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Voices Member answered:
I am thinking about buying a home , but the seller has know deed should I be concerned and why
Only if you do not have an attorney to represent you.,Make sure you find one who specializes in Real Estate Transactions.
0 votes Share Flag Sat Aug 1, 2009 Home Buying in Wallkill
Margaret Ama…, Real Estate Pro in Sarasota, FL
Margaret Amador answered:
We have been trying to sell our home in saugerties ny ,foreclosures have affected us in our selling price?
The harsh answer is: You can either drop the price until you get interest or take it off the market. If you must sell for whatever reason and your home will bring less than it is worth ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Jul 28, 2012 Home Selling in Saugerties
Michelle Aiz…, Real Estate Pro in Saugerties, NY
Michelle Aizenstat answered:
How can I sell my home in Woodstock, NY as a fixer upper?
Hi Maggie,
Alot depends on what kind of work the property needs, but I've been successful selling unique fixer-uppers to clients who are willing to do the work for something real ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Sep 5, 2012 Home Selling in Woodstock
Kyle, Real Estate Pro in Scottsdale, AZ
Kyle answered:
My brother and I currently rent together and are looking to buy a home. My name is on the lease, but we have
Not unless its a multi unit property or he would have to be on the loan with you to use his income (and debt).

But you cannot count rental income on a one unit single family home o ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Jul 28, 2009 Financing in Wallkill
Fred Griffin, Real Estate Pro in Tallahassee, FL
Fred Griffin answered:
Buying a home, but unsure of how to take care of issues before signing contracts.
See a Real Estate Attorney for Legal Advice, see an Attorney if you do not understand what you are signing.

What does your Purchase Contract say about inspections? Is the contract ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Jul 25, 2009 Home Buying in Highland
Donald Beach, Home Buyer in 12533
Donald Beach asked:
Can any local experts comment on the future of Southern Dutchess County as a real estate market? What are some of the catalysts that might drive growth or retraction in the 12533 zip code. Are there new business incoming/leaving? Property tax comparisons? I am trying to compare t...
0 votes Share Flag Tue Jul 21, 2009 General Area in Wallkill
Katherine Ry…, Real Estate Pro in
Katherine Ryan answered:
why are taxes so high in new paltz?
Hi Hendrick,
New Paltz is beautiful. Did you try to grieve your taxes? Have you tried looking in other areas in Ulster?

... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Apr 19, 2012 General Area in New Paltz
Bill Eckler-…, Real Estate Pro in Venice, FL
Bill Eckler-Florida, answered:
FOR SALE BY OWNER Any success stories out there? Many properties that had been for sale by owner are now
These are difficult times for established agents and seasoned companies. FSBO's are feeling the heat as well because their "thunder" has been swept away by "short sales" and "foreclosur ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Nov 3, 2012 Home Selling in 12401
Voices Member,  in
Voices Member answered:
We are looking to rent a house in Saugerties with a minimum of 3 bdrms, 1.5 baths.We are also interested
If you are a first time home buyer then the time is right. I know you did say that you wanted to rent with option but you didn't mention the reason why. What is your budget for rental? ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Feb 16, 2011 Home Buying in 12477
Barbara Cart…, Real Estate Pro in 12528
Barbara Carter answered:
In May we put in a full price offer on a house and asked for a $10000 concession to help pay for closing
The best advice would be to consult your attorney. After contracts are signed it becomes a legal issue that should be handled through your attorney and the sellers attorney.
W ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Jun 26, 2009 Home Buying in 12528
Noelle Perro…, Real Estate Pro in Kingston, NY
Noelle Perrone Sheber answered:
what is happening to housing prices in the woodstock area?
Hello Richard,
We've only seen a small decline in pricing in Woodstock. We seem to be somewhat insulated compared to what's going on in the rest of the country. The second home market ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Dec 1, 2011 Market Conditions in 12498
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Voices Member answered:
I am interested in knowing whether I should seek to change the heating system and whether to put central air.
In-ground oil tanks inevitably become issues when you go to sell your house. Worse, it often comes up post-inspection, i.e. after you've agreed on a sales price. Most attorneys recomm ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Jun 18, 2009 Remodel & Renovate in 12528
Patricia S P…, Real Estate Pro in Pine Bush, NY
Patricia S Pizappi answered:
We put in an offer on a house and it was accepted. At the inspection it was determined that the oil tank is
I can see why you are frustrated. The in ground oil tank may or may not be an issue. Just because there is one does not mean there is anything wrong with it. As a buyer's representat ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Oct 8, 2009 Home Buying in 12528
Patricia S P…, Real Estate Pro in Pine Bush, NY
Patricia S Pizappi answered:
How are the taxes on a house determined?
Here is a link to the NY State Office of Real Property Services where you can learn all about property taxes, evaluations, assessments, and how they are determined. Take some time to l ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon May 11, 2009 Home Buying in Ulster County
Susan Mohart, Real Estate Pro in 12589
Susan Mohart answered:
i want to rent my house in highland. Its a 3 bedroom with 2 car garage and in new condition. What are rents?
If you would like, I can stop by and take a look at your home and let you know what you could rent it for.
Are you interested in having a real estate agent represent you, or are you go ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Jun 28, 2009 Home Buying in Highland
Sandra Stric…, Real Estate Pro in Delray Beach, FL
Sandra Strickland answered:
My price range is $250-$265. Is it reasonable to look at houses around $290 and hope to negotiate?
Most sellers are looking for about 90 to 95% of the asking price. See how long the property has been on the market and if there have been any price reductions. You can also ask the li ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Jun 18, 2009 Home Buying in Highland
Janine Bowen, Real Estate Pro in Ulster, Greene, Dutc...
Janine Bowen answered:
anyone know of a house for rent in saugerties. 3 bedroom or a large 2 bedroom.
I know of a 3 bdrm ranch with new carpet, hardwood floors, a hot tub and an art studio on 1.8 acres. What are you looking to spend? They are asking $1,500/ month w/1st, last and deposit ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Apr 29, 2009 For rent in 12477
Buyer2009, Home Buyer in New Jersey
Buyer2009 answered:
Why do short sales take so long to reply?
Hi Donna,

This is the 64,000 question. We placed our bid in Jan and at the begining of Feb the bank send a letter indicating that the short sale packet was completed and we should he ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Aug 3, 2012 Home Buying in 12589
Crestico Rea…, Real Estate Pro in Los Angeles County, CA
Crestico Realty answered:
Hi, my parents are looking to buy a house in New Paltz, NYwhere canIi find foreclosures in my area?
Hi Jessica,
You can always contact your local lenders servicing department and ask them to connect you with their REO agents.
0 votes Share Flag Sun Feb 9, 2014 Foreclosure in 12561
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