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Thu Feb 9, 2017
Farhana Nancy Hoque asked:
I have been a long time user of Trulia - bought my first house from a listing posted here. I am looking for a home for my parents and have noticed and ongoing scam associated with fake listings.…
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Fri Jan 17, 2014
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Fri Nov 2, 2012
Mitchell Feldman answered:
Dear Francesca:

There are many options for you to consider. If it is just a matter of your relative not being willing to show his apartment, you may be able to find a buyer who will take him as a tenant. Unless your relative actually has some legal say in the selling of the property, then you have a whole other issue. If you have to get his or her permission to sell, you need to arbitrate the whole thing. You can bring in a neutral third party, preferably an attorney to help you.

I have dealt with similar situations in my 20 years of real estate experience, but each case is different. If you want, contact me direct and with more details I can give you further advise. Good luck!

Mitchell S. Feldman
Associate Broker/ Director of Sales
Madison Estates & Properties, Inc.
Office: (718) 645-1665/ Cell: (917) 805-0783
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Fri Sep 9, 2011
Anna M Brocco answered:
To buy or rent is a decision only you can make; to consider--costs—financing v. moving-in, mortgage v. rent, repairs v. upkeep. Lifestyle—stability v. mobility, predictability v. flexibility, equity v. freedom from debt. It used to be all about equity. Now, there are other variables to consider in the balancing of the buy/rent equation. Should you decide to purchase a co-op, do have your attorney carefully review, before contract, building's financials, any assessments, proprietary lease, offering plan, by-laws, etc.; be aware that a mortgage pre-approval letter is required in order to determine your price range and for any offers to be taken seriously... ... more
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Mon May 23, 2011
Debbie answered:
Hi Luba,

I'm actually showing a condo today at 1 :00 on East 13th st by Ave R . It is a shortsale which means it is under the market value. It is a jr 2 bedroom with an extra 3rd room. Modern 5 yrs old 10 yr tax abatement only $173 common charges. Is this something you would be interested in or I can show you many others? Please call me 347-224-2384

Thank you,
Debra Sulner
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Fri Dec 18, 2009
Charles D'Alessandro Sr answered:
Check out the area you are looking in .Find the Realtors that handle the areas and interview them.
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Wed Nov 25, 2009
Rhonda Holt answered:
Hello, let me just get straight to the point. First you need to go see the house to view the condition of the home and to speak to the agent and see if the seller is serious about selling the property or if there's any legal problems. Sometimes it could just be as simple as that.

To find out about the neighborhood, simply drive around to see if the homes are well maintained, the types of conveniences, any new developments, the types of people that hang around the area. Also, you can go to the police station to check the crime statistics. Better yet, go to a real estate agency in the area and get some comps in the area on recently sold homes.

Rhonda Holt
Full Time Top Sales Agent
Specializing in Co-ops and Home Sales
Weichert Realtors, H.P Greenfield
Brooklyn, NY 11203

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