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Christopher…, Real Estate Pro in 10591
Christopher Pagli - ABR, GREEN answered:
Needing to choose a few renovations before selling... kitchen countertops? what material? and..
Hi, I do a lot of business in Mt Vernon and 10553 has decent reception. You can't change where your home is situated your agent will have to properly present and sell the home to prosp ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Jan 15, 2015 Home Selling in 10552
msnlaptop, Home Buyer in Port Chester, NY
msnlaptop answered:
What are the common charges?
In a cooperative it is not called common charge it is monthly maintenance currently approximately @ 1300 a month its like 47% deductible @ about 900 there is like 300 to 400 a month ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Jan 14, 2015 Market Conditions in Port Chester
tim moore, Real Estate Pro in Nags Head, NC
tim moore answered:
I am selling my vacation home and not buying a new home. How long do I have before I have to pay the capital gain tax?
When you file your tax return for that year in which you sold it.
0 votes Share Flag Wed Jan 14, 2015 Home Selling in 10538
Anna Brocco, Real Estate Pro in Nassau County, NY
Anna Brocco answered:
If you sign a buyers contract with an agent does include if the agent refers you to a different agent in a town the agent doesn't cover or
Much depends on your agreement, therefore for any necessary clarifications ask your agent the question, or review the document for answers.
0 votes Share Flag Wed Jan 14, 2015 Home Buying in Scarsdale
Anna Brocco, Real Estate Pro in Nassau County, NY
Anna Brocco answered:
Would like to be on 1 acres, close to mountain biking trails, commute to NYC, good schools...any suggestions for locations for an active family??
Areas are all about personal preferences, budgets, wants, needs, lifestyle; therefore consider researching areas of interest on your own, and take the time to visit more than once, then ... more
1 vote Share Flag Wed Jan 14, 2015 Home Buying in 10502
Anna Brocco, Real Estate Pro in Nassau County, NY
Anna Brocco answered:
''What does "please verify' mean when its on real estate listing description? Does that mean its a short sale or foreclosure ?
It generally means that it's really up to the buyer to verify any information given relating to the property.
0 votes Share Flag Wed Jan 14, 2015 Home Buying in Westchester County
Anna Brocco, Real Estate Pro in Nassau County, NY
Anna Brocco answered:
Is the avg price per Square foot for SOLD properties or Listed Properties?
Don't focus on average square foot pricing; be mindful that square footage costs do vary and don't account for exact location and other considerations, therefore it's in your best inter ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Jan 14, 2015 Home Buying in Yonkers
Christopher…, Real Estate Pro in 10591
Christopher Pagli - ABR, GREEN answered:
Are rent to own homes a bad idea?
Rent to own situations always benefit the seller. You as the buyer stand the chance of losing a lot of money if you don't purchase the home or the market changes. If you do decide to ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Jan 14, 2015 Home Buying in 10705
Christopher…, Real Estate Pro in 10591
Christopher Pagli - ABR, GREEN answered:
Do any of the larchmont high rises have working fireplaces?
Hi, The coops in Larchmont Hills have fireplaces, the address is 17 North Chatsworth.

Christopher Pagli
Accredited Buyer Representative
William Raveis Legends Realty group.net
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0 votes Share Flag Wed Jan 14, 2015 Home Buying in Eastchester
Christopher…, Real Estate Pro in 10591
Christopher Pagli - ABR, GREEN answered:
I like Bronxville but do not need the school district. Where should I buy to get the convenience of Bronxville and be near the metro north?
Hi, I just did a great blog post about moving to Bronxville, here is the link, http://activerain.trulia.com/blogsview/4572848/are-you-considering-moving-to-bronxville-ny-

Cedar Knoll ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Jan 14, 2015 Home Buying in Bronxville
Scott Godzyk, Real Estate Pro in 03109
Scott Godzyk answered:
If a agent refers you to a different agent in a different town your looking that the agent your using does not cover are you obligated to use her?
Only if you sign an exclusive buyer agent agreement with that agent you were referred to. If you signed an agreement with the first agent who did the referring, then it will matter how ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Jan 14, 2015 Home Buying in Scarsdale
Myersjulie31, Home Buyer in Blakeslee, PA
Myersjulie31 answered:
what is the average cost of lawn maintenance including additional costs for mulch, fertilizer, grass seed and?
I think that if you are wanting to have a good lawn care service, it might be a bit more expensive, and with all the services you are wanting, I would say that it might be a bit more ex ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Jan 13, 2015 Curb Appeal in 10708
Cynthia Weil, Real Estate Pro in 10567
Cynthia Weil answered:
I am looking to rent an apartment in the Peekskill area with a washer and dryer in the unit and parking on site. Can an agent assist me?
I have an apartment, 2 bedrooms , washer/dryer in the basement , off street parking and large deck listed ... 914-879-1576 BHG Rand Realty- agent- also Peekskill resident.
0 votes Share Flag Thu Jan 8, 2015 For Rent in Peekskill
Cynthia Weil, Real Estate Pro in 10567
Cynthia Weil answered:
Hello, I want to list my condo for rent. Do I need to go through a broker or can I list it here on Trulia?
I just saw a rental on Trulia which I do not beleive as ever listed with a broker so I am thinking perhaps you can. I will contact Trulia tomorrow to find out for sure. I am an associat ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Jan 8, 2015 For Rent in Peekskill
Anna Brocco, Real Estate Pro in Nassau County, NY
Anna Brocco answered:
Are credit counseling services any good?
You could consider trying to repair credit on your own, see links below for helpful information; you could also consider a visit with any licensed loan officer; after reviewing your inf ... more
2 votes Share Flag Wed Jan 7, 2015 Credit Score in 10705
Michael Abra…, Real Estate Pro in Chicago, IL
Michael Abramsky answered:
I am a part time worker, i would like to rent to own a three bedroom in yonkers n.y. my credit is low 520...what are my chances...?
Best advise I can give would be to focus on improving your credit score and buy a house when your credit score is up high enough.

For more info you can go to http://www.creditfirm.n ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Jan 6, 2015 Rentals in 10705
dt, Home Buyer in Yonkers, NY
dt answered:
How much will this area appreciate in the next 5 years?
Bronxville PO is in Yonkers. While it is walking distance to Bronxville train station, it is walking distance to Mount Vernon too. I think PO will stay ok (especially Bronxville Villag ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Jan 6, 2015 Market Conditions in Cedar Knolls
Joy Nembhard, Real Estate Pro in Bronx, NY
Joy Nembhard answered:
how much is my apartment worth?
It is my pleasure to serve you, however you did not say where your cooperative apartment is located or in what building it is located. You see that information greatly impact the selli ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Dec 30, 2014 Home Selling in Mount Vernon
Aaron and Ch…, Real Estate Pro in Eau Claire, WI
Aaron and Cheree Tiry answered:
Trying to find a condo or townhouse in Westchester Hills Condo, in Elmsford. There is on townhouse listed. I am wondering if anyone knows of others?
Have you checked out the "rent" section at the top of Trulia? There may be something in there. Otherwise you could also check Craigslist.com to see what they have for posted for renta ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Dec 29, 2014 Rentals in Elmsford
Antonio Sanc…, Real Estate Pro in Riverdale, NY
Antonio Sanchez answered:
In a bidding situation with multiple buyers on a new listing, if the broker asks for a highest and best
Tim,

Ive had this happen to me multiple times. Highest and best is a good approach however in real estate many issues can occur. Its very important to make sure terms are solid an ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Dec 29, 2014 Home Buying in 10803
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