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Tue Mar 28, 2017
Mary answered:
Hi,

I have emailed you regarding about this concern.

Thank you for using Trulia!


Mary,
Consumer Care Advocate
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Thu Jul 28, 2016
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Tue Jul 26, 2016
Christine asked:
Can we trust that the contact person listed is legitimate? I have a concern about one party we contacted today.
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Wed May 11, 2016
Gretchen asked:
A year ago, my boyfriend at the time and I bought our house. We have since broke up, and we are both still on the mortgage and living in the house. He doesn't want the house and would…
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Wed Feb 24, 2016
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Sat May 2, 2015
Kirsten Prizzi 239-248-1667 answered:
it depends on what is customary in your area. And closing costs can be negotiated.
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Sat Mar 28, 2015
John Sacktig answered:
Buyer pays their own closing costs. Especially with a short sale. Logically, why would a bank which is already taking less for a home, pay for someone to buy it too?

The seller side would be paid for by the bank from the sale proceeds as the seller probably as no money to pay for them, hence the short sale. ... more
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Thu Mar 26, 2015
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Fri Apr 26, 2013
Shaun Brandon answered:
Here is a link to find out crime rate in Mount Holly, NJ. You can also call the local police dept. in Mount Holly (609) 267-0170.
http://www.neighborhoodscout.com/nj/mount-holly/crime/

Shaun Brandon
REALTOR®
Grace Team Realty
137 High Street Suite, 2B
Mount Holly, NJ. 08060
609.265.1744 Office
609.265.1788 Office Fax
732.801.6277 Cell
Shaun.Brandon@yahoo.com
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Fri Apr 5, 2013
Lou Cassi answered:
Buy strictly in the Lakeview Easthampton subdivision. Those are the best neighborhoods and great location ....
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Thu Jan 27, 2011
Joe Serino answered:
There are some great answers that have been posted. As a licensed home inspector here in NJ for the last 18 years, and as an investor, I have acquired a wide range of information on the entire purchase and sale process. This often helps me facilitate answers for my clients when they call me about inspections.

Buyers are often confused about who does what and call me with many of these questions. They often think that the appraiser is the same as the inspector. They don't know about attorney review when in NJ the contract is not binding until the final sign off on the amended contract. Often, my clients don't know if the prospective home is public water and sewer, or, if private, what tests are required, which are discretionary and who pays for them. Is the house heated by oil, and, if so, is the tank in the ground and is it insured? If there was a prior tank, was it removed and are there proper EPA clean soil documents?

I will ask these questions and tell them we need these answers. Often, it is a result of too much diverse information that needs to be sorted out in a step by step manner and checked off in the right order. Some steps need to be done before others. The realtor, mortgage rep, appraiser, inspector and title/attorney all have specific roles and in specific, often overlapping order, but all towards the same goal: the successful conclusion of a complicated transaction.

It is very often the knowledge and experience of the professionals that facilitates or impedes the smooth flow of this process. I have found that it works best when each of these professionals knows his field on a high level, and also knows enough about the entire process, to make it happen, sometimes without a hitch!

Joe Serino, J. Serino Inspections
licensed NJ inspector
732-213-6260
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