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Kathy Burgre…, Home Owner in Westchester, NY
Kathy Burgreen answered:
What legal recourse do I have in NY state, (specifically New York City), when the seller (or his lawyer) refuses to come to the closing? 7 months!
As a former realtor in Westchester & a member of the co-op Board for my building, here is my advice:

1. You need to contact the property management company for this co-op, ask for t ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Feb 18, 2016 Home Buying in Jackson Heights
Sally Grenier, Real Estate Pro in Boulder, CO
Sally Grenier answered:
IS THIS APARTMENT STILL AVAILABLE? REALLY INTERESTED IN BUYING AN APARTMENT IN THIS BUILDING
What property are you referring to? There was no link or address. You really need to contact a local Realtor who can work for you as a Buyer's Agent.
0 votes Share Flag Sun Oct 4, 2015 Home Buying in Jackson Heights
Anthony Cala…, Real Estate Pro in Jackson Heights, NY
Anthony Calandra answered:
Looking to buy a co-op in Jackson Heights. Any one has experience with 34-28 80th St. Coop? Wonder how I can find out if the financials are sound.
The greystones share a garden but are individually managed. Make an offer as most brokers or buildings will not hand out financials to anyone who asks. Once you make an accepted offer a ... more
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Anthony Cala…, Real Estate Pro in Jackson Heights, NY
Anthony Calandra answered:
Why are apartments just south of Northern Blvd & 90st more expensive than the ones immediately to the North? Does anyone know?
Besides being closer to shops and the subway, the south side is the preferred historic district with many well kept pre war buildings. Many are complete with huge internal gardens. Once ... more
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Josh Barnett, Real Estate Pro in Chandler, OK
Josh Barnett answered:
Looking for Buyer's Agent for Queens / Jackson Heights, Woodside, etc.
So were you able to find your buyer rep, how were they, how was your transaction?
0 votes Share Flag Tue Nov 25, 2014 Home Buying in Jackson Heights
Kris, Home Buyer in Jersey City, NJ
Kris answered:
I have a question, Why are so many apartments in Southridge/ Northridge coops for sale. I heard the board is very strict.
You have to understand how STABLE these Co-Ops are!! Southbridge, for example, has NO MORTGAGE underlying the COOP, I was told by a board member! A dream situation of financial stabili ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Oct 6, 2014 Home Buying in Jackson Heights
Cody Swartz, Real Estate Pro in Phoenix, AZ
Cody Swartz answered:
How difficult is it to get board approval if the co-op purchase is not a primary residence? I want a co-op to avoid the commute,not looking to sublet.
I agree with Anna. I have worked on deals in co-ops in Phoenix, and their main focus is on a credit check and a background check. This particular location does not mind if the unit is a ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Sep 6, 2014 Home Buying in Jackson Heights
Olga Mayayeva, Real Estate Pro in Forest Hills, NY
Olga Mayayeva answered:
COOPS IN JACKSON HEIGHTS/ELMHURST/QUEENS AREA
I know some buildings in Forest Hills, Bayside, Rego Park, Briarwood & Kew Gardens with 10% downpayment requirement.
Please contact me for consultation 718-781-3074 or olgawithexit@gm ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Jun 25, 2014 Home Buying in Jackson Heights
Daria Kolomi…, Real Estate Pro in Brooklyn, NY
Daria Kolomiiets answered:
I am interested to buy a Multi family home in Jackson Heights near subway with 4 bed 4 both and furnished basement with kitchen/bath sepr enterance.
Call me, I have some houses in Queens. Renovated, with a new appliances. Good price!
0 votes Share Flag Fri May 23, 2014 Home Buying in Jackson Heights
Steve Hirsch…, Real Estate Pro in New York, NY
Steve Hirsch * Best Broker!* answered:
20% down payment for co ops? Is this for real?
Yes. Its for real. 20% is normal for a coop. Its actually normal for a bank as well without paying Mortgage insurance. But coops want to make sure you are sufficient in funds so they se ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Apr 30, 2014 Home Buying in Jackson Heights
Steve Hirsch…, Real Estate Pro in New York, NY
Steve Hirsch * Best Broker!* answered:
hello, if im interesting in buying should i look into a bank first or start looking at apartments?
You should definately get a preapproval first. Use Chase, Citibank, or a mortgage broker.
This when you see an apartment you like, at least some of the process has been started. The ba ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Mar 8, 2014 Home Buying in Jackson Heights
Tania Flavia, Real Estate Pro in Fresh Meadows, NY
Tania Flavia answered:
maintenance for 11372
Maintenance in Jackson Heights differ depending on the location, age of building and the financial status of the building. Is the building in question paid-off (no mortgage), or is the ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Jan 30, 2014 Home Buying in Jackson Heights
tonyx64, Renter in Brooklyn, NY
tonyx64 answered:
What is the hot area to live in Jackson Heights?
what is the "historic district" of jackson heights?
0 votes Share Flag Thu Jan 30, 2014 Home Buying in Jackson Heights
Steve Hirsch…, Real Estate Pro in New York, NY
Steve Hirsch * Best Broker!* answered:
I want to buy an apartment in Northridge section 1 but I have a cat.... does Northridge 1 allow cats?
Yes. You can have a cat. I've sold here as well and they are fine with a cat.
0 votes Share Flag Sun Jan 5, 2014 Home Buying in Jackson Heights
Tania Flavia, Real Estate Pro in Fresh Meadows, NY
Tania Flavia answered:
What are the advantages and disadvantages of buying a Coop in NYC? Is it the same as paying rent monthly?
Hi Betty,

When purchasing a COOP unit you will OWN the space from wall in and you will receive a Proprietary Lease. With a coop you earn equity as years go by and you may sell there ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Jan 5, 2014 Home Buying in Jackson Heights
Steve Hirsch…, Real Estate Pro in New York, NY
Steve Hirsch * Best Broker!* answered:
3243 88th St #202 how much is maintanence? Income requirement? It is allowed 2 people (Son and mother) live in 1 bed rm co-op?
You can live with 2 persons in a coop. As for the maintenance, It should be on the listing but if you need to know more about this info, you can email me. I'm a broker.
0 votes Share Flag Sat Sep 7, 2013 Home Buying in Jackson Heights
Anna M Brocco, Real Estate Pro in Williston Park, NY
Anna M Brocco answered:
what is the maintanence ? what is the income requirement? can 2 people live in the apt?
No link is visible; if looking to buy in the near future consider working with an agent of your own who can provide any necessary information; or contact management directly.
0 votes Share Flag Mon Jul 1, 2013 Home Buying in Jackson Heights
Fajardo Dela…, Real Estate Pro in Flushing, NY
Fajardo Delacruz answered:
how much is the monthly maintenance?
The maintenance is about $565.87 per month. Just call me if you would like to view this coop.
Fajardo Delacruz
347 932-0609
0 votes Share Flag Wed Jun 19, 2013 Home Buying in Jackson Heights
Marco Gomez &…, Real Estate Pro in Jackson Heights, NY
Marco Gomez & The Reach Team answered:
I live in a 6 story building in jackson heights. I need to know if it's FHA approved. Who do I call ?
FHA approved buildings are for condos only, as co-ops do not generally allow FHA financing, since they have a 20% down payment restriction. If you e-mail me the building name I can conf ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Jun 3, 2013 Home Buying in Jackson Heights
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