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Lead Paint Compliance is a Major Issue for Multi-Family Investors:  MassachusettsBy John P. Wells, Wellsco Realty NewburyportYou cannot have children under the age of six as tenants in a property that has lead paint, as nearly all properties do that were built before 1978.   You cannot refuse to ...
"Beach Front Bargain Hunt", season 16 episode 2, is about one of my listings at 254 North End Blvd in Salisbury, MA.  It was listed for $219,000 and sold over a year ago with a few upgrades for $227,000. This HGTV show represented it as listed for $275,000 and gave the buyer agent credit for sell...
John P. Wells, Newburyport Broker:   What’s the difference between a Realtor , Broker and Real Estate Salesperson?The State licenses real estate salespersons, often called real estate agents, based upon required schooling and a test.  Brokers have a further license that allows them to manage agen...
Checking Out a Home by John P. Wells One of the toughest things for buyers to deal with is the home inspection.   All too often, Buyers make an offer without their agent taking the time to go through the house critically to alert them to “red flags”.   A good agent is trained to look for them.Hom...
Realtor John P. Wells interviews Andy Consoli of ABC Home Inspections as he checks out an older electrical system. Find out what you should do about an old fuse box in the Newburyport home you want to buy.
John P. Wells interviews Andy Consoli of ABC Home Inspections as he checks out an older boiler. Find out what you should do about an old boiler in the Newburyport home you want to buy
Newburyport MA Short Sales   Unlike neighboring Amesbury MA, Newburyport MA short sales are rare.   The reason for this is simple; real estate values in Newburyport have not suffered that much.  Short sales occur when people owe more on their homes than their home is worth, and have suffered a ha...
15 Easton Hill Lane, Stratham 4 Bedroom Home For Sale $729,000 3960 sq. ft. Exterior Front Yard: Invisible Fence to road, 30 +/- apple trees (pruned), and multiple landscaped raised beds. Back Yard: 34 x 18 heated In-ground Gunite Pool with tile interior edge (replaced 2 years ago), 12 x 24 awnin...
So much room! this multi-level condo is within walking distance from downtown Newburyport and has much to offer. Underground garage, clubhouse, fitness center... Plus a sunny and delightful living space! Check it out!
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Topics range from John's experience and helpful hints about buying and selling real estate to events and issues concerning his home town of Newburyport. John covers zoning and land use issues as well as conservation, and includes useful information about North Shore MA nd Coastal NH communities and markets. John received the SFR (short sale and foreclosure resource specialist)from the National Association of Realtors.