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Thomas Brady, Real Estate Pro in Suffolk County, NY
Thomas Brady answered:
What are some effective ways to increase the value of your home before selling?
Here are some links to recent blogs that might help.

http://styledstagedsold.blogs.realtor.org/2011/04/11/real-estate-math-what-increases-and-decreases-a-home%E2%80%99s-value/

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0 votes Share Flag Mon May 7, 2012 Home Selling in Staten Island
Jacques Ambr…, Real Estate Pro in 11375
Jacques Ambron, CRB CBR SFR answered:
What are some surprises that first-time buyers encounter when purchasing a home?`
This is a hard question to answer. Expenses are probably up there. For example upkeep and maintenance of a home can add up. Heat and hot water as well as general repairs. Another ex ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Mar 1, 2012 Home Buying in Staten Island
Anna Brocco, Real Estate Pro in Nassau County, NY
Anna Brocco answered:
I would like my information deleted from this site I'm not interested anymore. Thank You.
You can try directly contacting customer service http://www.trulia.com/help/ask/ or try cancelling any alerts you may have set...
0 votes Share Flag Tue Feb 28, 2012 Rentals in Staten Island
Rita Colon-B…, Real Estate Pro in Staten Island, NY
Rita Colon-Burnett answered:
Does Bulls Head get flooded?
During hurricane Irene, an overflow of Willow Brook pond caused major flooding. The overflow pipe in the lake, that carries excess water into the storm sewer, had been blocked by fallen ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Mar 27, 2012 In My Neighborhood in Bulls Head
Joanna Jensen, Real Estate Pro in 94566
Joanna Jensen answered:
Put offer on a 2 family house with a tenent who is a single mother. As a condition of the sale, want the tenent to vacate. She doesnt want to leave.
Hi,

If the tenant has a lease in place you will have to honor it.

I know in CA if the tenant has a 5 year lease the new buyer has to honor it as long as the lease was entered int ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Feb 27, 2012 Home Buying in Staten Island
Janet M. Nat…, Real Estate Pro in Baldwin, NY
Janet M. Nation answered:
Should the buyer be responsible for unpaid liens in a short sale?
Ideally the liens should be paid for from the proceeds but if there is not enough money It will also depend on how badly you want the house, and is purchase price way under market val ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Jun 20, 2013 Home Buying in 10309
Anna Brocco, Real Estate Pro in Nassau County, NY
Anna Brocco answered:
Looking for a Large 1 bdrm or a 2 Bdrm on Staten Island which will accept 2 older dogs. Excellent job stability and credit. Apartment is for 2 wkg
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 Thu Feb 9, 2012 Rentals in Staten Island
Anna Brocco, Real Estate Pro in Nassau County, NY
Anna Brocco answered:
I live in North Carolina and I have a very close friend who is looking to move to NYC. I told her that she would be better off in NJ. She is
Your friend should settle in the area that makes her happiest, therefore if she likes all that NYC has to offer, no reason not to consider the idea. As for paying in cash--your friend s ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Feb 6, 2012 Home Buying in 10309
Kevin Hughes, Real Estate Pro in Staten Island, NY
Kevin Hughes answered:
Liked house at BAYVIEW LN, there are 4 beautiful houses at very attractive prices and the only trend I see that prices going down.
I don't really see any problem with community. Feel free to call. Kevin Hughes Tom Crimmins Realty 646-346-9775
0 votes Share Flag Thu Jun 20, 2013 Home Buying in 10309
Anna Brocco, Real Estate Pro in Nassau County, NY
Anna Brocco answered:
2 or 3 family house for auction
Perhaps your question was cut off--what information are you looking for; if you don't have an agent consider the idea....
0 votes Share Flag Wed Feb 8, 2012 Foreclosure in Staten Island
Elizabeth Del…, Real Estate Pro in Staten Island, NY
Elizabeth Del Priore answered:
I am purchasing a new construction home. My lender is telling me that a termite inspection needs to be done on the open lot before the homes can be
Never heard of that. I know fha requires a termite inspection if and only if the builder didnt use presure treated wood. Sounds like a bit of a misunderatanding on someones part. What k ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Feb 5, 2012 Home Selling in Staten Island
Don Tepper, Real Estate Pro in Fairfax, VA
Don Tepper answered:
Just closed on house. I have rot real bad need to fix ASAP. is the seller responsible?
Depends.

Disclaimer: I'm not a lawyer, so this isn't legal advice. Further, I'm not licensed in New York, so I can't specifically address your contract. However . ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Feb 4, 2012 Home Buying in 10314
Christopher…, Real Estate Pro in Staten Island, NY
Christopher Burdzy answered:
In a short sale, are you locked into it until you hear whether or not your offer was accepted, or can you still look at other homes?
In a short sale transaction you will need to sign a contract and make an earnest money deposit (usually $10,000), and then you'll need to wait to hear back from the seller's b ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Feb 2, 2012 Home Buying in Staten Island
Kevin Hughes, Real Estate Pro in Staten Island, NY
Kevin Hughes answered:
is heartland village in zip 10314 a good safe neighborhood asking 178,000 for 1 bdrm 1 bath condo on 85 elmwood park dr. is this priced too high?
Yes it is as safe area and the price is about right. Feel free to contact me at 646-346-9775. Kevin Hughes Tom Crimmins Realty
0 votes Share Flag Thu Feb 2, 2012 Home Buying in Staten Island
Gail Gladsto…, Other/Just Looking in 11743
Gail Gladstone answered:
would you buy a house on busy street (hylan blvd) in princes bay?
I am not familiar with the location; however, even though my own home is on an active road, I walked in the door and fell in love with it.

You will get a better price because of the ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Jan 18, 2012 Home Buying in Staten Island
TERRY MCCARL…, Real Estate Pro in Cape Coral, FL
TERRY MCCARLEY, CDPE, SRES answered:
i was on short sale approved by the bank et signed by seller and seller said he is not selling anymore what i can do
You need to contact an attorney immediately if you still want to purchase the home. If you had a fully executed contract (the seller signed your offer accepting the price and terms sub ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Jan 7, 2012 Home Buying in Staten Island
Ron Thomas, Real Estate Pro in Fresno, CA
Ron Thomas answered:
I have a 2 family attached house 3brs with a legal studio apt., 2300 square feet, and my yard opens up into Clove Lake Park, what can I sell it for?
Impossible to tell you like this:
In some neighborhoods across America, that could sell for $400,000, while in others you might get $150,000.
There are too many other factors.
You sh ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Jan 9, 2012 Market Conditions in Staten Island
Deborah Brac…, Real Estate Pro in Staten Island, NY
Deborah Bracco-718-619-5701 answered:
Need a good Home Insurance company.
Hi Geo 171,

You should also ask friends and relatives etc. for their recommendations but speaking from my personal experience, I am quite happy with Travelers through Brooks-Farris ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Jan 4, 2012 Home Insurance in Staten Island
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