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Eve32000, Both Buyer and Seller in Brooklyn, NY
Eve32000 answered:
No income verification loans
For investment properties yes but not for primary residence. It is basically illegal for banks to do no income check/stated loans on a primary residence ever since the crash. I have bee ... more
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Kathy Burgre…, Home Owner in Westchester, NY
Kathy Burgreen answered:
Will borrowing money from my 401k hurt my chances of getting a loan as a first time home buyer?
It won't hurt your chances of getting a loan to buy a home BUT it will hurt you with taxes and penalties. If you are under 59.5 yrs. you are subject to a 10% penalty + Federal and Stat ... more
0 votes Share Flag Yesterday at 1:38pm Home Buying in New York
Barryinbaywo…, Home Buyer in Mastic Beach, NY
Barryinbaywood asked:
Cash for keys Foreclosure My friend has not paid a mortgage payment in 7 years. My friends lawyer made a deal with the bank. He had to vacate by Oct 31 2016. The home needed to be in good condition, no missing copper…
0 votes Share Flag Yesterday at 12:35pm Foreclosure in New York
Kathy Burgre…, Home Owner in Westchester, NY
Kathy Burgreen answered:
Suggestions for kid-friendly neighborhood with commute to Manhattan of say 45mins? We are looking for a 2BR, 2BA rental @ 3.5k - 4k range. NY, NJ?
I'm a local resident (Westchester County) and former realtor + I have lived here my entire life so very knowledgeable to answer your question.

1. The issue is renting in a condo can ... more
0 votes Share Flag Yesterday at 12:29pm Rentals in New York
 UpNest, Real Estate Pro in San Francisco, CA
UpNest answered:
Do I need a buyer's broker?
It's always a good idea to go through the buyer's broker because the buyer may be under contract. Most realtors have a contract with the buyer so if you overstep the realtor, you may he ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Dec 2, 2016 Home Buying in New York
 UpNest, Real Estate Pro in San Francisco, CA
UpNest answered:
Am I supposed to have a contract with my Real Estate Agent? I've been working with one and I'm close to making an offer. This is in New
Yes, most real estate firms have mandatory contracts. The contract can actually be a good idea for both the buyer and the agent. If you're looking for a a real estate firm that doesn't ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Dec 2, 2016 Home Buying in 10027
Christine.w…, Real Estate Pro in Fort Myers, FL
Christine.woods32 answered:
Can I rent to own a condo in new York city?
Yes, you can rent to own a condo in NYC. There are even sites devoted to rent to own properties.
0 votes Share Flag Wed Nov 30, 2016 Rent vs Buy in New York
Marc198710, Home Buyer in New York, NY
Marc198710 answered:
Has anyone used or can recommend online rent payment services, other than paypal? I've heard
yes i have used payolee my Landlord set up a payment page i just pay monthly online now

http://www.payolee.com/online-rent-payment-for-landlords
0 votes Share Flag Tue Nov 29, 2016 Financing in 10010
Soda Phar, Real Estate Pro in New York, NY
Soda Phar asked:
HL12 Diabetes Supplement to your eating Enhanced Insulin Receptors – Insulin gets to be unsuccessful when insulin receptors in muscle cells are rare or when they don't work legitimately. This is called 'insulin resistance.'…
0 votes Share Flag Mon Nov 28, 2016 Home Ownership in 10001
Kathy Burgre…, Home Owner in Westchester, NY
Kathy Burgreen answered:
Hello, we are selling our HDFC Coop in Central Harlem and it's a great 2BR in a great building. We would love any advice for selling. 917-518-1961
As a former realtor, from what I understand from a NYC Housing executive, you cannot sell your HDFC coop on the open market. It has to go thru NYC Housing Authority. There are restric ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Nov 26, 2016 Home Selling in New York
Ghayda, Home Buyer in Brooklyn, NY
Ghayda answered:
It is common for an agent to "float" an offer before submitting an official offer on a home?
Sure, your buyer's agent can call the listing agent for more color and float the number by the listing agent to see if it's in the ballpark.

Then you can submit a more formal offer ( ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Nov 25, 2016 Home Buying in 10027
Kblauser21, Home Buyer in New York, NY
Kblauser21 answered:
Adding a rooftop garden to my row house in Harlem
Do you own the rooftop? If so, then you just need to hire an architect. If there's a HOA or other board then you will need their approval as well!
0 votes Share Flag Fri Nov 25, 2016 Remodel & Renovate in 10027
Anna, Home Buyer in Bronx, NY
Anna asked:
Hi, I am buying an apartment and I have a signed contract with 4 appliances listed as existing. 3 of them weren't there but I wanted them included. Attached Rider (also signed) is listing all appliances as to be in working order. Stove that's there is broken. Sellers signed the contract with no notes and didn't cross…
0 votes Share Flag Wed Nov 23, 2016 Home Buying in 10065
Sarah, Renter in 34747
Sarah answered:
How much does it cost to hire local packers and movers in NYC?
Packers and Movers in NYC will run you an average price of $1100. I suggest getting an online estimate - you can plug in the furniture you have and the moving software will generate a ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Nov 22, 2016 Moving in New York
Christine.w…, Real Estate Pro in Fort Myers, FL
Christine.woods32 answered:
Where to find a cheap apartment near Manhattan?
You need to consider a room with such budget. To rent a studio for less then $1000 in NYC is almost impossible.
Coming back to most affordable neighborhoods, I advise to look for rent ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Nov 22, 2016 For Rent in New York
Alpay, Home Buyer in New York, NY
Alpay asked:
How can we advertise on your platform? Hello,

I'm the founder of Furnishare.com. I saw furniture store ads while browsing your site and was wondering if how we could advertise with you as well.

Could you please advise?…
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