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Annalieggi1012 answered:
Where is the house and how much are you asking?
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Fri Sep 15, 2017
Ashley Devlin asked:
Fri Jul 15, 2016
Tomi M asked:
I have 5 years of steady employment. The bankruptcy was discharged approximately 2.5 years ago and a foreclosure happened approximately a year ago. This was all a result of a layoff after…
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Wed Jun 19, 2013
Paul Camuto answered:
My suggestion would be stay away from foreclosures or short sales. I tried purchasing the same for a personal investment back in March and found this nothing but a hassle. Each property has 20 people bidding on it, they are completely run-down, and the asking price doesn't equal a significant profit.

I was able to secure a better deal through a motivated seller and an offer to purchase technique that I can discuss with you. There are plenty of opportunities outside the media frenzy of foreclosures.

Paul Camuto
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Wed Jun 19, 2013
Elba Adorno answered:
Elba Adorno, Prudential Fox & Roach, Realtors. Hamilton , NJ. If you are buying the property in question, then your RE agent can find out if the seller of the propriety has ordered the C of O inspection on the property. You shoud get a copy of the report from your Agent or if you are using an Attorney, that attorney should provide you with a copy too. ... more
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Tue Apr 30, 2013
Elba Adorno answered:
Hello, there is a program that helps out 1 St. Time homebuyers in Mercer County, with the down payment & closing cost. Call 609 278-7908 to see if you qualify. I have an upgraded 2/2 Townhouse for sale in Lawrenceville , NJ for under $196,000.. Near 206/Rt 1. ... more
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Mon Apr 29, 2013
Good afternoon Kate,

First steps:

Meet with a Local Mortgage Banker to get prequalified for mortgage financing. The Mortgage Banker will review all facets of your loan request to answer your questions with regards to the types of loans and maximum loan amounts you could qualify for.

Line up a Home Inspector. A good home inspector will scare the heck out of you: that's what you pay him for! But you'll concentrate on the fundamentals of the property: roof free of leaks, plumbing, heating and electrical up to code and in good working order. Again, when you make an offer and you have your Home Inspector ready to go, your offer will be considered with much more interest by a Seller because you truly have your "ducks in a row" and your preparation demonstrates your serious attitude about conducting the purchase transaction in a timely manner.

Find an experienced Local Realtor who works in your desired shopping area. A serious pro Realtor will refuse to show you homes until you are Prequalified for mortgage financing. Don't take offense! That Realtor doesn't want you to be disappointed and wants you to have a smooth experience as you shop for your new home.

Put together your Team of real estate professionals and shop 'til you drop!

Trevor Curran
NMLS #40140

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Mon Dec 31, 2012
Maria Picardi Kenyon answered:
Hi, Seth. The market in Hamilton is stable. Low interest rates have helped keep the market healthy. Sellers are more aware than ever that competitive pricing coupled with aggressive marketing is the answer to success.

Best of luck to you and happy building!
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Thu Feb 11, 2010
Linda Gardiner answered:
Hi Henry,
You mentioned your "old" address... Many deeds language might say.... Mr and Mrs Smith coveys ( or releases to) Henry Umansky of Your Town, USA a property located at..." The address listed here is not of major importantance to the deed. It is what comnes after that actualy descibes the property conveyed that is important. And most often, in tha case oif a primary home purchase, the address changes right after the sale and the Grantee moves into the new property.
The old address is more a reference for furture searches to create a paper trail.
I hope this helps.
Linda Gardiner
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Wed Jul 8, 2009
John Sacktig answered:
Hi Brooke,

Is your home already listed with a Realtor? -or- are you doing this on your own.. big difference. Realtors that work part time do not really grasp the short sale process and get confused. ( hence the daily changing condition statement) Your Realtor will be / should be acknowledged by you to the bank to deal with them on your behalf and all the questions can be answered through your realtor.

But yes, it can still be accepted.. I had a client that owned a property and confided he was "about" to be in trouble with it.. he was nervous, we submitted all the necessary initial paperwork to the bank ( that I supplied outlines for) that stated to the bank (in January) ... as of April 1... I will NOT be able to pay this mortgage any longer and I will default on this loan and here is why...guess what..

We listed, got an accepted offer 100k under list and closed within 39 days. This also has a lot to do with the communication of a Realtor that understands the process and communication necessary to make the transaction happen.

You may want to contact Bill Holt of Keller Williams:
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Tue Oct 30, 2007
Tony Lee answered:
Do you mean Hamilton New Jersey?
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