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Thu May 16, 2013
Richard Shapiro answered:
If your property is on or very close to the water most likely will need. You can hear the flood maps at the FEM a website
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Thu May 10, 2012
Tim Moore answered:
WOW, do you want it to have a pool and hot tub with mountain views too? Asking for a rent to own is a needle in a haystack these days but to ask for an assumable loan is like asking for a needle in a hayfield. Assumable loans themselves are hard to find anymore. ... more
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Mon Feb 13, 2012
Margie McShane answered:
There are some public entrances in the area. I love the area and live in Scituate. If you are looking for a local agent who knows the area give me a call or email: Check out my webite. ... more
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Tue Jul 18, 2017
Vicky Whittier answered:
Good morning,
My advise would be to give the listing agent, (on the yard sign) a call and ask that he/she please have
that done. If it has not been listed as of yet it is likely that it will not happen for a while, unfortunately.

Hopefully it will sell quickly.
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Fri Jul 23, 2010
Scott Godzyk answered:
The only true way you will be able to know is to meet with a local and trusted mortgage broker, they can prequailify you at no cost, they will look at your credit plus your financials and let you know if there are any programs that you may quailify for. Depending on yoru credit score and amount of deposit is whether they will be able to accomodate you.

good luck with your prequailification

Please see my blog for more information on obtaing a mortgage in todays market
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Thu May 3, 2012
Anna M Brocco answered:
Keep in mind that opinions are often suggestive--You may wish to re-visit the complex and at the same time possibly speak to neighbors--also review board policies regarding noise issues, etc. ... more
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Wed May 20, 2009
Carolyn Durkin answered:
A search for current homes listed in our Multiple Listing Service did not find any homes that are rent to own... Your best bet would be to find homes listed for rent near the water, and then have the agent query the owner as to their willingness to enter into a rent to own situation... Let me know if I can be of further assistance.

Carolyn E. Durkin, Realtor, CBR
Grand Gables Realty Group, Inc.
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Tue May 19, 2009
Peggy Dinger answered:
Hi Booka,
There are many rental properties in Scituate. I would be happy to work with you towards getting into a rental here or even finding an opportunity to rent with an agreement to purchase in the future. We would need to discuss the specifics of what you are looking for, how many persons would be in the rental and price range for the property. Is Scituate the only town you are looking at, or would you like to see other towns? Please call or email me and we can discuss your situation.
Peggy Dinger 781-771-3270
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Mon Nov 23, 2009
Fran Marci answered:
Every town is different, Cohasset warefront properties are priced between $1,000,000 - $5,000,000. Marshfield oceanfront homes are selling from $450,000 to $999,000, depending on their size and condition.
If you have a specific town you are interested in on the coastal areas south of Boston, please call my cell at 781-771-7383.
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Wed Aug 5, 2009
Love To Fly answered:
Septic system regulations and repairs/upgrades are usually overseen and permitted by your local Board of Health. The Title 5 is the responsibility of the seller -- however, I think in some cases you can build in the cost of the work to your sale price, and the new owner would have to take care of it (no legal expert here, but I am on my BOH). You should find out from the engineer who has provided the estimate what the costs are, and what each units share will be. Also check into the condo by-laws for your association, and see how this is handled in a sale -- it could be that the cost is passed along from owner to owner in the HOA dues, which might increase if the costs are extreme and there is not enough in escrow. I think at this current time you might have a hard time finding a lender willing to negotiate it, or since you have signed a P&S I am assuming for both properties, any kind of personal loan for the costs.

Good luck!
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Thu May 3, 2012
Chris Head answered:
Hi Rachele,

Scituate is one of the most active towns on the South Shore right now. I'm not sure what you mean by, "What is the going rate for homes in Scituate?" Homes in Scituate start in the $300s and there are currently 21 homes listed in the MLS between $1 million and $2 million. There are another 4 over $2 million. 33 Properties have gone under agreement (UAG) and 19 sold in the last month. The average selling price was 93% of the list price. If you follow the link you'll find a Scituate Statistics report I prepared for you.

Scitutate is where I work, so please don't hesitate to contact me if you have more questions or if I can be of any help.

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Wed Apr 4, 2012 answered:
There are currently 17 single family homes & 22 condominiums on the market in 02066 that are designated as "waterfront". The average price is $659,214. The median price is $689,000.
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