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Maxwell Stai…, Real Estate Pro in New York, NY
Maxwell Stainback answered:

I am very familiar with properties in that area. If you would like to contact me with some more details as to the nature of your comparative search I would be glad to work wi ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Jul 4, 2014 Investment Properties in 11226
HelpUBuy Ame…, Real Estate Pro in 75019
HelpUBuy America answered:
I am looking for a buyer's agent in Brooklyn, NY within Flatbush, Ditmas Park, Kensington, who specializes in multi-family and works with 1st
When you want to buy a home the best place to start is to hire an EXCLUSIVE Buyer Agent, not just a Buyer's Agent. EBAs only work with homebuyers and there is never a conflict of intere ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed May 28, 2014 Home Buying in 11226
Craig Bosse, Real Estate Pro in Concord, CA
Craig Bosse answered:
How quickly after a short sale can one purchase a home? I am considering a strategic default as my home is over 100k underwater.
You don't have to wait.....

We have a portfolio "2nd Chance" loan that allows you to buy again just one day after Short-Sale or Foreclosure. You can only have one on your credit and ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu May 22, 2014 Home Buying in 11226
Jim Simms, Real Estate Pro in Louisville, KY
Jim Simms answered:
Sounds like you are discovering the answer yourself, it is one as long as you get a good one.

Good luck,

Jim Simms
NMLS # 6395
Financing Kentucky ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Mar 3, 2014 Rentals in 11226
Michael Denn…, Real Estate Pro in Brooklyn, NY
Michael Denniston answered:
Can Wells Fargo reject my mortgage because of a lower appraisal than they expected but which is still higher than to price agreed with the seller?
Hi Caroline, I can't speak for Wells Fargo, but I've never had a client denied based on an appraisal that came in at or above the purchase price on the contract. The rules on appraisal ... more
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David, Home Seller in White Plains, NY
David answered:
Need to buy a house my credit is low as in six hundred, but I make 55 not looking for a lot just a home is there a chance for me in today's
Looks like the answer below is looking for brownie points answering a question more than 2 years old. Trying to get a VIP badge Joyce?
0 votes Share Flag Wed Aug 14, 2013 Home Buying in 11226
Joycelewis412, Home Buyer in Sacramento, CA
Joycelewis412 answered:
Anyone here get a mortgage 2 years after short sale with lates and 10% down?
There are owners who have had a foreclosure or short sale years ago who just got approved to buy a new home. Nowadays, many lenders have flexible loan programs that you can take advant ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Aug 13, 2013 Home Buying in 11226
Rhonda Holt, Real Estate Pro in Brooklyn, NY
Rhonda Holt answered:
Can I order my own appraisal company instead of the one used by Wells Fargo?
Hello, by law the bank must select their own appraiser and use that particular report. You are free to do what you like but it will not be used. The reason for this is to make sure the ... more
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Jennifer Fiv…, Real Estate Pro in Red Hook, NY
Jennifer Fivelsdal answered:
Does an appraisal should match the price agreed between seller and buyer or bank expectations?
It will match only sometimes. Most time it is higher are lower.

During the economic downturn it was not uncommon for an appraisal to be less that what the buyer and seller agreed to ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Jul 18, 2013 Home Buying in 11226
Milton Monse…, Real Estate Pro in Brooklyn, NY
Milton Monserrate answered:
Apartment request
Hello Smoothcanela9508
Let me help you find your next new place. I have access to over four thousand apartments in every Borough, neighborhood in every price range. Please call me 718- ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Mar 27, 2013 Rentals in 11226
Abu Musa, Real Estate Pro in Kensington & Parkville...
Abu Musa answered:
how to start buying a apartment?? where to start ? what to look for?
You may talk to a local real estate agent to buy real esatate. Your agent will guide you to success.
1 vote Share Flag Fri Feb 15, 2013 Home Buying in 11226
Abu Musa, Real Estate Pro in Kensington & Parkville...
Abu Musa answered:
How safe and convenient is this area?
You may visit www.homefacts.com. Also you mat talk to the local police station.
0 votes Share Flag Wed Oct 3, 2012 In My Neighborhood in 11226
Jacob Shayov…, Real Estate Pro in Brooklyn, NY
Jacob Shayovitz answered:
loan question?/
i'm the Chairman of Approved Funding, a Mortgage Banker. Give me a call. 718-339-8800 -ext 242
0 votes Share Flag Thu Aug 23, 2012 Home Buying in 11226
Bob, Real Estate Pro in 11218
Bob answered:
we are looking to buy an office space, about 3000 SQF in Bklyn. must be not more then 6 blocks from a train station , best id B or Q.
i have a listing on flatbush av store front + 2 apts above
bldg is 20x60 and property is 20x100
full basement and nice backyard
the property is FOR LEASE 5 yr term
if interested ca ... more
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Robert Tracey, Real Estate Pro in Brooklyn, NY
Robert Tracey answered:
how can i find a legit rent to own company?

Thank you for your inquiry. I can definitely assist you in this matter. You can contact me at 718-376-4994 or traceyre1@aol.com

Robert Tracey
0 votes Share Flag Fri Jul 27, 2012 Home Buying in 11226
Trevor Curran, Real Estate Pro in Bronx, NY
Trevor Curran answered:
How does shopping around for a mortgage affects ones credit rating and how does it not.?
Dear Nikki,

If you have a decent credit score (because you pay your bills on time, and don't owe the maximum on your revolving credit accounts, and keep your credit use conservative) ... more
1 vote Share Flag Wed Jun 20, 2012 Home Buying in 11226
George Capel…, Real Estate Pro in Brooklyn, NY
George Capella answered:
I've noticed a property that has been boarded-up for the past several years. I looks like it was being worked on some time ago it was never
The mail has to be going somewhere, check with all city agencies and see if they have an updated address. Or you can send mail to the owner at the address listed with mail fowarding and ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Mar 10, 2012 Home Buying in 11226
Michael Napo…, Real Estate Pro in Brooklyn, NY
Michael Napolitano answered:
Is anyone lending for new construction in Brooklyn that is 30% in contract, 35%down, 800 credit score? If so what % interest and how many points?
Hi Halina

I have heard that met- life bank has been pretty helpful with new contruction loans.
1 vote Share Flag Tue Nov 9, 2010 Financing in 11226
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Voices Member answered:
Is the price listed for Lis Penden the purchasing price?
Kahi, the figure shown on the lis pendens action is often the amount of the mortgage balance owed, absent any seconds, or payments in arrears.
0 votes Share Flag Sun Mar 21, 2010 Home Buying in 11226
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