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Home Buying in 01701 : Real Estate Advice

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Fri Mar 3, 2017
dreamer asked:
We have an unusual situation. We bought a new construction at Montage, North Framingham. The seller's attorney office just contacted us and told us that they did a math miscalculation…
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Wed Jun 10, 2015
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Tue Apr 21, 2015
lynnnchase9 answered:
Honestly, I'm not sure what it is. If I were you, I would either call your city or someone in your area who deals with railings. They should be able to help you figure out everything you need. Not only that, but they can also help answer any other questions you have concerning this. I would highly recommend trying to find one in your area and calling them soon! ... more
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Tue Jun 17, 2014
A. Kay McMahon answered:
A quit claim deed doesn't warrant that the title is clear of encumbrances, and as previously stated, if obtaining a mortgage they will require a clear chain of title and a lender's policy of title insurance. Is this a private owner selling or is it a bank owned or auction property? I would be asking more questions. Have you tried calling a good, reputable title company in your area? ... more
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Tue Mar 11, 2014
Nancy Butterly answered:
Thejujogi, have you found a home yet in Framingham?
If your still sorting through where to purchase a home and schools are a consideration
I would recommend the website It's full of information. If I can be of
assistance please contact me. I have been a resident of Framingham for over 20yrs. and
welcome the opportunity to help you in your home search.
Please feel free to reach out to me for assistance.
Good luck!
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Thu Aug 22, 2013
Tony Cabral answered:
Fri Jun 14, 2013
Lynne Hagopian answered:
Hi..I agree..go to and contact the buikding dept. yo be sure.
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Mon Jul 9, 2012
Lynne Hagopian answered:
Hi Jennifer,
I am a Framingham agent and know Framingham quite well if you need a market analysis and some help getting ready to sell here. In today's world, you need to sell your home if financially necessary to buy the Sharon/Walpole home as your new home cannot be contingent upon your current home selling as most sellers would not accept this. I would ask a mortgage broker about refinancing N.H. as it may affect your credit or loan to values in some way. Using one realtor is a tricky question. I have been a buyer's agent all over MetroWest and have sold in Carver and Leominster as well. If you have a good agent, he or she will help check the town, talk to the building and assessors dept, tax collector, check town and state websites for information about the town, the schools and just about anything else you need to know. It is always a great idea to refer you to a local agent that knows the Sharon/Walpole market but sometimes if you like and trust your agent, you may want to work with them wherever you are looking. Good luck and I would be glad to help when you are ready.

Lynne Hagopian
508 648-0393
Hammond Residential
Framingham, Ma.
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Tue Feb 28, 2012
Heidi Zizza answered:
A strong bank letter and a strong sales price should do the trick
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Fri Jun 25, 2010
Robin Gilman answered:
It seems there is a problem here. It should not take a year to find a house. We have been in a market of buyer opportunties and record low interest rates. If after a year of looking your agent has not been able to match you with your house than I would agree its time to part ways. Part of an agents job is to set realistic expectations for a buyer. It seems as if you were searching for something that did not exist. That was a year of wasted time. A good agent will help you to see what is most important to you in a home and what compromises you may have to accept to be successful in your home buying goals. If you can't give up on a specific location for example, you may need to accept less of a house. If a certain type/size house is your most important criteria, perhaps you will find it one town over or on a street that is a little busier. It soujnds like your agent is probably a very nice and well meaning person but perhaps not the right fit. Have an exit conversation, part as friends. Her time should be more valuable as well. ... more
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