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Stevjens20155, Home Buyer in Lowell, MA
Stevjens20155 answered:
Who pays if the house failed inspection?
i was wondering about a new house failing inspection then what will happen
0 votes Share Flag Tue Sep 13, 2016 Home Buying in 01850
John Olayiwo…, Just Looking in
John Olayiwola asked:
I am a first time home buyer. How soon do I need to start preparing for home purchase.? I am a first time home buyer. How soon do I need to start preparing for home purchase. For instance I am looking towards buying next summer. The only reason I am waiting to have enough savings…
0 votes Share Flag Thu Apr 14, 2016 Home Buying in 01850
Sylv323, Home Buyer in Lowell, MA
Sylv323 asked:
Can a seller take his house off market after buyer-seller contract has been signed? Reason: sellers have another contract on a house - inspection on that house 'failed' so they are now not moving. They have taken their house off market and told the buyers their house…
0 votes Share Flag Thu Mar 24, 2016 Home Buying in 01850
Betty J. Lev…, Real Estate Pro in Medford, MA
Betty J. Levin answered:
The home inspector just found out that the crawlspace is flooded and couldn't even finish the inspection.
These things can happen, as said before an extension would be something to look into. Hopefully you are working with a buyers agent and they can give you more specific guidance. Finding ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Jan 14, 2014 Home Buying in 01850
Anthony Piem…, Real Estate Pro in Boston, MA
Anthony Piemonte answered:
What happens if after the closing you discover a major bathtub leak that the home inspector missed?
You already closed..I would contact your real estate lawyer. Did you have a final walk through and it was missed then to. My understanding once you close the home is all yours...good or ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Oct 29, 2013 Home Buying in 01850
Anthony Piem…, Real Estate Pro in Boston, MA
Anthony Piemonte answered:
I am a seller and the radon came back at 4.0. The buyer is thinking about backing out without giving us a chance to fix it. Can they do this?
Before hitting the "panic" button, maybe agree to an extention on the radon test. You can always retake it. Touch base with the home inspector, make sure the test sample was not near a ... more
1 vote Share Flag Mon Sep 16, 2013 Home Buying in 01850
Territory.c…, Real Estate Pro in MA,
Territory.com answered:
Our home inspection report for our 28 yr. old home came back with mostly "acceptable" ratings. What does "marginal" mean?
Should be definitions on the report but marginal sounds like it could be "average."

Good luck with the sale!

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0 votes Share Flag Wed Jul 10, 2013 Home Selling in 01850
Toni Nicholas, Real Estate Pro in Burlington, NC
Toni Nicholas answered:
we offered on a house and it was accepted. We paid earnest $ till closing. the house is on the market and 15k less. it failed inspection today..?
No, that "isn't fine." The house should not be on the market after your offer was accepted complete with signed copies provided back to you. Yes, if you're using a MA standard Offer for ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Mar 30, 2013 Home Buying in 01850
Joe Reardon,  in Massachusetts
Joe Reardon answered:
I'm trying to sell my house as a FSBO, but it seem the traffic has slowed down a lot. Is the market in Lowell going cold?
Hi I specialize in the Lowell housing market. A lot of cheaper houses are being bought by investors and turned into rental income.. I can send you plenty of information specializing i ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Dec 9, 2010 Home Selling in 01850
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