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Home Selling in Hudson County : Real Estate Advice

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Sat Apr 27, 2013
Tracy Robinson answered:
Hello Padmanahan

According to the website WWW.realstorynj.com the market took a dive in December last year but they expecting and upswing the remainder of the year for The Garden State. For more information go online the website above. If you want information for Pennsylvania. Feel free to call me. I am license
in Pennsylvania and grew up in Philadelphia. I am very familiar with most counties expecially Bucks County, Montgomery County, Delaware County, Chester County as well Philadelphia

Thanks
Tracy Robinson-Realtor
KELLER WILLIAMS PREFERRED REAL ESTATE
62 S. Main Street
Yardley, Pa. 19067
Office phone: 215-493-0200 ext 1087
Direct phone: 267-495-0251
trobinson.realtor@gmail.com
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Tue Feb 5, 2013
Andrew Tisellano answered:
1 you should get a realtor to submit a an offer asap.
2 It should only take a day to get approved for a mortgage

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Mon Feb 3, 2014
Andrew Tisellano answered:
There are some buyers that do not take baths they only take showers. When my children were young I found it easier to give them a shower than soaking them in the tub.
there will also be buyers on the other side that would need a tub for there children or themselves.
There is no way to put a value on it just that some buyers will appreciate the new shower and some will keep looking for a unit with a tub. Being in Hoboken I would say enjoy yourself and when you are ready to sell you will have to wait for the right buyer which may not be long in Hoboken anyway.

best wishes for the new year
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Sun Jan 27, 2013
Andrew Tisellano answered:
Hi Inez

Would love to send you some comps. please contact me with your email address and//or Phone number.

Andrew Tisellano
Keller Williams Team Realty
C:201-893-1519
O:973-253-2800
andrewtise@kw.com
http://andrewtise.kwrealty.com/
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Thu Nov 29, 2012
Laura Giannotta answered:
That's a very good question and depends on a lot of variables. Contact a REALTOR, mortgage rep and CPA to determine your liabilities and most impotrant you abilities!
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Tue Nov 20, 2012
Kate answered:
Tue Nov 12, 2013
Suzanna Woodhead answered:
Yes commissions can be negotiated with the broker. You are wise to offer a higher commission.
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Tue Nov 20, 2012
Janet Nation, CBR answered:
Well it sounds like Anthony you have no choice about selling unless you can rent your home and don't mind the responsibilities of being a landlord out of state.

Unless you purchased your home at a deep discount, the chances of you breaking even are slim. This would mean you would be forced to do a short sale and walk away with nothing. You do not have to be behind on your mortgage payment to do a short sale. Your hardship would your inability to carry two mortgages because your job requires you to relocate for example.

To find the right agent for you, ask friends, family members, coworkers and/or neighbors who they have used in the past and was happy with the service provided. Recently sold comps mean little in an agent's skill set. As a matter of fact, you mght really want to consider an agent with short sale experience because unfortunately you mgiht be heading in that direction. All the best.

Good luck.
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Tue Mar 12, 2013
Huligan answered:
I'm asking about Bayonne city inspectors.
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Sat Apr 27, 2013
Andres Garcia answered:
If you are selling your home on your own you can obtain the application and smoke certificate at the firehouse on the corner of Marin Blvd and 8th St. This form will need to be notarized. If you are working with a Realtor they should handle this for you.

I hope this helps. Please do not hesitate to contact me with any questions.

Andres Garcia - Sales Associate, CDPE - RE/MAX Gold Coast Realty - 56 Newark Street, Hoboken, NJ 07030 - Direct: 201 795-5200 x340 - Mbl: 201 677-2211
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Mon Jul 8, 2013
Jeanne Feenick answered:
Contact the board and find out how to make the case to try to get this changed. It puts your community at such a disadvantage!

Find out what they are worried about and work with your agent to formulate a response that addresses those concerns.

Good luck - you can bet that when the board members get ready to sell, they will likely relax this.

Best,
Jeanne Feenick
Unwavering Commitment to Service, Unsurpassed Results
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Thu May 31, 2012
Mary Petti answered:
Contact Trulia directly to straighent out the issue.

