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Home Buying in Middlesex : Real Estate Advice

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Tue Jun 9, 2015
There are foreign national programs out there that will permit you to do this.

The down payment requirements are steep and the rates aren't the best, but generally you can get into the house and work on establishing credit over the next couple years, then we can refinance you into something with better terms.

Feel free to reach out to me via my profile and we can talk in more detail
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Thu Jun 26, 2014
John Sacktig answered:
Hi Michelle,

I feel your desire to want and purchase a home. But, you need to know that "rent-to-own" does not really exist. that being said, if it DOES exist, there will be no benefit to you as for the very miniscule amount of rent-to-own properties I have eve seen, the landlord wants over market price, rent plus an amount over the rent and if you leave and decide not to buy,.. you lose whatever you gave towards the property. So, realistically.. save your money and buy a house, go to a mortgage person and find out what programs are available to Veterans and see what you can come up with.

I helped a friend of mine that had their VA approval and we did a great deal, but it was a lot of work.. you need people that are willing to invest the time, both an agent and a mortgage rep.

John Sacktig
Century 21 Burke Realty
Office: 732-658-6800
Direct: 732-213-1409
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Tue Jun 17, 2014
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Mon Nov 11, 2013
Diane Glander answered:
Call Steve Luizzi at Prospect Mortgage 201-892-9119
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Wed Aug 8, 2012
Katherine E. Harmer answered:
All I can tell you is that my husband and I grew up in Middlesex (and I didn't turn out that bad!!) We got married, moved over a few towns and then moved right back here again. Most of the people that you come across in this sleepy borough grew up here and decided to stay to raise their own families. I think that says a lot about a town right there. So, welcome to the neighborhood ! ... more
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Wed Aug 8, 2012
Mary Petti answered:
FYI....this question was asked in February 2012

Hopefully Abi closed and all went well with the transaction.....
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Fri Jan 7, 2011
Deborah Madey answered:
It is substantially easier to do a streamlined rehab loan with FHA. Affectionately, I call these Baby K's. If you can stay under the 35K, by all means, do.
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Tue Jan 4, 2011
Paul Camuto answered:
John Krzywulak:
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Wed Jan 6, 2010
Dave Crawford answered:
The neighborhood is very safe and family oriented. Parks are great for that ;-). Regarding flooding, the entire park is in a flood zone as well as areas east and south of the park (around the Bound Brook). As Jefferson pointed out, FEMA provides the detailed maps to see exactly which properties would require flood insurance.

Feel free to contact me if you need more info regarding Middlesex. I've lived here for 25 years.
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Mon Nov 9, 2009
John Zennario answered:
No need for an agressive agent I have your House, 139 South Lincoln Ave, The house was renovated, this year, new kitchn and bathrooms, also plumbing not just fixtures, Full Basement Walk up attic, Call if you want to see it 732 634 5525 Stern and Dragoset Realtors ... more
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Fri Aug 28, 2009
Victor Kaminski answered:
@ Allison Varone
The blogs are not the venue to post random ads for homes for sale, that's spamming the forum and we don't want to start a trend getting every FSBO and Realtors started doing that now.

That aside, Allison Varone that name sounds familiar do we know each other the name sounds familiar. Anyway be careful making claims like NO ELECTRIC BILLS, even though I'm sure you meant no harm just like a Realtor FSBO sellers are bound by the same liabilities and laws & rules governing errors and omission and you may be opening yourself up for a lawsuit from anyone that buys your home holding you liable for the claims you make in your advertising or even verbal representations if someone purchases the home based on that premise if it turns out not to be true.

Typically solar panels don't eliminate power bills from the electric company they just subsidize your costs by producing, storing and sending power thru the normal power grids and then the electric company credits you for the electricity produced by your panels. Just wanted to give you fair warning and be absolutely positive before making any claims like that.

Also be careful when denoting anything with any level of specificity such as build dates, when the roof, water heater, furnace, A/C, etc. were replaced, if something is new when its actually a year or two old, you get the picture.

Good Luck, sounds like a lovely home if you need any help to sell in the future keep me in mind I'd be glad to assist in any way I can.
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Wed Jan 14, 2009
Maritza Schaaf answered:
Hi Olivia,
This particular property is under contract.. Are you looking to by a home? Two more houses are for sell in the same street. Let me know. I'll sent the info by email.
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