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Wed Mar 27, 2013
Tijuana Summers answered:
As we all know all areas/neighborhoods are subject to violence and criminal issues. I'm not aware of any gang activity in the Delaware Water Gap area. This is one of the smallest, oldest communities. Try using the local paper The Pocono Record for your research. Also rentals are limited in this area. Feel free to contact me when you are ready you are ready to move forward. ... more
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Wed Feb 20, 2013
Glen Paisley answered:
We believe so yes, however you should check with the local township for particular's of your situation of what you are looking for.
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Mon Jan 28, 2013
Ron Thomas answered:
There should be just COUNTY PROPERTY TAXES
If in doubt, this would be the reason for doing a Title Search with a Title Company.
No one would know this off the top of their head.
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Thu Mar 21, 2013
Ed McKeown answered:
Dear Doreen,
The schools here are good. There are several school districts in the area, I hear Stroudsburg is great and hear no bad things about it, my children go to Pocono Mountain swiftwater Campus and they all do great in school. There are great music and sports programs in all ther area schools and even with the budget cuts the schools have not lacked where the children need it it most. Education Rocks, and we are investing in our future. The kids will do well as long as they have good oparents to guide them.
If you have any questions please call.
Sincerely,
Ed : )
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Sun Dec 23, 2012
Tim Moore answered:
If it was foreclosed it was NOT because of a fire. A foreclosure occurs only if the loan repayment is not being paid on time or the owner defaults on payments. That is the only reason a bank forecloses on a property. Maybe the owner stopped making payments after the fire, but the foreclosure is due to not making payments. This site does not report fires or thefts or criminal activity. ... more
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Wed Nov 14, 2012
Dominick Sacci answered:
Good morning, the average rent in the city of Stroudsburg is currently $1135 a month, the rents are as low as $650.00 and as high as $2400. If you would like I can send you a list of apartments for your review. Just let me know. ... more
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Wed Oct 24, 2012
Sara Cramer answered:
10 min. It would be park and ride on 447. off of exit 309....
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Mon Jan 28, 2013
Keri Leventhal answered:
Dear Frances,

Depending on the time your traveling, Rush hour can add up to an 45 minutes on to your commute. I would say it would take you 1 1/2 hours without traffic. Best way to gauge the time is to stay at a local hotel near Stroudsburg for a few days during the week and go to your office when you would normally travel to get a feel for the commute. My husband actually commutes to Englewood Cliffs, NJ everyday and although it's 90 miles from our home he's happy with a 1 1/2 hour drive although it can vary. Hope this helps.

If you would like more information please feel free to contact me. Good luck and best wishes in your search.

All the best,
Keri Leventhal
Realty Executives
405 Dogwood Road
Stroudsburg, PA 18372

