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Greg Haughton, Real Estate Pro in Amherst, MA
Greg Haughton answered:
What are the chances of a US citizen, who has been living in Canada for 11 years with no US credit record since then, getting a US mortgage?
You would want to discuss your situation with a lender.
0 votes Share Flag Fri Jun 28, 2013 Home Buying in Amherst
Christine Mo…, Real Estate Pro in Wilbraham, MA
Christine Moran Realtor & Notary answered:
Annual tax amounts seem way under (25%) for many (all?) of the Amherst, MA listings on Trulia I've looked at. What gives?
You can always look on the town website for the tax rate per property
0 votes Share Flag Thu Dec 13, 2012 Home Buying in Amherst
Al Pratte, Real Estate Pro in Providence, RI
Al Pratte answered:
Who pays the buyer's agent? Me, the buyer, or the seller of the condo or someone else?
Hi Judy,
Generally speaking the commissions are paid from the seller's side. However, the buyer's agent may have negotiated compensation with his/her client. The buyer ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Mar 29, 2011 Home Buying in Amherst
Anna M Brocco, Real Estate Pro in Williston Park, NY
Anna M Brocco answered:
Is there any way to determine the HOA fees on the various condo complex's in San Antonio Texas?
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 sh ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu May 6, 2010 Home Buying in 01002
Elizabeth He…, Real Estate Pro in Agawam, MA
Elizabeth Herbert answered:
Condo fees: How often are fees due ? MA taxes on home: Is there a break for over 65 ? Thank you. Betty Lange
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 fee ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Jul 14, 2009 Home Buying in 01002
Barbara Brown, Real Estate Pro in Longmeadow, MA
Barbara Brown answered:
Short Sale advice - Can't move in until July/August...?
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 incl ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Jan 30, 2009 Home Buying in 01002
Zac, Home Buyer in Amherst, MA
Zac answered:
As a real estate agent my question goes out to the on-line buyers: How can we best assist you with your home
Christina Lau is my buyer's agent and she is PERFECT!!! Just keep doing what you're doing!

1 vote Share Flag Fri Mar 28, 2008 Home Buying in 01002
Melissa Manc…, Real Estate Pro in Plainville, MA
Melissa Mancini answered:
Since 2005 what average percntage have the condo prices declined in Amherst MA?
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. ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Jul 24, 2007 Home Buying in 01002
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