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Mon Mar 27, 2017
Alan May answered:
Wed Jul 1, 2015
Malgorzata Ringston answered:
Listing on Trulia can be only posted by real estate agent.
Good Luck!
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Sat Feb 7, 2015
Anna M Brocco answered:
If you are a for sale by owner the post is not allowed; if and when you do list with a broker, ask your agent to post the listing, or consider any flat fee realty company that feeds into the site.... ... more
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Mon Dec 15, 2014
Tim Moore answered:
If this is the listing you are talking about -

Then this is the info clearly stated on the listing as to who sent it

Provided by:
Listing Agent: Patrick Lynch
Listing Date: 12/04/14

I would suggest selecting MORE and then FLAG from the listing and they will remove it.
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Tue Jun 24, 2014
Annette Lawrence answered:
I have three folks ready to sell as soon as I find them a suitable house to buy.
It a real situation that requires special effort.

And I have buyers for those three homes.

There is real inter-connectivity between available homes for sale and a stagnant inventory. Until the builders start presenting new builds at a much higher volume, the log jam may continue. ... more
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Fri Jan 10, 2014
Laura Carroll answered:
A great option despite wanting to rent to own, espcially if you have never lived in the are before is to just rent for one year and save more for your down payment. It will also give you a chance to learn the various neighborhoods.

Mortgage lending rules are becoming more stringent, and especially in Garden City where inventory is so low and there is high demand in your price range. You will be competiting on bids where other buyers either have all cash or 20% down. It is possible to buy with less of course, but getting the home you really want might take you a while longer.

Feel free to contact me at if you have further questions. I have a great referral to speak about mortgages with, and would be more than happy to help you find the right home, whether it be renting first or buying. I dont think its about necessarily finding a rent to own home, its about finding the right home for you and your family.

Laura Carroll
The Donnelly Group
Licensed Real Estate Agent
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Thu Jul 18, 2013
John Weber answered:
Data can be obtained on MLSLI most of the time. If the location is outside of the reach of MLSLI, than other sources may be used to find the information you need. Contacting an agent may be useful to save you time.

John A. Weber IV, Associate Broker
Bayview Estates Realty
(516) 777-0146
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Thu Apr 12, 2012
Nina Harris answered:
Although this question is from 2010, it is an important question when trying to juggle both selling and buying at the same time.

Since your current home is paid off, you can stay put and search for a new home. Rent this home and then use the proceeds to contribute toward your new larger home. Or if you need the money from this house as a down payment for you new purchase...price it correctly, make sure it shows well and get it on the market for sale.

Remember....if you have to sell to buy, most sellers are not going to wait for your home to be "in contract" to strike a deal with you. So be proactive...get your home on the market and sold. You will be in a much better position to purchase the much larger home you desire.
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Wed Aug 10, 2011
Jerry Cibulski answered:
The deposit they placed upon signing the contract is the financial responsibility to assure they complete the obligations of the contract and close on your home. Your attorney will be able to advise you on the contract details. ... more
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Thu Jan 7, 2010
Michele Mayo answered:
Now is a wonderful time to buy a home in Garden City! This is probably the best opportunity many of us have seen in a long time. There are 52 homes currently on the market priced between $700,000 to $1 million. Of course, the homes that are priced well, in the best condition, in the most desirable area and offering the most value, are selling quickly. Those homes will have the greatest interest from buyers, and at times, multiple offers. Of course, the interest rates overall are at historic lows as well. It couldn't be a better time for buying a home in Garden City!
I am the Broker/Owner of RE/MAX Village Manor. We represent both Buyers and Sellers. If you are looking to buy a home, you should be represented by a Certified Buyers Representative (of which I am, as well as several Associates in my office.) A Buyer's Agent will work in your best interests and can help you strategize and negotiate in today's buyers' market. If you have any further questions, please feel free to contact me at (516) 385-9777.
Michele Mayo, GRI, SRES, ASP, CBR, CLHMS
RE/MAX Village Manor
(516) 385-9777
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Tue Oct 27, 2009
Voices Member answered:
". If I were to provide information to you on how to sell a home by owner, I would be assisting you into receiving 21.432% less money from the sale of your house. That figure is documented. "

So if a person knows the information a Realtor knows about selling a home they would receive 21.432% less money from the sale of their Property? That figure is documented?

I feel comfortable in saying I speak for all Non-Pros when I say....It seems it would be best not to know what a Realtor knows about selling and keep the 21.432%

The good news is " Anyone with half a brain can "find a buyer" for a home. "

; ) Dunes
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Thu Aug 27, 2009
David DePhillips answered:
we have an estate listing available in Garden City S. fits your description for size of lot. needs major updates.
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