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Danny Soldano, Real Estate Pro in 11209
Danny Soldano answered:
Are there any buildings along Shore Road that are quality constructed (i.e. concrete floorbds) so there is reduced noise from neighboring apartments.
9921 4th Avenue is a condo but they have thick cement walls separating each floor.
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Danny Soldano, Real Estate Pro in 11209
Danny Soldano answered:
Is it better using a bank attorney or your own when buying coop in brooklyn?
Hire your own attorney who represents you! On occasion and if allowed your attorney can also represent the bank as well. Make sure that if that is the case he has done so before.
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Danny Soldano, Real Estate Pro in 11209
Danny Soldano answered:
condo vs. coop what are the benefits of either
Peggy,

Just to add on to the other answers, a coop will have more restrictions in terms of what you can do (renovation, subleasing etc...) A condo will give you more freedom to do a ... more
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Juan J Martes, Real Estate Pro in 11209
Juan J Martes answered:
I am insterested in a property in bay ridge, but the listing agent has not responded to my calls. What should I do? Should I get a buyers agent?
A listing agent not responding quickly is usually not a good sign. I work with buyers and having a buyers agent can really help you. Unless you are constantly involved with the real est ... more
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Madeline Pad…, Real Estate Pro in Brooklyn, NY
Madeline Padovano answered:
I'm looking for a 4-6 family in Brooklyn or Queens. Need 4 empty apartments. Please contact me ASAP.
Hi Joematias1
please email me with your budget, and what size apartments you need
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Mitchell Fel…, Real Estate Pro in 11229
Mitchell Feldman answered:
I looking for house 700000 in Bushwick 2-3Family
Dear Nataliya:

If you still need help give me a call.

Sincerely,
Mitchell S. Feldman
Associate Broker/ Director of Sales/ e-Pro Realtor
Fillmore Real Estate
Office: (718) 252 ... more
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JOSEPH RUNFO…, Real Estate Pro in Staten Island, NY
JOSEPH RUNFOLA JR, BROKER, GRI answered:
Is It A Good Idea buying a Coop In Brooklyn And Using Bank Attorney?
No. You should hire your own real estate attorney. Your attorney will review the cooperative's financial statements and the board meeting minutes. This review uncovers the co-op's prior ... more
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Fajardo Dela…, Real Estate Pro in 11432
Fajardo Delacruz answered:
how much is my commercial property worth?
Commercial property depends largely on how you plan to use and location.
If you are looking for long-term cash flow, then you might be willing

Fajardo Delacruz
347 932-0609
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Trevor Curran, Real Estate Pro in Bronx, NY
Trevor Curran answered:
how can i buy an apartment in bayridge with low rates, when i have no credit history?
Good morning Mahnoorpk26,

Unfortunately, based on the information you have provided in your query, you would not be qualified for mortgage financing at this time.

First, you must ... more
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Michael Wong, Home Buyer in Brooklyn, NY
Michael Wong answered:
Max. budget of $260K too small a fish for buyer's agents?
Thank you all for taking the time out to reply.
I actually did end up using a buyer's agent who responded to this post.
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Michael Denn…, Real Estate Pro in Brooklyn, NY
Michael Denniston answered:
who are the best mixed use lenders that cover NYC area?
HI Rebecca, great question. It really depends on the specifics of the transaction.Is it a purchase or refinance? Does the owner reside on property or operate a business onsite? . Is the ... more
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Rhonda Holt, Real Estate Pro in Brooklyn, NY
Rhonda Holt answered:
Are Co ops a safe option ?
Hello I'm an Associate Broker specializing in selling co-ops for over 7 years in Brooklyn and there are more co-ops in Brooklyn, than condos. Co-ops are an investment like any other pro ... more
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Jeannette Ba…, Real Estate Pro in Brooklyn, NY
Jeannette Batsikas answered:
Is it possible to get approved for a home loan if my husband parents co-sign it?
Very likely that you should be approved.
0 votes Share Flag Mon Feb 4, 2013 Home Buying in 11209
Mitchell Fel…, Real Estate Pro in 11229
Mitchell Feldman answered:
What is a typical annual insurance cost for a one or two bedroom in Brooklyn?
Dear kparinis:

Are you renting or buying? If you are renting or buying a co-op you can get basic renters insurance for about $360.00 per year (or more if you take out additional ride ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Jul 10, 2012 Home Buying in 11209
Anna Brocco, Real Estate Pro in Nassau County, NY
Anna Brocco answered:
What are property taxes in Brooklyn and NYC? What is the average annual expense for apartment maintenance (e.g., painting, fixing stuff)
Keep in mind that property taxes do vary, as does any maintenance work; if asking about any specific properties, consider working with an agent of your own who can provide any necessary ... more
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Trevor Curran, Real Estate Pro in Bronx, NY
Trevor Curran answered:
Can I negotiate the asking price on a new condo (construction)? If so, how much negotiating room do I have? 5% ? 10%?
Hello Stellasmom,

First things first: when making an offer, focus on what your monthly payment will be for the mortgage financing, including taxes and insurance. If that payment is w ... more
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Chris Mramor, Real Estate Pro in Brooklyn, NY
Chris Mramor answered:
Potential first single home buyer here with $30,000 in savings, focus on HDFC apts in NYC or foreclosures for studios and one bedrooms?
Yes,do that, because $30000 won't take you far so keep renting and save more.
0 votes Share Flag Tue Oct 25, 2011 Home Buying in 11209
Joseph Baglio, Real Estate Pro in Brooklyn, NY
Joseph Baglio answered:
PierPointe Brooklyn Bay Ridge Condos Pricing??? Where is the logic?
Not sure where you are getting your information from, but the 2bedroom/2bathroom homes at Pier Pointe are actually starting at around $412 per SF right in line with your suggestions. To ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Apr 4, 2011 Home Buying in 11209
Gerard Dunn, Real Estate Pro in Potomac, MD
Gerard Dunn answered:
Has anyone used NACA to purchase a home in Brooklyn? If so what was your experience?
Listen to the stories.

If it looks like a duck, quacks like a duck has feathers like a duck -

Guess what?

Traditional financing may be more expensive - but it is a known ent ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Mar 3, 2011 Home Buying in 11209
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