Your offer would be contingent on the closing of your current home. That will weaken your offer as it introduces a degree of uncertainty. To have a chance, you will want to show that your home is actively listed, better yet that you have an accepted offer in hand, even better than you have made progress on clearing contingencies - ie, inspection and mortgage - on your sale.
The cleanest way to do this would be to sell first so that you have the proceeds available for your purchase.
Good luck and best,
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The house is in a great neighborhood however, the taxes are extremely high, there should be legislation to reduce the outrageous taxes and there should b e an immediate reform of all the taxes in the State of New Jersey and if that occurs, you will find the real estate market coming back to life in this community, The taxes are way out of line for the services provided. good luck in trying to get the assessment lowered. If you are lucky. The Town is a great town, however, the taxes will drive everyone out!!! If it is a short sale then you could appeal the taxes, however, you should speak with the tax assessor, prior, to bidding on the home.... more
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