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Mon Apr 8, 2013
Anna M Brocco answered:
Since you mention potential, keep in mind that only the owner will know for sure if the property is headed to foreclosure.....Since most do end up being listed by a broker, consider working with an agent of your own... ... more
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Sun Mar 10, 2013
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Sun Mar 10, 2013
Anna M Brocco answered:
Property taxes do vary, therefore consider working with an agent of your own who can provide any necessary information, or directly contact the local tax assessor's office.
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Thu Jun 13, 2013
Anna M Brocco answered:
Property taxes do vary by exact location, size, schools, upgrades, etc.; if asking about specific properties consider working with an agent, or contact the local tax assessor's office with any questions... ... more
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Tue May 6, 2014
Johnathan Kenyon answered:
Thanks for the question. I would suggest that you visit the house during the times school lets in and out and see what you think. That is definitely something to take into account during your due diligence. I would say an upside, this is me as a parent, you would be able to watch your child go to and from school.

I live behind a school and i actually like the sounds of kids playing sports and the traffic is not to bad. I am in Georgia so I do not know your area, but you can research traffic and physically visiting is the most important thing.

Good Luck!

Johnathan Kenyon
Heather Murphy Real Estate Group
Keller Williams Coastal Area Partners
o. 912-356-5001
c. 912-665-2941
f. 912-356-5101
e. johnathankenyon@gmail.com
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Thu Mar 7, 2013
Anna M Brocco answered:
Yes, the owner gets paid regardless the method of payment; however cash offers tend to close quickly, oftentimes no appraisal, sometimes no home inspection is conducted, etc. If looking to purchase in the near future consider an agent of your own.... ... more
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Wed Feb 13, 2013
Anna M Brocco answered:
Since each property is unique and the extent of the necessary work may be different, you will need to learn about labor/construction costs before making your purchase(s)...
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Mon Mar 26, 2012
Tim Moore answered:
Could be she forged your name. If you are on the mortgage you should have no problem getting a copy of it to check. This is going to be more up to your lawyer, but I would not want to be on the mortgage and not on the deed because, as you might know, you have no interest in the house at all but your credit can be ruined if it is not paid.Your lawyer should take over. ... more
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Thu Apr 25, 2013
Nina Harris answered:
Hi Mark,

You would need to speak with a mortgage broker to review your finances to see you if qualify.

Good luck to you.
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Fri Jun 17, 2016
Roland Vinyard answered:
That may vary locally, but my dollar will be on the brick one. But the actual difference may be far closer than you expect.
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Fri Jun 17, 2016
Rich Homer answered:
This question can be answered many ways and as will all building design, it depends on needs, wants, environment, etc.
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Sat Mar 2, 2013
Anna M Brocco answered:
If you need loan officer recommendations feel free to contact me directly.
abrocco@laffey.com
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Fri Sep 28, 2012
Anna M Brocco answered:
Generally, most apartments in this area come unfurnished; if you need assistance feel free to contact me directly, know the area well; or check www.mlsli.com for available rentals; also check local print media for by owner rentals, always verify ownership before exchanging any money; word of mouth, etc. ... more
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Mon Nov 18, 2013
Gail Gladstone answered:
If you do list with two Realtors at the same time, you run the risk of having to pay two commissions.

Your options are to get a release from your Realtor and hire another or wait until your listing agreement runs out and then hire another.

Two things to consider when a property is not selling: 1) is it priced accurately; and, 2) is it being properly marketed.
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Sun Mar 25, 2012
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Sun Jun 9, 2013
Michael Milligan answered:
Your local county government should have a website with tax information to which you can refer. Contact a local REALTOR who can give you a range of taxes you would pay on the size of home you are looking for. Land & Building assessments differ for every property but a good "ballpark" number should help. A good real estate agent will also know of any zoning / tax options you can look for to help ease the tax burden if thats a key component of your purchasing power. ... more
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Wed Oct 2, 2013
Anna M Brocco answered:
Keep in mind both lenders need to approve the sale, therefore if the lender(s) is looking for additional money, you may not have any options, unless the comparables faxed change the lenders' mind--what is your attorney suggesting. ... more
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Sun Aug 1, 2010
Don Tepper answered:
Easy to sell such a home as compared to what?

How close to the railroad is it? And is that a positive or negative. If the house backs up to freight tracks, that's a negative. If it's 2 blocks from a commuter line, that's a positive.

As far as a cape, it depends in part on surrounding homes. If there are a bunch of other capes, that's good. If yours is the only cape within 15 blocks, that's not so good.

Similar situation with a basement. All things being equal, a basement would be desirable. However, I hope that you're paying less because it doesn't have a basement. And: Do other nearby homes have basements? If they generally do, that's a negative. If basements are relatively rare and yours is more the norm, that's a positive.

Finally, it's relatively easy to sell a home if it's priced low enough. On the other hand, if it's overpriced, then--no--it won't be easy. And that's probably the biggest factor in the equation.

Hope that helps.
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Mon May 17, 2010
Anna M Brocco answered:
Your loan officer can best answer your question as can your agent--203K is a property rehab loan--see link for additional information.
http://www.hud.gov/offices/hsg/sfh/203k/203kabou.cfm ... more
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Wed May 12, 2010
Anna M Brocco answered:
Are you referring to exclusive within one realty office-- Any local agent can help you, as most properties do end up on MLS--and keep in ind that any agent can help with you with showings on any exclusives, with a buyer broker agreement. The vast majority of available properties are on MLS--check out www.MLSLI.com Are you looking specifically in the New Hyde Park area-- ... more
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