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SorryCo-OpOwner wrote at 2014-08-14 07:22:19
Don't ever - EVER - by a co-op! You will be so sorry. They are nothing but a scheme -- you own NOTHING and are at the mercy of the (possibly incompetent) management and egos on the board. Really co-ops should be illegal, and yes it is that bad. My life savings are on the verge of being lost due to bad management by the building I purchased into; am trying to sell to an ALL CASH buyer with perfect references and qualifications and they are still stalling. I can't move ahead with my life while much of my equity in the apartment is going into legal fees, brokers, apartment stagers, etc. In the meantime I am in such a financial mess I literally have no money for food and my water is about to be turned off where I am living now. I am seriously concerned as to whether or not I will survive this. Even if I do survive, unless a huge miracle happens I will be poor for the rest of my life -- and all because I was foolish enough to buy a co-op thirty some years ago. Forewarned is forearmed -- there are other ways to get a home, even in New York City -- DON'T BUY A CO-OP.  


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Hans Weber, Licensed Broker Associate

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I am able to answer questions related to buying or selling residential real estate in New York. There are many questions buyers and sellers have about the process of buying or selling a home that they are afraid to ask or that might seem too simple to ask. For instance: in a house, why do some doors open in and some doors open out?

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Licensed real estate agent in New York State in 1988.
Serving buyers and sellers as a full time occupation since 1988 with over 300 successful residential real estate transactions.

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National Association of Realtors.
Westchester County Board of Realtors.

Education/Credentials
Graduate of Pace University in 1988 majoring in business and minors in taxation and computer science.

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Consistently one of top sales awarding winning agents for Coldwell Banker in Westchester County.

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