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Fri Jul 22, 2016
Maricris A answered:

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Mon Jul 11, 2016
Sally Grenier answered:
I'm seeing Joshua Carney as the listing agent:

Joshua Carney
(347) 401-0656
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There are also 3 other "Premier Agents" listed (who pay to advertise on Zillow & Trulia and get buyer leads). ... more
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Sun Mar 13, 2016
Jonathan Lahey of The Lahey Group answered:
Hello Montegu555,

Try reading here you might find a helpful information -

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Thu Nov 12, 2015
Kathy Burgreen answered:
Agree that you need to contact a mortgage lender and have them verify employment, salary history, credit history, savings, etc. You need to request a pre approval - a letter that states the lender is committed to giving you a mortgage for a fixed amount. Real estate agents need this letter before they will show you any apartments.

Next, be aware that agents are either licensed in NY or NJ. A few are licensed in both states but very few. Hoboken will give you more space for your money and will be cheaper, but you have to factor in transportation costs if you work in Manhattan. You should keep your options open and explore other towns in NJ besides Hoboken. You may need to buy a car living in NJ - but do this AFTER you buy your 1 bedroom apartment. Mortgage lenders hate buyers who make a major purchase before they close on the house.

Another option besides Manhattan is Queens or Staten Island. Both are much cheaper than Manhattan.
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Wed Nov 11, 2015
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Tue Oct 6, 2015
89jackmoore answered:
If I were you, I'd look into some places in your area so you know about how much they'd charge. Also be sure talk to some of the officials in your building to make sure you're allowed to do something like that. Then, once you're ready, ask for an offer, and compare that to the local places. They're going to be able to charge more than you, because they can ensure security, so expect around 80-85%. ... more
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Sat Oct 3, 2015
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Mon Aug 3, 2015
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Fri May 8, 2015
garypuntman answered:
I'm not sure where you can find floor plans. You might want to talk to a real estate agent in your area. They can help you find a floor plan for the home, or at least see a similar floor plan. ... more
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Mon Apr 27, 2015
garypuntman answered:
I've never heard of high security locks. I will have to look into that. It sounds like they are a lot more secure, which is probably a smart idea for an apartment. I like feeling secure in my home. ... more
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Tue Oct 21, 2014
Micah Matson answered:
Every situation is different. The best plan of action is to make an offer that you think is fair and see how the seller responds.
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Sun Oct 19, 2014
Krystyna Rachtan answered:
Usually, the listing would just say how much is monthly maintenance for a coop apartment. They do not usually break it down into "maintenance" and "taxes". You would need to further check what percentage of maintenance is tax deductible to find out how much are monthly taxes.
Krystyna Rachtan, Licensed Real Estate Broker
Phone (212) 991-8072 Email:
295 Madison Avenue, 12fl, New York, NY 10017
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Thu Jul 10, 2014
Lawrence Wai answered:
The median sales price for homes in ZIP code 10011 in New York from Apr 14 to Jul 14 was $1,890,000 based on 49 sales. Compared to the same period one year ago, the median sales price increased 23.5%, or $360,000, and the number of sales decreased 36.4%. Average price per square foot for homes in 10011 was $1,687, an increase of 10.6% compared to the same period last year. There are currently 428 resale and new homes in ZIP code 10011 on Trulia, including 28 open houses, as well as 6 homes in the pre-foreclosure, auction, or bank-owned stages of the foreclosure process. The average listing price for homes for sale in 10011 was $3,878,491 for the week ending Jul 02, which represents an increase of 9.1%, or $323,469, compared to the prior week. Popular ZIP codes in New York include 10022 and 10024, with average listing prices of $3,138,290 and $2,740,042. ... more
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Thu Jul 3, 2014
Javier Meneses answered:
First thing is to meet face-to-face with a Loan Officer. It's important check out all the necessary income and credit documentation so that your son is pre-approved. It's virtually impossible to say an income amount you need to qualify for a $500k house in Brooklyn. There is several things that are involved and that get factored in. What is his monthly bills as they appear in his credit? What is the down-payment? What loan program will he end up with? Is the house a single or a multi-family? There is just many things that need to be out together.

Consider meeting with a Loan Officer. In this meeting he/she can tell you exactly where you stand, what your options are, what the estimated rates and closing costs are, pretty much go over the entire process and all that is involved in the home-buying process. Once he is pre-approved he can then begin searching for a house with a Realtor. I'm always available if you'd like to meet face-to-face. Good luck!

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Javier Meneses
Senior Loan Officer
NMLS #23130
105 Conklin Street
Farmingdale, NY 11735
(516) 606-9648 Cell
(631) 227-3258 Office
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Thu May 15, 2014
Alexandra Compuesto answered:
Sandy, Your best bet is to have your uncle hold out as long as possible. New legislation has or is already in place to not allow rent controlled leases to be transferred to family members. This new legislation will only allow members who are on the original lease to be legal tenants.

Use Streeteasy to get the average price per SF and multiply by 450 SF to get your price.

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Thu May 15, 2014
Alexandra Compuesto answered:
I would get more counter space and buy a taller refrigerator. Many company's are offering refrigerators that have been used in Europe for years now are now making their way to the US market. These slim refrigerators are taller than most US brands.

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Thu May 8, 2014
Sara Lederman answered:
Financial District near the Civic Center is going to be a great deal in the upcoming years. The neighborhood feel from TriBeCa is expanding over East. Also, it's always a great bet to be near the subways. That will never go down in value. ... more
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Sat May 3, 2014
Krystyna Rachtan answered:
What is the best area to buy in New York City? I always say it is Manhattan, as long as your budget allows this. Manhattan is a small island, approximately 13.4 miles (21.6 km) long and 2.3 miles (3.7 km) wide, at its widest point, covering 22.7 square miles. Supply rarely meets demand and for that reason, Manhattan is perhaps the most robust luxury real estate market in the US.

Much of the driving force behind prices of luxury homes in Manhattan comes from the financial services sector, located mostly in Wall Street area. Lower Manhattan the third largest business district in the US, housing the New York Stock Exchange, the New York Board of Trade, the New York Mercantile Exchange, NASDAQ and the American Stock Exchange. Midtown Manhattan is the largest central business district in the USA.

Some streets and addresses in Manhattan are synonymous with luxury property. Park Avenue and Fifth Avenue for example are icons of luxury real estate. Actually, Fifth Avenue in Manhattan was ranked as the most expensive street in the world by Forbes magazine in 2008. Almost any residential property with Central Park view is also considered a luxury home and will be priced accordingly.

Please contact me if you are interested in purchasing a luxury property in Manhattan.

Krystyna Rachtan, Licensed Real Estate Broker
Phone (212) 991-8072
295 Madison Avenue, New York, NY 10017
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Thu Feb 27, 2014
John Peitler answered:
Please contact me for assistance. My name is Dennis and I can be reached at 221-714-1027 ext 12. Thank you and good luck.
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Sun Jul 21, 2013
Martina Ryan answered:
Try this calculator from The New York Times:
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