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Marie Souza…, Real Estate Pro in Centerville, MA
Marie Souza Team answered:
Ryan do you live there...my friend Lou lives there do you know him ?
Marv - I think you may have meant to send a private message?
0 votes Share Flag Mon Dec 5, 2011 In My Neighborhood in 07052
Jerry Barker, Real Estate Pro in Atlantic City, NJ
Jerry Barker answered:
Best area/place/county to buy a home in South Jersey.
I live in Hammonton, which is a half hour away from both Philly and Atlantic City. Its a good place to live, we have some brand new 2 bedrooms condo's being built right now for aro ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Nov 30, 2011 Home Buying in 07052
Erica Ramus, Real Estate Pro in 17901
Erica Ramus answered:
Overall Real Estate Commission if Listing Agent also Represents the Buyer?
All real estate commissions are negotiable, period.
There is no standard fee.
0 votes Share Flag Thu Nov 21, 2013 Home Selling in 07052
Gene Tedesco, Real Estate Pro in Roseland, NJ
Gene Tedesco answered:
can someone explain to me why the property taxes are so high in west orange?
Property taxes are high in most of essex county. But west orange has paid fire departments, police departments, multiple schools, just to name a few reasons why your taxes are high.
... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Sep 30, 2011 In My Neighborhood in 07052
Drew In 07052, Other/Just Looking in West Orange, NJ
Drew In 07052 answered:
Commute to NYC
There are numerous options and variables to consider. I used to drive to Harrison and take the Path line that runs up 6th Ave. Liked the Path since it runs round the clock and long ho ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Oct 13, 2011 Traffic & Public Transportation in West Orange
Bev Meaux of…, Real Estate Pro in Livingston, NJ
Bev Meaux of Bev and Bob Homes answered:
Can somebody please describe this area for me? I don't know that part of NJ at all. We are planning to move here but not before we are 100% sure
Hi,

Here's a good video you should watch on 07052 (West Orange, NJ), http://bevandbobhomes.com/neighborhood_details.php?nID=1
and here's another one, http://www.youtube.co ... more
0 votes Share Flag Mon Oct 24, 2011 In My Neighborhood in 07052
Jonathan D.…, Real Estate Pro in 07470
Jonathan D. Joachim answered:
West Orange Home appraisal
Hi Kavita,
The best thing for you to do is to ask a local realtor for a CMA. A "Comparative Market Analysis". This should utilize the same comparable sales that an appraise ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Jun 2, 2011 Financing in West Orange
Mary Ann Mai…, Real Estate Pro in Cliffside Park, NJ
Mary Ann Maiorana answered:
tax appeals process: What are good points to present other than I cant sell the house at that price.
In order to be successful in the tax appeal process, you need to provide evidence of sales that are comparable to your home. The sales must be within the timeframe for which you are ap ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Apr 7, 2011 Home Selling in 07052
tim moore, Real Estate Pro in Nags Head, NC
tim moore answered:
Purchase price Vs. Township value
Tax assessments don't really show a true value to your property, it just tries to group homes in a sort of equal light so each pays a far amount of tax based on things like locatio ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Mar 12, 2011 Home Buying in West Orange
Anna Brocco, Real Estate Pro in Nassau County, NY
Anna Brocco answered:
Change offer price for property
Since none of us are directly involved in the transaction, and not knowing all the related facts why not consult with your agent and or attorney, either party can best advise as it rela ... more
0 votes Share Flag Sat Apr 16, 2011 Home Buying in West Orange
** Jeremy Gr…, Real Estate Pro in 07748
** Jeremy Gryvatz ** answered:
PMI - How does it work
Sylvia,
When Buying a home, its important to first reach out to a reputable lender who can detail the entire process for you. This is best done through a phone conversation or face to ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Mar 10, 2011 Home Buying in West Orange
Michael Emery, Real Estate Pro in Minneapolis, MN
Michael Emery answered:
INSPECTION PROCESS - foot to foot
There is no mandatory rule that requires the Realtor attend YOUR home inspection.

As a general rule, the inspector I use told me maybe half the time the agents show up for inspectio ... more
0 votes Share Flag Tue Feb 28, 2012 Home Buying in West Orange
Angelica, Home Owner in Fontana, CA
Angelica answered:
MY DAUGHTER CAN BUY MY HOUSE? WE ON TRIAL PAYMNETS NO FINAL ANSWER YET
we on trial payments bank no answer yet im afraid to have foreclosure my daughter can buy the house ?
0 votes Share Flag Fri Feb 25, 2011 Foreclosure in West Orange
tim moore, Real Estate Pro in Nags Head, NC
tim moore answered:
How are tax lien on titles TYPICALLY handled.?
You must pay it off, or someone will have to before the title company will issue title insurance on the property. Your lender will require title insurance so that lien, as well as all l ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Feb 24, 2011 Home Buying in West Orange
Joe Serino, Real Estate Pro in New Jersey
Joe Serino answered:
SHORT Sales ATTORNEY
Hi -
I can give you several names of attorneys who I've worked with over the years that specialize in real estate, even invest themselves. I would suggest you call and ask questi ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Feb 4, 2011 Home Buying in West Orange
Lisa Payne, Real Estate Pro in Bridgewater, NJ
Lisa Payne answered:
Can u pl list all townhouse communities with a basement & garage in Piscataway, Metuchen, Woodbridge & Iselin. (got of edison TW' frm
Hi Suds, Thats a Tall order, If Realtors/Brokers are members on Trulia you would see them. Some Realtors/Brokers are not on Trulia so you wouldn't get them. Best thing you can do i ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Feb 3, 2011 Home Buying in 07052
Tony McMahon, Real Estate Pro in 20601
Tony McMahon answered:
I would like to buy a 3 family house. Can I use the income generated by the house to qualify for the mortgage if I do not make enough?
While your scenario doesn't sound as if you will be able to obtain traditional financing, you should definately contact a reputable local lender to discuss what your options might ... more
0 votes Share Flag Thu Jan 20, 2011 Financing in West Orange
Michael S. K…, Real Estate Pro in Grand Junction, CO
Michael S. Krieg answered:
I am trying to buy a house in NJ. Who pays for closing costs. How much should one expect for that?
Closing cost an fees can be asked for the seller to pay for you in your offer to purchase. On a FHA purchase you can ask for up to 3.5% of the purchase price. Fees and costs are differe ... more
0 votes Share Flag Wed Nov 24, 2010 Home Buying in 07052
Ian A. Wolf,…, Real Estate Pro in Morristown, NJ
Ian A. Wolf, ABR SFR answered:
is it legal to rent out a room in West Orange, nj?
Always consult an attorney for legal advice, but as a matter of my personal and practicsal experience I have found that it is legal, as long as you're not operating an unauthorized ... more
0 votes Share Flag Fri Jul 30, 2010 Rental Basics in 07052
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