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Mary Gutterm…, Home Buyer in Shoreview, MN
Mary Gutterman answered:
How does the townhouse inspection process typically work? Does it happen before/after the contract is signed?
Nervous we waived the inspection of a townhome we r buying
! Was I wrong?
0 votes Share Flag Sat Jun 14, 2014 Home Buying in Park Slope
robertadele, Home Owner in 11215
robertadele answered:
hello, the listed address is incorrect how can we get this rectified?
who knows. this seems to be 281 6th street. what a sloppy website.
0 votes Share Flag Tue Jan 28, 2014 Home Buying in Park Slope
Tammy Hayes, Real Estate Pro in Port Charlotte, FL
Tammy Hayes answered:
What is the crime rate in Park slope?
Go to the local police or sherrif department web site to see if they have a link with crime statistics. Most counties have them available for the public.

Tammy Hayes, Realtor
Re/Ma ... more
1 vote Share Flag Sat Nov 23, 2013 Home Buying in Park Slope
Dana Lindberg, Both Buyer and Seller in Phoenix, AZ
Dana Lindberg answered:
My husband and I are interested in buying a fixer-upper. This will be our first time renovating a home, and
203k loan is a government program that enables you to purchase a home and finances certain upgrades and repairs as part of your mortgage.

For more details about 203k loan, visit www. ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Oct 26, 2013 Home Buying in Park Slope
Luke Constan…, Real Estate Pro in 11209
Luke Constantino answered:
what neighborhoods are good for a 23 year old and perhaps two other friends? One can afford $900 the others can afford more
Hi Naomi,

Ever hear of Bay Ridge?

http://therealdeal.com/blog/2013/02/26/bay-ridge-is-brooklyns-best-place-to-raise-kids/

along with this, bay Ridge has alot of great restaura ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri May 10, 2013 Home Buying in Park Slope
Mitchell Fel…, Real Estate Pro in Brooklyn, NY
Mitchell Feldman answered:
Is it common for homes to close sooner than the agreed-upon date?
The closing date in a contract of sale 99.9% of the time is an "on or about" date. This means that the closing can typically take place up to 30 days prior or 30 days after the actual c ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri May 3, 2013 Home Buying in Park Slope
hunterseateq…, Real Estate Pro in Brooklyn, NY
hunterseatequitation60 answered:
Is there a big difference in selling and resale pricing between Park Slope and South Park Slope?
I am not sure I understand your question? I am a developer and have sold a ton of top end homes in the South Slope. The price points are obviously less than Center Slope. Current tre ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Oct 11, 2012 Home Buying in Park Slope
Trevor Curran, Real Estate Pro in Bronx, NY
Trevor Curran answered:
My husband and I want to buy a townhouse. We saved about $85K for a down payment. He has impeccable
Hello Nancy,

I'd love to sit down and chat with you and your husband to complete a thorough Prequalification. I'm a Local Mortgage Banker and I've been helping HomeBuyers for 22+year ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Jun 19, 2012 Home Buying in Park Slope
Luke Constan…, Real Estate Pro in 11209
Luke Constantino answered:
My husband and I live on Long island, and would like to retire to Brooklyn. We want a co-op with a backyard.
David, Home Seller, White Plains, NY

Looks like the same agents just answering to get a VIP badge. Give me a break.



Dave... If you were buying/selling, wouldn't you want a pr ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Jun 12, 2012 Home Buying in Park Slope
Trevor Curran, Real Estate Pro in Bronx, NY
Trevor Curran answered:
Is there a 90% financing available?
Good morning Floria,

Yes, 90% Financing is available both under Conventional (FannieMae and FreddieMac) and FHA guidelines.

