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Cape May : Real Estate Advice

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Activity 48
Sat Sep 16, 2017
Darcy G, Dickenson answered:
Quaility of Life, Why live anywhere but near the the Ocean, City Living has it's perks But the Beach Rules and the West Cape May Elementary K-6 is an Excellent, Folks pay to send their children there, My son went there 26 years ago and the 7 kids he started Kindergarten, with he is still friends with. Your Children can start working as soon as they want, Andrew was 12, he had a love for $100. skate shoes and quite the collection by the time he went away to Collage.. There is always work to be had at the Beach, low crime , no traffic 8 months a year, and the Beach Did I say the Beach? September is a nice time of year, small crowds, no lines, good weather, and inexpensive rentals ... more
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Wed Sep 7, 2016
Scott Godzyk answered:
Your listing agent can simply log on and update it to sold.
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Tue Jul 12, 2016
Jkandem asked:
We are considering buying land to build later versus buying an exsiting house.
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Sun May 8, 2016
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Tue Jan 19, 2016
thinz answered:
I would go back to your attorney involved in the sale and ask for guidance on the matter.
Tom Hinz
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Sat Dec 26, 2015
Amelia Robinette answered:
Beach houses can be a lot of work to rent, especially if you're doing weekly rentals, but the returns can be good. You'll make all your money in the summer so budgeting throughout the year is important. Cash flow will dip and expenses can increase in the winter months.

Insurance is expensive, flood insurance, hurricane insurance, etc. Make sure your policy fits your needs and you read the documents carefully to be sure you're covered. ie those who experienced losses from Superstorm Sandy and Hurricane Katrina are STILL fighting with their insurance companies.

Find a place you love to go so you can enjoy it as well. Most people don't end up using their beach houses as much as they imagine.
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Tue Sep 1, 2015
Prospective Buyer asked:
Multifamily, beautiful street, walk to beach and shops. can some mold really hold this back? how is this not an amazing investment property?
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Mon Jul 20, 2015
thinz answered:
Personally, I would not improve and try to sell as is. With 1 acre, there could be other options to consider for a buyer, and you could always decide to improve later if you can cost justify the work.
Tom Hinz
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Sat Nov 15, 2014
Charity R. Clark answered:
711 in under contract and scheduled to close in near future. It will be great to see that corner come alive again. A lot is happening in West Cape May and its new "shopping district".
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Thu Aug 14, 2014
Chris Bezaire answered:
Your total Utilities for a twin will probably run you around $300-$400 depending on usage. Water bill is higher in the summer then it is in the winter. The garbage is a private service you will have to hire but the recycling is paid for by your taxes. Please let me know if you have any other questions as there are currently a couple of twins on the market and there is even a "super Quad" on the market now if that would work for you while trying to keep costs down. ... more
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Fri Apr 11, 2014
DeboMe answered:
Because time shares are not a good purchase, and much less an investment
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Thu Feb 6, 2014
Tim Moore answered:
Why would you not call someone that knows like:

Provided by: CAPE MAY REALTY
Listing Agent: Darcy G. Dickenson
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Mon Dec 2, 2013
Dennis Evans answered:
Are you looking for a rental property?
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Mon Nov 18, 2013
Patricia Gray Hendricks answered:

Since your initial posting inquiring about 805 Queen Street, I have successfully closed on 915 Corgie Street. a very similar type of listing right around the corner. Several factors came into play during the course of getting to the closing table. More than happy to share my expertise and talents to assist in your search. ... more
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Wed Oct 30, 2013
Gerald is correct. A credit review will need to be performed. You state your credit is bad, but we need to know what we would be dealing with.

Did you know that our mortgage company has credit simulators, which will give you a "play by play" on how to increase your scores by paying down accounts, adding new ones, & getting old one deleted?

Feel free to give me a call to find out more about our credit simulator. Best of luck. I look forward to getting you VA ready!

FYI, did you know you can do a background check on your potential loan officer. check out:

Joseph S. Cordova
Trusted Mortgage Advisor
NMLS 146855
Evesham Mortgage, LLC
65 East Route 70, Plaza 70
Marlton, NJ 08053
856-985-9944 ext. 103 Tel
856-304-2381 Cell
206-333-0946 Fax
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Mon Oct 21, 2013
Joan Flood answered:
Good Morning Nat, I work in Cape May County. Are you interested in coming this far? If so, let me know and I will find you something! Joan 609-675-6216
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Tue Oct 1, 2013
David Green answered:
Here is the most recent article regarding that property, it was in the paper 6 months ago. ... more
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Tue Oct 1, 2013
Patricia Gray Hendricks answered:
Good Morning,

You are wise to consider other factors in building a successful rental property here in Cape May. While the owner focuses on the location, occupancy number and time of the year in setting the rate schedule, the consumer is looking for a property that does not have any less amenities than at home and if those amenities are not a part of everyday life...they are required when on a vacation.The Cape May experience being closer to town and the charm of a Victorian is generally the request for a visitor who has never been to Cape May. Once the rental search criteria is discussed, many will opt for clean, modern loaded with upgrades.For those that come to Cape May regularly, the call is for updated property along with close proximity to the beach realizing that you can walk to town so easily. The City provides a trolley shuttle into town easily accessible from points in the East End.

As you position yourself to enter the market it is critical to work through the details with a Realtor to insure you have worked through all the factors in building a successful rental property and making good business sense. Please know I am here to assist and willing to share my professional talent and skills to assist you in achieving your goal.

Patricia Gray Hendricks
Cape May County Association of REALTORS® (CMCAR®) 2011 REALTOR® of the Year
Wilsey Realty LLC.
direct: 609-333-3153

Director, Cape May County Association of Realtors
NJAR Education/Professional Designations Committee
Cape May County Association of Realtors Education Committee Co-chair
NJAR Circle of Excellence 2010 & 2012
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