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John Sacktig, Real Estate Pro in New Jersey, NJ
John Sacktig answered:
Hi I'm looking to purchase a home.the sale price is 430,000 and I have 145,000 to put down. My income is about 54k a year my mother and gf that
Hi Brett - Sounds like a good down payment and I understand the reasoning behind it. You should actually look at 20% down maybe $25% to make this happen. to keep some cash available.
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0 votes Share Flag Tue Jan 12, 2016 Home Buying in 08876
bellizangd, Renter in Branchburg, NJ
bellizangd answered:
To My Fellow Realtors: Why should the tenant pay the fee?
This is not fair! Im experiencing that same issue right now. Please tell me that is not the norm. The renter did not hire them and should not have to pay for the service. That is th ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Apr 3, 2015 Agent2Agent in Branchburg
Sandra Patti, Real Estate Pro in Hillsborough, NJ
Sandra Patti answered:
is there a train station ?
There is also the Northeast corridor line in New Brunswick & at Jersey Ave. that go direct to New York without changing trains in Newark. I believe you have to change trains in Newark o ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Mar 26, 2015 In My Neighborhood in 08876
Andrew Chang, Real Estate Pro in Hillsborough, NJ
Andrew Chang answered:
how much is it to replace septic system? how often do they need to be replaced?
If maintained properly, a septic system can last many many years. 20 years is not uncommon. But if it is not operating properly, you may have to dig a new drainage field, even a new tan ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Apr 7, 2014 Home Buying in Branchburg
Marc Paolella, Real Estate Pro in Succasunna, NJ
Marc Paolella answered:
What is a good source of listings of homes for sale by owner in Somerset County?
Here's 3 cents. When negotiating a FSBO, keep in mind the comps you utilize to figure your offer price reflect a prevailing 4-7% commission. So don't forget to remove that from the FSBO ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Aug 26, 2013 Home Buying in 08876
Melissa Goss,  in Center Moriches, NY
Melissa Goss answered:
When rental properties are listed in NY through a realtor, is the tenant obligated to pay a brokers fee when renting the property?
In NY, we pick and choose who pays what... but in most cases if you are heading out to get a rental listing, and tell the landlord that he or she will be the one obligated to pay the fe ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Jul 8, 2013 Agent2Agent in Branchburg
Carol Taylor, Real Estate Pro in Clinton, NJ
Carol Taylor answered:
Where to go in Hunterdon & Somerset counties in NJ?
Realistically, from Readington, Clinton, Pittstown areas, you are looking at a 45 minute to 1 hour commute on a good day. As you get closer east, of course the amount of time will decr ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Apr 10, 2013 General Area in Branchburg
Mary Petti, Real Estate Pro in Westfield, NJ
Mary Petti answered:
we had our home inspection and found 2 of the wires in the box are aluminum. The rest are copper. I' not sure why the town inspector would have
As either the buyer or seller, if you are unsure or wary about the wiring being up to electrical code, why not just CALL the building department directly and ask the questions.

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1 vote Share Flag Tue Feb 5, 2013 Home Buying in 08876
Debra  Stagg, Real Estate Pro in Bedminster, NJ
Debra Stagg answered:
What are people like in Branchburg and Bridgewater?. Friendly, down-to-earth and community-oriented?
Hi Ellen, hope to answer your inquery.............I am guessing that the 40 minutes you mentioned, from Basking Ridge/Bernardsville may be your place of business?..........there are won ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Apr 20, 2011 General Area in Branchburg
Jeanne Feeni…, Real Estate Pro in Basking Ridge, NJ
Jeanne Feenick answered:
How do I go about getting the best price on three similar properties?
Hi Thrillhouse, I see your question has bubbled to the top, if you are still checking in, I'm curious how the process worked out for you...if I've reached you, let us know!

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0 votes Share Flag Thu Oct 7, 2010 Home Buying in 08876
Deborah Stas…, Real Estate Pro in Martinsville, NJ
Deborah Stassi answered:
I'm looking for a night club close to the Branchburg, NJ area. Some place that isn't full of teenyboppers.
What age range are you looking to mingle with? Do you want a DJ or would you prefer live music? If you can be more specific, I would be happy to make a suggestion.
0 votes Share Flag Tue Sep 7, 2010 Entertainment & Nightlife in Branchburg
Kenneth Verb…, Real Estate Pro in PRINCETON, NJ
Kenneth Verbeyst answered:
Oil Tank Leak...
Madison ,
If the sellers are truly willing to assist you, have them grant you a use and occupancy so that you may move in and occupy for a reasonable fee until they have fully remediat ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Sep 2, 2010 Home Buying in Branchburg
X, Other/Just Looking in 07978
X answered:
What is the best public commute frm Somerville west brown street to Pfizer Peapack?
There is no public transportation to Pfizer.
0 votes Share Flag Mon Jul 21, 2008 Traffic & Public Transportation in 08876
Donald Hansen, Real Estate Pro in Gillette, NJ
Donald Hansen answered:
Is there is a difference in the cost of townhomes in Branchburg vs. Bridgewater?
In fact there is a difference in cost between the towns with similar size units selling slightly higher in Bridgewater. Bridgewater is generally considered a more popular place to live ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Oct 11, 2007 Home Buying in Branchburg
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