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Kathryn Lilly, Real Estate Pro in Brooklyn, NY
Kathryn Lilly answered:
How to list an apartment for rent?
List it with a Broker that specializes in the area that your apartment is located.
The better brokers will get it on far more than just Tulia, plus they will thoroughly screen the pote ... more
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Anna Brocco, Real Estate Pro in Nassau County, NY
Anna Brocco answered:
What is B3-2 FAMILY DWELLING?
See link for helpful information http://nycserv.nyc.gov/nycproperty/help/hlpbldgcode.html
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Martina Ryan, Real Estate Pro in Queens, NY
Martina Ryan answered:
convert a single family house to a two family house?
You don't have to let the bank know but you do have to get permits from thee building department. Just make sure you have all the permits & everything is done to code.
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Mitchell Fel…, Real Estate Pro in 11229
Mitchell Feldman answered:
What practical details should be considered when helping a family member put a downpayment on a home?
My thoughts:

1) In order for the money to be used in the purchase of a property, it has to be a gift and the purchaser must get a gift letter from the gift giver so the bank can conf ... more
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Anna Brocco, Real Estate Pro in Nassau County, NY
Anna Brocco answered:
My landlord is undergoing forclosure & hasnt paid any bills in the house i had 2put dheat & hot water in my name due to marshalls seizing do
Do you have a lease...if so you need to continue paying in accordance to the agreement; for any necessary legal advice, consult with an attorney who specilizes in real estate. In additi ... more
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Mitchell Fel…, Real Estate Pro in 11229
Mitchell Feldman answered:
can an underground basement be legal to rent in brooklyn ny gravesend?
Dear Montaha Khatib:

There are to many variables that come into play making this questions difficult to answer. There are many basement apartments in Brooklyn & Gravesend that ar ... more
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Charles Cruse, Real Estate Pro in Nassau County, NY
Charles Cruse answered:
saw a nice little house for me an my 2 daughters in canarsie brooklyn, what to do as a first time buyer just enquiring, but i really like that house.
wow, I see that you are trying to get ahead and have a comfortable home to raise your family. I get a great sense of accomplishment whenever I help families like yours that start out no ... more
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Mitchell Fel…, Real Estate Pro in 11229
Mitchell Feldman answered:
If I find a house and I like it, it is abandoned. What is the first thing I should do?
Dear Jmeza:

You should google the address and see what comes up. If it is listed you should see the active listing and agent when you do that. If it is not for sale there will be onl ... more
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Donald Mituz…, Real Estate Pro in Katonah, NY
Donald Mituzas answered:
I've been on trulia and realtor but are there many properties that I'm missing out on that i cannot find with out a broker?
If you're looking to buy in NYC, it marches to the beat of a different drummer then the rest of the country. No, many listings are not on realtor.com. Many agents in NYC are not ev ... more
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Charles D'Al…, Real Estate Pro in 11210
Charles D'Alessandro answered:
Agents needed
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George Capel…, Real Estate Pro in Brooklyn, NY
George Capella answered:
My lease is up 12/31/10 & rent is current through 8/31/10. My job is relocating-Detroit from NY & I have opted to go 9/1/10. How can I port?
I suggest that you notify the landlord of your intentions to vacate in writting.Explain in your letter that you either intend to live out your deposit or pay the rent and request that t ... more
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Get-smart, Other/Just Looking in Durham, NC
Get-smart answered:
How do I find comps for a particular property type and zip code.?
You can usually go to bank sites like the following link http://homevalue.wachovia.com/mortgage/. You can also contact an investor that provides comparable homes sales for owners to kn ... more
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Anna Brocco, Real Estate Pro in Nassau County, NY
Anna Brocco answered:
I have a house in Moscow,Russia I 'd like to exchange it to apartment in NYC what can you recommend ?
You may also contact the Wall Street Journal and blog it on any of your internet social media networks you may be using. If you need additioanl assistance feel free to call or e-mail.
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Manu Kapoor, Real Estate Pro in Queens, NY
Manu Kapoor answered:
Upside Down in Home What do I say to the Mortgage Company? More likely to renegotiate if I am behind?
I'm sorry to hear about your partner, but life has to go on & u need to solve your situation with proper legal way. You did not mention if u r on the deed & if u are your loan could be ... more
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Joanna Lane, Real Estate Pro in Southold, NY
Joanna Lane answered:
Is there a way to buy a residential building with no money down? Any programs that support this?
Well done on the credit score, but that alone is not going to do it. Banks want to see you take some of the risk, as much as possible actually, then there is less risk for them. Your s ... more
1 vote Share Flag Thu Sep 25, 2008 How To... in 11220
Daniel Gersh…, Real Estate Pro in New York, NY
Daniel Gershburg, Esq. answered:
need to find reasonable real estate & tenant landlord lawyer for my elder mom and aunts in brooklyn,ny
I agree with Dblue. I am an attorney myself but if its an issue that will take a long period of time and many court dates you may want to contact pro bono organizations to handle the c ... more
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Jeff - Ginny…, Real Estate Pro in Vero Beach, FL
Jeff - Ginny Mitchell answered:
am from jordan so how can i have high school deploma from your school (Brooklyn) from home?
Be very cautious about any offers you might receive because unfortunately there are so many people willing to cheat you and take your money without any valid credentials to help you ear ... more
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