A Look At Bergen County

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When you put all of this together with a location that is on top of Manhattan (we’re on the other side of the Hudson River from NYC), it is no wonder that Bergen County is one of the most sought after locations in the New York metropolitan area and that real estate here has always done better in holding its value.

Winter Activities For Kids in Bergen County

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 Winter arrived this week in Bergen County.  It came with a major nor’easter that brought 5-7 inches of snow and freezing temperatures.  Because we had an unseasonably warm fall this is quite a change.  As a result, winter activities for kids is now a focus for families.  Bergen County has the solution because we have many options for you. Campgaw… Read more »

Don’t Get Upset By A Low Ball Offer

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You put your home on the market for sale. It’s both an exciting and an anxious time. Expectations are running high. The buyer traffic is great. Showings happen several times each week. Then the phone call comes. Your agent has received an offer. You listen in disbelief. The offer is extremely low. Emotions rise immediately… Read more »

Is Your Buyer Using A FHA Mortgage Loan?

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Is your buyer using a FHA mortgage loan? FHA loans are very common.  They are also feared by sellers.  Because they are common and concerning to homeowners, I thought a blog article on this would be helpful. Chances are your buyer will use this type of mortgage if your home sells for less than $500,000.  The median… Read more »

The Emerson Golf Club Is Going Public

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The Emerson Golf Club is going public this spring because Bergen County just bought it.  This is a fabulous purchase for Bergen County’s golf program. Bergen County Freeholders approved the purchase on October 18th with a unanimous vote.  They allowed the Bergen County Improvement Authority to float notes for the $8.5 million purchase.  I believe the actual closing… Read more »

Where Do I Vote and Absentee Ballots

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Election Day is November 7th this year.  Bergen County elections are more significant than ever because many towns have combined elections to save money.  They do this by having both school board and government elections both in November. Holding an election is expensive.  It doesn’t make economic sense to do it twice.  Here’s something else: Turnouts… Read more »