Office: (570) 476-2424
Mobile: (516) 578-1890
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Mon Jan 28, 2013
Laiana Biela answered:
Good morning.
My family lives living here. As far as gymnastics goes we have nation wife known international gymnastics camp & school. http://www.gymschool.com/
As far as persuing music..., there are plenty of laces for that including my husband who is a elementary music teacher graduated from William Patterson. Del water gap is famous for having the best jazz performers in the country living in the area & all preform at a little place called the deer head. Fencing I have no idea. Sorry about that. Dance schools are abundant. We also have the very well know Notara dance & acting school. If you would like more info please feel free to contact me. Have a great evening. Laiana ... more
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Thu Apr 18, 2013
John Franc answered:
Many workers use Martz Bus service. Here is their schedule and arrival & departure points: http://www.martztrailways.com/schedules-from-stroudsburg-dwg.asp. As far as driving a vehicle it is a 90 minute plus commute and varies with weather & accidents. It would benefit you to find some car poolers to share the drive & the expense$$$. ... more
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Sat Apr 28, 2012
Ed McKeown answered:
I can help you. There are lenders that can do FHA Loans with 600. They are uncommon to get closed, very tough. Call me and I will help you get financing with a good lender. If he can't do it he will help you get somethings off your history to increase your score. You need someone good that won't steer you wrong.
Ed - 570-242-8518
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Tue Apr 10, 2012
Christa Jimenez answered:
Hello,
It is my recommendation that you speak with a Real Estate Professional from that area. One person that I can suggest is Stephanie Richards-Lawrence 570-983-6591. She currently lives and does business in East Stroudsburg and is very familiar with this area. I hope this helps ... more
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Wed Aug 1, 2012
Anna M Brocco answered:
For school information see link http://www.greatschools.org/ As for best area, keep in mind that best is subjective, what may be good for one is not necessarily the case for another. Best should really be dictated by personal preferences, finances, wants, needs, lifestyle, etc.; therefore to take the time and visit neighborhoods of interest more than once, and explore all that an area has to offer firsthand. ... more
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Thu Jul 21, 2011
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Tue May 17, 2011
Kimberly von Schlichten answered:
I start with a search on Wikipedia. Search towns that you think you want near (use mapquest maps to look around). Wikipedia gives you information about the town/city you searched. At that, I would contact a REALTOR that works in the area you are looking. Find and agent you like and work with him or her exclusively to help you. If you need help with finding an agent, I can help you there. I am somewhat familiar with your area as my son goes to college at ESU and my husband's family lives nearby. Best of Luck ~ ... more
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Sun Jul 1, 2012
Ed McKeown answered:
There are many highlights of living here,If you like skiing there is CamelBack, Shawne and Alpine Mountain along with JackFrost,. Lots of trout fishing streams, the Delaware River all the State Forest and National Recreation areas. During the summer there are great water parks, CamelBeach is my favorite. Fabulous Resturants and fun places to go out any night of the week along with great people you will meet and the festivals all year round. ... more
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Tue Sep 25, 2012
Lin Wetzel answered:
Hello Mr. Ashton,

According to Google Maps, the drive (town to town) is 77 miles which takes about 1.5 hours one way. Add time in wintry weather. This may seem like a lot but many go even further each workday, to New York CIty and back. I feel the beauty of the Pocono Mountains area is well worth any extra driving. With all the other commuters in the Stroudsburg area, I believe they must also feel that way. I love it here and I hope you will, too!

Lin Wetzel
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Thu Mar 10, 2011
Dallas Texas answered:
If you know name of park and rides city location you and mapquest it.

Lynn911 Dallas Realtor & Consultant, Loan Officer, Credit Repair Advisor
The Michael Group - Dallas Business Journal Top Ranked Realtors
972-699-9111
http://www.lynn911.com
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Sun Nov 28, 2010
Susan Fitton answered:
Let me first say that it is not unusual for a buyer to withdraw from a short sale that has gone on too long. How this would be accomplished totally depends on how your original contract was written. Depending on the standards for your state, there is generally a place in the contract that stipulates whether you can or cannot enter into other contracts while that contract is in force. It would also depend on how the original contract was written in terms of time frames for response from the current mortgage holder (if specified at all) as well as your closing date. Again, it is not unusual for a buyer to withdraw from a short sale that has gone on too long but you will want to make sure that you do not do anything that will breach your contract, especially if earnest money is on the table. Requesting a termination and release on the original contract can be a straightforward process which would just cancel out the original contract.

Or are you wishing to keep that contract in place while you try for this other property? This could put you into a risky situation if you get acceptance on both.

I suggest that you contact the agent that wrote up the original contract on the short sale to go over your options as each case is very specific, dependent on how the contract was written.
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Sat May 22, 2010
Daria Kelly Uhlig answered:
I'm not positive I understand what you're asking, but it sounds as though you need an appraisal. As a PA Realtor, I can prepare a comparable market analysis for you, if you�39;re considering listing your home for sale. The analysis would determine the best list price, however, not the home's value. An appraisal would estimate your home's value.

Good luck!
Daria Kelly Uhlig, Realtor
Better Homes and Gardens Real Estate Wilkins & Associates
570-421-8950 Ext. 422
http://ComeHomeToThePoconos.com
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