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Dpeters667, Home Buyer in New York, NY
Dpeters667 answered:
Is it legal for a landlord to collect a "pet security deposit" in the state of NJ?
Would you find a $700 pet deposit outrageous like I do? My daughter lives in a house on the lawrence/trenton line and I found myself literally out in the cold with my SERVICE DOG,trying ... more
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Jeanne Feeni…, Real Estate Pro in Basking Ridge, NJ
Jeanne Feenick answered:
How to deal with Lookie Loos?
No, I have never heard of this. Have your agent do some prequalification when appointments are made so you feel better about those visiting your home. Lookie Loos often become buyers.
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Jeanne Feeni…, Real Estate Pro in Basking Ridge, NJ
Jeanne Feenick answered:
Real Estate Agent Attracted to me
Yes, agree with Alan, if you are uncomfortable by the conduct of your listing agent, speak to the Managing Broker. Your relationship is at the broker level so a reassignment of some so ... more
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Jeanne Feeni…, Real Estate Pro in Basking Ridge, NJ
Jeanne Feenick answered:
What are tax implications for selling your house in NJ as an 83 year old survivinbg spouse that needs to go to assisted living?
There will be a transfer tax but it is greatly reduced for seniors. Agree with prior posted, talk to a good real estate attorney and CPA.
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Jeanne Feeni…, Real Estate Pro in Basking Ridge, NJ
Jeanne Feenick answered:
Once buyers have received a mortgage commitment, can the sale still fall through?
You will surely feel greatly relieved when that mortgage commitment comes through - assuming nothing changes - ie, no job loss or death - you should be good to go. The borrowers need t ... more
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Jeanne Feeni…, Real Estate Pro in Basking Ridge, NJ
Jeanne Feenick answered:
what is the average utility bill (water/heat/elect) in society hill (I know its based in usage)?
That will vary based on usage - this is a valid question to ask the listing agent when you consider a rental. If unavailable, you can also ask the utility companies for info on the add ... more
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Onesparacino, Home Buyer in Leesburg, VA
Onesparacino asked:
I am having the most difficult time finding someone in North Wildwood who is well-versed in commercial real estate to return a call. As a matter of fact, I have called just about every real estate agency on the island in search of information regarding motel listings. After 7 calls, one would think a sizable real estate…
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Maureen Egley, Home Buyer in Hazleton, PA
Maureen Egley asked:
Cost of building a home in 08050
0 votes Share Flag Yesterday at 4:53pm Home Buying in 08050
Ellievdavis55, Home Buyer in Portland, OR
Ellievdavis55 answered:
Our home inspector said the roof needs replacement, contractor says only needs repair
I would side on the opinion of the contractor. Hopefully these opinions aren't different very often. I would definitely say that you should look into it a bit more closely, and maybe ge ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Feb 11, 2016 Home Buying in Mullica Hill
Candacemwalk…, Home Buyer in New York, NY
Candacemwalker asked:
Lender Financing Options What's the best type of lender to go to? I went to my personal bank and was told my dti is too high. This was said without even knowing the price of a home that I was considering. I…
0 votes Share Flag Thu Feb 11, 2016 Financing in New Jersey
TheLuckyOne, Home Buyer in Beachwood, OH
TheLuckyOne answered:
As a buyer, can I represent my self with out an agent ? What are the Pros and Cons of doing this ?
I have purchased a condo that was advertised for sale on Craigslist, by owner. There were no agents involved, we drew a contract and signed electronically, I picked a title company and ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Feb 11, 2016 Home Buying in 07302
Loreen V. Da…, Renter in Bronx, NY
Loreen V. Davis asked:
safety concerns
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thinz, Real Estate Pro in Allenhurst, NJ
thinz answered:
Where can I find a real estate Investor for a distressed house in South Jersey?
If it were me, I would post my contact information along with the address of the property and be ready to submit pictures of the property to interested parties.
Also consider doing an ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Feb 11, 2016 Investment Properties in 08401
Michael Shet…, Real Estate Pro in Ridgewood, NJ
Michael Shetler answered:
Hi, in Bergen County what towns have the better property taxes?
This article provides the tax rates for all towns in Bergen County, NJ. It also makes a few points about the general tax rate versus effective tax rate. You can download the chart of ta ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Feb 11, 2016 Home Buying in 07666
Michael Shet…, Real Estate Pro in Ridgewood, NJ
Michael Shetler answered:
Which Towns have the lowest property taxes in north and central NJ?
This article about 2015 property taxes in Bergen County addresses a lot of issues. http://activerain.com/blogsview/4830650/-which-areas-have-the-lowest-property-tax--is-the-wrong-questi ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Feb 11, 2016 Home Buying in New Jersey
lakermom, Home Buyer in Waterford, MI
lakermom asked:
Bank bought back our house at sheriff sale (NJ), how long before we know what we owe for a deficiency? They have it now listed at 50k less than a short sale offer we had 6 months ago, it fell through because we had a 2nd lien holder and the 2 banks couldn't work it out!
0 votes Share Flag Wed Feb 10, 2016 Foreclosure in 07046
Tarahayley, Both Buyer and Seller in Providence, UT
Tarahayley answered:
if a listing says preforeclosure lis pendens, is it not available for viewing or sale?
A lis pendens or pre foreclosure is the formal notice filed by the lender against a homeowner with three months of unpaid mortgage. During the pre foreclosure process the homeowner may ... more
1 vote Share Flag Wed Feb 10, 2016 Foreclosure in North Wildwood
Tarahayley, Both Buyer and Seller in Providence, UT
Tarahayley answered:
What does pre-foreclosure mean? Why do they not offer addresses on these?
Here are the five stages of foreclosure:
1: Missed payments
2: Public notice
3: Pre-foreclosure
After receiving Notice of Default from the lender, the borrower enters a grace peri ... more
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