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Ben, Home Buyer in Brooklyn, NY
Ben asked:
Is there a way to restrict which properties are recommended in the daily email? My searches have all been for 2 bd apartments, but for some reason my daily email has lots of 1 bd listings. Is there a way to set parameters for the daily email? I'd rather not have…
0 votes Share Flag Thu Aug 4, 2016 Using Trulia in 11231
Alexandra Br…, Real Estate Pro in New York, NY
Alexandra Brovenick answered:
I'm selling my home but I have renters living there now on a month to month lease how much notice am I required to give them before putting my home on
I have investors that are looking to purchase homes with tenants in place. This can also be an advantage for someone coming in - as this is instant income. Let me know if I could come b ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Oct 22, 2015 Home Selling in 11231
Blue_lucky_s…, Home Buyer in Brooklyn, NY
Blue_lucky_sassy answered:
do i have to notify tenants before putting house on the market?
I am a renter on a month to month lease how much notice is my owner required by law to give me before putting his home up for sell
0 votes Share Flag Sun Sep 27, 2015 Home Selling in 11231
Zach,  in Brooklyn, NY
Zach answered:
What is the security deposit interest rate in NYC?
True, the interest rate on a security deposit owed to the tenant in NY dependant on the bank. However, if their comes a dispute regarding the security deposit, tenants can add on a stat ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Aug 4, 2015 Rental Basics in 11231
Krupazucca, Home Buyer in Brooklyn, NY
Krupazucca answered:
how much is a studio apartment (to buy) in Carroll Gardens Brooklyn? do these even eist?
All condos in Carroll Gardens are trading in the 800-1,000 per sq ft range, so depending on the size of the studio, ie, 400-500 sq ft, you can expect to pay anywhere from a low of $320, ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Oct 7, 2013 Home Buying in 11231
Luke Constan…, Real Estate Pro in Brooklyn, NY
Luke Constantino answered:
how to finance a commercial building short term to turn into a residential one?R zoning in place...
Hello Felicitas,

This is a question I can only answer by knowing all the information involed. Feel free to call my direct line anytime: 212.300.3919

Luke Constantino
Co ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Jul 31, 2013 Financing in 11231
Felicitas Oe…, Real Estate Pro in New York, NY
Felicitas Oefelein answered:
Red Hook - we are thinking of renting a house there for our family.
I just moved to red Hook from Manhattan last year and love it.
More space for the money and less crowded yet close to the city.
However there are not a lot of properties on the market ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Jul 30, 2013 Quality of Life in 11231
Narodny Team, Real Estate Pro in Greenbrae, CA
Narodny Team answered:
What are the best public parks in my area?
The Red Hook Recreation Are on Hallack street should work out just fine.
0 votes Share Flag Wed Feb 6, 2013 Parks & Recreation in 11231
Caroline York…, Real Estate Pro in St Petersburg, FL
Caroline York Mortell answered:
Can they put the house on the market a week after i moved in and had no knowledge of this.(was told long term)
Oh, the specific answer to your question is Yes. The sale of the property should not affect the terms of the lease.
0 votes Share Flag Fri Nov 30, 2012 Home Selling in 11231
Shane Milne, Real Estate Pro in Laguna Niguel, CA
Shane Milne answered:
My 1 unit apartment in Brooklyn appraised at $600k and I want to refi with cash out. My loan officer says my max is $417k but in high cost area...
When you exceed the $417k loan amount, and are doing conforming financing, your loan is subject to High-Balance loan guidelines. The maximum LTV on a cash-out refinance under High-Bala ... more
1 vote Share Flag Fri Oct 19, 2012 Financing in 11231
Robbie Vaughn, Real Estate Pro in Mineola, NY
Robbie Vaughn answered:
Tell me exactly what an LLC is
Now that you know what an LLC is, you should find out what the pros and cons are of forming such an entity. This may require consulting with an attorney and a tax professional. Good luc ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Sep 16, 2012 Home Buying in 11231
Henry Snead, Real Estate Pro in New York, NY
Henry Snead answered:
I'm looking for an apartment for rent, studio or 1 BR in the 11231 Brooklyn area. Budget is around $1300. Contact me! 7186967863
Good speaking with you...I'll be in touch as soon as I see something that fits your aspects...
0 votes Share Flag Sat Aug 25, 2012 Rentals in 11231
Robin,  in Henrico, VA
Robin answered:
How do I figure out what the interest is on security deposit that is being held?
This happened to me once in a Bklyn NY property I owned. What I did was get the tenant lease, to have the move in date. I went to customer service in a neighborhood bank that I banked ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Jun 30, 2012 Rental Basics in 11231
Emily Erekuff, Home Owner in Menifee, CA
Emily Erekuff answered:
i have gotten a response for a listing on Trulia that is spam or fishing - how do you filter these things
Hi Elizabeth,

Our email team is always working to improve our spam filtering, but spam messages still get through from those enough determined to continue trying out new tactics.

... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Feb 7, 2012 Using Trulia in 11231
Vincent Agri,  in Brooklyn, NY
Vincent Agri answered:
My husband and I just sold our one bedroom coop in Brooklyn, but now our coop president is stalling paperwork . How can we get around this?
As a Real Estate agent, having experience with coop boards, I am not allowed to recommend the best procedure for dealing with hard to understand situations. As a person of action that g ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu May 26, 2011 Home Selling in 11231
Anna M Brocco, Real Estate Pro in Williston Park, NY
Anna M Brocco answered:
What's the average management and maintenance costs for a duplex in Carroll Gardens, Brooklyn?
Maintenance costs will depend on the building, it's age, it's current condition, any foreseeable repairs, etc., there really is no average as each structure is unique; as for ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed May 4, 2011 General Area in 11231
David Rogoff…,  in Brooklyn, NY
David Rogoff and Bonnie Chernin answered:
im concerned about my tenants and also want to take them into considration.i believe it would be easier for me if the house were vacant
If your tenants are reasonable you can work out an arrangement to assist with the following:

moving costs
brokerage fees for a new rental
checking online and print ads for suitable ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Feb 25, 2011 Home Selling in 11231
Fajardo Dela…, Real Estate Pro in Flushing, NY
Fajardo Delacruz answered:
3 family all apts occupied can it be sold with tenants
the answer is yes; If you are thinking of selling your home, we can help to quickly sell your property. I will also, handle all the details for you so that your property will close in a ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Feb 22, 2011 Home Selling in 11231
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