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Drew Garver, Renter in Boulder, CO
Drew Garver answered:
Why are homes so cheap in Ossining Indian village?
Some can be cheap depending on where its located and the economy around the city. For example homes closer to the Denver area are more pricy because of the city and the economy is high ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Apr 22, 2014 Home Buying in Ossining
mjtd46, Home Owner in Ossining, NY
mjtd46 answered:
I heard the schools in Ossining aren't that good. Is this true?
They are terrible along with the school taxes. Watch and see who gets all of the buses. Don't buy in Ossining unless you like paying high taxes. The streets have garbage on them 24/7 36 ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Mar 26, 2014 Home Buying in Ossining
Noreen &…, Real Estate Pro in Yorktown Heights, NY
Noreen & Wayne answered:
looking for cash foreclosure deals or quickie sales in ossining area .let me know what u ha ve not on mls already
Most if not all banks use an agent to list their inventory - and it could take a year or more for NY to foreclose on a house! Out of 63 single family homes listed in Ossining, only 2 a ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Mar 10, 2014 Home Buying in Ossining
Tony Grech, Real Estate Pro in Michigan
Tony Grech answered:
Purchasing a co-op a bad idea?
Hi Amanda

Co-op financing works slightly different than on a condo or a home. It's because of the unique type of ownership. You own a stock certificate as opposed to title to the p ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Aug 29, 2013 Home Buying in Ossining
Noreen &…, Real Estate Pro in Yorktown Heights, NY
Noreen & Wayne answered:
I'm looking to buy my first home but am feeling overwhelmed by looking in all of Westchester; I'm looking for an agent who can make recommendations
Hi Jen - in case you haven't found a Realtor, I can help. I am a full time Realtor and know Ossining very well as well as most of Northern Westchester & Putnam Counties. The first que ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Aug 28, 2013 Home Buying in Ossining
Xavier Durra…, Real Estate Pro in Chicago, IL
Xavier Durrant answered:
trying to change agent
Hello-
The agents before me addressed how finding another agent in your case would be legal and in fact suggested so I won't repeat.
You mentioned that you have a reco from a friend. ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Aug 22, 2013 Home Buying in 10562
Xavier Durra…, Real Estate Pro in Chicago, IL
Xavier Durrant answered:
what does coop comp: 2.5% (on Net SP) mean?
Hi,
This 2.5% fee is the amount of commission you the buyer's agent will receive on the agreed upon NET sales price of the home.

Keep in mind your Net sales price will differ from ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Aug 22, 2013 Home Buying in Ossining
Xavier Durra…, Real Estate Pro in Chicago, IL
Xavier Durrant answered:
what does coop comp: 2.5% (on Net SP)
Hi,
This 2.5% fee is the amount of commission you the buyer's agent will receive on the agreed upon NET sales price of the home.

Keep in mind your Net sales price will differ from y ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Aug 19, 2013 Home Buying in Ossining
Mike428, Home Buyer in Platte City, MO
Mike428 answered:
Waiting for my Bankruptcy to go through. Can I buy a house or a foreclosed house immediately?
I'm currently renting and my gf and I are worried about our children s welfare and safety. You get to the point of saying screw it and just go for it. Its called taking risk. And n ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Jun 1, 2013 Home Buying in 10562
Anna Brocco, Real Estate Pro in Nassau County, NY
Anna Brocco answered:
How often is the heliport at the GE Management Development run?
For accurate information consider contacting the heliport with your question...
0 votes Share Flag Sat Feb 9, 2013 Home Buying in Ossining
Peggy Wunder…, Real Estate Pro in Ossining, NY
Peggy Wunderlich answered:
seller of the house we are trying to buy filed for bankruptcy
Did the seller file for bankruptcy due to unpaid taxes/ foreclosure or?I suspect that you should speak to a lawyer.
0 votes Share Flag Mon Jan 28, 2013 Home Buying in 10562
Anna Brocco, Real Estate Pro in Nassau County, NY
Anna Brocco answered:
Is it possible to purchase a home before it is scheduled for public auction?
Is the seller agreeable to the sale and will the agreed price cover what is currently owed....
0 votes Share Flag Mon Sep 3, 2012 Home Buying in Ossining
Anna Brocco, Real Estate Pro in Nassau County, NY
Anna Brocco answered:
I like a three family building, but look like abandon and I thinking has city violations, what I shuld do if I whant to buy? and what will be
If purchasing with a mortgage, be aware that a mortgage pre-approval letter is necessary to determine your price range and for any offers to be taken seriously, therefore visit with any ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Sep 1, 2012 Home Buying in 10562
Abijah Spence, Real Estate Pro in Somers, NY
Abijah Spence answered:
I'm new to NY. Is there somewhere I can find out what the property taxes would be for a house in Ossining? Or
The Town/City Assessor's ofice of where you'd like the info to come from. Some town & cites display this info
online websites or you'd have to go pick up a property ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Aug 17, 2011 Home Buying in 10562
Catherine C.…, Real Estate Pro in Eastchester, NY
Catherine C. Capasso answered:
What company(s) provide gas and oil heat in 10562? We want to get the previous bills for residence we are moving into but don't know who to
Con Edison is the gas and electric service provider. You need to confirm that the seller was also purchasing the product from them. If so, it is very easy. All you need is their account ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Nov 30, 2010 Home Buying in 10562
Christopher…, Real Estate Pro in Westchester, NY
Christopher Pagli - ABR, GREEN answered:
water, sewer, gas, electric, septic, well??? need more info.can I build a main house with a separate studio. a genuine intra family mother/daughter
Hi Gary, The answer to these questions will have to come from the Town Building dept as others stated. You will most likely have to have an architect draw up plans and submit them to t ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Oct 21, 2010 Home Buying in Ossining
Noreen &…, Real Estate Pro in Yorktown Heights, NY
Noreen & Wayne answered:
Do you need a Certificate of Occupancy if you convert a loft to a bedroom in Ossining?
Wow - we've never seen this in a condo - usually home owners are trying to pass a 2nd bath or bdrm in the lower level off as legal in a single family home! Does that enclosed room hav ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Jul 9, 2009 Home Buying in Ossining
Noreen &…, Real Estate Pro in Yorktown Heights, NY
Noreen & Wayne answered:
owning two properties can i get a mortgage to relocate without selling will banks give me one in my situation
Hi Jay - it would depend on your credit scores. Are the 2 properties rented out and considered investment properties? You have a lot of variables. My husband & I bought many different ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Jun 15, 2009 Home Buying in Ossining
Michael Trin…, Real Estate Pro in Mahopac, NY
Michael Trinchitella answered:
Has 56 Campwoods Grounds in Ossing sold or has the owner taken it off the market. Thank you.
Hi Khermanek, it sold on 05/27/09 for $230,000

You can find more homes for sale in Ossining here: http://www.miketrinch.com/ossining-ny-real-estate.php
0 votes Share Flag Wed Jun 10, 2009 Home Buying in Ossining
Cp Enterpris…, Real Estate Pro in
Cp Enterprises asked:
What is the rental market in Ossining like? What can a 2br apt. near the train station rent for? I am interested in purchasing a rental property near the train station in Ossining. It is a two family house with two 2 bedroom apartments, street parking, no backyard. What would I be able…
0 votes Share Flag Wed Jun 11, 2008 Home Buying in Ossining
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