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Home Buying in Perth Amboy : Real Estate Advice

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Thu Feb 21, 2013
Paul Marzolla answered:
If "PR" is an acronym for Puerto Rico it can be used to qualify as long as it's listed on your US tax returns. Also, the income from your job should be able to qualify as well. Please give me a call so we can confirm your sources of income in greater depth. I may be reached by phone or email; whichever is of greater convenience.

Kindest regards,

Paul Marzolla
Loan Officer
(201) 957-6768
(201) 203-2266
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Mon Feb 18, 2013
Andrew Tisellano answered:
contact Alex

Alex Peralta

Bond Street Mortgage LLC


95 Route 17 South

Suite 302

Paramus, NJ 07652

Direct Line: (201) 560-4218

Fax: (201) 282-5017

Cell: (201) 400-9367
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Fri Feb 24, 2012
Laura Giannotta answered:
The home sales figures must be between October, 2010 and October, 2011. Check the link below, it's about Little Egg Harbor tax appeals, but the tax appeal process is set by state law so it applies statewide. It was written last year, so bear in mind the October 2010 and October 2011 dates.
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Wed May 5, 2010
Bill Eckler answered:

Your encounter with a second agent is not that uncommon. Many buyers attend open house activities in an effort to familiarize themselves with neighborhoods, home availability, and pricing.

Under these circumstances it is always advisable to inform the agent hosting the open house that you are currently working with a real estate agent. Most agents will respect this disclosure and not push the issue.

Your situation is very similar but did not disclose your relationship with another agent. We would hope that provided with this information, the new agent would be able to make the right decision.

Our advice........time to play your cards and see how things work out.

Best wishes,

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Wed Nov 4, 2009
Yocasta asked:
Iam relocating due by my job(COSTCO)... and how is the taxes compare between waynesboro and shepherstown, which one has better school? my kids are 13.. 10... and 6 years old... my conse...
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Mon Nov 2, 2009
Randi Tirado & Cooper Ford answered:
Taxes are based on two things - assessed value and tax rate. If you're referring to the area I think you are with the newer units, those are generally assessed higher because of how new they are, along with the modern amenities. Whether they should be assessed at that level is another question, but the only way you can try to get your taxes lowered is by appealing your taxes.

(As to why property taxes in New Jersey are high in general, visit
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Mon Aug 3, 2009
Jack Vollenberg answered:
Hi Ah,

Send me an e-mail with your contact info. I used to be the asset manager on this before Deutsche Bank took over. I'm in the process of finding out who services it now. As soon as i find out, I can contact you.

Jacobus "Jack" Vollenberg
RE Appraiser - Vollenberg Appraisers
Asset Manager - ERA Statewide Realty
Cell (973) 590-0142
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Fri Jan 20, 2017
Laura Berry answered:
The most important thing for you to do would be to check with your local authorities regarding the restrictions It often depends on how much is wetland , if it is possible to locate sanitation outside the delineated wetland, etc.
I would recommend that you get written verification that building will be permitted BEFORE you buy this lot! You don't want to be left holding piece of land that you can not build upon. You should also find yourself a good Buyers agent to look after your interests.
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Sat Jan 29, 2011
Voices Member answered:
Loaded question :) Truly, if you can afford it, then yes. Rates are about 4.5 right now, prices are falling (still). Will they still fall significantly to make some point in the future a BETTER time to buy? Maybe. Not only does it depend on what happens in our country and in the world, real estate is local. Whatever is happening in your local real estate market will better gauge if this is the best time to buy a house. But, whether it is the BEST or not, it is a good time if you have the income, assets, and job stability. Good luck! ... more
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Mon Dec 15, 2008
John Sacktig answered:
Hi Irina,

I have completed quite a few transactions in Perth Amboy from sales, listings and rentals. perth Amboy is a great community and will become a hot area once the ferry to NYC is installed, with BUs, Train and Ferry Transportation available to residents a great There are some nice mulit-family units .. if you need help - call me.

And since it is on my mind, Email me, as I have a proposition with a property that needs to be listed in Staten Island.

John Sacktig
Broker / Manager
Orange Key Realty
732-213-1409 - Direct
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Sat Sep 20, 2008
Paul Howard answered:
Maybe. Too bad you didn't have a contract with the agent before you walked through the door to that house spelling out rights, obligations etc (including procuring cause issues).

Having the agent sign a statement that she will not assert a right to a commission based on taking you to see that one house might have worked but coming up with language that would preclude that situation is a legal issue. I'd like to see buyers start doing it though.

That said, eagerness and aggressiveness do not trump knowledge and ability. .
You might not perceive me as aggressive either. Tactics and strategy do trump outward aggressiveness.

Find out what strategy your eager beaver will employ. Then decide.

You might want to look at:

Paul Howard, broker Realty
Cherry Hill NJ
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Thu Aug 14, 2008
Jillian Mason answered:
Perth Amboy is set to be a great place in the next few years with brand new construction, a ferry, and an arena for concerts, sporting events, etc. They will also be adding more restaurants and shopping. Federal Hill seems like it will be a wise investment as prices are still low and I see them only going higher as Perth Amboy becomes the exciting new waterfront town. The surrounding areas will probably improve with time but this cannot happen overnight-it's a slow change. As for safety, this is a risk anywhere, but I don't feel it's a particular problem in Perth Amboy. Check Federal Hill's policy on lighting, gates, and what features they've included that would help make you feel safe. If you need any help or have any questions, feel free to contact me at 732-586-5488. ... more
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Fri Mar 7, 2008
J answered:
How do I get in contact with Sparg93?
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