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Jay020762, Home Buyer in Brooklyn, NY
Jay020762 answered:
How much does a renovation cost for a small coop apartment? With average fixtures (not super high end but better than rental)
need to see before but more &less around between $12000 to $14000
0 votes Share Flag Fri Jan 29, 2016 Home Buying in Flatbush - Ditmas Park
David Monass…, Real Estate Pro in New York, NY
David Monassebian answered:
hi, i am looking for buy home in east flatbush ,near ditmas park, please give me advice aboout this area crime? thank you very much
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0 votes Share Flag Thu Mar 19, 2015 Home Buying in Flatbush - Ditmas Park
Homegirl, Home Buyer in Brooklyn, OH
Homegirl asked:
I am looking to purchase a condo in a 8 floor building. Do apartments on the floors above the 6th floor costs more than the apartments on floors 1-6? When I sell , my apartment in that building? How much would I charge per square foot for the outdoor space which is 340 square foot?
0 votes Share Flag Mon May 19, 2014 Home Buying in Flatbush - Ditmas Park
Mitchell Fel…, Real Estate Pro in Brooklyn, NY
Mitchell Feldman answered:
does anyone know how safe the albany avenue area of east flatbush is?
Dear T.A.,

This is a very subjective question and the answer can vary depending upon who you ask. In my personal opinion it is a safe area. However, if safety is a concern, you shoul ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Aug 14, 2013 Home Buying in Flatbush - Ditmas Park
Chris Mramor, Real Estate Pro in New York, NY
Chris Mramor answered:
Is anyone familiar with the NACA purchase program of no down payment and no closing cost? If so would you recommend it? why or why not?
Hello there,

Yes, I am familiar with NACA, but mostly this people work in the West such as California, etc. This program is for low income families to buy a property with very low do ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Aug 6, 2013 Home Buying in Flatbush - Ditmas Park
Michael Rich…, Real Estate Pro in NY,
Michael Richman answered:
Is it okay to get pre-qualified online? using lendingtree.com?
Hi,

No and No. First you want to be pre-approved, not pre-qualified. There is a major difference. When you are pre-qualified, you only tell a lender you qualifications and they issue ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Jul 15, 2013 Home Buying in Flatbush - Ditmas Park
J. Kendrick, Renter in New York, NY
J. Kendrick answered:
If location is so important in the world of real estate - why are people buying condos in Fort Greene located next to ghettos for 500k - 1 million $
Gentrification will make property values increase. All the hipster/WASPy yuppie artist types will move in and you will see a working class exodus. Basically, half of BK is becoming litt ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Mar 10, 2013 Home Buying in Flatbush - Ditmas Park
The Stephen…, Real Estate Pro in Portland, OR
The Stephen FitzMaurice Team answered:
What options exist for dealing with an upside-down mortgage?
You can refinance, short sale, or walk away and let the home foreclosure. Refinance is best if possible, and then short sale. Foreclosure is the worst.
0 votes Share Flag Mon Feb 11, 2013 Home Buying in Flatbush - Ditmas Park
Jerry Cibuls…, Real Estate Pro in Southold, NY
Jerry Cibulski answered:
Do you really think the "real estate community" is going to give you any answer except one that benefits the "real estate?
The real estate community works with buyers, sellers and renters. The advice given is going to help a range of people depending on the question or answers. Some answers will be well rec ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Dec 27, 2011 Home Buying in Flatbush - Ditmas Park
Jerry Cibuls…, Real Estate Pro in Southold, NY
Jerry Cibulski answered:
Is now the time to buy a home/condo in Brooklyn New York - what areas/ neighborhoods are best for young professionals and young families ?
This market is a buyers market. This means the pricing and selection are best for the home buyers. If you can make a purchase, this is a great time to make a purchase. Pricing, rates an ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Dec 27, 2011 Home Buying in Flatbush - Ditmas Park
First Last, Other/Just Looking in 90002
First Last answered:
I'm interested in buying a house in Ditmas Park. What is the best type of heating system, & Is there an 'average' heating bill?
You can ask to see the utility bills for the past year prior to making an offer on a house. This will give you some idea, but thermostat settings and personal habits can dramatically af ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Dec 17, 2011 Home Buying in Flatbush - Ditmas Park
Abu Musa, Real Estate Pro in New York, NY
Abu Musa answered:
Hi, I am undecided about becoming a 1st time buyer or continuing to rent and am wondering about the overall safety of certain Bklyn neighborhoods
You may visit my web site www.brooklynrealestatenyc.com Click neighborhood scroll down to the page under further reading click homefacts.Also you may call police station. Thank you.
0 votes Share Flag Mon Oct 10, 2011 Home Buying in Flatbush - Ditmas Park
Abu Musa, Real Estate Pro in New York, NY
Abu Musa answered:
Do you think its a wise time to buy in Ditmas Park?
This is best time to buy because interest rate and home price.Thank you.
0 votes Share Flag Mon Oct 10, 2011 Home Buying in Flatbush - Ditmas Park
Alan May, Real Estate Pro in Evanston, IL
Alan May answered:
what is OBO?
it's a double reed musical instrument of the woodwind family. In English, prior to 1770. A musician who plays the oboe is called an oboist.

Oh... wait... you said OBO...

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0 votes Share Flag Thu Aug 18, 2011 Home Buying in Flatbush - Ditmas Park
Joseph Runfo…, Real Estate Pro in Staten Island, NY
Joseph Runfola answered:
Is is true that home prices will decline this month and continue trending downwards until the end of the year?
The weather cannot even be predicted more than a few days forward. The groundhog is like most other prophets; it delivers its prediction and then disappears.
0 votes Share Flag Sat Aug 13, 2011 Home Buying in Flatbush - Ditmas Park
Charles D'Al…, Real Estate Pro in Brooklyn, NY
Charles D'Alessandro Sr answered:
What's the story on the new condos on Ocean Ave called the Waterfalls? Anybody went to an open house?
Contact my agent below David Rogoff for more information
0 votes Share Flag Wed Aug 3, 2011 Home Buying in Flatbush - Ditmas Park
Lamar M. Col…, Real Estate Pro in New York, NY
Lamar M. Collins answered:
what is the average % being deducted from the asking price by buyers in the Ditmas Park Kensington area for unrenovated 2br 1 bath apts?
I would recommend that you consult with a licensed realtor in the Ditmas Park area who can determine the market value of the apartment. In addition, I would also suggest that you contac ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Nov 3, 2010 Home Buying in Flatbush - Ditmas Park
michele cado…, Real Estate Pro in Brooklyn, NY
michele cadogan answered:
What's the normal amount of a prudent reserve that a co-op board requires for personal savings? Is it a percentage of the mortgage amt or?
Slk,

Some boards require 3-6 months of reserve. If you have a particular building in mind you may want to check the management company , usually their contact info is listed in th ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Oct 30, 2010 Home Buying in Flatbush - Ditmas Park
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