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Laquita Baez, Real Estate Pro in New Jersey
Laquita Baez answered:
My husband & I are considering moving to Linden, NJ. How safe is it? I'll be walking to local stores, etc., and waiting on buses both day and night.
Hi arsharps, I'd be more than happy to assist you with finding a home in Linden.
As for safety information, you can always speak with the local police department or visit
www.city-da ... more
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David Labush, Real Estate Pro in Westfield, NJ
David Labush answered:
If i took my pension early, am i entitiled to a mortgage
Generally speaking they are two separate things. Getting a mortgage is based on your credit score, income and the price of the property you want to purchase. For more info I'd recommend ... more
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David Labush, Real Estate Pro in Westfield, NJ
David Labush answered:
what is the minimum credit score to get a VA loan. I know lenders are all differ. Who has the score 600 and up?
First, if you qualify for a VA loan you had to have served in our armed forces and been honorably discharged. For that I sincerely say, Thank You for your service!

Many VA loans are ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Aug 28, 2012 Home Buying in Plainfield
Chad Barris, Real Estate Pro in New Jersey
Chad Barris answered:
LOAN AFTER A SHORT SALE IN 2010 Does anyone know who can qualify us?
I can help guide you. Send me an email and we can put some things together
0 votes Share Flag Sat Aug 18, 2012 Home Buying in 07060
Diane Vanvli…, Real Estate Pro in New Jersey
Diane Vanvliet answered:
can I buy a house with drainage easement at back yard?
I would check with DEP before buying, however there usually is not problem.....
0 votes Share Flag Thu Jul 12, 2012 Home Buying in 07060
Gina Suriano…, Real Estate Pro in Westfield, NJ
Gina Suriano Barber answered:
What is the average on home insurance for Plainfield, NJ?
Home owners insurance can vary widely depending on the replacement cost of the home ,what valuables you are insuring, and what you choose as your deductible amount. It's best to speak t ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Jun 1, 2012 Home Buying in Plainfield
Plainfield R…, Other/Just Looking in Plainfield, NJ
Plainfield Resident answered:
I am thinking of purchasing a property in Glenwood Ave ,Plainfield (Sleepy Hollow section). Please can you tell me is it safe to walk in the evenings?
Yes. I live in Sleepy Hollow and take evening walks all the time. It's quite safe and a very nice neighborhood.
0 votes Share Flag Thu Jun 28, 2012 Home Buying in Plainfield
Nilda Maccar…, Real Estate Pro in 07922
Nilda Maccarelli answered:
in process of getting preapproved for first time home. looking for a single family detached in either orange or plainfield 70k what's thenext
You are doing all the right things ; you went for a preapproval, and have checked some homes online. now it is time for you to take the next step: Get a real estate agent !!!
An agent ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Feb 16, 2012 Home Buying in Plainfield
Elizabeth J.…, Real Estate Pro in Northampton, MA
Elizabeth J. Herbert answered:
How is Plainfield,NJ? Is it a nice area to live and raise kids?
Try looking up the demographics here: www.city-data.com then check the town website at http://www.plainfield.com/ as well as the school website at http://www.plainfieldnjk12.org/ to beg ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Apr 7, 2011 Home Buying in 07063
John Sacktig, Real Estate Pro in 08816
John Sacktig answered:
How can I can I speak to the bank owner of a house that's no longer on the market?
Hi Jackie,

I am assuming that this is either a short sale or a foreclosure that you are speaking about... you cannot speak to the bank about it.. The bank will not speak to you dire ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Apr 23, 2010 Home Buying in Plainfield
Tim Robbins, Real Estate Pro in 08251
Tim Robbins answered:
There is a house I really would like to buy but, its no longer on the market. The house is bank owned and when I look it up I only get info about the
Jackie

How doyou know it is still not available It maybe either sold, under agreement or the bankis changing agents or the home is going up for auction. Or the big one of them all th ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Apr 23, 2010 Home Buying in Plainfield
Alma Rose Kee…, Real Estate Pro in 33626
Alma Rose Kee PA answered:
if I see a home that I am interested in however the price is more then I am willing to pay and the property is bank owned how much will the bank
Hi Janice,

Normally banks price the property well below value and receive multiple offers above the asking price.

Of course there are some Asset Managers that overprice.

Is i ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Mar 8, 2010 Home Buying in 07060
Rashid Burney, Real Estate Pro in Plainfield, NJ
Rashid Burney answered:
I would like to find out who owns a house in Plainfield NJ. The house is no longer with a real estate broker. And it may be bank owned is there away
Call Wendy Burney - a local realtor. She can look up this information for you.
0 votes Share Flag Wed Jan 23, 2013 Home Buying in Plainfield
Jack Vollenb…, Real Estate Pro in Flemington, NJ
Jack Vollenberg answered:
how is the plainfield,nj area?
Hi S.

I answered a question about the Plainfield area not too long ago. I invite you to go through my posted comments. I've included the 2 links I could find the quickest. Remember, ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Dec 19, 2008 Home Buying in Plainfield
Jeanne Feeni…, Real Estate Pro in Basking Ridge, NJ
Jeanne Feenick (908) 337-0943 answered:
Im interested in looking at homes in Plainfield. Homes closer to Naperville/Aurora would be better.
Claudia, are you asking about Plainfield, New Jersey? If so, I can help you.

Jeannie Feenick
Search and connect at http://www.feenick.com
0 votes Share Flag Tue Nov 18, 2008 Home Buying in Plainfield
Denise M. Ca…, Real Estate Pro in Bridgewater, NJ
Denise M. Canell answered:
1 bed room condo in Regency Village Condominiums
Hi Santosh:

I have sold numerous condominium in the Regency Village development. Please feel free to call me at 908-268-2124 or e-mail me at: denisecanellolson@remax.net. I would ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Nov 4, 2008 Home Buying in 07060
Marc Paolella…, Real Estate Pro in Succasunna, NJ
Marc Paolella, Relo Director answered:
Has anyone had experience as a buyer with Sirva Relocation?
Relo companies are generally more inflexible than private owners. They haven't lived in the property and do not represent anything about its condition. It basically becomes what you see ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sun Sep 14, 2008 Home Buying in Plainfield, NJ
Realtynovice, Both Buyer and Seller in Akron, OH
Realtynovice answered:
Seller accepted offer however, after offer revealed that window was broken and "sold as is" along with other
What does your purchase contract say?
If it does not protect you under these circumstances:

(Disclaimer: Ths is not legal advice, contact an attorney.)

You may want to consider ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Oct 2, 2009 Home Buying in Plainfield
Corey Grushin, Real Estate Pro in Morris County, NJ
Corey Grushin answered:
Streamline 203K - How long is the process? How hard is it to get?
The process would probably take another 30 to 45 days to do Connie. The 203 K streamline will require you to get multiple contractors for the minor repairs you'll need. (i.e. a plumber ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Sep 3, 2008 Home Buying in Plainfield, NJ
Monika, Both Buyer and Seller in New York, NY
Monika asked:
No, no! My agent is great! Comes to think of it - she is telling me things about Plainfield just as they are, really! It looks like I am having problems with hearing! But thank you all!
0 votes Share Flag Mon Aug 11, 2008 Home Buying in Plainfield, NJ
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