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Corey Buck M…, Real Estate Pro in Jacksonville, FL
Corey Buck Mann answered:
Can you get prices of recently sold properties if they are new construction?
You can always check the recorded deed and see what the deed stamps cost. From there you just determine the cost of stamps per 1000 and divide. P
0 votes Share Flag Sun Mar 20, 2011 Home Buying in 08831
Alpa Bhagat,  in Monroe Township, NJ
Alpa Bhagat answered:
Looking for new constructions in Monroe township. Negotiations on base price and upgrades/ options.
Hi Sachin,
Builders normally go by foot traffic to the development. If they see that, lots of people are showing interest than they will not negotiate. but if the traffic is slow, they ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Feb 12, 2011 General Area in Monroe Township
Debbie Hemph…, Real Estate Pro in ,
Debbie Hemphill answered:
How do we "prove" to Bank of America that the condo we are selling is FHA approved since construction? Builder turns us away, association
This is a good question, and the answer may just be....it's not FHA approved. FHA has guidelines concerning FHA approval, your HOA has to be able to fix or repair any items that ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Nov 30, 2010 Home Selling in 08831
Yvette Veide…, Real Estate Pro in Marlton, NJ
Yvette Veideman answered:
If selling a condo in Monroe, NJ - do I need to get a Certificate of Occupancy inspection?
Yes. The Title Company will request it too.
0 votes Share Flag Mon Jun 3, 2013 Home Selling in Monroe Township
Jennifer Bla…, Real Estate Pro in Basking Ridge, NJ
Jennifer Blanchard answered:
If my home appraisal comes in low, can I then drop the asking price to meet the appraisal?
Hi Nizzore,
Your realtor and attorney can best answer your question as they know the players. But, as an educated third party I can tell you that chances are, yes, you can drop the pri ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Jun 28, 2011 Home Selling in 08831
Barbara Harv…, Real Estate Pro in Philadelphia, PA
Barbara Harverson Smith answered:
Are there condos in Monroe Township that are not in an adult community?

Here is a link to the only condos I found for salein Monroe Twp at this time that are not age restricted.

http://www.trendmls.com/mls/Client/Email/EmailClick.aspx?s=81727 ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Apr 22, 2010 Home Buying in 08831
Dev,  in Princeton, AL
Dev answered:
what should I expect as an average selling time for my 4 bedroom rach?
It depends, there are several factors involved, listed price, inventory, number of buyers in the market at present,marketing, condition of the house etc.. Usually in 6 months time peri ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Mar 25, 2010 Home Buying in Monroe Township
Sean Dawes, Other/Just Looking in Philadelphia, PA
Sean Dawes answered:
how to post an open house on trulia?
Under the My Trulia tab, click my listings then under each listing you click edit details then open houses

Hope that helps

0 votes Share Flag Fri Jan 8, 2010 Home Selling in 08831
Rhonda, Real Estate Pro in Monroe Township, NJ
Rhonda answered:
The Reserve vs. 12th street/Grano st
A good Realtor will never tell you "this is a better location than the other". It is a personal decision that you must make yourself to determine what is better for you. Thi ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Jan 5, 2010 General Area in 08831
Janet Neigut…, Real Estate Pro in 08081
Janet Neigut Larsen answered:
I am thinking of moving to Monroe Township in one of those adult communities, but i am looking for a "young over 55" communitiy.
Please clarify Monroe Township as there are a few in New Jersey. I cover Monroe Township in Williamstown which is in Gloucester County NJ. There are 55 Active Adult Communities here a ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Apr 18, 2012 Home Buying in Monroe Township
John Sacktig, Real Estate Pro in New Jersey, NJ
John Sacktig answered:
How are Grace Hill Estates in Monroe?
Hi Ruchika,

Grace Hill is a great development! Easy access to all commuting, schools and highways.
Email or call me to discuss what your needs are in a home and we'll go from ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Oct 21, 2009 General Area in Monroe Township
John Sacktig, Real Estate Pro in New Jersey, NJ
John Sacktig answered:
Can U please tell me about ridgewood estates off of half acre road?
Hi Tanu -

Ridgewoods Estates was built by Renaissance Properties is a builder with a 20 year history of building New Jersey homes. Models were built to meet the discerning taste of ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Aug 10, 2009 In My Neighborhood in 08831
Harold Haith…,  in 08550
Harold Haithcox answered:
What is the commuting time by bus and or train to nyc?
The time between NYC and the nearest train station is approx 1 hour.
check the train and bus schedules at http://www.njtransit.com
0 votes Share Flag Wed Jan 6, 2010 Home Buying in Monroe Township
John Sacktig, Real Estate Pro in New Jersey, NJ
John Sacktig answered:
Looking for 55 plus homes in Monroe
Hi Mary,

Now we need a price.. You can spend 150k and you can spend 500,000 for some of the newer developments. I have sold many units in the 55 plus communities.

Call or email m ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed May 27, 2009 Home Buying in Monroe Township
Francesca Pa…, Real Estate Pro in Monmouth County, NJ
Francesca Patrizio answered:
Monroe Forsgate v/s Old Bridge Heritage Woods

Monroe Townshipo is over 50% adult communitires and as a results caters to the 55+ hownerownerhsip, therefore, in terms of price p/sq footage and taxes.

When counseling ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Nov 17, 2009 General Area in 08831
John Sacktig, Real Estate Pro in New Jersey, NJ
John Sacktig answered:
Does anyone live in Encore adult community? What are some pros and/or cons?
Hi Joan,

Although I do not live in Encore I have shown many properties there, although each of my clients ended up purchasing in Stonebridge. The packages there could not be beat, ev ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Aug 13, 2014 Home Buying in Monroe Township
Larry Sarlo…, Real Estate Pro in Washington Township,...
Larry Sarlo 609-868-1171 answered:
if I am buyer in an adlut community and under ownership it says fee Simple What does that mean to me and is
Just means their is absolute ownership in real property but you could still have encumbrances and deed restrictions...

Larry Sarlo
Weichert Realtors
... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat May 16, 2009 Home Buying in Monroe Township
Marc Paolella…, Real Estate Pro in Succasunna, NJ
Marc Paolella, Relo Director answered:
Is Monroe a nice place to live?
Hi Ahsun,

Your budget, combined with a fairly modest requirement of 3 bedrooms and 2 baths, opens you up to most areas in central and northern NJ. The only wrinkle: "My commute can' ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Oct 8, 2013 General Area in Monroe Township
Paul Howard, Real Estate Pro in Cherry Hill, NJ
Paul Howard answered:
using builder's options to upgrade
If you are not in contract yet - ask for the options you want to be thrown in at no additional cost. They will likely be more willing to do that than negotiate the price.

Next time ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Aug 9, 2008 Home Buying in Monroe Township, NJ
Jillian Mason, Real Estate Pro in Middlesex County, NJ
Jillian Mason answered:
Strafford Homes in Monroe Township, NJ...any advice on options upgrade to use from builder?
I would recommend doing an options upgrade. You are building a brand new home and should make it the finest from the beginning. I also think certain builder's will give you great deal ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Jan 6, 2010 Home Buying in Monroe Township
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