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Sue Paerels, Real Estate Pro in 07302
Sue Paerels answered:
Any closing grants in NJ?
Hello and congrats on your offer!

There are special "housing for heroes" loan programs, grants, tax breaks, etc... for nurse professionals but hard to find in NJ - they are state sp ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Jul 20, 2014 Home Buying in Stanhope
Mary Petti-A…, Real Estate Pro in 08820
Mary Petti-ABR,SFR, Relocation answered:
Trulia needs to clean up their database as a lot of houses here are sold or not longer on the market....
I agree to a point but there are several reasons this happens.

1) The MLS information is slow to update into the Zillow database (if automatically fed from the MLS)

2) The agent m ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Jul 15, 2013 Home Buying in Stanhope
Steve Parsons, Real Estate Pro in Salisbury, MD
Steve Parsons answered:
What happens to a transaction when a commercial real estate property (land only) sells for more than the appraised value?
Appraised value is an estimate of value. That value is not set in stone. When a transaction sells for more than what it was appraised at, the value changes as the market price is actu ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat May 11, 2013 Investment Properties in Stanhope
Carolyn Fent…, Real Estate Pro in 07825
Carolyn Fenton answered:
how can you tell what items need to be fixed on a short sale or as is home????What if the home looks fine?
Get a home inspection, septic inspection (if necessary), ask if there were any underground oil tanks and if there are ask for a "no further action" letter. Also ask the home inspector ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Mar 27, 2013 Remodel & Renovate in Stanhope
Nina Fradl, Real Estate Pro in 07860
Nina Fradl answered:
Are the schools in Byram Township/Stanhope any good?
I think it makes good sense to visit the school and meet with the professionals there. Remember the old expression, "You can't judge a book by its cover"! While feedback from foks who ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Mar 9, 2013 Home Buying in Stanhope
Andrew Tisel…, Real Estate Pro in 07024
Andrew Tisellano, Broker/Assoc answered:
mortgage points
Also 1 point is usually equal to 1% of the mortgage amount. So I like to say it is like paying interest upfront to lower your monthly payment. This is sometime done to make the monthly ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Feb 6, 2013 Home Buying in 07874
Kris, Both Buyer and Seller in Stanhope, NJ
Kris answered:
are there any properties in Hopatcong with 3 bedrooms , 2 baths and an inground pool for about 250k?
My home is a 3 bedroom 2.5 bath for sale by owner. The home is completely updated and on half an acre with a sunken in above ground pool (it pretty much sits at ground level). We have ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Jan 1, 2013 Home Buying in Stanhope
Judy Golland, Real Estate Pro in Sparta, NJ
Judy Golland answered:
Has anyone had any experience with a USDA direct loan in the stanhope/netcong/landing/wharton areas? How did it go?
I believe that all those towns are eligile. All of Sussex County is and all of Warren County except for Phillipsburg. See link to the page on the USDA web site. Direct loans are not ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Aug 19, 2012 Home Buying in 07874
Ron Thomas, Real Estate Pro in Fresno, CA
Ron Thomas answered:
This is a great community I lived in Stabhope for 15 years and loved it. I had to move to the left coast and life is different out in Cali.
I don't know anyone who calls it Cali

But, I'm not sure what your point is?

Good luck and may God bless you anyway.
0 votes Share Flag Tue Nov 1, 2011 In My Neighborhood in 07874
Justin Kilis…, Real Estate Pro in 07078
Justin Kiliszek answered:
Have home prices dropped significantly in Byram Township, NJ and, if so, by what percent?
I think home prices in Byram are still very good. Here is a recap of the past 7 months

Active Listings - Average - 418,744
New Listings - Average - 424,681
Under Contract- Average ... more
1 vote Share Flag Mon Aug 6, 2007 Market Conditions in 07874
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