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John Westrich, Real Estate Pro in Wyckoff, NJ
John Westrich answered:
Are there any issues in the Paddington square development?
Hello, I have sold units in Paddington Square and never had a problem. This is one of the better developments in Mahwah.

Tiya, if you are still in the market for a unit. I have an ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Nov 9, 2014 Home Buying in 07430
Thomas Cowen, Other/Just Looking in Mahwah, NJ
Thomas Cowen answered:
How do you go about searching for a rent to own property?
If you are still looking for a rent to own property , I will consider the home is in Mahwah,NJ Email @ cowenr@verizon.net
0 votes Share Flag Sun Aug 24, 2014 Home Buying in 07430
Danielle Rus…, Real Estate Pro in 07446
Danielle Russodivito answered:
How much would I be paying in property taxes in Mahwah?
Hello Jazmine,

Property taxes in NJ are much lower than they are in NY. The price all depends on the town, price of home and square footage. If you were interested in seeing a couple ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Mar 29, 2014 Home Buying in Mahwah
Danielle Rus…, Real Estate Pro in 07446
Danielle Russodivito answered:
How do you get more information about these homes for sale that say 'lis pendens' without having to pay for that 'realtytrac'?
Hello Jazmine,

If you are referring to Trulia and Zillow, a lot of the "pre-foreclosures" you see are not exactly for sale. What happens is when a homeowner has missed 3 or more paym ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Mar 29, 2014 Home Buying in 07430
Melissa Goss, Real Estate Pro in Center Moriches, NY
Melissa Goss answered:
Thoughts on what happened with my offer?
Well the 2 other offers finally presented themselves in writing... is likely what happened here. Sadly the agent who represented you probably was not offered the invitation to counter, ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Aug 19, 2013 Home Buying in 07430
Jeanne Feeni…, Real Estate Pro in Basking Ridge, NJ
Jeanne Feenick (908) 337-0943 answered:
How do I run comps when the agent has a house listed as 4 bedrooms, but the tax assessor says it is 3?
Good idea to run a combination - but if/when push comes to shove, the tax assessor's view will win unless you can prove otherwise. The presence of a window and closet does not always do ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Jun 24, 2013 Home Buying in Mahwah
Joan Congilo…, Real Estate Pro in Manalapan, NJ
Joan Congilose CRS,CDPE,GRI answered:
Is a nicely updated larger home on a busier (two lane) road a kiss of death for resale in I buy it?
Many homeowners are perfectly content on living on a busier street. It really depends on your comfort zone. Most appraisors will discount the value of a home if it is on or backs up to ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Jan 2, 2013 Home Buying in Mahwah
Mary Petti-A…, Real Estate Pro in 08820
Mary Petti-ABR,SFR, Relocation answered:
when putting an offer, should i begin at value 20% less than the listed price?
Hello again guys,

Just FYI, this question was asked in July 2010....if you scroll down a bit you will see I made this point in November...I am sure Jessica has purchased a home by no ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed May 25, 2011 Home Buying in Mahwah
Susan Greenb…, Real Estate Pro in Ridgewood, NJ
Susan Greenbaum answered:
There are a couple of homes listed on Trulia that do not appear on the NJMLS. Why is that?
They might be just listed in that office or FSBOs. I would have to look further for you.
Susan
0 votes Share Flag Wed Apr 20, 2011 Home Buying in Mahwah
Lynn911.com…, Real Estate Pro in Dallas, TX
Lynn911.com Dallas Realtor answered:
I see the clark Street house (Mahwah, NJ) on Trulia, but not on any of the other sites. Has it been sold?
Best resource accurate info. is MLS have your Realtor establish an automatic alert for you .

