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Anna Brocco, Real Estate Pro in Nassau County, NY
Anna Brocco answered:
trying to rent a place and they keep emailing me for more info asking for codes to communicate a this seems like a scam period
Scams do exist, therefore always proceed with caution, and always verify ownership before exchanging any money; for scam related information see link below...
http://www.ftc.gov/opa/20 ... more
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Amy Rea, Real Estate Pro in New York, NY
Amy Rea answered:
hfdc- how risky are they?
I'm not sure what you mean by How Risky are HDFC apartments...

Find a neighborhood that you like, and a space that you can enjoy, renovate it, move in, and enjoy it. When you sell it ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Feb 28, 2013 Market Conditions in Harlem
Mitchell Hall, Real Estate Pro in New York, NY
Mitchell Hall answered:
Do I have to pay the person who I am buying the coop from. Her lawyer
No, The seller pays their attorney and the buyer pays their attorney. However, often if you purchase from a sponsor "un sold" shares in a coop. The sponsor usually includes in the offer ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Dec 9, 2013 Home Buying in New York
Christopher…, Real Estate Pro in Westchester, NY
Christopher Pagli - ABR, GREEN answered:
I am interested in buying a coop from someone, do I have to pay for her lawyer. I know I have to pay for my lawyer.
No, each party pays for their own attorney unless you mutually agree to do otherwise.
0 votes Share Flag Mon Mar 18, 2013 Home Buying in New York
Anna Brocco, Real Estate Pro in Nassau County, NY
Anna Brocco answered:
I would like to buy coop, Do I have to pay for the buyer lawyer fees?
Yes, as a buyer it is highly recommended that you hire an attorney of your own....
0 votes Share Flag Tue Mar 26, 2013 Home Buying in New York
Mark Fisher-…, Real Estate Pro in New York, NY
Mark Fisher-Mortg Lender answered:
I found a house, got an "accepted offer", had an inspection done, signed contracts that was drawn by seller attorney( see cont.)
The listing agent is legally obligated to present all offers to the sellers until contracts are fully executed, signed by both you and the sellers. It's not typical for something l ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Mar 4, 2013 Home Buying in New York
Anthony Iman, Real Estate Pro in New York, NY
Anthony Iman answered:
Seeking advise from Professional(s) to help form a company and help us BUY a Warehouse & property in US.
Raj,
I can definitely help in this matter, as I have helped many other internationals set up residential and commercial property business investments in America. I have an experienced ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Feb 25, 2013 Home Buying in New York
Janet M. Nat…, Real Estate Pro in Baldwin, NY
Janet M. Nation answered:
Renters & Agents: What would make finding an apartment easier for a person?`
A less than desirable credit score, from my observation, is the biggest problem for agents helping renters find a home.
0 votes Share Flag Mon Mar 11, 2013 General Area in New York
Jubilong, Real Estate Pro in New York, NY
Jubilong answered:
I'm looking to buy tax liens in NYC. I know they are only sold in bulk to companies. Do the companies sell liens if so what are some names of?
They are actually not sold only to companies. To be honest, I would advise going outside of new york. You can purchase tax liens out state. Rates and rules are better outside of NY. The ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Feb 23, 2013 General Area in New York
Joelle Larro…, Real Estate Pro in New York, NY
Joelle Larroche answered:
does anyone have a recomendation for a good yet resonably price insurance agent? i just got approved for a coop. now i'm told i have to have a policy
I have recommended him to many clients who were all very satisfied:

Charles M. Chernick, J.D., CIC
President
Arthur Chernick Co., Inc.
370 Lexington Ave. at 41st St.
Suite #1400 ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Mar 15, 2013 Home Insurance in 10025
Robin C.k. P…, Real Estate Pro in New York, NY
Robin C.k. Plevener answered:
Disclosure form
In this case, "Agent" refers to either managing agent or the broker -- whichever entity was representing you. Is this a postwar or pre-war building? If postwar, there isn't a lead paint ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Feb 22, 2013 Rental Basics in New York
Klara Madlin, Real Estate Pro in New York, NY
Klara Madlin answered:
What is a condop ? ? that is how the apt is listed on line.
A condop is a coop with condo rules. Easy purchase and sublet rules unlike a coop, however, the you own shares and taxes are included in the maintenance
0 votes Share Flag Sat Mar 2, 2013 Home Buying in Upper East Side
Debra (Debbi…, Real Estate Pro in Livingston, NJ
Debra (Debbie) Rose answered:
My annual income is 37000 and my co-borrower income is $24000 per annul and we oth have 15000 down payment. Can be be qualified for a 360000 loan?
You left off big pieces of the puzzle ---- your debt and credit scores!

However, with an income of $61,000....assuming no debt (and that's a big assumption),and acceptable credit sco ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Feb 23, 2013 Home Buying in New York
Raoul Sodoga…, Real Estate Pro in New York, NY
Raoul Sodogandji answered:
When looking for an apartment, how do you narrow down your options?
Hello,

It is very simple.

You call a Real Estate Professional and he/she helps you thru that process.

Good Luck.

Best Regards,

Raoul Sodogandji
Member of ELITE
Licensed ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Feb 24, 2013 Rental Basics in New York
Elena Ravich,…, Real Estate Pro in 10019
Elena Ravich, Manhattan Expert answered:
How are the financials for 225 E57th street, and what are the structural repairs planned that will be disruptive and require several assessments?
financials are usually provided at the time of the offer by the seller's agent and should be examined by your accountant and attorney - they are not public information. You can find ou ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Feb 21, 2013 Home Buying in Midtown East
Jenet Levy, Real Estate Pro in New York, NY
Jenet Levy answered:
If I were to buy and rent a condo would that be a good idea in NYC i Will this be a good time?
Mddoc27,
Yes, it is definitely a good idea as well as a great time to buy and rent out a condo in NYC. Our market has been trending up and inventory is tight, which will only cause pr ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Mar 8, 2013 Rent vs Buy in New York
Tom Dawson, Real Estate Pro in New York, NY
Tom Dawson answered:
I am looking for rent stabilized one bedroom upto $800 in Manhattan for white couple in their 60's without children
Hope you're not an agent. You're violating a bunch of Fair Housing laws.
A real estate salesperson in NY can't get into anything in regard to race, age, children in talking about an ap ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Mar 7, 2013 Rentals in Harlem
Orit Liav Ka…, Real Estate Pro in New York
Orit Liav Kahalani answered:
What town is affordable, with less then an hour commute to NYC for young professionals?
Well I really like Brooklyn. For so may different reasons. However based on your budget I can recommend areas. Although this days you can still get good deals in nyc too
0 votes Share Flag Wed Mar 13, 2013 Traffic & Public Transportation in New York
Jen Blanchard, Real Estate Pro in New York, NY
Jen Blanchard answered:
Looking for an apt in manhattan
Give me a call so I can understand your situation. Jen 949 702 4559
0 votes Share Flag Tue Feb 19, 2013 How To... in New York
Bob Brooks, Real Estate Pro in New York, NY
Bob Brooks answered:
As a homeowner renting out a property, what should one look for in a property management company? (Besides reviews)
reviews is the best way to start. yelp reviews.
proximity to the property-you want them in pretty close proximity to the property in question
6% of the rent roll less expenses is st ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Feb 20, 2013 Rental Basics in New York
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