Real Estate News

Dec. 11, 2020

Location-Commute Time-Amenities affect real estate choice in New Jersey

Depending on where you were employed, shopping for a house in northern New Jersey usually involved calculating how difficult your commute to work would be. Whether it was measuring the distance to public transportation, the nearest highway, or timing the total drive, home buyers had to consider their daily routine ...

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Nov. 18, 2020

2 End-of-Year Real Estate Tips for nothern NJ Sellers

Homes in New Jersey’s most desirable, easy commute communities are still very affordable for first time home buyers.  In part due to excellent employment opportunities, including an influx of work-from-home options, and the continuing low mortgage interest rates. The strong economy has also meant strong equity gains for current ...

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Oct. 15, 2020

55 Plus in Montclair, Cedar Grove, Bloomfield, Verona

 

Over 50 or age 55 plus and considering a change from your Montclair, Cedar Grove, Bloomfield or Verona home? Essex County offers a variety of lifestyle choices for singles, families and seniors.  And this is especially true, when you are of an age moving from the parent to ...

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Sept. 22, 2020

Autumn TO DO List Priorities for NJ Homeowners

You wouldn't drive your car day after day for an entire year without ever checking, and changing, the oil, would you? We all understand the value of maintenance for our automobiles, and how that increases our gas mileage and preserves not just the life, but the proper functioning of ...

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Aug. 12, 2020

Weighing Pros and Cons of northern NJ HOA's

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What should you know if the home in northern NJ you are thinking of buying is governed by a Homeowners Association? Beyond the probability of greater interaction with the neighbors, these four concerns should be answered before you accept the terms:

  1. FEES: Most HOA's include monthly fees to cover ...
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Aug. 11, 2020

Gone Crazy! - 2nd Quarter Sales - Essex County NJ and Beyond

 

2ND QUARTER MARKET REPORT -

ESSEX COUNTY AND NORTHERN NJ

MONTCLAIR, GLEN RIDGE, MAPLEWOOD, SOUTH ORANGE, MILLBURN/SHORT HILLS,

VERONA, WEST ORANGE, BLOOMFIELD

 

As we look towards the rest of the year for real estate in northern NJ, here's an update on the 2nd quarter in Essex County ...

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July 21, 2020

The Features to Feature in Your Essex County NJ Home Sale

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The types and styles of homes desired by buyers have always undergone shifts from year to year, as social norms have shifted.  There have been a great many changes over the last 20 years, evidenced in the style and size of new homes being built.

Upgrade and remodel projects reflect ...

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July 21, 2020

New Construction Home Sales are GOOD for northern NJ Real Estate

Existing home sales, usually the bulk of real estate sales statistics, have been suffering from a long stretch of low inventory woes.  Thanks to builders stepping up this past spring and summer, new built home sales are proving to be an excellent indicator of regained real estate market health.   ...

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June 19, 2020

WHY THIS IS THE TIME TO LIST FOR SALE IN MONTCLAIR, GLEN RIDGE AND VERONA

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Despite there seeming to be a plethora reasons to stay inside, keep paying rent, and put off buying a home for next year perhaps, the fact is, people - quite a lot of people actually - are actively seeking to purchase their own home in Montclair NJ, RIGHT NOW!

How should current ...

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June 19, 2020

Real Estate Recovery in Northern New Jersey

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If you are one of the thousands with plans to buy or sell a property in 2020, (and if are were, I'd love to assist you with that!) you might find yourself wondering just how quickly will we see the real estate marketplace recovery from the previous three months ...

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