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John Reeves, Real Estate Pro in San Diego, CA
John Reeves answered:
Does Trulia still allow you to hide listings from your search results?
You can do it , On the Search Results Page, hover with your mouse indicator over the property you wish to hide from your search. Two buttons will appear, "like" and "hide" select the hi ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Jan 28, 2015 How To... in 10003
Jeffrey Scho…, Real Estate Pro in New York, NY
Jeffrey Schoman, Esq. answered:
Condo or coop for investment. What are the rules for short term rental?
Short-term rentals for periods less than 30 days are in violation of the New York State multiple dwelling law, unless they fall under limited exceptions, which doesn't seem to apply to ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Aug 20, 2014 Home Buying in 10003
David Moye, Real Estate Pro in New York, NY
David Moye answered:
If I am a student and want to rent an apartment for the next school year. Do some places hold apartments over the summer if I can't move in till aug?
The ABSOLUTE earliest time for you to look would be MID JUNE.

Here's why:
Leases usually start the 1st of the month, regardless of when the person moved in.
Most leases have "Tenan ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun May 4, 2014 Rentals in 10003
James P. Fur…, Real Estate Pro in Boston, MA
James P. Furlong answered:
Is it legal for a mortgage company to put my house payment in an escrow that I did not authorize without my consent?
Best to consult with a lawyer as regards the legality. I would recommend you speak with the mortgage company to determine the reason for the action.
0 votes Share Flag Tue Dec 17, 2013 Home Buying in 10003
James Manning, Real Estate Pro in New York, NY
James Manning answered:
Seeking a long term 3BR 1 Bath house rental in Summit, Basking Ridge, Westfield NJ area. Must be within walking distance to stores, train station
I live in Westfield and would be happy to assist you with your search. Please call me at your earliest convenience.

James Manning
0 votes Share Flag Mon Dec 2, 2013 Home Buying in 10003
Advancewindo…, Real Estate Pro in Los Angeles County, CA
Advancewindows answered:
I just found out that my landlord was showing the apartment without giving me the proper 24hours notice.
Usually, it is being abided by the law that landlords need to provide a specific amount of notice (usually 24 hours) before entering a rental unit. Landlords can usually enter on shorte ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Jul 10, 2013 Rentals in 10003
Gill Chowdhu…, Real Estate Pro in New York, NY
Gill Chowdhury answered:
should I buy a nyc condo in a building without a co?
Hi Kevin. Fern makes a good point about there being potential downsides regarding going into contract before a building has a CO. However, in the current market I would definitely make ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Jun 28, 2013 Home Buying in 10003
William Macl…, Real Estate Pro in New York, NY
William Macleod answered:
NYC landlord asking for last 5 months rent up front NOT in escrow. Legal? What can he legally do with this money?
A security deposit MUST be in an escrow account, period. A landlord is allowed to ask for pre-paid rent, up to the entire year, which does not have to go into the same account as securi ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Jun 19, 2013 For Rent in 10003
Javier Menes…, Real Estate Pro in Farmingdale, NY
Javier Meneses answered:
How FHA calculates income?
As mentioned below, if your new position is a salary paying job, they'll use your current income to qualify you. So for example, if the new job you started in 2012 pays you $3,000 gross ... more
2 votes Share Flag Sat Mar 23, 2013 Home Buying in 10003
Fern Hamberg…, Real Estate Pro in 10026
Fern Hamberger NYRS CNE CBR answered:
How valuable is a key a Gramercy Park?
Hello Ally,
The key to Gramercy park, is as valuable as you can make it! you can enjoy the park every day or just hold onto the key for prestige!! You seem to be intrigued with the KE ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Dec 9, 2012 Home Buying in 10003
Philip Lang, Real Estate Pro in New York, NY
Philip Lang answered:
I am considering purchasing a beautiful one-bedroom apartment in a townhouse on 16th street and Irving Place in NYC. But its across from a public HS.
Irving Place is one of the most exclusive addresses in the city, and I wouldn't worry about a high school tarnishing either the value of the property or your enjoyment of the apartment. ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Dec 5, 2012 Home Buying in 10003
Philip Lang, Real Estate Pro in New York, NY
Philip Lang answered:
When real estate brokers purchase a home for themselves, do they get a commission?
Real estate agents are entitled to the buyer's agent portion of a commission when purchasing a home, It is possible for that agent to receive the commission as a credit when buying the ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Dec 5, 2012 Home Buying in 10003
Elena Ravich…, Real Estate Pro in 10019
Elena Ravich Manhattan Expert answered:
International arrival in NYC with NO CREDIT HISTORY looking for Manhattan rental
They will have to either get a US guarantor or find a landlord that allows to pay upfront for 6 month or a year, or get INSURED and a landlord that accepts Insured. Before making show ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Nov 5, 2012 Rental Basics in 10003
Elena Ravich…, Real Estate Pro in 10019
Elena Ravich Manhattan Expert answered:
How do I get open listings and manage them in an electronic system?
You should check with your company what listing provider they use and search there - many management companies post their open listings on REBNY listing services. Ask what coding you sh ... more
1 vote Share Flag Mon Nov 5, 2012 Rental Basics in 10003
Wei Min Tan, Real Estate Pro in New York, NY
Wei Min Tan answered:
Where do I start,so much stuff?
Agree with the comments, start with an agent. Interview a few and decide on one. Don't use multiple agents.

Wtan
www.castle-avenue.com
0 votes Share Flag Fri May 18, 2012 Home Selling in 10003
Jenet Levy, Real Estate Pro in New York, NY
Jenet Levy answered:
how does capital gains on your first home work if you buy a second home or vacation property?
Zip,
As mentioned below, you absolutely want to ask these questions of your accountant.
0 votes Share Flag Mon Jan 30, 2012 Home Selling in 10003
Khalid Henri…, Real Estate Pro in New York, NY
Khalid Henriques answered:
If I signed a "fee-agreement" for a "no fee" apt, do I have to pay the broker fee?
Hi Joe,

Point well taken.

I wish you well with your new place and hope that you build happy and great memories.

All the best,

Khalid
0 votes Share Flag Tue Nov 1, 2011 Rentals in 10003
Emily Erekuff, Real Estate Pro in Menifee, CA
Emily Erekuff answered:
Hi when trying to finalize my listing it is showing wrong number but it has been my number since becoming a member.
Hi again Lyn,

David is correct that we assign a Trulia phone number to some profiles to track leads, however this is part of our Instant Leads program that is only available for Tru ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Aug 31, 2011 Using Trulia in 10003
James Endress, Real Estate Pro in New York, NY
James Endress answered:
How do i find comps for specific areas when looking to buy a property in pre foreclosure?
its best to work with an agent who has experience with REOs in the area you are searching in. 9 times out of 10 you will not have to pay for their services since agents are normally pai ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Jul 16, 2011 Foreclosure in 10003
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