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Wed Dec 2, 2015
Ric Underhill answered:
Having owned a coop, I would say many should be rated Run Away because of their rule and penalties. You have no rights to the inside of your unit. If you have boxes with books, you could be in violation. Just think of a coop as a long term lease. I did get in on the "insiders" price but would never do it again. They have access to your unit anytime they want, including when your 10 year old daughter is in the shower. If you change your key, you can be in violation. I sold out at a huge profit but never would recommend a coop to anyone. If it your only choice, look elsewhere.

A condo comes with the same homeowners' rights as a house and costs about 1/3 to 1 /2 more. The HOA can't bust in except with your permission. There is your difference.
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Fri Feb 27, 2015
Nicholas Campasano answered:
I would contact customer service for this type of problem. They can help best.
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Tue Jul 27, 2010
J R answered:
Hi Angelo, maybe you ought to take Hammerhead's advice and list it yourself. List it real high so you can drive prices back up, LOL!

Seriously Angelo, I don't know where you're finding these realtors that don't even look at your interior and tell you how much your house is going to sell for. Realtors definitely bring a list of all the sold homes with them, but then they should educate you about what the market is like, and then YOU should figure out where to list your house using that data. We all have the same data. By "all" I mean every realtor, and BUYER, so it would behoove you to study it before you put a price on your home. I would love to help you out but I have a feeling you are disingenuous. ... more
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Thu Apr 3, 2008
Gail Gladstone answered:
Realtors are not allowed by law to comment on neighborhoods or school districts; it is too subjective. You will get a better response, however, if you list your question with a massachusetts zipcode instead of a Long Island zipcode. ... more
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