Trulia Community - Advice from neighbors and local experts

Find Your Community
We couldn't find that location. Please try again.
Get Expert Advice

Agent2Agent in Essex County : Real Estate Advice

  • All33
  • Local Info1
  • Home Buying24
  • Home Selling1
  • Market Conditions0

Activity 25
Sun Jul 2, 2017
Scott Godzyk answered:
You have to have an agent account, be logged in and scroll to upper right, click on your name, then listings and claim. Make sure your mls either has a box to check to include your listings to sites like Trulia or sign up for a service that will forward and post your listings on third party sites. You can no longer add them manually ... more
0 votes 1 answer Share Flag
Thu Dec 1, 2016
Iris asked:
I took a 75 hour online course from New York. Would that be enough to take the New Jersey real estate exam?
0 votes 0 Answers Share Flag
Wed Jun 8, 2016
annette mullins asked:
I started in Oct 2015 and my mentor is not so good. I asked to go on listing appointments, or ouT w buyers, etc anything to learn more about the business. I want to know what I'm doing…
0 votes 0 Answers Share Flag
Thu Jul 16, 2015
thinz answered:
If you have questions regarding these Guidelines, please contact Jerry Anderson, by email at Jerry.R.Anderson@hud.gov, or by phone at 202-402-3198, or contact the respective Project Manager at the Multifamily Hub/Program Center.

Good luck. Tom Hinz www.shortsaletosell.com
... more
0 votes 1 answer Share Flag
Mon Oct 13, 2014
Sam Shueh answered:
Try to get your sponsor pay for the tuition. Some will upon 1st transaction.

Go with a bigger name firm over 100 agents+ not the mom & pop offices.
Keller Williams Realty has a better commission split and training. But you got to find your own customers. The days someone walks in wanting to a realtor rarely happens. Internet search is
the current mode.

You got to meet someone face to face. Whether it is door knocking, farming. Good luck
... more
0 votes 8 answers Share Flag
Tue Aug 19, 2014
Gary Hitchcock answered:
Now there is another new "rating". Looks like they took a small percentage of the recommendations, as usual I can't find anything on the website. Hence, Trulia bought by Zillow.
0 votes 124 answers Share Flag
Mon Jul 8, 2013
Debra (Debbie) Rose answered:
thanks for the "best answer" Armin - glad you found it helpful - good luck with your deal!
0 votes 4 answers Share Flag
Tue Jul 2, 2013
Michael Grace answered:
I am the HUD consultant mentioned in the derogatory posting and just seeing this today. Along with the contractor, I will make some clarifications and for the respect unlike the homeowners, I will leave their names out. But as you can see they are using an anonymous name.
Very simple this one. The homeowners decided to do work on the house simultaneously with the contractors work under way. The homeowner did work that required permits from the reviewing authority that they did not get under the advice of a relative. This held up the contractor for more than what was allocated for the construction duration. When they approached the contractor to do more work and not be paid for it, they got upset and went to the town. Pretty big mistake as they town came to the house and stopped the project because of the unauthorized work the homeowners was doing. Shame on you to have the nerve to post an extremely bogus story here on Trulia and attempt to slander professionals in their field.
... more
0 votes 7 answers Share Flag
Wed Feb 13, 2013
Ydrege Brunis answered:
Wed Oct 3, 2012
Thomas "Tom" McCauley answered:
Hello Duval33!

As several agents have said, the 203-K plan is the best way to go, when trying to get some money out of a mortgage to re-hab a home.

I have two Mortgage guys I could refer you to. One with Wells Fargo Home Loans and one with Jersey Mortgage Co.

If that would be helpful, feel free to call me and I'll pass on their contact info. for you.

Best,

Tom McCauley
Keller Williams MID-TOWN DIRECT MAPLEWOOD
cell: 973-508-9716
... more
0 votes 5 answers Share Flag
Thu Jan 26, 2012
Ibrahim Hughes asked:
Sat Jun 25, 2011
Catherine "Cathy" Chaudemanche answered:
Hello Newbie,

Welcome to Trulia.

Are you going to start part time or full time?

If part time and your other job/career is providing the income you need to make a living then yes it may be good thinking on your part (depending on many other parameters...).

If you want to start full time I would suggest having at least 1 year worth of saving as you may not be able to generate a decent and consistent income before a year or more...
Also as most agents are individual contractors you may think of it as running your own business with having to pay for every cost involved and more from your own pocket. What does it mean in term of monthly cost? -different agent- different monthly cost ranging from a few hundred dollars a month to XXX thousand dollars a month...

I hope it helps,

Cathy Chaudemanche
... more
1 vote 16 answers Share Flag
Wed Dec 1, 2010
Jo Soss answered:
I guess it would all depend on the lender. Did you find someone that would process this product? Why are they in foreclosure?
0 votes 3 answers Share Flag
Fri Nov 12, 2010
Mary Petti asked:
Newly married, planning on staying a while and starting a family so neighborhoods, schools, surrounding areas are important to them. Also looking in Fanwood, Scotch Plains, Westfield, Cranford…
0 votes 0 Answers Share Flag
Tue Apr 13, 2010
Eric Egeland answered:
As an REO listing agent, I would recommend submitting your highest & best offer when called for or from the start if it is competitively priced listing.

Depending on the Asset Manager, you may lose your credibility by playing around with your offer post highest & best. ... more
0 votes 6 answers Share Flag
Tue Apr 13, 2010
Debra (Debbie) Rose answered:
Thanks everyone for your repsonses............seems to have been a mixed bag regarding turnouts..........from one extreme to the other...

James - I am still laughing over the "Maytag" repairman! (my Maytag washer lasted 28 years - I cried when I had to replace it).......
James, I hope you at least gave the repairman your business card!
... more
0 votes 14 answers Share Flag
Sun Oct 4, 2009
Joe Salcedo answered:
Good Morning,

I thnk you telling me that you did not you receive your assistance
since June 2009. Did you move to different address?The best that
you should so is go directly to the Housing Authority Department to make an inquiry about your benefit. ... more
0 votes 4 answers Share Flag
Thu Jul 23, 2009
Monique S. Taylor answered:
Hey Jeanne!

I would be thrilled to assist your buyer in any way I can. Please contact me at 973 449 1146 to discuss. Be well.
0 votes 3 answers Share Flag
Wed Jul 15, 2009
Marsha Bowen Washington answered:
Hi Camille,

Would this be for a property sale or rental?
0 votes 1 answer Share Flag
Mon Feb 9, 2009
Tvonouhl answered:
Who can do a 203k with the present home being 10 miles away from the new prospective home which is in a better neighborhood, schools bigger etc. that needs the 203K. The 203K will be come the primary residence and we will be living in it for many years to come and the old home will be listed and sold as soon as we move in to the 203K home. Monmouth county NJ ... more
0 votes 23 answers Share Flag
1 2
Search Advice
Search

Followers

253