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Home Buying in Plainview : Real Estate Advice

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Sun Mar 17, 2013
Ron Thomas answered:
You are running your Credit, which will lower your Score,
and you are taking on DEBT, which will significantly raise your DTI ratio.
A very big No-No!

Don't do anything until you have closed Escrow! ... more
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Thu Oct 4, 2012
Ron Thomas answered:
What the Realtor is asking for is some kind of POF (Proof of Funds);
You are asking the Seller and his Realtor, to take on faith that you will be able to perform as you need to: If your Escrow comes up, and her deal falls thru; are you able to produce the money to buy your house?
They need that assurance.
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Thu Apr 19, 2012
Gail Gladstone answered:

I think we answered this question earlier today. As long as we have a good feel for your search criteria, previewing a home is not an unusual request.

By previewing, we can make your trip into Long Island much more successful.

Give us a call and we can discuss.

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Wed Jan 16, 2013
Gail Gladstone answered:

I or any of my agents would be happy to assist you.
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Thu Apr 19, 2012
Jo-Ellen Ashby answered:
An honorable owner would pay the 5% commission to the brokers involved. You would not have met the seller if you had not done so through the brokers. I say Yes, it should be included in the negotiations.
Jo-Ellen Ashby
RVP, Weichert, Realtors, New York Region
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Sat Aug 21, 2010
Gail Gladstone answered:
Realtors, by law, are not permitted to comment on neighborhoods or on school districts. We are, however, allowed to be the source of the source.

If you go to, you can click on "neighborhood info" and "school info" for further information. ... more
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