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Thu Sep 14, 2017
Ralph Lind answered:
is exclusive use 0f a deck for two or more units considerd a common area
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Wed May 23, 2012
Jamina answered:
Hi Eric,
Anyone can buy property in the US. For internationals, cash is best.
There are fees associated with your purchase. Typically there are condo fees to maintain your investment and these vary depending on the amenities or what the homeowner;s association has decided they want to cover. They can cover the ocncierge, hot water, heat, snow removal as examples.

In addition, there are property taxes and these vary depending on the square footage and area you are buying. Property taxes help the community you are living in. A portion goes to the local schools, streets etc.

In Cambridge, the rental market is very expensive so it may be best to own instead or rent and not having anything to show. When you leave you can continue to rent it out or sell it so you have not lost money.

I can send you last years market report and 2012 Q1 market report so you can see the average price and locations.

Please send me youe email and I can send them to you. I can be reached at jamina@bushari.com.

Hope this helps!
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Mon Aug 27, 2007
Jon Ernest answered:
That's a very broad question. I guess I don't even know where to start answering it.... Are you trying to find out information on a specific multi-family conversion? Are you asking about the process you need to go through to legally convert a multi family? I am converting a Cambridge Multifamily right now, and would be happy to help you out. Please specify or feel free to contact me directly jon@spotlightre.com I'd be happy to answer whatever I can. ... more
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