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Why condo homeowner's associations could make it difficult to get finacing - 04/27/10 08:20 PM
I recently attended a seminar hosted by Brendon Fray,a home mortgage consultant with William Pitt Mortgage. In addition to having a buyer approved for financing, banks also need to look at the community and see items such as: -What % of units are delinquent in payment of their homeowner’s association dues? -Any pending litigation, arbitration or mediation going on in the community? -What % of units are being rented out? -Amount of money in reserves? -For new construction, what % of the project has been completed & if all common elements or amenities have been completed? -Insurance coverage Homeowner’s associations need (2 comments)
Real Agents Agent Works a Consultant, Not A Decision Maker - 04/27/10 02:31 PM
One of the tough things about being a real estate agent is you don’t really make any decisions. You can advise people on what they should do , such as the price to list their home, price to start an offer on, lender to use, items to ask or have repaired following a building inspection and the numerous other possible things that can & do come up throughout the course of a transaction. With real estate, it does not only matter what you want to do, but it has to be agreed upon by the other party. I will be more (0 comments)
Accessibilty & Condos - 04/26/10 04:04 PM
One of the things to consider about with moving into a condo in the Danbury area in addition to location is accessibility. Things to consider with access to a condo include: -Steps into unit from the outside -Steps in to garage (if attached, or steps up from garage if located on lower level) or distance to a detached garage -Laundry Location -Steepness & Width of Stairs from the front door to the main level, and also to a basement and/or upstairs. -Master bedroom location A major thing to consider is there are not too many ranch style units in the Danbury (0 comments)
Selling your home & downsizing - 04/26/10 12:05 PM
If you are thinking about selling your home & downsizing, there are several advantages. You should be able to reduce your monthly expenses by living in a smaller home so you can have money available to spend on things that you want. If you have been in your current home for some time, you can use that equity after you sell to either purchase your new home with cash or have a small mortgage. When you live in a smaller home, property taxes are typically less & your utility bills and homeowners insurance bill should be less. There are other benefits (1 comments)
Located within the ‘Y' of Brookfield, between route 25, route 133 and route 7, is the highly desired community of High Meadow. Units were constructed between the middle 1980s to the early 1990s. There are many different styles of units available to choose from, ranging from 2 bedroom contemporary designed townhouses with some units layouts including features such as lofts, finished basements and 2 car garages, to 3 bedroom detached carriage homes Some of the units even have available main level master bedroom suites, walk out basements and main level dens. An attraction (0 comments)
Kensington Woods is located on 32 acres near exit 2 of I-84, making it an ideal commuting location for working in Westchester County or New York City. This community of 120 stylish 2 bedroom residences in the community have the features of custom homes with an ease of maintenance free living. There are 2 floor plans, 1,348 square feet with the larger of 1,642 square feet. Both models have similar features such as an open combination living dining room with a gas fireplace, breakfast room off the kitchen and 1/2 bath on the first floor, 2 bedrooms upstairs with (0 comments)
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