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Sara Smith, Renter in Franklin Park, NJ
Tue Dec 20, 2016
Sara Smith asked:
Hi, i just updated my Renter Resume. However, I had "requested information" and/or sent my renter resume to several ads before doing so. Was my old renter resume sent, or will…
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Sebisaksson, Home Buyer in Hoboken, NJ
Tue Dec 13, 2016
Sebisaksson asked:
Im moving with my wife and two kids (2 and 5) and are looking to rent a 2 bedroom apartment for a couple of years or so before we consider buying.
My priorities are: easy commute to NYC,…
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Brett Sikora, Real Estate Pro in Hoboken, NJ
Wed Oct 26, 2016
Brett Sikora answered:
LC - if you're losing money, it might make sense to sell and move to an investment that provides positive cash flow each month. Were you covering your monthly expenses when you were getting $3,500 per month? ... more
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Brett Sikora, Real Estate Pro in Hoboken, NJ
Wed Oct 26, 2016
Brett Sikora answered:
Hi Joan, not necessarily but most of my landlords do it as a good way to start the relationship with their new tenant. They'll usually charge the previous tenant a cleaning fee from their security deposit if they left the unit in poor condition. ... more
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Ken S, Renter/Rentee in Hoboken, NJ
Thu Oct 6, 2016
Ken S asked:
Every time I try to use Trulia to run a rental search in Hoboken, I just get pissed off. You put in *basic* search criteria like a price range $2500-3000, room count (like 2BR/2BA), and…
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Xcintrik, Home Buyer in New York, NY
Wed Aug 17, 2016
Xcintrik asked:
I am looking to buy a place in Hoboken and there are many nice places from 1st to 8th on or around Jackson st.

A lot of what I have found on here is from many years ago so I am curious…
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James Hagarty, Real Estate Pro in Bellingham, WA
Thu Jul 21, 2016
James Hagarty answered:
Luchi -

Yes.

See Buyer's Agency Agreement line 6.

"This Agreement will expire ___ (120 days from signing if not filled in) or by prior written notice by either party. "

Hope that helps, and happy hunting!

Source: NWMLS Form 41A
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Maricris A, Other/Just Looking in Seattle, WA
Mon Jul 11, 2016
Maricris A answered:
Hello,

To remove a home from your saved homes, please follow these steps:

1. Hover your cursor over your profile picture in the navigation bar and select Saved Searches.??
2. On the left side click the My Saved Homes
3. Under My Saved Homes click on each delete button of the property you want to remove and your done.


Regards,

Maricris
Consumer Care Advocate
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Tavlin, Home Buyer in Jersey City, NJ
Sun Jul 10, 2016
Tavlin asked:
Tim B, Home Buyer in Jersey City, NJ
Sun Jun 19, 2016
Tim B asked:
I am considering making an offer on a one bedroom unit where the bedroom is very large with two large windows and the adjacent living room is large with one large window, and could theoretically…
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Lshoedog, Home Buyer in Hoboken, NJ
Sat Jun 18, 2016
Lshoedog answered:
What is the appraisal fee for a condo in brooklyn ny
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Maria Tsabro…, Real Estate Pro in Mountainside, NJ
Fri May 6, 2016
Maria Tsabrova Buyers Rebate answered:
Not sure which agreement you refer to..If it is what I think of then it is for your information only. It is not an actual agreement. But please read it and you should be able to find an answer to your question right in the document or consult an attorney ... more
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Maria Tsabro…, Real Estate Pro in Mountainside, NJ
Fri May 6, 2016
Maria Tsabrova Buyers Rebate answered:
I would not say it is out of reach within your budget. The market is extremely fast in both areas though. You see it- you like it- you grab it. Good value places fly within a few days on the market - only overpriced ones stay longer.
I would be happy to help and cover your closing costs as well. You will get about $8000 from me towards your closing costs if I help you finding a home.
Looking forward to hear from you. Maria
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Beata furste…, Renter in New York, NY
Tue May 3, 2016
Beata furstenberg asked:
condoowner, Home Buyer in Hoboken, NJ
Thu Feb 18, 2016
condoowner asked:
If I want to buy a Hoboken basement apartment in flood zone with a mortgage, I would have to buy flood insurance, correct? But I heard some rumors that basement apartment has no flood coverage?
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Bshaw, Home Buyer in Hoboken, NJ
Fri Jan 29, 2016
Bshaw answered:
Find Surveyors that do Elevation Certificates here: http://smartvent.com/locator

Also, you should check out www.yourfloodrisk.com to see if you qualify for lower flood insurance rates. ... more
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Stacey Berger, Home Buyer in Hoboken, NJ
Sun Dec 20, 2015
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thinz, Real Estate Pro in Allenhurst, NJ
Thu Dec 17, 2015
thinz answered:
The bottom line is this... if paying cash your offer should never be at full price, and even lower than a discounted financed offer...simply because you have a much less complicated deal, with less issue dealing with title and mortgage commitments, and delays with closing. It is the best way to structure the best deal if paying cash....always. Would I do it? Only if absolutely necessary. I would still shoot for a financed offer in the same range (yes, the same cash offer range) and protect the cash...I would not want it dumped into a property where I could have trouble getting it out if I need it.
Finance an put the cash in a side fund that is liquid, safe, and gets a real return. Equity has no rate of return. Tom Hinz www.shortsaletosell.com
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