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Sun Mar 24, 2013
Lee Marinelli asked:
Thu Nov 29, 2012
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Mon Dec 3, 2012
My NC Homes Team answered:
Seems like this would have been better asked before buying the house. I hope the rental market is strong.
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Mon Sep 3, 2012
Myriam Vélez asked:
Have been advised not to move to Wilmington but they have cheap rent, Dover doesn't seem to bad either. Sorry, but the rent cost in DE has sent me into sticker shock. Have driven...
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Mon Aug 6, 2012
Donna Marshall answered:
It depends on your price range. I have a two great listings in kid-friendly neighborhoods - one in Bay Pointe and one in Lea Eara Farms. They're the best of both worlds - they're in the Appoqunimink School District and close to the canal, so they're equally convenient to both Middletown and Newark. Give me a call at (302) 547-7600 if you'd like more information. ... more
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Thu Jun 14, 2012
Interested answered:
hire a real estate agent to give you full response and full representation... I am not sure what you do for a living but I would like some free advice also

Consult with your local real estate agent who has a history with that exact area and who can share some "numbers" with you. ... more
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Sat Oct 5, 2013
Interested answered:
Please contact an agent to help you with what your needs are... You question is pretty vague... But, if you shared your needs we can assist you with a purchase and a location that meets your needs.
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Wed Nov 2, 2011
Brendancalton asked:
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Sat Oct 5, 2013
The commitment Letter shouldn't take more than 2-3 weeks as the timeline is as follows:

Step 1 - Make Loan Application
Step 2 Submit loan to processing (1 week to process)
Step 3 - Order Appriasal (1-2 week turn time)
Step 4 - Submit to underwriting (1 week at most)
Step 5 - Issue Mortgage commitment Letter once loan has been underwritten

So if 2 weeks for appraisal and then 1 week for underwriting looking at 3 weeks at most.

John R. Thomas
Primary Residential Mortgage
NMLS 38783
302-703-0727 Office
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Tue May 24, 2011
Bradley W. Gardner asked:
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Wed Jul 7, 2010
Need2move asked:
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Wed Nov 2, 2011
Bill Sladek answered:
still selling, down to 2 builders Anderson Homes and Lifestyle, Craftmark pulled out. Waiting on Developer to begin site work on next phase, that should happen after the 2 remaining builders sell a few more of the remaining lots. ... more
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Wed May 26, 2010
Steve Belford answered:
There are three taxes that are applied yearly to real estate in Middletown. They are county, municipal and school tax. Below is the link for the tax rates for all three counties in Delaware.

Property Taxes for the Town of Middletown are billed annually at a rate of .30 per $100 of New Castle County assessed value. You may look up your total assessed value here:
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Wed Dec 16, 2009
Anna M Brocco answered:
Fair Housing Laws, prevent Realtors from answering your question--consider--Visit a neighborhood several times to get a sense of “belonging”. Check out area statistics; real estate professionals are prohibited from “steering”—enticing a buyer to purchase, or not, in specific neighborhoods; so, you should check out demographics on your own to assure your comfort level can be reached. ... more
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Wed Dec 16, 2009
Carol Succarotte Daniels answered:
Hello Happy 123! Commuting to Aberdeen Proving Grounds from Delaware, I have found many transferees are opting for Newark and Bear. Some have gone as far as Middletown. Still parts of New Castle are good as wee. Newark would be the closest commute wise. If there is anything I can do, let me know. I am very familiar with the area. Visit my website for info on BRAC as well ... more
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Wed Sep 26, 2012
Bill Treible answered:
You are at the banks mercy. A lot depends on the documentation already provided to the bank by the seller with respects to the short sale. If the bank has everything in place from the seller then I have had responses from Chase in a matter of weeks. They do have to review, appraise and then take to committee. Good luck, this can be a long process. ... more
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Sun Feb 21, 2010
Diane Ash answered:
Middletown, Delaware, is one of the fastest growing areas in the surrounding tri-state area. We have land and a great sense of community. Those who come want to stay. We are a town of 3,000 plus and growing. We have a great school system too. Leave the Fuss and come Visit Us ! ... more
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