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Home Buying in Hamilton : Real Estate Advice

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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:

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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Thu Sep 13, 2012
Suren Pogosov answered:

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.

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:
Search for your dream home by Features, Location, School district or listing number at:
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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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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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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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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
Office (908) 968-0336
Cell (973) 590-0142
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Sun Aug 16, 2009
Fred Griffin answered:
See a Tax Attorney or CPA for Tax Advice regarding "Main Home"

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

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


Best wishes,
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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 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
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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
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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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