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Mon Dec 11, 2017
Leanne Verity asked:
Sun Jul 16, 2017
Hawkv88 asked:
The buyer before me backed out as well for the same reason. The seller has not signed the release but the home is on the market. Is this legal?
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Wed Aug 31, 2016
Hanasaly.czca answered:
After contract with Realtor expires is it a waiting period or the sale can be done immediately by owner. Thank you
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Wed Jul 13, 2016
Roseaspo asked:
Sat Jun 11, 2016
Eldi992004 asked:
it is winter and no sign of the infestation. when buyer buys the condo and the spring come , the infestation is found and the health dept comes and declares it an infestation which must…
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Tue Apr 21, 2015
jercangi asked:
Sat Mar 21, 2015
Deb Silva asked:
how can you search the map for house rentals. I like how you can see the crime in the different areas. But it only seems to works if you were looking to buy a home.

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Thu Mar 19, 2015
Xenia Rojas answered:
Hello Mom,
If you are selling your home and you are using a realtor, they need to request an Approval letter and Proof of Funds from them. If you are not using a realtor, then you as the seller have the right to request that from them. Make sure it is not a Pre-qualification letter. Ask for a DU approval which is a Desktop Underwriting approval meaning is has gone through the underwriter. Also the Proof of Funds is important because to make sure they have enough money for the down payment and for the closing cost. Hope this helped.
Jackie and Xenia, The Keyes Company, Miami Lakes, FL
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Fri Feb 27, 2015
Nicholas Campasano answered:
The buyers and sellers attorney will still handle the process as if there was a bank. The only difference will be time, a few less steps (because you don't need to worry about appraisals and mortgage commitments) and you will most likely close at the sellers attorneys office instead of the bank. ... more
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Tue Mar 25, 2014
Anna M Brocco answered:
Keep in mind that scams do exist and perhaps you may have stumbled upon one. According to MLS the property is available for sale only, not rent. For available area rentals, check If you choose not to work with an agent, always verify ownership before exchanging any money/personal information.... ... more
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Thu Jan 16, 2014
Thomas Moser answered:
I live and work in Huntington, so please disregard the well meaning but inacurate advice below. Huntington allows what are called "Accessory Apartments". These are legal apartments within owner occupied homes. You do need to apply for a permit and there are regulations that apply. Please let me know if you need further information.

Tom Moser
Keystone Realty USA
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Thu Sep 5, 2013
risa ziegler answered:
Huntington Beach and Centerport are in Harborfields School District. School district, proximity to the water as well as two vibrant villages (Northport and Huntington) make this area's staying power steady...very. Sales have been consistent in this area, and like all areas, if the price is right in its reflection of a property's condition and location, then the property will sell. Centerport and Huntington Beach is a lifestyle; it is a hidden gem and offers homes in all price points. Re Snow removal...bottom line the kids need to get to school and taxpayers to work, so the respective transportation authorities that run the schools are out very early, on the roads, on days of storms to assess the roads' viability and safety. The buses run more days than not. Homes in this area should appreciate for those reasons I stated earlier; that is as long as we don't repeat the debacle of 6 years ago. I'd gladly help you in your search as I have a firm grasp on this area. Risa ... more
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Tue Aug 13, 2013
Terry McCarley answered:
My question is regarding the pricing. Does the asking price reflect market value or is it overpriced? If the comps provided by your Realtor® show it is priced right look at everything else including curb appeal, condition etc...If it is overpriced and you aren't willing to reduce the price you might as well not put it back on the market as nobody is going to pay more than the home is worth. ... more
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Wed Jan 16, 2013
Will Roan answered:
Hi, here is the link for the town of Huntington where you can view the taxes for
5 Glennalittle Trail Huntington, NY 11743

If you need more help please give me a call

Will Roan Lrsp, Realtor
Charles Rutenberg Realty Inc.
631 805 9045
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Sun Dec 30, 2012
Jerry Cibulski answered:
There are many options to help create buyer interest. The successful sale of a home is based on price, home, location and marketing. Make the home approachable. The real estate agents in your market are some of the best network resources. They will be able to bring in the buyers they are working with in this segment of the market. You also have the home buyers looking on the internet. The photos are the most important piece to the home shopping. They are making decisions based on the pictures so you want to be sure the house is showing your best features. The price of the home will also attract the buyers and they will compare the features of your home to others with similar features. Make sure you are priced in the right segment. It is not just neighborhoods that the home buyers are comparing. ... more
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Sun Nov 11, 2012
Gail Gladstone answered:
Looking for a rental property can be much easier than you may think.

I would be happy to provide you with a FREE account on Listing Book so that you can easily control your own search with very little time invested.

LIsting Book connects to the Multiple Listing Service and will tell you, based on your search criteria, what is on the market; will notify you immediately when something new comes on the market and will also let you know if a property out of your $ zone has a price reduction into your search criteria.

Not only is it free, Listing Book does not obligate you to any one Realtor; work with whom you choose.
I will need very little information; first & last name, email address, price range. You can enter the rest of the information yourself when you log into your account.
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