First steps:

1. Meet with a Local Mortgage Banker ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Apr 28, 2012 Home Buying in Park Slope
Trevor Curran, Real Estate Pro in Bronx, NY
Trevor Curran answered:
whats best way to look for a true two family puchase -- one that two couples, each with two small kids can move right in?
First steps:

1. Meet with a Local Mortgage Banker to get prequalified for mortgage financing. The Mortgage Banker will review all facets of your loan request to answer your question ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Apr 28, 2012 Home Buying in Park Slope
Jennifer Hero, Real Estate Pro in Park Slope, Brooklyn,...
Jennifer Hero answered:
how much 2 family house in park slope are now? i would like to buy a house in central park slope so can anyone help me with it - how much the taxes a
Hi Tina,

I'm an agent in Park Slope at Warren Lewis Realty, living in central Slope and the price range is approximately from $1.3 million (and 2 family brownstones have sold fo ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Mar 11, 2010 Home Buying in Park Slope
Nirmala Cara…, Real Estate Pro in Bronx, NY
Nirmala Caraballo answered:
What the best way to find out how much recent 1BR luxury condos have closed for? I'm interested in buying a new condo in Park Slope - they are
Dear Noodles2003,

Buying a home is one of the biggest and most important decisions you will make. It is impossible for me to tell you if the price is high, unless you can tell me whi ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Nov 8, 2009 Home Buying in Park Slope
Ella, Real Estate Pro in Brooklyn, NY
Ella answered:
My partner and I are looking for a two bedroom in Park Slope. We have no debt, $325,000 available for a down
Hi,
on a combined monthly income $4000 /mth, 33 % should go to mortgage.
It's about a $200,000 mortgage loan.
So you could afford about $525,000.

Have you found anything yet? ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Oct 26, 2009 Home Buying in Park Slope
Ralph Windsc…, Real Estate Pro in Hauppauge, NY
Ralph Windschuh answered:
we are paying all cash (2M) what will the closing costs be?thanks
If you're paying cash, the closing costs usually associated with a bank loan will not be there (closing costs are usually between 4% and 6% of the mortgage amount). In your case, ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Aug 23, 2009 Home Buying in Park Slope
Jenet Levy, Real Estate Pro in New York, NY
Jenet Levy answered:
Is it possible to get a 2 family in Park Slope for $1 million?
I have lived in Park Slope and remember well the days when you could, but frankly the answer is no. Brownstones and limestones in the Slope are over $2 million. Please beware of what p ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Jun 13, 2009 Home Buying in Park Slope
Marty S, Real Estate Pro in Irvine, CA
Marty S answered:
Aussie in NY - where do I go to get mortgage advice, lawyer, credit history etc for the purposes of buying?
The market is confusing,owever, from what you are saying you should be ok. Sit down with a mortgage broker and discuss.

I am a mortgage broker. If I can be of service, please let me ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Mar 18, 2009 Home Buying in Park Slope
Mitchell Fel…, Real Estate Pro in Brooklyn, NY
Mitchell Feldman answered:
what are the property taxes in park slope brooklyn?
They vary based on the type and size of the property and location. The city basicaly calculates an estimate of the per square foot value of properties by the zip code (based on recent ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Mar 12, 2009 Home Buying in Park Slope
Rhonda Holt, Real Estate Pro in Brooklyn, NY
Rhonda Holt answered:
Typically, how long does it take to close when your bid is accepted and there's immediate occupancy? We're
Even though you bid has been accepted there are many more steps to go through. First it is advised that you get an engineer inspection on the property to check the heating, plumbing, el ... more
1 vote Share Flag Mon Aug 11, 2008 Home Buying in Park Slope
Aileen-Manha…, Real Estate Pro in New York, NY
Aileen-Manhattan-NYC answered:
What is a good price per square foot 39 plaza street 2bed 2bath how can you get comps on a coop when all the?
Are you working with a Realtor? Co-ops can be difficult to comp. and having the property in Brooklyn makes it even more so, as Brooklyn doesn't have a significant or centralized multip ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Apr 19, 2008 Home Buying in Park Slope
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