I saw a few nice properties in Teaneck NJ that could be a great flip. What is stopping me are the rumors that Teaneck's building department is very slow and difficult to work with. I was wondering if any fellow NJ investors has their own experience and thoughts.
@Doron Rice !!!
You shouldn’t let you making Money be dictated by what the building department is. If there is money to be made in the town I don’t discriminate I go in I find a way to deal with the inspectors. I’m inspector has a specific manner or method in which they do things and you just have to learn it. I’m a believer that if there’s money to be made into town nothing should stop you. In my years with my mentor and on my own Emerson was the worse of all the towns
@Doron Rice My experience with the building Department in Teaneck was a most pleasant one. I forget the gentleman's name-but the officer was most helpful . That should not deter you -they were really nice and helpful, in fact
@Doron Rice how have you been? This is interesting I just got one under contract in Teaneck I'll let you know how it goes assuming we move forward inspection is Wednesday.
@David Michael I live in Emerson and have been chomping at the bit to buy something here (aside from my own house). I've had pretty good experience with the building department in town but yes, they are pretty strict.
Hey Kevin we should catch up sometime. It’s not about strict it’s about the lack of urgency by them.
@Kevin Schaefer ! We need to catch up! Thanks for your insight. I want to hear more about the property you are buying. I guess I should be intimidated by Teaneck's permit process.
The building department is notoriously slow in Teaneck. Factor in some extra time for holding costs if you are looking to fix and flip. There are also places where they are either sticklers for the code that others don’t enforce or go above and beyond the NJ standard.
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