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Tue May 10, 2016
Ehd4 asked:
I live in NJ and my apartment was listed as two bedrooms. Now one of those is a real bedroom. The other I am not sure about. You need to climb a set of spiral stairs to get to it, the room…
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Wed Mar 9, 2016
Lmennis08 asked:
My husband and I have a preference to build a custom home in Chatham Township or Summit NJ. We have been looking for buildable lots or "knock-down" properties on a quiet street…
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Thu May 7, 2015
Jbottum asked:
Which method does Trulia use to calculate the value of my home i.e. comparable value, replacement value or income method? How are you calculating the value of my land? How are you calculating…
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Tue Aug 5, 2014
Bettina Novia asked:
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This question was asked from this property: http://www.trulia.com/rental/3162598597-Apartment-Summit-NJ-07901?ecampaign=con_day_rentalpropertycomp_bk&eurl=www.trulia.com/rental/3…
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Wed Nov 6, 2013
Jody Udelsman answered:
No, no elevator. It's a classic pre-war brick building, 4 floors.
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Fri Nov 1, 2013
cschumac512 asked:
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This question was asked from this property: http://www.trulia.com/property/3134361378-133-Summit-Ave-Summit-NJ-07901
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Fri Nov 1, 2013
Jody Udelsman answered:
This unit is on the 3rd floor. Small pets are allowed. I showed this unit to a couple earlier in the week. The location to downtown Summit and the train is terrific and units in 133 Summit Ave do not last long. But again, this unit is on 3rd floor and there is no elevator so it's not for everyone. But it's pretty spacious, great ceiling height, 3BR and a small office. I'd be happy to show it to you. ... more
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Wed Mar 20, 2013
Belinda Salazar Palacios answered:
Hello Barbara,

There is a detached garage and a large driveway.

Would you like to set an appointment to take a look at this rental?

Belinda Salazar
Elite Realtors of New Jersey
www.westorangenjhomesearch.com
www.exclusivenjlistings.com
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Tue Jan 1, 2013
Tom Waddell answered:
Yes the new Parmley allows pets. If you would like, my brother Tom and I can help you find the right investment in the Summit area. We have several Florida clients who can recommend us. We are full service brokers and can arrange your car service pickup from Newark Airport, your lodging, and even a spa day for the pampered pet during your homesearch visit. ... more
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Tue Oct 25, 2011
Tom Waddell answered:
Dear James,

This listing is in my office, and we just had some exciting news that I would like to share with you! If you are interested in complete information and/or previewing the property, please give me a call at 908-319-3787.

All the best, JP
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Wed Feb 23, 2011
Natalie Leighton answered:
Holly,
I think my last answer was lost somehow in Cyberspace. Please contact me on Thursday at 908-419-6847 and we can continue this conversation. Thank you.

Natalie Leighton
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Fri Sep 18, 2009
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Wed Sep 2, 2009
Paul Vickery answered:
There are a number of "Multi Family" zones in Summit, but there are no restrictions on them having to be a two or three family property. I don't know the property in question off the top of my head, but I will tell you that there have been several sales in the last few years where a property went from being a multi-family and was converted to a single family.

As prices for single family homes start to rise, we are bound to see more of these conversions, expecially in districts that border some of the nicer single family homes.

Multi-family property zoning generally requires a 10,000 sq ft lot for a two family. Some are grandfathered, meaning that a certain 6,000 sq ft lot is ok as a two family as it existed before the regulations were enacted. Those properties, once converted back to single family, could not be converted down the road to two family units as they would not pass the zone's requirements.
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Mon Aug 3, 2009
Caroline Gosselin answered:
As an agent you should be able to view all the info you need in the MLS with #2670563. If you are a buyer, you can access the public MLS site www.gsmls.com and enter the MLS # 2670563. The house is listed for $1,649,000 and has been on the market for 124 days. NJ doesn't measure square footage, but to give you an idea of the room sizes, this is what I found on the listing:
LIV: 23x14
DIN: 15x14
KIT: 25x10
FAM: 23x10
1BD: 16x14
2BD: 20x10
3BD: 22x10
4BD: 13x10
OTH 2:22x15
Rec Room / Ground 3:10x7
Pantry / First: 11x7

Hope that helps. If you would like to make an appt to view the house, please give me a call. My contact info is below:

