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Wed Apr 5, 2017
Dilligent Turtle asked:
I am selling a home and conveying it as-is. The property needs some renovation and the buyer is using a 203k loan.. We've been under contract for two months and the buyer refuses to…
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Mon Jan 2, 2017
Chris H. asked:
I live in blackwood and would be looking for a house in blackwood, erial, sicklerville or winslow areas
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Fri Nov 13, 2015
thinz answered:
Ask a good CPA that question...but my experience with a client has been that only the ones listed on the mortgage can take the deduction at tax time regardless of your boyfriend making the payments...
Qualifying for a mortgage after a short sale takes about 2 years.... Tom Hinz www.shortsaletosell.com
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Tue May 13, 2014
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Wed Mar 19, 2014
James Taormina answered:
I live a mile away from Blackwood so I am very familiar with the area. I can provide info on many homes in the area. Please give me a call at 609-221-3375.
Thanks,
Jim
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Wed Jan 15, 2014
Eady Green answered:
If you need any information about how to sale your own home, as weichert we also have a list
for you to study and how to prepare your home for sale.

Let me know if you need any help.
Eady 856-217-9315
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Fri Jan 10, 2014
Jeanne Feenick answered:
Agreed, talk to a reputeable mortgage rep. The rules have again changed as of Jan 1 and are more restrictive still.

Best,
Jeanne Feenick
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Mon Sep 23, 2013
Robert Greenblatt answered:
Hi mwells10.
There are distinct advantages and disadvantages to pursuing a short sale property. Depending on your unique situation; there are some things to think about.

I would be happy to have a quick conversation with you......
-Robert Greenblatt
Keller Williams Realty
direct: 856.575.1818
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Sat Jul 6, 2013
Cara Castrataro answered:
Dear Michael,

From my experience, you may be able to purchase sooner than you think. I can put in touch with a knowledgeable lender that can give you the specifics of what you need. I am assuming that you will be working in the field of your degree. My biggest concern for you is not so much the last two years of income, but the student loan debt that you will be carrying after graduation. Please contact me and I can point you in the right direction.

Cara Castrataro
Sales Associate
Century 21 Rivera Realty
Office: 856.404.9260, ext. 198
Cell: 856.896.8078
Email: caracastrataro@gmail.com

Find me on Facebook @ www.facebook.com/sjrealtorcaraesposito
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Wed Jan 2, 2013
MaryAnn Jones answered:
There is no Municipality in NJ called Sewell. Sewell is a Post Office, a zip code. A section of Mantua Township is called Sewell. Turnersville is not a Municipality. It is a section of Washington Twp. Turnersville doesn't even have a zip code.

What listing are you referring to? I'll tell you what Municipality it pays taxes to.
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Wed Dec 5, 2012
Mark Hebert answered:
There are several opportunities. The Economic Development offices in both Gloucester and Camden Counties each have programs for down payment and closing cost assistance. There's also a grant program with the state of NJ for the same. ... more
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Thu Nov 15, 2012
Jeanne Feenick answered:
Time and uncertainty. I think short sales are best suited for investors who are can roll witih the uncertainty. I've helped both sellers and buyers - have two in the works right now. The frustration is high on both sides because the control that sellers, buyers and their agents have in a normal transaction is lost to the bank/investor.Plus since the property is in distress, it is highly likely that condition may be an issue - if the seller doesn't have the money to pay the mortgage, then they may not have the funds to keep the home in good order. And ultimately it is the bank that makes the decision - the bank is losing money by definition and so they are very unlikely to make repairs - you should enter into any short sale with the expectation that it will be delivered strictly "as is".

The only advantage for your time and trouble is the lure of a below market deal. But the banks are looking for closer to market value than in the past.

Best,
Jeanne Feenick
Unwaveing Commitment to Service, Unsurpassed Results
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Thu Nov 15, 2012
Thomas J. Heverly answered:
Michael,: Their are many forms of financing in today's new world. What I would suggest is to get a qualification done by a reputable mortgage officer, who knows all the in and out of today's financing. It is getting more and more complicated every day and you need some who is professorial and trust worthy. In the event you would like to explore securing financing for a home please contact me so I can deliver a respected mortgage officer to you. Below is my contact information.

