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Voices Member answered:
I have a section 8 voucher. I am looking for a quiet 1-bedroom apt. for May 1st. I have 2 cats. No car--near T. Max rent is around 1800 mo.
I can help you. Give me a call at 617 981 0924.

Hannah
0 votes Share Flag Mon Sep 30, 2013 Rentals in Watertown
Steve Boucher, Real Estate Pro in Massachusetts
Steve Boucher answered:
Are there any mortgage options with 10% or less down for a 2 family in Watertown, MA if one of the spouses already owns a FHA financed 4 famil house?
yes a VA loan could do it at 100% financing if you qualify and will be living there. are you a vet? i do lots of VA loans. feel free to contact me at 781-277-1792 or steve.boucher@gu ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Jan 30, 2013 Financing in 02472
Masha Sender…, Real Estate Pro in Newton, MA
Masha Senderovich answered:
Hello: I would love to know the average price of a condo in Watertown. Thank you!
This is probably completely irrelevant to the info you actually need, but it is $354,140 for the last 3 months.

Condos, Watertown, last 3 months, Sold.

Lowest Price: $174,500 Med ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Dec 21, 2012 Market Conditions in Watertown
Masha Sender…, Real Estate Pro in Newton, MA
Masha Senderovich answered:
Is Watertown MA is a good investment for SFR rental. Will my rent cover expense and is it easy to find renters.?
Everything depends on the property. I would say out of all of the areas here, the ones that are easiest to rent are Cambridge, Newton, and Jamaica Plain. Belmont gets a bit of traffic, ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Sep 14, 2012 Rentals in Watertown
Scott Godzyk, Real Estate Pro in 03109
Scott Godzyk answered:
Does the buyer's agent need to be present at home inspection to recieve their portion of commission from seller's agent?
They do not NEED to be but certainly SHOULD be there if they are representing the buyer. That is an item that is negotiated bewteen teh buyer and their agent, the buyer should tell the ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue May 15, 2012 Home Buying in Watertown
Jessica Harv…, Real Estate Pro in Newton Highlands, MA
Jessica Harvey answered:
Did condo prices fall recently? Is this a good time to buy a condo?
Prices have come down this year on sales of homes and condos. The price change percentage varies, based on where you are looking for a new home. What is really great is the mortgage r ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Mar 19, 2012 Home Buying in Watertown
Shal Shahani, Real Estate Pro in Brookline, MA
Shal Shahani answered:
What is your opinion about Repton Place in Watertown.?
Any time is a great time to buy. It just depends on whether this is the right time to buy for you. There are so many factors to determine whether it is better to buy or rent. It real ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Jun 2, 2013 Home Buying in Watertown
Jeffrey Cart…, Real Estate Pro in Salem, MA
Jeffrey Carter answered:
I am saving some searches but they are not getting saved. Why?
Hello Wasim,

I'm sorry that you are having issues. Please email me and i'll walk you through it.

Thanks,

Jeffrey Carter, ABR
0 votes Share Flag Sat Jun 26, 2010 Home Buying in Watertown
FSBOsuccess, Home Seller in 28590
FSBOsuccess answered:
I've found a property and look for a flat fee buyers agent. may you recommend one?
You don't pay a buyer's agent, the seller does. I wish it was split!
0 votes Share Flag Wed May 19, 2010 Home Buying in Watertown
Stephen Suech, Real Estate Pro in Boston, MA
Stephen Suech answered:
I've found a property and look for a flat fee buyers agent. may you recommend one?
Do you have a pre-Approval or Approval for your mortgage financing? If you would like to discuss or receive a quote, contact me. I am a senior loan consultant with a national FDIC ban ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Oct 4, 2010 Home Buying in Watertown
Jessica Harv…, Real Estate Pro in Newton Highlands, MA
Jessica Harvey answered:
We are considering to buy a condo in Malden, but we wonder if the trend on this area might continue going down even after the overall real estate
Hello Dvalen,

The real estate sales price decline is based on many things. The top reasons are what the banks and wall street are doing, the economy itself, along with employment n ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Aug 17, 2010 Market Conditions in Watertown
Dan Chase, Home Buyer in Texas City, TX
Dan Chase answered:
can bank have appraiser change appraisal from "as is" to needing repairs, after the original appraisal is submitted for refinance with?
9 times out of 10 as is = needs repairs.

as is really means the seller is not wanting, maybe willing or able to fix any problems found with the property.

I would not see such a ch ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu May 12, 2011 Financing in 02472
rockinblu, Other/Just Looking in Austin, TX
rockinblu answered:
My husband and I are feeling victimized by our relocation Co.We have been in the fall back offer process
"We have followed up on repairs, but are now in complete dissagreement on the last two."
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Amanda,

Why don't you tell ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Jan 15, 2009 Home Selling in Watertown
Bill Eckler-…, Real Estate Pro in Venice, FL
Bill Eckler-Florida, answered:
what is the most efficiant & economical heat source there is for home in northeren ny?
Debbie,

Coming from the New York state north country I have a pretty good feel for living in this location. Most north country folks have a main heating system, electric, oil, gas, e ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Oct 23, 2008 Quality of Life in Watertown
Adrian Hunti…, Real Estate Pro in Bernal Heights, San...
Adrian Huntington answered:
Hi, what do you think is a reasonable interest rate for $400K with $80K down payment i.e 20% down payment?
If your credit is 680 and above, you have reserves for 2 months Principle, Interest, Taxes, and Insurance (after you put 20% down), then conventional is better. Now you do not have to ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Aug 29, 2008 Home Buying in Watertown, MA
Michael Lefe…, Real Estate Pro in Sudbury, MA
Michael Lefebvre answered:
What kind of a discount should I get on a property on a busy street?
Reddingite,
You have to look at comparable sales on similarly busy streets. Even if they are in different, but very comparable towns. Look for the most recent, ideally less than 90 day ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Jun 20, 2008 Home Buying in Watertown, MA
Mr. Melby, Real Estate Pro in Milton, MA
Mr. Melby answered:
Can I buy without my buyer's agent?
If you have not signed an Exclusive Right to Represent, in Massachusetts, then you are free to make an offer on your own.
0 votes Share Flag Thu May 14, 2009 Home Buying in Watertown
Veronique Me…, Real Estate Pro in Boston, MA
Veronique Mendelson answered:
What do you think about Repton Place in watertown. I am thinking of buying a 2br, 2ba condo (983 sf) there
I took a client of mine at Repton Place and we saw all the units available. It is a beautiful place and if you have a buyer's agent, you will be able to get an even better price. In fac ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu May 15, 2008 Home Buying in Watertown, MA
The_Bayou, Other/Just Looking in Newton, MA
The_Bayou answered:
trying to find info on a property in watertown, tn the address is as 4365 stateville rd can some one help
Verlyn,

I noticed this message showing up on the Massachusetts page. Your message may have been accidentially targeted towards Watertown, MA instead of Watertown, TN. Take a look, ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Feb 19, 2008 Market Conditions in Watertown, MA
The_Bayou, Other/Just Looking in Newton, MA
The_Bayou answered:
Do sellers even want to sell their houses anymore?
Sorry, I meant to say the the seller got greedy, not the buyer's Realtor.
0 votes Share Flag Fri Dec 21, 2012 Market Conditions in Watertown
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