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Christopher…, Real Estate Pro in Westchester, NY
Christopher Pagli - ABR, GREEN answered:
If I am buying a house cash,what other costs do I have?
You will have a title report cost, usually around $400 and attorney fee.

Chris
0 votes Share Flag Mon Sep 15, 2014 Home Buying in Brooklyn
Dan Tabit, Real Estate Pro in Sammamish, WA
Dan Tabit answered:
should the realtor send a copy of the pre-qualification letter to the seller?
Philip,
No offer should be taken seriously without a pre-APPROVAL letter, and then only if it's a strong one. Not to be overly technical, but pre-qualification means the lowest level ... more
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John Burke, Real Estate Pro in Austin, TX
John Burke answered:
Can a retired veteran with business be approved for a VA Loan without down payment?
Hi Mom,

Of course, as long as they qualify which means asking a few questions.

1) How long has the Veteran had their own business? If they haven't been self employed for at least ... more
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Keith Jean P…, Real Estate Pro in East Brunswick, NJ
Keith Jean Pierre answered:
Can the sellers agent send a copy of the buyer pre-qualification letter?
I am sorry but I do not understand your question.
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Dmitriy Ryab…, Home Buyer in Brooklyn, NY
Dmitriy Ryabin asked:
Assessment charges one after another The condo I live in keep doing assessments one after another. It is literally 6 month of assessments and then 3-4 month back to normal, and then another assessment for 6-9 month. Our boiler…
0 votes Share Flag Mon Sep 15, 2014 Home Buying in 11235
Anthony, Real Estate Pro in Brooklyn, NY
Anthony answered:
I'm looking for a FHA condo in either Brooklyn (Anywhere along the G train) or Queens (astoria/rego park).
Using a good Agent can be helpful. http://www.Hillelrealtygroup.com
0 votes Share Flag Mon Sep 15, 2014 Home Buying in Clinton Hill
Michael Cruz, Home Buyer in Daisy, KY
Michael Cruz asked:
Hi - I'm looking for recommendations for contractors for a FHA 203K renovation in East Flatbush. Looking for a contractor experienced with 203K projects.
0 votes Share Flag Sun Sep 14, 2014 Home Buying in 11218
Dan Tabit, Real Estate Pro in Sammamish, WA
Dan Tabit answered:
After appraisal, seller came back with an addendum that the property will be sold as-is with no repairs even though we are FHA. Can I get $ back?
Jenny,
Read your contract. If she agreed to the terms of the sale, they likely include providing access for inspections etc. If she is trying to change the terms she already agreed t ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Sep 12, 2014 Home Buying in 11210
Dan Tabit, Real Estate Pro in Sammamish, WA
Dan Tabit answered:
is there a time limit a home owner needs to wait prior to refinancing,does refinancing for a condo differ from that of a single family home?
Divalicious,
Refinancing right after a purchase will cost money, rely on the purchase price rather than any appraisal and generally not result in a meaningful savings.
If you can g ... more
1 vote Share Flag Tue Sep 9, 2014 Home Buying in Brooklyn
Adam Pandori, Real Estate Pro in Galway, NY
Adam Pandori answered:
I am an investor looking to purchase short sales within Brooklyn, Queens or the Bronx. I can show POF. Please get in touch.
Get in touch with me and I can connect you with a great Realtor down there to help you. apandori@inglenookrealtyinc.com (518)528-3654
0 votes Share Flag Mon Sep 8, 2014 Home Buying in Brooklyn
Amber Johnson, Other/Just Looking in Brookhaven, Raleigh,...
Amber Johnson answered:
condo vs. coop what are the benefits of either
I think that there are some great benefits to both condos and coops. I think that condos are a great options. I know that for me they are just the right size. Thanks for sharing this in ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Sep 3, 2014 Home Buying in 11209
Don Tepper, Real Estate Pro in Fairfax, VA
Don Tepper answered:
Will like to know how dose the rent to own works. And is there such in brooklyn.
Pretty good answer from Joseph, though I'd point out that all elements of a rent-to-own are negotiable: the option fee, the monthly rent, the amount of rent to be credited to the purcha ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Sep 3, 2014 Home Buying in Brooklyn
reynoldsc99, Renter in Tulsa, OK
reynoldsc99 answered:
Do you get a home inspection?
If you are buying a home, you should always get a home inspection. You need to know about any problems the home could have. Though it may initially cost for the inspection, you can save ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Sep 2, 2014 Home Buying in Brooklyn
Kelly Smith, Real Estate Pro in Henrico, VA
Kelly Smith answered:
I am looking to buy an HDFC co-op and would love some help finding an HDFC broker, or someone who specializes in sales of HDFCs in Brooklyn. Any tips?
I would be glad to help you.
I have someone that is very experienced with this and would be glad to refer you.

I look forward to hearing from, to get you started.

Thanks
Kelly
... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Aug 31, 2014 Home Buying in 11225
Anna Brocco, Real Estate Pro in Nassau County, NY
Anna Brocco answered:
Is Coop with back taxes a Bad/Good buy?
If the individual seller owes back taxes, they will need to be paid at closing out of the proceeds of the sale or before the sale. For any necessary clarifications, consult with your at ... more
1 vote Share Flag Thu Aug 21, 2014 Home Buying in Brooklyn
Kwesi Samuels, Real Estate Pro in Brooklyn, NY
Kwesi Samuels answered:
277 troop like to buy
contact me at 917-272-4443
0 votes Share Flag Tue Aug 19, 2014 Home Buying in Bedford - Stuyvesant
Kwesi Samuels, Real Estate Pro in Brooklyn, NY
Kwesi Samuels answered:
How long after opening new credit can I apply for a mortgage loan? For years I had only one credit card but was told that it's not enough credit.
Credit is important when trying to secure a mortgage, but other types of debt matter as well (student loans). As long as you have a good credit score as well a substancial amount of sav ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Aug 19, 2014 Home Buying in Brooklyn
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