Camille Miller's nj real estate FAQ

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nj real estate questions asked by consumers and answered by www.justjerseyrealestate.com founder, Camille Miller.
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We are planning to buy our first home and are leaning towards Bridgewater, NJ because of its proximity to major highways and good schools. We both consult so we don't know where our jobs will be in the coming years. Just want to know from those living in Bridgewater,NJ what the pros and cons are ...
04/20/2008
NO, basements are great extra living space, any buyer would prefer finished to unfinished but the cost to properly finish a basement is much more than you will gain in sales price. I would however paint or cheaply rug (if small) the floor use shelving instead of having items all over the floor an...
04/18/2008
A home warranty  is a service contract that covers the repair and replacement of many of the most frequently occurring breakdowns of home systems and appliances.  It can be offer by the seller as an incentive for a buyer to purchase the home or the buyer can purchase the warranty as extra securit...
04/17/2008
Now is a great time to buy in NJ. Prices are lower than they have been in years and first time home mortgage programs are on the rise again. Ten years ago first time buyer programs were everywhere. It was most of my customers base because the loans were so low it was cheaper to buy than to rent. ...
04/09/2008
I am relocating to New Jersey and need advice to determine the best area. What criteria should I use. Good school district for Middle & High school, 1 hour commute, are two things that come to mind. Please advise. New Jersey has so much to offer it's hard to know where to start. The first thing y...
04/07/2008
My husband and I plan to buy a single family home in NJ before the end of the year. We both work in manhattan. Our two main concerns are public schools and an easy commute to NYC. Where would you recommend to live?New Jersey has so much to offer and each county offers a very different lifesyle. M...
04/06/2008
Absolutely, and you won't be the only one in line!   Once you close go to the tax assessor and appeal your taxes. Hunterdon County assessed properties at the height of the market and the township is aware that homes may sell for less. I have had clients successfully appeal in the last few months ...
04/01/2008
You shouldn't have a problem with this. Many sellers would love to know there is rent coming in on their home with the possibility of selling it in a better market a few years down the line.
04/01/2008
The correct staging of your home can go a long way toward achieving a successful sale at the highest price.  Here are some tips:* Enhance drive-up appeal by removing yard clutter, clean off driveway stains and touch up exterior paint where needed.* Maintain landscaping to create a good first impr...
03/30/2008
It's always a good time to invest in real estate but now is a rather unique time.  For the first time in history prices are decreasing at the same time mortgage rates are declining allowing you, the Buyer, more purchasing power.  Real estate should always be looked at as a longer term investment....
03/20/2008
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