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Mon Aug 29, 2016
Dianemorris899 answered:
home for 79.999
dowm payment is 25,000

How much should we charge e for rent and plus utilities
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Wed Dec 16, 2015
Scott Godzyk answered:
Most often a mix of public records, tax cards, current or old MLS listings. A secret formula comes up with a number, some are close and others way off, to get the true value of a home, contact a local agent expereinced in completing bpos. ... more
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Wed Oct 21, 2015
Taycollins42 answered:
I'd definitely suggest getting help from a professional for this. I know that it can be very difficult to accept that, but it's definitely better to pay a little extra money to get the work done right than to save that money and potentially mess everything up. I've made this mistake too many times, and I hope that other people can avoid my mistakes.
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Thu Aug 20, 2015
dploves2sellhomes answered:
In accordance with laws that pertain to Realtors, this question can not be answered. If you have specific needs, then you can search many of your questions online. You may also want to visit the local school districts as well. ... more
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Thu Aug 20, 2015
dploves2sellhomes answered:
Anytime there is a question about canceling a contract, you need to contact your Attorney. Canceling a contract may cost you a lot of money.
Apparently you really like the home to have made an offer to purchase it. In my opinion, I don't think the range of years that the house was built will have much of an impact on a price. If it passed the inspection and the appraisal was fine, then you probably should not worry.
Make the house your home.
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Sat Mar 14, 2015
Anna M Brocco answered:
You can check or consider working with an agent of your own.
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Mon Dec 29, 2014
dploves2sellhomes answered:
Contact a local Realtor to determine the current market value of the home. Remember the home has to sell 2 times. Once to the buyer, second to the bank. From my past experience, some buyers will not purchase a home on a double yellow no matter what the price and other buyers don't mind living on a street with a double yellow line because they like the fact that there is always activity.
The most important thing to remember is to get qualified prospective buyers into the home, and to get feedback from them.
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Mon Dec 29, 2014
dploves2sellhomes answered:
The best way to get accurate information is to speak with a Realtor so that they can compare recent sales in the immediate area with homes that are similar to yours. Even though there are comparable homes, no one has a crystal ball as to why a home doesn't sell when it seems to be priced correctly. The price is often set by what the buyer is willing to pay for the home. Many things go into preparing a home to sell and a local Realtor can assist you with everything, including the challenges you may come across. ... more
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Mon Dec 29, 2014
dploves2sellhomes answered:
In my opinion there are a couple of reasons for Open Houses. If a home is newly listed, the Selling Agent may advertise and host an Open House to generate activity immediately, although there is no guarantee that qualified buyers will attend. Should there be guests that attend the Open House, the Realtor would probably follow up with them to see if they were interested in the home, if there were other homes that might be of interest to them or maybe the prospective buyer had a home to sell, also.
Open Houses come with some risks. Total strangers are being invited into the home. How do you know if the person(s) is even qualified to purchase the home? Make sure all important paperwork, medications, anything of value, etc. are put away securely. Ask for identification from the prospective buyer. If they are truly serious about purchasing the home, they should have no problem producing identification.
FSBO = For Sale By Owner (all FSBO's should make sure that prospective buyers are qualified and the same safety precautions for the Open House should apply).
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Tue Dec 23, 2014
Kathy Burgreen answered:
As a former agent, this happened to me on another website. Trulia will not remove the listing unless your are the homeowner or the agent/person that posted the original listing. What I learned is there are agents from out of town (nearby areas) that get and post listings even though it's not their immediate area. The $1500. rental is an extremely low price for a home in Dix Hills, but it's possible if the agent is from out of town, they will list it at a very low price to get rid of it. The difficulty is when I tried to show the listing, the agent refuses to come to the home for access and I wasn't about to drive out of town to get the key because there is no guarantee my client was going to rent or purchase it. As a professional agent, I just showed my client something else.

