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Diana Kay, Home Buyer in New York, NY
Diana Kay asked:
I would really like to buy a 1 bedroom coop or condo in Brooklyn, preferably in the Clinton Hill area. I know I can easily afford something around 200K, but I don't know if there is likely to be anything available in this price range. My salary is 75k, my credit is excellent, and I plan on putt...
0 votes Share Flag Sun Aug 24, 2008 Home Buying in Brooklyn, OH
Scott Godzyk, Real Estate Pro in 03109
Scott Godzyk answered:
First Time Homebuyer gov.grants?
Your best bet is to check with a local trusted mortgage broker, stay away from the internet companies. You can also check your state agency listings for your state housing finance autho ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Aug 23, 2008 Home Buying in 44144
Art Hotes, Real Estate Pro in Medina County, OH
Art Hotes answered:
Financing for First home buyers with Excelent credit scores?
There are options, but thanks to our elected officials Zero Down programs are going away at the end of September. If a program like that is of interest to you, you need to be under con ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Aug 23, 2008 Home Buying in 44144
The Mortgage…, Real Estate Pro in Plano, TX
The Mortgage Bull answered:
Getting out of a mortgage commitment
Did you pay any money up front to your mortgage broker or bank? For example, have you already paid the 1 point that enabled you to buy down the rate? If so, then they may have a claus ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Oct 8, 2008 Home Buying in Brooklyn, OH
Jonathan, Home Buyer in broooklyn
Jonathan asked:
I am buying house in broklyn NY first time,does it apply to me? i am buying house in broklyn ny first time,does it apply to me?
0 votes Share Flag Thu Aug 7, 2008 Home Buying in Brooklyn, OH
Lynn911.com…, Real Estate Pro in Dallas, TX
Lynn911.com Dallas Realtor answered:
Does anyone know about the renovated Meadowood condos in East New York?
Here is a direct link that may assist you with any questions you may have about crime.
http://www.nyc.gov/html/nypd/html/crime_prevention/crime_statistics.shtml
0 votes Share Flag Wed Jul 30, 2008 Crime & Safety in Brooklyn, OH
Vickie, Home Buyer in Broklyn.ny
Vickie asked:
are there bank foreclose condoscoops for sale in bensonherst or sell by owner? are there bank foreclose condoscoops for sale in bensonherst or sell by owner?
0 votes Share Flag Fri Jul 25, 2008 Home Buying in Brooklyn, OH
Art Hotes, Real Estate Pro in Medina County, OH
Art Hotes answered:
My husband and I plan on buying a condo within the next 6 months. I'm interested in getting a new job that
Nancy,

You should secure your mortgage loan before getting your new job! Assuming that your credit score remains [relatively] the same, you should end up with the approximately the ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Aug 5, 2008 Home Buying in Brooklyn, OH
Lynn911.com…, Real Estate Pro in Dallas, TX
Lynn911.com Dallas Realtor answered:
Prices coming down in Brooklyn?
A real estate agent should be able to pull SOLD listings in the past 6 months in your specified area give your a better idea. http://www.lynn911.com http://www.homes-for-sale-dallas ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Aug 5, 2008 Home Buying in Brooklyn, OH
David M. Chi…, Real Estate Pro in Akron, OH
David M. Childress answered:
My husband's brother wants to put $200K down on a $500K condo. Isn't this a bad idea?
If he has that much money, he must have a good accountant! He should seek his advice. I tend to agree with you as that amount of money could probably be invested better. It also depends ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Aug 5, 2008 Home Buying in Brooklyn, OH
Jason Braddo…, Real Estate Pro in 44266
Jason Braddock answered:
What's the situation with foreclosures? Are they difficult to find? Are they worth looking into? Thanks
The situation is there are currently a lot of them! It all depends on your point of view and stand point if they are worth looking into. If you are low income, but have decent credit ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Jul 6, 2008 Home Buying in Brooklyn, OH
Jenet Levy, Real Estate Pro in 10012
Jenet Levy answered:
Relocating to NYC- looking at Townhouse in Bed-Sty?
There are fair housing laws that make it difficult for an ethical real estate agent to answer some aspects of your questions. I can tell you that Park Slope very pricey. Bushwick and B ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Aug 5, 2008 Home Buying in Brooklyn, OH
Susan Wesely, Real Estate Pro in Saint Paul, MN
Susan Wesely answered:
Is it possible to purchase a single family property in Brooklyn (East Flatbush, Old Mill Basin or Canarsie?
Yes - I went to another site and found 49 homes in Brooklyn in your price range. I'm not familiar with the neighborhoods - you should find a good local Realtor to be your Buyer Agent. ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Jul 5, 2008 Home Buying in Brooklyn, OH
Kareen Belna…, Real Estate Pro in 33065
Kareen Belnavis answered:
Where can I find listing of foreclosed homes in brooklyn, ny?
Try Kings county courthouse; you might find forclosed homes but those up for auction. Other option could be to search county records or a Real Estate attorney dealing in forclosures. Go ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Feb 4, 2009 Foreclosure in Brooklyn, OH
Christina Ca…, Real Estate Pro in Centerville, OH
Christina Cavins - Realtor answered:
I am thinking about buying an investment property in Brooklyn. What would be a good area buy in?
Hi Sarah!

This was posted in the Ohio section, so you want to switch it to NY. If you need an excellent Realtor, I know of a great one so please contact me today. Happy house hunting ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Jun 14, 2008 Market Conditions in Brooklyn, OH
Pam Winterba…, Real Estate Pro in San Ramon, CA
Pam Winterbauer answered:
What mortgage programs are available for relocator w/fair credit and currently owns a property in next state?
Jay....

You may want to look at a FHA loan or an MCC. Have you lender check on that for you.
0 votes Share Flag Tue May 20, 2008 Home Buying in Brooklyn, OH
Barbara Vance, Real Estate Pro in orlando- windermere...
Barbara Vance answered:
Will I have trouble getting 30-yr fixed mortage? I am 62 yrs, high-paying job, good credit, no debts;
Hi Joshua,

Try getting with a major lender whi is a direct underwriter for FHA. Wells Fargo is one option. Fha allows just a 3 % down payment and your age doesn't matter. Good cre ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Jul 30, 2008 Home Buying in Brooklyn, OH
Pam Winterba…, Real Estate Pro in San Ramon, CA
Pam Winterbauer answered:
Can anyone please recommend a good home insurance company for a condo ? thanks
Kern.....

Try checking with the majors.....Allstate, State Farm, Farmers and The Hardford.
0 votes Share Flag Thu Jun 4, 2009 Home Insurance in Brooklyn
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