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Raffaele Sac…, Real Estate Pro in New York, NY
Raffaele Saccente answered:
Any thoughts on 102 W. 80th?
Its a great building and location, the average price per foot is @885.00. There only a 3 br available in the building. call me if you have question about purchasing it, 917-623-8570

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0 votes Share Flag Thu May 2, 2013 Home Buying in Upper West Side
George Stroud, Both Buyer and Seller in New York
George Stroud answered:
If the real estate agent representing the buyer knows of a flooding problem, must they disclose this information to the buyer?
It goes past being unethical. It's actionable by the NYDOS if it can be proved that the agent representing the buyer knowingly failed in his/her fiduciary duties.
0 votes Share Flag Fri Apr 12, 2013 Home Buying in Upper West Side
Joseph C. Ha…, Real Estate Pro in New York, NY
Joseph C. Hastings answered:
What is the property tax on this? 327 W 85th St #5D NY NY 10024 (UWS)
Hi James or...not? This is a Coop. Property taxes are part of the maintenance, you don't get billed separately. The maintenance is $833.00 per month. If you scroll to the bottom of the ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Apr 8, 2013 Home Buying in Upper West Side
Don Mann, Real Estate Pro in New York, NY
Don Mann answered:
My Husband & I are thinking of buying a 2bedroom at 240 W 98th St until one of my coworkes told me that they require an application and a
Someone has already put a contract on that apartment would you like to see something else?
0 votes Share Flag Sat May 18, 2013 Home Buying in Upper West Side
First Last, Other/Just Looking in 90002
First Last answered:
Etiquette question: How much do you tip a doorman, concierge, superintendent, etc. on an annual basis?
There are many articles on this subject and here are two:

http://www.nytimes.com/2011/12/25/nyregion/did-you-give-the-doorman-enough.html

http://www.nytimes.com/2010/12/21/nyregio ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Jul 24, 2012 Home Buying in Upper West Side
Suzanne MacD…, Real Estate Pro in 07856
Suzanne MacDowell answered:
how can i find out short sales in nyc?
Contact a local realtor. They can search the multiple listing service for you and identify the short sale properties.
0 votes Share Flag Thu May 3, 2012 Home Buying in Upper West Side
Armen Meschi…, Real Estate Pro in New York, NY
Armen Meschian answered:
what is going on with the Aldyn, Element, Riverside condos? prices are increasing? above 2006-7 levels
Hey Victoria, a fluke would have been maybe one building showing price improvements, multiple major developments in the same area - is a fact to be taken seriously. The area between Wes ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Feb 17, 2012 Home Buying in Upper West Side
Eran Elhanani, Real Estate Pro in New York, NY
Eran Elhanani answered:
I am looking at a doorman building on the UWS, West end and 70th. What is the average coop fee per square foot in this area?
Hi Maya,

Obviously it depends on the building, exact location, floor, views, renovations and much more but you could probably find co-ops in or around Lincoln Towers for $620-750 per ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Apr 13, 2012 Home Buying in Upper West Side
Anna Brocco, Real Estate Pro in Nassau County, NY
Anna Brocco answered:
what is the average cost of monthly maintenance for a one bedroom coop in the uper West side of nyc?
Maintenance fees do vary from building to building, and by exact location, size, amenities, assessments, underlying mortgage if applicable, etc.; therefore if asking about a specific un ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Mar 8, 2012 Home Buying in Upper West Side
Annette Levi…, Real Estate Pro in New York, NY
Annette Levinson answered:
where can i get a list of hdfc coops in manhattan?
Go to www.home2.nyc.gov for the list.
0 votes Share Flag Thu Dec 8, 2011 Home Buying in Upper West Side
Phil Rotondo, Real Estate Pro in 32940
Phil Rotondo answered:
what does Down 10% means?
The owner is looking for a 10% down payment on an offer for the property. The 90% balance to be paid at the closing table.
0 votes Share Flag Sat Feb 25, 2012 Home Buying in Upper West Side
Lisa Conway, Real Estate Pro in New York, NY
Lisa Conway answered:
Is 1$0 west end a good choice ?
Lincoln Towers has been and always will be a building with big space, for the money. It is a good choice if you like the area. It is a Coop so you will need to fill out as with most bu ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Aug 21, 2011 Home Buying in Upper West Side
NA, Home Seller in Nowell Court, Spring...
NA answered:
We are Canadians interested in purchasing an apartment in Manhattan. It would be used occasionally; what are the issues we face as foreign buyers?
One of the biggest issues you will face is getting a loan. It is hard for any foreign nationals (espcially non residents without an american income) to get loans to purchase American pr ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Jun 11, 2011 Home Buying in Upper West Side
Jim McCowan…, Real Estate Pro in Arlington, VA
Jim McCowan (703) 395-0166 answered:
What is a 'sponsor unit'? I gather it is a good thing for a buyer...
Never heard of that before. I'm anxious to see what the answers are!
0 votes Share Flag Fri Apr 12, 2013 Home Buying in Upper West Side
Christopher…, Real Estate Pro in 10591
Christopher Pagli - ABR, GREEN answered:
I am a cash buyer for a co-op but currently overseas. How do I manage co-op board approval? I have excellent credit rating in my home country.
Hi Glenn, all boards are different. My best advice is to have your agent contact the management company for any coops you have interest in. This way you know in advance what to expect ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Mar 25, 2011 Home Buying in Upper West Side
Carolyn Chap…, Real Estate Pro in New York, NY
Carolyn Chappelle answered:
If a rent-stabilized tenant dies, can a relative quietly slip in and take over the apartment? Does anyone else have any rights?
Hello Glenn,

In NYC you are allowed to have one adult roommate who is not on the lease, but it is always advisable to notify your landlord. Also any family 9or individual) who was l ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Mar 25, 2011 Home Buying in Upper West Side
PWRSOLD Real…, Real Estate Pro in Riverside County, CA
PWRSOLD Real Estate & Mortgage Lending answered:
What would you buy for $400,000?
Sorry, I wish I could help you, but if you are ever looking to relocate to Southern California I would be gald to help.
0 votes Share Flag Sun Aug 21, 2011 Home Buying in Upper West Side
Don Tepper, Real Estate Pro in Fairfax, VA
Don Tepper answered:
Can you recommend us a reliable, professional real estate attorney who speaks Hebrew? Thank You, Hanna
I imagine Chabad could direct you to some. Here are some links:
http://www.chabadwestside.org/
http://www.chabadw60s.com/

Hope that helps.
0 votes Share Flag Fri Jan 25, 2013 Home Buying in Upper West Side
Nick Rafello, Real Estate Pro in New York, NY
Nick Rafello answered:
Are Maint/CC R.E taxes paid yearly or monthly in upper west side? for example :Maint/CC: 507 dollarstaxes: 260 dollarsthank you
Maint/CC means that it is paid monthly. Maintenance is for Coops and CC (Common Charges) is for Condos.
0 votes Share Flag Sat Nov 26, 2011 Home Buying in Upper West Side
Bestplace2mo…, Real Estate Pro in Kingston, NY
Bestplace2move.com answered:
does this buidling 215 w/91st have rooftop deck for owners? For that matter, is it hard to find buildings with rooftop access?
Hey there,

If you are looking at an apartment to buy in that building your broker should be able to get the answer to that question for you. Quite a few buildings have shared roofto ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Jan 21, 2011 Home Buying in Upper West Side
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