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thinz, Real Estate Pro in Allenhurst, NJ
thinz answered:
Ok... So here is my question... I am purchasing a home in either Bronxville NY or Montclair NJ, which one??
Based on your post, it sounds like you would prefer Bronxville over Montclair. If it were me, I would go for Montclair where avg home prices are half of Bronxville for more house. I d ... more
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Bob, Renter in Montclair, NJ
Bob asked:
Considering buying condo at 83 Bay St Montclair. Is this area safe/can you walk to restaurants/shoppping? I heard the area has improved in recent yrs I realize that the Mission st area around Bay Street station is undesirable. My question is more specifically east of station... and heading north from this apartment location. Thanks!
0 votes Share Flag Thu Jun 4, 2015 Home Buying in Montclair
Allison Clark, Home Owner in South Orange, NJ
Allison Clark answered:
Im about to transfer to New York on an L1 visa from Canada. Originally from New Zealand where I own 3 investment properties with reasonable equity.
We are about to put our 2-family home on the market in South Orange, NJ, which is a few miles from Montclair but has a similar vibe. 3 minute walk to NYC direct train line (takes about ... more
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Karin Carson, Real Estate Pro in Montclair, NJ
Karin Carson answered:
Looking for a starter multi-family near Route 3
You could consider Nutley, Clifton and Bloomfield. Out of the 3 I think you will find that Clifton has the lowest taxes.

Good luck!

Karin Carson
Keller Williams NJ Metro Group
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Karin Carson, Real Estate Pro in Montclair, NJ
Karin Carson answered:
Hello, I'm looking into a Mother/Daughter home or a home with a bedroom on the first floor for my grandmother.
It is possible to find a home with a first floor bedroom but they are not always available. Many more homes have a den on the first floor that could be used as a bedroom. Many people ... more
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Karin Carson, Real Estate Pro in Montclair, NJ
Karin Carson answered:
I'm a new investor looking to buy a sfr in Montclair. I hear a lot of good things about Montclair. How much would a 4 bed 2 ba command in rent?
The amount of rent also depends which part of Montclair your property is located in. How close to the trains, buses, and three shopping areas. Rents will vary considerably. depending ... more
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Jean-Leon Ma…, Real Estate Pro in Tempe, AZ
Jean-Leon Magnotto answered:
what if you have no down payment money or closing costs. Is there a way around this issue?
Some great answers here. I would agree that USDA and VA are the options that closest describe what you are looking for, if those work for you. There are also some down payment assistanc ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Jul 9, 2014 Home Buying in 07042
Andrew Tisel…, Real Estate Pro in clifton, NJ
Andrew Tisellano answered:
Single proprietorship small income last year, but credit, savings & billings all good '14 Is mortgage possible for me with no salary verification?
contact
Craig Andriulli
Vice President
NMLS #212830
Bond Street Mortgage, LLC
NMLS #191351
Cell: 201-647-4180
Office: 201-918-4980
Fax: 201-918-4981
Email: Craig@BondStree ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue May 20, 2014 Home Buying in Montclair
Andrew Tisel…, Real Estate Pro in clifton, NJ
Andrew Tisellano answered:
I am looking for a prices/lead of a reliable home insepector in Jersey City (Journal Square) for insepction of a one bedroom condo built in 1942
Contact
Bob Mahoney

