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Thomas Ripel…, Real Estate Pro in New York, NY
Thomas Ripellino answered:
I'm looking to invest in Buffalo, NY, and I am from Hawaii. Anything I need to know about Buffalo property purchases with intent to rent? Thanks.
Caveat Emptor! There is a lot to know and a lot that can go wrong. You need to have good advice on where to buy and where not to buy. Also, it is essential that you have good, honest ma ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon May 18, 2015 Home Buying in Buffalo
Dennetta Sti…, Real Estate Pro in 14006
Dennetta Stikkel answered:
I am looking for a rehab project in Buffalo area. It is so hard to find but hoping someone out there can find distressed deals.. I got $150K all in
There are many rehab opportunities on the market right now. Definitely look into "up and coming" areas so that you can focus your budget on the updates that will increase the ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon May 4, 2015 Home Buying in 14225
Dan Tabit, Real Estate Pro in 98074
Dan Tabit answered:
Our score 713. use to own a home in 2011 lost it due to losing half our income resulting in bankruptcy. How does this affect us buying again?
Yankeemomof,
Obtaining a mortgage after bankruptcy is possible if you've waited long enough and re-established your credit. The time frames for a new mortgage vary depending on the t ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Apr 30, 2015 Home Buying in Buffalo
Kathy Burgre…, Home Owner in Westchester, NY
Kathy Burgreen answered:
Selling price is over pre approval
I'm a retired realtor in NY. Are you aware that property taxes in NY State are the highest in the U.S.? Even if you qualify for the STAR program, you still owe the property taxes. I ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Apr 3, 2015 Home Buying in Buffalo
Twigpig14, Other/Just Looking in Andersonville, TN
Twigpig14 answered:
What does "Status: Assessor" mean?
Well realtors, Trulia has a property in Tennessee that it's Status is also followed by Assessor. It is true & it obviously happens. I was wondering the meaning of that status also.
0 votes Share Flag Sat Mar 21, 2015 Home Buying in 14213
Sally May, Home Buyer in Tampa, FL
Sally May answered:
How soon can I get a mortgage after discharged from Bankruptcy Chapter 13 which included a home we surrendered? Interested in FHA or FM Homepath.
Applying for a Bad credit Florida mortgage isn't as easy as it was a few years ago. Nevertheless, it is not impossible as most media broadcast make it appear.
http://www.florida-mortg ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Mar 21, 2015 Home Buying in 14216
Karen & Paul…, Real Estate Pro in El Dorado Hills, CA
Karen & Paul Catania answered:
How do I get the pictures of our home that was a purchased a year and a half ago off your website?
They are part of the internet now.
0 votes Share Flag Wed Mar 11, 2015 Home Buying in 14224
Karen & Paul…, Real Estate Pro in El Dorado Hills, CA
Karen & Paul Catania answered:
Is it okay to contact a homeowner about buying their home after their listing has expired? We'd like to deal with them directly in the sale.
There isn't any reason you can't contact a Seller with an expired listing or just any home owner that isn't for sale, but keep in mind just because you don't want to use a Realtor doesn ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Mar 11, 2015 Home Buying in 14224
Christian Vo…, Real Estate Pro in 14086
Christian Voigt answered:
I'm a foreigner, who is going to move to Buffalo next year to work at Roswell Park, what is best for me? rent? buy a house? I'll be there for 2 year
Good afternoon.
In our current market, most indicators are that you will benefit from purchasing a home (vs renting). Depending on your situation and how much you have to put down on ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Feb 21, 2015 Home Buying in Buffalo
Gary Geer, Real Estate Pro in Antioch, IL
Gary Geer answered:
Decided to be a homeowner. How soon you should start looking for a lender?
Before talking to an agent who would need that information to help you find a home.
0 votes Share Flag Fri Feb 13, 2015 Home Buying in 14224
Shane Milne, Real Estate Pro in Laguna Niguel, CA
Shane Milne answered:
Can home buyers submit an offer without a deposit?
Maria Cipollone how do you, a real estate agent for many years, not know this?
0 votes Share Flag Fri Feb 13, 2015 Home Buying in 14224
Maria Cipoll…, Real Estate Pro in Coral Springs, FL
Maria Cipollone answered:
Home loan after shortsale
Hi,

Contact a real estate agent in your area for the right advice. He or she need to know all the details about your financial situation.

Best of Luck,

Maria cipollone
J C Re ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Feb 13, 2015 Home Buying in 14224
James M., Both Buyer and Seller in Buffalo, NY
James M. answered:
Is crime rate increasing or decreasing on Grant St between Potomac and W. Delavan? Thanks!
With the opening of new businesses, my impression is that it is improving. Gypsy Parlor brings a very diverse crowd in every night and almost all the buildings on the commercial strip a ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Feb 10, 2015 Home Buying in Forest
Yvonne Correa, Real Estate Pro in 14216
Yvonne Correa answered:
can Canadian buy house in us ?
Yes of course! If you are looking into the Buffalo and surrounding areas, I'd be glad to help!

Yvonne Correa
Hunt Real Estate ERA
716-812-1290
ycorrea@r-house.com
0 votes Share Flag Sat Jan 3, 2015 Home Buying in Lovejoy
Myersjulie31, Home Buyer in Blakeslee, PA
Myersjulie31 answered:
Are seller's required to remove all Asbestos in a home before sale? If not, what type of risk does this pose for the buyer?
If you are wanting to get an older home like this, it will almost definitely have asbestos in it. I think that it is a good idea to get it removed, because it can bring health concerns. ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Dec 22, 2014 Home Buying in Buffalo
Dana David, Real Estate Pro in 14221
Dana David answered:
I am looking for a multifamily property on Buffalo's West Side, 14213, 14201. Anyone thinking of selling soon?
I have two listings coming up on York Street near 16th. If you would like more information please reach out to me at 716-698-9644 or ddavid@realtyusa.com. Good luck!
1 vote Share Flag Thu Dec 4, 2014 Home Buying in Buffalo
Anna Brocco, Real Estate Pro in Nassau County, NY
Anna Brocco answered:
What steps do we have to take to buy a house, my wife has decent credit and I have no credit?
Since there are other factors involved in determining mortgage qualification, for a personalized answer visit with any licensed loan officer; be aware that a mortgage pre approval lette ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Nov 18, 2014 Home Buying in Buffalo
ehauser, Real Estate Pro in Buffalo, NY
ehauser answered:
Who is planning on putting a home on the market with 60 days?
Im always listing new homes... much sooner than 60 days

45 fossit Cheetowaga cheep only 69,900.00
0 votes Share Flag Tue Nov 11, 2014 Home Buying in Buffalo
htl.kevin.ma…, Renter in Rochester, NY
htl.kevin.mahoney answered:
I'm a Canadian investor, and have heard Buffalo and Rochester have the best cash flow in USA, what are the pros and cons between Buffalo and
i am a wholesaler in rochester NY .
Please reach out to me so I can help you understand the rochester market!'
Then you can make an informed decision.
admin@2sroc.com
0 votes Share Flag Sat Oct 11, 2014 Home Buying in Buffalo
Craig Wheeler, Real Estate Pro in Buffalo, NY
Craig Wheeler answered:
Need recommendations: Good real estate lawyer
I like to use several, Chris Mikienis (Mikienis & Mikienis) and Joy Lamarca (Block and Longo) are solid Real Estate attorneys, who do a lot of deals in the City of Buffalo.
0 votes Share Flag Mon Sep 29, 2014 Home Buying in 14217
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