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Koolgreek1, Home Buyer in Brooklyn, NY
Koolgreek1 answered:
What is the difference between gut renovated home and new construction home in long island, NY?
Thanks Mindy. I tried finding this info online and through friends, but couldn't find anything relevant..
0 votes Share Flag Wed May 28, 2014 Home Buying in Hicksville
ridengtbs, Other/Just Looking in Hicksville, NY
ridengtbs answered:
Hello , i have a house in west hempstead ,i bought the house at 420.000 at 3.5 interest rate . built in 1983 and never upgraded ,
Where in West Hempstead. Im looking for an apartment in Franklin Square area.
0 votes Share Flag Sun May 18, 2014 Home Buying in Hicksville
Malgorzata…, Real Estate Pro in Lynbrook, NY
Malgorzata Ringston answered:
Can I buy a house with 560 credit score?
Have you been able to get pr-approved? It will take longer but you should be able to find someone who can provide you with help. In the meantime you need to work on raising your scores. ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Mar 8, 2014 Home Buying in Hicksville
Lynette T. B…, Real Estate Pro in Bronx, NY
Lynette T. Browne answered:
Are contingencies to be included within the initial offer or when the offer is accepted and a contract is drafted and reviewed by my attorney?
Hi Kaska77, If there is a contingency you should include it with the offer. Example: A buyer may make an offer contingent upon a satisfactory inspection report...owner needs to know th ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Feb 26, 2014 Home Buying in Hicksville
Sanjeev Ahuja, Real Estate Pro in Floral Park, NY
Sanjeev Ahuja answered:
Interested in purchasing a home asap, however I have been told that I won't be able to due to my credit. Need some advice!!
I can help you in your situation. Please call me to discuss.
Thanks

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0 votes Share Flag Sat Nov 16, 2013 Home Buying in 11801
Anna Brocco, Real Estate Pro in Nassau County, NY
Anna Brocco answered:
What areas in nassau have the lowest taxes?
Keep in mind that taxes do vary by exact location, size, schools, upgrades, local amenities, etc.; therefore you can contact the local tax assessor's office for any necessary informatio ... more
1 vote Share Flag Sat Nov 2, 2013 Home Buying in Hicksville
DANNYRAIKAR, Home Buyer in Hicksville, NY
DANNYRAIKAR answered:
I recently saw a home in Hicksville that Im interested in.The agent claims the oil tank is under ground(fiberglass)is this any cause for concern?
yes bcos some years back the Nassau or Hicksville town made the all the House owners to bring this tank above the ground so after that underground tanks considered to be illegal.
But i ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon May 20, 2013 Home Buying in 11801
Jose Jacob, Real Estate Pro in New Hyde Park, NY
Jose Jacob answered:
My boiler is failing (oil)
You may be able to get a discounted priced from Con Edison. Sometimes they have good deals depending on the area you live in.
0 votes Share Flag Mon Apr 8, 2013 Home Buying in 11801
Anna Brocco, Real Estate Pro in Nassau County, NY
Anna Brocco answered:
if some body living outside USA want to buy home how much have to pay OF mortgage
Without much information...if referring to mortgage closing costs, much will depend on the type of loan...
1 vote Share Flag Sun Nov 4, 2012 Home Buying in Hicksville
Gail Gladsto…, Real Estate Pro in 11743
Gail Gladstone answered:
Survey from seller was dated Sep 2011. Per lawyer, it's not the type for title and has to be updated. Should I update or get new a one?
Surveys, to the best of my knowledge, are acquired by the buyer if they are needed.

If the Seller happens to have one already, it is really nice to offer it to the buyer for their us ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Feb 27, 2012 Home Buying in Hicksville
Nyrvixen, Home Buyer in 11801
Nyrvixen answered:
Motgage broker said a closing date will be scheduled once they make sure the title is clear, how long would that take?
Thank you all for your help. Unfortunately my lawyer isn't in the office today so I have to wait on his answers.
0 votes Share Flag Thu Nov 11, 2010 Home Buying in 11801
Mortgagepapa, Real Estate Pro in 11590
Mortgagepapa answered:
Bathroom without a permit?
realisticaly no. if you ask him to legalize it , he can but your taxes will go up
0 votes Share Flag Wed Jul 22, 2009 Home Buying in Hicksville
Anna Brocco, Real Estate Pro in Nassau County, NY
Anna Brocco answered:
9 Ida Avenue Hicksville, NY is it for sale?
No, the property is no longer on the market.

Anna
917-576-5376
abrocco@laffey.com
0 votes Share Flag Tue Apr 7, 2009 Home Buying in 11801
Mara Navaret…, Real Estate Pro in Syosset, NY
Mara Navaretta answered:
are the homes for sale in Muttontown NY (Jericho Schools) selling close to asking price or are they selling?
Ana,

I see that you are serious about selling. This question was asked in November and your question about using a company that will buy your home for cash for a quick sale was aske ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Mar 19, 2009 Home Buying in Hicksville
Bill Eckler-…, Real Estate Pro in Venice, FL
Bill Eckler-Florida, answered:
For how many years -since installation- it make sense to to list the roof as New Roof?
An,

This is an issue that sellers really need to be careful of not misrepresenting the age/condition of a roof. The best way to approach it safely is to site the exact age of the roo ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Mar 8, 2009 Home Buying in Hicksville
Anna Brocco, Real Estate Pro in Nassau County, NY
Anna Brocco answered:
how to estimate the buying price is correct for the house i plan to buy? any way to estimate free of cost?
You can check MLSLI.com, however, if the seller has representation why don't you.

Anna
0 votes Share Flag Sun Mar 1, 2009 Home Buying in 11801
Dana Schuster, Real Estate Pro in 70458
Dana Schuster answered:
Seller died, can I lower my purchase price?
I think the issue here is who now owns this property. if there is an inheritance,probate or succession has to be completed before the house can be disposed of,even if the original owner ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Mar 1, 2009 Home Buying in Hicksville
Ralph Windsc…, Real Estate Pro in Hauppauge, NY
Ralph Windschuh answered:
Hi, my husband and I made an offer on a short sale two days ago. At first the listing agent told us that the
Many buyers, as well as agents, become frustrated by the short sale process. It's never really quick and sometimes the listing agent doesn't know exactly what's going on because the ba ... more
1 vote Share Flag Thu Jan 29, 2009 Home Buying in Hicksville
Gail Gladsto…, Real Estate Pro in 11743
Gail Gladstone answered:
Is 68 Fordham Ave. in Hicksville available for sale or rent? I have always admired this house.
Janet, it looks like an incredibly charming home, but is not now nor does it appear to have ever been on the market.

If you are a serious buyer for this property and wish to get into ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Nov 11, 2008 Home Buying in Hicksville
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