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Robbie Vaughn…, Real Estate Pro in Nassau, NY
Robbie Vaughn, Esq. answered:
I built a new house and I finished everything except for the basement. Does the basement have to be finished to get a certifacation of occupancy?
What do you mean by finished? Sounds like a question for the Dept. of Buildings: http://www.nyc.gov/html/dob/html/contact/contact.shtml.
Good luck!
0 votes Share Flag Tue Oct 25, 2011 Home Selling in Brooklyn
Leonid Sklyar, Real Estate Pro in 11235
Leonid Sklyar answered:
I need to sell my coop studio on bay parkway and am currently looking for an agent. How do I tell one agent is better then the other?
The better one is the local agent with proof of local sales and marketing plan to sell your apartment. And i do have both for you:the proof of sales and the marketing plan. You can call ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Oct 25, 2011 Home Selling in 11214
Elisa Dewees…, Real Estate Pro in Cherry Hill, NJ
Elisa Dewees/Realtor answered:
I need to sell my coop studio on bay parkway and am currently looking for an agent. How do I tell one agent is better then the other?
Check out their online prescence and the way they market their listings. Look carefully at the photos and how their listings look online. You can also ask for references and check out a ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Oct 24, 2012 Home Selling in Kensington & Parkville
Anna Brocco, Real Estate Pro in Nassau County, NY
Anna Brocco answered:
I own a condo in schafer landing in williamsburg brooklyn . I moved out and now I am just renting it . I would like to sell it . Please advice
Consider inviting a few local agents from different realty companies and ask for a cma, comparative market analysis; review the data, ask opinions, and determine current worth, then go ... more
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Margaret Has…, Real Estate Pro in 33544
Margaret Hassani answered:
there are many foreclosures in my neighborhood. How do I properly price my house for sale ?
You should let your Realtor price it. There are many factors and data involved in comparing properties properly, especially in this climate of short sales, non-short sales and bank own ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Jul 31, 2011 Home Selling in 11208
Jacques Ambr…, Real Estate Pro in 11375
Jacques Ambron, CRB CBR SFR answered:
What's the average commission on a condo sale ?
Commissions are generally not allowed to be set by law. Best thing to do is talk to a few agents and compare. When comparing consider the services that will be provieded as well as tr ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Jul 21, 2011 Home Selling in 11238
U R Home Rea…, Real Estate Pro in Bridgewater, NJ
U R Home Realty answered:
My husband and I just sold our one bedroom coop in Brooklyn, but now our coop president is stalling paperwork . How can we get around this?
HI Jaonag, It's tough when you can't get coporation in management. We suggest you inquire as to who is their superior and notify them as to what is going on. You may also try ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu May 26, 2011 Home Selling in 11231
Dale Davids, Real Estate Pro in Laurelton, Queens, NY
Dale Davids answered:
How do I turn a 1 family home into a 2 family home in zip 11230?
You need an architect to draw up plans for a 2 family and have it approved by the city.
0 votes Share Flag Sun May 22, 2011 Home Selling in Brooklyn
Anna Brocco, Real Estate Pro in Nassau County, NY
Anna Brocco answered:
can i get a bank loan to cover all costs to sell a co-op brooklyn apartment which was paid for in cash?
Consider consulting with an attorney who specializes in real estate, you will need one to handle the contract and closing; also do keep in mind closing costs incurred, such as attorney ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Jul 9, 2012 Home Selling in 11235
Alen Moshkov…, Real Estate Pro in 10022
Alen Moshkovich answered:
Brooklyn Condo Listing - Does this sound right?
Hi Robin,

This is very common in Brooklyn and I've worked under similar arrangements.

Many of the local firms do not belong to REBNY (Real Estate Board of New York) where i ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon May 9, 2011 Home Selling in Brooklyn
Mitchell Fel…, Real Estate Pro in 11229
Mitchell Feldman answered:
What has been the shortest close time (contract signing to closing) with financing (standard mortgage) in Brooklyn NY?
Hello David & Bonnie!

Back in the day when no income, no asset programs were pretty standard, I had one close with a mortgage in 15 days! Now things have changed a bit but I have ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Jun 9, 2011 Home Selling in Brooklyn
Robert Schle…, Real Estate Pro in Cobble Hill, Brooklyn,...
Robert Schlederer answered:
What are the zip codes in Brooklyn closest to Manhattan that have the most single family homes or homes with less than 3 stories? What neighborhoods?
11217, 11201, 11205, 11238, 11215.
http://www.unhp.org/pdf/maps/zip_bk.pdf

Lot's of single and multi-family homes in these areas.
Feel free to contact me if you have further ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Apr 3, 2011 Home Selling in 11211
Rob Ingraham, Real Estate Pro in 14456
Rob Ingraham answered:
I received an all cash offer that is below asking price. How do I get the buyer to offer a higher price? Is this person a flipper?
Sometimes an all cash offer can save you money or time and headache.You would have to look at the offer and figure out if he is offering any saving to you.Things like not doing an inspe ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Mar 25, 2012 Home Selling in 11210
Anna Brocco, Real Estate Pro in Nassau County, NY
Anna Brocco answered:
im concerned about my tenants and also want to take them into considration.i believe it would be easier for me if the house were vacant
Are your tenants on a lease, if so the lease must be honored....
0 votes Share Flag Fri Feb 25, 2011 Home Selling in 11231
Michael J. D…, Real Estate Pro in Brooklyn, NY
Michael J. Dvorkin & Brian D. Mukerjee answered:
do i have to notify tenants before putting house on the market?
I highly recommend informing your tenants.
Most buyers want to view the tenants' apartments as well.
And informing the tenants usually allows the process to go smoother.
I wou ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Apr 10, 2012 Home Selling in 11231
Gail Gladsto…, Real Estate Pro in 11743
Gail Gladstone answered:
3 family all apts occupied can it be sold with tenants
If an investor is purchasing the building or an owner occupant who is interested in income from the property, it is advantageous to have it occupied with good leases and paying tenants.
0 votes Share Flag Tue Feb 22, 2011 Home Selling in 11231
Ralph Windsc…, Real Estate Pro in Hauppauge, NY
Ralph Windschuh answered:
I am selling my 800 sq,ft, 1 BR co-op in CH with occupancy in May 2011. I can sell it with furnishings or without. The difference may be an
More than likely, you will not be able to get the same amount for the furniture if you try to sell the unit with the furniture included - almost like using a used car trade in when purc ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Oct 15, 2010 Home Selling in Clinton Hill
Corey Wasser…, Real Estate Pro in Brooklyn, NY
Corey Wasserman answered:
How do I legally convert a 2 family home to a 1 family home in Brooklyn, NY? What factors should I consider? My goal is to renovate and sell.
Td,

You are going to need to obtain a new C of O. The best place to start is talk to an architect. They will need to file plans with the city and can better explain the process/exp ... more
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Annamaria Di…, Real Estate Pro in Brooklyn, NY
Annamaria Diangelo answered:
How much transfer tax I have to pay when I sell my 1-family house in Brooklyn, NY? The selling price is $600,000
Hi Barbie, in NY you had to pay 1% $ 6000 transfer tax! Good luck
0 votes Share Flag Fri Aug 15, 2014 Home Selling in 11229
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