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Anna Brocco, Real Estate Pro in Nassau County, NY
Anna Brocco answered:
Does cold weather impact the setting of a house foundation?
Why not simply ask any construction expert the question....
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Anna Brocco, Real Estate Pro in Nassau County, NY
Anna Brocco answered:
What are all the door lock systems that can be unlocked with a smartphone and how good are they?
It's a matter of personal preferences, therefore for accurate information ask any lock expert the question...
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Anna Brocco, Real Estate Pro in Nassau County, NY
Anna Brocco answered:
How do I deturmine the initial offer?
What is your agent advising...in order to determine a fair offer review comps, recently sold similar properties in the immediate area, see what the data suggests and go from there...
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Crags, Home Buyer in Brooklyn, NY
Crags answered:
I am interested in buying after reading your reports, but I am freaked out. One thing I'd like to learn is how to lower homeowners insurance costs?
Hi! That used to freak me out too, I understand completely. I found this useful: http://publications.usa.gov/epublications/12ways/12ways.htm

Take a look!

Crags
0 votes Share Flag Wed Apr 10, 2013 Home Buying in Brooklyn Heights
Suzanne MacD…, Real Estate Pro in Mount Arlington, NJ
Suzanne MacDowell answered:
Can one buy a home after claiming bankruptcy?
Yes. First of all you can always buy a home with cash. Second, if you are seeking a mortgage, underwriting standards will require a two year waiting period, but after that you will on ... more
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Javier Menes…, Real Estate Pro in Farmingdale, NY
Javier Meneses answered:
How does a first time homebuyer find out if they qualify for a grant?
First thing is to identify the grants available to any particular buyer. This is a bit difficult because not all grants are known to all real estate professionals, so they're even less ... more
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Jermaine, Real Estate Pro in Prospect Heights, Br...
Jermaine answered:
Hello I am looking for a 3 bedroom home to rent in the Brooklyn Heights area can anyone help? I would like my move in date to be June 1st.
Here is my email send me your contact infoinfo and I can assist you more.

Jermaine Francis
Jermaine@lucienperry.com
0 votes Share Flag Tue Aug 20, 2013 Rentals in Brooklyn Heights
Luke Constan…, Real Estate Pro in 11209
Luke Constantino answered:
Where is the Brooklyn Public Library's Central Branch Library?
10 Grand Army Plaza of course.

https://plus.google.com/115844375080516727254/about?gl=US&hl=en-US


Luke Constantino
Realtor
(212) 300-3919
lukeconstantino@gmail.com
0 votes Share Flag Tue Mar 26, 2013 Shopping & Local Amenities in Brooklyn Heights
Ann Zemaitis,…, Real Estate Pro in Tribeca, New York, NY
Ann Zemaitis, Rutenberg Realty answered:
I am a renter and know nothing about this, so forgive me if this is silly. Is it a ood idea to purchase condo with no home owners association?
Well, I'll answer your question in a Brooklyn-centric manner, since it appears that's where you're from. While condo home owners' associations are the norm in places like Florida, in N ... more
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Keith Jean P…, Real Estate Pro in East Brunswick, NJ
Keith Jean Pierre answered:
What is a 203(b) loan?
That is a standard FHA loan. More information can be found here:

http://www.fhatoday.com/203b.htm
0 votes Share Flag Thu Mar 28, 2013 Home Buying in Brooklyn Heights
Irina Karan, Real Estate Pro in 33160
Irina Karan answered:
WHAT IS THE FHA?
Hello Amy,

Federal Housing Authority.

In case you need an FHA loan, check out this info:

http://portal.hud.gov/hudportal/HUD?src=/buying/loans

Hope this helps,

Irina Kara ... more
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Tim Moore, Real Estate Pro in Nags Head, NC
Tim Moore answered:
My friend just told me I need to hire a lawyer to buy a house. Is this true? I bet her a coke she was wrong! Hah!
A lawyer will be involved at some point, so split the cake. You can get a Realtor to help find a house to make an offer on and then they will guide you the rest of the way. NY has a law ... more
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Michael Cheng, Real Estate Pro in San Jose, CA
Michael Cheng answered:
When a subprime mortgage packaged into a CDO goes into default, who gets the proceeds from foreclosure?
Most likely, it's the owner of the top tranche.
0 votes Share Flag Fri Aug 23, 2013 Foreclosure in Brooklyn Heights
Stephen Fitz…, Real Estate Pro in Portland, OR
Stephen FitzMaurice, Realtor answered:
How can real estate be purchased with no money down?
USDA loans can provide 100% financing, and so can VA loans (for prior military). Also, sometimes local (smaller) banks will provide "shelf" programs that allow residents who bank with t ... more
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Luke Constan…, Real Estate Pro in 11209
Luke Constantino answered:
Which homes have a yard?
Hello Nicole,

I don't know off hand until one comes up for sale. Here's a little information on the building you might find useful:

http://www.blocksy.com/nyc/property/283907-81-c ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Feb 3, 2013 Shopping & Local Amenities in Brooklyn Heights
Luke Constan…, Real Estate Pro in 11209
Luke Constantino answered:
What are the future plans for the Brooklyn Bridge Park?
You know they just opened the walkway... Right?

For all the latest news go to this site:

http://www.trulia.com/voices/Parks_and_Recreation/What_are_the_future_plans_for_the_Brookl ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Jan 17, 2013 Parks & Recreation in Brooklyn Heights
Jermaine, Real Estate Pro in Prospect Heights, Br...
Jermaine answered:
How important is a microwave for resale?
Dseham If it is just a microwave that would not make or brake a sale. When you look to sell if the person looking to buy feels the need for a microwave then it would not be too hard for ... more
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Ed Hubbard, Real Estate Pro in Brooklyn, NY
Ed Hubbard answered:
I'm looking for a 1-2 bedroom apartment in Brooklyn Heights/Cobble Hill/Boerum Hill.
Hi Kylie,
We will be glad to help . Our office is in Cobble Hill & we have several listings locally.
Ed Hubbard
347 282 7596
0 votes Share Flag Tue Aug 20, 2013 Rentals in Brooklyn Heights
Luke Constan…, Real Estate Pro in 11209
Luke Constantino answered:
Are old row houses with trees, character, pubs, grocery nearby available in $1200 range in BH?
Good morning Amy,

Are they available? Yes. I have a variety of places, it just depends on which one you would like... Give me a call: 212 300-3919

Luke Constantino
Commercial | ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Aug 27, 2012 In My Neighborhood in Brooklyn Heights
Jerry, Real Estate Pro in Brooklyn Heights, Br...
Jerry answered:
Hello, my husband and I are looking to move into Berkeley Heights by Brooklyn Borough Hall. do you know of any listing for $1200, including utilities?
Hi amber, How are you? How many bedrooms are you looking for? usually in that area the rent can easily start up closer to 2000 but, sometimes there are some gems that come along though ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Aug 23, 2012 For Rent in Brooklyn Heights
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