I'm a Realtor and don't work for Trulia but, I'm not sure if there is a downside to signing up for an account...just allows you to save searches etc. If you are still reluctant to do so contact your Realtor and he will be able to do it for you. Once your pictures go out on the internet it's very hard to get them down from all the sites where they are syndicated.... more
I recommend that you talk with a few mortgage brokers to make sure you feel comfortable with who you are going to be working with. This is one of the largest purchases you will be making. Give me a call at 508-277-0190 and I would be happy to give you the names of a few really good mortgage brokers.... more
Hi am not an agent, I just got my home in Walpole. My agent is Petrina Floody, I just want to tell you she is the best person you can work with. Buying a house is not as easy as we think, she makes it easy and fun!!! If you really want to buy with out any headache give a chance to Petrina! Good luck!!!... more
I think there is a misconception among buyers that a foreclosure is going to be a "steal of a deal".
Why take the risk unless you have a strong stomach and deep pockets. The best way to find your new home is through a knowledgeable buyer broker/agent who can guide you through the process. It is always nice to have an "exit strategy" in the event things get ugly and you need to bail. Let the bank take on that headache..... more
I understand your question to be focused on what is required rather than what buyers desire in upgrades to yoru home. You should look at any safety and structural issues.
Here are some examples of items that you should check prior to lsiting your property: buried inoperative oil tanks, radon levels in basements about 4+, leaking/lifting roof tiles, foundations defects, furnace/ fireplace emmissions problems from chimney mortar deterioration, molds possibly in an attic with poor ventilation, water in basement easlily addressed by a sump pump.
Petrina Floody, Coldwell Banker Medfield MA... more
If you want to look up a deed, you can go to http://www.masslandrecords.com and from there click on the county you wish to search. That will take you to the Registry of Deeds online search function for that particular county. The directions online should be fairly self-explanatory.
Love John's answer below! My area has a median price of around $400,000(give or take). Good buyer or clients are ususally generated by past clients and referrals for me. Do not love Open Houses but sometimes my Sellers insist "I" do them. Price it well and it will sell!... more
I have lived in Medfield for 7 years now and I can tell you I don't lock my doors- although I do have a wonderful guard dog ;) If you are interested in seeing the crime rates in Medield, check out my Community Profile by using the link provided below.
Excellent question.. and concern. In addition to the other two agents excellent answers, I'd like to say this. Most folks don't want to own the highest price home in a neighborhood or town for various reasons. Certainly you want to assure you are not overpaying for a particular neighborhood.
However, I don't feel that the price range, from 875k to 975k is the "Top" for these towns. I have been marketing in Medfield for over 20 years. Currently there are 18 homes for sale ( listed in the area MLS, Multiple Listing Service) in Medfield over 975k, going up to 5 million. 7 are Under Contract and 21 have sold in the past 16 months. And keep in mind this is after the depreciation we had since 2005.
In Natick, (again, according to MLS) there are 18 listed above 975k, 3 Under Contract and 8 sold in the past 16 months. I hope this answers your questions and if you need an agent, I'd be happy to help you find a home. Good luck!... more