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Fri Mar 15, 2013
Lisa Tallon answered:
The best thing to do before moving into an area is to check out the local community information. Here is a link that I think may be helpful: http://www.trulia.com/real_estate/Hamilton-New_Jersey/community-info/.

You may also want to contact the local police station to inquire about crime statistics for an area in which you are interested in living.
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Wed Apr 25, 2012
Kenneth Verbeyst answered:
I own 4 homes in Mercer County. Have had investment property here nearly 30 years. Email me your questions.
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Thu Sep 13, 2012
Suren Pogosov answered:
Anya,

I work in the area and would be happy to help you with your purchase. Give me a call so I can answer all your questions.

Thank you.

SUREN POGOSOV
Realtor, Sales Associate Selling in NJ & PA
Keller Williams Princeton & Delaware Valley Realty
Office: (609)987-8889 Ext.1328 Cell: (347)782-2036
My web-site: www.BestRussianRealtor.com
Search for your dream home by Features, Location, School district or listing number at:
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Tue Apr 10, 2012
Scott Godzyk answered:
Most will not have to put 20% down, it will depend on your credit and financials, there are no money down loans, 3.5% down loand and 5% down loand. you should start by meeting with a local and trusted loan officer. They can prequalify you at no cost and let you know what is available to you. ... more
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Sun Oct 14, 2012
Corey Grushin answered:
Sabrina only you can really answer that question knowing the price and location.
I will share with you a sales fact though. I attended a housijg seminar in October and at that time there was over 5 years of sales inventory of 55+ Yr old community housing avaiable. Meaning that at current purchase levels it was going to take 5 years of sales minimum to eliminate all the available homes under such designation without other homes being added to the MLS. ... more
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Sun Mar 11, 2012
Gina Chirico answered:
I've answered on your other two posts also. How is your condo being marketed? Is it being marketed to the right prospects? Can a buyer who qualifies easily find your home on the internet? Have you contacted the local affordable housing department? Do they know you have an eligible property for sale?

Trulia is a great place to ask questions and is also a geat resource for buyers and sellers but in order to sell your home and connect with the right buyer, you may need more than just Trulia.

Good luck.
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Sat Jul 18, 2015
Mack McCoy answered:
Sure, but don't.

Would you try to run a marathon on a really badly bruised ankle? So why would you commit to a thirty-year mortgage with badly bruised credit?

The prescription for each is rehab. Rehabilitate your credit, build up your strength as a borrower, get back into the swing of paying off your bills on time. Then, and only then, should you consider taking out a loan to buy a house. ... more
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Sat Nov 20, 2010
Jennifer Blanchard answered:
Jay,
It may not have loaded yet; you have to allow up to 72 hours. I suppose you could load it manually.
Jennifer
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Mon Jun 3, 2013
Ian A. Wolf answered:
I used to do a lot of rehabs in the area and own rentals as well. This is just a guide base on my experience. It totally depends on what level of materials and finishing you use. If you are doing modular it could be as low as $60-$80 a square foot. If you are building stick, I would figure at least $90 a square foot, but depending on what you are doing it could go up from there quite steadily. Hope that helps. ... more
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Fri Jun 4, 2010
Ginny asked:
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Wed Mar 20, 2013
Jack Vollenberg answered:
Hi Kris,

You need advice from an immigration lawyer or expert, not a realtor. You have to forgive my ignorance, but if the two of you are married and you are a US citizen, shouldn�39;t he be automatically be eligible for a green card? At least that's how it was when I arrived here in the US and I hope it is as easy to solve for the two of you as well.

Good luck,

Jacobus "Jack" Vollenberg
RE Appraiser - Vollenberg Appraisers
Realtor/REO Asset Manager
Bridgewater Realty
Vollenberg@iname.com
Office (908) 968-0336
Cell (973) 590-0142
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Thu Apr 15, 2010
Dallas Texas answered:
SIMPLE: Contact a realtor who can review your short / long term business plan, and lender specifications, you need resource materials work from most accurate is from MLS.

National Featured Realtor and Consultant, Texas Mortgage Loan Officer, Credit Repair Lecturer
Follow me on Twitter: http://twitter.com/Lynn911
Lynn911

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Wed Jan 6, 2010
Robert Greenblatt answered:
It is always good to spend some time in an unfamiliar area. Go out to lunch, talk with neighbors, stop by the police department, etc. We all have different views of what we like or dislike.

Robert Greenblatt
Keller Williams
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Sun Aug 16, 2009
Fred Griffin answered:
See a Tax Attorney or CPA for Tax Advice regarding "Main Home"

http://www.irs.gov/pub/irs-pdf/f5405.pdf

IRS Form 5405:

Look at the section titled Who Can Claim the Credit

In general, you can claim the credit if you are a first-time
homebuyer. You are considered a first-time homebuyer if:

You (and your spouse if married) did not own any other
main home during the 3-year period ending on the date of
purchase.

Main home. Your main home is the one you live in most
of the time. It can be a house, houseboat, housetrailer,
cooperative apartment, condominium, or other type of
residence.

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Best wishes,
Fred
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Sun May 31, 2009
Tony Lee answered:
Hi Melissa
I have sold homes in Abbott Common Hamilton and know the area very well. the high school is Hamilton E ast Steinert school please checkout www.greatschools.net if you you have any questions on homes for sale in Abbott Commons I believe there are only three for sale as of today.

Tony Lee
Cell: 609-456-8360
E-mail: tonyleeteam@yahoo.com
Website: www.tonyslee.com
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Sun Jul 19, 2009
Ruth Bonapace answered:
The condo will need to be refinanced into a conventional loan unless you are moving more than 50 miles for a job relocation or you are a nonowner occupant cosigner on the condo ... there are a few other complications including the fannie Mae "buy and bail" stiplulations. Best to call and we can go over the details since this is too complex to give a simple answer on Trulia.
Ruth Bonapace
Mortgage Lender
201 741 5269
ruthbonapace@gmail.com
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Sat Apr 25, 2009
Larry Sarlo answered:
The credit is a refund. If you are supposed to get 1000 refund from gov't and you qual for the 8000 credit you would get 9000 back as refund. the credit is a refund...
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Tue Oct 30, 2007
Diane Glander answered:
Hi Kelly. If you go to my website below, and go to the community pages, just run a search for Hamilton and it will give you all the demographic information for Hamilton, including crime stats. ... more
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Sat Nov 29, 2008
Julie Snyder answered:
Last sold in December '03 for $265,000. It's been on the market for about 3 months and was originally priced at $375,000. Are you interested in purchasing the property? Let me know if you are. ... more
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