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Michael Brow…, Real Estate Pro in Frisco, TX
Michael Brownstead ABR GRI SRS answered:
What is the difference between private mortgage insurance and homeowners insurance?
In addition to what my colleauges mentioned, PMI protects the lender to an extent and homeowner's insurance protects the buyers to an extent.
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Lubamac68, Home Buyer in Brooklyn, NY
Lubamac68 asked:
I am retired with $60,000 as down payment on a two fam home My monthly income is $1600, but I can get financial assistance from my children. How can I make this happen?
0 votes Share Flag Sat Sep 27, 2014 Home Buying in Brooklyn
Bill Stacy, Home Buyer in Downingtown, PA
Bill Stacy answered:
Electrical work in the coop apartment
I think if both parties agree to have the work done, there shouldn't be a problem. If it's for a legitimate reason, you should be fine. I don't see it being bad. http://www.electricians ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Sep 26, 2014 Remodel & Renovate in 11224
xiaorulin83, Home Buyer in Brooklyn, NY
xiaorulin83 asked:
780000 is high or low This question was asked from http://www.trulia.com/property/3167394813-91-Dahlgren-Pl-Brooklyn-NY-11228
0 votes Share Flag Thu Sep 25, 2014 Market Conditions in Bay Ridge & Fort Hamilton
Myersjulie31, Home Buyer in Blakeslee, PA
Myersjulie31 answered:
Looking for a Cheap Locksmith in New York City?
I think it's a great idea to get a locksmith to come help make sure that your home is secure. I've been thinking about getting some new locks on my home. By getting new locks, it will h ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Sep 25, 2014 In My Neighborhood in Brooklyn
Sally Grenier, Real Estate Pro in Boulder, CO
Sally Grenier answered:
what is a short sale?
A short sale means the seller owes more on it than what they can sell it for. So, the seller's lender needs to approve the short sale, and basically forgive the difference. Short sales ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Sep 25, 2014 Home Buying in 11213
Susan Oshins…, Home Buyer in Chicago, IL
Susan Oshinski answered:
Can I continue showing my home with a sign contract?
Hi this is Susan Curry of Susan Style Inc. Interior Design Chicago.

YES !

Desire of one breeds desire in another.
Several buyers will offer several solutions to the selling goal. ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Sep 25, 2014 Home Selling in Brooklyn
Doreen Garson, Real Estate Pro in Brooklyn, NY
Doreen Garson answered:
will you be forced to get flood insurance in gerretsen beach?
You will not be forced to get flood insurance if you don't have a bank involved. I would always advise anyone living on this beautiful peninsula to get flood insurance. If you need to g ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Sep 23, 2014 Market Conditions in Gerritsen Beach
Sanjeev Ahuja, Real Estate Pro in Floral Park, NY
Sanjeev Ahuja answered:
How to convert the home from 2 to 4 family house?
you should speak to an architect to start with who can check zoning rules and guide you as to how to obtain necessary approval from the NYC building department. If you need a renovation ... more
1 vote Share Flag Tue Sep 23, 2014 Home Buying in 11214
garybirtles14, Other/Just Looking in Scottsdale, AZ
garybirtles14 answered:
My friend just told me I need to hire a lawyer to buy a house. Is this true? I bet her a coke she was wrong! Hah!
My wife and I just bought a house. We used a lawyer which really helped us sift through all the paperwork and the headaches that go along with it. It took a load off. http://www.attorn ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Sep 22, 2014 Home Buying in Brooklyn Heights
Maryanne Jac…, Real Estate Pro in 92021
Maryanne Jackson BROKER,CNE answered:
Should the seller agent send a copy of the buyers pre-qualification letter?
YES!

Your Realtor needs to submit a pre-approval letter, and proof of ample funds to close along with all offers submitted on your property!

Some require FICO scores!

I contac ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Sep 22, 2014 Home Selling in Brooklyn
Kathryn Lilly, Real Estate Pro in Brooklyn, NY
Kathryn Lilly answered:
Assessment charges one after another
This is unfortunately one of the many problems with the legal structure of a Condo.
Condos are better if they collect reserve funds to take care of all common repairs and capital impro ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Sep 22, 2014 Home Buying in 11235
Annette Lawr…, Real Estate Pro in Palm Harbor, FL
Annette Lawrence 727.420.4041 answered:
Can the seller agent send a copy of the buyers pre-qualification letter?
Yes.
The PURPOSE of the pre-qualification is to give the seller the assurance you are able to buy.
That means, some people need to see it, such as the seller.

It is increasingly im ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Sep 22, 2014 Home Buying in Brooklyn
Kathryn Lilly, Real Estate Pro in Brooklyn, NY
Kathryn Lilly answered:
If I am buying a house cash,what other costs do I have?
Title Searches, Title Insurance and recording fees along with your attorney will probably all add up to about 2-3% of purchase price. Plus of course you should still buy a home owners F ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Sep 22, 2014 Home Buying in Brooklyn
Kathryn Lilly, Real Estate Pro in Brooklyn, NY
Kathryn Lilly answered:
should the realtor send a copy of the pre-qualification letter to the seller?
When presenting all offers to the seller; the sellers agent should make sure that all offers are qualified. And if an offer is subject to the potential buyer obtaining a mortgage, then ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Sep 22, 2014 Home Buying in Brooklyn
Sally Grenier, Real Estate Pro in Boulder, CO
Sally Grenier answered:
Who do I contact in regard to this listing?
If it's a rental, then there should be contact info at the bottom of the listing. Beware of the scams however. If it's too good to be true, then it probably is. For rentals, I suggest ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Sep 22, 2014 Rentals in Prospect Lefferts Gardens
Anna Brocco, Real Estate Pro in Nassau County, NY
Anna Brocco answered:
Is this still available?
No link is visible, however you could contact any local agent/realty office and ask; they all have access to the same information....
0 votes Share Flag Mon Sep 22, 2014 Rentals in Bedford - Stuyvesant
Josh Barnett, Real Estate Pro in Oklahoma City, OK
Josh Barnett answered:
How much it might cost to hire a moving company to move from New York to Florida?
Your Realtor member can easily handle this for you, give them a call and discuss.
0 votes Share Flag Mon Sep 22, 2014 Moving in Brooklyn
Ella Khan, Renter in Brooklyn, NY
Ella Khan asked:
is there 2 brm appt for sec 8?
0 votes Share Flag Wed Sep 17, 2014 Rentals in Brighton Beach
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