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Tarahayley, Home Buyer in Providence, UT
Tarahayley answered:
Can a person get a free foreclosure list in NY State? If so how and where? Thank you
Once the bank forecloses on a property they will list it with an agent, get a good agent who is willing to set up a search for you and will notify you as soon as they do. Also look for ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Aug 18, 2015 Foreclosure in Yonkers
Scott Godzyk, Real Estate Pro in 03109
Scott Godzyk answered:
I have been told by my mortgage broker at Wells Fargo that seller's concessions are commonplace in Westchester. However, when I speak with
It is common for buyers to ask sellers to credit them with 3% in average of their closing costs, some programs allow up to 6%. However, each market has their own trends and in some with ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Aug 12, 2015 Home Buying in 10701
Christopher…, Real Estate Pro in Westchester, NY
Christopher Pagli - ABR, GREEN answered:
When you are buying a co op or a condo, I understand apart from the monthly mortgage, you still have to pay maintenance fee.?
Maintenance is typically calculated by the amount of shares the shareholder has. Since you don't own the property and own shares in the corporation you pay your pro rata share of the b ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Jul 18, 2015 Home Buying in 10704
Dalilah, Renter in Bronx, NY
Dalilah asked:
Mortgage lenders that help with DPAL Has anyone purchased in yonkers using Down Payment Assistance Loan? Please share.
0 votes Share Flag Thu Apr 30, 2015 Home Buying in Yonkers
Christopher…, Real Estate Pro in Westchester, NY
Christopher Pagli - ABR, GREEN answered:
Buying condo Yonkers/Bronxville? 1 to 2 bdrms. Any 55 options? Other? Am single, don't like 2 drive, want quiet/safety, local culture? Practical?
Hi Patty, Bronxville is a wonderful place to live, my parents grew up there. There aren't any 55+ communities if that is what you asking. there are however, many condos near the cente ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Mar 30, 2015 Home Buying in Northwest Yonkers
Anna Brocco, Real Estate Pro in Nassau County, NY
Anna Brocco answered:
where is the best place to buy a house in Yonkers?
Best areas are all about personal preferences, budgets, wants, needs, lifestyle; therefore consider researching areas of interest on your own, and take the time to visit more than once, ... more
1 vote Share Flag Sat Mar 7, 2015 Home Buying in Yonkers
Anna Brocco, Real Estate Pro in Nassau County, NY
Anna Brocco answered:
who can i contact about this property?
No link is visible, however any local agent/realty office can help, they all have access to the same information...
0 votes Share Flag Sun Jan 18, 2015 Foreclosure in Northwest Yonkers
Christopher…, Real Estate Pro in Westchester, NY
Christopher Pagli - ABR, GREEN answered:
Can I please get information on this property please?
Hi, What additional information would you like?

Christopher Pagli
Accredited Buyer Representative
William Raveis Legends Realty Group
914.406.9023
0 votes Share Flag Sun Jan 18, 2015 Foreclosure in Crestwood
Anna Brocco, Real Estate Pro in Nassau County, NY
Anna Brocco answered:
Is the avg price per Square foot for SOLD properties or Listed Properties?
Don't focus on average square foot pricing; be mindful that square footage costs do vary and don't account for exact location and other considerations, therefore it's in your best inter ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Jan 14, 2015 Home Buying in Yonkers
Christopher…, Real Estate Pro in Westchester, NY
Christopher Pagli - ABR, GREEN answered:
Are rent to own homes a bad idea?
Rent to own situations always benefit the seller. You as the buyer stand the chance of losing a lot of money if you don't purchase the home or the market changes. If you do decide to ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Jan 14, 2015 Home Buying in 10705
Anna Brocco, Real Estate Pro in Nassau County, NY
Anna Brocco answered:
Are credit counseling services any good?
You could consider trying to repair credit on your own, see links below for helpful information; you could also consider a visit with any licensed loan officer; after reviewing your inf ... more
2 votes Share Flag Wed Jan 7, 2015 Credit Score in 10705
Annette Lawr…, Real Estate Pro in Palm Harbor, FL
Annette Lawrence answered:
Are these posting of houses real c or is it just trick so brokers can get people?
IT IS A TRICK!

It the right month for a trick.

Now, if you are a serious home buyer, you would be well advised to avoid the tricks and treat yourself to serious tools provided to ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Oct 26, 2014 Home Buying in 10705
Peter Bordes, Real Estate Pro in yorktown heights, NY
Peter Bordes answered:
I would like to visit the apartment let me Know when Thank You
Fernando,

Are you available Friday evening, or any time over the weekend. Please feel free to contact me with your availability (914-263-7313 / peter@stetsonrealestate.com).

Tha ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Oct 9, 2014 Home Buying in Southeast Yonkers
John Burke, Real Estate Pro in Austin, TX
John Burke answered:
VA Loans I've heard, I still need a down payment is that true?
Hi Martin,

Thank you for your service,

VA loans do not require a down payment in most cases and you can use your entitlement as many times as you want.

In my opinion the VA mor ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Oct 7, 2014 Home Buying in 10710
Christopher…, Real Estate Pro in Westchester, NY
Christopher Pagli - ABR, GREEN answered:
I'm a first time home buyer in New York and I keep getting mixed opinions on what type of property I should consider, a single family or multifamily?
Hi, Not sure if you purchased a home yet but here is my two cents. It's important to look at your lifestyle, needs, and budget. If you buy a multii family property and plan to rent o ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Oct 1, 2014 Home Buying in 10704
Paul Marzolla, Real Estate Pro in Hackensack, NJ
Paul Marzolla answered:
I am looking to buy a coop in Westchester within a year. What is the process to do so aside from the coop board approval. How do I calculate mortgage?
The first step would be to contact a knowledgeable mortgage professional, such as myself, to go over the details of both the Co-op and your qualifications. We can discuss the entire pro ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Oct 1, 2014 Home Buying in Yonkers
Randy Tanner…, Real Estate Pro in Wellington, FL
Randy Tanner & Lindsey Racher answered:
Do they allow dogs? What are the maintenance fees?
Unfortunately, we cannot see what you are seeing. Please provide us with a property so we can better help you.

Randy Tanner
RE/MAX Direct
561-420-7955
tannergroup2@gmail.com
0 votes Share Flag Thu Sep 11, 2014 Home Buying in Northeast Yonkers
Kim Benedict, Real Estate Pro in ,
Kim Benedict answered:
Owner makes no representations or warranties, what does it means?
If you want to buy the home definitely have a home inspection done with a very well credited inspection company that knows their stuff, to make sure the home is sound and you don't have ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Sep 7, 2014 Home Buying in 10703
Kim Benedict, Real Estate Pro in ,
Kim Benedict answered:
I FOUND A HOME THAT I WANT TO BUY BUT LOOKING AROUND I FOUND OUT THAT IN THE SAME STREET WHITHIN 3 BLOCKS THERE ARE 3 HOMES FOR SALE?
I would drive around the area both day and night, and see if there are any red flags that stand out to you.

All an agent thats in the direct area and see what they can tell you about ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Sep 7, 2014 Home Buying in 10703
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