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Jamar Arbelo, Real Estate Pro in Fairfield County, CT
Jamar Arbelo answered:
How can I see it?
Hello, I'm a broker with Raveis in Norwalk, that listing is under deposit, but I'd be happy to show it to you tomorrow in case the current deal falls through? Or if there's anything els ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Feb 23, 2013 Home Buying in Norwalk
Mark Namm, A…, Real Estate Pro in Norwalk, CT
Mark Namm, ABR, e-certified answered:
Is the area near FLAX HILL PARK in South Norwalk safe?
Hi Ezrideolg,
The first thing you should know is that by law real estate agents are not allowed to discuss what areas are "safe" and what areas may not be considered "safe." This is t ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Jun 11, 2013 Home Buying in Norwalk
Joe Balestri…, Real Estate Pro in Norwalk, CT
Joe Balestriere answered:
First time buyer
Hello again,

I have a few mortgage brokers I recommend, because they are hasty, and followup consistently, and they know their mortgages. I tend to advise away from someone you canno ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Jan 31, 2013 Home Buying in Norwalk
Jamar Arbelo, Real Estate Pro in Fairfield County, CT
Jamar Arbelo answered:
I am interested in buying a condo in Norwalk. I noticed that most of the condos are all electric. What is the average electric bill?
Hello, it really depends on a few factors. How well is the condo insulated? Square Footage? At what temperature do you like to keep the thermostat? You can always ask the seller for bil ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri May 9, 2014 Home Buying in Norwalk
Laura Feghali, Real Estate Pro in Stamford, CT
Laura Feghali answered:
Does someone know of company that will finance a coop in Stamford? Please post their names... really important?
Hello J,
I know that James Forte with Hamilton Ladd Home Loans out of Ridgefield, CT will finance co-ops if the buyer qualifies.
Call him at: 203-743-4739 or email: jforte@hamilt ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Jan 31, 2013 Home Buying in Norwalk
Cedric Mcneil…, Real Estate Pro in Connecticut
Cedric Mcneil (203-435-7405) answered:
I am interested in buying a single family home in Norwalk, CT but how would I know if it meets FHA approval guidelines?
Hello Jennifer,

The short answer is work with an agent that knows.

Even a "fixer upper can be financed with a "FHA 203k" which allows you to put the cost of the wor ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Jan 29, 2013 Home Buying in Norwalk
Todd Turcotte, Real Estate Pro in 06850
Todd Turcotte answered:
Antoinette Gresham
Hi Antoinette,


You ask a good question, but the answers are relative to what you consider "reasonably priced" and "safe."

The best thing to do would be to get a list of towns yo ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon May 7, 2012 Home Buying in Norwalk
Todd Turcotte, Real Estate Pro in 06850
Todd Turcotte answered:
If i pay a co-ops for two bedroom and a bath by cash, hoe much money should i need to pay for other fees like property tax and something/
Hi Kay,


If I understand your question correctly, you are basically asking how much the common charges and taxes would be on a 2 bedroom, 1 bath co-op.

For co-op's in this area, ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun May 6, 2012 Home Buying in Norwalk
Joe Balestri…, Real Estate Pro in Norwalk, CT
Joe Balestriere answered:
I am interesed in buying a rent-to-own home. If there are any realtors in the Norwalk area that can help, please respond.
Hey Evelyn,

Give me a call now, let's talk.

-Joe Balestriere
203-216-0670
William Raveis Real Estate
0 votes Share Flag Sat Aug 11, 2012 Home Buying in Norwalk
Anne Miller, Real Estate Pro in Manchester, CT
Anne Miller answered:
How would I found out about rent to own properties?
Evelyn,
Call a reliable agent in your area...they can help.

Anne
0 votes Share Flag Wed Apr 25, 2012 Home Buying in Norwalk
Mary Ann Lau…, Real Estate Pro in Westport, CT
Mary Ann Laurita answered:
Short Sale: Wondering if an agent who has experience in short sale can help me buy a SF property at discount in some good nbhood in W. Norwalk/Wilton.
Hi Sam--Yes, we have experience dealing with short sales in Fairfield County in the areas you mentioned. I work as a team with my husband. We are both brokers and have many years of exp ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Aug 21, 2013 Home Buying in Norwalk
Bob Travers, Real Estate Pro in Norwalk, CT
Bob Travers answered:
What sorts of things might "special conditions apply" mean on a house like this?
It is a bank foreclosure and they have a system on how offers are submitted and responded to
0 votes Share Flag Fri Jan 27, 2012 Home Buying in Norwalk
Michelle L.…, Real Estate Pro in Niantic, CT
Michelle L. Mayo, ABR, SRES answered:
Can I chose to waive rights to an attorney for home purchase in Connecticut?
You could, but why would you want to? Do you know how to do a title search? How about title insurance? Will you know where to purchase it? Are you familiar with all the necessary ba ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Aug 11, 2012 Home Buying in 06854
Laura Feghali, Real Estate Pro in Stamford, CT
Laura Feghali answered:
I was wondering if the houses on Chatham Drive were built on swamps?
Hello Afrodite,
There is no evidence that suggests that the neighbohood on and surrounding Chatham Dr. is on wetlands. The closest body of water is a brook at least a 1/4 mile to ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Jun 16, 2009 Home Buying in Norwalk
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Voices Member answered:
CO-OP housing - good OR bad??
Co-ops are much less common here in Fairfield County than they are in major cities, such as New York, so people are not as familiar with them and that can make them seem "risky". When ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue May 13, 2014 Home Buying in Norwalk
Randi Hutton, Real Estate Pro in Westport, CT
Randi Hutton answered:
May be transferred to Ridgefield from Chicago. Is Norwalk to far to commute from??
Hi Paul,
First of all, "too far a commute" really depends on what is your ideal commute timeand acceptable/non-acceptable commute time. If your business is located in northern Ridgefie ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Jul 15, 2009 Home Buying in Norwalk
Len Schwartz, Real Estate Pro in Stamford, CT
Len Schwartz answered:
Hi, I'm looking at property in Norwalk, CT and noticed how cheap condos/coops were on Wolfpit Ave.
Hi Tito:
Actually, no. Wolfpit Ave. is quite nice. It's a bit well traveled (busy), but there are many condo complexes on the street -- kind of like condo row, which doesn't make it ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Jul 29, 2009 Home Buying in Norwalk
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