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Jackson Will…, Home Buyer in Provo, UT
Jackson Willis answered:
Why don't we build more concrete homes in the US?
I think the trend for this is changing. A lot of people have trouble with change. It takes a lot of examples of something working for some people to decide that it's time to start makin ... more
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Jerel Washin…, Real Estate Pro in Princeton, NJ
Jerel Washington answered:
Live in Franklin prk Nj have 59 k to invest in reo propery....any condos available?
Metta,
Is your goal to purchase your first investment? Do you have a current portfolio? If so, how many properties do you own and what is there make up? Are you looking grow or start ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon May 12, 2014 Home Buying in 08823
Shalu Thaman, Real Estate Pro in West Windsor, NJ
Shalu Thaman answered:
I am looking best school system in Middlesex, Mercer, Somerset or Hamilton in high 200 to low 300K range homes in less than 15 yr .any advice?
Hi Dina,

Your price range dictates areas, so while you can research schools, it makes sense to start with Step 1, rather than go with the #1 school district on your list & then find ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Mar 21, 2014 Home Buying in Franklin Park
Andrew Tisel…, Real Estate Pro in 07024
Andrew Tisellano, Broker/Assoc answered:
What is usually a Health and Safety "issue" when it comes to an appraisal?
could be anything from environmental to loose banister. FHA does a more specific inspection.
items to look for is peeling paint roof leaks inoperable appliances and heating
0 votes Share Flag Sat Mar 1, 2014 Home Buying in 08823
Shalu Thaman, Real Estate Pro in West Windsor, NJ
Shalu Thaman answered:
Why are homes in Franklin Park so overpriced? Is it me?
If you are a homeowner, considering either renting or selling your home,the clarifications to your 1st & 2nd statement are as below:-

1. Whether a market-based rental price covers a ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Jan 28, 2014 Home Buying in Franklin Park
Gina Chirico, Real Estate Pro in Fairfield, NJ
Gina Chirico answered:
Where would you find a listing of agents that are familiar with Fannie Mae's HomePath home process?
Ray,

The selling agent must be registered with HomePath in order to submit offers. All offers must be submitted online by the selling agent using HomePath's portal. If you search ho ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Feb 13, 2013 Home Buying in Franklin Park
Dlhowell998, Home Buyer in Franklin Park, NJ
Dlhowell998 answered:
How long does it take for the bank to get an appraisal report?
A long time...

Had an appraisal ordered for a conventional loan in the Austin area for a rural property. Was accepted by an appraiser a few days after being ordered (Tues), 4 days l ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Aug 29, 2012 Home Buying in 08823
Kenneth Verb…, Real Estate Pro in Princeton, NJ
Kenneth Verbeyst answered:
What is typically the scope of work provided by a property manager, and how much is an appropriate fee for this service included in a base rate.?
If you are referring to individual residences, all fees and commissions are negotiable. When I manage homes the fee depends upon the attention the owner requires such as number of insp ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Aug 20, 2012 Home Buying in Franklin Park
Diane Vanvli…, Real Estate Pro in New Jersey
Diane Vanvliet answered:
When should I start looking for a house if I want to move in January?
Hi Ray.....There is no time likethe present to begin your search, as buying a home is usually the most important decision people make in life. A good agent will understand your needs ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Jul 3, 2012 Home Buying in Franklin Park
Gloria Laugh…, Real Estate Pro in Princeton, NJ
Gloria Laughton Allston answered:
WE NBUYING A HOUSE CASH. WE FOUND A SHORT SALE, BANK APPROVE PRICE CAN CLOSE NOW. ITS A FIXER UPPER.
Short sales can take a while because of a number of reasons but often it has to do with Bank backlogs. You did not mention it but banks sometimes ask for 2 appraisals when the property ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Apr 30, 2012 Home Buying in 08823
Francesca Pa…, Real Estate Pro in Monmouth County, NJ
Francesca Patrizio answered:
How long does it take a appraisal to get to the bank once its in the computer after the appraiser had sent it in the computer?
Sherui,

My expereince, if there are no issues with the appraisal, then 24 to 48 hours is the norm. However, if the appraiser is having difficulty (and this happens often these days ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Jan 6, 2012 Home Buying in 08823
Mary Petti-A…, Real Estate Pro in 08820
Mary Petti-ABR,SFR, Relocation answered:
I am interesyed in 95 Pear Tree Please call at 9083072350
Leslie,

95 Pear Tree Lane expired on December 31, 2011. It has not been re-listed as of this post.

There are several nice units available in the Society Hill developments in this ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Jan 2, 2012 Home Buying in Franklin Park
Diane Glander, Real Estate Pro in Spring Lake, NJ
Diane Glander answered:
I have final approval for my home loan how long does it take to close?
If your "final approval" is your loan "commitment", most lenders can close you within a week. Hopefully by that time, your attorney and Realtor have everything else ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Nov 30, 2011 Home Buying in 08823
Jeff Onofrio, Real Estate Pro in Marlton, NJ
Jeff Onofrio answered:
When will i get a clear to close?
Chantel82:
That is very hard to answer. The only real answer can come from the mortgage company whom is working on your deal and what promoted them to need those 2 conditions at the e ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Nov 19, 2011 Home Buying in 08823
Jake Bestic, Real Estate Pro in Ponte Vedra Beach, FL
Jake Bestic answered:
how log does it take to close on a fha loan?
I wouldn't set my expectations very high for a quick close. FHA loans can be easier in some aspects, but the appraisal standards are much higher and depending on the condition of ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Nov 13, 2011 Home Buying in 08823
Cynthia Freu…, Real Estate Pro in 07080
Cynthia Freund answered:
how long does it take for the bank to ordered a new appraisal.?
Irritatingly long! The appraisal process has been a bit over-regulated in NJ, in my opinion. And it has become cumbersome. I can't comment on California, though. Best of luck, han ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Nov 2, 2011 Home Buying in 08823
Debra Shapiro, Real Estate Pro in 08836
Debra Shapiro answered:
what does getting appraisal items squared away mean? How long will that take?
Items being squared away could mean many things. It could mean a valuation issue.There could be could mold or wood rot, for example. There could be zoning issues that need to be worked ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Nov 2, 2011 Home Buying in 08823
Michael, Home Buyer in Terra Alta, WV
Michael answered:
how much longer do i have to wait for the appraisal report?
i signed a paper saying i will get a copy of the appraisal report. the apprisal was done but the bank still has not got the report. i don't think the bank will lye to me about that ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Aug 20, 2011 Home Buying in 08823
-Marc Pollak-, Real Estate Pro in Hillsborough, NJ
-Marc Pollak- answered:
Bank appriasal report?
Wow, that is a great problem to have. My experience with appraisers is that if they come up with a value greater than the contract price the use the contract price for the appraisal. ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Dec 15, 2010 Home Buying in 08823
Larry Sarlo…, Real Estate Pro in Camden County, NJ
Larry Sarlo 609-868-1171 answered:
Does the state of NJ still offer the property tax rebate program for homeowners who purchase in 2009?
That remains to be seen if we are getting anything. ther cuts this year with talk of eliminating it due to budget constraints. Who knows!


Larry Sarlo
Weichert Realtors
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0 votes Share Flag Mon Aug 30, 2010 Home Buying in 08823
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