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Luke Constan…, Real Estate Pro in 11201
Luke Constantino answered:
What are the prettiest neighborhoods in Bay Ridge, NJ?
Bay Ridge is a neighborhood in Brooklyn, NY, not N.J.

Bay Ridge is also the best neighborhood in NYC to raise children:

http://www.nydailynews.com/new-york/bay-ridge-best-nabe-br ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Apr 30, 2013 Home Buying in Bay Ridge & Fort Hamilton
Mitchell Fel…, Real Estate Pro in 11229
Mitchell Feldman answered:
Are there any NICE co-op buildings in Bay Ridge that will accept a 10-15% down payment? I'm a 1st time homebuyer w/ excellent credit.
Dear Ciaobella2478:

There are some but the vast majority require 20% down. Your best bet would be to work with a real estate agent who specializes in co-ops who can tell you about al ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Feb 15, 2013 Home Buying in Bay Ridge & Fort Hamilton
Mitchell Fel…, Real Estate Pro in 11229
Mitchell Feldman answered:
How is the coop market on Shore Road in Bay Ridge for 1bedroom apartment?
Dear Phaley:

The co-op market on Shore Road is quite brisk right now. With one bedrooms you get a lot of bang for your buck in a great location! If you need help finidng a place feel ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Feb 15, 2013 Home Buying in Bay Ridge & Fort Hamilton
Luke Constan…, Real Estate Pro in 11201
Luke Constantino answered:
How is the condo market in bay ridge Brooklyn for a 2 bedroom 2 bath condo?
There are quite a few of them in various places at different prices. Email me for a list of them


lukeconstantino@gmail.com


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0 votes Share Flag Wed Jul 4, 2012 Home Buying in Bay Ridge & Fort Hamilton
Julie Thum, Real Estate Pro in 11209
Julie Thum answered:
Need advice regarding offer price of a home I am interested in.
Hello. Ron. If you have not engaged the services of a real estate agent or broker to represent you, then you are at a disadvantage, as they would obviously have been able to run comps ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Jul 13, 2012 Home Buying in Bay Ridge & Fort Hamilton
Anna Brocco, Real Estate Pro in Nassau County, NY
Anna Brocco answered:
I'm thinking of buying a multi-family house. However, the current listings cannot be compared to recently sold places. Are the recently sold?
If looking to buy, do consider working with an agent of your own, he/she can provide suitable listings, comps--recently sold similar properties in the immediate area, any necessary info ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Apr 19, 2012 Home Buying in Bay Ridge & Fort Hamilton
Anna Brocco, Real Estate Pro in Nassau County, NY
Anna Brocco answered:
PierPointe (6833 Shore Road) ONLY 6yr tax abatement is REMAINING - what would be the increase after 6 years?
Unfortunately none of us can answer with accuracy, as none of us knows for sure where taxes will head--consider contacting your local tax assessor's office with the question.
0 votes Share Flag Mon Jun 25, 2012 Home Buying in Bay Ridge & Fort Hamilton
Ralph Windsc…, Real Estate Pro in Hauppauge, NY
Ralph Windschuh answered:
I have about 30k in the bank and ~780 credit score. what price range should i look for when i am searching for houses?
You really need to speak with a qualified and trustworthy mortgage broker or bank loan officer. It will depend on your income and current level of expenses. If I can assist you when y ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Jul 10, 2012 Home Buying in Bay Ridge & Fort Hamilton
Anna Brocco, Real Estate Pro in Nassau County, NY
Anna Brocco answered:
is it wise to buy a coop conversion to condo apartment?
It's a personal decision, based on the type of ownership that is most appealing to you. Generally, the traditional housing co-op involves the formation of a corporation for the pur ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Jun 17, 2010 Home Buying in Bay Ridge and Fort Hamilton
Kathleen Lor…, Real Estate Pro in Brainerd, MN
Kathleen Lordbock answered:
Trouble with the seller's deed, the house can not be closed.
I am not sure why you are asking this question on Trulia- get a hold of your agent and get busy.
0 votes Share Flag Sat Jun 19, 2010 Home Buying in Bay Ridge and Fort Hamilton
Charles D'Al…, Real Estate Pro in 11210
Charles D'Alessandro answered:
I am interesting in purchase this appartment I want to know what is my possibilities
I will contact you with regards to this matter.
0 votes Share Flag Sun Apr 18, 2010 Home Buying in Bay Ridge and Fort Hamilton
Anthony Marra, Real Estate Pro in New York, NY
Anthony Marra answered:
2 FAMILY LIMESTONE AND DOCTOR'S OFFICE IN BAYRIDGE RECENT SALES PRICES
Call me and i will definately find it for you.

