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Armen Meschi…, Real Estate Pro in New York, NY
Armen Meschian answered:
i bought a house in NYC in 2013 for about $480000, home value on zillow went up to $ 650000 and then suddenly fell to $ 520000 within few months?
Hi jimey2014

Home values on Zillow are called Zestiates for a reason :) - it's definitely not a reflection of the true value of your home. If you are in Jackson Heights, you are in a ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Nov 19, 2014 Home Buying in 11372
Martina Ryan, Real Estate Pro in Queens, NY
Martina Ryan answered:
Appraiser in Jackson Heights?
You are not buying the building just an apartment, so it would be more prudent to do some research on the building and its finances as well as finding out if the building has any violat ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Sep 22, 2013 Home Buying in 11372
Debra (Debbi…, Real Estate Pro in Livingston, NJ
Debra (Debbie) Rose answered:
Suggest good neighborhoods in NJ & NY that are fairly close to NYC & have reasonably priced homes?
Well since you asked this question back in December....I sure hope you're settled into your new home by now!

If you're still here reading this.......where did you wind up?
0 votes Share Flag Fri Aug 9, 2013 Home Buying in 11372
Anna Brocco, Real Estate Pro in Nassau County, NY
Anna Brocco answered:
Where can we find an exclusive buyer agent in Jackson Heights or Astoria?
Contact and interview a few agents from different realty companies, then choose the one you like best. For available area properties check www.mlsli.com
1 vote Share Flag Sat Apr 6, 2013 Home Buying in 11372
Anna Brocco, Real Estate Pro in Nassau County, NY
Anna Brocco answered:
does the website offer any apartment with the option to rent then buy??
Rent to own opportunities are rare, as most owners prefer to sell outright; however since rent to own properties may not be listed as such, consider working with an agent of your own. K ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Mar 19, 2013 Home Buying in 11372
Emilio Mazzu…, Real Estate Pro in Queens County, NY
Emilio Mazzucotelli answered:
What are good neighborhoods in NJ, NY or CT that are fairly close to NYC and have reasonably priced homes?
Contact me at reomls247@gmail.com
I am a CDPE and expert in the whole Queens market. Let me know your exact needs and we start working from that point until we close the deal.
Thanks
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0 votes Share Flag Sat Mar 16, 2013 Home Buying in 11372
Anna Brocco, Real Estate Pro in Nassau County, NY
Anna Brocco answered:
Relocating to NY/NJ area. Looking for towns in NJ/NY that are family friendly, have newer single family homes and a reasonable commute to mid town
If interested in the Queens, Nassau or Suffolk County area check out www.mlsli.com
0 votes Share Flag Fri Dec 28, 2012 Home Buying in 11372
Steven Riddle, Real Estate Pro in 10014
Steven Riddle answered:
How find co-op conversion filings?
Whats the address? I'll Look up the Red Herring filings and let you know.
0 votes Share Flag Fri Dec 28, 2012 Home Buying in 11372
Steven Riddle, Real Estate Pro in 10014
Steven Riddle answered:
what income is needed for co op?
Co-ops By-laws generally have a 20% down commitment minimum. This is often so due to the "PMI" obligations for this type of ownership. When you are buying a Co-op you are really buying ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Jun 13, 2012 Home Buying in 11372
Steven Riddle, Real Estate Pro in 10014
Steven Riddle answered:
How do you go about looking for a real estate agent?
You have already started your search by posting the question here. Just click on the Agents professional profile badge and read what their past clients have had to say about their exp. ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Jun 13, 2012 Home Buying in 11372
Anna Brocco, Real Estate Pro in Nassau County, NY
Anna Brocco answered:
Im buying a co op, made the check to my attorneys firm, they say they will break the money and pay the corporation,is that OK?
Have you asked your attorney this question---Generally the attorney will deposit monies into an escrow account....
0 votes Share Flag Wed Jun 13, 2012 Home Buying in 11372
Yael Shanee, Real Estate Pro in Elmhurst, Queens, NY
Yael Shanee answered:
old apartment building may contain asbesto?
Most people think that if they buy a new home or build a new building that they couldn't possibly contain asbestos. Sorry, but they still mine asbestos today and in our global eco ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Dec 29, 2011 Home Buying in 11372
Rob Spinosa, Real Estate Pro in Mill Valley, CA
Rob Spinosa answered:
Do we always have to pay one point to apply for mortgage for two family house?
Gail,

Gregorio's point below is that whether or not you pay the point "up front," on a two-unit property your lender will be pricing in a 1% charge either to the rate ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Jun 7, 2011 Home Buying in 11372
Allen Bauman, Real Estate Pro in Valley Stream, NY
Allen Bauman answered:
There is some asbestos in the basement of the house we'd like to purchase. What’s a chance that the bank will not give us mortgage because of
Hi Gail
You need to be proactive in this situation.
First of all if there is asbestos and unethical people are willing to ignore the situation then you need to be sure it's there ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri May 13, 2011 Home Buying in 11372
Joseph C. Ha…, Real Estate Pro in New York, NY
Joseph C. Hastings answered:
I am planning to buy coop but want to know about what is cosign? and how does it work?
This is a co-signer on a mortgage loan. You refer to another person who's income and credit-worthiness would be required by a lender as your income and credit-worthiness apparently ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Jul 7, 2010 Home Buying in 11372
Joseph C. Ha…, Real Estate Pro in New York, NY
Joseph C. Hastings answered:
Why would the broker request my W2?
Hi Slovaki. Did you actually make a written offer? Have you been pre-approved by a lender? Do you have a current credit check with a FICO score and a financial statement showing assets ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Jan 25, 2010 Home Buying in 11372
Anu Dutta, Real Estate Pro in 11105
Anu Dutta answered:
I've been looking at the Jackson House coop at 82-06 34th Ave, Jackson Heights, NY 11372. But I can't find
This neighborhood is great, its called Historic Jackson Heights. Closest subway would be #7 @ 82nd St and Q32 Bus to Midtown. Even 74th St/Roosevelt would be about 10-12mins walk.
0 votes Share Flag Fri Mar 13, 2009 Home Buying in 11372
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