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david.lukens, Home Buyer in Brighton, NY
david.lukens asked:
Property tax clarification Can somebody clarify the property tax system in Monroe County for me? When I look on http://www.monroecountytax.org/ it shows two numbers: a town/city tax and a school tax. Is the actual…
0 votes Share Flag Wed Jun 25, 2014 Home Buying in 14580
Fred Hutchin…, Home Owner in Trenton, NJ
Fred Hutchinson answered:
Our home inspection revealed extensive plumbing problems, foundation slipping, and termite damage. Can we ask the seller to pay for our inspection?
I would definitely make the previous owners pay the for the inspection. If they did not make those problems apparent to you earlier then they are at fault. Good luck withe the renovatio ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Jun 20, 2014 Home Buying in 14614
Bart Gabe, Real Estate Pro in California
Bart Gabe answered:
Can I purchase a home with a 550-570 credit score?
I lend down to a 530 middle credit and offer this program nationwide.

Let's discuss your loan scenario in more detail. Contact me at 800 315 8803. My name is Bart and I have been off ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed May 28, 2014 Home Buying in Rochester
Laura LaManna, Real Estate Pro in Rochester, NY
Laura LaManna answered:
Can any one tell which property management companies are honest & reliable in Rochester area??
I can answer this directly if you would like to call me.

Laura LaManna
Associate Broker
Nothnagle Realtors
585-217-7495
0 votes Share Flag Wed May 28, 2014 Home Buying in Rochester
Claudia Mull…, Real Estate Pro in Fremont, CA
Claudia Muller Gravelle answered:
If I am on deed but not applying for mortgage, will I hurt our chances of acquiring a loan?
Jenn: It depends on the type of financing you are utilizing.
FHA: requires the debt of the nonborrowing spouse (even if nonborrowing spouse is not on the deed) be calculated into the ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue May 20, 2014 Home Buying in Rochester
Anna Brocco, Real Estate Pro in Nassau County, NY
Anna Brocco answered:
Family with children under 10. Considering East Rochester area, NY.Have a very large Down payment to purchase a single family home. A good move?
Neighborhoods are all about personal preferences, budgets, wants, needs, lifestyle; therefore consider researching areas of interest on your own, and take the time to visit more than on ... more
1 vote Share Flag Wed May 7, 2014 Home Buying in East Rochester
Princess14, Home Buyer in East Rochester, NY
Princess14 answered:
I'm thinking of buying a house in the East Rochester area at the age of 25. I went to college in Rochester
We are thinking of buying in East Rochester and would be interested to know if you did ever purchase a property. If yes, how do you find it and would you recommend it? If you decided ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed May 7, 2014 Home Buying in East Rochester
victoriangro…, Home Owner in Melbourne, FL
victoriangroup answered:
I want to sell my home 27 York St. Rochester N.Y. How much do you estimate I could get for it?
Hi Brittany...Are you still selling your house at 27 York St. Rochester N.Y.. I have few buyers . Can you Email me some photos & description to my Email victoriangroup008@gmail.com .
0 votes Share Flag Wed Apr 16, 2014 Home Buying in Dutchtown
victoriangro…, Home Owner in Melbourne, FL
victoriangroup answered:
Looking for investment properties in good area of Rochester NY with tenant in place.
Looking for Turn key investment properties with little rehab required , located in good area of Rochester NY with tenant in place price from 23k to 30k.....
0 votes Share Flag Fri Apr 11, 2014 Home Buying in Rochester
Annette Lawr…, Real Estate Pro in Palm Harbor, FL
Annette Lawrence 727.420.4041 answered:
Are local lender better than out of state lenders ? if so , why?
#1. Accountability
If the out of state lender denies you loan 3, 2 or 1 day before closing, there is no way to hold the lender in NV accountable.

#2. Awareness
An out of state lend ... more
1 vote Share Flag Thu Apr 10, 2014 Home Buying in 14586
Linda Allyn-…, Home Buyer in Rochester, NY
Linda Allyn-welborn answered:
Is 163 Hillside Avenue still for sale? If so, can I make an appointment to see it?
Good morning, I missed your original message. Please contact me now with any real estate needs. I look forward to helping you and finding out what I can do for you.
Linda Allyn-Welbor ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Apr 10, 2014 Home Buying in Cobbs Hill
Ivan Ramos, Real Estate Pro in Rochester, NY
Ivan Ramos answered:
Does anyone know anything about the Webster avenue / Melville st. area of Rochester? I am thinking of buying
Melville Street is a great street. Prices vary according to condition. It's possible the $40,000 property is distressed. As you explore the neighborhood, you'll get a sense for values. ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Apr 1, 2014 Home Buying in 14609
Gary Wolyn, Real Estate Pro in Rochester, NY
Gary Wolyn answered:
I have never owned a home but would like to, can you tell me what I would need, and how I would go about getting my self ready to buy a home.
Hi Carol,

Education is key when it comes to purchasing your first home! It is important to have an good understanding of the entire process.

As mentioned before, the first steps ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Jan 23, 2014 Home Buying in Rochester
Raymond Camp, Real Estate Pro in 14580
Raymond Camp answered:
I have never owned a home but would like to, can you tell me what I would need, and how I would go about getting my self ready to buy a home.
Good morning Carol,
1) Establish Financing
a)Speak with a mortgage professional
Receive a pre-qualification for your mortgage loan
Helps determine price range for home ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Jan 18, 2014 Home Buying in Rochester
haley234588, Home Buyer in New Rochelle, NY
haley234588 asked:
Hi im looking for buy in Monroe NY, area in next few years when I have downpayment,., I would like to know if homes in orange country or upstate ny, , do single family homes do they Generally increase or decrese by a lot overtime? for example if a home is selling for 100,000, by how much does that go up in 15-20 based on past years?…
0 votes Share Flag Fri Jan 10, 2014 Home Buying in Monroe County
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