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Jose Rodrigu…, Real Estate Pro in Bronx, NY
Jose Rodriguez answered:
How much transfer tax I have to pay when I sell my 1-family house in Brooklyn, NY? The selling price is $600,000
Providing the sales price is $499,999.99 and below, the New York City Transfer Tax is 1% of the gross sales. If the property sales price is greater than $500,000.00 then the transfer ta ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Aug 15, 2014 Home Selling in 11229
Maryanne Jac…, Real Estate Pro in 92021
Maryanne Jackson BROKER,CNE answered:
Why do I need to hire an agent to represent me as a seller in Williamsburg when the attorney draws the contract. What do the agents do?
A Seller's agent acts as a liaison between you the seller and the general public.
Selling a home may be an emotional time. It I helpful to have someone involved in the transaction that ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Aug 11, 2014 Home Selling in Williamsburg
Susan, Real Estate Pro in Brooklyn, NY
Susan answered:
Hi I own a Co-op for many years, I would like to know, Im thinking of selling, how does it work with selling shares, my co-op is valued at 200,000
It depends on the flip tax , the % at closing some times it's held in escrow when you bought. call me for more info @ Coldwell Banker MP RE 718-646-3600 Regards' Susan Nicoletti
0 votes Share Flag Sun Aug 3, 2014 Home Selling in Sheepshead Bay
Iva Pannone, Real Estate Pro in 11249
Iva Pannone answered:
Hi - how much would I get for a 2 bed 2 bath condo in Sth Williamsburg, 1275 sq ft, w/ bridge/river view from living room. Gym and communal roof terr?
Hello Ewan,

I would love to learn more about your property. I recently closed record price over at Schaefer Landing North and have many clients that would be interested in type of p ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Jul 24, 2014 Home Selling in Williamsburg
Iva Pannone, Real Estate Pro in 11249
Iva Pannone answered:
I own a condo in schafer landing in williamsburg brooklyn . I moved out and now I am just renting it . I would like to sell it . Please advice
Hello,

Do you still own this condo? I recently closed 3 transactions in 440 Kent Avenue and have many buyers that would love to purchase in the building.

Please email or call me ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Jul 24, 2014 Home Selling in Williamsburg
Katie Bachner, Real Estate Pro in 11238
Katie Bachner answered:
I want to list my own apt for sale on this website and I don't know how to do it. Could you tell me please?
Hello,

I hope all is well. Did you find the answer to this question yet? How is the process going?

