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Tina Lam, Real Estate Pro in San Jose, CA
Tina Lam answered:
What % of the asking price is considered good when making an offer on a house. % to start out with and end with.
Those figures vary across the country. In the Bay Area, a good starting offer for a regular sale is 95% of the asking price and you hope to end up between 98-103% of asking. For short ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Mar 10, 2012 Home Buying in Freehold
Patricia Ema…, Real Estate Pro in Monmouth County, NJ
Patricia Emanuele answered:
Help! Need a rental for 2 clients that have rental assistance (Sec. 8). Need 2 and 3 bedroom units. Freehold/Howell area.
Hello,
government subsidy , I am very familiar with this. If I can help you lease let me know 732-822-6241 please let me know what there allowance is for the area and if your clien ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Mar 10, 2012 Rentals in Freehold
Aurelia Isid…, Real Estate Pro in Freehold, NJ
Aurelia Isidoro answered:
Is it legal/ethical for a broker to list a property as active in MLS if there is an accepted offer on it?
Yes. We cannot change the status in the MLS to Under Contract until it is out of attorney review. In the meantime, your agent should let anyone who inquires on your property know there ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Jan 2, 2013 Home Selling in 07728
Patrick Fiel…, Real Estate Pro in Dallas, TX
Patrick Fields answered:
What is the difference between a bank approved short sale and a non bank approved short sale?
Hello Cwinke,

The difference is simply timing. This means that a bank approved SS has already been reviewed and agreed to by the owner and the bank/lien holder.

A SS that is not ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Feb 20, 2013 Financing in 07728
Don Tepper, Real Estate Pro in Fairfax, VA
Don Tepper answered:
The full, finished basement in my townhouse flooded during hurricane. We had no power for a week. I had the wall to wall carpet removed, my furniture
Quick answer: Read your lease.

Longer answer: Read your lease. Does it say that the property must be inhabitable. (It probably does.) If the property isn't inhabitable, then (an ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Sep 9, 2013 Rentals in Freehold
Gerard J. Ca…, Real Estate Pro in Spring Hill, FL
Gerard J. Carney answered:
In central NJ can I rebuild an existing oversized garage into guest house (mother daughter) ?
This is a question for your county zoning office!
0 votes Share Flag Wed Aug 10, 2011 Remodel & Renovate in Freehold
Molly Sabati…, Real Estate Pro in South Elgin, IL
Molly Sabatino answered:
Do I still need to have a home inspected myself if a relocation company has already done an inspection? Or do I just address the issues on the report
It would be in your best interest to get your own inspection done on the home and then compare it to the one from the relocation company. If you don;t have time for a second inspection ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Dec 21, 2010 Home Buying in Freehold
Francesca Pa…, Real Estate Pro in Monmouth County, NJ
Francesca Patrizio answered:
Are there any current home sales in Freehold twp? Have 4 bdrm, 2.5bth colonial on 1.5 acres 2900 sqft move in condition, no one has come.
Ajsnyder2004,

In any market, but especially in this market, it all comes down to price. In the last 6 months, there have been 48 homes with 4BR, 2Ba, up to 3000 sq feet either under ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Apr 17, 2011 Home Buying in Freehold
Jennifer Bla…, Real Estate Pro in Basking Ridge, NJ
Jennifer Blanchard answered:
My realtor lowered the price of my house and the change was made on the mls listing however after 2.5 wks the change was not propagated to trulia, or
Yes, probably. For the most part, the listings are fed to Trulia from the MLS but there are several other sites that we use to market listings that also syndicate to Trulia. It's ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Nov 18, 2010 Home Buying in Freehold
Jane Grant, Real Estate Pro in Temecula, CA
Jane Grant answered:
Is it "ethical" to host an open house when you already have a contract in attorney review? I know its "legal", just doesn't
Bob: This happens a lot in our area. We have a lot of agents here in Southern California and there are open houses on homes in Pending all of the time. The agents try to get buyers o ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Feb 23, 2012 Home Selling in 07728
Jerald Golds…, Real Estate Pro in Monmouth County, NJ
Jerald Goldstein answered:
Refinancing 600-620 FICO
Not really! I'm a realtor but just spoke to my trustworthy mortgage consultant who offers following: He can analyze your present credit (not just score) and, if feasible, submit ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Jun 29, 2010 Financing in 07728
Patrick Thies…, Real Estate Pro in Elmhurst, IL
Patrick Thies SFR, CNC answered:
We have a house for sale in Freehold township and in the last 3 weeks we have had zero showings. Is this indicative of the market?
What you need to know is how is your house priced compared to similar homes in the same condition and size listed for and, more importantly selling for.

