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Malden : Real Estate Advice

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Mon Oct 12, 2015
Mandad80 answered:
Malden is a mildly unsafe city, even though it is nice and sunny as a picture. The only surrounding community that is still very safe is Stoneham. Safer parts of Malden are Forestdale, Oak Grove, and the West End. On average, the more north or west you are the better, yes closer to Stoneham. However, the Linden section is decent. Some parts of Melrose are also safe, except that I would avoid the parts near Melrose Square. ... more
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Fri Jun 26, 2015
David Escott answered:
I believe because it's a disclosure and not a contract there is no need for an expiration date. i.e. I am disclosing that I am a real estate agent and since that isnt going change it never expires ... more
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Thu May 28, 2015
Diana Hellman answered:
I recommend that you search for realtors that service your area and reach out to them. Alternatively, you can google established real estate agencies , look on line at the bios and begin a dialogue with one. ... more
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Tue Apr 21, 2015
Aaron and Cheree Tiry answered:
Have you checked out the "rent" section at the top of Trulia? There may be something in there. Otherwise you could also check Craigslist.com to see what they have for posted for rentals. ... more
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Thu Mar 19, 2015
cordia kearns asked:
my price range and I was just wondering if there was some way to correct this it is listed in my profile the amount any suggestions or help
thank you my range is between 1000 - 1170
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Sun Feb 22, 2015
Tim Moore answered:
I can not think of any house I have sold that the buyer did not go see it before it actually closed (sold). All buyers go see them first. Is it listed with a Realtor? If so find a Realtor of your own and get them to show it to you and any other homes there. Just open the phone book and call a real estate company. Don't post your phone number for all to see. ... more
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Mon Nov 10, 2014
Danielle Westphal asked:
i have had my section 8 for 13yrs never had a problem. i'm looking for a landlord that does not base people like me that are clean in school making a life for there family.like some people…
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Mon Nov 10, 2014
Danielle Westphal asked:
does heat and hot water inc.
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Sat Sep 20, 2014
kamalo answered:
there is some cheap places in malden,but there is a lot of mices and bed bugs at 185 main st malden
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Sat Sep 20, 2014
kamalo answered:
just stay a way from 185 main st malden ,because there always bed bugs and mices
and they have bad managment there
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Thu Jun 26, 2014
Andrew Chirapha answered:
There are many things you can do to increase your chances of having an offer accepted. Consideration amount comes to mind when placing an aggressive offer. However, offering a high dollar amount isn't the only way to increase your chances of a successful deal. Financing and Inspection contingencies may also help strengthen or weaken an offer. An all cash offer without an inspection contingency can very well be an attractive offer. Flexibility on closing date is also important to note. The sellers may want to move quickly and be willing to take a lower offer just because the buyers are willing to close within the next week. The bottom line is to try to find out what's important to the seller whether it's money, closing fast, or promising to water their plants everyday, then you will be able to increase your chances of closing the deal. ... more
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Fri Jun 20, 2014
Patricia Torcivia answered:
there is common laundry in the basement....Only hot water is included in the condo fee..Owner pays gas heat and cooking
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Tue Jun 10, 2014
Kundanika Doshi asked:
This question was asked from http://www.trulia.com/rental/3155627535-60-Presley-St-1-Malden-MA-02148?ecampaign=con_day_rentalpropertycomp_bk&eurl=www.trulia.com%2Frental%2F3155627535-60…
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Sun May 18, 2014
Gina S Soldano answered:
You absolutely need to check with the inspectional services for that city regarding the code. We have had a lot of situations lately were a property was being listed and taxed as multi by the tax Dept just to have that turned around by inspectional services because they had no records of permitting ... more
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Sun May 18, 2014
Gina S Soldano answered:
I would be happy to help but more info is needed. Also you can look up rentals on my website under Property Search at www.gsoldanorealtor.com to get a head start on what is available in your areas of interest. ... more
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Sun Mar 30, 2014
Louis Wolfson answered:
please be aware the information provided by realtytrac is almost always not accurate. There are only two ways to buy a foreclosure.

1 At the foreclosure auction (don't suggest unless your a pro and understand all the risks and potential problems)

2 thru your local realtor / buyer agent. All lenders are mandated to put their foreclosed properties on the market thru a realtor, to assure an arms length transaction.

Also Im sorry to say your expectations of getting a home in Malden under 100k are unrealistic. Even to find a condo in that price range will be very very difficult.
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Sun Mar 16, 2014
Steve & Mary Wiley answered:
Frankly, if an attorney is involved in a real estate transaction, it is due to one or more of these scenarios:

1. By custom and locale, as an additional party to the transaction;


2. When there is no escrow agent or title insurance (abstract / deed opinion states).

3. When there is a FSBO transaction, and either buyer or seller does not understand the charges and/or limitations of services which an attorney is typically capable, trained, and willing to provide.

Most attorneys do fill-in-the-blank form work, market awareness (because they don't have that information), counseling, marketing, or lower cost problem solving (because they lack that experience and skill set).

4. When one of the parties or their agents have goofed or they want to renegotiate / void a deal, or problems which are beyond the skill set, experience, or licensure of a Realtor to handle.

I can made this slightly bold statement because I am also an attorney as well as a real estate broker.

Steve Wiley
Smarter Choice Real Estate
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