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Martina Ryan, Real Estate Pro in Queens, NY
Martina Ryan answered:
Hi, what are the steps to get pre-approval letter? Thanks.
Call a local mortgage broker and they will give you a list of the paperwork you need.
0 votes Share Flag Thu May 1, 2014 Home Buying in Astoria
James Scacal…, Real Estate Pro in Queens County, NY
James Scacalossi answered:
Looking for a 2-3 family home in Astoria. Ready to close!!
Hello Maria

I would be glad to assist you in this endeavor. I would like to know more info though, such as how many bedrooms, is parking a necessity, basement, etc.
You can contac ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Feb 20, 2014 Home Buying in Astoria
OLGA MAYAYEVA…, Real Estate Pro in 11375
OLGA MAYAYEVA, ABR, GRI, CIPS answered:
Why I can only find coops not condos in Astoria?
There are plenty of condos apartments available in Astoria. Please call me directly 718-781-3074 to discuss details.
0 votes Share Flag Sun Feb 16, 2014 Home Buying in Astoria
Martina Ryan, Real Estate Pro in Queens, NY
Martina Ryan answered:
Condo vs Coops. I see more coops than condos in Astoria. What are the advantages and negatives for each? I want to buy 2 bedroom unit.
Personally I prefer condos as they are less restrictive. You own the property as opposed to shares in the corporation. You can sell or rent anytime without Board approval, however the ... more
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Martina Ryan, Real Estate Pro in Queens, NY
Martina Ryan answered:
Other than location, what are some critical elements to look for when buying a coop or condo?
Financials, Flip tax and Board. Also the pet policy if you have animals!
0 votes Share Flag Fri Jan 31, 2014 Home Buying in Astoria
Ralph  Safdi…, Real Estate Pro in Brooklyn, NY
Ralph Safdieh answered:
I am interested in Buying a two bedroom condo or coop in Astoria. I really need all the advises I can get regarding this because i truly new to
The Sales Market is definitely in a great state to get involved. First you should definitely get pre approved for a mortgage to see exactly what you qualify for. From there any real est ... more
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Belal Mohd 9…, Real Estate Pro in Forest Hills, Queens,...
Belal Mohd 917-763-2260 answered:
Why there are more coops in NY than Condos especially in Astoria which is where I want to buy?
That is pretty much the case in almost every neighborhood in NY. Main reason is "supply". Thousands of rental properties were converted in to Co-ops.
0 votes Share Flag Sun Jan 5, 2014 Home Buying in Astoria
Anna Brocco, Real Estate Pro in Nassau County, NY
Anna Brocco answered:
I am looking for 11/2 family home alone no attach near bridge & Astoria blvd
Check www.mlsli.com or consider working with an agent of your own...
0 votes Share Flag Thu Dec 26, 2013 Home Buying in Astoria
Jason Levy, Other/Just Looking in Pearl River, NY
Jason Levy answered:
Anyone know about Acropolis Gardens in Astoria, Queens, New York? Good or bad?
Stay away from this place! I owned & lived there 3 years. The grounds just got worse and worse while the cost went up and up. If you see their management offices, you'll see where all t ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Nov 26, 2013 Home Buying in Astoria
John May, Real Estate Pro in Queens, NY
John May answered:
Can I see that house ?
Hi,

We need an address to show you that particular home..If you like you can call me and I can set you up with an automated search for the area's you are interested in and within you ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Sep 21, 2013 Home Buying in Astoria
HelpUBuy Ame…, Real Estate Pro in 75019
HelpUBuy America answered:
Can I see that house ?
The best place to start is to hire an Exclusive Buyer's Agent. EBAs represent home buyers only, and work to get you the best price and most favorable terms. You can go to NAEBA.org fo ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Sep 20, 2013 Home Buying in Astoria
Mohan Kumar, Real Estate Pro in Floral Park, NY
Mohan Kumar answered:
I am looking to buy a single family house in bayside or floral park area under 440k.
I hope you were able to find a good agent. If not, do let me know. Maybe, I could find you a home in Floral Park. I am full-time agent and my primary focus area is Floral Park; curre ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Sep 2, 2013 Home Buying in Astoria
Ana Saljanin, Real Estate Pro in Queens, NY
Ana Saljanin answered:
Can anyone recommend a good real estate attorney with reasonable fees and who specializes in condos and co-ops?
George Bassias, he is Exelent Real Estate Attorney !!!

I have worked with him in the past, he makes closings look like picnic in the park!!!

The office is in Astoria,
Queens, ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Jul 19, 2013 Home Buying in Astoria
Anna Brocco, Real Estate Pro in Nassau County, NY
Anna Brocco answered:
I am looking for a 2 BR apartment in astoria within 400-500 K . Please suggest.
Consider working with an agent of your own; also check www.mlsli.com If purchasing with a mortgage, be aware that a mortgage pre-approval letter is required in order to determine your p ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Jun 23, 2013 Home Buying in Astoria
Marco Gomez, Real Estate Pro in Bayside, Queens, NY
Marco Gomez answered:
What is the typical annual maintanance cost per year for a 1650 ft 2 family home... including oil for heat (steam) and hot water?
Oil and electric will generally be $550-700/Month depending on the usage. Water will be $250-400/Quarter depending on how many people and whether there is a lot of use. The best bet wou ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Jun 11, 2013 Home Buying in Astoria
Jackson Robe…, Real Estate Pro in Dale, SC
Jackson Robert answered:
can anyone please give an estimate the cost to up grade electric panel from 50 amps to 200 amps and re-wire of a 2000sq single family house ?
Try calling 3 to 4 electricians to get a quote and have them provide a writtten estimate, then review and see which is best for your needs. If you have questions, ask for explanations a ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat May 25, 2013 Home Buying in Astoria
Meredith Esp…, Home Buyer in Hideaway, TX
Meredith Esposito answered:
Anyone know about North Queensview Homes in Astoria, Queens, New York, 33-64, 21 street? Good or bad?
I grew up there, lived there until 1983, and had to sell what had been my parents' apartment in Bldg. 1 a few years ago. From what I've seen, there have been definite improvements and ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Apr 16, 2013 Home Buying in Astoria
annecourt, Home Owner in Queens, NY
annecourt answered:
Does anyone have information on the Paul Revere Building on 29th St in Astoria?
Hi Timothy,

Just seeing this post. I live in the building & love it. I don't know what Steven is referring to. I used to be on the Board & if you are a qualified buyer I don't think ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Mar 28, 2013 Home Buying in Astoria
Vasilis Koko…, Real Estate Pro in Astoria, Queens, NY
Vasilis Kokoris answered:
I am looking for apartment in the 300-400k range in Astoria/LIC area. I ll love to have a view of Manhattan. Co-op is ok. Anyone has suggestions?
Hello Ellen, I hope you're well. How many bedrooms are you searching for? Do you have any pets?
Give me a call at your earliest convenience at (718) 956-1133. Have a great evening.

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