You also need to find out if ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Jan 14, 2011 Market Conditions in 07728
Philip DeFus…, Real Estate Pro in Howell, NJ
Philip DeFusco answered:
My parents are looking for a home near the center of town in Freehold. Are there nice condo/townhome communities within walking distance from center?
It would be a "healthy" wallk, but two communities to consider would be KIngley Square (townhouses and end unit ranches) or Briarwood West (condos), as well as a few other pos ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Apr 2, 2012 Home Buying in 07728
Tim Robbins, Real Estate Pro in 08251
Tim Robbins answered:
We are considering putting a bid on a single family home on the side of the road from a medical center. How do you think this will impact home value?
SleugMD

It can both have a neg or poss reaction to your value it wil depend on the zoning of the home, for instance if it is zoned mixed use you will have problems get a mortgage or ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat May 22, 2010 Home Buying in Freehold
Anna Brocco, Real Estate Pro in Nassau County, NY
Anna Brocco answered:
WHAT CAN 130K VA LOAN BUY YOU IN BROOKLYN?
Call a few local different realty offices, interview a couple of agents and choose the one you like best--then go from there.
0 votes Share Flag Tue May 4, 2010 Home Buying in 07728
Heather Dacc…, Real Estate Pro in Monmouth County, NJ
Heather Daccurso answered:
Does anyone know if Patriot's Point and Raintree Associations are FHA approved?
Hi Christin,
Only one section of Raintree is approved, Briarglen and Patriots Point is not on the approved list. Here is a website where you can check all the complexes in the area:
... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Apr 19, 2011 Home Buying in Freehold
Philip DeFus…, Real Estate Pro in Howell, NJ
Philip DeFusco answered:
I love the area of freehold township between the township high school and liberty oak park, Buck Drive. any thoughts?
You have excellent taste! This is a favorite to many of us who know and love Freehold. The lot sizes are large and wooded, and who wouldn't want to be within a bike ride or walk to ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Mar 6, 2010 Home Buying in Freehold
Anna Brocco, Real Estate Pro in Nassau County, NY
Anna Brocco answered:
Is it a good investment to finish a basement in a new townhome with this economy?
I believe this is a duplicate question--

It's a safe investment if it improves your lifestyle and if you could use the extra space--a decision only you can make.
0 votes Share Flag Sat Mar 6, 2010 Remodel & Renovate in Freehold
Anna Brocco, Real Estate Pro in Nassau County, NY
Anna Brocco answered:
Since the home market is down, Is it a safe investment to finish a basement in a newly purchased townhome?
It's a safe investment if it improves your lifestyle and could use the extra space--a decision only you can make.
0 votes Share Flag Sat Mar 6, 2010 Remodel & Renovate in Freehold
Pamela El-Gh…, Real Estate Pro in 07726
Pamela El-Ghoul answered:
If a home is foreclosed at 700k and its a 5000 square foot and the home is 5 years old in east freehold NJ, what should my offer be for the home?
Hello Bob,
It is difficult to say what to bid without looking at the home/community and ofcourse comparible homes in the same condition. I am sure your realtor can assist you with a CM ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Aug 18, 2010 Foreclosure in 07728
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