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Biglee033%40…, Home Buyer in
Biglee033%40hotmail.com answered:
Is purchasing a home near the tall electric towers a definitie no no and how does it affect resale value?
it might be hard to get financing, I just tried to buy a house in the "fall zone" of a water tower, and no lenders wanted to touch it.
0 votes Share Flag Mon May 13, 2013 Home Buying in 11778
Allison Fish…, Real Estate Pro in 48103
Allison Fishwick answered:
How come its so tricky to get homeowner's insurance, like you've gotta know someone?
Homeowner's Insurance should be very easy to obtain. If you cannot find information online, call numbers for national companies such as AAA or Progressive. If you are running int ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Jan 29, 2012 Home Insurance in 11778
Mnlakeplace, Real Estate Pro in White Bear Lake, MN
Mnlakeplace answered:
with an inspection report done, could she/he (inspector) be sued if an undetected issue were to crop up?
most of the time inspectors have buyers sign a form and that states you can sue them read the forms..
0 votes Share Flag Sun Jan 29, 2012 Home Buying in 11778
Jane..jaishr…, Real Estate Pro in 11803
Jane..jaishree Zilpelwar answered:
I have 3 bdrm 1 bth ranch no basement on 60x100 lot in sound beach with miller place school district.i have 2 mortgages on this home.
Hi Rob,

Today the bank's have few programs, do the loan modification, refinance, Harp, please check with your bank, and see if you can qualify under any program. If nothing else ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Jan 26, 2012 Foreclosure in 11778
Anna Brocco, Real Estate Pro in Nassau County, NY
Anna Brocco answered:
is there a conflict-of-interest situation that can exist when the buyer accepts a seller's concession before property is appraised?
Keep in mind that a seller's concession needs to be agreed upon before entering into a contract, therefore not sure any conflicts exist; also keep in mind that your lender will be ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Jan 25, 2012 Home Buying in 11778
Mike Linkena…, Real Estate Pro in Jacksonville, FL
Mike Linkenauger answered:
I have a 420,000 mortgage on a home worth about 280,000. My husband and I found another home we like and the owner is willing to hold the mortgage.
Hi there! A good rule of thumb is that a short sale is NOT for those who WANT to sell, but only for those that HAVE to sell. If you are not in a financial hardship, you likely will n ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Jul 25, 2011 Foreclosure in 11778
Richard Wind,…, Real Estate Pro in Port Jefferson Station...
Richard Wind, RA, SFR answered:
I am not looking to finish the basement for a rental apartment on LI. The upstairs baths/kitchen were redone so does this up the value of the house?
Not sure if you are looking to make an apartment in your basement or have just finished it for extra living space. If you have finished it for additional living space that always helps. ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Jul 3, 2011 Home Selling in 11778
Lisa Molinel…, Real Estate Pro in 11764
Lisa Molinelli answered:
If we finish our basement for $10,000 and we live in Rocky Point, NY, in this market will we get a good return with baths/kitchen redone?
A finished basement is always a good investment, but I'm not sure if you are just speaking about finishing the basement, or finishing it with a kitchen/bath down there as well, mak ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Jul 2, 2011 Home Selling in 11778
Anna Brocco, Real Estate Pro in Nassau County, NY
Anna Brocco answered:
do you have to go infront of a coop board if you purchased a coop in cash on a forclousure?
Co-op boards do conduct interviews no matter the type of sale--consult with your attorney regarding any specific rules relating to the particular complex.
0 votes Share Flag Thu Apr 7, 2011 Rentals in 11778
Denise Fisch…, Real Estate Pro in 11778
Denise Fischetti answered:
Our home has been listed for almost 9 months and the realtor is not cooperating. How do we obtain an?
Laura,
In order to give an educated answer to your question, I would need to know the conditions of the listing contract. Please feel free to call me Denise Wiater 631-599-5767 my ema ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Nov 3, 2010 Home Selling in 11778
Richard Wind,…, Real Estate Pro in Port Jefferson Station...
Richard Wind, RA, SFR answered:
Who certifies where the Fall Zone is? It is urgent to know this as it's all that is stopping a closing on this house.
The fall Zone can be Certified by a Licensed Land Surveyor, they will need to come out to the property & document the existing conditions.
0 votes Share Flag Mon Jul 26, 2010 Home Selling in 11778
Jerry Cibuls…, Real Estate Pro in Southold, NY
Jerry Cibulski answered:
Why do so many agents have trouble with correct information on their property listings when all they have to do is call the town?
There has been a wide range of services offered by agents. You will find an experienced agent will provide a detailed offering of information on the listings they represent. The reason ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Jan 21, 2010 Home Selling in 11778
Sean Dawes, Other/Just Looking in Philadelphia, PA
Sean Dawes answered:
Would you not be annoyed after having a home inspected and being told that it was built in 1955 and find out from the inspector and the Town that it?
Alan brings up a good point Barabara. Although it wouldnt bother me, it is grounds for you to back out of the deal and potentially get your money paid for inspection etc. back. Grante ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Nov 28, 2009 Home Buying in 11778
Nunzio Zappo…, Real Estate Pro in East Hampton, NY
Nunzio Zappola answered:
how much is a flat pice of land 80 x 100 almost ready to build u just need to donate a small pice to the town for credit to get the helt dept. permit
Hi Dan,
Each Case is different . What size home could be built on the property. What are homes in the area like and what is their value. Then you should get Health department ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Nov 23, 2009 Home Selling in 11778
Lynn911.com…, Real Estate Pro in Dallas, TX
Lynn911.com Dallas Realtor answered:
Accepted offer on house in Rocky Point, NY on Friday. Today told that I have to do inspection right away and I live 150 miles away.
YES, when you are searching purchase a home add another 40 hours per week, search and work with contract guidelines.

You don't want to wait ...you have option period ... your a ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Oct 19, 2009 Home Buying in 11778
Gail Gladsto…, Real Estate Pro in 11743
Gail Gladstone answered:
I received an accepted offer on Friday and live 150 miles away from Rocky Point, NY. They are now telling me that I must have this inspection done.
Who is the Realtor representing your interests? Have you purchased directly through the seller's Realtor?

Your Realtor can be there to represent you and relay the findings to y ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Oct 18, 2009 Home Buying in 11778
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