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Home Buying in 07740 : Real Estate Advice

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Wed Mar 13, 2013
Bernadette Lemke answered:
What are you looking for, have you been per qualified for a mortgage? Want to make sure you are looking for what you can afford. And what your criteria is.
Bernadette Lemke
Prudential zack shore properties
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Wed Dec 26, 2012
Abu Musa answered:
Buying property is always the best investment.So you may buy now because this is the best time to buy.
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Tue Dec 18, 2012
John Skronski answered:
WG - Yes there are income limits. I can send you the breakdown, let me know. Thanks - John

John Skronski
Remax Elite - LONG BRANCH, NJ
cell: 908-601-4567
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Sun Dec 23, 2012
Lorraine Koleda answered:
Need to know what you mean by the "BEST" area.
Do you mean best in terms of highway or train connections? Taxes? Proximity to shopping, restaurants and amenities? Beach? Price per square foot? Lot size?
Thank you,
Lorraine Koleda
Jack Green Realty
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Tue Jan 29, 2013
John Skronski answered:
M - I am familiar with the area. I can speak with you privately about it. Call me at 908-601-4567. Thanks - John
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Sat Jun 23, 2012
Sutah Ann Robins answered:
Can I show that home to you? I have one on Middle Lane. Gorgeous. What is your email? I will mail you the listing.
Sutah Robins
732 539 6272
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Sat Oct 22, 2011
Francesca Patrizio answered:

Sounds as if you have spent much time doing your won due diligence . . . kudos to you.

It appears that u are looiking in the 300 to 500 range with an FHA loan. Frankly the best way to go about your search is to find proeprties of interest, then ask the assesement question as none of us know when an asseseement is looming unilt such time as we ask. Any older complex is going to come with looming assesements. While at the time of sale it may not be a consideration, you may find yourself with an asseseement that wasn't ven a though just months later.

If you would like further assitance, please do not hestiate to contact me via email or phone 732.606.2931 and I will do my best o ebnsure that these factoirs are at the forefront of your potential purchase.

Francesca Patrizio, Broker Sales Associate, ePRO, SRES
732.606.291 (24/7)
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Thu Jun 23, 2011
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Tue Jan 29, 2013
Maria DelPriore answered:
Big demand for any rentals in the area. Some condo units only allow yearly rentals. If you would like to discuss more please email me at
Century 21 Ailor 732-531-7772 x219 ... more
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Tue May 10, 2011
Valentina Gabela answered:
Yes that is a beautiful townhouse. Listed for $1,160,000 . Total assessment $842,500 taxes $15,814 and $518 monthly assoc fee.

I would be happy to show you this unit.

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Tue May 10, 2011
Francesca Patrizio answered:

If a listing agent is not available and has not given you someone who would be handling her matters while away, then you should speak to the broker . . . and don't be afraid that you will be getting him/her in trouble . . . they'd rather have the busines than lose the business. (just sent someone yesterday to the broker for an agent from an entirely different agency than my own that was away on vacation calling the listing broker).

If you had not had any previous contact with the listing agent (i.e., he/she hasn't privately shown you the property, you can choose to be represented by an entirely different agent, known as a buyers agent.

As for how long it takes to get a counter . . . loaded question. Years back I'd answer within hours no more than 24 hours. Today, both buyers and sellers are so money conscious that I've seen an immediate response, days to respond and worse a week. It all depends on the seller and the type of realtionship the agent works with his/her seller.

If you have any further questions, please do not hesitate to contact me direct @ 732.606.2931 or I'm awake now 5 a.m. so you can call now if you'd like! LOL

Francesca Patrizio, Broker Sales Associate, ePro, SRES
Gloria Nilson Realtors, Real Living
732.606.2931 (Direct 24/7)
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Tue Nov 30, 2010
Mark Fleysher answered:
Hi Mcorona,

If you are paying the entire purchase with cash, I don't see a problem. However, if you are looking for a mortgage, you should direct your question to a mortgage specialist. ... more
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Tue Jun 23, 2009
Dana Schuster answered:
it does not have to be paid back if you occupy the house for 3 years. originally it could not be used for closing or downpayment. now,some lenders are offering a bridge loan which is to be paid back after credit is recieved. 10 states,including new jersey will allow it to be used as a second lien and may not exceed the total amount needed for down payment,closing and prepaids. ... more
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Thu Apr 28, 2011
Francine Einhorn answered:

Property taxes are based on various factors, such as square footage,(# bdrm's & baths), year built, and also the tax rates differ in each town. Therefore, a condo selling for around 300,000 that has 2 bdrms may have lower or higher taxes than a 3 bdrm condo selling for 300,000 in another development, depending on such factors such as the location and the year the condo was built.

Francine Einhorn
Weichert Realtors
Office: 732-577-0440
Cell: 732-910-7390
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Wed Apr 29, 2009
Matthew De Fede answered:
usually you do, each town calls it something different but i would check with the town before you close.

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Sun Oct 10, 2010
Gregory Bain answered:
The township will most likely give you a temporary CO for the transfer of title only. But, if you are using a mortgage to buy it - the mortgage company may want the CO and Fire Inspection done prior to release of the funds. ... more
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Mon Apr 13, 2009
Francesca Patrizio answered:

The price is $189k, 3BR, 1Ba. new to the market.

If you are currently unrepresented by an agent, feel free to email me direct and I will send you the complete MLS listing.

Francesca Patrizio, Realtor, ePro
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Fri Jan 9, 2009
Victoria Watzlawick answered:
Beware with buying a modular home. Many modulars are considered to be mobile and a mortgage company will not lend on them because they depreciate in value just like a car. Unlike a home that USUALLY appreciates in value every year. Check with your County as well. Here in the midwest they allow very few modular homes because they don't stand up to our building codes. Example..many have wiring that isnt in conduit, they have very little insulation in the walls, plastic pipes instead of copper, all no-nos here! SO check with your County Building Department first to see which are approved manufacturers than make your decision.

That said, I have seen some gorgeous modulars with vaulted ceilings, 2 person jacuzzi tubs, etc. Dont make the mistake of not figuring ALL of your expenses. Its not as simple as buying a lot and a home. You need a septic or sewer systwm, you need a water supply or well, you need electric and gas, then you need someone to hook all of these up to your home, you need some sort of foundation or pad to put this home on, so do the real math , then decide. And yes lots are neogtiable.

Good luck!
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Fri Dec 26, 2008
Lucy Korzelius answered:
Dear Thekevster,
The address to MLS 20847503 is 2820 W BANGS AVE - see attached link for additional information. West Bangs Avenue can be accessed from from Route 33 and will take you East towards Asbury Park. It's a very accessible to commuter routes and shopping.

I sell many homes in Neptune Twp. I know the area quite well. Please let me know if I can be of further assistance. Thanks for your question. HAPPY HOLIDAYS.
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Fri Dec 26, 2008
Thomas McCormack answered:
That home is in foreclosure / bank-owned. 2BR 1 Bath. OK location. Needs work and is being sold "as is". I don't know if there's an underground tank but can do some further research if you're interested. It's small but it's also the least expensive home in the area. ... more
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