However, do you mean that under "my listings" it has those properties listed as your listings, or that the properties are just showing up when we search your name ? (that might be through IDX if they are in your service area) ... more
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Sat Apr 14, 2012
Erin Joynt answered:
Hi Jason. Most upgrades and improvements will not give you a full return of your investment. I've read a number of articles that support this. I found one article that talks about kitchen upgrades, that says you will only recoup about 72% of the cost of improvements. I have attached the article below. If you are only doing the improvements to spruce up your home before a sale, it is probably not worth it.

A local real estate professional might be able to give you a better idea of how much each improvement would help to increase the value of your home. Just compare their estimates with the cost of making the improvements.
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Wed Sep 5, 2012
Heriberto Camacho answered:
Updating the kitchen and bathroom always helps. Contact me with any question. I will be more than glad to help.
Ecamacho@hobokenhomes.com
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Wed Mar 7, 2012
Amos Elroy answered:
First take care of any glaring problems you can afford to take care of on your own.

make sure the home is clean and organized and in a presentable form. Appearances have a great impact, so any amount of cosmetic fix-up is highly recommended. it is probably time to do that paint job you've been putting off.

Often improvements to the kitchen and bathroom areas are considered to be best bang for the buck in terms of raising the property value, but you have to be careful not to over-improve. A house in a neighborhood where the average price of similar properties is 70,000 will not magically increase in value by 30,000 if you put in 20,000 into an amazing kitchen and bathroom update. Be conservative in relation to your property's price range.

Landscaping is another easy way to increase curb appeal. In a lot of cases you can do a whole lot by trimming, removing plants that don't work with the house, and planting others that enhance its beauty.

Amos Elroy, SFR (Short-Sale Specialist Certified)
Residential Real Estate Investment Consultant
Lic. Realtor Associate
EXIT On The Hudson Realty
(888) 462-6573 / (888) HOB-NJRE
FAX (888) 462-6573
Office 201-437-0411
http://www.HobNJRE.com

Twitter & Facebook: HobNJRE
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Tue Feb 14, 2012
Tim Moore answered:
Good question but hard to answer. Listing now opens the possibility that it could sell in a couple months. If it did your two options would be to drag out settlement for months, something that might scare away the buyer, or you would have to move into a rental and store your stuff until you found a place to buy. Summer is a good time to buy because new owners want to be settled in when school starts. If you have a place you can go, then start when ever. You might be able to drag out settlement for 60-80 days from receiving a contract on your current home which might be enough time to find a place and be ready to move. Good luck. ... more
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Fri Feb 10, 2012
Issa Musharbash answered:
Hi Elaine,
Estate sales can be a bit complex, but nothing to be afraid of. I can guide you through the process. You can reach me at my cell phone at 201-401-6567. I've done estate sales in Bayonne and I would be more happy to help you sell it.
Thanks,
Issa Musharbash
Century 21 Innovative Realty
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Wed Oct 3, 2012
Amos Elroy answered:
Please feel to ask any general questions on the forum so that others can benefit from the questions and answers as well.

Otherwise, feel free to contact me and my team. I am a Short Sale specialist in Hudson County.

Sincerely,

Amos Elroy, SFR (Short-Sale Specialist Certified)
Residential Real Estate Investment Consultant
Lic. Realtor Associate
EXIT On The Hudson Realty
(888) 462-6573 / (888) HOB-NJRE
FAX (888) 462-6573
Office 201-437-0411
http://www.HobNJRE.com

Twitter & Facebook: HobNJRE
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Thu Jun 14, 2012
Andrea Alummootil answered:
I get 100%signed of my short sales closed. I am a short sale pro certified. I do have an attorney I work with.

Term of short sale process depends on lenders. For example, bank of america takes about 2 months for approval process. I can meet you at your property for an interview ir you can come to my office. Liberty Realty in jersey city.

Please call me 201-406-8015 or email me @diana shortsales4sale@aol.com.

I look forwarding to heating from you to give discuss a short sale of your property.
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Thu Jul 31, 2014
ArminRU asked:
I have been told that in Hoboken, any sort of non-cosmetic home renovations cannot be done by the owner. This is because the town only gives permits to licensed contractors. Is this t...
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