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Old 06-28-2009, 10:39 PM
 
Location: Arlington
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Looking for a house and found a house (cape cod built in early 50's). It has oil heat...from my reading/research, if underground there are major issues re: insurance and liability. I imagine it would depend on alot of factors, but how much to convert to natural gas..what type of questions should I be asking the owner/REA? Right now, listing price is $475K and it's assessment value is high $390K...house needs other work also (landscaping, tile, basement unfinished)

Any other things I should be asking? Thank you.
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Old 06-29-2009, 09:07 AM
 
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If natural gas is already in the house, it's easy to convert to gas heat.

If not, I would pass on that house. Remember $4+ gasoline? Heating oil goes sky high too...
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