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Trevor Curran, Real Estate Pro in Great Neck, NY
Trevor Curran answered:
If I'm purchasing a house 80 miles from where I currently live. Is it best to hire a real estate attorney in the vicinity of the new house?
Good morning Ccfuture1,

As long as your Attorney is admitted to practice law in the state where you're purchasing, you can us any Attorney you like.

One key piece of advice: BE SU ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Oct 10, 2015 Home Buying in 10567
Michael Levy, Real Estate Pro in Armonk, NY
Michael Levy answered:
What's happening reagrding Entertainment & Nightlife in Cortlandt Manor?
Hi Steven,
Cortlandt Manor has several restaurants, a few pubs/grills, 2 movie theaters, and a few nearby museums and art galleries. There are not as many attractions as towns in South ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Jun 9, 2015 Entertainment & Nightlife in 10567
Lori Jeltema, Real Estate Pro in Newport News, VA
Lori Jeltema answered:
what do the HOA fees cover?
Ernest, each HOA will charge a fee to cover different things. Some charge a low amount and only cover general ground work around the entrance to your neighborhood but some charge highe ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Feb 16, 2012 In My Neighborhood in 10567
Annette Levi…, Other/Just Looking in New York, NY
Annette Levinson answered:
I`m planning to buy an apartment this year and i want to know what i need for to get a mortgage? and i good score?
Are you buying a condo or a co-op? If you are buying a co-op, you will need to qualify under their guidelines for Board approval. If the condo is FHA approved you will need a 640 FICO, ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Mar 29, 2011 Home Buying in 10567
Sid Walker, Real Estate Pro in New York, NY
Sid Walker answered:
my real estate agent doesnt have the answer i put in a bid on saturday and still got no answer back about my bid
There are a number of possibilties for the delay. I would need to know more about the transaction before giving you an answer. 1st question(s) would be "is the seller an owner-occu ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Mar 18, 2011 Home Buying in 10567
The Krol Gro…, Real Estate Pro in Naples, FL
The Krol Group answered:
well i bid 6k over the asking price and i learned a relocation company is involved in the sale. the owner is being transferred to south carolina.
No, a relocation company wants to see this property sold. Use a full time , top 1% agent in your area to help you.
0 votes Share Flag Fri Mar 18, 2011 Home Buying in 10567
Jeanne Feeni…, Real Estate Pro in Basking Ridge, NJ
Jeanne Feenick answered:
How reliable are CMAs in this market? Are they over-optimistic?
A well constructed pricing analysis is a great tool - to guide pricing for seller and buyer. The listing agent guides and advises the seller but it ultimately is the seller who agrees ... more
1 vote Share Flag Mon Nov 29, 2010 Home Selling in 10567
Dan Chase, Home Buyer in Texas City, TX
Dan Chase answered:
how is the schools?
look at www.city-data.com It has tons of information about most towns. You could also look at sites like this and zillow under the stats and trends. It could ahve that kind of details.
0 votes Share Flag Mon Mar 22, 2010 In My Neighborhood in 10567
Suzanne T Cl…, Real Estate Pro in Tarrytown, NY
Suzanne T Clevenberg answered:
If house was on the market for $430,000 in April of 2007, what could it go for now January 2008?
Buying a home without professional comps of the area may significantly impact your purchase. A skilled negotiator, a Realtor, can assist you with the suggested amounts to offer, the con ... more
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Suzanne T Cl…, Real Estate Pro in Tarrytown, NY
Suzanne T Clevenberg answered:
What are the average attorney fees for a real estate transaction in Westchester County, NY?
I agree with the others: $1,000 on the lower end to $1,500 tops! And most importantly, I suggest to my clients that they be sure the Attorney is a specialist in Real Estate Law.
0 votes Share Flag Wed Apr 22, 2009 Home Buying in 10567
Joan Keating, Real Estate Pro in Katonah, NY
Joan Keating answered:
My house was last year at $460,000 last march.3 Now a realtor is telling me that we shouldn't expect more than
Nothing is relative regarding current values pre September 2008. All appraisals and pricing must be October 2008 or later or it's not relevant-the last 3 months is your best informatio ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Mar 4, 2009 Home Selling in 10567
Jamal Hadi, Real Estate Pro in Scarsdale, NY
Jamal Hadi answered:
A home I am currently looking at is FSBO. It has a brand new kitchen but could use some other work with in
As a matter of fact most buyers are not looking for a pool so its not a good selling feature.
0 votes Share Flag Wed Feb 4, 2009 Home Buying in 10567
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