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Richard Coake, Real Estate Pro in Rochester, NY
Richard Coake answered:
Do you have places in Rochester for sale under the DHCR program?
DHCR administers or provides access to many different programs. If you meet a program's eligibility requirements, you can pursue just about any house within your approved price range an ... more
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1-855-joe-bu…, Real Estate Pro in Rochester, NY
1-855-joe-buys answered:
I am a foreigner, I would like to purchase a tenanted multifamily home in Rochester, NY for passive income. Where can I find references, please? Tun
Hello Tun,

We emailed you privately, but wanted to acknowledge your question here as well. We work with numerous foreign investors and would be happy to assist you.

You can email ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed May 23, 2012 Home Buying in Rochester
1-855-joe-bu…, Real Estate Pro in Rochester, NY
1-855-joe-buys answered:
hi, well im interested in investing in some real estate in Buffalo and Rochester NY, can i get any help ??
Hi JP,

Yes, we can help you. We read below that you are not from the area and are questioning the prices here. Based on where you are located, the prices here can be vastly differe ... more
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1-855-joe-bu…, Real Estate Pro in Rochester, NY
1-855-joe-buys answered:
I purchased a house advertised as a three bedroom house. Based on the appraisal the home had three bedrooms. Now as we go to sell the house the
Did you buy the property sight-unseen? Were there really 3 bedrooms in the house originally or was one converted (maybe the attic or garage?) You need to share a bit more information ... more
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Spirit Messi…, Real Estate Pro in 85716
Spirit Messingham answered:
Loan $69,9. buying home for less, Can I use the remainder for reno? will it affect my mortgage?
Not sure what you are asking here, but sounds like a good question(s) for your lender. A lot of the rules have changed in regards to financing, ask your lender, about your specific loa ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed May 23, 2012 Home Buying in Edgerton
Spirit Messi…, Real Estate Pro in 85716
Spirit Messingham answered:
What is active contingent?
If it was a short sale, it would be properly listed as Active Capa, which means Can Accept Purchase Agreement. Active Contingent, by defination here in Arizona means when a home is lis ... more
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1-855-joe-bu…, Real Estate Pro in Rochester, NY
1-855-joe-buys answered:
B'h Hi, I would like to invest in weld street rochester,i am from nyc & dont know the area,some one can advise about this part of town.
Hello H Cohen,

Since we are not Realtors but straight forward investors and residents of Rochester for 40+ years, we can give you the "straight up" truth about what areas to invest i ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed May 23, 2012 Home Buying in South Marketview Heights
1-855-joe-bu…, Real Estate Pro in Rochester, NY
1-855-joe-buys answered:
What is the average price of a 2-bed, 1 bath, single family home, 2 garages in Fourth Street, Rochester, Ny?
If you go to www.MonroeCounty.gov, you can search the tax records to see what the assessed value is on houses on Fourth Str. You have to remember that the assessed value is for taxatio ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed May 23, 2012 Home Buying in Rochester
Cathy Barton, Real Estate Pro in Rochester, NY
Cathy Barton answered:
can a buyer speak directly to the seller's listing agent even though they have a real estate agent representing them?
Nancy,

You can speak to anyone you wish to. If you need answers and agents are getting in the way of progress ... go where you can to find them.

It is always good when people ope ... more
1 vote Share Flag Thu May 10, 2012 Home Buying in Rochester
Mark Melich, Real Estate Pro in Rochester, NY
Mark Melich answered:
We like to buy a church building or rent spaces for services
We have three former Catholic Churches available right now for purchase. Priced from $350,000 to 830,000. I would be happy to forward you the detaills.
0 votes Share Flag Tue Apr 10, 2012 Home Buying in Rochester
Annette Levi…, Real Estate Pro in New York, NY
Annette Levinson answered:
I have 9 investment properties free and clear and would like to get a an equity line, can anyopne help?
Easylife, I would suggest a fixed rate mortgage since it is easier to get and would cost you less in interest rates then an equity line on investment properties. You can contact me for ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Aug 29, 2011 Home Buying in Rochester
Sandra
Sandra "Sandy" Wimett answered:
what if sewer is pluged or broken in frist six mounths of ownership?
You would need to prove the previous owner had the same problem and did not disclose this information. Very difficult and probably costly to do. Better to Calla good plumber. I have one ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Jul 25, 2011 Home Buying in Rochester
Annette Levi…, Real Estate Pro in New York, NY
Annette Levinson answered:
Can I drop the loan from my lender without penalty and go to a different bank after 30 days? the loan is approved but can't close.
You do not have to accept a mortgage commitment since it is unilateral. There are no penalties unless you gave a commitment fee to the lender. The apraisal can be assigned to another le ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Jul 25, 2011 Home Buying in 14607
Anna Brocco, Real Estate Pro in Nassau County, NY
Anna Brocco answered:
What does "full Disclosure" mean. What iy tou signed off on the inspection repore. I was accross the country and my re agent handled it.
Consult with an attorney who specializes in real estate for all involved legalities. If you did not cancel the contract in accordance with the timeline stated in your contract, you coul ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Jul 25, 2011 Home Buying in Rochester
Lynn911.com…, Real Estate Pro in Dallas, TX
Lynn911.com Dallas Realtor answered:
Can a seller accept 3 offers at one time on same property?
It all depends on how all offers are submitted. Confer your questions to your buyers agent

Lynn911 Dallas Realtor & Consultant, Credit Repair Advisor
The Michael Group - Dalla ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Jul 24, 2011 Home Buying in Rochester
Shane Milne, Real Estate Pro in Laguna Niguel, CA
Shane Milne answered:
Can I purchase a house with a Credit Score of $550? My credit to debt ratio is very high (75%) but in actuality I don't have much debt, just $2k.
You are welcome. I actually recommend you get your scores from www.myFICO.com - it's not free but you can get a very accurate Equifax score (the same identical one us mortgage len ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Jul 3, 2011 Home Buying in Rochester
Anna Brocco, Real Estate Pro in Nassau County, NY
Anna Brocco answered:
if i signed an exclusive buyer agency agreement but my realtor goes to another company, can i still use my agent/
Contact your agent's prior broker owner and or office manager and ask to terminate the agreement; once released, you can sign a new agreement with your agent.
0 votes Share Flag Thu Jun 23, 2011 Home Buying in Rochester
Anna Brocco, Real Estate Pro in Nassau County, NY
Anna Brocco answered:
Employment change - after mortgage application.
Yes, discuss your financial issues with your loan officer, he/she can best advise....
0 votes Share Flag Thu Apr 28, 2011 Home Buying in Rochester
Gregorio Den…, Real Estate Pro in San Diego, CA
Gregorio Denny answered:
is 5.6% APR on a FHA a bad rate on 4.625 interest rate on a 185,000 home?
NO, the APR will not change your payments, the payments are based on the note rate of 4.625%. The Annual Percentage Rate (APR) is the cost of your credit expressed as an annual rate. Be ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Apr 27, 2011 Home Buying in Rochester
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