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Home Buying in Mastic Beach : Real Estate Advice

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Fri Jun 24, 2016
Lorraine Smith asked:
Thu Mar 3, 2016
qllcommunications answered:
Ashley i see no one wants to tell you in this forum the politically incorrect reasons for the inexpensive pricing in Mastic Beach, NY. Drug infestation, criminal elements, sex offenders and poor quality of educational institutions can be found in a town in any state of the U.S.A. Mastic is one of those towns. ... more
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Tue Oct 27, 2015
dploves2sellhomes answered:
The property taxes should be listed separately from the maintenance fees. I am familiar with many of the 55+ Communities you have mentioned. Each Community has their own agreement and set of rules and regulations. ... more
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Mon Jun 1, 2015
Angelo Piccozzi answered:
Depends on the bank. I've been working on one for four and a half years and still haven't closed. Hang in there!!
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Fri Aug 2, 2013
Melissa Goss answered:
OK Found it, this is the starting bid... It will likely not sell for that price though...
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Fri May 10, 2013
Thatboyjack asked:
I'm being told that I MUST provide a down payment, even though I'm receiving 100% financing (VA Loan). How can I put money up to show the seller I am serious and that this monies…
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Sat Oct 27, 2012
De Vonte Williamson answered:
Yes, Anna provide a great reference. You should check out Fema's website. and

I hope this answered your question! If you have any further questions, please feel free to contact me by the ways below.

Wishing you all the best,

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Tue Nov 15, 2011
Anna M Brocco answered:
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Thu Apr 1, 2010
Alison Toon answered:
I suggest following Riviera Drive all the way around the waterfront, then up Park Drive and along Wavecrest to Osprey Park. When you get hungry, check out Neighborhood Road bakery, ice cream, restaurants, delis and amazing cheesecakes! ... more
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Wed Mar 31, 2010
Debra (Debbie) Rose answered:
Ken - check with your agent for advice on this. You want to do what is customary and usual in your area.

Here, in NJ, we start with signed contracts for all sales - even with short sales. The buyer and seller sign the contract even before the bank will begin the process or order the appraisal.There is an expectation of an earnest money deposit that accompanies the contract. That can be as high as 10%.

I have a shot sale listing that just went under contract - pending bank approval - and the buyer put up 10% (a percentage that is very common here). Obviously, for a buyer who is putting down only 3.5 or 5%, their earnest money deposit will be less.

Good luck to you!
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Sat Mar 13, 2010
Anna M Brocco answered:
No one knows for sure where any taxes will head in the future, and always difficult for any of us to determine how to budget for them--If you like the area, like the property and know you will be happy living there, go for it--on the other hand, if the potential of the extra village tax make you nervous, by all means check out other areas that are not incorporated-- a decision only you can make based on your finances, wants, needs and lifestyle. ... more
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Fri Mar 12, 2010
Dan Chase answered:
Offers fall through all the time now because of financing problems. Expect nothing but try anyway.
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Sat Mar 8, 2008
Richard Rawdin answered:
It depends on the size of the house...3 bedrooms=3cars, 4 bedrooms=4cars. This is for registered vehicles only. Unregistered vehichles=0. To be 100% sure,you should contact the local police,they will know how many cars are allowed. ... more
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