Trulia Community - Advice from neighbors and local experts

Find Your Community
We couldn't find that location. Please try again.
Get Expert Advice

West Milford : Real Estate Advice

  • All29
  • Local Info4
  • Home Buying14
  • Home Selling2
  • Market Conditions0

Activity 26
Mon Apr 3, 2017
Mary answered:

I have emailed you regarding this concern.

Thank you for using Trulia!

Consumer Care Advocate
0 votes 1 answer Share Flag
Fri Jan 20, 2017
FLS asked:
My boyfriend's mother and her sister equally own a house that we are trying to purchase from them for around $180-200K. The sister will likely want her half of the money up front, while…
0 votes 0 Answers Share Flag
Thu Jul 14, 2016
Lisa31249 asked:
We are finally set to close but survey shows that narrow paved driveway goes into neighbor's land by 2'. Current owner bought home from bank and may not have done a survey. What…
0 votes 0 Answers Share Flag
Tue Jun 14, 2016
Ratzass1 answered:
wildlife??? c;mon down to my house, i show you w3ild life!!hooooodoggie......drink us sum beer and hard liquor and let the good times rool mommas!!!
0 votes 8 answers Share Flag
Wed Apr 6, 2016
Elee905771 answered:
Assessed land value less assessed improvements value. Depending on area we presently use $30 a square foot demo cost. This formula has worked good for us since the 1960s.

Ed Lee
Managing trustee
Highland Trust
... more
0 votes 4 answers Share Flag
Fri Mar 21, 2014
Rob Nebel answered:
No, but there's plenty of new listings to buy instead!
0 votes 4 answers Share Flag
Thu Jan 16, 2014
Matthew De Fede answered:
I have done it before with clients, but usually most sellers wont pay for closing costs
0 votes 6 answers Share Flag
Thu Jan 16, 2014
Matthew De Fede answered:
Thu Dec 12, 2013
Kelly Leyrer-DeFede answered:
The best thing to do is contact a good Mortgage Lender. NJ Lenders is the one I always refer to. There is still the USDA loans for people with excellent credit (this is where you don't have to put any money down, just closing cost) and may qualify. Some mortgage companies might take a 10% down to avoid PMI ... more
0 votes 9 answers Share Flag
Tue May 28, 2013
Dennis Decina answered:
West Milford is a beautiful town with a lot to offer. Eighty plus square miles, and under 20% populated make it a nature wonderland. I moved up here back in 1986 from NYC, and have never regretted it. I raised my two children her, who grew up appreciating and loving nature, went through the schools, and today have great careers. There are many beautiful lakes here, and Pinecliff lake is certainly one of the nicest, with good fishing, a great beach and clubhouse, and many nice people living there. it is also a short walk to town and to the NYC commuter bus. I have been fortunate to help quite a few buyers find their home in Pinecliff lake, and they all have expressed their satisfaction there. In my opinion, there are many nice locations in West Milford, and a thorough realtor will make sure you see everything in your price range, for your consideration. It may also benefit you to see a few properties in Ringwood and Bloomingdale, so you can compare. If I can be of any help, I would be happy to offer my expertise and get you familiar with all of the locations of interest, so you can make an educated decision.

Dennis Decina
Re/max Country
... more
0 votes 8 answers Share Flag
Mon Apr 15, 2013
Mark Werner answered:
Mon Apr 1, 2013
Mark Werner answered:
Call the fire bureau. 973-728-2880 Different rules apply for battery operated and hard wire smoke detectors. Ask them so you don't fail the first time. Inspections are on Wednesdays. Good Luck ... more
0 votes 3 answers Share Flag
Mon Apr 1, 2013
Mark Werner answered:
I prefer both. Nice home in a development and a weekend getaway on the water. Too bad I will never see the weekend getaway as I work every weekend.
0 votes 16 answers Share Flag
Mon Apr 1, 2013
Mark Werner answered:
Every transaction will be different. Depends on the wants and needs of both the buyer and seller to put it together as a win win concept for everyone. You need to figure that the term will be based on a 30 year so that the buyer can afford the payments but may also have a balloon option in the end. Most are for 5 year to 10 year but I have seen some as long as 20. Its risk and reward factor vary for each client. Buyers and Sellers should consult with an accountant and attorney to figure what works best for them. ... more
0 votes 4 answers Share Flag
Fri Nov 16, 2012
Judi Bogart answered:
Hi, Anna. I live in the Erskine Lakes area of Ringwood, a town next to West Milford. I've lived here for 30 years as a home owner and am very familiar with West Milford. I don't know where you are from, but you will find West Milfod about 5 to 7 degrees colder than Bergen County, NJ, if you are familiar with that area. Consequently you will get more snow, but it's also much cleaner and prettier to look at!. If you enjoy clean air and nature I think you will love West Milford.I really don't know of areas that flood, but make sure you get a good home inspection. Good luck in your search. ... more
0 votes 9 answers Share Flag
Sun Jul 1, 2012
Loida Claudio answered:
Here are just some website of lakes in West Milford that I found for you.

Upper Greenwood Lake:
Pinecliff Lake:
Kitchell Lake:
Highcrest Lake:
Greenwood Lake:
Mt Glen Lakes:

Hope this helps
... more
0 votes 2 answers Share Flag
Sat Feb 11, 2012
Musashihai answered:
Thu Nov 24, 2011
Rick Ambrose answered:
If you are the buyer, about 3%. If you are the seller, about 2% plus any payments that are past due. Your attorney should be able to provide written estimates on a settlement statement.
0 votes 6 answers Share Flag
Tue May 3, 2011
Vincenza Scanzo answered:
I'm sure you are glad to hear its back on the market!

Call me or email me if you would like to see the home or if you have any questions with why its back on the market or anything else.......
Please, check out my website or check my profile on Trulia as well as my other listing......Hope to talk soon!
... more
0 votes 6 answers Share Flag
Tue Nov 9, 2010
Anna M Brocco answered:
Don't just rely on online sites, for accurate and up to the minute information regarding any crime issues, data, etc., do contact the local police department and ask all your questions--they'll gladly help and you will have heard all there is to hear firsthand. ... more
0 votes 5 answers Share Flag
1 2
Search Advice
West Milford Zip Codes