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Anna Brocco, Real Estate Pro in Nassau County, NY
Anna Brocco answered:
Why is it no one will ever respond when you put in an inquiry for an apartment?
Be aware that some may be scams; not sure why your inquiries are going unanswered, but you could consider picking up the phone and contacting any local agent/realty office or walk in, o ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Feb 7, 2015 Home Buying in 11762
Susan Monaco, Real Estate Pro in 11762
Susan Monaco answered:
What does on or before ( for example aug 1) mean in a contract when buying a home?
Hello Chris,
You're not the only person who finds that wording confusing. "On or About August 1st", simply means that the target date is August 1st, but allows a 30 leeway for either p ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Oct 17, 2014 Home Buying in 11762
Diana Watson, Real Estate Pro in 22030
Diana Watson answered:
I am looking at houses in the Massapequa, Wantagh, and Seaford area. I am concerned about the property taxes.
Each year in Nassau County, each residential property is assessed by the Department of Assessment. They estimate the market value of your property (most probable price at which a prope ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Apr 15, 2014 Home Buying in 11762
Angela Papa, Real Estate Pro in Oceanside, NY
Angela Papa answered:
Do I need to close on the house I'm selling before I can close on the one I'm buying? How do banks work with this.?
Hi Jonathan,

It's a very good question that you ask.
Generally if you aren't relying on the funds of the property that you're selling as the total down payment for the home you ar ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Sep 23, 2013 Home Buying in Massapequa Park
Nina Harris/…, Real Estate Pro in Williston Park, NY
Nina Harris/CBR/SFR answered:
Is there any real purpose in shopping for a mortgage? I've been told that they're all pretty much the same these days.
Definitely shop around. The fees can add up and vary.
0 votes Share Flag Sun Mar 17, 2013 Home Buying in Massapequa Park
Anna Brocco, Real Estate Pro in Nassau County, NY
Anna Brocco answered:
I recently saw a short sale property in Massapequa Park and wish to make an offer -- is 22% below asking price unrealistic?
You state below "When submitting my offer, I initially thought it was the bank who made the final decision and NOT homeowner"; yes the lender is the one who decides to accept, ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Oct 5, 2011 Home Buying in 11762
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