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Laura Gianno…, Real Estate Pro in New Jersey
Laura Giannotta answered:
How do I go about appealing my property taxes for ocean county? How do I get property comparisons so I can do this myself and not pay a bundle?
Here's some I wrote about the Ocean County/NJ tax appeal process.

0 votes Share Flag Mon Feb 25, 2013 Home Selling in 08861
Paul F.Marzo…, Real Estate Pro in Hackensack, NJ
Paul F.Marzolla (201) 957-6768 answered:
my husband and me ,retired from the PR state Police we receive a Pension for life direct deposit .
If "PR" is an acronym for Puerto Rico it can be used to qualify as long as it's listed on your US tax returns. Also, the income from your job should be able to qualify as well. Please g ... more
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Andrew Tisel…, Real Estate Pro in 07024
Andrew Tisellano, Broker/Assoc answered:
we are both retired from the P.R. police we receive direct deposit Pension for life. I also started work as a capt. in a sec. comp
contact Alex

Alex Peralta

Bond Street Mortgage LLC


95 Route 17 South

Suite 302

Paramus, NJ 07652

Direct Line: (201) 560-4218

Fax: (201) 282-501 ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Feb 18, 2013 Home Buying in Perth Amboy
Laura Gianno…, Real Estate Pro in New Jersey
Laura Giannotta answered:
Can I use the sale price of similar properties to appeal this year's property taxes?
The home sales figures must be between October, 2010 and October, 2011. Check the link below, it's about Little Egg Harbor tax appeals, but the tax appeal process is set by state ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Feb 24, 2012 Home Buying in Perth Amboy
Anna Brocco, Real Estate Pro in Nassau County, NY
Anna Brocco answered:
Crime seems to high
Iif unfamiliar with the area(s) of interest, do research online and do visit more than once and at different times of day, possibly chat with locals/neighbors; for any safety concerns c ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Dec 4, 2011 In My Neighborhood in 08861
Mike Austin, Real Estate Pro in New Jersey
Mike Austin answered:
im lookin aparment o house the lease month by month and have parkin for the car 2 o 3 rooms thanks
If you were looking to buy a house you would have had 100 realtors jumping all over
each other to get to you. I guess they do not think that there is enough money in a rental.
Anyway ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Oct 24, 2011 Rentals in Perth Amboy
Paul Camuto, Real Estate Pro in Robbinsville, NJ
Paul Camuto answered:
How can I challenge the property tax assessed on my home?
Each county has there own requirements for submitting an appeal. Contact the tax assessor's office as well. They can inform you of where the county is going in terms of tax rates ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Aug 18, 2012 Home Selling in 08861
Bill Eckler-…, Real Estate Pro in Venice, FL
Bill Eckler-Florida, answered:
We have been looking at homes on and off for a year, with a realtor. We do not have a signed contract with her. Last week we saw a home we thought

Your encounter with a second agent is not that uncommon. Many buyers attend open house activities in an effort to familiarize themselves with neighborhoods, home availabilit ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed May 5, 2010 Home Buying in Perth Amboy
Yocasta, Home Buyer in Waynesboro, PA
Yocasta asked:
How is the traffic between new market and waynesboro,pa at 5 or 6 am and 2 thru 4 pm,? and also new market and shepherstown,va at the same time?..... Iam relocating due by my job(COSTCO)... and how is the taxes compare between waynesboro and shepherstown, which one has better school? my kids are 13.. 10... and 6 years old... my conse...
0 votes Share Flag Wed Nov 4, 2009 Home Buying in Perth Amboy
Randi Tirado…, Real Estate Pro in North Brunswick, NJ
Randi Tirado & Cooper Ford answered:
Hello All,Anybody can explain why taxes, Perth Amboy NJ 08861, on apartments (2bedrooms and 2 baths) are too high.I do like that area
Taxes are based on two things - assessed value and tax rate. If you're referring to the area I think you are with the newer units, those are generally assessed higher because of h ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Nov 2, 2009 Home Buying in Perth Amboy
Gina, Real Estate Pro in Turnersville, NJ
Gina answered:
Hello, I am thinking about selling my home but I'm concerned with the market right now. My house is worth $240,000, my question is, if the house

Yes you would still owe your mortgage company for the remaining amount unless you have some type of hardship. You can then speak with your mortgage company and proceed with a ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Mar 26, 2012 Home Selling in 08861
Jack Vollenb…, Real Estate Pro in Flemington, NJ
Jack Vollenberg answered:
need info about 142LutherAveHopelawn,NJ 08861 can someone help?, it;s bank owned thanx
Hi Ah,

Send me an e-mail with your contact info. I used to be the asset manager on this before Deutsche Bank took over. I'm in the process of finding out who services it now. As soon ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Aug 3, 2009 Home Buying in Perth Amboy
Laura Berry, Real Estate Pro in Blacksburg, VA
Laura Berry answered:
Construction of house on wetland
The most important thing for you to do would be to check with your local authorities regarding the restrictions It often depends on how much is wetland , if it is possible to locate ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Jul 2, 2009 Home Buying in Perth Amboy
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Voices Member answered:
is it a good time to buy a house at this time?
Loaded question :) Truly, if you can afford it, then yes. Rates are about 4.5 right now, prices are falling (still). Will they still fall significantly to make some point in the futu ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Jan 29, 2011 Home Buying in 08861
Devin Botkins, Real Estate Pro in 64112
Devin Botkins answered:
Federal Hill, Perth Amboy, NJ
If i'm going into a neighborhood i'm not familair with i will google crime rate for that city. Bestplaces.net will provide you with some of the information your looking for. I'm not exa ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Feb 24, 2014 Quality of Life in 08861
John Sacktig, Real Estate Pro in East Brunswick, NJ
John Sacktig answered:
I'm interested in buying a 2 family detached home with a minimum of 2 bedrooms each apartment. I would like
Hi Irina,

I have completed quite a few transactions in Perth Amboy from sales, listings and rentals. perth Amboy is a great community and will become a hot area once the ferry to NY ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Dec 15, 2008 Home Buying in Perth Amboy
Paul Howard, Real Estate Pro in Cherry Hill, NJ
Paul Howard answered:
using more than one realtor to buy a house.
Maybe. Too bad you didn't have a contract with the agent before you walked through the door to that house spelling out rights, obligations etc (including procuring cause issues).

... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Sep 20, 2008 Home Buying in Perth Amboy, NJ
Jillian Mason, Real Estate Pro in Middlesex County, NJ
Jillian Mason answered:
Advice on Federal Hill @ Perth Amboy, NJ
Perth Amboy is set to be a great place in the next few years with brand new construction, a ferry, and an arena for concerts, sporting events, etc. They will also be adding more restau ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Aug 14, 2008 Home Buying in Perth Amboy, NJ
J, Both Buyer and Seller in New Jersey
J answered:
The Landings at Harborside
How do I get in contact with Sparg93?
0 votes Share Flag Fri Mar 7, 2008 Home Buying in Perth Amboy, NJ
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