Anthony Marra- E-Pro, SFR
Lisenced Realtor/Notary
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0 votes Share Flag Fri Nov 6, 2009 Home Buying in Bay Ridge and Fort Hamilton
Carrie Rober…, Other/Just Looking in Sarasota, FL
Carrie Roberts answered:
If I buy a home with my husband & borrow $ from a bank, can I still be considered a 1st time home-owner if I already co-own a home (mortgage is
Hello StellasMom,

If you do not live in the home that is co-owned with your parents, you may be entitled to the 1st time homeowner tax credit, however, I suggest you check with your ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Oct 16, 2009 Home Buying in Bay Ridge and Fort Hamilton
Patrick Thies…, Real Estate Pro in Elmhurst, IL
Patrick Thies SFR, CNC answered:
How much of a home can I afford? How much money should I put aside for lawyers fees, inspection, and closing cost? My husband and I have about $200K
You can sit down with a lender and get preliminary information on what you can afford without any commitment to the lender. They will be happy to go over it with you and let you know e ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Sep 28, 2012 Home Buying in Bay Ridge & Fort Hamilton
JOSEPH RUNFO…, Real Estate Pro in Staten Island, NY
JOSEPH RUNFOLA JR, BROKER, GRI answered:
When are prices in Bay Ridge going to become more realistic? The same listings have been here and elsewhere for 2 years and not moving.
The median sales price for homes in Bay Ridge & Fort Hamilton for Jun 09 to Aug 09 was $667,500. This represents an increase of 12.7%, or $75,000, compared to the prior quarter and ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Feb 8, 2010 Home Buying in Bay Ridge and Fort Hamilton
Pascual Paul…, Real Estate Pro in 10552
Pascual Paul Tarrats Jr answered:
how do i find out how much the seller bought the apartment for?
You can check with City Hall and they might have the records. However, you should base your offer price on todays market and what similar properties are selling for. Some stocks sold fo ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Jun 30, 2008 Home Buying in Bay Ridge and Fort Hamilton, Brooklyn, NY
Michael Cepa…, Real Estate Pro in 33647
Michael Ceparano answered:
Lawyers are reviewing a contract at this point but I feel like I'm over-paying.
Are you working with a Realtor? If so, ask for the most recent sales (6 months) with upgrade list and details, this is FREE. Even safer, get the appraiser over there ASAP, who you will ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Jul 2, 2008 Home Buying in Bay Ridge and Fort Hamilton, Brooklyn, NY
Henry Cunala…, Real Estate Pro in Bayside, Queens, NY
Henry Cunalata answered:
Are there any guidlines on how much of an offer to give vs a listing price?
June it depends on the seller's motivation, if he NEEDS to sell, he will negotiate until it is sold. If the seller WANTS to sell but does not have to sell, then you will face an uphill ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Jun 19, 2012 Home Buying in Bay Ridge & Fort Hamilton
Caesar Galin…, Real Estate Pro in Staten Island, NY
Caesar Galindo answered:
1st time home buyer residing in Ft. hamilton, how can I make the best transition off post .
Hey Keno,

I really do not understand your questions, what exactly do you mean transition off post. But if you mean that you are a soldier looking to buy your first home, it is rather ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Apr 12, 2008 Home Buying in Bay Ridge and Fort Hamilton, Brooklyn, NY
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