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mesutter, Home Owner in San Diego, CA
mesutter answered:
Are any of the adult communities in Monroe willing to accept someone who is only 51?
The Housing for Older person's Act (HOPA) which sets out the exemption in the Federal Fair Housing Law allowing 55+ housing states that in qualified housing for older persons 55+ 80% of ... more
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Rhonda, Real Estate Pro in Monroe Township, NJ
Rhonda answered:
Are there additional membership fees at 55 communities with golfcourses?
No, the association fees at all the Adult Communities are generally within the same ball park, with the only difference being whether or not the association or the homeowner takes care ... more
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chjamesbuckn…, Home Buyer in Monroe Township, NJ
chjamesbuckner answered:
Thinking about buying a house in Monroe
same issue, any answers anybody?
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Nayna Bawa, Real Estate Pro in Monroe Township, NJ
Nayna Bawa answered:
What are the monthly condo fees for Tall Oaks in Monroe Manor?
Hi Eric.

There are currently seven condos for sale at Monroe Manor. The price ranges from $155,000 to $270,000 for a 1-2 bedroom unit. The condo fee is $160/month and covers use of ... more
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fmann47, Home Buyer in Bridgewater, NJ
fmann47 asked:
Seller credit or concession, does it impact our ability to get a loan? Negotiated $45k in upgrades for new construction on a home. This represents more than 5% of the cost of the home. Can this be considered a seller credit (or concession). Lender infor...
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Keith &…, Real Estate Pro in Verona, WI
Keith & Kinsey Schulz answered:
How can a bank provide a mortgage commitment letter for new construction that is still 8 months out? Don't they need a physical home to
They can appraise a home based on the building plans and specifications. We recently built our own home and it was appraised for the construction loan prior to closing on our lot or bre ... more
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Tim Moore, Real Estate Pro in Nags Head, NC
Tim Moore answered:
Any idea why houses in Monroe Manor community are selling cheap compared to sell prices from 2006?
Compared to 2006? Our market peaked in 2006 and the sales prices have dropped 30-40% to prices not seen sine 2001. Perhaps this is true of Monroe as well. My guess is that it is. Buying ... more
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Keith Jean P…, Real Estate Pro in East Brunswick, NJ
Keith Jean Pierre answered:
Can someone assist with in 2BR houses new construction or few years old in Monroe county?
Sure I would be happy to assist you Prasad. What exactly did you need assistance with in terms of Monroe real estate? Feel free to give me a call when you get a chance. My information i ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Aug 29, 2013 Home Buying in Monroe Township
Frank Bianco, Real Estate Pro in Monroe Township, NJ
Frank Bianco answered:
780A Ardmore Road, Monroe Township NJ 08831 Is this house is located in 55 adult community or it is a single family house ?
This home is in Clearbrook, which is one of Monroe's Adult Communities. The age requirements are for one resident to be at least 55 and the second can be 48 years old. If you would li ... more
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Joseph S. Co…, Real Estate Pro in New Jersey
Joseph S. Cordova answered:
Is a conforming mortgage the same as a conventional mortgage? I am purchasing in a 55 community that does not accept FHA loans.
Conventional is the same as conforming loan. These types of loans are securitized by fannie mae and freddie mac. But Rossmoor is also in an eligible USDA area. This loan allows for n ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Aug 9, 2012 Home Buying in 08831
Nayna Bawa, Real Estate Pro in Monroe Township, NJ
Nayna Bawa answered:
HOW CAN I FIND A SNG HOUSE PRICE BELOW $225000 IN MONROE/JAMESBURG EXCLUDING 55 ,?
Hi Smita.

As an agent whose offices are both located in Monroe, I know the area very well. If you would like to get some listings for homes below $225,000, you can email me directly ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Jun 27, 2012 Home Buying in Monroe Township
Alex Kushnir, Real Estate Pro in Monmouth County, NJ
Alex Kushnir answered:
How can I fined a townhouse or condo in Monroe Townshipe, NJ that is not in age restricted comunity? Mira.
Mira,

The easiest that comes to my mind is to find a real estate agent who will do it for you and will help you along the way.

And it won't cost you a thing!
0 votes Share Flag Thu Jul 25, 2013 Home Buying in Monroe Township
Janet Neigut…, Real Estate Pro in 08081
Janet Neigut Larsen answered:
what is the average closing costs in nj , paying cash. house about $340000. 55 gated community. also what itemsshould i obtain for my own protection
First to clarify there are a few Monroe Twps in Nj. I handle the Monroe In Gloucester County. Generally you can estimate 3 percent but it depends on tAxes and association fees capital c ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Apr 18, 2012 Home Buying in Monroe Township
Alpa Bhagat, Real Estate Pro in Monroe Township, NJ
Alpa Bhagat answered:
House in Monroe Manor
Tapan,
If you are willing to drive 20min there is Princeton Junction train station and also Bus Depot on Rt 130.
I have a copy of 2010 nj.com school ranks (it's done every two ye ... more
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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
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?
Zipper,

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, Real Estate Pro 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
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
Harold Haith…, Real Estate Pro 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 08816
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
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