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Ruby1208, Home Buyer in Rockville, MD
Ruby1208 asked:
How long does one have to wait to buy a home after Deed in leu of ?? My boyfriend had a Deed In Lue Of , it was just settled in Jan 2016. We want to purchase a home but was told we can not for 2 yrs, is this correct?? And is there any way we can purchase…
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Haritond, Home Buyer in Elka Park, NY
Haritond asked:
Remove an illegal listing. You are currently disclosing a listing for my house in Elka Park, NY at $9,850,000 and disclosing its location on your map. I have not authorized you to do this, and I would like the listing…
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Patrick, Home Buyer in Brooklyn, NY
Patrick asked:
How do I search for homes with a higher value than $900,000? The search options used too be better. What happened? I am no longer able to search for a home with the features I want nor in the price range that I want. Let me know if you guys are hiring,…
0 votes Share Flag Sat Jul 23, 2016 Home Buying in 11222
smahoney30@g…, Other/Just Looking in Poughkeepsie, NY
smahoney30@gmail.com asked:
NIGERIAN SCAM ON DUTCHESS COUNTY CRAIGSLIST THE NIGERIANS ARE SCAMMING RENTERS FOR PROPERTY 36 MCDONNELL HEIGHTS, 700 RENT AND SECURITY, WE ARE HOMELESS, HOUSE FIRE AT 115 INNIS AVE, POK LOOKING FOR RENTALS, SO BEWARE, 845 2040213
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Dehne (danny)…, Home Buyer in Astoria, NY
Dehne (danny) Ambatchew answered:
I'm looking for 3-bedroom, 2-bath coop or apartment in queens. < $300,000. Please contact me if you are familiar with the areas near Rego
I have a two bedroom two bath coop 1200 sq. ft. for $330,000 maintenance $1350 includes everything doorman building, pool, terrace, briarwood, available immediately. Needs a little wor ... more
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Christopher…, Real Estate Pro in Tarrytown, NY
Christopher Pagli answered:
For a coop do I pay property taxes on the mortgage payment or is that included in the maintenance fees?
It is included in the monthly maintenance because you are paying your pro-rata share of the buildings overall property taxes.

Chris
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Christopher…, Real Estate Pro in Tarrytown, NY
Christopher Pagli answered:
Looking into purchasing a Co-op or Condo in Westchester
Hi, Here is a link to a blog post I wrote a while ago about the process.

http://mrwestchester.blogspot.com/2014/02/steps-to-purchasing-coop-in-westchester.html

Coops are strict wi ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Jul 22, 2016 Home Buying in Yonkers
Christopher…, Real Estate Pro in Tarrytown, NY
Christopher Pagli answered:
Is westgate park condos part of the FHA list?
They are not. Here is the lookup tool for future reference. https://entp.hud.gov/idapp/html/condlook.cfm

Chris
0 votes Share Flag Fri Jul 22, 2016 Home Buying in Yonkers
Christopher…, Real Estate Pro in Tarrytown, NY
Christopher Pagli answered:
I'm trying to find what my 1 bedroom condo is worth. The app doesn't respond
Hi, The best way is to have an agent put together a comparative market analysis. This includes visual inspecting the home. No online app or website can accurately value a home without ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Jul 22, 2016 Home Buying in Yonkers
Mike, Home Buyer in Las Vegas, NV
Mike answered:
i bought a house the broker miss lead me > he said the house has no violation at the closing we found out there is one
Hi,
There is a cash sale happening of 23 Indiana Street, Hicksville and they are trying to hide many code violations and skip title search. Is there anything that can be done?
MLS#: ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Jul 21, 2016 Home Buying in New York
James Hagarty, Real Estate Pro in Bellingham, WA
James Hagarty answered:
How can I find out the value of a house I just bought? I feel like I got ripped off.
hello Awow104 -

You actually have two questions in one. The first being how to find the value of a house. The second being how to determine if you got ripped off.

The property i ... more
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June Buerkle, Home Buyer in Chattanooga, TN
June Buerkle answered:
I am not going to pay Mortgage Ins. again. Is there a way to avoid this as most people honestly I know don't have the whole % 20 down plus?
Then most people you know are buying more house than they can afford.

20% down is not excessive if you buy a starter home and then sell and buy your way up.

Lenders used to do pig ... more
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June Buerkle, Home Buyer in Chattanooga, TN
June Buerkle answered:
I would like to purchase a foreclosure apt but it is a cash sale how can I get a loan for this?
It would have to be a personal loan ..... few people can qualify for personal credit high enough to buy property.
0 votes Share Flag Thu Jul 21, 2016 Home Buying in 11234
Maricris A, Home Buyer in Georgia, NJ
Maricris A answered:
I am interested in knowing more about this house
Hello,

We are a real estate search engine so we don't represent the homes found on our site. If you are interested in a listing and you want to know more about it, you may check the ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Jul 21, 2016 Home Buying in 10543
Dgkeywest, Home Buyer in Key West, FL
Dgkeywest asked:
Looking to buy prefob modular home In Florida Any information on manufacturing and where to buy from your own experience?
0 votes Share Flag Thu Jul 21, 2016 Home Buying in Florida
Aware2005.aw, Home Buyer in Memphis, TN
Aware2005.aw answered:
Does anyone have experience (good or bad) with NACA?
In Memphis the membership fee is $25 per year
0 votes Share Flag Wed Jul 20, 2016 Home Buying in New York
Kathy Burgre…, Home Owner in Westchester, NY
Kathy Burgreen answered:
I rent in the Bronx but I want to buy a home in Mt. Vernon, is there any programs that help with closing or down payments?
I'm a former realtor in this area. Unfortunately you will need to have your own cash available to pay for the down payment & closing costs. In this area sellers have their own closing ... more
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Alysse Musgr…, Real Estate Pro in Coppell, TX
Alysse Musgrave answered:
Can I report some seller agent's unethical behavior to let them lose their license? Can I report a seller's breach binder behavior let him?
If you and the seller executed a contract, they can't sell it to someone else. But if you signed and they didn't, they can do whatever they want. Verbal agreements mean nothing.

Don' ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Jul 16, 2016 Home Buying in 10038
Nortonpilot, Home Buyer in New York, NY
Nortonpilot asked:
I am a 1099 employee, very little debt and eligible for the VA loan program. I have 12,000 saved and have 699.00/mo VA disability. I make 680.00 per week and my wife is also employed. I'm having trouble finding a mortgage broker in Western NY who will talk to me. Any direction would be greatly appreciated. Thank you.
0 votes Share Flag Fri Jul 15, 2016 Home Buying in Lakeview
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