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Trulia Brook…, Other/Just Looking in Brooklyn, NY
Trulia Brooklyn answered:
Im looking for a 1/2 bedroom with lots of closet space separate living, kitchen and big bed room for queen bed . Prefer some utilities included.
Hi Samantha,

Because that is very specific, I would recommend that you work with an agent to find an apartment: http://www.trulia.com/voices/directory/Brooklyn-agent--7168

Hope th ... more
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Trulia Brook…, Other/Just Looking in Brooklyn, NY
Trulia Brooklyn answered:
I am a recent college grad. Looking for a 1 bedroom apartment for 2 people in the Canarsie , Mill Basin, Bergen Beach, Flatlands. area. My max is 1200
Hi Samantha,

Congrats on finishing up school. You can get started with your apartment search here on Trulia:

http://www.trulia.com/for_rent/Brooklyn,NY/#for_rent/Brooklyn,NY/0p_b ... more
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Hugo, Real Estate Pro in Brooklyn, NY
Hugo answered:
I'd like to make an offer. Please contact me. 718-475-8630 - Chris
Are you working with an agent?
0 votes Share Flag Sun Apr 21, 2013 Home Buying in East Flatbush
Anna Brocco, Real Estate Pro in Nassau County, NY
Anna Brocco answered:
if a seller knows of problems with a house are they obligated to tell the buyer or is it find it on your own if you can.
What did your licensed home inspector conclude after the inspection was conducted; what is your attorney suggesting since NYS is a non disclosure, caveat emptor--buyer beware; is the se ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Jan 29, 2013 Home Buying in Brooklyn
Robert Gross, Real Estate Pro in Brooklyn, NY
Robert Gross answered:
looking for 3/4 bed room apartment for rent
I have a many 3 brds in Brooklyn.

What area ?

Robert Gross| Licensed Real Estate Salesperson

97 Hoyt St l Brooklyn NY 11217
Office 718-923-9601 l Fax 718-923-9606 l Cell 718- ... more
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Jacques Ambr…, Real Estate Pro in 11375
Jacques Ambron, CRB CBR SFR answered:
If a walk-through home inspection reveals a problem...
As long as the seller agrees to it, and your attorney gets it in writing then it can be done. The money would be put into escrow until the agreed repairs are performed.
0 votes Share Flag Wed Feb 6, 2013 Home Buying in Bedford - Stuyvesant
Jacques Ambr…, Real Estate Pro in 11375
Jacques Ambron, CRB CBR SFR answered:
Can one negotiate the price of a bank owned home?
Yes. Be aware though that the process can take some time to complete. You should allow extra time to reach a closing table when dealing with bank owned.
0 votes Share Flag Wed Jan 30, 2013 Home Buying in Boerum Hill
First Last, Other/Just Looking in 90002
First Last answered:
What should I be aware of that the house inspector should be doing during the inspection of the house I am interested in buying?
Follow the inspector around the house and ask questions. Pay special attention to the roofing, flashing, heating system, plumbing and electrical systems. These are the big money items. ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Jan 29, 2013 Home Buying in Brooklyn
Mitchell Fel…, Real Estate Pro in 11229
Mitchell Feldman answered:
Where can I get information about the asking prices of properties that have sold during the last six months?
Dear Clairesmom:

Your best bet would be to speak to a real estate agent who specializes in the neighborhood you are referring to and the or she can help you get the information you n ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Jan 28, 2013 Home Buying in Brooklyn
Anna Brocco, Real Estate Pro in Nassau County, NY
Anna Brocco answered:
I am looking at putting an offer in on a house listed for $134,900. The house is vacant and I believe it has been on the market for over 6 months.
Since you already have an agent to guide you, not sure why the question...
0 votes Share Flag Mon Jan 28, 2013 Home Buying in Brooklyn
First Last, Other/Just Looking in 90002
First Last answered:
Is there a percentage a seller will mark up the price of a home? For example, if the asking price is $114,000 is an initial offer of $95,000 too low?
In Brooklyn specifically, I've recently identified several properties that sold for MORE than their latest list price. Not just one or two, either. So the premise of your question is no ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Jan 29, 2013 Home Buying in Sunset Park
Kathryn Lilly, Real Estate Pro in Brooklyn, NY
Kathryn Lilly answered:
How does a "rent with option to buy" situation work? What forms are necessary upfront?
There is not a simple answer to this question.
In New York both parties should have an attorney to draw up the contract and lease.
In a quickly recovering sales market I would think ... more
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Trulia Brook…, Other/Just Looking in Brooklyn, NY
Trulia Brooklyn answered:
I'm a full time grad student & I'm looking for a 1 bedroom apt max 1000. I'm not working (student loans), what docs do I need to qualify for an apt?
Hi there-

I would recommend working with an agent, check out a list of local agenst here: http://www.trulia.com/voices/directory/Canarsie-agent--85176?sort_order=best

Hope this he ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Jan 31, 2013 Home Buying in Canarsie
Bart Gabe, Real Estate Pro in California
Bart Gabe answered:
is it hard to get a 203k loan?
I offer 203K loans. I would be happy to discuss your loan scenario. I am available 7 days a week at 800 315 8803.


Bart Gabe

www.bartprequalifies.com

800 315 8803

NMLS# 207 ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Oct 19, 2013 Home Buying in Bushwick
Mitchell Fel…, Real Estate Pro in 11229
Mitchell Feldman answered:
How do I make an offer on a "for sale by owner" home?
Dear Amy:

You can do it either verbally or in writing.

Sincerely,
Mitchell S. Feldman
Associate Broker/ Director of Sales
Madison Estates & Properties, Inc.
Office: (718) ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Jul 11, 2013 Home Buying in Dyker Heights
Leonard Murp…, Real Estate Pro in Brooklyn, NY
Leonard Murphy answered:
How would I go about finding someone to finance a sheriff sale property?
Hello NYC Browser. I may be able to help you. I am a Renovation Mortgage Specialist and most likely you will need home renovation financing. I finance these these type of properties al ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Jan 24, 2013 Home Buying in Brooklyn
Nirmala Cara…, Real Estate Pro in Bronx, NY
Nirmala Caraballo answered:
Looking into YRENTNY?
oconnor_samantha,

I have never heard of this company or done business with them. You should ask them these questions before using their services. You should do your research on any c ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Jan 24, 2013 Home Buying in Brooklyn
Javier Menes…, Real Estate Pro in Farmingdale, NY
Javier Meneses answered:
How does one make an offer? What specific steps does one take?
Assuming that you're working with a Realtor, they could walk you through the steps. Once you have determined what you feel comfortable as far as a dollar amount offer, you and your ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Jan 26, 2013 Home Buying in Carroll Gardens
Anna Brocco, Real Estate Pro in Nassau County, NY
Anna Brocco answered:
If I have 10k to put down on a multi family home. Would I get approved even if my credit isn't great?
Be aware that a mortgage pre-approval letter is required in order to determine your price range and for any offers to be taken seriously, therefore for a personalized answer visit with ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Nov 6, 2013 Home Buying in 11221
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