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Anthony Salvatore asked:
I want the profile/listing/pics/info removed for safety reasons. I do not want potential criminals to target my house and be able to view pictures of the inside/outside/and property info.
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A few minutes ago
Kathy Burgreen answered:
Do the refi first because the refi will transfer the title into her name only. Then see about a quit claim. I would also get he advice of a real estate attorney specialist and a lender. ... more
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Kathy Burgreen answered:
I know the housing situation in NYC is tough. The issue is there are plenty of nice apartments for rent but they are only for working people with high incomes. Everybody that earns low incomes is stuck living in the projects, the South Bronx or in shelters. You need to accept it. ... more
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Kathy Burgreen answered:
Trulia and other real estate websites pay 3rd party vendors to copy property information from counties across the U.S. - as long as it's publicly available. These websites want a page for every home in the U.S. whether it's available for sale or not. The home you're looking at is not for sale. ... more
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Kathy Burgreen answered:
Since this is a private sale (no realtors involved), you need to get estimates from contractors on how much these repairs will cost you. Do you have the money to fix it or will you need a 203K type loan to fix it. Tax assessed values is what cities / counties use to determine the tax rate for each home in order to collect property taxes from every homeowner. Tax assessments have nothing to do with value. Value is based on similar homes that have recently sold, are under contract and those currently selling. Therefore, you need to get "comps" of similar homes to find the market value. ... more
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A few hours ago
Kathy Burgreen answered:
The reason is the Housing Authority for NYC needs to prove that the money they receive from NYC government has been spent. Housing cannot just keep the money or use it for other purposes. As for helping people who receive vouchers, they don't have the staff or money to do it so it's not their responsibility. This is why it's tough for you & others on vouchers to find someplace to live.

Sorry to give you more bad news but you need to know the other side as well. As for landlords and property managers, they know it's so easy to find people WITHOUT vouchers who can pay $4,000./month for a 2 bedroom apartment anywhere in NYC. So why would landlords want to lose money every month accepting tenants with vouchers who only get $1515. for a 2 bedroom. Landlords refuse to lose that much money so they all reject vouchers.

The real issue is NYC needs to increase the voucher amounts from $1515. or whatever amount it is to at least $3,000./month. This way, voucher holders can find apartments to live in. Unfortunately, NYC will never increase the voucher amounts because NYC will need to increase taxes to pay for it. Nobody in NYC wants to increase taxes. So without higher taxes, the voucher amounts will remain very low.
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A few hours ago
Steve Bracero answered:
If it listed on the MLS, it should be priced accordingly. If you are looking at a property and it says "off market, public record" it is currently not for sale.
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Steve Bracero answered:
I am not sure of downpayment assistance programs but FHA and MassHousing are two options you can consider. FHA allows your downpayment to be a gift. Speak with your current lender to see if they know additional programs. FHA is 3.5% while Mass Housing is 5%. ... more
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Steve Bracero answered:
I believe zillow has a feature where you can see sold properties and filter by style, bed/bath etc. I think this goes back 1-2 years. You should be able to find this to get information ! ... more
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A few hours ago
Steve Bracero answered:
If you are selling your home without an agent, the agent will likely speak with you before hand if in regards to compensation for bringing a buyer.
Commission may be negotiable.
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Lawnyette1202 asked:
I have $10,000 down payment, or should I continue to work on my credit and wait it out?
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