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Tue May 30, 2017
Kathy Burgreen answered:
As a local realtor (now retired), I've seen this before and it can be legit BUT I strongly advise you NOT to rent here. First, the landlord will NEVER return the security deposit to you. The landlord has a legal obligation to return it to the tenant currently living there - not you. Obviously this tenant wants you to pay the security deposit to him because he needs instant cash to give his new landlord a security deposit - something he doesn't have now. That's his problem - not yours.

Next - Any landlord requesting you to pay 2 months rent upfront to finish a previous tenant's lease is a greedy landlord trying to skim money off of you to make a profit. Don't fall for this. If you rent from this landlord, be prepared for more greedy tactics in the future. Examples: if something breaks and you need the landlord to fix it - this landlord will expect you to pay for it + will increase your rent to make a profit.

Bottom line - find a different rental. Expand your search to neighboring towns.
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Tue Sep 29, 2015
Tim Bal asked:
Does a landlord who owns a single condominium unit in a large (multifamily) condo building need to register with the state of New Jersey? Or does the Multiple Dwelling law only require landlords…
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Thu Jul 2, 2015
Jackson Willis answered:
If they didn't request it, you don't need to install them. It probably does mean that they don't want them or they don't think it's necessary. You should move on, but keep the information you'll need to do the work. There's a chance that people could come forward at any time wanting this done. It will be good for you to have everything you need ready to go if and when that happens.
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Fri Jul 18, 2014
Anna M Brocco answered:
Neighborhoods areas are all about personal preferences, budgets, wants, needs, lifestyle; therefore consider researching areas of interest on your own, and take the time to visit more than once, then determine where your comfort level can best be reached; don't simply just entertain what other people think or say, another's opinion may not be anywhere near the best thing for you... ... more
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Wed Nov 27, 2013
Billy Pena answered:
Hi Danish

I believe you would appreciate the convince that Harrison will be in traveling to Brooklyn. Harrison is a Multi cultural town. My family and I. Have experience Harrison's development for 3 generations. The value and supply in homes are so HOT . This is only the beginning. If you want me to educate you a bit more and if you would like me to show you some inventory I would be delighted! Thank you! 201-232-4339 ... more
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Sat Aug 10, 2013
Mary Petti answered:
I would take Amos' s advice and consult a land-use attorney , not a regular real estate attorney, before you do anything else. Let them go over your deed and research the property deed and title to see if its even worth spending any more money to try to change status of your driveway. ... more
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Sat Jun 8, 2013
Tim Bal asked:
How much does income from a day job matter when it comes to multifamily building purchases? I am thinking of putting a 25% down payment on a two-family that I would occupy myself and a 35%…
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Thu May 30, 2013
Deborah Madey answered:
If you have good credit and good steady income from your existing property, you may get financing based upon the above. Your rate would be more competitive if your equity position is higher.

If you need a good mortgage rep that can work with investors, email me.

Best of luck,
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Sat Jun 4, 2011
Anna M Brocco answered:
For the most accurate list of recently sold properties, consider asking any local agent....
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Sun Nov 22, 2009
Aina Lin-Hsieh answered:
629 Central Ave., Harrison is a 3-family home. It has 3+3+1 bedrooms. The house was updated and was for sale last year. The last price as of 11/08/2008 was $535,000. It is not listed on NJMLS or GSMLS now. ... more
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Tue Oct 16, 2007
Richard M. Johnston answered:
Hi Liliana, it's best to speak with a local lender. Good luck.
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