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Deborah Flan…, Real Estate Pro in Mendon, MA
Deborah Flanagan answered:
Where is the best neighborhood to invest in for a multi-family house.?
Suburbs outside of Boston. Great schools and ideal commuter location permit high rent... But you are certainly going to pay for it. With any investment property, do the math and make su ... more
0 votes Share Flag Yesterday at 3:11am Home Buying in Boston
Louis Wolfson, Real Estate Pro in Newton, MA
Louis Wolfson answered:
Is it safer to buy a 3 family outside the city or a condo in the city...both generate same revenue?
All real estate has risks. Condo's have fee's and condo boards, less maintenance, but more restrictive.

3 family depends on where? Lead? Repairs? Parking? More flexible investment ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Feb 26, 2015 Investment Properties in 02115
Alan May, Real Estate Pro in Evanston, IL
Alan May answered:
Scammers announcing through Zulia
What the heck is Zulia ?
0 votes Share Flag Wed Feb 25, 2015 Rental Basics in 02131
Anderson Col…, Home Buyer in Kennesaw, GA
Anderson Collins answered:
Can I get a mortage in Massachusetts with a credit score of 650?
Absolutely, With your income and ability for good down payment you should be ok,and offset the low score.
It would be wise however to try to find a good deal , and save all the way aro ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Feb 24, 2015 Home Buying in Boston
Al Roppolo, Real Estate Pro in 02375
Al Roppolo answered:
Is there a reputable air duct cleaning service in MA? Looking to clean out some mold from the HVAC
Hi John,
Enlist the help of a mold remediation company first.
0 votes Share Flag Tue Feb 24, 2015 How To... in Boston
Annie Studda…, Renter in 02116
Annie Studdard asked:
Hello and Good Morning I have a question on your properties, how is it that one property like 99 Bolton Street My question on your properties, how is it that one property like 99 Bolton Street and others can have so any lists under different names and pricing! i have come alone quite a few and questioning…
0 votes Share Flag Mon Feb 23, 2015 Rentals in 02127
Dawn Mastrom…, Real Estate Pro in Boca Raton, FL
Dawn Mastromarino answered:
Landlord didn't give me a receipt for security deposit, now 10 months later they're asking for a W-9 and he says I owe taxes on $4.14.
How did you pay the security deposit? Hopefully by check or cashiers check an not cash. NEVER pay in cash. Why would you owe taxes on a security deposit. The landlord holds the securit ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Feb 22, 2015 Rental Basics in Boston
Debra Peters, Real Estate Pro in 11901
Debra Peters answered:
how long should i wait before taking my condo off the market?
Robert Byrne took some time to put together some information for you. My questions to you would be, Why are you selling your condo? Do you need to sell your condo within a certain time ... more
1 vote Share Flag Sun Feb 22, 2015 Home Selling in 02116
Josh Barnett, Real Estate Pro in Oklahoma City, OK
Josh Barnett answered:
I'm disabled and cannot use stairs, other floors have access to 2 elevators but not mine. Is legal?
What did your attorney answer to this question?
0 votes Share Flag Sun Feb 22, 2015 Rental Basics in 02116
Debra Peters, Real Estate Pro in 11901
Debra Peters answered:
do i need to have a window in a bedroom of a house i am renting out?
A bedroom needs to have a window in it. For your safety, make sure an apartment has appropriate safety exits. I am sure that every state and township may have their own guidelines rega ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Feb 22, 2015 Rental Basics in 02116
Debra Peters, Real Estate Pro in 11901
Debra Peters answered:
Have you had situations where rentals that were listed were scams?
Unfortunately there are scams on Trulia as well as many other sites such as Craig's List. When in doubt, check it out VERY CAREFULLY. If your gut is telling you something is wrong, th ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Feb 22, 2015 Rental Basics in Boston
Evie J Hunt, Real Estate Pro in Abingdon, VA
Evie J Hunt answered:
Any advice for sale by owner?
Statistics support that one can usually receive a higher return on a property sold by a Realtor; however, that is not your question! My advice would be the same as if I were speaking t ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Feb 21, 2015 Home Selling in 02130
Evie J Hunt, Real Estate Pro in Abingdon, VA
Evie J Hunt answered:
I inherited property I wish to sell. Unfortunately one quarter of one lot was gifted to a relative who is now dead. How can I clear this title?
Definitely consult an attorney. It may be a long, drawn out process, but your property should be salable if you find an attorney knowledgeable in real estate sales. It took me 3 years ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Feb 21, 2015 Home Selling in Boston
Masha Sender…, Real Estate Pro in Newton, MA
Masha Senderovich answered:
Who writes up the purchase and sales agreement? Our attorny or our realtor?
Typically, agent will write up the offer and attorney will help with the Purchase and Sale agreement.
0 votes Share Flag Sat Feb 21, 2015 Home Selling in Boston
Joe Burrage, Real Estate Pro in San Antonio, TX
Joe Burrage answered:
Fellow agents, do you like to advertise on Trulia or Zillow and why?
Trulia and Zillow are both parasites!!! Neither offer any value to the public. They both advertise our listings, prospective buyers view the listings. Agents pay these parasites to be c ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Feb 20, 2015 Agent2Agent in Boston
Javier Monti…, Real Estate Pro in Covina, CA
Javier Montiel answered:
Can you list FSBO homes on Trulia - if so how do you do this?
FSBO is not allowed on Trulia.
0 votes Share Flag Fri Feb 20, 2015 Home Selling in 02127
Louis Wolfson, Real Estate Pro in Newton, MA
Louis Wolfson answered:
In which neighborhood might I find 3br/2bth townhomes with a good public high school and a T or rail stop in walking distance in the $650-850k range?
Lexington, Arlington, Winchester, Belmont would all be good options.

I'm partial to Newton (a little better commute to Cambridge) and Needham (not as easy to Cambridge) but great sch ... more
1 vote Share Flag Thu Feb 19, 2015 Home Buying in Boston
Melanie Yeat…, Renter in Boston, MA
Melanie Yeaton asked:
Are there w/d in apts? or is there laundry on each flr and info on parking This question was asked from http://www.trulia.com/rental-community/9000068073/The-Homes-at-Old-Colony-25-James-Oneill-St-Boston-MA-02127/
0 votes Share Flag Wed Feb 18, 2015 Shopping & Local Amenities in South Boston
Yaw Anku, Other/Just Looking in
Yaw Anku answered:
How can I find FHA approved condos that are currently for sale in Boston?
get a list of FHA approved condos in Boston, MA 24/7 here http://homebuyerwise.com/FHA-Approved-Condos/city/Boston-MA_10284 The HUD site is not available on nights and weekends
0 votes Share Flag Tue Feb 17, 2015 Home Buying in Boston
Yaw Anku, Other/Just Looking in
Yaw Anku answered:
Hi, I need help finding VA approved condos or townhomes in Massachusetts. What is the best way to search?
For an updated list of FHA approved condos in Portland area checkout http://www.homebuyerwise.com/FHA-Approved-Condos/city/Portland-OR_21721 for 24/7 access. Unfortunately the HUD site ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Feb 13, 2015 Home Buying in Boston
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