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Madeline Pad…, Real Estate Pro in Brooklyn, NY
Madeline Padovano answered:
Is there a driveway?
Hi Kevinmail17 - no parking
0 votes Share Flag Mon Aug 4, 2014 Home Buying in Dyker Heights
Kathryn Lilly, Real Estate Pro in Brooklyn, NY
Kathryn Lilly answered:
Looking for a foreclosure agent in 11228 , I can't find anything online...suggestions....?
The market has changed so quickly, there are just not that many "foreclosures" or short sales available.
A house that may be in foreclosure; if the seller wants to sell it, can put it ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Jul 16, 2014 Foreclosure in Dyker Heights
Scott Godzyk, Real Estate Pro in 03109
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
Michael Germ…, Home Buyer in New York, NY
Michael Germanovsky answered:
How can I find out information on vacant house??
You can find current map of vacant houses and buildings with other violations at http://www.buildingviolation.com/
0 votes Share Flag Wed Oct 16, 2013 Home Buying in Dyker Heights
Mitchell Fel…, Real Estate Pro in 11229
Mitchell Feldman answered:
How much value do I lose buying a house w/ a shared driveway (but no garage). Previous owner removed actual garage. Thanks
Dear CT1988:

In the end it is like 6 of one and half a dozen of the other. For the most part is doesn't make a big difference. Some people prefer a garage and others will prefer a bi ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Jul 15, 2013 Home Buying in Dyker Heights
Michael Rich…, Real Estate Pro in New York
Michael Richman answered:
How do I know how much to offer for a house? close to asking? close to what's around other houses? close to zestimate ?
Hi,

An educated buyer needs to know how much similar properties in close proximity to the one you are considering have recently sold for. If you do not know how to get this informati ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Jul 12, 2013 Home Buying in Dyker Heights
Ron Thomas, Real Estate Pro in Fresno, CA
Ron Thomas answered:
How do I make an offer on a "for sale by owner" home?
If you want to get the "specifics" from the owner,
then you should go talk to the Owner, not us.
1 vote Share Flag Thu Jul 11, 2013 Home Buying in Dyker Heights
Diana Franks,…, Real Estate Pro in Geneseo, IL
Diana Franks, ABR answered:
Is this house still on sale?
When asking if a house is available be sure to give enough information to the agent so they can find the property and give the right answer. Also make sure you give accurate informatio ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Jul 11, 2013 Home Buying in Dyker Heights
Jose Garcia, Real Estate Pro in Brooklyn, NY
Jose Garcia answered:
How can I find out about for sale house listings not on MLS?
Not all property that are in the MLS are the best prices, the property that are NOT are. You as a buyer have to have a good agent such as me that will guide throw the process of locatin ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Jul 10, 2013 Home Buying in Dyker Heights
Joseph AGHEL…, Real Estate Pro in Brooklyn, NY
Joseph AGHELIAN--PSAPROPERTIES answered:
I come across so many homes in foreclosure and was wondering if it is a smart option for a first time homebuyer. Any advice is greatly appreciated!?
I BUY SHORT SALES AND REO ALL CASH. IF YOU HAVE ANY PROPERTIES IN BROOKLYN OR QUEENS PLEASE CONTACT ME. THANK YOU
516-849-1406
0 votes Share Flag Thu Jan 3, 2013 Foreclosure in Dyker Heights
Trevor Curran, Real Estate Pro in Bronx, NY
Trevor Curran answered:
How to buy a short sale house?
Dear Ringring,

Be sure your Realtor has experience with short sales. The more experience the better. A short sale is different than the normal real estate purchase: you will essenti ... more
1 vote Share Flag Fri Jul 13, 2012 Home Buying in Dyker Heights
Luke Constan…, Real Estate Pro in 11201
Luke Constantino answered:
I am looking for a 4bdr apt/house for rent in a pretty decent neighborhood(dyker heights, prospect heights, sunset park) bet 1650-1900,1.5- 2 baths
I have a variety of rentals you might be interested in... Giive me a call anytime.

Cell 212 300-3919

Luke Constantino
Commercial | Residential
REMAX PARK SLOPE
Direct: (212) 3 ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Jul 4, 2012 Home Buying in Dyker Heights
David Rogoff…, Real Estate Pro in Brooklyn, NY
David Rogoff and Bonnie Chernin answered:
How to buy a house while under contract?
Dear Suzie:

Communication between your Realtor, attorneys and lenders is key.

Keep looking in Dyker while the sale proceeds. Have a backup plan in case the transaction fails an ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Jun 21, 2011 Home Buying in Dyker Heights
Ralph Windsc…, Real Estate Pro in Hauppauge, NY
Ralph Windschuh answered:
What is the difference between a COOP and a Condo?
Hey Kathleen,
Happy house hunting first of all! There are three different types of properties that fall under this category: coops, condos and HOA's. Coop stands for cooperative ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Feb 26, 2010 Home Buying in Dyker Heights
Gail Gladsto…, Real Estate Pro in 11743
Gail Gladstone answered:
What is the best way to choose a qualified engineer in Brooklyn?
Make sure they are a PE and if you can get a reference from someone who recently used the inspector and was happy with their work, that's a good source.
0 votes Share Flag Fri Nov 23, 2007 Home Buying in Dyker Heights
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