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Cashjad asked:
Sat Jul 2, 2016
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Wed Dec 23, 2015
jackiekello asked:
My beautiful house now has legal five apartments, a garage , and studio/ workshop. I am looking to expand my portfolio, buy another multi-family building. My current mortgage is residential.…
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Mon Nov 2, 2015
sweeneyp48 answered:
Hi,
living in Highlands, Texas interested in a house to rent in Troy, ny. In 2 months
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Fri Aug 28, 2015
Susanarflores asked:
I am currently residing in one of the areas that " is not safe" according to the map but I been here for three years and I know for sure is not true. I am looking for a bigger…
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Tue Feb 17, 2015
Shawn Moseley asked:
Most people live with a partner. Both commute. It's a huge pain to constantly have to put one address in the commute filter, then check every address in google maps for the other…
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Fri Oct 17, 2014
Anna M Brocco answered:
Be mindful that average sold price does vary depending on exact location, condition, size, etc., therefore for specific information it's really in your best interest to review a market analysis with your agent, that way an informed decision can be made. ... more
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Mon Jul 14, 2014
lvnp3 asked:
This question was asked from http://www.trulia.com/rental/3161033676-Single-Family-Home-Troy-NY-12182
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Wed Jul 2, 2014
Anna M Brocco answered:
Perhaps your question was cut off, what information are you seeking...
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Sat May 10, 2014
Debra (Debbie) Rose answered:
If their home is "under priced" as you claim, then just sit back and watch it sell - probably with multiple offers - probably over asking price.

You can sit and watch that happen, or...............you can get in the game and compete with them.

Lower your price.

What they (or you) paid for the home has nothing to do with what it will sell for in today's market.
Their motivation to sell is certainly important, but....I would hope that you're equally motivated.

The fact that it is 500 sq ft larger than your home DOES matter.
How does your home "show" compared to their home?? That matters, too.

If you take your home off the market (don't see any reason to do that), you will still have to deal with their sale price.....if they ultimately sell for less than 500,000 it will set a "comp" for the neighborhood which will make it harder to convince a buyer, or more importantly, an appraiser, that your (smaller) home is worth more.

Best wishes.........
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Tue Oct 29, 2013
Dee Karabin answered:
The appraiser will add in upgrade value and sometimes go further out to do comparables. If you do your own private appraisal first before you go to the bank then you will have an idea of where you are at. ... more
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Mon Oct 14, 2013
Christina Hennessy answered:
In my experience with TRIP the inspections were scheduled right away but my Buyer's had to go through classes ahead of time. It's possible that the buyer's for your mom's house didn't jump through all those hoops ahead of time. ... more
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Tue Aug 27, 2013
Paul Bouchard answered:
Hello my name is Paul Bouchard and have been a builder since early 1980s, and a modular builder since 1990. And first licensed to sell real estate since 1985, and presently am still Lisenced and selling as well as helping people but develop land and develop my lots. In all these efforts I have developed and built stick built , modular and panelized. And if the modulars are built with proper specifications they are being appraised for newly built or resale at the same values as others homes of the same spesicication. Of course the exceptions are when they are built with poor spesicication (roof sheathing, floor sheathing etc ) or if the company builds in a less than exceptable building methods (starting with poor base materials and building methods) or if a home has been neglected and it resale value reflects the condition. Actually most good manufacturers build their homes much much stronger to be able to sustain the transportation. Also there are differences in how one manufurer build versus another so it pays to do a factory tours to see which manufacturer you like. So feel free to develop your home with a modular , BUT if it is a quality home you are likely to save no more than 5% to 10% if all goes well

Paul M Bouchard Lisenced through Heer Realty and builder dealer for Westchester Modular and Signature Building Systems. 518-3691914. PS My next modular in the NY Capital District area is in a October on one of my lots that I recently sold to a customer.
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Tue Aug 27, 2013
Jerome Newkirk answered:
A reasonable time to except the return of the earnest money deposit is anywhere between 7 days to 14 days. This also depends on if all the proper releases are signed to allow the money to be released. If you are still in the timeframe at which the structural inspection can still cancel the contract. If you are dealing with a bank foreclosure of a retail sale. And final when the holding individual writes checks.

So if any of the above is not done correctly this will extend the amount of time to the return of the earnest money deposit.

Jerome P Newkirk
Licensed New York State Real Estate Broker
Revision Real Estate
35 Broad Street
Waterford, NY 12188
518-229-0366 cell Direct
518-438-2221 office
518-235-0055 Fax
www.jpnrealty.com
jpnrealty@yahoo.com
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Sat May 25, 2013
Dennis Evans answered:
I realize that this question is very old, hope you got the answers you requested... If you have purchased a home... great! If not..... You are certainly welcome to contact me!
Thanks!
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Sat Mar 2, 2013
Garrett Thill asked:
Does anyone have a client in Troy, NY interested in purchasing up to 3 nonperforming loans in Troy, NY? I am working with an out of state investor looking to sell these loans so he doesn't…
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