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Wed Dec 28, 2016
Marina Papadatos asked:
I'm available Monday throughout Friday before 1pm and after 630pm. Also free every weekend. Please send me more photos
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Tue Feb 3, 2015
Nicholas Campasano answered:
Here is a good link on MLSLI that will give statistics for any community on Long Island...
http://www.mlsli.com/pages/community-info
Hope it helps!

Nicholas Campasano
Licensed Real Estate Salesperson
Century 21 AA Realty
E: NickC@Century21aa.com
C: 631-848-6515
O: 631-226-5995 x206
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Mon Sep 29, 2014
Susan Cottingham asked:
(I couldnt finish above) as a bedroom/living area. No door, 3 windows that are not up to code. Laundry room is also in basement in separate area. We would all share 1 bathroom. How about…
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Thu Jul 10, 2014
Nicholas Campasano answered:
I understand this is an older thread, just thought I would add my two cents in case anyone new reads this.

Like many of the other members said, what is not good, that is a subjective term. That being said you should know that there are a number of products on the market that can help people with lower credit scores. Programs like FHA loans, SONYMA loans, SONYMA FHA+, SONYMA "Achieving the Dream" just to name a few. I would suggest contacting a mortgage broker to go through your financial history to determine where you stand. ... more
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Wed Mar 19, 2014
Jeff Mistretta answered:
It's common practice for a seller to provide their buyer with a treatment(with a 1 year guarantee) if termites are detected during the inspection. Termites are extremely common in NY. Most homes have had, have it will have termites in its lifetime.
With that being said, the inspection seems like it was done during a cold part of the year. A time when 'active' termites don't really exist. During this time of the year an inspector is more like a detective searching for signs that termites may exist there. Besides actual wood damage there are very few things to look for. You could Google signs of termites and see for yourself.
I'm sorry that this happened but it's good that you are aware and can maintain the home properly now.
I believe the inspector is being very generous with their offer. Keep in mind, it's only a visual inspection. If he didn't see anything at that time, then he didn't . Good luck
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Sun Jan 26, 2014
Traci Chiarello Romagnesi answered:
I have a newly renovated 3 Bedroom, 1 Bath Main Floor apartment in Babylon Village for $2200/month Call me at 917-374-3745. It is listed on Trulia
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Mon Jan 6, 2014
Asedd34 answered:
threaten the inspector!! tell him you will drag his company's name through years of mud and despair on the internet for not catching a major problem which you paid them good money to detect!!
sounds like a half-a$$ inspector to me! didn't notice water damage/intrusion?????

don't just accept this crap,contact the inspector immediately! what the hell did you pay them for in the first place? at least get your money back or warn him of the wrath of hell which shall begin to rain on him for decades to come!.....have a nice day! :)
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Wed Apr 17, 2013
Thomas Moser answered:
Bathrooms can run from a few thousand for very basic up to many thousands of dollars, so it's hard to really answer your question accurately. I see you mention an ejector pump, so I'm assuming this is going in the basement. Be prepared, they last only about five years and then will need to be replaced. ... more
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Wed Jun 20, 2012
Melissa Goss answered:
Did the landlord take money off of the rent for these repairs and improvements to be made?
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Sun May 15, 2011
Anna M Brocco answered:
Much will depend on each landlord's requirements; generally proof of employment, pay stubs/tax returns, credit report, references, etc.
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Fri May 14, 2010
Westcott Group answered:
Hi
Not sure what the purpose is for you to look for comps, The reason why I ask is that if you are selling a home you may want to get a professional appraisel by a licensed appraiser familiar with your area. If you are buying a home and just want to see what has sold in the area MLSLI.com has sold properties posted.
If you are trying to grieve your taxes you may opt to do either of the aforementioned choices.
Good Luck
Georgia Westcott
The Westcott Group Real Estate Company
17 Deer Park Ave
Babylon NY 11702
631-661-8888
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Tue Apr 20, 2010
Jerry Cibulski answered:
If you are working with your agent as a Buyers Agent then your commission is established in the contract you have signed between you and your agent. If you have not signed a contract and are working with an agent as a Sellers Agent then the commission is compensated in the closing from the sellers between the agent and the sellers. You can discuss this with your agent to clarify. ... more
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Fri Sep 25, 2009
Westcott Group answered:
This is a very serious transaction you should consult with an attorney for sound advice. You may want to consult a realestate attorney as well as your matrimonial lawyer. Good Luck.

Georgia Westcott
Broker/Owner
The Westcott Group Real Estate Company
17 Deer Park Ave
Babylon NY 11702
631-661-8888
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