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Thu May 12, 2016
Tapanaga answered:
How much is parking for 4-days?
Is it possible to park from Wednesday-Saturday? Leaving my car there for 4-days?
Or where is there longterm parking near the trainstation?
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Tue May 10, 2016
Jmcquerrey answered:
We moved to South Street in Freehold almost 2 years ago. As one of the main thoroughfares of the town, this is a very busy street with high traffic from both pedestrians and vehicles. However, we have had absolutely no problems with anyone or anything in the area.

We enjoy the diversity of the community and the small town atmosphere. There are several good restaurants along Main Street--all within easy walking distance from anywhere in the Borough. There is a small library, and the town sponsors parades and free summer concerts downtown that are well-attended and very enjoyable.

However, I should add that we are not out late at night, and do not frequent bars or clubs; I suppose our lifestyle limits the likelihood of finding ourselves in difficult situations.
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Mon Apr 18, 2016
Claudio1554 asked:
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Thu Mar 24, 2016
thinz answered:
The area appears very stable... Good luck in your search.
Tom Hinz www.shortsaletosell.com
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Wed Jan 13, 2016
Frederick "Joe" Barbella answered:
Hi Micky

It is a terrific place we thoroughly enjoy everything it has to offer. I can answer any questions you may have. I am an agent and live at the Essex and Sussex. Cell:973.903.8785
Email: Fjbarbella@aol.com
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Fri Jan 8, 2016
Walth111 asked:
can't seem to list a property !!
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Thu Oct 22, 2015
Joanne answered:
I am in the same boat Maureen. I am looking to rent with another person but I can't find anyone. I can't make it on my own either. I'm recently divorced and struggling monaterily. Would you like to txt me and we can chat. I'm looking to move in the next 2 weeks. Maybe we can work something out.
Joanne :) 848-468-0097 cell phone. from Keyport originally.
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Sat Aug 8, 2015
thinz answered:
Karim - it will depend on the rush hour nonsense with the Holland or Lincoln tunnels....if one tube is out, forget about it...figure anywhere from 45 minutes to 1 hour though for normal.
If you leave earlier, you will get there quicker as a rule (before 7am)...
Good luck with your move.
Tom Hinz www.shortsaletosell.com
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Sat Aug 8, 2015
thinz answered:
It depends on several things like - did you sign an agreement with the agent and check all the fine print to verify there are no terms for purchasing by the tenant? Some agreements will have a mandatory period of time to pass in order to avoid further fees. Is the agent working for a management company on your behalf? Tom Hinz www.shortsaletosell.com ... more
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Sat Aug 8, 2015
thinz answered:
Belmar is a great town...a lot has happened with internal riffs in the governing body...what else are you hearing that you are referring to? Tom Hinz www.shortsaletosell.com
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Tue Jun 23, 2015
Alexander Cavalli answered:
Make sure the front of your townhouse is clean and freshy painted, especially the front door. Try some hanging plants or place some ornaments around the front of your townhouse. Try hanging a very nice spring or fall wreath on your front door ... more
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Mon Jun 22, 2015
Olivia Catalano answered:
Hi Roseanne, I am a local agent and have sold and listed many properties in OP, it is a great town :)

Flood cost really determined by the property you are are looking at ( directly on the water, close to the water) and the elevation. I would love to assist you with your search! Please give me a call and we can discuss further. 732-272-2202 ... more
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Thu Jun 11, 2015
Kathleen Galano answered:
Great train service in Red Bank! NJT North Jersey Coast Line. There's bus service also!
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Sun May 17, 2015
Suzanne MacDowell answered:
It's not just here, it happens on every website that allows owners to post directly. Craig's list is the worst. When you find a questionable listing, click on the address, scroll down to the blue More button on the then hit the FLAG button on the listing page and choose suspected fraud. Or email it to Rentalfraud@Trulia.com. At least that way we can get rid of some of them and when their fraud no longer works they'll stop. ... more
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Fri May 15, 2015
thinz answered:
This is an old post but interesting to answer since I hear this question from clients today...
For short sales as we are involved in, the client must use an MLS agent as required by the lender.
As far as earning a ton of money, possibly in the good ole days of a strong market (where everyone under the sun wanted to list homes so they could get a piece of the pie) this would be 'somewhat' true...but no more. Today, if an agent is earning a perceived "ton of money" it is well deserved because of the service they provide. Either thy make a transaction happen or they don't...and if they can't make it happen, they usually drop off. The stats will vary depending on the agency agreements with the agent...gross numbers can look high, but as stated by others here, once you look at the net number, the numbers deflate rapidly. Stats can be found at: http://www.bls.gov/oes/current/oes419022.htm
Tom Hinz www.shortsaletosell.com
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Thu Apr 30, 2015
dmaew55 answered:
the bus station on main street freehold is the old train station. you can catch a bus to asburypark or redbank or matawan to catch a train to the city
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