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Kathy Burgre…, Home Owner in Westchester, NY
Kathy Burgreen answered:
can i list m own home?
Yes, but not directly on Trulia. You need to go to www.zillow.com. or other websites that let owners list their homes. I'm a retired realtor and currently staying in S. Cortland since ... more
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charleyzencat, Home Buyer in Hazel Park, MI
charleyzencat answered:
For a given property, how can I find out the total taxes (school, county town etc) paid the previous year.
Go to the local Assessor's Office to find out the taxes paid the previous year. This may be at the County or City level. This will also tell you approximately what taxes you will pay ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Aug 31, 2015 Home Buying in Ithaca
Nsearchofjus…, Home Buyer in Candor, NY
Nsearchofjustice asked:
How can my family buy a home for me temporarily? I am disabled and do not want to lose out on the home of my dreams? My family has almost perfect credit and would move heaven and earth to secure my future. My income is 0 until my social security starts. Social security is trying to determine how far to…
0 votes Share Flag Wed Jul 15, 2015 Home Buying in Ithaca
Donna Sears, Home Buyer in Ithaca, NY
Donna Sears answered:
I have been contacted by the owners of the following rental: http://www.trulia.com/rental/3191383128-Single-Family-Home-Ithaca-NY-14850?ecampaign=c
I have been looking for awhile to know the area and what is the median rent. my motto is if you cant see it dont rent it. there must be something wrong with it.
0 votes Share Flag Mon Apr 27, 2015 For Rent in 14850
Tim Moore, Real Estate Pro in Kitty Hawk, NC
Tim Moore answered:
How can I get my home listed for sale on Trulia?
Just list it with a Realtor and it can be here.
0 votes Share Flag Wed Jan 21, 2015 Home Selling in 14850
IthProf, Home Owner in Ithaca, NY
IthProf asked:
Financial Return on Home Remodelling/Upgrades Hi everyone! I own a home in Ithaca and am wondering if anyone knows any local trends/data or otherwise, that articulates which types of home improvements/upgrades have the greatest return…
0 votes Share Flag Tue Dec 23, 2014 Market Conditions in Ithaca
Claudia Laga…, Real Estate Pro in Ithaca, NY
Claudia Lagalla, ABR answered:
Can someone explain what an "estate sale" with home being sold "as is?"
Important to understand that "as-is" does not always mean you cannot negotiate for issues. An agent with strong negotiation skills will often still be able to get you a better deal for ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Dec 17, 2014 Home Buying in 14850
John Burke, Real Estate Pro in Austin, TX
John Burke answered:
Low credit score with old collection accounts
Hi Hotalingl,

To get an FHA loan with a score under 580, you'll have to put 10% down so you're better off trying to bring your scores up to at least a 580.

If your score really is ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Nov 5, 2014 Home Buying in Ithaca
Lindsay Lust…, Real Estate Pro in Ithaca, NY
Lindsay Lustick Garner answered:
Does Dryden have Interdistrict choice?
If you have any questions regarding tuition and/or enrollment you should contact http://www.ithacacityschools.org/
0 votes Share Flag Mon Oct 6, 2014 Home Buying in Ithaca
Lindsay Lust…, Real Estate Pro in Ithaca, NY
Lindsay Lustick Garner answered:
A friend to me "owner occupied homes in Ithaca get about $150/mo off their mortgage." How can that be?
Your friend is referring to the STAR program -- this link will help explain it http://www.tax.ny.gov/pit/property/star/index.htm -- please feel free to contact me if you have any othe ... more
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Lindsay Lust…, Real Estate Pro in Ithaca, NY
Lindsay Lustick Garner answered:
Ithaca vs. Trumansburg market
Hi Mary,

Trumansburg is up and coming and the Village has a nice amount of options now so it really depends on what you're looking for in regards to a home and or a rental property. ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Oct 6, 2014 Market Conditions in Ithaca
Scott Godzyk, Real Estate Pro in Manchester, NH
Scott Godzyk answered:
When will homeowners begin listing their houses?
With low inventories in a lot of places, sellers can not find their next house so they are waiting. As a buyer new listings do come up, you just have to be alert and ready for when they ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Aug 24, 2014 Home Buying in Ithaca
nia2muravey, Home Owner in 14886
nia2muravey answered:
Which bus route serves this property to Cornell university
The closest bus stop (route 20) but it takes ~ 5 minute ride there. You can park and ride from the gas station.
0 votes Share Flag Sun Aug 24, 2014 Market Conditions in Ithaca
Beshayer, Renter in 14850
Beshayer asked:
cornell universoty This question was asked from http://www.trulia.com/rental-community/9000047630/The-Meadows-at-Ithaca-100-Graham-Rd-Ithaca-NY-14850/
0 votes Share Flag Sun Aug 24, 2014 Market Conditions in Ithaca
bf880, Home Owner in Ithaca, NY
bf880 answered:
Is this offer reasonable for a house that's been on the market for over a year?
The truth is, in Ithaca, whatever people can get is what is reasonable. People have a tendency to pull numbers out of a hat and then sell the place for over $100K more, or less, than a ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Apr 6, 2014 General Area in Ithaca
Ruth and Per…, Real Estate Pro in Los Gatos, CA
Ruth and Perry Mistry answered:
How far this property to Cornell University?
Hello Happypasta

Maybe give an address or plug your address

Www.maps.google.com

Good luck
Perry
0 votes Share Flag Thu Nov 28, 2013 Foreclosure in Ithaca
Brent Katzma…, Real Estate Pro in Ithaca, NY
Brent Katzmann answered:
What areas near Ithaca city limits allow straw bale homes, log cabin, etc that one builds themself?
This is a great question. The Ithaca/Tompkins County area arguably has the highest concentration of straw bale construction in the state... perhaps even in the northeast. Getting a stra ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Nov 6, 2013 Home Buying in Ithaca
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