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Jersey City : Real Estate Advice

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Fri Jun 14, 2013
Armin Lusinyants answered:
I will be happy to offer my assistance in Essex County.

Armin Lusinyants
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Tue Mar 26, 2013
Eric J. Dilone answered:
Hello Michelle,

It's definitively possible, though it will depend on size and exact location. Most 1 beds near the Grove and Exchange Path stations (within 7-10 minute walk) currently sell at an average of $300K and $350K respectively, but those vary based on type of building, size, amenities, and location. At around $250K there are a few options, specially if you consider Montgomery Towers or Metropolis Towers (co-ops). Here's one I just brokered recently for reference (sold at $238K):

Currently there are about a dozen homes at around or below the $250K mark, with a few being short-sales (pre-foreclosure). However, you don't necessarily have to go the distressed-property route.

If you haven't yet selected an agent to service you for the search/purchase, I'm available for a free consultation to see ihow we can work together to achieve your goals. Call me when you're ready, I look forward to it.

Thanks. and good luck.

Eric J. Diloné
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Sun Feb 24, 2013
John Byrne answered:
Trump, 70 Greene, The Beacon just to name a few. You typically want to search for your new apartment 60 days prior to move in date. Beat of luck!
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Thu Feb 21, 2013
Tim Moore answered:
What ever office issued it should have a copy. I have never seen one from NJ but the ones I have seen all say Cert of Occupancy and have signatures on it. Contact the building dept and ask if they have a copy. ... more
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Wed Mar 13, 2013
Maria Batista answered:
Check with the City to see if one was issued. From my experience, Jersey City doesn't issue COs just a Certificate of Smoke Detector/Carbon Monoxide Alarm/Fire Extinguisher Compliance.
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Sat Apr 27, 2013
Tracy Robinson answered:
Hello Padmanahan

According to the website 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

Tracy Robinson-Realtor
62 S. Main Street
Yardley, Pa. 19067
Office phone: 215-493-0200 ext 1087
Direct phone: 267-495-0251
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Sat Feb 23, 2013
Andres Garcia answered:

Which area you prefer to live in really comes down to the lifestyle you prefer. Newport tends to be primarily high amenity highrise building. The stores and shops tend to be corporate chains, and with Newport Mall so close you have more of a separation between the residential, office and retail uses. Areas along Washington Blvd can be pretty empty on evenings and weekends since it's where all the office buildings are.

Hoboken is obviously a much older area. Downtown and along Bloomfield, Garden and Park, the homes tend to be smaller but have a lot of historic character. You can find highrises spread throughout town but most of the town in low to mid-rise. The uses tend to be a lot more integrated with shops and restaurants throughout town. Most of the large scale corporate offices are downtown but you have smaller office space throughout town. While Hoboken has it's fair share of chain stores there are also a lot of boutiques and independent restaurants. Because of the mix of uses you do need to be a little more careful about where you choose to live as some areas of town can get noisy on weekends.

I hope this gives you a good overview. My advise would be to sit down with an agent and go over the lifestyle you are looking for. Please don't hesitate to contact me if you would like to have this conversation, or if I can be of assistance in any way.

Andres Garcia - Sales Associate, CDPE - RE/MAX Gold Coast Realty - 56 Newark Street, Hoboken, NJ 07030 - Direct: 201 795-5200 x340 - -
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Sun Feb 24, 2013
Jose Martinez answered:
Yes it is. Call me i can connect you with the right agent.

Also check out my Video on How Purchases are made.

Let Coldwell Banker bring you Home!!

Jose Martinez
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Sun Feb 24, 2013
Diane Maxon answered:
The building is one of the most distinctive in the downtown area. And is generally a good value. Call me if you'd like to see the property for yourself.
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Thu Feb 14, 2013
Michele Messina answered:
Hello Hetal,

Are you working with a licensed Realtor?

Realtors can assist you with property values and Buyers agents take the time to find out what your looking for.

The answer may have multiple reasons for one property being higher than another.

Downtown Jersey City is a great place to invest in a condo and their can be several reasons for a price to be $30,000.00 higher does one property include parking?

What about the ammenities, outdoor space etc.

If you have not taken the time to work with a Realtor perhaps you should.

Michele Messina
Re/Max Villa Realtors
Serving Hudson and Bergen County's!
Call me today for a consultation 201-970-6064
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Sun Mar 31, 2013
Diane Maxon answered:
Hello - Apartments for June 1 rental will not show up this early. We probably will have some listings for a June move in in April, but and more in May. Please feel free to contact me mid-April and I will be glad to let you know what is available. ... more
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Sun Feb 24, 2013
Michael Personette answered:
Hi. My name michael personettw from grouptwentysix real eatate. we specialize in hudson county.
If you would like any help with a honest brokergive me a call at 201 848 2068
Or email me at

I wi send you a list of everything available and give statitistic about the area.

Continued Succcess,

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Mon Feb 11, 2013
Emil Veltre answered:
Hi Kenya,

This rental is still available through my company. If you give me a call at 973.868.4034 or e-mail me at we can discuss further to determine exactly what you are looking for.


Emil Veltre
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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

from the time the contract was signed you should have at least 2 days to a week to get your offer in. ... more
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Tue Feb 5, 2013
Joan Congilose answered:
Every buyers priorities differ when it comes to buying a home. For most buyers deciding factors usually include location, desired price range,good floor plan, overall condition, and good schools. If you plan on living in your first home for at least 5 years or longer than good schools should play some importance in your decision. If you are only planning on staying in your first home for a shorter period of time then it might not be your greatest priority. ... more
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Mon Feb 4, 2013
Michael Personette answered:
Contact me via email - we Sponsor school. You can go to two school in the area.

We are located in Edgewater and tenafly .We sponsor school if qualified.
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Mon Feb 11, 2013
Debra (Debbie) Rose answered:
This isn't NYC, so residential rentals, for an agent, are not as lucrative.

If you're going to become a residential Realtor in NJ - imo - go into sales.

Best wishes.....
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Mon Feb 4, 2013
Jeanne Feenick answered:
Brokerages will vary on the "split" they pay agents. Your best bet is to speak to a number of brokerages and ask them to explain what your split will be when you begin and what it will take to improve upon that split. Also ask about any other expenses you may incur.

As a new agent, training will be very important so be sure to ask about training resources and mentoring as you learn the business.

I would be happy to speak to you about my own experience - I have been with two brokerages - the first a very traditional brokerage and now Keller Williams.

Good luck and best,
Jeanne Feenick
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Thu Jan 31, 2013
Karina Abad answered:
Hi Day, depending on your budget both downtown Jersey City and Hoboken have really vibrant communities and a younger demographic with lots to do in shopping, restaurants and bars plus they are just a 10 min train ride, bus ride, ferry ride or drive into NYC.

You can always check craigslist for sublets or roommate situations to help you in transition while you are finding your own place. Hope that helps!
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Fri Jan 2, 2015
Laquita Baez answered:
Hi, if you are purchasing with cash, sure you can. However, if seeking financing there may be some
hurdles you may have to go thru.
Feel free to contact me further to discuss your options as a foreign investor/purchaser.

Laquita Baez
Licensed Realtor in NJ and GA
Weichert Realtors
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