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Wed Feb 22, 2017
Mjscott990 asked:
I'll be moving to lumberton this summer, and with it being the #1 rated most dangerous city in NC, I'm looking for a couple of recommended safe neighborhoods to move to. Doesn't seem to…
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Wed Sep 9, 2015
S_reed03 asked:
I put in an address to list for rent and it wont take the zip
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Wed Jul 22, 2015
thinz answered:
Possible reasons are the homes are not being valued accurately....a common problem on the sites that only an appraisal can help clarify... the payment amount is not taking into consideration all the loan costs, but rather the projected sale price amortized over 30 years...or, possibly your mortgage rep is quoting you a 15 year mortgage? Tom Hinz ... more
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Thu Jul 9, 2015
Dan Tabit answered:
Estimates are slightly better than guesses. They are based on certain assumptions, which may or may not be true. What loan program you choose, rate you'll get, down payment you put down, taxes, insurance costs, HOA dues are all variables.
On top of this your Realtor is not a loan officer (in most cases) so they are also making assumptions.
If you aren't pre-approved yet and you want to buy a home, get pre-approved with a quality local lender. Then you'll know what the bank believes you can afford and will have a much better idea of your payments.
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Mon Sep 22, 2014
Heather F. Davidson answered:
Hi Nichole,
I'm currently a Lumberton resident and would be happy to answer any concerns or questions you might have about the current market in Lumberton. When you have a chance please give me a call, have a wonderful day.

Heather F. Davidson Broker Associate, RE/MAX Tri County
Office: 609-587-9300 x1436
Mobile: 609-209-7581
Fax: 609-249-8903
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Fri Jun 6, 2014
Joshua Allen answered:
Hello Rossfamilynj,

What size of a rental are you looking for and how soon are you looking to move? I specialize in Lumberton & the surrounding townships, please give me a call or text!

Joshua Allen, ABR, CDPE, e-PRO, SRES
Realtor Associate
Better Homes Realty
811 Church Rd.
Cherry Hill, NJ 08002
Cell *856-313-6200*
Office 800-531-2885x250
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Wed Jul 31, 2013
Barb Saccomanno answered:
Depending on the town that you live in a few around Lumberton are: Rancocas Regional, Seneca, Lenape and Moorestown and Cinnaminson.
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Fri May 24, 2013
Joshua Allen answered:
It really depends on the time of day(when people are going to or coming home from work) and what your definition of busy is. In my opinion and from my personal experience living nearby, I don't feel that it's a busy road since the majority of people using it are ones that live in the neighborhood or their guests. Creek Rd. and Fostertown Rd. are much busier. Obviously it is busier than living on a cul-de--sac and I would recommend you see it for yourself to determine your own opinion. If I can be of further assistance please don't hesitate to contact me:)

Joshua Allen, ABR, CDPE, e-PRO, SRES
Realtor Associate
Better Homes Realty
811 Church Rd.
Cherry Hill, NJ 08002
Cell 856-313-6200
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Sun May 29, 2011
Ines De La Cruz answered:
Hello Gledson,
You need to have a real estate license in order to receive a real estate commission in NJ. The fact that is a real estate investment does not change that.
Take care,
Ines De La Cruz
RE/MAX Connection
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Thu Sep 23, 2010
Barbara Smith answered:
The home sold on 08/30/2010 for $120,000 cash.

I have shown that home a few times. It was a fantastic old home dating back to the 1840's, but in need of serious repairs. It will be interesting to see what the new owners have planned for it.

Let me know if there is any further information I can provide for you.

Barbara Smith
Weichert Realtors
cell/text: 609-980-7593
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Mon Jul 26, 2010
Heather F. Davidson answered:
I am a current resident of Lumberton & and also an agent at the number one RE/MAX in the state.
I would be happy to help....

Heather Davidson
RE/MAX Tri County
Cell 609-209-7581
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Tue Feb 2, 2010
Judy Rothermel answered:
Hello Mohammad,

Realty Trac is primarily for searching for foreclosures even though some for sale by owner homes can be found. They list the properties that are in the processes of being foreclosed. Our expericence with them, the information they provide is outdated. Sometimes over a month old, when they are saying the information is new. If you are looking for a short sale home or one that is banked owned or corporated owned. Our Team has an expertise in these types of properties. I can provide you with a FREE list of properties in the area that your are looking for. Go to my website at for your FREE search tool on the home page or call me at 609 304 7767

Hope to hear from you. Thanks, Have a great day

Judy Rothermel
Broker / Sales Associate
Weichert Realtors
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Tue Nov 3, 2009
Paul Howard answered:
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Preapprovals don't have expiration dates because they are not binding unless they really ARE preapprovals. If yours was a preapproval (contrast with prequalification) it would show on it the point at which it expired or needed to be updated and you would not have needed to ask the question.

