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Jacques Ambr…, Real Estate Pro in 11375
Jacques Ambron, CRB CBR SFR answered:
What is the typical amount of time to conduct a refi, after one has agreed on terms with a mortgage broker? That seems long...
typically it should be about 3-4 weeks if you have supplied the mortgage broker with an application and all requested documentation. Also depends on the type of property, and type of l ... more
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Jacques Ambr…, Real Estate Pro in 11375
Jacques Ambron, CRB CBR SFR answered:
What are the risks of combining 2 standard mortgages into 1 Jumbo on my primary residence?
the main risk is that the rate may increase a bit. Other than that I don't think there is any greater risk. Talk to your mortgage professional about this.
0 votes Share Flag Mon Feb 11, 2013 Financing in Fort Greene
Stephen Fitz…, Real Estate Pro in Portland, OR
Stephen FitzMaurice, Realtor answered:
How can one reduce the principal balance on their mortgage to avoid default?
Your best bet is to visit makinghomeaffordable.gov. There are a lot of scams out there, so you want to be careful. That website will provide you with the right resources.
0 votes Share Flag Mon Feb 11, 2013 Financing in Fort Greene
Stephen Fitz…, Real Estate Pro in Portland, OR
Stephen FitzMaurice, Realtor answered:
Are there downsides to a second mortgage beyond the higher interest rate?
Generally you also have to pay Mortgage Insurance Premiums when you have a second loan, this will significantly increase the price (usually by 100's of dollars a month) of your overall ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Feb 11, 2013 Financing in Fort Greene
Anna Brocco, Real Estate Pro in Nassau County, NY
Anna Brocco answered:
Looking for a apartment mainly in brooklyn. Budget $1200 or less
Consider working with an agent; also check local print media for by owner rentals, always verify ownership before exchanging any money; word of mouth, etc.
0 votes Share Flag Tue Aug 20, 2013 Rentals in Fort Greene
Anna Brocco, Real Estate Pro in Nassau County, NY
Anna Brocco answered:
What subways are near by?
See link for helpful information...http://www.hopstop.com/search
0 votes Share Flag Sun Jun 23, 2013 In My Neighborhood in Fort Greene
Anna Brocco, Real Estate Pro in Nassau County, NY
Anna Brocco answered:
Does anyone know the Property taxes in fort Greene area?
Property taxes do vary based on exact location, size, amenities, etc., therefore either contact the local tax assessor's office, or consider working with an agent of your own who can p ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Nov 11, 2012 Home Buying in Fort Greene
Trulia, Other/Just Looking in San Francisco, CA
Trulia answered:
Hi all, I am a Grad student searching for a studio/1bed apt for $1,200 or less. I would appreciate any assistance.
Hi there,

Are you looking to stay in Brooklyn? Fort Greene?

Happy to help you, just need some additional information please.

Cheers,
Ali, Community Manager
0 votes Share Flag Thu Jan 30, 2014 Rentals in Fort Greene
Anna Brocco, Real Estate Pro in Nassau County, NY
Anna Brocco answered:
I need a apartment in Fort Greene for under $1400 a month, can you assist
Contact local realty offices, or work with an agent; check local print media for by owner rentals, always verify ownership before exchanging any money; word of mouth, etc.
0 votes Share Flag Tue Aug 20, 2013 Rentals in Fort Greene
Anna Brocco, Real Estate Pro in Nassau County, NY
Anna Brocco answered:
I am looking for brownstones to refurbish in Brooklyn- pre-foreclosures, foreclosures or normal sales. Any recommendations on brokers or sites?
Contact and interview in person a few local agents from different realty offices, then choose the one you like best; you can also locate some area agents under the find a pro tab; choos ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Dec 6, 2012 Home Buying in Fort Greene
Trevor Curran, Real Estate Pro in Bronx, NY
Trevor Curran answered:
I am an undergrad college student looking for a 1bedroom 1room or studio for about 400-600$ a month in brooklyn?
Rent today; Buy tomorrow. How to convert from Tenant to Homeowner.

