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Mitchell Fel…, Real Estate Pro in 11229
Mitchell Feldman answered:
convert a single family house to a two family house?
Dear Kira:

You need to speak to an architect to see if it is possible for you to do such a thing. There are laws, safety codes and zoning restrictions you have to be concerned about ... more
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Mitchell Fel…, Real Estate Pro in 11229
Mitchell Feldman answered:
What practical details should be considered when helping a family member put a downpayment on a home?
My thoughts:

1) In order for the money to be used in the purchase of a property, it has to be a gift and the purchaser must get a gift letter from the gift giver so the bank can conf ... more
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Abu Musa, Real Estate Pro in Kensington & Parkville...
Abu Musa answered:
My landlord is undergoing forclosure & hasnt paid any bills in the house i had 2put dheat & hot water in my name due to marshalls seizing do
As long as you live in the house this is your responsibility to pay your rent.
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Jacob Shayov…, Real Estate Pro in Brooklyn, NY
Jacob Shayovitz answered:
can an underground basement be legal to rent in brooklyn ny gravesend?
Yes, if it has a Certificate of Ocupancy.
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Ian A. Wolf,…, Real Estate Pro in Morristown, NJ
Ian A. Wolf, ABR SFR answered:
Agents needed
Create a monthly office newsletter. Include sales tips, office news, office success stories, etc. Mail it monthly to agents you are trying to recruit. You will stand out and it will be ... more
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Chris Lefebv…, Real Estate Pro in Methuen, MA
Chris Lefebvre answered:
I've been on trulia and realtor but are there many properties that I'm missing out on that i cannot find with out a broker?
If you are looking for homes listed on the MLS, then they should be on The best way to search for homes listed on the MLS is to search on an agent's MLS account. Mos ... more
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Madeline Pad…, Real Estate Pro in Brooklyn, NY
Madeline Padovano answered:
My lease is up 12/31/10 & rent is current through 8/31/10. My job is relocating-Detroit from NY & I have opted to go 9/1/10. How can I port?
Hi Niesi
What do you mean How can I port?
You are breaking your lease - some owners will sue you and some will let you go.
Ask if they will cancel the balance of your lease and let y ... more
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Gail Gladsto…, Real Estate Pro in 11743
Gail Gladstone answered:
I have a house in Moscow,Russia I 'd like to exchange it to apartment in NYC what can you recommend ?
Very interesting idea. How to market the idea? Call NY Times and Newsday and The Post and the Daily News and ask to speak to a feature writer from the real estate section.

They may ... more
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Gail Gladsto…, Real Estate Pro in 11743
Gail Gladstone answered:
Upside Down in Home What do I say to the Mortgage Company? More likely to renegotiate if I am behind?
You need to speak to an attorney for most of your answers. Logic would dictate that if you were not married, you are not responsible for your partner's debt unless you were also on the ... more
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Joanna Lane, Real Estate Pro in Southold, NY
Joanna Lane answered:
Is there a way to buy a residential building with no money down? Any programs that support this?
Well done on the credit score, but that alone is not going to do it. Banks want to see you take some of the risk, as much as possible actually, then there is less risk for them. Your s ... more
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Aileen-Manha…, Real Estate Pro in New York, NY
Aileen-Manhattan-NYC answered:
need to find reasonable real estate & tenant landlord lawyer for my elder mom and aunts in brooklyn,ny

Contact the Kings County Bar Association. It should have an attorney referral line or an office. Also ask about low income assistance or referrals for local attornies wh ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Aug 22, 2008 How To... in Bedford - Stuyvesant, Brooklyn, NY
Jeff - Ginny…, Real Estate Pro in 32962
Jeff - Ginny Mitchell answered:
am from jordan so how can i have high school deploma from your school (Brooklyn) from home?
Be very cautious about any offers you might receive because unfortunately there are so many people willing to cheat you and take your money without any valid credentials to help you ear ... more
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