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Tue May 23, 2017
Charlie Smith asked:
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Fri Jun 10, 2016
Homes50 answered:
Woodlands At Upsala/Towns
278 Woodland Avenue
East Orange, NJ 07017
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Thu Apr 14, 2016
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Sun Apr 10, 2016
Oszie14 asked:
What can I do to go around this. I do have relatives. Can they cosign? Can I pay an extra month ? Any other option?
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Wed Mar 30, 2016
Daniela042 asked:
Hi.. im looking for a 2 br apt in Northern NJ.. I have stable emplpyment with employer 15 years, excellent rental history, no convictions or evictions. Its just really hard finding an apartment…
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Thu Jan 28, 2016
Rbnjllc asked:
I want to know if there are lenders out here that accept 5% down on a conventional mortgage as opposed to 20%? If so, what is the structure for paying PMI at 5% down?
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Tue Dec 29, 2015
Dan Tabit answered:
Your credit is good. The loan amount will depend on what other debt you might have and how much the lender wants you to have for minimal standard expenditures.
Assuming no other debt and a debt ratio around 41% (and this will vary based on the loan guidelines and residual income requirements) you would qualify for a mortgage payment around $1,050 per month.
If you plug that into a mortgage calculator, you can figure out how much you can borrow, but of course the rate, term and other factors also come into play.
This payment would have to include principle, interest, taxes, insurance and any home owners association dues.
To find out "how" start by talking to a lender and see if they suggest you apply in full. Once you do, you'll be on your way. Your bank probably has a mortgage department, if you start there you can find out easy enough, just don't stop there if you can get approved. Shop a bit, ask your Realtor for another lender.
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Sat Jun 13, 2015
Bethina answered:
You can find all property tax info here:

Search by county, In this case Essex, then District and type in Street address of particular property you need. FYI East Orange property taxes are high for home value/ quality of schools. In my guess, it would be hard to make anything on an investment property (you'd probably break even) since property taxes are high but the area is bad and therefore cannot command high rents. Lots of rental vancancies here. Speaking honestly as a home owner in East Orange, I wouldn't have brought. ... more
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Fri May 29, 2015
Kelseyhubsch asked:
I live in Pittsburgh now, so I can really only take a trip or two to search for apartments.
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Thu Apr 2, 2015
DARLA5558 answered:
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Wed Feb 18, 2015
Debra (Debbie) Rose answered:
Anika if you supply more information, I might be able to offer some suggestions.

For example.............

How much rent are you looking to spend?
Where will you be commuting to work?
Do you need public transportation?

Are you at all familiar with NJ, and if so, do you have an preference as to area?
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Tue Jan 27, 2015
franciqueanais12 asked:
Sun Jan 4, 2015
wco14 answered:
If you call the office at Harrison Park Towers-- A Cooperative Building, they are often aware of the owners in the building who either are willing to lease/rent with an option to buy. I own a unit that currently has a couple that is only leasing, but is not interested in buying. Since I have relocated, my preference is to sell the unit. There is an issue: while my unit once appraiseed for $141,000, while I am not certain, the current market value is below $80,000. So, to relieve me of my mortgage, a buyer would need a sizeable cash payment, but would then have a mortgage of $250 to $300 a month. ... more
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Thu Dec 4, 2014
Charlesetta Baker answered:
East Orange is safer, and no you do not need a car. Buses and trains are very close by.
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Mon Oct 20, 2014
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