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Thu Feb 26, 2015
Marty Patrizi answered:
Dear Keely,

First, let me thank you for serving our great country.

Second, finding the right rental is tough these days. The inventory of available rental homes is slim in our Realtor's MLS. There are many lessors who prefer not to pay a fee to an agent so they don't use our MLS. There are many other avenues of finding rentals but beware of the absentee landlord. If you are calling on a property and they can't or won't meet you at the property, it's probably a scam. I have been working the Dover area most of my life and I can help you decipher the good from the bad.

Please feel free to contact me anytime with any questions. You can use my cell # 603-781-4099.

I took a few minutes to see what may be available in our mls. I found two house rentals, one for 1,500/mo and another for 2,995/mo.

Hope to hear from you soon.
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Wed Aug 27, 2014
Scott Moreau answered:
It's very difficult to gauge if an area has a drug "situation". However, the Dover Police Department is considered a superior municipality. Also, the crime rate/100k is far below the national average. There are a lot of college students currently housed in Dover, but all in all, it's become a safe haven. Somersworth and Rochester are a little more dicey, but you should feel pretty secure when situated in Dover.

Please don't hesitate to reach out with any other questions you have about the area or otherwise.

Scott Moreau
Red Post Realty
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Sat Jun 14, 2014
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Thu Apr 3, 2014
Marty Patrizi answered:
Often when looking at properties with my clients, they find a house they love but they aren't wild about the location. Is this your problem too?

Please feel free to reach me direct anytime with your questions on anything real estate. I'm here to help.
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Thu Dec 5, 2013
Patti Subirana answered:
Hi Polly,
you can also check out Longhill park. It has an area for large and small dogs, hope this helps!
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Tue Nov 19, 2013
Marty Patrizi answered:
Ishamael, in case you are not aware, dover has an inventory issue. There isn't enough of it to keep up with demand. LIttle houses at $190K are easy to bid on. Seller's are grasping the fact that Dover is in a seller's market right now and can afford to stretch out their home purchases until the last of the Mohicans... ... more
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Thu Nov 14, 2013
Mo Seiler answered:
That condo has sold. I would like to send you others in that same range and area. Please let me know.
Mo Seiler
Prudential Verani Realty
Portsmouth NH

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Tue Oct 29, 2013
Tammy Hayes answered:
If you’re considering the purchase of a new home, you may be concerned with the issue of finance. Attaining the right mortgage is a key step in the home buying process, but it doesn’t have to be a stress-inducing one. Most lenders offer prequalification, pre-approval or both to help you know where you stand. Let me explain the difference between prequalification and pre-approval:

•Prequalification: Prequalification is a preliminary estimate of how much you can afford to pay for a home based on information you provide. Because credit and employment information aren’t validated for prequalification, it can only be considered a rough idea of a monthly mortgage payment and loan size. This can be a useful guide as you begin the home buying process, however.

•Pre-approval: Pre-approval is a written commitment from a lender to finance your home purchase up to a set amount. This indicates that the lender has taken a close look into your financial history and has agreed to lend you a specific amount of money, reliant on certain details like a finalized sales contract and professional inspection. Pre-approval indicates to sellers that you are a serious homebuyer.Regardless of which option you utilize, or even if you take both steps, you’ll be able to shop with much more confidence. Why wait until you find the perfect home to discover problems with obtaining a mortgage?

Tammy Hayes, Realtor
Re/Max Palm Realty
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Tue Oct 29, 2013
Diane Silva answered:
HI! I am happy to help you!! Your house will sell quickly, in 2 - 4 weeks, as long as you price is correctly! it will appraise for a mortgage!! Call me, I have buyers looking in Dover now!! Thank you, Diane Silva 603-294-5717 ... more
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Tue Oct 29, 2013
Peggy Carter answered:
Hi, In Dover, there are a few neighborhoods that get listed like that. Normally they are single family detached homes that are on land that is owned by all residents and the homeowner has use of his/her lot. It also is a way for buyers who want a detached single family home and want to belong to a home owners association that will plow, mow, mulch, and take out rubbish. Hope this helps. My name is Peggy Carter and I own the Coldwell Banker in downtown Dover. My cell is 603.396.2938. ... more
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Tue Oct 29, 2013
Peggy Carter answered:
There are three local laundromats close by. All are clean and convenient.
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Sun Aug 4, 2013
Scott Godzyk answered:
These days a short sale done right can be approved in as little as 6 weeks. There are variables such if they are foreclosure, if they have 2 mortgages, if there is an IRS lien, if there is PMI and who is negotiating it. On average the harder short sales can take 3 months, any longer and there is a BIG problem usually that will keep it from ever being approved,. If you are the buyer have your agent check where they are in the process and if you are the seller, hopefully you hired a well experienced agent to list and a professional negotiator to negotiate. ... more
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Sat Aug 3, 2013
ishamael answered:
Slowly converting from rental buildings to condo buildings as well.
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Wed May 22, 2013
Ed Strange answered:
South Dover...good schools, easy commute to everything.
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Sun Mar 24, 2013
Pat Rose answered:
I know of a perfect situation that is not an MLS listing. It is a 1 bedroom completely turnkey unit. It would be available for immediate occupancy and the owners would be flexible for a 10 month timeframe. I don't know what you budget is, but if you would like to discuss further, please give me a call. Pat Rose, Coldwell Banker 603-334-1922 ... more
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Sun Dec 16, 2012
Marty Patrizi answered:
Dear Ethical,

There are a few rentals that might fit the bill around town. I have a few that I would recommend because they are not on a busy street, in good condition, and have yards where the kids can be outside every day. Contact me any time direct at 603-781-4099 or by email ... more
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Mon Sep 17, 2012
newtoncindy60 answered:
Short sales take a long time to close . Buying foreclosure you will need cash most of the time, because off the condition of the property. The bank will also go with a cash off for less amount.
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Thu Aug 9, 2012
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Tue Jun 26, 2012
Robert Baldwin answered:
Hi Jane, I know Charles Street very well. I rented the condo that next to the current condo for sale. I also manage the building on 7 Crown Point Drive above the Store 24 down the street from Charles Street.

Charles Street looks much worse than it actually is. Most of the residences on the first part of the street are more college rentals the back are mostly professionals.

I would be happy to talk if you would like. Please feel free to call my cell phone.

Thanks for the question.
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