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Home Buying in Throgs Neck - Edgewater Park : Real Estate Advice

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Sat Aug 22, 2015
USMortgageRanger answered:
Based on you score you can qualify for most Lender programs depending your debt to income and down payment. I would be delighted to provide you with some mortgage options, (this does not require us pulling your credit) that will allow you to make the best decision for your family. I can be contacted via my profile information for a no obligation consultation. My Office hours are 08:00 AM-08:00 PM Mon-Fri and Fri and Sat 08:00 AM-06:00 PM CST.

Lowell Sterling
Mortgage Banker
NMLS 968898
Capital One Bank
Phone (469) 315-1709
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Wed Apr 15, 2015
Christine Gordon answered:
Hello Marie,

How are you? I hope you're doing well.

I currently have a beautiful 1 bedroom/conv 2 bedroom HDFC Co-op listed for sale at 132 W 169th Street in the Highbridge section of the Bronx. The maintenance does not include utilities but it's only $650 per month.

Highbridge is located right on the other side of the 181st Street bridge coming from Manhattan. I'm conducting an open house by appointment only on Saturday 4/18 if you would like to come and see it in person.

Please feel free to browse the photos I have here on Trulia or at my website link below. If you have further questions or would like to schedule an appointment, just let me know.

I wish you all the best in your search for a new home :-)

Looking forward,

Christine Gordon
Licensed Real Estate Broker
Gorick Realty, Inc.
Cell: 917.881.2924
Fax: 347.328.9352
View listings at
"Home is where the heart is."
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Thu Sep 4, 2014
Adam Pandori answered:
Simon is correct in his explanation. There is no doubt a golf course will increase the value of surrounding properties since they are beautiful and well maintained. However the increase will also depend on the current market conditions as well. If values are stable you'll see some increase, if they've been down the course will likely stabilize the prices and stop the drop, and if the prices are increasing then it will just increase the rate of increase. You should get a market evaluation from a local, experienced Realtor. Then if you like the numbers you are hearing, you may want to take it a step further and pay for a residential appraiser. ... more
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Sat Aug 2, 2014
Mildred Valentin answered:

Congratulations on your first steps to becoming a homeowner. They are different programs that you can qualify for also speak to a qualified lender and consult on what options better fit your needs and budget. They are FHA Loans and Conventional and VA Loans, etc,...

I would recommend you shop around for a lender and ask the questions, they are very helpful. If you need further assistant reach out to me or my office. We have Home Buyer workshops on a monthly basis.

Best of Luck!

Millie Valentin
Certified Buyer Representative and Sales Specialist
Exit Realty Search
3928 E. Tremont Avenue
Bronx, NY 10465
Direct: 646-957-4648
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Tue Apr 8, 2014
Val Damico answered:

I noticed you have not specified two major things pertaining to your new place, price range and bedrooms needed. I deal exclusively in the Throgs neck market for rentals and have built lasting relations with many of home owners. If you'd like some professional assistance feel free to give me a call. however before you do, Please look into my recommendations for assurance that you will get nothing but the absolute best service available.

Thank you and hope to hear from you soon.

Like or vote my answer the best if it helped you today.

All the best,

Daniel D'Amico
licensed Real Estate Salesperson
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Fri Sep 6, 2013
Mildred Valentin answered:

Javier has a great answer here he definitely got a Best Answer from me! Its great to have this vital information especially with working the Coops.

Best of Luck!

Millie Valentin
Certified Buyer Representative, CBR

Exit Realty Search
3928 E. Tremont Ave
Bronx, NY 10465
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Mon Feb 18, 2013
Mildred Valentin answered:

I'm the Local Expert in the Throggs Neck area, what exactly did you want to know? Are you looking for a Single Family Home or Two, Condo or Co-op. I can help you, I work with Buyers everyday. Please call me direct at 646-957-4648. I have flexible hours and our office is open 7 days a week.

Hope to hear from you soon!

Millie Valentin\
Certified Bures Representative ( CBR)
3928 E. Tremont Avenue
Bronx, NY 10465
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Wed Sep 12, 2012
Trevor Curran answered:
This IS indeed a Buyer's Market. But it's difficult deciding what is a good offer to make when you find a house you like.

Before you make offers, you have to know your maximum financing amount/purchase price.

First things first: when making an offer, focus on what your monthly payment will be for the mortgage financing, including taxes and insurance. If that payment is within your means, then your Mortgage Banker will determine the maximum loan/purchase price for you based on all the factors of the monthly payment, your down payment and your mortgage qualifications.

Begin making an offer with the following standards:

1. WISH LIST. Does the home meet MOST of the requirements from your Dream-Home-Wish-List? The Dream Home exists only in our minds; it's NOT out there waiting for you to stumble across it one Saturday afternoon. But you can find the right home using your Wish List. When you find the home that meets most of your requirements from the wish list, then it's time to make an offer.

2. FORGET LIST PRICE. Based on your own research, shopping in your chosen area, select the price you're most comfortable with, regardless of list price/asking price. In other words, you'll find a home listed at $268,000, but you've seen at least a dozen other similarly constructed homes in the immediate area priced or sold at $235,000. What makes this home so special that it's priced $33,000 more than the average price? Remember, your Lender will appraise the home based on similar homes and those prices.

3. MAXIMUM OFFER. Never exceed the price based on your mortgage qualifications, no matter how much you LOVE the home. You have to be able to afford the payment for the next thirty years. That in-ground swimming pool you love isn't going to pay the mortgage for you!

4. OFFERS ARE NOT PERSONAL. An offering price can NEVER be misconstrued as an insult to the homeowner. This is business; you're not going to hurt anyone's feelings! Make the offer based on a price you're most comfortable with!

5. OPENING OFFER. NEVER open with your maximum offering price. Test the waters with your opening bid: you want to see if this Seller is a SERIOUS Seller who understands this is a BUYER'S MARKET. If there's no reaction to your offer---assuming the price you offered is within the reasonable range of current market prices---you may be wasting your time with this home/Seller. It might be time to move on to another home.

See my "Five Steps To Making An Offer" for the best way to negotiate on your home purchase.

Trevor Curran
NMLS #40140
Mobile: 516-582-9181
Office: 516-829-2900
Fax: 516-829-2944
PowerHouse Solutions, Inc.
185 Great Neck Rd, Suite 240
Great Neck NY 11021
Licensed Mortgage Banker – NYS Dept. of Financial Services
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Thu Jun 28, 2012
Mildred Valentin answered:

It was great speaking to you the other day, as I said our office carries a huge inventory of rentals. I would also like to assist you in purchasing a home if that would be your option, I specialize in the Pelham and Throggs Neck area.

Cant wait to meet you!

Millie Valentin
Certified Buyer Representative
3928 E. Tremont Avenue
Bronx, NY 10465
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Thu Mar 17, 2011
Mildred Valentin asked:
Mon Sep 6, 2010
Mildred Valentin answered:

If your 1 Bedroom basement includes all light and heat and hotwater, I have rented for an easy $ 1000.

Mildred Valentin, Realtlor
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