Metro Home Inspections
973-715-2966
0 votes Share Flag Thu Dec 12, 2013 Home Buying in Montclair
Carl Ben Wit…, Real Estate Pro in Upper Montclair, NJ
Carl Ben Witzig answered:
Need a town like Montclair but with lower taxes
In 10 minutes at 70 miles per hour, puts you in PA. How about meeting with an agent and going over the options. I saw a few very nice listings this week and I will be talking about them ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Dec 6, 2013 Home Buying in Montclair
Carl Ben Wit…, Real Estate Pro in Upper Montclair, NJ
Carl Ben Witzig answered:
Where can I look for forclosed proprties for Montclair, Vernona, West Orange.....Nj
So Melly, bring us up to date. What did you do? Did you meet with a realtor and make a buying plan? What was your experience? Tell us how you did.
0 votes Share Flag Mon Nov 18, 2013 Home Buying in 07042
Sabrina Sun, Home Buyer in Forest Hills, NY
Sabrina Sun answered:
How safe is Forest Street between Bloomfield and Claremont? Would you buy a house there?
I am wondering the same thing, is that street safe? I am afraid of car damage for street parking.
0 votes Share Flag Thu Oct 3, 2013 Home Buying in Montclair
Carl Ben Wit…, Real Estate Pro in Upper Montclair, NJ
Carl Ben Witzig answered:
Looking for an fha approved condo in bergen county
I find the FHA list of approved complexes is sparce. Lately, energetic loan agents are asking the HOA to complete a current application which the management company charges a fee for. S ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Aug 9, 2013 Home Buying in 07042
Lee Gallman, Real Estate Pro in Clark, NJ
Lee Gallman answered:
Where is the best place to get a FHA NJ? Live in Montclair looking in surrounding areas, montclair, west orange, west Caldwell etc.
FHA is a great loan but you should consider call of your options. FHA will carry higher PMI than conventional loans and you may be able to qualify for the 3% down Fannie97. Call me if y ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Jul 17, 2013 Home Buying in 07042
Laquita Baez,  in New Jersey
Laquita Baez answered:
WHAT IS THE STATUS OF 218 BLOOMFIELD AVENUE MONTCLAIR NJ?
218 Bloomfield Ave Montclair is not showing to be currently active on the market.
Let me know if I can assist further.

Laquita Baez
Weichert Realtors
973.687.7095
0 votes Share Flag Mon Apr 22, 2013 Home Buying in Montclair
Gloria Falzer, Real Estate Pro in Montclair, NJ
Gloria Falzer answered:
Haven't seen much change in listings above $1M in 2 months--when does the "season" really begin, or is there just not much turnover in this area?
It's true that there isn't much on the market in Montclair right now at $1,000,000 plus, but we're just beginning the spring market and a number of homes have already gone under contrac ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Feb 27, 2013 Home Buying in Montclair
Allen McCloud, Real Estate Pro in Islin, NJ
Allen McCloud answered:
Looking for a Short Sale/Foreclosure or CDPE who services Montclair, NJ and the surrounding areas.
Hello Dawn,
I can assist you with that task I work in Montclair and I do have my CDPE designation. If you are interested please give me a call and we can discuss your needs and option ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Feb 4, 2013 Home Buying in 07042
Betsy Ceccio, Real Estate Pro in Montclair, NJ
Betsy Ceccio answered:
I'm a first time home buyer searching for a mortgage lender in the essex/union county area specializing in fha 203k/EEM combo loans. Any?
I actually did one of these 203k construction loans myself about 10 years ago when restoring an older home. They are a lot of work, but can really make things possible. It's a great i ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Dec 21, 2012 Home Buying in 07042
Betsy Ceccio, Real Estate Pro in Montclair, NJ
Betsy Ceccio answered:
What are the schools like in Montclair, specifically Upper Montclair? I hear there are magnet schools?
One of the beautiful things about the Magnet Program in Montclair is that all kids in all neighborhoods have a shot at the same great education. I went through these schools myself and ... more
1 vote Share Flag Fri Dec 21, 2012 Home Buying in Montclair
Debra (Debbi…, Real Estate Pro in Livingston, NJ
Debra (Debbie) Rose answered:
Can anyone give me the status of a house in West Orange? I saw a house but dont know if it sold or just not active. The house is 7 Undercliff Terr
actually, according to the MLS, 7 Undercliff just closed in October of 2012 (for 286,000)

just as a point of information - it also sold back in May of 2007 for 594,000!

In case y ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Nov 16, 2012 Home Buying in Montclair
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