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Sat Apr 13, 2013
Anne-Marie Tustin answered:
Hi Annette, I did an MLS search and found two 4 bedroom homes in Lawrence. One in Liberty Green for $2700 and another for $2800. Feel free to email me if you would like to see these homes or for more information (atustin@kw.com) ... more
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Thu Jun 13, 2013
Gail Eldridge answered:
there are four Lawrenceville rentals on the MLS that have three bedrooms and are priced under $1800...i emailed you the listings!
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Thu Jun 13, 2013
Anne-Marie Tustin answered:
Good morning Marci, I am an agent with Keller Williams Realty and specialize in Lawrenceville. If you email me the specifics of what you are looking for, I will do a search in the MLS for rentals. My email is atustin@kw.com . Just let me know how many bedrooms, baths, monthly rent range.
Anne-Marie Tustin
Sales Associate
Keller Williams
609-575-8801
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Fri Jul 27, 2012
Marsha Bowen Washington answered:
You could start by looking up the township website. Several towns have websites where the foreclosures are listed with the property address, owners name and the lender. This is public information. If the township doesn't have a website with this information, you could also visit the county office for the information as well.

Several lenders are foreclosing on properties, however the properties have yet to hit the marketplace.
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Sun Jun 17, 2012
Tamara Pommells answered:
It might be tough with the credit issue, I STRONGLY recommend speaking with a mortgage professional that can run your credit and tell you what you need to do to strengthen your profile. Any listing on the MLS/ Any landlord will need to verify your credit profile to ensure that they will get paid consistently. You may perhaps offer a significantly larger deposit to offset this issue but that is on a case by case basis. Lawrence has great schools and a small town atmosphere, I wish you the best of luck. ... more
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Mon May 21, 2012
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Fri Feb 18, 2011
Tony McMahon answered:
It sounds like you would make a great canidate for one, You should contact your loan servicer to discuss your options.
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Thu Nov 11, 2010
Kim Tokar answered:
Hi Mememe,

It really does not matter if you are or not. Since you are married and this is the marital residence you automatically become 50% owner of the property. Now if the mortgage person suggests that you stay off then you should stay off.

If you do stay off the deed/title and use the proceed from your other home you can still use it as a downpayment.

For all your other questions I would recommend consulting a attorney about protecting your assets. Feel free and call Laura Kozma, Esq.. She is a real estate attorney that I use all the time and she will be happy to answer any of your questions without charging you a fee. Her number is 609-208-1301.

Hope this helps,

Joel Gruenke

Oh, and by the way, if you need an agent feel free to drop me a line.
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Tue Aug 24, 2010
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Tue Aug 24, 2010
Paul Camuto answered:
This is an excellent area. You are located close to major highways and have access to plenty of public parks. The reviews however are mixed. Apartment rentals are hit or miss. I would suggest working with a real estate agent to rent a condo or townhouse which will be more like a home. Let me know how I can help you.

http://maps.google.com/maps?hl=en&um=1&ie=UTF-8&q=steward's+crossing+in+lawrenceville+nj&fb=1&gl=us&hq=steward's+crossing&hnear=Lawrenceville,+NJ&cid=0,0,15954253553238267295&ei=KjB0TMKlPMH58Ab-4Mn1CA&sa=X&oi=local_result&ct=image&resnum=1&ved=0CAkQnwIwAA
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Sun Jul 18, 2010
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Thu Jun 24, 2010
Barbara Smith answered:
Maliya,

Buying a foreclosure that is listed for sale through a real estate broker is not much different than buying from a private owner. The foreclosed home was taken back by the bank because of mortgage default. First it went to a sherriffs sale, and if the home did not sell there, the bank becomes the owner and lists it for sale with a broker.

One of they key things to consider is that most banks will do no repairs to the home. You would still get a home inspection but it would be for your information only, so you need to write your offer accordingly.

To get these homes before they hit the market you'd have to purchase at the sherriff's sale which would require you to bid against other investors, have at least 20% of the purchase price immediately at the sale, and the balance within 10 days. You must also do your own research ahead of time as far as any leins and encumberances on the property & back taxes that you'd have to pay. You'll probably only be able to do a drive-by of the home to assess the condition too.

If you'd like a list of foreclosed homes currently for sale with brokers, please let me know and I can email them to you. If you have any other questions, please feel free to get in touch.

Good Luck,

Barbara Smith ABR, GRI
Weichert Realtors

SFR Short Sale & Foreclosure Specialist
cell/text: 609-980-7593
email: BarbSmith321@comcast.net
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Sun Apr 22, 2012
Bill Eckler answered:
Safety and crime issues of a specific neighborhood are often best addressed by the local police department or the county sherriff's department. They have acess to the most current and accurate information and are generally willing to be helpful.

Good luck,

Bill
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Sun Apr 18, 2010
Dev answered:
Hi

You can find all the information on my website w.r.t schools , ranking etc..

If you need any more information, give me a call

Regards
Devkumar
Keller Williams
732-322-7255
dev@devrealtor.com
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Sun Sep 13, 2009
Christine Markow answered:
I found Lawrenceville to have a small-town vibe - being conveniently located down the street from downtown Princeton and the prep school. The properties in this area of 206 are mostly older homes, but many of them have nice size lots. I never lived there, but I graduated from Rider University and commuted through the back streets of Lawrenceville - the town had a lot of town-wide events for the kids especially. Again, this is my opinion having traveled through Lawrenceville for a few years.

Visiting websites like city-data, nationalrelocation or wikipedia may offer additional stats for the area.

Christine Markow
ERA Statewide Realty
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Wed Sep 9, 2009
Joyce Begg answered:
Hi, are you working with an agent?

Would you like me to e-mail you all the information you need to make a good decision.

I lived and raised my children they attended school right in that immediate area, I have 22 years of successful real estate esperience.

e-mail me and I would be delighted to assist you in finding the "Best Buy" and where to look.

Regards,
Joyce Begg
krytex@aol.com
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Fri Feb 28, 2014
William Leigh Holt answered:
B: Kessler is ok. I use Ed Kahn for my own transactions. He's in Lawrenceville. I'm not sure that I've worked with Szaferman but if I did, they did nothing bad that I hold against them. The rest I've not been in contact with.

Bill Holt
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Mon Nov 18, 2013
Dawn Richardson answered:
I would advise you to contact the local police department for any neighborhood you are considering purchasing a home in. The police department will provide you with the crime stats for any area. Once you have the information you will be able to make a decision on the neighborhood. ... more
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Fri Jun 20, 2008
Andrea Webb answered:
I am part of a network of real estate professionals and highly recommend Dr. William Usab and Harveen Bhatla, a fantastic real estate team who work out of Keller Williams in Princeton. You can reach them at
609-987-8889. Mention my name, Andrea Webb from Montclair and they'll take great care of you.
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Sun Feb 24, 2008
Anna M. Lieggi answered:
This property sold on 02/08/08 for $281,000. This information was available to me via our TREND MLS system. I grew up in Lawrence and know it very well. I am a full-time realtor licensed in NJ & PA. If you need further information about other homes please contact me. ... more
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