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Lisa Ferraro, Real Estate Pro in Manhasset, NY
Lisa Ferraro answered:
Sewers in Manhasset?
Funny movie - meet the Fockers! Thankfully, it's a comedy! No sewers here - but it's really no big deal - you get used to it. Like anything else, they simply require proper maintenan ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Nov 19, 2014 Home Buying in Manhasset
Annette Lawr…, Real Estate Pro in Palm Harbor, FL
Annette Lawrence answered:
WHO? PAYS BROKER`S FEE
In Florida, who pays depends on the real estate the buyer selects.

Traditionally, the seller will pay the professional fees.
However, both seller and buyers have DEMANDED more opti ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Oct 24, 2014 Home Buying in Manhasset
Nicholas Sfo…, Real Estate Pro in 11030
Nicholas Sforza answered:
Are you able to put in a swimming pool in your yard if you live in the Strathmore Village area?
I believe so, but there are strict guidlines that need to be follow for it take place. Your best bet is to check with the strathmore village office to see if it's ok, and what their gu ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Dec 31, 2013 Home Buying in Manhasset
Maxine Cohen, Real Estate Pro in Manhasset, NY
Maxine Cohen answered:
Are there any gated communities with private homes that allow your own swimming pool?
Stone Hill in Manhasset and Mutontown. I have listed and sold several properties in there with private pools. Both communities offer tennis courts, and Stone Hill in Muttontown has ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Nov 5, 2013 Home Buying in Manhasset
Donna Wu, Real Estate Pro in Manhasset, NY
Donna Wu answered:
Manhasset vs summit vs lower Westchester vs demerest
Both Manhasset and Great Neck are great neighborhood. Half an hour commute to the city. We have offices in NYC and Manhasset and can help you sell your place in Manhattan and buy a prop ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Sep 19, 2013 Home Buying in Manhasset
Donna Wu, Real Estate Pro in Manhasset, NY
Donna Wu answered:
Looking for single family home, probably gated community, indoor pool, 55 if active, Nassau, ie, Manhassett, Roslyn, North Hills, Port W, etc
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Contact me today at 917-575-2376 for other availa ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Sep 17, 2013 Home Buying in Manhasset
Anna Brocco, Real Estate Pro in Nassau County, NY
Anna Brocco answered:
Are there any gated communities in western Long Island that allow the homeowner to have his own inground pool?
Keep in mind that most gated communities already offer common area pools among other amenities; therefore choices are limited...
0 votes Share Flag Thu Aug 22, 2013 Home Buying in Manhasset
Thomas Brady, Real Estate Pro in Suffolk County, NY
Thomas Brady answered:
In re: the listing at 132 Lindberg, Manhasset: this home was listed and sold in the 2005/2006 timeframe. What was the list and sale price then?
Hi Mj, keep in mind if you are thinking of purchasing a house that much more important than past sales price of a home are the current sale prices of comparable homes in the area. Pleas ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Aug 18, 2013 Home Buying in Manhasset
Cristina Cal…, Real Estate Pro in 11590
Cristina Callegari answered:
Love a house at North Hill. But I can't move out from NYC now because my sons r studying there. Is it easy to rent to someone if I buy the house?
There is definitely a shortage of rentals available on Long Island, and provided that the home is in nice condition it will rent rather quickly and for top dollar. You mentioned that th ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Aug 7, 2013 Home Buying in Manhasset
Tracy Tsai, Real Estate Pro in Manhasset, NY
Tracy Tsai answered:
is there any gated communities in long island nassau county that has an indoor swimming pool as amenities?
yes, many of them offers indoors swimming pool. what is your price range? and also there are some 55+ community offers that, too.
1 vote Share Flag Wed Feb 13, 2013 Home Buying in Manhasset
Adrien Tangu…, Real Estate Pro in Marcellus, NY
Adrien Tanguay answered:
A friend is looking at this house for her daughter, and she wants ot know that the house has copper plumbing. --- JAGH123@gmail.com
Make sure that they look at the piping in several locations. Copper might be present in only part of the house and you won't know what is behind the walls. It is also a good idea to f ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Jan 27, 2013 Home Buying in Manhasset
Annie Holdre…, Real Estate Pro in Manhasset, NY
Annie Holdreith answered:
I am looking to buy a home in Manhasset and have heard that many homes sell before they even hit the market. How can I find out about these homes?
A small percentage of homes in Manhasset are sold "For sale by owner" - less than 1% of the market. Why would you limit yourself to looking at maybe one home every 2 years in ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Feb 21, 2011 Home Buying in Manhasset
Maggie Keats, Real Estate Pro in Port Washington, NY
Maggie Keats answered:
Is there a list of gated communities with single family homes?
Please feel free to call or email me: I would be happy to provide you with my "master list" describing the various gated communities and providing listings in each community ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Oct 25, 2010 Home Buying in Manhasset
Allen Bauman, Real Estate Pro in Valley Stream, NY
Allen Bauman answered:
If you can't rely on CMA that the seller's agent provides and you can't count on zillow either I just don't get how you can
Hi Rob

One answer would be to work with an agent who is also an appraiser, like me. There is absolutely no obligation to work with me but you need to understand the process from the ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri May 14, 2010 Home Buying in Manhasset
Allen Bauman, Real Estate Pro in Valley Stream, NY
Allen Bauman answered:
I am looking for a house in South Strathmore that backs Northern Blvd. Any comments on how much less an average 2000 SqFt home should be in?
Hi Michele

It's a good question but unfortunately the answer is convoluted. In the current unsettled market there are other factors that might negate any price advantage that lo ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri May 14, 2010 Home Buying in Manhasset
Tom McGiveron, Real Estate Pro in Patchogue, NY
Tom McGiveron answered:
Does anyone know which was the appreciation rate for houses in Manhasset for the past six months or year? thank you
Grace,

Well let me start by saying....there is no Appreciation. The Long Island market has declined.

You need a comprehensive overview of prices throughout the entire area.

Lo ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri May 14, 2010 Home Buying in Manhasset
Anna Brocco, Real Estate Pro in Nassau County, NY
Anna Brocco answered:
I am wondering if anyone knows how much prices droped in Manhasset...is it 12% down than in 2007? Thank you
Don't rely too much on statistics--if you have a specific property in mind, you need to be aware of recently sold similar properties in the immediate area--after reviewing the data ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed May 12, 2010 Home Buying in Manhasset
Mack McCoy, Real Estate Pro in Seattle, WA
Mack McCoy answered:
Hi there, I am wondering how you compare two houses when they are not identical...let's say house A sold at $850 and was original (dated) and
With experience, you have a situation-dependent approach to resolving the discrepancies. Without experience, you look for a method - a road map, an outline, a program.
0 votes Share Flag Tue May 11, 2010 Home Buying in Manhasset
Annie Holdre…, Real Estate Pro in Manhasset, NY
Annie Holdreith answered:
Hi, I am looking a property that backs Northern Blvd and I am wondering how much does this affect the re sale price of a property. I ve heard that
Hello Mary
Something you can't change about a house(in this case Northern Blvd) that can be perceived as negative affects the value the market will be willing to pay for this hous ... more
1 vote Share Flag Tue May 11, 2010 Home Buying in Manhasset
Kathy Christ…, Real Estate Pro in Port Washington, NY
Kathy Christie answered:
How is Broker's fee split for house sale?
The answer to your question is that the contract called for a 6% total commission. If the listing agent sells the house on an open house then the listing agent is both the listing AND ... more
1 vote Share Flag Mon Aug 24, 2009 Home Buying in Manhasset
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