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Wed Mar 15, 2017
Fnfs102 answered:
Best Commuter Town that is: Diverse, Affordable, Amenities.. Where is this Hidden Gem? .. Colonia NJ 07067. Of Course
..Home Prices range from 300's up to 1mil plus. in -Colonia Estate Section-.
Bonus: Good Schools, Great Place to raise a family.
Amenities such as the Community Centers with: skating-(ice,roller), batting cages, mini-golf,
...and wonderful recreational programs ranging from Arts to Sports...
Centers: Recreation, Youth, etc. Parks and Recreation. close to everything..
downtown amenities, diversity, community, and a part of history.

Colonia New Jersey 07067, has Easy Access for Parents who Commute to NYC or elsewhere. Direct to NYC train ONLY 35 min via METROPARK train station
Colonia NJ 07067 Middlesex-County 35 MIN TRAIN - METROPARK [EXPRESS TRAIN STATION]

This hidden gem (Colonia) is part of a community of (ten towns) in Woodbridge Township.
NJ County: Middlesex, Town: Colonia, Township: Woodbridge
... See and .... Discover (Woodbridge Township) Link-
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Thu Jun 9, 2016
Aly asked:
What is the take on LMPI vs PMI? LPMI = higher rate for life of the loan, but could benefit as a tax deduction. PMI with a lower rate that will eventually go away at 78% LTV - around 3…
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Wed May 4, 2016
Jennifer Pilione asked:
Property is 436 HARTFORD AVE NUTLEY, NJ $1,350 PER MONTH..
Email is written in poor english/grammer. I sent application (no social security numbers were given) and started doing research…
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Wed Mar 2, 2016
James Anton answered:
If you would like a free no obligation market analysis of your home for this current market please give me a call I am a licensed realtor with Weichert. James Anton 973 946 8463 cell
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Thu Aug 20, 2015
Kim answered:
Also Plauderville or Garfield on the Main-Bergen line
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Thu Jun 4, 2015
djennifer009 answered:
This is definitely something to refer to an expert. It might not be hurting the foundation, but it could be a dangerous problem. And a broken concrete slab is more prone to leakage and other problems. You should have a structural contractor take a look before deciding. ... more
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Thu Apr 9, 2015
tfroom123 answered:
Real estate agents are basically... friendlier used car dealers. They take something someone else built and middle man it under the guise of providing a service.

The simple truth is if it wasn't so overly complicated (laws, regulations, lawyers, insurance companies, towns, inspectors, red tape, blue tape, yellow tape, green tape, procedures, instructions, 400 forms, mortgage rates, etc, etc) to sell or buy a home, the average person would never sell a home through a realtor. All the realtors would be doing what they should be doing... greeting you at Walmart or being a stay at home mom (no offense to the Walmart greeters or the the stay at home moms is intended here).

Let's crunch some numbers... let's say you have entered an agreement to pay this agent 5%.

Act 1

You want to sell for $449,000. So 5% of $449,000 is $22,450. The selling agent splits that with the buyers agent, then the agents have to split it again with their offices. So the agent walks away with $5612.50 minus some out of pocket expenses.

But in order to sell your home at $449,000 this agent is going to have to actually work! They actually might have to spend money out of their pocket! The house may be listed longer, until you find the right buyer! There may be more than one open house! The agent may have to advertise the house! God forbid this agent is going to have to do leg work, buy donuts for open houses and try real, real hard!

Act 2

The agent convinces you to list for $389,000. So 5% of $389,000 is $19,450. After everything is split up the agent walks away with $4862.50. A grand difference of $750.00 from Act 1. However, this time they did very little work, no open houses, no advertising and no donuts. They listed it on MLS sat back and waited for your under priced house to sell in 4 weeks.

That is the main reason why the agent wants to list it a lower price. They take a small hit $750.00 do less work and get their money faster. If the agent couldn't sell the house for what you agreed to, then that agent never should have signed the contract in the first place. This agent bait and switched you... tell them you're out of the contract today or you're filing a complaint against them, giving them a poor review on all the real estate websites and bashing them on Yelp. Get the contract voided in writing... because should you sell down the line within the old contracts time frame, this agent (used car dealer) will try and collect on their "share" of the commissions.

Best of luck to you!
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Sun Nov 16, 2014
John Westrich answered:
This depends on your usage. Is anyone home during the day, the average temperature outside as well as how hot you want to keep it inside.

Here is a suggestion, once you identify the home you are interested in you and your agent can call PSE&G and they can advise what the average cost for heat is per month. Not many people know that you can do this and this is public record.

Let me know if you need any assistance and I will be glad to help.


John Westrich
Terrie O'Connor Realtors
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Thu Aug 21, 2014
Matthew De Fede answered:
I have never heard of any rat issues ever in town, river road is right in the passaic river and there where never any incidents either, the town really does take care of the public sewer system and streets very well. ... more
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Thu Aug 21, 2014
Matthew De Fede answered:
The Reason Nutley does it is because some of the streets are very narrow and they would not be able to get emergency vehicles through.
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Sat Jun 28, 2014
Carl Ben Witzig answered:
And it sold for $245,000. closing in late 2013. Now in 2014, June, the market is even better for sellers, with inventory down and buyers still looking for nice homes. Why? PArtly because the mortgage loans available with good credit are remarkably low. Now the credit score minimums have been lowered for making it even more competitive among buyers. Carl ... more
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Sun Apr 27, 2014
Susan & Robert Notare asked:
Thu Apr 10, 2014
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Wed Feb 19, 2014
John Facchini answered:

I would be happy to provide you with comps in Nutley .I know the area well and just did a home on Cathedral Ave. Please feel free to contact me @ 973-477-7771 or visit my website @

Best Regards

John R. Facchini
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Tue Jan 14, 2014
Bill Eckler answered:
Carl is on the mark! The purpose of an assessment is for taxation purposes only. Many people get confused with this information, assuming it represents the home's actual value. This is not the case.

If the assessed values are updated and current, homes should always sell for prices that exceed the assessed numbers.

Good luck,

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Tue Jan 14, 2014
Matthew De Fede answered:
If you dont need to sell, hold onto it I think 2014 will be a better time

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Sun Dec 1, 2013
Robert and Sandra Bolcar answered:
Hi Kira:

There are only 3 apartments on our system in Nutley that allow cats. The last one on the list is a 2 bedroom and has a washer dryer and dishwasher for $1500. If any of them interest you, do let me know and I'll get you in to see them. When do you need occupancy?

Requirements for rental are providing a good credit report, verification of income, one month's rent, 1.5 months security and one month realtor fee (standard). No up-front fees required.
If you want to receive rental alerts on a daily basis, do let me know and I'll set them up if you provide your email.

Sandra Bolcar
Broker Associate
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Wed Nov 27, 2013
Andrew Tisellano answered:
Hi Jill

I have a few other homes similar to this one that are available.
Please contact me so that I can send you the list.
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Thu Sep 26, 2013
Debra (Debbie) Rose answered:
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