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Sat Jan 19, 2013
Heath Coker answered:
I would look at the tax records for acerage, or homes with large lots thatmight have enough to subdivide.


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Thu Dec 12, 2013
Mark Gracy Liz Wilczak answered:
Here are the averages for North Andover Julie. This is based on all active condos currently for sale in our MLS
Condominium Listings: 48 Avg. Liv.Area SqFt: 1,654.02 Avg. List$: $285,270 Avg. List$/SqFt: $175 Avg. DOM: 141.40
Let me know if you would like more specific information

Mark Gracy
Keller Williams Realty
(mbl/txt) 978-476-6041
(tel/fax) 978-984-3107
(email) markgracy@kw.com
(web) www.markgracy.com
kwrealestatepartners.com
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Tue Oct 16, 2012
Ellen asked:
the mgte bank is one of the biggest losers from the 2008 crash who went under & emerged or reinvented renamed themselves on rearrival to the market after the bail out dust settled a...
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Tue Oct 16, 2012
Ellen asked:
I see many auctioneer websites but how to get a listing of auctions that did actually happen? Is it possible if a local realtor notices an abandon property ex. (their office is near by ...
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Mon Sep 10, 2012
Masha Senderovich answered:
With some floor plans, it is possible to create a bedroom out of either a living room or a dining room by closing off the wall in between, moving a doorway if necessar, and building a closet. Consult with an architect before you do this, as - when not done properly - the condo will be difficult to re-sell later. ... more
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Fri Aug 17, 2012
Michael Cheng answered:
If they're selling, then they're priced right. Their resale value is whatever the market will pay.

Why are you assuming they will depreciate?
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Wed May 23, 2012
Rosemary Draper answered:
Hi Robert
Happy to help. Call me & I'll set up some apt to go & see a few rentals asap. Cell 978-257-2119

Rosemary Draper
Draper Real Estate
95 Main St
North Andover
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Tue Aug 2, 2011
Territory.com answered:
We need a little more info to answer your question. Are you referring to the good faith deposit you put down at either offer stage or PS stage?
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Tue Aug 2, 2011
Amy Mullen answered:
Mike,

That depends on which notice it is. Call me - I am a CDPE (Certified Distressed Property Expert) and may be able to help.

Amy
508-784-0504
amymullen@remax.net
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Fri Jun 7, 2013
Louis Wolfson answered:
Dennis,

Most rentals are handled by real estate agents. They will qualify the tenant, do all the paper work and do a credit check. The fee's vary from 100% of the fee from the landlord, to 100% of the fee from the tenant, to 50% of the fee from each the landlord and tenant. The variation of the fee is based on the supply and demand of available rentals in a market place. Management companies collect the rent, and will maintenance of the unit for a fee. Most condo complexs have management companies that handle the maintenance but not the collection of the rent.

good luck

Louis
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Thu Mar 3, 2011
Don Tepper answered:
It'll vary, of course. Often condos will have both a numeric limit (for instance, 1 or 2 pets) and some other restriction, such as size (for instance, weighing no more than 25 pounds). In cases like that, both cats and smaller dogs would be permitted. If pets are permitted, there often are some additional limits. Sometimes (applicable to dogs) certain breeds aren't permitted, such as pit bulls. (I'm not debating the merits of such rules, just noting that they exist.) And the rules often will provide that if the pets attack other pets or humans, the condo board has the right to request their removal.

What you have to do is read the condo documents very carefully to see what is and what isn't permitted.

Hope that helps.
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Wed Mar 2, 2011
Mike Malvey answered:
Typically it means they accept pets but there still might be some restrictions on breed, weight or number of pets so it's always a good idea to get that info early on in the process. ... more
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Tue May 25, 2010
Kevin Vitali answered:
There are three properties in North Andover that meet your criteria. Paste the link in your browser to view the properties.

http://merrimackvalleyre.refinderma.com/results.aspx?city=12869&propType=RN&minBeds=3&minBaths=2&sort=listprice ... more
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Sun Jan 3, 2010
Kathy Weber answered:
Gowithwind,

I would recommend your first step would be to contact your lender.

There are many variables when you are applying for a loan and locking in an interest rate:

* How long have you been employed at your current job?
* Your debt to income ratio.
* Your credit scores (FICO's)
* Price of home your purchasing
* Time frame of your purchase (as rates change)

Once you have your answer on what type of a loan & interest rate you qualify for, you should ask for a pre-approval letter from the lender.

At this point, an area Realtor will be able to look for properties that match the guidelines of what you can or cannot afford.

Best of luck!
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Thu Sep 9, 2010
David Ryan answered:
Jim - The documents will be with the Association or the Association's management company. Many have them online for a fee. Now there are some that if you do not have an executed contract for purchase will not release them. They are, in a sense, the property of the Association and the owners.

But you could make friends with someone and they could give them to you.
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Sun Jan 2, 2011
The Hagley Group answered:
Not necessarily. If you think about it, some homes could have dramatically different lot sizes and upgrades....which would not be affected by the price per SF....but it would affect the value of the home. ... more
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Fri Mar 6, 2009
Michael Giles answered:
Yes you can move on. You can be pre approved with as many lenders as you want. It is only once you have an accepted offer in on a property that you will lock in with one. If you have someone in you network that you trust, you should use them. If you need some names of local lenders that I am comfortable reffering to my clients I can provide those to you upon request.
You may want to talk to the loan dept. of the bank to make sure your information isn't sitting in a file somewhere. Best of Luck!
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Thu May 20, 2010
Michael Giles answered:
Hi Deborah,
According to MassForclosures there are two, you can use this link to check them out http://www.foreclosurefreesearch.com/state/?state=MA
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