In your situation, find out from the tax records, if the home is listed with a specific broker or who the homeowner is. You will know immediately if this is a scam or not.
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Wed Apr 2, 2014
Anna M Brocco answered:
Consider working with an agent or check or check local print media for by owner rentals, always verify ownership before exchanging any money/personal information; word of mouth, etc. ... more
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Mon Oct 28, 2013
Hector Gavilla answered:
I am a Realtor who sells homes in the Half Hollow Hills School District and my children also go that district. Call my cell 516-526-8557 to discuss.

The inventories are getting smaller. This is a very popular school district in Long Island. Please define what you mean by decent? HHH is includes the following towns: Dix Hills, Melville, part of Deer Park, part of Wyandanch, Wheatley Heights, small part of Farmingdale, small part of East Northport,

We have a district map in our office to help you determine the exact elementary schools, middle schools, and high schools the homes are in.

If you let me know specifically the type of home you desire I can help you locate homes for sale. There are condos, townhouses, single family homes in the areas I described above. Prices range from $300k to over $2 million.

SHORT SALE - If you must purchase a home before the school year I do NOT recommend buying a short sale. It is a very long process that I would be happy to exaplin to you on the phone.

Call my cell 516-526-8557. Good luck with your search.
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Fri Sep 20, 2013
Andra Matera answered:
Your median selling price is 276 in 11746. That zip code includes Huntington Station and Dix Hills. Dix Hills is definitely and unequivocally out of the question. But there are many homes in the Huntington Station area that fit your criteria. If you are out of the area, you need to hire a good Buyers agent that works for you and not the seller. This way you will have more questions answered truthfully and will be given good resources to answer questions which you may have that no realtor can legally give to you.

All my best,

Andra Matera

NYS Licensed RE Salesperson
* CBR® - Certified Buyers Representative
* SRES® - Senior Citizen Real Estate Specialist
Trulia Pro Agent, Zillow Premier Agent

Charles Rutenberg Realty
“ The Standard of Excellence”
255 Executive Plaza Ste. # 104
Plainview NY 11803
Ph 516-575-7500
Fax 516-575-7501
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Sun Aug 11, 2013
Thomas Brady answered:
As Anna said below many of the homes that are listed as "pre-foreclosure" aren't for sale. These are generally homes where the owner has missed a few mortgage payments and the note holder has filed legal paperwork. There are other ways to get deals rather than waiting for a house to be foreclosed, that in all liklihood won't be. Contact a buyer's agent, that should be paid by the seller but work for you. Then you have your own professional agent working for you, but costing you nothing.
Licensed Real Estate Salesperson
Notary Public, Retired N.Y.P.D. Lt.
#1 Listing & Selling Office on Long Island
Charles Rutenberg Realty, Inc.
255 Executive Drive - Suite 104
Plainview, New York 11803
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Thu Jun 27, 2013
Darrell Hess answered:
If you don't like what the Realtor you hired tells you than go at it alone. Your agent is trying to get you showings. Without showings there are no offers and without offers there is no contracts and no contract means no closing or selling your home. I'm sure there were comps used to get the value your house should sell for. If you have not seen them ask for them. Good luck. ... more
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Sun Jun 16, 2013
Will Roan answered:
Will Roan 631 486 0920 to search for rentals and much, much more
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Sun Jun 16, 2013
Will Roan answered:
Wow you really have done your homework, there will be a taxable evening for the purchase, closing cost? a 1099 will be generated confirm with an accountant, and your attorney. 18 months is a lease with the option to purchase, there will be a taxable evening on the exchange from your relative to you as well, such as transfer tax, recording fees, etc which will again generate a 1099 for both of you. ... more
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Mon Apr 1, 2013
Anna M Brocco answered:
You can try directly contacting customer service you may also wish to report to the local authorities, or see link ... more
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Wed Jan 16, 2013
Will Roan answered:
Hi sorry for the delay in responding to your call for assistance.
As a full service Realtor, I do sales and rentals.
You can visit my website which is mlsli without all making all the phone calls.

One Source for all of your Real Estate needs

Will Roan Lrsp, Realtor
Charles Rutenberg Realty Inc
631 805 9045

Once again I do apologize for not seeing your request earlier
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