When you see /sold/ as part of the URL the property is no longer for sale and is instead being used to gather names and emails to sell as leads.
I would contact a local real estate professional to help with this answer and to save time and money.
(Not me, I'm on the Cape, but I can help you choose a local pro if you want help doing so.)
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The market has shifted toward smaller homes with superior amenities. Professional buyers do not have the time or inclination to expend a little "elbow grease". Their long work weeks, and demands from their children, may have something to do with it, but it seems an actual cultural change in younger professionals. The financing difficulties of many self-employed and tradesmen also puts a crimp into a pool of buyers who often seek homes needing repair. Our smaller new homes (1600 sf - 2000 sf) are equipped with granite counters, stainless appliances, hardwood floors and such or they would be difficult to sell. It will be interesting to see if energy efficent items grow in demand in the marketplace.... more
Condos are down virtually every where from the height of the market in '05, and unfortunately there is no way to tell for sure where they will be in a year. It is a great time to buy, and when you buy and sell in the same market, any hit you take when you sell should be made up when you buy. I personally feel Quincy is as stable as anywhere, I just sold a condo and bought a single family last year in Quincy.... more