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Thu May 6, 2010
Anna M Brocco answered:
HOA fees always always vary from complex to complex. If you don't have an agent consider the services, he/she can advise as to HOA fees as they relate to each complex, schedule showings, etc., or if you happen to know who management is for any complex, you can call them directly and ask. ... more
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Tue Jul 14, 2009
Elizabeth Herbert answered:
Hi, Betty!

I'm a Realtor who was born and raised in Hampshire County with family still residing there, so I'm familiar with the area.

As Paul has already said, usually condo fees are paid monthly.

Regarding tax breaks for Over 65, there is something called a Circuit Breaker Credit. Here's a link to more information on the subject:

If you need any further assistance feel free to contact me via

Good Luck!
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Fri Jan 30, 2009
Barbara Brown answered:
HI Nicole,

Although it is impossible to predict how long it will take for a short sale to close, it does tend to be longer than traditional closings. You should have your agent include in the offer the date you would be available to close. If yours is the only offer, the bank may not have a problem with a mid August closing. As far as your lease is concerned, you should consider asking about month to month lease after August if needed. ... more
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Fri Mar 28, 2008
Zac answered:
Christina Lau is my buyer's agent and she is PERFECT!!! Just keep doing what you're doing!

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Tue Jul 24, 2007
Melissa Mancini answered:
Hi There,

This particular market are did not start to see its decline until 2006. The average sales price at the peak was $234k, and today it is $212k, which is about a 10% decrease.

Melissa Mancini, Realtor, CBR, GRI
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