Thomas Murphy - Pine Shores Real Estate



Posted by Thomas Murphy on 4/3/2020


343 Route 28, Yarmouth, MA 02673

West Yarmouth

Condo

$45,000
Price

1
Rooms
1
Beds
1
Baths
Escape to the Cape without the hassle of searching for a hotel room in the midst of tourist season. You own this! When not in use, join the Resort's rental program and earn some revenue. The Resort is a seasonal hotel, open from April to October. Enjoy the use of indoor/outdoor pools, hot tub, sauna, outdoor grills, and comfortable common areas. Close to beautiful beaches, fabulous restaurants, and family friendly activities. Small pets are welcome.
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Posted by Thomas Murphy on 4/3/2020


343 Route 28, Yarmouth, MA 02673

Condo

$45,000
Price

1
Rooms
1
Beds
1
Baths
Why go through the hassle of searching for a hotel room in the midst of the summer when you can own your own? Enjoy a family atmosphere at the Yarmouth Resort Hotel. The Resort is open from the end of March until October and when you are not using your room, join the rental program. A great way to earn income. In addition to indoor/outdoor pools, outdoor grills, sauna, and comfortable common areas, this room has an extra bonus, its own private hot tub! Close to beautiful beaches, fabulous restaurants, great shopping, and family friendly activities. Small pets are welcome.
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No scheduled Open Houses

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Posted by Thomas Murphy on 8/25/2019

Believe it or not, buying a condo can be a quick, easy process, particularly for those who understand their homebuying needs.

Ultimately, there are several factors to consider before you purchase a condo, including:

1. Your Budget

How much can you afford to spend on a condo? You should evaluate your homebuying budget closely to ensure you can cover all of the costs associated with condo living.

Getting pre-approved for a mortgage usually is ideal. With a mortgage in hand, you can browse a wide range of condos and find one that matches your budget perfectly.

Furthermore, don't forget to account for homeowners' association (HOA) fees before you buy a condo. HOA fees will vary depending on the condo community, and you should learn about them in advance so you can budget accordingly.

2. Property Size and Location

How much space do you need to accommodate your family? Consider the short- and long-term ramifications of a condo purchase, and you should have no trouble finding a condo that is the right size for you.

If you're uncertain about how big of a condo that you'll need, don't hesitate to consult with a real estate agent. This housing market expert will learn about your homebuying needs and help you narrow your search for the ideal condo.

Also, be sure to consider the location of a condo. If you want to find a place to live near school or work, you should search for condos that will help you cut down on your commute time.

3. Condo Rules and Regulations

Condo living is different from living in a traditional house. In a condo community, you'll have your own property, but there may be numerous condo rules and regulations in place that you'll need to follow at all times.

For example, many condo owners cannot modify a property's exterior without first getting approval from an HOA board. This means if you want to paint your condo bright pink or upgrade the property's windows, you'll need to ask the HOA board for permission.

Examine a condo community's rules and regulations prior to purchasing a condo. This will enable you to review the HOA board's mandates and determine whether you would feel comfortable following these rules and regulations.

When it comes to finding a condo, there is no need to look for a property on your own. Conversely, if you work with a real estate agent, you can take the guesswork out of searching for a top-notch condo.

Finding a real estate agent with condo experience is essential. This real estate professional will set up condo showings, keep you informed about new condos as they become available and negotiate with property sellers on your behalf. That way, this real estate agent will make it easy for you to acquire a first-rate condo at a budget-friendly price.

Kick off your search for the perfect condo today, and you can move closer to securing a condo that will serve you well for an extended period of time.




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Posted by Thomas Murphy on 5/19/2019

Are you thinking about buying a townhouse or condominium? There are some notable differences between a townhouse and a condo that you must know before choosing. Understanding them will enable you to decide on the one to go for, whether a condominium or a townhouse. 

Townhouse 

A townhouse is a tenant-owned conjoined unit. They are structured architecturally like row houses where owners share one or more walls. 

Condominium 

A condominium is also known as a condo. It is a building or collection of buildings in which individuals own different units instead of a landlord. 

Having defined a condominium and a townhouse, letís take a look at some factors you need to take into consideration when selecting one between the two. Here are the differences between a condo and a townhouse. 

Ownership

When it comes to ownership, condo owners own the unitís interior only. All other areas of the building belong to the Homeowners Association (HOA). On the other hand, most townhouse owners own both the interior and the exteriors of their units. The exterior includes the lawn and driveway. 

Architecture 

Architecturally, condominiums are versatile. They come in diverse styles. Condo may be part of a cul-de-sac of cottages or part of a high-rise. Townhomes exist in rows; therefore, tenants usually share at least a wall. Townhouses can have two or more stories. 

Community

Condominiums have a focus on communal living facilities like a pool, golf course, clubhouse, and other similar amenities. Some townhouses feature the same kind of amenities as condominiums while others do not. 

Size

Condos come in diverse sizes and styles, and they are generally smaller when compared with townhouses. Townhouses are usually much more substantial than condos.

Maintenance Fees 

Condo owners pay a maintenance fee that is higher than of townhouses. The charges go towards repairing the exterior and community space. Townhouse owners pay an owner maintenance fee monthly. 

Privacy

Condominium could be an apartment-style unit or individual private homes depending on the styles while townhomes share at least one wall with adjacent units. Townhouse does not have units below or above them. 

Home Insurance 

Rates For condominium owners, home insurance rates are lower owners insured the interior of their units only. Insurance rates may be higher in townhouses because the insurance must cover both the interior and exterior of the units.

Choosing which is right for you between a condo and townhouse depends on your family, budget and long-term plans. Contact your realtor today to discuss what option suits you best and how to prepare for it.




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Posted by Thomas Murphy on 2/26/2018

This Condo in Dennis, MA recently sold for $135,000. This style home was sold by Thomas Murphy - Pine Shores Real Estate.


78 Center Street , Dennis, MA 02639

Dennisport

Condo

$134,900
Price
$135,000
Sale Price

4
Total Rooms
2
Beds
1
Baths
This is an estate sale some furniture could be included in sale. First floor unite in rear of complex, well off the street. All one level living with private storage area in basement. Heat and Cable included in Condo fee Close to everything Dennisport has to offer. Hard to find this type of listing






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