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Suzanne MacD…, Real Estate Pro in 07856
Suzanne MacDowell answered:
Recommand a 203 K inspector and also architect to draw up plans.
Not sure what lender you are using but mine has their own team of FHA people, inspector, contractors, etc. Ask the lender to provide the name of the people they work with. I bought my ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Aug 19, 2014 Home Buying in 07866
Sanjeev Ahuja, Real Estate Pro in Floral Park, NY
Sanjeev Ahuja answered:
Making a home fit me.
If you buy a house that requires extensive repairs then most likely the appraisal report will indicate repairs that must be completed before closing can take place. In such cases you sh ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Mar 28, 2014 Home Buying in 07866
Michael Van…, Real Estate Pro in Rockaway, NJ
Michael Van Cleve answered:
What is the crime rate?
The crime rate low enough as to really not being a factor. That is one of the reasons why buyers come to this area. This is true for most of Morris County.
0 votes Share Flag Tue Jan 21, 2014 Home Buying in 07866
Chris Nelson, Real Estate Pro in Montgomery County, PA
Chris Nelson answered:
What is the best information source for short sales in Morris County, NJ?
Matt, not only do you need a good real estate agent, but you need a real estate agent that understands how a short sale works. More importantly, an agent that can not only find you the ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Aug 11, 2013 Home Buying in 07866
Suzanne MacD…, Real Estate Pro in 07856
Suzanne MacDowell answered:
Can you close on a property with a cess pool in NJ?
You may be able to work out something with the town to allow you to close on the house, however, the cess pool will still have to be replaced with a septic system in the fairly near fut ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Aug 8, 2013 Home Buying in 07866
Susan Fishman, Real Estate Pro in New Jersey
Susan Fishman answered:
What areas of Rockaway should I consider if I want good schools?
Rockaway Twp uses 2 high schools, 1 middle school, and 4 elementary schools. The main difference in elementary schools is CA Dwyer was built as a proto type open styled school. The clas ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Jun 18, 2013 Home Buying in Rockaway
Gary Nagurka, Real Estate Pro in Montville, NJ
Gary Nagurka answered:
looking for a good attorney
Nancy Wagner
Real Estate Attorney
139 East Main Street
Rockaway, NJ 07866
Office: (973) 627-5459
Fax: (973) 627-0038
NRWagner@optonline.net
0 votes Share Flag Thu Mar 21, 2013 Home Buying in 07866
Keith Jean P…, Real Estate Pro in East Brunswick, NJ
Keith Jean Pierre answered:
Don't homeowners there that have mortgages have to buy flood insurance (FEMA)?
Good afternoon:

Unfortunately many of the people affected by Sandy were in non-flood zones at the time of the storm and as a result did not require flood insurance. People in the sta ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Dec 17, 2012 Home Buying in 07866
Corey Grushin, Real Estate Pro in Morris County, NJ
Corey Grushin answered:
I am purchasing a home in foreclosure. Do I need a certificate of occupancy and if I do, where do I get it?
Allan if you are going to finance the purchase the bank you use may require you to obyain a CO before you can close. Some lending institutions won't close on a standard FHA or Conventi ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Mar 26, 2012 Home Buying in 07866
Corey Grushin, Real Estate Pro in Morris County, NJ
Corey Grushin answered:
Do I have to have 3 Credit Scores in order to buy and house?
Hamza you don't need to have three credit scores to buy a home. When three score are available most banks will use your middle score for you loan determination. If you have a least t ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Mar 26, 2012 Home Buying in 07866
Wayne &…, Real Estate Pro in Lincoln Park, NJ
Wayne & Patty Odenbrett answered:
Do I need Certificate of Occupancy?
The Seller needs to have it performed prior to closing.
Towns vary. The info is generally available on the town website
Make sure you get it all done prior to the visit.
Some towns c ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Mar 25, 2012 Home Buying in 07866
Jeanne Feeni…, Real Estate Pro in Basking Ridge, NJ
Jeanne Feenick (908) 337-0943 answered:
Which High School is more highly rated Morris Knolls or Morris Hills?
Hi Muffy, Gina has advised you well with the link to the NJ Monthly school report - fact is this, we can help you determine which high school and address is associated with, but as to a ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Apr 27, 2011 Home Buying in Rockaway
Ian A. Wolf,…, Real Estate Pro in Morristown, NJ
Ian A. Wolf, ABR SFR answered:
I want to buy house in Rockaway,NJ. I am nervous about it because I'm first time home buyer. Could you give me your honesty opinion about?
Honestly, I grew up in Rockaway, after college I lived in other parts of NJ for a few years and ended up moving back to Rockaway to raise a family. I think Rockaway offers not only grea ... more
1 vote Share Flag Fri Jan 7, 2011 Home Buying in Rockaway
Ron Rovtar, Real Estate Pro in Boulder, CO
Ron Rovtar answered:
big tree next house
The first hing you should do is get a tree expert in to determine if the tree is a real threat. If it is not, then you have nothing to worry about. If it is, you can look for solution ... more
1 vote Share Flag Tue Oct 19, 2010 Home Buying in Rockaway
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