Caroline Gosselin
Realtor / Associate
Coldwell Banker
Cell: (973) 985-6117
Email: Caroline.Gosselin@CBmoves.com
Website: www.carolinegosselinhomes.com
Twitter: www.twitter.com/carolineinSOMA
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Mon Aug 3, 2009
Yelena Tsuladze answered:
Hello!
My opinion: it is not so important in what part of Summit you will by a house, the most important YOU WILL BE IN SUMMIT - one of the wealthy and beautiful towns in NJ with very convenient commute to NYC and around NJ. ... more
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Tue Jun 30, 2009
Jeanne Feenick answered:
Hi Frederick, the home you inquired about sold quickly - going under contract in just 13 days. It was a well priced home in Summit - as is sale, but nonetheless a great price for this community. I'm sending along several links, the first includes the home you inquired about, and two others on the same street, one under contract and the other one available.
http://emailrpt.gsmls.com/public/show_public_report_rpt.do?r…

The second link is all available single family homes in Summit, min 3 bedroom, max list price $400K. As you can see there aren't many.
http://emailrpt.gsmls.com/public/show_public_report_rpt.do?r…

Send me an email with more details on your criteria and I'll pull together some idea.

Best,
Jeannie Feenick
"Unwavering Commitment to Service"
Search the MLS at http://www.feenick.com
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Thu Jun 11, 2009
LorettaBaciao asked:
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This question is about this property: http://www.trulia.com/homes/New_Jersey/Summit/sold/109130-47-Seven-Oaks-Dr-Summit-NJ-07901
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Wed Jun 10, 2009
Tara Sheng answered:
Hi Paul, this is a beautiful home, but as previously mentioned, it is under contract. Don't worry...there are many more to choose from!

Before getting into that just remember, everything's negotiable! That is one of the aspects that our training in real estate focuses on the most. It may take some time to come to an agreement, but there is almost always some flexibility.

I pulled four listings that I thought were similar in location, size, and price. Take a look & let me know what you think.
1) http://newmls.gsmls.com/mlsreports/mainListingReport.do?method=getNextMLSListingReport&scroll=prev¤tSysId=3940876&pType=RES&selectedReport=clientfull&row=2&hotsheetindex=&calledFrom=search&cmaId=
2) http://newmls.gsmls.com/mlsreports/mainListingReport.do?method=getNextMLSListingReport&scroll=next¤tSysId=3929548&pType=RES&selectedReport=clientfull&row=1&hotsheetindex=&calledFrom=search&cmaId=
3) http://newmls.gsmls.com/mlsreports/mainListingReport.do?method=getNextMLSListingReport&scroll=next¤tSysId=3940876&pType=RES&selectedReport=clientfull&row=2&hotsheetindex=&calledFrom=search&cmaId=
4) http://newmls.gsmls.com/mlsreports/mainListingReport.do?method=getNextMLSListingReport&scroll=next¤tSysId=3943250&pType=RES&selectedReport=clientfull&row=3&hotsheetindex=&calledFrom=search&cmaId=

If you have any more questions, please feel free to contact me by e-mail Tsheng@weichert.com or phone 862-242-0688.

Best wishes,
Tara

Tara Hofmeister-Sheng
Weichert, Realtors
Rt. 46 @ Cherry Hill Road
Mountain Lakes, NJ 07054
Tel: 973.334.9400 x146
Mobile: 862.242.0688
TaraDreamHomes.com
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Sun May 24, 2009
Jeanne Feenick answered:
Hi Nunnis, I do not find this property still active, under contract or recently sold in the Garden State MLS - I am sending a link to the two 5 bedroom, 2 1/2 bath homes that are availabel in Summit under $1 million.
http://emailrpt.gsmls.com/public/show_public_report_rpt.do?report=gallery&Id=44015400_38503

Let me know if you would like to see either one. Also send me a quick email with more info on what you are looking for and in what communities, and I'll send along what is available.

Summit is a great town - a commuting hub with a super downtown. Nearby Millburn/Short Hills is top notch as well. Other similar communities with similar attributes are Westfield and Morristown. NJ has much to offer and I'd be honored to help you find you home here.

Best,
Jeannie Feenick
Search and connect at www.feenick.com
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Tue Apr 28, 2009
Carolann Clynes answered:
this is a co-op. It has the same advantages as a condo in terms of the tax deductions. the units in this complex can be rented for two out of every five years. Let me know if you need any moe help, Carolann Clynes@burgdorff.com ... more
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