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Market Conditions in North Kingstown : Real Estate Advice

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Sat Mar 22, 2014
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Mon Nov 18, 2013
Dennis DelGizzo answered:
John, I've lived in North Kingstown for eleven years and have owned property in South County for thirty. From experience, I can say that North Kingstown is a strong market that will respond to trends but over time will absolutely grow. We bought our current home in the middle of the bubble and it has maintained its value very well through this past down turn. I can say honestly it is a great time to buy a house in NK! ... more
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Mon Nov 4, 2013
Dennis DelGizzo answered:
Go to the FEMA website or type in "FEMA Flood Maps" to Google. Its a great site and will give you lots of information. It can be a big problem and its important to do your homework.

Good Luck!
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Wed Nov 28, 2012
Dena Schlutz answered:
The cost per square foot has to be at the neighborhood level where all homes are built with very similar finishes. You should only consider a $/sqft as a range not an exact number.

You can only compare ranch style homes to ranch style homes and 2-stories w/o finished basements to 2-stories w/o finished basements. A ranch style home will have a higher $/sq ft due to the larger foundation and roof (large fixed cost) distributed over the square footage, whereas a 2-story's fixed costs (smaller roof and foundation) are less and distributed over the same square footage. Properties with similar land value should be considered too (premium lots vs low value lots).

There are a lot of things to consider in this analysis, which is called an appraisal :)
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