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Home Buying in 11433 : Real Estate Advice

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Thu Feb 18, 2016
Sally Grenier answered:
I'm not in your area, and not familiar with your term "co-broke". If you are the buyer's agent, why can't YOU show them the house?? Why would you want the listing agent to show the house to YOUR client? Doesn't sound like they are being greedy. Sounds like they just don't want to do the buyer's agent's job! ... more
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Sat Sep 22, 2012
Anna M Brocco answered:
Check with the local building's department...
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Wed Jul 18, 2012
Anna M Brocco answered:
In this area most owners prefer to sell outright, therefore such opportunities are rare. Do keep in mind that rent to own can be risky, and one could stand to lose a bit of money, therefore do inform yourself well beforehand. Rather try to save up for a downpaymenr, FHA only requires 3.5% down and do continue improving your credit... ... more
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Mon Dec 9, 2013
Robert Boblile answered:
the market is getting better and better .. the prices of houses went up by 15% this year .. :) lets hope its stays that way
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Thu Jun 28, 2012
Anna M Brocco answered:
Visit with any licensed loan officer he/she can better advise if any programs exist, and determine mortgage qualification....
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Tue Apr 24, 2012
Robbie Vaughn answered:
Oh my...."I" would research the law on titles and recordation. I would also consult with a different real estate attorney.
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Wed Oct 1, 2014
Barbara E. Nowak answered:
Hi Duicinea,

You need to speak to a mortgage professional regarding if you could be approved for a loan, the loan officer needs to look closely at your credit score, your recent pay stubs and your Income tax return for those two years before giving you an answer about your eligibility for a loan.

Barbara E. Nowak
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Mon Jan 30, 2012
Anna M Brocco answered:
Closing costs do vary, therefore ask your attorney for a good faith estimate; one can expect attorney fees, title fees, inspection fees, etc.
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Sun May 1, 2011
Laura Feghali answered:
Hello Km,
If the husband and wife's name are to appear on the deed then both names need to be on the co-op application as they would be the official owners. Best to check with the co-op Board to be certain.

Laura Feghali
Prudential Connecticut Realty
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Mon Jan 30, 2012
Cherri answered:
My full time job starts in mid July 2011 so is it possible to get a loan before full time job starts?
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Mon Feb 28, 2011
Tim Moore answered:
I can't think of any advantages to a renter, or at least not many. There are pros for the seller in that the renter normally will not or can not buy the house in the prescribed time which is often 1 year. Since home prices are falling there is a good chance the price you agree on today will be too high in a year and the bank, you try to get a loan from, will think you have agreed to too much and not give you a loan for enough to buy it. If you can't buy when the contract says then you loose your deposit and your monthly option money you pay each month on top of the rent. You end up with nothing and you also lost more money in the process.

My suggestion is to rent, fix whatever is preventing you from buying now and buy when you can. Rent to buy is just a bad idea for most renters. Most sellers won't even bother with them because they want to sell now and not have to go through it all again in a year from now.
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Tue Nov 30, 2010
Anna M Brocco answered:
Without your overall finances/credit, fiancee information, etc.--If you haven't done so yet, visit with any qualified loan officer(s), see if you do qualify for a loan, the type of loan, how much, etc., after reviewing your file, your loan officer can make a determination as to qualification--then go from there--in the meantime, consider saving a little more for a larger downpayment. ... more
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Sun Nov 21, 2010
Anna M Brocco answered:
Consider consulting with your tax professional--he/she can best help you make a determination on any investment, their potential benefits and or pitfalls,etc., as they specifically relate to you and your situation--then go from there. ... more
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Mon Aug 23, 2010
James Gordon ABR SFR SRS answered:
Go to this IRS page and you can check on your refund.,,id=96596,00.html?portlet=8
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Fri Sep 11, 2009
Patrick Thies answered:
Technically all offers can be submitted up until the time of closing. If the first contract is past attorney review and all contingencies have been met, then any other offer would be a back up offer. Should something happen with the first offer then the backup offers move up. If however, the first contract is still in attorney review then it is possible for another offer to knock out the first offer. ... more
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Tue May 26, 2009
Goat answered:

just under $600,000

That is right, a home for you and two homes for the banker.

Banks love debt slaves.
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Thu Mar 26, 2009
Bill Eckler answered:
Contact the school's main office. They will be able to provide you with the correct information.
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Mon Jan 30, 2012
Thomas McGiveron answered:
I know a lot of real estate agents put their contact info in posts - but call me - I will refer you to someone who can help - 877 765 3123, ext. 51 -

If I was to assume that you have NO money whatsoever to put down or to pay for closing costs - I have someone who might be able to help you.

You can visit to get local information on grants in your area.
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Mon Sep 15, 2008
Gail Gladstone answered:
Contact me off line at and I will recommend a good source for you.
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