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Jose Garcia, Real Estate Pro in Brooklyn, NY
Jose Garcia answered:
I am graduating and moving to Brooklyn in Dec. In uncertain times, is it better to rent or to buy a condo?
It is good idea to check your finance first to see if you qualify for purchasing a house or condo.
However, is great to know if you can qualify for a mortgage because sometimes you end ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Dec 4, 2013 Rent vs Buy in 11228
Suet, Both Buyer and Seller in North Las Vegas, NV
Suet answered:
For generations, we've aspired to be home owners. Evidence shows we'd be better off renting – both individually & as a nation....
Depending on the market and your own income, buying is often times the much better choice. I don't see how renting is any better than home ownership and would encourage purchasing if y ... more
1 vote Share Flag Sat May 4, 2013 Rent vs Buy in Brooklyn
Anna Brocco, Real Estate Pro in Nassau County, NY
Anna Brocco answered:
In New York City when does it make sense to choose a two year lease for a rent stabilized apartment?
Do you plan on staying the two years.....
0 votes Share Flag Mon Feb 25, 2013 Rent vs Buy in Brooklyn
Kajal, Home Seller in Queens, NY
Kajal answered:
What is the qualification of in the rent to own program.?
I do a RENT TO OWN program for first time home buyers who have difficulties qualifying for a mortgage.. we help you FREE of cost with getting your credit up to par and getting you appro ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Feb 21, 2013 Rent vs Buy in Canarsie
First Last, Other/Just Looking in 90002
First Last answered:
Buy or Rent in Prospect Heights?
Congratulations on taking the right first step, which is getting a pre-approval letter! This makes life much easier for everyone as you consider your options.

There are co-ops that ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Sep 30, 2012 Rent vs Buy in Prospect Heights
First Last, Other/Just Looking in 90002
First Last answered:
Co-op vs renting in Kensington, Brooklyn NY.
The bank does not have to agree to the short sale, so you may not get this property at all. I certainly hope you have an attorney working for you? If so, definitely get their advice. Fi ... more
1 vote Share Flag Tue Aug 28, 2012 Rent vs Buy in Brooklyn
Anna Brocco, Real Estate Pro in Nassau County, NY
Anna Brocco answered:
Help me, Maybe??
Consider working with an agent; check local print media for by owner rentals, always verify ownership before exchanging any money; word of mouth, etc.
1 vote Share Flag Mon Jul 23, 2012 Rent vs Buy in Williamsburg
Trevor Curran, Real Estate Pro in Bronx, NY
Trevor Curran answered:
Young couple, income 160K per year, want 1 bedroom for 450K, good time to buy in Brooklyn, NY?
Dear Mo25,

The question is, is it a good time for YOU to buy? You can try to "time the market." In 22 years of helping homebuyers as a mortgage professional, I've never seen any "t ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Jun 20, 2012 Rent vs Buy in Brooklyn
Jim Simms, Real Estate Pro in Louisville, KY
Jim Simms answered:
i saw an abandoned house. i want it what can i do. it really need fixing. can i do it myself?
Hire a realtor that you trust.

Jim Simms
NMLS # 6395
JSimms@cmcloans.com
Financing Kentucky One Home at a Time
0 votes Share Flag Wed May 23, 2012 Rent vs Buy in 11213
Adriane Riley, Real Estate Pro in Brooklyn, NY
Adriane Riley answered:
need a ground floor, 2br in canarsie, asap...Help! Relatives will do viewings, as I cannot stand for long.
Hi - Please contact me at 646-535-2516 at your earliest convenience. I have something in your area in your price range for immediate rental.

Adriane Riley
0 votes Share Flag Mon Mar 12, 2012 Rent vs Buy in Canarsie
Molly Hay,SFR…, Real Estate Pro in Columbus, OH
Molly Hay,SFR,CDPE & CNHS answered:
bit nervous about going to see an open house in bklyn, love the house i would like to own it. but i don't know if I stand a chance first time
Your first step to home ownership is to contact a lender. By contacting a lender first you will know how much money down you will need, what your payments will be, what type of loan, e ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Jun 30, 2011 Rent vs Buy in Canarsie
Roberta Wass…, Real Estate Pro in 10549
Roberta Wasser answered:
As the market is changing so quickly, which would be better renting or buying for smaller ( one bedroom) apart
It depends if you are planning to stay more than a couple of years, I would definately suggust its a great time to buy,The rates are low and there is lots of inventory available to see ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Jun 12, 2011 Rent vs Buy in Manhattan Beach
First Last, Other/Just Looking in 90002
First Last answered:
Just started my first job fr college. Im renting a one bed room apt now, what's your advise regarding real estate wise for a person who just
Your age is not what matters. The fact that you're in your first job is irrelevant. Scores of people just like you buy real estate every day.

Among the key questions are, do yo ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Mar 1, 2011 Rent vs Buy in Brooklyn
Rhonda Holt, Real Estate Pro in Brooklyn, NY
Rhonda Holt answered:
what website will i be able to go to find house for rent!?
To find a house for rent in Brooklyn you can try www.Craigslist, www.move.com and www.rent.com.

Before you rent a home, please have the landlord specify exactly what you are responsi ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Apr 28, 2009 Rent vs Buy in 11206
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