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Diana Hellman, Real Estate Pro in Larchmont, NY
Diana Hellman answered:
What is the best way to have an accurate selling price for a condo?
Real estate agents can give you a CMA (a competitive market analysis), based on recent sales of comparables in your area. This will give you the best indicate of an accurate marketing p ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Oct 13, 2014 Home Buying in 11561
Richard L Br…, Real Estate Pro in Cypress, TX
Richard L Bradshaw, Jr answered:
Should I purchase through the listing agent or my own realtor.?
The Listing agent has a duty to represent the Seller and get the best value for the Seller. If you are working directly with the Listing agent, the agent cannot give advice and counsel ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu May 29, 2014 Home Buying in 11561
Malgorzata…, Real Estate Pro in Lynbrook, NY
Malgorzata Ringston answered:
Should I use a mortgage Broker?
Whether you apply to a bank or use mortgage broker there are advantages and disadvantages with each strategy. Compered to mortgage broker, bank might have less mortgage options availa ... more
1 vote Share Flag Thu May 8, 2014 Home Buying in 11561
Gil Shemtov, Real Estate Pro in 11557
Gil Shemtov answered:
is there a 3 bedroom 2 bath that allows 2 poodles and 4 children in a building with an elevator under 3000$ in long beach?
There is a 3 bedroom 2 bath unit available only not at that price.
0 votes Share Flag Tue May 6, 2014 Home Buying in 11561
Sanjeev Ahuja, Real Estate Pro in Floral Park, NY
Sanjeev Ahuja answered:
Securing Mortgage as 1099
If you have received 1099 for 2012 and 2013 I may be able to help. My contact information is given below.
Thanks,

Sanjeev Ahuja, NMLS #148731
Mortgage Broker
Home Funding LLC
110 ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Jan 18, 2014 Home Buying in 11561
rowonejetfan, Real Estate Pro in Island Park, NY
rowonejetfan answered:
In contract for home damaged by Sandy. No structural damage. Lower level needs walls & flooring. Subflooring OK. Lender won't fund unless fixed. Help
I just bought a home in a similar circumstance. I went to contract, my bank would not lend to a damaged place. I then went back to seller asked for money off house to do a cash deal and ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Apr 19, 2013 Home Buying in 11561
De Vonte Wil…, Real Estate Pro in Setauket, NY
De Vonte Williamson answered:
I am getting ready to sell my 2 family home and buy a condo. My question is if I use a real estate broker for both transactions what % should they get
Hello Mor1179. I commend you for your interest in selling your home. We are seeing home prices rise here on Long Island, as well as Queens. Your question is very common. However, I cann ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Sep 21, 2012 Home Buying in 11561
Ron Thomas, Real Estate Pro in Fresno, CA
Ron Thomas answered:
If I bought a house without a buyer agent would the listing agent be legally able to refund the 3% buyer's agent commission to me?
Forget about it!
This question is about a year old, and surely Fsbo has gotten his "just deserts": I hope so!
0 votes Share Flag Fri Jul 13, 2012 Home Buying in 11561
Mello1978, Home Buyer in 11561
Mello1978 answered:
I have been trying to buy a court ordered sale for almost a year now please help me. ??
I have an attorney. But this lady keeps pulling these stunts on me
0 votes Share Flag Sat May 5, 2012 Home Buying in 11561
Anna Brocco, Real Estate Pro in Nassau County, NY
Anna Brocco answered:
Im looking into buying a house on E Pine Street, Long Beach, NY. How safe is it?
When it comes to any safety concerns, your best source of accurate information is the local police department; therefore consider a visit/call and ask all your questions, hear all there ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Jul 19, 2011 Home Buying in 11561
Camille Dand…, Real Estate Pro in 11710
Camille Dandola answered:
We would like to buy an investment property in NY and put it in an LLC. Will the bank give us a hard time when applying for a mortgage?
No. If you have the proper credentials that the bank wants, you can do it.
However, today the interest rate on a commercial loan is much higher than a residential
loan. In your sear ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Mar 28, 2011 Home Buying in 11561
Janet M. Nat…, Real Estate Pro in Baldwin, NY
Janet M. Nation answered:
My lawyer doesn't want to give me back my full down payment after coop's board rejection. Is this right? I want full refund and pay him
I think it should have been made super clear to you from the start by your agent and attorney that the monies were not refundable if the board rejected your application. One of the reas ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Jul 27, 2010 Home Buying in 11561
Anna Brocco, Real Estate Pro in Nassau County, NY
Anna Brocco answered:
Is it alright to use the same real estate agent who is selling the land that I want to buy?
If you are comfortable not having your own representation, then yes, you can work directly with the listing agent.
0 votes Share Flag Fri Jun 4, 2010 Home Buying in 11561
Scott Godzyk, Real Estate Pro in 03109
Scott Godzyk answered:
Is it safe/smart to buy land without a real estate agent of my own?
Unless you are an experienced investor with knowledge of real estate and real estate law, you should use a buyers agent, which in most cases costs you nothing extra as they get paid the ... more
1 vote Share Flag Thu Jun 3, 2010 Home Buying in 11561
Gail Gladsto…, Real Estate Pro in 11743
Gail Gladstone answered:
I have been working with this realtor, but he has not done much research. I look on the internet and then ask
1) Last time I checked, this was a free country. You can work with any Realtor you wish to, as long as you did not sign an exclusive contract with someone. If you have, cancel the co ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Oct 3, 2009 Home Buying in 11561
Sean Hess, Real Estate Pro in Saint Augustine, FL
Sean Hess answered:
Is there any guidance on how much below the list price of a house is reasonable to offer?
Your Realtor can help you determine the best market price for a home based on what has sold (and what has not sold).

The thing you have to seperate in your mind is "list price&q ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Sep 4, 2009 Home Buying in 11561
Rosie West, Real Estate Pro in Freeport, NY
Rosie West answered:
We just found out that the house we are going to close on has an illegal third bathroom. We live in Longbeach
Hi,
If this issue came up on the title report the title company or the bank may not close the loan. if it is not a problem for the bank your lawyer should insist that the seller's att ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Aug 18, 2009 Home Buying in 11561
Elizabeth Lo…, Real Estate Pro in 11561
Elizabeth Lowery answered:
I am approved for $250,000, the asking price is $345,000. I feel that if I go to the Listing Agent directly,
If the asking price is $345,000.00 and you are qualified for $250,000.00 do you have the difference to purchase the house at the asking price? The Realtor has an agreement with the sell ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Aug 13, 2009 Home Buying in 11561
Elizabeth Lo…, Real Estate Pro in 11561
Elizabeth Lowery answered:
what were the contract prices at aqua?
Two recent sales at the Aqua in Long Beach 6/26/2009 ,2 bedroom 2 .5 baths penthouse 5th floor sold price $2,712,000.00, 7/2/2009 2 bedroom 2.5baths 3rd floor sold price $2,200,000.00.
... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Jul 13, 2009 Home Buying in 11561
Ralph Windsc…, Real Estate Pro in Hauppauge, NY
Ralph Windschuh answered:
Where should I buy and investment home?
Tricia: Much depends on your long term goals. I don't think any particular town is good or bad location-wise. You have to take each deal one at a time. One house at a time. You can ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Mar 20, 2009 Home Buying in 11561
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