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Drbkpatel, Home Buyer in Levittown, NY
Drbkpatel answered:
Extensions done without permits in ny! Want to walk away....please help!
Ask for the certificate of occuoancy for that part of the property and keep $ 10,000 in reserve just in case
0 votes Share Flag Tue Sep 30, 2014 Home Buying in Levittown
Trevor Curran, Real Estate Pro in Bronx, NY
Trevor Curran answered:
I can't find a house with a basement in Levittown any reason in special for that ?
Good morning Alberto,

The answer to your question is this: Mr. Levitt built those homes for returning Veterans after WWII based on a "cookie-cutter" plan, including slab construction ... more
1 vote Share Flag Mon May 19, 2014 Home Buying in Levittown
Sanjeev Ahuja, Real Estate Pro in Floral Park, NY
Sanjeev Ahuja answered:
Mortgage to buy a house
Generally speaking it is true, but there are other factors like will your loan amount now be higher than what you were looking to get for the one family? Are you property taxes going to ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Feb 9, 2014 Home Buying in Levittown
Anna Brocco, Real Estate Pro in Nassau County, NY
Anna Brocco answered:
Mortgage question again
Keep in mind that basement apartments are generally considered illegal rentals; for personalized answers to your questions visit with any licensed loan officer; be aware that a mortgag ... more
1 vote Share Flag Sun Feb 9, 2014 Home Buying in Levittown
Thomas Brady, Real Estate Pro in Suffolk County, NY
Thomas Brady answered:
I am wondering if there are any townhouses on Long Island with small yards that are pet friendly. I want something with the private small yard.
As Anna said, find an agent in the area you are interested in to work with. There are plenty of agents listed here on Trulia, and you can read the reviews. Rentals can be difficult when ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Sep 27, 2013 Home Buying in 11756
RealInvestin…, Real Estate Pro in Garden City, NY
RealInvesting999K answered:
Best Neighboorhood in Long Island. I am looking to buy a house in Long Island around $500,000.00. What is the?
BEST NEIGHBORHOODS ON LONG ISLAND - EXPLORE BOHEMIA

I have been an avid real estate investor and adviser on Long Island for over two decades. If you are looking to buy a home and ge ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Aug 13, 2013 Home Buying in 11756
Javier Menes…, Real Estate Pro in Farmingdale, NY
Javier Meneses answered:
Hi I'm in the process of buying a short sale, the bank has asked me to order the title even though offer hasn't been accepted yet??
Moira, it is unusual for a short sale bank to request title. But, I have a total different opinion than the responders below, It is always best for your attorney to order some of the ti ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Aug 11, 2013 Home Buying in 11756
Cristina Cal…, Real Estate Pro in 11590
Cristina Callegari answered:
on your website checking out rentals- are these 2 bdrms really 1600/a month?
Hi Gail, if you attach a link, or provide an address I will gladly look that up for you.
0 votes Share Flag Wed Aug 7, 2013 Home Buying in 11756
Cristina Cal…, Real Estate Pro in 11590
Cristina Callegari answered:
how long does it take for the town of hempstead or levittown to supply c of o,s or cc after a title company request s them?
It all depends on what kind of CofO you are obtaining. You will really need to contact the town with more specific information to get an appropriate answer.
0 votes Share Flag Sat Aug 3, 2013 Home Buying in 11756
John Weber, Real Estate Pro in Levittown, NY
John Weber answered:
In a commitment letter I found out that our tax is over 2K higher than we were told and the # on the appraisal. What are my options?
Bluebunny,

This question has legal implications. I would advise you to speak to your attorney to discuss this matter. Otherwise you are doing yourself a disservice. Good Luck!

Jo ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Jul 23, 2013 Home Buying in 11756
Melissa Goss, Real Estate Pro in Center Moriches, NY
Melissa Goss answered:
Will you be available tomorrow for showing?
Shoot me a line, KeyToYourHome@hotmail.com

I will try to get you into whatever home you are inquiring about. If you want, just email me the address and I will look and make sure the ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Jul 8, 2013 Home Buying in Levittown
Anna Brocco, Real Estate Pro in Nassau County, NY
Anna Brocco answered:
How long does it take to obtain a certificate of occupancy for a garage conversion? And how much will taxes increase?
The local buildings department can better your questions, consider a call--www.townofhempstead.org
1 vote Share Flag Mon Jul 8, 2013 Home Buying in Levittown
Moira Connol…, Real Estate Pro in Bellmore, NY
Moira Connolly answered:
WHAT IS THE MONTHLY MAINTANCE CHARGES AT 255 N Newbridge Rd #C2?
Seller has already accepted an offer on this condo. Check out 6 Ivy St #3B in Farmingdale -- first open house 1-3pm Sunday 4/21.
0 votes Share Flag Sat Apr 20, 2013 Home Buying in Levittown
Richard Rawd…, Real Estate Pro in 11968
Richard Rawdin answered:
homes sold in past three years on long island ny for greater than 2 million
1,000's upon 1,000's of homes. Long Island has many luxury communities where the homes sell for over $2 million dollars.The list is just wayyyy toooooo long. Do you need a spe ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Feb 26, 2012 Home Buying in 11756
Mtg 101, Real Estate Pro in Garden City, NY
Mtg 101 answered:
I am searching extensively and I am trying to locate a list of "FHA approved condos" on Long Island (NY) in Nassau and Suffolk counties.
Hi

Seems like your question was answered you can search here for fha appoved condos

https://entp.hud.gov/idapp/html/condlook.cfm

516.233.4842
0 votes Share Flag Fri Feb 11, 2011 Home Buying in 11756
Anna Brocco, Real Estate Pro in Nassau County, NY
Anna Brocco answered:
Do house swaps work? I'd like to swap my Levittown NY legal mother-daughter (needs work) for a smaller house nearby, maybe in Westbury NY.
In this area, highly unlikely..... Rather than considering a swap, consider listing your property for sale and then purchase something else that suits your needs...therefore, interview ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Jan 17, 2011 Home Buying in 11756
Brad, Home Seller in 11703
Brad answered:
hi all!I recently moved from VA to East Meadow,Long island,NY.I am planning to buy myself a house but
Sleep on it. You'll figure it all out.
0 votes Share Flag Mon Dec 6, 2010 Home Buying in 11756
The John Ford…, Real Estate Pro in Bellmore, NY
The John Ford Team answered:
did anyone apply for the first time home buyer credit when they filed for the 2009 tax year? and did you recieve the money?
you dont get a check you get a credit on your taxes due
0 votes Share Flag Tue May 18, 2010 Home Buying in Levittown
Bill Eckler-…, Real Estate Pro in Venice, FL
Bill Eckler-Florida, answered:
would i get a tax break if i purchased a home near a school or a town park?
Nope......

Why would one expect a tax break for buying property in a location that is considered "most desirable" to most buyers?
0 votes Share Flag Sun May 2, 2010 Home Buying in Levittown
Robin Silver…, Real Estate Pro in Garden City, NY
Robin Silverberg answered:
My sister just closed on a home and the numbers were way off, she never got a HUD/closing settlement and nothing notarized at all. is this illegal?
I know this is an old question, but it seemed that no one answered her question. From the figures that you typed in, which seems to be her attorney's closing statement, it looks li ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Jan 11, 2010 Home Buying in 11756
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