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Home Buying in Lumberton : Real Estate Advice

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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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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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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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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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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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