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Thu Jun 27, 2013
Mary Giroux answered:
Sure is, I have lived here all my life and have raised my four kids here!
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Mon Jun 26, 2017
Ellen Friedman answered:
Landlord's charge all kinds of fees--some charge a move-in fee, some a key fee, and so on. If they want to charge additional rent because you have a pet they may do that. They can charge any fee they want as long as it's not an additional security deposit. Landlords may legally charge only one month's rent as a security or damage deposit--and a pet fee that is refundable if there's no pet damage would fall into that category. Additional rent that you do not get back would not. You don't have to pay the additional fees or the additional rent but keep in mind that it's tough to find a landlord who will rent so someone with a pet.

Ellen G. Friedman, Keller Williams Realty,
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Tue Jul 31, 2012
Wen Farina answered:
If you are the owner and also a real estate broker your listing will appear in trulia once you enter it into mls. This site does not allow for sale by owners to list directly to trulia,
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Fri Aug 5, 2011
Jennifer Erickson answered:
Hi James and Jackie,

17 Swain Rd is on the market and it is septic.


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Wed Jul 20, 2011
Lynda Tobasco Whitty answered:
Hi Steven,
Depending in the commuter rail line you took it takes about 30 to 40 minutes. You can get all the info you need on the MBTA's website. From Wilmington you can take either the Haverhill line or Lowell line into North Station. From North Station you have two options, hop on the subway's
Orange line to State street or
depending on the weather you could
also walk. When I worked in Boston
this is how I go in to work.
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Tue May 4, 2010
Jeffrey Carter answered:
Hi Jennifer,

Your 1st step is to contact a qualified marketing agent that serves you area. This agent will advise you if the subject neighborhood is selling with 3 or 4 bedrooms. Typically you want to be on par with homes in your neighborhood.

Feel free to contact me, to discuss your situation. I can research the MLS and discuss the pro's and con's of your potential project.

I also have a FREE website that allows homeowners to track their value. (it also shows the number of bedrooms of homes in your neighborhood) Just click on the link to sign up.

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Sat Mar 30, 2013 answered:
You could try to get a FHA loan.

There aren't too many place on the market under $70,000 so your options will be slim but to get you started here is a link to every property for sale in lowell:

Good luck!
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Mon Sep 8, 2008
Julie Duncan answered:

Market Value and Tax assessment can vary tremendously frojm community to community. Tax assessment is just that - it is used to calculate property taxes, and since the tax rate differs from town to town and year to year.

If you are getting frustrated trying to make sense of this, you really should find yourself a qualified Buyer Agent who can help you make comparisons between properties in a town or between towns. A buyer Agent represents you and can help you evaluate the market sublties not always obvious from such data as assessments.

Good luck - I'd be happy to talk with you about this more if you are interested.

Julie Duncan
Accredited Buyer Representative
REMAX Landmark
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Tue Feb 23, 2010
Rob Goodwin, Broker/Owner,ABR,CRS,e-PRO,GRI,SRES answered:
Unfortunately Morgan, it depends on the bank. Some banks are overun with paperwork and it could take a month or more. Other banks may be able to get back to you in a week or so. Ask your realtor to stay on top of the bank.


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