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Home Selling in Revere : Real Estate Advice

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Wed May 11, 2016
Kmcordwell asked:
Can I request a copy of the appraisal even if the buyer has paid for the service?
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Mon Jul 22, 2013
Joseph Roraff answered:
It's not required. The buyer usually requests it. Sometimes the seller will do it before they list the house and have the report for any prospective buyers.
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Tue Jun 11, 2013
Laura Abbene answered:
Hello Dina,
Revere's in-law / "illegal apartment" issue is difficult for our seller clients to comprehend. There are no exception allowances offered. The only grandfathered item would be that, if a homeowner has paid taxes as a two family status for 10 or more years, the city will allow homeowner to make additional parking spaces. My experience has been with split level ranches - code enforcement will issue permits to pave over that little square of lawn in front for additional off-street parking. There are two options on the interior; Conform & convert to present code and acquire occupancy certificate or remove the kitchen back to the studs. In one case where the unit was more than 1/3 below grade and bedrooms had casement windows, my homeowner was required to remove ALL the dividing (non-support) walls as well as the kitchen and hardwire all smokes - regardless that it was marketed as a single.

Hope this helps.

Regards,
Laura Abbene
REALTOR, CBR
M. Celata Real Estate
353 Broadway, Revere, MA 02151
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Fri May 24, 2013
Gerry Harrington answered:
Hi Michelle,
The best way would be to find a realtor to do a market analysis on your property. Our office has been in business for over 30 years, and we offer FREE C.M.A's, and would be able to help .
Fell free to contact me by phone or email for any assistance.
Good luck!
Gerry Harrington
Sales Agent
Anderson Treacy Real Estate
geh1963@ gmail.com. 781-367-1647
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