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Home Buying in Mashpee : Real Estate Advice

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Thu Oct 14, 2010
Scott A. Nelson answered:
it's all a matter of personal preference what this means.
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Sun Feb 20, 2011
Mark Hansen answered:
Depending on the location in Mashpee and or part of Sandwich in which the home is located, it can have an effect not so much on pricing, but on the size of the audience that is willing to buy in that area. Eg. The last 2 homes that I sold in this area were to military personnel moving to the area, in which case they love the area. People that have the ability to locate anywhere may not have this on the top of their list. Air traffic has certainly lessened as the F-18's and similar planes have ceased to fly into this area. The Plume area can be viewed on the government’s plume map. These conditions should always be disclosed to potential buyers through the use of a plume disclosure form. This was particularly a problem as many of the homes in the affected areas were on well water. Most have been converted to town water by now. All-in-all, as long as you have a nice home this can be a decent time to sell assuming you are priced at or slightly below market. ... more
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Thu Apr 24, 2008
Kate Powell answered:
Yes, bank-owned properties are typically a waiting game. Some can take up to 3 months. Go by your agent's advice, trust your agent to do a good job for you with their persistence on getting an answer. If the bank has said it is still alive, then try to give it a little more time. It's frustrating, but try to remember all you want to accomplish once you have your answer. ... more
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Sat Jun 16, 2012
Jane Doe answered:
Every contract has a closing date. If the date comes and goes and the contract doesn't close, you no longer have a contract. You can extend the closing date with a written extension signed by the buyer and seller. ... more
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