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Jim Simmons, Real Estate Pro in 08550
Jim Simmons answered:
Is buying a home for $600,000 in Estates at Princeton junction worth it?
I see this is an older post but I can say, three years later, I hope you DID buy a home at the Estates at Princeton Junction for 600k back in 2012: the price of that same home now would ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Feb 3, 2015 Home Buying in 08540
Vishal Maher…, Real Estate Pro in New Jersey
Vishal Maher Cell 732-277-9321 answered:
I want to know about school bus routes for princeton walk - south side.Does middle and elementary buses come inside the community or stops outside?
Hari,

Please contact South Brunswick Board of Education at 732-297-7800 for accurate information.
0 votes Share Flag Mon Oct 20, 2014 Home Buying in 08540
Vishal Maher…, Real Estate Pro in New Jersey
Vishal Maher Cell 732-277-9321 answered:
Cost of new construction in Princeton, NJ
Yes. As a civil engineer, I can say that $800 k might be a good number to built a 4000 sft home. However, as you mentioned, It depends on what you pick. Also, you may have to consider a ... more
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Vishal Maher…, Real Estate Pro in New Jersey
Vishal Maher Cell 732-277-9321 answered:
looking for a 2-3 br townhouse for under 400k, so far I've only seen princeton landing and loved it; am I missing out on any other great
Hi Fay,

Let us know If you have already purchased or still looking. It will be good to know.

Thanks,
Vishal.
0 votes Share Flag Mon Oct 20, 2014 Home Buying in 08540
Asma Naik, Real Estate Pro in 08540
Asma Naik answered:
What is the best day of the week for closing?
If money is an issue then you should consider a closing date near the end of the month. You will have to pay less in prepaid interest that way! Otherwise, schedule it whenever it is con ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Jul 19, 2014 Home Selling in 08540
Dan Tabit, Real Estate Pro in Sammamish, WA
Dan Tabit answered:
Why should my home's selling price be based upon the CMVs of the homes in my neighborhood when my home has more to offer, is newer,?
Robert,
A properly interpreted market analysis factors in upgrades, improvements and features the market will find desireable. I understand your frustration and want you to consider a ... more
2 votes Share Flag Sun Jul 6, 2014 Home Selling in 08540
Andrew Chang, Real Estate Pro in Hillsborough, NJ
Andrew Chang answered:
What would it cost to buy 1 ac. more or less, in West Windsor Township? It would need all permits/ variances necessary to build. I'm ready
1 AC developed lot costs about $400k in our areas. It also depends on location and environment of the lot. It appears you do not want the headaches of undeveloped lots. There are not ma ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Apr 9, 2014 Market Conditions in 08540
Jeanne Feeni…, Real Estate Pro in Basking Ridge, NJ
Jeanne Feenick (908) 337-0943 answered:
Hi, my boyfriend and I are relocating back East in the fall and are considering New Jersey. Any recommendations on some fun areas?
Our urban/suburban centers will offer you some interesting options - much will come down to budget so suggest you begin exploring rental options price wise and narrow down from there. C ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Feb 20, 2014 Rentals in 08540
Lisa Weil, Real Estate Pro in 08540
Lisa Weil answered:
Pet free communities?
There are two communities that list pet free in their BY-Laws and they are Canal Pointe and Colonade Pointe. Both are in West Windsor with Princeton Address.
Are you looking to buy or ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Nov 23, 2013 Home Buying in 08540
Lisa Weil, Real Estate Pro in 08540
Lisa Weil answered:
West Windsor Townhouses: Windsor Ponds and Windsor Haven - thoughts?
Hi Tikki,
Yes -the commute into NYC can be a long one especially if it is daily & coupled with a full days of work. For many people the strategy you are considering makes sense. Buy no ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Nov 23, 2013 Home Buying in 08540
Ijecktrulia, Home Owner in United Neighbors Tog...
Ijecktrulia answered:
Being a home buyer, what all closing costs you can deduct from your yearly taxes besides mortgage interest?
Hi sachin1sharma


Reverse Mortgages are designed to enable senior homeowners 62 years and older to convert part of their home equity into cash. They can do this without having to se ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Nov 2, 2013 Home Buying in 08540
Sal Jahagird…, Real Estate Pro in Princeton Junction, NJ
Sal Jahagirdar answered:
How bad is the Train noise in Estates of Princeton Junction?
I live in the Estates at Princeton Junction and really close to the train tracks. It is not bad at all, if you are worried about the noise waking you up , it does not. Once in a while A ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Jul 11, 2013 Home Buying in 08540
Donna Lucare…, Real Estate Pro in Princeton Junction, NJ
Donna Lucarelli answered:
How can I find a real estate agent who has experience in or specializes in investment properties? Looking in Princeton and surrounding areas. Thx!
Investing in a desirable community will bring you a great return.

West Windsor, Plainsboro and Princeton are some of the most desirable towns in the area.

They are because they ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Jul 10, 2013 Home Buying in 08540
Nayna Bawa, Real Estate Pro in Monroe Township, NJ
Nayna Bawa answered:
Do any of the Princeton Walk townhomes in S. Brunswick have a basement?
I just recently sold a townhome in Princeton Walk with a basement. This community has townhomes that are available with or without a basement. In this market, there seems to be many ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue May 28, 2013 Market Conditions in 08540
Nayna Bawa, Real Estate Pro in Monroe Township, NJ
Nayna Bawa answered:
What are the floor-plans in Princeton Walk, Princeton NJ 08540?
Hi Cedelen.

I wanted to follow-up with you to see if you were able to get the information you desired on Princeton Walk. I actively show homes in that area and there are (as of the ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Apr 19, 2013 Home Buying in 08540
Lisa Weil, Real Estate Pro in 08540
Lisa Weil answered:
I own a great sfd home in Princeton, walk to downtown. This upscale property should go for $2.3-2.5 MIL
Did you sell yet?
Your question was posted years ago.....
The market has healed dramatically since 2009.

Call if you are interested in working with a Princeton based real estate a ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Mar 2, 2013 Home Selling in 08540
Lisa Weil, Real Estate Pro in 08540
Lisa Weil answered:
Ettl Farm vs. nearby neighborhoods
The Ettl farm desirability in part is because of its family oriented neighborhood on land lots that are not overly large. The floor plans are gracious and suitable for everyday living a ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Mar 2, 2013 Home Selling in 08540
Lise632, Home Buyer in Princeton, NJ
Lise632 answered:
What price and location would make for a good intermediate-term primary residence *and* longer-term rental property?
If you have the Princeton University mortgage/co-ownership arrangement, you will not be able to rent the house. The terms of the program specify properties must be used as primary resid ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Nov 13, 2012 Home Buying in 08540
Ken Tracy, Real Estate Pro in Naperville, IL
Ken Tracy answered:
We are considering listing our home with a flat fee MLS service. Specifically, mls2u.com. Any experiences,?
No personal experiences. I would say you pay a flat fee, even if you don't sell your home...
You only pay a real agent if the home sells...
Good luck without decision and contact me ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Nov 6, 2012 Home Selling in 08540
Trupti Gandhi, Real Estate Pro in Princeton, NJ
Trupti Gandhi answered:
what is the current PITI and DTI ratio for USDA Guaranteed Loan scheme. Please advise thanks Mohan
Mohan,

I'm sure you must have looked at the information online...

Please write to me with specific questions and I can try to find answers for you through my connections.

Wr ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Sep 10, 2012 Home Buying in 08540
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