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Fri Nov 28, 2014
Mark Updegraff answered:
You cannot base the current value on what someone else paid. After the housing crash, we were left with many avenues for people to acquire below market real estate. These avenues include REOs, foreclosures, short sales, and distressed sellers to name a few.

If you are concerned with getting equity at the time of purchase you should focus on the asking price versus the assessed value. In the current climate you can still find assets for significantly less than the assessed value. These will typically be from those sources listed above, which are on the MLS and very competitive in regards to investment activity. The best deals with the most equity are tied up by investors the first day on the market. If you want one of these deals (and the ability to sell it a few years later for a lot more money) you need a REALTOR that has investment experience. I have been successful getting my clients deals like these even when they don't have the strongest offers (investors typically make full price cash offers with no inspection contingency). To do this, you really need someone that is extremely diligent and that works closely with their clients. I would be happy to consult anytime.

Sincerely,
Mark Updegraff
585-314-9790
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Tue Nov 4, 2014
Carol Barclay asked:
This question was asked from http://www.trulia.com/rental-community/9000044937/Bennington-Hills-340-Bennington-Hills-Ct-West-Henrietta-NY-14586/
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Sun Oct 5, 2014
Anna M Brocco answered:
Contact the school district directly and ask; perhaps the links below may be of some help.
www.greatschools.com
www.schooldigger.com
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Mon Jul 21, 2014
L-wannamaker@hotmail.com asked:
This question was asked from http://www.trulia.com/rental-community/9000063462/White-Oaks-West-Apartments-20-Silver-Birch-Dr-Rochester-NY-14624/
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Wed Jun 11, 2014
Agnes Duchesne asked:
This question was asked from http://www.trulia.com/rental/3138545765-251-Jefferson-Ave-Fairport-NY-14450
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Tue May 20, 2014
mahaihong85 asked:
This question was asked from http://www.trulia.com/property/44340818-115-Mercury-Dr-Rochester-NY-14624?ecampaign=con_day_propertycomp_bk&eurl=www.trulia.com%2Fproperty%2F44340818-115-Me…
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Sat Mar 1, 2014
Mark & Jessica Brunson answered:
No there is no homeowners association in this neighborhood that I'm aware of. I have never had to pay any fees or received anything in the mail.
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Sun Jan 26, 2014
Jonestina71 asked:
This question was asked from http://www.trulia.com/homes/New_York/Rochester/sold/21213870-51-Waterview-Cir-Rochester-NY-14625
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Thu Jan 23, 2014
Csinger answered:
Hi Mark, I am a residential real estate appraiser in Rochester, NY, and I am also a licensed realtor and would be happy to help you find and/ or value properties in this area. Real estate in this area tends to be pretty low when compared to other urban areas. There are some areas that are more expensive, but then, of course, your investments would have a higher profit in those areas. In addition, Rochester has quite a few colleges and universities and properties in those areas often bring in higher rental profits as well. I'd be happy to discuss this with you further. Please email me at csinger.rochester.rr.com.
Craig Singer
Singer Appraisals
Rochester, NY USA
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Tue Dec 24, 2013
Bill Walsh answered:
Harriett:

Yes this property is still available but for some reason Trulia listed a different price or maybe it has been updated since original listing. It is not $19,900 but $34,900. It is a short sale meaning the bank would have to approve any sale of the property. But, If you are interested in summiting an offer I would gladly help you.

Bill Walsh
Sales Agent/ Seven Valley Realty
585-750-8999
bwalsh@sevenvalleyrealty.com
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Tue Dec 24, 2013
Yati Khatiwada asked:
This question was asked from http://www.trulia.com/homes/New_York/Scottsville/sold/21262460-226-Briarwood-Ln-Scottsville-NY-14546
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Sun Dec 15, 2013
Josh Barnett answered:
Please expand on the question, all that is appearing is an address.
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Fri Nov 29, 2013
alvinbam asked:
This question was asked from http://www.trulia.com/property/3069070836-1288-Moscow-Rd-Hamlin-NY-14464
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Mon Oct 14, 2013
Kristen Wahl answered:
That property is in the Brockport School District. If I can answer any other questions, don't hesitate to contact me at (585) 455-5524.
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Thu Aug 1, 2013
Bill Walsh answered:
Hopkins24 ?
There definitely will be units for November but right now the focuses is on filling available units for September 1 in that area. If you would like to contact me in the middle to end of September I would be happy to let you know what I have available or you could also check craigslist regularly some landlords will post early.

Bill Walsh
bwalsh@sevenvalleyrealty.com
Park Ave/Cornhill Rental Agent
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Wed Jul 17, 2013
Jason Mancuso answered:
The 10 unit apartment building located at 706 W Main St in Rochester last sold in April of 2012. Do you have a specific question about this property? If you are looking for something similar please contact me at 585-208-1034 or jmancuso@wci-properties.com. Thank you. ... more
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Wed Jun 19, 2013
Mark Updegraff answered:
It will be highly dependent on location.

IMO Full Market Rate in Rochester NY as of June 2013:

1 Bedroom 675 - 800
2 Bedroom 750 - 1100
3 Bedroom 1050 - 1500
4 Bedroom 1300 - 1800

and will be dependent on square footage and location.

All lease agreements MUST include use of a stove and refrigerator.
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Mon Jun 17, 2013
Bill Walsh answered:
Scherrycake:

This property is for sale and it is setup as a restaurant at the present time. The asking price is $39.900. If you need more information please contact me

Thank You,
Bill Walsh
Agent/Seven Valley Realty
bwalsh@sevenvalleyrealty.com
585-750-8999
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Mon Jun 17, 2013
Bill Walsh answered:
Swanelaine:

Recent sales in that neighborhood have been from $105,000 to $130,000 depending on size, condition and property size. I would be happy to run a comparative market analysis for you for your particular property if you are interested at no cost to you!

Thank You,
Bill Walsh
Seven Valley Realty
bwalsh@sevenvalleyrealty.com
585-750-8999
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