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Home Buying in 07083 : Real Estate Advice

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Mon May 15, 2017
Steven_soprano answered:
The location is right off of route 22 which is always filled with traffic.
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Tue Mar 28, 2017
Newly Minted answered:
While we're at it...

Why use banks? They charge ridiculous fees for doing nothing. "Originating" a loan? Pfft. Save thousands and just give people IOUs. Surely they'll take your word that you're good for the money, right?

Why get title insurance? It sounds unnecessary. The people who live on the property own it fair and square, right? No one is ever going to come back later and make a claim—I mean, how could they?

Appraisers? Bah. I mean, who needs someone's professional opinion about what a house might be worth? It's worth what you think it's worth, just like that $5000 Pinto sitting in your back yard. Why in my day... bread cost a nickel! And that's all I'm payin' for it.

Inspectors? I can look at something and tell whether or not it works. I don't need some jerkwad charging me an arm and a leg to look at my gutters and tell me what I don't already know.

And so on... and so on...
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Sun Feb 22, 2015
John Westrich answered:
Hello Farrah,

Based on your criteria, I would recommend considering Bergen County. Are schools important? My recommendation whether you were to go with me or not is to choose one agent per county / location. You will get much better service from a qualified agent that will give you the attention that you deserve as long as the agent believes that you are loyal to him/her as well. Granted, the Bergen County Market is different from the Central Jersey market so in these types of scenarios having a trusted agent in both locations is probably the way to go. My comment is with regards to one area, one qualified agent is worth more than a few agents. ... more
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Wed Aug 6, 2014
Tina Rebimbas Torres answered:
Your Looking for a Broker Current Market Analysis.

Our office does not charge for this.

This should be free.

Call me office if you need assistance -908-688-2828
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Mon Nov 4, 2013
Martha Lucia Gallego answered:
Schools start with Parents Participation from home. Your Kids will go far if they want the education. I have family that already graduated from UHS and they goto NYU. Union is just a stepping stone. If you are interested in learning, you will learn. Union knows it reputation has changed from its A+ grade in the 90's, but its been "IN CHECK" for a number of years getting their program back to the top. It will take time but they are progressing. ... more
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Sat May 11, 2013
Tina Rebimbas Torres answered:
On any bidding war..... Dont worry about what someone else is bidding.

Figure out what you are willing to pay. What is your number!

The number you feel the house is worth.
How much do you want it, it might be worth more to one than another.

Example.... Parents trying to get their children into a certain school will go above and beyond to get what is best for their kids.

Or Location close to NYC transportation to walk.

Different things drive offers for different reasons.

Just figure out your number and if its ment to be its yours.
Give your highest and best and no regrets.

My best recommendation for multi offers situations!
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Fri May 3, 2013
Tina Rebimbas Torres answered:
When you establish a relationship with a Realtor they can set you up with automatic emails. Your agent can create a campaign for you either on their own website (IF THEY ARE A RE/MAX agent) or from the multiple listing, to receive new listings as soon as they appear on the market. Fixer uppers are obvious just by reviewing photos and price online. Fixer uppers vary in oppinion from client to client .... so most buyers need to do reseach, a list isn't just handed to you.

You can search through photos and prices on Trulia and request help from the agent you decide you want to work with.

Good Luck.....
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Sun Mar 17, 2013
Brenda Lee Zabriskie answered:
You cannot post your home for sale by owner on Trulia. You must have your home listed with a Broker in order to have your home listed on the site. Besides in this market, why would you want to list your home for sale by owner? While I know it seems like you can save money by selling it on your own but if you hire a great Realtor®, a seller can get more for their home in a less amount of time! At this time there is no inventory out there and homes are selling closer to their asking price and we are now seeing bidding wars. Yes bidding wars! We haven’t seen that in years. However, we have literally run out of houses to sell so the houses that do get listed are getting lots of showings and aren’t taking long to sell if they are priced right! ... more
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Tue Aug 28, 2012
Tg Glazer answered:

During the attorney review period, the property is not officially "under contract". During this period, anything can happen. You can decide to back out for no reason at all. The Seller can accept another offer and cancel your contract. Once attorney review has been completed, then the contract is binding and the listing agent will mark it as "Under Contract" in the MLS.

Please note that Trulia and the other real estate web sites do not always have the most up-to-date information, and still may show the property as available, even after it is under contract. Do not worry about this as the only thing that matters is when it gets out of attorney review, no matter what it says on a website.

Good luck!
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Sat Jul 9, 2011
Jeanne Feenick answered:
Be prepared to provide proof of funds. All cash deal with quick close - pretty sweet in this market. You've got negotiating power my dear!

Good luck to you,
Jeanne Feenick
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Wed May 4, 2011
Debra (Debbie) Rose answered:
let's hope that by now, a year after asking this question, Ab has already found a home.
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Mon Apr 18, 2011
Michelle Quaglietta answered:
Union Township- you get more bang for your buck there- let me know if you want me to send you some information on the town...
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Sun Feb 22, 2009
Audeliz Angie Perez answered:
Jane Doe,
Opinion 26 is generally the form realtors provide to indicate that we do not give legal advice. Based on your question, I can not tell if you are buying the home with the assistance from a license agent or Realtor. In which case, if you are buying directly from an owner, it is important to get in contact with an real estate attorney right away, since a hand shake or scrap paper could be legally binding. In NJ, you have three days after a fully excuted contract (accepted by both parties with signature) has been delivered to both buyer and seller for your attorney review to begin.

If you do not bring to an attorney after three days, you are legally committed to the language in a standard real estate contract.

I hope that help!

Audeliz Angie Perez
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Wed Feb 18, 2009
Jose Nunes answered:
You want a 2 family home ?
Take a look at this beautiful 2 family home in Union.
ONLY 6 Years old !
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