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Home Buying in Levittown : Real Estate Advice

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Mon Dec 6, 2010
Gail Gladstone answered:
Realtors by law are not allowed to comment on neighborhoods or schools.

That being said, it is up to you to analyze the lifestyle differences between a single family residence with 100% care of your surroundings, or a more carefree townhouse situation, where everything is more uniform, governed by the homeowners' association and restricted by the charter.

Does the house need upgrades the minute you move in or can you live in it as it is and take your time doing updates?

Appreciation is appreciation...if the market goes up 3%, it does not matter what you are living in. One other consideration, however, is what are the HOA fees (they also rise each year) and what % are deductible?
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Wed Dec 1, 2010
Gail Gladstone answered:
Realtors are not allowed by law to comment on neighborhoods and school districts. There are many websites and resources...if you are interested in an area, you might want to check with the local police precinct or someone from one of the school boards.

You can go to and click on "community info" and "school info."

If you wish to contact me offline, I will be happy to provide you with a free account on Listing Book so that you can check out what's on the market in which areas to see what your dollar can buy.
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Wed Apr 2, 2008
Emerson Wagner Realty answered:
Hi Dan, asking the seller to pay the closing cost is very coomon here in Ohio.
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Wed Jan 25, 2017
Gerry Vazquez answered:
Maria, You have so many choices in today's Long Island real estate market that it is impossible to easily answer your question. What's great though is that w/your budget you have lots of choices of communities near a LIRR line and within 30 to 60 minutes a in commute. If you'd like, call me at 631.338.7392 so I can help you take next steps in your search. Gerry ... more
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Mon Feb 18, 2008
Liz Aiello asked:
I AM PURCHASING A RESORT CONDO IN LONG ISLAND AND A MANGEMENT CO. WILL BE RUNNING IT. If anybody has dealt with a management company out east could you share with me any info you hav...
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Thu Jul 3, 2008
Victoria Lorusso answered:
I would insist on the removal. If he refuses, then get a quote on it and ask for a credit at the closing.
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