Linda Marzlo…, Home Buyer in River Edge, NJ

What is a tax fee? Is it a one time transfer fee? What are the annual taxes and HOA dues.?

Asked by Linda Marzloff, River Edge, NJ Sat May 9, 2009

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Nancy Doyle, Agent, Cape Coral, FL
Sun May 10, 2009
Hi Linda,
Here is a link to the floor plan of that model.… The taxes on that home were $1743.13 for 2008. Those taxes were based on an assessed value of $65,000.00. As Mark stated the taxes have not been calculated yet on its current value. The taxes will be closer to if not more than $3000.00 a year. Homestead exemption is $50,000.00 off your tax assessed value if this is your primary residence. So if your homes assessed value was $180,000.00, the taxes would be based on $130,000.00. Here is a link that can provide you with additional information on homestead exemption

The listing agent has the HOA fees at 786.00 paid quarterly.

Here is a link to all the properties currently for sale in that community.,6609…
If you like additional information on anything you see please do not hesitate to ask.

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Sarah Garrett, Agent, Fort Myers, FL
Sat May 9, 2009
Hi Linda,

The 2008 taxes on this property were $1783. This is a fee that is paid annually or quarterly or you can include it in your monthly mortgage payment. If you claim FL as your full time residence then you can receive a Homestead Exemption of 25K and if you are over 65 then 50K off the assessed value of the home. This can significantly reduce that annual fee.

HOA is paid quarterly: $786.00

Here are a couple of other comparables in the same area that are less expensive.……

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Mark Washburn, Agent, Cape Coral, FL
Sat May 9, 2009
This Botanica Lakes listing is for new construction, the photo of the home is of the model. As it is new construction, the annual taxes have not yet been calculated for an improved parcel. HOA fees at Botanica Lakes are $807/quarterly.

Here is a resource to view all the homes currently for sale at Botanica Lakes:

Good luck with your search!
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