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Home Buying in 11208 : Real Estate Advice

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Sun Apr 21, 2013
Trevor Curran answered:
Good afternoon scy4851,

The person best equipped to answer this question is the Attorney representing you for the transaction. Your typical closing costs in a cash purchase transaction will include: Attorney fees, Title fees, Recording fees, Survey fee (if necessary).

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
NMLS#3528

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Mon Apr 8, 2013
Scott Godzyk answered:
You can look at as many homes you want without any however to make an offer you would need a power of attorney or such. Have your friend hire a buyer broker who will be familiar with your situation and assist you. ... more
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Thu Jul 11, 2013
Keenan Wilson answered:
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Sat Feb 25, 2017
Anna M Brocco answered:
Why not ask your agent, and or attorney for feedback...
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Fri Apr 5, 2013
Javier Meneses answered:
You can ask the Realtor you're working with (if you are working with one) to recommend an attorney. If you want, I can also provide a couple names and #s to some attorneys I know. Good luck!

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Javier Meneses
Senior Loan Officer
NMLS #23130
STERLING NATIONAL BANK
310 Crossways Park Drive
Woodbury, NY 11797
jmeneses@snb.com
(516) 606-9648
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Wed Jul 10, 2013
Keith Jean-Pierre answered:
If you use Trulia or Zillow, it will be listed under the listing. If not a home that is listed, calling the local township tax department will get you the answer.
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Mon Nov 4, 2013
Anna M Brocco answered:
What is your agent advising...in order to determine a fair offer review comps, recently sold similar properties in the immediate area, see what the data suggests and go from there...
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Wed Apr 10, 2013
Crags answered:
Hi! That used to freak me out too, I understand completely. I found this useful: http://publications.usa.gov/epublications/12ways/12ways.htm

Take a look!

Crags
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Tue Apr 30, 2013
Luke Constantino answered:
Bay Ridge is a neighborhood in Brooklyn, NY, not N.J.

Bay Ridge is also the best neighborhood in NYC to raise children:

http://www.nydailynews.com/new-york/bay-ridge-best-nabe-brooklyn-bring-children-report-finds-article-1.1273384

I hope this helps you.
Please feel free to call, text or email me anytime...
Bay Ridge has beautiful houses too.

Luke Constantino
Realtor
Keller Willams Real Estate
(212) 300-3919
lukeconstantino@gmail.com
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Wed Nov 6, 2013
Suzanne MacDowell answered:
Yes. First of all you can always buy a home with cash. Second, if you are seeking a mortgage, underwriting standards will require a two year waiting period, but after that you will once again be able to qualify for a loan, provided you can meet all the other requirements. Bankruptcy is not the end, it is a new beginning. ... more
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Tue Apr 2, 2013
Javier Meneses answered:
First thing is to identify the grants available to any particular buyer. This is a bit difficult because not all grants are known to all real estate professionals, so they're even less known to buyers. Still, it's best for buyers to ask their Realtor(s), Loan Officers and even attorneys in addition to doing their own research on which grants, if any, are available to them.

Each grant has their own requirements, and process for how buyers can apply. Most of these grants are designated for first time home-buyers who intend on purchasing a primary residence, and fall under a certain income bracket or specific townships or counties. Grants often come contingencies, mainly requiring that home-buyers live in the homes for a specific time frame, or the grants then become fully or partially payable back to the organization(s) who issued the grants.

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Javier Meneses
Senior Loan Officer
NMLS #23130
STERLING NATIONAL BANK
310 Crossways Park Drive
Woodbury, NY 11797
jmeneses@snb.com
(516) 606-9648
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Mon Apr 1, 2013
Anna M Brocco answered:
It's really is all about personal preferences; where would one be happiest living regarless community incomes....
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Thu May 16, 2013
Anna M Brocco answered:
Investments are really a matter of personal preferences; however we all have to live somewhere...you decide...
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Mon Apr 1, 2013
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Tue Apr 2, 2013
Alison Hillman answered:
You can contact the listing agent who will be able to help you learn more about that specific property (and probably will know a lot about similar properties in the area). To find an agent, just click on the yellow button on the property's Trulia listing and you will be able to start a dialogue.

Please let me know if you have any questions or if I can help with anything else. I am happy to be a resource for you. Good luck with the search!

Best,
Ali, Trulia Voices Community Manager
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Tue Apr 2, 2013
Michael Denniston answered:
HI Rebecca, great question. It really depends on the specifics of the transaction.Is it a purchase or refinance? Does the owner reside on property or operate a business onsite? . Is the commercial space used for offices or retail? And the list goes on and on. Many of my investor clients have benefited from my experience relationships with local and out-of-state lenders who are great in their respective mixed use niches.

Another option may be the FHA 203k mortgage to purchase or refinance a mixed use property, but only if the borrower will live onsite and the commercial space doesn't exceed 49% of the total floor space for a two story building. The 203k loan is the best way to get a 30 yr mortgage with a low fixed rate on a mixed use property! I am available for more information or assistance, if needed. Please contact me directly at 917.699.0183 or via email.

I value your feedback, please hit the thumbs up if my reply was helpful. All the best.

Michael Denniston l Cell: (917) 699-0183
Residential Home Funding, Corp.
Licensed Mortgage Loan Originator l Sales Manager
6901 Jericho Turnpike Ste. 219 | Syosset, NY 11791
Main: (516) 605-1733 | Fax: (888) 881-2557
NMLS # 24076 | Company NMLS # 34973
Mdenniston@RHFunding.com
www.rhfunding.com
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Sun Jun 1, 2014
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Fri Mar 29, 2013
Luke Constantino answered:
Hello Amy,

Usually the developer.

Luke Constantino
Realtor
Keller Williams
(212) 300-3919
lukeconstantino@gmail.com
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Tue Mar 26, 2013
Ron Thomas answered:
Then you probably already know the answer to the question.
Is the Condo in a rural area for a USDA loan?
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Tue Mar 10, 2015
Christine Toes Muldoon answered:
Hi David, with a 602 credit score you may have a hard time finding a bank to give you a loan and they will also charge you a very high interest rate which can cost you a lot of money over time. My suggestion would be to consult a credit repair company. They know how to get your credit score up quickly (some things they can do in 4 - 6 weeks, others take more like 6 months). One credit repair company that I have had buyers use in the past is http://www.solomonalgazi.com/index.php. His tips were successful in increasing my buyer's credit score so that she could qualify for a loan and receive a better interest rate on that loan. A great mortgage banker in Brooklyn for 203K & FHA loans is Leonard Murphy from Wells Fargo. His number is 718.780.9110 and email is leonard.murphy@wellsfargo.com. Good luck! ... more
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