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Rollin Gosney, Real Estate Pro in Canfield, OH
Rollin Gosney answered:
Hi There, We are interested in a short sale that has been pending for over 9 months now. I know that bank are only allowed to look at one offer at
The current buyer has a accepted contract with the seller. While in contract a higher offer cannot take precedence over the current contract even if the new offer is higher. You can ask ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Nov 5, 2014 Home Buying in 07871
Lynn Garafola, Real Estate Pro in 07871
Lynn Garafola answered:
We made an offer on a house. The sellers agent refused to show the offer and said the offer went on hold. We never received a response from seller?
I'd love to help you. Please feel free to contact me through my Trulia profile.
0 votes Share Flag Thu Aug 7, 2014 Home Buying in 07871
Lisa Fischer, Real Estate Pro in New Jersey
Lisa Fischer answered:
Lake Mohawk lake community membership fee
Cannot opt out, it is mandatory. Initial fee / application fee is $3000- and dues just under $1000- .
0 votes Share Flag Wed Jul 30, 2014 Home Buying in 07871
Kenneth Verb…, Real Estate Pro in Princeton, NJ
Kenneth Verbeyst answered:
Does the listing agent have the authority to request the buyers to speak to the sellers mortgage agent BEFORE providing the offer to the seller?
absolutely they can if their seller has made this request. As mentioned it could also be to avoid lenders who often over promise (perhaps failing to check what the buyers indicate to be ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Oct 14, 2013 Home Buying in Sparta
Wayne &…, Real Estate Pro in Lincoln Park, NJ
Wayne & Patty Odenbrett answered:
Seller asking me to speak to their Mortgage Agent
Its simple. Pre Approvals are a dime a dozen. He wants to make sure you are qualified to buy the home before he takes it off the market for you. In addition, Agents know that loans from ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Oct 14, 2013 Home Buying in Sparta
Andrew Tisel…, Real Estate Pro in 07024
Andrew Tisellano, Broker/Assoc answered:
Feb I signed contract to buy a Fannie Mae forclosure house that was to close in 30 days. They did not close I extended contract 3 times
This is the website that you or your agent should be able to file a complaint
0 votes Share Flag Sat Jun 8, 2013 Home Buying in Sparta
Desifam4, Home Owner in Sparta, NJ
Desifam4 answered:
i am thinking of moving to Sparta, how good (bad) a commute is to NYC or Jersey City ?
Well said, Rosa. Beats Long Island traffic any day (where we moved from)!
Contrary to disbelief, most of my neighbors work on Wall Street and enjoy coming home to the peace and tranqu ... more
1 vote Share Flag Sat Jun 1, 2013 Home Buying in Sparta
Bwisedesign, Home Seller in Sparta, NJ
Bwisedesign answered:
Sparta commuting options
Drive - it's an hour and half into the city if you leave Sparta at 6am and park at Port Authority or other west side lot.

Bus - Lakeland Bus from Police Station. Leave at 6am or 6:30 ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri May 10, 2013 Home Buying in Sparta
Rick Ambrose, Real Estate Pro in Morristown, NJ
Rick Ambrose answered:
How do i know if the house I am renting will be in the Lake Mohawk Area/Alpine so I can join the country club?
For a renter to have Lake Mohawk Country Clun privileges, (1) the property must be within the Lake Mohawk reservation ( ask the owner or call the Club to confirm) AND the owner msut pay ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Apr 6, 2013 Home Buying in Sparta
Nina Fradl, Real Estate Pro in 07860
Nina Fradl answered:
anyone know where to find a private lender?

Please contact me directly at Nina@NinaFradl.com. I can give you 7rl different options to pursue in this regard. We can discuss the reason you need a private lender, which might ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Jan 24, 2013 Home Buying in Sparta
Wayne &…, Real Estate Pro in Lincoln Park, NJ
Wayne & Patty Odenbrett answered:
Can you sell a house in New Jersey without a certificate of occupancy?
The short answer is NO. Each town will inspect for at least a CO Detector, Fire Extinguisher and Smoke Detectors. The rare exception may include homes under constructon or renovation
0 votes Share Flag Tue Sep 4, 2012 Home Buying in Sparta
Lyle Wolf, Real Estate Pro in Rockaway, NJ
Lyle Wolf answered:
Can you sell a house in NJ with a "failed" septic system?
You can, if the buyer uses an FHA 203K mortgage which can include the cost of repairs and updating (like a new septic system) in their mortgage. If you want more information on FHA 203 ... more
1 vote Share Flag Wed Jul 13, 2011 Home Buying in Sparta
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