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Anna Brocco, Real Estate Pro in Nassau County, NY
Anna Brocco answered:
How do I remove the pictures of the interior of my home on Trulia?
If your property is/was listed with a broker, ask him/her, or directly contact customer service http://www.trulia.com/help/ask/ Be aware that the property may appear on other sites as ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Apr 18, 2014 Home Buying in 11702
Anna Brocco, Real Estate Pro in Nassau County, NY
Anna Brocco answered:
Is the lot located @ 691 Kirby Ave, West Babylon for sale ?
MLS does not show the property as available; for available area properties check http://www.mlsli.com the consumer version of MLS, or consider an agent of your own...
1 vote Share Flag Thu Mar 27, 2014 Home Buying in Babylon
Jeff Mistret…, Real Estate Pro in 11704
Jeff Mistretta answered:
Who should be held liable? Real estate broker? home inspector? previous owner?
It's common practice for a seller to provide their buyer with a treatment(with a 1 year guarantee) if termites are detected during the inspection. Termites are extremely common in NY. M ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Mar 19, 2014 Home Buying in 11704
Javier Menes…, Real Estate Pro in Farmingdale, NY
Javier Meneses answered:
Buying a home lis pendens in Babylon, NY?
Lis Pendens means that the owner of the mortgage has filed a foreclosure action on that property. In other words the current owner has not paid the mortgage long enough to force the len ... more
2 votes Share Flag Fri Jan 24, 2014 Home Buying in 11702
Asedd34, Home Buyer in Center Moriches, NY
Asedd34 answered:
I recently purchased a home in Queens NY and after moving in discovered that the basement becomes flooded after heavy rains.
threaten the inspector!! tell him you will drag his company's name through years of mud and despair on the internet for not catching a major problem which you paid them good money to d ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Jan 6, 2014 Home Buying in 11704
De Vonte Wil…, Real Estate Pro in Plainview, NY
De Vonte Williamson answered:
taxes in babylon and baldwin
Hello Keith,

Taxes vary from town to town, county to county, and take into account a number of different factors. Taxes on one property in one town may be $5,000, and a similar hous ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Oct 16, 2013 Home Buying in Babylon
kingzucka, Home Owner in Babylon, NY
kingzucka answered:
Buying a home in Suffolk, NY. Seller's CO does not include the Deck in back.
Your crazy getting a C of O for every little thing, your taxes will be 20K a yr good luck
0 votes Share Flag Tue Jun 11, 2013 Home Buying in Babylon
Lisa Palermo, Real Estate Pro in West Islip, NY
Lisa Palermo answered:
Why lot sizes are not listed for the houses on Long Island?
good evening samuel..
im not sure where you are searching for homes, however
the lot sizes on all listing are always included on homes
listed in the long island areas...
please use ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Jun 28, 2012 Home Buying in Babylon
Lisa Palermo, Real Estate Pro in West Islip, NY
Lisa Palermo answered:
how is parking at babylon train station?
good evening...
parking in babylon LIRR is first come, first served..(so to speak)
if you are on a 9-5 schedule you should get there by 7 the LATEST or
all spots in lot closest to bo ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Jun 28, 2012 Home Buying in Babylon
Anna Brocco, Real Estate Pro in Nassau County, NY
Anna Brocco answered:
Are the taxes on the home you are purchasing correct? Make sure they reflect the new 2011 assesment.
You may want to post this statement in the blog section....
1 vote Share Flag Tue Jan 4, 2011 Home Buying in Babylon
Tom McGiveron, Real Estate Pro in Patchogue, NY
Tom McGiveron answered:
Is it likely to get the Seller to remove the popcorn asbestos ceiling before we contract to buy the home? Any idea of costs to remove professionally?
ahhh - big deal, asbestos in the ceiling...lol

I'm sure the seller isn't going to be happy that they've got to have that removed (if it is asbestos). I would do what h ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Dec 14, 2010 Home Buying in Babylon
Georgia West…, Real Estate Pro in Babylon, NY
Georgia Westcott answered:
Hi, How difficult is it to convert a legal single family hi-ranch into a legal 2 family in Deer Park?
If this is not a legal 2 by certificate of occupancy the only way to rent the house legally is to live in one unit while renting the other. This is known as two family by owner occupa ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Aug 26, 2010 Home Buying in 11703
Diane Davies, Real Estate Pro in 11702
Diane Davies answered:
Do serious buyers prefer to go to Open Houses or work with a Realtor by appointment?
Working with a Realtor would be best because the realtor could take all your real estate needs into consideration and email you Everthing - on the market plus those having a open house ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Jun 4, 2010 Home Buying in 11702
VaughnWeberL…, Real Estate Pro in Mineola, NY
VaughnWeberLaw.com answered:
We are trying to close on a home, and have been waiting on c/o's for months. We found the home at the end of January, signed papers and had an
Hello,
Deals fall apart all the time because the seller failed to get the required COOs. Be sure to have a hefty sum held in escrow if you decide to close w/o the COOs in place. Good l ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Jun 3, 2010 Home Buying in Babylon
Georgia West…, Real Estate Pro in Babylon, NY
Georgia Westcott answered:
looking for comps in 11704 that would match mls listing#2155523 4 bdrm,2.5 bths,sold at $489,900 on 3/3/10
Hi
Not sure what the purpose is for you to look for comps, The reason why I ask is that if you are selling a home you may want to get a professional appraisel by a licensed appraiser ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri May 14, 2010 Home Buying in 11704
Jerry Cibuls…, Real Estate Pro in Southold, NY
Jerry Cibulski answered:
what is the standard commission for a real estate agent in suffolkcounty new york?
If you are working with your agent as a Buyers Agent then your commission is established in the contract you have signed between you and your agent. If you have not signed a contract a ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Apr 20, 2010 Home Buying in 11704
Georgia West…, Real Estate Pro in Babylon, NY
Georgia Westcott answered:
I am interested in a house in Babylon. How can I find similiar homes(in size, room amount, location...ect) in the neighborhood that sold.
Hi Melissa
Mlsli.com is the best source for sold home info. Sometimes the info on the other sites may not be as accurate and MLSli takes the info right from deed transfers and realtor ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Feb 22, 2010 Home Buying in Babylon
Georgia West…, Real Estate Pro in Babylon, NY
Georgia Westcott answered:
(2/13/10) Realtor Survey: What are the top three things buyers are looking for when searching for a home?
In my market area (Babylon and Islip townships Long Island) the top 3 considerations are Price, Taxes and condition on the practical level. That being said todays buyers will buy the mo ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Feb 22, 2010 Home Buying in Babylon
Paul Musso, Real Estate Pro in East Islip, NY
Paul Musso answered:
I am looking for Multi Family Homes in the Babylon, but I am having problems finding them using sites like
How many ya need ? Please feel free to reach me .. 1 516 606 4728
0 votes Share Flag Sun Feb 14, 2010 Home Buying in 11703
Debra Asher, Real Estate Pro in New York, NY
Debra Asher answered:
Can we put in offers on 2 different homes that we're interested in and go with the first one that accepts?
As a Real Estate Speaker, Coach, Trainer & Consumer Consultant my question is why you would need to consider two properties in the first place - unless the purchase is for speculation. ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Jun 24, 2009 Home Buying in Babylon
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