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Sat Jul 2, 2016
Sally Grenier answered:
You can, but you need to hire a pro, and you need to do it asap. You should also let the bank know that you're wanting to sell, and hopefully they can delay the foreclosure proceedings. If you owe more on the house than what you can sell it for, you'll have to do a Short Sale, which can take extra time. Call a local Realtor who specializes in this situation. ... more
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Sat Mar 26, 2016
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Wed Sep 30, 2015
thinz answered:
I would start by calling the Rockaway zoning office and giving them the block and lot to see what info they provide. Tom Hinz
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Fri Jun 19, 2015
Debra (Debbie) Rose answered:
Hi Bob

We don't use square footage to price homes in this part of NJ. We rarely even show sq footage on the listing unless it is new construction.

We use similar, comparable sales to arrive at a market price..

As an agent, I would compare the overall size of the home, number of bedrooms and baths - basement or no basement (finished or unfinished)............ and number of updates (new baths and kitchen?, internal systems in of the house?)........etc........ part of the comparison also includes the lot size and location within the town (busy street or quiet?).

Call a local agent - they can do a market analysis for you.....for free!

Best wishes
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Fri Feb 17, 2012
Elisa Kolenut answered:
If you qualify for a conventional mortgage, that is always the best route to take. The rate is cheaper, there is no pmi or up front pmi that comes with all FHA loans. FHA may require the bank statements as well. Check with your lender, but if you have a gift, usually a letter is sufficient from the donar ( again, check with the lender). They may want to see the deposit in your account & a gift letter. If you have the credit scores to qualify, with 10% down, you should be able to get a conventional loan. Good luck & enjoy your new home! ... more
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Wed Feb 15, 2012
Emily Erekuff answered:
Hi Wajiha,

Oggi's answer is partially correct. If your home is currently listed for sale on Trulia, your listing agent or broker can edit the home facts here on Trulia. If however your home is shown on Trulia but is not listed for sale, you can claim the home and edit the home facts. The information you provide about the home will then be shown under the heading 'Owner Information'.

If you need assistance with this, or have other questions, please let us know. You can give us a call at 888-466-3501 Monday - Friday 7am to 4pm PST, or send us an email via the link below.

Best Wishes,

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Sat Aug 15, 2009
Lyle Wolf answered:
This is a persistent problem in New Jersey where multiple municipalities share the same zip codes and names: Boonton & Boonton Twp, Rockaway & Rockaway Twp, Chatham and Chatham twp, Chester, Chester Twp, etc. Real Estate search engines key in on Zip Codes because the programming is easier. Separating towns within Zip Codes adds more complexity. We run into this search problem all the time on the Internet and it is very frustrating. You can complain to Trulia, but wouldn’t expect any change soon ... more
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