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John Yemma, Real Estate Pro in Boston, MA
John Yemma answered:
how far is it from BMC on Albany st.?
Hello,

The condo is located about .75 from BMC as the crow flies. The transit time from the address would vary depending on your mode of transit. Google Maps works well to get a ba ... more
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Rafael Herna…, Real Estate Pro in Jamaica Plain, MA
Rafael Hernandez answered:
HOW FAR IS NEAREST GROCERY STORE?
If you place the address on google and search amenities on google maps you should be able to see what amenities are near the location.
0 votes Share Flag Sun Nov 24, 2013 Market Conditions in South Boston
Mathew Ames, Real Estate Pro in 02359
Mathew Ames answered:
The west side of South Boston is high in crime but the condo prices are high as most condos on the market now are renovated inside.
Southie has seen slow growth in sale prices since the crash, but more properties are being snatched up to new owners at a higher rate. Take a trip through town and you will certainly se ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Nov 24, 2013 Home Buying in South Boston
Michael A Pa…, Real Estate Pro in Brookline, MA
Michael A Pallares answered:
Brother looking to buy our mother's So. Boston home - should we get an appraiser or real estate person to see what they think it's worth?
Hi Karen,

I think that getting the opinion of a licensed appraiser is the best way to go.

While I don't want to discount the value of having a real estate agent evaluate the prop ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Mar 6, 2014 Home Buying in South Boston
Matthew Urci…, Real Estate Pro in Boston, MA
Matthew Urciuoli answered:
Relocating to Boston and was wondering what you think is the best place to buy in/around Boston and if it is a good time to buy?
Foreclosures and Bank owned properties are in the suburbs. Mainly in the less valuable areas where home prices are lower to begin with. In Brookline, Cambridge and parts of Boston. The ... more
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Bill Carey, Real Estate Pro in Charlotte, NC
Bill Carey answered:
Is there a zip car in South Boston?
Lauren,
Go to the website???

http://www.zipcar.com/boston/find-cars
0 votes Share Flag Sat Jan 22, 2011 In My Neighborhood in South Boston
Jessie Cuddy, Real Estate Pro in Boston, MA
Jessie Cuddy answered:
where do i have to go to get a plat plan for my condo inso.boston
Heather, It should be recorded at the Suffolk Registry of Deeds. It should be with the Master Plans. Also which would be far easier go on to the City of Boston Assessor's website. ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Dec 1, 2010 Financing in South Boston
Kevin Vitali, Real Estate Pro in 01876
Kevin Vitali answered:
Can you recommend a termite inspection company that is familiar with South Boston?
I have always been impressed with Waltham Pest Control

Waltham Pest Control
97A Cambridge Street
Burlington, MA 01803
1-800-696-PEST • 781-272-0736 Fax

http://www.waltha ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Nov 8, 2009 Remodel & Renovate in South Boston
Ken Lambert, Real Estate Pro in Exeter, NH
Ken Lambert answered:
My son is looking at a condo on Baxter Street in South Baxter, would like to know if this is a safe area. I want to know the statistics on the crime
Hello- trulia has crime info and a graph you can look up right on this website. Search by zip code only. Go to more housing trends and you will see the info.

Also- city data is r ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Jul 22, 2012 Crime & Safety in South Boston
Linda S. Cef…, Real Estate Pro in Oak Creek, WI
Linda S. Cefalu answered:
if a house is 175,000 how much would it be monthly?
Dear Sabrina,

You would first need to find out what the taxes are yearly. Then we would need to know what your interest rate is (you would need to get at least a pre-approval to get ... more
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Michael Sylv…, Real Estate Pro in South Boston, Boston,...
Michael Sylvia answered:
Trying to get a feel for the neighborhoods in South Boston
Hey James,

My offices are actually in South Boston, so I am very familiar with the area. South Boston is great place to purchase if you are looking to be close to the Boston, public ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Nov 24, 2013 Home Buying in South Boston
Lynn911.com…, Real Estate Pro in Dallas, TX
Lynn911.com Dallas Realtor answered:
Spot Approval Question
GREAT QUESTION: Based on what you stated 37% pertains to ownership NEVER has anything to sq. ft. lender cant loan money if the ratio is off. Tax rolls shows who has the ownership for a ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Aug 12, 2008 Home Buying in South Boston, Boston, MA
Michael Giles, Real Estate Pro in Beverly, MA
Michael Giles answered:
Are sump pumps and perimeter drains common in South Boston?
Hi Kat,
Are you worried about a home that has these or are you worried about a home that doesn't? If you are looking at a home that already has a pump and drains then I would say ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Jun 12, 2008 Home Buying in South Boston, Boston, MA
Brecht Palom…, Real Estate Pro in Massachusetts
Brecht Palombo answered:
crime in area
I'm not sure if that's a question but you should call your local police department to get the answer if so - licensed agents can't speak to crime/safety
0 votes Share Flag Mon Feb 25, 2013 Crime & Safety in South Boston
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