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Chinzonebox, Home Buyer in New York, NY
Chinzonebox answered:
Does anyone have experience (good or bad) with NACA?
$50 is paid by the bank and not the member. That was what i was told.. Used to be paid by the member but now all that has changed

That was what i was told during my meeting
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Atxaviermart…, Home Buyer in New York, NY
Atxaviermartin answered:
Should I go to open houses without getting pre-approved first? I would like to get an idea of type of homes is out there the meets my expectations!
Sure! You can look over a house before pre-approved a home loan, on the contrary, you should keep on the loan pre-approval process. If you need the contact of a loan consultancy, I sugg ... more
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Kathy Burgre…, Home Owner in Westchester, NY
Kathy Burgreen answered:
where is the biggest jewish comunity to live in new york with may family. I want to move to new york and work there
The biggest Jewish communities in the New York City region are:

Rockland County - Monsey, Spring Valley, New City
Westchester County - Scarsdale (Weaver Street & Stratton Rd); New R ... more
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Neil Roxas, Home Buyer in Seattle, WA
Neil Roxas answered:
I am a brazilian citizen living in Brazil. My daughter is graduating at Fordham University in NYC and I am interested in buying an apartment in town.
Hello,

We are a real estate search engine so we don't represent the homes found on our site. Please follow these steps to begin your home search:

1. Click the 'BUY' tab at the top ... more
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Don, Both Buyer and Seller in Cleveland Heights, OH
Don answered:
Has anyone ever dealt with this before?
I have encountered your situation and far worse. Have you ever heard of heirs property? Tracking down past title conveyances takes time and if the conveyance cannot be found then you ... more
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Don, Both Buyer and Seller in Cleveland Heights, OH
Don answered:
What is best to buy , a house or a condo?
Your question could best be answered by a Realtor in the market (area) you are considering. There are so many factors, and only you would know what is best for you. Start with price p ... more
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Allie1978, Home Buyer in Chicago, IL
Allie1978 answered:
Does the price include home insurance cost?
No, it does not--but there are mortgage calculators all over the web that will give you a good idea of your monthly cost--just google 'mortgage calculators'--or if a house you are looki ... more
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Don, Both Buyer and Seller in Cleveland Heights, OH
Don answered:
We are retired and interested in Manufactured home In Ohio. We are having a problem getting financed. Who will finance? Banks won't!
Are you buying a manufactured home that is properly "attached" to the land? A manufactured home that is not on a foundation or permanently tied down is not considered real property and ... more
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Eliezermyach…, Home Buyer in New York, NY
Eliezermyachini answered:
Has anyone experienced delays closing with Wells Fargo or Chase in NY in 2012?
240K home, 50K down, fido 782, 90K salary

I was contacted by one of there reps June 13 2016 I was reassured that my file appears to be pretty clean and straightforward and the large ... more
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Kathy Burgre…, Home Owner in Westchester, NY
Kathy Burgreen answered:
Buying a new home after a foreclosure
Understand lenders take a risk when financing mortgage loans. This explains why there is a waiting period for foreclosures, short sales and judgements. Lenders need to lower their ris ... more
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Umbakcozz, Home Buyer in New York, NY
Umbakcozz answered:
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Dcleibo, Home Buyer in New York, NY
Dcleibo answered:
What is the best NYC suburb for a family with a 45 min door to door commute to midtown? $1.5 price range.
If you need help finding the right hometown in the New York suburbs, I'd highly recommend PicketFencer.com. It has profiles of over 600 towns within commuting distance of New York, all ... more
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Kid0369, Home Buyer in Medford, NY
Kid0369 answered:
Has anyone had dealings with Campo Brothers Construction? Good rep? Bad rep? Any thoughts would be greatly appreciated!?
We are not happy with campo brothers. Our "custom" design was not custom. We had to constantly check up on them.They took a long time to complete our home. When we closed our ... more
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Kathy Burgre…, Home Owner in Westchester, NY
Kathy Burgreen answered:
Can I look at houses before applying for a mortgage?
Yes, you can visit as many Open Houses as you wish. Open Houses are held by he listing agents to invite the public to view the homes without any loan commitments or woot any other prom ... more
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Kathy Burgre…, Home Owner in Westchester, NY
Kathy Burgreen answered:
Husband has new job in Lower Manhattan. Moving from midwest. Need good suburb to commute to Manhattan.
After reading my reply below, some towns to consider (with top rated schools):

Nassau County - Great Neck, Mahasset, Port Washington, Roslyn, Glen Cove, Huntington, Garden City, Wood ... more
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Kathy Burgre…, Home Owner in Westchester, NY
Kathy Burgreen answered:
An apartment went into contract, offer approved, down payment, etc.A week or so later some unsightly AC equipment spring up on an adjacent building.
You do not have grounds to cancel the sale. No contract in NYC will allow you to cancel a sale because the view is blocked. Wake up to reality! You're in NYC. This is normal. Every ... more
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Susie Kay, Real Estate Pro in Dallas, TX
Susie Kay answered:
What to do with inaccurate Appraisals?
I would suggest that you talk to your lender and let them know what you just said here. Also consult with your realtor for advice. Your realtor is your best source for any questions.

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Kathy Burgre…, Home Owner in Westchester, NY
Kathy Burgreen answered:
How do we close on our house with an old erroneous morgage lien on it? What's a nuisance escrow?
You can't close and your buyers will have to find another house to buy. At this point, you need to work with a title company to dig up the old records and get proof the mortgage has be ... more
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Kathy Burgre…, Home Owner in Westchester, NY
Kathy Burgreen answered:
looking for low maintenance studio coop in Manhattan Upper East Side or Upper West side with doorman
What do you consider "low maintenance"? You need to provide the dollar amount you can afford every month and I could tell you if you are realistic or not. Maintenance for Manhattan c ... more
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