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jonesmary696, Other/Just Looking in Brooklyn, NY
jonesmary696 answered:
is this a safe area for two young professional caucasian males? 22 years old. looking at the high crime rate at 546 Bainbridge St area
Do you need different safety requirements from everyone else?
0 votes Share Flag Yesterday at 1:13pm Home Buying in Bedford - Stuyvesant
Annamaria Di…, Real Estate Pro in Brooklyn, NY
Spring time is known to be the busiest time of year in the real estate industry. As the temperature rises not only do we see blossoming flowers and the signs of life returning to nature, we also see a… Read more
Blogged Fri Apr 18, 2014 by Annamaria Diangelo Home Buying Home Selling Property Q&A
Bill Eckler-…, Real Estate Pro in Venice, FL
Bill Eckler-Florida, answered:
Why would a seller care if it's an "ALL CASH DEAL"?
Bill....

The difference between a cash and financed deal is that a financed deal brings with it a much higher degree of "risk." With a financed option, the lender can deny funding r ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Apr 18, 2014 Home Buying in Sunset Park
Kathryn Lilly, Real Estate Pro in Brooklyn, NY
Kathryn Lilly answered:
Can anyone recommend a real estate attorney in brooklyn that charges a flat fee?
"Flat Fee" Attorneys just like any other professional service are generally not the best way to go.
Whenever I have witnessed them on deals I have been involved with they typically do ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Apr 17, 2014 Home Buying in Brooklyn
babybennie126, Home Buyer in Kingston, RI
babybennie126 asked:
What RI Banks accept VA Loans? Add some detail about your question
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Kathryn Lilly, Real Estate Pro in Brooklyn, NY
Kathryn Lilly answered:
what was the increase/decrease in home values from 1989 to 2013?
I was recently involved in working a similar valuation puzzle involving a family that had owned a house in Fort Greene since the very early 1900's. It had gone through many passing's o ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Apr 15, 2014 Home Buying in Sheepshead Bay
Elizabeth Bo…, Real Estate Pro in Cambridge, MA
Elizabeth Bolton answered:
My bank wants me to re-sign the mortgage documents again because they did not register with the county the first time. My mortgage is over a year old.
I think the mortgage papers you signed at your closing include a form that says you agree to sign or resign documents if need be. Call your real estate attorney and get their take on it ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Apr 13, 2014 Home Buying in 11236
Annette Lawr…, Real Estate Pro in Palm Harbor, FL
Annette Lawrence answered:
why would someone want to pay more than a million dollars to live in one of the most dangerous areas in New York? I actually call it insanity!
If they have the ability to purchase at that price point they might not be so 'insane."

Perhaps they know something you don't know.
Perhaps they have solutions you have not consider ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Apr 12, 2014 Home Buying in Bedford - Stuyvesant
Fred Sprech, Home Owner in Brooklyn, NY
Fred Sprech asked:
526 3rd Street Sale: would you care: This house underwent a gut renovation just after it was purchased.
Unfortunately, that renovation was done as if the house was a standalone suburban development. The original thick plaster…
0 votes Share Flag Fri Apr 11, 2014 Home Buying in Park Slope
Owen Dublin, Real Estate Pro in Brooklyn, NY
Owen Dublin answered:
Looking for a bed-stuy multifamily under $600K. Not interested in frame houses.
Hi Andrina,

My name is Owen Dublin and I'm a Realtor with Keller Williams Realty Empire. I'd be happy to help you find a multifamily property! You may contact me anytime at 267-777- ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Apr 9, 2014 Home Buying in Brooklyn
Owen Dublin, Real Estate Pro in Brooklyn, NY
Owen Dublin answered:
CAN SOMEONE HELP ME TO BUY REHAB PROPERTIES? WE BUY ALL CASH IN NYC, NJ & PA email: info@pemmedispropertyinvestors.com or call: 347659-5251
Hi Anthony,

My name is Owen Dublin and I'm a Realtor with Keller Williams Realty in NYC & PA. I'd be happy to help you find rehab properties! You may contact me anytime at 267-777-86 ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Apr 9, 2014 Home Buying in Brooklyn
Owen Dublin, Real Estate Pro in Brooklyn, NY
Owen Dublin answered:
Hi, seeking a 1-2 br Coop/condo for $250,000 or less For my son and I. $1,000-$1,200/Mo. In Clinton hill/ Fort Green. No bad credit, building now.
Hi Lois,

My name is Owen Dublin and I'm a Realtor with Keller Williams Realty Empire in Brooklyn, NY. I'd be happy to help with your housing needs! You may contact me anytime at 267- ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Apr 9, 2014 Home Buying in Clinton Hill
Kathryn Lilly, Real Estate Pro in Brooklyn, NY
Kathryn Lilly answered:
Is it feasible for me to search for a condo(possibly a Co-op) or home(less interested) at this time?
Congratulations on your graduation!
It would be great to be able to start your higher income job with a secure place to live and some income tax deductions! But unfortunately Banks do ... more
1 vote Share Flag Wed Apr 9, 2014 Home Buying in Brooklyn
Scott Godzyk, Real Estate Pro in Manchester, NH
Scott Godzyk answered:
Is it a bad idea to close on a house with a violation even if the seller has put money in escrow ?
If a buyer closes on it, then it can become their problem. Your lawyer will advise you how serious it is and what the town/city wants to fix the violation and any cost with it. Only the ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Apr 9, 2014 Home Buying in Dyker Heights
Kathryn Lilly, Real Estate Pro in Brooklyn, NY
Kathryn Lilly answered:
Can someone explain what happens to seller's escrow money if he doesn't rectify a violation?
It depends on who is holding the escrow. Is it the sellers attorney, your attorney or the Bank?
If it is either attorney, it will be explained in the escrow agreement between the Attor ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Apr 9, 2014 Home Buying in Dyker Heights
Lanre Folayan…, Real Estate Pro in District of Columbia
Lanre Folayan 202-378-0283 answered:
I'm looking for a FHA condo in either Brooklyn (Anywhere along the G train) or Queens (astoria/rego park).
Hello Christine Major,

How are you doing? Hope all is well. I see you are looking to purchase a Brooklyn NY Clinton Hill Condo with a FHA loan in the $150k-$300k price range. How soo ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Apr 8, 2014 Home Buying in Clinton Hill
Jim Olive, Real Estate Pro in Key West, FL
Jim Olive answered:
Can I get a house to buy from owner .not have to go through broker?
Marie...I think one of the biggest reasons NOT to buy direct is not even listed here, and it's about pricing. In my experience, most FSBOs are selling FSBO because they couldn't find a ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Apr 8, 2014 Home Buying in Brooklyn
Mitchell Fel…, Real Estate Pro in Brooklyn, NY
Mitchell Feldman answered:
when the next open house pls!?
Dear Wendy,

There is no property referenced with your question. If you are looking to buy or sell a house I would love the opportunity to assist. Feel free to contact me any time.

... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Apr 3, 2014 Home Buying in Gowanus
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