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Mon Oct 8, 2012
Larry Sarlo answered:
Tell the inspector to put it in writing, then waive your rights. Otherwise its your call.

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Tue Nov 20, 2012
Jeanne Feenick answered:
If you are in the position to buy, I've got a great coop listing in Summit, NJ which is one our most sought after urban suburban centers. It is a one bedroom, walk to town and train - very charming. As a coop, the monthly maitenance includes taxes and heat. Priced at $175,000 with maintenance of $795.

Here's a link:

If you are interested, please contact me.

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Fri Oct 19, 2012
Mark Trompeter answered:
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Fri Oct 5, 2012
Darrell Roch answered:
I would get a mortgage and keep some of the cash in the bank. You want to look at financing around 70 percent of the purchase price. Having 30% equity in the property keeps you away from paying PMI.

Reasons to get a mortgage

Tax benefits - mortgage interest falls into your itemized deductions.

Also with rates being at record lows it would only make sense to take a loan and find other things to do with your cash.

If you need help finding a place in the Jersey City area please let me know.

Darrell Roch
Weichert Realtors
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Sun Sep 30, 2012
Arthur Kaufman answered:
Carlton Avenue is a highly desireable Heights location. There are many excellent homes on Carlton and nearby streets. I would be most happy to help you find one that works for you.
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Fri Sep 21, 2012
Amos Elroy answered:
Not a mortgage guy, but this is something that landed so many people in trouble.

Personal thought, bad idea!


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Wed Oct 24, 2012
Victor Rezabala answered:
If you'd like, I can help you with your search. Call/text me anytime 917.209.9391 to get moving on this.
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Thu Aug 29, 2013
J answered:
Its either one of the 2

Fact = New York market moves very Fast and agents cant keep up with EVERYTHING they post


They are good old bait and switch

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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 Sep 24, 2012
Debra (Debbie) Rose answered:
I would agree with the inspectors - that's my opinion. I have never had anyone do a radon inspection in a highrise building.


If you're at all doubtful ......then have the's only a few hundred dollars (not much for peace of mind) considering how much you're spending on your condo.
I believe you can do it yourself, too......... buy a cannister at Home Depot, and mail it into the lab ....check it out.

Best wishes...........
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Mon Sep 17, 2012
Victor Rezabala answered:
Hello Candice

I'd suggest looking in the Jersey City Heights and West Bergen areas. I work with a management company as well and have a lot apartments in inventory. If you'd like, you can call me at 917.209.9391

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Sat Sep 15, 2012
Melissa Caro answered:
Its actually the perfect time to search and your price range is good for the areas you've seslected however, there will be a fee associated with rentals unless you find one on your own and work something out with the landlord. I would be happy to help you with your search if you do choose to go with a realtor familiar with the area such as myself. I can begin to send you rental listings right away.
Let me know if you would like my help.

Melissa Caro
Coldwell Banker Residential Brokerage
Downtown Jersey City
Ofc: 201-435-0720
Cell: 732-309-6568
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Fri Sep 14, 2012
Victor Rezabala answered:
Your best bet would be the Port Liberte area. I do a lot of BPO reports in that area and condos on the water front are cheap due to the short sales. I can assist you in your search if you'd like to find you the best deal out there. 917.209.9391 ... more
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Sat Sep 29, 2012
James Gordon ABR SFR SRS answered:
Now is not the time to be investigating about forclosure sales. You need to talk to a real estate atttorney ASAP to save your ASSets.
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Fri Sep 21, 2012
Alison Hillman answered:
Hey Eric,

Take a look at some of the listings I found on Trulia:,NJ/#for_rent/Jersey_City,NJ/1p_beds/1600-2200_price

Hope this is helpful!

Ali, Community Manager
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Tue Sep 11, 2012
Arthur Kaufman answered:
I would start my search in the Hamilton Park area. There are some beautiful one bedroom condos that you can rent in that price range. But if you can affort a downpayment, you may be better off buying due to today's low interest rate environment coupled with prices that have dropped considerably over the last few years -- and which are starting to move back up! Now is a great time to get into the condo market. But if you can't afford to buy, we can help you find a rental that will work within your budget. ... more
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Sat Sep 8, 2012
Mark Finne answered:
It's still possible with bad credit...your best bet is to show your cards...employment letter, explanation of why your credit's records matching your name to the property address you own...
The landlord may require more rent up-front. At least your price point is realistic. The rents in Jersey City are climbing...
Feel free to contact me at your profile is here within Trulia...
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Fri Apr 8, 2016
Mark Finne answered:
I'm happy to help...
Fee free to reach out to me at your convenience...You can see my profile within Trulia.
Best regards,

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Tue Sep 4, 2012
David Leonard answered:
I own a two-family in the Heights near Ravine and Palisade. It's a nice area and seems to be gentrifying well. My advice is the Heights vs Union City. 6% - 8% COC return is common, with GRMs around 8 to be had. I've been investing for years and it is likely my next investment is up in the Heights area again. Will be happy to answer any further questions you may have and flesh out what I've said.

David Leonard
Weichert Realtors
273 Grove St, Jersey City
(718) 915-2855 (cell)
(201) 333-4443 (office)
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