Many thanks
Katie
0 votes Share Flag Thu Jul 10, 2014 Home Selling in 11238
Elizabeth Bo…, Real Estate Pro in Cambridge, MA
Elizabeth Bolton answered:
selling a tenant occupied home
If the tenants knew your house was for sale then they should be expecting to hear about a new landlord. No need to worry about telling them - I would just email or write them a note to ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Jul 8, 2014 Home Selling in 11234
Valeriy Mill…, Real Estate Pro in Brooklyn, NY
Valeriy Millerman answered:
What is market value of a 1BR, 1BA co-op on Knapp Street near Brighton Beach?
Let's be realistic.
Knapp Street can not be near Brighton Beach. Absolutely different areas and prices.
0 votes Share Flag Tue Jul 1, 2014 Home Selling in Brighton Beach
Kathryn Lilly, Real Estate Pro in Brooklyn, NY
Kathryn Lilly answered:
We are in the middle of selling our house. Our closing date is in 1 month and the buyers bank appraisal still has not been done. Because we cannot
The closing date written into a contract is only an approximate date.
The more important date it seems to me with your situation is; what is the mortgage contingency date?
If the buye ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Jun 17, 2014 Home Selling in 11223
Andrew Faria, Real Estate Pro in Sunset Park, Brooklyn,...
Andrew Faria answered:
What are some realtors that specialize in selling homes in Sunset Park?
I'd love to help you. I grew up here and I am a local sellers expert in this market. Please feel free to contact me through my Trulia profile.
0 votes Share Flag Mon Jun 2, 2014 Home Selling in 11220
Annette Lawr…, Real Estate Pro in Palm Harbor, FL
Annette Lawrence 727.420.4041 answered:
what if there are no comparables in my neighborhood? how do I find out how much my apartment is worth?
1. Hire an appraiser.
2. Use closest comparable and normalize differences.
3. Evaluate existing comparable properties for sale.
4. Rationalize trending as applicable to your real est ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon May 19, 2014 Home Selling in 11201
Kathryn Lilly, Real Estate Pro in Brooklyn, NY
Kathryn Lilly answered:
Studio co-op apartment in Windsor Terrace
Even an apartment that you expect the buyer will as you say "be gutting" the place, should be spotlessly clean. Hire a commercial cleaner, windows, the works. Makes a huge difference: o ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon May 19, 2014 Home Selling in Windsor Terrace
Samuel Gold, Real Estate Pro in Bedford - Stuyvesant,...
Samuel Gold answered:
I would like to sell my condo, 142 skillman ave unit 4A, BROOKLYN, NY 11211 and since other unit 2a is listed, I am not able to post my listing
If you are an owner, you are not allowed to post this condo. Ask an agent to help you. You can always contact me, and I will make your selling process more smooth and fast.
0 votes Share Flag Sun May 18, 2014 Home Selling in 11211
Sanjeev Ahuja, Real Estate Pro in Floral Park, NY
Sanjeev Ahuja answered:
If I am selling my home, does it matter if my credit score is bad.
Your credit score as a seller does not matter. If you have any judgments, liens against the property that affect the transfer of title then they will need to be addressed before a closi ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Apr 12, 2014 Home Selling in Brooklyn
Luke Constan…, Real Estate Pro in 11209
Luke Constantino answered:
Looking to sell my house in Clinton Hill. What can you recommend me: to ask real estate agency to help me, or to find buyers by myself?
Hello Dilan,

I wouldn't ask my physician to sell my house and he definitely wouldn't want me to operate, hahaha!!! Statistically speaking, over 90% of homeowners go to a Realtor (lik ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Feb 24, 2014 Home Selling in Clinton Hill
Anna Brocco, Real Estate Pro in Nassau County, NY
Anna Brocco answered:
I requested a board minute from my co-op management but they said they don't usually have it, isn't it co-op MUST have board minute by NY law?
Check your bylaws; generally shareholder meetings should be recorded and the minutes should be provided to the shareholder, however don't believe they are required to give the minutes f ... more
2 votes Share Flag Wed Jan 29, 2014 Home Selling in Brooklyn
Fajardo Dela…, Real Estate Pro in Queens, NY
Fajardo Delacruz answered:
Looking for a real estate agent in the East Flatbush area who would like to handle the listing for a 2 bedroom, 1 bathroom apartment.
I would like to help you, please feel free to call me.

FAJARDO DELACRUZ
Real Estate Agent
Century Homes Realty Group LLC.
Mobile (347) 932-0609
0 votes Share Flag Tue Jan 28, 2014 Home Selling in 11203
Samuel Gold, Real Estate Pro in Bedford - Stuyvesant,...
Samuel Gold answered:
How does a property being landmarked affect the ability to change a C of O from a 4 family to 3 family in Brooklyn? What is the average cost / time?
Good Morning!
Only outside changes of your building, such as front facade, windows, doors, columns, architraves and other outside details, need a permission from Landmark for renovatio ... more
10 votes Share Flag Thu Jan 23, 2014 Home Selling in 11216
Ben Vorspan, Real Estate Pro in Studio City, CA
Ben Vorspan answered:
Do fruit trees generally increase the desirability or resale value of a house?
I realize you're in Brooklyn, and my opinion here in Los Angeles would be a little bit different (we don't have deer in my neighborhood), but most of my buyers eagerly point out fruit t ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Jan 17, 2014 Home Selling in Brooklyn
Brian Kurtz, Real Estate Pro in Plymouth, MI
Brian Kurtz answered:
How many offers should I have received in 3 months on the market?
I know that this question is older and this property may have sold by now but for those reading in the future let me say that I don't think that the price reduction was very significant ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Jan 10, 2014 Home Selling in Sheepshead Bay
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