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Sat Apr 29, 2017
Cassonedj913 asked:
Thu Apr 16, 2015
Anna M Brocco answered:
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Tue Jan 13, 2015
dploves2sellhomes answered:
The property taxes in NYS vary by township, size of home, property size, etc. When a home is listed by a Realtor, the taxes should not reflect what they are with exemptions. You can always contact the tax assessors office for the exact taxes and exemptions. ... more
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Sat Sep 7, 2013
Anna M Brocco answered:
When it comes to taxes it's always a good idea to verify the information with the local tax assessor's office....
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Fri Nov 6, 2009
Donna Lomenzo answered:
I am sorry, I thought you said you made $75,000. No, you would not qualify as you already closed on your home. The new program that has been approved is for contracts dated 12/1/09 to 4/30/10. ... more
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Sat Jan 17, 2009
Jaishree Zilpelwar answered:
The Department of Building is Brookhaven Town, 631-451-TOWN. (Ninja gave the correct info)
To do the search the Town will charge $25/- and no guarantee if they have information, if you give them check then no search will start until the check is clear, so it's best to give the cash to start the work right away, also be there in person.. Your atty should have all the details and paperwork form the seller, you can ask him and also ask the seller directly for all the CO's. Good Luck..... ... more
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Fri Jan 16, 2009
Nilda Tejada answered:
Hi
There are several quality contractors to to choose from . On the West end, which is the Suffolk Nassau Border, there is O'Neil and Sons, 516-827-3320. On the Eastern End, there is Aleet Enterprises, 631-987-4645. They are both liscensed and insured general contractors specializing in all phases of construction from foundation to finish.

Good Luck and let me know how it works out!
Nilda Tejada--631-680-0079
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Sun Nov 9, 2008
Jenn V answered:
Jenn here again, just wanted to clarify that this is a situation where dual agency applies, the advice we received after attending an open house (without having worked with another agent,) was that in NY our attorney (required in NY,) would be looking after our interests and it wasn't neccessary to have our own agent. While we do have a signed offer I have nothing in writing from the Mortgage Banker and thought $17,000 was a pretty high amount myself. All of this occurred late Friday & the Mortgage person was not available this weekend for further questions. We will be meeting w/our RE Lawyer this week and are supposed to meet with the mortgage person after that, schedule the inspection and so-on. A recent appraisal of the property exceeded $300,000 so hopefully if the mortgage is for $288,000 (after down payment) we should still be ok w/the mortgage being less than appraisal but I want to ask the right questions and be more informed for everything that will happen this week. Thanks for all the assistance- ... more
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