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Wed Mar 13, 2013
David Levine answered:
Please call Brian Walsh from Davis Commerical. He is the listing agent an would be happy to help

908 510 7089.
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Fri Aug 2, 2013
Andrew Tisellano answered:
reassessment is to make sure everyone is paying a fair share of property taxes.

there may be some homes that were improved but are still paying a low tax. these people will see an increase in taxes.

there are some homes that have done many improvements and they are paying more taxes than others. these homes will see a decrease in taxes.

Most homes will not see any increase or decrease.

There will be people walking around the neighbor and asking to go in every home so they can see how many bathrooms and baths you. If you have a finished basement, if you have a deck and or pool. Central A/C. These are the items that can effect your assessment value
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Thu Feb 7, 2013
Kathleen Morin answered:
More than likely as the home you are considering is in Chatteau Royale it would be the closest elementary school " Memorial " all the Children that attend the public schools in East Brunswick that are of Middle School Age or older attend in grade appropriate sequence Hammarskjold Middle School, Churchill Junior High School and then East Brunswick High School. Please always check the elementary school with the East Brunswick School Administration Office as sometimes children are directed to another elementary school. I ... more
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Mon Jan 28, 2013
Alison Hillman answered:
Hi there-

Can you please provide more specifics so that we can assist you?

Best,
Ali, Community Manager
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Fri Jan 18, 2013
Marge Bennett answered:
if you are a member of the local association, then part of your dues goes to pay your national membership. Can't be one without the other.
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Wed Feb 6, 2013
Keith Jean-Pierre answered:
To be honest it would be very difficult to determine if one is better than the other because all the elementary schools in East Brunswick use the same criteria for programs and hiring teachers. Also with the Elementary school attendence being dependent on region, if you favored one over the other, that would mean you would have to purchase a home in that region. Best of luck and if you have any further questions, please do not hesitate. ... more
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Fri Aug 2, 2013
Alan Aly answered:
Good question and is one of the things I go over thoroughly assisting my clients.
As an established Broker in East Brunswick and being very familiar with Middlesex County, I will be more than glad to assist you compare, assuming you feel we can make a good team
To help you make that decision please read about my qualifications and experience on my website www.AlanAly.com and contact me to schedule an appointment, when I can learn more about you and your search criteria.
I look forward to hearing from you.

Alan Aly
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Thu Nov 15, 2012
Keith Jean-Pierre answered:
GMS_Buyer, welcome to Trulia! Both of these communities were built by the same builder, K. Hovnanian. What you will notice is many of the units in both communities have very similar, if not the same floor plans, so many of the models you see in one community can be replicated in the other.

The main differences between this community and others in East Brunswick, and the surrounding areas, is they were built during a period when community features were popular and not being decided based on the financial component. Therefore both communities offer a Club House, Pool, Tennis Courts, & Playgrounds; many features not found within other communities in town.

As for the exact schools, elementary varies and you will need to reach out to the township for exact details. More info for the elementary schools can be found at: http://www.ebnet.org

Middle school will be Hammarskjold, Junior High School with be Churchill, and the High School of course will be East Brunswick High School.

As for commuting to NYC, East Brunswick does have two bus lines that run out of the town, Suburban & NJ Transit. The two main pickup points are behind the Sam's Club Complex off Route 18 / Old Bridge Turnpike and the Hilton Hotel /Cffice Complex off Route 18. There are also a few stops along Route 18 like West Ferris Road, Mid State Mall, etc.

Either way, I think you will enjoy either community, you just have to determine which location suits you better. I lived in Country Woods & Kingswood Station for over 15 years and loved it because the location is great and the community feel is unsurpassed in town. If you have any further questions, please do not hesitate to ask.

Sincerely,

Keith Jean-Pierre
Sales Associate
Re/Max First Realty
Cell: (848) 391-6428
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Mon Dec 17, 2012
Tim Moore answered:
If the offer was signed and accepted they can't walk away, but they can sure tell you NO to anything you ask of them. They have agreed to sell for the contracted amount but you are asking for things not addressed in the offer and the owner (the bank since it is no longer a foreclosure, that has passed) can say NO, NO, No and banks are well known for that. They pretty much sell their homes as-is which means take it or leave it but we will not make repairs or anything else.

Tim
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Wed Oct 3, 2012
Keith Jean-Pierre answered:
Dear Christine:

It completely depends on usage and which utilites you are responsible for. Sewer & Water are billed quarterly and are usually pretty nominal. For one or two people you are looking at $150 or so a quarter and that is on the higher end. The electric and gas are dependent on gas or electric appliances and usage. For two people in a smaller property, a $100-$150 month gas and electric bill would be normal without factoring in the hot and cold months of July/August for summer and January/February for winter. I own a home and live alone and my gas and electric bill ranges from $75-$150 a month dending on time of year. Let me know if I can be of any further assistance.


Sincerely,

Keith Jean-Pierre
Sales Associate
Re/Max First Realty
Cell: (848) 391-6428
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Mon Oct 7, 2013
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Thu Sep 15, 2016
Alex Kushnir answered:
All Real Estate Commissions are negotiated between client and broker in NJ. No listing contract may prescribed or predetermine a fee or percentage. No fee, commission or other consideration has been fixed by any governmental authority or by any trade association or multiple listing service. The best advice is to interview Realtors and determine the amount of service the specific brokerage will provide to maximum the exposure of your home. A realtor will be most comfortable to discuss the commission with you in person. ... more
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Tue Sep 4, 2012
Laquita Baez answered:
Hi bgoldstaub,

You can try contacting the office at Society Hill to get answer regarding satellite dishes.

Laquita Baez
Licensed Realtor in NJ and GA
Weichert Realtors
973.687.7095

Dream Homes ARE Within Reach!!!
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Sun May 5, 2013
Randi Tirado & Cooper Ford answered:
Best way to find an answer is to go to www.floodsmart.gov. Enter the specific address and you're set!
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Thu Aug 23, 2012
Tina Lam answered:
It's not possible to determine the maximum loan amount based on the information provided. You should speak with a local loan officer.
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Sat Aug 18, 2012
Keith Jean-Pierre answered:
Sat Aug 18, 2012
Anna M Brocco answered:
Visit a neighborhood several times to get a sense of belonging; real estate professionals are prohibited from steering, enticing a buyer to purchase, or not, in specific neighborhoods.
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Sun Jul 22, 2012
Scott Godzyk answered:
That would be a good question for your loan officer, if you have not done so, meet with a local and trusted loan offcier who can guide you through the process.
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Tue Jul 23, 2013
Sophia Brydbord answered:
Currently no homes are for sale in the Clark Woods section, but Three Estate homes set on more than one acre wooded lots are for sale right neer by. 4000 + SF starting at $799,900 Full Brick Front, Hardwood and Porcelain floors on main level, granite counters, soaring ceilings, circ driveway and so much more.

Let me know if you are still interested

Sophia Brydbord
Orange Key Realty
732-718-2461
Sophiarealtor@aol.com
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Sat Jul 21, 2012
Judi Salant answered:
Sabrina,
14 Buckingham Drive is showing as under contract in my Multiple Listing. There are no homes for sale in Clark Woods right now. There is one house in Clark Woods available for rent at $6000 per month. I just listed a fabulous house yesterday in East Brunswick. You should definitely check it out. Contact me directly for the address, pricing and additional information.

Judi Salant
Licensed Sales Associate
Davis Realtors
732-254-6700 ext134 office
732-501-5625 cell
Judi@DavisRealtors.net
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