I don't think you really want a foreclosure. You just think if you buy one you automatically get a good deal because the seller is desperate. If you really want a good deal don't limit yourself to 'forclosure' properties.
If I am right about that - call me. If you just want a forclosure and nothing else get real and don't waste my time.

If you want to search for forclosures (most of which are on the mls) go to and select the area then in basic search click more options then enter the text ..... bank owned .... in the remarks field. If you want to search for homes needing some fix up then just select the area then select fixup tlc for property condition in the feature tab. If you can't figure it out call me.

Whoever you pick for an agent make sure they have the means to check the history on MLS of all other agents in the area. Doing that is as important as researching the seller.

If you want to buy a house, call to meet with me and after we talk I'll let you know if I think you are ready. If you are not, I'll let you know what I think needs to be done to get ready.

Good luck,
Paul Howard,Broker Realty
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Tue Nov 3, 2009
Micah & Sherrill Senter answered:
Zillow is based on past tax records. You need up to date info from the MLS. Go here
and fill out the your neighborhood market report. This will give you the info we look at as realtors straight from the MLS. It will show you what is on the market, what has sold, and what is pending over the last 3 months. ... more
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Tue Nov 3, 2009
Jeremy S. Hill answered:
The value of your land has to do with many varied factors. Here's some things to consider. Is the land currently being cultivated? Is it wooded? What roads are adjacent? Will the township or even the State of NJ be interested in purchasing it? Can it be developed? In short there is some footwork that needs to be done to ascertain what can be done with the property then its highest and best use. I'd be happy to assist you. I have experience in land development. My contact info is below.

Best Regards,

Jeremy S. Hill, Realtor Associate
Keller Williams Realty
Office: 856.685.1651
Direct: 609.876.5817
Fax: 609.482.8235
Licensed PA, NJ
"Your Interest 1st Always"
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Tue Jun 30, 2009
Jeffrey Halpern answered:
Make the offer and see what they come back with.
A seller's motivation changes constantly. One minute they are insulted, the next they consider it. But a dialogue must start with a written offer. ... more
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Thu Jun 25, 2009
Laureen Coup answered:
If you have an exclusive agency listing it allows you to also sell on your own. A Realtor puts out alot of money for advertising, etc, and if the owner sells the home they will not receive any money, so most realtors are reluctant to allow the owner to have the right to sell on their own. I suggest trying it on your own for 2 weeks and then list with a realtor. There is more than ads in the paper and a sign in your yard, what realtors control is their inventory of thousands of prospective buyers that are associated with their agency and the other agencies that would not find your home without a Realtor. Another important thing to remember is that for sale by owners want to save $ and so do the buyers they attract. An example is why would you want to purchase a car from a private person over a car salesman? Because it is often cheaper. Another mistake FSBO's make is pricing their homes compared to others that have sold through a Realtor. This price already includes the Realtor's commission. Buyers will then take that off the top right away and then take additional $ off and will most times offer less to a FSBO directly. Statistically FSBO homes sell for 17-20% less than those sold with the assistance of a Realtor, even with paying the commission.
Selling a home is an important experience, and emotions are involved. Without a 3rd party to handle all of the details things can go sour very quickly. A FSBO seller is in contact with their attorney if they choose to use one. When using a Realtor that realtor is in contact with not only the Attorney, but also the inspection company, the mortgage company, etc. The MOST important thing to remember is that Realtors carry Errors & Ommissions Insurance to protect themselves and the seller. There is no insurance a Homeowner who sells on their own can get to protect themselves in case of a lawsuit. Homeowners insurance does NOT cover real estate transactions, and the statute of Limitations in NJ is I believe 7 years for someone to bring a lawsuit against you.
There are also safety issues, as you do not know who you are letting into your home, as well as whether they can even afford it.
So a Realtor brings more than a sign in your yard, they are there to bring you a qualified buyer and protect you along the way and long after your transaction has closed.
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Fri Dec 12, 2008
Helper answered:
Thank you for the answer. I should explain that I am not in a position to buy, but am helping someone who is looking to buy - person has not much of a budget. I pointed him towards this house, but because there are no pictures, the person is not interested and doesn't want to even ask his RE agent to show him a home that he has no idea what kind of condition it's in. This house is kind of old and we wish we could know more without making the agent take us to another house that we are going to be very unhappy about. Can someone please help. ... more
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