Hi, an Architect would be your best line of action, he would know the rules and zoning, and also could draw the plans out for you. Then, if you do anything, should be within the guidelines and you would not have any headaches!. Need more help, please call me, thanks. 917 902 2873.... more
Hello Gene, Great question! Having a buyerâ€™s agent puts a professional on your court. The selling agents always represent the owner, no matter what they say.
It's like going to court without a lawyer, yes its done, but it's not recommended, you need someone who knows the in and out of real estate to represent you and having a buyers agent is that person.
99.9 % of the time the buyerâ€™s agents get paid from the sale proceeds so it should not raise your closing cost. MY team and I are are experts in real estate and specialize in co-op and condo sales, in and out of the city. Please give me a call if you have any other questions I practice at (917) 468-5720.... more
All home prices should be based on real numbers that represent the most recent market activity in a given location.
If a bank appraisal is a current one, I can think of no better way to price a home than by beginning with this information. Any future buyer, needing to purchase by financing would be required to have an appraisal of their own in order to obtain their funds.
I have been in situations where the selling agents did not want to share commissions with an outside agent and were nasty to my agent/ made it difficult to show. Especially in Queens, I feel a lot of agents prefer to bring in their own customers and be the buying and selling agent in one.... more