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Gregg Pomeroy answered:
Hello, I'm a mortgage professional.

I can help you with a VA mortgage with those scores.

You are welcome to get in touch with me if you would like help with this or have any questions. ... more
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Gregg Pomeroy answered:
Hello, I'm a mortgage professional.

You can buy a condo for your son to live in.

It would be considered a second home unless you will occupy it more than 50% of the year.

The rates are still very low on second homes.

I can lend nationwide.

If you would like help with this or have any other questions you are welcome to get in touch with me.
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Gloriamaciel answered:
Im looking for a house for me my & 2 girls & my new baby.i ask family & friends they dont have enough room for all of us.& my mom boyfriend doesn't want us there no more.we have no whete to go .please help us .Gloria maciel call3857709028 ... more
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Kathy Burgreen answered:
You need to face reality and stop living in a dream world. The reason it's so difficult is because landlords and homeowners want more rent than what your voucher pays. They have the legal right to discriminate against you if your voucher is not enough money to pay the market rent. You need to understand that if your voucher is $1,988./month and a landlord can easily get $3,000./month from regular people, why should they accept vouchers? Do you expect them to lose $1,000./month x 12 months = $12,000./year? No way.

So the easy solution is to pay the additional rent ($1,988. + $1,000. = $2,988. per month) and you will have no problem finding a rental. I'm guessing you don't have $1,000. to pay on top of your voucher. Oh well, too bad. You need to live where they accept vouchers and forget living in a nice decent area. When you improve your income and can afford regular rents, then you get to move into a nicer area. In the meantime, deal with it.
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Duquincy asked:
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Visionaryb answered:
Sorry I don't have an answer but I to also need help finding a 2 bedroom Sec 8 rental in Greensboro, NC.
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Kathy Burgreen answered:
Are you NUTS! If you're referring to Manhattan (New York City), you CANNOT get a permit for a detached garage. Manhattan has plenty of garages which are attached to or underneath buildings. Another issue - why didn't you check the zoning for your property BEFORE you signed the closing documents?? ... more
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Beena answered:
i am a buyers agent. i have 2 closings in the works. I want to switch my broker . can my new broker get the 2 closings
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Kathy Burgreen answered:
When it comes to New York City and the suburbs, the definition of a half bath or full bath is very different here than in the rest of the U.S. Space is at a premium so a full bath should have a toilet, sink and a tub / shower combination. However, if there are 2 bathrooms and one has a bathtub, then the 2nd bathroom only needs a shower stall and can be legally called a full bath. If there are no bathtubs at all - only a shower stall, then you (as the buyer) can discount your offer price by about 10% to start. As a former realtor, I'm sure the asking price is lower because there is no bathtub - you need to check the comparables to verify. Even so, I would still submit an offer that is lower than the asking price and see if they counter and what price they counter with.

You may end up scoring a deal. Look at it this way - I will guarantee plenty of other buyers walked away because of the same reason with the bathroom. How long has this home been on the market? In East Meadow, if it's been on the market for over 3 months - discount 10%; if it's over 6 months - discount 20% and so on. The issue is there are so many NYC buyers looking in Long Island, so homes generally sell quickly. This sounds like it could be a bargain deal for you - go for it.
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Jacqueline828 asked:
Why did you all change the Price History & Trends to a graph, it's impossible to read, The old way was so convenient and a great tool to negotiate price. Please change it back
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A few hours ago
Kathy Burgreen answered:
Since agents are stupid and can't answer a question, the correct answer is "No, there is no selection process for either school" Pelham Memorial and Pelham Middle schools are public schools for Pelham residents.

Seems real estate agents are so scared of Fair Housing laws BUT the question is not asking about quality of schools or which school is better than a nearby school. The question is asking about selection process which has nothing to do with quality or steering for that matter.
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