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Sat Mar 25, 2017
Scott Godzyk answered:
In pre foreclosure just means they are behind and the foreclosure process ha started. Many times owners cant sell as they owe more than it is worth. You can not make them respond if they dont want to or cant sell. The bank does not own it, so they cant sell it either. ... more
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Mon Feb 27, 2017
Belesky answered:
Setting of property corners, determining your boundary lines is best done by a licensed land surveyor. Land surveying is a state profession and is strictly overseen by your state licensing board. Practicing land surveying (setting your own corners) without a license is more than likely a violation of state laws. ... more
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Tue Sep 6, 2016
Bij202 asked:
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Fri Nov 21, 2014
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Sun Jun 2, 2013
Mike Young answered:
As a 203k consultant you need to provide a quasi home inspection... it is actually a "203k compliance inspection" that addresses the 35 key elements in the HUD Guideline. A "home inspection" typically recommends other professionals look at things. Example: a home inspector may suggest an engineer look at a crack in the foundation or a roofer look at the roof if there is an issue with it. On the other hand a 203k inspector will required or "specify" repairs and not put it off to another professional. ... more
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Wed Jan 27, 2010
Sharon Marinaccio answered:

As mentioned below, your best bet is to check with each town's building department. Please don't assume if you drive around a town and look at different garage locations you'll find your answer. Each town has it's own ordinances and some homes may have been grandfathered.

I know Woodcliff Lake does not have an ordinance regarding garage doors facing the street. I recently called the building department to ask this very question for my own personal reasons. If you get someone on the phone you will most likely get your answer right away. If you are considering buying a home with hopes of renovating a garage, please be sure you check with the town first. You could be very disappointed if zoning does not allow for your vision.

Good luck!
Sharon Marinaccio
LeConte Realty
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Fri Oct 9, 2009
Francesca Patrizio answered:
My thughts:

(1) The accuracy of township assesements is traditonally 15% plus or minus the actual assesement.

(2) Consider thi year in wihich this assessemtn took place

(3) Consider the market decline since the assesessment

Involved all of the above factors in determining true current market value.

Love and Peace,
Francesca, epro, SRES
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Fri Jun 5, 2009
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Here are the questions to ask the listing agent.
Have the following documents been submitted to the bank, from the seller & listing agent
Sellers Hardship Letter
3 Months Bank Statements
Tax Returns
Pay Stubs
A Current Market Analysis for the property (BPO)
Authorization letter for the agent.
Copy of the listing agreement.

After this it is the listing agents responsibility to call the bank one time per week.

Two Important things to know
Did your agent write a clause into the contract that the seller agreed to accept and submit only your offer?
Is there one lien or two? (This takes longer) The banks need to negotiate this out.
There are other factors but these are the basics.
Banks are not in the business to own property they want to move them. So just hold on and I am sure you will get a great deal.

Best Regards,
Dawn Marie White
Broker-Manager-Sales Professional Crossroads Realty Inc
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