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Sat Jul 15, 2017
Alan May answered:
Monies you have "spent"? You mean the money that you paid the inspector??.... No, you cannot get that money back.

But you can get the return of any earnest money you've put in place, assuming that you're using your inspection contingency to exit the contract. ... more
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Thu Jul 6, 2017
Bahlen437 answered:
Do not move to Lake Mohawk, Sparta, NJ. It is a big rip-off with Lake Mohawk dues. They now want to put a paying Gate for a parking lot across from the country club. Guess who is going to pay for that? YOU! the residents of the lake. And where do you think the collections for these gates will go.... LMCC employee salaries (not back into the community or to help reduce membership fees). I also read that they now (2017) going to charge you $50 to inspect your boat before putting it into the lake. Seriously!!! Just another way Board of Trustees are padding their own wallets.

One other important fact that you need to know about the Lake Mohawk Dues - they are due March 1st. No ifs ans or buts, - if you are one day late, they will charge you $20. And $20 each month after that if you have an outstanding balance. There is no grace period - March 1st or you will start paying out the nose. They are worse than most credit card interest.
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Sun Nov 13, 2016
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Sun May 1, 2016
Sally Grenier answered:
What is your question exactly? If you signed a contract with the seller, then you have a legally binding document. Are you not working with a Realtor? I wouldn't necessarily worry about the status on this website. These sites are notoriously inaccurate. Also, it's possible they meant it to be "active/backup" (basically under contract but accepting backup offers)? If you're concerned, and you're not working with an agent, maybe you need to reach out to the seller and ask about the status change. ... more
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Fri Apr 22, 2016
thinz answered:
What is the question? Please clarify why you did not have the closing or why it was not communicated to the buyer. Tom Hinz
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Wed Aug 19, 2015
Jspad84 answered:
If you are going during commuting hours it will take 40-60 mins, but if you leave in that sweet spot a half hour before traffic, or after, you can get there in 35. Commuted for 3 years from the East side of the lake to CSE. Accident on 80, take 10, and cut through Dover to 15. ... more
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Tue Aug 4, 2015
thinz answered:
Clutter is a killer for generating purchase offers...and if you do get them, expect the offer to be very low. Clutter shows you don't care in the eyes of the buyer, so they don't care how their low their offer looks. If you are in a town where any buyer will just gut and renovate regardless of what you, I would keep things to a bear minimum so they can see the space and potential, because that is all that will matter. In certain areas, staging is a waste of time and money. Tom Hinz ... more
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Wed May 13, 2015
Rick Ambrose answered:
Snow-plowing in the Lake Mohawk Reservation is included as common area maintenance annual dues. They are excellent at keeping the roads clear.
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Sat Jan 31, 2015
Tim Booz answered:
As stated, all offers must be presented to the seller, even after others are accepted. I'm not familiar with a solid way to prove this is being done - which is why trust is a key component of hiring the right agent. If there's any doubt in your mind that the agent you're considering might not present an offer it's time to interview another agent. ... more
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Sat Jan 31, 2015
Tim Booz answered:
Like others have said - legality is a question for lawyers, but for brokers and agents it would certainly be deemed unethical. I second contacting their managing broker, and if you feel it's needed, the real estate commission at either of these numbers:

Phone: 609-292-7272 or 1-800-446-7467
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Wed Nov 5, 2014
Rollin Gosney answered:
The current buyer has a accepted contract with the seller. While in contract a higher offer cannot take precedence over the current contract even if the new offer is higher. You can ask to be a back up offer. ... more
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Thu Aug 7, 2014
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Wed Jan 15, 2014
Pam Vreeland answered:
I will put a shout out to my office mates for you. However, rentals are at a premium. I'll let you know
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Sat Jul 20, 2013
Leonard Dunikoski answered:

Just a question about your name: are you dreaming about downsizing from the Sparta area to a condo at the Jersey Shore?

If so, are you thinking of Monmouth/Ocean Counties or further south?


Leonard “Len” Dunikoski, GRI
REALTOR® Associate
Diane Turton Realtors – Rumson Office
8 West River Road
Rumson, NJ 07760

(732) 239-0739 (cell) (732) 530-6686 (office)
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Wed May 29, 2013
Annette V Lonsky answered:
Happy to help which lake community are you questioning?
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