When I rented my first apartment in Astoria, I did not want to be a Tenant my whole life and pay my Landlord†... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Aug 20, 2013 Rentals in Fort Greene
Anna Brocco, Real Estate Pro in Nassau County, NY
Anna Brocco answered:
What is a four story brownstone going for in fort greene, brooklyn on the best streets? let's say the brownstone is in good condition, move-in
If looking to sell, consider inviting a few local agents from different realty companies and ask for a cma, comparative market analysis, review the data, ask for opinions and make a det ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Aug 15, 2011 Home Buying in Fort Greene
Anna Brocco, Real Estate Pro in Nassau County, NY
Anna Brocco answered:
I am looking to purchase in Greenwood or Sunset Park, foreclosure or pre-foreclosure - any idea where to search other than the paid sites?
Your most accurate and free information will come from an agent, therefore consider the services--he/she can answer questions, schedule showing, etc. Keep in mind that internet informat ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Sep 11, 2012 Foreclosure in Fort Greene
Anna Brocco, Real Estate Pro in Nassau County, NY
Anna Brocco answered:
What are the prime streets in Fort Greene? Where a female would feel safe walking alone.?
If you are concerned about safety, your best source of information is the local police department; why not visit/call and ask all your questions, hear all there is to hear firsthand. If ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon May 14, 2012 Home Buying in Fort Greene
Charles D'Al…, Real Estate Pro in 11210
Charles D'Alessandro answered:
Are there any realtors out there who are familiar with SONYMA financing in Fort Greene/ Clinton Hill area?
Hello Beth I am Charles D'Alessandro with Filmore Real Estate and I would be glad to help you in this matter anytime. Contact me by phone at 718 253-9600 ext 206 or charlesdalessa ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Jul 9, 2012 Home Buying in Fort Greene
JOSEPH RUNFO…, Real Estate Pro in Staten Island, NY
JOSEPH RUNFOLA JR, BROKER, GRI answered:
can you get a condo in fort greene, brooklyn for around 350-400K 2 bedroom?
The median sales price for homes in Fort Greene, Brooklyn for Jul 09 to Sep 09 was $662,500 based on 10 sales. Compared to the same period one year ago, the median sales price decreased ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Mar 23, 2010 Home Buying in Fort Greene
JOSEPH RUNFO…, Real Estate Pro in Staten Island, NY
JOSEPH RUNFOLA JR, BROKER, GRI answered:
Where are most of the historic brownstones located in Bedford Stuyvesant?
Hello Yakov, there are quite a few historic townhouses between Tompkins and Stuyvesant Avenues, and also MacDonough St.
0 votes Share Flag Tue Dec 8, 2009 In My Neighborhood in Fort Greene
Ralph Windsc…, Real Estate Pro in Hauppauge, NY
Ralph Windschuh answered:
Hi, We are paying all cash for a home at about the 2M range. What should the closing costs be? (No mtg costs)
If you're paying cash, the closing costs usually associated with a bank loan will not be there (closing costs are usually between 4% and 6% of the mortgage amount). In your case, y ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Aug 23, 2009 Home Buying in Fort Greene
Everett Perry, Real Estate Pro in Fresh Meadows, Queens,...
Everett Perry answered:
Variations in property taxes.
The taxes in NYC are based upon a formula that uses a percentage of the value of the house to get the annual taxes.
0 votes Share Flag Thu Feb 19, 2009 Home Buying in Fort Greene
Connie, Real Estate Pro in Staten,New York & Re...
Connie answered:
Closing costs in Brooklyn?
Hi Steve,
Best wishes to you. You do have a lawyer right? your Lawyer should be able to tell you what ever it is you need to know.If however you dont havce one I'll give you a great la ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Feb 7, 2008 Home Buying in Fort Greene, Brooklyn, NY
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