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Josh Barnett, Real Estate Pro in Oklahoma City, OK
Josh Barnett answered:
Suppose a realtor knows a home inspection by a previous buyer (didn't end up buying) showed a damp wall in a condo, do they have to tell the next buye
Great question, give the Florida Real Estate Commission a call at 850.487.1395 to find out.
0 votes Share Flag Fri May 8, 2015 Home Buying in Shrewsbury
Larry Tollen, Real Estate Pro in Durham, NC
Larry Tollen answered:
i see you estimated a house less then the assesment. how dose that work?
To start Trulia isn't in real estate they are in advertising. They know absolutely nothing about real estate and have never seen a single property you see on their site. Next online est ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed May 6, 2015 Home Buying in Shrewsbury
Gerald Vonbe…, Home Buyer in Jackson Springs, NC
Gerald Vonberger answered:
Mold found during home inspection: first time buyers
I would get as many inspections as you can on the home you're seriously considering buying. It's a lot of money to invest when you're buying a home and it makes a lot of sense to secure ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Mar 20, 2015 Home Buying in Shrewsbury
John Kreiss, Real Estate Pro in 01545
John Kreiss answered:
HI, Can you provide a list of recommended home inspectors for the Westborough/Shrewsbury, MA areas. We are in the process and need to find one asap.
Here's a link to a web site that will get you to licensed home inspectors in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.

http://license.reg.state.ma.us/public/hi_biz/v_list_hi.asp
0 votes Share Flag Wed Jul 9, 2014 Home Buying in 01545
John Kreiss, Real Estate Pro in 01545
John Kreiss answered:
I am planing to buy a condo around $250K-$350K around shrewsbury and westboro areas, how much down payment is required?
It depends on the condo development. How many units are owner occupied? What does the Association balance sheet look like? Are their reserves growing or shrinking?

These are thing ... more
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Christine M.…, Real Estate Pro in Wilbraham, MA
Christine M. Moran answered:
There is a home in pre-foreclosure and a notice of lis pendens has been served. Can I pay off the remainder of the loan and assume title?
rather than losing their home most people if they had any equity would sell it or refinance. If the home is worth 200,000 and they owner owes 250000 plus late fees and penalties it woul ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Jan 22, 2014 Home Buying in 01545
Joanne D'Err…,  in Worcester County, MA
Joanne D'Errico answered:
Been checking the Shrewsbury listings for a while now. I don't see much changing in terms of what's out there.
The Spring market looks like it is going to be a busy one. Low inventory will push the prices up just a bit. We are seeing multiple offers on some of the newer listing. Interest rates ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Mar 20, 2013 Home Buying in 01545
Steve Levine, Real Estate Pro in Shrewsbury, MA
Steve Levine answered:
I,m looking at homes in shrewsbury and surrounding,most need some updating ,can a homeowner get permits or are contractors required? Thanks
Homeowners can get permits themselves for all normal repairs other than plumbing. It's interesting that you can do your own electrical work, but not install your sink, and there's ac ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Sep 10, 2012 Home Buying in 01545
Steve Levine, Real Estate Pro in Shrewsbury, MA
Steve Levine answered:
Shrewsbury Home Value Question
In short, there are multiple answers. If you're talking about the tower on North Quinsigamond Ave, that would be one issue...if it's Francis Gardens, that could be different.

In the ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Sep 10, 2012 Home Buying in Shrewsbury
Steve Levine, Real Estate Pro in Shrewsbury, MA
Steve Levine answered:
Home Value Comparison: Northborough vs. Shrewsbury
Northboro has always had that premium, as has Wesboro and Northboro. To some it was because of being closer to Boston. In other cases it was the lot sizes. There was a time many yea ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Sep 10, 2012 Home Buying in Shrewsbury
Jeffrey Kami…, Real Estate Pro in La Grange, IL
Jeffrey Kaminski answered:
We put in a bid on a foreclosed home and in the paperwork is a Discl. Statement re: Water Damage stating not resp. if any..doesnt that mean THERE IS??
As with any real estate purchase, make sure you have the home inspected by a licensed home inspector. A good inspector knows where to look for water damage even if it was concealed. I ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Dec 5, 2011 Home Buying in Shrewsbury
Kevin Vitali, Real Estate Pro in 01876
Kevin Vitali answered:
some of my rooms have odd shapes . what is the best way to determine square footage?
The proper way to determine square footage is to measure the outside dimensions of the house. If you have two floors it would be doubled. Where it can get funky is if you own a cape a ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Nov 21, 2011 Home Buying in Shrewsbury
bgk, Other/Just Looking in Westborough, MA
bgk answered:
the 5 room ranch i am looking at in MA needs a heating system .whats the average price?
~ 5K , assuming you have a basement
0 votes Share Flag Mon Sep 26, 2011 Home Buying in Shrewsbury
Territory.com, Real Estate Pro in Massachusetts
Territory.com answered:
if seller is saying instead of 650,000 to pay 370,000 and then asking to cover closing cost in shrewsbury,ma .is it wise to go through this.?
Depends on your financing. If you are putting a small % down on the home there may restrictions on how much the seller can offer you in closing costs so check that out. The seller cares ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Sep 13, 2011 Home Buying in 01545
Louis Wolfson, Real Estate Pro in 02030
Louis Wolfson answered:
Looking for a home in Shrewsbury with an in-law apartment. How do I do a search for them?
Here are all the homes in Shrewsbury that come up when one puts in the term in-law. Let me know if you want specific info on any of them.

71251126x19 ACT 14 Power Ave Shrewsbur ... more
1 vote Share Flag Sun Sep 4, 2011 Home Buying in Shrewsbury
bgk, Other/Just Looking in Westborough, MA
bgk answered:
Question about a home appraisal.
"If you think you are paying too much don't buy it"

Pure Brilliance !!
1 vote Share Flag Mon Aug 29, 2011 Home Buying in Shrewsbury
Elizabeth Ro…, Real Estate Pro in Northampton, MA
Elizabeth Rocasah Herbert answered:
Looking for 2 BR Condomonium with 2 baths in respectable place with school, play ground and shopping centre nearby. Price range USD 100,000.00
Do some research on neighborhoods at www.city-data.com to find an area that meets your requirements as Realtors are not allowed to recommend neighborhoods to people (it's called &q ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun May 1, 2011 Home Buying in Shrewsbury
Fales, Other/Just Looking in Westborough, MA
Fales answered:
Shrewsbury or Westborough, MA?
I would vote Shrewsbury

Most people locate to WB for the public schools. However recently WB schools have been slipping. Fales is now dreadfully over crowded. Multiple families in ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Jan 3, 2011 Home Buying in Shrewsbury
Matt Heisler, Real Estate Pro in 01532
Matt Heisler answered:
hi , if we purchased 370,000 home in shrewsbury ma.how much will be the closing cost? if it is 365,000 .how much will be closing cost in that area?
It really depends on your loan "program". There are many variables. Also, it depends on how much you borrow, what day of the month you purchase the home, how much you pay fo ... more
1 vote Share Flag Sat Jul 10, 2010 Home Buying in 01545
Bill Eckler-…, Real Estate Pro in Venice, FL
Bill Eckler-Florida, answered:
I was just wondering if someone could get me previous home inspection reports for 55 Sias Road Shrewsbury, MA
Amanda,

Home inspections are paid for and owned by the purchaser of a property. Unless you know the owners personally, this information is not obtainable and is not public knowledge. ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Jan 19, 2009 Home Buying in Shrewsbury
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