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Home Buying in Prospect Lefferts Gardens : Real Estate Advice

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Yesterday at 3:07am
Kathy Burgreen answered:
Zillow and Trulia are media companies that host real estate listings. They are not brokerages and have no control over the listings. There is no wholesale of real estate. I'm a retired realtor and are you an investor looking to buy real estate? Real estate is not sold at a discount unless the seller wants to give it away. ... more
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Mon Jul 11, 2016
Andrey Sokurec answered:
Yes this is a common mistake that most of people do while talking about the real estate industry.

Here is a simple answer:

Real estate agent: Also known as real estate associate, a real estate agent is a professional who has passed all the required exams along with the state level real estate licensing exam. He/she must be working under a broker.

Real estate broker: A broker comes on the higher level as compared to that of an agent in the real estate professionals’ hierarchy. He has completed the advanced education and has gone through additional training, which let him get the detailed knowledge of the real estate law.

Realtor: He/She needs to get the membership of National Association of Realtors (NAR) or Canadian Real Estate Association (CREA) and needs to maintain the standard and subscribe to the code of ethics for becoming a member of NAR or CREA. Every realtor is a agent, but every agent is not a realtor.
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Fri Mar 13, 2015
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Wed Apr 17, 2013
Erik Tejada answered:
Hello Sammy,

I am a licensed Real Estate Salesperson here in Brooklyn and a member of the Brooklyn Board of Realtors. I would love to speak with you directly about working together and assisting you in the purchase of a co-op/condo. If you are serious about buying, please don't hesitate in contacting me.

Erik Tejada
Realtor / Notary Public
Keller Williams Realty Empire
9120 4th Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11209
(718) 954-8430
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Thu Jan 28, 2010
Investment Manager answered:
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Tue Dec 15, 2009
Rhonda Holt answered:
Hello, a good way to know about the area is to drive around and to check for any new housing or commercial developments being added. Also you can have your agent check to see how much homes are being sold for in the area in this market. For safety purposes you can go to the local police station and get a report on crime in the area.

Rhonda Holt
Full TimeTop Sales Agent
Weichert Realtors, H.P Greenfield
Brooklyn, NY
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Thu Oct 15, 2009
Rhonda Holt answered:
Hello, it depends on the section of Lefferts Garden and whether you're talking about a co-op or condo because they differ significantly in price. If it's the historical area then you may have hit the jackpot depending on the unit and the condition.

If you have a real estate agent, the agent should be able to research comps in the area to know the recents sales for this type of unit in this area. This way, if you are priced in the market then you can only counter but so much. When you have an inspection report to try to get your price down if there are any major renovations or repairs to be be done.

I hope this answer has helped you.

Rhonda Holt
Full Time Top Sales Agent
Co-ops and Home Sales
Weichert Realtors, H.P Greenfield
1712 Utica Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11234
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Mon Nov 26, 2007
Gail Gladstone answered:
Department of Housing Preservation and Development.
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