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Home Buying in Glenville : Real Estate Advice

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Fri Sep 1, 2017
Swhited1 asked:
My home will be in the Glenville/ Scotia area and would like to know the process to grieve taxes.
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Sun Mar 8, 2015
Dennis Evans answered:
Niskayuna is doing so well, Many homes sell very quickly as GE is really an amazing Company!
I realize this post is from some time ago, But if anyone is looking to buy or sell.... Give me a call... ... more
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Fri Aug 23, 2013
Melissa Goss answered:
Your offer should have been provided to the seller immediately- . Mostly within 24 hours. However when I get an offer in writing I submit it to the owner immediately.

Verbal offers hold no validation for me whatsoever. I will let the owner know of course, but I also let them know that I have not yet received the written offer and to not take the offer seriously until I get a written offer, with proof of funding.

My question is, do you have a buyers agent representing you, or did you go straight to the listing agent for representation?
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Sun Jul 28, 2013
Dennis Evans answered:
The attorney can call for something called "Time is of the Essence".

A phrase in a contract that means that performance by one party at or within the period specified in the contract is necessary to enable that party to require performance by the other party.

Failure to act within the time required constitutes a breach of the contract. The general rule is that time is not of the essence unless the contract expressly so provides. As a result, with respect to real estate transactions, the modern view is that time is not of the essence unless the parties have manifested such an intent
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Sat May 25, 2013
Dennis Evans answered:
High readings in Radon are certainly are a concern.... This has probably has been resolved... Your agent can surly advice you as they are closest to the deal....
Hopefully you have already closed! ... more
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Mon May 20, 2013
Good afternoon Nathan,

First steps:

Meet with a Local Mortgage Banker to get prequalified for mortgage financing. The Mortgage Banker will review all facets of your loan request to answer your questions with regards to the types of loans and maximum loan amounts you could qualify for.

Get a referral to a good, local, real estate attorney. Call the attorney, retain the attorney so you have her information handy when you make an offer. Having that information at time of offer helps you demonstrate to the Seller how serious you are, and they will consider your offer with more interest.

Line up a Home Inspector. A good home inspector will scare the heck out of you: that's what you pay him for! But you'll concentrate on the fundamentals of the property: roof free of leaks, plumbing, heating and electrical up to code and in good working order. Again, when you make an offer and you have your Home Inspector ready to go, your offer will be considered with much more interest by a Seller because you truly have your "ducks in a row" and your preparation demonstrates your serious attitude about conducting the purchase transaction in a timely manner.

Find an experienced Local Realtor who works in your desired shopping area. A serious pro Realtor will refuse to show you homes until you are Prequalified for mortgage financing. Don't take offense! That Realtor doesn't want you to be disappointed and wants you to have a smooth experience as you shop for your new home.

Put together your Team of real estate professionals and shop 'til you drop!

Trevor Curran
NMLS #40140
Mobile: 516-582-9181
Office: 516-829-2900
Fax: 516-829-2944
PowerHouse Solutions, Inc.
1010 Northern Blvd. Suite 234
Great Neck NY 11021
Licensed Mortgage Banker – NYS Dept. of Financial Services

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Sun May 19, 2013
Dennis Evans answered:
This question is from 2009, It would be excellent to find out all the details as I would highly recommend that he or she get legal advice, but most likely, this deal is in the books one way or another!
Wishing them the best!
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Thu Nov 1, 2012
Jean Singleton answered:
Once it's gone through attorney approval, it's a legitimate contract subject to whatever contingencies it contains. An offer can still be presented, unless the seller asks that no more offers be taken, but It will be considered a backup offer. I've had sellers who just didn't feel right looking at another offer when they'd already signed a contract with a buyer. Unless they've asked to not see them, I always give the seller any written offer I receive. ... more
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Tue Oct 23, 2012
Holly Polsinelli answered:
Dear Marilyn Dubois..Think about your needs, and how a mother-daughter house would be a good fit for all concerned. Some examples would be-Common living areas, would you require a seperate front door, 2 kitchens, a seperate living room, or just a 1st floor bedroom. A professional designer would be able to give you greater insight on a space for the needs of everyone as well, and don't forget about your own personal space. Keeping loved ones close by is on the rise considering the cost of nursing homes, and the costs of home maintenance. This could be a win-win situation for you and your family.
The market is unbelievable right now, and there are homes available to better suit your needs regarding your situation. Please talk to a buyer agent who will listen to your needs and will take the time to answer your questions. Good luck and best wishes always, Holly Polsinelli Purdy Realty New York -Serving the Capital District
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Mon Feb 28, 2011
Jason Bustelos answered:
The property is a nice home with alot of potential. Unfortunately, it did expire from the market 2 weeks ago meaning it did not sell and the listing is yet to be placed back on the market. It is corporate owned so I will try to get in touch with someone if you trully have interest and see if I can get you inside to take a look. Feel free to give me a call or send me an email if you need further assistance. Best of luck.
Jason Bustelos; LREB
New York Realtor Group, LLC
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