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Market Conditions in Shrewsbury : Real Estate Advice

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Mon Apr 21, 2014
Keith Jean-Pierre answered:
Try using GreatSchools.org
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Wed Jul 24, 2013
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Assessed values are found in the public records of the town. I can send you that if you like. Are you actually looking for the assessed value of your home or the market value of your home? These figures will be different. I can help you with explaining this. Please feel free to contact me directly at my Shrewsbury office 508-769-2814. I am here to help ... more
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Sun Jun 30, 2013
Ron Berquist answered:
I would check with the complex managemant. I some cases only one person has to be 55 or older. However if the spouse is close to 55 . Some complexs would make an exception and allow the purchase.
If you would like to discuss this further. Please give me a call. (508-842-46630
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Thu Oct 8, 2009
Francis Miele CBR answered:
Shrewsbury is one the most well managed towns in Worcester County. According to Money magzine its ranked 58th in the "best small towns to live". If you check out the school system(MCAS scores) I believe you will find it to meet you needs. Shrewsbury has it's own cable and electric company, with great rates and top of the line service. I've been here for 9+ years and I love it. I would recommend Shrewbury to any person looking for a well structured town, school system, and housing values. If your interested in receiving more information please email me and I'll be glad to forward the additional information. ... more
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Wed Jul 15, 2009
Ron Berquist answered:
Rahul,
There are 102 Homes which have sold in Shrewsbury since Jan 1,2009. Yes ,many of them have sold for less than assessed value and some have sold for more. There really is no easy answer due to other factor which need to be addressedwhen looing for a home. Things that you would need to consider as well would be the condition of the home,The location,is it on a busy, how many days has it been on the market and there are other factors to help determine the value of a home. I would be more than happy to discuss the market conditions in shrewsbury area with you if you would like .ron@ronberquist.com

Take Care,
Ron
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Thu Oct 4, 2007
Fales answered:
Check this link out:

http://money.cnn.com/2010/12/28/real_estate/home_prices_fall/index.htm

Basically this pundit writing for CNN calling for price decreases approaching in 2011 and beyond

See also:

Patrick.net

This guy is a bit of an extremist in his views on real estate, but a lot of what he says is dead on and he also provides many useful links to news releases of recent happening in the real estate world.

Bottom line is that buying now (as of winter 2010) is almost certainly buying into a declining market. Be patient, rent, invest the difference from renting versus owning into safer investments and you'll probably come out ahead and even able to buy a home with cash in 10 years.

Hope this helps
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