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Wed Mar 20, 2013
Dillon Chan answered:
Please see the link below which can help with your questions.
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Sat Feb 9, 2013
Shanna Rogers answered:
H Kbrown130,

If you are not paying all cash, get your pre-approval first. This lets you know what price range you should be looking in. Also, when you submit an offer, most (if not all) sellers want you to submit your pre-approval letter with the offer. So, if you don't have that available, you may lose the property to another buyer while you're waiting to get it.

Good luck.

Shanna Rogers
SR Realty
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Thu Apr 25, 2013
Dan Tabit answered:
It sounds like you are doing all you can. No one can know the mind of an underwriter, but if they provided the conditions and you meet them, they are likely intending to fund the loan if they like your response.
Congratulations on your raise, but I doubt that will assist you. Lenders only consider income with established history.
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Sun Feb 2, 2014
Sarah answered:
I am trying to find the answer to this exact question myself. So far I continue to find the answer "no" :(
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Mon Jul 29, 2013
Lenore Carter answered:
I'm seeking two apartments...1 bedroom and a 2 bedrooms(section 8)
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Sat Feb 2, 2013
Roberta Gershon asked:
I think both landlord and realtor should know whats required before taking and approving tenanants then asking for $ upfront
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Wed Jan 30, 2013
Gail Gladstone answered:
Finding a rental apartment can be less stressful than you think.

I will be happy to provide you with a FREE service called Listing Book. Listing Books provides every property listed with the Multiple Listing Service.

I will set up an account for you that you will then own. Simply enter your search criteria and everything that matches your search will be delivered to your account
If a property that is over your price limit is reduced into your range, you will be immediately notified.
When new properties are listed on the Multiple Listing Service that meet your search requirements, you will be immediately notified.

This service is free to you and does not obligate you to me or any other Realtor; you get to pick with whom you wish to work.

The minimal information I need to get you started is your full name, email address and $ maximum. You will control the rest.

Contact me at
or 631-425-6150
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Fri Jan 18, 2013
Mack McCoy answered:
Sat Feb 2, 2013
Javier Meneses answered:
You will ONLY get what's needed for the house.

Javier Meneses
NMLS #23130
Senior Loan Officer
Sterling National Bank
(516) 606-9648
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Wed Feb 6, 2013
Vincent Paige, P.A . answered:
You have to speak to a tax professional or accountant, realtors can not give this type of advice!

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Mon Dec 31, 2012
Use your home address. How did you file them last year?

Jim Simms
NMLS # 6395
Financing Kentucky One Home at a Time
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Sun Jan 13, 2013
Betty Stroll answered:
Hi Princess: If there is any assistance on closing cost/down payments I would look into home that have been foreclosed upon. They are usually HUD homes, where they pay up to 3% of closing costs. They do not pay for warranties nor personal property. I would suggest you contacting a local Realtor who specializes in this market. if you are not sure who to seek for this sale, please email me at with your contact information and Id be happy to assist you.
Good Luck in your search!
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Thu Nov 1, 2012
Philip Lilavois answered:
There are many homes in long Island in your price range. I'd be happy to assist.

Philip Michael 917-200-7742
Licensed Real Estate Agent
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Wed Aug 8, 2012
Javier Meneses answered:
Typically it's something that insurers pull as part of their underwriting a policy. I've never heard of a Realtor pulling a C.L.U.E. report, so I would assume that of you want one you'd have to set up an account with LexisNexis and see if you an obtain one. I would be interested in knowing if any Realtors out there typically obtain one for his/her buyer.

Javier Meneses
Senior Loan Officer
Sterling National Bank
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Thu Jul 5, 2012
Gail Gladstone answered:
I would be happy to provide you with a FREE account on Listing Book so that you can easily control your own search with very little time invested.

LIsting Book connects to the Multiple Listing Service and will tell you, based on your search criteria, what is on the market; will notify you immediately when something new comes on the market and will also let you know if a rental out of your $ zone has a price reduction into your search criteria.

Not only is it free, Listing Book does not obligate you to any one Realtor; work with whom you choose.

I will need very little information; first & last name, email address, price range. The rest you can put in yourself.
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Sat Oct 20, 2012
Joni Van Stavern answered:
Ms, Jackson,

I have helped many people with Section 8 housing and would be happy to help you.

If you would like to look into this further please do not hesitate to contact me.

Warmest regard,
Joni Van Stavern
917-202-7476 -
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Sat Jan 23, 2016
Laura Feghali answered:
Hello New Homebuyer,
If you discover many needed repairs after your home inspection, then it is usual to request that the seller make these repairs or you can ask for a credit at closing so that you will have some additional funding to make those repairs yourself.

Good luck to you!

Laura Feghali
Prudential Connecticut Realty
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Tue May 29, 2012
Anna M Brocco answered:
Ask your loan officer the question; is a 203K rehab loan an option...
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Mon May 28, 2012
Thomas Brady answered:
It shouldn't happen, but on occasion it does. Hopefully you have a buyer's agent that can guide you through the offer and negotiation process.

Tom Brady SFR, e-Pro, SRES, GREEN
Licensed Real Estate Salesperson
Notary Public, Ret. NYPD Lt.
"We treat you like family!"
Charles Rutenberg Realty, Inc.
255 Executive Plaza - Suite 104
Plainview, New York 11803
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