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Nirmala Cara…, Real Estate Pro in Bronx, NY
Nirmala Caraballo answered:
If you're a buyer and seeking a property that's being sold but not by a REBNY agent, and you're not sure the agent is totally legit, what can you do?
Trulia Brooklyn,

You can contact the NYS Department of State and they can verify if the agent is licensed.
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Kathryn Lilly, Real Estate Pro in Brooklyn, NY
Kathryn Lilly answered:
If a renter has problems with a REBNY broker, do you offer any kind of remediation?
They will refere you to the agents manager within the company that the agent is licensed with.
Good Luck!
Kathryn Lilly, Broker
Realty on the Greene, LLC
718-858-7600
0 votes Share Flag Tue Jan 22, 2013 Home Buying in Greenpoint
Shanna Rogers, Real Estate Pro in Murrieta, CA
Shanna Rogers answered:
First time Buyer I would like to buy a house idk what's the process and I make about 70,000 a year.
Hi disgruntledblack,

First thing you should do is get pre-approved for a loan. (Ask friends, check with your bank, etc). Once you are pre-approved, you will know how much you can a ... more
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Madeline Pad…, Real Estate Pro in Brooklyn, NY
Madeline Padovano answered:
Multi-Family in Brooklyn
in today's marketplace possibly sunset park and it will need some TLC but if you send me your
direct email I will be happy to do some research for you.
madelinepadovano@fillmore.co ... more
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Kathryn Lilly, Real Estate Pro in Brooklyn, NY
Kathryn Lilly answered:
Would it be possible to buy a condo/coop in Brooklyn (Williamsburg, Fort Greene, Brooklyn Heights,etc.) and pay $1500 with maintenance?
In the neighborhoods that you are looking at, the market is extremly competative. Any offer you submit is going to be against other buyers, probably some all cash or not asking for much ... more
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Scott Miller…, Real Estate Pro in Boca Raton, FL
Scott Miller - REALTOR® answered:
How likely am I to get approved for a mortgage loan being a new physician resident and with a credit score of around 640? Brooklyn area for 200k
Hi DMD,

Here's a little secret I found out a few years ago working with a Dr and her husband. There are many banks that have specific programs for doctors. The interest rates were ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Jun 5, 2013 Home Buying in Brooklyn
Kathryn Lilly, Real Estate Pro in Brooklyn, NY
Kathryn Lilly answered:
First time home buyer. I want to buy a Multi-Family home.
Sorry, afraid not.
The closing costs alone will be approximatly $50,000 + when a Bank sees that you are reying on rental income to pay the mortgage they want to see more equity in the ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Jun 4, 2013 Home Buying in Brooklyn
Anna Brocco, Real Estate Pro in Nassau County, NY
Anna Brocco answered:
Who own 713 hendrix street brooklyn Ny?
Check local public records, tax records, ask any neighbor(s), ask any local agent offline...
0 votes Share Flag Tue Jan 15, 2013 Home Buying in 11207
Javier Menes…, Real Estate Pro in Farmingdale, NY
Javier Meneses answered:
For a first time home buyer, is there any reason to avoid FHA loan vs getting a standard loan from the banks?
It's really about which loan program best fits you. If you are very limited with money you can use towards down payment and/or closing costs, maybe FHA is the way to go. If you hav ... more
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Anna Brocco, Real Estate Pro in Nassau County, NY
Anna Brocco answered:
Hurricane Sandy displaced,looking for a 2br in Brooklyn College ,Canarsie. My max rent is 1400. Something renovated and nice. No rapid realty!
Consider working with an agent; also check local print media for by owner rentals, always verify ownership before exchanging any money; word of mouth, etc.
0 votes Share Flag Sun Jan 13, 2013 Home Buying in Brooklyn
Jennifer Fiv…, Real Estate Pro in Red Hook, NY
Jennifer Fivelsdal answered:
I am potential first time home buyer, what kind of financial assistance do i qualify for?
Norman you should contact a local real estate agent. Since you are in NY state the SONYMA program is geared towards first time buyers http://www.nyshcr.org/Topics/Home/Buyers/SONYMA/SON ... more
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Scott Godzyk, Real Estate Pro in 03109
Scott Godzyk answered:
What are the best options for someone with poor credit who wishes to purchase property (coop, condo, single family, etc)?
Meet with a local and trusted loan officer who can prequailify you at no cost after theylook at your credit and finacials and tell you what your options are. The worst teh credit, the m ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Jan 15, 2013 Home Buying in Brooklyn
Raisa Beilina, Real Estate Pro in Brooklyn, NY
Raisa Beilina answered:
Hi looking for rent to own in Brooklyn budget 1000 to 2000
I can get you one.Please, call me at 917-667-6769, Raisa
0 votes Share Flag Sun Jan 13, 2013 Home Buying in Brooklyn
Fajardo Dela…, Real Estate Pro in Queens, NY
Fajardo Delacruz answered:
How is the parking in the area?
This apt. as a wait list for parking and the wait sometimes is very short.
0 votes Share Flag Sun Jan 13, 2013 Home Buying in Midwood
Javier Menes…, Real Estate Pro in Farmingdale, NY
Javier Meneses answered:
I want to purchase a condo in Bklyn. I was pre-approved, but can only do FHA.
The link below takes you to HUD, where you can see all approved condos in New York. I'm wondering why you can't go Conventional? FHA is a bit more lenient than Conventional when it come ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Jan 8, 2013 Home Buying in 11205
Claudia Will…, Real Estate Pro in Brooklyn, NY
Claudia Williams answered:
Are there any housing options for people who make 25000 a year in nyc ?
Its a tough market with your income. However, you may have to think out of the box and consider roommates. Perhaps a few friends who with your combined incomes will open up more optio ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Jan 14, 2013 Home Buying in Canarsie
Javier Menes…, Real Estate Pro in Farmingdale, NY
Javier Meneses answered:
I'm interested in buying a foreclosed property in N.Y. I live in Florida. Is this something a real estate agent would be willing to get?
Unless you're buying cash, the 1st thing you need to do is meet with a Loan Officer and see what you qualify for, then a Realtor can help you locate the right property. Good luck!
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0 votes Share Flag Fri Jan 4, 2013 Home Buying in 11217
Katherine A.…, Real Estate Pro in Brooklyn, NY
Katherine A. Pontone, e-PRO, GRI,SRES, answered:
Does anyone know why there are a bunch of coops selling out in the same area in mill basin? I am interested in purchasing but it's making me nervous.
This is a 340 unit complex called Fillmore Gardens which is 100% co-op. . This Garden Apartment complex was built in the 1960's. Coincidentally, some of the original owners have reache ... more
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Luke Constan…, Real Estate Pro in 11209
Luke Constantino answered:
Reputable realtors/contractors in Bushwick?
Hello KLB775,

If you have any quesios, feel free to call.
(You can also do a Google search on my name)

Luke Constantino
Realtor
Douglas Elliman
M: (212) 300-3919
F: (917) ... more
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