Thomas J Heverly Realty
theverlysr@Comcast.net
Thomas J. Heverly Sr
20 W Browning Rd
Bellmawr, NJ 08031-2201
(856) 931-0088
Web site : www.heverlyrealty.com
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Sun Sep 2, 2012
Larry Sarlo answered:
Yes Blackwood is part of Gloucester Twp
However some of the zip code 08012 is also part of Turnersville/ Washingto Twp...

Search foreclosures and short sale here: www.BuyNJShortSales.com

Search the MLS on your phone by Text: In the subject line on your mobile phone- LSAR1 -to number 87778 ... hit send... A GPS feature for listings at your finger tips
Larry Sarlo
RE/MAX Preferred
609-868-1171 call / text / email 7 days
lsarlo@comcast.net
www.larrysarlo.com
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Thu Apr 19, 2012
Robert Greenblatt answered:
Hi Teri. The previous answers are likely, "not" what you want to hear, but are correct. However, don't lose faith. I have a client in a very similar situation, and was recently able to negotiate a closing date after the 2-year discharge anniversary; and my client is currently renting the home until that time. It's a great solution, that works for everybody.
Call me for additional creative solutions - 856.575.1818

-Robert Greenblatt
Keller Williams Realty
856-575-1818

What my people are saying:

"I would highly recommend Robert for a few different reasons. #1- His experience helps him to see and avoid obstacles... before they become problems. #2- He truly cares about his clients... spends the time necessary to make sure his clients are doing everything possible to qualify for a mortgage...so he can help them into their new home. If you want an educated, experianced and full time real estate agent....look no further." - SF

"Robert is a true professional in all aspects of real estate buying and selling. Honest always trying to take the extra steps to make the buying or selling experience that much easier. His knowledge in the real estate market is first rate. I am glad he is someone I know in this crazy market." - PM

"First off, I would like to thank you Robert for all your help with the purchase of our first home. We hit a couple bumps in the road towards this purchase but he was there every step of the way. He is very professional and was able to answer many questions that I had throughout the whole process. Even with the issues that came up he played a big part in able to facilitate this deal in a slightly over a month. I would definitely recommend Robert Greenblatt to anyone looking to purchase a new home." -AC

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Thu Jun 30, 2011
Larry Sarlo answered:
Tax records are public and you can obtain that info easily. You can get that info here: http://bit.ly/loEgIn

If I can help you with anything else don't hesitate to ask.

Larry Sarlo
RE/MAX Preferred
609-868-1171

www.LarrySarlo.com

www.SearchNJForeclosures.com
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Wed Jul 14, 2010
Larry Sarlo answered:
Turnersville is a very good town with lots of appeal; growth, schools, services etc.. Rentals are generally strong here. Of course it all depends on the property renting. Higher value homes are little more difficult to rent but generally speaking from 1200-2000 seems to be the strong rent for the area.
The demand is good. The area is very desirable but the most appeal here are owner residential, since values are mostly stable here. Investors find some deals making it profitable to rent and there are those who are deciding to rent because they have moved rather than sell.
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Wed Jun 9, 2010
Dottie & John Cordwell answered:
Hi Ann,
You did not give me much information about your family or your disability, so here is the website to start you search for information http://www.hud.gov/offices/cpd/affordablehousing/training/web/calculator/adjustedincome/deductions.cfm
Here is the link for New Jersey to get help with your electric http://www.hud.gov/local/nj/renting/energyprgms.cfm
Good luck. I hope I helped you.

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Sat Jun 6, 2009
Nicholas Christopher answered:
My office is right in Washington Twp. I don't see prices falling any further. Home buyers have begun to realize that there are some very good values out there right now. Along with the first time buyer tax credit, it makes the market very apealing. ... more
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