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Kristen Blan…, Real Estate Pro in Andover, MA
Kristen Blanchet Keegan answered:
i sawyou post this house several time, but it never exist.
It just went under agreement on April 11th. If you need help finding a property in the area please let me know and I would be glad to help!
0 votes Share Flag Tue Apr 16, 2013 Home Buying in The Acre
tim moore, Real Estate Pro in Nags Head, NC
tim moore answered:
What happens if after the closing you discover a major bathtub leak that the home inspector missed?
Welcome to home ownership. You do the same thing you will do a year or two years down the road - You Fix It. A home inspector can not find everything and can't find problems that might ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Oct 29, 2013 Home Buying in 01850
Monica Mbaba…, Home Buyer in Washington, DC
Monica Mbabali asked:
why is 346 Boylston street abandoned?
0 votes Share Flag Thu Feb 28, 2013 Home Buying in Lowell
Wen Farina (…, Real Estate Pro in Massachusetts
Wen Farina (Wayne) answered:
invest small unit and self-manage townhouse is risky ? at Lowell,mass
What is your ultimate goal in investing? Info@wenrealty.com
0 votes Share Flag Tue Jan 29, 2013 Home Buying in Lowell
Justin Melo, Real Estate Pro in 01876
Justin Melo answered:
Lowell homes for investment
I am a local agent and have a property in mind for you, it is a multi family home. Call me or email me and I can go into further detail on the property.

Thanks,
Justin Melo
Bettenc ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat May 4, 2013 Home Buying in Lowell
Kalyn Ringwo…, Real Estate Pro in 27612
Kalyn Ringwold answered:
What's the liklihood of a seller dropping the price if it doesn't appraise equal to or higher than the selling price?
I can't see someone maintaining the price if the appraisal came in under the list price. Unless there was something extremely unique about that property and it was a seller's market, ch ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Dec 24, 2012 Home Buying in 01852
Greer, Real Estate Pro in Newton, MA
Greer answered:
how can I find out my homes measurements on line?
Depends on your town ... but usually you can find an on-line field card from your city assessor's office. It will be pretty much just the envelope of your house ... not your interior l ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Sep 28, 2012 Home Buying in 01852
Michelle Riv…, Real Estate Pro in Chelmsford, MA
Michelle Rivera answered:
My husband and I are looking for a fixer upper. Can we apply for an FHA loan and also go through the city of Lowell to get downpayment assistance?
Hi Amy,

Yes you can apply for an FHA Loan - you will need to apply and qualify for a 203k Rehab Loan. That is also an FHA product whicht will allow you to complete the rehab or fixin ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Oct 3, 2012 Home Buying in 01851
Alison Hillm…, Other/Just Looking in San Francisco, CA
Alison Hillman answered:
I'm talking about 240 Jackson Street.
Hi Sara,

What is your question about that home? Can I help you with something in particular?

Thanks,
Ali, Community Manager
0 votes Share Flag Mon Sep 2, 2013 Home Buying in Downtown
Chris Doherty, Real Estate Pro in Lowell, MA
Chris Doherty answered:
What is the area like around Cotton House Lofts? Is it quiet? If parking is across the street in the garage, is it safe walking back from the garage?
The Cotton Lofts are located on Jackson Street in Lowell and is part of the Jam district, a designated area for redevelopment that is an ongoing project. Over the past few years there ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Dec 24, 2012 Home Buying in Downtown
Chris Tryon, Real Estate Pro in Lowell, MA
Chris Tryon answered:
are there any disabled or handiapped homes in lowell for sales?
Kristine

MLS is showing 3 available . What specific's are you looking for in a home?
0 votes Share Flag Mon Jun 11, 2012 Home Buying in Lowell
Short Sale M…, Real Estate Pro in New Hampshire
Short Sale Mitigation, LLC answered:
Can a seller back out of a short sale after they have signed an offer?
A seller and a buyer can back out of anything at any time. The question would be what are the legal ramifications if you do?
0 votes Share Flag Thu May 17, 2012 Home Buying in Lowell
Joshua Gillis, Real Estate Pro in Dracut, MA
Joshua Gillis answered:
does the swan st condo assoc allow pets? can you finish basement with an additional bathroom?
Hi,

Yes woodland park does allow pets and as far as being able to finish the basement. Usually you own from the studs in so I would say yes to the second question as long as no par ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Feb 16, 2012 Home Buying in South Lowell
Jeff McDonald, Real Estate Pro in Los Feliz, CA
Jeff McDonald answered:
we offered on a house and it was accepted. We paid earnest $ till closing. the house is on the market and 15k less. it failed inspection today..?
You should be able to get your earnest money deposit back if you have not removed your inspection contingency. You can ask for a $2000 price reduction or a repair credit, but they can ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Mar 30, 2013 Home Buying in 01850
Andre Lafond, Real Estate Pro in Lowell, MA
Andre Lafond answered:
What are the condo fees for the Jackson Street units?
Hi, my name is Andre LaFond and I am a local Realtor with Dick Lepine Real Estate Inc. If you are looking at 240 Jackson St condos in downtown Lowell then the fees are $241 monthly. If ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Dec 24, 2012 Home Buying in Downtown
George Lewman, Real Estate Pro in Parker, CO
George Lewman answered:
I am a teacher with a pretty low credit score looking for programs available in Mass. to help with loans or down payment assistance. Thanks
Cath, Check with a mortgage broker / banker in MA for programs that will help you. I don't know what you mean with a pretty low score. Typically, FHA will loan in the 580-620 ra ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Oct 4, 2010 Home Buying in Lowell
Deb Nicholls, Real Estate Pro in Concord, MA
Deb Nicholls answered:
Who pays if the house failed inspection?
In Massachusetts the inspection contingency is to ensure that there are no hidden defects in the property you have agreed to buy, and to allow you to back out of the deal if any are fou ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Jun 7, 2012 Home Buying in 01850
Kristen Blan…, Real Estate Pro in Andover, MA
Kristen Blanchet Keegan answered:
Am interested in buying a loft style condo in Lowell, must be a steal.No converted frame dwellings.Cash!!
Hi Ted,

I can definitely help! I do a lot with REO's and short sales in the area and know Lowell very well. If you would like to send me your email address I can start sending you p ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Dec 6, 2011 Home Buying in Lowell
Massachusetts…, Real Estate Pro in Massachusetts
Massachusetts Real Estate answered:
Can anybody recommend a real estate attorney around Lowell, MA who charges a flat-fee for buyer?
I would highly recommend Attorney Frank DiMaria. He will review your P&S for free if you request him as closing attorney also. He is a fantastic lawyer, attentive, responsive and a grea ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Aug 6, 2009 Home Buying in Lowell
Ken Lambert, Real Estate Pro in Exeter, NH
Ken Lambert answered:
What is the average cost for a real estate attorney in the Lowell, MA area?
Hi Nina- Good point and thought. I would recommend you call Suzeanne Smith- 781-775-6327. If you use her services for the closing and the needed title insurance policy, I believe sh ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Sep 16, 2009 Home Buying in Lowell
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