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Eva C Banks asked:
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Mglobalgal answered:
I studied with flashcards from an online company I purchased with McKissok and I went to a key realty class in Las Vegas. I took the test today for the third time and I swear I never studied 70 to 85% of those questions! I never saw them before?! At first I thought I was taking the brokers exam instead Of the sales exam and asked them to please check because there were a lot of questions regarding insurance, brokers information that I never studied a new nothing about. I missed over half of the questions. I've never seen those questions before. If anyone knows an actual company that works in coordinates with Pearson that actually you can study for the exam with then I would like to know that please. I also notified the governors office and the RED" have a girlfriend that took the Nevada exam 11 times it seems to me there's some sort of disconnect, when my girlfriend in another state only takes one time to pass the exam and I'm still studying for the second year. ? I have another friend that suggested they're working in coordination with the division and the commission to not allow people to pass the exam because there might be too many realtors in the state that sounds absurd but I simply can't understand what the problem is when I can miss over half of the questions on the third exam. I never saw them before I never studied for them and the three companies are used never had over half of those questions. !?! ... more
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Sandi Bressi asked:
himself. We would like to purchase the home under our names and credit scores (owners), and essentially he would then be making the monthly mortgage payments and be living there.
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Rmmegreg asked:
10 days prior to 1st month, no deposit has been paid. As landlord am I obligated to still rent the property or is the contract void.
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Fcoya asked:
It would be great if you made it a little easier, on your website, to find how to change the information on what I am looking for. Please let me know how I can change my preferences
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Kelly Guiles asked:
My husband is going to move down first to get everything settled and find a job. What would the bank require to approve me for the morgage.
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Josephine Wang answered:
I have one bedroom plus one den apartment in Roscoe Village, $1250 per month, pet friendly.

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Kathy Burgreen answered:
You have to be at least 18 yrs. old to sign documents. If you're not 18 yrs. yet, you will need a co-signer or somebody who can sign on your behalf.
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Twana Summers asked:
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Kathy Burgreen answered:
It will be easier if you start on Zillow.com first. Zillow and Trulia are the same company, so any changes on Zillow will sync to Trulia within 1 - 2 days.
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Kathy Burgreen answered:
Was your deed or title recorded properly with the county? When a home sale is recorded with the county, the new owner's name will appear on the tax bill. Verify with the county tax assessor's office whose name is recorded and what information they have. You need to get this corrected. You can also have the Title company do this for you but if you do it, it's free. ... more
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Kathy Burgreen answered:
Your home is listed for sale with Daniel Neiditch from River 2 River Realty. You need to contact him to cancel the For Sale listing. Trulia cannot cancel this.
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Ahodge1022 answered:
Where is the location I can shop for on a USDA loan in Spartanburg sc?
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Kathy Burgreen answered:
There are no "up and coming neighborhoods" in Nassau County. Nassau County is an old well established suburb of New York City and is very family oriented. What separates one town from the next and accounts for different housing prices are the local public school districts. Unlike NYC, residents in Nassau County are able to attend the schools within their town. Some school districts are much better than others and will have much higher home prices because of the high quality of schools. School districts that are much worse in quality will have much cheaper housing prices.

What do you consider affordable? Have you contacted a lender for a pre approval? Realtors will not show you any homes until you give them a copy of your pre approval or show proof of funds. This is for the realtor's safety as well as proving to sellers that only financially qualified buyers can visit their homes.

Now for a list of towns / neighborhoods that are "affordable with good schools":
University Gardens (south of Great Neck), Manorhaven (within Port Washington), Flower Hill, Munsey Park, Glen Cove, New Hyde Park, Valley Stream, Hicksville, East Meadow, Merrick, Massapequa, All of these have average - good schools and reasonable housing prices.
The top rated school districts (Great Neck, Manhasset, Roslyn, Garden City, Hewlett / Cedearhurst / Lawrence) all have very expensive housing prices.

Finally, you need to factor in high property taxes. I grew up in Port Washington and it's a great suburb for families but it's not ideal for singles or young couples without kids. Commuting to Manhattan is a breeze with easy access to the LIRR (Long Island Railroad) except for days when it's a snowstorm or they are on strike.

I've lived in Westchester County most of my adult life and it's very similar to Nassau County. The only difference is Nassau has the beaches and Westchester has more green spaces (meaning the northern part feels like the countryside)
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