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Tue Aug 15, 2017
Mary answered:
Hi,

The data you reported is coming from your county records, because of this I am unable to edit the information. This data is gathered by a third-party data collector and if correct with your county will be updated on Trulia when the updated data gets sent to us. My best recommendation would be to contact your county to ensure that the public records are up to date.

If the county records are correct and Trulia has not received the updated data yet, owners have the ability to edit their home facts on Trulia which appear in the 'Owner Information' section. Please know that edit home facts feature is currently removed from the property pages while we improve the feature. While we do not have a specific date for when they will be available, I can assure you this is only temporary. We thank you for your patience.

Thank you for using Trulia!

Mary
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Wed Aug 2, 2017
Donnaleasforza answered:
11 Charlton ave is loaded with termites and the owner is.covering them up to sell is that not ileagl and.morally wrong ?
Severe TERMITE DAMAGE 11 CHARLTON AVE DAYVILLE CT
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Thu Jun 15, 2017
Phillip Smith answered:
I think you should get in contact with a professional exterminator as fast as possible because termites can do some serious damage to your home. It is very important that you should get rid of these termite problems as early and get it taken care of right away. My neighbor also was dealing with this same situation, the termites were doing extensive damage inside their house, so they had hired a Termite Control NYC by visiting at their official website http://www.positivepest.net/new-york-city-termites-exterminator/ services where the experts helped them to get rid of these termites and stop the damage right away. ... more
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Mon Jan 23, 2017
UpNest answered:
Termites can be taken care of with the right exterminator. A good realtor can probably ask the questions and get the answers you need before purchasing the property. Have you tried using www.UpNest.com? You can consult with local NYC realtors for free and they can answer your questions honestly about the termites and the best exterminator to use. ... more
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Fri Jul 8, 2016
Joseph Doherty asked:
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Fri Jul 17, 2015
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Thu Jul 16, 2015
Matthewmohr answered:
If you have inspected your home by a licensed exterminator then go for legal action. If not, then hire a pest control expert as soon as possible because termites breeds at a very fast rate and it will destroy your property. The Regal pest ( http://www.regalpest.net ) in NY has undergone training and have years of expertise and so, you may seek their help to solve your doubts pertaining to termites. ... more
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Sun Jul 12, 2015
drink_more-beer answered:
I see so many tricks, traps and shenanigans by agents that I have developed a new way of deaiong with it. As a BUYER always conduct YOUR OWN RESEARCH. Visit the County Recorder, County real estate and building permit departments. Check for old or recent insurance claims on the property--was there a fire, wind damage or theft they forgot to tell you about? If I find everything is satisfactory---I contact each neighbor and ask lots of questions. You will find at least ONE nosy neighbor. Most important question to me is What is REAL reason for selling? Is it a FIVE D's reason? In my last purchase the seller had three of the D's as a reason ( Divorce, Death, Debt). As a result I offered 35% BELOW listed price directly to the seller...it was accepted and I closed in three weeks. I cut out both agents yet they got their commissions.
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As a seller....try to never sell a property. Rule #1. You can lose a lot even if you have equity from the sale. Rule #2---Advertise on your own---to let prospective buyers know how to contact you DIRECTLY. A telephone number is good enoug h. This way Buyers agents can reach you with questions or offers in the event your listing agent refuses to answer the telephone or inquiries. Know how much you want for the sale and don't accept one dollar less. Also NEVER tell your listing agent THE REASON for the sale---they might blab it to another agent in the same office---and you will get lots of lowball offers. You put in a lot of effort to buy your house----why sell it? If you do sell----look for a REAL salesman---they will find that ONE person who will pay your price.
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Fri May 8, 2015
bengibson4113 answered:
P, great question about having your attorney go over your P & S before signing it. There's so much to know about real estate, having an attorney go over anything seems like a good idea. My brother-in-law is looking to buy some property. He's looking into finding a good experienced real estate lawyer that could help him. http://www.iarlaw.com/practice-areas/real-estate ... more
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Thu Feb 5, 2015
Charlotte Turner,ABR®,e-PRO® answered:
The best thing to do is to FLAG the listing and the Trulia staff will look into it and remove it. Go to the listing. Look for the menu item MORE, click on that then on the dropdown menu click FLAG.

You can also email fraud@trulia.com
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Fri Sep 19, 2014
Bill Eckler answered:
Worth having? Your lender will likely require that you have a recent appraisal done to protect their interests. So having one done on your own would only add additional expense to your process.

Good luck,

Bill
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Sun May 25, 2014
Daniellemiller.drm asked:
We are looking for a rental property anywhere in Eastern-ish Massachusetts that would be accepting of both our dogs--including Tucker--my love bug of a pit bull. I know these properties…
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Sun Apr 27, 2014
Deb Forte answered:
Does your contract extend out anytime after the expiration date for any deals that are being worked?
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Sun Apr 27, 2014
Deb Forte answered:
You need to change your search criteria to rental. I would be happy to assist you in finding a rental? I am a local partner/agent.
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Sun Apr 27, 2014
Deb Forte answered:
Alex this is truly a sellers market? You can claim your house and say Make me Move? I highly suggest having a sellers agent. Our job is to keep your best interest in mind. Selling a home is very emotional for a seller. Let the professionals handle the sale and take the stress away. Love to help. ... more
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Sun Apr 27, 2014
Deb Forte answered:
Andover rental market goes fast. If you see a property your interested in I would highly suggest you act fast.
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Thu Dec 12, 2013
Territory.com answered:
Should be update annually but clearly that is not always the case.


Good luck!

Territory Real Estate
Massachusetts Premier Buyer Brokerage
617 848 5407 ext 704
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Tue Nov 19, 2013
Kevin Vitali answered:
Lisa- I find that it varies from family to family for various reasons. I have clients that want South School or Sanborn and others that want High Plain.
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