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Christopher…, Real Estate Pro in Westchester, NY
Christopher Pagli - ABR, GREEN answered:
What can you do to protect yourself when a seller decides to sell to someone else before they sign the contract?
In NY its's anybody's house until contracts are fully executed between buyer and seller. The only other way to protect yourself is to have a sales binder in place which actua ... more
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Javier Menes…, Real Estate Pro in Farmingdale, NY
Javier Meneses answered:
Our money is transferred from France and it takes 1-2 weeks so we cannot give the 10% deposit at the contract which is ready for signature. Any tips?
I'm having some trouble understanding what your total downpayment is supposed to be. Is it 10% or 24%? Adeline, there is a couple things you need to address. First, is your current ... more
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Nirmala Cara…, Real Estate Pro in Bronx, NY
Nirmala Caraballo answered:
hard looking for first apt
Hi Luz,

The first step you need to take is to meet with a mortgage professional and get prequalified. The loan officer, will need you last two pay stubs, last two years tax returns a ... more
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Gail Gladsto…, Real Estate Pro in 11743
Gail Gladstone answered:
how long does it take to get the title for the house we purchased? we closed the deal in early January, but have yet received the title.
Hong Yao,

This probably depends a lot on the area. If you are dealing with NYC, don't hold your breath.

Actually, you might call the title company that closed you and nudge them ... more
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Nick Rafello,…, Real Estate Pro in New York, NY
Nick Rafello, V.P. answered:
how long does a pre-foreclosure stay on your credit report?
Pre-forclosure is more than likely going to stay with you for 10 years. If you're credit is run, it'll show that you didn't pay your mortgage. This will be a red flag. But keep in mind, ... more
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Maura Jarach, Real Estate Pro in New York, NY
Maura Jarach answered:
What are some good neighborhoods to buy an apartment in NYC to rent out?
Hi Dirk,

Most likely bet is a condo for immediate ownership and ability to rent out without living in the unit first. However, there are also a handful of midtown , tudor city and ki ... more
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Dena Schlutz, Real Estate Pro in 80503
Dena Schlutz answered:
I don't have a high income on the books for the last two years, but have about $25k for a down payment with credit of 710. How hard is it to get?
Hi Geneviere!
What you need to do is first find a Realtor you trust and then they can match you up with a lender who specializes in the type of loan that best meets your needs. Many ... more
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Anna Brocco, Real Estate Pro in Nassau County, NY
Anna Brocco answered:
I work in Midtown Manhattan looking to buy 2-family property within 45 minute of public transport commute to NYC.
If you are ready to buy, and need to buy, why not simply work with an agent of your own. For available Queens area properties check www.mlsli.com
0 votes Share Flag Sun Jul 21, 2013 Home Buying in New York
Krystyna Rac…, Real Estate Pro in New York, NY
Krystyna Rachtan, CNE, GRI answered:
What does it means Coop?
Hello Adina,

The prevalent form of property ownership in Manhattan is an apartment in a cooperative (co-op) corporation, commonly referred to as a co-op. A cooperative (co-op) is a ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Jul 21, 2013 Home Buying in Midtown East
Stan Pau, Real Estate Pro in New York, NY
Stan Pau answered:
What is a junior 4?
The "4" comes from the number of rooms in the apartment, specifically the bedroom, living room, kitchen, and dining area/small bedroom/office. The term is usually used in the New York C ... more
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Pat and Steve…, Real Estate Pro in Westlake, OH
Pat and Steve Pribisko answered:
Small Claims Judgment
You need to contact your local courthouse (municipal) for forms.
0 votes Share Flag Fri Apr 12, 2013 Home Buying in New York
Shanna Rogers, Real Estate Pro in Murrieta, CA
Shanna Rogers answered:
why isn't my post adding?
Hi beartaylor131,

If you're trying to post a For Sale By Owner, you can't. Trulia only posts properties listed for sale with a Realtor. So, if you are a seller and want your proper ... more
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Javier Menes…, Real Estate Pro in Farmingdale, NY
Javier Meneses answered:
Has anyone ever tried the Free and Clear home buying program and does it work?
I'm in the mortgage business and never heard of this program. Where did you get this from?

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Javier Meneses
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0 votes Share Flag Sun Jul 21, 2013 Home Buying in New York
Ross Ellis, Real Estate Pro in New York, NY
Ross Ellis answered:
How far in advance should you begin the home buying process in NYC?
Dear NYC Browser,

There is no clear cut answer.

Currently there is so little inventory on the market that it may take you a little longer to find the home you love.

Once you h ... more
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Anna Brocco, Real Estate Pro in Nassau County, NY
Anna Brocco answered:
Journal entry of judgment
Have you considered consulting with an attorney...
0 votes Share Flag Mon Apr 8, 2013 Home Buying in New York
Raffaele Sac…, Real Estate Pro in New York, NY
Raffaele Saccente answered:
Any thoughts on 102 W. 80th?
Its a great building and location, the average price per foot is @885.00. There only a 3 br available in the building. call me if you have question about purchasing it, 917-623-8570

... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu May 2, 2013 Home Buying in Upper West Side
Alison Hillm…, Other/Just Looking in San Francisco, CA
Alison Hillman answered:
I'm looking for a roommate in queens or manhattan, my budget is 650/month. Please really need some help! Thanks!
You may want to check out Craig's List for roomie situations!
0 votes Share Flag Wed Apr 17, 2013 Home Buying in New York
John Jourden, Real Estate Pro in New York, NY
John Jourden answered:
Hello, I would like an agent in NYC that has experience with VA loans for my father who is loooking to purchase.
Hello Shaquanna

Would love to help. Am a 13-year Marine Corps Veteran myself and can certainly assist. Feel free to review my profiles and what a few of my clients have said about my ... more
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liutg kuitgo…, Real Estate Pro in New York, NY
liutg kuitgo;ut answered:
I need a house in the US of at most $400,000 (USD) someone please help and contact me. please anyone?
Where in the us are you looking?
Please contact me through email lwilliams@aclawrence.com
0 votes Share Flag Thu Apr 17, 2014 Home Buying in 10024
Roberts, Real Estate Pro in New York, NY
Roberts answered:
How to obtain a loan for a NYC coop while I work in Maryland?
Please call me. My name is John and I can be reached at 212-714-1027. Thank you and good luck.
0 votes Share Flag Sun Jul 21, 2013 Home Buying in New York
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