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Thu Sep 12, 2013
Joyce Lin answered:
Jason, there are buyers that are earth conscious will jump at the opportunity to purchase a home that is energy efficient.

With panels it is all about the numbers and showing the value in black and white...

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Thu Mar 28, 2013
Lesly Reiter answered:
When I list houses in the East Longmeadow area and the seller request that I include that finished basement area, I do so and qualify it in the MLS listing information. Or I will add languuage that states,(for example) the sq ft does not include 400 sq ft of finished living area. I hope this helps you! ... more
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Thu Mar 28, 2013
Lesly Reiter answered:
It is important to have this discussion with your realtor, real estate attorney, and mortgage lender. Questions to discuss would be, what is the value to you to rent, vs buy, how much money will you have to put in escrow, is that money refundable if you decide not to buy. Rent to own sounds like a great way of getting into a home, but I personally have yet to see it happen often. ... more
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Sat Aug 15, 2009
Robert Spinosa answered:
Sasa25,

There are three types of occupancy for a residential property; primary, secondary (vacation) and investment.

Primary and secondary will usually share similar rates, however for conforming loans you can expect to pay approximately .5% more for an investment property.

If you need specifics for your situation, please let me know.

Best regards,

Rob Spinosa
rspinosa@rpm-mtg.com
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