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Sun Jan 22, 2017
regina answered:
hi i want to know if the house is for rent at 11120 208th street
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Thu Jan 8, 2015
Mark Lee answered:
Anyone can find out the home owner's name including outstanding mortgage, tax status, ownership history even lien and foreclosure information by property report. You can get an online report within few minutes on website such as

All you need is the home address to start a search. If the report is available, you only pay a small fee to download.
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Wed Nov 12, 2014
JamieUSR answered:
To ensure a legal change to the property title, get a real estate attorney.They will prepare and file the real estate transfer deed. Be prepared to provide basic information about both the property in question and the individuals who need to be listed on the title.

If you can't hire a lawyer, you just have to obtain a certified copy of the existing deed from the county clerk or recorder's office and review the following information contained therein: names of owners, legal description, address, and tax assessment number. Then, fill-in-the-blanks deed forms are usually available from online sources, a local office supply store or the county clerk's office.

In the document, the person transferring interest in the property is the grantor; the person receiving the interest is the grantee. Prepare the form by filling in the appropriate information, but don't sign it yet.

Lastly, go to the county recorder's office with the unsigned document and the identification documents of the parties involved in the change or transfer.
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Wed Nov 12, 2014
Martina Ryan answered:
This sounds ok. Anything less is generally frowned upon.
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Wed Nov 12, 2014
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Thu Mar 13, 2014
Margaret Gilhooly Pidala answered:
Hi Mr. Hayes,

Is this rental still available & could you provide a link showing some interior photos please?
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Tue Jan 7, 2014
Fajardo Delacruz answered:
If you need help in finding one of my associates in Illinois, feel free to call me.
Fajardo Delacruz
347 932-0609
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Sun Dec 1, 2013
Fajardo Delacruz answered:
I would like to help you and get a fair market value for, if you have
any questions please feel free to cal me.
Fajardo Delacruz
347 932-0609
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Tue Aug 20, 2013
Rent today; Buy tomorrow. How to convert from Tenant to Homeowner.

When I rented my first apartment in Astoria, I did not want to be a Tenant my whole life and pay my Landlordâ€s mortgage. I longed to become a Homeowner.

That’s why I found my way into the mortgage business in 1989 and soon afterward became a Homeowner. Here are the fundamentals any Tenant should know to prepare to become a Homeowner in the future, no matter when that might be.

• Credit: Establish 3 credit accounts, no more than 5. Pay your bills on time. Keep your balances to no more than 50% of your credit limit. Don’t pay off the accounts in full. Keep balances active for 12-24 months. All of the above will provide both a good credit score and adequate credit history to qualify for a mortgage loan.

• Assets: A basic savings budget isn’t hard to do. Pay your rent first in your budget; then set aside 10% of your income before taxes . Make it a budget priority and you’ll still have money left over for entertainment and restaurants and clothing.

How much money do you need to buy a home? Many buyers spend no more than $25,000 to buy their first homes. There are loan programs with low down payment requirements and many real estate agents negotiate for their Buyers a “Seller’s concession” to include the Buyer’s closing costs (which are HIGH here in New York!) in the price of the home.

• Income: Two years consistent income is the basic requirement for either a salaried individual or a self-employed person. Income from Bonus, Commission, and Overtime is treated differently and is best discussed with your Mortgage Banker.

• Market Survey: it doesn’t hurt to go out and get to know neighborhoods where you might like to buy a home. Visit open houses on Saturdays and Sundays. It’s okay that you’re not yet buying; tell the Realtor at the Open House you’re just beginning your “survey.” You’ll also get to know market prices for different kinds of homes. It’s okay to “window shop” homes on the weekend at Open Houses!

I hope these fundamentals will help you better understand the path to homeownership is a process that, with preparation and dedication, you can move through easily. And if you’re interested in getting Prequalified today to create an Action Plan for your future of Homeownership, call me anytime!

Trevor Curran
NMLS #40140

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Sun Aug 18, 2013
Anu Dutta answered:
WE specialize in rentals, please check our site for hundreds of listings with pictures, videos or feel free to call us at 646-606-2366
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Thu Aug 15, 2013
Martina Ryan answered:
Tue Aug 13, 2013
Anu Dutta answered:
WE specialize in rentals, please check our site for all our listings with pictures and videos.
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Sat Jan 19, 2013
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Sat Jul 2, 2011
Fajardo Delacruz answered:
Hello Laura,

With a local listing agent, who might have pre-qualified buyer to make sure they can
actually close the deal and/or get the mortgage. This includes finding out a
buyers income, credit history and proof of assets. We also coordinate the
mortgage process, appraisal (including supplying the appraiser with comps
to show value) and a plethora of other tasks including orchestrating the final

I really appreciate your question and thank you for it. If I can be of further
assistance please let me know. Good luck!
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Sun Jun 13, 2010
KB Collins answered:
Pre-foreclosures (depending on existing mortgage) would be transacted normally. One must keep in mind that often the pre-foreclosure needs to be a short sale. Home buyer need to be prepared to invest time in trying to purchase a short sale, however the time invested may be wort it.

If you are in New York drop me a line and I will be more than happy to discuss your individual situation.

Servicing the NYC area,
Short Sale and Foreclosure Defense.
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Mon Dec 28, 2009
Anna M Brocco answered:
Acttually, you shauld have already started--If haven't done so yet--visit with any qualified loan officer(s) first, see exactly what your budget can handle, check your credit score and ask for a mortgage pre-qualification/approval letter. Keep in mind that with co-ops, just because you qualify for a mortgage, does not necessarily mean you'll qualify Board(s) requirements.

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Wed Dec 16, 2009
Therese L Korahais answered:
Hi Ming-You obviously know friends and relatives that live in or around the area- that is the best way to find out 1st hand about the neighborhood. Next google Queens Village- check out the schools, crime statistics, and any other information pertinent to you purchasing or not. Happy house hunting....more info Terry K 718-614-3167 cell or email me ... more
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