Lynn911 Dallas Realtor & Consultant, Loan Officer, Credit Repair Advisor
The Micha ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Mar 28, 2011 Home Buying in Mahwah
Jeanne Feeni…, Real Estate Pro in Basking Ridge, NJ
Jeanne Feenick (908) 337-0943 answered:
I WANT TO BUY A HOUSE BUT I HAVE POOR CREDIT AND NO DOWNPAYMENT. I AM PAYING 1245 A MONTH IN RENT
Doreen, to buy a home you need good credit and money for a down payment. It is a "path to ruin" to buy something you can't afford. Recommend you get your credit in orde ... more
1 vote Share Flag Sat Nov 27, 2010 Home Buying in Mahwah
Pamela Stets…, Real Estate Pro in Mahwah, NJ
Pamela Stetson answered:
I am looking for a townhome in Mahwah, nj. Which developments are good for families with a teenager.
Hello! I am happy to help.
I live in Mahwah and have a teenager that attends Mahwah HS --- so --- I am happy to help you find a terrific home in the area. I have several listings plus ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Nov 24, 2010 Home Buying in Mahwah
Pamela Stets…, Real Estate Pro in Mahwah, NJ
Pamela Stetson answered:
Is paying $480K for a house with 6 bedrooms in Mahwah (near airmont road) a good buy?
Are you currently working with a local realtor? They...as professional agents should be able to help guide you in the process and in determining the best price for your purchase ( or sa ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Jun 17, 2010 Home Buying in Mahwah
Pamela Stets…, Real Estate Pro in Mahwah, NJ
Pamela Stetson answered:
What is the average price of a colonial with 4/5 bedrooms in Mahwah region near Airmont road section? The condition of the house is not mint but ok.
I live in Mahwah --- and --- the answer to your question is best served by having an agent come to your home to give you a FREE market analysis. Prices can range in town because Mahwah ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Jun 17, 2010 Home Buying in Mahwah
Pamela Stets…, Real Estate Pro in Mahwah, NJ
Pamela Stetson answered:
How is house value computed by Mahwah NJ's tax accessor?
Just wanted to give you an update --- Mahwah is going through a total town revaluation. Each home will be inspected by an independant tax accessor. For more information about the proces ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Mar 27, 2010 Home Buying in Mahwah
Pamela Stets…, Real Estate Pro in Mahwah, NJ
Pamela Stetson answered:
What is the availability of parking for residents at the Mahwah train station?
The best place to check for the most up to date info is www.NJTRANSIT.com. I have attached the link for the Mahwah station below. There always seems to be parking availability and often ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Mar 27, 2010 Home Buying in Mahwah
Ginny Rees, Both Buyer and Seller in Southfields, NY
Ginny Rees asked:
Re: 155 Indian Hollow Court: Thanks Sean. That was interesting. I placed a bid on that unit for $360K back in June and it was accepted until the seller learned that I had a contingency that I sell my current condo.…
0 votes Share Flag Tue Feb 23, 2010 Home Buying in Mahwah
Marc Paolella…, Real Estate Pro in Succasunna, NJ
Marc Paolella, Relo Director answered:
I wanted to see the home listing at 2708 Heningway Lane which is on this site as for sale. My agent told me
Hi Ginny,

Also, I use to live in Southfields in Tuxedo Heights. I was on the second level, I believe it was Mountainside Dr. I loved that apartment! It had a huge garage.

Good luc ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Jun 4, 2009 Home Buying in Mahwah
Pamela Stets…, Real Estate Pro in Mahwah, NJ
Pamela Stetson answered:
220dogwood lane,mahwah,nl
Also, 220 Dogwood sold for 875,000 back in '06. I hope this is helpful.
Best, Pamela
0 votes Share Flag Mon Apr 13, 2009 Home Buying in Mahwah
Gary, Real Estate Pro in Freehold, NJ
Gary answered:
i have poor credit but would to purchase a single home. i have no downpayment aswell. i am paying 1245 a
Wake up! If you were the bank, would you lend yourself money? The reason you have poor credit and no down payment is because your not a financially responsible person. You need to w ... more
2 votes Share Flag Fri May 9, 2008 Home Buying in Mahwah
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