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Schools in Emerson Hill : Real Estate Advice

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Mon Aug 29, 2016
LEIGH answered:
there IS A LOT OF FRUSTRATION when looking for an apartment -- and there are times I look at a place and wonder what might make the homeowner think the apartment is worth that much . Honestly mortgages are not that bad these days and landlords can get a better quality of renter by cutting the rent back a bit - and being more gracious to pet owners - I mean if you are willing to rent to a family with children who are harder to manage than a cat or dog than what is the issue? I also saw a comment here that essentially says if you can't afford the rent in a decent neighborhood than you should settle for a lesser neighborhood -and that is sad, because there are many fine people who might not have work that pays well but who works very hard and may not be able ot hold two jobs and they are to be penalized? I lived in a nice place for a long time and the rent was below market - but the homwowner wanted quality people more than profit. Now they are retiring and selling the home and I wish them well. I wish more landlords would think more carefully about these issues. ... more
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Sun Aug 11, 2013
molly brkani answered:
Actually we real estate people tell landlords they are asking to much and they want more. We tell them what the market is they want what they think the apt is worth. Same goes for their homes they all want to overprice them. Do you really think realtors want to work with owners who overprice apt's and homes were we can't rent or sell them for months? We just want to rent or sell them get paid and move on. We don't want to spend months on a rental or house and never get paid for our work. ... more
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Sun Aug 11, 2013
molly brkani answered:
Until my kids can afford to get their own place it's my responsibly as a parent to subsidize their lifestyle. I have three of them and two still live with me even though they are both college grads. As Judge Judy says if you cant afford kids don't have them and expect me to subsidize their lifestyle. Keep your kids home until they can afford to be on their own. ... more
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Tue Aug 6, 2013
Jill Subes answered:
For some reason it shows the town as Brooklyn Heights, which if that were true would be a lot more expensive.
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