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General Area in East Brunswick : Real Estate Advice

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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.


Keith Jean-Pierre
Sales Associate
Re/Max First Realty
Cell: (848) 391-6428
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Tue May 22, 2012
John Sacktig answered:
Eugene -

I have worked with a few other investors recently that are in good shape. There are some good buys right now in East Brunswick. 80k is a great down pay which could keep you in a positive cash flow until a sale at a profit.

Give a call or email and we can discuss further.

See my profile here on Trulia.

John Sacktig
Broker / Manager
Orange Key Realty
Direct: 732-213-1409
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Wed Mar 9, 2011
Bernard Teichman answered:
Hi njmomof2. I am a nj dad of 2 living in Marlboro & working full time as a realtor with Century 21 Action Plus Realty. I service both counties - Middlesex & Monmouth & would be happy to discuss your options, finding you a new home, marketing your current home & giving you and your husband enough information needed in making this important decision.

There are a number of good sources for info... is but one

I welcome the opportunity to speak with you and interview for the job as your realtor.

Thank you & have a great day:
732 410 2745
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Mon Aug 16, 2010
Joan Congilose answered:
East Brunswick is a nice town & you should select a town to buy a house in based on what you are looking for in regards to location, price, convenience & amenities. The schools are good, location can't be better for access to transportation & major hwys, & you are close to hospitals, malls & houses of worship. If that is what you desire than yes this town is right for you. If you need help finding a home feel free to contact me.

Joan Congilose CRS, GRI, e-Pro
RE/MAX Central Manalapan
(732) 972-1000 ext:364
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Thu Jun 3, 2010
Don Tepper answered:
Unfortunately, there's no clear answer to that. Most of the research that's been done doesn't show any health hazards and certainly a lot of people are willing to live near high power lines.

On the other hand, there are a lot of things that originally were thought safe that later proved not to be.

What is well-established is that homes underneath or at least within view of high power lines tend to be more difficult to sell--and sell for less--than comparable homes not under those power lines. A certain percentage of the population just won't even consider such properties, so you're selling to a smaller pool of potential buyers. And because there's less demand, prices tend to be lower.

That means that if you do buy that house, make sure you're getting it at a nice discount. And recognize that, when you sell, it'll likely be more difficult to sell than a house not near those wires.

Hope that helps.
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Wed Jun 2, 2010
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Sat Aug 8, 2009
Christine Markow answered:

There are a few websites you can review to get the opinions on the various types of neighborhoods in any town, including East Brunswick. Some websites include:
Yahoo Real Estate:;_ylt=AglMZ9x5sGYSe7pYgkIs1fmXxol4
I noticed City-Data had separate entries for neighborhood specific areas of East Brunswick so you may need to search specifically one by one, but they map it out for you.

depicts an overall map of housing values too.

If you haven't done so already, I would also suggest teaming up with a real estate agent to assist you with your purchase. If your agent sends you listings, driving through neighborhoods during various times of the day also can give buyers perspective into the kinds of neighborhoods that statistics can show. Your home should ultimately be a good fit to you and your needs. If you have any questions, feel free to contact me direct!

Christine Markow,e-PRO
ERA Statewide Realty
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Tue Apr 28, 2009
John Sacktig answered:
Hi John,

I have experenced anywhre from $15 - $24 per square foot depending of course, upon the location.
Depending upon the lease, the Realtor is compensated from the owner on the commission.

Would you like me to look for some properties? how large a space are you looking for.. location.?

Email or call:

John Sacktig
Broker / Manager
Orange Key Realty
Office: 732-863-6969
Cell: 732-213-1409
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Tue Apr 28, 2009
Filomena Gordon answered:
I would say that you should have a real estate professional come in and give you an idea of what the home would sell for as is. A home is definetely harder to sell in this market, if it needs a lot of work. Ask the agent what the home might sell for if you did some of the work (I would ask the agent what she would recommend getting done). Then you can decide if it makes more sense to do the work or not. Also checkout what is on the market your budget of home as is and then see what is on the market for your budget of home fixed up. ... more
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Wed Apr 27, 2011
Roberta Murphy answered:
Aninda: It may be difficult for people to answer your very specific question, but a terrific site where you can find much information about neighborhoods and communities is at Neioghboroo. For additional reading and links, follow the link below: ... more
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