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Brathwaite66, Home Buyer in Newport News, VA
Brathwaite66 answered:
Assuming the size and condition is about the same, which type of house is easier and cheaper to maintain?
Well Mark I will not know how to answer this question at this time because I will have to see some pictures of the house and then give you and opinion mark
0 votes Share Flag Sat Jan 18, 2014 Home Buying in 10128
Sharon Mcint…, Real Estate Pro in New York, NY
Sharon Mcintosh answered:
Differences between coop and condos? Which one is pricier??
I'll just add that closing costs for a condo are quite a bit higher than for co-ops. Also, I don't know if anyone mentioned that, while both co-ops and condos usually now require a App ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Nov 11, 2013 Home Buying in 10128
Danielle Cou…, Real Estate Pro in New York, NY
Danielle Coury answered:
What are some of the rules for subletting an apartment in a co-op?
Co-op buildings differ in their subletting policies. I've dealt with some buildings that allowed subletting after 1-2 years of the owner living in residence. Some building require more ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Nov 10, 2013 Home Buying in 10128
Janet M. Nat…, Real Estate Pro in Baldwin, NY
Janet M. Nation answered:
How did co ops come to be? Being from California, such a concept seems like one from Mars. Are most co operate boards run by a bunch of Old people?
I would also like to add that co-ops provide a level of shared real estate ownership as well as an opportunity to live in locations that many would not be have been able to afford. I ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Nov 10, 2013 Home Buying in 10128
Donna Bradbu…, Real Estate Pro in 10128
Donna Bradbury answered:
Hi,I have saved about $75,000. My yearly salary is $60,000. I am looking to buy a one-bedroom apt. in the city particular in east side of the island.
Hi, If you want to stay on Manhattan, you might want to look at sponsor units. Manhattan can be tough to qualify for Co-ops. The standard is 20% down with 1-2 years reserve Mortgage and ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Jun 13, 2013 Home Buying in 10128
Vandana Ranj…, Real Estate Pro in New York, NY
Vandana Ranjan answered:
if the home buyer does not yet own the HUD home, and a written agrement is in place but home buyer violates their own argreement with their teant?
It's a legal issue, even though it pertains to real estate, requires legal expertise...
0 votes Share Flag Mon May 6, 2013 Home Buying in 10128
Sal, Other/Just Looking in New York, NY
Sal answered:
What is difference between co-ops and apartments in new york city ?
In short, when you buy a condo, you buy the unit. With a co-op, you do not own the unit you occupy. You own a certain number of shares in the building's corporation and have an occupa ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Jan 29, 2013 Home Buying in 10128
Katherine (K…, Real Estate Pro in Harlem, New York, NY
Katherine (Kate) Shindle answered:
How is the Hamilton heights area? I know it's "up and coming" but will it be developing more? Are the new units there selling?
Hamilton Heights is always, always, always on my short list of neighborhoods when a buyer is looking for space and value.

One thing that's extra-special about that area is that a lot ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Dec 29, 2012 Home Buying in 10128
Robin Lynch, Other/Just Looking in Westchester County, NY
Robin Lynch answered:
Where are the good condo deals in NYC? Any up and coming community for a middle class family to consider? Please advise
Hi Javierl,

You could look into Riverdale where you will find The Waterford. You might also want to consider Westchester County. To name a few newer condo properties: Cortlandt Rid ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Apr 15, 2010 Home Buying in 10128
reg, Home Buyer in New York, NY
reg asked:
looking for a property in Wildwood crest Hello all,

I am looking at possibly investing in the Wildwood Crest area. I live in Manhatten and visited the Wildwoods frequently as a child in the earlier 1980's. The past 2 years I…
0 votes Share Flag Tue Aug 26, 2008 Home Buying in 10128
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