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Property Q&A in Guilford : Real Estate Advice

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Sat Jul 4, 2015
James Karlovsky answered:
Unfortunately, HOA fees will always be included in consideration of the ongoing costs of ownership. The best defense is to fully understand all services/amenities that are included in the HOA fees, and be able to articulate how some of those costs may cover things that the buyer would need to pay for at another property anyway (i.e. water, trash, electricity, cable, internet, etc.). Beyond that, does a portion of the fees go into reserves, like forced savings to pay for surprise expenses in the future? If so, be sure to explain that, as well. At the end of the day, the way you may need to price the property in order to sell would be to determine what the "market" amount of ongoing ownership expenses (taxes, insurance, HOA, mortgage, utilities, water, trash, cable, maintenance, reserves, etc.) may be at comparable competing properties, and lower asking prices to the point where you can become competitive. ... more
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Wed Mar 5, 2014
Susan Jacobson answered:
Wed Dec 15, 2010
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I can provide HomePath Renovation financing for this property.

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Sat Jan 16, 2010
Dan Cummings answered:
Although this home went under contract in November according to the MLS the sale closed on January 8, 2010. The downside of so many internet sites that pick data from the Multiple Listing Service is the lag time in clearing closed sales. ... more
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Fri May 29, 2009
Amy Hudnall asked:
This question is about this property:
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Mon May 11, 2009
Tania A. Stetinin answered:
Hi ROb,

This house is currently listed for $299.9K and it is on deposit. All is subject to the lender.
If you have any other questions or if I can assist you with any other property in the area please
do call me. Thanks, Tania
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Wed Apr 1, 2009
Donna Bigda answered:

This house is not for currently for sale. According to the Multiple Listing Service it sold in December 2007 for $850,000.

Please let me know if I can be of further assistance to you if you need information about any other properties in the area.

All the best,
Donna Bigda
RE/MAX Alliance
203-488-1641, x214
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Thu Mar 26, 2009
Tania A. Stetinin answered:
LIst price: $249,990 Sold for $215,000 on 3/07/03 after 33 days on market.

List price: $309,900. Sold for $290,000 on 8/8/08 after 34 days on market.

Hope this helps. Let me know if you have additional questions or if I can help in any way. Best, Tania ... more
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