
how much are the single family house taxes in winchester?
The Winchester , MA residential tax rate is $12.66 per $1000 of assessment. Check the individual property assessment to calculate it. If you are considering a move to this area and wou ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Jan 26, 2014 Home Buying in Winchester
Russell Hult…, Real Estate Pro in Winchester, MA
Russell Hulteen answered:
What rent would a studio or 1 bedroom command at the Parkview Condos on Swanton Street in Winchester? I am looking at two units as an investment.
Hi ScottBallet,
Single Bedroom units rented in the past 6 months ranged in price between $1100 and $1300. Studio units are bringing in rents between $900 and $1050.

The Parkview is ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Jan 20, 2014 Home Buying in Winchester
Heath Coker, Real Estate Pro in Falmouth, MA
Heath Coker answered:
Is there a difference between east-west winchester?
One is closer to Lexington and one is closer to route 93 noise and Medford.
I would contact a local real estate professional to help with this answer and to save time and money.
(I'm ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri May 24, 2013 Home Buying in Winchester
Territory.com, Real Estate Pro in Massachusetts
Territory.com answered:
Right of Way through the property- buyer should be concerned ?
1) Get yourself an exclusive buyer's agent, someone who does not and will not represent the seller in your purchase. This way you will get full attention and unbiased answers to questio ... more
1 vote Share Flag Sun Mar 24, 2013 Home Buying in Winchester
Georgina Vil…, Real Estate Pro in Altamonte Springs, FL
Georgina Villa OBryan answered:
Are real estate agents obliged to disclose that a property has been the scene to a murder? What about whether?
I think one of the few states that the disclosure is requires happens to be California.
0 votes Share Flag Fri Feb 1, 2013 Home Buying in 01890
Wen Farina (…, Real Estate Pro in Massachusetts
Wen Farina (Wayne) answered:
Info on 171 Swanton street, "the villages".
Hi Samantha,
a property is worth what a buyer is willing to pay for it. Looks like you have questions/reservations about this one. Offer what you are comfortable and as i mentioned go ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Jan 20, 2013 Home Buying in Winchester
Ann Cohen, Real Estate Pro in 01720
Ann Cohen answered:
We are moving to Boston from europe. We loved Winchester. Info on schools for 13 year old and areas to concentrate our house search?
I know of a wonderful 2 bedroom rental coming online in February. If anyone is looking, please let me know!
0 votes Share Flag Fri Jan 4, 2013 Home Buying in 01890
Joan Barker, Real Estate Pro in Stoneham, MA
Joan Barker answered:
I am planning on buying a two family home in Winchester, MA and converting into a single family home.
HI Dmk,

The best avenue to take is to do an anaylsis of what the highest and best use of the property is. That takes zoning, income and potential value into account to give you the b ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Oct 4, 2012 Home Buying in Winchester
ROSE MANNI, Real Estate Pro in 01803
ROSE MANNI answered:
In Massachusetts, is an email acceptance of an offer legally binding, even though a contract to purchase was never signed?
This is a very sad situation and a perfect example of why consumers need to hire Realtors. We as Realtors would be able to advise sellers every step of the way while maintaining and abi ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Mar 13, 2012 Home Buying in Winchester
Zelda Kohn, Real Estate Pro in Newton, MA
Zelda Kohn answered:
Any thoughts on the 2 bedroon condos at 200 Swanton st 01890.?
Mark,
The answers you will, typically, receive via open forum may not necessarily respond to what you want or need to know. I suggest you get yourself a Buyer's Agent and direct t ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Jun 7, 2011 Home Buying in 01890
Gabriel Palo…, Real Estate Pro in Pompano Beach, FL
Gabriel Palotas answered:
I have a house in Winchester and I am looking to upgrade in Winchester. Is this something I should do now or?
Winchester Cathedral you let me down you stood there and watched my girl left town. Maybe you should consider the odds and move on. I would . Lets toss a coin and call the realtor.
0 votes Share Flag Mon Jun 6, 2011 Home Buying in 01890
Gerard J. Ca…, Real Estate Pro in Spring Hill, FL
Gerard J. Carney answered:
I'd love to hear from other Realtors: what are today's Homebuyers biggest concerns about the current market?
First concern is do they have the credit rating needed to get the rate and amount they want.
Will buying this home now mean we will still see a lose in value for several more years.
A ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Jun 6, 2011 Home Buying in 01890
Gabriel Palo…, Real Estate Pro in Pompano Beach, FL
Gabriel Palotas answered:
Ive been watching the condos at 247 Washington St for some time. Much like Swanton st almost all units are
Mark ,
Get your real estate license you sound as if you have done your homework.
0 votes Share Flag Mon Jun 6, 2011 Home Buying in 01890
Devallon Bol…, Real Estate Pro in 01890
Devallon Bolles Phd answered:
Is there any penalty for knowingly listing a 4 bedroom house with an illegal, code-violating bedroom in the basement as a "5 bedroom" home?
basement bedrooms shouldn't be listed as bedrooms; you can complain to MLSPIN, not to mention GBAR, not to mention the Commonwealth. This is why buyers should be careful to work with an ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Jun 6, 2011 Home Buying in 01890
Lilly Dl, Real Estate Pro in Arlington, MA
Lilly Dl answered:
84 Swanton, Winchester
Hi Elli,
I'm a local broker and I'm familiar with the the neighborhood and even with that part of the town.
I can provide you all information about that property and prepare ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Feb 15, 2010 Home Buying in Winchester
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Voices Member answered:
Low down on 17 Canal St. in Winchester, MA
17 Canal St Winchester MA is a spectacular property. We have been in the property and it’s well worth the money. It is a solid house with new heating, updated electrical, granite ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Dec 15, 2009 Home Buying in Winchester
Territory.com, Real Estate Pro in Massachusetts
Territory.com answered:
What is the general value of 1 bed-room cando. in 200 SwantonSt.,Winchester,MA,01890
According to the MLS data, in the last 2 years (april 8, 2006- april 8, 2008) 19 1 bedroom units have sold in the complex.

The prices have varied between $220-$260/square feet (about ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Apr 8, 2008 Home Buying in Winchester
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