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Home Buying in Amityville : Real Estate Advice

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Tue Mar 3, 2015
Gene Neal answered:
It would depend on the loan to value of your current home. If you have about 70% equity then you should be ok. You also have to claim it on your taxes or have an updated lease.
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Wed Jul 9, 2014
Anna M Brocco answered:
As people you may know for referrals, or contact and interview a few agents from different realty companies, then choose the one you like best.
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Mon Feb 10, 2014
How long have you been self employed? As long as you can show 2 years of tax returns, and your credit, income, and assets meet the loan guidelines you can get approved for a traditional loan. If you cannot show 2 yrs, then you can always go private money if you can show regular deposits into a bank account and have 20% down. Let's discuss your loan scenario in more detail. Contact me at 800 315 8803. My name is Bart and I have been in the mortgage business since 1987. I am happy to answer your mortgage questions, 7 days a week and review your loan scenario. Until then, I look forward to hearing from you.

Bart Gabe - Lending Nationwide Since 1987

800 315 8803

NMLS 20743
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Sat Feb 8, 2014
Dorene Slavitz answered:
Sellers will take the highest and best offer. Sometimes a high price, is not really the best offer, so each one has to be carefully evaluated. Talk to your Realtor, they will guide you.
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Sat Feb 8, 2014
Martina Ryan answered:
Get pre qualified from a mortgage broker first so you know what your buying power is.
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Sat Feb 16, 2013
Laura answered:
Haha Carl you are real funny and real professional !! Insert sarcasm here ..I actually ended buying a short sale in seaford, ny in 2009.. Just refinanced at 3.1% life is grand .. Thanks for the responses 4 yrs later .. ... more
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Mon May 2, 2011
Lisa Palermo answered:
good morning....
price point and marketing are the two key factors when competing in
the market... price must be compelling, not just competitive to turn over

Certified Negotiation & Short Sale Specialist
Coldwell Banker Residential
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Sun Sep 19, 2010
Anna M Brocco answered:
Keep in mind that taxes will vary depending on location, property size, upgrades, school district etc.--consider asking your agent the question, or if the property is listed on MLS, check out or check with the local tax assessor's office. ... more
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Thu Jan 21, 2010
Mary Alice Ruppert answered:
Are you primarily interested in distressed properties or a low priced properties? Because not every foreclosure/short sale is low priced just as not every low priced home is distressed or a short sale/foreclosure. Due to the overwhelming numbers of default mortgages, banks are utilizing real estate professionals to expose these properties to the greatest number of buyers as possible. More and more banks are pricing these properties for a brisk sale.

My best advice to you to know about these properties the minute they hit the market is to receive a Stratus update daily. Contact me if you would like to receive that list.

Mary Alice Ruppert
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Tue Jan 22, 2008
Gail Gladstone answered:
Although you cannot negotiate closing costs, you can shop a mortgage to pay less points (if any) and no application fees or hidden expenses.
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