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Ernie Behrle, Real Estate Pro in Raleigh, NC
Ernie Behrle answered:
I was looking at a house and now it is listed as being in contract. What does is mean when a house is in contract?
Good answers before me. The thing to remember though is far many more contracts go to a successful closing than fall through. Be careful if putting in a backup offer to try and not ge ... more
1 vote Share Flag Sun Sep 21, 2014 Home Buying in 12550
Njp Thompson, Home Buyer in New York, NY
Njp Thompson answered:
Purchasing property in Newburgh, NY
Negotiate for code violations to be corrected because the next day after you close the city code enforcement will come after you for these.
Bank REOS are better.
Better have a deep r ... more
1 vote Share Flag Fri Aug 15, 2014 Home Buying in 12550
suzannepapke, Home Seller in Tuxedo Park, NY
suzannepapke answered:
Hi my name is Lionel Trone, i would like to know is this house sold yet cause i would like to see this house. And have there been a cash offer yet.
Hi Lionel,

I have a similar home in Tuxedo............if you have not yet purchased I would love to show it to you. You can see the pictures on 25 Table Rock Road, Tuxedo or call me ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Feb 20, 2014 Home Buying in Newburgh
Gail C. Jeter, Real Estate Pro in Washingtonville, NY
Gail C. Jeter answered:
Im looking into purchasing a home but how do I do it , I have nobody to be my co-sighner, but I have the down payment
You should decide whether the problem is due to your credit history. If your credit is a problem, do you currently have delinquent accounts? It may take six months of working on your ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Feb 14, 2014 Home Buying in Newburgh
leocandoo, Renter in 12550
leocandoo answered:
Are there any real estate agents in Newburgh, NY that handle "Lease to Own" properties?
John J. Lease REALTORS: 5020 Route 9W Phone: (845)565-2800 …
0 votes Share Flag Wed Feb 12, 2014 Home Buying in Newburgh
Pelicanesque, Home Buyer in Brooklyn, NY
Pelicanesque answered:
Danskammer Generating Station (and other power plants in the area): How concerned should I be about air quality,etc if I'm looking to buy in the area?
Are there any online resources that would help me investigate?
Thank you.
0 votes Share Flag Sun Jan 19, 2014 Home Buying in Newburgh
Tom Gildea, Real Estate Pro in Orange County, NY
Tom Gildea answered:
Hi, my credit is good and my husband's has no credit,(he do not believe in credit, also he's going to take his CDL class A ( truck driving)), we are l
Hi Nubian Queen; I do not see any responses here. From the little I can see here, I can give you a path to follow to someday buy a home. Give me a call if you would like.
Tom Gilde ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Dec 7, 2013 Home Buying in Newburgh
Trevor Curran, Real Estate Pro in Bronx, NY
Trevor Curran answered:
My wife score is about 577 and I have pretty good credit score. We want to buy a house but how do we go about getting started? Any comments would hel?
Good afternoon Rafael,

First steps:

Meet with a Local Mortgage Banker to get prequalified for mortgage financing. The Mortgage Banker will review all facets of your loan request ... more
1 vote Share Flag Mon Apr 29, 2013 Home Buying in 12550
Trevor Curran, Real Estate Pro in Bronx, NY
Trevor Curran answered:
My Fiance and I are looking into buying a home in the Newburgh area. Our credit scores are in the high 7's with no down payment available.
Good afternoon Barbosa.j,

First steps:

Meet with a Local Mortgage Banker to get prequalified for mortgage financing. The Mortgage Banker will review all facets of your loan reque ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Apr 29, 2013 Home Buying in Newburgh
Trevor Curran, Real Estate Pro in Bronx, NY
Trevor Curran answered:
How to buy a short sale in Newburgh? do I need an agent....??
Good afternoon Martin,

I've been helping First Time Buyers for 23 years as a mortgage professional and I will tell you what I have always told my clients here in New York: If you are ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Apr 29, 2013 Home Buying in Newburgh
Kerri Stretch, Real Estate Pro in 12550
Kerri Stretch answered:
How can I get out of a contract w/ a builder who cannot legally build, due to lien on the build site?
Dear RoseColoredGlasses,

PLEASE contact your attorney, hopefully your attorney was not referred by the builder or builders Realtor? if you had a buyers agent Realtor, they shoul ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Apr 8, 2013 Home Buying in Newburgh
Frenchie, Both Buyer and Seller in New York, NY
Frenchie answered:
How much does full rehab cost on a Newburgh brick townhouse,bath,kitchen,plumbing,electric,drywall,etc ballpark without finish work?
Having done this for a brick townhouse in Newburgh, using licensed subcontractors it ran about 170k for a good quality job with close supervision. 1 kitchen, 3 bths, new electric/plumbi ... more
1 vote Share Flag Wed Jan 30, 2013 Home Buying in 12550
Maria Gilda…, Real Estate Pro in 06040
Maria Gilda Racelis answered:
Does anyone know what the approximate cost would be to connect to municipal water?
Hi. I would recommend that you call the town hall which has jurisdiction over the property you are interested in.

It will direct you the right department or company which can give o ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Oct 21, 2012 Home Buying in Newburgh
Anna Brocco, Real Estate Pro in Nassau County, NY
Anna Brocco answered:
how can i buy foreclosed property from a bank?
Since most foreclosed homes are listed with a broker, consider working with an agent of your own; if purchasing with a mortgage be aware that a mortgage pre-approval letter is required ... more
1 vote Share Flag Sat May 12, 2012 Home Buying in 12550
Martina Ryan, Real Estate Pro in Queens, NY
Martina Ryan answered:
How to get sellable listings?
Make sure there is clear title & the price is not above market value.
0 votes Share Flag Thu Feb 16, 2012 Home Buying in 12550
Annette Levi…, Real Estate Pro in New York, NY
Annette Levinson answered:
CLOSING ON HOME BUT NEED C/O ON DECK
Christopher you are wrong. The title company will show that there is no CofO on the deck and would want to not insure it (or give clear title). Edgar, no lender will close on this house ... more
1 vote Share Flag Sat Oct 15, 2011 Home Buying in Newburgh
Ramon Vega, Real Estate Pro in 12550
Ramon Vega answered:
My husband and I are looking into buying our first home. The problem is my credit is not so good, but he has good credit. How do we get started?
You have taken the first step by posing such an important question. It takes good education to become a first home buyer and your concern breaks the silence of responsibility for someon ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Oct 15, 2011 Home Buying in 12550
Richard Schu…, Real Estate Pro in Los Angeles, CA
Richard Schulman answered:
Is it a waste of time to make an offer on a short sale property in Newburgh?
Lenders are open to short sales, as it saves them time and money. Sometimes the 2nd lender on a property may pose problems. Your best bet is to keep your options open - look at proper ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Aug 12, 2010 Home Buying in Newburgh
Bill Smith, Real Estate Pro in 10950
Bill Smith answered:
do i have opportunity to post an offert for 7 leonard in newbugh ny?
It's currently under contract, if you'd like to contact me I can keep track of it for in case it doesn't work out and it comes back on the market. The link under this w ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Jul 28, 2010 Home Buying in Newburgh
Anna Brocco, Real Estate Pro in Nassau County, NY
Anna Brocco answered:
Hi I was just browsing thru the net for houses on sale and noticed a lot are them are cheap. I see that it's cheaper to actually but a house then
Without many details, not an easy question to answer--however, you loan officer can best advise you based on your overall total financial picture--if you haven't yet visited with a ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Jul 10, 2010 Home Buying in Newburgh
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