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Yesterday at 12:33pm
Scott Godzyk answered:
You can register for a free account as a real estate agent, no one HAS TO subscribe/pay for premium services or pay for zip codes. It is some exposure for you and will get your listings on the site. You should also go over to Active Rain and sign up for a free blog. It is fantastic exposure for me. I put a link below ... more
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Tue Nov 1, 2016
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Tue Apr 26, 2016
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Mon Sep 28, 2015
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Tue Aug 4, 2015
Mfogarty59 answered:
I grew up there and my dad commuted to NYC. I loved that neighborhood and wish I never left!
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Wed Apr 8, 2015
djennifer009 answered:
Wood siding is pretty outdated for the current market. You might be able to improve the appearance with some paint, but that won't necessarily repair the problem. At this point, it's probably a better idea to replace the siding completely with a more modern material. ... more
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Wed Mar 25, 2015
Buyer answered:
same question here. going o buy a house. Property inspector brought by buyer's agent said everything was good, few cracks don't worry. But his report was lousy and he missed lot of stuff. Termite report said there was efflorescence, and I look at photos, sure enough there is a 1/8" crack right where there is lot of efflorescence. what should I be doing at this point, get another inspection? ... more
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Thu May 15, 2014
Jerry Barker answered: is a website thats supposed to help you find good contractors based on other peoples opinions.
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Sat Mar 22, 2014
Angela Baskin answered:
Hello, thank you so much for your inquiry.
here is a great website regarding schools reports...
If you send me your email address i will send you some current listings in that development and surrounding as well.
My email address is and my mobile number is 718-344-7862. My office phone is 732-536-9010 ext 326
Contact me anytime,
Best Regards,
Angela Baskin
Keller Williams Realty West Mon
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Thu Feb 20, 2014
Debra (Debbie) Rose answered:
Just a quick comment on the response below that says................
"For rental listings there is very little room to negotiate if the listing is in a desirable & competitive area, so there is no particular LOCAL expertise applied here.".......I totally disagree!!!!.....Just because there may be little wiggle room in the list price (and that depends on the listing)........Do you think someone renting in a particular town (who very well may be moving here from a distance) doesn't need expertise and guidance about the town or area???? I have found many who are renting - like transferees - I helped a family relocate here from Shanghai - certainly needed guidance and LOCAL expertise someone familiar with the area/town can offer........otherwise, you seem to be implying a rental agent simply fills out a lease and hands it in. ... more
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Mon Oct 7, 2013
Mary Petti answered:
Thats pretty much what I said, usually it cannot be done because of any number of reasons ie: parking, impervious coverage (from adding parking on a larger lot), sqare footage of the interior etc.

In this case the zoning officer knew right from the start that you would not meet the parking requirements since the lot is too small, thus helping you avoid going in front of the ZB for a variance and the associated costs.

Just curious is the home located in an area zoned for medical use or in a mixed use area or is it zoned residential?
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Sat Aug 10, 2013
Joan Congilose answered:
I must agree with the other Realtors, if it is fixable and the part is available then that should suffice. Just because they agreed to hold money in escrow after close to cover the repair does not mean they have to agree to pay for a new unit. It should be resolved between the 2 attorneys at this point. ... more
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Fri Aug 2, 2013
diane lezark answered:
as someone who has lived in east brunswick since 1982 and put 3 children who excell in this blue ribbon nationally ranked 496 in nation by newsweek ==google it---- i would definitely live here, piscataway has no national ranking for schools. concentrate in my area cranbury rd .there is a nyc bus on corner of rues lane and cranbury rd, we also have the park and ride center on rt. 18.,,. our area is beautiful, surrounded by farms, civic ctr. post office, stores,library and the mall and great white oak park. i love it.
see the following townhouses developmnts all located in this area---fox meadow,timber hollow,
lexington village, if u want basement and garage===then kingswood station tand colonial oaks village.try to stay in cranbury rd area, good luck to you. diane
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Fri Aug 2, 2013
diane lezark answered:
i was just down in the tax assessors office 2 days ago 7/31/2013) and they actually laughed about it when i asked this very same question. dont stress because it appears this issue is a dead deal and going no where. and of course taxes go up every year, because services do. ... more
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Mon May 20, 2013
Mwiltzius answered:
I grew up in a split foyer we loved it, dad enjoyed his man cave downstairs and mom and dad had their bedroom downstairs away from us teens, worked out great , split foyers maximize living space also ... more
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Mon May 6, 2013
Mary Petti answered:
East Brunswick is a highly regarded town, but none of us have a crystal ball as to value in 10 years.

Just imagine if this question was asked in 2005-2007 when all those people purchased homes when the market was booming, and we said "yes, in 10 years the house will be worth much more".

Obviously that is not true in many situations right now, with some owners finding themselves underwater with their homes being worth LESS than what they owe now.

That being said, the current housing market is turning around into a sellers market, with more multiple offer situations occurring than I have seen in at least 5 years. Prices are slowly creeping up, and with mortgage rates still so low, I suggest you buy a home in the style YOU like, in an area YOU like. There's a reason there are so many styles of homes, there's a style to meet everyones' taste.
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Sun Mar 17, 2013
John Sacktig answered:

There are a few available in East Brunswick, here are a few samples -

There is also one of my listings for rent /sale too! Great place!…

As an expert in the East Brunswick / South Brunswick areas I know what is available to you and we can set a time to see both towns in one day! Give a call or email and lets discuss your overall wants, needs and pricing ideas to find that property!

Let’s set for this weekend!

John Sacktig
Broker /Manager
Orange Key Realty
Direct - 732-213-1409
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