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Your Answers to Ask Real Estate’s Vexing Questions

Every week, the Ask Real Estate inbox fills with questions from readers frustrated ... Mary Beth Jordan, Larchmont, N.Y. “A New York native, I’ve been reading the paper since I was little. It was never stolen from my doorstep until I moved to San ...

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Advertisement Supported by Real Estate Your Answers to Ask Real Estate’s Vexing Questions Ask Real Estate By RONDA KAYSEN DEC29, 2017 Continue reading the main story Share This Page Continue reading the main story if ( window.magnum && window.magnum.getFlags().indexOf('headlineBalancer') > 0 && window.magnum.headlineBalancer && window.magnum.headlineBalancer.initialize && window.magnum.headlineBalancer.shouldRun() ) { window.magnum.headlineBalancer.initialize(); } Every week, the Ask Real Estate inbox fills with questions from readers frustrated by problems with their landlords, co-op boards and neighborsSometimes the answers are unambiguous: Yes, the landlord should provide you with a functional toiletNo, you probably should not buy that apartment with a smelly hallway.But in other cases, a solution is more elusive: Where is that annoying hum coming from and how do you make it stop? These questions shine a light on the challenges of living in a crowded cityThese are also the ones that elicit impassioned responses from readers, eager to share similar stories of woe, and advice.Here is a sampling of letters and comments, some of which have been edited for clarity, responding to some of the most popular column questions of 2017. Photo

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