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Home Buying in Congress Park : Real Estate Advice

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Tue Nov 4, 2014
Tracy Shaffer answered:
How'd this work out for you? I lived in Congress when my eldest was that age and loved it; stayed for ten years! I was a bit of a CP snob but now I live in Park Hill and I can't imagine living anywhere else. You may have solved your problem by now, and it's a common one we're dealing with in this market. I've had lots of luck closing both a sale and purchase, let me know if you need any assistance. ... more
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Wed Jan 8, 2014
Forrest Johnson answered:
Usually the price is the biggest indicator of whether its one side or both sides. Seeing as this particular property was listed around $200k with roughly 1000SF and in a terrific neighborhood, you can assume that you are only getting one side. Typically, once you buy one side of a duplex you will have a "party wall" or "shared wall" agreement with the adjoining unit and you will likely have first dibs to buy it before it goes on the market…that is, if your neighbor ever chooses to sell. ... more
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Fri Jan 3, 2014
Gregory Pond answered:
It is possible to own half of a duplex. As many brokers below mentioned, you need to know if there is a party wall agreement, HOA, or if the building was legally split. One important question to ask: is it separately metered? You want to make sure that the building is something that your lender will lend on as well. Let me know if I can help in anyway. ... more
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