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maathiasso, Home Owner in East Orange, NJ
maathiasso asked:
Did you know, that in the house next door lived little Whitney Houston? --
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Andrew Tisel…, Real Estate Pro in 07024
Andrew Tisellano, Broker/Assoc answered:
Hi, did you know , that in the house next door lived little Whitney Houston?
yes Stars live among us.
The next star could be in the home next door to your house.
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Katonga.unde…, Home Buyer in
Katonga.underwood asked:
ARE ANY OF THESE PROPERITES RENT TO OWN IN THE UPSALA CT IN EAST ORANGE NJ? --
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Jeanne Feeni…, Real Estate Pro in Basking Ridge, NJ
Jeanne Feenick (908) 337-0943 answered:
hi please advice my lender asks to repair the home before fully occupy it is it against fannie mae policies could they adjust the contract to 203b?
Only your lender can answer this question fully - so ask him/her. But generally my advice in this market is do what they say, provide what they request....all in a timely fashion.

Go ... more
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Laquita Baez, Real Estate Pro in New Jersey
Laquita Baez answered:
how do I find out if my home is a single or multi to rent and what is the procedure to rent out?
My procedure would be to tour your property then create a unique marketing plan to attract tenant procurement for your home.

That is my quick and in a nutshell answer.
Feel free to ... more
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Alex Kushnir, Real Estate Pro in Monmouth County, NJ
Alex Kushnir answered:
What am I doing wrong in East Orange - two houses have under appraised?
Vanessa,

Do you work with buyer's agent? Your agent should be able to advise you what will happen. This way you can decide to bid or move on.
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Andrew Tisel…, Real Estate Pro in 07024
Andrew Tisellano, Broker/Assoc answered:
what is munn ave in east orange, NJ like? the neighborhood and the people and the safety?
Some people consider all of East Orange a bad area
It is all relative to what you are comparing it to.
Compared to Harlem East Orange is like Plesantville USA

I know on Munn and S ... more
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Tina Lam, Real Estate Pro in San Jose, CA
Tina Lam answered:
How are taxes calculated on condos in East Orange-NJ? As in a condo is listed for 60k but taxes are $7400?
Kamesha,
You could be looking at a listing of a financially distressed property. The current owner may be paying taxes on $200K+ basis for a property that's listed for $60K. Then ... more
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Alain Picard, Real Estate Pro in Puyallup, WA
Alain Picard answered:
How do I find out about a seller that may be interested in a lease with an option to buy? Interested in an apartment in this building.
One way to do that is to talk to a local real estate agent and ask them to search for which units are for sale or for rent in that apartment and then find out if any of them will offer ... more
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Joseph S. Co…, Real Estate Pro in New Jersey
Joseph S. Cordova answered:
Where are the FHA condo's in East Orange, NJ?
I did a search of FHA approved condos and there were 14 results in East Orange. Only 1 of whic has updated their fha approval. There is othe financing available for condos. Let me kn ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue May 15, 2012 Home Buying in East Orange
Wayne &…, Real Estate Pro in Lincoln Park, NJ
Wayne & Patty Odenbrett answered:
what are survey marker procedures in buying a home?
When you buyer a home. it is important to get a new survey.
You need to know if the neighbors shed is on your property, or vias versa.
Are the setbacks to code?
Is that treeline the ... more
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Tim Moore, Real Estate Pro in Nags Head, NC
Tim Moore answered:
is is legal to ask for the final permits?
I know of no laws making asking for anything illegal. Well, I guess I can think of a couple things but that is more like solicitation.
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Alain Picard, Real Estate Pro in Puyallup, WA
Alain Picard answered:
is it normal for a landlord to ask for deposit two months ahead of time without lease or agreement?
That doesn't really sound normal to me but everyone does things differently. One thing that you should do is call a local real estate office and ask them if they could tell you who ... more
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Larry Stephe…, Real Estate Pro in Mickleton, NJ
Larry Stephens answered:
Is the seller responsible for repairs if they were unknown to you after closing ?
Larry,

You will need to take a look at your Contract. There is typically a clause that states the seller is no longer responsible upon settlement. This question would be better dir ... more
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Brian Rayl, Real Estate Pro in Frisco, TX
Brian Rayl answered:
Do you think the residential market is trending upwards?
Real Estate is all a VERY local numbers game. It varies widely from state to state, city to city, and even neighborhood to neighborhood. The best person to answer that would be a LOCAL ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Mar 29, 2011 Home Buying in East Orange
Scottsdalesc…, Real Estate Pro in Scottsdale, AZ
Scottsdalescott answered:
I just closed on a condo in New Jersey. The amount I have to pay into the escrow is too high.What can I do to bring this number down.?
Your real estate agent/lawyer or title company should have reviewed the preliminary HUD-1 with you to verify charges prior to closing. Now that the property is closed and impounds take ... more
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Marsha Bowen…, Real Estate Pro in Maplewood, NJ
Marsha Bowen-Washington answered:
My Lawyer seems to be avoiding me when I ask for a closing cost.... should I proceed with caution?
Absolutely! Based on my experience, once you have an executed contract, most attorneys will require a retainer which discloses their scope of services to represent your closing. If y ... more
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A Webb, Real Estate Pro in New York
A Webb answered:
is E.Orange New Jersey really a community rebuilding? Is it a safe place for a women?
East Orange like most other communities has good and bad spots. In my opinion its more negative. There has been several home invasions and violent crimes in the Hamptons (New York) area ... more
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Tim Moore, Real Estate Pro in Nags Head, NC
Tim Moore answered:
Is it normal for the Attorney to ask for a certified check in his firms name to pay closing cost ?
Nope - you do write the check to the firm of the attorney or title company. It is all documented on the HUD1 form and he has to disperse the funds so he needs to be able to cash the che ... more
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Lynn911.com…, Real Estate Pro in Dallas, TX
Lynn911.com Dallas Realtor answered:
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