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Garrett Thill, Real Estate Pro in Brawley, CA
Garrett Thill answered:
Can I use the rental of one of the bedrooms as income on a single family house?
If it is a primary residence and not an investment, you can not use this income to qualify. If it is an investment property, most lenders should estimate the rent and use this towards ... more
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Anu Dutta, Real Estate Pro in 11105
Anu Dutta answered:
i am looking for condo or no board co op at forest hills
You need to buy sponsor co op units if you would want to use as an investment. But carefully check all the rules, if you need to live there couple of years prior to rent it out, any ext ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Mar 18, 2013 Home Buying in Forest Hills
Anna Brocco, Real Estate Pro in Nassau County, NY
Anna Brocco answered:
More on "Will coop board of directors in NYC be required to give reason for disapproval of potential buyer soon?" Can we do something
Suffolk County, NY, has already instituted a law requiring boards to give a reason; hopefully the rest of the State or additional counties will follow...
0 votes Share Flag Mon Jan 14, 2013 Home Buying in Forest Hills
Anna Brocco, Real Estate Pro in Nassau County, NY
Anna Brocco answered:
Does anyone have any info on 117-14 union tpke building? 3 beds for 354k it seems too much.How much should i offer?
What is your agent advising--you can offer whatever you like, however you should be aware of recently sold similar properties in the immediate area--review the data and then make your d ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Apr 6, 2010 Home Buying in Forest Hills
Anna Brocco, Real Estate Pro in Nassau County, NY
Anna Brocco answered:
Does anyone have any information on the Dorian building? How can i get the financial statements?
If you don't have an agent consider the services, you'll save a lot of time and aggrevation when trying to compile information--if the seller does not have a copy of the finan ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Jan 29, 2013 Home Buying in Forest Hills
Lynn911.com…, Real Estate Pro in Dallas, TX
Lynn911.com Dallas Realtor answered:
10% down condos in Queens....??
Many ad's can be misleading in statements JUST have you on property .

If you are turned down my mortgage brokers who represent lenders they work within guidelines of bank requi ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Feb 16, 2010 Home Buying in Forest Hills
Terry Koraha…, Real Estate Pro in Queens, NY
Terry Korahais answered:
Are there any 1br condo's in forest hills for about 300k?
Hi, there are 3 1 Bedroom units that are available around $300K and 1 2Bedroom available for $339K. If interested in viewing give me a call Terry K 718-614-3167 cell or email me the ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Oct 22, 2009 Home Buying in Forest Hills
Terry Koraha…, Real Estate Pro in Queens, NY
Terry Korahais answered:
Is any agent familiar with foreclosures (house or condo) in forest hills area?
Hi Leo, if you are really a serious buyer...Buy something you can afford and go for it. Forget this foreclosure stuff- unless you have a lot of cash or all cash deal....you probably wi ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Dec 14, 2009 Home Buying in Forest Hills
MEHMET REALT…, Real Estate Pro in 11378
MEHMET REALTOR answered:
67-30 Darmouth building in Rego Park/FH area
KATHY,
The best thing for you to have is a buyers agent when you buy a home.
Your Buyer Agent should work for your best interest, not for the seller.
ONE OF THE SERVICES WILL GET Ce ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Mar 13, 2010 Home Buying in Forest Hills
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Voices Member answered:
I am looking to buy a coop in the area of rego park/forest hills, 2bd or Jr 4 . My salary is in the low 60s and I have 30K in the bank and 25K in
Hi Kathy,

With your salary, you shouldn't have too much problem qualifying for a mortgage given you don't have other massive debts that take a chunk out of your net. I see ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Oct 11, 2009 Home Buying in Forest Hills
Terry Koraha…, Real Estate Pro in Queens, NY
Terry Korahais answered:
Do co-op board look at fully vested 401K and IRA accounts in considering reserve requirements after closing?
Hi Apt buyer, most of them will. Most boards will look into your reserves- I have not found one that hasn't yet. If you want to be sure- call the management office of the coop y ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Sep 20, 2009 Home Buying in Forest Hills
Gail Gladsto…, Real Estate Pro in 11743
Gail Gladstone answered:
I'm 22 years old and interested in buying a 1BR Co-op in Forest Hills. I make about 55K a year and have about
Jennazoid...you need to have this discussion with a mortgage broker who can tell you exactly where you stand financially. I highly recommend contacting Brian Tom who can be reached by ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Sep 24, 2009 Home Buying in Forest Hills
Christina, Home Buyer in Forest Hills, Queens,...
Christina answered:
What are the names of some of the newer (post-war) coops in forest hills near the express line?
There is the Austin Gardens, which are two separate post-war co-op buildings on Austin Street and 73rd Road. They are a block away from the 75th Ave F/E stop.
0 votes Share Flag Thu Mar 5, 2009 Home Buying in Forest Hills
Riley Master…, Real Estate Pro in Austin, TX
Riley Masterson answered:
How much will my closing cost be for a co-op I purchase for 189k?
Matthew,

Closing costs vary from one state to the next and even from one title company to another. Chose a title company to want to close with and contact them. They should be able ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Sep 30, 2009 Home Buying in Forest Hills
Pascual Paul…, Real Estate Pro in 10552
Pascual Paul Tarrats Jr answered:
we put an offer on a coop based on info I found on ACRIS. The RE agent said they have proof of a sale last
Sorry Pearl, Do not understand your question. Please make clearer.
0 votes Share Flag Fri Aug 14, 2009 Home Buying in Forest Hills
Henry Cunala…, Real Estate Pro in Bayside, Queens, NY
Henry Cunalata answered:
Look to buy a co-op in Forest Hills. Does anyone have information on the Fairview or Nebraska co-op?
Hi there, how are you?

There are 11 properties in those 2 developments.
email or text me if you want to look at them

Henry
917-497-0729
0 votes Share Flag Thu Aug 6, 2009 Home Buying in Forest Hills
Gail Gladsto…, Real Estate Pro in 11743
Gail Gladstone answered:
I am a first time homebuyer looking at co-ops in Forest Hills. I am excited and anxious to buy my first place
The prices have all but bottomed out and mortgage rates are at an alltime low. Now is the best time!
0 votes Share Flag Thu Aug 6, 2009 Home Buying in Forest Hills
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