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MegSM, Home Owner in Seattle, WA
MegSM answered:
what is the best tenant screening company?
I use MyScreeningReport.com and absolutely love it! After lots of research on tenant screening solutions, MyScreeningReport.com provides the highest quality report - in my opinion. Repo ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon May 11, 2015 Home Buying in 11213
Alexander Ko…, Real Estate Pro in Brooklyn, NY
Alexander Korotkiy answered:
How do I go about locating a realtor in brooklyn,new york whom specializes in short sales?

You can call any reputable Broker in the area and they will be able to assist. This usually is not an issue as most qualified brokers will know the process
0 votes Share Flag Tue Feb 24, 2015 Home Buying in 11213
Alexander Ko…, Real Estate Pro in Brooklyn, NY
Alexander Korotkiy answered:
When is the best time to buy a home in Brooklyn new york?
The inventory is usually higher and going faster in the spring time after all the winter holidays and winter weather however this doesnt mean that you should delay your search. There is ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Feb 24, 2015 Home Buying in 11213
Natallia Nos…, Real Estate Pro in New York
Natallia Nosovicki answered:
why is it that most times when i find a home that i am interested in on Trulia, it is not available anymore when i speak to the agent?
Hello Nechama,
Great question!
Trulia is an amazing website to gather info and browse for properties. However, like almost any other public real estate website it contains a lot of li ... more
1 vote Share Flag Mon Feb 2, 2015 Home Buying in 11213
Sally Grenier, Real Estate Pro in Erie, CO
Sally Grenier answered:
what is a short sale?
A short sale means the seller owes more on it than what they can sell it for. So, the seller's lender needs to approve the short sale, and basically forgive the difference. Short sales ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Sep 25, 2014 Home Buying in 11213
HelpUBuy Ame…, Real Estate Pro in 75019
HelpUBuy America answered:
first time home buyer looking to buy on eastern parkway, crown heights, utica area. information on a co.op/condo for 100,000 2br will be great
When you want to buy a home the best place to start is to hire an EXCLUSIVE Buyer Agent, not just a Buyer's Agent. EBAs only work with homebuyers and there is never a conflict of intere ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue May 27, 2014 Home Buying in 11213
axb0103, Home Buyer in Brooklyn, NY
axb0103 answered:
How safe is the area around the Albany Houses housing projects in Crown Heights?
No it is not one of them.
0 votes Share Flag Sun Jan 12, 2014 Crime & Safety in 11213
Kathryn Lilly, Real Estate Pro in Brooklyn, NY
Kathryn Lilly answered:
Why does 1311 Prospect have dozens of open houses, dozens of 100 K price fluctuations and still on the market after 5 months!? problemssss
It is best not to speculate why people do or do not things; I am referring to buyers, sellers, brokers and the many others involved in the buyer/seller decisions as to why they buy or s ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Oct 25, 2013 Home Buying in 11213
Alison Hillm…, Other/Just Looking in San Francisco, CA
Alison Hillman answered:
listing of section 8 homes in brooklyn
Hi Joseph- I'd recommend you work directly with an agent: http://www.trulia.com/voices/directory/11213-agent--44200

Hope this helps,
Ali, Community Manager
0 votes Share Flag Mon Mar 11, 2013 Home Buying in 11213
Jim Simms, Real Estate Pro in Louisville, KY
Jim Simms answered:
i saw an abandoned house. i want it what can i do. it really need fixing. can i do it myself?
Hire a realtor that you trust.

Jim Simms
NMLS # 6395
Financing Kentucky One Home at a Time
0 votes Share Flag Wed May 23, 2012 Rent vs Buy in 11213
JOSEPH RUNFO…, Real Estate Pro in Staten Island, NY
how to buy a house with section 8 in brooklyn new york?
Do you mean buying a house that is already section 8 approved with section 8 clients in it? Property owners interested in leasing apartments to Section 8 voucher holders may contact eit ... more
1 vote Share Flag Sat Oct 31, 2009 Home Buying in 11213
Allison, Real Estate Pro in Brooklyn, NY
Allison answered:
Is it better to aggressively pay down my mortgage or aggressively save money for home renovation?
Hello Fellow Crown Heights Resident!

I would suggest that you continue to renovate your home to make it comfortable for you while you are living there as well as increase the value o ... more
1 vote Share Flag Sat Oct 4, 2008 Remodel & Renovate in 11213
Lance Holtman, Real Estate Pro in 80138
Lance Holtman answered:
I sold a 2 family 12/2006. recently I found out. the property is still in my name. The title co. stated the
The fact that the property is still in your name should be a concern of the buyer, not you. Assuming your loan was paid off, you don't need to involve an attorney, your credit is not b ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Jul 25, 2008 Home Selling in 11213
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Voices Member answered:
Agent's commission
Louis- buyer agency has arrived in New York, providing buyers with someone who is operating on behalf of the buyer. While it might be hard to locate in Brooklyn at this point, that is c ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Jun 2, 2008 Home Buying in 11213
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